UVM Staff To Vote Whether To Join Union

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About 800 staff workers at the University of Vermont are slated to vote this week on whether to join a union.

Technicians, research and library support staff and others will cast ballots on Tuesday and Wednesday on whether they want to organize and, if so, whether they want to join a union affiliated with the Vermont NEA teachers' union or a group based at UVM called United Staff.

The elections cover non-exempt UVM workers — meaning those who can get overtime pay — who aren't already represented by unions.

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