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Union Dental and Drinkable Air Establish Testing Procedures for the...

Union Dental Holdings, Inc. -- a provider of multi-state dental services for union members, announced today as a part of its Joint Venture Agreement with Drinkable Air that the testing procedures have been established and the companies are working with a Nationally Certified Water Testing Lab to certify the results.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Marketing, Dentistry, Coral Springs, FL

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Daily Republic

Fairfield labor pact wins City Council OK

A project labor agreement - criticized as contrary to capitalist competition by limiting bidding and boosting costs to taxpayers, while praised as providing honest wages with benefits and jobs for local workers - won unanimous approval Tuesday by the Fairfield City Council for the Intermodal Station Project.


Related Topix: Fairfield, CA, Solano County, CA

WLUC-TV Negaunee

IBEW union members continue to strike at Alger Delta Electric

It is 19 days and counting since the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 876 began their contract strike at Alger Delta Electric.


Utility Products

Littelfuse: Arc flash mitigation is priority in electrical safety

A recent survey conducted by Littelfuse Inc. reveals that arc flash safety is a priority among plant professionals and that protection technologies such as arc flash relays are rapidly growing in popularity.


Related Topix: Electronics, Littelfuse, OSHA

Big Red Network

Offensive Lineman Commits

Nebraska added an offensive lineman prospect for the recruiting class of 2015 when Bradenton, Florida prospect Mirko Jurkovic Jr. gave his commitment to the Huskers yesterday.


Related Topix: Bradenton, FL

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Fort Valley State picked fourth in SIAC

Fort Valley State was picked second in the East Division and fourth overall in a preseason vote by the SIAC's head coaches Monday.


The Recorder

WMECO closes Greenfield building

Western Massachusetts Electric Co. has closed its service center in Greenfield, but six of its more than 20 employees who worked out of that center will stay in Franklin County.


Related Topix: Greenfield, MA, Massachusetts, Franklin County, MA, Turners Falls, MA, Hadley, MA

Rutgers commit analysis featuring analyst Matt Alkire: Ted Field

For this installment of our Rutgers commit analysis feature, we decided to do things a little differently.


Related Topix: Springfield, PA

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers a...

BLET, IBEW dislike presidential panel's SEPTA recommendations

PHILADELPHIA - The two unions representing SEPTA railroad engineers and electrical workers on Friday expressed disappointment with the recommendations of a presidential panel on their long-running labor dispute.


The Columbian

Republican, Democrat run against incumbent Herrera Beutler

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, from left, faces challengers Republican Michael Delavar, a Washougal airline pilot; and Democrat Bob Dingethal, executive director of the Gifford Pinchot Task Force.


Related Topix: US News, Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Brian Baird, Democrat, Camas, WA, Washougal, WA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Brattleboro Reformer

In preliminary count, FairPoint strike authorized

Unions representing FairPoint Communications workers in northern New England say preliminary vote counts suggest an overwhelming majority of members support authorizing a strike.


Related Topix: FairPoint Communications, Telecom, Social Software, Brattleboro, VT

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Briefly... CITY/REGION

Zane Memeger, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, announced yesterday that three area men were busted for allegedly running a telemarketing scam that bilked unsuspecting people out of $7.5 million.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania

Darab Named to Lansdale Planning Commission in 6-3 Vote

A resident of Spruce Street in Lansdale was appointed to a vacancy on the borough Planning Commission Wednesday night in a 6-3 vote.


Related Topix: Lansdale, PA, Montgomery County, PA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers a...

Joint statement of BLET, IBEW regarding PEB recommendations at SEPTA

The following is a joint statement issued by the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers System Council No.


The Fresno Bee

Classes prep Valley unemployed for high-speed rail work

Pamela Washington of Fresno measures a length of conduit in an introductory class at IBEW Local 100 training center on Friday, July 18, 2014.


Related Topix: California High-Speed Rail, Fresno, CA, Madera, CA


Unions raise environmental objections to Riverfront plan

On Monday, the Petaluma City Council will have to decide if environmental concerns raised by trade unions about the mixed-use project proposed on the Petaluma River are genuine, or a smokescreen used to delay the project following failed labor discussions.


Related Topix: Petaluma, CA, Santa Rosa, CA, Environment, Science, Sonoma, CA

LA Daily News

L.A. DWP ratepayers win a round in court: Opinion

It's too early to declare victory, but a Superior Court judge's ruling today is good news for L.A. residents and city officials who are fighting for Department of Water and Power ratepayers' right to know how $40 million of their money has been spent by two secretive trusts.


Related Topix: Opinion

Fort Morgan Times

Higher pay for city linemen

The Fort Morgan City Council approved a proposal Tuesday which will raise the pay for city electrical department linemen - in hopes that they will continue working for the city.


Related Topix: Fort Morgan, CO

Union PAC spends big for Boyle

A SHADOWY political-action committee, funded entirely by local building-trade unions, spent $354,032 in the two weeks before the May 20 Democratic primary election to help state Rep. Brendan Boyle win his party's nomination for the 13th District seat in the U.S. House.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, Montgomery County, PA, Abington, PA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Hassan donations put GOP on attack

The Republican Party asked the New Hampshire Attorney General's Office on Thursday to expand and expedite its review of what the GOP claims are illegal contributions to Gov. Maggie Hassan's reelection campaign after learning it accepted two more donations from labor-affiliated PACs.


Related Topix: Hank Azaria, Maggie Hassan, US Governors, John Lynch


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