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11:00 ET Boeing Global Services Forecasts 1.2 Million Pilots and Technicians Needed by 2036

Boeing (NYSE: BA) released its 2017 Pilot and Technician Outlook today at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh and projects a demand for more than 1.2 million...


08:00 ET Radial Customer Care Center in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Bringing On 600 Workers to Support Holiday Hustle

Radial announced today its plan to bring on an additional 600 workers in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, to support the busiest time of year in the retail...


Jul 22, 2017, 13:00 ET Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Congratulates Jerry Oleksiak on Nomination to Secretary of Labor and Industry

The officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder, congratulate Jerry Oleksiak, President...


Jul 21, 2017, 08:43 ET Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters Releases First Edition of The Digital Carpenter

The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) has released the first edition of The Digital Carpenter, a magazine featuring news and features...


Jul 20, 2017, 17:38 ET TCRC-MWED ratify five-year agreement with CP

CALGARY, July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP) (NYSE:CP) and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference Maintenance of Way Employees...


Jul 20, 2017, 09:48 ET Gubernatorial Democratic Candidate Phil Murphy Visiting Carpenters Union Picket Line at Park and Shore High-Rise Construction in Jersey City

Gubernatorial Democratic candidate Phil Murphy is visiting the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters' (NRCC) picket line on Friday, July 21st...


Jul 19, 2017, 17:01 ET NEW VIDEO: How Trump's Budget Hurts America's Civil Servants, Veterans, Law Enforcement Officers

A new video from the American Federation of Government Employees highlights the massive wage and benefit cuts that current, future, and retired...


Jul 19, 2017, 16:32 ET Teamsters Reach Agreement After Two-Day Strike At Twin River Casino

Teamster Local 251 members have won an agreement for a new contract at Twin River Casino after a 41.5 hour strike from Friday afternoon through...


Jul 19, 2017, 15:43 ET Teamsters Decry Shutdown Of L.A. Cannabis Facility With Union Ties

A cannabis cultivator who just last week reached a labor peace agreement with Teamsters Joint Council 42 for the right to organize some 150...


Jul 19, 2017, 10:13 ET Media Advisory: USW Members to Rally Against Unfair Trade

Members from three USW locals at U.S. Steel's Granite City Works will rally with their allies Thursday against the unfair trade that caused the...


Jul 19, 2017, 08:44 ET NY State Assembly Speaker Heastie and Assemblymember Bronson Visit Carpenters Training Facility in Rochester, NY

New York State Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie and Assemblymember Harry Bronson visited the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters' (NRCC)...


Jul 18, 2017, 17:57 ET Cascades Inaugurates New State-of-the-Art Tissue Converting Plant on the West Coast

SCAPPOOSE, OR, July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Cascades Inc. (TSX: CAS), leader in the recovery and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue...


Jul 18, 2017, 16:45 ET New York-Area UNFI Drivers Win First Teamsters Contract

Drivers who deliver groceries for United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) in Montgomery ratified their first-ever Teamster contract this weekend....


Jul 18, 2017, 16:06 ET Hoffa: Teamsters Disappointed By Lack Of Specifics In New NAFTA Objectives

The following is a statement by Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the White House's release of its "Summary of Objectives for the NAFTA...


Jul 18, 2017, 14:00 ET Furniture Deliveries Stopped at New York Presbyterian Hospital as Unions Protest "Cheap" Contractor Jobs

Nurses, nurse aides, and other healthcare workers from New York Presbyterian Hospital joined fired Teamsters today outside the hospital. Workers...


Jul 18, 2017, 13:12 ET NCCMP Board Re-Affirms Multiemployer Pension Policy Priorities

The Board of Directors of the National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (NCCMP) held its annual meeting on July 11, 2017 whereupon it...


Jul 18, 2017, 13:00 ET Cascades Inaugurates New State-of-the-Art Tissue Converting Plant on the West Coast

SCAPPOOSE, OR, July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Cascades Inc. (TSX: CAS), leader in the recovery and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue...


Jul 18, 2017, 10:49 ET USW: Administration's NAFTA Renegotiation Objectives Must Reverse Past Failures

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement after the office of the United States Trade...


Jul 18, 2017, 09:06 ET Road to Repair Urges Long-Term Water Infrastructure Investments

In response to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) Draft Water Supply Plan, this week Greg Lalevee, Chairman of the...


Jul 17, 2017, 13:00 ET Caterpillar Yellow Iron a Highlight of White House "Made in America" Showcase

Today Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) brought its iconic yellow iron to the White House as part of a "Made in America" event to showcase...


Jul 17, 2017, 10:19 ET Ohio Father, Baby with Brain Cancer at Same Time Could Lose Health Insurance

A young Ohio father and his baby boy who battled brain cancer at the same time are among the 22 million Americans at risk of losing health...


Jul 17, 2017, 09:14 ET Carpenters Union Protesting the Start of Park and Shore High-Rise Construction in Jersey City

Today, the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) will begin a campaign to raise awareness for the business and employment practices of...


Jul 14, 2017, 14:45 ET Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Thanks Secretary Kathy Manderino for Her Service to Pennsylvania's Working People and the Department of Labor and Industry

The officers of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder, issued the following statement on the...


Jul 14, 2017, 13:30 ET AT&T, Communications Workers of America Reach New Tentative Agreement in West Wireline Contract Negotiations

AT&T* today announced that Pacific Bell and Nevada Bell have reached a new tentative agreement with the Communications Workers of...