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April 26, 2018
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Updated: Apr. 26 (17:10)
2018 Alumni Luncheon
South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
04.25.18
***March of the Bull Update 6***
IAFF Local 3169
04.25.18
Erie Firefighters Steve McKEnrick Charity Golf Tournament
Erie Firefighters Local 293
04.25.18
2018 Primary Endorsements
Erie Firefighters Local 293
04.25.18
SPFF Scholarships
Suncoast Firefighters
04.25.18
*** March of the Bull Update 5 ***
IAFF Local 3169
04.24.18

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Take your child to work day
04/26/18 - Local 755 UNITED SERVICE WORKERS UNION
Today, April 26th, the Bergen County had its annual "Take Your Child to Work Day."  For the first time, USWU Local #755 participated in the event.  Executive Board Secretary Jackie Porzio, who also mentored the project, manned a table where children were given a USWU Local #755 ruler.  The rulers not only promoted our union, but also gave each child an educational tool.
2018 Workers' Memorial Day - April 28th
04/26/18 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
Worker's Memorial Day Cermemony, begins Saturday, April 28th at 1:45pm.....See attached flyer.
We Need Workplace Protections
04/26/18 - Teamsters local 570
April 26, 2018  | HEALTH & SAFETY | When we kiss our loved ones’ goodbye to head to work, we don’t expect tragedy. Saturday is Workers Memorial Day, a time for all of us to remember those who went to work but unfortunately never returned home because they lost their lives while on the job.
Important Information on AIR 21-Whistleblower
04/26/18 - AMFA
OSHA's Whistleblower Protection Program enforces the whistleblower provisions of more than twenty whistleblower statutes protecting employees who report violations of various workplace safety and health, airline, commercial motor carrier, consumer product, environmental, financial reform, food safety, health insurance reform, motor vehicle safety, nuclear, pipeline, public transportation agency, railroad, maritime, and securities laws. Rights afforded by these whistleblower protection laws include, but are not limited to, worker participation in safety and health activities, reporting a work-related injury, illness or fatality, or reporting a violation of the statutes herein.
We Need Workplace Protections
04/26/18 - Teamsters Local 992
April 26, 2018  | HEALTH & SAFETY | When we kiss our loved ones’ goodbye to head to work, we don’t expect tragedy. Saturday is Workers Memorial Day, a time for all of us to remember those who went to work but unfortunately never returned home because they lost their lives while on the job.
New Mobile & Supported Scaffold Safety Certification Spokane May 10-11
04/26/18 - IATSE Local 488
Local 488 is proud to debut a brand new certification course developed by Brother Rick Lepinski, Mobile Scaffold Safety. Spokane will be the first stop for this course on May 10-11th. During this training you will: • Explore supported and mobile scaffold in depth • Look at the functionality, safe assembly, and components of scaffolding.
Join your pilot peers in DFW on May 9, 2018
04/26/18 - IBT Local 1108
Read about it below and click the links below for more information.
NMB Assigns Mediator
04/26/18 - IBT Local 1108
NMB Assigns Mediator We are pleased to report that the National Mediation Board (“NMB”) has docketed our application for mediation. The NMB assigned Mediator Jim McKenzie to our negotiations. This is Mediator McKenzie’s biographical information as it appears on the NMB website: Jim Mackenzie joined the National Mediation Board as a Mediator in March of 2009.
We Need Workplace Protections
04/26/18 - Teamsters Local 355
April 26, 2018  | HEALTH & SAFETY | When we kiss our loved ones’ goodbye to head to work, we don’t expect tragedy. Saturday is Workers Memorial Day, a time for all of us to remember those who went to work but unfortunately never returned home because they lost their lives while on the job.
Reminder - 2nd Qtr. 2018 Stamp
04/26/18 - IATSE Local 33
Reminder: If you have not already made your payment of $55.00 for your 2nd quarter per capita stamp, please note it must be in the office no later then Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
SWA LETTER TO THE SENATE
04/26/18 - AMFA Local 32
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SWA LETTER TO THE HOUSE
04/26/18 - AMFA Local 32
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The Truth About Prop A
04/26/18 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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Teamsters Local 142 Day at Indiana Beach 2018
04/26/18 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
Come out and join us at Indiana Beach SUNDAY JULY 15, 2018 Enjoy unlimited rides and unlimited water park and beach for a fun packed day.
Missouri Working People's Day of Action Events
04/26/18 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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March 20, 2018 Front Page
04/26/18 - Kansas City Labor Beacon Newspaper
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We Need Workplace Protections
04/26/18 - Teamsters Local 888
April 26, 2018  | HEALTH & SAFETY | When we kiss our loved ones’ goodbye to head to work, we don’t expect tragedy. Saturday is Workers Memorial Day, a time for all of us to remember those who went to work but unfortunately never returned home because they lost their lives while on the job.
