PBA contract ratified

By |2017-03-02T14:31:18+00:00March 1st, 2017|Media, Work Injury|

On February 27th, the previously tentative agreement between the City and the PBA was ratified. This is the first time in 5 years that the PBA has been under a union contract. It gives the current NYPD officers a total 11.25% raise over the life of the contract, but also ultimately lowers the pay for [...]

MTA, TWU Local 100 Contract ratified

By |2017-02-21T16:20:59+00:00February 21st, 2017|Media|

The contract between the MTA and TWU Local 100 was formally ratified February 15th by the union's rank-and-file members. The contract was approved by union members by a 70-30 margin according to the TWU Local 100 website. When the contract was still in the voting process, the union's Executive Board voted 37-6 in favor of [...]

New Contract Agreement Pending Between MTA, TWU Local 100

By |2020-09-10T15:59:22+00:00January 24th, 2017|Media|

At midnight on January 15th, the contract between MTA and TWU Local 100 expired. After several rocky weeks of negotiations, the MTA and TWU Local 100 found common ground on Monday, January 16th. Although still in the process of ratification, the union's Executive Board voted 37-6 in support of the agreement according to the [...]

Columbia grad students win battle to unionize

By |2017-01-27T19:59:44+00:00December 14th, 2016|Media|

Some time ago, an article titled Timeline of Tug of War for Graduate Student Unions was posted. This past Friday, the rope was pulled a littler harder in the students direction. Graduate students at Columbia University voted 1,602 to 623 in favor of the move to form a union. This union applies to graduate students who work as [...]

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