Posts tagged bad-faith bargaining

    Jane Byrne interchange, other Chicago-area road work disrupted as operating engineers strike drags on

    July 5, 2022 // “The work stoppage could not occur at a worse time, at the height of construction season and during peak driving season with an eager public ready to travel after two years of a pandemic,” Osman wrote. He said contracts approved in June might need to be suspended and that those scheduled in July could be deferred. The companies released a response letter to Osman on Monday, saying they could not get Local 150 to the bargaining table for weeks and that the union called a strike without presenting a wage proposal. Lehigh Hanson, Vulcan Materials, Lafarge Holcim, Ed Maher, Chicago Area Aggregate Producers Association, Omer Osman, Illinois Department of Transportation, Jamal Chester,

    VA workers union ‘hammering away’ at negotiations for first new contract in 10 years

    June 21, 2022 // The articles touch on protections from employee disciplinary action and separation, the allocation of awards and the elimination of supplemental agreements for local unions. The American Federation of Government Employees National Veterans Affairs Council so far discussed four articles, two of which are in contention: discipline and awards. Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Denis McDonough, Thomas Dargon, health care, law enforcement, research, mechanics, corrections,

    Faculty Members at Howard University Threaten to Strike Over Working Conditions and Pay

    March 21, 2022 // During a demonstration held on campus Wednesday, several university faculty members, students and alumni leaders rallied in support of the school’s faculty as they argue what is low pay for non-tenured, full-time teaching faculty and adjunct professors. Some faculty members say if an agreement is not reached with the university by Friday, they will execute a strike starting next week.