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Coronavirus/COVID 19 Resources for Members

The global Coronavirus/COVID 19 pandemic has had far-reaching effects on working people across the globe. Many NEJB employers have curtailed operations or ceased operations all together. During this crisis the New England Joint Board is committed to representing and protecting our members to the best of our ability. In line with these goals we are […]

NEJB Executive Board Endorses Bernie Sanders for President

Today we are proud to announce that the rank and file leaders of the Executive Board of the New England Joint Board UNITE HERE have unanimously voted to endorse Bernie Sanders for President of the United States. Our union represents 10,000 workers in the six New England states and New York in the manufacturing, distribution, […]

NEJB Announces New Benefit to Members in Partnership With Somerville’s Credit Union

  We’re excited to announce that the Pressers’ Local 12 ILGWU Credit Union has merged with Somerville’s Credit Union to offer the members of the New England Joint Board credit union membership. We are proud to offer the great benefit of Credit Union membership to all members of the NEJB. Credit Unions are community-oriented, member-owned financial […]

MGM Springfield Workers Ratify First Union Contract 

SPRINGFIELD, MA – Workers at MGM Springfield overwhelmingly ratified their first union contract, a four-year deal covering nearly 700 workers who work as cocktail servers, guest room attendants, bartenders, cooks, valet drivers, and other hospitality positions at the resort casino. By the end of the contract workers will see an average 19% increase to their […]

MGM Springfield Workers Join NEJB!

On Monday October 8th over 900 gaming workers at MGM in Springfield, Massachusetts became members of the New England Joint Board through a card check neutrality agreement. With the certification the MGM workers become the first union resort and casino workers in Massachusetts since the Expanded Gaming Act was signed into law in 2011. MGM […]

NEJB Announces Endorsements in 2018 Primary

The New England Joint Board UNITE HERE is a progressive union of immigrant workers fighting for dignity and respect for workers everywhere. We believe that good jobs and the values of equality, justice, and fairness provide the foundation for strong communities; that every worker has the right to a family-sustaining job; and that having a […]