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    In Case You Missed It
    05/25/19 - Teamsters Local 888
      • One year after Janus, unions are flush   • How to protect the right to organize   • Pro women hockey players form a union   • States with $15 min.
    ABF Teamster Donald Wood Highway Angel
    05/25/19 - Teamsters Local 492
    ABF Teamster Donald Wood has been named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association for his bravery during a blinding snowstorm when he helped an elderly man whose vehicle had gone off the road. On January 12, 2019, Brother Wood notice some headlights in the snow around 100 yards in the distance while he waited out a bad snowstorm in Liberal Kansas.
    In Case You Missed It
    05/25/19 - Teamsters local 570
      • One year after Janus, unions are flush   • How to protect the right to organize   • Pro women hockey players form a union   • States with $15 min.
    In Case You Missed It
    05/25/19 - Teamsters Local 355
      • One year after Janus, unions are flush   • How to protect the right to organize   • Pro women hockey players form a union   • States with $15 min.
    In Case You Missed It
    05/25/19 - Teamsters Local 992
      • One year after Janus, unions are flush   • How to protect the right to organize   • Pro women hockey players form a union   • States with $15 min.
    Happy Memorial Day
    05/24/19 - IBEW Local 551
    PLEASE HAVE A FUN AND SAFE THREE DAY WEEKEND.
    Local 162 Survival Guide for UPS Package Drivers
    05/24/19 - Teamsters Local 162
    Local 162 has updated our UPS package driver survival guide to reflect changes in the new UPS contracts, which were fully ratified on April 29, 2019.   With a new five year contract that runs from August 1, 2018 thru July 31, 2023, comes our ongoing duty to lead, educate and unite our Teamster brothers and sisters.
    Memorial Day
    05/24/19 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
    THANK YOU!  "TO THOSE IN UNIFORM SERVING TODAY AND TO THOSE WHO HAVE SERVED IN THE PAST, WE HONOR YOU TODAY AND EVERY DAY.  WE THANK YOU FOR ALL THE FREEDOMS THAT ARE PROVIDED FOR US BECAUSE OF MEN AND WOMEN WHO SACRIFICED FOR ALL." Daleo Freeman, President, A.P.W.U.
    USPS Announces more changes in delivery service
    05/24/19 - Teamsters Local 455
    Click below for more information https://www.trucks.com/2019/05/20/postal-service-changes-highway-mail-haulers/.
    UAW Local 4911 Officer Election Results
    05/24/19 - UAW Local 4911
    UAW Local 4911 Election Results for the Office of Guide: Ray Bramer 96% Jody Foster 4% Congratulations to the winner, Ray Bramer.
    Motor Officer Critically Injured
    05/24/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    An El Paso Police Department motorcycle officer was critically injured on Thursday morning, May 23, 2019, after he was hit and run over by a driver who cut through a funeral procession the officer was escorting.
    Memorial Day is About Respectand Remembrance
    05/24/19 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    The working men and women of the AFL-CIO join the Union Veterans Council to wish all a safe Memorial Day weekend. This is a time to respect and remember those who gave their lives for the bedrock freedoms of our nation.
    Protect The NEA!!
    05/24/19 - IATSE Local 488
    The White House has once again zeroed out the budget for the National Endowment for the Arts. We can't let this happen. Take action now to support IATSE jobs in the arts.
    Press Release: AMFA Leads Effort to Encourage the White House Recognize the Importance of Aircraft Maintenance Technicians
    05/24/19 - AMFA
    May 24, 2019 -- The Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) joined several labor and industry groups to encourage President Trump to officially recognize Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Day, May 24. AMFA also galvanized support from members of Congress to formally recognize AMT Day on floor of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives.
    PRIVATIZATION - IT'S NOT LOVE
    05/23/19 - Hillsborough School Employee Federation
    Click article title for full view of HSEF fight against Privatiztion!
    Happy Memorial Day
    05/23/19 - Teamsters Local 776
    On behalf of the Officers, Business Agents, staff, and myself, I would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Memorial Day....
    Saturday Meeting Update
    05/23/19 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
    One of our goals is to make aware of the benefits our members have as Union Members. At the May Membership Meeting our representative for American Income Life Sue Gilbert addressed our attending members. American Income Life is an insurance provider who employ union members to service fellow union brothers and sisters.
