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PENSION RALLY
Teamsters Local 449
How the Opioid Crisis is Depressing America’s Labor Force
Teamsters Local 355
How the Opioid Crisis is Depressing America’s Labor Force
Teamsters local 570
The Tax Cut and the Pay Increase: Halfway There
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The Tax Cut and the Pay Increase: Halfway There
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The Tax Cut and the Pay Increase: Halfway There
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STATE FOP ISSUES STATEMENT REGARDING SHOOTING IN EAST PITTSBURGH
Pennsylvania State Lodge FOP
Teamsters-UPS Reach Settlement in Principle on UPS Agreement
Teamsters Local 492
PENSION RALLY
Teamsters Local 449
2018 Political Screening Schedule
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IBEW Local 21 Officers' Election Results
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Member Appreciation Night July 2018
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PENSION RALLY
06/21/18 - Teamsters Local 449
Joint Select Committee on Pensions to Hold Rally.
2018 Political Screening Schedule
06/21/18 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
The Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO will conduct Political Screenings on the following dates and locations for the upcoming 2018 Elections.  All screenings will begin at 9:00 AM and you may download the 2018 Candidate Screening Questionnaire here.  If you have any questions or want to schedule an appointment please contact Becky at the Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO via phone 816.221.
STATE FOP ISSUES STATEMENT REGARDING SHOOTING IN EAST PITTSBURGH
06/21/18 - Pennsylvania State Lodge FOP
HARRISBURG, Pa. (June 21, 2018) – Fraternal Order of Police State Lodge President Les Neri today issued the following statement regarding the shooting in East Pittsburgh.   "Law enforcement is a very dangerous profession. Police officers never know when rapidly evolving situations will lead them to the use of deadly force.
IBEW Local 21 Officers' Election Results
06/21/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
June 21, 2018 The Local Union Officers’ Election and Unit Officers’ Election is complete all the ballots have been counted. President-Business Manager & Financial Secretary Paul Wright, Vice President - Bill Henne, Recording Secretary - Bob Przybylinski, Treasurer - Jacquie Fields
Member Appreciation Night July 2018
06/21/18 - NTEU Chapter 143
Last week a calendar was posted and sent that had incorrect information regarding our July Member Appreciation Night.  The July, 2018 Member Appreciation Night with the Chihuahua's will be on Thursday, July 12, 2018.  The tickets for this event are on sale now at the Union Hall for Union Members and their families.  Attached is a flyer with more information regarding the event.
2018 Scholarship Recipients
06/21/18 - NJLESA
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AG Random Drug Testing Directive
06/20/18 - New Jersey Law Enforcement Commanding Officers Association
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Early Warning System
06/20/18 - New Jersey Law Enforcement Commanding Officers Association
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June 2018 Gendarme
06/20/18 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
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AMFA–Southwest Airlines AMT Contract Negotiations Update # 66
06/20/18 - AMFA Local 32
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How the Opioid Crisis is Depressing America’s Labor Force
06/20/18 - Teamsters Local 355
June 20, 2018 | HEALTH & SAFETY | It's been a decade since the financial crisis drove up the unemployment rate in the U.S. and forced people in the prime of their careers to give up looking for work. Even today, as employers add jobs at a furious pace, the workforce participation rate still hasn't recovered.
How the Opioid Crisis is Depressing America’s Labor Force
06/20/18 - Teamsters local 570
June 20, 2018 | HEALTH & SAFETY | It's been a decade since the financial crisis drove up the unemployment rate in the U.S. and forced people in the prime of their careers to give up looking for work. Even today, as employers add jobs at a furious pace, the workforce participation rate still hasn't recovered.
Annual EPMPOA Picnic at Wet-N-Wild
06/20/18 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association will host the Annual Member Picnic at Wet-N-Wild Waterworld on Saturday July 21, 2018, from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM.   Aside from the usual fun on rides in the water... • There will be free beer and sodas, plus some grills will be available for free (while supplies last) • The park will open at 1000 hrs.
The Tax Cut and the Pay Increase: Halfway There
06/20/18 - Teamsters local 570
June 20, 2018 | ECONOMY | [...] Although there is little doubt that the initial split on the tax cut overwhelmingly benefited shareholders rather than workers, if we take the Republican story seriously, this is not supposed to be how workers would benefit from the tax cut.
Chief Usher Named at Colonial
06/20/18 - IATSE Local B4
Congratulations are in order for our Business Agent, Carol Arlauskas, who was selected for the position of Chief Usher at Emerson Colonial Theater.
House GOP Plan Would Cut Medicare, Social Security to Balance Budget
06/20/18 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
House Republicans released a proposal Tuesday that would balance the budget in nine years — but only by making large cuts to entitlement programs, including Medicare and Social Security, that President Trump vowed not to touch. The House Budget Committee is aiming to pass the blueprint this week, but that may be as far as it goes this midterm election year.
How the Koch Brothers Are Killing Public Transit Projects Around the Country
06/20/18 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
A team of political activists huddled at a Hardee’s one rainy Saturday, wolfing down a breakfast of biscuits and gravy. Then they descended on Antioch, a quiet Nashville suburb, armed with iPads full of voter data and a fiery script.  The group, the local chapter for Americans for Prosperity, which is financed by the oil billionaires Charles G. and David H.
