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2014-03-17 16:20:42

Union secures increased parking subsidies, expanded shift-bidding, and certification improvements WASHINGTON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The union representing nearly 45,000 Transportation Security Officers at TSA secured important gains for agency employees in a first-of-its-kind interest arbitration decision announced today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/MM21150LOGO The American Federation of Government Employees went to arbitration with the agency...

2014-02-17 12:26:38

Master Agreement Provides Future Security PITTSBURGH, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Steelworkers (USW) members at four paper mill sites in Calhoun, Tenn., Catawba, SC, Coosa Pines, Ala., and Augusta, Ga., overwhelmingly ratified by a 4-1 margin a master agreement Friday with Resolute Forest Products, a producer of newsprint and specialty and coated paper. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO The five-year master agreement covers 1,500 members...

2013-12-20 16:21:27

AFA and APFA Deal Sets the Stage for Contract Improvements FORT WORTH, Texas and WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The unions representing Flight Attendants at the new American Airlines reached an agreement this week on how their workgroup will be represented at the new company and how they will work together to achieve an industry-leading joint contract. The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA represents the pre-merger US Airways workgroup while the Association of...

2013-12-20 16:21:26

AFA and APFA Deal Sets the Stage for Contract Improvements WASHINGTON and FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The unions representing Flight Attendants at the new American Airlines reached an agreement this week on how their workgroup will be represented at the new company and how they will work together to achieve an industry-leading joint contract. The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA represents the pre-merger US Airways workgroup while the Association...

2013-12-19 16:28:34

Court of Appeal Orders Briefing on Gerawan's Petition for Review. FRESNO, Calif., Dec. 19. 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, December 16, 2013, Gerawan Farming asked the California Court of Appeal (5(th) District) in Fresno, California, to review a sweeping challenge to the constitutionality of the so-called "Mandatory Mediation and Conciliation" (MMC) statute. Under the MMC statute, an arbitrator is authorized by the Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB) to dictate a binding,...

2013-10-03 20:22:52

Neither employer nor employees can opt out. The farm's owners believe the employees should have the right to vote. FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This week a state-empowered decision-maker released his "Mediator's Report" that may become the contract between Gerawan Farming and the United Farm Workers union. This report sets forth the proposed final terms of a contract that the California Agricultural Labor Relations Board will impose on family-owned fruit grower Gerawan Farming...

2013-09-10 08:29:20

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nurses at Northside Medical Center today thanked U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown for his support of the collective bargaining process and his offer to assist with ongoing contract talks. In a letter to Northside CEO Kirk Ray, Sen. Brown said a negotiated agreement between the hospital and its nurses "will benefit the workers, their families, the hospital management, and the entire Youngstown community." Sen. Brown urged Northside...

2013-08-05 10:01:44

Research from the University of Copenhagen has revealed the effects of a decade of decentralized wage negotiations in the private sector. In an article in the Journal of Labor Economics, researchers conclude that wages have risen for all employees and that companies are now better able to retain key personnel. "Average wages rise when employees and managers negotiate on an individual basis, without a collective-bargaining agreement dictating fixed rates for all," explains Jakob Roland...

2013-07-29 16:20:09

PITTSBURGH, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) have reached a tentative agreement on a new three-year contract with BF Goodrich covering 2,400 workers at facilities in Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Fort Wayne, Ind. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) The union and the tire company had been working since June on a new collective bargaining agreement. The previous contract expired on Saturday. The new agreement is scheduled to...

2013-03-15 23:04:29

The independent drugstore lobby is again seeking special antitrust exemptions (HR 1188) that would empower independent drugstores to charge consumers, employers, unions, and government agencies higher prescription drug prices, the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) said today. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 15, 2013 The independent drugstore lobby is again seeking special antitrust exemptions (HR 1188) that would empower independent drugstores to charge consumers, employers,...