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The Biggest Labor Stories of 2017: A Luck Back in Horror and Hope
12/18/17 - Teamsters local 570
Dec. 18, 2017 | THE YEAR IN REVIEW | The first year of any Republican presidential administration is sure to bring new attacks on unions and their allies. This year has seen plenty of anti-labor offensives, as well as inspiring fights and encouraging signs for the future. […] Trump’s Department of Labor policy switches and NLRB appointments are all bog-standard right-wing moves.
The Biggest Labor Stories of 2017: A Luck Back in Horror and Hope
12/18/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Dec. 18, 2017 | THE YEAR IN REVIEW | The first year of any Republican presidential administration is sure to bring new attacks on unions and their allies. This year has seen plenty of anti-labor offensives, as well as inspiring fights and encouraging signs for the future. […] Trump’s Department of Labor policy switches and NLRB appointments are all bog-standard right-wing moves.
Ken Hackett Arbitration Update
12/18/17 - AMFA Local 32
AMFA Members, Yesterday, I had the distinct honor and privilege of informing our Brother, Ken Hackett, that the Arbitrator had reinstated him as an Aircraft Maintenance Technician at Southwest Airlines. The ruling also orders the Company to provide Ken with full back?pay to the date of his termination. It is a complete vindication of Ken’s actions as an employee, and as an AMFA Shop Rep.
The Biggest Labor Stories of 2017: A Luck Back in Horror and Hope
12/18/17 - Teamsters Local 992
Dec. 18, 2017 | THE YEAR IN REVIEW | The first year of any Republican presidential administration is sure to bring new attacks on unions and their allies. This year has seen plenty of anti-labor offensives, as well as inspiring fights and encouraging signs for the future. […] Trump’s Department of Labor policy switches and NLRB appointments are all bog-standard right-wing moves.
Do you pay too much for your Prescriptions?
12/18/17 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
Many of our members have been commenting on their high prescription costs and as a result our Health & Welfare Trustees have added a service to the Union Health Care Program that may help your pocket book.
Looking for Workers!
12/18/17 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
We have been contacted by an open shop that is looking for good workers!  Diadeis is one of the world’s leading design and premedia agencies. For over 40 years, the company has been offering brand owners a comprehensive graphic creation and premedia service: design, pre-press, print management and coordination.
Categories for Officer & Staff Listings
12/18/17 - support.unionactive.com
The officer & staff listing page now includes the option to add categories and list people in groups like executive board, trustees, business agents, office staff, or any category you need to create. To setup categories go to the officer & staff page and click the edit button. In the form for adding people click the edit categories link. Add in the categories you want for your listings.
In Case You Missed It
12/18/17 - Teamsters local 570
  • Amazon shuttle drivers join Teamsters.   • Labor board reverses ruling that helped workers fight chains.   • Why net neutrality was repealed and how it affects you.   • Hoffa, Teamsters call for quick action on pension reform.   • UPS stewards guide for enforcing the national contract.
In Case You Missed It
12/18/17 - Teamsters Local 355
  • Amazon shuttle drivers join Teamsters.   • Labor board reverses ruling that helped workers fight chains.   • Why net neutrality was repealed and how it affects you.   • Hoffa, Teamsters call for quick action on pension reform.   • UPS stewards guide for enforcing the national contract.
OSHA 30 a four-day class
12/18/17 - IATSE Local 33
The Training Committee is offering OSHA 30 a four-day class. Date/Time: Tuesday thru Friday, Jan. 9 thru 12, 2018 @ 9:00 a.m. If you would like to reserve a spot in this class, please use the e-mail link listed below.  Do not call the office.
AFLAC
12/18/17 - Teamsters Local 71
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2018 Leave Year
12/18/17 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
Leave Year Begins:  January 6, 2018 Leave Year Ends:  January 4, 2019 2018 Pay & Holiday Calendar: http://www.apwu.org/sites/apwu/files/resource-files/PayandHoliday.
In Case You Missed It
12/18/17 - Teamsters Local 992
  • Amazon shuttle drivers join Teamsters.   • Labor board reverses ruling that helped workers fight chains.   • Why net neutrality was repealed and how it affects you.   • Hoffa, Teamsters call for quick action on pension reform.   • UPS stewards guide for enforcing the national contract.
