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2011-07-09 09:25:00

PITTSBURGH, July 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that 457 employees of American Medical Response in Redlands and Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. have voted in favor of having the USW recognized as their exclusive bargaining representative. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO ) USW International Vice President Fred Redmond, who chairs the USW Health Care Workers Council, welcomed them to the ranks of the nearly 10,000 council...

2008-11-14 15:00:19

American Medical Response (AMR) of Las Vegas today received a 10-day notice of strike from the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local #1107, just two weeks after its contract expired. John Wilson, AMR General Manager, said, "This is an over-reaction by the union. We are, quite frankly, stunned by the union's actions. Our contract just expired two weeks ago." The union has notified AMR that employees will strike beginning Friday, November 28, at 6:00 a.m. PST. Talks between...

2008-11-13 00:00:15

American Medical Response (AMR) of Las Vegas' three-year contract with SEIU Local #1107, which represents a portion of AMR's paramedics and EMTs in Las Vegas, expired on October 31, 2008. Local #1107 has been attempting to use another labor organization, the International Association of EMTs and Paramedics (IAEP) Local #5000, to serve as the bargaining representative for AMR's local workers represented by the expired collective bargaining agreement. According to the National Labor...

2008-10-20 09:00:41

Emergency Medical Services Corporation (NYSE:EMS) today announced that its EmCare, Inc., (EmCare) subsidiary has acquired Templeton Readings, LLC. Founded in 2001 in suburban Baltimore, Md., by Philip A. Templeton, M.D., F.A.C.R., Templeton Readings, LLC is a leading provider of final reads and teleradiology services with contracts in 31 states and agreements representing an extensive network of radiologists across the country. The transaction was completed on Friday, October 17, 2008....

2008-10-07 09:00:56

Emergency Medical Services Corporation (NYSE: EMS) ("EMSC" or the "Company") today announced the appointment of James Murphy as President and Chief Operating Officer of its EmCare subsidiary, effective immediately. Mr. Murphy is based at the EmCare corporate offices in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Murphy joined EmCare in 1993 as regional vice president, and has served as Executive Vice President since 2001. In his new role, he has overall operational responsibility for EmCare and its operating...

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