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Unformatted text preview: Union density: 1983: 55.5% 1998: 27.7% 2006: 21.4% Wire line: 23% Wireless: 14% Guest speaker: Rep of local organization of CWA: structured like industrial union • service union • believe in strength in numbers—unions • democracy rules AT&T used to have good relations with CWA—since deregulation they’ve deteriorated, but it’s still better than with Verizon. CB: start bargaining the next contract day after signing one contract. Trying to go from 40 hr workweek 48: Saturday assignments—in lieu of working on Saturday, they give you another day off. Some people were assigned 6 days a week —every Saturday. Now the local is going to bring it to the bargaining committee Industrial unions: National controls bargaining; bargaining/strategy development with Local input Craft Unions: Local controls bargaining with support from National...
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2008 for the course ILRCB 2050 taught by Professor Givanr during the Fall '06 term at Cornell.
- Fall '06