- CWA e-Newsletter: July 17, 2014Voting Rights Update: Judge Calls Out Florida Redistricting Conspiracy; Global Trade Deals Can No Longer Include Investor State Dispute Resolution; Heads Up: CWA's Telephone Town Hall is Tonight!; Movement Building: Iowa CWAers Join Community Group to Fight Corporate Polluters; Netroots Nation 2014; Detroit, Turn on the Water!; 50 Years Later, a Look Ba
- Voting Rights Update: Judge Calls Out Florida Redistricting ConspiracyA Florida judge has thrown out the state's congressional redistricting map in a scathing decision that he said reveals a "secret, organized campaign" to create "a shadow redistricting process" that favors Republicans.
- Global Trade Deals Can No Longer Include Investor State Dispute ResolutionThe U.S. could learn a thing or two from Germany. In that country, there is nearly universal opposition to Investor-State Dispute Settlement, the provision the U.S. is pushing for in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership and a proposed deal with European nations.
- Heads Up CWA’s Telephone Town Hall is TonightYou won't want to miss tonight's town hall call, starting at 7:30 pm ET. Tonight, two amazing activists from US Airways and American Airlines will talk about their 20-year effort to help win union representation at their airlines.
- Movement Building: Iowa CWAers Join Community Group to Fight Corporate PollutersIowa CWA leaders and activists joined members of Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (CCI) for workshops and discussions at the CCI annual convention, then capped things off with a direct action protest at the governor’s mansion.
- CWA e-Newsletter: July 17, 2014
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Category Archives: Seattle Times
We spent most of yesterday’s bargaining session talking about the company’s desire to make radical changes in the Home Delivery department. The company has told us that their overall home delivery cost is 20 to 25 percent higher than at … Continue reading
Yesterday’s bargaining session with the company, our fourth, had its ups and downs. On the plus side, the company withdrew its proposal that the Guild waive its members’ rights under the Seattle Paid Sick and Safe Time (PSST) ordinance. Because … Continue reading
Tuesday’s meeting between the Guild bargaining team and the company continued to focus on company proposals. In some areas the company team brought forward the first details regarding specific changes they are seeking. In other areas they provided additional information … Continue reading
The Guild met with the company yesterday in our second bargaining session as part of negotiations for a new contract. The discussion remained courteous on both sides, although it became quite tense at times. We quickly identified a number of … Continue reading
Yesterday the Guild held its first bargaining meeting with the Times in negotiations for a new contract. Representing the Guild unit at the Seattle Times were Ralph Erickson (Circ), Phil Kearney (Adv), Karl Neice (News), Darryl Sclater (PNNG Administrative Officer) … Continue reading