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The Daily Read – June 28, 2011

By Erica Varlese

Kaleida Health workers in Buffalo, NY may have finally reached an agreement with management, though there is still the potential for another strike.

Mayor Bloomberg’s agreement with the American Federation of Teachers will not extend to other staff—and a budget cut for schools is still on the way.

A study by the National Labor Relations Board proves that by the time most petitions for union votes are filed, anti-union backlash is in full effect.

The city has decided to allow a four percent annual increase on rent-stabilized apartments.

The financial secretary for Steelworkers Local 897 in Cheekatowaga, NY admitted yesterday to using union funds for personal use.

If workers and management at Nine Mile Point, the nuclear plants, do not agree to a new contract by Thursday, employees are talking of a strike.

 

May 28, 2011

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