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    US Foods Contract Rally
    05/24/22 - Teamsters Local 776
    More than 100 drivers at US Foods in Salem Virginia joined Teamsters Local 171 in June 2021. Better wages and....
    Funeral Services for Retired Officer Jesus A. Acosta
    05/24/22 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of Retired Officer Jesus Antonio (Tony) Acosta #184, who passed away on April 26, 2022 at the age of 77. (Ret.) Officer Acosta served with the El Paso Police Department for 22+ years, from March 1968 until his retirement on January 15, 1991. Prior to joining the EPPD, Mr.
    Memorial Day Holiday
    05/24/22 - IBEW 280
    The Hall will be closed from noon on May 27th - 30th in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.
    Aviation Maintenance Technician Day
    05/24/22 - AMFA
    May 24, 2022 -- Today is Aviation Maintenance Technician Day. AMT Day recognizes the contributions of Charles E. Taylor to the first powered flight in 1903. Working with the Wright Brothers, Taylor added insight that still impacts the aviation industry today and earned him the title of “Father of Aviation Maintenance."
    Workers’ Leverage is Here to Stay
    05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    May 23, 2022 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | American workers have the upper hand over their employers right now — and there are tentative signs it could last, even as economic storm clouds gather. Why it matters: Put simply, your boss needs you more than you need her. And it might stay that way, at least for some workers, particularly those on the lower end of the wage scale.
    Southington BOE Paraeducators/ABA's/EL Tutors Raise Money for Food Bank
    05/23/22 - UPSEU
    The Southington BOE Paraeducators/ABA's/EL Tutors, partnered with the Southington Board of Education, in their annual dress down day and food drive to raise food and monetary donations for Bread for Life.
    Teamsters at Bellingham Cold Storage Win Historic Arbitration Victory Forcing End to Subcontracting
    05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 231
    Teamsters Local 231 members working for Bellingham Cold Storage are celebrating a decision handed down by a neutral arbitrator last week that will force BCS to stop subcontracting out union work to third party North Bay Services (NSS/NBS). This historic victory comes less than year after a brutal two-week Unfair Labor Practice strike against Bellingham Cold Storage.
    Workers’ Leverage is Here to Stay
    05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    May 23, 2022 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | American workers have the upper hand over their employers right now — and there are tentative signs it could last, even as economic storm clouds gather. Why it matters: Put simply, your boss needs you more than you need her. And it might stay that way, at least for some workers, particularly those on the lower end of the wage scale.
    Sean O'Brien Visits Joint Council #37 Local
    05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 162
    International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Sean O’Brien, and Teamsters Local 162 President and International Western Vice President Mark Davison attended Local 324’s shop stewards’ seminar on Saturday, May 21 in Salem, Oregon.
    Workers’ Leverage is Here to Stay
    05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    May 23, 2022 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | American workers have the upper hand over their employers right now — and there are tentative signs it could last, even as economic storm clouds gather. Why it matters: Put simply, your boss needs you more than you need her. And it might stay that way, at least for some workers, particularly those on the lower end of the wage scale.
    ATTENTION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    05/23/22 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    MORE GOOD NEWS FROM YOUR POSTMASTER GENERAL NOT!   USPS Plans to Close More Facilities and Repurpose Those That Remain As Louis DeJoy seeks to implement his vision, new confirmed board members could tip the scales for USPS governance. ERIC KATZ  |  MAY 20, 2022 The U.S.
    Teamster Leaders Unanimously Endorse Tentative Agreement at American Red Cross
    05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    May 23, 2022 | Teamster leaders from local unions that represent workers at the American Red Cross voted unanimously to endorse the Tentative National Agreement, paving the way for members to vote on the contract in the near future.
    Projectionist Position
    05/23/22 - IATSE Local 33
    The American Cinematheque is looking to hire a projectionist. Candidates should have experience projecting archival film, digital, and various video formats using a wide variety of equipment. Knowledge of Zoom and multi-camera live broadcasts are important. A flexible schedule and a willingness to work at several venues around town are critical.
    Holiday Closure
    05/23/22 - IBEW Local 125
    Members are encouraged to plan their business accordingly due to closures.  The Union Hall will be closed from noon on Friday, May 27th - Monday, May 3oth in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday.
    CWA-AT&T Orange Mobility-Bargaining Report
    05/23/22 - CWA Local 2222
    The Orange Bargaining Committee continues to meet with the Company. As previously reported, we are making progress and have tentative agreements on many important issues.  There are only a few issues left to reach an agreement, but they are important issues. We need all of you to keep up the fight and put pressure on AT&T.
