Who is the real Michael Penn? Penn is a highly paid union buster spreading misinformation to us workers at XPO/Con-way. Don’t be fooled by Penn’s $350-per-hour tactics. Penn has a contract, so why shouldn’t we?
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McKesson Corp. said in March it would dismiss 1,600 workers in the U.S. and expects the departures will cost about $300 million, mostly in severance payments. Chief Executive Officer John Hammergren is staying put, which might be just as well for the drug distributor’s bottom line.
Dairy workers and lab technicians at Darigold who are members of Teamsters Local 117 have reached a tentative agreement.
Concrete drivers who are members of Local 282 in New York have ratified a new four-year agreement.
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This five-day program for local union organizers and staff will teach participants how to build a successful organizing local by following the steps of the IBT Comprehensive Campaign Strategy.
This five-day program is designed for those who are responsible for bargaining labor contracts in the private and public sectors. The program will cover the legal aspects of collective bargaining, the bargaining time line, company research, building membership solidarity, and bargaining table strategies and tactics (including costing, contract language, use of caucuses and sidebars, etc.)