employees will vote to decide if they want union representation in August.
According to a press release from AFT Connecticut the election will take place on Friday, August 17, 2012 in the Munson Room in the G.W. Blunt White building. All full-time, regular part-time and seasonal employees will have the chance to vote between the hours of 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Earlier this spring a number of to form the union called Mystic Seaport United. They hope to join the Connecticut chapter of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), which is the second largest AFL-CIO union in Connecticut.
In July, Mystic Seaport United filed for election with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in Hartford. The NLRB required the union have the before scheduling an election. The Mystic Seaport has around 200 employees.