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Jul 29, 2016, 22:13 ET Federal labor leader hails court decision overturning NC voter suppression laws

 North Carolina native J. David Cox Sr., who leads the nation's largest federal employee union, today hailed a federal appeals court ruling...


Jul 29, 2016, 08:47 ET FHLBank San Francisco, Aspen Institute Sponsor Panel At DNC On Creating Jobs And Growing Small Businesses In Underserved Communities

The Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco (FHLBank San Francisco) and the Aspen Institute sponsored a panel at the Democratic National Convention...


Jul 28, 2016, 18:57 ET Carpenters Union Stands With Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton

John Ballantyne, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters, has released the following statement about Hillary...


Jul 28, 2016, 09:55 ET Commission for Case Manager Certification's new chair bridges social work, nursing and specialty care case management professions

The new chair of the Commission for Case Manager Certification is both a registered nurse and social worker, and a certified geriatric case...


Jul 27, 2016, 10:32 ET USW Members Vote to Ratify New Contract with National Grid

 Members of the United Steelworkers (USW) voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday, July 26, to ratify a new two-year contract with National Grid. The...


Jul 27, 2016, 10:29 ET Radial Hiring 1,000 Workers in Groveport, Ohio to Help Leading Retailers Win this Holiday Season

Radial announced today its plan to hire an additional 1,000 workers in Groveport, Ohio to support the drastic increase in customer demand seen...


Jul 27, 2016, 10:10 ET Teamsters National Committee Reaches Tentative Carhaul Agreement

 The Teamsters National Automobile Transporters Industry Negotiating Committee (TNATINC) has reached a tentative national Carhaul agreement...


Jul 27, 2016, 09:30 ET Precision Discovery, Inc. Celebrates 3 Year Anniversary of ESOP

 Precision Discovery, Inc. proudly celebrates the third anniversary of its employee ownership. In 2012, Precision began sharing ownership with...


Jul 26, 2016, 13:58 ET Sodexo Stands Up for over 2,000 Veterans at Annual Operation Stand Down Event

 Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, proudly served the more than 2,000 veterans who attended Operation Stand Down from July 22...


Jul 26, 2016, 11:00 ET New UST Whitepaper Reveals Top Reasons Nonprofit Employees Quit

 The Unemployment Services Trust (UST), a leader in helping nonprofits reduce unemployment costs, today released its latest publication: "6...


Jul 25, 2016, 11:22 ET Federal Union Leader and Maryland Delegate Addresses Maryland Delegation at DNC

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. spoke today to the Maryland delegation about the November...


Jul 25, 2016, 08:17 ET Etihad Aviation Group and Partners will Support 108,000 Jobs in the USA and Contribute US$10.7 Billion to National Economy in 2016

Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) and its equity partner airlines will support 108,000 jobs across the USA in 2016 and make a US$10.7 billion...


Jul 23, 2016, 00:17 ET Largest federal employee union applauds Clinton pick of Senator Tim Kaine as running mate

In response to the announcement that presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has selected U.S. Senator Tim Kaine as her running...


Jul 22, 2016, 17:36 ET Federal union leader says Trump wrong on TSA, wrong on VA

Republican Party presidential nominee Donald Trump used his nomination speech Thursday night to disparage the dedicated public servants who deliver...


Jul 22, 2016, 10:00 ET Southwest Airlines Pilots Join Mechanics for Informational Picket

 Pilots from the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) joined mechanics from Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) Local 11...


Jul 22, 2016, 07:30 ET Update: Brigham and Women's Hospital Faulkner Nurses Holding Informational Picket on Friday, July 22

The 385 Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital (BWFH) nurses, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA), will hold an informational...


Jul 21, 2016, 20:03 ET USW Confirms USDOC Final Duties on Cold-Rolled Steel

Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW), confirmed today's final duty orders by the U.S. Department of Commerce...


Jul 21, 2016, 13:00 ET DENSO in Maryville, Tennessee Breaks Ground on New Onsite Consolidated Warehouse

Last year, DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee, Inc. (DMTN) announced a $400 million investment to expand manufacturing lines, which would result in the...


Jul 21, 2016, 12:45 ET Union: Nathan Littauer Hospital Agrees To Pay Nurses Back Wages After An Illegal Lockout In January

  Nathan Littauer Hospital (NLH) has agreed to pay members of the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) back wages after illegally...


Jul 21, 2016, 12:25 ET Teamster Airline Mechanics At Piedmont Airlines Ratify Contract

Approximately 300 Piedmont Airlines mechanics from Teamsters Locals 210, 355 and 776 have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a five-year contract with...


Jul 21, 2016, 10:11 ET Essex County Legislators Call on the President of Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack to Negotiate a "Fair Contract" with Nurses to Ensure "Best Care" for the Community

The state legislative delegation representing communities served by Steward Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley (HFHMV) this week sent a...


Jul 20, 2016, 21:37 ET Brigham and Women's Hospital Nurses Vote Overwhelmingly Wednesday, July 20 to Ratify New Contract

 The 3,300 Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) nurses, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA), voted Wednesday, July 20 to...


Jul 20, 2016, 17:12 ET Federal Union Leader: 2016 GOP Platform 'A Hostile Takeover of the Civil Service System'

 In response to the release of the 2016 Republican Party Platform, J. David Cox, Sr., National President of the American Federation of...


Jul 20, 2016, 16:01 ET USW Announces Settlement of OSHA Injury Reporting Case against U.S. Steel

The United Steelworkers (USW) today announced a settlement in the federal court case brought by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) against United...


Jul 20, 2016, 15:23 ET Teamsters: DOJ Antitrust Enforcers Miss Opportunity In Mega Beer Deal

Without addressing capacity concerns that Teamsters warned will contract supply, increase prices, and harm competition in the U.S. beer market, the...