    TEAMSTERS LOCAL 179 JUNE GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING CANCELED
    05/22/22 - Teamsters Local 179
    The June General Membership meeting has been canceled due to the Father's Day holiday.
    TEAMSTERS LOCAL 179 ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP PICNIC SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 2022
    05/22/22 - Teamsters Local 179
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    Wang needs help Thursday night and Friday day
    05/22/22 - IATSE Local B4
    ATTENTION WANG USHERS. We have a performance on Thursday, May 26th. EXPRESS YOURSELF a 5:45pm call for a 7:00pm show. If you are available, please contact me, Robin Jones at 617-723-2214 or gtrmnky@gmail.com. As soon as possible. Also still need staff for Friday 5/27, MIT Convocation from 1pm to 6pm. Thank You.
    Memorial Day Holiday
    05/22/22 - IAFF local 140
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    Coordinated Bargaining Coalition Welcomes Face-to-Face MediationOver National Contract Negotiations
    05/20/22 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    The Coordinated Bargaining Coalition (CBC) Rail Labor Unions* are preparing for in-person mediation sessions before the National Mediation Board (NMB) in Washington D.C., May 24-26. The Unions hope this will help to settle their ongoing national contract dispute.
    Week Ending 05/20/2022
    05/20/22 - Teamsters Local 570
      • The year workers said ‘no’   • Soccer sets new standards for equal pay   • The non-inflated truth about inflation   • 10 major labor strikes throughout U.S.
    Full Circle: 360° Films by Houseless Youth at OMSI's Planetarium
    05/20/22 - IATSE Local 488
    During the long pandemic winter of 2021, Outside the Frame and Open Signal collaborated to teach immersive media production to 12 young artists, who have experienced houselessness. The five featured films are the result of these workshops, and focus on Portland places that hold meaning for the youth filmmakers, inviting the viewer to see the world through their eyes.  You're Invited.
    Poll: 'Defund the Police' Policies Remain Highly Unpopular
    05/20/22 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    A national poll by the University of Massachusetts Amherst found support dropping for the Black Lives Matter movement and a number of police reform policies — from bans on police use of military-grade equipment to bans on officers using chokeholds — which had seen rising popularity in recent years. OFFICER.
    Week Ending 05/20/2022
    05/20/22 - Teamsters Local 992
      • The year workers said ‘no’   • Soccer sets new standards for equal pay   • The non-inflated truth about inflation   • 10 major labor strikes throughout U.S.
    Teamsters Blast Amazon for Excessive Executive Pay, Mistreatment of Workers
    05/20/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    May 20, 2022 | ECONOMY | The International Brotherhood of Teamsters released a new report detailing Amazon’s excessive executive compensation, including data that Amazon paid its CEO Andy Jassy $212 million last year, approximately 6,474 times the median Amazon worker. The report called on the company to better compensate its workers and reinstate its COVID-19 paid leave policy.
    Volunteer Packaging Event
    05/20/22 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    This will take place on May 26th and May 27th, 2022, at 501 SW 7th Street, Suite G, Des Moines, IA 50309. If you are interested and available, just click the link below to sign up.  All material that is needed is provided along with light refreshments! Thanks.
    LABOR HISTORY
    05/20/22 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    LABOR HISTORY Part 1:  So, You Think You Have It Bad.
    Monthly Membership Meetings
    05/20/22 - Teamsters Local 776
    By a vote of the membership in attendance at the May 2022 monthly membership meeting the monthly meetings for June, July, and August 2022 have been suspended. The Local Union would like to wish everyone a safe and happy summer. We look forward to seeing you at the Local picnic, the golf outing, and when monthly membership meetings resume in September 2022.
    Officer Election Results
    05/19/22 - UAW Local 4911
    Congratulations to our newly elected Officers!  A Run-Off election will take place Thursday, May 26, 2022, at UAW Local 724, 450 Clare St, Lansing MI 48917, 7:00am - 8:00pm for Financial Secretary/Treasurer (Charlene Watson and Tammy Young).
    Local 776 Scholarship Finalists
    05/19/22 - Teamsters Local 776
    Teamsters Local 776 is proud to announce....
    Central Oregon Summer Picnic - July 10th
    05/19/22 - IBEW 280
    You must RSVP by emailing Lisa (lisa@ibew280.org) with your name and the number of people in your party by June 10th.
