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March 23, 2017
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James R. Hoffa Memorial College Student Essay
Teamsters Local Union No. 677
In Ruling for Illinois Teamsters, Court Confirms Constitutionality of Fair Share
Teamsters Local 355
Town of Islip Recognizes 35 Year Employees
UPSEU
President of the HVALF, Ron Diaz, WIll Take the Leap For Autism
HVALF AFL-CIO
St. Patrick's Day Parade
Teamsters Local 776
Negotiations Questionnaire
ATU Local 1001
 
     

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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.
In Ruling for Illinois Teamsters, Court Confirms Constitutionality of Fair Share
03/23/17 - Teamsters local 570
Mar. 23, 2017  | JUSTICE | The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Tuesday, March 21, protected the right of Teamsters Local 916 to collect fair share fees and dismissed a challenge brought on by the Right-to-Work Coalition. A 1977 ruling by the U.S.
In Ruling for Illinois Teamsters, Court Confirms Constitutionality of Fair Share
03/23/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Mar. 23, 2017  | JUSTICE | The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Tuesday, March 21 protected the right of Teamsters Local 916 to collect fair share fees and dismissed a challenge brought on by the Right-to-Work Coalition. A 1977 ruling by the U.S.
Town of Islip Recognizes 35 Year Employees
03/23/17 - UPSEU
Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter honored 35 year employees at the January 24, 2017 Town Board Meeting. Town of Islip employees who received recognition included Steven Aloia, Mike Aversano, Edward Carter, Bernadette Cassidy, Nicolina Charron, Bob Fergo, Kenneth Gesseck, William Mannix, Michael Vicinanza and Paul Christensen.
President of the HVALF, Ron Diaz, WIll Take the Leap For Autism
03/23/17 - HVALF AFL-CIO
President Ron Diaz has pledged to Leap for Autism on APRIL 22, 2017 and is asking members to sponsors his jump. Every dollar counts so whatever amount you can give would be greatly appreciated. Thank you! To sponsor Ron Diaz click on the scroll down titled "Choose an Individual Fundraiser or Team Sponsor" look for Ron Diaz and then select the amount you would like to contribute.
U.S. Court of Appeals Preserves Fair Share Fees, Dismisses Right-to-Work Case
03/23/17 - Teamsters Local 992
Mar. 23, 2017  | JUSTICE | The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Tuesday, March 21, protected the right of Teamsters Local 916 to collect fair share fees and dismissed a challenge brought on by the Right-to-Work Coalition. A 1977 ruling by the U.S.
AMFA - SWA AMT Survey Notice
03/23/17 - AMFA
March 23, 2017 -- The National Executive Council has called for a survey of the membership at Southwest Airlines (SWA) regarding contract negotiations. This survey will be conducted via the TrueBallot Inc., WebVote® system. All active members in good standing employed by Southwest Airlines under the Aircraft Maintenance Technicians contract are eligible participate in this survey.
Rest in Peace
03/23/17 - IBEW Local 191
LYNDEN, Washington – Leo Arthur Metz, age 80, passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017, at Lynden Christian Health Care in Lynden, Washington. Graveside services for Leo will be held on Friday, March 24, at 2 p.m. at Lakeview Cemetery in Polson.
In Ruling for Illinois Teamsters, Court Confirms Constitutionality of Fair Share
03/23/17 - Teamsters Local 888
Mar. 23, 2017  | JUSTICE | The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Tuesday, March 21, protected the right of Teamsters Local 916 to collect fair share fees and dismissed a challenge brought on by the Right-to-Work Coalition. A 1977 ruling by the U.S.
St. Patrick's Day Parade
03/22/17 - Teamsters Local 776
“Not the best day for a parade, it was cold and damp, but that didn’t stop the Local 776 members....
Increasing Rate of Cancer Deaths in Boston
03/22/17 - Fire Fighter Cancer Foundation
For over 15 years, members of the FFCF team have observed and noted the consistent and increasing numbers of Boston Firefighters diagnosed and lost to occupational cancer. Dr. Michael Hamrock and IAFF Local 718 continue to fight tirelessly to address the needs of the Boston Fire workforce and their families.
Please Help Baby Girl
03/22/17 - Local One I.U.E.C.
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Please Support Benefit for Mark Williams, Son Inlaw of Teamster Member Doug Arlington. To be held on May 13th. Click on download for info.
03/22/17 - Teamsters Local 449
Follow us on Twitter
03/21/17 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
We are now on Twitter! Follow us @ApwuCleveland72 for all the last information and news about your union.
Events
03/21/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 104
2017 Events
03/21/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 104
Read On | March 2017
03/21/17 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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Grammar Quirk Wins Maine Truckers Overtime-Pay Lawsuit
03/21/17 - Teamsters local 570
Mar. 21, 2017 | JUSTICE | A comma missing from a Maine state law about overtime tipped a federal appeals-court decision that will give 75 truck drivers up to $10 million in back pay. On Mar. 13, the First Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower-court ruling and held that drivers at the Oakhurst Dairy in Portland, Maine, were eligible for overtime pay.
