Contract Negotiations Resume With Texas-Based Funeral Industry Giant

Contract negotiations between Teamsters Local 727 and funeral industry giant Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) are set to resume Tuesday, June 29, 2010, with the possibility of labor disputes at 17 area funeral homes and facilities hanging in the balance. The final two bargaining sessions are scheduled for Tuesday, June 29, and Wednesday, June 30 — […]

Help to Eliminate ‘Forgotten Child’ Deaths Due to Hyperthermia

Between 1998 and 2010, 450 children died from hyperthermia caused by heat stroke after they were left in cars during warm weather by parents or caregivers.

Carriage Services Closes Heritage Memorial Acquisition in California

Acquires a local Huntington Beach operation.

Reforms Slated for Arlington National Cemetery

A failure to automate records reportedly led to the mis-identification of remains. More than 300,000 veterans have been interred at Arlington National Cemetery from the Civil War through the current Global War on Terrorism.

Heartland Representatives Join Duke Institute End of Life Roundtable

Heartland Home Health Care and Hospice has been invited by The Duke Institute on Care at the End of Life to join the New Directions Roundtable.

Department of Justice Holds Meeting on Forensic Death Investigations

The Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP) hosted a symposium on forensic death investigations in Scottsdale, Arizona on June 7 – 9, 2010

History Comes Alive at Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery

Founded in 1838, this cemetery is home to almost 600,000 souls.