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Get Your Application in Today For Entertainment Electrics!!
05/21/18 - IATSE Local 488
Local 488 is excited to bring Entertainment Electrics to Portland, April 2-5,  and to Seattle on April 9-12 . This ETCP recognized class is 3 days of classroom work and 1 hands-on/practical day with equipment. Attached is the flyer and the applications for both Portland and Seattle.
Pre-Retirement Seminar
04/19/18 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
Reminder our Pre-Retirement Seminar will be on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the American Legion Post 76 located at 570 S. Gary Ave. in Carol Stream Illinois. This is a closed meeting. Only members who were invited and reserved their spot will be admitted.
Town Of Ware Dpw Employees Unanimously Vote Upseu
04/19/18 - UPSEU

In a Massachusetts state election held on April 17th, WARE DPW employees voted to join UPSEU.

After years of Teamster representation, the unit, after learning of UPSEU’s successes, thought the state decided they too wanted change and vote to leave the Teamsters to join UPSEU. UPSEU welcomes Town of WARE DPW unit employees.
What ever it Takes! Cavs Game 5 Tickets on Sale!
04/19/18 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
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UPS and UPS Freight National Negotiations Update
04/19/18 - Teamsters Local 89
Apr 19, 2018 - UPS and UPS Freight National Negotiations Update Teamsters Local 89 has received a memo from IBT Package Division Director Denis Taylor that official re-opener notices have been given to UPS and UPS Freight for the National Master Agreement (NMA) and all Regional and Local Supplements, Addenda, Appendices, Riders, and Memorandums.
Senator Sanders Statement on Trump Review of Postal Service
04/19/18 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement Friday after President Donald Trump signed an executive order demanding an evaluation of the Postal Service’s finances: “President Trump is right that it would be useful to take a serious look at the United States Postal Service.
233 Members of Congress Just Voted to Steal Social Security’s $2.9 Trillion Surplus
04/19/18 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
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2018 Workers Memorial Day
04/19/18 - Lansing Labor News
Cuts to Health and Safety Programs Will Mean More Fatalities, Injuries Workers Memorial Day is April 28, the anniversary of the effective date of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. An estimated 553,000 lives have been saved by the worker protections established in the OSHA regulations. Now these regulations are under attack. Resources to address safety hazards are being cut.
Join IATSE Local 28 & Local 488 for Continuing Organizing Member Education Training!
04/18/18 - IATSE Local 488
Come join us MAY 7TH at the Oregon AFL-CIO from 1-5pm for a great program for all Union Members! This training is provided by the IATSE International. All IATSE Local Members are welcome!
U.S. HOSE SRTIKE OVER! MEMBERS RATIFY NEW 5-YEAR AGREEMENT
04/18/18 - Teamsters Local 179
After a two week strike, members at U.S. Hose in Romeoville overwhelmingly ratified a new 5-year agreement on Wednesday April 18.
ABF Tentative Agreement Information
04/18/18 - Teamsters Local 776
Additional details concerning the ABF tentative agreement and information on the voting ...
Even If Trump Wants to Rejoin TPP, That Ship May Have Sailed
04/18/18 - Teamsters local 570
April 18, 2018 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | […] Most experts still deem it unlikely that all current CPTPP members will welcome the U.S. back with open arms, especially if the president makes tough demands. Last week, trade ministers from Australia, Japan and Malaysia made clear that they would welcome the U.S. joining the CPTPP, but that the U.S. should not expect substantial changes to be made.
The Teachers’ Union Boomerang
04/18/18 - Teamsters local 570
April 17, 2018 | STRIKES | The successful strike by teachers in West Virginia in March has kicked off a wave of organizing and walk-outs in other places, including Oklahoma, Arizona, and Kentucky.
Pilot unions help one another
04/18/18 - IBT Local 1108
As word of the management-sponsored decertification campaign spreads, other pilot unions, including NJASAP, the NetJets pilot union, wasted no time in offering support to Local 1108. Predictably, management’s decertification group responded by trying to create a wedge between us and our NJASAP peers. Decertification requires division.
April Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP)/Lift Certification Classes
04/18/18 - IATSE Local 488
Three classes avaialble: Two Re-Certification Trainings on April 27th. and 28th for experienced operators. Also offered will be a newcomer class to be held on April 29th with Practical training and evaluation available on either April 30th or May 1st. Sign Up Today, Space Is Limited!