    JUNE GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING CANCELED DUE TO FATHER'S DAY HOLIDAY
    05/23/19 - Teamsters Local 179
    At the General Membership meeting held on Sunday, May 19, 2019 the membership voted to cancel the June General Membership meeting due to the Father's Day holiday. The next General Membership meeting will be held on Sunday, July 21st.
    Workers Find New Bargaining Power in A Strong Jobs Market
    05/23/19 - Teamsters Local 355
    May 23, 2019 | COLLECTIVE BARGAINING | The United States labor market is as strong as ever: A near-record low 3.6% of Americans are unemployed -- giving workers an edge in negotiations with their employers.  The economy added more than 250,000 jobs in April and nearly 200,0000 jobs in March.
    OWCP Appointments
    05/23/19 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
    The local will be providing assistance with OWCP issues every 1st Thursday and 3rd Tuesday of the month. The attached posting explains the process and how to make an appointment.
    Training: “TRAUMAS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT”
    05/23/19 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
    Each year, Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) provides free training to America’s law enforcement agencies on how to appropriately respond to officers and their families affected by line-of-duty deaths at each Traumas of Law Enforcement training. Instructors will present information and provide resources that are crucial to America’s law enforcement.
    Workers Find New Bargaining Power in A Strong Jobs Market
    05/23/19 - Teamsters Local 992
    May 23, 2019 | COLLECTIVE BARGAINING | The United States labor market is as strong as ever: A near-record low 3.6% of Americans are unemployed -- giving workers an edge in negotiations with their employers.  The economy added more than 250,000 jobs in April and nearly 200,0000 jobs in March.
    Memorial Day, May 27, 2019
    05/23/19 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
    MEMORIAL DAY ORDER* Headquarters Grand Army of the Republic, Washington, D.C., May 5, 1868. GENERAL ORDERS    No. 11 I.
    Scabby the Rat Is Under Attack – And Needs Our Help
    05/23/19 - Teamsters Local 888
    May 20, 2019 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | … a range of new threats to union protections is being met with large-scale protests and grassroots organizing, from picketing school teachers to striking ride-share drivers.
    A Tried and True Way to Fix Inequality: Unions
    05/23/19 - Teamsters Local 888
    May 23, 2019 | U.S. LABOR UNIONS | […] Unions help to reduce inequality by pushing for higher pay for typical workers, greater restraints on executive pay and increased taxes on the rich. Another study found that a 10% increase in the percentage of unionized workers in a US community is associated with a 3% to 4.
    Take Me Out To The Ball Game!
    05/22/19 - Teamsters Local 776
    Summer Time; warm sunny days, vacations, swimming pools, and Baseball! On July 13, 2019 join Local 776 for....
    Memorial Day
    05/22/19 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
    The hall will be closed on Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day.
    NTSB: Inadequate Planning and Training Led to Fatal Amtrak Derailment
    05/22/19 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    Failure to provide effective mitigation of a hazardous curve and the inadequate training of the locomotive engineer led to the deadly derailment of an Amtrak train near Dupont, Washington, in late 2017, the National Transportation Safety Board(NTSB) announced yesterday. Three of 77 passengers were killed and 65 others were injured on Dec.
    Alternate AMFA – ASA ASAP ERC Representative Election Notice and Candidate Profiles
    05/22/19 - AMFA
    May 22, 2019 -- AMFA National is conducting an election for the position of Alternate AMFA – Alaska Airlines Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) Event Review Committee (ERC) Representative.
    Alternate AMFA – SWA ASAP ERC Representative Election Notice and Candidate Profiles
    05/22/19 - AMFA
    May 22, 2019 -- AMFA National is conducting an election for the position of Alternate AMFA – Southwest Airlines (SWA) Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) Event Review Committee (ERC) Representative.
    Summer Meetings
    05/22/19 - Teamsters Local 41
    Reminder: As we have traditionally done for years the Union Meetings and Stewards Meetings during the months of June, July and August are cancelled during the summer months.
    Two legged Robot delivering packages
    05/22/19 - Teamsters Local 455
    click below for more information https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/watch-fords-two-legged-robot-110000967.
    May is Mental Health Month
    05/22/19 - Local 755 UNITED SERVICE WORKERS UNION
    Wednesday, May 15, 2019, Michele Hart-Loughlin, Bergen County Program Coordinator Division of Mental Health Services, and with Joe Gautier, Local 755 Union President, along with several advocates,  celebrate "May is Mental Health Month", at the  Wellness Fair, held at 2 Bergen County Plaza.
