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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...


Nov 30, 2017, 13:44 ET Omni Air International Flight Attendants Ratify First Contract

Flight Attendants at charter airline Omni Air International, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted by 78...


Nov 30, 2017, 13:16 ET Baystate Noble Hospital Nurses Ratify Contract

The registered nurses of Baystate Noble Hospital, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, voted on Monday, Nov. 27 to ratify a new...


Nov 30, 2017, 12:17 ET USW: Global Forum Report Documents Excess Steel Capacity as Attacks on U.S. Steel Sector Continue

The United Steelworkers (USW) issued the following statement after the release of a report by the Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity. The forum,...


Nov 30, 2017, 12:00 ET Teamsters 'March On The Boss' To Demand XPO Logistics Start Contract Talks

Drivers at XPO Logistics in suburban Chicago who formed their union with Teamsters Local 179 in October 2016 "marched on the boss" today to demand...


Nov 30, 2017, 11:49 ET AFGE: House probation bill punishes good workers

A House bill that would at least double the probationary period for federal employees punishes good workers and does nothing to improve how...


Nov 30, 2017, 11:04 ET Cook County Merit Board Agrees to Suspend Hearings While Awaiting Legislative Changes

Facing a challenge by Teamsters Local 700 to the Cook County Merit Board's ability to function, attorneys for the Sheriff and the Board agreed in...


Nov 30, 2017, 10:33 ET Union Disclaims Interest in WICS in Springfield, Illinois

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced today that International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers ("IBEW") Local Union Number 51...


Nov 29, 2017, 08:09 ET Adams Keegan launches new performance management tool, redesigned website

Adams Keegan, a national managed HR services company, today announced the launch of a new performance management tool, available to clients via its...


Nov 28, 2017, 16:55 ET RNs at Steward St. Elizabeth's to picket on Thursday, Nov. 30

The 600 MNA nurses at Steward Health Care's St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton will hold an informational picket on Thursday. Nov, 30 from...


Nov 28, 2017, 11:13 ET Chicago First Student Drivers Vote Overwhelmingly to Join Teamsters

On Nov. 9, school bus drivers at First Student in Chicago voted 67-6 to join Teamsters Local 777. The drivers will join hundreds of First Student...


Nov 27, 2017, 09:56 ET MNA: Berkshire Medical Center Nurses to Hold Patient Safety Vigil on Monday, Nov. 27 Ahead of Next Negotiation Session

The registered nurses of Berkshire Medical Center, represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, will hold a Patient Safety Vigil on Monday,...


Nov 27, 2017, 09:15 ET Avista Capital Partners to Acquire Express Scripts' Subsidiary United BioSource

Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) and Avista Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm, announced today that Avista has signed a definitive...


Nov 27, 2017, 07:00 ET BioDelivery Sciences Announces Ohio Workers Compensation Adding BELBUCA and BUNAVAIL to Formulary

BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI) announced that the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation (BWC) has approved a change to its...


Nov 22, 2017, 16:05 ET TimkenSteel, United Steelworkers Reach Another Tentative Agreement for New Four-Year Contract

TimkenSteel and the United Steelworkers (USW) Local 1123 have reached a third tentative agreement on a four-year contract. The union will...


Nov 22, 2017, 15:29 ET This Year, I know What I'm Thankful For: The EPA

The following is an original op-ed by AFGE National President J. David Cox Sr.: Earlier this year I had the honor of traveling to Taiwan with a...


Nov 22, 2017, 12:39 ET Groups Call VA BRAC Bill 'A Grave Threat to the Survival' of the VA

In response to H.R. 4243, the "Veterans Affairs Asset and Infrastructure Review Act of 2017," 22 labor organizations co-signed a letter delivered...


Nov 22, 2017, 10:10 ET Airplane travel is safer, easier thanks to federal workers

As millions of Americans prepare to take to the skies this holiday season, the head of the labor union representing federal airport security...


Nov 21, 2017, 17:12 ET Allegiant Announces Tentative Flight Attendant Contract Agreement With Transport Workers Union

Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces that the company and the Transport Workers Union (TWU), representing Allegiant flight attendants, have...


Nov 21, 2017, 16:52 ET In Nationwide Advertising Campaign, UPS Aircraft Mechanics Warn Customers About Brewing Troubles With Holiday Season, Says Teamsters Local 2727

As the holiday shipping season moves into high gear, UPS aircraft mechanics and related employees who maintain the company's massive air cargo...


Nov 21, 2017, 11:46 ET Teamsters Local 700 Files for Temporary Restraining Order Against Cook County Merit Board

On Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, Teamsters Local 700 filed a motion for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction in the Circuit Court of...


Nov 21, 2017, 08:07 ET Lovell's New Report: How Millennials and Gen Z Are Redefining the Future of Work

Lovell's 2017 Change GenerationTM Report provides new insights into the career aspirations, work values, and career priorities of Millennials and...


Nov 21, 2017, 07:07 ET Gallaher Invests $50,000 in Employee Leadership Training

Gallaher, the region's leading life safety and asset protection solutions provider, has announced it is investing $50,000 in employee leadership...


Nov 21, 2017, 06:00 ET Aviso para medios - El presidente nacional de Unifor visitará el sitio de los asesinatos de mineros mexicanos en huelga

El presidente nacional de Unifor Jerry Dias visitará el sitio donde dos mineros mexicanos en huelga fueron brutalmente asesinados, cerca de la mina...