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Contract Action Day!
06/19/18 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
June 26, 2018 at 11:30am-1:00pm at the Downtown Station, please come out an join us.
Greenfield DPW Votes Overwhelmingly to Leave the Teamsters & Join UPSEU
06/19/18 - UPSEU
The Massachusetts Labor Board conducted a secret ballot election for the Greenfield DPW employees and they counted the casted ballots on May 30, 2018 at the Labor Board in Boston. UPSEU received the overwhelming number of votes and the Teamsters only managed to receive minimal support after many years representing the bargaining unit.
Monumental Agreement for PSE's
06/19/18 - American Postal Workers Union
Attached to this article is the Workforce Fund Settlement. This settlement is a huge step forward for PSE's and achieving parity with the regular workforce. It achieves: Health Benefits from Day One. PSE Sales and Service Distribution Associates receive a modest uniform allowance. PSE's will receive overtime pay for all hours worked over 8 and over 40. PSE's will receive Penalty overtime.
Pipeline Application
06/18/18 - Teamsters Local 29
Click on the link below to download and complete an application for Pipeline. Fax to Teamster Local Union No. 29 at 540-248-1287 or email to our office manager at tjmorris66@aol.
District 1 Meeting Date Change
06/18/18 - IUOE 302
Next District 1 Meeting Moved to Monday, July 2nd Just a reminder that due to the upcoming holiday, the next District 1 Meeting has moved to Monday July 2nd at 7:00PM  See you there.
Non-Member Survey
06/18/18 - International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local #77
Attention Non-Members - please use the link on the left side of the page and complete the survey.
Workforce Fund Settlement
06/18/18 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
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Experts Say Auto Tariffs Would Raise Prices, Cost Jobs
06/18/18 - Teamsters local 570
June 18, 2018 | ECONOMY | Every workday, about 7,400 trucks mostly loaded with automotive parts rumble across the Ambassador Bridge connecting Detroit and Canada, at times snarling traffic along the busy corridor.
In Case You Missed It
06/18/18 - Teamsters local 570
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Experts Say Auto Tariffs Would Raise Prices, Cost Jobs
06/18/18 - Teamsters Local 355
June 18, 2018 | ECONOMY | Every workday, about 7,400 trucks mostly loaded with automotive parts rumble across the Ambassador Bridge connecting Detroit and Canada, at times snarling traffic along the busy corridor.
Experts Say Auto Tariffs Would Raise Prices, Cost Jobs
06/18/18 - Teamsters Local 992
June 18, 2018 | ECONOMY | Every workday, about 7,400 trucks mostly loaded with automotive parts rumble across the Ambassador Bridge connecting Detroit and Canada, at times snarling traffic along the busy corridor.
In Case You Missed It
06/18/18 - Teamsters Local 992
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The Next Shop Steward Training is Here!!!
06/18/18 - IBEW Local 483
Sign up for this VALUABLE Training TODAY!
M2M Leadership Quarterly Meeting!
06/18/18 - IBEW Local 483
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Sea of Blue Cruise November 1st, 2018
06/18/18 - IAFF Local 122
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PASSINGS OF OUR BROTHERS & SISTERS
06/18/18 - Teamsters Local 71
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Notice of Election (DVP Field Techs)
06/18/18 - CWA Local 1123
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Funeral Services for Retired Officer Jesus "Chuy" Rodriguez
06/18/18 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of retired Officer Jesus Rodriguez #682, who passed away on June 14, 2018 at the age of 66.   (Ret.) Officer Rodriguez served the El Paso community as a peace officer for 39 years.  He was commissioned by the El Paso Police Department in April of 1978 and retired on March 31, 2017.
Jail Breakout Mecklenburg
06/18/18 - CWA/NCPSO Local 2201
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New Song from Spudwrench
06/18/18 - IUEC Local 10
I got a really nice email from the band thank us for putting their music out there for our members.  I am more than happy to help out Union Brothers.  Here is the latest song put out June 16, 2018.  Watch for the album.  I think these guys need to talk to our own Jesse Hanbury.  A song from the two would be AWESOME.
