Latest Collective bargaining Stories

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.

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.

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.

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 relations.

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).

2010-03-17 16:30:00

WASHINGTON, March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a meeting with 28 Senate Democrats on Capitol Hill today, American Federation of Government Employees President John Gage urged the senators to push back on the attacks from Republican members of Congress on collective bargaining rights.

2010-03-11 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) District 143 today announced it has opened collective bargaining for an amended contract covering 2,800 Alaska Airlines employees in the clerical, office and passenger service (COPS) group.

2010-02-22 11:35:00

Largest federal employee union to file for representation election at TSA WASHINGTON, Feb.

2010-02-04 17:32:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, announced today the publication of the 2009 Cumulative Supplement to The Railway Labor Act, Second Edition.

2010-01-28 15:21:00

Efforts to Halt Outsourcing at U.S. Marshals Service Also to be Addressed WASHINGTON, Jan.

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