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Dec 02, 2016, 15:29 ET Art Van Furniture Brings New Career Opportunities To The Chicagoland Area

There's never been a more exciting time to join Art Van Furniture! The Midwest's number one furniture and mattress retailer and America's largest...


Dec 01, 2016, 14:54 ET International Automakers Created Over 100,000 American Jobs in Indiana

The Here For America initiative today released Hoosiers Building More Cars Than Ever, state economic impact study. The report shows that...


Dec 01, 2016, 12:35 ET China Labor Watch: Labor Rights Violations of Walmart and Home Depot's Supplier

Cuori is located in Zhejiang, and is a factory that manufactures products for their own brand. There are around 3000 workers, and they manufacture...


Dec 01, 2016, 12:29 ET Teamsters To Head Off Potential XPO CEO Pay Bonanza

Today, in a letter to XPO Logistics' [NYSE: XPO] Board of Directors, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters raised objections to the company's...


Dec 01, 2016, 10:00 ET PMI® at 53.2%; November Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®; New Orders, Production and Employment Growing; Inventories Contracting; Supplier Deliveries Slowing

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in November, and the overall economy grew for the 90th consecutive month, say the nation's...


Nov 30, 2016, 18:07 ET The Final Rule - United States DOL Regulations Regarding Overtime Pay

Effective December 1, 2016, the new United States Department of Labor (DOL) regulations, with respect to overtime pay, commonly referred to as the...


Nov 30, 2016, 13:37 ET USW Supports Carrier Corp. Continuing Domestic Production

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said it is pleased that Carrier Corp. has decided to retain nearly 1,000 of the 1,400 manufacturing jobs that...


Nov 30, 2016, 11:45 ET Black Carpenters Sue JL Schwieters Construction For Severe Race Discrimination And Harassment

William Staple and Dion Pye have sued their former employer, JL Schwieters Construction, Inc., for race discrimination and harassment. Represented...


Nov 29, 2016, 17:11 ET Cal/OSHA Sanciona a Instaladores de Paneles solares por Omisión Intencional en la Protección de Empleado que Sufriera Caída de 29 Pies

Cal/OSHA ha sancionado a Elite Electric Inc. por violaciones graves e intencionales de las normas de seguridad después de que un trabajador que...


Nov 29, 2016, 10:51 ET Unions to Mark Anniversary of Asarco's Unlawful Implementation with Rally in Tucson

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that on Thursday, Dec. 1, workers from Asarco's copper mines and processing facilities represented by...


Nov 28, 2016, 16:00 ET Teamsters Call for Injunctive Relief in the Face of Serious Safety Violations Affecting UPS Aircraft Mechanics

The union representing airline maintenance technicians and related classifications who maintain UPS' fleet of jet engine aircraft filed for...


Nov 28, 2016, 10:00 ET Job Providers Fight Cities' Attempts To Make Them Tax Collectors

Job providers from across the state today joined together to speak out against legislation that would mandate suburban employers become the tax...


Nov 28, 2016, 09:30 ET Citizens For A Pro-Business Delaware Launches State-wide Mail Campaign

Today, the Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware (CPBD), an advocacy group focused on saving the jobs of employees at global translation services...


Nov 23, 2016, 16:31 ET FMCS Director Allison Beck Statement on New Contract Between Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Musicians

FMCS Director Allison Beck issued the following statement today on the announcement of a new contract between the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and...


Nov 23, 2016, 14:21 ET Teamster Flight Attendants Ratify Agreement With Sun Country Airlines

By an over four-to-one ratio, Teamster flight attendants at Sun Country Airlines ratified a mid-contract wage reopener that will increase their...


Nov 23, 2016, 14:06 ET BCTGM Announces Support of IUF Demonstration at Mondelēz European HQ

Today, the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM), which represents nearly 4,000 members at Mondelēz...


Nov 22, 2016, 16:41 ET Teamster Drivers Ratify First Contract With First Transit

Teamster transit and paratransit drivers for First Transit in Cheektowaga, N.Y. ratified their first contract with the company on Sunday, Nov. 20,...


Nov 22, 2016, 16:08 ET SEIU: New National Survey -- 42 Percent of Airport Workers Live Below the Poverty Line

There's an undeniable poverty crisis at our airports: 42 percent of airport workers live below the poverty line, a new survey of workers at the...


Nov 22, 2016, 14:17 ET Teamster Pilots, Amerijet Reach Tentative Agreement

Teamster pilots at Amerijet have reached a tentative agreement on a four-year contract with the airline. There are 85 members in the bargaining...


Nov 22, 2016, 13:37 ET Southwest Airlines Appearance Technicians Ratify Tentative Agreement With Company

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is pleased to announce that its Appearance Technicians, represented by the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal...


Nov 22, 2016, 13:04 ET La Comisionada Laboral Lanza Proceso de Inscripción en Línea para Confeccionistas de Ropa

La Oficina del Comisionado Laboral ha lanzado un sistema en línea que facilita a los confeccionistas de ropa la inscripción en el registro...


Nov 22, 2016, 12:25 ET Teamsters Outraged By Less Than Truckload Company Shuttering Its Doors Unannounced

Over 100 families in Minnesota and South Dakota are wondering how they are going to make ends meet after showing up to work yesterday morning at...


Nov 21, 2016, 20:48 ET Teamsters Make Unconditional Offer To Return To Work At Selland Auto Transport

Today, the union was forced to call an Unfair Labor Practice Strike against Selland Auto Transport at 11 different locations across Washington,...


Nov 21, 2016, 15:46 ET Labor Commissioner Launches Online Registration Process for Garment Manufacturers

The Labor Commissioner's Office has launched an online system to make it easier for garment manufacturers to register with the State of California....


Nov 21, 2016, 14:30 ET Teamsters Hold Unfair Labor Practice Strike At Selland Auto Transport

Early this morning, the approximately 250 drivers, mechanics and owner-operators who work for Selland Auto Transport went on strike over Selland's...