After several years of joint national and regional meetings, Coordinated Bargaining Councils (CBC) will be meeting regionally this fall. In the future, the plan is to a host regional and national meetings every other year. In 2018, there will be a national CBC for all regions.
After four months of testimony in a California Associate Staff Association (CAS) arbitration over dismissal of an employee, the arbitrator upheld management’s dismissal of a 17-year employee with prior good evaluations.
June 9-10, Atlanta, GA The 2017 NSO Representative Assembly will be held June 9-10, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta, GA. The meeting will start promptly at 9:30 a.m. with registration beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Friday, June 9, 2017. There will also be an early registration on Thursday, June 8, 2017, from 1 […]
“Dynamic and awe inspiring” Kristi Baker from Alaska, and Californians Jess Lima and Mark DeWeerdt are the latest Harvard Trade Union Program (HTUP) graduates and recipients of NSO scholarships. HTUP, which ran from Jan. 9 to Feb. 19, 2017, prepares union activists to meet the challenges of leadership within their unions and society. This was […]
The results are in from the NSO Membership Engagement Survey circulated to NSO members last fall. More than 1,000 members responded to questions which provided demographic data, along with information on member needs and interests.
In his welcome, NSO President Brad Darjean opened the 2017 Winter Advocacy Retreat by asking participants, “Are you ready to build the future? If so, you’ve come to the right place!” Borrowing from the event’s theme of “Building for the Future: Are You Ready?” Darjean reminded the audience that this signature NSO event gives members […]
NSO’s Coordinated Bargaining Council Conference (CBC) in November brought out more than 70 affiliate presidents and chief bargainers for both a national and regional meeting on bargaining issues and strategies.
The Midwest Regional Advocacy training was held Sept. 24 in Minneapolis with 56 members in attendance. This was the second such successful training; the first was held last spring in the southeast.