CONTRACT NEGOTIATION UPDATE
WHAT IS COORDINATED BARGAINING? Ask the Teamsters.
PANYNJ HIRES LITTLER MENDELSON ATTORNEY ROBERT C. LONG
PANYNJ CANCELS October 23rd negotiation meeting, purportedly due of IBEW's "refusal to negotiate" over ground rules.
IBEW REINSTATES IMPROPER PRACTICE CHARGE (IP-13-07) -The Improper Practice Charge alleges the Port Authority of NY&NJ has failed to meet it's Duty to Bargain as required under the Port Authority Labor Relations Instruction.
PANYNJ NEGOTIATING TEAM A "NO-SHOW" at IBEW Headquarters June 28th negotiation meeting, citing among other reasons, "Friday traffic given the upcoming holiday week and a scheduled home Mets game".
IBEW DECLINES "GAG RULE" AGREEMENT - On June 7, 2013, the Administrative Board of IBEW AP-Division informed Port Authority management representatives that discussions pertaining to restrictive Ground Rules were concluded. The Union, however, has made it clear to management that our Membership is prepared to: 1) meet at reasonable times & intervals, 2) meet at reasonable places and 3) Confer In-Good-Faith over mandatory subjects of negotiation.