Posts tagged mandatory overtime

    MonoSol, Teamsters union reach new agreement at LaPorte plant

    December 29, 2022 // The contract covering 192 employees represented by Local 135 includes pay increases, $6,000 signing bonuses, improved bonuses and financial incentives for attendance, and voluntary overtime. Employees will start returning to work Jan. 3, 2023. They will get holiday pay for Christmas and New Year's Day.

    Racine County’s top stories of 2022, No. 7 | CNH Case strike continues for more than half a year

    December 26, 2022 // The strike is still underway more than seven months later. In that time, many people locally and across the nation have been vocal in supporting the strikers. Politicians such as U.S. Senate candidate Tom Nelson during his campaign trail and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders visited with the Strikers to show their support. As of December, the strike has been going on for 7 months. Many of the younger strikers have either found other work while on the line or have left and never looked back altogether.

    Workers try to unionize largest Amazon Air Hub in the world

    December 7, 2022 // Ritze says an organizing committee of about 10 people is busy recruiting more people to learn about the union. "We're just really expanding that larger group around us right now ‒ across the different shifts and everything," he said. There are currently no national unions taking the local effort under their wing. The NLRB will conduct an election if at least 30% of workers sign cards or a petition saying they want a union. Then, if the majority of people vote in favor of a union, collective bargaining can begin. Alternatively, a workplace may voluntarily recognize a union.

    Union workers from Amherst’s Nordson Corporation go on strike

    November 16, 2022 // Titone added that Nordson ICS expects to continue operating through the work stoppage by "utilizing available resources as necessary."