Tentative contracts aren’t necessarily done deals
Nov 13, 2023

Tentative contracts aren’t necessarily done deals

Major unions including the UAW and SAG-AFTRA have reached tentative agreements with employers in recent weeks, but those contracts still need to be voted on.

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What's at stake at the Biden-Xi meeting?

President Joe Biden and China’s leader Xi Jinping have agreed to meet this week while both are at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit happening now in San Francisco. It’s their first meeting in nearly a year.

How important is a "ratification vote" in union contracts?

Nov 13, 2023
Union members from the auto industry to Hollywood actors are currently taking the votes. They are more than a rubber-stamping process.
Picket signs for a United Auto Workers rally in October. The UAW is among major unions to reach tentative contracts with employers.
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Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
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Erika Soderstrom Producer
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Nick Esposito Media Producer
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James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
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