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James R. Hoffa Memorial College Student Essay
06/01/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 677
2017 ESSAY CONTEST James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund All Applications must be sent to the Local Union Hall for approval by June 1, 2017. 1871 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, CT 06706 (Printable applicaiton below) GOOD LUCK.
JOB OPENING
05/24/17 - Connecticut Fire Equipment Mechanics Association
Apparatus Service Manager Location - New London County, Connecticut Love Fire Trucks and Emergency Vehicles? This is a rare opportunity to join our team to lead the Apparatus Service division.
Update: Marie Burke
05/24/17 - IATSE Local B4
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TEAMSTERS ON STRIKE!
05/24/17 - Teamsters Local 743
Rally at Navy Pier Please join your fellow Teamster Brothers and Sisters as we support Teamster security, fire and safety officers that are currently striking for fairness at Navy Pier. Saturday May 27, 2017 at 8 p.m.
Government Can Help Put People Back to Work
05/24/17 - Teamsters local 570
May 24, 2017  | JOBS | The American workplace is undergoing substantial change. Increasingly, employers are less interested in hiring full-time employees. Instead, they want to use what they call contractors, whether the title is accurate or not. While unemployment is low, the quality and pay for many of these newer jobs is dubious at best.
Administration’s Budget Builds a Wall Between the Wealthy and All of Us
05/24/17 - Teamsters local 570
May 24, 2017 | INEQUALITY | With its 2018 federal budget proposal, the Trump administration made public, and made plain, its priorities for our nation.
Interviewing Truck Drivers at a Crossroads
05/24/17 - Teamsters local 570
May 24, 2017  | JOBS | …Truck drivers are everywhere on our highways, undergirding the American economy, but most of us know little about their work and personal lives beyond musty stereotypes from the days of CB radio. Most truckers were quick to disabuse me of any notion that life on the open road holds romantic allure.
Contract Ratified at Lewis Brothers Bakery
05/24/17 - Teamsters Local 89
May 24, 2017 -  Members at Lewis Brothers Bakery have voted in favor of a new agreement. Highlights include increases in wages, pension, and switching to a higher quality healthcare plan provided through TeamCare. This company is jointly represented by Teamsters Local 89 and Teamsters Local 215.
Government Can Help Put People Back to Work
05/24/17 - Teamsters Local 355
May 24, 2017  | JOBS | The American workplace is undergoing substantial change. Increasingly, employers are less interested in hiring full-time employees. Instead, they want to use what they call contractors, whether the title is accurate or not. While unemployment is low, the quality and pay for many of these newer jobs is dubious at best.
Administration’s Budget Builds a Wall Between the Wealthy and All of Us
05/24/17 - Teamsters Local 355
May 24, 2017 | INEQUALITY | With its 2018 federal budget proposal, the Trump administration made public, and made plain, its priorities for our nation.
Paul Gallant Funeral Arrangements
05/24/17 - CWA Local 3176
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Government Can Help Put People Back to Work
05/24/17 - Teamsters Local 992
May 24, 2017  | JOBS | The American workplace is undergoing substantial change. Increasingly, employers are less interested in hiring full-time employees. Instead, they want to use what they call contractors, whether the title is accurate or not. While unemployment is low, the quality and pay for many of these newer jobs is dubious at best.
Government Can Help Put People Back to Work
05/24/17 - Teamsters Local 992
May 24, 2017  | JOBS | The American workplace is undergoing substantial change. Increasingly, employers are less interested in hiring full-time employees. Instead, they want to use what they call contractors, whether the title is accurate or not. While unemployment is low, the quality and pay for many of these newer jobs is dubious at best.
Administration’s Budget Builds a Wall Between the Wealthy and All of Us
05/24/17 - Teamsters Local 992
May 24, 2017 | INEQUALITY | With its 2018 federal budget proposal, the Trump administration made public, and made plain, its priorities for our nation.
Interviewing Truck Drivers at a Crossroads
05/24/17 - Teamsters Local 992
May 24, 2017  | JOBS | …Truck drivers are everywhere on our highways, undergirding the American economy, but most of us know little about their work and personal lives beyond musty stereotypes from the days of CB radio. Most truckers were quick to disabuse me of any notion that life on the open road holds romantic allure.
