“This contract is a structural breakthrough for museum workers who have been underpaid as a group for years,” said staffer Martina Tanga.
Pro-Union Protesters Picket MoMA Gala Honoring Starbucks Chairwoman
As organizing efforts sweep across Starbucks stores nationwide, the company has repeatedly been accused of “union-busting.”
Months After Opening, LA’s Academy Museum Workers Move to Unionize
Staff cited wage discrepancies, allegedly inadequate responses to COVID-19 outbreaks, and being asked to do work outside their job description.
American Museum of Natural History Workers Vote to Unionize
Workers told Hyperallergic that they were tired of meager pay and a lack of job security.
Whitney Workers Crash Gala to Protest “Lowball” Wages
The union said that grass hedges were erected around the entrance, blocking the gala’s guests from seeing the protest outside.
The CCA Staff Union Strike Was About Fulfilling Promises
The strike was our collective push for a California College of the Arts that truly represented our values after years of our voices being dismissed, ignored, or patronized.
Documentary Workers Unite Against the Odds
We spoke with workers at the International Documentary Association about their successful fight for a union.
Non-Tenured Faculty at Chicago’s School of the Art Institute Push to Unionize
They cited “intolerable” working conditions, inadequate benefits, and low pay.
Metrograph Cancels Pro-Union Documentary Event, Drawing Backlash
Management canceled a Q&A with the creators of the 1979 film The Wobblies over concerns that it would be “co-opted by activists,” said the film’s distributor.
Workers at NYC’s Film Forum Are Pushing to Unionize
Staff cite just hiring practices, health and safety measures for frontline staff, and fair compensation among their reasons for organizing.
Seattle Art Museum Guards Are Trying to Unionize, But It Hasn’t Been Easy
Some workers at the museum say they’ve experienced “aggressive union-busting tactics” since organizing.
Whitney Museum Workers Surprise 2022 Biennial Guests With Union Protest
Half of the museum’s workers earn less than $20 per hour, and many are temporary workers with no benefits.