The Tax Cut and the Pay Increase: Halfway There
06/20/18 - Teamsters Local 992
June 20, 2018 | ECONOMY | [...] Although there is little doubt that the initial split on the tax cut overwhelmingly benefited shareholders rather than workers, if we take the Republican story seriously, this is not supposed to be how workers would benefit from the tax cut.
Research Medical Center Rally - June 22nd
06/20/18 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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SCAM ALERT ABOUT PENSION
06/20/18 - Teamsters Local 71
We had a retired member call because concerned about someone who visited him at his residence. He was visited by a young woman who said she needed to speak to him about his IBT pension. He said she pulled up his retirement application and knew some of his personal information, which gave him cause for concern. She was insistent on setting an appointment with him for later this week.
TO OUR MOVIE INDUSTRY MEMBERS
06/20/18 - Teamsters Local 71
John E Rice, Sr. A graveside service will be held in celebration of his life at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, June 21st at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, 1504 West Sugar Creek Road, Charlotte NC, 28262.
How the Opioid Crisis is Depressing America’s Labor Force
06/20/18 - Teamsters Local 888
June 20, 2018 | HEALTH & SAFETY | It's been a decade since the financial crisis drove up the unemployment rate in the U.S. and forced people in the prime of their careers to give up looking for work. Even today, as employers add jobs at a furious pace, the workforce participation rate still hasn't recovered.
The Tax Cut and the Pay Increase: Halfway There
06/20/18 - Teamsters Local 888
June 20, 2018 | ECONOMY | [...] Although there is little doubt that the initial split on the tax cut overwhelmingly benefited shareholders rather than workers, if we take the Republican story seriously, this is not supposed to be how workers would benefit from the tax cut.
In Memoriam
06/20/18 - Central Florida Area Local
In Memoriam Steven G. Raymer, APWU Maintenance Division Director October 6, 1956 - June 16, 2018 Web News Article #: 56-2018 Reposted from AWU.org 06/18/2018 - Brother Steven G.
UPS Edgerton Appeal Decision
06/19/18 - Teamsters Local 41
The General Executive Board heard an appeal that was filed by Local 696 regarding a decision from Joint Council 56 awarding jursidiction over a new UPS Facility in Edgerton, Kansas to Teamsters Local 41.  To read the full decision please click here.
Beach Build Parking
06/19/18 - International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local #77
Parking for the beach build will be in West Hall.
Carmel J Faiello Golf Outing
06/19/18 - New Jersey Law Enforcement Commanding Officers Association
The Carmel J Memorial Fund was established in 2000 to do good deeds for children in need. They have donated over $100,000 in charitable contributions and scholarships and make special donations to families who had a parent killed in the line of duty.
AMFA - SWA Technician Negotiations Update #66
06/19/18 - AMFA
June 19, 2018 -- We understand emotions are high during this time, but we again ask for your patience as the parties work to finalize conversion of the Agreement in Principle (AIP) to a Tentative Agreement (TA).
Steven Raymer
06/19/18 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
It is with deep sympathy that we announce the passing of our APWU Natioinal Maintenance Director, Steven G. Raymer, who passed suddenly on Saturday, June 16. Our Prayers are with his family at this time.
The First Black-Led Union Wouldn’t Have Existed Without This Woman
06/19/18 - Teamsters local 570
June 19, 2018 | U.S. LABOR HISTORY | Rosina Corrothers Tucker was born in 1881 in Washington, D.C. She married a preacher, and might have lived a quiet life, except the preacher died, and when she remarried it was to a man whose job put the couple in just the right place and time to make history. Rosina’s husband Berthea Tucker was a Pullman porter.
Big Corporations +Wage Theft = Massive Profits
06/19/18 - Teamsters local 570
June 19, 2018 | WORKING FAMILIES | How do the biggest corporations earn such massive profits? They’d like you to think it’s the result of delivering a superior product or service. But one part of that story is years of wage theft from their employees.
Death of Member
06/19/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 1205
We regretfully inform you that Huey C. Beard, Jr. passed away on Friday, June 15, 2018.  He was a member of the EDBF and has been assigned #119.
The First Black-Led Union Wouldn’t Have Existed Without This Woman
06/19/18 - Teamsters Local 355
June 19, 2018 | U.S. LABOR HISTORY | Rosina Corrothers Tucker was born in 1881 in Washington, D.C. She married a preacher, and might have lived a quiet life, except the preacher died, and when she remarried it was to a man whose job put the couple in just the right place and time to make history. Rosina’s husband Berthea Tucker was a Pullman porter.
Big Corporations +Wage Theft = Massive Profits
06/19/18 - Teamsters Local 355
June 19, 2018 | WORKING FAMILIES | How do the biggest corporations earn such massive profits? They’d like you to think it’s the result of delivering a superior product or service. But one part of that story is years of wage theft from their employees.
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.
Sen. Claire McCaskill's Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Disclosure Act
06/19/18 - AMFA
2018 PRIDE PARADE
06/19/18 - IBEW Local 6
ALL ARE WELCOME !!! PLEASE SHARE... IBEW Local 6 Contingent Coordinators for this year’s event – they are still looking for volunteers. Please Contact: Stacey Ned (fayened@gmail.com) Rayna Garcia (rayna.garcia@gmail.com)
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.
8th Annual Car Show
06/19/18 - IBEW Local 191
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.

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