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2011-08-18 00:00:37

ADR Software's RFID-based Automated Daily Reporting Network, reaches significant milestone as it continues to accumulate construction industry data. Reston, VA (PRWEB) August 17, 2011 ADR Software today announced that its labor monitoring service, the ADR Network, had surpassed the 10,000 laborers registered mark (also known as "tagging"), just ten months after the service was officially launched in the Washington, DC and Denver, Colorado metropolitan areas in late 2010. The ADR Network...

2011-08-09 12:35:00

OPA-LOCKA, Fla., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor recently awarded a $2.6 million grant to a team of partner organizations in Miami to provide training for in-demand "green" jobs. Partners in the joint initiative include the LIUNA Training Fund (Laborer's International Union of North America), Opa-locka Community Development Corporation (OLCDC), Jamii Builders (a subsidiary of OLCDC), South Florida Workforce, and the Local Laborer's Union 1652. (Photo:...

2011-08-09 11:00:00

MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was release today by Steve Flanagan, business manager of Laborers' Local 66: "Every day millions of New Yorkers utilize the facilities that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has built and maintained for years. From the region's major airports, to the roads, bridges and highways, our infrastructure, and with it, our economic survival, are dependent on the Port Authority. "In order for the Port...

2011-08-09 12:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was released today by Edison Severino, business manager of Laborers' Local 78: "At a time when the Federal government seems incapable of taking the action necessary to create the jobs that will put our members back to work, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has developed a long-term capital plan that will create thousands of good-paying, union jobs. That plan can only be implemented if the Port Authority...

2011-07-16 00:00:36

Ansell, the global leader in hand protection, introduces a new line of construction gloves specifically designed for the unique needs of construction trades. Red Bank, NJ (PRWEB) July 15, 2011 Each construction trade is different and so are the hand protection needs of professionals in the field. Ansell, the world leader in hand protection, is now introducing a line of gloves designed specifically for the unique needs of construction trades "“...

2011-07-08 14:48:00

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The weak job growth in the overall economy was reflected in the latest construction jobs numbers released today by the U.S. Department of Labor. In June, the industry shed another 9,000 jobs, and over 1.3 million construction workers were unable to find a job. The industry's unemployment rate was 15.6 percent. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91600LOGO) Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA, made the following...

2011-07-07 14:32:00

Job-Killing Transportation Bill Fails to Address Pressing Needs, Passes up Opportunity to Put Millions to Work WASHINGTON, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today LIUNA - the Laborers' International Union of North America - released the following response to the Surface Transportation Reauthorization proposal unveiled by House Republicans: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91600LOGO ) Today the Republican leadership in the House of Representatives gave up on the...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.