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Today in Labor History

Jan. 21, 1974
A four-day strike by 2,000 postal workers at the New Jersey Bulk and Foreign Mail Center in Jersey City began on this date. The ?Battle of the Bulk? was caused by postal management?s unilateral changes in workers? hours and working conditions. The wildcat strike was led by a group of young workers who identified themselves as ?The Outlaws?. A federal judge ruled in the union?s favor, directing management to settle the issue through binding arbitration.
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Contract Talks Continue With Merchants Terminal
Posted On: Apr 02, 2012

FEB. 17, 2012 |  Negotiations continue for a successor agreement for shipping and receiving workers at Merchant Terminal (MTC Logistics). The collective bargaining agreement expired Feb. 10, 2011, but the parties have agreed to continue negotiations under an extension agreement good until Feb.27, 2012. Pictured is 570's bargaining committee: (L-R) Joe Holmes, Dexter Harrison, Secretary-Treasurer Sean Cedenio, and Reginald Robinson.

* Update: A new contract was overwhelmingly approved March 14 by MTC members. Congratulations to the hard work of the entire bargaining committee for making it happen. Details in the next issue of the Local newsletter.


 
 
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