- Airport workers to strike. Iltis, Tony // Green Left Weekly;8/18/2010, Issue 849, p20
The article reports that the members of the trade union, Unite, which is employed by the British Airport Authority (BAA), voted to strike in Great Britain.
- End of Boeing strike puts machinists back on the job. // Plant Engineering;Nov2008, Vol. 62 Issue 11, p81
The article reports that aircraft manufacturer Boeing Co. has ratified a contract to end an eight-week strike that put members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers back on the job. Union members went on strike on September 6, 2008 costing the company an estimated...
- BOEING 787 PRODUCTION RESUMES IN EVERETT. // High Performance Composites;Mar2009, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p20
The article announces the resumption of the production of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner on January 29, 2009. Production was suspended in late 2008 due to a machinists walkout and a variety of supplier/partner-related delays. According to Jack Jones, vice president (VP) of 787 Final Assembly and...
- High-Wire Act. Wall, Robert // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/29/2008, Vol. 169 Issue 12, p50
The article focuses on the setbacks facing Labinal's existing high-profile business. Labinal has been buffeted by program upheaval on several key contracts, ranging from the delays on the NH90 helicopter to similar problems on the A380 and A400M military airlifter. The strike in the U.S. is...
- The Office and Professional Employees International Union: From "Union Company Union" to Independent Representative. Northrup, Herbert R.; Greis, Theresa Diss; Dowgun, Kay M. // Journal of Labor Research;Winter88, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p91
This article summarizes the history, development, structure, and finances of the OPEIU and describes its growth from a "union company union" to an *This study was developed as part of the Wharton Industrial Research Unit's ongoing financial human resources research project, sponsored by the...
- DETERMINANTS OF WORKING-CLASS POLITICAL IDEOLOGY: A MEXICAN CASE STUDY. Handelman, Howard // Studies in Comparative International Development;Fall76, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p39
Presents information on a study which examined the socioeconomic determinants of worker political attitudes in the Mexican Electrical Workers Union in Mexico City and the Union of Electrical Workers of the Republic of Mexico in Guadalajara, Mexico. Discussion on the working-class political...
- N.J. union roster falls, still above U.S. level. Daks, Martin C. // njbiz;2/7/2011, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p3
The author reports that the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics found that only 17.1 percent of New Jersey's 8.1 million wage and salary workers were unionized in 2010, a drop of 19.3 percent compared to 2009.
- Benefits leverage hiring and retention efforts. Gunsch, Dawn // Personnel Journal;Nov92, Vol. 71 Issue 11, p90
Details how Starbucks Coffee Co. has improved recruitment, retention and customer service by offering part-time workers the same benefits as the CEO: insurance, a 401(k) plan and an innovative stock option program. Introduction of plans by CEO Howard Schultz; Company statistics.
- Involvement with Unions, Union Belief Perspectives, and Desires for Union Membership. LANGFORD, TOM // Journal of Labor Research;Summer94, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p257
This article addresses two theoretical problems associated with models of desires for union membership. First, does union involvement influence desires for membership by (1) locating unions in the routines of everyday life and thus engendering habitual desires for membership or (2) by shaping...