Grammar Quirk Wins Maine Truckers Overtime-Pay Lawsuit
03/21/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Mar. 21, 2017 | JUSTICE | A comma missing from a Maine state law about overtime tipped a federal appeals-court decision that will give 75 truck drivers up to $10 million in back pay. On Mar. 13, the First Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower-court ruling and held that drivers at the Oakhurst Dairy in Portland, Maine, were eligible for overtime pay.
Contact Congressman Pearce TODAY
03/21/17 - New Mexico Hospital Workers Union
STOP the Attack on New Mexico’s Healthcare System! Ask Congressman Pearce to Vote NO Against the Healthcare Repeal Bill Friends, Congress is about to make a critical vote on healthcare -- This Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives plans to vote on the Republican bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
Area Meeting April 30
03/21/17 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
The Iowa Postals Union will be hosting an Area Meeting, April 30 at Patty's Place in Stratford, from 2 to 4 PM. For more info contact Kimberly Karol at Kimberly4apwu@gmail.
Tri State 2017
03/21/17 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
IBEW & AT&T to Begin Bargaining Talks
03/21/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
March 21, 2017 – Today the IBEW System Council T-3 (IBEW SCT-3) and AT&T agreed to begin “early bargaining" to renegotiate their collective bargaining agreement that is set to expire on June 24, 2017.  The agreement covers employees working for the company across the United States with the majority working in Illinois and Northwest Indiana. Bargaining will officially open tomorrow March 22, 2017. These will be challenging negotiations. All IBEW members should be prepared to do their part to support their bargaining team. Updates on bargaining will only be released when necessary.
CWA Local 1103 Scholarships
03/21/17 - CWA Local 1103
CWA Local 1103 is proud to announce our 2017 Scholarship Application period is open to eligible children of Members, Retried Members or deceased Members in good standing of Local 1103.  Applications can be found in the downloads section of this website: Downloads or on the attached pdf here.
New National Contract Formed at GE/Haier
03/21/17 - Teamsters Local 89
Mar 21, 2017 - Teamsters 89 recently worked alongside other Teamster Locals as well as five other International Unions across the United States to negotiate a brand new National Contract with GE/Haier. This new National Contract was overwhelmingly ratified by the Teamsters, as well as the other unions represented by the agreement, and will run through June of 2020.
Postal Reform Act of 2017 Moves Forward
03/21/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
On March 16, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee “marked-up” and approved the Postal Reform Act of 2017 (H.R. 756). A mark-up is a formal process where a congressional committee can consider and amend a bill before advancing it to the full House of Representatives or Senate.
Trumpcare’s $880 Billion Cut To Medicaid Is An Attack On Seniors
03/21/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
Trumpcare is officially known as the American Health Care Act, but that’s a lie. It isn’t a bill to provide health care, but exactly the opposite ? a bill to take health insurance away from tens of millions of Americans, especially those who are older, poorer, and sicker, in order to pay for massive tax giveaways for the wealthy and corporations.
OPM warns of scam targeting federal annuitants
03/21/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
The Office of Personnel Management is warning federal employees and retirees about a scam targeting annuitants. “The scammer threatens to end the annuitant’s retirement, threatens that a ‘magistrate’ will criminally prosecute, and demands an immediate payment.
IBEW Local 332 Blood Drive
03/21/17 - IBEW Local 332
Hello Blood Donors; The spring IBEW Blood Drive will be happening on Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 from 2:00pm to 7:00pm. Please click on the link below to make an appointment, and give the Gift of Life! As a thank you, each donor will receive a Baskin Robbins coupon good for a pint of your favorite flavor - a Pint for a Pint.
Good Grievances Training March 23, 6:30-8:00p
03/20/17 - AFSCME Local 3336
Fantastic online training from Oregon AFSCME's Jen Chapman this Wednesday night.  See the flyer to RSVP for connection details.
Teamsters Local 743 Member wins top award
03/20/17 - Teamsters Local 743
Local 743 member Courtney Tillman has been awarded the Teamsters Joint Council 25 Women’s Committee first place scholarship. This year the top award was increased to $2500.00. Courtney is a Department Secretary at The University of Chicago.
Share the Gift of Giving
03/20/17 - Teamsters Local 743
DONATIONS NEEDED Local 743 will be collecting donations for the Homeless at the Arpil 3rd membership meeting. We are requesting small or travel sized personal care products for men or women. Donations will be delivered to the homeless on April 29th.
Having Good Health Insurance Shouldn’t Be Punished
03/20/17 - Teamsters local 570
Mar. 20, 2017  | HEALTH & SAFETY | Health care is a complex matter, one that Congress is attempting to tackle again with the rollout of the American Health Care Act (AHCA). But no matter how one might feel about the latest legislation, there should be something everyone can agree on – workers shouldn’t be punished for having high-quality health insurance benefits.
