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The cost of travel by sea

...Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific declined to comment for this story, and calls to a representative from the Marine Engineers Beneficial Association were not returned Friday.Because the negotiations spilled past a legislative deadline to get new contracts...
State | Local | AK legislature
Gov told to 'hold the line' in union talks

...the Senate would remove the cost-of-living differential.Ben Goldrich, representative for the Marine Engineers' Beneficial Association, said he was aware of the lawmakers' letter to Parnell and called the timing of the Senate bill unfortunate...
State | AK legislature
Bill would cut Alaska ferry workers' salaries

...have a chilling effect on bargaining between the marine unions and the state.Ben Goldrich, with the Marine Engineers Beneficial Association, said cost-of-living adjustments have traditionally been discussed in bargaining.Goldrich said...
State | AK legislature
Ferry route shuffle comes as a surprise

...get vetted through the normal public process," said Joe Geldhof, a Juneau-based attorney for the Marine Engineers Beneficial Association union. Geldhof said the state's decision will cause major dislocations of employment for ferry workers...
Fairweather launch set back 1 week

...negotiate three-year contracts with the state for the vessel's employees. The three labor unions - Marine Engineers' Beneficial Association; Masters, Mates and Pilots; and the Inland Boatmen's Union of the Pacific - signed a letter of...
Interim city manager named

...and people are working in the city's best interest," he said. Joe Geldhof, Alaska counsel for the Marine Engineers Beneficial Association, said MacKinnon is a good choice for interim manager. The MEBA represents more than 300 city employees...
Road study expands to west side of Lynn Canal wait until spring to answer that question," Yost said. Joe Geldhof, a representative for the Marine Engineers' Beneficial Association, which includes engineers, deck officers and state ferry workers, said extending the life of the...
Governor reverses order for state holiday to honor Reagan

...rescinded the state holiday because of a clause in union contracts for city employees represented by the Marine Engineers' Beneficial Association. A clause in the contracts says city employees represented by MEBA are allowed to take off state holidays...
State claims unions acted in bad faith

...appeal cites two of the three unions - the Marine Engineers Beneficial Association and the International Organization for...every level. Joe Geldhof, counsel for Marine Engineers Beneficial Association, wonders why Chance is filing the charge...
State, unions reach pact on Chenega

...relations. The operating contract was approved by representatives of the Masters, Mates and Pilots, the Marine Engineers Beneficial Association, and the Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific. The Chenega, originally set to begin service July...


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