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Organizing
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2009

National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") data shows that while unions participated in fewer NLRB elections during the first half of 2009, compared to the first half of 2008, unions won a greater percentage of elections during the first half of 2009


Strikes & labor disputes
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2009

Members of the Graduate Employees’ Organization at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign went on strike to protect the University’s failure to guarantee tuition waivers


Major contract settlements & negotiations
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2009

Members of International Association of Machinists Local 933 ratified a three-year contract with Raytheon Missile Systems in Tucson, Arizona


Legislation & politics
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2009

The five-member Board of Supervisors of Orange County, California unanimously voted to approve an ordinance that would prohibit project labor agreements for county-funded projects


Miscellaneous
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2009

National Labor Relations Board chairman Wilma B. Liebman spoke at the American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law’s annual meeting on November 5, 2009


Strikes & labor disputes
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2010

In 2009, the number of major work stoppages in the United States dropped to five work stoppages, down from 15 stoppages in 2008 and the fewest number of work stoppages since 1947


Miscellaneous
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2010

Favorable public opinion of labor unions has dropped dramatically from 58 percent in 2007 to 41 percent in 2010 according to a Pew Researched Center survey released on February 23, 2010


Major contract settlements & negotiations
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2010

American Eagle Airlines and the Transport Workers Union reached two tentative agreements covering 3,100 mechanics and fleet serviceramp workers


Legislation & politics
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2010

A majority of voters believe the proposed Employee Free Choice Act would cause U.S. companies to expand abroad and would negatively impact U.S. job creation according to a U.S. Chamber of Commerce poll released on February 1, 2010


Administrative & court decisions
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2009

California’s Agricultural Labor Relations Board set aside results of a decertification vote at Gallo Vineyards Inc.’s Sonoma County, California, operations