Transport Workers Union of America

Type: Organization
Name: Transport Workers Union of America
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Horizon Air and Dispatchers Ratify New Four-Year Contract

SEATTLE, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Air and the Transport Workers Union today jointly announced that the carrier's 17 dispatchers have ratified a new four-year contract by a ratio of 82 percent."I very much appreciate the hard work of both ... [Published PR Newswire: Heavy Industry & Manufacturing - 1 hour ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

BRIEF: Development plan of Kazakh transport and logistics complex approved [Trend News Agency, Baku, Azerbaijan :: ]

April 16--The Kazakh Ministry of Transport and Communications and Transport Workers Union of Kazakhstan "KAZLOGISTICS" signed a joint action plan for 2014, on further development of the transport and logistics sector of the country."Particularly, we are ... [Published BusinessWeek - 6 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Canberra garbage collectors set to strike over pay

Garbage and recycling bins may be left unemptied in Canberra next week as garbage truck drivers voted to strike for two days.On Wednesday, garbage truck drivers voted to strike next Wednesday and Thursday.The Transport Workers Union (TWU) says since SITA ... [Published Prime 7 - 9 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Bus drivers to vote on pay offer

Transport Union members will meet this afternoon to discuss proposed strike action. Source: News LimitedTRANSPORT union members will vote on a new pay offer which could result in a planned bus strike timed for next Wednesday – the day of the Royal visit ... [Published Adelaide Now - 13 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

More buses for royal visit in Adelaide (AAP)

Extra buses will be provided to help people get to see the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Adelaide next Wednesday.But it's still not known if a strike by some bus drivers will go ahead the same day.Representatives from SouthLink and the Transport Workers ... [Published West Australian - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Adelaide bus strike may hit royal visit

The South Australian opposition has urged the state government to reveal what plans it will put in place if a bus strike disrupts the royal visit to Adelaide.Some bus drivers have voted to strike for 24 hours on either Tuesday or Wednesday next week.If ... [Published Prime 7 - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Southwest Profit Sharing Jumps to Record $228 Million

Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) ’s profitsharing will jump 88 percent to a record $228 million this yearas the largest low-fare carrier, negotiating new contracts withall of its major unions, shows signs of labor strain.The payout, which employees will receive ... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 4 reports

Bus drivers eye royal visit

Disgruntled Southlink bus drivers vote to walk off the job, fears grow for a missing French tourist and the young royals bowl them over in ChristchurchA PLANNED bus strike could cause public transport chaos for thousands of commuters hoping to catch a ... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Fair Work bench line-up not so fair, says business

(Menafn - The Australian Financial Review - ABIX via COMTEX) Apr 13, 2014 (Menafn - The Australian Financial Review - ABIX via COMTEX) --Two vice-presidents ... [Published MENAFN - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

The Week Ahead

The ’s most recent minutes will be keenly watched in this four-day week, as will a speech from the central bank’s assistant governor. The local news flow also includes the NAB quarterly business survey, official new car sales numbers and the Westpac leading ... [Published Business Spectator - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

Unions warned on bashings, bribes

CROOKED union standover men have been warned not to bribe, threaten or assault witnesses who will be giving evidence to the royal commission into union slush funds.The inquiry is being led by former High Court judge John Dyson Heydon and will investigate ... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

Inquirer Editorial: Forward momentum

More than 350,000 daily passengers are counting on SEPTA and its workers to reach a labor pact without a strike. But as important as uninterrupted service is to the city and its economy, there's a good deal more riding on an agreement between the transit ... [Published Philly.com - Apr 09 2014]

Quotes

...of Horizon's dispatchers, and was achieved after honest and direct discussions of the issues," said John Plowman, TWU Local 542 president. "That level of dialogue can only be achieved when the parties involved value and respect each side's ideas and positions. This agreement provides a level of stability for Horizon dispatchers, given this current period of uncertainty in the regional airline industry."
"Particularly, we are talking about raising the logistics performance index of the World Bank (LPI), the indicator of "international trade" rating of "Doing business" in terms of optimizing the transport documents" the statement of the ministry said
"The Resource Management Centres will also open extended hours until 6:"
"As someone who has said some rather provocative things about some of our own leaders in the Labor Party … I wouldn’t hang somebody for words that might have been better left unsaid."

