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    AMFA-AS and Legacy VX Transition and Seniority Integration Agreements Referendum Results
    07/18/19 - AMFA
    July 18, 2019 -- The votes for the AMFA – Alaska Airlines (AS) and Legacy Virgin America (VX) Referendum were tallied on December 17, 2018. Votes for this referendum were counted and certified by ElectionBuddy, and the results are as follows...
    Teamsters laud House for Passing Repeal of Excise Tax on Health Plans
    07/18/19 - Teamsters local 570
    July 18, 2019 | TAXES | General President Jim Hoffa issued a statement today about the passage of legislation that would repeal the 40 percent excise tax on comprehensive health insurance plans included in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as the “Cadillac Tax.
    New Top Labor Official Expected to Advance an Anti-Labor Agenda
    07/18/19 - Teamsters local 570
    July 18, 2019 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Mr. Pizzella, a genial lobbyist and government official who has spent years advocating the interests of businesses, is set to become the top Trump administration official protecting workers’ rights when he takes over as acting labor secretary this week.
    Teamsters laud House for Passing Repeal of Excise Tax on Health Plans
    07/18/19 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 18, 2019 | TAXES | General President Jim Hoffa today issued a statement about the passage of legislation that would repeal the 40 percent excise tax on comprehensive health insurance plans included in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as the “Cadillac Tax.
    New Trump Top Labor Official Expected to Advance an Anti-Labor Agenda
    07/18/19 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 18, 2019 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Mr. Pizzella, a genial lobbyist and government official who has spent years advocating the interests of businesses, is set to become the top Trump administration official protecting workers’ rights when he takes over as acting labor secretary this week.
    35th Annual IBEW Local 125 2019 Charity Golf and Softball Tournament
    07/18/19 - IBEW Local 659
    35th ANNUAL IBEW LOCAL 125 2019 CHARITY SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT & Charity Golf Tournament August 17-18, 2019 Skyline Sports Complex, 19617 Mountaineer Way, Bend, Oregon A fun family weekend to benefit the Oregon Burn Center For Tournament Format, fees, Softball Tournament Rules and Entry Form please print the attachments below.
    SAVE OUR APPRENTICESHIPS: Make the Construction Industry Exemption Permanent
    07/18/19 - IBEW Local 659
    SAVE OUR APPRENTICESHIPS: MAKE THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY EXEMPTION PERMANENT A website has been set up for all rank and file members, their families, and friends to easily submit individualized comments to the DOL.  Comments are due by midnight on August 26, 2019.  Please direct your membership to www.saveIBEWapprenticeships.
    Upcoming Events & Community Service
    07/18/19 - IBEW Local 332
    Good Morning IBEW Local 332 Members and supporters.  Thank you for attending one of our recent service or social events.  Your participation is helping Local 332 and the IBEW gain greater recognition in the community and it wouldn’t be possible without your efforts.  We have a few upcoming events that you are invited to attend if interested and we hope to see you there.
    Local 40 OPEIU Scholarship Winner
    07/18/19 - RN Staff Council, OPEIU, Local 40, AFL-CIO, CLC
    OPEUI Local 40 Scholarship Winner...
    New Top Labor Official Expected to Advance an Anti-Labor Agenda
    07/18/19 - Teamsters Local 992
    July 18, 2019 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Mr. Pizzella, a genial lobbyist and government official who has spent years advocating the interests of businesses, is set to become the top Trump administration official protecting workers’ rights when he takes over as acting labor secretary this week.
    Bureaucrats in Washington are trying to destroy the UA Apprenticeship Program
    07/18/19 - Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 44
    The UA spends $250 million each year on training. In doing so, we’ve created the best workforce in the world of piping professionals. We’re Built on Excellence and that’s rooted in our apprenticeship training. We get the job done on time and on budget because of the level of skill our members bring to every job.
    Working People Praise HouseRepeal of Tax Targeting WorkerHealth Care Plans
    07/18/19 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    This marks an important step toward eliminating a painful tax that would take money out of the pockets of hardworking men and women while hollowing out the quality health care plans they’ve earned. This tax was ill conceived from the beginning, putting an undue burden on 181 million American workers who earn their health benefits on the job.
    Work Safe! Heat-Related Illnesses Can be Fatal
    07/18/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    With the lightening and heavy rains that are currently hitting our area that will be followed by the dangerous heat and humidity over the next few days we must remind all members to WORK SAFE!  Every year we hear stories of our members and others in our industry who are working hard to perform their jobs but fall victim to heat related injuries. Don’t take unnecessary risks.
    New Top Labor Official Expected to Advance an Anti-Labor Agenda
    07/18/19 - Teamsters Local 888
    July 18, 2019 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Mr. Pizzella, a genial lobbyist and government official who has spent years advocating the interests of businesses, is set to become the top Trump administration official protecting workers’ rights when he takes over as acting labor secretary this week.
    GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING THIS SUNDAY JULY 21
    07/17/19 - Teamsters Local 179
    The Teamsters Local 179 General Membership meeting will be held this Sunday July 21, 2019 at 10:00 a.m at the Local 179 membership hall located at 990 NE Frontage Road in Joliet. Hope to see you there.
    Today in Labor History
    07/17/19 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    JULY 17, 1944 — Two ammunition ships explode at Port Chicago, Calif., killing 322, including 202 African-Americans assigned by the Navy to handle explosives. It was the worst home-front disaster of World War II. The resulting refusal of 258 African-Americans to return to the dangerous work underpinned the trial and conviction of 50 of the men in what is called the Port Chicago Mutiny.
    IBEW 21 Back to School Supply Drive Starts Monday
    07/17/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    The IBEW 21 Back to School Supply Drive starts next week on July 22nd.  Please begin setting up collection areas in your work locations.  Your donations will benefit IBEW 21 members in need and school children in the areas where we live and work. We are trying something new this year. My Joyful Heart assists many students in the areas where we live and work. If you or those in your work group would like to help students at these schools you can purchase a backpack filled with supplies and we will make sure it gets to a student in your area. Also this year you and those you work with can sponsor My Joyful Heart children for a full or half year. If you or your group sponsors a child IBEW 21 will arrange for My Joyful Heart to send you information on the child you are sponsoring.
    Erie County Fair Discounts!
    07/17/19 - Teamsters Local 264
    Log in and Click Here to access the info for 2019's Erie County Fair Discount tickets!
    Safety - One OSHA Inspector for every 79,000 workers
    07/17/19 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
    The AFL-CIO released its 28th annual Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect report.  This year's report shows that 5,147 working people were killed on the job in 2017. Additionally, an estimated 95,000 died from occupational diseases. AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka (UMWA) called for action:  This is a national crisis.
    Informational & Educational Campaign
    07/17/19 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
    Dear Members: We will be hosting an A.P.W.U. Informational & Educational Campaign on Tues., July 30, Wed, July 31 & Thurs., 8/1, 12pm until 12am, each day, at the employee entrance of the P&DC. Please join us! Thank you.
    Skagit County Fair Volunteer Oportunities
    07/16/19 - IBEW Local 191
    Earn your Volunteer Points!!! Volunteers needed to man the booth at the Skagit County Fair? Check the dates below and let us know which one.
    Here’s Why Thousands of Auto Workers Could End Up on Strike Soon
    07/16/19 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 16, 2019 | STRIKES | The United Auto Workers union is set to start bargaining new contracts covering 150,000 workers at Detroit’s Big Three on Monday in what could be the most contentious negotiations the auto industry has seen in years. The union will be looking to make significant gains over the most recent four-year contracts with the companies, ratified in 2015.
    Here’s Why Thousands of Auto Workers Could End Up on Strike Soon
    07/16/19 - Teamsters local 570
    July 16, 2019 | STRIKES | The United Auto Workers union is set to start bargaining new contracts covering 150,000 workers at Detroit’s Big Three on Monday in what could be the most contentious negotiations the auto industry has seen in years. The union will be looking to make significant gains over the most recent four-year contracts with the companies, ratified in 2015.
    Call Times are changing. *Please Read*
    07/16/19 - IATSE Local 33
    Hello All Effective Monday, July 22,  2019 the Call-In times will be changed and the following Call-In Times will be for Monday through Friday ONLY.    Saturdays Call-In Times will remain the same for now.
    CBS Negotiations Committee, Are you interested in joining the Committee?
    07/16/19 - IATSE Local 33
    Hello Sisters & Brothers: Anyone interested in being on the CBS Negotiations Committee is to please contact President Wright or B/A TV  Valentine asap with their written request.  Their Email addresses are: jimmywright33@gmail.com and rvalentine@iatse33.
    2019 Sound & Comm special meeting
    07/16/19 - IBEW Local 332
    All Sound & Communications members, please plan to attend this important meeting regarding contract negotiations.
    Here’s Why Thousands of Auto Workers Could End Up on Strike Soon
    07/16/19 - Teamsters Local 992
    July 16, 2019 | STRIKES | The United Auto Workers union is set to start bargaining new contracts covering 150,000 workers at Detroit’s Big Three on Monday in what could be the most contentious negotiations the auto industry has seen in years. The union will be looking to make significant gains over the most recent four-year contracts with the companies, ratified in 2015.
    President’s Message - Change is in the Air
    07/16/19 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
    Whether your focus is curricular and academic or includes broader political interests, the impact of the implementation of AB 705 can’t be overestimated. It’s not just a foot in the door leading to the privatization and corporatization of higher education -- the door has now been kicked open.
    Teamsters 2020 Survey
    07/16/19 - Teamsters Local 455
    Please fill out a Teamsters 2020 Election Survey at teamsters2020.com by Labor Day.  Help the union to identify the issues that matter most to members before the Teamsters endorse a 2020 presidentail candidate. Click the link below: www.
