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2010-08-16 08:43:00

MNA Argued CHA Management Prematurely Cut Off Negotiations with Nurses after Just Five Sessions, Broke State Labor Law By Declaring Impasse & Imposing Last Offer and Slashed Nurses' Retiree Health Benefit Without Exhausting Longstanding Requirement for Mediation CHA Argued that Employers Can Skip Mediation and Fact-Finding and Simply Change Working Conditions if They Believe the Negotiations are at an Impasse, A Position that Could Severely Undermine the Bargaining Rights of Public...

2010-07-29 13:35:00

WEXFORD, Pa., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- PTC Alliance (www.ptcalliance.com), a leading manufacturer and marketer of welded and cold drawn mechanical steel tubing and tubular shapes, fabricated parts, precision components and chrome-plated rod, announced today that employees at its facilities in Alliance, Ohio and Darlington, Pennsylvania have ratified new collective bargaining agreements. These agreements, together with new accords that have already been ratified by employees at four...

2010-07-14 14:31:00

AFGE leaders to join Delta employees in highlighting need for unions, collective bargaining rights ATLANTA, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two member/leaders from the American Federation of Government Employees, the union for Transportation Security Officers in Atlanta and across the country, will share their struggles on working without basic protections on the job at the Atlanta Airport Solidarity Committee's Town Hall Meeting on July 15. AFGE Local 555 President Aubrey Williams and...

2010-06-25 13:57:00

Pre-contract talks with management stall at the table CHICAGO and HOUSTON, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The pilots of United and Continental, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA) say they have run into a roadblock while negotiating a transition agreement with the management of United and Continental Airlines. The transition agreement is an important first step in the process that is designed to ultimately result in a joint collective bargaining agreement...

2010-06-04 15:34:00

AFGE "Application to Review the Regional Director's Decision" goes to full FLRA WASHINGTON, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees today filed an appeal with the Federal Labor Relations Authority, asking that the full Authority review and grant AFGE's petition for exclusive union representation at TSA. "We have known from the day we filed our petition [with the regional FLRA] that the ultimate decision would come back to the full FLRA,"...

2010-06-04 09:00:00

Workers Raise Awareness of Their Struggle to Receive Fair Contract From Daycon WASHINGTON, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, dozens of striking workers and their supporters from labor and the community handed out informational leaflets at the Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum that called on their employer, Daycon which is based in Upper Marlboro, Md., to return to the bargaining table and negotiate in good faith. The Smithsonian Institution is one of the major...

2010-05-10 09:01:00

National Mediation Board to End Archaic Voting Procedures WASHINGTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) International President Patricia Friend issued the following statement today after the National Meditation Board (NMB) announced new voting procedures. Under the new guidelines, the majority of workers who actually vote in union elections will decide the election and the NMB will stop assigning "no" votes to workers who do not...

2010-04-23 13:51:00

ROCHESTER, Mass., April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Covanta SEMASS, a subsidiary of Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE: CVA), and Local 369 of the Utility Workers Union of America jointly announced today that a three year collective bargaining agreement was ratified by SEMASS unit employees; the agreement governs the terms and conditions of their employment. The agreement provides SEMASS bargaining unit employees with competitive wages and health, retirement and other benefits. John...

2010-04-20 15:33:00

HOUSTON, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) today announced that its dispatchers have ratified a new four-year collective bargaining agreement with the airline. The dispatchers are represented by the Transport Workers Union (TWU) and the agreement covers approximately 111 employees located in Houston, Tx. "We are pleased that our dispatchers have ratified this agreement," said Mike Bonds, Continental's senior vice president of human resources and labor...

2010-04-16 15:57:00

NEW YORK, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An election for union representation has been ordered by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for the United Steelworkers (USW) to represent 66 professional staff of the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA). The definition of this bargaining union was stipulated through the NLRB on Apr. 9. The employees work in the association's union program representing registered nurses and other health care professionals in New York and New...