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2014-06-16 16:20:27

CHICAGO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced that dispatchers, represented by the Professional Airline Flight Control Association (PAFCA) and the Transport Workers Union (TWU), ratified a new joint labor agreement for all United Airlines dispatchers. The agreement covers more than 330 United dispatchers. "The ratification of this agreement is significant for our dispatchers and the company," said Tracy Lee, United's vice president of network operations. "We...

2014-06-11 23:11:30

Dan Baker continues to positively impact the bottom line by extending his Dispatcher - Driver Relationship Training for an additional fifty-two sessions. The series adds value to companies by strengthening their employee relationships and increasing driver retention. Texarkana, TX (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Companies are entering a new age in trucking forcing them to face high driver turnover, driver shortages, and recruitment-proof drivers. The ATA recently reported that annual driver...

2014-06-11 16:21:29

YPSILANTI, Mich., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baltia Air Lines (OTCBB: BLTA) is pleased to announce the commencement of Initial Aircraft Dispatcher Training (www.baltia.com). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140130/NY55640LOGO Training began on Monday June 9, 2014. Through training, experience and expertise, Baltia's Aircraft Dispatchers will be qualified to exercise operational control of all Baltia flights. They will ensure that aircraft mechanical reliability, flight...

2014-05-01 08:44:23

Dispatcher is Honored with SmartSave Award for Using Smart911 to Relay Vital Medical Details as EMS Responded to Man in Distress HOUMA, La., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the morning of February 26, Dominique Bonvillain was working a regular shift at the Terrebonne Parish Communications District when she received an urgent call for help. A panicked female was on the other end of the line, desperately seeking help for her male roommate who was unconscious but breathing. The woman,...

2014-04-16 16:21:08

SEATTLE, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Air and the Transport Workers Union today jointly announced that the carrier's 17 dispatchers have ratified a new four-year contract by a ratio of 82 percent. "I very much appreciate the hard work of both negotiating teams, and am pleased the agreement was ratified by such a large majority of the members," said Gene Hahn, Horizon Air's senior vice president of operations. "I remain grateful for the services our licensed dispatchers...

2014-04-16 08:38:28

Third Annual Awards Recognize U.S. 9-1-1 Call-Takers; From Rescuing Victim in Car Swept Away by Flood to Finding Kidnappers to Saving Lives in Medical Emergencies, Winner and Four Regional Honorees Praised for Excellence FRAMINGHAM, Mass., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- April is National 9-1-1 Education Month and the second full week is also traditionally celebrated as National Public Safety Telecommunications Week. With this in mind, the third Annual Smart Telecommunicator Awards kicked-off...

2014-04-15 08:37:16

MADISON, Conn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerPhone, a leading provider of training services and 911 call handling protocols, today announced the release of their entire continuing education curriculum online. A 2012 survey conducted by the company revealed a growing need for easing and more cost-effective continuing education training for public safety personnel, with 78% of personnel expected to take at least one online course in 2013. With this launch, PowerPhone will provide...

2014-04-08 08:38:28

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emergency call takers have a new opportunity for professional education and development as the Friends of 9-1-1 initiative announces the availability of Telecommunicator Continuing Education Scholarships. Applications for the program are being accepted through April 30 and are open to any 9-1-1 call taker with at least one year of experience and good standing with his or her employer. "Working in 9-1-1 is a rewarding but pressure-packed job,"...

2014-03-31 08:34:20

From Assisting Air Traffic Controllers in Dealing with Plane Crashes to Helping Callers in Submerged Cars, Public Encouraged to Vote and Help Recognize 9-1-1 Telecommunicator Excellence FRAMINGHAM, Mass., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the past several weeks, 9-1-1 call-takers and dispatchers (telecommunicators) in the United States have been nominated by their colleagues and citizens for the third annual Smart Telecommunicator Awards. Today, Rave Mobile Safety, the trusted software...

2014-03-24 12:34:29

Michigan Dispatcher Honored with SmartSave Award by Smart911 in Recognition of Efforts to Effectively Dispatch Proper Response Teams to Citizen in Need IONIA COUNTY, Mich. and FRAMINGHAM, Mass., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A telecommunicator with Michigan's Ionia County Central Dispatch (ICCD) was recognized for outstanding efforts to aid a citizen in need using Smart911, the County's 9-1-1 service aimed at improving emergency response. ICCD Director Jim Valentine presented...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.