It’s being seen as a huge victory for organizing in Alabama. Nearly 1200 workers at a Russellville, Alabama Pilgrim’s Pride poultry plant will soon be represented by the Retail Wholesale and Department Store Union. 706 of the workers voted in favor of union representation making it the largest union victory in that state in more than a decade. The company has said it will begin recognizing the union as the representative of the workers as soon as the National Labor Relations Board certifies the vote. That could happen by the end of the month. The union said the biggest issue the workers expressed was a need to have a stronger voice in how the company makes decisions that impacts their day-to-day lives.