March on Harrisburg, Corruption Exposed
05/24/17 - Pennsylvania Federation BMWED-IBT
BMWED members from the Pennsylvania Federation and other systems, divisions and federations around the country joined our friends “March on Harrisburg” in completing the 105 mile march from Philadelphia to the State Capital in Harrisburg. This action led to BMWED workers being arrested, detained and threatened.
Proposed Budget Hurts Retirees
05/24/17 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
http://www.postal-reporter.
Event Safety Alliance Launches Online Version of Event Safety Access Training
05/24/17 - IATSE Local 33
Event Safety Alliance announces the long-awaited release of an online version of Event Safety Access Training (ESAT), ESA's entry-level safety awareness training program and competency credential created specifically for those working in an event environment.
Happy Aircraft Maintenance Technician's Day!
05/24/17 - AMFA
May 24, 2017 -- Today is Aircraft Maintenance Technician's Day! AMFA is proud to be the union of choice for AMT and Related employees and the only union to specifically represent our craft. Join us in our celebration of the AMT and our goal of elevating the profession. Thank your fellow AMT for their commitment to the craft.
Government Can Help Put People Back to Work
05/24/17 - Teamsters Local 888
May 24, 2017  | JOBS | The American workplace is undergoing substantial change. Increasingly, employers are less interested in hiring full-time employees. Instead, they want to use what they call contractors, whether the title is accurate or not. While unemployment is low, the quality and pay for many of these newer jobs is dubious at best.
A Note from the Office 5/23/17
05/23/17 - IATSE Local 33
ATTENTION If you are working the Inglewood Forum tonight - allow yourself extra time due to heightened security.
Letter from National Director Regarding SWA Shareholder Meeting
05/23/17 - AMFA
May 23 -- During negotiations with Southwest Airlines (SWA) our members have not reaped any of the rewards of year-over-year record profits. Since the amendable date of our contract, August 16, 2012, the sacrifices for AMTs have far outweighed the Company’s financial record profit success. Since 2012, shareholders and SWA executives have been profiting off their returns from stock repurchases and dividends, while our members have not benefited or received improvements in wages, benefits, or compensation that reflects the Company’s strong financial stance.
Letter from National Director Regarding SWA Shareholder Meeting
05/23/17 - AMFA
Dear SWA Members: During negotiations with Southwest Airlines (SWA) our members have not reaped any of the rewards of year-over-year record profits. Since the amendable date of our contract, August 16, 2012, the sacrifices for AMTs have far outweighed the Company’s financial record profit success.
Safety on Railroad Bridges
05/23/17 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
The FAMES Committee has reviewed the available data from 14 railroad bridge fall accidents, in which 12 fatalities and 2 serious injuries occurred. Given that bridge workers constitute a small percentage of the railroad worker population, this is a significant number. Unsecured walkways/gratings were the primary cause in one-half of the fatal accidents and serious injuries.
Orenco Clinic and Tuality IT Transfer to OHSU
05/23/17 - Local 328, Oregon AFSCME Council 75
The last few months have seen some changes in the partnership between Tuality and OHSU. Earlier this year OHSU acquired the Orenco clinic and their employees, and, effective June 3rd, OHSU will acquire Tuality IT employees. As well as becoming OHSU employees the transferring Tuality employees also become employees represented by AFSCME Local 328.
Website Under Construction
05/23/17 - AFSCME Local 1180
Hello, I am Kylen Brewer and I am the Administrator of the local 1180 website. Our website is currently undergoing some renovations and I'm working diligently to get the changes completed quickly. If you have any suggestions about what kind of content you would like to see uploaded feel free to email me at Kbrewer@cityoftulsaemployees.org.
Kings Island Tickets
05/23/17 - Teamsters Local 175
Our Sister 'Lola" Vaitai
05/23/17 - TWU Local 513
Equity Shares Update 5-23-17
05/23/17 - TWU Local 513
Report: A State That Works for Everyone
05/23/17 - AFSCME Council 17
An effective state government with well-funded public services is essential to building a better Louisiana. Unfortunately, the people of Louisiana have already seen too many cuts to the public services that we all need.
