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Colorado Springs Independent
When it comes to campaigns around amendments, there are Davids and GoliathsFairness Project ($336,132.07), a labor union-backed fund aiming to raise the m
When it comes to campaigns around amendments, there are Davids and Goliaths
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 8 hours ago
Fairness Project ($336,132.07), a labor union-backed fund aiming to raise the minimum wage in states across the nation; the Service Employees International Union ($250,000); the National Education Association, or teachers union, ($250,000); the... Read more
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The Hill
Democratic host committee raises $85 millionInternational Union of North America, United Food & Commercial Workers, the Ame
Democratic host committee raises $85 million
The Hill / Posted 20 hours ago
International Union of North America, United Food & Commercial Workers, the American Federation of Government Employees and Service Employees International Union (SEIU) each gave six-figure sums. Meanwhile, venture capitalist J.B. Pritzker, an heir... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Civil Rights, Faith, and Environmental Groups Urge Congress to Address Flint Lead Crisis before RecessAction Fund Public Citizen Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities Coalition Re
Civil Rights, Faith, and Environmental Groups Urge Congress to Address Flint Lead Crisis before Recess
CommonDreams.org / Posted yesterday
Action Fund Public Citizen Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities Coalition Restaurant Opportunities Centers United Service Employees International Union Sierra Club United Church of Christ Justice and Witness Ministries The United... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Raises coming for California state government’s 27,000 managersdeal with somebody tomorrow, it’s not going to be ratified until the first of t
Raises coming for California state government’s 27,000 managers
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
deal with somebody tomorrow, it’s not going to be ratified until the first of the year.” The largest union, 95,000-member Service Employees International Union 1000, announced to members this week that it is returning to the bargaining on Oct. 10.... Read more
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Roll Call
Can Joe Heck Really Win in Nevada?would not back the GOP nominee. Aides to Cortez Masto’s campaign say that ad is
Can Joe Heck Really Win in Nevada?
Roll Call / Posted 7 days ago
would not back the GOP nominee. Aides to Cortez Masto’s campaign say that ad is still running in Nevada. On Tuesday, the Service Employees International Union and iAmerica Action announced they would begin a new Spanish-language radio ad, backed... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago Teachers Union strike authorization vote starts todaybut that’s just what Ald. George Cardenas was doing Tuesday. The 12th Ward ald
Chicago Teachers Union strike authorization vote starts today
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
but that’s just what Ald. George Cardenas was doing Tuesday. The 12th Ward alderman helped rally about 100 members of Service Employees International Union Local 73 at the Thompson Center plaza before a Local 73 delegation talked to city... Read more
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NJ.com
9,600 and counting: Newark expands municipal ID programNorth Ward populated largely by Spanish speakers, many of them immigrants. Kev
9,600 and counting: Newark expands municipal ID program
NJ.com / Posted 7 days ago
North Ward populated largely by Spanish speakers, many of them immigrants. Kevin Brown, president of Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union, Ari Rosemarin of the state ACLU, and Alix Nguefack of the Immigration Alliance, joined... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill to protect janitorial workers from sex harassmentharassment for custodial staff. AB 1978 — authored by Assemblymember Lorena Go
Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill to protect janitorial workers from sex harassment
The Daily Californian / Posted 8 days ago
harassment for custodial staff. AB 1978 — authored by Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, and sponsored by the Service Employees International Union — focuses on addressing sexual violence where the victims are largely undocumented... Read more
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The Washington Times
Pushing back against a union safety inspectionsshock to small business owners. In Texas, for instance, one janitorial busines
Pushing back against a union safety inspections
The Washington Times / Posted 8 days ago
shock to small business owners. In Texas, for instance, one janitorial business, an NFIB member, had organizers from the Service Employees International Union show up four times along with OSHA inspectors. The SEIU agents had no expertise in the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Group founded by ‘Hangover’ producer aims to reform Sacramento’s juvenile offendersCalifornia Endowment, which houses the Sacramento chapter in its downtown build
Group founded by ‘Hangover’ producer aims to reform Sacramento’s juvenile offenders
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
California Endowment, which houses the Sacramento chapter in its downtown building, the Sierra Health Foundation and the Service Employees International Union, Budnick said. Lee Seale, chief probation officer for the Sacramento County Probation... Read more
