The Washington Post today reports that employees at some Apple stores in the United States are quietly working to unionize.

The report claims that groups of employees working for at least two stores are preparing to file documents with the National Labor Relations Board in the near future, and at least half a dozen other sites are said to be in the early stages of the unionization process. Apple did not immediately provide a comment on the report.

One of the main concerns of Apple employees looking to unionize is that wages have not kept up with the rate of inflation. The report claims that Apple recently gave raises to some of its retail employees, but due to rising inflation, some employees said they were actually making less money than when they first started. hiring.

According to the report, Apple employees can earn between $17 and more than $30 per hour depending on their position, but some employees believe Apple should pay more as one of the most valuable companies in the world .

Apple reportedly offered enhanced benefits in an effort to attract and retain retail employees in today’s job market.

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