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Another Guitar Center Store Votes To Unionize

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.29.2016 | Business

Workers at a Guitar Center store in Pennsylvania have voted to unionize, the fourth location in the music equipment chain to join the Retail, Wholesal...

Guitar Center Tells Employees To Sign Arbitration Agreements Or Lose Their Jobs

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.15.2016 | Business

Employees of the music equipment retailer Guitar Center have been told they must sign mandatory arbitration agreements or they will lose their jobs. T...

Meet The Former Teamster Hired To Keep Guitar Center Employees From Unionizing

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.13.2015 | Business

Last year, Vanessa Pettit and many of her colleagues at the Guitar Center store in Independence, Missouri, declared their intention to unionize. The w...

This Might Make Your Ears Bleed

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.11.2014 | Weird News

If you've ever wondered what a jam session would sound like if everyone decided to play a different song as loud as possible, here's your answer. ...

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Guitar Center Accused Of Union-Busting | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.07.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON -- More than a year after its initial election victory at a Guitar Center store, the union representing the chain's first unionized employe...

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Guitar Center Workers Are Going Union | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.03.2013 | Business

Following in the footsteps of colleagues in New York and Chicago, employees at a Guitar Center store in Las Vegas voted on Friday to unionize. If the ...

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Workers Score Another Victory Against Bain Capital-Owned Company | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.13.2013 | Business

Giving a boost to a budding organizing campaign, workers at a Guitar Center store in Chicago voted to join the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store ...

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Pain Under Bain: Retailer's Pay Rates Fall After Buyout | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.25.2013 | Business

Ernest Hampson has been working at Guitar Center for six years, not a brief span in the world of retail. During that time, the 26-year-old Brooklyn re...

Local Rocker Is a Top 10 Finalist for Singer-Songwriter Contest

Colin Darke | Posted 04.03.2012 | Detroit
Colin Darke

Detroit rocks. There are just so many great musicians popping up all of the time, it is hard to keep up.