CONTRACT VOTE SEPTEMBER 30, 2005
The 2005 Contract Vote has been acceptd by the members of Local 2544.
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DAY FOURTEEN SEPTEMBER 27, 2005 9/27/2005
Commissioner Peter Cheng of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service joined the parties today.
Negotiations continued at a very slow pace today... More
DAY THIRTEEN SEPTEMBER 26, 2005 9/26/2005
12 hour shifts was the main topic of discussion today. The Company provided written language that addressed most issues of... More
DAY TWELVE SEPTEMBER 23, 2005 9/23/2005
Friday the day was spent discussing all open proposals. The parties moved somewhat closer on some issues.
The hard issues of... More
DAY TEN SEPTEMBER 21,2005 9/22/2005
The Union And Company committees met day ten to discuss outstanding non-economic proposals and all economic proposals. There was some... More
DAY ELEVEN SEPTEMBER 22, 2005 9/22/2005
The day was spent dealing with some very difficult issues. The Company thus far has shown no willingness to move... More
DAY NINE SEPTEMBER 20, 2005 9/21/2005
The parties began the economic phase of negotiations today. All proposals are now on the table with 10 days left... More
DAY EIGHT SEPTEMBER 19 ,2005 9/19/2005
The Company, first thing this morning voiced their disapproval with the Union committee in that the committee could not agree to... More
DAY SEVEN SEPTEMBER 16,2005 9/16/2005
Today there were tenative agreements made which improve conditions in the areas of temporary assignment, scheduling vacation days, and communications between... More
DAY SIX SEPTEMBER 15,2005 9/15/2005
The Union and Company committees re-visited all non-economic proposals today in an attempt to begin coming to agreements on the issues.
DAY FIVE SEPTEMBER 14,2005 9/14/2005
Today was spent discussing two primary issues. There was much exchange about 12 hour shifts and absentee control. The... More
DAY FOUR SEPTEMBER 13, 2005 9/13/2005
Negotiations continued today with much of the time being spent on the discussion of 12 hour shifts. Some progress was... More
DAY THREE SEPTEMBER 12, 2005 9/12/2005
The bargaining committee of local lodge 2544 met in day 3 of contract negotiations with Viskase Company today.
As stated before the... More
DAY TWO, SEPTEMBER 9, 2005 9/9/2005
Day Two--The parties met and discussed the folling issues.
___ Temporary assignment of employees
___ Training of production operators
___ Medical... More
DAY ONE, SEPTEMBER 8, 2005 9/8/2005
The bargaining committees met for day one... More
STRIKE COMMITTEE 9/2/2005
September 1, 2005 George Mays met with all officers, E-Board members, shift stewards and members of the negotiation team. A... More
2nd Thursday in each month
Union Hall-- 405 Highland Avenue, Loudon More
NEGOTIATING COMMITTEE UPDATE 8/25/2005
The parties met August 25, 2005 to exchange initial contract proposals.
Present representing the International Association of... More