NLRB Decision on Aircraft Mechanics at Boeing South Carolina is Huge Setback

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Dusseldorf       Under this US administration, never say, “It can’t get much worse,” because it will.  In the assault on workers’ fundamental organizing rights under the National Labor Relations Act, the latest decision by the Trump-stacked board is potentially disastrous.  In a 3-1 decision with the NLRB’s Trump-appointed members outnumbering the lone Obama appointee with the …

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Machinists Prove Labor Board Leverage Has Value, When it Works

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 Little Rock                  To great fanfare the Machinists and its District Lodge (local union) 751 announced a new precedent setting deal with Boeing in Washington.  There was plenty of sugar in this coffee!  Reports on the 4-year package included an 8% bump in wages when inflation is now less than 1%, improved pension formulas, a $5000 …

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