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IGUA Spotlight: New 2023 CBA Negotiated

Newest addition to IGUA, Local 172, Kanas City, negotiates Big on its 2023 Collective Bargaining Agreement, with significant increases over the next five years (first year 5% followed by three years at 4%, then ending at 3%). Negotiation Team: Pictured left to right is Randy Lutjen, Scott Kamins (attorney), Michael Heady and Nick Jones.

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Employers Must Extend Paid Leave to Military Members

A Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Panel unanimously held that paid leave is a “right and benefit” under the Federal Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. Employers must provide it to servicemembers in the same manner as it is granted to other workers. I.G.U.A. Local 150 recently completed Arbitration on this issue and the local’s legal team is preparing briefs…

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