Experts Say Auto Tariffs Would Raise Prices, Cost Jobs
06/18/18 - Teamsters Local 888
June 18, 2018 | ECONOMY | Every workday, about 7,400 trucks mostly loaded with automotive parts rumble across the Ambassador Bridge connecting Detroit and Canada, at times snarling traffic along the busy corridor.
REMINDER! NO JUNE GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING!
06/16/18 - Teamsters Local 179
A reminder that there will be no June General Membership meeting due to the Father's Day Holiday. We will see you at the July General Membership meeting on Sunday July, 15 at 10:00 a.m. Have a Happy Father's Day.
2018 Officer Election Results
06/16/18 - AFSCME Local 2067
Results of the 2018 Officer Election were presented to the membership at the June 14, 2018 membership meeting: President - Matt Starbuck Treasurer – DeeDee Jacks Sergeant at Arms – Ernesto Gonzales Trustees – Joe Flake
Lynda.com Changes
06/16/18 - IATSE Local 33
Current Active Lynda.com. subscriptions will be offered free of charge for IATSE workers through the IATSE Training Trust Fund beginning of September 1, 2018 Local Unions and current Lynda.com subscribers will be contacted by the Training Trust Fund directly, after July 1st. In the meantime, check www.iatsetrainingtrust.org for the most current information.
ABC Formulating Committee
06/16/18 - IATSE Local 33
Anyone wanting to be on the ABC Formulating Committee to discuss proposals on the 2019-2021 contract please contact Business Agent Ron Valentine at : Office = 818-841-9233 Email = rvalentine@iatse33.
Wear Your Sticker- June 26th
06/15/18 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
Wear Your Sticker on June 26  PDF (487.07 KB) 06/14/2018 - June 26 is a big day for hundreds of thousands of postal workers and our families.  It’s the opening day of contract negotiations for our new collective bargaining agreement. June 26 is a day to stand up, speak out and show pride in our union and solidarity with our bargaining team.
In Case You Missed It
06/15/18 - Teamsters Local 355
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Teamsters Local 542 UPS Pre-Retirement Informational Meeting
06/15/18 - Teamsters Local 542
Pre-Retirement Informational Meeting for UPS Teamsters Local 542 Members Teamsters Local 542 will be hosting an informational meeting for all of its members who would like to receive information on their Union negotiated retirement benefits.
Public-Sector Job Quality, Public Services Are Under Threat
06/15/18 - Teamsters Local 355
June 15, 2018 | PUBLIC SECTOR UNIONS | A new EPI report warns that the future wages and job quality of the nation’s 17.3 million teachers, firefighters, and other state and local government workers are under threat. According to authors Heidi Shierholz and Celine McNicholas, a U.S. Supreme Court decision favoring the plaintiffs in Janus v.
Unions Sue Trump Over Orders Making It Easier to Fire Federal Workers
06/15/18 - Teamsters Local 355
June 15, 2018  | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | A coalition of 13 unions and the Federal Workers Alliance (FWA) filed a lawsuit Wednesday challenging three executive orders President Trump issued last month to make it easier to fire federal employees. In a 32-page complaint filed in U.S.
Initiates and General Membership Meetings
06/15/18 - Teamsters Local 231
The June 13th  Initiates and General Membership meetings were very well attended. Thirteen new members took the Teamsters Local 231 oath. Each Business Representative gave a report on current contract negotiations, grievances and pending arbitrations.
AT&T Announces SIPP Offers
06/15/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Friday, June 15, 2018 (11:00 a.m. CST) – Today AT&T officials announced the company is going to surplus four employees in Illinois and offer a General SIPP to employees working in Illinois and Northwest Indiana. The announcement will affect employees represented IBEW21. Prior to the announcement, AT&T contemplated making deep cuts in the TFS, U-Verse and Central Office organizations. With the Time Warner merger being approved your Union leadership saw an opportunity to lessen the impact of the pending announcement and entered into both formal and informal conversations regarding possible scenarios and their effects. As a result hundreds of jobs were taken off of the chopping block. We are continuing to work to protect as many jobs for as long as we can in the rapidly changing industry in which we work.
