Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL) retail workers in Oklahoma City will likely vote next month on whether to make their store the company's second unionized U.S. location.
The employees will vote on October 13 and 14 on whether to join the Communications Workers of America, Bloomberg reports.
They will conduct the vote in person.
Workers at the store petitioned on Sept. 1 for an election, claiming to sign up 70% of the site's eligible workers.
Retail staff at an Apple store in Towson, Maryland voted in June to unionize, marking one of several recent landmark labor wins at prominent U.S. companies, including Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ: AMZN).
Labor groups and investors have filed a shareholder proposal urging Apple to review its workers' rights treatment.
Amazon raised pay for its warehouse and delivery workers and strategized to improve warehouse safety following growing unionization.
Amazon is preparing for another faceoff with activist workers over the upcoming union election at its upstate New York facility near Albany in October.
AAPL Price Action: Apple shares were down 4.83% at $142.61 Thursday afternoon.
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