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Published: Sat, 03 Dec 2016 06:08:22 EST

Last Build Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:29:00 EST


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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Teamsters To Head Off Potential XPO CEO Pay Bonanza

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:29:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, in a letter to XPO Logistics' [NYSE: XPO] Board of Directors, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters raised objections to the company's proposed 2016 Omnibus Incentive Compensation Plan (the Plan) that could provide a windfall...

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PMI® at 53.2%; November Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®; New Orders, Production and Employment Growing; Inventories Contracting; Supplier Deliveries Slowing

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:00:00 EST

(image) TEMPE, Ariz., Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in November, and the overall economy grew for the 90th consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®. The report was issued...

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The Final Rule - United States DOL Regulations Regarding Overtime Pay

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:07:00 EST

(image) LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective December 1, 2016, the new United States Department of Labor (DOL) regulations, with respect to overtime pay, commonly referred to as the "Final Rule," and its applicability to "exempt" employees goes into effect.  By the Final Rule, 4.2...

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USW Supports Carrier Corp. Continuing Domestic Production

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:37:00 EST

(image) PITTSBURGH, Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today said it is pleased that Carrier Corp. has decided to retain nearly 1,000 of the 1,400 manufacturing jobs that it planned to move from Indianapolis to Mexico beginning in 2017. The union looks forward...

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Black Carpenters Sue JL Schwieters Construction For Severe Race Discrimination And Harassment

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:45:00 EST

(image) MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- William Staple and Dion Pye have sued their former employer, JL Schwieters Construction, Inc., for race discrimination and harassment. Represented by the law firm of Schaefer Halleen, LLC, Staple and Pye brought suit against JL Schwieters today,...

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Cal/OSHA Sanciona a Instaladores de Paneles solares por Omisión Intencional en la Protección de Empleado que Sufriera Caída de 29 Pies

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:11:00 EST

(image) FONTANA, California, 29 de noviembre de 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Cal/OSHA ha sancionado a Elite Electric Inc. por violaciones graves e intencionales de las normas de seguridad después de que un trabajador que instalaba paneles solares en Fontana se cayó desde una altura de 29...

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Unions to Mark Anniversary of Asarco's Unlawful Implementation with Rally in Tucson

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 10:51:00 EST

(image) TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that on Thursday, Dec. 1, workers from Asarco's copper mines and processing facilities represented by eight international labor unions will rally at the company's corporate headquarters to...

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Teamsters Call for Injunctive Relief in the Face of Serious Safety Violations Affecting UPS Aircraft Mechanics

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:00:00 EST

(image) LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The union representing airline maintenance technicians and related classifications who maintain UPS' fleet of jet engine aircraft filed for injunctive relief after the company has repeatedly failed to protect workers' safety on the...

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Job Providers Fight Cities' Attempts To Make Them Tax Collectors

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 10:00:00 EST

(image) LANSING, Mich., Nov. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Job providers from across the state today joined together to speak out against legislation that would mandate suburban employers become the tax collectors for Michigan cities that impose an income tax on their residents. Legislation...

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Citizens For A Pro-Business Delaware Launches State-wide Mail Campaign

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 09:30:00 EST

(image) DOVER, Del., Nov. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware (CPBD), an advocacy group focused on saving the jobs of employees at global translation services company TransPerfect, announced that it will be launching an intense mail campaign across the state...

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FMCS Director Allison Beck Statement on New Contract Between Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Musicians

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:31:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Nov. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FMCS Director Allison Beck issued the following statement today on the announcement of a new contract between the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and the American Federation of Musicians, Local 60-471: "For music lovers in Pittsburgh...

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Teamster Flight Attendants Ratify Agreement With Sun Country Airlines

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 14:21:00 EST

(image) BLAINE, Minn., Nov. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- By an over four-to-one ratio, Teamster flight attendants at Sun Country Airlines ratified a mid-contract wage reopener that will increase their wages. There are more than 475 workers in the bargaining unit. Negotiations with the...

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BCTGM Announces Support of IUF Demonstration at Mondelēz European HQ

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 14:06:00 EST

(image) KENSINGTON, Md., Nov. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM), which represents nearly 4,000 members at Mondelēz International, maker of Nabisco and other popular snack products, announced its full support of...

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Teamster Drivers Ratify First Contract With First Transit

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 16:41:00 EST

(image) CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y., Nov. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamster transit and paratransit drivers for First Transit in Cheektowaga, N.Y. ratified their first contract with the company on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016. There are 45 workers in the bargaining unit. The drivers, who serve...

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SEIU: New National Survey -- 42 Percent of Airport Workers Live Below the Poverty Line

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 16:08:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Nov. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There's an undeniable poverty crisis at our airports: 42 percent of airport workers live below the poverty line, a new survey of workers at the nation's 30 busiest hubs finds. Most of these security officers, baggage handlers, cabin...

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Teamster Pilots, Amerijet Reach Tentative Agreement

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 14:17:00 EST

(image) NORTH MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamster pilots at Amerijet have reached a tentative agreement on a four-year contract with the airline. There are 85 members in the bargaining unit represented by Local 769 in North Miami, Fla. The four-year agreement...

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Southwest Airlines Appearance Technicians Ratify Tentative Agreement With Company

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 13:37:00 EST

(image) DALLAS, Nov. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is pleased to announce that its Appearance Technicians, represented by the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA), have voted to ratify a four-year tentative agreement with the Company. The new collective...

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