Union head Peter Ward said Tuesday that the New York Hotel Trades Council would not end its walkout without a full union contract.
Robert Baricevac, who had a kidney transplant 6 1/2 years ago, says if a deal isn’t worked out soon, he will have to foot the bill for doctor’s appointments and medications totaling about $3,000 a month.
They carried American flags and chanted “What’s disgusting? Union busting” outside Lowell McAdam’s Mendham residence. Police say the protest was peaceful and without incident.
Larry Dorman, a spokesman for the AFSCME Local 3145, would not release the vote totals but said a “clear margin” was in favor of authorizing a strike. He said Red Cross workers in other states also will be taking strike authorization votes this week.
Candice Johnson of the Communication Workers of America and Verizon’s Richard Young had no immediate word on progress toward settling a strike that was in its second day Monday.
The strike does not involve employees of Verizon Wireless so it won’t affect service. The contract covers telephone and repair technicians, wireline customer service representatives and operators.
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Louis Coletti of the Building Trade Employers Association says two unions representing crane operators, excavators and maintenance engineers agreed on a new contract less than two hours before their contracts expired.
NBA players’ association executive director Billy Hunter said Monday he is “99 percent sure” there will be a player strike next summer.
Some 3,000 educators at Nassau Community College are scheduled to take a strike vote on Thursday, and it has students concerned.
Trouble for commuters in northern New Jersey who ride DeCamp Bus Lines.