Each year the Maine AFL-CIO scores important labor votes that are taken in the State Legislature. Keep reading to learn out how your elected officials scored, based on their votes on last year's key labor issues. Stay up to date on union-supported legislation and union-busting "right-to-work" bills.
The contract dispute of the Mt. Desert Public Works and Waste Water Departments continues and union members plan to hold an informational rally out in front of the Mt. Desert Municipal Building at 21 Sea Street in Northeast Harbor from 5-7 PM on Monday, August 17.
Sadly, our Brother Jonathan Billings (24 yrs old), died in a tragic accident this weekend. John was an active member attending meetings, picket lines, and parades with Local 340. He worked 8 years at Portland UPS.
Mount Desert Islander
August 6, 2015
The union representing the town’s public works employees has filed a complaint with the Maine Labor Relations Board (MLRB) accusing the town of negotiating in bad faith. The move comes as the town seeks to break a collective bargaining stalemate through arbitration.