Rich Delaney Update 2/9/14

Rich Delaney, 09 February 2014: Download

Another paycheck has been issued and still our members have not been fully and correctly paid for work they have performed for United Airlines. That is a fact that United management downplays. They expect their employees to be grateful to receive any of the committed wage increases they agreed to last fall. Finally being paid the right amount in current pay periods was a great accomplishment, after 3 months and was of course welcomed by employees that worked hard during the busiest, coldest, most adverse weather conditions in recent memory; knowing every day they were not being paid as much as they should have been until the middle of January. The question that is asked every day now is “when do I get my money?” The answer continues to be “not now”. United Airlines cannot, or will not, give their employees, our members, any idea when they will be paid for their services from November 1, 2013. Updates to the IAM regarding the status of owed money have stopped, with the explanation that the issue has been given to another department for completion and they are working on it.

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Message From The Greater Boston Labor Council

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GBLC Activist Update
Organizing Our Future: A Young Worker Conference for Good Jobs

Saturday, February 22nd, 10 AM – 2 PM
Registration at 9:30 AM
1199SEIU Union Hall (In the Bayside Expo Center)
150 Mount Vernon Street in Dorchester

Key Note Speaker: Mayor Martin J. Walsh (tentative)
Plenary Speaker: Brian Doherty, General Agent of the Boston Building Trades Council

Join us on Saturday, February 22nd for ‘Organizing Our Future’, a conference for young workers about good jobs. We are Young. We Work. We Matter. Our generation suffers the nation’s highest unemployment and has the fewest job opportunities. As the Greater Boston Labor Council Futures Committee, we are part of a broad range of groups creating a comprehensive package of good jobs reforms for Greater Boston. Together we can make the changes needed to accomplish our dreams of strong communities and good jobs.

Free to Attend. Register today (there is still space!) by contacting Rosa Blumenfeld at 617-723-2370 orrblumenfeld@gblc.us.