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Feb 16, 2018, 20:25 ET Berkshire Medical Center Nurses Schedule Patient Safety Vigil as One-Day Strike Nears

As part of their preparations for a potential one-day strike on February 27, Berkshire Medical Center nurses and community members will...


Feb 16, 2018, 14:54 ET USW Lauds Commerce Report; Looks for President to Take Bold Action in Response to 232 Reports

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement today in response to the release of the U.S....


Feb 16, 2018, 12:16 ET MNA: Baystate Franklin Medical Center Nurses Schedule One-Day Strike for Wednesday, Feb. 28

The registered nurses of Baystate Franklin Medical Center, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, will hold a one-day strike on...


Feb 16, 2018, 10:03 ET MNA: State Rep. Harold Naughton to Host Community Forum on Feb. 20 on the Need for UMass Health Alliance to Preserve Essential Services at Clinton Hospital

What: Community Forum on the Preservation of Services at Our Community Hospital When: Tuesday, Feb. 20 from 6 – 8 p.m. Where: Clinton Town...


Feb 15, 2018, 18:45 ET AT&T Mobility, Communications Workers of America Reach Tentative Agreement in Mobility Southeast Contract Negotiations

AT&T today announced that AT&T Mobility has reached a tentative agreement with Communications Workers of America District 3 in Mobility...


Feb 15, 2018, 16:50 ET Teamsters Say Death Of San Francisco Waste Worker Exposes Dangers Of The Job

The following is a statement from Teamsters Solid Waste & Recycling Division Director Ron Herrera in response to the death of Jeremy Gordon, a...


Feb 15, 2018, 14:55 ET USW: Bonus Payments to Newport News Workers Highlight Imbalance in Republican Tax Plan

Huntington-Ingalls today announced that it would pay its employees a $500 bonus in recognition of the reduction in the Republican corporate tax...


Feb 15, 2018, 10:51 ET Teamster Pilots Ratify Contract Extension At Republic Airline

Republic Airline pilots who are members of Teamsters Local 357 have ratified a contract extension of their 2015 collective bargaining...


Feb 14, 2018, 09:39 ET Flight Attendant Union Reaches Merger Tentative Agreement With Alaska Airlines

The leaders of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing Alaska Airlines and former Virgin America Airlines, reached an...


Feb 13, 2018, 12:20 ET MNA: Congressman Jim McGovern Offers to Host Baystate Franklin Medical Center Nurse Negotiations

U.S. Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) recently reached out to the Massachusetts Nurses Association and Baystate Franklin Medical Center and offered...


Feb 13, 2018, 09:19 ET President's Budget will create a "Perfect Storm" for Weather Forecasts and Warnings

The President's budget acknowledges the importance of NWS to protecting lives and property- "Advance notice provided by weather forecasts enables...


Feb 12, 2018, 16:54 ET Culinary Union Urges Nevada Regulators to Review Alex Meruelo's Suitability to Own and Operate SLS Las Vegas

The Culinary Union is urging Nevada gaming regulators to fully review Alex Meruelo's financial relationship with his brother Richard, his use of...


Feb 12, 2018, 16:37 ET USW: Federal Commitment in Infrastructure Plan is Insufficient

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement today on the release of the Trump administration's...


Feb 12, 2018, 15:23 ET AFGE President: Trump budget continues assault on working class families

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement: "President Trump's budget is...


Feb 12, 2018, 10:00 ET Supply Executives with an Opinion See Tax Reform as a Step in the Right Direction

On December 22, 2017, President Donald Trump signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA). Called the "biggest tax reform in a...


Feb 09, 2018, 11:29 ET AFGE: Every Member of Congress Responsible for Funding the Government and Supporting Federal Employees

In response to Congress failing to pass a spending bill to keep the government open for the second time this year, American Federation of...


Feb 09, 2018, 10:51 ET Roger Williams Medical Center Teamsters Unanimously Ratify First Contract

Skilled maintenance workers at Roger Williams Medical Center represented by Teamsters Local 251 in East Providence, R.I. unanimously ratified a...


Feb 09, 2018, 10:20 ET Baystate Franklin Medical Center Nurses Vote to Authorize Potential Second One-Day Strike

The registered nurses of Baystate Franklin Medical Center, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, voted overwhelmingly on Thursday,...


Feb 08, 2018, 20:02 ET Berkshire Medical Center Nurses Schedule One-Day Strike for Tuesday, Feb. 27

The registered nurses of Berkshire Medical Center, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, will hold a one-day strike on Tuesday, Feb....


Feb 08, 2018, 11:57 ET In Second Election, Wismettac Asian Foods Workers Vote To Join Teamsters

Following a year-long effort to join Teamsters Local 630 in Los Angeles, warehouse workers, drivers and other employees at Wismettac Asian Foods...


Feb 07, 2018, 16:50 ET Teamsters Support Creation Of Bipartisan House-Senate Committee To Solve Pension Crisis

The Teamsters Union applauds today's announcement of the formation of a bipartisan, House-Senate Joint Select Committee to find a solution to the...


Feb 07, 2018, 14:43 ET AFGE: Bipartisan budget deal keeps government open for everyone

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement: "The bipartisan budget deal...


Feb 06, 2018, 17:57 ET Teamsters At First Student Chicago Unanimously Ratify New Agreement

Bus drivers and monitors in Chicago, Ill. voted unanimously to ratify their first union contract with First Student as members of Teamsters Local...


Feb 06, 2018, 13:30 ET Union and Industry Coalition Calls on Key Stakeholders to Step Up Support for Keeping the Navajo Generating Station Online in Decades Ahead

Calling continued operation of the Navajo Generating Station (NGS) vital for keeping tribal families together, the United Mine Workers of America...


Feb 06, 2018, 13:18 ET Failing to fund non-military agencies leaves job 'half done,' union leader says

American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. today issued the following statement: "Our nation's defense,...