JUNE GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING CANCELED
05/23/17 - Teamsters Local 179
At the May General Membership meeting, the membership voted to cancel the June General Membership meeting because it conflicts with Father's Day. The next General Membership meeting will be held on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
EIGHTH ANNUAL TEAMSTERS LOCAL 179 MEMBERSHIP PICNIC SATURDAY, AUGUST 19, 2017
05/23/17 - Teamsters Local 179
Avaya Bankruptcy Call
05/23/17 - CWA Local 2222
The CWA will host a Town Hall call to update everyone on the Avaya bankruptcy proceedings. This call will be held Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 7PM EST. To join the call, dial 888-636-3807 and use participant code 2955473. Please let your Avaya counterparts and retired members know about this call as well. CWA attorney, Sharon Levine, will be available to answer pre-submitted questions.
Women Wanted for Union Summer School
05/23/17 - AFSCME Local 2067
The Women's Committee is sponsoring up to 9 women members to attend this year's AFL-CIO/LERC Union Summer School, August 4-6 in Eugene on the Campus of the University of Oregon.  The application can be found here.  All applicants must submit their application by June 1st which is right around the corner.
NUHHCE Nurses Meeting in Philadelphia
05/22/17 - New Mexico Hospital Workers Union
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WE ARE IMPROVING OUR WEBSITE!
05/22/17 - UFCW 1439
To our members, We would like to let you know we are currently developing and designing a new improved website for YOU!  We welcome your suggestions.
Local 162 / UPS Log Book
05/22/17 - Teamsters Local 162
The Local 162 / UPS Package Driver Daily Log Book is now available for download. This log book is an excellent tool for documenting your work day at UPS.  We recommend you use this log book each and every day and not just on OJS days.
District 3 Caucus - Welcome NVP Phil Glover
05/22/17 - AFGE 3rd District
AFGE District 3 held their caucus this past weekend, May 20, 2017 at The Sheraton Station Square in Pittsburgh. Congratulations to new NVP Philip W.
Change to MDAD SIDA Badge Renewal Process
05/22/17 - TWU Local 568
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has changed the customs application process for MDAD ID renewal. Employees can no longer be fingerprinted and complete their customs application during their birth month.
Equity Decision
05/22/17 - TWU Local 568
"The panel affirmed the district court's dismissal of two consolidated actions brought under the Railway Labor Act, alleging a union's breach of the duty of fair representation in the decision to distribute the proceeds of a bankruptcy settlement to all of its members unevenly.
Free Bus for Working Families Summit
05/22/17 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
Postal Press Conference in Des Moines Iowa
05/22/17 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
June Membership Meeting
05/22/17 - NJLESA
FYI:  The June general membership meeting will be held on June 7, 2017 at 6pm at Cilantro's Restaurant in Wrightstown, NJ.  If you have any questions, please contact Nancy Thorpe at 609-706-2587.
Strike Authorization Vote Approved
05/22/17 - CWA Local 3176
Subject: Strike Authorization Vote Approved From: The Executive Board Brothers and Sisters, The Strike Authorization Vote concluded on 5/20/17 @ 12 pm. STRIKE AUTHORIZATION APPROVED Please check the website and your email for future develops.
Statement on Reports that Trump’s Budget Will Contain Cuts to Social Security & Medicaid
05/22/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
The following is a statement from Nancy Altman, President of Social Security Works, in reaction to reports that Donald Trump’s budget will contain cuts to Medicaid and Social Security: “Donald Trump’s frequent promises to protect Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid were a cornerstone of his campaign.
APWU Stands in Solidarity with Striking AT&T Retail Workers
05/22/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
Across 36 states and the District of Columbia, 40,000 AT&T retail workers walked off the job on Friday, May 19, because a tentative agreement could not be reached between AT&T Mobility and the Communication Workers of America (CWA). The strike is slated to last 3 days. Visit http://unityatattmobility.org to learn more.
Maintenance Craft Agreement with USPS Resolving Line H Dispute
05/22/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
The Postal Service and the Maintenance Division of the APWU signed an agreement resolving a national level dispute regarding custodial hours on line H of Form 4852 (case number Q15T-4Q-C 17274095). The issue in the case is “the determination of compliance with item 6 of the July 9, 2014 TL-5 MOU.

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James R. Hoffa Memorial College Student Essay
Teamsters Local Union No. 677
JOB OPENING
Connecticut Fire Equipment Mechanics Association
Update: Marie Burke
IATSE Local B4
TEAMSTERS ON STRIKE!
Teamsters Local 743
Government Can Help Put People Back to Work
Teamsters local 570
Administration’s Budget Builds a Wall Between the Wealthy and All of Us
Teamsters local 570
 
     
 
 
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