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2011-02-04 12:50:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's Building Trades Unions applaud the bi-partisan action taken yesterday by the U.S. Senate to defeat an attempt by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) to deny Davis-Bacon Act wage protections on Federal Aviation Administration construction projects.

2011-01-20 13:31:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A 5-year extension of a project labor agreement (PLA) with the Tennessee Valley Authority has been approved by the Building and Construction Trades Department for the construction and maintenance work on TVA's extensive energy generation network.

2008-09-11 03:00:22

The UK government is close to finalizing a deal with energy companies over the reduction of household bills, according to the BBC.

2008-09-09 18:00:27

SOME teachers will spend two days a week helping line up future jobs for pupils. They will set up links with local firms and fix up apprenticeships for youngsters struggling to get work. Schools Secretary Ed Balls will announce the pounds 400,000 scheme for 15 teachers a year at today's TUC.

2008-09-08 03:00:18

THE government faced a series of fresh attacks from unions today as civil servants' leaders threatened three months of industrial action over pay.

2008-09-02 18:00:21

Top bosses can retire on pensions of more than pounds 200,000 a year - 25 times more than workers receive, new research reveals today.

2008-09-02 18:00:21

TOP bosses can retire on pensions of more than pounds 200,000 a year - 25 times more than workers receive.

2008-09-02 03:00:24

TOP bosses can retire on pensions of more than pounds 200,000 a year - 25 times more than workers receive, according to new research.

2008-09-02 00:00:22

By Alasdair Northrop Editor of Insider Magazine TOP bosses can retire on pensions of more than pounds 200,000 a year - 25 times the average for workers, a study has revealed. The TUC said their annual Pensions Watch survey found that bosses "bucked the trend".


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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