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Published: Sun, 26 Feb 2017 03:28:32 EST

Last Build Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:08:00 EST


Estampillas de recuerdo conmemoran el 25mo aniversario de la campaña "Stamp Out Hunger®" de la NALC

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:08:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, 24 de febrero de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- La Asociación Nacional de Carteros (National Association of Letter Carriers) se complace en unirse a la Sociedad Filatélica Americana (American Philatelic Society) a medida que la APS revela la hoja de...

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Teamsters Endorse Michael Blake For DNC Vice-Chair

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:22:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa: "Today, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters proudly endorses Assembly Member Michael Blake in his bid for Vice-Chair of the Democratic National...

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Houston Southern Glazer's Drivers Vote Teamsters

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:04:00 EST

(image) HOUSTON, Feb. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Delivery drivers working for Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits (Southern Glazer) in the Houston area have voted to join Teamsters Local 988. The majority of the 59-driver unit voted in favor of joining the union. "I am happy that we...

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Berkshire Medical Center Nurses to Hold Informational Picket for Patient Safety on Tuesday, Feb. 28 in Pittsfield

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:38:00 EST

(image) PITTSFIELD, Mass., Feb. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Berkshire Medical Center (BMC) nurses, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA), will hold an informational picket on Tuesday, Feb. 28 to call attention to the hospital's failure during ongoing contract...

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Souvenir Postage Commemorates 25th Anniversary NALC "Stamp Out Hunger®" Campaign

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:31:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Letter Carriers is pleased to join the American Philatelic Society as the APS unveils a commemorative postage sheet for the 25th Anniversary of the "Stamp Out Hunger®" Food Drive. The personalized postage...

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AWPPW-CPU Union Rejects Ingevity Chemical's latest Contract Offer

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

(image) COVINGTON, Va., Feb. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Association of Western Pulp and Paper Workers (AWPPW) Local 675 CPU is resuming negotiations with Ingevity Corporation for a new Labor Agreement at the Company's Covington, Virginia Special Chemicals plant the week of February 27,...

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Teamster UPS Aircraft Mechanics File For Release From Mediation

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:41:00 EST

(image) LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After more than three and a half years of UPS refusing to agree to a new contract with aircraft mechanics and related classifications, Wednesday the mechanics requested that the National Mediation Board (NMB) release them from...

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Teamsters Endorse Maria Elena Durazo For DNC Vice-Chair

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:47:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa: "Today, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters proudly endorses Maria Elena Durazo in her re-election bid as the Vice-Chair of the Democratic National...

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Nestlé Teamsters Ratify New Contract

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:43:00 EST

(image) MILWAUKEE, Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Confectionary workers at the Burlington, Wisc. Nestlé plant ratified a new five-year agreement this weekend, securing a strong contact that included wage gains and maintenance of health care and retirement benefits. The 357...

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Teamsters International Officer Election Certified

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:35:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The results of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters election of officers have been certified by election supervisor Richard Mark. The certification can be viewed at General President Jim Hoffa, General...

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IIO Charges Against Ken Hall Withdrawn

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:31:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement regarding the withdrawal of charges by the Independent Investigations Officer (IIO) against General Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall. By letter, dated Feb.17, 2017, the IIO determined "that Mr. Hall did not play a personal...

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Salesforce Teamsters Ratify First Contract

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:28:00 EST

(image) SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters who work for WeDriveU, a bus contractor for Salesforce in San Francisco, Calif., ratified a strong first contract this weekend that continued the trend of raising standards across the tech industry for bus drivers. The...

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Paul J. O'Brien Retires From Building Contractors Association

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:46:00 EST

NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- After a career that has spanned four and half decades of service in the organized construction industry, Paul J' O'Brien announced, at the January 19th meeting of the Building Contractors Association Board of Directors meeting, his retirement as...

FMCS Statement on Negotiations Between Honeywell Aerospace and United Auto Workers Locals 9 & 1508 (South Bend, IN & Green Island, NY)

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 22:19:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John Pinto, Acting Director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) issued the following statement today regarding the mediation session conducted today at the request of FMCS: "I am pleased to announce that...

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Morton Hospital Nurses and Health Professionals Ratify Contract with Steward Health Care

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:49:00 EST

(image) TAUNTON, Mass., Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 350 registered nurses and health care professionals (HCPs) of Steward Healthcare's Morton Hospital in Taunton, who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA), voted Thursday to ratify a new union contract that...

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USW Marks Anniversary of Mine Disaster that Killed 65

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:21:00 EST

(image) PITTSBURGH, Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) union released the following statement today from USW International President Leo W. Gerard marking the anniversary of the 2006 Pasta de Conchos mine disaster that killed 65 people. "February 19 marked...

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Milwaukee Teamsters Overwhelmingly Ratify Contract With Roundy's

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:20:00 EST

(image) MILWAUKEE, Feb. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 700 Teamsters that work at Roundy's Distribution Center in Oconomowoc, Wisc., overwhelmingly ratified a new three-year contract that makes strong gains for the membership in wages, maintenance of benefits and retirement...

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EPA Workers' Union, AFGE, Responds to Scott Pruitt Confirmation

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:27:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Feb. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- J. David Cox Sr., national president of the American Federation of Government Employees, which represents more than 9,000 employees at the Environmental Protection Agency, today issued the following statement in response to the Senate's...

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Liberty Bakery Kitchen Employees Vote To Join Teamsters

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:11:00 EST

(image) SOUTH EASTON, Mass., Feb. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Workers at Liberty Bakery Kitchen in Brockton voted this week to join Local 653, joining a dozen drivers at the facility that produces donuts for Dunkin' Donuts who organized with the Teamsters last year. The campaign to...

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AT&T, CWA Reach Tentative Agreement Covering Former DIRECTV Employees in Four States

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:00:00 EST

(image) DALLAS, Feb. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* has reached a tentative agreement with the Communications Workers of America (CWA) in negotiations covering CWA-represented former DIRECTV field services employees in four states. The agreement covers nearly 280 employees in Delaware,...

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