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Rep. Osienski Shows Support For SEIU Local 32BJ

Rep. Osienski joined members of SEIU Local 32BJ to show support with their on-going struggle with Optima Cleaning Systems in Wilmington, DE. In 2009 LU 32BJ filed an unfair labor practice against Optima with the NLRB. The case accused Optima of violating National Labor Relations Act by discriminating against employees in terms of hiring, tenure, and conditions of employment.

This thereby discouraged its employees from becoming members in a labor organization. The case was settled and seven employees received back pay totaling nearly $25,000.

Newark Train Station Project Receives TIGER IV Grant

Rep. Osienski was on hand to hear the exciting news that Delaware has received a $10 million U.S. Department of Transportation TIGER IV grant for the Newark Regional Transportation Center Station Improvement Project. The grant will enable the transformation of the Newark Train Station into a multi-modal hub.

FMC BioPolymer Celebrates 50 Years in Newark

Representative Osienski attended the FMC BioPolymer 50 year anniversary at their Newark plant. FMC is a great example of how a local manufacturing facility can be successful in Delaware. In fact, they are so successful that they are currently expanding and adding new jobs in Newark.

Ed is also a member of the FMC Community Advisory Panel.

House Concurrent Resolution 49 Honors Food Bank of DE

Representative Ed Osienski sponsored House Concurrent Resolution 49, honoring the Food Bank of Delaware. The Food Bank does amazing work in the 24th District and across the state.

Please consider donating non-perishable food items to the Food Bank to help the hungry in Delaware.

House Bill 314 Passes the House

May 15, 2012– House Bill 314, sponsored by Rep. Ed Osienski, has passed the House of Representatives. The bill deletes all references in the Delaware Code to the Margaret S. Sterck School for the Deaf and now references the Statewide Programs for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deaf-Blind.

Rep. Osienski speaks on behalf of HB 314