NYC Apple retail workers want a $30 minimum wage

Apple Store Employees At Their Grand Central Store Start Unionization Process
Fruit Stand Workers United is organizing at Apple’s Grand Central Terminal location. | Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images

Fruit Stand Workers United, the union attempting to organize Apple’s Grand Central Terminal store, says that if its drive succeeds it plans on pushing for a $30 an hour minimum wage for the location’s employees (via CNBC). The union updated its website on Monday with its goals, including the wage increase, health and safety research, and better education and retirement benefits.

A $30 minimum wage means that a full-time employee would start off making roughly $62,000 a year. The union also wants pay calculated using a “matrix based on role, tenure, and performance.”

Fruit Stand Workers United says it also wants to negotiate for increases in vacation time accrual, 401(k) matching rates, and tuition reimbursement as well as more options…

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Author: Mitchell Clark