bargaining unit


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bargaining unit

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(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a specific group of employees who are covered by the same collective agreement or set of agreements and represented by the same bargaining agent or agents
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Volkswagen earlier this month won a bid to put off a union election for 1,700 workers at the Chattanooga plant until its challenge to a smaller United Auto Workers bargaining unit at the factory is settled.
Federal officials say that on March 3, 2017, a bargaining unit of approximately 215 GRI employees in Amarillo voted to be represented by Local Union No.
Southwest Airlines Pilots Association is a non-profit employee organization and the sole bargaining unit for the more than 9,600 pilots of Southwest Airlines.
A new regulation now in place under The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act is the latest step in the Manitoba governments efforts to restructure health sector bargaining units to improve patient care, and reduce administrative costs and inefficiencies, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today.
That percentage includes the expenditures necessarily or reasonably incurred for the purpose of performing the duties of an exclusive representative of the employees in dealing with the employer or labor-management issues including not only the direct costs of negotiating and administering collective-bargaining contracts and of settling grievances and disputes, but also the expenses of activities or undertakings normally or reasonably employed to implement or effectuate the duties of MNA as the exclusive representative of the employees in a bargaining unit. The percentage of nonchargeable expenses for MNA which will be effective for the months of January 2019 through December 2019 is based on the experience from the 2017 calendar year.
For many years, the bargaining unit of about 80 people had been represented by Professional and Technical Employees Local 17 (PTE 17).
These micro-bargaining units and the potential problems they create for business are illustrated by a recent NLRB ruling that the cosmetics and fragrances department employees in a single Macy's store were a distinct bargaining unit for the purposes of unionization and collective bargaining with the employer.
Allowing just 223 workers to set up their own bargaining unit could lead to "fragmentation" of employees, with lots of small groups "competing" for the best terms and conditions.
It found that Lidl's concerns about fragmentation of the workforce were "not well founded" and that the 223-member bargaining unit was "appropriate".
Court of Appeals for District of Columbia Circuit recently granted an Aggregate Industries petition for review of a National Labor Relations Board decision involving the transfer of work between Construction and Ready-Mix bargaining unit drivers represented by Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen and Helpers Local 631, Las Vegas.
The bargaining unit represents 259 nurses, 123 of whom cast online ballots.
De Vries said the Bank and its management are committed to this partnership with NAFINU as representative of its members in the bargaining unit.