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2014-07-28 12:25:43

Sweeney to Receive Meany-Kirkland Worker Rights Lifetime Achievement Award WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AFL-CIO HITWIRE today released a story on John J. Sweeney, President Emeritus of the AFL-CIO and currently chairman of the AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust. The article details Sweeney's five decades in the labor movement, including his battles to secure a living wage for janitors and other service workers, and fights on behalf of minorities and women...

2014-07-28 12:21:13

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense (DoD) office, announced today 15 recipients of the 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest honor DoD gives to employers for support of National Guard and Reserve employees. "I'm honored to announce the recipients of the 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award," said Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. "Guardsmen and Reservists...

2014-07-28 10:03:34

Drexel University Being unemployed increases your risk of death, but recessions decrease it. Sound paradoxical? Researchers thought so too. While previous studies of individuals have shown that employees who lose their jobs have a higher mortality rate, more comprehensive studies have shown, unexpectedly, that population mortality actually declines as unemployment rates increase. The research community has often rejected one of these effects because it conflicted with the other, so...

2014-07-28 08:34:32

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Custom Innovations LLC launched U Interview Me, an app for the iPhone that enables employers to interview candidates over video (patent pending). U Interview Me makes it easier for employers to interview qualified candidates. Employers can invite candidates to interview, what's unique about U Interview Me is that candidates can request an interview. Typical job-posting services put all the difficult tasks on the employer and charge...

2014-07-28 08:34:08

Freelancer marketplace and management technology provider to showcase world's first freelancer management solution that allows enterprises to engage, manage and pay private networks of IT field service independent contractors BOSTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OnForce, a leader in technology-enabled workforce management, today announced that it will exhibit at CompTIA ChannelCon 2014, the premier partnering and training event for information technology vendors, distributors and channel...

2014-07-28 08:33:58

LONDON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Disruptive technology revolutionizing the GBP50 billion global mobility industry MOVE Guides today publicly announced the Talent Mobility Cloud, the first ever cloud-based application for the GBP50 billion global relocation and talent management industry. The Talent Mobility Cloud is a transformational HR technology that brings together companies, vendors and MOVE Advocates to support all types of mobile employees - new hire...

2014-07-28 08:33:55

Retail chain to prioritize staff scheduling and in-store project completion, boosting the customer shopping experience BURLINGTON, Massachusetts, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd. [http://www.clicksoftware.com ] (NasdaqGS: CKSW), the leading provider of mobile workforce management solutions for the service industry, today announced that one of the world's largest retail chains has selected ClickSoftware's cloud-based solutions for capacity planning...

2014-07-28 08:24:27

- Breadth of products and engineering services around medical gas supply and systems MURRAY HILL and NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare facility management and engineering professionals are invited to meet with Linde's Healthcare division experts at the ASHE Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition to be held at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, on August 3-6. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/NY23246LOGO-b "Hospitals demand nothing...

2014-07-28 08:22:56

Tiremaker exceeds veteran hiring goal, pledges to hire 1,000 more veterans over the next year AKRON, Ohio, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two years ago, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) made a commitment to hire 1,000 United States military veterans. Today, the company announced that it surpassed its three-year goal more than a year early, and has pledged to hire an additional 1,000 veterans. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO "The response to...

2014-07-27 23:01:39

Expanding client programs spur companywide growth, including increasing health-insurance support. Neenah, Wisconsin (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 Alta Resources, a global provider of customer management business process outsourcing (BPO) for Fortune 500 brands, announced today that it plans to fill more than 2,500 jobs across its locations in Wisconsin, California, Florida and the Philippines. A majority of the hiring is to support several health-insurance clients, which have seasonal ramp-ups...


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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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