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Published: Wed, 07 Dec 2016 23:06:09 EST

Last Build Date: Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:08:00 EST


FMCS Honors Labor-Management Cooperation With 2016 Director's Award for Excellence To American Water and the Utility Workers Union of America

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:08:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FMCS Director Allison Beck today honored the outstanding leadership of the American Water Works Company, Inc. and the Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA) as a "shining example" of labor-management cooperation in the United...

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Amerijet flight crews ratify collective bargaining agreements

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:00:00 EST

(image) FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Amerijet International, Inc. is pleased to announce that its pilots and professional flight engineers, represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, have voted to ratify their new collective bargaining agreements with the...

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Driscoll to be Named Secretary-Treasurer of Bricklayers Union as Kramer Announces Retirement

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:00:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Henry F. Kramer, Secretary-Treasurer of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers (BAC), has announced his plan to retire effective December 31, 2016, after more than 8 years of service as an International Union...

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Year in Review: Labor & Industry's Focus on Customers Drives 2016 Results

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:08:00 EST

(image) HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) has focused on training workers, helping working families, and creating innovative, customer-driven initiatives throughout 2016. "This year I traveled across the...

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Global Unions Stand With Teamsters, Condemn XPO's CEO Incentive Plan

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:58:00 EST

(image) BRUSSELS, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Forty-five leaders of 15 labor unions in Europe that represent workers at XPO Logistics workers in nine countries agreed to condemn a plan this week that could give XPO CEO Bradley Jacobs a windfall stock award worth $110 million at...

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NPA Introduces Parking Safety Certificate Program

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:50:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Parking Association (NPA) has launched a Parking Safety Certificate program for parking professionals to learn vital parking safety approaches. The Parking Safety Certificate is part of NPA's micro-credentials program for...

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Florida Blue Named a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:48:00 EST

(image) JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Florida Blue's strong commitment to policies and practices supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees has resulted in a perfect score on the Corporate Equality Index for the eighth straight year. The CEI is a...

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Teamster Pilots, Flight Engineers Ratify Contract With Amerijet

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:44:00 EST

(image) NORTH MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- By an overwhelming margin, Teamster pilots and professional flight engineers at Amerijet ratified a new contract with the airline. There are 85 members in the bargaining unit represented by Local 769 in North Miami, Fla....

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Teamsters, Local Leaders Rally To Demand Justice For Workers Of Trucking Company

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:44:00 EST

(image) ROSEVILLE, Minn., Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of families, Teamsters Local 120 officials, Lt. Governor Tina Smith and Rep. Erin Murphy rallied late last week against the deceptive business practices of Lakeville Motor Express (LME), a Roseville-based trucking company. ...

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Pennsylvania DCED Secretary Davin and Agriculture Secretary Redding Participate in 'Jobs that Pay' Tour at Targeted Pet Treats in Warren County

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:50:00 EST

(image) WARREN, Pa., Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin and Department of Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding today participated in a 'Jobs that Pay' tour at Targeted Pet Treats, a private label manufacturer of...

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NJASAP denounces U.S. DOT approval of Norwegian's 'Flags of Convenience' Scheme

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:20:00 EST

(image) COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an unprecedented dismissal of U.S. aviation worker interests and in direct violation of international trade policy, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Friday approved a foreign air carrier permit for Norwegian Air...

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Nurses, Elected Officials and Bronx Community Leaders Host "Bake Sale For Patient Care" to Highlight Staffing Issues at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:42:00 EST

(image) BRONX, N.Y., Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nurses, elected officials and Bronx community leaders today hosted a "bake sale for patient care" to highlight staffing issues at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx. Montefiore, the Bronx's largest hospital system has a staffing...

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Teamster Mechanics At United Airlines Ratify National Agreement

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:07:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mechanics at United Airlines stations across the nation ratified a six-year National Joint Collective Bargaining Agreement with the company today after more than three years of negotiations. More than 9,000 mechanics in the...

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Teamsters Union Disappointed in Latest Pipeline Decision

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:46:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union is disappointed in a decision by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to not grant an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline. The decision blocks two years of review, approvals by four states and approval from the...

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NMI® at 57.2%; November Non-Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®; Business Activity Index at 61.7%; New Orders Index at 57.0%; Employment Index at 58.2%

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:00:00 EST

(image) TEMPE, Ariz., Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector grew in November for the 82nd consecutive month, say the nation's purchasing and supply executives in the latest Non-Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®. The report was issued today by...

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Express Scripts Earns Top Marks in 2017 Corporate Equality Index

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 08:32:00 EST

(image) ST. LOUIS, Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the...

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Statement by FMCS Director Allison Beck on a Tentative Labor Agreement Between the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and Musicians

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:43:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FMCS Director Allison Beck issued the following statement today on the announcement of a tentative agreement between the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Association and the American Federation of Musicians, Local 72-147: "The...

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Art Van Furniture Brings New Career Opportunities To The Chicagoland Area

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:29:00 EST

(image) WARREN, Mich., Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --There's never been a more exciting time to join Art Van Furniture! The Midwest's number one furniture and mattress retailer and America's largest independent furniture retailer announced today it will hold four job fairs to hire 50 new sales...

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International Automakers Created Over 100,000 American Jobs in Indiana

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:54:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Here For America initiative today released Hoosiers Building More Cars Than Ever, state economic impact study. The report shows that international automakers' annual production* in Indiana has more than doubled since 2009....

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China Labor Watch: Labor Rights Violations of Walmart and Home Depot's Supplier

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:35:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cuori is located in Zhejiang, and is a factory that manufactures products for their own brand. There are around 3000 workers, and they manufacture kitchen appliances. Brands that had products manufactured at the factory include Hamilton...

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