Heat and Frost Insulators News and Events

Labor Board Ruling Eases Way for Fast-Food Unions’ Efforts

Posted by on Fri, Aug 28, 2015 @ 10:08 AM


WASHINGTON — The National Labor Relations Board, in a long-awaited ruling, made it easier on Thursday for unions to negotiate on behalf of workers at fast-food chains and other companies relying on contractors and franchisees.

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Topics: NLRB;Labor Law

Wear Blue for Mesothelioma Awareness Day

Posted by on Thu, Aug 27, 2015 @ 16:08 PM

On Sept. 26, Mesothelioma Awareness Day, the Insulators Union wants to paint the world blue! 

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Topics: Mesothelioma

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Posted by on Thu, Aug 27, 2015 @ 16:08 PM
 Despite the effort by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and others to restore sediment and rebuild levees around New Orleans, rising sea levels continue to pose a threat to Louisiana. (Climate Central)
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AFL-CIO urges union boycott of Atlantic City casinos owned by billionaire Carl Icahn

Posted by on Thu, Aug 27, 2015 @ 15:08 PM
A major labor union on Thursday urged fellow union members to boycott Atlantic City casinos that are owned or about to be owned by billionaire Carl Icahn.
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Stolt LNGaz Receives Quebec Provincial Approval For Liquefied Natural Gas Plant In Bécancour

Posted by on Thu, Aug 27, 2015 @ 13:08 PM

A Canadian provincial government granted approval for the Stolt LNGaz natural gas liquefaction plant development project in Bécancour, Quebec,
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Pharmaceutical Company Completes Enrollment for Phase 1B Trial for Mesothelioma

Posted by on Wed, Aug 26, 2015 @ 14:08 PM
If you attended our International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma in March of this year, you may recall the buzz of excitement that coursed throughout the scientific sessions. This buzz sparked excitement throughout the entire mesothelioma community, as we discussed advances in science, the needs of those affected by this disease, and the work being done to spur the movement of drugs through the clinical trial process.
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Topics: Asbestos

Alabama contractor sentenced for lying to OSHA 2 years after incident with injuries

Posted by on Wed, Aug 26, 2015 @ 10:08 AM

A steel and roofing contractor in Russellville was recently sentenced to three years of supervised probation and 30 hours of community service after pleading guilty to one count of making false statements to the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

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Mesothelioma Awareness Day | Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation

Posted by on Wed, Aug 26, 2015 @ 09:08 AM

This year, on Mesothelioma Awareness Day, we want to paint the world in mesothelioma awareness by wearing blue!

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Topics: Asbestos, Mesothelioma

Robert Reich: The sharing economy will be our undoing

Posted by on Tue, Aug 25, 2015 @ 14:08 PM

As Labor Day looms, more Americans than ever don’t know how much they’ll be earning next week or even tomorrow.

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Topics: Union Advantage, Union Labor

Surging Union Stats Are A Nice Gift Ahead Of Labor Day Parade

Posted by on Tue, Aug 25, 2015 @ 09:08 AM
 
 

New York, NY - This year's annual Labor Day Parade should be getting a big boost from a new Gallup Poll showing support for unions is now higher than it has been in the last seven years.

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