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2014-09-15 16:21:37

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) and United Airlines today announced a one-time opportunity for Flight Attendants to voluntarily separate from the company with a payment up to $100,000. The Enhanced Early Out Program, announced in a joint letter from AFA Presidents Ken Diaz, Suzanne Hendricks and Marcus Valentino and management, is intended to resolve staffing issues at the airline and promote a landscape that...

2014-09-15 16:21:18

Company recalling all Flight Attendants on voluntary and involuntary furlough CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines and the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA) today announced that United will offer its Flight Attendants an Enhanced Early Out Program, which allows participants a one-time opportunity to voluntarily separate from the company and receive a severance payment. United also announced that it is recalling all Flight Attendants who are on voluntary and...

2014-09-11 16:29:10

Workers Target Fred Meyer and QFC Stores Across Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska TUKWILA, Wash., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Teamster warehouse workers will meet in Tacoma on Saturday to take part in a multi-state consumer action aimed at educating Fred Meyer customers in Alaska, Oregon, Idaho, and Washington about the company's attempt to degrade workers' health care plans and outsource good, family-wage jobs....

2014-09-10 16:27:01

DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) employee leaders and community activists will rally at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) VISN 6 regional office Friday, Sept. 12 to protest anti-worker policies and poor leadership that is negatively impacting service delivery to veterans in North Carolina, Virginia and the VA Medical Center in Beckley, West Virginia. The VA medical centers in VISN 6 have been weakened by...

2014-09-10 00:21:28

FRESNO, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gerawan Farming issued the following statement to refute and correct the record on an unfair labor practice complaint filed by the Agricultural Labor Relations Board's General Counsel. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140910/144800 "The General Counsel's last-minute filing makes clear her intention, which is to block the counting of ballots and to delegitimize the November 5, 2013 election ordered by the ALRB. The General Counsel waited...

2014-09-08 16:26:00

Local Government Organization Cites Concerns that Proposition 46 is "Fiscally Irresponsible" and Would Hurt Taxpayers SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the growing campaign to defeat November's budget-busting Proposition 46 announced that the California State Association of Counties opposes the costly initiative because it would ratchet up health care costs for consumers, taxpayers and local governments. CSAC is the unified voice in Sacramento for California's diverse...

2014-09-08 12:27:59

Nurses call for meeting with the CEO to present their concerns; hospital finally agrees to turn over the consultant's report that underpins the controversial plan LEOMINSTER, Mass., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an ongoing effort to stop a plan by management to cut nursing and support staff and to reorganize patient care services, the registered nurses of Health Alliance Leominster Hospital will appeal directly to the facility's CEO in a call to rescind the proposal,...

2014-09-03 16:21:43

Leaders are fighting for the survival of the Canadian Maritime Industry OTTAWA, Sept. 3, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Maritime and Supply Chain Coalition held a press conference today explaining their significant worries concerning the Canadian-European Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) and the lack of transparency that our government has had when making this deal. This free trade agreement will allow EU beneficially owned Flag of Convenience (FOC) vessels and...

2014-09-02 20:20:20

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After months of intense pressure from a broad labor coalition, including the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) today denied an exemption for a foreign air carrier permit to Norwegian Air International (NAI). AFA urges the DOT to close the door on NAI permanently by rejecting the foreign air carrier permit outright. AFA International President Sara Nelson issued the...

2014-08-31 23:05:26

Last week, 250 caregivers and other healthcare workers at Dutchess Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Pawling and at Wingate Healthcare in Wingate voted to join 1199SEIU, marking the newest 1199 members in the regions. In recent years, thousands of other healthcare workers in the region have built a better future for themselves and their families by becoming members of the healthcare workers’ union. Hudson Valley & Capital Region, NY (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 This Labor Day,...


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