) Government Communications and Information Unit (2008) 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa: Government preparations.
Half of the unions in this group, including unions such as IBEW, IUOE, PACE and GCIU
, did not conduct even a single comprehensive campaign in an NLRB election.
Of the 79 with GCIU
training, 57 percent hired staff to accomplish the more timely use of field and weather data, which contributed significantly to their greater yields and/or income per harvested acre.
was wooed hard by both the Teamsters, who historically represented circulation drivers, and the Communications Workers of America, which over the years has subsumed The Newspaper Guild and the International Typographers Union (ITU).
Other ITU members, fearing that their union's identity would be lost in the Teamsters organization, sought a merger with the only other major craft union in the industry, the newly formed GCIU
. In the regular election for the ITU executive board in 1983, the incumbent president and his plan for merger with the Teamsters were voted down.
8 representation election, GCIU
Local 4N will bargain on behalf of 25 prepress employees.
The 120-member GCIU
chapter is one of only two unions left at the Union-Tribune; the other, the Teamsters, represents about 50 truck drivers.
Since 1994, members of three other Union-Tribune bargaining units have voted to decertify, leaving only the GCIU
and Teamsters Local 542, which represents about 50 truck drivers.
members also implemented an on-the-job protest known as - Black T-shirt Fridays, which has them sport T-shirts proclaiming, -Something Stinks at the Union-Tribune.
members have held a number of rallies outside the newspaper in recent weeks, along with a regular Sunday leafleting campaign that provides information about the contract stalemate.
Detroit Newspapers (DN), the business and operations agent for Detroit's two daily papers, says it reached a tentative agreement on noneconomic issues with engravers represented by Graphic Communications International Union (GCIU
) Local 289.
While he has not decided what to do about the contracts with the Newspaper Guild local that represents about 125 journalists and the Graphic Communication International Union (GCIU
), which represents 225 mailers, press workers, and paper handlers, Singleton promised that there will be no firings at the Daily News.