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Published: Sun, 25 Jun 2017 15:07:00 EDT

Last Build Date: Sun, 25 Jun 2017 09:30:00 EDT

 



Baystate Franklin Medical Center to Lock Out Nurses at 7 p.m. Sunday Ahead of June 26 One-Day Strike; RNs, Community Members to Support Locked Out Nurses

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 09:30:00 EDT

(image) GREENFIELD, Mass., June 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following a lack of progress by management on core RN issues during bargaining Friday, Baystate Franklin Medical Center nurses who want to care for their patients are preparing to be removed from the hospital or stopped from...



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Nurses Prepare to be Locked Out by Baystate Franklin Medical Center at 7 p.m. Sunday Ahead of June 26 One-Day Strike

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:36:00 EDT

(image) GREENFIELD, Mass., June 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following a lack of progress by management on core RN issues during bargaining Friday, Baystate Franklin Medical Center nurses who want to care for their patients are preparing to be removed from the hospital or stopped from...



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USW Blasts Proposal to Cancel Beryllium Protections for Shipyard and Construction Workers

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:01:00 EDT

(image) PITTSBURGH, June 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today blasted the Administration's proposal to cancel important protections for shipyard and construction workers exposed to beryllium. Under the proposal OSHA released this morning, employers would no...



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USW Cares: Member from Canada Wins Top Jefferson Award Honor for Community Service

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:54:00 EDT

(image) PITTSBURGH, June 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A United Steelworkers member from Canada who leads efforts to help refugees has won top honors from the Jefferson Awards Foundation, marking the second year in a row the union has taken a national prize for its community service work....



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A Nation in Pain: Focus on Medicaid

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:29:00 EDT

(image) ST. LOUIS, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Our nation's unprecedented opioid epidemic has been called the worst drug crisis in American history. To highlight the severity of this issue, consider these few alarming statistics: Drug overdose now leads the cause of accidental deaths...



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Independent Pilot Labor Lauds AIRR Act

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:24:00 EDT

WASHINGTON, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft Pilots (NJASAP), Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA), and Allied Pilots Association (APA) are pleased to announce their support for HR 2997: The 21st Century Aviation...



Cal/OSHA recuerda a los empleadores con trabajadores que laboran al aire libre que deben proveer agua potable para evitar enfermedades causadas por el calor

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:43:00 EDT

(image) OAKLAND, California, 22 de junio de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Cal/OSHA recuerda a los empleadores con trabajadores que laboran al aire libre que deben proveer agua potable y exhortar a los trabajadores a mantenerse hidratados con el fin de evitar enfermedades causadas por el...



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Federal union leader says Senate health care bill 'shameful'

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:41:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. released the following statement in response to the Senate's draft legislation dismantling the Affordable Care Act:...



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Teamsters Appoint Local 25 Business Agent John Murphy As UPS Freight Director

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:32:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa has appointed John A. Murphy as UPS Freight Director in the Teamsters Package Division. Murphy is a 40-year Teamster who currently serves as a business...



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Wendell Young IV Of UFCW Local 1776 Congratulates Three Successful Medical Marijuana Grower Applicants

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:55:00 EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Wendell W. Young IV, President of UFCW Local 1776, today congratulated three successful applicants for medical marijuana licenses in Pennsylvania, all of whom have signed Labor Peace Agreements with UFCW. The Pennsylvania Department of...



USW: Dura-Line Unlawfully Closed Kentucky Plant, Judge Orders Mexichem Subsidiary to Compensate Reinstate and Reimburse Laid-Off Workers

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:21:00 EDT

(image) PITTSBURGH, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that Administrative Law Judge Melissa M. Olivero of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in a decision this week blistered management of Dura-Line Corporation and its parent company,...



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Cal/OSHA Reminds Employers with Outdoor Workers that Fresh Water Must be Provided to Prevent Heat Illness

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:17:00 EDT

(image) OAKLAND, Calif., June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cal/OSHA is reminding employers with outdoor workers they must provide fresh water and encourage workers to stay hydrated in order to prevent heat illness, especially during heat waves. The National Weather Service has extended its...



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Study Depicts Bleak Future for Merchant Generation

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:00:00 EDT

DENVER, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Merchant generators are increasingly unable to recover fixed costs in electric power plants, an economic reality eroding their financial viability and grid reliability , according to a study released today by the Wilkinson Barker...



Mesothelioma Compensation Center Now Urges an Electric Utility Worker or Electrician with Mesothelioma to Aim High for Compensation and To Call About Specific Lawyers To Help

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:35:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is now urging an electrical worker or any electrician who has recently been diagnosed with mesothelioma to call anytime at 800-714-0303 for access to two or three of the nation's most skilled, experienced, and...



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Unlocking America's Potential: Michelson 20MM Joins the America Forward Coalition

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 06:15:00 EDT

(image) LOS ANGELES, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michelson 20MM Foundation became the newest member of the America Forward Coalition in an effort to champion innovative, effective solutions to America's pressing social issues. Established in 2007, the America Forward...



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AT&T Announces CWA-Represented Employees Vote to Ratify East Wireline Agreement

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 22:36:00 EDT

(image) DALLAS, June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Leadership of the Communications Workers of America (CWA) has notified AT&T* that CWA-represented wireline employees have voted to ratify a four-year contract in the East region. The contract covers nearly 200 wireline employees in...



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Pennsylvania Teamsters Rally At Capitol In Protest Of Anti-Worker Legislation

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:28:00 EDT

(image) HARRISBURG, Pa., June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than a thousand Teamsters from across Pennsylvania rallied on the steps of the state capitol today to protest legislation designed to weaken worker protections and undercut their ability to bargain for improvements on...



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Teamsters Announce Appointment Of Hienton To Central Region Freight Coordinator

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:27:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa announced the appointment of Michael Hienton to Central Region Freight Coordinator. Hienton is a 25-year Teamster who currently serves as vice...



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Pennsylvania Labor & Industry Secretary Kathy Manderino Gives Remarks at AFL-CIO Apprenticeship Accelerator

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:47:00 EDT

(image) PITTSBURGH, June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Department of Labor & Industry Secretary Kathy Manderino gave remarks at the AFL-CIO Apprenticeship Accelerator Meeting in Pittsburgh to highlight the benefits of registered apprenticeship programs. She was joined by...



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Labor Board to Prosecute Hecla for Unfair Labor Practices

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:39:00 EDT

(image) PITTSBURGH, June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that Region 19 of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on Monday, June 19, 2017, issued a consolidated complaint and set a hearing for Sept. 19, 2017, to prosecute Hecla Mining Company...



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