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2014-06-18 12:23:17

Statement of Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA, on Bi-Partisan Legislation to Adjust the Gas Tax and Protect the Highway Trust Fund WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA - the Laborers' International Union of North America - made the following statement today regarding introduction of legislation by Sens. Murphy and Corker to address the failing Highway Trust Fund:...

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...

2014-06-16 08:21:14

Multi-State Tour Begins at Shuttered I-495 Bridge In Delaware, Continues for Six Weeks Through Nation's Heartland, Before Ending at U.S. Capitol WASHINGTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The "Getting Schooled in Infrastructure" school bus tour kicked off today at the now-closed I-495 bridge in Wilmington, with a real school bus which has been crushed and carries a prop resembling a large piece of a fallen bridge. The bus will travel through more than 22 cities and Congressional...

2014-06-11 16:21:26

WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Teamsters International Union Vice President and Local 922 President Ferline Buie about today's worldwide taxi driver protests against Uber. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "As president of Teamsters Local 922 in Washington, D.C., which is affiliated with the Washington, D.C. Taxi Operators Association, I express our solidarity with today's protests by taxi drivers in city...

2014-06-11 12:29:08

Sodexo throws thousands off its health insurance plan; workers, with UNITE HERE members, bring concerns to Congress and the IRS after company cites the Affordable Care Act as reason for dropped coverage. WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dozens of employees of Sodexo, a giant, foreign-owned corporate food service provider, are protesting a loophole in the Affordable Care Act today outside the U.S. Capitol. The workers, joined by members of the hospitality union...

2014-06-10 12:33:37

AFGE asks lawmakers to support amendment preventing industry takeover of poultry inspections WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees is calling on House lawmakers to prevent the U.S. Department of Agriculture from implementing a new poultry inspection system that would jeopardize worker and food safety and put the American public at risk. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/MM21150LOGO Rep. Rosa DeLauro of...

2014-06-10 12:21:20

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today commended the United States House of Representatives for passing the DeFazio/Westmoreland Amendment that ensures U.S. airlines and aviation crewmembers are afforded a level playing field for transatlantic flying. The bipartisan amendment attached to the 2015 Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Act (H.R. 4745), introduced by Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and...

2014-06-09 20:20:23

Teamsters General President Urges Members to Oppose Potential Floor Amendments That Would Force Drivers Behind the Wheel Longer, Allow Bigger Trucks on Highways WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter to U.S. House of Representatives members sent today, Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa denounced two potential floor amendments to the Transportation Housing and Urban Development (THUD) FY '15 Appropriations bill that will weaken highway safety...

2014-06-09 12:24:35

Union Leaders Urge Administration To Look Again At Steel Imports WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa and top leaders with the union's railway conference are calling on the Department of Commerce to fully weigh the concerns of the U.S. steel industry as it continues its anti-dumping probe looking at cheap imports being brought into this country by South Korea and eight other nations....

2014-06-05 12:32:36

FRESNO, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gerawan family, owners and operators of Gerawan Farming, issued the following statement after a Fresno County Superior Court rejected the California Agricultural Labor Relations Board's (ALRB) general counsel's request to impose a contract on Gerawan employees. The ALRB had asked the Superior Court to impose a contract that was written by a mediator five months ago without input from the farm workers and before counting the ballots of a...


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