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Why Labor Is A Foreign Policy Issue
10/19/18 - Teamsters Local 355
October 19, 2018 | TRADE | [...] Before getting into the meat of this new international labor treaty, consider why the underlying goal of helping labor makes sense domestically. A growing body of research shows that a decline in union power leads to economic inequality, weakened democracy, and political instability.
PAYROLL ISSUE, UPDATE II
10/19/18 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
ATTENTION:  A.P.W.U. MEMBERS, PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING UPDATED INFORMATION ISSUED BY OUR NATIONAL A.P.W.U. HEADQUARTERS.
Read Frontline!
10/19/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
As Frontline is running off of the press you can read your copy today. The cover story is about our City of Chicago 911 OEMC members and their fight for a new contract. Read President Business Manager Paul Wright’s article about the importance of voting, find out how you can help Jacquie Fields build our EWMC and Women’s groups, learn your rights, discover what is happening at our employers across our local and there is also important information about AT&T benefits open enrollment.
Stand with Workerson Strike @Marriott
10/19/18 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
October 20, stand with striking hotel workers across the U.S. and Canada and help us take on Marriott, the biggest and richest hotel company in the world. Striking Marriott workers are organizing events in multiple cities on October 20. Rally with us to tell Marriott that one job should be enough to raise a family, pay the bills, and retire with dignity.
2018 General Election Endorsement List
10/19/18 - IUOE 302
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New Forklift Operator Class
10/19/18 - IATSE Local 33
Class is full The Training Committee is offering a New Forklift Operator Class. Date/Time/Location - Saturday, Oct.20 @ 7 a.m. at ICS, 12850 Foothill Blvd., Sylmar, CA, 91342 Do not call the office! Click the "Read More" Use the email link provided here for the New Forklift Operator Class: training.committee@ia33.org.
First-Aid AED CPR Certificate Class
10/19/18 - IATSE Local 33
The Training Committee is offering a First-Aid AED CPR Certificate. Date/Time/Location - Thursday, Oct.25 @ 7 a.m. at ICS, 12850 Foothill Blvd., Sylmar, CA, 91342. Do not call the office! Click the "Read More" Use the email link provided here for the First-Aid AED CPR Certificate: training.committee@ia33.org.
2018 AEI Annual Congress Report
10/18/18 - AMFA Local 32
Dear Members: Last month the Aircraft Engineers International (AEI) held their 46th Annual Congress in Stockholm, Sweden.
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10/18/18 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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Knocking Doors for CWA - Endorsed Candidates
10/18/18 - CWA Local 7777
Join us in knocking doors for CWA - Endorsed labor champions.  For Labor to make a differnce this election cycle, we need you.
Significant Payroll Issue Identified
10/18/18 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
This morning the APWU became aware that the Postal Service identified a computer glitch with the payroll system that will affect nearly 90,000 APWU represented bargaining unit employees. The APWU immediately contacted the USPS about the issue and will continue to monitor the situation until it is corrected.
2018 General Election Cope Endorsements
10/18/18 - IUOE Local 286
Thank you Pierce County Central Labor Council for sending us the 2018 General Election Cope Endorsements.
Labor Neighbor WALK October 10th
10/18/18 - Southwest Washington Central Labor Council
Hello Sisters and Brothers~ Don't forget about our walk this Saturday! Please come out and support. Bring a friend or two!! If you can't make it send soeone!!! See you then!! In Solidarity, Shannon A.
Express 18-05
10/18/18 - Denver Metro Area Local APWU
PSE Conversion Process by Ron Malunat, Administrative Aide I am getting a lot of questions from PSEs concerning the conversion process.  According to the Memorandum of Understanding for Filling Residual Vacancies, the last step taken before a PSE can get converted is for the job to go through E-Reassign.  After no one takes the job in E-Reassign then it goes to PSE conversion.
11/5/18 - S&C Unit Meeting *Cancelled*
10/18/18 - IBEW Local 332
IBEW Local 332 S&C Members,  The 11/5/18 S&C Unit Meeting has been cancelled.
Labor Federation 2018 Election Guide
10/18/18 - IATSE Local 33
The California Labor Federation works with local unions to elect labor warriors to federal, state and local governing bodies. We endorse candidates who support the issues that matter most to California’s working families. We also provide analysis on how ballot propositions would affect California’s working families. California Labor Federation Election Guide is located here.
Probationary Orientation
10/18/18 - IATSE Local 33
The Training Committee is hosting a Probationary Orientation Date/Time/Location -  Wednesday, November 7th @ 1:30 pm, 1720 Magnolia, Blvd, Burbank, CA, 91506 The purpose of this meeting is to inform you what IATSE Local 33 expects from you and what you can expect from IATSE Local 33. Please treat this meeting as if you were taking a call.