Having Good Health Insurance Shouldn’t Be Punished
03/20/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Mar. 20, 2017  | HEALTH & SAFETY | Health care is a complex matter, one that Congress is attempting to tackle again with the rollout of the American Health Care Act (AHCA). But no matter how one might feel about the latest legislation, there should be something everyone can agree on – workers shouldn’t be punished for having high-quality health insurance benefits.
What Slashing the Labor Dept. Budget by 21 Precent Would Mean
03/20/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Mar. 20, 2017 | ECONOMY | The Trump administration’s “budget blueprint” cuts include a 21 percent, or $2.5 billion, reduction in the Department of Labor’s budget. The budget would reduce funding for or eliminate programs that provide job training to low-income workers, unemployed seniors, disadvantaged youth and for state-based job training grants.
2017 President's Report
03/20/17 - cwa-ppmws.org
As I prepare this report and we are slated for the 28th Sector Conference in Pittsburgh, I am reminded that 2017 marks 30 years since we merged with CWA as the Printing, Publishing and Media Workers Sector. We all have seen quite a lot of changes in those 30-years; some for the good, some for the not so good, and maybe everything in between.
Having Good Health Insurance Shouldn’t Be Punished
03/20/17 - Teamsters Local 992
Mar. 20, 2017  | HEALTH & SAFETY | Health care is a complex matter, one that Congress is attempting to tackle again with the rollout of the American Health Care Act (AHCA). But no matter how one might feel about the latest legislation, there should be something everyone can agree on – workers shouldn’t be punished for having high-quality health insurance benefits.
What Slashing the Labor Dept. Budget by 21 Precent Would Mean
03/20/17 - Teamsters Local 992
Mar. 20, 2017 | ECONOMY | The Trump administration’s “budget blueprint” cuts include a 21 percent, or $2.5 billion, reduction in the Department of Labor’s budget. The budget would reduce funding for or eliminate programs that provide job training to low-income workers, unemployed seniors, disadvantaged youth and for state-based job training grants.
CFT Convention Delegates
03/20/17 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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Fork and Aerial List OSHA Certification
03/20/17 - IATSE Local 33
Local 33 is offering Forklift / Aerial lift OSHA certification classes Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017 1st Class Time: 9am 2nd Class Time: 1pm There are only 20 slots available per class. First contact basis. When you are added to the class you will be emailed the location. Contact Brother Tom Hodder
Impacts of Understaffing
03/20/17 - National Correctional Employees Union
American Correctional Officer Intelligence Network Serving America’s Corrections Professionals Impacts of Understaffing March 2017 Staffing is arguably the most crucial element to safety inside our prisons.
HPSA Political Endorsements
03/20/17 - Henderson Police Supervisors Association
The HPSA has endorsed Rick Workman for Henderson Mayor, and Carrie Cox for Henderson City Council Ward III.
Join us at the Hall for a new look!
03/20/17 - CWA Local 2222
Join us at the Hall for a new look! With spring fast approaching and warmer weather on the horizon, it’s time for a little spring cleaning. We will be patching the holes and painting the walls in the Hall and a few of the offices. We would appreciate some help from the membership, any and all that would like to help, on April 1st and 2nd starting at 9AM.
Southington BOE Occupational & Physical Therapists Vote UNANIMOUSLY to Join UPSEU
03/20/17 - UPSEU
As a result of a Connecticut State Board of Labor Relations secret ballot election held on March 20, 2017, the Southington BOE Occupational and Physical Therapists voted unanimously to join UPSEU.
Big Joe's Ride!
03/20/17 - IUEC Local 18
Brothers & Sisters, Ride for Joe goes as follows. March 25th Our first stop will be At my house. 11433 tioga Peak Court Rancho Cucamonga. Kick stands up at 10:30am. Arrive at Katie Jakes 750 terrado plz. # 10 Covina Approximately 11:00. Kick stands up at 12 o'clock. Arrive at rocks cocktail lounge 10919 alondra blvd Norwalk approximately 1230.
EPMPOA & C.O.P.S. Announce Endorsements for May City Elections
03/20/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
Greetings! What a couple of months we've had on the PAC committee!  This election cycle has kept us very busy with interviews and vetting candidates for the upcoming May Uniform Election.  The PAC Committee, in conjunction with the Coalition of Public Safety, held interviews on Friday March 3rd and Friday March 10th with several candidates seeking our endorsement.
Special Member Meeting: March 30, 2017
03/20/17 - IATSE Local 33
Dear Brothers and Sisters: Acting President Aranda is calling a Special Membership Meeting on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. to discuss the recently negotiated Hollywood Palladium Agreement. Immediately following, discussion will begin for the recently negotiated Live Nation Stadium Agreement.
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