Union Organizers Score Another Win at USDA

Government Executive: With the farm community still awaiting an announcement on the location of the planned moves of two Agriculture Department research offices, the staff at one of them voted on Tuesday to unionize and join the American Federation of Government Employees.

The vote by eligible non-management employees at the National Institute of Food and Agriculture was 137-2. It comes a month after staff at a sister office, the Economic Research Service, also voted overwhelmingly to unionize.

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