MERCY FLIGHT GROUP ENROLLMENT
06/15/18 - IBEW Local 659
Mercy Flights Group Enrollment. The IBEW discount rate is $65.00. Please contact the Hall at (541) 664-0800 for application.
Association JCBA Bulletin 06.14.18
06/14/18 - TWU Local 568
Association negotiators met with American Airlines Monday and Tuesday this week. The purpose of the meetings was to discuss minor, but important open issues. Some progress was made, but American remains unreasonable by not settling issues they should be able to agree to.
Guild Demands that Newly Appointed Trustee Step Down
06/14/18 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
In an action that surprised and disappointed faculty, the Board of Trustees ignored the voices of students, faculty, staff, and the public they are supposed to represent by selecting David Vela to fill Seat #3 on the Board. “The Board chose politically expedient cronyism over highly qualified educators and community activists,” said Guild President Joanne Waddell. “We urge Vela to step down and demand that the Board appoint a trustee who will make our governing board more closely reflect our diverse student population.”
Campus Grievance Representatives
06/14/18 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
The Guild’s grievance representatives on each campus serve an important role in the Guild. Grievance reps review and investigate complaints by faculty to determine whether the actions have violated the collective bargaining agreement. If it’s determined that a violation has occurred, the grievance rep follows the procedures in Article 28 of the contract to resolve the issue.
Winners of the 2018 Faculty Guild Election Finalized
06/14/18 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
Guild members elected their districtwide officers, chapter leaders, and campus representatives on the Executive Board in a race that involved 84 candidates from all nine campuses and the Emeritus Chapter. Their terms began on June 1st. Members cast 1,681 ballots in the spring election.
RENEW Yard Sale
06/14/18 - IBEW Local 73
IBEW 73 RENEW Fundraiser Yard Sale........ This Saturday, June 16th @ 8am IBEW 73 Union Hall, 1616 N Washington St. Spokane
FREE Education
06/14/18 - AFGE Local 2157
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Local 776 Family Picnic
06/14/18 - Teamsters Local 776
The weather Gods must not have checked their calendar; if they had checked they would have seen that June 10th...
Contract Update
06/13/18 - IUOE 302
Contract Update The Local 302 Bargaining Team has agreed to an extension of the Western WA Master Labor Agreement negotiations through Friday, July 6th.  The team agreed to this because it aligns us with the Carpenters extension and the negotiations continue to be productive.  We are hopeful that with the additional time that a tentative agreement will be reached.
Boeing Workers in S.C. Have Finally Unionized, But…
06/13/18 - Teamsters local 570
June 13, 2018 | ORGANIZING | Trump’s Labor Board could kibosh it. On May 31, technicians at the Boeing factory in North Charleston, South Carolina voted to unionize and join the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers …The labor victory follows two prior attempts to form a union.
Bylaw Vote Results
06/13/18 - IBEW Local 191
Results of the recent Bylaw propsal to reduce the Organizing: 76 - NO 52 - YES Motion Fails.
Boeing Workers in S.C. Have Finally Unionized, But…
06/13/18 - Teamsters Local 355
June 13, 2018 | ORGANIZING | Trump’s Labor Board could kibosh it. On May 31, technicians at the Boeing factory in North Charleston, South Carolina voted to unionize and join the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers …The labor victory follows two prior attempts to form a union.
Boeing Workers in S.C. Have Finally Unionized, But…
06/13/18 - Teamsters Local 992
June 13, 2018 | ORGANIZING | Trump’s Labor Board could kibosh it. On May 31, technicians at the Boeing factory in North Charleston, South Carolina voted to unionize and join the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers …The labor victory follows two prior attempts to form a union.
June Membership Meeting
06/13/18 - NJLESA
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Losing one of our best - John Knudson
06/13/18 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
John Knudson, who served as the Marseilles mayor from 1983 to 2003, died Sunday at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center. He was 68. Funeral arrangements will be private, with no visitation. Knudson is the namesake of Knudson Park across Lincoln Street from the Marseilles City Hall, an honor bestowed on him by the City Council at the time he left the mayor’s post.

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