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2014-04-28 12:33:54

CLARK, N.J., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Speaking on behalf of his 150,000 members, the statewide head of the New Jersey construction trades spoke out today in support of the construction project under way in Englewood Cliffs for LG Electronics' new North American headquarters. William T. Mullen, President of the New Jersey State Building and Construction Trades Council, said, "With unemployment back on the rise and 1,500 more New Jersey jobs lost in March, we have to work...

2014-04-24 16:23:08

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As record breaking profits for the new American Airlines were announced earlier today, Flight Attendants represented by Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (US Airways) and the Association of Professional Flight Attendants (American) together met with management to submit an opening proposal for a single contract covering the combined workgroup. Today's negotiations were part of an agreement ratified in February 2014 that outlined...

2014-04-24 12:21:18

Unions Propose Contract Openers Hours after Company Reports $480 Million Profit FORT WORTH, Texas, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flight Attendants at the new American Airlines welcomed reports of the best first quarter in company history and look forward to translating that success to an industry-leading joint contract. In a morning press release, American Airlines announced a staggering $480 million profit, despite a winter full of costly flight cancellations. Coincidentally, the...

2014-04-23 16:21:55

Unions Working Together To Fight Concessions Across Airline Industry WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The head of one of the largest Teamster pilot unions joined other union leaders across the industry in spearheading an agreement to set new standards for regional pilot contracts and to stand together during negotiations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO Craig Moffatt, Teamsters Local Union 357 Executive Board President, joined leaders...

2014-04-23 12:29:34

Seek Restoration of a Full Service Hospital SPRINGFIELD, Mass., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by 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 for a hearing being held on Thursday to discuss the process for re-opening the hospital, which was...

2014-04-22 12:30:46

Plan Involves 25 - 30 % Cut to Registered Nursing Staff, Replacing Highly Skilled Staff with Lower Paid Unlicensed Aides Incapable of Providing the Care Patients Need FITCHBURG, Mass., April, 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by MNA/NNU: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060525/NETH016LOGO In the wake of last week's announcement of major service cuts and layoffs to their Worcester-based facilities, UMass Memorial Medical Center has also...

2014-04-16 12:27:34

AFGE member and BOP Local President Jill Carver works with inmates at West Virginia correctional facility WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jill Carver teaches parenting skills to more than a hundred men every day, but these are no ordinary students. Jill works inside a medium-security federal prison in West Virginia, and her students are inmates. "The Bureau of Prisons is not for everyone. You have to have a certain mentality to work in a federal prison," Jill...

2014-04-15 16:23:28

Artists Aim for Union Precedent Same Day as Northwestern Football Players CHICAGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Art handlers with Mana-Terry Dowd LLC may set an industry precedent this month by being the first employees of a major art transportation company in Chicago to unionize. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO Approximately 31 high-end art handlers will vote whether to join Teamsters Local 705 on April 25 -- the same day Northwestern University...

2014-04-09 16:21:50

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a recent meeting of the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF), the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the world's largest Flight Attendant union, introduced a resolution calling for a full investigation of Norwegian Air International's (NAI) labor standards and business practices. The initiative, which was adopted by the ITF, called upon the U.S. Department of Transportation, among others, to seek additional...

2014-04-09 16:21:47

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flight attendants at Piedmont Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA), have voted to ratify a new five-year collective bargaining agreement that was reached on March 6. The new contract was ratified by the airline's 180 flight attendants who are based in Harrisburg, Penn.; Salisbury, Md.; Charlottesville, Va.; Roanoke, Va. and New Bern, N.C....


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