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    FFCF Assists Columbia Dispatch Writers with Series on Firefighter Cancer
    10/23/17 - Fire Fighter Cancer Foundation
    Personals
    10/23/17 - CWA Local 2204
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    2017 Election Information
    10/23/17 - CWA Local 2204
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    2017 Scholarship Winners
    10/23/17 - CWA Local 2204
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    Getting Ready for Right to Work Nightmare Nation
    10/23/17 - Teamsters local 570
    Oct. 23, 2017 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | What’s going to happen when the Supreme Court rules, next June or maybe some time before, that “right to work” laws that already [exist] in more than half the states, are now the law of the land.
    TWU Protest New York Negotiations
    10/23/17 - TWU Local 513
    https://www.google.com/amp/www.nydailynews.com/amp/new-york/aviation-mechanics-plane-message-trump-jobs-safe-article-1.3572750   https://www.google.com/amp/www.nydailynews.com/amp/opinion/outsourcing-airplane-repair-jobs-imperils-national-security-article-1.3577422 https://www.flickr.
    NEW TELEPHONE SYSTEM FOR CALL-IN
    10/23/17 - IATSE Local 33
    NEW TELEPHONE SYSTEM FOR CALL-IN Attention: The Local has installed a new phone system designed to streamline office procedures and alleviate issues with dropped calls. Additional Note: When the Call Office locks-off the phones the caller will hear an outgoing message … “No One is Available to Take Your Call”, and will Hang Up.
    Getting Ready for Right to Work Nightmare Nation
    10/23/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    Oct. 23, 2017 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | What’s going to happen when the Supreme Court rules, next June or maybe some time before, that “right to work” laws that already [exist] in more than half the states, are now the law of the land.
    President Stevens' Comments to FERC In SUPPORT of Grid Reliability and Resiliency Pricing Proposed Rule
    10/23/17 - IBEW Local 50
    October 23, 2017 Richmond, VA President-Business Manager Brad Stevens submitted comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in support of adopting the proposed Grid Reliability and Resiliency Pricing rule. The rule, in short, would require operators of organized markets to "ensure that certain reliability and resiliency attributes of electric generation sources are fully valued". This rule would have an positive impact on premature closure of coal and nuclear generation plants across the country.
    Getting Ready for Right to Work Nightmare Nation
    10/23/17 - Teamsters Local 992
    Oct. 23, 2017 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | What’s going to happen when the Supreme Court rules, next June or maybe some time before, that “right to work” laws that already [exist] in more than half the states, are now the law of the land.
    AFL-CIO Puerto Rico Relief Effort
    10/23/17 - International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
    The AFL-CIO has stepped up to aid the Puerto Rico relief effort.  Please see the attached pdf regarding efforts being coordinated with the Seafarers International Union and the International Longshoremen's Association. Thank you for your anticipated support.
    Letter to Membership 10-22-17
    10/23/17 - TWU Local 513
    2018 Field Trip Sign up
    10/23/17 - TWU Local 513
    2018 CREW CHIEF MILITARY & SPORT CHARTER SIGN UP
    10/23/17 - TWU Local 513
    UPS Contract Update
    10/23/17 - Teamsters Local 7
    The Package Division has received some questions about the process by which the National Agreement for UPS and UPS Freight are negotiated.  Here is some infomation to help answer these questions: The first step is for Local Unions to hold meetings to solicit proposals for the National Contract from members; those proposals were due by August 31.
    Getting Ready for Right to Work Nightmare Nation
    10/23/17 - Teamsters Local 888
    Oct. 23, 2017 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | What’s going to happen when the Supreme Court rules, next June or maybe some time before, that “right to work” laws that already [exist] in more than half the states, are now the law of the land.
    Updates
    10/22/17 - International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local #77
    Attention Members: - Please log into the "members area" for information regarding Jim Rivingston's services and the Puerto Rico Aid Project.
    2017-20 AFSCME 3580 Contract
    10/22/17 - AFSCME 3580
    Election Reminder
    10/22/17 - AMFA Local 32
    Local 32 Members: Now that the nomination process has ended and we have started the election process, you will be receiving your ballot in the mail.
    Weigh & Win
    10/21/17 - ATU Local 1001
    Workers Comp class Oct. 25 @ 10 a.m.
    10/21/17 - IATSE Local 33
    Bellingham Police Guild Supports Construction of New Jail
    10/21/17 - Bellingham Police Guild
    The Bellingham Police Guild supports the construction of a new Whatcom County Jail facility to replace the failing and outdated structure.  Our primary concern is the safety and wellbeing of the citizens of Bellingham and Whatcom County.
    General Membership Meeting
    10/21/17 - Teamster Local Union No. 886
    GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2017 STARTS 10AM AFTER THE MEMBERSHIP MEETING WE WILL BE HAVING A MEMBERSHIP APPRECIATION PARTY AND RETIREMENT PARTY FOR PRESIDENT RON COBB. BBQ WILL BE SERVED. PLEASE COME AND CELEBRATE WITH US. WE WILL ALSO START ACCEPTING DONATIONS FOR THE KIDS CHRISTMAS PARTY TO BE HELD DECEMBER 9, 2017. THANK YOU, SEE YOU AT THE MEETING.
    Knutson Construction challenged on work quality
    10/20/17 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
    CEDAR FALLS — A group of laborers in a variety of construction trades is imploring the Board of Regents not to hire Knutson Construction Services for any projects while the University of Iowa presses a lawsuit against the company for what it asserts was faulty work on its Old Capitol dome.