Next Stop Spokanistan for Counterbalanced Forklift Certification May 7-9
04/26/18 - IATSE Local 488
Join us in Spokane to get your Certification in Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT) Forklifts Class IV & V. Download you application today!
Services Information for Brother Bryan Correa
04/25/18 - IATSE Local 33
In Loving Memory of Byan Correa Services will be held on Friday, April 27, 2018, at JT Oswald in San Fernando 1001 North Maclay Ave. San Fernando, CA 91340. Services begin at 5:00 p.m. end at 9:00 p.m. The Rosary begins at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, April 28, 2018, there will be a mass held at St. Ferdinands Church and begins at 9:00 a.m.  1044 Pico St.
Teamsters Local 142 Golf Outing 2018
04/25/18 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
Teamsters Local 142 Stewards Council is once again glad to announce the Annual Golf Outing:          WHEN:   Sunday, June 10, 2018          TIME:   10:30 a.m. with a 12:00 p.m.
Travis Hagewood Fundraiser
04/25/18 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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2018 Cesar Chavez March
04/25/18 - New Mexico Hospital Workers Union
The 2018 Cesar Chavez March was held on Saturday, April 7th and District1199NM was a proud participant in this event.  More images are available in the Photo Gallery here.
National Safety & Standards Director Letter to AMFA Membership
04/25/18 - AMFA
April 25, 2018 - The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is investigating last week’s tragic incident on Southwest Airlines Flight #1380 and our Southwest Airlines (SWA) Accident Investigation Team (AIT) Representatives are actively participating in the investigation. During the course of an active investigation we will not speculate or comment about the incident.
Local 285M At Kings Dominion
04/25/18 - Local 285-M
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Local 285M At Kings Dominion
04/25/18 - Local 285-M
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AMFA Letters to Congress Regarding Safety and the Importance of our Craft's Voice
04/25/18 - AMFA
In light of recent events, today AMFA sent the attached letters regarding safety and the importance of our craft to the leaders of the Senate Commerce Committee and House Transportation and Infrastructure Committees.
Dallas Police Officer Dies Following Home Depot Shooting
04/25/18 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
One police officer has died and another was critically wounded in a shooting Tuesday by a gunman inside a Home Depot store in northeast Dallas, which set off a five-hour manhunt that ended with the chase and arrest of the suspected shooter. Officer.
Elevator Inspection Bill passes
04/25/18 - IUEC Local 10
We are pleased to report that Maryland Governor, Larry Hogan, signed our Inspection Bill yesterday.  As mentioned before, this bill has 3rd party inspectors witness the 5 year tests, effective October 2018.  The 3rd party will witness the annual tests on public buildings, effective October 2019.  They will then witness annual tests on private buildings effective October 2020.
In Memorial - Sister June Murphy has passed
04/25/18 - IATSE Local B4
Our Sister June Murphy, Opera House Usher has passed.  This is her Obituary:  MURPHY, June P. (Lacey) Greatly Loved In Weymouth, formerly of Dorchester and Roxbury, April 6th, age 89 years, passed away at home after a courageous and progressive battle with lung disease. June was a supportive, generous, selfless, and humble woman with a big heart, and if need be, could be a spitfire.
Labor Night With The Nationals
04/25/18 - Local 285-M
GCC/IBT LOCAL 285M LABOR NIGHT WITH THE NATIONALS has purchased tickets for the labor night with the Washington Nationals friday , july 20, 2018 7:05 PM section 233 $15.00 PER TICKET WITH A LIMITED NUMBER OF TICKETS PLEASE GET THEM QUICKLY. PLEASE PICK UP YOUR TICKETS AT THE UNION HALL.
National Police Week Sale - Lucks Art 911
04/24/18 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
Lucks Art 911 is excited to announce our biggest sale of the year to honor National Police Week in May.   Use Code:  NPWSAVE20    to save 20% off your order at www.LucksArt911.com.  This code EXPIRES APRIL 30, 2018.   Here is the link to the Saint Louis Metropolitan PD artwork we created.
Your Union proposes Immediate Wage Increases and Improved Work Rules for All OneSky Pilots
04/24/18 - IBT Local 1108
Your Union proposes Immediate Wage Increases and Improved Work Rules for All OneSky Pilots Today your Union Negotiators proposed a revised Protocol Agreement for Expedited Negotiations Over an Industry-Leading Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Q2 General Business Meeting Apr 30 and Special Meeting to Ratify the BOH and Emerson Colonial Contracts May 7
04/24/18 - IATSE Local B4
Our General Membership meeting is Monday, April 30 at. 6pm at Transportation building. There will also be Special Ratification Meeting on May 7at 6pm in theTransportation building to vote to ratify contracts for Boston Opera House and Emerson Colonial theatres. Those who work or are are interested in working at either or both theaters are encouraged to attend.