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Boston Globe
Strike vote looms for building janitorsJohn Hancock Tower), One Post Office Square, and One Beacon Street, said Roxana
Strike vote looms for building janitors
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
John Hancock Tower), One Post Office Square, and One Beacon Street, said Roxana Rivera, vice president of Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union, which represents the workers. Rivera said the union’s goal now is to have building... Read more
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The Washington Times
D.C. paid family, medical leave gains council supportthe fall session, workers’ rights groups have planned a demonstration for Tuesd
D.C. paid family, medical leave gains council support
The Washington Times / Posted 8 days ago
the fall session, workers’ rights groups have planned a demonstration for Tuesday. DC Jobs with Justice and the District’s Service Employees International Union will hold a rally outside the Wilson Building to pressure lawmakers to move the... Read more
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The Chronicle
Beyond #NeverTrump: voting higher education valuescourage, perseverance, and success of Duke’s own non-tenure track faculty, who
Beyond #NeverTrump: voting higher education values
The Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
courage, perseverance, and success of Duke’s own non-tenure track faculty, who formed their union last semester with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). Graduate students are now in the process of forming their own union with SEIU,... Read more
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Newsmax
Union Leaders Back Hillary, But Ranks Favor Trumpopposing him, said Steve Rosenthal, a former political director at the AFL-CIO
Union Leaders Back Hillary, But Ranks Favor Trump
Newsmax / Posted 11 days ago
opposing him, said Steve Rosenthal, a former political director at the AFL-CIO who is now serving in that role for the Service Employees International Union. “When you look at the numbers, when all is said and done, I expect union households... Read more
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The Atlantic
When Working Hard Is Hardly Working, FinanciallyWhat brought you to start working in a school cafeteria? Linda Estepan, who wo
When Working Hard Is Hardly Working, Financially
The Atlantic / Posted 12 days ago
What brought you to start working in a school cafeteria? Linda Estepan, who works two jobs at a school and NJ Transit (Service Employees International Union) Linda Estepan: My dream was to be a restaurant owner. I went to school and got an... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Activists seek help for women, girls living in povertywe put everything aside and work together, it is going to be difficult to see a
Activists seek help for women, girls living in poverty
Local 10 Miami / Posted 13 days ago
we put everything aside and work together, it is going to be difficult to see anything change," Diaz-Vidaillet said. Service Employees International Union representative Natalia Jaramillo said domestic violence and affordable housing are... Read more
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Boston Globe
Health care pricing panel starts work with split viewsfor consumers and employers. “I think we all know what the problem is,” added
Health care pricing panel starts work with split views
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
for consumers and employers. “I think we all know what the problem is,” added Tyrek Lee, executive vice president of the Service Employees International Union, Local 1199. Lee’s union proposed the ballot question earlier this year that would have... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Cleveland voters to decide whether to increase minimum wagewould be followed by a yearly $1 increase over three years to $15. The minimum
Cleveland voters to decide whether to increase minimum wage
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 15 days ago
would be followed by a yearly $1 increase over three years to $15. The minimum wage would then be based on the cost-of-living index. Ohio’s current minimum wage is $8.10. The proposal had been submitted by the Service Employees International Un... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Cleveland voters to decide whether to increase minimum wagewould be followed by a yearly $1 increase over three years to $15. The minimum
Cleveland voters to decide whether to increase minimum wage
The Marietta Times / Posted 15 days ago
would be followed by a yearly $1 increase over three years to $15. The minimum wage would then be based on the cost of living index. Ohio's current minimum wage is $8.10. The proposal had been submitted by the Service Employees International Un... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Doctors build broad coalition to combat tobacco industry, fund Medi-Calor sympathy from Gov. Jerry Brown, the California Hospital Association, Califor
Doctors build broad coalition to combat tobacco industry, fund Medi-Cal
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 days ago
or sympathy from Gov. Jerry Brown, the California Hospital Association, California Medical Association, California Service Employees International Union and other health-oriented groups are turning to voters. “It’s not for lack of trying,”... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Cleveland voters to decide whether to increase minimum wagewould be followed by a yearly $1 increase over three years to $15. The minimum
