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2015 CWA Joe Beirne Foundation Scholarship
Communications Workers of America Local 1107
The Silent Killer of Firefighters
Fire Fighter Cancer Foundation
As Cato Closes in on New England, FairPoint Struggles with Service Issues
NH AFL-CIO
Wage Growth Disparity
NH AFL-CIO
Happy Thanksgiving
Kansas City Labor Beacon Newspaper
Firefighters Battle Work Hazards
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2015 CWA Joe Beirne Foundation Scholarship
11/26/14 - Communications Workers of America Local 1107
Dear Colleagues: This is a reminder that applications are now being accepted through April 30, 2015, for the CWA Joe Beirne Foundation's annual scholarship offerings for the 2015-2016 school year.
The Silent Killer of Firefighters
11/26/14 - Fire Fighter Cancer Foundation
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As Cato Closes in on New England, FairPoint Struggles with Service Issues
11/26/14 - NH AFL-CIO
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, November 26 CONTACT: Amy Masciola, 202-285-6955, amy.masciola@gmail.
Wage Growth Disparity
11/26/14 - NH AFL-CIO
The Washington Post By Chico Harlan November 21, 2014 Thomas Gray says he was fortunate coming out of the recession: He took a job in one of the nation’s fastest-growing industries, food services, preparing meals for 500 students in a Head Start cafeteria. But after two years of work, his salary had not budged, so his mother came out of retirement and took a job at United Way.
Happy Thanksgiving
11/26/14 - Kansas City Labor Beacon Newspaper
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Firefighters Battle Work Hazards
11/26/14 - Fire Fighter Cancer Foundation
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December 2014 Worker to Worker
11/26/14 - UAW Local 4911
The December 2014 Worker to Worker is now available...The Ultimate Holiday Gift from the Labor Movement, Free Christmas Journey tickets available to 4911 members.
Local 264 Members Answer The Bell
11/26/14 - Teamsters Local 264
In the wake of this unprecedented storm, I would like to thank all Local 264 members in both the public and private sector who answered the bell in a huge way.
Happy Thanksgiving
11/26/14 - Fire Fighter Cancer Foundation
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Airlines cancel 226 flights, millions affected
11/26/14 - TWU Local 568
(CNN) -- Don't be thankful for this morning's sunny, crisp fall weather just yet. A wintry storm is hours away from snarling travel across the East Coast on Wednesday, causing delays of up to six hours on the busiest travel days of the year. About 30 million people from the mountains of North Carolina to Maine could be affected.
Why Immigration Reform Helps American Workers, Too
11/26/14 - Teamsters local 570
Nov. 26, 2014 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | With his executive action shielding millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation, President Obama gave a whole lot of workers – largely the kind who pass you your burger, mow your lawn, clean your hotel room, bus your table, and pave your driveway – a raise.
Why Immigration Reform Helps American Workers, Too
11/26/14 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 26, 2014 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | With his executive action shielding millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation, President Obama gave a whole lot of workers – largely the kind who pass you your burger, mow your lawn, clean your hotel room, bus your table, and pave your driveway – a raise.
Here’s What ALEC Has In Store for Workers in 2015
11/26/14 - Teamsters local 570
Nov. 26, 2014 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | The corporate dating service for state lawmakers known as ALEC once again has working men and women in its sights. And not in a good way. Early in December, ALEC (or the America Legislative Exchange Council) will present its plans on empowering corporations, pauperizing workers and eradicating private education in Washington, D.C.
Here’s What ALEC Has In Store for Workers in 2015
11/26/14 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 26, 2014 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | The corporate dating service for state lawmakers known as ALEC once again has working men and women in its sights. And not in a good way. Early in December, ALEC (or the America Legislative Exchange Council) will present its plans on empowering corporations, pauperizing workers and eradicating private education in Washington, D.C.
