Headlines Tagged with Unions/Workers — 881 headlines found
Employees at U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company gathered early Friday morning to see seven regional nonprofit organizations receive a total of $55,000 in donations from the Altria Companies Employee Community Fund. “From what I’ve been told, this is the only
Aug 23, 2014 Kentucky New Era
added Aug 23, 2014 11:16
Lorillard Tobacco Co. has made its initial communication to its 2,900 employees about what to expect if federal regulators approve Reynolds American Inc.’s $27.4 billion purchase of the company. The complicated deal, which involves two U.S. and two Briti
Aug 9, 2014 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 11, 2014 13:10
General Workers' Union secretary-general Tony Zarb today blasted the Malta Employers’ Association’s proposal to rule out self-inflicted conditions like hangovers, sports injuries and cosmetic surgery as reasons for taking sick leave.
Aug 7, 2014 Malta Independent (mt)
added Aug 7, 2014 11:24
A fact-finding delegation that includes a congresswoman from Ohio and two members of the British Parliament are visiting North Carolina tobacco fields to examine human rights conditions.
Jul 26, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Jul 29, 2014 16:14
A Toledo-based union vowed to fight for tobacco field workers who live and labor largely hidden from view — an underground world of deep poverty and grim conditions ...pledged to take the fight for farm worker reforms to their home country. They plan to
Jul 28, 2014 Toledo (OH) Blade
added Jul 28, 2014 22:17
Despite strict laws to protect young people from using tobacco products, children as young as 7 harvest the crop and often get nicotine poisoning in the process.
Jul 27, 2014 Healthline Networks
added Jul 27, 2014 19:00
"I am absolutely confident that our journey to transforming the tobacco industry is enhanced by this transaction. "After 139 years operating in the Triad, Reynolds American remains committed to the region and to continuing to be an engine for regional ec
Jul 20, 2014 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 20, 2014 10:16
First, ITGA did not say child labour is “rampant” in the tobacco sector; and second, ITGA acknowledges the existence of child labour – which is actually what was stated by myself, in my capacity as president of the association, and which was supported by
Jul 16, 2014 Newsday (zw)
added Jul 16, 2014 21:49
Major League Baseball players say they may consider whether to discuss a possible ban on chewing tobacco when they negotiate their next labor contract in two years. For now, they hope individuals decide on their own to stop dipping. Players' union head T
Jul 16, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Jul 16, 2014 21:13
Winston and Salem cigarettes will no longer be produced in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, if Reynolds American's $27.4bn bid for Lorillard goes through. But the news came as a relief to the city, which had been braced for worse news.
Jul 16, 2014 Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 16, 2014 08:44