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2010-09-17 11:19:00

Language Will Prohibit Airlines from Breaking Contracts, Dumping Pensions on PBGC and Taxpayers WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a major victory for organized labor, airline employees and American taxpayers, the House Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law has adopted language of an amendment into H.R. 4766 that will preclude U.S. airlines that are in bankruptcy from abrogating labor agreements and dumping pensions onto the Pension Benefit and Guarantee...

2010-08-30 12:46:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Strengthening bargaining policy and member activism to support it, improving health and safety, playing an active role in policy issues that affect the industry, while building stronger international ties were the focus for the Aug. 17-19 United Steelworkers (USW) paper sector conference here that drew more than 400 delegates. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) (Logo:...

2010-08-30 10:47:00

Board Orders Hospital to Post Notice of Its Violation of Law to All Employees Today Orders Nurses' Retiree Health Benefit to be Restored Immediately Orders Hospital to Make Whole Any Nurses Negatively Impacted Orders Hospital to Participate in Mediation for a Fair Settlement CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a complete victory for the nurses of Cambridge Hospital, the Commonwealth Employment Relations Board (CERB) issued its final ruling late Friday, finding that...

2010-08-16 08:43:00

MNA Argued CHA Management Prematurely Cut Off Negotiations with Nurses after Just Five Sessions, Broke State Labor Law By Declaring Impasse & Imposing Last Offer and Slashed Nurses' Retiree Health Benefit Without Exhausting Longstanding Requirement for Mediation CHA Argued that Employers Can Skip Mediation and Fact-Finding and Simply Change Working Conditions if They Believe the Negotiations are at an Impasse, A Position that Could Severely Undermine the Bargaining Rights of Public...

2010-07-29 13:35:00

WEXFORD, Pa., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- PTC Alliance (www.ptcalliance.com), a leading manufacturer and marketer of welded and cold drawn mechanical steel tubing and tubular shapes, fabricated parts, precision components and chrome-plated rod, announced today that employees at its facilities in Alliance, Ohio and Darlington, Pennsylvania have ratified new collective bargaining agreements. These agreements, together with new accords that have already been ratified by employees at four...

2010-07-14 14:31:00

AFGE leaders to join Delta employees in highlighting need for unions, collective bargaining rights ATLANTA, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two member/leaders from the American Federation of Government Employees, the union for Transportation Security Officers in Atlanta and across the country, will share their struggles on working without basic protections on the job at the Atlanta Airport Solidarity Committee's Town Hall Meeting on July 15. AFGE Local 555 President Aubrey Williams and...

2010-06-25 13:57:00

Pre-contract talks with management stall at the table CHICAGO and HOUSTON, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The pilots of United and Continental, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA) say they have run into a roadblock while negotiating a transition agreement with the management of United and Continental Airlines. The transition agreement is an important first step in the process that is designed to ultimately result in a joint collective bargaining agreement...

2010-06-04 15:34:00

AFGE "Application to Review the Regional Director's Decision" goes to full FLRA WASHINGTON, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees today filed an appeal with the Federal Labor Relations Authority, asking that the full Authority review and grant AFGE's petition for exclusive union representation at TSA. "We have known from the day we filed our petition [with the regional FLRA] that the ultimate decision would come back to the full FLRA,"...

2010-06-04 09:00:00

Workers Raise Awareness of Their Struggle to Receive Fair Contract From Daycon WASHINGTON, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, dozens of striking workers and their supporters from labor and the community handed out informational leaflets at the Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum that called on their employer, Daycon which is based in Upper Marlboro, Md., to return to the bargaining table and negotiate in good faith. The Smithsonian Institution is one of the major...

2010-05-10 09:01:00

National Mediation Board to End Archaic Voting Procedures WASHINGTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) International President Patricia Friend issued the following statement today after the National Meditation Board (NMB) announced new voting procedures. Under the new guidelines, the majority of workers who actually vote in union elections will decide the election and the NMB will stop assigning "no" votes to workers who do not...


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  • An evil spirit; a devil.
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