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2014-03-21 12:20:29

Workers Stand Strong and Defeat Anti-Union Campaign by Company TULSA, Okla., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Drivers at APAC/Old Castle Inc. in Vinita, Okla. voted to join Teamsters Local 523 in Tulsa, securing a strong voice on the job. With this vote, the 10 drivers join their Teamster brothers and sisters at APAC/Old Castle Inc. locations in Pasco and Yakima, Wash., Telford, Pa., Bensenville, Ill. and Toledo, Ohio. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO...

2014-03-21 12:20:14

Minister Leitch strongly urges both parties to pursue voluntary arbitration. OTTAWA, March 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, expressed disappointment today when informed that Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) members had again rejected a tentative agreement reached by the bargaining committee. Quick facts -- On January 31, 2014, the union announced that its membership...

2014-03-17 12:22:31

Union Welcomes Opportunity to Work with Sen. Sherrod Brown PITTSBURGH, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today from USW International President Leo W. Gerard on the career of West Virginia's senior Senator and former Governor, Jay Rockefeller, who will retire when his term expires next year. The USW will honor Sen. Rockefeller with a lifetime achievement award at a ceremony today in Weirton, W.Va....

2014-03-07 12:21:40

LOS ANGELES, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by SEIU United Service Workers West: Airport workers around the country will remember fallen LAX baggage worker, Cesar Augusto Valenzuela on Sunday, the day of his funeral. Cesar died on February 21(st) while working for Menzies Aviation at LAX. Police and CalOSHA authorities are still trying to piece together the facts, but reports say that Cesar was thrown from the baggage vehicle he was...

2014-03-06 20:20:19

Lack of progress, unreasonable demands compel groups to take action COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Minimal progress and unjustifiable demands have motivated the NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft Pilots (NJASAP) and International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) Local 284 Executive Boards to formally launch the NetJets Unions Coalition (NUC). NJASAP represents the 3,000-plus pilots who fly in the service of NetJets while Teamsters Local 284 represents approximately...

2014-03-05 12:21:54

OTTAWA, March 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's Building Trades Unions (CBTU) welcomes the filing of the Energy East Project Description with the National Energy Board. This first formal step brings Canada one step closer to energy security and one step closer to no longer having to rely on foreign oil. Speaking on behalf of CBTU, Canadian Director Robert Blakely said in Edmonton today: "Our membership, half a million strong across the country is looking forward to this project; it is...

2014-02-28 20:21:42

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today called on the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to conduct full medical testing of workers and include the union as a partner in its investigation after a radiation leak at a nuclear waste isolation plant near Carlsbad, N.M. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO Initial tests showed that 13 workers were exposed to radiation following the Feb. 14(th) leak. "The health and safety...

2014-02-28 20:20:07

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Airline Professionals Association, Teamsters Local 1224 today commended the United States Government Accountability Office's (GAO) on report findings contained in its February 2014 Aviation Workforce report, "Current and Future Availability of Airline Pilots." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "The GAO report confirms our members' experiences and what they have known for a long time," said Capt. Daniel...

2014-02-25 08:22:07

HOUSTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six former Continental Airlines pilots who now work for the merged United Airlines have filed a class-action lawsuit against their own union today based on claims their seniority was unfairly stripped when the two airlines merged in 2010. The lawsuit accuses the Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA) of breaching its duty of fair representation to the former Continental pilots by stripping their seniority in favor of a larger group of...

2014-02-24 12:22:04

Accidents Expose Deficient Safety at Refineries PITTSBURGH, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today demanded that management at Tesoro Corporation develop a comprehensive, cohesive safety program after an accident at the alkylation unit of its Golden Eagle refinery near Martinez, Cal., seriously injured two workers this month and applauded the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) for prohibiting the company from...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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