Even If Trump Wants to Rejoin TPP, That Ship May Have Sailed
04/18/18 - Teamsters Local 355
April 18, 2018 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | […] Most experts still deem it unlikely that all current CPTPP members will welcome the U.S. back with open arms, especially if the president makes tough demands. Last week, trade ministers from Australia, Japan and Malaysia made clear that they would welcome the U.S. joining the CPTPP, but that the U.S. should not expect substantial changes to be made.
SOLIDARITY | A letter from CAPA President Collins >> "... we regard any campaign to reduce union density or weaken collective bargaining strength [...] a threat to the interests of all professional flight deck crew members."
04/18/18 - IBT Local 1108
April 18, 2018 Flight Options & Flexjet Pilots International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 1108 P.O.
Training Classes Available
04/18/18 - IUOE Local 286
You as a member of Local 286 you are eligible to take training at the new state-of-the-art training IUOE facility of Houston, Texas. We have attached  the registration packets for your information. The packets include the following: Course Name, Dates, Description and a Registration form.
Workers Memorial Day Observance
04/18/18 - IBEW Local 191
Workers Memorial Day Observance Start: April 25, 2018 • 5:00 PM Snohomish County Courthouse Courtyard• 300 Rockefeller Avenue, Everett, WA 98201 Host Contact Info: Leonard Kelly/Charlotte Muny 425-259-7922 E-mail: charlotte@snolabor.
The Teachers’ Union Boomerang
04/18/18 - Teamsters Local 992
April 18, 2018 | STRIKES | The successful strike by teachers in West Virginia in March has kicked off a wave of organizing and walk-outs in other places, including Oklahoma, Arizona, and Kentucky.
City Council introduces new EPPD patrol cars, approve building award
04/18/18 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
EL PASO, Texas - City Council handed El Paso Police Department keys to more than a dozen new patrol cars at Tuesday's Council meeting.    The delivery of the units is part of the Council's efforts to replace 300 patrol units within a two-year period.
Negron/Carroll Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament
04/18/18 - NJLESA
Please see attached for event details on Friday, June 8, 2018.
TO ALL ABF MEMBERS
04/18/18 - Teamsters Local 71
NOTICE OF REFERENDUM FOR PROPSED CHANGEDS TO THE ABF NATIONAL MASTER AGREMENT, SUPPLEMENTS AND RIDERS: The Referendum is being conducted by electronic ballot. Voter information will be mailed to all eligible members on or about Thursday, April 19, 2018. All votes must be received by ballotpoint by 8:00 pm eastern time on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 to be counted.
AMFA Extends Heartfelt Condolences
04/18/18 - AMFA
April 18, 2018 -- The Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family of the passenger who lost her life due to yesterday's tragic event on Southwest Airlines Flight #1380. AMFA is grateful that our SWA family (pilots and flight attendants) and their professional skill set delivered the other beloved customers to safety. AMFA wishes to keep the passengers, flight crew, and families of SWA Flight #1380 in our prayers.
Bellingham Bells OPENING NIGHT!
04/18/18 - IBEW Local 191
.OPENING NIGHT...June 4th @ 6:35pm, For the Bellingham Bells vs. the Walla Walla Sweets We have 400 tickets for opening night! Come Join us for a night of Fun
Even If Trump Wants to Rejoin TPP, That Ship May Have Sailed
04/18/18 - Teamsters Local 888
April 18, 2018 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | […] Most experts still deem it unlikely that all current CPTPP members will welcome the U.S. back with open arms, especially if the president makes tough demands. Last week, trade ministers from Australia, Japan and Malaysia made clear that they would welcome the U.S. joining the CPTPP, but that the U.S. should not expect substantial changes to be made.
The Teachers’ Union Boomerang
04/18/18 - Teamsters Local 888
April 18, 2018 | STRIKES | The successful strike by teachers in West Virginia in March has kicked off a wave of organizing and walk-outs in other places, including Oklahoma, Arizona, and Kentucky.
A Note from the Business Agent Theatre 4/17/2018
04/17/18 - IATSE Local 33
Brothers and Sisters and Non-Members; I would like to apologize for my last letter in regards to ASAP calls.  I should not have given a time frame to report for an ASAP call!  To clarify, an ASAP call is just that, “AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
The Teachers’ Union Boomerang
04/17/18 - Teamsters Local 355
April 17, 2018 | STRIKES | The successful strike by teachers in West Virginia in March has kicked off a wave of organizing and walk-outs in other places, including Oklahoma, Arizona, and Kentucky.
