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Legislation & politics
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2010

In an address to the AFL-CIO Executive Council, Vice President Joe Biden reassured union leaders of the Obama administration's support of organized labor


Major contract settlements & negotiations
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2010

According to a BNA analysis of all collective bargaining settlements from Jan. 1 to March 22, 2010, first-year wage increases in settlements declined from the corresponding period in 2009, both overall and in various categories such as manufacturing


Crime & corruption
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2010

Edward W Rodzwicz, former national president of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, a division of the Teamsters, pleaded guilty in Missouri federal court to two felonies related to bribery


Strikes & labor disputes
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2010

The Transport Workers Union asked the National Mediation Board to release it from federal mediation with American Airlines


Organizing
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2010

Elizabeth Bunn was named organizing director of the AFL-CIO


Administrative & court decisions
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2010

A jury trial pitting SEIU against its former officials who formed a rival union, the National Union of Healthcare Workers, began in San Francisco on March 23


Major contract settlements & negotiations
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2010

The United Auto Workers Local 2121 and Mashantucket Pequot Gaming Enterprise have reached a tentative first contract covering 2,500 casino dealers at the Foxwoods Resort Casino and MGM Grand located on an Indian reservation in Mashantucket, Connecticut


Crime & corruption
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2010

Joseph Jewett pleaded guilty to giving a kickback to Walter Ralph Mabry, the former secretary-treasurer of the Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, in exchange for Mabry’s recommendation to the manager of the Carpenters Pension Trust Fund to use Jewett’s company, J&R Ventures, as a consultant on a pension fund casino investment in Mississippi


Strikes and labor disputes
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2010

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, UNITE HERE President John Wilhelm, and approximately 100 other protestors were arrested while blocking the main entrance to the Hilton San Francisco Union Square Hotel as hundreds of other union members and supporters closed down the street during evening rush hour


Organizing
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2010

Unions lost 771,000 members in 2009