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    Wage theft needs tighter enforcement
    08/16/17 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
    There ought to be a law.” We throw that phrase around casually in our civic discourse. But sometimes a new law passes that doesn’t make a dent in the problem, as reporter Melissa Sanchez found when she looked into the bleak and arduous process of filing a wage theft claim in Illinois.
    AMFA Local 4, Chicago Midway Informational Picket
    08/16/17 - AMFA
    AMFA Local 4, Chicago Midway Informational Picket.
    Town hall stream archive
    08/16/17 - Local 328, Oregon AFSCME Council 75
    ATTN SAFEWAY MEMBERS
    08/16/17 - Teamsters Local 455
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    Informational Picketing at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport as SWA AMTs Mark 5 Years with no New Contract
    08/16/17 - AMFA
     
     
    Other IBEW Opportunities
    08/16/17 - IBEW Local 332
    For other IBEW opportunities, please check out the Other IBEW Opportunities section of Member Resources.
    AMFA-SWA Negotiations: 5 Years is Too Long Without a New Contract
    08/16/17 - AMFA
    Press Release: SWA AMTs to Hold Informational Picket at Chicago Midway Airport
    08/16/17 - AMFA
    August 16, 2017 -- AMFA National Director Bret Oestreich released the following statement: August 16 marks the five year anniversary of our professional and committed aircraft mechanics working without a contract or pay raise. During this period, the shareholders of Southwest Airlines and new CEO Gary Kelley have reaped the financial benefits of our record profits. Instead of following the standard set by former CEO Herb Kelleher and rewarding the hardworking men and women who built our once proud airline, Gary Kelly is taking a selfish and possibly dangerous approach.
    Press Release: AMFA Supports Chairman Katko’s Recommendation to TSA to Include Aircraft Maintenance Technician Union on ASAC
    08/16/17 - AMFA
    August 16, 2017 -- The Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) applauds Chairman John Katko’s recommendation to TSA Acting Administrator Huban Gowadia to include an AMT union on the Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC).
    General Membership August 16, 2017
    08/15/17 - AFSCME Local 3336
    Please review the minutes from the July membership meeting posted below.
    Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Domestic Terrorin Charlottesville, Virginia
    08/15/17 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    On Saturday, August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, VA the nation and the world witnessed the hateful views and violent actions of white supremacists and neo-Nazis. This racism and bigotry is the worst kind of evil in our world and does not represent the true values of America.
    MEMBER HOTLINE
    08/15/17 - Teamsters Local 743
    ***MEMBER 24 HOUR HOTLINE*** Teamsters Local 743 now has a 24 hour designated phone line for members to call when there is an issue or concern on your worksite. Members can leave messages 24 hours a day seven days a week.
    Healthcare Reimbursment Account
    08/15/17 - CWA Local 2222
    Good afternoon members, Just a friendly reminder that the healthcare reimbursment account we received two contracts ago  are set to expire at the end of this year. Any of the money not spent by December 31, 2018 will no longer be available and is not reimbursible.
    Raffle for an Apple iPad
    08/15/17 - CWA Local 2222
    The Local is holding a raffle for a brand new Space Gray 128GB Apple iPad. The tickets are $5 each and the drawing will be held at the regularly scheduled membership meeting following the sale of all 200 tickets, which will be sold by the Officers of the Local. These tickets will start being offered at tonights membership meeting in Annandale.
    KCI Town Hall with Mayor Sly James
    08/15/17 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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    2017 Scholarship Winners Announced
    08/15/17 - UPSEU
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    OHSU PTO proposal to AFSCME
    08/15/17 - Local 328, Oregon AFSCME Council 75
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    Program Administrator / Coordinator Position Recruitment Announcement
    08/15/17 - IBEW Local 332
    This position requires a qualified, motivated and energetic individual, who has extensive experience in managing multiple programs and projects, and has a sincere desire to work for the betterment of IBEW Local 332 and the labor movement.
    Second Significant COLA Increase of 2017 Announced
    08/15/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    In accordance with the 2015-2018 Collective Bargaining Agreement, career employees represented by the APWU will receive a 13 cents per hour cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) effective September 2. The increase is the result of an increase in the Consumer Price Index (CPI-W).
    USPS OIG Report finds USPS is not accurately reporting delayed mail
    08/15/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    The U.S. Postal Service considers mail to be delayed when it is not processed in time to meet the established delivery day. Mail processing facilities are required to complete daily counts and self-report on-hand mail, delayed mail, late arriving mail, and mail processed after the processing cut-off time. Mail processing personnel are to complete daily mail counts by 7 a.m.
    Local 301 News June Edition
    08/15/17 - IUE-CWA Local 301
    Organized Labor Supports Burns & McDonnell Plan for KCI
    08/15/17 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
    REMINDER - Outside of Work - Related Fun and Fundraiser!
    08/15/17 - IATSE Local B4
    REMINDER - Outside of Work - Related Fun and Fundraiser! Hi all! Just a friendly reminder Broadway Trivia is tonight night at Clery's (113 Dartmouth St. Back Bay) at 7:30. We have 2 teams participating in this event and we used all who responded to our previous efforts to get teams together. If we didn't hear from you you weren't placed on a team.
