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2014-03-25 16:26:14

Nurses Outraged by Partners Demands to Shortchange Patients and Nurses While Posting More than $350 Million in Profits SALEM, Mass., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The registered nurses of North Shore Medical Center, who are negotiating a new contract with Partners Health Care, have submitted the required 10-day notice to conduct an informational picket outside the Salem-based hospital on March 27 from 2 - 5 p.m. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060525/NETH016LOGO...

2014-03-24 20:21:07

Teamster Drivers Describe Bus Problems, Safety Hazards at Durham School Services CHARLESTON, S.C., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamster school bus drivers were joined by parents, community, political and faith leaders, as well as representatives from Teamsters Local 509, at Monday night's Charleston County School Board meeting. They raised safety and service concerns with Durham School Services, the transportation contractor for Charleston County schools....

2014-03-24 16:20:58

Bipartisan group raises important questions about financial and accounting pullout WASHINGTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today thanked a bipartisan group of Indiana lawmakers for raising tough questions about the Army's plan to pull out of the Defense Finance and Accounting Service and build its own financial and accounting office. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/MM21150LOGO...

2014-03-21 12:20:29

Workers Stand Strong and Defeat Anti-Union Campaign by Company TULSA, Okla., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Drivers at APAC/Old Castle Inc. in Vinita, Okla. voted to join Teamsters Local 523 in Tulsa, securing a strong voice on the job. With this vote, the 10 drivers join their Teamster brothers and sisters at APAC/Old Castle Inc. locations in Pasco and Yakima, Wash., Telford, Pa., Bensenville, Ill. and Toledo, Ohio. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO...

2014-03-21 12:20:14

Minister Leitch strongly urges both parties to pursue voluntary arbitration. OTTAWA, March 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, expressed disappointment today when informed that Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) members had again rejected a tentative agreement reached by the bargaining committee. Quick facts -- On January 31, 2014, the union announced that its membership...

2014-03-20 12:34:52

The Cesar Chavez biopic is a depiction of Cesar Chavez's unification of farm workers to achieve better working conditions and social justice for the less fortunate LOS ANGELES, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pastor Rodriguez has seen the upcoming biopic CESAR CHAVEZ and shares his thoughts on the film, the icon, and why it is important we support this film at this moment in our nation's history. "The movie is a long overdue tribute to a man who was willing to be a martyr for those who could...

2014-03-19 16:22:57

Year-long "I Am AFGE" campaign features federal employees who make America great WASHINGTON, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees is kicking off a year-long campaign to increase the public's awareness and appreciation of the women and men who work for them each and every day. The multi-faceted campaign, called "I Am AFGE," launches today with the release of a two-minute video that highlights the invaluable services federal...

2014-03-17 16:20:42

Union secures increased parking subsidies, expanded shift-bidding, and certification improvements WASHINGTON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The union representing nearly 45,000 Transportation Security Officers at TSA secured important gains for agency employees in a first-of-its-kind interest arbitration decision announced today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/MM21150LOGO The American Federation of Government Employees went to arbitration with the agency...

2014-03-14 16:23:14

Labor activists at Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Hospital Sound Alarm on Elevated Legionella Levels WASHINGTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is calling on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to take a deeper look at reports of elevated levels of Legionella at the Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Affairs Hospital in Illinois. In a Feb. 28 letter to Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA Dr. David Michaels,...

2014-03-13 12:20:37

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants at 19 carriers, today praised a bipartisan coalition of United States Senators who issued a letter to Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx urging careful scrutiny of Norwegian Air International's (NAI) application for a foreign carrier permit. NAI has developed a business model that evades international labor laws and...


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