ACLU Staff Forms Union, Seeks Voluntary Recognition

Law360 (January 13, 2021, 1:16 PM EST) -- Workers at the American Civil Liberties Union national office announced Wednesday that they are forming a union, saying they hope it will help improve hiring and retention of people of color and provide more certainty on salaries and benefits.

The ACLU unit will include workers in its legal, national political advocacy and communications departments. (KAREN BLEIER/AFP via Getty Images) A news release announcing ACLU Staff United said a supermajority of workers joined the push to unionize and hope management will voluntarily recognize the union, which will cover about 300 employees at the national nonprofit.

"I'm hoping, given the ACLU's public stance on...

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