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Jun 30, 2016, 21:10 ET Teamsters International Convention Passes Resolutions in Support of Workers

 The 29th International Brotherhood of Teamsters Convention continued on its fourth day with the spirit of international cooperation to protect...


Jun 30, 2016, 16:15 ET Farm Labor Shortage Vexes Farmers

A new video produced by the American Farm Bureau Federation shines a spotlight on the frustrations of the nation's farmers in finding workers to...


Jun 30, 2016, 15:23 ET Alcott HR Launches Overtime Estimator/Calculator to Aid Businesses with the New DOL Overtime Regulations

 Alcott HR, a leading provider of human resources (HR) outsourcing solutions with offices in Farmingdale, Buffalo, Manhattan, Rochester, NYC,...


Jun 30, 2016, 12:35 ET UPS, Pilots Reach Tentative Agreement On New Labor Contract

The Independent Pilots Association (IPA) and UPS Airlines (NYSE:UPS) today announced a tentative agreement on a new five-year labor contract. The...


Jun 30, 2016, 10:27 ET Lawrence General Hospital Nurses Ratify New Contract

 The more than 450 nurses of Lawrence General Hospital, who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, voted this week to ratify...


Jun 30, 2016, 10:00 ET Supplemental ISM Report On Business® Brexit Report

 Institute for Supply Management® to release an ISM Report On Business® Brexit Report on July 1, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. ET. This report...


Jun 30, 2016, 08:00 ET USW Strongly Encourages Coordinated Trade Enforcement by the United States, Canada and Mexico to End Global Steel Over-Production

The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today from International President Leo W. Gerard: "The agreement to coordinate...


Jun 30, 2016, 06:00 ET Carolinas Physician Alliance Aligns Region's Physicians To Improve Quality, Reduce Costs

A group of physician practices announced today the formation of Carolinas Physician Alliance, a clinically integrated network (CIN) of nearly 2,300...


Jun 29, 2016, 20:54 ET Teamsters Pledge More Than $1.4 Million To Fight Against Addiction

 Today, Teamsters at the union's 29th International Convention pledged more than $1.4 million to the fight against addiction. "This is what...


Jun 29, 2016, 14:20 ET Census Bureau Infographic: 30-Year-Olds: Then and Now

The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: This infographic shows how 30-year-olds today compare with those in 1975. It...


Jun 28, 2016, 21:02 ET Global Solidarity Dominates At 29th Teamsters International Convention

 The Teamsters' 29th International Convention opened its second day with a focus on global solidarity and building worker power through...


Jun 28, 2016, 17:30 ET Sec. Manderino Continues 'Jobs that Pay' Tour in Philadelphia and Bristol

 Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry Secretary Kathy Manderino continued the "Jobs that Pay" tour today at Leonardo Helicopters...


Jun 28, 2016, 15:00 ET USW Welcomes Affirmative Preliminary Countervailing Duty Determination on Truck, Bus Tires from China

The United Steelworkers (USW) welcomed today's U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) affirmative preliminary countervailing duty (CVD) determination on...


Jun 28, 2016, 09:35 ET Violation Tracker Documents Wide Variety of Misconduct by Major Banks

Since the beginning of 2010, two dozen major banks have paid $160 billion in penalties to resolve a wide range of cases brought against them by the...


Jun 27, 2016, 21:49 ET Teamsters Open 29th International Convention

 The International Brotherhood of Teamsters' 29th International Convention kicked off today at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas with excitement and...


Jun 27, 2016, 15:00 ET Haynes and Boone Releases First-Ever Retail Industry OSHA Monitor Detailing Nationwide Citation and Investigation Trends

 As a service to the industry, the Haynes and Boone, LLP Labor and Employment practice has released its inaugural Retail Industry OSHA Monitor,...


Jun 27, 2016, 13:17 ET NV Energy's Sun Peak Power Plant Achieves 25 Years Without a Lost-time Accident

 Employees at the 210-megawatt Sun Peak Generating Station achieved a significant milestone this month by marking 25 years of safe plant...


Jun 27, 2016, 10:33 ET Bert H. Ware Joins Bressler, Amery & Ross as Principal in Labor and Employment Practice

 The law firm of Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C. announced today that Bert H. Ware has joined the firm as a principal in its Labor and...


Jun 26, 2016, 01:06 ET Historic Nursing Strike Averted as Brigham and Women's Hospital Nurses Reach Tentative Agreement with BWH Saturday, June 25

The 3,300 Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) nurses, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA), have reached a tentative agreement...


Jun 24, 2016, 17:30 ET Cheshire County Corrections Officers Overwhelmingly Choose Teamsters

Corrections officers for Cheshire County, N.H., have overwhelmingly decided to join Teamsters Local 633 in a vote conducted by the New Hampshire...


Jun 24, 2016, 12:47 ET USW: ITC Affirmative Vote on Corrosion Resistant Steel Products Will Provide More Relief

 United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement today after the U.S. International Trade...


Jun 24, 2016, 10:31 ET Flight Attendant Union Reaches Contract Terms With United Airlines

 United Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), and United Airlines today agreed to terms on...


Jun 24, 2016, 10:17 ET United And AFA Reach Agreement For Flight Attendants

 United and the Association of Flight Attendants announced today that they have reached an agreement on terms of a joint contract that would...


Jun 24, 2016, 07:30 ET Brigham and Women's Hospital Nurses Prepare for 24-hour Strike on Monday, June 27 With Sunday Rally in Dorchester

The 17-member Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) nurse bargaining committee will meet at the federal mediator's office in Boston on Friday, June 24...


Jun 23, 2016, 15:16 ET Costco Teamsters in the East Join Western Conference Pension Plan for First Time

Teamsters who work at Costco in New York, New Jersey and Maryland have overwhelmingly ratified an agreement under which they will be covered by the...