Latest Collective bargaining Stories

2011-06-14 01:15:30

While several states have recently limited the ability for teacher unions to collectively bargain for their members, teachers will continue to flex their political muscle in a way scholars of policymaking have overlooked: through their pocketbooks.

2011-06-07 14:03:00

HANOVER, Md., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) supports the merger between T-Mobile and AT&T because of the positive impact it will have on workers, businesses and the broader U.S. economy.

2011-06-02 18:26:00

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees--the union for Transportation Security Administration workers nationwide--today expressed outrage at House members who voted to strip from TSA workers the right to collectively bargain by passing an amendment by Rep.

2011-05-24 12:04:00

BOGOTA, Colombia, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Minister of Social Protection in Colombia has fined Sodexo $2,678,000 pesos ($1,425.00 US Dollars) each day they refuse to negotiate with Sinaltrainal and ordered Sodexo to "start direct talks with trade union organization National Union of Agro-System SINALTRAINAL without delay." Sodexo workers in Colombia have been trying to form a union to bargain higher wages, payment for overtime and other benefits for more than a year.

2011-05-18 00:05:40

New research by a University of Illinois law and labor expert shows that in labor disputes between professional athletes and owners, courts have consistently failed to maintain a clear separation between antitrust and labor law.

2011-05-03 15:38:00

PITTSBURGH, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cohen & Grigsby, a business law firm with headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA and an office in Bonita Springs, FL, will offer valuable insight and direction to employers this spring with a program titled "Social Media at Work." The event will be held at 5 p.m.

2011-05-02 09:59:00

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the National Railway Labor Conference. The nation's major freight railroads and the United Transportation Union (UTU), the country's largest rail union, have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract covering wages, benefits and other issues.

2011-04-04 13:58:00

PITTSBURGH, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) announced today that it has reached a tentative, four-year master agreement with International Paper (IP) after a week of negotiations over key economic issues.

2011-03-18 14:18:00

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Dick Morris Poll of 1000 likely voters throughout the U.S., conducted by live telephone interviews from March 10-15, 2011, found support for the Republican Governors of Wisconsin, Indiana, and Ohio in their battles with their public employee unions by 47-39.

2011-03-11 13:11:00

Local labor activists to show support for AFGE and its TSA members SEATTLE, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees, the union for Transportation Security Officers (TSO) in Seattle, throughout Washington and across the country, will show its gratitude for the TSA workforce with a Solidarity Event March 19 at Sea-Tac airport.

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