Symphony Allowed to Negotiate Private Deals with Performers, Now Union Wants to Know the Details

A symphony orchestra that agreed to pay some of its musicians more than a collective bargaining agreement provides must disclose the “overscale” arrangements to the musicians’ union. The Denver Musicians Association has waived any right to negotiate such contracts for individual musicians, but the ALJ said the information is relevant to the union’s representation of…
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Company Ordered to Disclose Potential Plant Relocation Plans to Union

A company and its union, The Society of Professional Engineering Employees and Aerospace, had a collective bargaining agreement that incorporated a letter of understanding establishing a joint workforce committee. In December 2013, the Company informed the Union that it was studying the relocation of bargaining unit jobs from Puget Sound to locations across the U.S.…
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