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PR Newswire: Labor & Union

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Published: Tue, 23 May 2017 08:58:21 EDT

Last Build Date: Tue, 23 May 2017 08:15:00 EDT


Always Best Care Senior Services Expands to Georgia

Tue, 23 May 2017 08:15:00 EDT

(image) ROSEVILLE, Calif., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Always Best Care® Senior Services, one of the leading senior care franchise systems in the United States, announced today it has opened a franchise in the Atlanta market. Always Best Care of Atlanta/Buckhead provides senior care services in t...

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Martin Luther King County Labor Council Passes Resolution Against Beverage Tax

Mon, 22 May 2017 17:28:00 EDT

(image) SEATTLE, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday May 17, 2017, Teamsters Local 174 presented a Resolution before the Martin Luther King County Labor Council urging them to "Beware of the Beverage Tax: It is not what it seems." The Resolution, which demanded that any beverage...

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Work Zone Safety Bill Will Save Lives

Mon, 22 May 2017 13:10:00 EDT

(image) COLUMBIA, S.C., May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carolinas AGC (CAGC) is celebrating the passage of the Work Zone Safety Bill, legislation that will save lives for the construction industry and the public. This bill has been five years in the making and is one that CAGC has filed,...

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Sonoma County Solid Waste Workers Vote To Join Teamsters Local 665

Mon, 22 May 2017 12:38:00 EDT

(image) SANTA ROSA, Calif., May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Solid waste and recycling workers throughout Sonoma County have voted to join Teamsters Local 665. An overwhelming majority of the almost 400 drivers, mechanics, customer service representatives and other workers voted to join...

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Teamsters Protest MillerCoors And Shore Point Distributing At Belmar Seafood Festival

Mon, 22 May 2017 11:54:00 EDT

(image) BELMAR, N.J., May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This weekend Teamster members, union allies, supporters and the mayor of the Belmar protested MillerCoors and Shore Point Distributing at the annual Belmar Seafood Festival. On April 30, the distributor that MillerCoors uses in...

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IBEW No Longer Represents Employees at Sinclair Station, KFDM, in Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas

Mon, 22 May 2017 10:16:00 EDT

(image) BALTIMORE, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) ("Sinclair") announced, and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers ("IBEW") Local Union 2286 confirmed, that with the expiration of the current agreement on May 18, 2017, the IBEW has ceased...

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ISM® Reports Economic Growth to Continue Throughout 2017

Mon, 22 May 2017 10:00:00 EDT

(image) Manufacturing Growth Continues in 2017; Revenue to Increase 4.4%; Capital Expenditure to Increase 5.2%; Capacity Utilization Currently at 82.5%; Non-Manufacturing Growth Continues in 2017; Revenue to Increase 4.1%; Capital Expenditure to Increase 5.2%; Capacity Utilization Currently at...

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Cal/OSHA insta a empleadores a que se alisten para temperaturas ardientes

Fri, 19 May 2017 20:30:00 EDT

(image) OAKLAND, 19 de mayo de 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Mientras el norte de California se alista para temperaturas por encima de los 100 grados Fahrenheit, Cal/OSHA insta a los empleadores a que revisen sus Programas de Prevención de Lesiones y Enfermedades y sus procedimientos...

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Teamsters: Long Island Shores And Bars Boycott Clare Rose And Anheuser-Busch Products

Fri, 19 May 2017 17:03:00 EDT

(image) GREAT NECK, N.Y., May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Long Island's small businesses are turning against Clare Rose, the sole distributor of Anheuser-Busch products and several craft beers like Blue Point and Greenport. Dozens of bars and stores are supporting the Teamsters strike,...

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Hoffa: Postponing Osha Injury Rule Data Collection Will Hurt Workers

Fri, 19 May 2017 16:44:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the decision by the U.S. Department of Labor to delay implementation of an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rule that mandates workplace...

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Hoffa: Teamsters Stand With AT&T Workers On Strike

Fri, 19 May 2017 15:46:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the decision by 40,000 AT&T workers to begin a three-day strike today. The workers have been at the bargaining table for months seeking a fair contract,...

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Cal/OSHA Urges Employers to Prepare For Sizzling Temperatures

Fri, 19 May 2017 15:10:00 EDT

(image) OAKLAND, May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Northern California braces for triple digit temperatures, Cal/OSHA urges all employers to revisit their Injury and Illness Prevention Programs and their emergency response procedures to make sure they are thoroughly prepared for high...

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April PA Unemployment Rate Increases to 4.9%

Fri, 19 May 2017 09:11:00 EDT

(image) HARRISBURG, Pa., May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for April 2017. Pennsylvania's unemployment rate was up one-tenth of a percentage point to 4.9 percent in April. This...

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Green America and The Child Labor Coalition Warn of Curtis Ellis Heading DOL's Bureau of International Labor Affairs

Thu, 18 May 2017 16:32:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green America and The Child Labor Coalition issued the following statement of concern regarding the consideration of Curtis Ellis for the position of Deputy Undersecretary in charge of the Department of Labor's Bureau of International...

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Landmark Workplace Safety and Health Regulation Approved to Reduce Risk of Major Incidents at Oil Refineries in California

Thu, 18 May 2017 15:54:00 EDT

(image) OAKLAND, Calif., May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Industrial Relations' (DIR) Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board today approved a landmark regulation to strengthen workplace safety and health at oil refineries across the state. The new regulation...

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USW Urges Prioritizing Workers in Renegotiation of NAFTA

Thu, 18 May 2017 13:10:00 EDT

(image) PITTSBURGH, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --  United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement today after the Administration notified Congress of its intent to begin the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreeme...

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Teamsters Protest Clare Rose At Anheuser-Busch Sponsored POLITICO Event

Thu, 18 May 2017 12:27:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union protested Anheuser-Busch distributor Clare Rose, Inc. at POLITICO's "An Audit on Tax Reform" event last night at the W Hotel in Washington, D.C. The event was sponsored by Anheuser-Busch [NYSE: BUD]. The...

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Express Scripts Subsidiary to Join Walgreens Boots Alliance Development Group Purchasing Organization

Thu, 18 May 2017 09:00:00 EDT

(image) ST. LOUIS, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX), through a wholly owned subsidiary, Innovative Product Alignment, LLC, today announced it will participate in Walgreens Boots Alliance Development GmbH (WBAD) group purchasing organization. In addition,...

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"Federal employees earn a living wage and benefits - and that's nothing to apologize for."

Thu, 18 May 2017 09:00:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Criticizing the pay and benefits earned by federal government employees detracts from the real crisis facing tens of millions of private-sector workers who don't earn enough to live on and lack basic benefits like health insurance and...

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Unfair Labor Practice Strike Thursday By Security, Fire and Safety Officers at Navy Pier

Wed, 17 May 2017 16:31:00 EDT

(image) CHICAGO, May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 50 security, fire and safety officers who serve and protect Chicago residents and tourists at Navy Pier will initiate an unfair labor practice strike on Thursday, May 18. The officers, represented by Teamsters Local...

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