With the help of the United Steelworkers and the AFL-CIO, the nation’s giant labor federation, they’re beginning to organize the region’s roughly 20,000 car wash workers to better their lot – and eventually even join a union.

So far, nearly 200 workers at 23 Southern California car washes have signed collective bargaining agreements with their bosses, and campaigns are underway at other outlets. A new state law is fueling the trend by exempting unionized car washes from posting hefty wage-theft bonds.

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