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Updated: Sep. 19 (18:03)

Operation LifesaverPreview of U.S. Rail Safety Week Events
Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
Hurricane Disaster Fund
IBEW Local 332
Compliance Reminder: Non-Compliance Awareness
AMFA
A Radical GOP Proposal to Roll Back Worker Protections
Teamsters local 570
A Radical GOP Proposal to Roll Back Worker Protections
Teamsters Local 355
Endorsed Candidates
IBEW Local 483
 
     

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Operation LifesaverPreview of U.S. Rail Safety Week Events
09/19/17 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
Operation Lifesaver Inc. Offers Preview of U.S. Rail Safety Week Events As the first U.S. Rail Safety Week (RSW), September 24-30 approaches, Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI) President and CEO Bonnie Murphy previewed the event’s planned activities, key sponsors and information on how potential participants can learn more.
Hurricane Disaster Fund
09/19/17 - IBEW Local 332
As you know there have been a couple of devastating hurricanes in the last month, threatening and displacing thousands of men, women and children. Many families have lost their homes, cherished possesions, vehicles and a place to go to work. Major hardship has been inflicted.
Compliance Reminder: Non-Compliance Awareness
09/19/17 - AMFA
September 19, 2017 -- On July 13, 2017, Southwest terminated an Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) for deviating from “all required procedures included in MT 735-00-01. The letter of termination indicates that the Company relied on surveillance tape to determine that the AMT may have allowed a second mechanic to sign for work that the AMT had performed: “security video evidences that a second AMT did not enter the area of the flight crew oxygen cylinder and therefore, required processes and/or procedures of MT 735-00-01 were not completed.”
A Radical GOP Proposal to Roll Back Worker Protections
09/19/17 - Teamsters local 570
Sept. 19, 2017 | WAR AGAINST WORKERS | …Republicans in Congress, urged on by wealthy corporate lobbyists, have introduced H.R. 3441. They say it is intended to overturn Browning Ferris. The bill would certainly do that, but it would do much, much more.
A Radical GOP Proposal to Roll Back Worker Protections
09/19/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Sept. 19, 2017 | WAR AGAINST WORKERS | …Republicans in Congress, urged on by wealthy corporate lobbyists, have introduced H.R. 3441. They say it is intended to overturn Browning Ferris. The bill would certainly do that, but it would do much, much more.
Endorsed Candidates
09/19/17 - IBEW Local 483
?Please Consider Voting for these Local 483 Endorsed Candidates: ??Victoria Woodards  Mayor, City of Tacoma ?Robert Thoms        Dist 2, City of Tacoma ?Catherine Ushka    Dist. 4, City of Tacoma ?Chris Beale            Dist. 5, City of Tacoma ?Lillian Hunter         Dist.
JOB POSTING NB Asst Mstr Mech
09/19/17 - Connecticut Fire Equipment Mechanics Association
CITY OF NEW BRITAIN CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION announces An Open Competitive Examination for ASSISTANT MASTER MECHANIC (AMM)……………….……$74,809 per year (3 Steps) This position is represented by Local 992, IAFF, AFL-CIO.
A Radical GOP Proposal to Roll Back Worker Protections
09/19/17 - Teamsters Local 992
Sept. 19, 2017 | WAR AGAINST WORKERS | …Republicans in Congress, urged on by wealthy corporate lobbyists, have introduced H.R. 3441. They say it is intended to overturn Browning Ferris. The bill would certainly do that, but it would do much, much more.
The Heritage Foundation: A Think-Tank on a Mission to Destroy the Public Postal Service
09/19/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
On paper, the Heritage Foundation looks like an ordinary “think tank,” a group of experts who research public policy ideas and write reports and articles.  The organization describes itself as a research and educational non-profit, promoting conservative public policy on Capitol Hill. It calls its editorials, “the voice of the American taxpayer.
The GOP’s on the verge of passing a bill that will phase out Medicaid in its entirety
09/19/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
Senate Republicans are on the cusp of passing a bill that will eliminate hundreds of billions of dollars worth of health funding, destabilize insurance markets, and eventually phase out Medicaid in its entirety.
Letter to Governor Walker on Prevailing Wage
09/19/17 - INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS LOCAL UNION 494
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Prevailing Wage
09/19/17 - INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS LOCAL UNION 494
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UFCW Welcomes Viroqua Food Coop to the Family!