AMFA Dispatches Accident Investigation Team
04/17/18 - AMFA Local 32
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Don't forget to vote in the runoff election, May 22 2018
04/17/18 - Montgomery County Law Enforcement Assn.
Members,  Just a reminder, the runoff election is May 22, 2018. Get the word out, and VOTE.
Election Notice - Run Off Election for Alternate Delegate April 20th
04/17/18 - UAW Local 4911
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Results of April 13th Delegate Election
04/17/18 - UAW Local 4911
Elected Delegates from the April 13, 2018 Technical Unit/Skilled Trades Unit/Sparrow Specialty Hospital Delegate Election: Corey Engle and Wil Slone Congratulations and thank you to all that participated in this election.
Election Notice - Delegate Election April 13th
04/17/18 - UAW Local 4911
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Results of April 6th Nominations
04/17/18 - UAW Local 4911
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Press Release: AMFA Dispatches SWA Accident Investigation Team Representatives
04/17/18 - AMFA
April 17, 2018 -- The reported accident on Southwest Flight #1380 from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Dallas Love Field (DAL) and was diverted to Philadelphia (PHL) has prompted the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) to dispatch Accident Investigation Team (AIT) Representatives. Our AIT Representatives are currently in route to PHL and we are maintaining constant communication with them to support their activity during this investigation.
Results from the April 13th Delegate Election
04/17/18 - UAW Local 4911
Elected Delegates from the April 13, 2018 Technical Unit/Skilled Trades Unit/Sparrow Specialty Hospital Delegate Election: Corey Engle and Wil Slone Congratulations and thank you to all that participated in this election.
A message from NJASAP President Lerouz
04/17/18 - IBT Local 1108
Dear Fellow Pilot, I am writing to you today to offer a message of support and encouragement as you face one of the most pivotal moments in the history of your Union.
Run Off Alternate Delegate Election April 20th
04/17/18 - UAW Local 4911
Run Off Election for an Alternate Delegate Friday, April 20, 2018, 7am–8pm UAW Local 4911, 1010 River Street, Lansing, MI 48912 Only members in good standing from TECHNICAL UNIT, SKILLED TRADES UNIT AND SPARROW SPECIALTY HOSPITAL may vote in this election.
LABOR RALLIES AS UNION-BUSTING ESCALATES AT ONESKY
04/17/18 - IBT Local 1108
LABOR RALLIES AS UNION-BUSTING ESCALATES AT ONESKY
Happy Retirement!
04/16/18 - Teamsters Local 776
Recently Local 776 member Mike Chronister retired after working for forty-two years for the...
MLK 50 - Honoring the Legacy of Dr. King
04/16/18 - AFSCME Council 76
AFSCME Council 76 went down to Memphis with some of our AFL-CIO brothers and sisters to honor the 50th anniversary of Dr Martin Luther King's death. MLK was a true advocate for all working people- in fact, it was a workers strike against unsafe conditions and poverty wages that compelled him to Memphis, his final resting place.
2018 Golf Tournament
04/16/18 - Teamsters Local 175
N O T I C E     2018 Scrambles Tournament Teamster Members & Retirees     Saturday, June 2, 2018 7:15 a.m. Riviera Country Club  (6290 Ohio River, Lesage, WV  25537) From Chas.
Forget Robots, The Future Belongs to Workers
04/16/18 - Teamsters local 570
April 16, 2018 | JOBS | Is the future going to be a workers’ paradise? Maybe not, but leverage in the workplace may finally be shifting from bosses to the rank and file after a lost decade for labor. The stage is set, according to a new survey of the U.S. and global labor markets.
Forget Robots, The Future Belongs to Workers
04/16/18 - Teamsters Local 355
April 16, 2018 | JOBS | Is the future going to be a workers’ paradise? Maybe not, but leverage in the workplace may finally be shifting from bosses to the rank and file after a lost decade for labor. The stage is set, according to a new survey of the U.S. and global labor markets.
Forget Robots, The Future Belongs to Workers
04/16/18 - Teamsters Local 992
April 16, 2018 | JOBS | Is the future going to be a workers’ paradise? Maybe not, but leverage in the workplace may finally be shifting from bosses to the rank and file after a lost decade for labor. The stage is set, according to a new survey of the U.S. and global labor markets.
President Issues Executive Order on USPS
04/16/18 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
President Trump has issued an Executive Order to form a “task force” to evaluate the finances of the United States Postal Service. Such evaluation will include pricing, policies and the costs of the workforce.

 
 
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