Bloomberg Law Analysis

ANALYSIS: Will Lower Headcounts Influence Large Union Contracts?

Oct. 9, 2019, 10:33 AM

The pressures of a shrinking cohort may factor into negotiations for the two largest collective bargaining agreements up for renewal in October.

The largest on the list is the contract between the city of New York and its second-largest union local, AFSCME District Council 37.

Meanwhile, the largest private-sector contracts set to expire this month are dual pacts between the United Food and Commercial Workers and grocery retail chains Giant and Safeway, according to Bloomberg Law’s labor data.

Bloomberg Law’s labor databases count 165 union contracts involving 100 or more workers that are set to expire in October, involving a...

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