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2014-09-18 16:28:07

RUMC Refuses to Bargain with Newly Organized Patient Care Technicians CHICAGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters Local Union 743 denounced management at Rush University Medical Center (RUMC) today, for continued refusal to bargain with the more than 230 patient care technicians (PCTs) that overwhelmingly voted to become Teamsters on Aug. 29. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO In a Sept. 11 memorandum to PCTs, RUMC announced it would not bargain...

2014-09-16 16:21:06

New 15,000-Member Union to Fight for Job Security and a Strong Voice for Agents in Airline Merger WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a vote announced today by the National Mediation Board (NMB), more than 15,000 passenger service professionals at the newly-merged American-US Airways have voted to join the CWA-IBT Customer Service Employee Association. The joint effort to organize passenger service agents was led by Communication Workers of American (CWA) which...

2014-09-12 12:25:27

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Certified nursing assistants (CENAs) at Cherrywood Nursing & Living Center in Sterling Heights, voted overwhelmingly for union representation yesterday, and gained the right to negotiate staffing levels, health care, hourly wage, and other conditions of employment with the nursing home administration. CENAs voted 60-12 in favor of union representation, a 5:1 margin. The vote certified the United Food and...

2014-09-11 16:29:10

Workers Target Fred Meyer and QFC Stores Across Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska TUKWILA, Wash., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Teamster warehouse workers will meet in Tacoma on Saturday to take part in a multi-state consumer action aimed at educating Fred Meyer customers in Alaska, Oregon, Idaho, and Washington about the company's attempt to degrade workers' health care plans and outsource good, family-wage jobs....

2014-09-10 00:21:28

FRESNO, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gerawan Farming issued the following statement to refute and correct the record on an unfair labor practice complaint filed by the Agricultural Labor Relations Board's General Counsel. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140910/144800 "The General Counsel's last-minute filing makes clear her intention, which is to block the counting of ballots and to delegitimize the November 5, 2013 election ordered by the ALRB. The General Counsel waited...

2014-09-08 16:26:00

Local Government Organization Cites Concerns that Proposition 46 is "Fiscally Irresponsible" and Would Hurt Taxpayers SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the growing campaign to defeat November's budget-busting Proposition 46 announced that the California State Association of Counties opposes the costly initiative because it would ratchet up health care costs for consumers, taxpayers and local governments. CSAC is the unified voice in Sacramento for California's diverse...

2014-09-08 08:31:33

Course Prepares Workers to Succeed in Changing Healthcare Environment NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Addressing the need for improved coordinated care in healthcare delivery systems, the 1199SEIU Training and Employment Funds and the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) today released the "Care Coordination Fundamentals" course for healthcare workers. The course is designed to help healthcare workers understand and participate in new and advanced models of healthcare...

2014-08-31 23:05:26

Last week, 250 caregivers and other healthcare workers at Dutchess Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Pawling and at Wingate Healthcare in Wingate voted to join 1199SEIU, marking the newest 1199 members in the regions. In recent years, thousands of other healthcare workers in the region have built a better future for themselves and their families by becoming members of the healthcare workers’ union. Hudson Valley & Capital Region, NY (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 This Labor Day,...

2014-08-29 16:20:48

Teamsters Local 63 Poised to Begin Negotiations with Berkshire Hathaway and McLane Distribution Subsidiary MBM Corporation COVINA, Calif., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Labor Relations Board recently announced the certification of Teamsters Local 63 as the bargaining representative for 72 drivers at MBM Corporation in Ontario, Calif. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "The drivers have stood and will continue to stand firm in their demands...

2014-08-28 12:21:34

Salinas and Monterey Drivers Join Teamsters Local 890 to Improve Working Conditions SALINAS, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MV Transportation drivers have voted unanimously, 67-0, to join Teamsters Local 890 in Salinas, Calif., to improve their working conditions. The 91 drivers provide adult paratransit services, shuttle and tourist trolley routes in Salinas and Monterey. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "We stuck together. We worked together...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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