Cleveland voters to decide whether to increase minimum wage
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 15 days ago
would be followed by a yearly $1 increase over three years to $15. The minimum wage would then be based on the cost of living index. Ohio's current minimum wage is $8.10. The proposal had been submitted by the Service Employees International Un... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Cleveland voters to decide whether to increase minimum wagethen be based on the cost of living index. Ohio's current minimum wage is $8.1
Cleveland voters to decide whether to increase minimum wage
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 15 days ago
then be based on the cost of living index. Ohio's current minimum wage is $8.10. The proposal had been submitted by the Service Employees International Union. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Activists, clergy, labor leaders rally against Gov. Rauner's policiesthe so-called religious right that attempts to limit the moral discussion in th
Activists, clergy, labor leaders rally against Gov. Rauner's policies
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 15 days ago
the so-called religious right that attempts to limit the moral discussion in the public square." Hamilton, a member of the Service Employees International Union, referred to Republican Rauner’s efforts to eliminate overtime for care workers who... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Activists, clergy, labor leaders rally against Gov. Rauner's policiesthe so-called religious right that attempts to limit the moral discussion in th
Activists, clergy, labor leaders rally against Gov. Rauner's policies
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 15 days ago
the so-called religious right that attempts to limit the moral discussion in the public square." Hamilton, a member of the Service Employees International Union, referred to Republican Rauner’s efforts to eliminate overtime for care workers who... Read more
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The Chronicle
Forming our graduate student uniona sense of urgency that we are coming together with our fellow graduate student
Forming our graduate student union
The Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
a sense of urgency that we are coming together with our fellow graduate student workers at Duke to form a union with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). At the same time, graduate students across the country are also making the... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Rauner policies hit during rally held by clergy, unionto protest what they say is Gov. Bruce Rauner's efforts to cut social service c
Rauner policies hit during rally held by clergy, union
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 15 days ago
to protest what they say is Gov. Bruce Rauner's efforts to cut social service costs. Springfield home-care provider and Service Employees International Union member Gail Hamilton on Monday called Rauner and legislators who stand with him... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Rauner policies hit during rally in Springfield pushing liberal views on labor, wages, poverty, educationthe so-called religious right that attempts to limit the moral discussion in th
Rauner policies hit during rally in Springfield pushing liberal views on labor, wages, poverty, education
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 15 days ago
the so-called religious right that attempts to limit the moral discussion in the public square." Hamilton, a member of the Service Employees International Union, referred to Republican Rauner’s efforts to eliminate overtime for care workers who... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Rauner policies hit during rally in Springfield pushing liberal views on labor, wages, poverty, educationthe so-called religious right that attempts to limit the moral discussion in th
Rauner policies hit during rally in Springfield pushing liberal views on labor, wages, poverty, education
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 15 days ago
the so-called religious right that attempts to limit the moral discussion in the public square." Hamilton, a member of the Service Employees International Union, referred to Republican Rauner’s efforts to eliminate overtime for care workers who... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Cleveland city council votes to put minimum wage increase on May ballotbut city council rejected the push for the more than 80 percent increase fearin
Cleveland city council votes to put minimum wage increase on May ballot
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 15 days ago
but city council rejected the push for the more than 80 percent increase fearing it could be bad for local businesses. The Service Employees International Union, or SEIU, adopted new language making the increase more gradual, and the move seemed to... Read more
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The Washington Times
Union hypocrisywage. As reported by the pro-union website In These Times, a group of union mem
Union hypocrisy
The Washington Times / Posted 15 days ago
wage. As reported by the pro-union website In These Times, a group of union members at the convention tried to present Service Employees International Union (SEIU) President Mary Kay Henry with a letter requesting unionization but were turned... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Cleveland council approves $15 minimum wage for ballotappear on the May 2, 2017 ballot and, if approved, would take effect the follow
