Tag: Local 2367

Why It Gets Quiet Once Negotiations Start

After the bargaining committee is elected, has collected member priorities, and received training, the next step is to head to the table to begin bargaining. For members, this can be one of the most frustrating parts of bargaining because most bargaining committees do not provide reports to membership during this time.   This information “blackout” can lead to frustration and even suspicion.  But there is a very good reason for it. Bargainers negotiate entire agreements, not piecemeal parts.  So what is true on Monday when the team agreed to language on overtime might change by Tuesday when they are talking about ... Read more