    Teamsters Blast Amazon for Excessive Executive Pay, Mistreatment of Workers
    05/19/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    May 19, 2022 | CORPORATE GREED | The International Brotherhood of Teamsters released a new report detailing Amazon’s excessive executive compensation, including data that Amazon paid its CEO Andy Jassy $212 million last year, approximately 6,474 times the median Amazon worker. The report called on the company to better compensate its workers and reinstate its COVID-19 paid leave policy.
    Just a Reminder....
    05/19/22 - Teamsters Local 776
    Are you planning on attending the Local 776 Family Picnic at Knoebels? Great, we look forward to seeing you. If you have already signed up for the picnic, thank you. The cut-off date for signing up for the picnic is Friday, May 27, 2022. If you're planning on attending and have not yet signed up don't delay; do it today.
    Teamsters Blast Amazon for Excessive Executive Pay, Mistreatment of Workers
    05/19/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    May 17, 2022 | ECONOMY | The International Brotherhood of Teamsters released a new report detailing Amazon’s excessive executive compensation, including data that Amazon paid its CEO Andy Jassy $212 million last year, approximately 6,474 times the median Amazon worker. The report called on the company to better compensate its workers and reinstate its COVID-19 paid leave policy.
    Median CEO Pay Leaps to Record Levels as Workers Strike for Better Wages
    05/19/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    May 19, 2022 | ECONOMY | As workers across the U.S. attempt to unionize and walk off the job over brutal conditions and starvation wages, an analysis released Sunday found that the median pay package of top U.S. CEOs jumped to $14.7 million in 2021 — the sixth consecutive record-breaking year for executive compensation.
    Median CEO Pay Leaps to Record Levels as Workers Strike for Better Wages
    05/19/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    May 19, 2022 | ECONOMY | As workers across the U.S. attempt to unionize and walk off the job over brutal conditions and starvation wages, an analysis released Sunday found that the median pay package of top U.S. CEOs jumped to $14.7 million in 2021 — the sixth consecutive record-breaking year for executive compensation.
    The Year Workers Said ‘No’
    05/19/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    May 19, 2022 | ECONOMY | […] One thing is clear: The culture of work in America changed drastically in the past year. Demand for higher wages, a rise in so-called anti-work attitudes, "slowing up," and a thirst for organizing are just some of the tools workers wielded with mighty force.
    Candidate Questionairre
    05/19/22 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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    2022 Legislative Actions
    05/19/22 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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    Training & Bargaining News
    05/19/22 - IATSE Local 488
    New trainings for June, 2022 including First Aid/CPR/AED; OSHA 10 GES; Scaffolding; & a newly updated MEWP 2.0 Also a reminder that AICP Commercial Agreement Proposals are due Sunday, May 22 t 5PM. Please see the calendar announcement for details: https://www.iatse488.org/index.cfm?zone=/unionactive/view_calendar.cfm&calendarID=12187258&thisdate={ts%20%272022-05-01%2000:00:00%27}&useCalSection=main
    Mother, armed son accused of attacking off-duty El Paso officer moments after crash
    05/18/22 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    A mother and son were arrested and accused of assaulting an off-duty officer after a crash in west El Paso. Officers arrested 18-year-old Shaughn Gonzalez and 40-year-old Josephine Gonzalez Rosales.
    El Paso mayor explains decision to veto council's plan to extend city manager contract
    05/18/22 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    El Paso Mayor Oscar Leeser filed to veto a plan to extend the city manager's contract, which was passed by the City Council earlier this week. In a 5 to 3 vote, City Council approved to authorize Leeser to execute an amendment to Tommy Gonzalez’s contract.
    Membership Meeting Zoom Link
    05/18/22 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
    CWA 1120 Membership Meeting May 24, 2022 06:00 PM  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84842241083.
    3rd Round of Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests Available
    05/18/22 - UPSEU
    Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order a 3rd round of free at-home COVID-19 tests. Order yours today: https://special.usps.
    %th Annual Sporting Clay Shoot
    05/18/22 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 194
    IBEW 194 is sponsoring the 5th Annual Sporting Clay Shoot for the Members and Invited Guest.  The Shoot will begin in the morning at Los Paloma in Benton, with lunch to follow.  Bring the family and enjoy the fellowship.
    Radiation info Session
    05/17/22 - Fairfield County Hazardous Incident Response Team
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    Get Out and VOTE!!!
    05/17/22 - IUEC Local 10
    With the elections coming up, please check your mail as the candidates will be sending out letters to the membership. Make sure you come out to vote on Thursday, June 9, 2022 from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thank you and look forward to seeing you there.
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