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Members of ATU 1019 to Receive compensation for Lost Benefits

November 26, 2014
By Neal Tepel


Washigton, DC - The National Labor Relations Board Region 16 office in Fort Worth agreed with the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1091 that Travis Transit Management Inc. has failed to properly pay it's members benefits owed. According to the NLRB the employer violated the National Labor Relations Act when, it unilaterally implemented changes to its employees' health insurance benefits and retirement plan in 2012.

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Intel Cafeteria Workers Lose Jobs on Thanksgiving

November 25, 2014
By Neal Tepel


Santa Clara, California — In a brazen display of corporate indifference to the well-being of the workers that serve Intel’s sprawling Santa Clara campus, over 70 cafeteria workers at the Silicon Valley giant face losing their jobs on Thanksgiving. 

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Immigration Reform Needed Now

November 26, 2014
By President Barack Obama


Washington, DC - There's no disagreement in Washington that our immigration system is badly broken. That's why a bipartisan majority in the Senate passed comprehensive immigration reform. That was more than 500 days ago, but we're still waiting for the House to hold a vote.

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Select a Health Insurance Plan Now

November 25, 2014
By Stephanie West


New York, NY - A three-month open enrollment period began on Nov. 15 for health plan coverage in the 2015 New York State of Health marketplace. Online at nystateofhealth.ny.gov, the internet marketplace is designed to help people shop for and enroll in health insurance coverage. Navigating the 'exchange' could be tricky but the process has become more consumer friendly this past year.

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Stand with Walmart Workers on Black Friday

November 25, 2014
By AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka


Wouldn’t it be amazing if working families gathered together on Black Friday and sent a message to the country’s largest employer that its workers deserve a living wage and full-time work? Well, that’s exactly what’s going to happen, and you can be a part of it.

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President Obama Needed to Take Action on Immigration

November 24, 20014
By UFCW President Joe Hansen


The President has announced he will take belated but necessary action to provide relief to immigrant workers, families, and communities. Make no mistake—this is not a substitute for comprehensive immigration reform. But it will prevent the deportation of many immigrants who would have qualified for citizenship under the Senate bill that passed over 500 days ago.

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