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PR Newswire: Labor & Union



Press Releases from PR Newswire about Labor & Union



Published: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:43:32 EST

Last Build Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:04:00 EST

 



Boeing Responds to IAM Filing Second Petition to Unionize Boeing South Carolina

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:04:00 EST

(image) NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., Jan. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) was notified today that the International Association of Machinists (IAM) union has petitioned the National Labor Relations Board a second time for a union election at the company's North Charleston, S.C. facilities....



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PA Unemployment Rate Declines to 5.6% in December

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:00:00 EST

(image) HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for December 2016. Pennsylvania's unemployment rate was down one-tenth of a percentage point from November to 5.6 percent....



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Urban Innovation21 Reports 2016's Tax Credit Awards and Internship Success

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:23:00 EST

(image) PITTSBURGH, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Keystone Innovation Zone (KIZ) tax credits program is one of the largest unencumbered sources of financial support for high growth startup companies in the state of PA. There are 29 KIZs in the State of PA. The companies that are...



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DIR Combats Workers' Compensation Fraud, Stays 200,000 Liens with Claim Value of Over $1 Billion

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:37:00 EST

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) today filed a report on its anti-fraud efforts in the California workers' compensation system, and announced it has stayed more than 200,000 liens worth a combined claim value of more...



Community & Elected Officials Join Thousands Of Construction Workers In Demanding Safe Jobsites

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:30:00 EST

NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citing the alarming rise in construction related deaths, thousands of hardhat construction workers, along with elected officials and community leaders, today called on the City Council to pass the Construction Safety Act, a series of...



WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM: Facing new digital demands, 88 percent of employees place responsibility for creating innovative cultures on employers

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 02:00:00 EST

(image) DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM -- As global leaders gather at the World Economic Forum this week to discuss challenges facing the world in 2017, new research from BMC reveals that workers are placing more responsibility on employers to enable th...



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Supreme Court Denies Review of BLET Victory on Two-Person Train Crews

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:53:00 EST

(image) INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) has secured another significant victory for rail workers — this time from the highest court in the United States — in the Union's ongoing campaign to protect two-person...



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Hallmark Obama Administration Labor & Employment Initiatives Under Fire In 2017 From President Trump And GOP Congress

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:00:00 EST

(image) ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Trump administration and the Republican-controlled Congress are taking square aim at a number of the signature labor and employment policies put forth during the Obama administration, according to Bloomberg Labor &...



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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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