United Auto Workers leaders have approved a proposed contract with General Motors Co. that promises raises, improvements in health care and a hefty signing bonus.
Republic Airways Holdings Inc. announced Tuesday that a majority of its 2,100 pilots have approved a new three-year contract, ending a years-long labor dispute that threatened to put the regional airline out of business.
Workers overwhelmingly approved a new four-year contract in voting that ended Wednesday night. UAW represents more than 7,000 Fiat Chrysler workers in central Indiana.
The union announced the agreement just after 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, which was the deadline the union had set to reach a new deal or possibly go on strike.
The UAW represents around 40,000 factory workers in the United States. More than 7,000 of those employees work in Kokomo.
On Monday, the two former college football players who now represent the College Athletes Players Association walked into the NCAA's own backyard and stated their case at Indiana's AFL-CIO state convention.
Fiat Chrysler employs about 7,100 UAW workers in Kokomo who voted against the proposed contract by a wide margin.
Shares in Republic Airways Holdings Inc. jumped almost 80 percent Monday after the company reached a tentative agreement with its pilots union that eases concerns of a possible bankruptcy filing.
Federal mediators set a Sept. 16 meeting that may rekindle contract negotiations with the Republic’s pilots union and help avoid a bankruptcy filing.
Shares in Republic Airways Holdings Inc. continued to plunge Wednesday morning on investor concern that a bankruptcy is possible after Teamsters officials declined to force a vote on the regional carrier’s final contract offer to pilots.
Republic Airways Holdings Inc. may be moving closer to a possible bankruptcy after national Teamster officials backed a local pilot union’s decision against voting on the carrier’s final contract offer.
More companies may be held responsible for labor-law violations committed by contractors and forced to negotiate wages and benefits with their workers under a decision by the U.S. labor board. The International Franchise Association said the decision is a “seismic shift” in labor law.
Republic Airways Holdings Inc. could be facing bankruptcy after a pilots union recommended against allowing members to vote on the carrier’s latest and possibly final contract offer. Company shares fell 37 percent Wednesday.
Republic Airways Holdings Inc., struggling with a pilot shortage as it works to reach a new contract, said the company may have to seek bankruptcy protection if its latest labor proposal fails.
The decision by the National Labor Relations Board overturns a historic ruling that gave Northwestern University football players the go-head to form the nation’s first college athletes’ union.
Indiana University Health has agreed to revoke disciplinary actions against two nurses who tried to organize a union at IU Health’s Methodist Hospital earlier this year, the United Steelworkers announced.