Please Help the Family of a Brother in Blue
04/24/18 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
Officer Carlos Ponce's (#2153) father suffered a medical issue on Saturday, April 21, 2018.  He is currently sedated in the Intensive Care Unit at a local hospital.  Needless to say, hospital and doctor bills are beginning to pile up and cause a financial strain on the family,  Officer Ponce's mother had to quit her job to take care of her husband.
Why These Warehouse Workers Are Standing Up to Abuses
04/24/18 - Teamsters Local 355
April 24, 2018 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Fifty years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lent his support to the historic Memphis sanitation workers’ strike. Today, the safe working conditions that strikers fought for in 1968 remain elusive for low-wage workers in one Memphis warehouse.
Why These Warehouse Workers Are Standing Up to Abuses
04/24/18 - Teamsters local 570
April 24, 2018 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Fifty years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lent his support to the historic Memphis sanitation workers’ strike. Today, the safe working conditions that strikers fought for in 1968 remain elusive for low-wage workers in one Memphis warehouse.
White House Said to Freeze Labor Board Funding
04/24/18 - Teamsters Local 992
April 24, 2018 | WAR ON WORKERS | The Office of Management and Budget won’t let the National Labor Relations Board spend money allotted to the agency by Congress because the White House wants to take some of it back, sources familiar with the situation tell Bloomberg Law.
Results of the April Delegate Elections
04/24/18 - UAW Local 4911
The elected Alternate Delegate from the April 20, 2018 Technical Unit/Skilled Trades Unit/Sparrow Specialty Hospital Alternate Delegate Election is Paul Roettger.
GATS Numbers
04/24/18 - American Postal Workers Union
As we have decried for years, we really need GATS numbers for your case files. An increased number of cases don't have GATS numbers on the Step 2 Appeal to Arbitration or the Step 3 Appeal. In a number of cases it is because the local has failed to go into EGS and modify the Step 2 grievance form. Double-check your denials to see if the GATS number is on there.
Solidarity around our country
04/24/18 - IUEC Local 10
Below are a couple of videos showing some of the solidarity rallies going on around the county.  All of the Union Trades are very suppotive of each other all over the country and we would like to try and bring some of these to you here on the website.  I am just learning how to do this so bear with me while we all learn a little something together.  Thank you for your support.
Rest in Peace, Brother
04/24/18 - IUEC Local 10
The Officers and Members of Local #10, International Union of Elevator Constructors, are hereby notified of the passing of Honorary Brother Wilbur R. Walker on April 22, 2018.  Officers and Members may call at the Lee Funeral Home, 8200 Jennier Lane, Owings, MD on Wednesday, April 25th @ 10:00 am where services will be held at noon.
White House Said to Freeze Labor Board Funding
04/24/18 - Teamsters Local 355
April 24, 2018 | WAR ON WORKERS | The Office of Management and Budget won’t let the National Labor Relations Board spend money allotted to the agency by Congress because the White House wants to take some of it back, sources familiar with the situation tell Bloomberg Law.
Workers Memorial Day-April 28th
04/24/18 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
Stand Up for Safe Jobs on Workers Memorial Day   Each year on Workers Memorial Day (April 28), working people throughout the world remember those who were hurt or killed on the job and recommit to the struggle for a safe workplace.
Colonial Life Open Enrollment
04/23/18 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
The St. Louis Police Officers Association in partnership with Colonial Life offers voluntary insurance benefits (similar to Aflac) to our members at a very competitive rate.    The Colonial Life reps will be in various police buildings explaining the benefits and signing up members who are interested for the coverage.
IATSE Local b4 - Alert
04/23/18 - IATSE Local B4
Brothers and Sisters,  This coming Friday we are doing the premeditated violence and de-escalation training.  Krav Maga expert Gershon Ben Keren will lead the training.   I have training scheduled at the Wang 5pm to 7:30 if anyone is interested.   There is also one at 10am on the same day at the New England Conservatory if people are interested.
2018 NALC Food Drive
04/23/18 - Teamsters Local 542
Come and support Unions United and the San Diego Food Bank during the National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive! Teamsters Local 542 have for years been a supporter of this event and 2018 will not be the exception! Come and join us on Saturday, May 12, 2018 starting from 5:00 p.m.
How the Loss of Union Power Has Hurt American Manufacturing
04/23/18 - Teamsters local 570
April 23, 2018 | JOBS | Want to make America great again and keep factories in the United States? Try strengthening labor unions. That may seem counterintuitive, and certainly contrary to the direction the country has been moving in lately.

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