Employees at Bob’s Discount Furniture continue to organize and win. The workers’ latest victory came on October 17 in Manchester, N.H. A majority of the 26 employees
there voted UFCW “Yes” and joined 64 of their Bob’s coworkers from Stamford, Orange, and Manchester,Conn. who joined UFCW Local 919 earlier this year.
Elections at Bob’s stores in Glendale, Freeport, and Farmingdale, N.Y, will be held on November 14 and 21, and dates should be announced soon for stores in Nanuet,
N.Y and North Plainfield, N.J.
Bob’s Discount Furniture was formerly a privately held company, but is now controlled by the London-based private equity firm Apax Partners.