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Tentative Officer Election Results
11/21/17 - CWA Local 7777
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Union Made in America
11/21/17 - Teamsters Local 776
Before you put together your Thanksgiving dinner shopping list, check our list of union-made in America...
JC25 WOMEN'S COMMITTEE 2018 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION AVAILABLE! APPLY NOW!
11/20/17 - Teamsters Local 179
We are happy to announce our Scholarship Application is now available for all members who wish to apply.  Joint Council 25 Women's Committee believes in investing in our members by helping them reach their educational goals. Please click on the attached application for more information.
PENSION LEGISLATION INTRODUCED
11/20/17 - Teamsters Local 179
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Turkey Trot-All slots filled
11/20/17 - IBEW Local 332
We have used all 106 slots for this years Turkey Trot. Thank you to all who signed up and to those who support the effort each year. Once again the proceeds will benefit great local organiziations that need our help. For those who are registered there are a few things to remember: 1. We are going to meet at 7:30am for a group picture.
Be sure to shop UNION as you prepare your big meal!
11/20/17 - HVALF AFL-CIO
As we prepare for Thanksgiving - please remember to shop Union. Acme has Hunger bags - just $10.00 provides a bag of food for the needy.
So called "right to work" - what happened to Wisconsin teachers when these laws passed
11/20/17 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
Britta Pigorsch was a sophomore in a high school outside of Madison, Wisconsin, when Act 10 passed the state legislature in 2011. She already knew she wanted to be a teacher. But the legislation, which gutted collective bargaining rights for public sector unions and slashed their benefits, galvanized her further. "It angered me," said Pigorsch.
How the Trump Tax Cuts Would Reshape (and/or Break) Our Economy
11/20/17 - Teamsters local 570
Nov. 20, 2017 | TAXES | In addition to accelerating the offshoring and automation of American jobs, the Trump tax cuts would expedite the decline of trade unions in the United States. So-called “right-to-work” laws already hamper unionization in much of the U.S.
Request for Saturday off procedure
11/20/17 - UAW Local 602
Closed for Thanksgiving!
11/20/17 - IBEW Local 483
Click the flyer for all of the info!!!
Happy Thanksgiving
11/20/17 - Teamsters Local 767
We would like to wish all of you a Happy and Safe Thanksgiving. Just a reminder our office will be closed on Thursday November 23rd and Friday November 24th for the Thanksgiving Holiday. We will reopen on Monday November 27th.
How the Trump Tax Cuts Would Reshape (and/or Break) Our Economy
11/20/17 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 20, 2017 | TAXES | In addition to accelerating the offshoring and automation of American jobs, the Trump tax cuts would expedite the decline of trade unions in the United States. So-called “right-to-work” laws already hamper unionization in much of the U.S.
Tax the RICH!
11/20/17 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
Hero Down: U.S. Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez Murdered
11/20/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
U.S. Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez, 36, was murdered on Sunday, Nov. 19. Agent Martinez and his Big Bend Sector partner, another U.S. Border Patrol agent whose name was not released, were on patrol in the Interstate 10 area, and responded to a report of "activity," according to Fox News. At some point, they were attacked by an unknown suspect or suspects.
2017 CWA Local 7777 Officer Election
11/20/17 - CWA Local 7777
  2017 CWA Local 7777 Election Nominated and elected at-large for Local 7777 Officers and Convention Delegates  will be President, Executive Vice President, Secretary-Treasurer, two (2) Private Sector Vice Presidents and one (1) Public Sector Vice President.
IBEW - 21 Days of Giving Toy & Coat Drive Kicks Off Today!
11/19/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
As we enter the holiday season it is time for us to once again brighten the holidays for children who are assisted by charities in the areas where we live and work.  The IBEW - 21 Days of Giving Toy and Coat Drive kicks off today and will run through December 9th. The children whose holidays we hope to brighten are assisted by Bethany Home, Crittenton Centers, Mercy Home, My Joyful Heart, and Scwab Rehab Hospital. There are over 1000 children served by these organizations. We are proud to partner with our Brothers and Sisters from IBEW Local 1220 in our IBEW - 21 Days of Giving Toy and Coat Drive. Please donate today!
