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2013-09-23 12:26:24

National Union Leader Will Join Picket Line at 7 a.m.; Rally Set for 11 a.m. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As they press ahead with efforts to reach agreement on a new contract, nurses at Northside Medical Center will stage a one-day, unfair labor practice strike on Tuesday. "We would rather be sitting down at the bargaining table than walking a picket line," said Eric Williams, president of the Youngstown General Duty Nurses Association. "But our...

2013-09-20 16:24:16

National Union Leader Will Join Picketers During One-Day Job Action; Local Members to Gather Sunday Afternoon to Make Picket Signs YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nurses at Northside Medical Center today moved ahead with preparations for a one-day, unfair labor practice strike at the hospital next week. At the same time, they renewed calls for management to return to the bargaining table. Nurses have pressed Northside management and the Tennessee-based...

2013-09-06 16:22:43

Union Announces Informational Picketing in Front of Hospital on Saturday YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nurses at Northside Medical Center will conduct informational picketing in front of the hospital on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., including some who will wear gags to demonstrate their concerns that management proposals in current contract talks could limit their ability to speak out for patient safety and quality care. Eric Williams, president...

2012-12-18 16:24:41

WORCESTER, Mass., Dec, 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Massachusetts Nurses Association: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060525/NETH016LOGO) When: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 (and every day thru Dec. 21) Time: 4 - 5 p.m. Where: Outside the Entrance to UMass Memorial Medical Center's Memorial Hospital campus at 119 Belmont St., Worcester, MA As the UMass Medical Center nurses' negotiations for a new contract drag on into the holiday...

2008-09-09 09:00:31

By From staff reports LOS ANGELES - Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama announced his support Thursday for airline service workers at Los Angeles International Airport -- six days after those employees put down their picket signs and returned to work. The employees who provide "curb-to-cabin" services for major airlines at LAX returned to work last Friday, one day after they went on strike over issues of wages, benefits and allegedly unfair labor practices. The return to work...

2008-07-25 12:01:01

Gravediggers and grounds-keepers at nine Toronto cemeteries have gone on strike, leaving management to operate backhoes. Some 230 workers employed by The Mount Pleasant Group of Cemeteries began picketing after two months of talks broke down over raises from the average of $22 per hour, along with health concerns over pesticide use, the Toronto Sun reported Friday. The workers are represented by the Canadian Service Workers Union, an affiliate of the Canadian Auto Workers union. The...