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Published: Tue, 17 Jan 2017 04:13:00 EST

Last Build Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:50:00 EST


Teamsters At San Francisco International Airport Vote To Strike

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:50:00 EST

(image) SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters employed as auditors, cashiers and office personnel have voted unanimously to reject a final contract offer from the parking facility operator at the San Francisco International Airport (SFO). "Every worker voted...

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Hydro One named one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:01:00 EST

(image) TORONTO, Jan. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Hydro One is proud to announce it was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People for 2017 by Mediacorp Canada Inc. This designation recognizes Hydro One as an industry leader in offering scholarships which include paid work terms, in...

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The Wawa Family is Growing in Southeast Florida! Wawa Announces Hiring Push for Store Management and Associates for First Stores to Open in Palm Beach and Broward Counties

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:07:00 EST

(image) WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Wawa, Inc. is thrilled to announce that it is in the final stages of its launch into Southeast Florida with the first wave of new stores slated to open during the first half of 2017. Wawa's store operations team has started accepting...

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Zhaopin: No Year-End Bonus for Over 50% of Chinese White-Collar Workers in 2016

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 18:30:00 EST

BEIJING, Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Zhaopin Limited (NYSE: ZPIN) ("Zhaopin" or the "Company"), a leading career platform1 in China focused on connecting users with relevant job opportunities throughout their career lifecycles, released its 2016 White-Collar Worker Year-End Bonus Survey...

Aspen Institute Future of Work Initiative Releases Report and Policy Agenda on Ways to Restore the Promise of Work in America

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:19:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Aspen Institute's Future of Work Initiative – led by honorary co-chairs U.S. Senator Mark Warner of Virginia and Purdue University President and former Governor of Indiana Mitch Daniels – released a marquee new report on...

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Southwest and NetJets Pilots Urge President-elect Trump to Reverse NAI Foreign Carrier Permit

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 12:27:00 EST

(image) DALLAS, Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) is partnering with the NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft Pilots (NJASAP) to urge President-elect Trump to reverse the decision to grant Norwegian Air International a foreign carrier...

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USW Supports Announcement of USTR Action to Address Chinese Aluminum Overcapacity: China's Free Ride Needs to End

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:15:00 EST

(image) PITTSBURGH, Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today in support of the United States Trade Representative's (USTR) announcement that it was requesting consultations with China regarding its continuing expansion of...

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Former Aaron's Inc. Executive Chad Strickland Launches Workforce Design Studio

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 08:41:00 EST

(image) ATLANTA, Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, a first of its kind workforce design studio – theTifosi LLC – announced its formation. Founded by Chad Strickland, a former senior executive for an Atlanta based specialty retailer Aaron's, Inc., the new entity will be focused on assisting...

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CareerCast Identifies Low Stress and High-Stress Professions for 2017

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 08:30:00 EST

(image) CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- If you thrive on stress, working as a Firefighter, Police Officer, Newspaper Reporter, or Broadcaster might be a good fit for you. But if you want a less pressure-filled work atmosphere, you should consider professions such as Diagnostic...

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USW Salutes Gov. Cuomo's "Buy American" Procurement Initiative

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 15:19:00 EST

(image) PITTSBURGH, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that the union strongly supports New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's proposed "Buy American" policy for all new state procurements over $100,000 that would create the strongest mandate for the...

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Cal/OSHA Investigates Four Recent Tree Trimming Deaths, Announces Safety Campaign

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 15:04:00 EST

(image) OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following four recent tree-trimming workplace fatalities, Cal/OSHA is reminding workers and employers in this high-risk industry to take precautions to avoid accidents. Cal/OSHA is investigating the four deaths, which occurred...

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VA Employee Union: Dr. Shulkin 'strong choice' to lead the VA

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 14:49:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement in response to President-elect Donald J. Trump's nomination of Dr. David Shulkin as the next Secretary of the...

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Dramatic Uptick in Percent of Employers Providing Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as Paid Holiday Per Nationwide Survey

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:00:00 EST

(image) ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, over two in five American employers (43 percent) will provide a paid day off for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a notable increase from the previous all-time high of 37 percent recorded in each of the past two years. The nationwide...

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Pilots Respond to Southwest Airlines' New Leadership Structure

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 12:12:00 EST

(image) DALLAS, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) today responded to the leadership structure announcement by Southwest Airlines in which the company named Tom Nealon as president, among other promotions. Representing more than 8,500...

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Nominations Announced for the Make-up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS) 2017 Annual Awards Recognizing Outstanding Achievements in Motion Pictures, Television, Commercials and Live Theater

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 09:45:00 EST

(image) LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Nominees for the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) in 23 categories honoring make-up artists and hair stylists outstanding achievements in motion pictures, television, commercials and live theater were...

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Teamsters Applaud Introduction Of Legislation To Close Executive Pay Tax Loophole

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 14:03:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union fully supports the Stop Subsidizing Multimillion Dollar Corporate Bonuses Act as an important step toward ensuring corporations pay their fair share in taxes and curbing the trend of excessive executive pay....

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NWSEO: Northeast's Busiest Airports Operate with Aviation Forecast Office Closures Due to NWS Vacancies

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 11:40:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Weather Service aviation offices that provide forecasts for New York, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C.'s airspace were closed during busy daytime travel over the holidays, jeopardizing the safety of the flying public....

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Teamsters Denounce Passage Of Destructive Anti-Worker Bills In Kentucky

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 16:35:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kentucky Republican state lawmakers pushed through three bills this weekend designed to attack working families by driving down wages and weakening labor unions. Gov. Matt Bevin has already signed the bills into law. The Republican...

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Why Every Business Needs a PMO

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 16:00:00 EST

(image) TORONTO, Jan. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Project management has been in play since the beginning of time. The Great Pyramids built by Pharaohs, the construction of the Great Wall of China, and the Hoover Dam could be all termed "mega-projects".  By definition, project management is a temporar...

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Baystate Noble Hospital Nurses to Hold Informational Picket and Rally for Safe Patient Limits on Wednesday, Jan. 11

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 11:10:00 EST

(image) WESTFIELD, Mass., Jan. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baystate Noble Hospital (BNH) nurses, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA), will hold an informational picket and rally on Wednesday, Jan. 11 for the first time in 20 years to call attention to the hospital and...

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