Cleveland council approves $15 minimum wage for ballot
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 15 days ago
appear on the May 2, 2017 ballot and, if approved, would take effect the following January. The proposal, submitted by the Service Employees International Union, would raise Cleveland's minimum wage to $12 an hour, followed by an annual $1 increase... Read more
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The Hill
Kaine suddenly abandons right-to-work and majority of Americansstart. According to a Manhattan Institute report, the collective donations of N
Kaine suddenly abandons right-to-work and majority of Americans
The Hill / Posted 15 days ago
start. According to a Manhattan Institute report, the collective donations of National Education Association, AFSCME, and Service Employees International Union during the 2010 election cycle totaled $175 million, the vast majority of which went to... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Campaign 2016: Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve Endorses Question 1Latino Peace Officers Association, The Latin Chamber of Commerce, Nevada State
Campaign 2016: Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve Endorses Question 1
KTVN Reno / Posted 15 days ago
Latino Peace Officers Association, The Latin Chamber of Commerce, Nevada State AFL-CIO, Culinary Workers Local #226, Service Employees International Union, Nevada State Education Association, Nevada PTA, Nevada Network Against Domestic... Read more
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Roll Call
Democratic Groups Tie Ayotte to Trump on Abortionsupport for abortion rights is higher in New Hampshire than in any other state.
Democratic Groups Tie Ayotte to Trump on Abortion
Roll Call / Posted 16 days ago
support for abortion rights is higher in New Hampshire than in any other state. Last week, the group announced a $2 million joint ground game investment with Service Employees International Union and NextGen Climate, an environmental advocacy gr... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Donald Trump's suburban Chicago fundraiser delayed a weekto me, man. There’s no shame in my game, Mr. Chairman.” (John Byrne) Foxx's co
Donald Trump's suburban Chicago fundraiser delayed a week
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
to me, man. There’s no shame in my game, Mr. Chairman.” (John Byrne) Foxx's comments Saturday came after she spoke to Service Employees International Union workers who were canvassing over the weekend in support of Democrats on the fall... Read more
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Boston Globe
Elizabeth Warren rallies with janitors for better pay and working conditionsand the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority expire on Sept. 30, said Rox
Elizabeth Warren rallies with janitors for better pay and working conditions
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority expire on Sept. 30, said Roxana Rivera, vice president of Local 32BJ at Service Employees International Union, which represents the workers. About 70 percent of the workers have part-time jobs,... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Self-driving cars and trucks could leave many jobs in the dusttruck driving is going to be the leading edge of a tsunami of labor displacemen
Self-driving cars and trucks could leave many jobs in the dust
The Seattle Times / Posted 17 days ago
truck driving is going to be the leading edge of a tsunami of labor displacement,” said Stern, former president of the Service Employees International Union. “It’s not something the next generation is going to have to deal with — it’s going to... Read more
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The Seattle Times
With votes finally counted, Seattle U adjuncts approve unionit is a religious institution, its faculty is not covered by the National Labor
With votes finally counted, Seattle U adjuncts approve union
The Seattle Times / Posted 18 days ago
it is a religious institution, its faculty is not covered by the National Labor Relations Act, and could not join the Service Employees International Union 925, which has worked to organize them. But late last month, the National Labor... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
NBC’s Trump-Clinton Forum: Some Questions That Were Not Asked. Categorysimilar events sponsored by other public interest groups including, perhaps, Th
NBC’s Trump-Clinton Forum: Some Questions That Were Not Asked. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 18 days ago
similar events sponsored by other public interest groups including, perhaps, The American Federation of Teachers, The Service Employees International Union, The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union. Unfortunately, it seems... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Resident of State Group Home Seeks To Block Transfer To Private Careby the union representing state group-home workers who will lose their jobs in
Resident of State Group Home Seeks To Block Transfer To Private Care
Hartford Courant / Posted 18 days ago
by the union representing state group-home workers who will lose their jobs in the conversion. The union, Local 1199 of the Service Employees International Union, also represents the workers in private group homes. Union officials say the state has... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Custodial workers speak out against workplace sexual violence on Sproul Plazalegislation via megaphone Thursday afternoon on the steps of Sproul Hall. They
Custodial workers speak out against workplace sexual violence on Sproul Plaza
