Last week about 80 lawyers, paralegals and other workers at the Legal Services of Eastern Missouri unionized with the United Media Guild, TNG-CWA Local 36047.
The workers provide high-quality legal services to low-opportunity clients and communities. The group advances justice for low-income and marginalized individuals and families through free legal representation, eduction and supportive services for folks over 65 years old.
The workers unionized through a card check and voluntary recognition process.
The United Media Guild represents about 400 workers across 23 workplaces including at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, SEIU National Fast Food Workers’ Union, Missouri Jobs With Justice and more.