Posts tagged Labor Agreement
Strike ends as union workers reach agreement with FireKing
August 4, 2022 // Jay Dennis, business agent for Teamsters Local No. 89, represents FireKing workers. He said although an agreement has been reached with the company, the union is planning to pursue Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) charges with the National Labor Relations Board against the employer. The union also filed ULP charges before the start of the strike, but those charges are still pending. “It’s a testament to our members that they were able to endure all of this and still come out as winners,” Teamsters Local No. 89 President Avral Thompson said. “These folks stood together, said enough is enough, and showed their employer what real union power looks like.” Rick Mejia, picket line misconduct, strike action,
LA developer is first to go on trial in City Hall corruption scandal
June 15, 2022 // Creed LA, in essence a coalition of labor unions, typically brings these kind of challenges to force developers into hiring union labor, Assistant U.S. Attorney Cassie Palmer told the jurors in her opening statement Tuesday. To avoid having their projects tied up for years in litigation, developers can negotiate a labor agreement with the unions that can cost them millions of dollars, Palmer said. George Esparza, Justin Kim, Andrew Civetti, EDVARD PETTERSSON
A Zipper Clause: Why Agencies and Unions Fight Over It
January 31, 2022 // A Court of Appeals has overturned a policy statement from the FLRA on the role of a zipper clause in federal labor relations.
Union grocery workers reach tentative agreement, ending strike at Fred Meyer, QFC stores
December 18, 2021 // The union representing thousands of Oregon grocery workers reached a tentative labor agreement with management Friday night, ending a strike that was scheduled to run through Christmas Eve. The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 555, representing many employees at Fred Meyer and Quality Food Centers stores, says the new agreement provides significant wage increases and workplace protections, new retirement and healthcare benefits.