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Dec 08, 2017, 15:55 ET Teamsters Joint Council 7 Endorses Gavin Newsom For California Governor

Teamsters Joint Council 7 is proud to endorse Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom for governor of California. "Gavin Newsom has the experience,...


Dec 08, 2017, 12:11 ET City Negotiators Prolong Strike by Demanding that SEIU 1021 Drop Lawsuit Challenging Mayor Schaaf and her Administration's Abuse of Temporary-Part Time Workers

Yesterday City of Oakland negotiators put forward a proposal that keeps City workers represented by SEIU Local 1021 out another day on an unfair...


Dec 08, 2017, 10:30 ET Atlantic Coast Pipeline signs Project Labor Agreements with four leading construction trade unions

Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC announced today it has signed Project Labor Agreements with the nation's four leading building and construction trade...


Dec 08, 2017, 09:42 ET After Dodging Latest Shutdown, Largest Federal Union Looks to Next Deadline

Congress' passage of a short-term budget extension yesterday keeps the federal government open until Dec. 22, preventing a government shutdown that...


Dec 07, 2017, 11:04 ET USW Lauds WTO Panel Affirmation of U.S. Orders on Coated Paper from Indonesia

The World Trade Organization (WTO) yesterday rebuffed Indonesia's challenge to the U.S. countervailing duty determination by the U.S. Department of...


Dec 07, 2017, 10:58 ET Largest Federal Union Calls on Congress and the Administration to Keep the Government Open

Ahead of Thursday's meeting between Republican and Democratic leaders in the House and Senate and the White House, American Federation of...


Dec 06, 2017, 16:31 ET AFGE: Merger of TRICARE and Choice Program Shortchanges Veterans

The American Federation of Government Employees thanks Reps. Ruben Gallego of Arizona, Salud Carbajal and Ted Lieu of California, Collin Peterson...


Dec 06, 2017, 14:00 ET Oakland City Workers Continue Strike

Nearly the entirety of the City of Oakland civilian workforce will continue to be on picket lines for a second day, neither Mayor Schaaf or City...


Dec 06, 2017, 10:00 ET Online Job Ads Increased 137,100 in November

Online advertised vacancies increased 137,100 to 4,700,900 in November, according to The Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine® (HWOL) Data Series,...


Dec 06, 2017, 08:00 ET Millar Strengthens Trust Core Value through Franklin Covey's Leading at the Speed of Trust®

Millar is pleased to announce our managers and emerging leaders have completed Franklin Covey's Leading at the Speed of Trust®. With Trust as a...


Dec 06, 2017, 05:00 ET UCLA Anderson Forecast: A Downshift in Growth Expected for the Nation and California

UCLA Anderson Forecast's final quarterly report for 2017 is somewhat mixed, as the United States awaits the outcomes of a number of initiatives and...


Dec 05, 2017, 16:49 ET El salario mínimo de California aumentará a $11 y $10.50 la hora

Conforme a la histórica legislación para aumentar con el tiempo el salario mínimo a $15 la hora, el salario mínimo de California aumentará el 1 de...


Dec 05, 2017, 15:54 ET 3,000 Oakland City Workers Striking Today

Who: Nearly the entirety of the City of Oakland civilian workforce will be on picket lines today after City Negotiators rejected workers'...


Dec 05, 2017, 14:15 ET Mansfield Plumbing Displays Ongoing Commitment to U.S.-Based Manufacturing with Renewed Union Contract

Made in the USA and Mansfield go hand-in-hand, and it's the hardworking employees who keep that company value going strong. Looking to ensure a...


Dec 05, 2017, 10:00 ET NMI® at 57.4%; November Non-Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®

Economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector grew in November for the 95th consecutive month, say the nation's purchasing and supply...


Dec 05, 2017, 10:00 ET Randstad identifies six trends that will impact employers in 2018

As 2017 comes to a close and the talent landscape continues to evolve, Randstad US released its expert analysis on hiring and workplace trends for...


Dec 04, 2017, 18:36 ET IFPTE Local 21 and SEIU Local 1021: City of Oakland Negotiators Reject Proposal to Avert Strike by Entering into Informal Mediation Causing Oakland Workers To Strike Tomorrow

Oakland City workers represented by SEIU Local 1021 and IFPTE Local 21, more than 3,000 workers in total, will go on strike Tuesday, December 5th....


Dec 04, 2017, 13:49 ET California's Minimum Wage to Increase to $11 and $10.50 per Hour

Under landmark legislation to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour over time, California's minimum wage will increase on January 1 to $11 per...


Dec 04, 2017, 12:10 ET More than 3,000 Oakland City Workers Announce a Strike on December 5, 2017

City workers represented by SEIU Local 1021, with the solidarity of IBEW 1245 workers, will announce an unfair labor practice strike, while IFPTE...


Dec 04, 2017, 10:50 ET Workers At Intermodal Rail Company Vote To Join Teamsters Local 710

Workers at ITS ConGlobal, an intermodal rail transportation company in Harvey, Ill., voted overwhelmingly late last week to join Teamsters Local...


Dec 01, 2017, 19:37 ET United Steelworkers Ratify Four-Year Contract with TimkenSteel

The United Steelworkers (USW) Local 1123 members voted in favor of a new four-year contract with TimkenSteel today. "For 100 years,...


Dec 01, 2017, 16:21 ET Two Major Unions Join In Ratifying Agreements With The Freight Railroads

The National Railway Labor Conference has announced that almost 80 percent of the members of the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air,...


Dec 01, 2017, 11:28 ET Teamsters, NetJets Reach Tentative Agreement

Teamsters Local 284 and NetJets have successfully concluded negotiations, resulting in a tentative agreement. The negotiation team was comprised...


Dec 01, 2017, 11:10 ET BLET Members Ratify National Contract

Members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) have ratified a new collective bargaining agreement with the National...


Dec 01, 2017, 10:00 ET PMI® at 58.2%; November Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®

New Orders, Production, and Employment Continue Growing; Supplier Deliveries Slowing at Slower Rate, Backlog Growing; Raw Materials Inventories...