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National Public Sector Labor Relations Month- Important Unions

A look at four public sector unions, their history, and their top issues. This presentation was created as a part of NPELRA's National Public Sector Labor Relations Month.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Published in: Government & Nonprofit      
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Transcripts - National Public Sector Labor Relations Month- Important Unions

  • 1. rm -—r I. ’ i I I "I III" T F A I N ‘v I "T F" AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE. COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES WHO they are: WHAT they care about: - 1932- a small group of white-collar - Federal Budget 8. Taxes professional state employees met in -= Harris v. Quinn Decision Madison. Wisconsin. and formed what - Health Care would later become Wisconsin State o Health & Safety Employees Union/ Council 24. - Immigration «» 1998- 320.000 public service workers in a - Medicare & Social Security dozen states and Puerto Rico havejoined - Pension Security AFSCME. - Privatization/ Outsourcing - 2015- AFSCME is the nation's largest and - Retirement Security fastest growing public services employees -= State & Local Budgets union with more than 1.6 million working and o Workers‘ Rights retired members. ~ etc.
  • 2. 0‘ ‘I I ii ix 'I . SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION WHO they are: WHAT they care about: o Began as a union of mostly immigrant - Fair wages workers. BSEIU was primarily organized of -= Better Training janitors and window washers in its early - Quality Healthcare years. - Retirement Security - The second largest public services union. - Child Care with more than 1 million local and state « etc government workers. public school employees. bus drivers. and child care providers
  • 3. ‘i COMMUNICATION WHO they are: - CWA represents 700,000 workers in private and public sector employment in the United States. Canada and Puerto Rico in 1.200 chartered CX/ A local unions. In 10.000 communities across the United States. CX/ A members work in telecommunications and information technology. the airline industry. news media. broadcast and cable television. education. health care and public service. law enforcement. manufacturing and other fields. TI; . . . WORKERS OF AMERICA WHAT they care about: Pay levels and increases. Benefits. Employment security with layoff protections. Fair treatment on thejob. Due process during disciplinary actions. Retirement benefits. Paid time off for vacations and holidays. Medical coverage and sick pay. Protection against health and safety hazards. Training opportunities to help us develop skills for the future. ~= etc.
  • 4. Teamsters WHO they are: WHAT they care about: - in 1903, the Teamsters started as a merger o Wages. hours and fringe benefits of the two leading team driver associations. 0 Health and safety The Teamsters are known as the champion - Non—discrimination of freight drivers and warehouse workers. - Contract length but have organized workers in virtually - Discipline every occupation imaginable. both 0 Seniority professional and non—professional, private - Dues collection sector and public sector a Union security There are nearly 1.900 Teamster affiliates - Grievance procedures throughout the United States. Canada and - Arbitration Puerto Rico. with the following breakdown o etc

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