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2014-04-09 23:22:02

EmLogis' Calendar Synchronization functionality allows employees to quickly and easily upload employee schedules into their personal calendar for automatic updates, reminders and sharing with family. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 EmLogis, a leading provider of automated employee scheduling solutions, today announced that EmLogis users have chosen the EmLogis Calendar Synchronization functionality as the #1 “most loved” feature by EmLogis users. The Calendar Synchronization...

2014-04-09 23:05:11

The rules of the employee benefits game have been changed. Connecticut-based ebenefit Marketplace has launched a private exchange platform that will level the playing field. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The first quarter of 2014 pushed health insurance brokers’ limits farther than they have ever been. Plan changes, carrier delays, employer education, employee confusion - saying they have been busy would be an understatement. Not long ago, many brokers feared they wouldn’t even make it this...

2014-04-09 20:20:25

SEATTLE, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines' 2,500 clerical, office and passenger service employees, who are represented by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, have ratified a new five-year contract. The contract was approved by 62 percent of those who voted. "Ratification of this contract demonstrates the great strength and commitment our COPS employees have for our customers and our company. It further shows our frontline employees'...

2014-04-09 16:27:31

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of IT jobs grew 0.38 percent sequentially last month to 4,623,800, according to TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions industry. On a year-over-year basis, IT employment has grown by 2.38% since March 2013 adding 107,500 IT workers. Engineering jobs grew in March, up 0.09 percent sequentially to 2,491,400. On a year-over-year basis, engineering...

2014-04-09 16:26:29

Barton Malow-Hunt-White brings local, regional and national construction excellence to events center project that will create 5,500 jobs and $100 million in income for Detroit residents; entire district development will create 8,300 jobs and $290 million in jobs-related income. DETROIT, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Detroit Downtown Development Authority Board (DDA) today unanimously approved the recommendation by Olympia Development of Michigan (ODM) and the Downtown...

2014-04-09 16:25:54

Hundreds of Industry Job Seekers Expected to Attend DENVER, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today BioSpace, the leading life sciences employment and news job board, announced that it will hold its Genetown Career Fair on April 9, 2014. The event, free to job seekers, will be held at the Marriott Copley in Boston from 1-6 p.m. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140211/FL63156LOGO The Genetown Career Fair brings together leading employers in the Boston area with pre-screened job...

2014-04-09 16:21:56

162 employers selected from 2,864 nominations WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, has selected 162 employers as semifinalists for the 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The Freedom Award is the DoD's highest honor for employers that provide extraordinary support to their Guard and Reserve employees. For a complete list of Freedom Award...

2014-04-09 16:21:50

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a recent meeting of the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF), the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the world's largest Flight Attendant union, introduced a resolution calling for a full investigation of Norwegian Air International's (NAI) labor standards and business practices. The initiative, which was adopted by the ITF, called upon the U.S. Department of Transportation, among others, to seek additional...

2014-04-09 16:21:20

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Piedmont Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted in favor of a new contract that includes pay increases and work rule improvements for the nearly 200 regional Flight Attendants. The agreement was reached with the assistance of the National Mediation Board (NMB). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110302/DC58223LOGO "Through unity and determination, Piedmont Flight...

2014-04-09 12:34:23

The expansion of health insurance accomplished under the Affordable Care Act may alter costs for several major types of liability insurance, although any such changes are likely to be modest, according to a new RAND Corporation report. Automobile, workers' compensation and general business liability insurance costs may fall under the Affordable Care Act, while costs for medical malpractice coverage could be higher, according to the study. Researchers say the changes could be as much as...


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Captain Kathryn Hire is a NASA astronaut who has flown aboard two Space Shuttle missions. She was born Kathryn Patricia Hire on August 26, 1959 in Mobile, Alabama. She graduated from Murphy High School in 1977, and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and Management from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1981. After earning her Naval Flight Officer wings in October 1982, Hire she carried out worldwide airborne oceanographic research missions with Oceanographic Development...

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