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4 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

Organized labor prepares for Monday Solidarity Day Parade in Massena

Monday's annual Solidarity Day Parade will feature about 47 units marching from the Center and Willow street area through the downtown corridor and to Springs Park for a picnic for organized labor members celebrating union solidarity.

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12 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Lines drawn: Strike or lockout could be next as FairPoint contract impasse deepens

PORTLAND, Maine - Union negotiators with the ability to call a strike of about 2,000 New England employees of FairPoint Communications are mulling their next step after being forced to work under contract conditions they don't like.

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Related Topix: Portland, ME, Bangor, ME

16 hrs ago | CBC News

Nova Scotia Power outsourcing compromise reached

Nova Scotia Power and the union representing 840 linemen and other workers have reached a deal that takes outsourcing off the table for a decade but sacrifices a defined benefits pension plan for new hires at the utility.

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Related Topix: Outsourcing

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Post and Courier

Personal experiences shape S.C. AFL-CIO's President Erin McKee

Present job: President, S.C. AFL-CIO. Also works with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 776, and with the American Income Life Insurance Company.

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WNEP-TV Moosic

Power To Save: Electric City Lit in LED

One of the highlights of this weekend's La Festa Italiana in downtown Scranton will be the official lighting of the Electric City sign, and in this week's Power to Save we see how the new light bulbs in the sign will likely save the city on electricity costs.

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The Post-Standard

Syracuse football recruiting: Watch LB commit Troy Henderson play on ESPNU Sunday

Troy Henderson , the linebacker whose grandfather grew up across the street from Ernie Davis , and No.

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Related Topix: Lakewood, OH, St. Joseph's (Baltimore, MD)

The Bennington Banner

FairPoint declares impasse, unions disagree

FairPoint Communications says talks remain deadlocked after weeks of negotiating with unions representing more than 1,700 workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, and is implementing its final proposals, which it says is permitted under federal law.

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Related Topix: FairPoint Communications, Telecom, Vermont

Sys-Con Media

NECA and IBEW Institute Code of Excellence for Facebook Data Center,...

Few would argue that Facebook has revolutionized the way that people across the world communicate and keep in touch with each other.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Prineville, OR

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Philly.com

Report: PSE&G projects power the economy, too

New Jersey's largest utility says the $8.1 billion it is spending over 10 years on transmission projects is powering more than the electrical grid - it's putting a lot of juice into the state's economy.

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Related Topix: Public Service Electric and Gas, Energy, Rutgers University, North Brunswick, NJ

WCAX-TV Burlington

Unions delivering another proposal to FairPoint

Unions representing more than 1,700 FairPoint workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont are delivering another contract proposal to the company in hopes of ending a stalemate.

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Related Topix: FairPoint Communications, Telecom

Sys-Con Media

Union Dental and Drinkable Air Announce the Certified Water Tests for the Green Ozonator

Union Dental Holdings, Inc. www.uniondental.com/ir -- a provider of multi-state dental services for union members as well as two Joint Venture arrangements with Drinkable Air, Inc, announced today with Drinkable Air the Nationally Certified Water Tests Lab of the Green Ozonator.

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Related Topix: Dentistry, Coral Springs, FL

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Electric Energy Online

Plant Farley and workers' union sign new contract

On Monday, Aug, 25, leaders of the Joseph M. Farley Nuclear Plant and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers signed a new five-year contract effective Aug. 15. "I commend the leadership of the IBEW for helping to establish an environment of mutual respect necessary for the development of an agreement beneficial to our employees and the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Energy, Southern, Alabama Power, Georgia Power

Electric Energy Online

Florida Power & Light Company tips its hardhat to its electrical...

This year marks the third annual Florida Lineworker Appreciation Day. This annual day of recognition, Aug. 26, was established in 2011, by the Florida House of Representatives to honor lineworkers who are committed to delivering safe, reliable power.

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Related Topix: Energy, Florida Power and Light, FPL Group, Weather

Behind The Steel Curtain

Steelers don't release a defensive lineman through first round of cuts

The Pittsburgh Steelers are a team with young depth at a lot of positions. One of those positions would be the defensive line, and could be why the organization hasn't released anyone along the defensive front through the first cuts of the day.

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The Columbian

Results of ILWU vote on contract expected Tuesday

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union Tuesday is expected to announce the results of votes taken by its local units on whether to ratify a tentative contract agreement with Northwest grain terminal operators.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Tribune-Chronicle

Gorrell not your typical lineman

It doesn't take a rocket scientist to realize that Matt Gorrell doesn't fit the mold of a typical nose guard.

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Utility Products

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Utility supplies: It's that time of year again with classes starting up for electrician apprentices across the country.

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Fine Homebuilding

Electricians Will Get Net-Zero Training

Starting next year, a new training center in Los Angeles will offer union electricians special instruction in topics that relate to renewable energy and net-zero buildings.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

The York Daily Record

Suburban Life: York's annual Labor Day parade highlights the importance of unions

Clover Wentz, left walks with her mother, Alicia, of Dover Township during the 2012 York-Adams Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, Labor Day Parade in York.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, York, PA

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Rivals.com

PaPREPS 2014 Pre-Season Great 8 - Ol, de, and DT

PaPreps will be releasing our 2014 pre-season All-State team on August 27. The team will consist of some of players that we think will be among the best when it's all said and done.

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