UPS, teamsters agree on labor pact to make 'highest-paid air cargo mechanics in the country'

Teamsters 2727 members have voted to ratify a new contract with United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS).

This union represents about 1,400 aircraft mechanics and related employees. This is the second time this union has voted on a contract with UPS recently. Members rejected a labor deal in October, then went back to negotiations. This newly ratified deal was announced in a news release this evening.

The pact runs through Nov. 1, 2023. The union said it makes UPS Air Cargo mechanics the highest-paid…


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UPS, teamsters agree on labor pact to make 'highest-paid air cargo mechanics in the country'

Atlanta-based regional airline picks new CFO

The C-Suite inside ExpressJet Airlines continues to take shape as the Atlanta-based carrier said Wednesday it named John Greenlee the chief financial officer and senior vice president of Planning and Operations Control.

Greenlee spent more than 20 years of finance, fleet planning and regional airline experience at United Airlines and Continental Airlines, according to a news release. Most recently, he served as managing director of United Express Business Strategy. ExpressJet operates as United…


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Atlanta-based regional airline picks new CFO

Federal lawsuit filed against Anthem/Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia

An Atlanta-based law firm filed a federal class-action lawsuit Tuesday against Anthem Inc./Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia Inc.

The Doss Law Firm, representing two Cobb County residents, charged the insurance giant with misleading thousands of Georgia consumers during last fall’s open-enrollment period into believing they would continue to have access to the doctors and specialists of WellStar Health Systems Inc.

The case involves Georgians who enrolled in Anthem’s Pathways health insurance…


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Federal lawsuit filed against Anthem/Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia

Equifax picks Global Payments president as new exec

Equifax has hired an executive from Global Payments to lead one of its largest business units.

Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) said Monday it hired Sid Singh as president of United States Information Solutions, replacing Paulino do Rego Barros Jr.

Barros served as interim CEO in September of 2017 after the departure of former CEO Rick Smith, following the company’s massive data breach. Mark W. Begor took over the CEO role in April of 2018.

The Atlanta-based credit reporting company said Barros will…


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Equifax picks Global Payments president as new exec

Cumberland CID is looking for its 2nd executive director in less than a year

The Cumberland Community Improvement District is looking for an executive director for the second time in less than a year.

Tad Leithead has resigned from the position effective Feb. 28, said Lynn Rainey, general counsel to the Cumberland CID.

Roger Barry Leithead Jr was arrested Jan. 6 on Bethelview Road in Cumming on suspicion of drunken driving, according to a Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office incident report. Leithead’s  business address was listed on the report as Cumberland Community Improvement,…


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Cumberland CID is looking for its 2nd executive director in less than a year

Moonshine cupcakes and 10K eaters: Catering the Super Bowl in Atlanta (Video) (Video)

Atlanta-based catering company Proof of the Pudding will feed more than 10,000 people at 23 events over the four days leading up to Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

Some of the food Proof will serve includes crab cakes, braised short ribs, and a special lemon-lime cupcake with a blueberry moonshine syrup. One of their events is nearly round-the-clock food service for players and coaches starting Jan. 29 through Saturday Feb. 2 at 200 Peachtree downtown, with offerings including…


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Moonshine cupcakes and 10K eaters: Catering the Super Bowl in Atlanta (Video) (Video)

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