about the Department
The Research and Collective Bargaining Services Department offers an array of services to affiliates.
Staff reps can access services by contacting the Research Department via email, by telephone or using the Ask a Researcher form.
Health and Pension Benefits
Understand proposed changes in health benefits and pensions and find alternatives.
Wage and Benefit Surveys
See how your unit’s pay compares to others, if negotiations are stalled or to prepare for impasse proceedings. Allow up to one month of lead time for custom surveys.
Find out if an employer has the ability to pay.
Get arbitrator profiles from databases as well as union attorneys’ reviews of labor arbitrators.
Learn the records of companies bidding on members’ jobs and get help mounting your campaign against contracting out.