b'20 LEGALLY SPEAKINGTHE TREND TO CONSOLIDATE UNION LOCALSTHE DEMISE OF CITY TRADEASSOCIATIONS?M any International Unions are consolidating their locals and attemptingBy: Bob Dunleveyto create multi-state regional bargaining agreements to reduce their administrative costs, increase their bargaining power and set standard collective bargaining agreement terms and conditions favorable to them.at the bargaining table all that you fought for in 50 years of negotiations goes out the windowThe InsulatorAugust 2016'