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Published: Thu, 29 Jun 2017 08:27:54 EDT

Last Build Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:20:00 EDT

 



Gerawan to Appeal State Court Ruling Barring Workers from Observing ALRB's Forced Contracting Proceedings

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:20:00 EDT

(image) FRESNO, Calif., June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday a Fresno Superior Court judge held that the U.S. and California Constitutions give the California Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB) the right to bar agricultural workers from silently observing a state-directed procedure that...



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La decisión de la Comisionada Laboral resulta en $48,860 para un trabajador de una tienda de conveniencia que ganaba menos del salario mínimo y ningún pago de horas extras

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:51:00 EDT

(image) YUBA CITY, California, 28 de junio de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- La Oficina del Comisionado Laboral anunció que el dueño de una tienda de conveniencia en el norte de California pagó a un trabajador $48,860 en sueldos atrasados después de que el oficial de audiencia del reclamo...



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Teamster City Of Orinda Workers To Strike

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:04:00 EDT

(image) ORINDA, Calif., June 28, 2017   /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- City of Orinda workers, members of Teamsters 856, have voted to go on strike to protest unfair labor practices committed by the city. These workers include city administrative staff, parks and recreation employees, worke...



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SWAPA Applauds Chairman LoBiondo's Leadership on Flags of Convenience Amendment to H.R. 2997

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:43:00 EDT

(image) DALLAS, June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) is grateful for Chairman Frank LoBiondo's unwavering commitment to the American worker and the enforcement of our Open Skies Agreements. During debate of the FAA bill, known as the 21st Cent...



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Flight Attendant Union Champions Clean Air for Passengers and Crew, Applauds Lawmaker Action

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:00:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) praises Senator Richard Blumenthal's (D-CT) amendment to the Senate FAA Reauthorization Bill (S.1405) with support from Senator Ed Markey (D-MA). The amendment calls for fume event training...



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Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry Kicks Off Second Unemployment Compensation Amnesty Campaign

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:30:00 EDT

(image) WILKES-BARRE, Pa., June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Labor & Industry today announced an unemployment compensation (UC) amnesty program aimed at recouping monies owed to the state's UC Trust Fund. The announcement was made by Labor & Industry...



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Express Scripts Elects Kathleen M. Mazzarella to Board of Directors

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:47:00 EDT

(image) ST. LOUIS, June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts Holding Company (Nasdaq: ESRX) today announced the election of Kathleen M. Mazzarella to the company's Board of Directors effective June 27, 2017.  "We are honored that Kathy will be joining our Board, and we appreciate the wea...



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Labor Commissioner's Decision Results in $48,860 for Convenience Store Clerk Making Less Than Minimum Wage and No Overtime Pay

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:18:00 EDT

(image) YUBA CITY, Calif., June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Labor Commissioner's Office announced that a Northern California convenience store owner paid a clerk $48,860 in back wages after the wage claim hearing officer ruled that the worker was not making minimum wage and was not...



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Teamsters Call On Lawmakers To Prioritize Workers In Self-Driving Discussion

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:05:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union is calling for any federal legislation regarding 'self-driving'  technology to take into account public safety and the millions of working Americans employed in transportation and related industries....



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Hoffa: Reject Senate Health Care Bill

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:49:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter sent to Capitol Hill today, Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa called on the Senate to oppose the "Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017" if brought to a vote. Hoffa called the legislation "flawed" and...



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Emmes Ranked as a Top Area Workplace for Second Consecutive Year by The Washington Post

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:30:00 EDT

(image) ROCKVILLE, Md., June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Emmes Corporation today announced that it was selected as one of the best places to work in the greater Washington area. The Washington Post's 2017 Top Workplaces list ranked private, public, nonprofit and government agencies based on the...



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Baystate Franklin Medical Center Nurses to End One-Day Strike on Tuesday, June 27; RNs Locked Out by Baystate Plan to March on Baystate Board Member

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:08:00 EDT

(image) GREENFIELD, Mass., June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baystate Franklin Medical Center nurses will conclude a 24-hour unfair labor practice strike Tuesday at 6 a.m., and plan to re-enter the hospital to care for their patients. Baystate has threatened to continue its unprecedented...



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USW Endorses Lujan Grisham for Governor

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:27:00 EDT

(image) ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today announced their endorsement of Michelle Lujan Grisham for governor of New Mexico. The congresswoman currently represents New Mexico's 1st District. "We are excited to endorse Rep. Lujan...



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Baystate Franklin Medical Center to Lock Out Nurses at 7 p.m. Sunday Ahead of June 26 One-Day Strike; RNs, Community Members to Support Locked Out Nurses

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 09:30:00 EDT

(image) GREENFIELD, Mass., June 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following a lack of progress by management on core RN issues during bargaining Friday, Baystate Franklin Medical Center nurses who want to care for their patients are preparing to be removed from the hospital or stopped from...



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Nurses Prepare to be Locked Out by Baystate Franklin Medical Center at 7 p.m. Sunday Ahead of June 26 One-Day Strike

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:36:00 EDT

(image) GREENFIELD, Mass., June 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following a lack of progress by management on core RN issues during bargaining Friday, Baystate Franklin Medical Center nurses who want to care for their patients are preparing to be removed from the hospital or stopped from...



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USW Blasts Proposal to Cancel Beryllium Protections for Shipyard and Construction Workers

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:01:00 EDT

(image) PITTSBURGH, June 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today blasted the Administration's proposal to cancel important protections for shipyard and construction workers exposed to beryllium. Under the proposal OSHA released this morning, employers would no...



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USW Cares: Member from Canada Wins Top Jefferson Award Honor for Community Service

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:54:00 EDT

(image) PITTSBURGH, June 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A United Steelworkers member from Canada who leads efforts to help refugees has won top honors from the Jefferson Awards Foundation, marking the second year in a row the union has taken a national prize for its community service work....



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A Nation in Pain: Focus on Medicaid

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:29:00 EDT

(image) ST. LOUIS, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Our nation's unprecedented opioid epidemic has been called the worst drug crisis in American history. To highlight the severity of this issue, consider these few alarming statistics: Drug overdose now leads the cause of accidental deaths...



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Independent Pilot Labor Lauds AIRR Act

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:24:00 EDT

WASHINGTON, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft Pilots (NJASAP), Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA), and Allied Pilots Association (APA) are pleased to announce their support for HR 2997: The 21st Century Aviation...



Cal/OSHA recuerda a los empleadores con trabajadores que laboran al aire libre que deben proveer agua potable para evitar enfermedades causadas por el calor

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:43:00 EDT

(image) OAKLAND, California, 22 de junio de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Cal/OSHA recuerda a los empleadores con trabajadores que laboran al aire libre que deben proveer agua potable y exhortar a los trabajadores a mantenerse hidratados con el fin de evitar enfermedades causadas por el...



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