Cannabis union wins signal more labor-management conflicts ahead

From Sean O’Brien’s office in Washington DC, the general president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters has a direct view of the U.S. Capitol complex.

Cannabis union workers at PharmaCann get 20% raise

Unionized workers at five Chicago-area PharmaCann adult-use cannabis dispensaries have received a 20% wage hike over three years, the latest pay raise secured by organized labor in the marijuana industry.

Cultivation employees form first cannabis union in Connecticut

Nearly 50 employees from Advance Grow Labs have formed the first cannabis union in Connecticut, according to the union.

180-plus marijuana workers unionize in Illinois and California

More than 100 employees at Illinois marijuana stores and 80 at a California cannabis delivery service are joining unions.

Suspect unions’ effort to evade state law could hurt marijuana workers

Cannabis businesses in California and on the East Coast are evading worker-friendly licensing requirements by obtaining state business permits after signing deals with “labor organizations” that appear to be illegitimate “company unions,” documents and interviews show.

Northern California workers at cannabis delivery service Grassdoor unionize

Nearly 100 drivers and warehouse workers from Grassdoor’s Northern California operation in Brisbane joined Teamsters Local 2785.

Canadian cannabis company SNDL intimidated union-curious staff, tribunal rules

Canadian cannabis grower SNDL interfered with an off-site union informational meeting for employees working at a cultivation facility and must remedy that interference by offering workers paid, mandatory meetings with the union going forward, a provincial labor tribunal has ruled.

More workers unionize at Cresco marijuana affiliate in Illinois

Workers at the Sunnyside marijuana retail store in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, voted unanimously to join Teamsters Local 777.

Marijuana workers in California, Illinois, New Jersey vote to unionize

Labor unions organizing marijuana workers notched recent victories in three states, including with cultivators who don’t enjoy the same federal protections extended to cannabis retail workers.

Workers at Curaleaf cannabis store in New Jersey unionize with UFCW

Workers at Curaleaf Holdings’ cannabis store in Edgewater, New Jersey, unionized with the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 360.

Workers at Cresco marijuana affiliate in Illinois vote to join Teamsters union

Employees at the Sunnyside marijuana store in Schaumburg, Illinois, voted to join Teamsters Local 777, with 97% of the workers in favor.

Marijuana businesses in Michigan, Pennsylvania unionize

The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) has helped union two more marijuana businesses.