Children's Christmas Party
11/19/17 - Teamsters Local 776
Local 776 will again be hosting a Children's Christmas Party on December 9, 2017.
Share Your Union Story This Holiday Season
11/18/17 - IATSE Local 488
November means the holidays are right around the corner. Along with your annual feast, you may have to deal with a side of argumentative anti-union relatives, friends, or coworkers Learn tips on how you show your union pride without spoiling the meal.
Patrolman Brian Shaw
11/18/17 - Pennsylvania State Lodge FOP
STATE FOP ISSUES STATEMENT REGARDING SHOOTING OF NEW KENSINGTON PATROLMAN BRIAN SHAW HARRISBURG, Pa. (Nov.
New Kensington Police Department, Pennsylvania Police Officer Brian Shaw
11/18/17 - Pennsylvania State Lodge FOP
Police Officer Brian Shaw New Kensington Police Department, Pennsylvania End of Watch: Friday, November 17, 2017 Police Officer Brian Shaw was shot and killed while making a traffic stop of a vehicle in the 1200 block of Leishman Avenue at approximately 8:00 pm. The driver fled on foot during the stop, then opened fire on Officer Shaw as he pursued him.
In Case You Missed It
11/17/17 - Teamsters local 570
  • The fight over paid leave is heating up in Congress.   • 400 millionaires tell Congress not to cut their taxes.   • Billionaire destroyed his newsrooms out of spite.   • How the American dream turned into greed and inequality.   • Can the Constitution save workers from forced arbitration.
In Case You Missed It
11/17/17 - Teamsters Local 355
  • The fight over paid leave is heating up in Congress.   • 400 millionaires tell Congress not to cut their taxes.   • Billionaire destroyed his newsrooms out of spite.   • How the American dream turned into greed and inequality.   • Can the Constitution save workers from forced arbitration.
CWA Local 1122 Meeting Dates 2018
11/17/17 - Communications Workers Of America Local 1122
CWA Local 1122 Meeting Dates 2018 STEWARDS Meeting               Thursday, January 4 .
Local 142 Election of Officers
11/17/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
NON CERTIFIED RESULTS Teamster Local Union No.
Local 249 Officer Election Results
11/17/17 - Teamsters Local 249
New Measure Would Address Pension Problem
11/17/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 17, 2017 | PENSIONS | The Teamsters have been working diligently for years with key members of Congress trying to come up with a solution to the multi-employer pension crisis that could hit tens of thousands of its members hard. And with the release of new legislation yesterday by Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Rep. Richard Neal (D-Mass.), the union believes it has found it.
In Case You Missed It
11/17/17 - Teamsters Local 992
  • The fight over paid leave is heating up in Congress.   • 400 millionaires tell Congress not to cut their taxes.   • Billionaire destroyed his newsrooms out of spite.   • How the American dream turned into greed and inequality.   • Can the Constitution save workers from forced arbitration.
New Measure Would Address Pension Problem
11/17/17 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 17, 2017 | PENSIONS | The Teamsters have been working diligently for years with key members of Congress trying to come up with a solution to the multi-employer pension crisis that could hit tens of thousands of its members hard. And with the release of new legislation yesterday by Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Rep. Richard Neal (D-Mass.), the union believes it has found it.
ABF Contract Update
11/17/17 - Teamsters Local 776
The Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) and ABF Freight have established the dates....
In Case You Missed It
11/17/17 - Teamsters Local 888
  • The fight over paid leave is heating up in Congress.   • 400 millionaires tell Congress not to cut their taxes.   • Billionaire destroyed his newsrooms out of spite.   • How the American dream turned into greed and inequality.   • Can the Constitution save workers from forced arbitration.