The Biggest Labor Stories of 2017: A Luck Back in Horror and Hope
12/18/17 - Teamsters Local 888
Dec. 18, 2017 | THE YEAR IN REVIEW | The first year of any Republican presidential administration is sure to bring new attacks on unions and their allies. This year has seen plenty of anti-labor offensives, as well as inspiring fights and encouraging signs for the future. […] Trump’s Department of Labor policy switches and NLRB appointments are all bog-standard right-wing moves.
In Case You Missed It
12/18/17 - Teamsters Local 888
  • Amazon shuttle drivers join Teamsters.   • Labor board reverses ruling that helped workers fight chains.   • Why net neutrality was repealed and how it affects you.   • Hoffa, Teamsters call for quick action on pension reform.   • UPS stewards guide for enforcing the national contract.
Membership Meeting
12/17/17 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
Goodevening Sisters & Brothers: Just a reminder of our "Membership Meeting" on Tuesday December 19, 2017, at 6:30 pm. Come and meet your new Officers of Local 2336.
No Shave November
12/17/17 - Lake County Deputy Sheriff's Association
Besides bragging rights and accolades, the winners of this contest also received a donation provided in their name to their favorite cancer charity. Congratulations to the following deputies for winning in the following categories;
Recognize the Union, You Disrespectful Monsters
12/15/17 - Teamsters Local 888
Dec. 15, 2017  | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | … A refusal to recognize a proper union request is the workplace equivalent of voter suppression. It is not a fair or legitimate way to settle differences of opinion—that’s what the bargaining table is for.
United PSAV Tech
12/15/17 - International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
Please take time to support the United PSAV Tech campaign currently underway.  Follow the stories and progress of the workers of PSAV march to IATSE representation in thier workplace. Everyone deserves a fair and living wage and the IATSE will not rest until this goal is achieved.
The Republican Tax BillCould Affect Railroad Retirement
12/15/17 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
The Republican tax bill currently working its way through the House and the Senate could have a devastating impact on Railroad Retirement Unemployment and Sickness Benefits, according to analysis from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the General Counsel of the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB).
National Labor Relation Board Favors Management Over The Working Man
12/15/17 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
In an age where the “working man” is who the President of the United States claims to represent, and whom he claims to love him, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recent request for comments suggests a different direction of the Administration.
TEST
12/15/17 - FOP Tulsa Lodge 93
This is amazing and wonderful. This is the first day of the rest of my life.
JCBA Update 12.15.17
12/15/17 - TWU Local 568
The Executive Negotiating Committee met face to face with American Airlines this week in Dallas. All groups concentrated on internal discussions and deliberations in concert with the Association legal team on Scope language that will protect our work and jobs in the new contract.
Association Bulletin 12-15-17
12/15/17 - TWU Local 513
ABF TO EXCHANGE CONTRACT PROPOSALS
12/15/17 - Teamsters Local 71
Recognize the Union, You Disrespectful Monsters
12/15/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Dec. 15, 2017  | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | … A refusal to recognize a proper union request is the workplace equivalent of voter suppression. It is not a fair or legitimate way to settle differences of opinion—that’s what the bargaining table is for.
Recognize the Union, You Disrespectful Monsters
12/15/17 - Teamsters local 570
Dec. 15, 2017  | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | … A refusal to recognize a proper union request is the workplace equivalent of voter suppression. It is not a fair or legitimate way to settle differences of opinion—that’s what the bargaining table is for.
New Year's Day Party
12/15/17 - IATSE Local B4
New Year's Day Party at Mike and Gene's, 37 Tremlet Square, Dorchester, MA starting at 3 PM.
IBEW 21 Response to AT&T’s Irresponsible Layoff Announcements
12/15/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
December 15, 2017 (12:45 PM CST) The Officers and Staff of IBEW Local Union 21 are extremely frustrated and downright pissed off with the lack of respect, responsibility and social concern regarding the way AT&T management handles surplus situations.  Departmental level vice presidents down to local first-line managers have been prematurely releasing information regarding surpluses.
AT&T Announces Illinois Job Cuts
12/15/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Friday, December 15, 2017 (11:00 CST) - Today, AT&T announced a surplus affecting 110 employees in Illinois and Northwest Indiana. The job cuts will affect employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21). Voluntary Separation Packages (VSIPP) are available to eligible employees who are not affected by today’s surplus announcement You must electronically file for a VSIPP by 5 p.m. (CST) Wednesday, December 20, 2017.
