Local 39

Unfair labor practice charge dismissed

An unfair labor practice charge filed against the city of Lincoln by Local 39, the city?s public-services classified staff, last fall was dismissed on June 7. City officials cont ...

Unfair labor practice charge to be decided May 11

A March 15 hearing was held between the city of Lincoln and International Union of Operating Engineers Local 39 to discuss the union’s unfair labor practice charge. The city and ...

Labor dispute continues

A “meeting of the minds” between Local 39 and the city of Lincoln did not happen during a Jan. 5 informal labor conference. That’s according to Joan Bryant, director of Pub ...

Labor complaint filed against city

The California Public Employment Relations Board has filed a complaint in favor of Lincoln’s public-services employees regarding an unfair labor practice charge. On Oct. 4, Local ...

Unfair labor practice charge under review

The unfair labor practice charge filed by Local 39 on Oct. 5 is under review by the Public Employment Relations Board. According to previous News Messenger reports, the charge was ...

Strike over Monday

All but three of the striking public-services workers reported back to work Monday morning. That’s according to the city of Lincoln’s public information officer Jill Thompson, ...

Striking workers return to work

All but three of the striking public services workers have reported back to work Monday morning. That’s according to Lincoln’s public information officer Jill Thompson, who sai ...

Strike in third week

Thirty-six public-services employees continue to picket City Hall, the airport and the city’s corp yard in an attempt to get a labor contract they can agree with. The employees b ...

Strike could end Tuesday night

Classified employees in Lincoln’s public services department will continue to strike at least through next Tuesday, the date City Council is to vote on a tentative labor agreemen ...

Concessions could cost some public services employees at least $400

City public-service employees striking outside of City Hall spoke Monday with The News Messenger about how concessions asked for by the city could affect their paychecks. They are ...

Public services employees still on strike as of Monday afternoon

City leaders met with union reps from Local 39 for most of Monday as 36 out of 37 of the city’s classified employees continued to strike outside of City Hall and at the city’s ...

City public services employees strike

Twenty-nine of Lincoln’s 37 public-services employees waited three hours at Tuesday’s City Council meeting before leaving the meeting to receive picket signs. Thirty-six of Lin ...

Employees say city, union could have done better

The News Messenger spoke with two of the five city employees who were laid off July 8 as a result of the classified-group voting no for concessions offered by the city as part of t ...

Local 39 rep addresses council’s concerns

“Multiple meetings” were held with the classified city employees group about concessions and the repercussions of a “no vote” for those concessions before a vote was taken. ...

Local 39 takes issue with mayor’s comment at council meeting

Editor’s note: The following letter is in response to the News Messenger article on page A3, July 15, “Five classified city employees lose their jobs because of budget.” In t ...