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The first day of hearings in Pittsburgh on proposed federal carbon controls for coal-burning power plants spawned a march by thousands of coal miners and a rally by hundreds of environmentalists and succeeded in demonstrating that a major change in the nation's energy policy will not be easy.
FairPoint Communications and unionized workers resumed bargaining Tuesday in an effort to come to an agreement before the current five-year contract runs out Saturday.
John J. Dougherty, business manager for Local 98 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, lost a round in court Wednesday against a law firm he is suing for malpractice.
Pittsburgh Police made about a dozen arrests Thursday afternoon when opposing groups rallied and protested outside the Federal Building in response to the Environmental Protection Agency holding hearings on new carbon emission standards.
Turner, the Panthers' third-round draft choice, has a one-track mind these days, and it has him on track to start at right guard as a rookie.
CAROLINA Rebels are coming off two challenging seasons, but coach Louie Alexander is excited about his returning roster.
Although he was smiling, a twinge of apprehension was evident on the face of U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez on Tuesday as he strapped on a safety harness used by electrical workers to scale giant wind turbines.
It's the quickest way to build depth at some positions where the Lions are lacking it due to scholarship limitations related to the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
Thousands of members of the United Mine Workers of America will be joined by electrical workers, boilermakers, railroad workers, utility workers and others at a rally and march in downtown Pittsburgh on July 31. The union workers are protesting the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed rule limiting greenhouse gas emissions from existing ... (more)
Paul Reynolds, owner of Renown Estate Agents, is starting the group in the town to provide a forum to discuss issues of mutual interest and provide a much needed opportunity to network and promote each particular enterprise in the town.
Both the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the Communications Workers of America say members in New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine overwhelmingly approved strike authorization votes, which doesn't mean workers automatically will walk off their jobs late Saturday if a new contract isn't reached.
A group of more than 60 KwaZulu-Natal electrical contractors and suppliers is considering legal action against Eskom, which has not paid them for services they have rendered since last year.
A scathing labor dispute about the installation of solar panels at Nueva School's new state-of-the-art campus at Bay Meadows is prompting the San Mateo City Council to look into whether it can ensure contracts are upheld.
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers represents about 1,800 FairPoint employees in Vermont, Maine and New Hampshire.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 03:35 am
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