THREE STRIKES--A NEW BALL GAME IN CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA

THERE HAVE BEEN NINE PUBLIC EMPLOYEE STRIKES IN CONTRA COSTA COUNTY SINCE JUNE 1964. DETAILS OF THREE OF THESE STRIKES ARE GIVEN IN THIS ARTICLE, AS WELL AS THE ISSUES LEADING UP TO THEM. THE FIRST OF THESE STRIKES, IN 1968, WAS MAINLY CONCERNED WITH UNION RECOGNITION BY THE MANAGEMENT. THE SECOND, IN 1971, CONCERNED WAGE INCREASES. THE THIRD STRIKE, IN 1972, WAS ORGANIZED BY THE UNITED CLERICAL EMPLOYEES, BUT AIDED BY A NUMBER OF OTHER GROUPS. THE STRIKE SUCCEEDED IN PRODUCING ECONOMIC GAINS, AS WELL AS AN IMPROVED GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE. THE ARTICLE CONCLUDES WITH THE MENTION OF THE LEGISLATION WHICH HAS BEEN ADOPTED SINCE 1969.

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 28-34
  • Monograph Title: Unionization in highway and state transportation departments
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00200792
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 03090201502
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jul 17 1973 12:00AM