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Dec 12, 2018, 15:39 ET FMCS Again Selected As "Best Place to Work" Among Small Federal Agencies in Back-to-Back Years

The U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) again received the top ranking among small Federal agencies as a Best Place to Work in the ...


Dec 12, 2018, 15:13 ET Red Cross Workers In Baltimore Vote To Join Teamsters Local 570

Mobile blood collections staff at the American Red Cross in Baltimore voted 37-0 today to become members of Teamsters Local 570. The group of 46...


Dec 12, 2018, 09:58 ET Durham School Bus Monitors And Drivers Ratify Contract With Teamsters Local 610

Drivers and monitors at Durham School Services in Wright City, Mo. have voted 32-3 to ratify their first contract as members of Teamsters Local 610....


Dec 11, 2018, 15:53 ET Largest Federal Employee Union Calls on Congress, President to Spare Hardworking Families from Political Showdown

This morning Democratic leadership met with President Trump to discuss the final spending bill of the year and hopefully avoid a partial government...


Dec 10, 2018, 10:13 ET ISM® Reports Economic Growth To Continue In 2019

Economic growth in the United States will continue in 2019, say the nation's purchasing and supply management executives in the December 2018...


Dec 07, 2018, 09:07 ET Federal employees in 6 high-cost areas to get more pay

Nearly 72,000 federal employees will begin receiving higher locality payments in January following the Office of Personnel Management's decision,...


Dec 06, 2018, 13:08 ET Bus Monitors At First Student Westmont Ratify Contract With The Teamsters

School bus monitors working at First Student in Westmont, Ill. voted unanimously to ratify their first contract with Teamsters Local 777. The...


Dec 06, 2018, 12:03 ET Teamsters: XPO Must Change Culture To Address Worker Mistreatment

Today, the Teamsters Union called on XPO Logistics, Inc. CEO Bradley Jacobs to formally acknowledge his company's failure to address ongoing issues...


Dec 06, 2018, 10:00 ET NMI® at 60.7%; November Non-Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®

Economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector grew in November for the 106th consecutive month, say the nation's purchasing and supply executives ...


Dec 04, 2018, 14:16 ET Ninth Circuit Appeals Court again Affirms that ASARCO Must Pay Copper Price Bonus

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals – for the second time this year – has affirmed Senior U.S. District...


Dec 04, 2018, 11:17 ET Hoffa: China Needs To Make Real Changes To Fix Trade Inequities With U.S.

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about the agreement reached this week between the U.S. and China to put...


Dec 03, 2018, 10:00 ET PMI® at 59.3%; November Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in November, and the overall economy grew for the 115th consecutive month, say the nation's...


Dec 02, 2018, 21:52 ET Unifor and CP reach tentative, four-year agreement

CALGARY, Dec. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP) today announced that it has reached a tentative, four-year agreement with...


Dec 01, 2018, 16:35 ET The Passing of IBEW International President Emeritus Edwin D. Hill, PA AFL-CIO Comments

The American Labor Movement has lost a great leader today with the passing of Edwin D. Hill, President Emeritus of the International Brotherhood of...


Nov 30, 2018, 19:32 ET Largest Federal Union Sounds Alarm on Presidential Overreach

In response to the release of new guidance from the Office of Special Counsel which states that talking about impeachment or "the Resistance" may...


Nov 30, 2018, 09:48 ET USW: NAFTA Still Needs Work

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard made the following statement today after leaders of the three parties to the updated...


Nov 29, 2018, 22:31 ET Registered Nurses at St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford Vote to Join Massachusetts Nurses Association

The 722 registered nurses of St. Luke's Hospital voted on Thursday, Nov. 29 to form a union and join the Massachusetts Nurses Association in an...


Nov 29, 2018, 18:14 ET Workers At Durham School Services In Wattsburg, Pa. Join Teamsters Local 397

Drivers at Durham School Services in Wattsburg, Pa. have voted overwhelmingly to join Teamsters Local 397. "Congratulations to our newest members,"...


Nov 29, 2018, 14:54 ET Steelworkers Ratify Agreements with ArcelorMittal

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that its members have overwhelmingly ratified new, four-year labor agreements with ArcelorMittal USA that...


Nov 28, 2018, 15:16 ET FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company, Unions Reach Agreement on Terms of Revised Key Employee Retention Plans

FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC) today announced that the Company has reached a consensual agreement on the terms of proposed key...


Nov 28, 2018, 13:19 ET Shegerian & Associates: Top California Democratic Party Chair Investigated for Sexual Misconduct

The California Democratic Party is investigating Chairman Eric Bauman for sexual misconduct, following one of his deputies calling for his removal....


Nov 28, 2018, 09:34 ET Cowtown Creative and Transport Workers Union Announce Partnership

Transport Workers Union of America (TWU) Air Division Locals, representing more than 17,000 airline ground workers, welcomed a new partner for...


Nov 27, 2018, 12:48 ET California Port Truck Drivers Employed by Company Operating on Port of Los Angeles Property Request Investigation of Their Employer for Violating LA Minimum Wage Law

Port truck drivers employed by NFI Industries subsidiary California Cartage Transportation Express, commonly known as "Cal Cartage Express," today...


Nov 27, 2018, 10:30 ET Workers Walk Out On Strike, Demand Justice

Last week members of the Workers Freedom Coalition-MPS, along with several community leaders, rallied in support of workers from MPS Products Corp, a ...


Nov 21, 2018, 13:59 ET Federal Bronze Locks Out Dozens of Hourly Workers in Newark

The United Steelworkers (USW) said that 31 members of Local 40M were locked out of their jobs today by management at Federal Bronze Casting...