2018 UFCW 20th Annual Ball
10/18/18 - UFCW Minority Coalition
On Saturday, November 17, 2018, UFCW leaders and members along with their family and friends will come together to celebrate the 20th Anniversary UFCW Minority Coalition Annual Ball. You are cordially invited to take part in this very event.
It Was Vulture Capitalism that Killed Sears
10/17/18 - Teamsters Local 355
October 17, 2018 | ECONOMY | If you’ve been following the impending bankruptcy of America’s iconic retailer, as covered by print, broadcast, and digital media, you’ve probably encountered lots of nostalgia, and sad clucking about how dinosaurs like Sears can’t compete in the age of Amazon and specialty retail. But most of the coverage has failed to stress the deeper story.
Sign the petition!
10/17/18 - Teamsters Local 542
Here is another attempt from Corporate America to take away the rights of working people. The American Trucking Association (ATA) is trying to take meal & rest periods away from truck drivers. Please follow this link and sign the petition opposing  ATA's takeaways: www.notoata.com Don't wait, the rights they want to take away may be yours.
FOP Endorses George Brauchler for Attorney General
10/17/18 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
We are honored to announce our endorsement of George Brauchler as Colorado’s next Attorney General and we ask that you join us in supporting his candidacy in this year’s election. Your vote counts!! Vote George Brauchler for Colorado's Attorney General
2018 James R Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Recipients
10/17/18 - TEAMSTERS LOCAL 577
We are pleased to announce the following member's children have been selected to receive a James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship:
It Was Vulture Capitalism that Killed Sears
10/17/18 - Teamsters Local 992
October 17, 2018 | ECONOMY | If you’ve been following the impending bankruptcy of America’s iconic retailer, as covered by print, broadcast, and digital media, you’ve probably encountered lots of nostalgia, and sad clucking about how dinosaurs like Sears can’t compete in the age of Amazon and specialty retail. But most of the coverage has failed to stress the deeper story.
ACTION ALERT!! OCTOBER 17th!!
10/17/18 - IBEW Local 191
Macy Workers We Made Over Macy’s, Worked-It at Macy’s, took part in numerous worker leaflets and store actions, had simultaneous Informational pickets at every store in August. Macy’s members bargained many, many hours and now after multiple days of mediation…they need your help to ensure that on Oct. 19th they reach an agreement.
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING SUNDAY OCTOBER 21
10/17/18 - Teamsters Local 179
The Teamsters Local 179 General Membership meeting will be held on Sunday, October 21 at 10:00 a.m. at the Local 179 membership hall located at 990 NE Frontage Road in Joliet. Hope to see you there.
Death of Member
10/17/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 1205
We regretfully inform you that Letcher Worley passed away unexpectedly on Friday, September 21st.  He was a member of the EDBF and has been assigned number 121. A Celebration of Life will be held at 1 PM on October 27th, at the Gainesville-Hawthorne Hunting Club.
Hope NOT Hand Cuffs
10/16/18 - RN Staff Council, OPEIU, Local 40, AFL-CIO, CLC
Come and be a part of something bigger than yourself...
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
10/16/18 - RN Staff Council, OPEIU, Local 40, AFL-CIO, CLC
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING...
U.S. Could Put Brakes on Mexican Trucks Under Trade Deal
10/16/18 - Teamsters Local 355
October 16, 2018 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | The U.S. could slam the brakes on Mexican trucks providing long-haul trucking services beyond U.S. border commercial zones. Annex language attached to the freshly minted trade deal to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) paves the way for the U.S. to limit how far Mexican trucks can transport goods into the U.S.
Proposed Constitution and Bylaws
10/16/18 - IUEC Local 18
Brothers and Sisters please look under the Constitution and Bylaws tab on the left hand side of the page.
2018 AEI Annual Congress Report
10/16/18 - AMFA
October 16, 2018 -- Last month the Aircraft Engineers International (AEI) held their 46th Annual Congress in Stockholm, Sweden. Aircraft Maintenance Technicians/Engineers from around the world gathered to address the business of AEI, including: amending the AEI Constitution; electing members of the Executive Board; attending presentations on a variety of topics; and developing strategies for responding to the pressures being pushed onto our craft by air carriers looking to cut costs, government agencies inconsistently enforcing regulations and a growing trend of “atypical employment” in response to a shortage of qualified licensed personnel.
U.S. Could Put Brakes on Mexican Trucks Under Trade Deal
10/16/18 - Teamsters Local 992
October 16, 2018 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | The U.S. could slam the brakes on Mexican trucks providing long-haul trucking services beyond U.S. border commercial zones. Annex language attached to the freshly minted trade deal to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) paves the way for the U.S. to limit how far Mexican trucks can transport goods into the U.S.
