Local 2704 Ratifies Contract, Ends Strike

From IAM District 4 on 10/7/19 [Link]: Members of Local Lodge 2704 in Williston, Vermont, ratified a new contract with employer Velan Valve after a five day strike and returned to duty on Monday, October 7th. The strike and subsequent negotiations, led by District 4 Business Representatives (BR) Jay Wadleigh and Dan Loudermilk, ended inContinue reading “Local 2704 Ratifies Contract, Ends Strike”

Burlington: UE Local 203 reaches TA with City Market

From Local 203’s Facebook page [Link]: Last night around 2:30 am, we reached a tentative agreement for our next contract! The Bargaining Team extends their gratitude for all members who joined our sessions and helped create added accountability to management. Further, we extend as a local our sincere thanks for all members of our co-op,Continue reading “Burlington: UE Local 203 reaches TA with City Market”

Williston: IAM Local Lodge 2704 on strike

From the International Association of Machinists, District 4, on Monday (9/30/19): Seventy-seven members of LL 2704, employed by Velan Valve in Williston, Vermont, went on strike effective September 29th at midnight. The members are highly skilled machinists, manufacturing high precision valves for customers such as the U.S. Navy and nuclear facilities. District 4 Business RepresentativesContinue reading “Williston: IAM Local Lodge 2704 on strike”