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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.
RIP Brother Fred Knapper
06/15/18 - IBEW Local 191
Brother Fred Knapper passed away 6/12/2018, he will be greatly missed. Services will be held at: St.
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.
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...
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.
Janus Decision / #Unionstrong
06/13/18 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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Millennials: Unions Good, Corporations Bad
06/13/18 - Teamsters Local 888
June 13, 2018 | ORGANIZED LABOR | Pew Research Center has just released it’d annual survey on public opinion and unions in the United States. As in the last few years, the general public views the decline of organized labor negatively.
Boeing Workers in S.C. Have Finally Unionized, But…
06/13/18 - Teamsters Local 888
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.
Millennials: Unions Good, Corporations Bad
06/12/18 - Teamsters local 570
June 12, 2018 | ORGANIZED LABOR | Pew Research Center has just released it’d annual survey on public opinion and unions in the United States. As in the last few years, the general public views the decline of organized labor negatively.
For Big Corporations, Wage Theft Penalties Are Just the Price of Doing Business
06/12/18 - Teamsters local 570
June 12, 2018 | WAGES | A scathing new report finds that hundreds of major corporations in the United States are repeat wage-theft offenders—committing the violations and then paying the subsequent fines as part of the cost of doing business.
NLRB Notice of Hearing
06/12/18 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
On May 31, 2018 the NLRB issued a Notice of Hearing to the USPS for the denial of information. In 30 sepearate instances the NLRB found that the USPS failed to provide information as required under the CBA.
Millennials: Unions Good, Corporations Bad
06/12/18 - Teamsters Local 992
June 12, 2018 | ORGANIZED LABOR | Pew Research Center has just released it’d annual survey on public opinion and unions in the United States. As in the last few years, the general public views the decline of organized labor negatively.
For Big Corporations, Wage Theft Penalties Are Just the Price of Doing Business
06/12/18 - Teamsters Local 992
June 12, 2018 | WAGES | A scathing new report finds that hundreds of major corporations in the United States are repeat wage-theft offenders—committing the violations and then paying the subsequent fines as part of the cost of doing business.
SAVE THE DATE
06/12/18 - CWA/NCPSO Local 2201
The Procedural Guarantee Act Bill will be signed by Govenor Ralph Northam on June 19th at 11am.  Patrick Henry Building, 1111 E Broad Street, Richmond, VA, in the West Reading Room.  For more information and to R.S.V.P. to this important event, please call Don Baylor, Organizer, at 434-637-1152.
Millennials: Unions Good, Corporations Bad
06/12/18 - Teamsters Local 355
June 12, 2018 | ORGANIZED LABOR | Pew Research Center has just released it’d annual survey on public opinion and unions in the United States. As in the last few years, the general public views the decline of organized labor negatively.
For Big Corporations, Wage Theft Penalties Are Just the Price of Doing Business
06/12/18 - Teamsters Local 355
June 12, 2018 | WAGES | A scathing new report finds that hundreds of major corporations in the United States are repeat wage-theft offenders—committing the violations and then paying the subsequent fines as part of the cost of doing business.
76, 77 and 483 Golf Tournament
06/12/18 - IBEW Local 483
Space is limited so get registered today.
June Newsletter
06/12/18 - IUOE Local 286
http://www.iuoe286.org/docs/June%202018%20Final.
Until we meet again...
06/12/18 - IUEC Local 10
I really dislike this part of my job.  It is with great sorrow that I inform the membership of the passing of Honorary Brother Ralph (Randy) Dollarhyde on June 6, 2018.  The Officers and Members may call at the Moser Funeral Home, 233 Broadview Avenue, Warrenton, VA 20186 where a memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 16th at 3:30 pm.
14th Annual UPSEU Basic Unit Officer & Steward Training Draws Record Turnout in Connecticut
06/12/18 - UPSEU

The largest ever turnout of local unit officers from across Connecticut participated in UPSEU’s 14th Annual Basic Unit Officer and Steward Training on Monday, May 14 at the Meriden Public Library where a record number of attendees were treated to ...

Now thats Elevator Music !!!
06/12/18 - IUEC Local 10
Got an email from "Wild Man" this morning.  He is a Local #10 Elevator Constructor, but I am not going to give you his name.  I call him "Wild Man" for a good reason.  His email contained the song in this link: http://spudwrench.bandcamp.com/track/elevator-constructor-anthem-explicit-content WOW - now that is an elevator song.
Press Release: AMFA Supports Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Disclosure Act
06/12/18 - AMFA
June 12, 2018 -- The Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) supports the recently introduced legislation by Senator Claire McCaskill (MO) and the companion legislation introduced by Representative John Garamendi (CA-03) which raises awareness for the dangerous trend of outsourcing aircraft maintenance to foreign repair stations.
Retirement Seminar Update
06/12/18 - Teamsters Local 776
Do to the overwhelming response from the membership to attend the retirement seminar scheduled for June 23, 2018 the Local Union has obtained a larger meeting room to accommodate additional participants. If you would like to attend the seminar please contact Joyce at the Union Hall at 717-233-8766 during normal business hours.
Bargaining Teams Far Apart on Economics
06/11/18 - AFSCME Local 2067
The Union presented a COLA proposal of 3.5% for each of the three contract years. The City's negotiator appreciated the reasonable offer but countered with 1% for each year and did not back off on other takebacks previously proposed.
Canadian Pacific —SOO Line Railroad Company
06/11/18 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
Signalmen employed by the Canadian Pacific - SOO Line Railroad Company (CP/SOO Line) have ratified a new six-year contract. The new Agreement settles all issues arising from the Railway Labor Act (RLA), Section VI Notice dated January 26, 2015, that was served on the CP/SOO Line by the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen (BRS).
Supreme Court Decision Pending On Janus v. AFSCME
06/11/18 - IATSE Local 488
NO JANUS DECISION TODAY — The U.S. Supreme Court released opinions today, but not in the Janus v. AFSCME case. The next possible date for this announcement will be Monday, June 18. Stay tuned and get ready! The U.S. Supreme Court announced it would deliver more opinions this Thursday, June 14. Whatever day turns out to be Decision Day, IATSE Local 488 will be participating in rallies in Washington State and Oregon. See the article below for information and schedules for a rally near you. This affects ALL of US!
"Kayak of Cheer" Raffle Drawing
06/11/18 - NJLESA
The NJLESA is raffling off a kayak of cheer! Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from the institutional/dept. representatives.  All proceeds will benefit the civic/good & welfare fund.  The drawing will be held July 10th at the membership meeting.

 
 
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