Jones Act
11/16/17 - Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific-National Office
Jones Act - The Basics The Contribution Of The Jones Act To U.S. Security Research Study Daniel Gouré Executive Summary The United States has always had a special relationship to water. It is a nation founded from the sea. Its interior was explored and linked to the sea via mighty rivers and waterways that penetrate deep into the continent’s interior.
Joint Press Release: Southwest Airlines Facilities Maintenance Technicians Vote to Ratify Agreement
11/16/17 - AMFA
November 16, 2017 -- The Southwest Airlines Facilities Maintenance Technicians, represented by the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA), ratified their first collective bargaining agreement. The new five-year contract includes a complete set of work rules, wage scale, ratification bonus, and job protections.
Fall Protection Certification
11/16/17 - IATSE Local 33
The Training Committee is offering a Fall Protection Certification. Date/Time: Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 @ 10:00 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.
401K & Social Security Seminar
11/16/17 - IATSE Local 33
The Training Committee is offering a 401K & Social Security Seminar Date/Time: Thursday, November 30th, 2017 @ 2:30 p.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.
OSHA 10 General / Entertainment two-day class
11/16/17 - IATSE Local 33
The Training Committee is offering an OSHA 10 General / Entertainment two-day class Date/Time: Monday - Tuesday, November 27 - 28th, 2017 @ 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.
Teamsters File Unfair Labor Practice Charges Against SWIRE COCA COLA, USA
11/16/17 - Teamsters Local 162
PRESS RELEASE FROM TEAMSTERS LOCAL 162: November 16, 2017 PORTLAND, OR:  In 2016 Swire Coca-Cola, USA (“Swire”) reached an agreement to purchase production and distribution facilities from The Coca Cola Company at locations in the Pacific Northwest, including in the Seattle and Portland area.  In Portland, Teamsters Local Union No.
AMFA – SWA Facilities Maintenance Technician 2nd Tentative Agreement Referendum Results
11/16/17 - AMFA Local 32
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Beirne Scholarship Application
11/16/17 - Communications Workers of America Local 1107
Beirne Scholarship Application? November 14, 2017 Dear Colleagues: This is to inform you that we will be announcing the application process for the CWA Joe Beirne Foundation’s scholarship for the 2018-2019 school year.
"El Paso Cops Helping Kids" - Christmas Shopping Event
11/16/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
"El Paso Cops Helping Kids" along with the EPMPOA will host a Christmas shopping event on Saturday morning, December 16, 2017, to assist school children from the Ysleta Independent School District.  The event will be held at a local Wal-Mart (exact location is being finalized at this time).
December 2017 General Membership Meeting
11/16/17 - CWA Local 7777
December 2017 Committee Meetings
11/16/17 - CWA Local 7777
CWA 7777 Holiday Party
11/16/17 - CWA Local 7777
People Reject GOP Tax Cut for The Rich
11/16/17 - Teamsters local 570
Nov. 16, 2017 | TAXES | …The latest addition to the tax bill would repeal the $700 tax imposed on people who do not get health insurance through their employers, federal programs or the Affordable Care Act’s exchanges. Repeal of the “individual mandate” would raise some $338 billion over a decade, to help offset the $1.
People Reject GOP Tax Cut for The Rich
11/16/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 16, 2017 | TAXES | …The latest addition to the tax bill would repeal the $700 tax imposed on people who do not get health insurance through their employers, federal programs or the Affordable Care Act’s exchanges. Repeal of the “individual mandate” would raise some $338 billion over a decade, to help offset the $1.
Retirees Club Luncheon 2017
11/16/17 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
Holiday pay information
11/16/17 - UAW Local 602
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IBEW 21 Members Ratify Agreement with JULIE
11/16/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
The membership of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21), working at the JULIE One Call Center in Joliet, Illinois voted overwhelmingly to accept the tentative five year agreement that was reached on November 8, 2017. For more information contact IBEW 21 Business Representative Grace Rivera.
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