Happy Labor Day Everyone!
At Augusts Local 24 Union meeting, Gregory Coleman was sworn in as Shop Steward for LOGMET. LOGMET supports AKIMA and the Navy at Joint Base Andrews.
District 4 Assistant Directing Business Representative Rick Compher reports that AKIMA members have overwhelmingly ratified a new 3 year agreement to run October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2017. Details will be posted as soon as they become available.
AKIMA Negotiations Update for July 2014
Local 24 and AKIMA met July 22-25 for Contract Negotiations. Eugene Jemison, the union’s spokesperson on the team, reported that things went as well as expected .
“We did get a lot of non-economic issues resolved, and a lot of our proposals were approved. A lot of the process is cleaning up language and updating information, like updating references to new regulations and manuals. We do have one major hiccup to overcome before we start discussing economics. We want to get our job descriptions added to the CBA.”
“We will continue to work hard to get this done in a timely manner. Your negotiation team thanks you for your support.”
Negotiations are scheduled to resume on August 11-15.