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2014-04-09 16:21:20

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Piedmont Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted in favor of a new contract that includes pay increases and work rule improvements for the nearly 200 regional Flight Attendants. The agreement was reached with the assistance of the National Mediation Board (NMB). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110302/DC58223LOGO "Through unity and determination, Piedmont Flight...

2014-04-09 12:27:43

Art School Graduates Seek A Teamster Local 705 Contract at Mana Terry Dowd CHICAGO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters and artists may seem like an unlikely combination, but professional artists at Chicago's Mana Terry Dowd fine art packers and movers are organizing in an effort to begin to establish income and benefit standards in their profession. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO The artists are set to vote on April 25 in an election...

2014-04-08 12:31:48

5 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 91 American Legion Drive, North Adams NORTH ADAMS, Mass., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060525/NETH016LOGO Residents, workers and community leaders will gather to hear updates on the crisis and to plan next steps in the campaign to restore a full service hospital to meet the health care needs of the 38,000...

2014-04-07 12:33:24

Where: U.S District Court, 300 State Street, Springfield, MA SPRINGFIELD, Mass., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060525/NETH016LOGO A delegation of nurses from North Adams Regional Hospital will be outside and inside the U.S. District Court in Springfield this afternoon for a "status conference" being held today to discuss the recent...

2014-04-04 16:20:31

Teamsters Stand With Durham School Services Drivers and Attendants in Recovering Wages BALTIMORE, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, a district court judge approved a $1.25 million settlement that Baltimore City school bus drivers and attendants reached with their employer, Durham School Services. The settlement covers damages for 372 class members over unpaid wages dating back to 2010. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "We are very pleased that...

2014-04-02 16:21:04

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today pledged unyielding support for a new bill that would place a permanent ban on knives in the passenger cabin. The bi-partisan bill, H.R. 4368, was introduced by Representatives Michael Grimm (R-NY), Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), David Joyce (R-OH), and Daniel Lipinski (D-IL). It serves as companion legislation to Senate bill S. 1008. AFA issued the following statement, commending the...

2014-04-02 12:21:30

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants- CWA (AFA), the world's largest Flight Attendant union, issued the following statement today blasting the Supreme Court's decision to lift total spending limits on political campaigns. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110302/DC58223LOGO "Once again, the super-rich have struck a blow to our democracy. For years, corporations and wealthy donors have manipulated global trade and national...

2014-03-31 16:24:53

Local 817 Leader Committed to Strong Representation, Growth in New Media WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa today announced the appointment of Tom O'Donnell, President of Teamsters Local 817 in Lake Success, New York, as Director of the Teamsters Motion Picture and Theatrical Trades Division. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "Tom has been a strong partner in growing the Motion...

2014-03-28 16:23:11

Northern Berkshire County Will Have NO Access to Health Care Services as the State Abandons Those in Need NORTH ADAMS, Mass., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This decision comes after MNA officials had met with hospital management and we were told that care in the ED was perfectly safe and there were enough supplies to operate the service through the weekend. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060525/NETH016LOGO This is a travesty for the community and workforce of...

2014-03-28 12:26:49

Staff and Community Appalled by the Decision NORTH ADAMS, Mass., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- We have just learned that staff from the Attorney General's office are heading back into Superior Court this afternoon to seek a revision to the temporary restraining order issued yesterday that would have kept the emergency department open at North Adams Regional Hospital, following the callous and illegal attempt to close the facility altogether by the Northern Berkshire...


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  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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