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12:53 ET Supreme Court Denies Review of BLET Victory on Two-Person Train Crews

The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) has secured another significant victory for rail workers — this time from the highest...


09:00 ET Hallmark Obama Administration Labor & Employment Initiatives Under Fire In 2017 From President Trump And GOP Congress

The Trump administration and the Republican-controlled Congress are taking square aim at a number of the signature labor and employment...


Jan 16, 2017, 16:50 ET Teamsters At San Francisco International Airport Vote To Strike

Teamsters employed as auditors, cashiers and office personnel have voted unanimously to reject a final contract offer from the parking facility...


Jan 13, 2017, 09:01 ET Hydro One named one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People

TORONTO, Jan. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Hydro One is proud to announce it was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People for 2017 by...


Jan 13, 2017, 08:07 ET The Wawa Family is Growing in Southeast Florida! Wawa Announces Hiring Push for Store Management and Associates for First Stores to Open in Palm Beach and Broward Counties

Wawa, Inc. is thrilled to announce that it is in the final stages of its launch into Southeast Florida with the first wave of new stores slated to...


Jan 12, 2017, 18:30 ET Zhaopin: No Year-End Bonus for Over 50% of Chinese White-Collar Workers in 2016

Zhaopin Limited (NYSE: ZPIN) ("Zhaopin" or the "Company"), a leading career platform1 in China focused on connecting users with relevant job...


Jan 12, 2017, 15:19 ET Aspen Institute Future of Work Initiative Releases Report and Policy Agenda on Ways to Restore the Promise of Work in America

Today, the Aspen Institute's Future of Work Initiative – led by honorary co-chairs U.S. Senator Mark Warner of Virginia and Purdue University...


Jan 12, 2017, 12:27 ET Southwest and NetJets Pilots Urge President-elect Trump to Reverse NAI Foreign Carrier Permit

The Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) is partnering with the NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft Pilots (NJASAP) to urge...


Jan 12, 2017, 09:15 ET USW Supports Announcement of USTR Action to Address Chinese Aluminum Overcapacity: China's Free Ride Needs to End

The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today in support of the United States Trade Representative's (USTR) announcement...


Jan 12, 2017, 08:41 ET Former Aaron's Inc. Executive Chad Strickland Launches Workforce Design Studio

Today, a first of its kind workforce design studio – theTifosi LLC – announced its formation. Founded by Chad Strickland, a former senior executive...


Jan 12, 2017, 08:30 ET CareerCast Identifies Low Stress and High-Stress Professions for 2017

If you thrive on stress, working as a Firefighter, Police Officer, Newspaper Reporter, or Broadcaster might be a good fit for you. But if you want...


Jan 11, 2017, 15:19 ET USW Salutes Gov. Cuomo's "Buy American" Procurement Initiative

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that the union strongly supports New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's proposed "Buy American" policy for...


Jan 11, 2017, 15:04 ET Cal/OSHA Investigates Four Recent Tree Trimming Deaths, Announces Safety Campaign

Following four recent tree-trimming workplace fatalities, Cal/OSHA is reminding workers and employers in this high-risk industry to take...


Jan 11, 2017, 14:49 ET VA Employee Union: Dr. Shulkin 'strong choice' to lead the VA

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement in response to President-elect...


Jan 11, 2017, 13:00 ET Dramatic Uptick in Percent of Employers Providing Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as Paid Holiday Per Nationwide Survey

This year, over two in five American employers (43 percent) will provide a paid day off for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a notable increase from...


Jan 11, 2017, 12:12 ET Pilots Respond to Southwest Airlines' New Leadership Structure

The Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) today responded to the leadership structure announcement by Southwest Airlines in which the...


Jan 11, 2017, 09:45 ET Nominations Announced for the Make-up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS) 2017 Annual Awards Recognizing Outstanding Achievements in Motion Pictures, Television, Commercials and Live Theater

Nominees for the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) in 23 categories honoring make-up artists and hair...


Jan 10, 2017, 14:03 ET Teamsters Applaud Introduction Of Legislation To Close Executive Pay Tax Loophole

The Teamsters Union fully supports the Stop Subsidizing Multimillion Dollar Corporate Bonuses Act as an important step toward ensuring corporations...


Jan 10, 2017, 11:40 ET NWSEO: Northeast's Busiest Airports Operate with Aviation Forecast Office Closures Due to NWS Vacancies

The National Weather Service aviation offices that provide forecasts for New York, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C.'s airspace were closed...


Jan 09, 2017, 16:35 ET Teamsters Denounce Passage Of Destructive Anti-Worker Bills In Kentucky

Kentucky Republican state lawmakers pushed through three bills this weekend designed to attack working families by driving down wages and weakening...


Jan 09, 2017, 16:00 ET Why Every Business Needs a PMO

Project management has been in play since the beginning of time. The Great Pyramids built by Pharaohs, the construction of the Great Wall of China,...


Jan 09, 2017, 11:10 ET Baystate Noble Hospital Nurses to Hold Informational Picket and Rally for Safe Patient Limits on Wednesday, Jan. 11

Baystate Noble Hospital (BNH) nurses, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA), will hold an informational picket and rally on...


Jan 06, 2017, 16:15 ET USW Applauds OSHA Release of Beryllium Standard

The United Steelworkers (USW) today praised the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for the release of the final rule for...


Jan 06, 2017, 15:37 ET AFGE: House Bill Touting Government Accountability, Efficiency Does Neither

Some members of the House of Representatives are continuing their assault on working families with a venomous piece of legislation that would...


Jan 06, 2017, 12:00 ET IEEE-USA: California Congressmen's H-1B Outsourcing Bill Will Not End Outsourcing

Reps. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and Scott Peters (D-Calif.) have introduced legislation to combat outsourcing within the H-1B visa program. While the...