Workers at Carmen Schools of Science and Technology File for a Union Election

Milwaukee, Jan. 12, 2022 -The Carmen Workers Collective is excited to announce that they have taken the next step in the process to be represented by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) District 10. Their petition for a union election was filed today with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) office in Region 18, Minneapolis, MN.

In exercising their right to vote, the professional and non-professional staff at Carmen Schools of Science and Technology seek to bargain collectively and achieve a negotiated agreement that will address numerous workplace issues. Four of the primary goals of their union drives are: equity, a sustainable workload, transparency, and financial fairness.

The Carmen Workers Collective are dedicated teachers who are committed to providing the highest educational standards that will allow their students to grow and thrive both before and after graduation from Carmen schools. Parents, students and other community members who wish to learn more about the Carmen Workers Collective and their organizing campaign can visit their website at Supporters can signa petition calling on Carmen administration to remain neutral during the union drive here:

About the IAM – The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) is among the largest industrial trade unions in North America and represents nearly 600,000 active and retired members in aerospace, transportation, manufacturing, shipbuilding, woodworking, and other industries. To learn more, visit or contact Alex Hoekstra, IAMAW District 10 Directing Business Representative at or (920) 210-7754.