Guggenheim Workers Successfully Unionize

CONGRATS to the Art Handlers and Facilities/Maintenance Workers at the Guggenheim Museum in New York! Yesterday, June 27th, they voted 57-20 to join Local 30 of the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE).

Just to keep tally the following museums/cultural institutions have seen the establishment of unions in 2019: New Museum, Tenement Museum, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Frye Museum, and now the Guggenheim.  

Workers are speaking up and their insitutiitions can only ignore them for so long.

Media coverage:

New York Times

Art News




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