    JCBA Update 10.20.17
    10/20/17 - TWU Local 568
    Association, AA Executive Session Negotiations Continue The Executive Negotiating Committee met face to face with American Airlines this week in New York City.
    UPS Contract Update
    10/20/17 - TEAMSTERS LOCAL 577
    October 20, 2017
    The Package Division has received some questions about the process by which the National Agreement for UPS and UPS Freight are negotiated. Here is some information to help answer these questions:
    In Case You Missed It
    10/20/17 - Teamsters local 570
      • Unions lead the way in providing health care benefits.   • Forced to choose kids’ health or their jobs, parents go union.   • Teamsters applaud NAFTA progress; talks extended.   • Why Labor is fighting to save veterans’ healthcare.   • Will automation put an end to the American trucker.
    Southern States Savings & Retirement Q3 Increment
    10/20/17 - TEAMSTERS LOCAL 577
    Dear Tyson Members,         Please be advised for those members hired prior to January 1, 2003, the Southern States Savings and Retirement Fund has posted a 3.552% increment to all members accounts for the third (3rd) quarter, July 1 through September 30, 2017.
    Oregon Voters: Pledge to vote yes on Measure 101 in January
    10/20/17 - IATSE Local 488
    We believe that all Oregonians should be able to access care that they can afford. No child should get sick because their family can’t afford the medicine that they need, and nobody should end up in an emergency because a doctor’s appointment was too expensive. Oregonians deserve better!
    Association Update 10-20-17
    10/20/17 - TWU Local 513
    In Case You Missed It
    10/20/17 - Teamsters Local 992
      • Unions lead the way in providing health care benefits.   • Forced to choose kids’ health or their jobs, parents go union.   • Teamsters applaud NAFTA progress; talks extended.   • Why Labor is fighting to save veterans’ healthcare.   • Will automation put an end to the American trucker.
    ILPF Mailing to Retirees
    10/20/17 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
    Recently we have been receiving calls from our Retirees questioning a letter that they received regarding the ILPF Pension Fund. Unfortunately, Local 458M did not have knowledge of this letter until the phone calls came into our office, so we began to investigate.
    Better KCI Fact Sheet
    10/20/17 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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    October 17, 2017 Front Page
    10/20/17 - Kansas City Labor Beacon Newspaper
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    In Case You Missed It
    10/20/17 - Teamsters Local 888
      • Unions lead the way in providing health care benefits.   • Forced to choose kids’ health or their jobs, parents go union.   • Teamsters applaud NAFTA progress; talks extended.   • Why Labor is fighting to save veterans’ healthcare.   • Will automation put an end to the American trucker.
    Early Voting in Mecklenburg County
    10/19/17 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
    Early voting began October 19th and ends on November 4th. Get out and vote.
    Read On | October 2017
    10/19/17 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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    The Better Deal That America’s Workers Deserve
    10/19/17 - Teamsters local 570
    Oct. 19, 2017 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | … People need to be able to band together to get a fair shake in their dealings with powerful corporations and large government bureaucracies, yet the Supreme Court is likely to make it much harder for them to do so by distorting existing laws and engaging in pro-corporate judicial activism.
    The Better Deal That America’s Workers Deserve
    10/19/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    Oct. 19, 2017 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | … People need to be able to band together to get a fair shake in their dealings with powerful corporations and large government bureaucracies, yet the Supreme Court is likely to make it much harder for them to do so by distorting existing laws and engaging in pro-corporate judicial activism.
    Member Alert 11/10/17
    10/19/17 - IATSE Local 33
    Members alert for 11/10/17 Board operator needed for 1 day must know model PRG V676. Contact BA Pitkin if available at rpitkin@iatse33.
    Notice of Election for 2nd VP
    10/19/17 - TWU Local 513
    HOT off the Press: Info from DPU
    10/19/17 - AFSCME Local 132
    Effective November 1, 2017 the Employment Related Day Care (ERDC) program will activate the ERDC reservation list. This is in order to maintain the ERDC budget. The reservation list is being activated to achieve the required caseload average by attrition. No one currently receiving ERDC will lose eligibility for the program. There are exemptions to the reservation list.
    The Better Deal That America’s Workers Deserve
    10/19/17 - Teamsters Local 992
    Oct. 19, 2017 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | … People need to be able to band together to get a fair shake in their dealings with powerful corporations and large government bureaucracies, yet the Supreme Court is likely to make it much harder for them to do so by distorting existing laws and engaging in pro-corporate judicial activism.
    TERMINAL D ROOFTOP PARKING
    10/19/17 - TWU Local 513
    MEPS San Jose City Council Meeting – CWA/PLA Policy Vote
    10/19/17 - IBEW Local 332
    The City of San Jose will consider a Community Workforce Agreement to cover all public works. This will cover ALL future City of San Jose construction projects over $2 Million dollars.  What does this mean? It means great opportunities to expand career pathways to San Jose residents in the trades.  It means a San Jose that values state approved apprenticeship programs.
    Rite Aid Warehouse
    10/19/17 - Teamsters Local 175
    Rapid Response Informational Meeting will be held for Rite Aid Warehouse employees
    The Better Deal That America’s Workers Deserve
    10/19/17 - Teamsters Local 888
    Oct. 19, 2017 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | … People need to be able to band together to get a fair shake in their dealings with powerful corporations and large government bureaucracies, yet the Supreme Court is likely to make it much harder for them to do so by distorting existing laws and engaging in pro-corporate judicial activism.

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