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NLRB Certifies Election and Right to Proceed and Bargain

Collective bargaining is the process in which a group of workers comes together and negotiates the terms of their contracts with one voice. Making their demands, together.

Veterans Committees a Key Part in the Life of a Local Military service is a sacrifice for soldiers and families. Long, lonely years are spent without a loved one at home or in a foreign land surrounded by danger. The lucky ones come home without serious injuries. But once they get home, their service and needs require acknowledgement and support.

Local 1921 Bargaining Chairman Paul Herrin, left, and President Dennis Fauver kept their local together after Hurricane Katrina.

‘It’s Who We Are’

NLRB General Counsel, Newly-Appointed by President Trump, Denies Workers Their Day in Court

(Detroit) — Late yesterday, at the direction of newly-appointed National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Peter Robb, the agency withdrew the complaint and cancelled the trial.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is coming up!!

(It was cold but we had a great turn out! We even had some salaried employees show up and march with us in a display of unity, including the Tulsa Bus Plant's Plant Manager Chuck Sibley and HR members Randy Betancourt, Pam Van Gorder and Megan Hodgin.

Zone 1 Bargaining Committee Representative

Reggie grew up in Oklahoma City and moved to Tulsa 18 years ago. Before starting at the Bus Plant Reggie worked in construction and was in a hip hop dance company that toured the country. 

He started at the Bus Plant in March of 2002 were he has worked in Fronts and Rears for his entire 15 years at the Bus Plant. He has done multiple jobs in Fronts and Rears throughout the years. 

     The Monthly Membership meeting on Monday, December 4th, 2017 was one full of passion and productivity. The revised and corrected By-Laws were presented to the general membership for discussion/approval and some empassioned debates were involved. In the end the By-Laws were approved with a few changes. The next step will be to send the By-Laws to the Interantional Union for approval and await their decision.

THE NEXT GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING IS ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 4TH, 2017 AT 3:50PM AT THE UNION HALL AT 1414 NORTH MEMORIAL DRIVE.

 

The unemployment claims for the week ending November 25th, 2017 didn't work again. If you haven't already, you'll have to call the unemployment line and talk to a representative to get the issue resolved. Be ready for a long wait to get ahold of a representative as some employees have reported wait times of over 3 hours (my personal wait was about 2 hours and 40 minutes to get ahold of a person).