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2014-07-16 12:21:34

Teamsters Aviation Mechanics Coalition Recommends Single Standard for Drug Testing Programs for Foreign and Domestic Repair Stations WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Aviation Mechanics Coalition (TAMC) called for the implementation of a single standard of drug testing for airline mechanics in its comments submitted today to the FAA on its proposed rulemaking, (Docket No. FAA-2012-1058), for required drug testing at foreign repair stations....

2014-07-15 23:02:40

"Inequality is out of control in NY, and workers want to ensure that new healthcare jobs in outpatient facilities are good union jobs so caregivers and communities have quality healthcare, economic security and opportunity," says George Gresham, President of 1199 SEIU New York, NY (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 The following statement from George Gresham, President of 1199 SEIU Healthcare Workers East, is for immediate release. “Inequality is out of control in our country, especially...

2014-07-15 20:20:13

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA - the Laborers' International Union of North America - made the following statement today regarding the passage of a short-term patch to the Highway Trust Fund in the U.S. House: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91600LOGO While America should be relieved that Congress appears to be moving to prevent a complete collapse of the Highway Trust Fund next month, law-makers have...

2014-07-15 16:22:05

Deadly Highway Accidents Can Be Prevented When Drivers Adhere to Current Hours of Service Regulations WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union today called for a renewed commitment by Congress to protect the driving public by keeping current hours of service rules in place to help prevent tragedies that are the result of driver fatigue. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan has filed a lawsuit against...

2014-07-11 12:24:45

Agreement Provides Solid Wage, Benefit Improvements, Caps Health Care Costs SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, Pa., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Penn State University employees have reached a tentative contract agreement with the university which will continue to give the 2,500 members of Teamsters Local 8 economic and job stability, the union announced today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "The tentative agreement provides guaranteed wage increases while capping...

2014-07-09 16:28:25

Nurses Hand-Deliver Letter With Vote Results to UMMMC CEO Eric DicksonExpressing Nurses Outrage Over a "Punitive Organizational Culture" that is Causing a "Serious Deterioration in the Quality of Patient Care" at the Level One Trauma Center WORCESTER, Mass., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registered nurses represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association at UMass Memorial Medical Center's University Campus have recently cast an overwhelming vote of "no confidence" in its...

2014-07-07 16:25:09

Progressive Politicians Set to Abandon Their Values to Placate Big Labor WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Worker Freedom today issued the following statement: The City Council of Berkeley, California has on its July 8 agenda whether or not to support the United Farm Workers (UFW) in the union's attempt to forcibly organize agricultural workers at Gerawan Farming Inc., a family-owned fruit producer in the Fresno area. Councilman Kriss Worthington...

2014-07-01 08:30:21

Management's Refusal to Provide Key Material to Nurses' Union About its Plan to Merge Services and Cut Staff Leads to Charge LEOMINSTER, Mass., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The registered nurses, who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United, at UMass-owned Leominster Hospital filed an unfair labor practice (ULP) charge with the state office of the National Labor Relations Board on Monday morning over the hospital's continued refusal to...

2014-06-30 16:26:57

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder issued the following statement critical of the U.S. Supreme Court Decision Weakening the Voice of Caregivers and Home Health Care workers. HARRISBURG, Pa., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Today's Supreme Court decision in Harris Vs. Quinn aimed at home care workers is not only bad for unions they're bad for all workers and the middle class. This decision is an attack on workers' freedom to...

2014-06-30 16:26:31

CANTON, Mass., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick today signed a landmark law that will establish safe patient limits for registered nurses who work in all the state's hospital intensive care units, ensuring that no nurse can be assigned more than one patient or in certain circumstances, no more than two patients based on the assessment of the nurses on that unit. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060525/NETH016LOGO The Governor's...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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