Nonunion workers are on their own. Union workers bargain collectively with their employers. In the Collective Bargaining section, we report on all aspects of that: negotiations, mediations, and arbitrations; impasses, lockouts, and strikes; and tentative agreements, votes, and ratification of new union contracts.
A day after the lopsided vote to reject SPCO’s offer, a competing contractor group offered $4.30 an hour over the same time frame.
After weeks of escalating strike action, Painters Local 10 reached a deal that if ratified will raise compensation by $3.50 to $4 an hour.
The pickets are protesting contractors’ failure to provide information that would justify their refusal to offer more than a 25¢ raise.
Journeyman roofers in Local 49 will earn a $37.73 wage as of July 1, plus $19.23 in fringe benefits like health and pension.
Though their contracts aren’t up til September, all five unionized nursing home chains have agreed to raise CNA starting wages to $18+.
The City’s proposed raise jumped from 1% to 9% after public protests and support from hundreds of locals and IBEW members in the region.
Local Painters union members have been falling behind for a generation. They’re not gonna take it any more.
The snack-maker, flush with profits amid a snack boom, is demanding further concessions from its main union.
Providence Health System fought against the union of housekeepers and CNAs at every stage in their three-year campaign to win improvements.
It took 10 weeks to get bargaining dates with Ziply Fiber, and then the company was a no-show at the first scheduled bargaining session.