    Boeing 737 MAX Update
    07/16/19 - AMFA
    July 16, 2019 -- The Boeing 737 MAX was grounded by the FAA on March 13, 2019, and based on current information, will continue to be out of service until at least October. The Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) has been monitoring the situation very carefully, and a very important question remains regarding to what degree we will be involved in the process of introducing the aircraft back into the Southwest Airlines fleet and into the Alaska Airlines fleet.
    Here’s Why Thousands of Auto Workers Could End Up on Strike Soon
    07/16/19 - Teamsters Local 888
    July 16, 2019 | STRIKES | The United Auto Workers union is set to start bargaining new contracts covering 150,000 workers at Detroit’s Big Three on Monday in what could be the most contentious negotiations the auto industry has seen in years. The union will be looking to make significant gains over the most recent four-year contracts with the companies, ratified in 2015.
    Teamster Pride
    07/15/19 - Teamsters Local 776
    Do you have “Teamster Pride”? Do you proudly display your Teamster Pride by wearing a Teamster shirt, hat, or jacket? Well then there’s good news for you; Local 776 has just gotten in a shipment of T-shirts in a new color: Green. The shirts have the large Teamster Logo on the back and a smaller Teamster logo on the front pocket.
    How American Workers Won the Eight-Hour Workday
    07/15/19 - Teamsters Local 992
    July 15, 2019 | LABOR HISTORY | We’ve all had one of those days when the clock seems frozen in time and the workday drags on, and on, and on. Eight hours can feel like a lifetime, the minutes crawling by, your mood souring by the second.
    Letter to Horizon Air AMTs
    07/15/19 - AMFA
    July 15, 2019 -- First, I would like to thank you for placing your confidence in the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA). Your grassroots organizing efforts and collection of Authorization Cards from your workgroup in favor of AMFA was a wonderful surprise.
    Local Heroes Night 2019
    07/15/19 - Everett Police Officers Association
    Local Heroes Night August 23, 2019 Please come out and join us.
    TRUMP NLRB ELIMINATES HURDLE TO EMPLOYERS KICKING OUT UNIONS
    07/15/19 - IBEW Local 659
    Please click on the link show here:  https://news.bloomberglaw.com/daily-labor-report/trump-nlrb-eliminates-hurdle-to-employers-kicking-out-unions.
    How American Workers Won the Eight-Hour Workday
    07/15/19 - Teamsters local 570
    July 15, 2019 | LABOR HISTORY | We’ve all had one of those days when the clock seems frozen in time and the workday drags on, and on, and on. Eight hours can feel like a lifetime, the minutes crawling by, your mood souring by the second.
    How American Workers Won the Eight-Hour Workday
    07/15/19 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 15, 2019 | LABOR HISTORY | We’ve all had one of those days when the clock seems frozen in time and the workday drags on, and on, and on. Eight hours can feel like a lifetime, the minutes crawling by, your mood souring by the second.
    Springfield Cardinals Union Days
    07/15/19 - IBEW local 453
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    How American Workers Won the Eight-Hour Workday
    07/15/19 - Teamsters Local 888
    July 15, 2019 | LABOR HISTORY | We’ve all had one of those days when the clock seems frozen in time and the workday drags on, and on, and on. Eight hours can feel like a lifetime, the minutes crawling by, your mood souring by the second.
    CRDA Meeting
    07/14/19 - International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local #77
    Attention Members: Please log into the members area to read an important message regarding Tuesday's CRDA meeting.
    Amended TRO - Required Notice To Members
    07/12/19 - TWU Local 568
    On July 10, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued an Order modifying the terms of the existing Temporary Restraining Order.
    Last Call to RSVP for 7/22 Celebration
    07/12/19 - IATSE Local B4
    Last call to be added to the guest list for our 1st Annual celebration is Monday, July 15th. RSVP to Robin (gtrmnky@aol.com) or me (j.moot@yahoo.com) is required to let us know you are coming. We will be finalizing plans next week with the Wang folks and inform them of our list and our headcount.
    In Case You Missed It
    07/12/19 - Teamsters local 570
      • Americans surveyed see AI as jobs killer   • Labor raises the floor in Nashville   • Women’s soccer put equal pay on the agenda. Now what.
    In Case You Missed It
    07/12/19 - Teamsters Local 355
      • Americans surveyed see AI as jobs killer   • Labor raises the floor in Nashville   • Women’s soccer put equal pay on the agenda. Now what.
    AA LITIGATION
    07/12/19 - TWU Local 568
    On June 14, 2019, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued a Temporary Restraining Order applicable to the Transport Workers Union Of America, AFL-CIO, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, AFL-CIO, and the Airlines Mechanic and Related Employee Association, TWU/IAM, and to all employees represented by the Association, the IAM or the TWU at American Airlines. On July 10, 2019, District Court Issued a Modified TRO.
    2019 LOWELL LABOR DAY PARADE
    07/12/19 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
    TEAMSTERS LOCAL UNION NO. 142 INVITE YOU AND YOUR FAMILY TO WALK or RIDE WITH THE TEAMSTER TRUCK TO CELEBRATE THE TOWN OF LOWELL 100th LABOR DAY PARADE
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