09/19/17 - UFCW Local 1473
Notice of Election
09/19/17 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
Notice of Nomination and Election   NOMINATIONS   The CWA Local 1120 Election Committee will be accepting nominations for the office of President, Executive Vice President, Secretary-Treasurer and five Executive Board Members (area Business Agents). Any person is eligible to hold office if he or she has been a member in good standing for a period of one (1) calendar year.
A Radical GOP Proposal to Roll Back Worker Protections
09/19/17 - Teamsters Local 888
Sept. 19, 2017 | WAR AGAINST WORKERS | …Republicans in Congress, urged on by wealthy corporate lobbyists, have introduced H.R. 3441. They say it is intended to overturn Browning Ferris. The bill would certainly do that, but it would do much, much more.
Elections
09/18/17 - Communications Workers of America Local 1107
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IBEW 21 mourns the loss of our Brother MSgt. Mark Evans
09/18/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of our Brother MSgt. Mark Evans, who worked for AT&T in the Mount Prospect Garage. Our Brother founded the non-profit organization Pizzas For Patriots where he delivered a slice of home to our service men and women stationed overseas. Visitation: Wednesday September 20 from 3:00-9:00 pm. Service: Thursday at 10:00am. Grove Memorial Chapel 1199 S Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village, Il. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.
Read On | September 2017
09/18/17 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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September 27th / Discussion & Book SIgning
09/18/17 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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October Meeting Notice
09/18/17 - CWA Local 7777
Bowl-A-Thon
09/18/17 - CWA Local 7777
School Supply Drive
09/18/17 - CWA Local 7777
October Committee Meetings
09/18/17 - CWA Local 7777
Membership Meeting
09/18/17 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
The Local will be having it's September membership meeting on Tuesday September 19, 2017 @ 6:30pm. This is a General Membership meeting only, it does not pertain to the upcoming elections.
Trump Administration Will Always Side With Corporations Over Labor
09/18/17 - Teamsters local 570
Sept. 18, 2017 | U.S. LABOR | It’s no secret that the Trump administration is corporation-friendly to a fault. For all the talk of the underserved coal miners and workers whose jobs have been stolen by free trade agreements or China, the Oval Office has not been a friendly – or even safe – place in the past eight months.
Trump Administration Will Always Side With Corporations Over Labor
09/18/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Sept. 18, 2017 | U.S. LABOR | It’s no secret that the Trump administration is corporation-friendly to a fault. For all the talk of the underserved coal miners and workers whose jobs have been stolen by free trade agreements or China, the Oval Office has not been a friendly – or even safe – place in the past eight months.
AMFA Local 18 Hurricane Benefit
09/18/17 - AMFA
September 18, 2017 -- Hurricane Harvey made landfall on August 26, 2017, ravaging southeastern Texas. Soon after, on September 10, 2017, Hurricane Irma tore through Florida. Thousands of Americans have been displaced from their homes due to the catastrophic damage caused by these two storms, including many of our brothers and sisters from AMFA Local 18. While airports in Houston and greater Florida have reported to be functioning at full speed, many of our AMFA brothers and sisters are still taking time off from work, tirelessly struggling to rebuild their homes damaged by the wind and flood waters. In an effort to help ease the burden of our members affected by this devastation, an AMFA 18 Hurricane Benefit GoFundMe page has been established. Please click the following link to support our fellow members. Every penny counts: https://www.gofundme.com/amfa-18-hurricane-benefit
INTERNS!
09/18/17 - IBEW Local 191
If you are interested in learning the ins and out of the Rep and Organizer positions, apply today for the Local 191 intern program.
El Paso police, firefighters return from Hurricane Harvey flood-ravaged Houston region
09/18/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
El Pasoans deployed to assist in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts said they found a welcoming spirit amid the destruction caused by floods in the Houston region. An El Paso Fire Department rescue boat evacuated people in flooded neighborhoods while El Paso law enforcement officers backed up Houston police. “What stands out is the devastation of all the homes," said Lt.
Trump Administration Will Always Side With Corporations Over Labor
09/18/17 - Teamsters Local 992
Sept. 18, 2017 | U.S. LABOR | It’s no secret that the Trump administration is corporation-friendly to a fault. For all the talk of the underserved coal miners and workers whose jobs have been stolen by free trade agreements or China, the Oval Office has not been a friendly – or even safe – place in the past eight months.
