Dish Network Ordered to Reinstate Union Workers, Resume Bargaining

Labor News

Reprinted from the Workers Independent News by Doug Cunningham on January 26, 2017.

Dish Network is being ordered to reinstate 18 union represented workers and to rescind unilateral changes in terms and conditions of employment at two sites in Texas.

The National Labor Relations Board says Dish Network prematurely declared an impasse in collective bargaining to impose its conditions on the workers.

The NLRB Administrative Law Judge decision requires Dish Network to make the workers whole for any losses they incurred during the changes imposed on them by the company. That includes back pay.

Dish Network must also return to the bargaining table with the Communications Workers of America. …

Workers Independent News 1/26

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