Union-Vote Rule Change Rankles Transport-Agency Head

The chairwoman of the National Mediation Board has sharply criticized the federal agency's proposal to change a decades-old election rule that would make it easier for airline and railway employees to unionize, exposing a sharp rift at the agency's three-person board.

In a letter sent to more than a dozen Republican senators Monday, NMB Chairwoman Elizabeth Dougherty said the process by which the proposal was drafted by her two colleagues is "flawed," and she questioned whether the agency had the authority to make such a rule change.

Click here to read more at The Wall Street Journal.


Be the first to comment

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.
Get Advice Join TDU Donate

Recent News

Jack Cooper Teamsters to Vote September 6-9

Jack Cooper Teamsters will vote in each local union, some time between September 6 and 9, at the local union hall or a location near the terminal. Members should contact their local for details of when and where the vote will be held.

Carhaulers to Vote: Jack Cooper’s Chapter 11 Reorganization as a New Company

UPDATED August 6, 2019. Jack Cooper’s 2200 Teamsters will vote on a contract proposal for a new company, which would take over Cooper’s assets. Wages and health benefits would remain the same: the major change would be a reduction in the new employer’s pension contribution.

View More News Posts