Recognize the Union, You Disrespectful Monsters
12/15/17 - Teamsters Local 992
Dec. 15, 2017  | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | … A refusal to recognize a proper union request is the workplace equivalent of voter suppression. It is not a fair or legitimate way to settle differences of opinion—that’s what the bargaining table is for.
Generation Screwed
12/14/17 - Teamsters local 570
Dec. 14, 2017 | ECONOMY | … What is different about us [millennnials] as individuals compared to previous generations is minor. What is different about the world around us is profound. Salaries have stagnated and entire sectors have cratered.
Generation Screwed
12/14/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Dec. 14, 2017 | ECONOMY | … What is different about us as individuals compared to previous generations is minor. What is different about the world around us is profound. Salaries have stagnated and entire sectors have cratered. At the same time, the cost of every prerequisite of a secure existence—education, housing and health care—has inflated into the stratosphere.
2018 Scholarship Applications are here!
12/14/17 - UFCW Local 1473
In addition to our scholarships our International Union also offers a Scholarship, and in addition to that if you can also sign up for FREE College!
2018 BENEFIT IMPROVEMENTS
12/14/17 - Teamsters Local 71
2018 TEAMCARE Health & Welfare Benefit Improvements
12/14/17 - TEAMSTERS LOCAL 577
2018 HEALTH AND WELFARE BENEFIT IMPROVEMENTS
Dental & Vision Benefit Improvements
Northwest Texas Healthcare System
NATIONAL AGREEMENTQuestions and Answers
12/14/17 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
On December 1, 2017, BRS President W. Dan Pickett signed the recently ratified National Agreement. The terms of the National Agreement will be implemented and effective beginning on January 1, 2018.
DOT Drug Testing
12/14/17 - Teamsters Local 776
The U.S. Dept of Transportation plans on January 1, 2018 to begin....
Generation Screwed
12/14/17 - Teamsters Local 888
Dec. 14, 2017 | ECONOMY | … What is different about us [millennnials] as individuals compared to previous generations is minor. What is different about the world around us is profound. Salaries have stagnated and entire sectors have cratered.
Tentative Agreement AT&T Mobility
12/13/17 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
AT&T Mobility Tentative Agreement After almost a year of hard bargaining and unprecedented mobilization, we have reached a groundbreaking tentative agreement for members under the Orange contract at AT&T Mobility. Never before have we seen this level of mobilization for a fair contract, and never before have we won so much at the bargaining table.
Awards Season Local Notices
12/13/17 - IATSE Local 478
Congratulations to all our locally produced films being honored this awards season! Scroll down for an incredibly comprehensive list of all the awards and nominations Local 478 productions are racking up.
Tentative Deal at AT&T
12/13/17 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
After almost a year of hard bargaining and unprecedented mobilization, we have reached a groundbreaking tentative agreement for 21,000 CWA members under the Orange contract at AT&T Mobility.
Retiree Christmas Cards
12/13/17 - IBEW Local 191
Members that wish to visit retirees and pass out Christmas Cards this year can pick them up in the Bellingham, Mt. Vernon and Everett Halls. Wenatchee cards will be available on Friday afternoon Dec. 15th or Monday Dec.
NAFTA Withdrawal Could Cost 14 Million Jobs
12/13/17 - Teamsters local 570
Dec. 13, 2017 | JOBS | President Donald Trump could jeopardize a trillion dollars in trade and 14 million jobs if he withdraws from a massive trade agreement he is currently renegotiating, warned a report Monday.
NAFTA Withdrawal Could Cost 14 Million Jobs
12/13/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Dec. 13, 2017 | JOBS | President Donald Trump could jeopardize a trillion dollars in trade and 14 million jobs if he withdraws from a massive trade agreement he is currently renegotiating, warned a report Monday.
CWA Scholarships
12/13/17 - CWA Local 1103
Two CWA Scholarships are available right now.  There are deadlines to file.  CWA JOE BEIRNE Scholarship https://www.cwa-union.org/pages/beirne Union Plus Scholarship https://www.unionplus.
UAW Local 4911 Meetings Cancelled Today
12/13/17 - UAW Local 4911
UAW Local 4911 Membership and Executive Board Meetings have been cancelled today due to the weather. If you have any questions, contact Derrick McDuffey, President. Have a Happy and Safe Holiday.
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