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Union Contract

A contract governing the relations between an employer (or industry) and its employees represented by a union. The union contract may govern wages, benefits, retirement packages, working conditions, and other matters. Union contracts are renegotiated periodically and can be a source of considerable tension.
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As the different work groups, including pilots, are still represented under separate union contracts, flight crews have continued to fly separately.
ALPA's statement claims that its offer to continue operations and help solve any problems was bypassed by Saltchuk Resources, which directly sought from the Judge the approval to wipe out the companies' outstanding obligations and reject all union contracts.
Lee Moak disagrees with officials of Delta and US Airways who say their merger would be unaffected by existing union contracts.
It's hard to disagree with the analysis by Frederick Hess and Martin West ("Strike Phobia," features, Summer 2006) detailing how standard union contracts stifle education innovation, management flexibility, and results.
Maguire long has been a key figure in persuading private business owners to accept union contracts.
Many professional dancers are governed by union contracts, entitling a dancer to paid sick leave, paid vacations, and other benefits.
GM is trying to compete as a low-price player when they have a high-cost position being choked by union contracts, employee and retiree health care costs, dying brands and stiff competition.
Some airlines are trying to use the bankruptcy process to cancel union contracts.
Union contracts usually call for changed rates every year on an anniversary date, with some having semi-annual rate changes.
Leading up to these events was an historic move in July 2002 whereby staff at four Texas parishes signed union contracts with the United Farm Workers after Pena terminated the employees' pension fund and workers at a nearby parish were summarily fired.
His basic objective in writing this account of Philadelphia's Metal Manufacturers Association (MMA) is to reveal how metal working firms around the United States defeated repeated efforts to unionize their workers and managed their personnel in the absence of union contracts.
Less than 9 percent of Oklahoma workers are in jobs covered by union contracts.

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