Posts tagged mediation

    Danville leaders thinking over allowing electrical workers to unionize

    December 22, 2022 // Danville city leaders are considering whether or not to participate in collective bargaining with workers. This all started because Danville utility employees wanted to unionize for better pay. In Virginia, state lawmakers gave the green light for public workers to participate in collective bargaining, but only if local leaders agree.

    UC, unions to enter private mediation to settle differences

    December 12, 2022 // “The University is pleased that the UAW has agreed to neutral private mediation so that we may resolve our differences and end the strike that has been impacting our students, faculty, and staff,” UC Executive Director of Systemwide Labor Relations Letitia Silas said in the statement.

    Longshoremen strike CSA operations at the Port of Mobile after mediation falls apart

    November 28, 2022 // The International Longshoremen’s Association Local 1410 began striking CSA Equipment Company’s breakbulk operations at the Port of Mobile Tuesday, less than a month after the two sides agreed to federal mediation. There are four main issues at the heart of negotiations between the local chapter of the union and the stevedoring company: line handling (tying up vessels), retroactive payments to the union’s pension plan, the number of workers per unit and jurisdiction over stevedoring operations at the port. Currently, non-union workers can tie up vessels that union workers are contracted to unload with CSA, something that the union wants to change. Bass says the union wants to control line-handling for any vessels that they unload, which the union says was the case in the past. Line-handling control means more man-hours for union workers, Bass says, which is important because stevedoring work isn’t consistent. SSA Marine and Cooper/T. Smith,

    Chicago Teachers Union members may strike if demands for remote learning period aren’t met

    January 1, 2022 // "…Safety committees are the authority on safety in our schools. We can use them to take back control from our principals and CPS. But we need to organize in our buildings to prepare members for action if and when concerns are ignored."