On December 11, 2018, the results of the vote by workers at our SE 11th & Hawthorne location in Portland were counted, showing results of 13 to 9 in favor of forming a union. The election was held by secret ballot at the restaurant on December 10 and 11, and was overseen by facilitators from the National Labor Relations Board. Burgerville remains committed to bargaining in good faith with the Burgerville Workers Union at Stores No. 32, No. 41, and No. 8.
In our last bargaining session on November 28, Burgerville and the Burgerville Workers Union (BVWU) tentatively agreed on two proposals. These include maintaining a safe and healthy work environment and compensation for Union representatives. Our next meeting is scheduled for December 19, 2018.