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47 min ago | Indybay.org
Golden Gate Bridge workers joined an unfair labor practice strike on September 16, 2014 against attacks on healthcare and cost shifting demands by management. Golden Gate Bridge Workers Strike To Protect Their Healthcare And Fight Cost Shifting Dozens of Golden Gate Bridge supported a picket line in an unfair labor strike against the management and board of directors of the Golden Gate Transit Agency.
2 hrs ago | Electrical Construction and Maintenance
ISC, founded in 1989, is among the largest industrial electrical and instrumentation contractors in the United States, offering construction, maintenance, and engineering services. With its corporate office located in Baton Rouge, La., the firm employs more than 2,500 people, primarily in the southern region of the United States.
5 hrs ago | Capital Weekly
David B. Roes, 67, of Summerhaven Road, and formerly of Weston Street, Augusta died Sept. 14, 2014, at the home of his daughter surrounded by his family.
The city's Utilities Commission employees will receive a 2.5 percent pay increase and be disciplined more quickly if they fail to respond when called into work while off duty following votes Monday that decided a more than year-long contract impasse. The public hearing seeking to settle the impasse between the labor union and management for the Utilities Commission was reconvened after it was recessed Aug. 22, because the utility's board of commissioners wanted to take a look at prior case law to determine whether some issues should still be on the table.
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Downtown property owners and tenants got the opportunity to help chart the course of Boise's downtown circulator on Sept. 10 and 11. The city of Boise Public Works Department opted to take a new approach in its planning for a long-envisioned downtown circulator .
CALGARY, Alberta - Canadian Pacific and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference Rail Canada Traffic Controllers announced today that a labour agreement covering approximately 135 rail traffic controllers in Canada has been ratified. The agreement was ratified with a record 94 percent of votes cast in favour.
Could Thursday have been any better for linemen? Unusually bad conditions for mid-September. Cold, and lots of it.
FairPoint workers and their supporters gathered Thursday near the intersection of Main and Railroad streets for a rally and informational picket. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and Communications Workers of America unions is fighting for a new contract for about 2,000 of its members in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.
As we approach a new week of college football, we're going to have our eye on a lot of players but one in particular that really stood out in week two action was USC junior defensive lineman Leonard Williams. In the Trojans' huge win over Stanford, Williams was key up front, racking up 11 tackles, one for loss, and a sack.
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 103 has installed 19 Clear Blue/Illumient solar and wind powered street lights at their Boston headquarters. These "Smart Off-Grid" lights communicate wirelessly with Clear Blue's advanced cloud-based software to enable IBEW personnel to remotely control, maintain and operate them over the Internet; change lighting profiles in real time; run diagnostics and optimize power management, to ensure the highest level of reliability and performance.
Nine unions have banded together in British Columbia to offer $8 million in interest-free loans to the province's striking teachers while the nurses' union is donating half a million dollars. The financial support comes on the same day teachers are set to vote on their union's proposal to use binding arbitration to resolve the labour dispute, though the government has twice rejected that option.
Two JUCO lineman will be visiting this weekend and both could find themselves as central parts of the class of 2015. Rankin checks in at 6'4" 295lbs.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 06:06 pm
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