Christmas Toy Drive
09/18/17 - Teamsters Local 41
Corrections South Meeting Sept. 21st
09/18/17 - AFSCME Local 4041
Trump Administration Will Always Side With Corporations Over Labor
09/18/17 - Teamsters Local 888
Sept. 18, 2017 | U.S. LABOR | It’s no secret that the Trump administration is corporation-friendly to a fault. For all the talk of the underserved coal miners and workers whose jobs have been stolen by free trade agreements or China, the Oval Office has not been a friendly – or even safe – place in the past eight months.
Vice President of NC AFL-CIO
09/15/17 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
This is Larry Sorrells, Past President of NCAPWU and Anthony Wilson, President of Charlotte Area Local & NCAPWU being sworn in as Vice Presidents of the North Carolina AFL-CIO. Both Larry and Tony received overwhelming support of the APWU delegates in attendance at the AFL-CIO convention this past week.
Notice of Nomination & Election of Officers of Local Union 964
09/15/17 - Teamsters Local 964
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LETTER TO THE MEMBERSHIP REGARDING CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS
09/15/17 - Little Rock Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #17
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In Case You Missed It
09/15/17 - Teamsters local 570
  • How to protect your information online.   • Unions must protect their immigrant members.   • IAM, USW end partnership with Harley-Davidson.   • After the storm, Teamsters embrace call to action.   • Unions respond to hurricanes with help, funds.   • Union power is putting pressure on Silicon Valley tech giants.
In Case You Missed It
09/15/17 - Teamsters Local 355
  • How to protect your information online.   • Unions must protect their immigrant members.   • IAM, USW end partnership with Harley-Davidson.   • After the storm, Teamsters embrace call to action.   • Unions respond to hurricanes with help, funds.   • Union power is putting pressure on Silicon Valley tech giants.
2017 Scholarship Winners!!!
09/15/17 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
Congratulations to this year's scholarship recipients!! The Gloria J. Belvy Scholarship was made possible through the help of the generous members of the Cleveland, Ohio Area Local, which donated money to assist deserving students with their edudcational expenses.
Annual Big Toy Show
09/15/17 - IUEC Local 10
It is that time of year again.  The Annual Big Toy Show will be Saturday, October 14, 2017, from 11 am to 2 pm at the Union Hall, 9600 Martin Luther King Junior Highway, Lanham, MD 20706.  We will have crabs, hotdogs, hamburgers and drinks.  Please bring a side dish to share and bring your bike your boat, or your 68 goat.
GLOBAL SETTLEMENT UPDATE Sept. 2017
09/15/17 - NTEU Chapter 143
Labor Unions Are Stepping Up to Fight Deportations
09/15/17 - Teamsters local 570
Sept. 15, 2017 | JUSTICE | Organized labor is finding creative ways to protect immigrant members and families who are vulnerable in the Trump era….
Labor Unions Are Stepping Up to Fight Deportations
09/15/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Sept. 15, 2017 | JUSTICE | Organized labor is finding creative ways to protect immigrant members and families who are vulnerable in the Trump era….
SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER
09/15/17 - IUOE Local 286
In Case You Missed It
09/15/17 - Teamsters Local 992
  • How to protect your information online.   • Unions must protect their immigrant members.   • IAM, USW end partnership with Harley-Davidson.   • After the storm, Teamsters embrace call to action.   • Unions respond to hurricanes with help, funds.   • Union power is putting pressure on Silicon Valley tech giants.
2018 IAM SCHOLARSHIP
09/15/17 - International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
Sisters and Brothers,Please see the link below in regards to the 2018 IAM Scholarship. http://messagingtoolkit.att.com/files/blast/I/IAMAW3/15054851303681$2018_Scholarship_Letter.
Election Committee
09/15/17 - CWA 2201
Brothers and Sisters, Ballots for the election of Executive Officers have been mailed. The balloting period is Friday, September 15, 2017 until midnight, Friday, September 29, 2017. If you do not receive your ballot in the next few days, please call the Local at 804-402-1500 or 757-456-2202. A duplicate ballot will be sent. Please be sure to exercise your right to VOTE.
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