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News & Analysis
20 Feb 2013
PSA Airlines, a subsidiary of US Airways, has reached a tentative agreement with the Air Line Pilots Association.
07 Feb 2013
The Greek Pilot’s Union has announced a 48-hour strike, which will take place from 4 a.m. GMT on Feb. 13 (11 p.m. EDT on Feb. 12) to 4 a.m. GMT on Feb. 15 (11 p.m. EDT on Feb. 14), according to Inchcape Shipping Services.
18 Dec 2012
Edward Wytkind, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO, today urged the U.S. Senate to pass the pending Hurricane Disaster Relief Appropriations Act to help regions affected by...
20 Nov 2012
Argentina has been hit with a 24-hour general strike affecting ports, airports, trains and road transportation.
19 Nov 2012
About 270,200 logistics jobs will be created each year in the U.S. between 2012 and 2018, according to a study from the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics, a division of the state’s economic development department. But U.S. vocational schools, colleges and universities are only producing about 75,280 formally trained, degreed or certified workers a year qualified for those jobs, the study found.
14 Nov 2012
Outsourced aircraft and aviation operating service provider Atlas Air Worldwide announced that dispatchers of its subsidiaries, Atlas Air and Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, have ratified a five-year collective bargaining agreement...
02 Nov 2012
Transportation and warehousing employment increased 2.2 percent in October from a year ago, but was essentially flat from the previous month.
07 Sep 2012
Transportation and warehousing employment increased 1.9 percent year-over-year in August, the same rate as in July, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
03 Aug 2012
Transportation and warehousing employment increased 1.9 percent year-over-year in July, according to preliminary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.