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Apple employees vote to unionise at Maryland store, says report

The Apple retail workers in Towson, Maryland, voted 65-33 to seek entry into the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers

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AP | PTI Towson (US)
Apple store employees in a Baltimore suburb voted to unionise by a nearly 2-to-1 margin on Saturday, a union said, joining a growing push across US retail, service and tech industries to organise for greater workplace protections.

The Apple retail workers in Towson, Maryland, voted 65-33 to seek entry into the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, the union's announcement said.

The vote could not immediately be confirmed with the National Labour Relations Board, which would have to certify the outcome.

An NLRB spokesperson referred initial queries about the vote to the board's regional office, which was closed late Saturday.

Apple declined to

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First Published: Jun 19 2022 | 11:07 PM IST

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