Labor Relations Ink October 2017

Labor Relations Ink October 2017

In this issue: What Have You Done For Me Lately? Another Union Financial Scandal Weinstein, SEIU Style Are Supervisors The Next Micro Unit? Insight, Scoreboard, Teamster Beat and more… The bottom of each story contains a link to the individual post on our site....
What Have You Done For Me Lately?

What Have You Done For Me Lately?

Several stories from the last few weeks may perhaps inspire many union members to wonder just who the union is working for. One of the more spectacular headlines of recent weeks is the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal. Someone finally realized that “no...
Union Pension Turmoil

Union Pension Turmoil

The New York State Teamsters Conference pension fund withdrew their application to cut pensions after getting information that hinted their first application would be denied. While this doesn’t mean the 5,200 active and retired Teamsters members in New York are in the...
Verizon Strike Ends

Verizon Strike Ends

After six weeks of striking, nearly 40,000 Verizon employees returned to work earlier this month. Verizon and the unions involved in the strike, Communication Workers (CWA) and Electrical Workers (IBEW), reached a tentative deal that includes a 10.5% raise in worker...
Unions And Modernization Don’t Mix

Unions And Modernization Don’t Mix

Nearly 40,000 workers from Massachusetts to Virginia entered their sixth week in the strike against Verizon yesterday, making this the largest work stoppage since 2011. The workers are represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the...