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Jun 17, 2019, 19:56 ET Cal/OSHA sanciona a una compañía de instalación de paneles solares por la violación deliberada de la protección contra caídas

Cal/OSHA ha emitido sanciones de $193,905 a una compañía de instalación de paneles solares de Anaheim por varios riesgos graves de la seguridad en el ...


Jun 17, 2019, 10:49 ET Teamsters: Sysco-Boston Drivers Ratify Contract That Improves And Secures Jobs

Drivers at Sysco near Boston voted overwhelmingly to ratify their first contract that provides improved and affordable health insurance, seniority...


Jun 17, 2019, 09:00 ET Kroger Indianapolis Associates Ratify New Contract

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced its Central division associates in Indiana ratified a new labor agreement with the United Food and...


Jun 16, 2019, 23:44 ET UNITE HERE Airline Catering Workers in 13 Cities Vote Nearly 100% Unanimous in Favor of Striking When And if Released

UNITE HERE airline catering workers in thirteen cities have voted in favor of authorizing a strike if and when released to do so by the National...


Jun 13, 2019, 15:31 ET USW Praises House Action on Beryllium Protections

United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard today praised the U. S. House of Representatives and its Democratic leadership for...


Jun 13, 2019, 14:33 ET Teamsters Call On N.J. Attorney General, EDA To Investigate, Prosecute And Sanction NFI Over Tax Benefits Application

Today, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters sent a formal request to New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and New Jersey Economic...


Jun 11, 2019, 14:44 ET Hoffa: Teamsters Applaud House Panel's Passage Of Pension Reform Measure

The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa after the House Education and Labor Committee today approved H.R. 397, the...


Jun 10, 2019, 18:37 ET Oakland Unites in Condemnation of Mayor Libby Schaaf's Immoral Budget, Will Rally in Front of City Hall and Address City Council in Support of Council President Rebecca Kaplan's Budget on Monday, June 10, at 4 p.m.

Community and labor groups in the ReFund Oakland Coalition from Oakland will rally in opposition to Mayor Libby Schaaf's budget at City Hall on...


Jun 07, 2019, 07:49 ET Senior Staff Changes Announced at International Cinematographers Guild

The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) is undergoing major staff changes in both their Western and Eastern Region offices,...


Jun 06, 2019, 20:29 ET Union Membership Authorizes Strike against Arconic

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that members of local unions representing Arconic (NYSE: ARNC) workers at the company's facilities in...


Jun 06, 2019, 13:10 ET USW Members to Return to Work at Dow Chemical Plant in Deer Park

Members of the United Steelworkers union will return to work at the Dow Chemical plant in Deer Park on Monday, June 10, seven weeks after the company ...


Jun 06, 2019, 11:57 ET STA Roy-Hart Workers Join Teamsters

STA drivers and monitors who provide student transportation for the Royalton-Hartland School District (often referred to as "Roy-Hart") have voted to ...


Jun 05, 2019, 18:15 ET Teamsters And Allies Advocate For Safety At Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Summit

Yesterday Teamsters joined Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), Consumer Advocate Ralph Nader and other aviation industry stakeholders at the Aircraft...


Jun 05, 2019, 10:00 ET NMI® at 56.9%; May Non-Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®

Economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector grew in May for the 112th consecutive month, say the nation's purchasing and supply executives in...


Jun 04, 2019, 21:15 ET Teamsters Applaud Passage of Dream and Promise Act in U.S. House

The Teamsters Union applauds today's passage of the Dream and Promise Act in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Dream and Promise Act would...


Jun 04, 2019, 16:38 ET Harris County Commissioners Court Calls for End to Dow Chemical Lockout

The Harris County Commissioners Court approved a resolution on Tuesday, June 4, expressing support for members of United Steelworkers (USW) Local...


Jun 03, 2019, 15:44 ET Wayne County Teamsters Ratify New Agreement

Despite difficult negotiations and Wayne County's premature declaration of impasse, Local 118 is pleased to announce that the members have...


Jun 03, 2019, 10:43 ET Locked-Out Steelworkers to Rally for Fair Contract at Dow Chemical

Locked-out members of United Steelworkers (USW) Local 13-1 and supporters from throughout the community will hold a rally on Tuesday, June 4, outside ...


Jun 03, 2019, 10:00 ET PMI® at 52.1%; May Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in May, and the overall economy grew for the 121st consecutive month, say the nation's supply...


May 31, 2019, 20:30 ET USW Members Authorize Strike against Alcoa

The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that members of local unions representing more than 1,500 Alcoa (NYSE: AA) workers have granted their...


May 30, 2019, 17:36 ET U.S. Rep. DeLauro Visits North Haven Picket Line, Supports Striking XPO Workers

U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-CT, visited with workers who are on strike against XPO Logistics at a warehouse in North Haven, telling them she supports...


May 29, 2019, 16:57 ET USW Announces Changes in Leadership

The United Steelworkers (USW) union today announced changes in its leadership as a result of a series of retirements, including USW International...


May 28, 2019, 11:30 ET FRA Just Reduced The Prospects For A Safer Railroad Industry

On Thursday, May 24, 2019, we were informed that the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) had released a notice, withdrawing a 2016 notice of...


May 24, 2019, 15:06 ET Teamsters Commend Santa Ana USD For Responsible Bidding

Teamsters Local 952 is lauding a recent decision by the Santa Ana Unified School District (USD) Board of Trustees to reject a request-for-proposal...


May 20, 2019, 17:40 ET AGMA Elects New President, Officers and Governors

On Friday, American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) held a mail ballot election pursuant to its Constitution. Global Election Services (GES)...