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Jul 27, 2017, 15:12 ET The Healthcare Workers' Compensation Fund to host town hall meeting on August 11th in Montgomery

The Healthcare Workers' Compensation Fund (HWCF) managed by Inspirien is pleased to convene healthcare practitioners and employers from across the...


Jul 27, 2017, 14:37 ET Labor Commissioner's Office Recovers over $360,000 for Live-in Caregivers in Wage Theft Case

The Labor Commissioner's Office announced today that two workers from residential care facility owner Alexen Corporation were paid $360,139 for...


Jul 27, 2017, 13:51 ET ITF announces formation of XPO global leadership task force

The ITF (International Transport Workers' Federation) today unveiled an XPO global leadership group to tackle the company's anti-worker, anti-union...


Jul 27, 2017, 13:44 ET Teamsters Denounce GOP Bill To Roll Back NLRB Joint Employer Ruling

The Teamsters Union today denounced the introduction of legislation by House Republicans that would roll back the 2015 National Labor...


Jul 27, 2017, 09:00 ET CINDE announces: Feuji will hire 150 people to strengthen its services operations in Costa Rica

Today, CINDE announced that Feuji, a services company specialized in providing technology and cloud services solutions, officially announced...


Jul 26, 2017, 21:54 ET Berkshire Medical Center Nurses Vote Overwhelmingly to Authorize One-Day Strike to Ensure Safe RN Staffing that Protects Patient Care

The registered nurses of Berkshire Medical Center, who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, voted overwhelmingly on July 17 and...


Jul 26, 2017, 16:00 ET Statement in Response to Department of Justice Investigation

"FCA US and the UAW were the victims of malfeasance by certain of their respective employees that held roles at the National Training Center (NTC),...


Jul 26, 2017, 13:54 ET Labor Commissioner's Office Cites Two Towing Companies over $4.8 Million for Wage Theft Violations

The Labor Commissioner's Office has cited two California towing companies in Anaheim and Oakland $4,874,661 for multiple wage theft violations...


Jul 26, 2017, 13:42 ET USW: The Time to Act is Now

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement in response to news reports that President Trump...


Jul 26, 2017, 13:10 ET Cal/OSHA y Chevron llegan a un acuerdo sobre la apelación de sanciones después de un incendio en la refinería de Richmond en agosto de 2012

OAKLAND, 26 de julio de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Cal/OSHA y Chevron han llegado a un acuerdo sobre un plan integral que mejorará la...


Jul 26, 2017, 12:00 ET Oficina del Comisionado Laboral impone a compañía de construcción de Oakland sanciones de más de $3.5 millones por violaciones de robo de sueldo

La Oficina del Comisionado Laboral impuso a un contratista de Oakland una sanción de más de $3.5 millones en salarios y penalidades por múltiple...


Jul 26, 2017, 09:54 ET Teamsters, Local Workers Call out Long Island Pol's Family for Shameful Union- Busting

Yesterday morning a group of Teamster furniture movers who have been locked out by Farmingdale-based Waldner's Business Environments since July...


Jul 25, 2017, 16:34 ET AWPPW: Ponderay Newsprint Labor Dispute Alert

The Association of Western Pulp and Paper Workers (AWPPW) has given Ponderay Newsprint the ten (10) days written notice of termination of the Labor...


Jul 25, 2017, 15:43 ET Labor Commissioner's Office Cites Oakland Construction Company Over $3.5 Million for Wage Theft Violations

The Labor Commissioner's Office cited an Oakland contractor more than $3.5 million in wages and penalties for multiple wage theft and labor law...


Jul 25, 2017, 15:16 ET Federal union leader applauds Democratic Party's focus on working people

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. released the following statement in response to the "Better Deal"...


Jul 25, 2017, 15:08 ET Teamsters Local 174 Members Employed In Sand & Gravel Vote Overwhelmingly In Favor Of Strike Action

On Friday night, members of Teamsters Local 174 who work in the Sand & Gravel industry packed their Union Hall to vote overwhelmingly in favor...


Jul 24, 2017, 15:06 ET Cal/OSHA and Chevron Reach Settlement of Citations Appeal Following the August 2012 Richmond Refinery Fire

Cal/OSHA and Chevron have reached a settlement agreement for a comprehensive plan that will improve safety at the Chevron Richmond refinery and for...


Jul 24, 2017, 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...


Jul 24, 2017, 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...