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work-rule

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) another name for work-to-rule
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The contract contains across-the-board pay raises, bonus opportunities, and mutually beneficial work-rule changes that meet the needs of the Instructors and the company.
The Guild said in its memo that in addition to the 17-percent pay cut, management was asking for a variety of benefit and work-rule take-backs that would combine to a decline of overall compensation of between 25-36 percent "depending upon your seniority and health care coverage."
Scanning the Akron management's proposal, of the 19 points, many are pure work-rule related, and while certainly hard-won over the years, pawns the Guild could give up in order to dampened the pay cuts.
The Star-Ledger of Newark, N.J., has lost at least $11.5 million in advertising in the past year, according to a letter to staffers from Publisher George Arwady, which predicts the paper will have to undergo serious cutbacks and plans to ask its four unions for work-rule changes in their current contracts.
The pilots have shelved plans to make work-rule changes to their contract that would increase productivity.
As part of an ongoing effort to "re-engineer" its operations, Trans World Airlines (TWA) reached a 3-year collective bargaining agreement with the International Association of Machinists (IAM), its largest union, on work-rule and productivity changes that are expected to save the carrier approximately $90 million annually.
The work-rule changes provide the airline with greater flexibility when assigning projects and permit increased use of part-time workers and subcontractors.
However, they rejected the work-rule changes on the grounds that they would reduce pilots' working conditions to legal minimum standards.
The option to cut the number of pilots was proposed by a former general secretary of pilots' union IMPACT, while the work-rule changes were put forward by the government's Labour Relations Commission, reported Reuters.
An 8-day strike against 229 new car dealerships in the Chicago area ended when some 3,000 auto mechanics represented by Local 701 of the International Association of Machinists agreed to a 3-year contract that guarantees the current level of health care benefits in exchange for a compromise on wage increases and certain work-rule changes advantageous to dealers.
Several work-rule and pay changes were sought by the auto dealers to reduce costs and increase flexibility, specifically in an effort to make their dealerships more competitive with the new quick-service lube and repair shops, many of which employ nonunion workers.