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12:29 ET Announced Closure of Vibra Hospital in Springfield Prompts MNA Nurses to Seek Equal or Better Complex Care for their Patients

The registered nurses of Vibra Hospital, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, will advocate for their patients following the...


12:07 ET Shegerian & Associates: California Appeals Court Affirms Verdict On Compensatory Damages In Leggins v. Rite Aid

The California Court of Appeal ruled this week to affirm the trial court's judgment awarding compensatory damages for Robert Leggins, a former...


10:49 ET Teamsters Tell Sysco Shareholders That Worker Abuse Must Stop

Teamster members and a workers' rights expert addressed executives and stakeholders today during the Sysco [NYSE: SYY] shareholder meeting in the...


09:43 ET BASIC Announces the Release of Advisor by BASIC®

BASIC is proud to announce the release of Advisor by BASIC®, a fantastic new service that helps brokers grow their book of business and maintain...


Nov 16, 2017, 20:14 ET Second Tentative Agreement Between TimkenSteel, United Steelworkers Voted Down

TimkenSteel employees who are members of the United Steelworkers (USW) Local 1123 have failed to ratify a second tentative agreement between...


Nov 16, 2017, 19:18 ET Second Oakland City Union Votes to Strike

IFPTE Local 21, representing 900 professionals working for the City of Oakland, voted overwhelmingly yesterday to strike if a fair settlement is...


Nov 16, 2017, 17:30 ET Minnesota Teamster Drivers Strike Sysco

Teamsters Local 120 Sysco drivers honored a picket line extension here today after company workers in Olathe, Kansas, began an unfair labor...


Nov 16, 2017, 17:00 ET Southwest Airlines Facilities Maintenance Technicians Vote to Ratify Agreement

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today announced that the Southwest Airlines Facilities Maintenance Technicians, represented by the Aircraft...


Nov 16, 2017, 15:24 ET Teamsters Support Brown-Neal Legislation To Solve Pension Crisis

The Teamsters Union strongly supports legislation introduced today by Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA) that would establish a...


Nov 16, 2017, 15:10 ET PEC Safety Meets H2S Training Demands with 1,000 Authorized Instructors

According to OSHA, hydrogen sulfide (H2S) is one of the leading causes of workplace deaths related to gas inhalation, with 60 recorded...


Nov 16, 2017, 05:30 ET Kansas City Teamster Drivers Strike Sysco

Teamsters Local 41 Sysco drivers are now on strike at the company's Olathe, Kan., distribution center after management allegedly threatened...


Nov 15, 2017, 15:30 ET PGW Confirms Phased Close-Out of Production at Creighton to Occur Throughout 2018

Pittsburgh Glass Works, LLC (PGW) confirmed today that recent discussions between the company and the United Steel Workers (USW) did not produce a...


Nov 15, 2017, 10:05 ET $2.3M Judgment against Teamsters Local Upheld in Landmark Appellate Decision

In a groundbreaking decision issued on November 13, 2017, the Appellate Court of Illinois ruled – for the first time in Illinois – that an...


Nov 15, 2017, 07:00 ET Endurance International Group Named a 2017 Best Workplace by Great Place to Work®

Endurance International Group, a global leading provider of web solutions designed to help small and medium-sized businesses succeed online,...


Nov 14, 2017, 15:53 ET IBM Layoff Leads to New Book

A new book, Escape from Unemploymentville, tells the comeback stories of twenty-two people as they struggled through unemployment and returned to...


Nov 14, 2017, 14:33 ET WilsonHCG bestätigt sein Engagement für die Kundenzufriedenheit mit dritter Aufnahme in die EMEA Baker's Dozen-Liste, gewinnt Excellence in Engagement Strategy-Preis

WilsonHCG wurde für sein Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) in der EMEA-Region in die Baker's Dozen-Liste für Kundenzufriedenheit für 2017...


Nov 14, 2017, 14:05 ET Workforce Dimensions from Kronos Embedded with Vocantas Multi-Modal Communications Platform, Communicate™

Workforce Dimensions, the next generation Kronos workforce management solution, includes a ready-to-enable communications platform for employee...


Nov 14, 2017, 12:30 ET WilsonHCG incluida por tercera vez en la lista Baker's Dozen y Premio a la Excelencia en Estrategias de Implicación

- WilsonHCG reafirma su compromiso con la satisfacción del cliente al ser incluida por tercera vez consecutiva en la lista Baker's Dozen de EMEA y...


Nov 14, 2017, 12:18 ET WilsonHCG réaffirme son engagement envers la satisfaction de ses clients grâce à sa troisième mention consécutive sur la liste Baker's Dozen pour la région EMEA et remporte le prix de l'excellence en matière de stratégie de motivation

WilsonHCG a été cité dans la liste de satisfaction de la clientèle Baker's Dozen pour l'année 2017 pour son externalisation du processus de...


Nov 14, 2017, 11:01 ET Innovative Pennsylvania Apprenticeship Program Highlighted in New Report

A new report from the Working for America Institute and Jobs With Justice Education Fund profiles a Pennsylvania program as a successful example of...


Nov 14, 2017, 08:00 ET Despite Hype, Few Workers Believe Artificial Intelligence Will Threaten Their Jobs, Finds New Genpact Research

Contrary to recent headlines about an artificial intelligence (AI) apocalypse, very few workers fear AI will take away their jobs, finds a new...


Nov 14, 2017, 03:00 ET WilsonHCG Reaffirms Commitment to Customer Satisfaction with Third Consecutive Inclusion in EMEA Baker's Dozen List, Wins Excellence in Engagement Strategy Award

WilsonHCG has been named to the 2017 Baker's Dozen Customer Satisfaction list for recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) in the EMEA region –...


Nov 13, 2017, 15:57 ET Saginaw Social Service Workers Vote For Teamster Representation

Recently, social service coordinators, case managers and counselor-aides at Bannum Place in Saginaw, Mich., voted for Teamster representation by...


Nov 13, 2017, 10:58 ET Brigham and Women's Hospital Nurses to Urge Partners HealthCare to 'Bring Back the Brigham Way' at Informational Picket on Wednesday, Nov. 15

The registered nurses of Brigham and Women's Hospital, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, will hold an informational picket on...


Nov 13, 2017, 10:00 ET ABF Freight Announces Negotiations Start Date with Teamsters

ABF Freight®, the less-than-truckload carrier operated by ArcBest® (Nasdaq: ARCB), announced that ABF and the Teamsters National Freight...