    C.O.M.E.T. Training Class ( 3 Hour Class) *Update*
    05/22/19 - IATSE Local 33
    C.O.M.E.T. Class Come learn the Who, What, & Whys of a Union and how to better strengthen your Union. The importance of Organizing and Maintaining benefits Wed. June 19th, 2019 @ 1PM I.A.T.S.E. Local 33 Union Hall Approximately 3 hours Remember this is your Union, the future is in your hands! Class will be given by our International Representative Allison Smartt
    More on self driving trucks
    05/22/19 - Teamsters Local 455
    Click link below for full report. https://www.wired.
    From the desk of the B/A:
    05/22/19 - IATSE Local 33
    Greetings Brothers & Sisters- What a great Board of Directors day for Local 33. Councilman Joe Buscaino came to visit us and express his support personally for Local 33. His District is expecting to approve a beautiful outdoor amphitheater and he is going to back us all the way for the labor force. Joe will be attending one of our load-ins at his request to see the magic we do.
    Blog: Southwest’s Expert Aircraft Maintenance Technicians Get The Contract They Deserve
    05/22/19 - AMFA
    May 21, 2019 -- The Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) is proud to announce our more than 2,500 members have overwhelmingly approved the new tentative agreement (TA) by a vote of 94.62% and with 93.62% participation, and the new contract with Southwest Airlines will be ratified immediately. Click here to read more.
    Lower Swatara Township Police Dept.
    05/21/19 - Teamsters Local 776
    In May 2018, a secret ballot election was held for representation of Lower Swatara Township’s full-...
    Teamsters Local 355 Mourns Passing of Brother Jim Deene
    05/21/19 - Teamsters Local 355
    May 21, 2019 | Teamsters Local 355 officers, staff and members are mourning the sudden loss of Jim Deene, a business agent for Teamsters Local 355 in Baltimore, Md., who passed away suddenly on May 17, 2019. Deene began his Teamster career as a driver for U.S. Foodservice. He served as a Local 355 shop steward from 1997 until 2002, when he became a business agent for the Local.
    Updated Negotiation Sessions
    05/21/19 - New Mexico Hospital Workers Union
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    NHPA Convention 2019
    05/21/19 - New Hampshire Police Association
    Come join the Board I’d Directors at the annual meeting and Convention at Cisco Brewery (formally Red Hook) in Portsmouth, NH on June 21st, 4-9 pm. Hospitality suite to follow at the Residence Inn Portsmouth for all attendees. Sign up now to secure a spot! https://www.eventbrite.
    The Association Letter to American Airlines
    05/21/19 - TWU Local 568
    May 21, 2019 Dear Ms. Vaughn, We are in receipt of your email regarding holidays on American Airlines. Your failure to personally contact any designated Association representative and your demand that we respond within two days is reflective of the disrespect you have shown your employees during this entire negotiations process.
    Democratic Presidential Candidates Are Actually Talking Union
    05/21/19 - Teamsters Local 992
    May 21, 2019 | ELECTION 2020 | During the past three decades, a running question raised by union activists about Democratic candidates for president has been, “Did s/he use the ‘U’ word?” Meaning, did the candidate even mention unions.
    Brother Gary LeMond's Departed Wife Fundraiser
    05/21/19 - IATSE Local 33
    Brothers and Sisters, Thursday morning Brother Gary LeMond suffered the loss of his wife Kristine. Grief is hard enough without expenses, but they come. We are asking for help for the LeMond family to cover funeral expenses. Any additional money raised will go toward Kristine's hospital expenses.
    OSHA 10 (2 Day class) @ Microsoft Theater
    05/21/19 - IATSE Local 33
    OSHA 10 GES, Tuesday- Wednesday, May 28-29, @ 7 a.m.
    Passing
    05/21/19 - IUEC Local 18
      Brothers and Sisters, We regret to inform you of Brother Robert "Bob" Manny's passing. Services will be held on May 24th, 2019 from 10:45 a.m.-11:15 a.m. at Riverside National Cemetery. 22495 Van Buren Blvd. Riverside, CA 92518.
    Democratic Presidential Candidates Are Actually Talking Union
    05/21/19 - Teamsters local 570
    May 21, 2019 | ELECTION 2020 | During the past three decades, a running question raised by union activists about Democratic candidates for president has been, “Did s/he use the ‘U’ word?” Meaning, did the candidate even mention unions.
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