"Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration." Lincoln's First Annual Message to Congress, December 3, 1861.
Village of Tivoli Ratifies Contract
Posted On: Feb 15, 2013
The Village of Tivoli and UPSEU have recently agreed to a successor contract. The term of the agreement is from June 1, 2012 through May 31, 2015. Members received percentage raises in each year of the contract, as well as a raise in longevity pay. Also included is a boot allowance and a clothing allowance which was not previously enjoyed. This retroactive contract was achieved with the assistance of UPSEU member Cody Thayer and Jack Rogers, Labor Relations Representative.