Vorys on Labor

Vorys on Labor

Insights for the Labor Relations Professional

Tag Archives: Teamsters

Confessions of a Union Supporter

Posted in Union Organizing, Unions
In my labor law practice, I’m often asked:  “Why do employees support unions?”  My answer to this question usually comes from what I have gleaned from my years of experience providing legal advice to management during union organizing campaigns.  It isn’t often that you have the opportunity to hear directly and in detail about the reasons an employee… Continue Reading

Teamsters Organize 7600 Continental Airlines Workers

Posted in EFCA, NMB
  The National Mediation Board recently completed an election among baggage handlers and cargo agents at Continental Airlines. The Teamsters union was attempting to organize 7,603 workers. What happened? The Teamsters won. The final vote counted 4,102 workers in favor of Teamster representation. Click here for the ABC News story. The election was conducted under… Continue Reading