United Workers Of America
|Posted by Stephen on 24 May, 2015 at 11:45||comments (0)|
During the Unions negotiations at Toren Condominiums, management many times brought up Bell Tell Lofts as an example of a non union building in the area. At the time the Union was only concerned with finalizing details of an agreement for Toren, but we had made contact with Bell Tel Employees at the time and informed them that we would organize them as soon as we were finished with Toren. The Employees of Bell Tel Unanimously voted for UWA representation last week and will be certified by the...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Stephen on 24 February, 2015 at 17:10||comments (53)|
Today the Drivers Mechanics and Cleaners of Lakefront Lines won a historic victory in which the UWA was selected as their collective bargaining representative. This group which has historically non union, had to go through two different elections. After the results of the first election a runoff election had to be held. UWA won the runoff election for the 80 employee unit by a 2-1 margin. "We are so proud that these brave employees had the persistance to stay strong and together through two e...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Stephen on 15 December, 2014 at 10:15||comments (17)|
Employees of Megabus North East have ratified their contract by a 57% to 43% vote which took place online and in mail ballots over the last week. Many times the best negotiations occur when both sides leave the table unhappy. One gives more then they want to give and the other doesnt recieve as much as they want.
MegaBus Drivers will receive a new comprehensive Health Plan which will cover the member 100%. They have also have gained wage increases, a signing bonus, addtional Paid time o...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Stephen on 6 December, 2014 at 8:40||comments (0)|
The negotiating committee has reached a tentative agreement with Megabus Northeast for the Drivers in Landover MD, Elizabeth NJ and Camden NJ. This agreement contains increases in wages, much needed increase in medical benefits for employees and their families, addtional paid time off, Life Insurance, and many other positive language changes for the drivers of MegaBus. Details will be posted on this site as well on shop bulliten boards.
Ratification will take place online and by mail.Read Full Post »
|Posted by Stephen on 12 October, 2014 at 9:45||comments (16)|
Coming on the heels of the Driver election, a unit of Luggage Loaders and Field Supervisors (dispatchers) has voted to be represented by United Workers of America. This was a group of employees who never enjoyed union representation and has always been overlooked. Congratulations to all the organizing committee who made this win possible. This group will now join the drivers who are currently in negotations for a new collective bargaining agreement.
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|Posted by Stephen on 28 August, 2014 at 21:50||comments (408)|
Mega Bus a national company voted today to become members of the United Workers of America through Local 322. The vote count which took place in Newark, NJ covers Mega Bus Drivers all along the eastern seaboard in Elizabeth and Camden, New Jersey as well as Landover, Maryland.
Richard Spriggs of the Landover yard commented, "One Day is all we had to make this happen and we did it! We are thrilled with the result and look forward to contract negotiations."
Megabus, bra...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Stephen on 20 August, 2014 at 21:00||comments (25)|
Employees of GCS will have a opportunity to vote for United Workers of America Local 322 on September 10-14. Details are below.
DATES: Wednesday September 10, 2014 through Sunday September 14, 2014
HOURS: Wednesday September 10, 2014 11:00am to 4:30 pm and 11:00pm to 12:30am (Thursday)
Thursday September 11, 2014 11:00am to 4:30 pm and 11:00pm to 12:30am (Friday)
Friday September 12, 2014 11:00am to 4:30 pm and 11:00pm to 12:30am (Saturda...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Stephen on 12 July, 2014 at 9:20||comments (1)|
Local 322 of the United Workers of America has stipulated to an election to represent employees of MegaBus. These Bus drivers will have an opportunity to vote by mail secret ballot. On August 5, 2014 NLRB region 22 will send out ballots to all MegaBus employees. These ballots must be recieved back at NLRB by August 26, 2014. Ballots will be counted on August 28, 2014 at NLRB Region 22 Headquarters in Newark, NJ. At that time it will be determined which Union will represent MegaBus employees m...Read Full Post »