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Published: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:39:26 EDT

Last Build Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:55:00 EDT

 



Berkshire Medical Center Withdraws Unfair Labor Practice Charge against MNA Nurses

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:55:00 EDT

(image) PITTSFIELD, Mass., Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Berkshire Medical Center has withdrawn an unfair labor practice charge against its own registered nurses alleging contract negotiations have been "designed to serve" a statewide campaign for safe patient limits by the...



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Rasmussen College Hosting Free Virtual Career Fair

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:43:00 EDT

(image) MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited1 private college, will host its first Virtual Career Fair Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT. The free event will help students, graduates and community members advance their job-seeking skills...



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PeopleKeys helps Ohio retailer, Eagle Rental Purchase, Grow through Relationships

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:00:00 EDT

(image) YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- PeopleKeys, a leader in behavioral workplace sciences, is helping rental company, Eagle Rentals, prepare to expand their services into new Ohio and Pennsylvania locations. The regional retailer has been engaged in ongoing transformation...



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Teamster Leaders In U.S., Canada Laud Their Respective NAFTA Negotiators

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:48:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the fourth round of NAFTA renegotiation, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters dispatched staff from both its U.S. and Canadian trade policy teams to track and influence the negotiations on behalf of several top Teamster...



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ESOP Association Welcomes Nomination of Preston Rutledge to Head EBSA

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:45:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ESOP Association is encouraged to learn that Preston Rutledge has been nominated as the Assistant Secretary for the Department of Labor's Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA). If his nomination is approved, The...



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NABTU President Sean McGarvey Named to DOL Apprenticeship Task Force

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:03:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NABTU President Sean McGarvey was today appointed by US Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta to serve on the department's newly conceived Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion. The Task Force is an outgrowth of an Executive Order...



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Cal/OSHA emite advertencia para la seguridad de trabajadores en áreas de incendios arrasadores

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 20:52:00 EDT

OAKLAND, California, 13 de octubre de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Cal/OSHA aconseja a los empleadores que deben tomar precauciones para proteger a trabajadores de peligros asociados con el humo de incendios arrasadores. El humo de los incendios arrasadores contiene...



Cal/OSHA Issues Advisory for Worker Safety in Wildfire Regions

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 20:33:00 EDT

OAKLAND, California, Oct. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Cal/OSHA is advising employers that special precautions must be taken to protect workers from hazards from wildfire smoke. Smoke from wildfires contains chemicals, gases and fine particles that can harm health. The...



Cal/OSHA Issues Advisory for Worker Safety in Wildfire Regions

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 20:14:00 EDT

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cal/OSHA is advising employers that special precautions must be taken to protect workers from hazards from wildfire smoke. Smoke from wildfires contains chemicals, gases and fine particles that can harm health. The greatest...



Strike Appears Imminent at First Student as Negotiations Break Down

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 17:28:00 EDT

(image) SEATTLE, Oct. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Negotiations between Teamsters Local 174 and Seattle School District bus contractor First Student broke down yesterday. The negotiations over healthcare and retirement – which affect over 400 school bus drivers in Seattle – began in June,...



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WCSPOA: Improper Labor Practice Charge To Be Filed Against The Wayne County Sheriff And Board Of Supervisors

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 16:18:00 EDT

LYONS, N.Y., Oct. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a highly unusual maneuver to avoid negotiations, the Wayne County Sheriff's Office and Board of Supervisors canceled negotiations with the Wayne County Sheriff Police Officer's Association. In a letter to the association, the...



Culinary Union Announces Due Diligence Resource for Prospective Partners of Fertitta Capital

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:44:00 EDT

(image) LAS VEGAS, Oct. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Providing a history of companies controlled by the principals behind Fertitta Capital, FertittaMoneyWatch.org is aimed at busy entrepreneurs who might be interested in the $500 million available from the new family office. The site goes...



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AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust Joins UN-Supported Principles for Responsible Investment

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 09:33:00 EDT

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) today announced that the $6.1 billion fixed-income investment company has signed the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), which is widely recognized as the leading global...



China Labor Watch: As Apple's orders decline, supplier Jabil's workers go on strike in Wuxi

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:59:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of workers went on strike on October 11, in protest of Jabil's layoff, position rearrangements and its refusal to provide previously promised rewards, according to workers' account. Workers say the factories are laying off...



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Baystate Franklin Medical Center Withdraws Unfair Labor Practice Charge against MNA Nurses

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 12:27:00 EDT

(image) GREENFIELD, Mass., Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baystate Franklin Medical Center has withdrawn an unfair labor practice charge filed this summer against its own registered nurses alleging that they have no right to strike to protest Baystate's refusal to negotiate a fair...



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Teamsters, Labor Allies Propose A Pro-Worker Path Forward For NAFTA

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 11:30:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Top Teamsters leaders joined with members of Congress and their fellow union allies from across North America today in laying out a path forward for a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as negotiators meet in the...



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Local 727 Applauds Repeal of Job-Killing Beverage Tax

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 15:34:00 EDT

(image) CHICAGO, Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters Local 727 applauds the repeal of the Cook County Beverage Tax Ordinance today by the Cook County Board of Commissioners. The repeal, which goes into effect December 1, means that working families will no longer be required...



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Teamsters Support Improved Pensions For N.Y. Law Enforcement

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 18:13:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa today wrote New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to request enactment of a new law that would provide for an optional 20-year retirement for county correction officers and deputy sheriffs in the...



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AFL-CIO HIT Executives Address Growing Trend Of Domestic Impact Investing In October Benefits Magazine Article

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 12:09:00 EDT

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Impact investing by pension plans seeking to achieve social accomplishments as well as competitive returns on their investments reached a record $8.1 trillion last year and is poised to increase as its benefits are more widely...



Express Scripts to Acquire eviCore healthcare; Accelerates Company's Shift to Patient Benefit Management

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 09:00:00 EDT

(image) ST. LOUIS and BLUFFTON, S.C., Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX) today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire privately-held eviCore healthcare, the industry leader in evidence-based medical benefit management services, for $3.6...



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