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Published: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:44:22 EDT

Last Build Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:04:00 EDT


Teamsters Denounce House Joint Resolution Eliminating Protections For Federal Contractor Workers

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:04:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union denounced the signing of House Joint Resolution 37 today, which eliminates the worker protections put in place by the Obama administration through the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order. Signed in...

Media Files: Names Vital Network Services a Winner of 2017 Top Workplaces Award

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:45:00 EDT

(image) PENNSAUKEN, N.J., March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vology, the Managed IT Solutions Provider, is honored to announce that Vital Network Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vology, Inc. that provides international network support services representing some of the largest and most widely...

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AFGE: Withdrawal of AHCA a 'Win for Working Families'

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:43:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the withdrawal of the American Health Care Act after it became clear there were not enough votes to pass, American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. issued the following statement:...

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Hawaiian Airlines Pilots Ratify Contract

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:25:00 EDT

(image) HONOLULU, March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines and the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) announced today that the union's membership ratified a 63-month contract amendment that provides significant compensation increases for the airline's 670 pilots. Pilots approved the...

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Teamsters Applaud Presidential Permit For Keystone XL

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:35:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union is pleased with the Trump administration's prompt issuance of a presidential permit today for the Keystone XL Pipeline. The $8 billion project is projected to create more than 42,000 American jobs building...

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Goodwill to Host Career Fair to Help Local Residents Find Employment

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:48:00 EDT

(image) BALTIMORE, March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake announced it will host a job fair at 32 South Street in Baltimore on March 29th from 10 am until 1 pm. As part of its mission of providing job training and placement services, Goodwill is hosting...

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PA Unemployment Rate Declines to 5.0% in February

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:12:00 EDT

(image) HARRISBURG, Pa., March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for February 2017. Pennsylvania's unemployment rate was down two-tenths of a percentage point from January to 5.0 percent. The...

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Teamsters Sound Alarm Over Low Pay For Mechanics And Subcontracting Of Critical Maintenance Work

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:40:00 EDT

(image) COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Airline Division and Teamsters Local 284 are concerned that NetJets management is ignoring a growing shortage of qualified aircraft mechanics to the detriment of customers, workers and the business itself.   "Seni...

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Student Applicants Sought as Departments of Conservation and Natural Resources, Labor & Industry Expand Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:44:00 EDT

(image) HARRISBURG, Pa., March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn today joined Department of Labor & Industry Secretary Kathy Manderino and Student Conservation Association representatives in announcing applicants...

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Media Advisory: Trucking Executives, Professional Drivers to Visit White House

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:45:00 EDT

(image) ARLINGTON, Va., March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow afternoon, leaders of the American Trucking Associations and members of ATA's elite team of professional drivers, America's Road Team, are scheduled to meet with President Donald Trump at the White House to discuss the...

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Teamsters Local 251 Contract Approved By Fall River City Council

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:07:00 EDT

(image) FALL RIVER, Mass., March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters Local 251 is pleased to announce that the Fall River City Council has approved, by an 8-1 vote, a collective bargaining agreement for the city's Department of Community Maintenance (DCM) workers. The agreement was...

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Vibra Hospital of Western Massachusetts Nurses Ratify Contract with New Workplace Violence, Anti-Discrimination Protections

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:47:00 EDT

(image) SPRINGFIELD, Mass., March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The approximately 80 registered nurses of Vibra Hospital of Western Massachusetts, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA), voted Tuesday to ratify a new union contract that adds workplace violence and gender...

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Drivers At XPO In Elgin, Illinois Seek Teamster Representation

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:36:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Drivers at XPO Logistics in Elgin, Ill. filed for Teamster representation today, the latest action by workers across the U.S. who are banding together to fight for fair treatment at one of the largest transportation and logistics...

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U.S. Court of Appeals Preserves Fair Share Fees, Dismisses Right-to-Work Case

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:01:00 EDT

(image) SPRINGFIELD, Ill., March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Tuesday, March 21 protected the right of Teamsters Local 916 to collect fair share fees and dismissed a challenge brought on by the Right-to-Work Coalition. Circuit Judge...

Media Files: Seeks Promotions Manager to "Sample Marijuana Products, Hang Out With Models and Party"

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:45:00 EDT

SAN DIEGO, March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --, which is the largest online medical marijuana marketplace, has begun the search for a Promotional Marketing Manager to oversee their bevy of supermodel promo girls at upcoming events. "We need somebody who can manage models and...

LIUNA Mourns the Death of Martin McGuinness

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:00:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA, the Laborers' International Union of North America, today made the following statement regarding the death of Martin McGuinness: The world today lost a great peacemaker, leader, and...

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Fordham Faculty Announce Union Election Filing

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:01:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Non-tenure track faculty who have been advocating for more investment in students and instruction at Fordham University filed with the National Labor Relations Board for a union election to join the Service Employees International Union...

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Dockworkers At XPO In Aurora, Illinois Seek Teamster Representation

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:30:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dockworkers at XPO Logistics in Aurora, Ill. filed for Teamster representation today, the latest action by workers across the U.S. who are banding together to fight for fair treatment at one of the largest transportation and logistics...

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Verizon Retiree Proxies Want to Claw Back & Level Playing Field on Executive Pay

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:42:00 EDT

(image) COLD SPRING HARBOR, N.Y., March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) retirees want to hold company executives accountable by clawing back compensation when the company violates laws, regulations or company policy, according to a shareholder proposal backed...

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FCA US Dedicates State-of-the-Art Training Facilities in Indiana

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:05:00 EDT

(image) TIPTON, Ind., March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Doors officially open on fourth North American World Class Manufacturing Academy Company and UAW leadership, local dignitaries, employees celebrate commitment to growing and cultivating local workforce Two locations to...

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