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Apr 20, 2016, 09:00 ET WomenStrong International Showcases Social Capital Credits at WomenDeliver Conference on the Health, Rights and Wellbeing of Women and Girls

WomenStrong International, a consortium of non-profit organizations in five nations supporting women-driven solutions to extreme urban poverty,...


Apr 20, 2016, 08:40 ET RecruitIQ Staffing Opens Its Doors in Two Markets

 Long-time industry veterans Janet Elkin, Laura Magner, Cheryl Wilhelm and Mike Dunagan have announced the opening of RecruitIQ Staffing, a new...


Apr 19, 2016, 16:17 ET Independent Pilots Association (UPS Pilots) Sees Negotiation "Crunch Time," Opens Strike Center

With negotiations for a new pilot contract nearing a critical juncture, the Independent Pilots Association (IPA), representing the pilots who fly...


Apr 19, 2016, 13:49 ET Teamsters: Flight Attendants At Trans States Airlines Ratify Six-Year Agreement

Yesterday, flight attendants at Trans States Airlines voted by a more than two-to-one margin to ratify a six-year collective bargaining agreement....


Apr 19, 2016, 13:33 ET Teamsters Fighting for Union Rights of Correctional Officers

Teamsters Local 2011, which represents 17,000 Florida Department of Corrections (FDOC) officers, is in the process of filing an unfair labor...


Apr 19, 2016, 12:11 ET USW Disappointed by China's Refusal to Support Multilateral Framework on Global Steel Overcapacity at OECD

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement today after learning that the High Level Dialogue...


Apr 19, 2016, 12:08 ET Teamster Local Unions Recommend Costco Members Ratify New Tentative Agreement

 Teamster local unions on the East Coast and in California that represent 16,000 Costco members are recommending ratification of a new...


Apr 19, 2016, 10:42 ET Teamsters, Working Partnerships USA, Jobs With Justice Escalate Protests Against Abuses In Chipotle's Supply Chain

Hundreds of Teamsters and allies from Working Partnerships USA and Jobs with Justice protested outside Chipotle Mexican Grills across the country...


Apr 19, 2016, 10:03 ET 1916 Commemorative Journal: The only one of its kind published, anywhere

No Journal like it has been published in Ireland, the United States, or, indeed anywhere else on the planet. It is truly unique, destined to be a...


Apr 19, 2016, 09:16 ET NJASAP Statement Regarding DOT Approval of Norwegian Foreign Air Carrier Permit

 "The NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft Pilots (NJASAP) was exceedingly disappointed to learn the U.S. Department of Transportation has...


Apr 19, 2016, 09:15 ET Sogeti USA announces plans to hire more than 200 recent college graduates in next seven months

 Sogeti USA, a leader in Information Technology services, today announced plans to increase its workforce by more than 200 employees throughout...


Apr 19, 2016, 08:20 ET Laborers' Union and ARCSA Sign Historic Agreement for Safe Water Management

Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers' International Union of North America – made the following statement today...


Apr 19, 2016, 06:45 ET 'Perfect Storm' Bears Down on Labor Markets Worldwide

 The Conference Board first alerted businesses and policymakers of coming labor shortages in September 2014, at a time when most observers were...


Apr 18, 2016, 20:13 ET Teamsters: Union, Brookfield Zoo Management Agree To Meet Again April 21

 The Teamsters Local 727 Bargaining Committee and Chicago Zoological Society management have agreed to meet again Thursday, April 21, in an...


Apr 18, 2016, 15:04 ET La Junta de Relaciones Laborales Agrícolas de California accedió a la solicitud del UFW de anular la elección de descertificación y destruir los votos de los empleados

La familia Gerawan emitió hoy la siguiente declaración en respuesta a la decisión del 15 de abril de 2016, tomada por la Junta de...


Apr 18, 2016, 12:59 ET Teamsters Demand Management Accountability at Flexjet, Flight Options

The Teamsters today increased pressure on Flexjet and Flight Options management, calling on customers of the airlines to tell management to...


Apr 18, 2016, 11:28 ET First Transit Workers Choose Teamsters Union

First Transit workers in upstate New York have voted overwhelmingly, 30-5, to join Teamsters Local 264 in Cheektowaga, N.Y., seeking a voice on the...


Apr 18, 2016, 11:21 ET USW Files Case on Imports of Primary Unwrought Aluminum to Save the Industry from the Flood of Imports and Resulting Injury

 The United Steelworkers (USW) today filed a petition under Section 201 of U.S. trade law that seeks to stem a flood of imported primary...


Apr 18, 2016, 10:34 ET Good Jobs First Lauds Kansas & Missouri for Progress Towards a Binding Cease-Fire on Taxpayer-Funded Interstate Job Piracy

Good Jobs First today applauded the State of Kansas for its progress towards accepting Missouri's offer of a legally binding cease-fire to end the...


Apr 18, 2016, 09:41 ET The Timmy Awards Name Curriculum Associates Best Technology Workplace For Large Companies

The 2016 Timmy Awards, which recognize the best places for technology professionals to work, have named Curriculum Associates winner of the Best...


Apr 17, 2016, 21:00 ET Work stoppage at Pan American Silver's Manantial Espejo mine

VANCOUVER, April 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ: PAAS; TSX: PAA) ("Pan American" or the "Company") reported that a...


Apr 16, 2016, 18:01 ET California Ag Labor Board Grants UFW's Request to Void Decertification Election and Destroy Employee Ballots

 The Gerawan family today released the following statement in response to the April 15, 2016 decision by the California Agricultural Labor...


Apr 16, 2016, 17:06 ET Carpenters Union Leaders, Penn. Officials Rally Across State for Clinton

 Thousands of union carpenters and their families rallied across Pennsylvania on Saturday, April 16th to "raise the roof" on their support for...


Apr 16, 2016, 15:50 ET Thousands of IUPAT Members Volunteer on Community Projects in Cities Across the U.S. and Canada on April 16

 On Saturday, April 16, International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) members across the United States and Canada worked on...


Apr 16, 2016, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for April 16: Child Labor

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: CHILD LABOR Profile America —Saturday, April 16th. Children...