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Published: Sat, 22 Jul 2017 10:55:45 EDT

Last Build Date: Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:43:00 EDT

 



Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters Releases First Edition of The Digital Carpenter

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:43:00 EDT

(image) EDISON, N.J., July 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) has released the first edition of The Digital Carpenter, a magazine featuring news and features on our issues, projects and Union Carpenters. To read The Digital Carpenter, please...



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TCRC-MWED ratify five-year agreement with CP

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:38:00 EDT

(image) CALGARY, July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP) (NYSE:CP) and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference Maintenance of Way Employees Division (TCRC-MWED) today announced they have ratified a new five-year agreement. "We thank the union leadership for their vision and...



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Gubernatorial Democratic Candidate Phil Murphy Visiting Carpenters Union Picket Line at Park and Shore High-Rise Construction in Jersey City

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:48:00 EDT

(image) JERSEY CITY, N.J., July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gubernatorial Democratic candidate Phil Murphy is visiting the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters' (NRCC) picket line on Friday, July 21st from 12-12:30 p.m. The event will take place at 75 Park Lane, near the corner of...



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NEW VIDEO: How Trump's Budget Hurts America's Civil Servants, Veterans, Law Enforcement Officers

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 17:01:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new video from the American Federation of Government Employees highlights the massive wage and benefit cuts that current, future, and retired federal workers would face under the House Republicans' proposed budget. The budget...



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Teamsters Reach Agreement After Two-Day Strike At Twin River Casino

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:32:00 EDT

(image) LINCOLN, R.I., July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamster Local 251 members have won an agreement for a new contract at Twin River Casino after a 41.5 hour strike from Friday afternoon through Sunday morning. Teamster members unanimously authorized a strike when Twin River...



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Teamsters Decry Shutdown Of L.A. Cannabis Facility With Union Ties

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:43:00 EDT

(image) LOS ANGELES, July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A cannabis cultivator who just last week reached a labor peace agreement with Teamsters Joint Council 42 for the right to organize some 150 employees at his three facilities in the city has been forced to shut down one location after a...



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Media Advisory: USW Members to Rally Against Unfair Trade

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:13:00 EDT

(image) GRANITE CITY, Ill., July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members from three USW locals at U.S. Steel's Granite City Works will rally with their allies Thursday against the unfair trade that caused the idling of large portions of their facility. Some 18 months after U.S. Steel...



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NY State Assembly Speaker Heastie and Assemblymember Bronson Visit Carpenters Training Facility in Rochester, NY

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 08:44:00 EDT

(image) ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York State Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie and Assemblymember Harry Bronson visited the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters' (NRCC) Rochester Training Facility (21 Jetview Drive, Rochester, NY) on Tuesday, July 18th.  ...



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Robert L. Johnson Applauds U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) and Ten Republican U.S. Senators for Their Letter Urging U.S. Department of Labor Secretary R. Alexander Acosta to Increase Retirement Savings Opportunities for Minority and Working Class Amer

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 07:00:00 EDT

(image) BETHESDA, Md., July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert L. Johnson, Chairman of The RLJ Companies and majority owner of Retirement Clearinghouse fully supports Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) for his leadership to reduce retirement plan cash out leakage when an employee changes jobs allowing their...



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Cascades Inaugurates New State-of-the-Art Tissue Converting Plant on the West Coast

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 17:57:00 EDT

(image) SCAPPOOSE, OR, July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Cascades Inc. (TSX: CAS), leader in the recovery and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue products, today officially inaugurated its new state-of-the-art, 284,000-square-foot tissue converting facility in Scappoose, Oregon. The grand...



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New York-Area UNFI Drivers Win First Teamsters Contract

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 16:45:00 EDT

(image) MONTGOMERY, N.Y., July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Drivers who deliver groceries for United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) in Montgomery ratified their first-ever Teamster contract this weekend. The contract guarantees overtime pay after 40 hours worked in a week, yearly pay...



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Hoffa: Teamsters Disappointed By Lack Of Specifics In New NAFTA Objectives

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 16:06:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the White House's release of its "Summary of Objectives for the NAFTA Renegotiation" last night. "I am disappointed that the latest version of the...



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Furniture Deliveries Stopped at New York Presbyterian Hospital as Unions Protest "Cheap" Contractor Jobs

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 14:00:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nurses, nurse aides, and other healthcare workers from New York Presbyterian Hospital joined fired Teamsters today outside the hospital. Workers are protesting New York Presbyterians' decision to take furniture deliveries from Waldner's...



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NCCMP Board Re-Affirms Multiemployer Pension Policy Priorities

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 13:12:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of the National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (NCCMP) held its annual meeting on July 11, 2017 whereupon it reaffirmed the commitment of NCCMP to pursue three significant pension policy objectives...



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Cascades Inaugurates New State-of-the-Art Tissue Converting Plant on the West Coast

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 13:00:00 EDT

(image) SCAPPOOSE, OR, July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Cascades Inc. (TSX: CAS), leader in the recovery and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue products, today officially inaugurated its new state-of-the-art, 284,000-square-foot tissue converting facility in Scappoose, Oregon. The grand...



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USW: Administration's NAFTA Renegotiation Objectives Must Reverse Past Failures

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 10:49:00 EDT

(image) PITTSBURGH, July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement after the office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) released a letter to Congress identifying the objectives it would seek to...



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Road to Repair Urges Long-Term Water Infrastructure Investments

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:06:00 EDT

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, N.J., July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) Draft Water Supply Plan, this week Greg Lalevee, Chairman of the Engineers Labor-Employer Cooperative Business Manager of IUOE Local 825 and Vice...



Caterpillar Yellow Iron a Highlight of White House "Made in America" Showcase

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 13:00:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) brought its iconic yellow iron to the White House as part of a "Made in America" event to showcase products built in the United States. Companies from all 50 states were invited – Caterpillar solely...



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Ohio Father, Baby with Brain Cancer at Same Time Could Lose Health Insurance

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 10:19:00 EDT

(image) COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A young Ohio father and his baby boy who battled brain cancer at the same time are among the 22 million Americans at risk of losing health insurance if a bill being considered by the United States Senate becomes law. The...



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Carpenters Union Protesting the Start of Park and Shore High-Rise Construction in Jersey City

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 09:14:00 EDT

(image) JERSEY CITY, N.J., July 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) will begin a campaign to raise awareness for the business and employment practices of Structure Tech, the subcontractor responsible for construction of the concrete super...



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