Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Summary Changes

Due to issue's beyond the control of Local 2915 the summary of changes for the new Chugach/Del-Jen contract have been delayed. Just has soon as the committee has received and reviewed the information from the company we will be getting these summaries to the membership. We are sorry for the delay and are working hard to get this issue resolved.

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Contract Terms Reached

The negotiating committee announced that a tentative agreement has been reached with the Company. A summary of terms will be provided to the membership for their approval or disapproval towards the beginning of the week. Arrangements will be made for a vote within the next 2 weeks, dates and location will be announced on the web site and posted on the shop boards.
We need to say thanks to the committee for their hard work and effort.

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Day Two

The negotiating committee met with representatives from Chugach and Del-Jen again today and have come away with a tentative agreement on the contract language regarding non-economic issues. The economical proposals were given to management towards the end of the day. Discussions will continue tomorrow.

The monthly meeting will be held as scheduled on Tuesday, May 12th at 5:00 PM. This will be an important meeting, please plan on attending.

Monday, May 4, 2009

Negotiations Begin Today

First, the negotiation committee would like to thank all our membership for their very strong support on the strike sanction vote taken last week. Your show of solidarity will go a long way as the negotiations begin today.
Stand Tall, Stand Together

Your negotiating committee and business rep, Robert Miller met representatives from Chugach and Del-Jen today to begin the collective bargaining process. The day opened with proposals on contract language pertaining to non-economic issues. Some positive feedback has come about as open discussion between both sides continue. The committee recessed around 7PM and will convene again tomorrow.