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Cutting To the Chase In Home Delivery – Seattle Times Bargaining Bulletin #5

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

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A Mixed Bag of a Meeting – Seattle Times Bargaining Bulletin #4

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

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Company Adds Detail On Sweeping Proposals – Seattle Times Bargaining Bulletin #3

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

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More Info, More Tension – Seattle Times Bargaining Bulletin #2

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

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Seattle Times Bargaining Bulletin #1

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

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