Health and Safety

Buffalo Teachers, LI School Nurses Vote to Unionize
Education, Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York

Buffalo Teachers, LI School Nurses Vote to Unionize

ALBANY, N.Y.—The New York State United Teachers has accepted three new affiliates, the unionysut announced Sept. 18. NYSUT’s board of directors voted Sept. 15 to approve new locals composed of school nurses in Uniondale on Long Island, teachers at the Health Sciences Charter School in Buffalo, and the staff at the Stanley G. Falk School,…

Magnacare to Host Panel on Labor and Health Systems Oct. 4th
Features, Health and Safety, Municipal Government, New York

Magnacare to Host Panel on Labor and Health Systems Oct. 4th

On Thursday, October 4, Magnacare—a leading health plan management company—will host “Leading Through Challenges,” in special celebration of labor leaders. The day will include panel discussions by labor leaders and health care system CEOS, covering obstacles facing the labor movement and the response of providers to complex and evolving patient needs. The day’s keynote speakers…

Ohio Bus Drivers Call Driver-less Vehicles Unsafe
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Ohio Bus Drivers Call Driver-less Vehicles Unsafe

COLUMBUS, Ohio—As the city of Columbus announced plans to begin operating self-driving shuttle vehicles in a park along the Scioto River, the city bus drivers’ union announced a statewide “People Before Robots” campaign against them, calling them dangerous and a threat to jobs. “It makes no sense at any level,” Transport Workers Union President John…

ILA Settles Landmark Contract
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ILA Settles Landmark Contract

NORTH BERGEN, NJ – ILA President HaroldDaggett and USMX CEO David F. Adam signed a landmark agreement on September 25th  that features strick protections for ILA members against automation job losses.  Inspite of tough negotiatuons,  ILA continues to maintain a premier National Health Care Plan (MILA) and the new agreement provides generous salary increases throughout the life of the contract. “I…

Trumps Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico Death Toll Remarks Inaccurate
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Trumps Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico Death Toll Remarks Inaccurate

WASHINGTON, DC – “Over three thousand human beings died in Puerto Rico as a direct result of Hurricane Maria. That is a fact. That is not a made-up number, but an evidence-based statement independently confirmed by prestigious universities and non-partisan organizations. To suggest otherwise further proves the profouand lack of character and empathy that Trump…

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