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Published: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:49:50 EDT

Last Build Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:30:00 EDT


Zhaopin: Nearly 60% of China White Collar Workers Seeking New Jobs

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:30:00 EDT

(image) BEIJING, Oct. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Zhaopin Limited (NYSE: ZPIN) ("Zhaopin" or the "Company"), a leading career platform[1] in China focused on connecting users with relevant job opportunities throughout their career lifecycles, found in its fall 2016 survey that the confidence of...

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Consumer Watchdog: Google Raises 3rd Quarter Lobbying 4.2 Percent to $3.81 Million But Spending Falls Behind AT&T's $4.11 million; Oracle, Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook Top $2 Million

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:01:00 EDT

(image) SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Google increased its 2016 third-quarter federal lobbying spending 4.2 percent to $3.81 million from $3.65 million in the comparable 2015 period, but fell to second place in lobbying expenditures among 16 technology and...

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Video Game Companies Release New Documents That Show Companies and SAG-AFTRA Reached Agreement on Voice Stress, Work Safety Proposals Before Union Called Strike

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:10:00 EDT

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Video Game Companies today released copies of the Companies' and the Union's last proposals which show that the Companies matched SAG-AFTRA's requests for wages, benefits, and additional compensation before the Union called its strike....

Citizens For A Pro-Business Delaware Files Motion For Reargument On Courts Ruling To Deny Amicus Brief In TransPerfect Case

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:10:00 EDT

(image) DOVER, Del., Oct. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Last Friday, the Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware (CPBD), an advocacy group focused on saving the jobs of employees at global translation services company TransPerfect, filed a motion for reargument on the Supreme Court of Delaware's decision...

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New Report from Fair World Project Evaluates Certification Programs that Seek to Ensure Transparency and Integrity of Working Conditions for Farmworkers

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:01:00 EDT

(image) PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fair World Project, a project of the Organic Consumers Association, the nation's largest network of green and ethical consumers, has released a new report titled, Justice in the Fields: A report on the Role of Farmworker Justice...

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Denver US Foods Teamsters Launch Unfair Labor Practice Strike

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:42:00 EDT

(image) ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- US Foods' ongoing labor woes extended to the Denver area today, where members of Teamsters Local 455 established an unfair labor practice picket line to protest the broadline foodservice provider's alleged violations of federal...

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WOMEN Unlimited, Inc. Explores Attracting and Retaining Female Talent in the STEM Fields

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:35:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- WOMEN Unlimited, Inc., the leading provider of organizational solutions to help leading companies create an inclusive environment for advancing their female talent, hosted a webinar entitled STEM: Developing and Retaining Female Talent ...

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Teamster Mechanics Who Maintain UPS Aircraft Begin Strike Vote

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:41:00 EDT

(image) LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the holiday shopping season just around the corner, mechanics and other workers who service UPS' fleet of jet engine aircraft started voting Friday to authorize a strike. The strike vote comes after three years of prolonged...

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Video Game Companies Say Their Economic Package is Almost Identical to SAG-AFTRA Proposal

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:26:00 EDT

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The chief negotiator for Video Game Companies today said the Companies called upon the leadership of SAG-AFTRA to put the Companies' final proposal for the Interactive Media Agreement to a vote of the members, rather than continue to...

Sea-Tac Airport Workers Win Recognition of their Union

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT

(image) SEATTLE, Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first airport workers in the country to win a $15 minimum wage are now the latest to declare victory in the fight for union rights. Hundreds of baggage handlers, cabin cleaners, cart drivers, wheelchair agents, unaccompanied minor...

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National Weather Service Plans to Move away from Local Forecasts - Move to Part Time Offices

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:30:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Instead of filling more than 600 vacancies, the National Weather Service plans to eliminate the work of local forecasters and distribute forecasts produced by a Washington D.C. Center. Local forecasts will give way automated forecasts...

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USW, Cancer Families for Affordable Medicine Rally at Polis' Office to Oppose Trans-Pacific Partnership

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:56:00 EDT

(image) BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that union workers and affordable medicine advocates will rally to raise awareness of the potentially devastating consequences for Colorado workers, families and businesses if the U.S. enters...

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Major League Baseball uniforms carry the union label

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:46:00 EDT

(image) PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Major League Baseball playoffs are in full swing and the World Series is fast approaching. It is a special time of year for baseball fans, and it is even more special for hundreds of Workers United union members in Easton, PA,...

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Video Game Companies Make 9% Wage Hike Offer to SAG-AFTRA Performers, Plus Additional Compensation

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 04:19:00 EDT

(image) LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Interactive Video Game Companies made a final offer to video game performers that included an immediate 9 percent wage hike if SAG-AFTRA union members ratify the offer by Dec. 1 as part of a Comprehensive Revised and Enhanced Final Package...

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Doctor Union in Washington State Will Be a First

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:16:00 EDT

(image) TACOMA, Wash., Oct. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is expected to certify the results of a union election on Thursday, October 20th, creating a new union for doctors working at Auburn Medical Center (AMC) in Tacoma, Washington. At the vote...

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Pennsylvania Labor & Industry Kicks Off Misclassified Workers Public Awareness Campaign

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:51:00 EDT

(image) HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry Secretary Kathy Manderino today kicked off a statewide public awareness campaign about worker misclassification. The campaign was funded by a $473,000 grant from the U.S....

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Compañía de cuidado residencial de San Diego violó leyes de tiempo extra y sueldo mínimo; 15 cuidadores recibirán más de $1.1 millones en sueldos retrasados y daños

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:15:00 EDT

(image) SAN DIEGO, 18 de octubre de 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Empleador: Gerald Como, haciendo negocios como Family Residential Care LLC y Del Cerro Assisted Living Sitios: 6233 Wenrich Drive, Del Cerro, California1308 Hacienda Drive, El Cajón, California1308 Hacienda Drive, El...

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Enlightened, Inc. Founding Employer Member Of White House #FirstJob Hiring and Recruiting Compact

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:07:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, October 11, The White House and President Obama announced the #FirstJob Hiring and Recruitment Compact. The Compact, aimed at proposed new investments to help young people secure year round and summer employment, is vital to insulating...

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United Master Executive Council of ALPA Endorses Hillary Clinton

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 11:18:00 EDT

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Master Executive Council of the Air Line Pilots Association has endorsed Hillary Clinton for President of the United States. The United MEC, which represents 12,500 pilots, is the second largest member of ALPA, a branch of...

Northwestern District Attorney David Sullivan Earns Massachusetts Nurses Association Human Needs Service Award

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 10:49:00 EDT

(image) DANVERS, Mass., Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern District Attorney David Sullivan was honored recently by the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) for his extensive work creating a safer and more just community for residents of Franklin and Hampshire counties....

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