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Horizon Air and Dispatchers Ratify New Four-Yea... [Published BusinessWeek - 1 hour ago]
Horizon Air and Dispatchers Ratify New Four-Yea... [Published PR Newswire: Heavy Industry & Manufacturing - 1 hour ago]
BRIEF: Development plan of Kazakh transport and... [Published BusinessWeek - 6 hours ago]
Canberra garbage collectors set to strike over pay [Published Prime 7 - 9 hours ago]
ACT garbage collectors to go on strike [Published Sydney Morning Herald - 11 hours ago]
Joe Bullock proves Labor Party's need for refor... [Published WA Today - 12 hours ago]
Bus drivers to vote on pay offer [Published Adelaide Now - 13 hours ago]
More buses for royal visit in Adelaide (AAP) [Published West Australian - 15 hours ago]
Will bus strike be cancelled? [Published Adelaide Now - 17 hours ago]
Morning Express: Train delays [Published Sydney Morning Herald - 22 hours ago]
Morning Express: Man glassed on the central coast [Published WA Today - 22 hours ago]
Adelaide bus strike may hit royal visit [Published Prime 7 - Apr 15 2014]
Southwest to pay record $228 million in profit-... [Published Star-Telegram - Apr 15 2014]
US Airways unions say 'critical issues' unresol... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 14 2014]
Southwest Profit Sharing Jumps to Record $228 M... [Published Bloomberg - Apr 14 2014]
Bus drivers eye royal visit [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Apr 14 2014]
Bus drivers to strike next week [Published Adelaide Now - Apr 14 2014]
Bus strike looms after vote by Adelaide's South... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Apr 14 2014]
Bus strike looms after vote by Adelaide's South... [Published Prime 7 - Apr 14 2014]
Fair Work bench line-up not so fair, says business [Published MENAFN - Apr 13 2014]
Partygoers get police-escorted bus [Published Gold Coast-Australia - Apr 13 2014]
Local Voter Apathy Offers Opening for Battlegro... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 13 2014]
Police crush April 12 rally [Published Swazi Observer - Apr 13 2014]
Editorial: Only unions can solve union corruption [Published Green Left Weekly - Apr 12 2014]
Contract talks continue between SEPTA, unions [Published WPVI Philadelphia - Apr 11 2014]
Increased attacks against workers in Swaziland [Published International Trade Union Confederation - Apr 11 2014]
ACT Attorney-General plans to slash compensatio... [Published Canberra Times - Apr 11 2014]
Bus drivers' union planning 24-hour strike next... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Apr 11 2014]
Bus strikes loom in pay dispute [Published Adelaide Now - Apr 11 2014]
N.Y.-Conn. commuters hope for return of rail ba... [Published USA Today - Apr 11 2014]
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Horizon Air and Dispatchers Ratify New Four-Yea... [Published PR Newswire: Heavy Industry & Manufacturing - 1 hour ago]
SEATTLE, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Air and the Transport Workers Union today jointly announced that the carrier's 17 dispatchers have ratified a new four-year contract by a ratio of 82 percent."I very much appreciate the hard work of both ...
Local Voter Apathy Offers Opening for Battlegro... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 13 2014]
While the most politically active of Texans look ahead to the May 27 partisan run-offs and others are planning for November's general election contest--Battleground Texas is making in-roads where few voters participate: the non-partisan municipal ...
Trouble in Paradise: Airlines Face Tension From... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Mar 17 2014]
Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/neilarmstrong2/ Members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Works (IAM), the largest union at US Airways, are making strike preparations. IAM has been negotiating with the management of ...
Australia's Biggest Airline Is Slashing $1.8 Bi... [Published Clusterstock - Feb 25 2014]
Struggling Australian carrier Qantas on Tuesday said it was committed to slashing costs by Aus$2 billion (US$1.8 billion) but refused to confirm or deny a report that it will axe 5,000 jobs. The airline has been battling record fuel costs and fierce ...
Largest Private-Sector Union In Canada Says ‘No... [Published Think Progress - Dec 06 2013]
Climate protesters in a November event in Victoria, B.C. CREDIT: Leadnow/Flickr The largest private-sector union in Canada has pledged its opposition to the proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline, joining more than 100 First Nations groups and other unions ...
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