Today was our fifth negotiation meeting with management of SMDC. Our current contract expires at midnight. Management continued with their theme of NO!
Three main things happened today:
1.No progress, measured by…
2.No responses to our staffing proposal
3.No economic proposal. (Note: The MNA economic proposal includes fair wage increases, fair pension contributions and health insurance.)
“I am sad and depressed that such a beautiful Duluth day was wasted in negotiations as no forward progress was made today. Management has been absolutely non-responsive and it appears they are stalling to see what happens in the Metro Area. At out last meeting we informed Management that today we would have the Economic Proposal as our primary topic.
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