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Published: Tue, 22 Aug 2017 18:52:34 EDT

Last Build Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2017 13:24:00 EDT

 



Hoffa: NAFTA Reform That Puts Workers First Is Essential As Talks Continue

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 13:24:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to the conclusion of the first round of NAFTA renegotiation talks that ended Sunday. "The Teamsters have been calling for NAFTA withdrawal or its...



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CareerCast Names Best Jobs Without a Four-Year Degree

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 08:35:00 EDT

(image) CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Although job seekers with a four-year college degree may make considerably more money than their counterparts with less education, there are many career opportunities in thriving industries for job seekers without a four-year college degree,...



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Inside Rx Expands Program To More Than 60 Prescription Brand Medications; Saves Americans More Than $1 Million Since Launch

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 06:00:00 EDT

(image) FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Inside Rx, a new venture launched in May by Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) that provides affordable access to patients paying full list price for prescription medications, is expanding the list of discounted medications available to...



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Indiana Red Cross Workers Ratify Teamsters Contract

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:20:00 EDT

(image) FORT WAYNE, Ind., Aug. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Red Cross mobile-unit and fixed-site staff throughout Indiana and Western Ohio have voted to ratify their first agreement as members of Teamsters Local 414. The contract was unanimously ratified yesterday and covers...



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Flight Attendants at Mesa Airlines Reach Tentative Agreement

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:11:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mesa Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today announced a tentative agreement with Mesa Airlines management. The four year agreement would cover over 1,100 Flight Attendants and...



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CalPortland Strike Ends And Larger Strike Avoided As Teamsters Local 174 Members Ratify A Contract With Sand And Gravel Companies

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:41:00 EDT

(image) TUKWILA, Wash., Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A full week after 86 Teamsters at CalPortland walked off the job and 208 other Teamsters in the sand and gravel industry prepared to do the same, everyone is now back to work after a deal was finally reached in the pre-dawn hours...



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Teamsters Support Citizen Veto Of Right-To-Work Law In Missouri

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:06:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa on the efforts of thousands of Missourians to repeal SB 19, the destructive right-to-work law passed earlier this year. "Today, thousands of men and...



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Massachusetts Nurses Association Statement on the Attorney General's Letter about the former North Adams Regional Hospital's Endowment Funds and Trustee Action Related to the Hospital's Illegal Closure

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:48:00 EDT

(image) NORTH ADAMS, Mass., Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from the Massachusetts Nurses Association regarding the Aug. 9, 2017 letter from the Attorney General's Office to Berkshire Health Systems that addresses the transfer of endowment funds from the...



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Teamsters Local 174 Unfair Labor Practice Strike Poised To Expand

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:13:00 EDT

TUKWILA, Wash., Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, on the sixth day of the Unfair Labor Practice strike against sand and gravel company CalPortland, the rest of the nearly 300 Teamsters in the sand and gravel industry prepare to join their 86 CalPortland Brothers on the...



La Oficina del Comisionado Laboral multa a un restaurante de Chula Vista más de $274,000 por robo de sueldo

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:28:00 EDT

(image) SAN DIEGO, 16 de agosto de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- La Oficina del Comisionado Laboral ha multado a un restaurante de Chula Vista más de $274,000 en sueldos impagos y sanciones por varios casos de robo de sueldo y violaciones de las leyes laborales. Se ordenó a Dorantes...



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Baystate Franklin and Noble Nurses Vote to Reject Management's 'Best and Final' Contract Offers; Noble RNs Authorize One-Day Strike

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:57:00 EDT

(image) WESTFIELD, Mass. and GREENFIELD, Mass., Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The registered nurses of Baystate Franklin Medical Center and Baystate Noble Hospital, who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, voted in recent days to reject management's "best and final"...



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Labor Commissioner's Office Cites Chula Vista Restaurant Over $274,000 for Wage Theft

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:13:00 EDT

(image) SAN DIEGO, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Labor Commissioner's Office cited a Chula Vista restaurant more than $274,000 in back wages and penalties for multiple wage theft and labor law violations. Dorantes Inc., doing business as La Querencia, is ordered to pay...



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La Oficina del Comisionado Laboral presenta una demanda de $6.3 millones por clasificación errónea y robo de sueldo contra compañía de construcción de Glendale

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:59:00 EDT

(image) LOS ÁNGELES, 16 de agosto de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- La Oficina del Comisionado Laboral ha presentado una demanda contra Calcrete Construction, Inc., buscando $6,300,338 por múltiples violaciones de robo de sueldo que afectan a un grupo de 249 trabajadores de la construcción...



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Coalition of American Flange Producers Files Dumping and Subsidy Petition Against Imports from China and India, Wiley Rein Reports

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:23:00 EDT

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Coalition of American Flange Producers (CAFP) formally filed a petition with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission, asserting that imports of stainless steel flanges from China and India are being...



Teamsters Local 8: Penn State Workers Ratify New Contract

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:02:00 EDT

(image) STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters at Pennsylvania State University voted to ratify their most recent contract by over 80 percent on Monday. The three-year agreement covers more than 2,600 workers in hospitality, maintenance, landscaping and various...



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USW: NLRB Finds Merit in B&H Unfair Labor Practice Charge

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:29:00 EDT

(image) PITTSBURGH, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) announced today that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has found merit in an unfair labor practice charge alleging B&H Photo, an electronics retailer in New York, refused to bargain in good...



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Largest Federal Union Asks Congress, 'Why Won't You Fill the 49,000 Vacancies at the VA?'

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:28:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Veterans around the country are being forced to wait longer for care. Working people at the VA are struggling to do their jobs while staffing shortages are at near dangerous levels. And Congress is busy self-congratulating themselves...



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USW Statement on Violence in Charlottesville

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:33:00 EDT

(image) PITTSBURGH, Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was issued today by Fred Redmond, United Steelworkers (USW) Vice President for Human Affairs, on the domestic terrorism perpetrated by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend. The United...



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Teamsters: America Must Stand Up Against New Wave Of Racism, Anti-Semitism

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 14:05:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by the Teamsters in response to the violence propagated by white nationalists and neo-Nazis during their planned rally in Charlottesville, Va. Saturday that led to the deaths of counter-protester...



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Labor Commissioner's Office Files $6.3 Million Misclassification and Wage Theft Lawsuit against Glendale Construction Company

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 13:55:00 EDT

(image) LOS ANGELES, Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Labor Commissioner's Office has filed a lawsuit against Calcrete Construction, Inc. seeking $6,300,338 for multiple wage theft violations affecting a group of 249 construction workers and the willful misclassification of 175...



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