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In 1975, the Supreme Court ruled on a case NLRB vs. Weingarten, Inc. which gave individuals the right to have union representation with them in investigatory interviews. Once an employee asks for a representative, the employer has three options; 1. Stop questioning until the representative arrives. 2. Call off the interview. 3. Tell the employee the interview … Continue reading Weingarten Rights & Card
BMEA Members we understand this is a difficult time for all. Please communicate any questions/concerns you have regarding Town Manager Directives to your Steward or BMEA President. We are here to help and will reach out to management to answer any and all of your questions. FROM TOWN MANAGER To my fellow employees, I hope this … Continue reading COVID-19
February 2020 Newsletter The views expressed in this newsletter are not necessarily the opinion of BMEA’s Board of Directors or the membership and are offered as an informational vehicle only. QUARTERLY MEETING Thursday, February 13, 2020 | 4:45 pm Barnstable Adult Community Center, Hyannis Quarterly Meeting Agenda Proposed budgetVote on logoNegotiations committee updateAvailable spots for … Continue reading BMEA Quarterly Newsletter | February 2020
Join your fellow union members at the BMEA Quarterly meeting, February 13, 2020 at 4:45PM at the Barnstable Adult community Center, 825 Falmouth Road, Hyannis, MA 02601. AGENDA: Election OfficersProposed BudgetVote on LogoNegotiations Committee UpdateAvailable Openings for Stewards and Committees
Elections for officers will take place in February. Now is the time to get involved in your union! We are seeking nominations for the following officers: PresidentVice PresidentTreasurerSecretary If you are interested in running for any of the positions above or would like to nominate someone, please contact Samantha LeDuc (862-4662) or Jen Engelsen (508) … Continue reading BMEA is seeking nominations for the following officers:
"The law addresses the “free-rider” issue of non-union members gaining representation benefits from their union without paying agency fees by allowing unions to charge nonmembers for the reasonable costs and fees, including arbitrator fees and related attorney’s fees, for grievance or arbitration procedures arising under a collective bargaining agreement. This includes the payment of anticipated … Continue reading New law changes workplace rules for public employers and unions
We will, once again, be gathering at the Cape Codder Hotel with breakfast beginning at 10:00am. Afterwards, for those who wish, spend the afternoon at the Indoor Water Park and Wave Pool. I will have the wristbands available during breakfast for the “older children” that want to go directly to the pool. BMEA members and … Continue reading The Annual BMEA Children’s Christmas Party on December 15, 2019!
PLYMOUTH – COBRA Union President Dale Webber says he’s incensed that Public Works employees were sent to the North Plymouth Fire Station Monday, Nov. 18, to pull out a wall in the basement in the advance of the town receiving test results that indicated the presence of asbestos in the building. Town Manager Melissa Arrighi … Continue reading Union president says Plymouth endangered workers
The bill was a response to the Supreme Court’s Janus v. AFSCME decision last summer that barred unions from charging nonmembers agency fees. The court ruling undercut a key source of financing for public-sector unions, and the AFL-CIO and other labor leaders have been pressuring the Legislature for over a year to come to their … Continue reading Baker vetoes Janus bill allowing unions to charge nonmembers
Mark your calendars, the date for the 2019 BMEA Children's Christmas Party is December 15th. Food, fun and games, presents and a visit from Santa! Stay tuned for more details..