labor union http://wamc.org en Vermont Senate Advances Public Union Agency Fees http://wamc.org/post/vermont-senate-advances-public-union-agency-fees <p></p><p></p><p>The Vermont Senate has given preliminary approval to a bill that calls on public employees who don't join their union to pay the union an agency fee for representing them in collective bargaining. Sat, 02 Feb 2013 02:25:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 57047 at http://wamc.org Vermont Senate Advances Public Union Agency Fees Merged Vermont Electric Utility, Union Make Single Deal http://wamc.org/post/merged-vermont-electric-utility-union-make-single-deal <p></p><p></p><p>About 300 unionized workers and Green Mountain Power have reached a five-year labor agreement that brings all employees under one contract after the company's expansion following its merger with the Central Vermont Public Service Corp.<br><br>GMP said Tuesday the contract with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 300 brings all union employees together under a single contract. Tue, 15 Jan 2013 21:51:45 +0000 Pat Bradley 55806 at http://wamc.org Merged Vermont Electric Utility, Union Make Single Deal