Posts Tagged ‘Contract’

Aug
2014
7

UnFairPoint? Telecom Co. Wants to Slash Pay, Benefits, Has Rejected 65 Proposals from IBEW, CWA

UnFairPoint? Telecom Co. Wants to Slash Pay, Benefits, Has Rejected 65 Proposals from IBEW, CWA
  As of midnight on August 2nd, the six-year contract between FairPoint Communications, 1,700 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) members, and 300 Communications Workers of America (CWA) workers expired. Though negotiations ran to the final hour of the contract, the two sides were simply too far apart to make a deal for the...
Feb
2014
18

Long Awaited Labor Contract Signals Positive Change from Bloomberg to de Blasio

Long Awaited Labor Contract Signals Positive Change from Bloomberg to de Blasio
  After spending nine years without a contract and enduring a ‘Cold War’ with former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, 200 environmental officers have agreed to new contracts and will each receive $50,000 in back pay.  For unions, the contract is a sign of a new direction for the city under Bill de Blasio. Kenneth [&hellip...
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Jul
2013
22

WA Teamsters Local Scores Incremental Raises, Medical Trust Participation in New CBA

  Maintenance workers represented by the Teamsters union in the City of Lake Forest Park, Washington had been working without a contract since December 31st, 2012.  But on July 11th, they unanimously agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement.   The three-year agreement provides small wage adjustments that come into effect gradually...
Jul
2013
3

Unite Here and Hyatt End Long Battle, Workers Land Retroactive Pay Increases, Pension Victories

  Four long years and a global boycott later, a tentative agreement has been struck between Hyatt Hotels and the union representing thousands of its employees, Unite Here.   Announced on Monday, the agreement will take effect once union contracts are approved by workers in Chicago, Honolulu, Los Angeles and San Francisco.  While details of...
Jul
2013
2

Teamsters Agree to Near-Term Concessions in New Contract to Help ABF Freight Stay Afloat

Teamsters Agree to Near-Term Concessions in New Contract to Help ABF Freight Stay Afloat
  Teamsters employed by ABF Freight System have accepted near-term concessions in approving a five-year contract with the trucking company, but some conditions of the contract have yet to be approved. If completed, the new contract will replace one that expired March 31st.  The former contract has been extended until the new one can be...