An update on voluntary recognition of Brookings United

On Wednesday, May 12, the Brookings United Organizing Committee had an introductory meeting with members of the Brookings leadership team to discuss the path to voluntary recognition of our union.  Our top priority continues to be reaching agreement on the appropriate bargaining unit so that we can move ahead swiftly

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Our deadline for voluntary recognition is this week

It has now been nearly two weeks since we requested voluntary recognition from Brookings management, and tomorrow, April 27th, is the deadline we provided for response. Last week our colleagues at the Urban Institute were informed that their management intends to voluntarily recognize their union and the ACLU finalized their

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Brookings Employees Form Union

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2021 – Today, a supermajority of the nonsupervisory staff at the Brookings Institution have formed a union and are requesting voluntary recognition by Brookings leadership. This union is the culmination of a three-year effort that will empower Brookings employees and make the institution stronger. With their union,

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