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walter.dufresne

walter.dufresne

[thumbup] Unionized or not, two-tier workplaces break my heart. If the postal service is anything like public higher education, the forces of business unionism will want the lower tier *in* the bargaining unit yet not enrolled as union members. The excuse for disenfranchisement will be "t…

walter.dufresne

This terrific new contract reverses some of the give-aways from the late 1980s and early 1990s. In those years the weakened PSC negotiated contracts that *added* new, *lower paying* steps. Those steps gave new hires the chance to work at CUNY for lower pay than their predecessors. When th…