For example, health-care aides working in home care, a personal care home, a community health agency or a hospital will now be characterized as community sector and will all be included in one bargaining unit
for each employers organization based on their work, which primarily consists of a direct, hands-on role in patient/client/resident care.
In this case, however, instead of moving forward with a contested election, PTE 17 instead decided to "disclaim interest" in the bargaining unit
, surrendering its certification without a vote.
The NLRB decision allows the contingent staffing company workers to join with the primary employer's workforce in creating these bargaining units
without consent from either employer.
"The key question here is whether Aggregate Industries transferred work or changed the scope of the bargaining unit
. Transferring work between bargaining units
is a mandatory subject of bargaining, and the union would be obligated to negotiate in good faith about such a proposal," Judge Randolph affirms.
However, the bargaining unit
still has concerns about staffing levels, which can't be negotiated through the contract, Morris said.
The bank also recognizes that NAFINU is now entitled to negotiate on behalf of its members and employees in the bargaining unit
on all matters relating to the terms and conditions of employment.
In 1989, the NLRB created the Health Care Rule to limit the number and types of bargaining units
that are allowed in acute-care facilities.
The BHA has since written to members of the bargaining unit
informing them they will receive the two per cent wage increase being paid to the rest of the workforce.
The new contract will cover 62,000 UFCW grocery workers, the union's largest bargaining unit
. Another 28,000 grocery workers at such regional chains as Stater Brothers, Food 4 Less, Gelson's Market and others are covered by the successful resolution of the Southern California contract, according to UFCW.
Given the current status, INA members voted at its most recent annual meeting to amend its Bylaws, such that, upon INA's name being removed from the last collective bargaining unit
contract, INA will no longer offer collective bargaining services.
22, said Lisa Cargill, a registered nurse who is co-chairwoman of the bargaining unit
. Negotiations, which have been ongoing for more than a year, have had a federal mediator for the last several sessions.
If any bargaining unit
vacancies remain after all contractual obligations are fulfilled, those vacancies may be offered to non-bargaining unit staff.