Happy Thanksgiving
11/26/14 - Working Families' Friend
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Happy Thanksgiving
11/26/14 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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Happy Thanksgiving
11/26/14 - IUEC Local 18
On behalf of all of us, Happy Thanksgiving. May your day be wonderful.
Why Immigration Reform Helps American Workers, Too
11/26/14 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 26, 2014 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | With his executive action shielding millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation, President Obama gave a whole lot of workers – largely the kind who pass you your burger, mow your lawn, clean your hotel room, bus your table, and pave your driveway – a raise.
Here’s What ALEC Has In Store for Workers in 2015
11/26/14 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 26, 2014 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | The corporate dating service for state lawmakers known as ALEC once again has working men and women in its sights. And not in a good way. Early in December, ALEC (or the America Legislative Exchange Council) will present its plans on empowering corporations, pauperizing workers and eradicating private education in Washington, D.C.
Get Entered in USA's Cast & Blast: Vote Brotherhood Outdoors
11/26/14 - IBEW Local 659
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Thanksgiving
11/26/14 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
The hall will be closing early on Wednesday for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will reopen on Monday, December 1, 2014. Have a great holiday.
Holiday Organizing Blitz
11/26/14 - AFGE Local 0003
AFGE/NVAC has just announced a NEW Holiday Organizing Blitz from NOW until December 31, 2014.  This does not include previous applications.  This new blitz will be: ·         $100.00 for the new member ·         $100.
What Do Members Think Of The Union?
11/26/14 - Local 328, Oregon AFSCME Council 75
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Happy Thanksgiving
11/26/14 - IUEC Local 10
As the weather man is calling for rain mixing with snow today, the Union Hall and Staff would like to wish the entire body and their families a very Happy Thanksgiving.  We, at the Hall, are thankful this year for the up swing in work and being able to get our "out of work" numbers down the lowest they have been in three years.
Hall Closed
11/26/14 - IBEW Local 648
The union hall will be closed on Thursday, November 27th, and on Friday, November 28th.
Free Training for Members
11/26/14 - AFSCME Local 132
Here is the new training schedule and check it out you can now register online for these great set two trainings. All of these trainings are free for members.
Annual Christmas Party
11/25/14 - Local 333
You are cordially invited to Masters Mates & Pilots annual Christmas Party held at Snug Harbor in the John Noble Museum on December 17th from noon until 4 PM. Questions can be directed to Don Josberger, Ana Victorio, Ron Tucker, Rich Russo, Paul Roura and Mike Riordan.Please RSVP the email address on invitation if you can come with number attending.
URGENT: BULLETIN 14-13
11/25/14 - AFA-CWA Local Council 57
It has been brought to our attention that Bulletin 14-13 was issued on November 18th for the AirTran Flight Attendant Manual, with no apparent advisory to the AirTran Flight Attendants, nor is it reflected on ShareTran or the base monitors.  This is a 12-page bulletin entitled "Communicable Disease Information".
Land's End Uniform Credits
11/25/14 - AFA-CWA Local Council 57
Many Flight Attendants have contacted us regarding -zero- balanced Land's End accounts that no longer reflect their Uniform credits.  After following up with our Uniform liaison, this was done in error, and the credits have been restored.   Uniforms may still be purchased in the AirTran partition until November 30.
2014 POACCSD ELECTION
11/25/14 - Police Officer's Association of CCSD
Online voting for POACCSD President, Sgt at Arms, and 2 Trustee positions will open on 12/15/2014 at 0800 hours and close on 12/16/2014 at 2000 hours.
Important Notice!!
11/25/14 - AFSCME Local 1360 Akron City Employees
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Register here for upcoming trainings
11/25/14 - AFSCME Local 132
Winter Warmth
11/25/14 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
November 26, 2014- As we prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday and the Black Friday sales don’t forget to remember the kids we are helping this holiday season. The IBEW 21 Days of Giving “Toy and Coat Drive” ends on Tuesday, December 2nd.   The children from My Joyful Heart are grateful for your toy donations this holiday season but with the bitter cold that has already hit our area they are also in need of coats, hats and gloves in sizes up to up adult medium.