    2017 Scholarship Raffle Winners
    08/15/17 - Local One I.U.E.C.
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    IAB Recommendations to Opioids
    08/15/17 - Fairfield County Hazardous Incident Response Team
    The Interagency Board has published a document for best practices in response to opioid incidents. FFCoHIRT can provide most of the PPE and detection recommendations if requested.
    Remembering Gerry Horgan
    08/15/17 - CWA Local 1103
    Today we pay our respects to Gerry Horgan, killed on the picket line in 1989 fighting corporate greed.  The ceremony will take place in Valhalla NY the site in which Gerry was struck down by a scab crossing the picket line.  We are CWA STRONG because we remember.
    Informational Picketing to Mark the 5 Year Anniversary
    08/14/17 - AMFA Local 32
    Informational Picketing to Mark the 5 Year Anniversary of the Southwest Airlines Aircraft Maintenance Technician Contract Amendable Date
    MEPS
    08/14/17 - IBEW Local 332
    Check out the new MEPS ACTIONS and INFORMATION page in the members' area!
    Local 301 News June Edition
    08/14/17 - IUE-CWA Local 301
    MPRA VOTING NOTIFICATION
    08/14/17 - Teamsters Local 264
    The NY State Teamsters Pension Fund has posted a voting notification for the MPRA Vote on their website. Click on the link below to view the posting. https://www.nystpensionfund.
    Teamsters News
    08/14/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 104
    IBEW Local Union No. 6 Response on Ramondetta
    08/14/17 - IBEW Local 6
    Local 301 Clambake September 9, 2017
    08/14/17 - IUE-CWA Local 301
    This years IUE-CWA Local 301 clambake will be held on September 9th at Krauses Grove in Clifton park. The party runs from 12 - 5pm. on the recommendation from our members at multiple membership meetings, we moved the date of the clambake from the bust summer months to a later date to attempt to drive up member participation.
    Fleet Memo for August 12 2017
    08/14/17 - Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific-National Office
    Fleet Memo for August 5 2017
    08/14/17 - Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific-National Office
    GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING SUNDAY, AUGUST 20
    08/14/17 - Teamsters Local 179
    The Teamsters Local 179 General Membership meeting will be held on Sunday, August 20 at 10:00 a.m. at the Local 179 membership hall located at 990 NE Frontage Road in Joliet. Hope to see you there.
    Services for William "Tootie" Roberts
    08/14/17 - International Union of Elevator Constructors Local 31
    A memorial service for former member William "Tootie" Roberts who passed away August 8, 2017 will be held on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at the San Jacinto Funeral Home, 14659 East Freeway, Houston, Texas 77015 at 2:00 P.
    IBEW 50/50 Labor Day Cookout
    08/14/17 - IBEW Local 191
    Come Out and Join the Brothers for another great Cookout Sunday August 27th 12-6pm... $15.00 - single or $20.00 per family Contact Allan Seher or Bryan Gonzales.
    Press Release: Informational Picketing to Mark the 5 Year Anniversary of the SWA AMT Contract Amendable Date
    08/14/17 - AMFA
    August 14, 2017 -- AMFA National Director Bret Oestreich has released the following statement: On behalf of the Southwest Airlines (SWA) aircraft maintenance technicians (AMTs), ground support equipment technicians, plant maintenance technicians, maintenance controllers, and maintenance trainers, AMFA members will be conducting informational picketing in Chicago, IL and Phoenix, AZ on August 16, 2017, marking the five year anniversary of the AMT contract amendable date.
    ULP against First Transit
    08/13/17 - ATU Local 1001
    RTD Dues
    08/13/17 - ATU Local 1001
    First Transit Dues
    08/13/17 - ATU Local 1001
    Welcome
    08/13/17 - IBEW Local 332
    Welcome to the IBEW Local 332 website!  Along with all the new and exciting things we're looking forward to for our local in 2017, our website will be evolving.  We are working hard to serve you, our members, to provide only the highest quality of member services.
    Statement from VP Ed Mooney regarding this weekend's events in Charlottesville, VA
    08/13/17 - CWA Local 2222
    August 13, 2017 Statement by CWA Vice President Ed Mooney Hatred, racism and bigotry have no place in our nation. We’ve said these words too many times before. Clearly our nation has a lot of work to do to end the ugly actions and vile rhetoric of the white supremacists who filled the streets of Charlottesville, Va. , this weekend.
    JCAESP/AFSCME Building Reps/Recording Secretary/Sick Bank Chair
    08/13/17 - Jefferson County Association of Educational Support Personnel
    Good Saturday Evening! I truly hope that you are all finding time to enjoy you final weekend before the start of a new school year! This morning we had over 40 dedicated Union Building Representatives, members and board members come together for our first Building Rep Training of the new fiscal year.
    SWAPA Announces support for AMFA
    08/12/17 - AMFA Local 32
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    Constitution and By-Laws Vote
    08/11/17 - Tarrant County Law Enforcement Assn.
    The online voting for the TCLEA Constitution and By-Laws is complete!  The measure passed unanimously.
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