Union bargaining representative and CBPP staff member Paul Jones said that “We are proud of this agreement and excited about the direction it will take the organization as we work to advance CBPP’s mission.”
The workers are represented by the Nonprofit Professional Employees Union, IFPTE Local 70.
The contract expands worker voice, increases transparency in management practices, promotes equity, and increases compensation, paid time off and benefits particularly for new and lower-paid employees.
On today’s labor calendar, tune in right here on WPFW at 1 o’clock this afternoon when our special guest on Your Rights At Work will be DC Attorney General Karl Racine, with the latest on his efforts to battle wage theft here in DC.
And for complete details on all the latest labor events listings, go to dclabor.org and click on Calendar.
In today’s labor history, on this date in 1919, the Paris Peace Conference established the Commission on International Labour Legislation to draft the constitution the International Labour Organization, or ILO. Today, as part of the United Nations, the ILO is charged with drafting and overseeing international labor standards.
Today’s labor quote is by Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, speaking last year at the ILO’s Centenary International Labour Conference. Erna Solberg, who said:
“For 100 years, the ILO has been a champion of tripartite cooperation, bringing international regulation, worker rights and equality, conditions for competition and social justice. The term ‘decent work for all was coined by the ILO’.”
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