The Daily Californian / Posted 19 days ago
legislation via megaphone Thursday afternoon on the steps of Sproul Hall. They were joined by dozens of members of the Service Employees International Union, or SEIU, that organized the event, after legislation designed to guarantee janitors... Read more
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Boston Globe
Elizabeth Warren to rally on Boston Common with a crowd of 2,000 janitorsto show she has their back. The Massachusetts senator will speak at a rally Sa
Elizabeth Warren to rally on Boston Common with a crowd of 2,000 janitors
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
to show she has their back. The Massachusetts senator will speak at a rally Saturday on Boston Common, according to 32BJ Service Employees International Union, which represents 13,000 janitors in New England. Warren is expected to be joined at... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
LAX Launches Groundbreaking Partnership With SEIU-USWW, Employers To Train Airport Service Workers In Effective Emergency Responseprompted panic and evacuations, LAX—the nation's second busiest airport—announc
LAX Launches Groundbreaking Partnership With SEIU-USWW, Employers To Train Airport Service Workers In Effective Emergency Response
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 20 days ago
prompted panic and evacuations, LAX—the nation's second busiest airport—announced a groundbreaking partnership with the Service Employees International Union-United Service Workers West (SEIU-USWW) to train front-line airport service workers to... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Union alleges widespread wage theft at O'Hare airportthe complaints "the tip of the iceberg" and wage theft at the airport "serious
Union alleges widespread wage theft at O'Hare airport
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 20 days ago
the complaints "the tip of the iceberg" and wage theft at the airport "serious and widespread," Tom Balanoff, president of Service Employees International Union Local 1, called on government agencies to investigate and for the city to follow... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
In support of children’s health care, yes on Proposition 52business groups and the hospital and health care industry, which is funding the
In support of children’s health care, yes on Proposition 52
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 days ago
business groups and the hospital and health care industry, which is funding the Yes-on-52 campaign. Opponents include the Service Employees International Union-United Health Care Workers West, which advocates limiting hospital executive pay. But... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Union alleges widespread wage theft at O'Hare airportthe complaints "the tip of the iceberg" and wage theft at the airport "serious
Union alleges widespread wage theft at O'Hare airport
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
the complaints "the tip of the iceberg" and wage theft at the airport "serious and widespread," Tom Balanoff, president of Service Employees International Union Local 1, called on government agencies to investigate and for the city to follow... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
LAX Launches Partnership to Train Service Workers for EmergenciesAirport officials announced Sept. 6, a groundbreaking partnership with Service
LAX Launches Partnership to Train Service Workers for Emergencies
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 21 days ago
Airport officials announced Sept. 6, a groundbreaking partnership with Service Employees International Union-United Service Workers West (SEIU-USWW) to train hundreds of airport service workers contracted by the airlines, concessionaires, and other... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
City workers raise concerns about animal shelter transitionthe venerable spirit of Palo Alto in this? And where is the intrinsic value?” W
City workers raise concerns about animal shelter transition
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 21 days ago
the venerable spirit of Palo Alto in this? And where is the intrinsic value?” Warrior asked. Joseph Durant, vice chair of Service Employees International Union, Local 521, was more blunt, calling the proposed transition "unwise and unlikely to be... Read more
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Boston Globe
Hospital execs, state officials named to new commission on varying prices by health providersto the state’s largest hospital network, Partners HealthCare, and given some of
Hospital execs, state officials named to new commission on varying prices by health providers
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
to the state’s largest hospital network, Partners HealthCare, and given some of that money to lower-paid competitors. The Service Employees International Union, Local 1199, agreed to pull the ballot question after Governor Charlie Baker and House... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
Labor Union hosts 31st annual Labor Day picnicthey have been able to accomplish incredible things that we take for granted ev
Labor Union hosts 31st annual Labor Day picnic
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 22 days ago
they have been able to accomplish incredible things that we take for granted everyday,” said provisional officer for Service Employees International Union Kimberly Evon. “When you think of a weekend and you're taking your sailboat out onto... Read more
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