NHPA member Len Disesa interview on becoming a NH State Representative
11/25/14 - New Hampshire Police Association
Three new state representatives, Len Disesa of Dover, Eric Eastman of Nashua, and Mary Frietas of Manchester, discuss why they wanted to become a representative.
Thanksgiving closing
11/25/14 - IBEW Local 483
In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday IBEW Local 483 will close at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday Nov. 26th and re-open Monday Dec. 1st at 8:00 a.m.
HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
11/25/14 - NTEU Chapter 143
Local 6 STEWARD TRAINING is now available.
11/25/14 - IBEW Local 6
IBEW Local 6 will now offer STEWARD TRAINING over a 2 night period in late January.  The class will take place at 55 Fillmore from 4:30pm-8:30pm on Wednesday, January 21st and Thursday, January 22nd.  Class space is limited to (25) so sign up soon by calling the Local 6 Hall at 415-861-5752.
Updated Badging Procedure
11/25/14 - AFA-CWA Local Council 57
We've worked with the Company to provide some flexibility for those of you who are attending SMT in January and have not yet submitted your paperwork and taken your new Employee ID photo, but will not be transiting the ATL domicile during the next week.
Be A Part Of History - Stand With Walmart Workers
11/24/14 - AFSCME Local 1360 Akron City Employees
Dear AFSCME Leader, On Black Friday, you’ve got a chance to be a part of history. Walmart workers are taking on the wealthiest family in the country, the Walton family heirs, and they’re counting on your help.
WalMart Story
11/24/14 - AFSCME Local 1360 Akron City Employees
Sisters and Brothers, Meet Martha Sellers. On Thanksgiving, Martha probably won’t be able to afford a Walmart turkey. That’s because she has to choose between paying the bills and putting food on the table.
Cancer-Sniffing Dogs Aid in Early Detection
11/24/14 - Fire Fighter Cancer Foundation
GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (KABC) Thomas Thompson put himself in danger every day for 50 years, but the retired firefighter didn't see another danger lurking: cancer. "I don't think that we ever expected that, and that's the reason it's always a large shock when somebody tells you that you have it," Thompson said.
Immigration and it's effect on Labor policy
11/24/14 - NH AFL-CIO
Al Jazeera By E. Tammy Kim November 21, 2014 The executive action announced by President Barack Obama Thursday night is as much a game changer for labor policy as immigration. He will give some 5 million undocumented workers — the people who "pick our fruit" and "make our beds" — the chance to apply for work authorization and relief from deportation.
Morgan Foods Teamsters Overwhelmingly Ratify New Contract
11/24/14 - Teamsters Local 89
On Sunday, November 23rd, Teamsters at Morgan Foods in Austin, Indiana overwhelmingly ratified a new six-year agreement.  This new Contract will dramatically improve the lives of Morgan Foods workers and their families.
Crew Planning To Transition to SWA
11/24/14 - AFA-CWA Local Council 57
On Wednesday, November 26, the Company will be transitioning AirTran Crew Planning into Southwest Airlines. CrewPlan@airtran.com will continue to be monitored, and emails will be responded to.
Verizon Rally to Protect Our Jobs & Our Future:
11/24/14 - CWA Local 1103
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In Midst of FairPoint Strike, Unnamed Company Luring Telecom Workers to New England with $300,000 Offer
11/24/14 - NH AFL-CIO
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, November 24 CONTACT: Jim McNeill, 202-213-1614, Jim@FairnessAtFairpoint.com In “confidential” job posting on Monster.
OFFICER ELECTIONS
11/24/14 - IUE-CWA Local 301
The elections for ALL Officer positions will be held from 7:00am, December 4th until 7:00am, December 5th. ALL members are urged to participate in the voting. The Election will be held at Union Hall, 336 Broadway, Schenectady.
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