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2014-08-26 08:31:05

EXCELSIOR, Minn., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A survey from allnurses.com, the largest online networking and support site for nurses, reveals that the majority of nurses (74 percent) think the job outlook for the nursing industry is positive. Nearly three quarters of respondents (72 percent) would recommend that a person go into the nursing field, and the overwhelming majority (82 percent) believe that the nursing industry has a positive perception in society today. "There are...

2014-08-19 12:21:28

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), and the Transport Workers Union (TWU) called on the Department of Transportation (DOT) to reject an application for a foreign air carrier permit submitted by Norwegian Air International (NAI). In comments filed yesterday, the unions, representing over 80,000 Flight Attendants, urged the DOT to uphold the strong...

2014-08-18 08:25:26

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Allison Beck, Deputy Director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS), issued the following statement this morning on tentative agreements between the Metropolitan Opera and two of its largest unions, Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians and the American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA): "I am pleased to announce that after many hours of intense negotiations, representatives of the Metropolitan Opera,...

2014-08-13 12:32:37

Agent and AFGE member Shawn Moran discusses threats in first installment of "Walking the Line," a video series highlighting Border Patrol agents WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patrolling the border is a dangerous job. Just ask Shawn Moran, a Border Patrol agent for the past 17 years who also serves as vice president of the American Federation of Government Employees' National Border Patrol Council. While guarding the 60 miles of border between Mexico and the San Diego...

2014-08-07 16:27:45

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) today lauded President Obama's signing of the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014. The bill will provide billions of dollars in resources to improve the staffing levels and facilities at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131120/MM21150LOGO With the leadership of Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie...

2014-08-07 16:20:55

Final Local Rider Approved for Domestic Air Freight Company WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The final remaining contract rider between the Teamsters Express Division National Union Negotiating Committee and domestic air freight company AEI was approved this week, paving the way for the national contract between the parties to take effect. With the passage of the local rider, the national agreement is now fully ratified....

2014-08-07 12:21:26

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spirit Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today announced a tentative agreement with management on a new contract that includes immediate economic improvements, as well as protection of industry-leading healthcare and key quality of life provisions. The agreement, reached with the assistance of the National Mediation Board (NMB), would cover the nearly 1,400 Flight Attendants...

2014-08-04 08:20:35

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service issued the following statement today on the labor negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and Pacific Northwest grain handlers: "Bargaining continued during the weekend between the Grain Group and the ILWU, with assistance from FMCS Acting Director Scot Beckenbaugh. The parties had lengthy discussions regarding their interests and worked to address...

2014-08-01 16:23:56

Largest VA employees union praises activists, whistleblowers for exposing true nature of waitlist crisis WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Federation of Government Employees President J. David Cox Sr., issued the following statement after the House and Senate passed legislation to strengthen resources and accountability within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA): "We applaud Senator Sanders for his leadership and persistence in delivering this...

2014-07-31 20:24:08

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) National President J. David Cox Sr. issued the following statement regarding the newly released final rule on poultry slaughter inspection: "The Obama administration's final poultry slaughter inspection rule - which was crafted by USDA and approved by OMB - will destroy effective oversight of our country's poultry slaughterhouses. This final rule will remove 800 federal inspectors...


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