Ten Ways to Support Workers on Strike, and One Don’t
10/16/18 - Teamsters Local 992
October 16, 2018 | SOLIDARITY | […] Many people may have grown up in non-union households and do not know what it is like to strike or to have a family member be on strike. I believe that most people are well meaning and want to do the right thing, but they may need some help with ideas.
Bereavement Notice
10/16/18 - LVPMSA
Bereavement Notice Bereavement Notice – Retired Lieutenant Jay R. Roberts Jr., P# 4824 It is with great sadness and regret that we announce the passing of Retired Lieutenant Jay R. Roberts, Jr. On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at the age of 46 years, Jay passed away while surrounded by family and friends after a courageous nearly 10-year battle with cancer.
October Newsletter
10/16/18 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
Attached is this months newsletter which includes important information about Voting, the Haunted House Party and the Holiday Drop-In. Newsletter also includes a special message from MaryBe McMillan, President of the NC AFL-CIO. Please take time to read the newsletter.
Ten Ways to Support Workers on Strike, and One Don’t
10/16/18 - Teamsters Local 888
October 16, 2018 | SOLIDARITY | […] Many people may have grown up in non-union households and do not know what it is like to strike or to have a family member be on strike. I believe that most people are well meaning and want to do the right thing, but they may need some help with ideas.
UPS Freight Contract Meetings
10/15/18 - Teamsters Local 776
Local 776 has scheduled meetings to review member's concerns following the rejection of the UPSF tentative agreement...
SWA AMT Contract Negotiations update
10/15/18 - AMFA Local 32
Dear AMFA Brothers and Sisters: The Negotiating Committee is providing this update to the AMFA Membership at Southwest Airlines. This report is the only official authorized source of negotiating communications by the Committee.
Ten Ways to Support Workers on Strike, and One Don’t
10/15/18 - Teamsters Local 355
October 15, 2018 | SOLIDARITY | […] Many people may have grown up in non-union households and do not know what it is like to strike or to have a family member be on strike. I believe that most people are well meaning and want to do the right thing, but they may need some help with ideas.
2018 Political Endorsements
10/15/18 - Teamsters Local 89
Teamsters across Kentucky and Southern Indiana have an important decision to make when they go to the polls on November 6th. Your Union has endorsed the following candidates.
Teamsters Local 436 Endorsements 2018
10/15/18 - Teamsters Local Union No. 436
TEAMSTERS LOCAL 436 ENDORSEMENTS 2018 ? STATEWIDE TEAMSTERS LOCAL 436 ENDORSEMENT U.S.
Bloomington IL YMCA honors the Penn Family
10/15/18 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
The Bloomington, IL YMCA honored Midwest Region Manager & Vice-President John Penn, along with his father Paul, brother Donald, sister Linda and late brother David, at their "Legacy Dinner" on October 11, 2018.   Here's a facebook link to a very touching video they produced. https://www.facebook.
We have a Contract!
10/14/18 - New Jersey Law Enforcement Commanding Officers Association
The Executive Board is pleased to announce the ratification of the 2015-2019 Contract. After many hours and tireless negotiations, we have reached an agreement with the State of New Jersey. Once we have a time line for retroactive payments and when the pay raises will be implemented in our paychecks we will be sure to put it out to the members.
ETC ION Advanced Lighting Console 4-Day Class
10/13/18 - IATSE Local 33
The Training Committee is offering an ETC ION Advanced Lighting Console 4-Day Class. Dates/Times/Location: Oct. 30 -Nov. 2 @ 9 a.m. at ETCF 6640 Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028 If you would like to reserve a spot in this class, please use the e-mail link listed below.  Do not call the office.
Grand MA 3 Software Preview & New Product Demo
10/13/18 - IATSE Local 33
The Training Committee is offering a Grand MA 3 Software Preview & New Product Demo. Date/Time/Location - Friday, Nov. 2,  11 am - 3 pm,  4-Wall  Entertainment, 5435 W. San Fernando Rd., Los Angeles, CA  90039. To RSVP Call 818-252-7481 or go to 4wall.com.    Do not call the office. Click the "Read More"
Frontier 2019 Wellness Credit
10/12/18 - CWA Local 2222
Attached is an informational flyer regarding Frontiers Wellness Credit. The information from Frontier is also wtitten out in the text below...  MEDICAL, WELLNESS CREDIT            10/11/2018 Are you eligible for the 2019 Wellness Credit.
Teamsters Support Unite Here Members On Strike at Marriott
10/12/18 - Teamsters Local 355
October 12, 2018 | SOLIDARITY | More than 110 Teamsters from Local 856 work alongside UNITE HERE members in San Francisco at the Westin St. Francis, Marriott Union Square, Palace Hotel and W Hotel.  "We are on the lines to support our brothers and sisters from UNITE HERE," said Peter Finn, Secretary-Treasurer of Local 856.

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