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Mar 24, 2017, 18:43 ET AFGE: Withdrawal of AHCA a 'Win for Working Families'

In response to the withdrawal of the American Health Care Act after it became clear there were not enough votes to pass, American Federation of...


Mar 24, 2017, 16:25 ET Hawaiian Airlines Pilots Ratify Contract

Hawaiian Airlines and the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) announced today that the union's membership ratified a 63-month contract amendment...


Mar 24, 2017, 12:35 ET Teamsters Applaud Presidential Permit For Keystone XL

The Teamsters Union is pleased with the Trump administration's prompt issuance of a presidential permit today for the Keystone XL Pipeline. The...


Mar 24, 2017, 09:48 ET Goodwill to Host Career Fair to Help Local Residents Find Employment

Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake announced it will host a job fair at 32 South Street in Baltimore on March 29th from 10 am until 1 pm. As...


Mar 24, 2017, 09:12 ET PA Unemployment Rate Declines to 5.0% in February

Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for February 2017. Pennsylvania's unemployment...


Mar 23, 2017, 11:40 ET Teamsters Sound Alarm Over Low Pay For Mechanics And Subcontracting Of Critical Maintenance Work

The Teamsters Airline Division and Teamsters Local 284 are concerned that NetJets management is ignoring a growing shortage of qualified aircraft...


Mar 23, 2017, 10:44 ET Student Applicants Sought as Departments of Conservation and Natural Resources, Labor & Industry Expand Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn today joined Department of Labor & Industry Secretary Kathy...


Mar 22, 2017, 23:45 ET Media Advisory: Trucking Executives, Professional Drivers to Visit White House

Tomorrow afternoon, leaders of the American Trucking Associations and members of ATA's elite team of professional drivers, America's Road Team, are...


Mar 22, 2017, 17:07 ET Teamsters Local 251 Contract Approved By Fall River City Council

Teamsters Local 251 is pleased to announce that the Fall River City Council has approved, by an 8-1 vote, a collective bargaining agreement for the...


Mar 22, 2017, 15:47 ET Vibra Hospital of Western Massachusetts Nurses Ratify Contract with New Workplace Violence, Anti-Discrimination Protections

The approximately 80 registered nurses of Vibra Hospital of Western Massachusetts, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA), voted...


Mar 22, 2017, 13:36 ET Drivers At XPO In Elgin, Illinois Seek Teamster Representation

Drivers at XPO Logistics in Elgin, Ill. filed for Teamster representation today, the latest action by workers across the U.S. who are banding...


Mar 22, 2017, 13:01 ET U.S. Court of Appeals Preserves Fair Share Fees, Dismisses Right-to-Work Case

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Tuesday, March 21 protected the right of Teamsters Local 916 to collect fair share fees and...


Mar 22, 2017, 12:45 ET BudTrader.com Seeks Promotions Manager to "Sample Marijuana Products, Hang Out With Models and Party"

BudTrader.com, which is the largest online medical marijuana marketplace, has begun the search for a Promotional Marketing Manager to oversee their...


Mar 21, 2017, 17:00 ET LIUNA Mourns the Death of Martin McGuinness

Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA, the Laborers' International Union of North America, today made the following statement regarding the...


Mar 21, 2017, 14:01 ET Fordham Faculty Announce Union Election Filing

Non-tenure track faculty who have been advocating for more investment in students and instruction at Fordham University filed with the National...


Mar 21, 2017, 13:30 ET Dockworkers At XPO In Aurora, Illinois Seek Teamster Representation

Dockworkers at XPO Logistics in Aurora, Ill. filed for Teamster representation today, the latest action by workers across the U.S. who are banding...


Mar 21, 2017, 11:42 ET Verizon Retiree Proxies Want to Claw Back & Level Playing Field on Executive Pay

Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) retirees want to hold company executives accountable by clawing back compensation when the company violates laws,...


Mar 21, 2017, 10:05 ET FCA US Dedicates State-of-the-Art Training Facilities in Indiana

- Doors officially open on fourth North American World Class Manufacturing Academy - Company and UAW leadership, local...


Mar 20, 2017, 17:06 ET Hoffa-Hall, General Executive Board, Begin Five-year Term

International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa, General Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall, 22 International Vice Presidents and...


Mar 20, 2017, 17:00 ET CN reaches tentative labour agreement with IBEW union representing signals and communications employees in Canada

MONTREAL, March 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today it has negotiated a tentative agreement with the International...


Mar 20, 2017, 12:09 ET Teamsters Ratify Agreement At Us Foods

Teamsters Local 120 members at US Foods in Plymouth, Minn., ratified a new four-year collective bargaining agreement on Sunday that raises the bar...


Mar 17, 2017, 12:21 ET AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka to outline labor movement's strategy under Trump Administration at a National Press Club Luncheon, April 4

Just beyond the halfway-mark in President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka will give a major address at a...


Mar 16, 2017, 15:30 ET Kroger's Michigan Division Ratifies Agreement with UFCW Local 876

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that associates working at 103 stores in the company's Michigan division have ratified a new labor...


Mar 16, 2017, 15:04 ET Trump Budget Fails Working People, AFGE Union Leader Says

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. issued the following statement on the budget blueprint released by...


Mar 16, 2017, 07:30 ET CED Report Shows Substantial Economic Impact from U.S. Food and Beverage Industry

Today, the Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board (CED) released a report detailing the U.S. food and beverage industry's...