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I work at Triumph Composite Systems in Spokane, Wa. Our

Hi! I work at Triumph Composite Systems in Spokane, Wa. Our current union contract was to expire on May10, 2016. At negociations the company failed to give the union crucial information needed to bargain with. The company has also approached union members to work for them should a strike occur. They left the bargaining table before an impasse was reached. On May 9th the union told the company that the vote came back to strike and they were ready to bargain anywhere anytime. On May9th the company called a meeting and told us that we were still under contract until The following day at midnight and the company said they have no plans to go back to the bargaining table anytime soon. On the morning of May 10th third shift workers were told not to return to work for thier regular shift to finish the contract. They were told they would be paid. On May10th 2nd shift workers were told to leave before the contract ended and they would be paid. The union has now filed proper paperwork for unfair labor practice. The company had other workers ready to work. My question us this, am I on an unfair labor practice or am I on lockout because we werent allowed to finish contract??? Or is it both??? Thanks in advance!! On the picket line. IAM

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I work beverage company and we have a union but the

I work for a beverage company and we have a union but the company and the Union never give us a copy of the contract of employee rights. Is this legal? I am in a position where I may be fired because I don't have a contract to know what I can or cannot do.My supervisor changes rules when he feels like it.I feel like this is unfair labor practices on behalf of the Union and the company. How can I be disciplined if I have no contract to go by or even possibly terminated.

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The union trustees created a sham membership contract while

The union trustees created a sham membership contract while an existing agreement was in place. The second CBA was identical and created a year later without knowledge of the Managment trustees violating the the Pension fund rules and trust agreement. The second removing the defined benefit pension plan and replaced it with a 401k plan. This was done with a phones recognition letter with authorization cards signed by the union presidents family members. The cost to the multi employer fund has a cost of roughly 2-3 million dollars. What can we as members do. I reported this as when I becameAware of it as I was the Vice President and a trustee of the pension fund.

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I did an interview with my company. But first Inhad to ask

I did an interview with my company. But first Inhad to ask the owner of the franchise if I could do the interview. So they could do my interview. But when my manager found out. I talked to the owner without her first she got mad at me. Because she doesn't want me talking to the owner. But the company I interviewed would not do the interview unless I did and it was on a time limit. I asked the owner not to tell the manager because it would effect my schedule. It did she changed my shift and cut my hours. And when she spoke to me she told me she should have fired me but didn't because Ibjave a kid. I don't want to go to work anymore and my self esteem is down. Because she has done this before. Made threat for asking a question to owner. The companybIndid an interview for is a the franc he who over see the franchisee's.JA: Got it. The Employment Lawyer will know how to help you. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Employment Lawyer can help you best.Customer: When we talked she called me shady. She couldn't trust me anymore. Like if I was plotting against her. That Ibwas going against her back and that the owner and her don't have secrets. He told her about the interview without asking me. I didn't have the job and him give notice if I got the job. Instead my job feels insecure. She also started to speak about my job performance. How her daughter didn't want to work with me on her shift. I basically do most of the work. She is in and out. I worked very hard at my position. All the time her daughter called me in the middle of the night to open the store hours before opening. I had to rush and find a place for my daughter to go. I wanted the hours so I did not complain but if I didn't take it I would have some consequences. Then she said that if the people called me she would answer about the referral. I do not know how but I did not list her on the referral list. I did the owner. But I don't know how she assumed. This meeting was after the interview. She got mad at me and changed my shift and made my work uncomfortable. So I did not list her.JA: OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box. Is there anything else important you think the Employment Lawyer should know? OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box.Customer: I have always been a good employee punctual. Came to 95 percent of the time to fill in. Kept the store running well. That's all I can say.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Employment Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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I am a government employee(female) GS-6 and I was told by my

I am a government employee(female) GS-6 and I was told by my supervisor I would be backfilling an GS-7 position because my co-worker (male) was selected to train for another position GS-9. Well, I discovered he was given official government document SF-50 which gave him the right to be paid for that position, but I was NOT given an SF-50, matter-of-fact the Head Supervisor told me Government Personal Office don't process those forms any longer therefore he will NOT be able to pay me even though I'm doing additional higher grade tasks . I'm hurt and confused, because my co-worker (male) received one and not me he also got paid and not me?? What can I do??

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Union decertification in NY JA: The Employment Lawyer will

Union decertification in NYJA: The Employment Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Employment Lawyer can help you best. Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best.Customer: My union is a civilian union and they are representing Law enforcement officers. They're not representing us right nor are they fighting for us under Local Law 56. We all want to decertify the union but we need help and advice.JA: Is there anything else important you think the Employment Lawyer should know?Customer: Yes,JA: What else should I tell the Employment Lawyer?Customer: Our union signed a new contract in December 28th, 2015 without union members voting on it. The contract was supposed to be signed in 2008 and it expires in 2018.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Employment Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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I was a school guard with low pay, but few responsibilities.

I was a school guard with low pay, but few responsibilities. A district security supervisor was hired, and tasked with reorganizing the security department. We are now all "security officers" with a huge range of responsibilities. The problem is our pay has not been adjusted from "guard" to "security officer". There are pay scales in our contract, but the Board of Education will not follow it.

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Would I be able to file a civil right's suit on an employer

Would I be able to file a civil right's suit on an employer for unlawful termination. The NLRB is involved and found my employer to be negligent. The union told me I would only get back enough money to make me whole again. this would include lost wages, medical bills, etc. I want to know if I can recover for pain and suffering. It was a devastating event that turned my world upside down. I had previously been diagnosed with PTSD, and this brought back a flood of anguish to me. I had worked or this employer for over 35 years. I testified at a NLRB hearing in Oakland. The hearing was to justify making Hospice a bargaining unit like the rest of the hospital. The employer stated I violated a HIPAA law. My attorney with the Union and the employers attorney discussed out in the hallway. The union attorney stated if we withdrew our petition to join the union, nothing would happen to me. However, if we didn't withdraw, I would be terminated. The employer followed through and had me fired. It has since been proved I did not violate any HIPAA laws. The NLRB and my employer were to appear in court, but it was postponed while the NLRB heard similar incidents with the employer..

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I am a Project Mgr. (salaried employee) nation wide company.

I am a Project Mgr. (salaried employee) for a nation wide company. I use a personal vehicle during work hours to travel from company locations to const. sites. They give me a car allowance and pay for fuel. A fellow employee (possibly teamster) called HR and complained that I was wearing a Baseball cap that says Trump made in the USA while driving my truck into plants and on job sites. When out of my vehicle I am required to wear PPE. The HR director notified my direct Supervisor and I was told not to wear the cap that displays any reference to Trump while at work, even though I only wear it when I'm driving my truck. The Teamsters have Hillary posters in all of our plant locations and I was singled out for a code violation because it displays Trump. Can my company enforce this? Most of the mgrs. at work wear baseball caps of all types and displays. I will need to comply or risk being written up or worse, termination.

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