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    The Pushback Against Unfair Labor Practices
    09/03/15 - Teamsters Local 355
    Sept. 3, 2015 | OPINION | washingtonpost.com On this Labor Day, American workers may be beginning to reclaim what by right should be theirs. To be sure, the economic statistics continue to appall: In the second quarter of this year, for instance, labor costs rose at their lowest rate since the early ’80s — a measly 0.2 percent, despite steady economic growth and falling unemployment.
    Mid-Atlantic Regional Bargaining Report #33
    09/03/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
    Mid-Atlantic Regional Bargaining Report #33 September 3, 2015 The Regional Committee met with the Company today. The Company opened the meeting clarifying its proposal on the list of Centers.
    Verizon slams woman with surprise $140 charge
    09/03/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
    Jackson resident Normi Lipsit only paid $15 a month for her bare-bones Verizon Wireless phone. So why did she get socked with a charge nearly 10 times that after she canceled? The answer seems to be in her interaction with the company as she made adjustments to her service. We'll get in to that in a moment, but Press on Your Side was able to help her with the $140.
    Frontier: soon-to-be-acquired Verizon wireline assets see $1.45B revenue climb
    09/03/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
    Frontier Communications reported in a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) 8-K filing that the wireline assets it is acquiring from Verizon in California, Texas and Florida performed well during the second quarter with revenues rising year-over-year to $1.45 billion. Likewise, adjusted EBITDA was $416 million, up 3.
    2016 National Convention Notice
    09/03/15 - AMFA Local 32
    2016 National Convention Notice To: All AMFA Locals Re: 2016 National Convention Date: July 30, 2015 In accordance with Article XII, Section 1 of the AMFA Constitution, this letter shall serve as the official notice of the 2016 AMFA National Convention. The delegates to the 2012 National Convention voted to convene the 2016 National Convention in New Orleans, LA.
    REMINDER Free Labor Day Picnic
    09/03/15 - CWA Local 2222
    The NOVA Labor Federation is where all the AFL-CIO affiliated Unions gather to discuss issues of importance to all Union workers.  Each year they sponsor a free picnic for all Union members and their families.  The picnic is always held on Labor Day.  Local 2222 Members are encouraged to attend and to bring their families.
    Mid-Atlantic Regional Bargaining Report #33
    09/03/15 - CWA Local 2222
    September 3, 2015 The Regional Committee met with the Company today. The Company opened the meeting clarifying its proposal on the list of Centers. The Company’s intent is not to close the centers but only to identify centers where they would pay an additional $5,000 in home relocation benefits to employees transferred either within or to a different bargaining unit.
    Mother of Our Brother Ernesto Garavito Passes
    09/03/15 - TWU Local 568
    WE REGRET TO INFORM YOU THAT OUR BROTHER, ERNESTO GARAVIOTO, HAS SUFFERED THE LOSS OF HIS MOTHER LAST NIGHT IN BOGOTA. SERVICES WILL BE HELD IN BOGOTA ON SEPTEMBER 5, 2015. DETAILS CURRENTLY ARE VERY LIMITED, HOWEVER WE WILL SHARE ANY FURTHER INFORMATION AS IT IS RECEIVED BY THE LOCAL.
    The Pushback Against Unfair Labor Practices
    09/03/15 - Teamsters local 570
    Sept. 3, 2015 | OPINION | washingtonpost.com On this Labor Day, American workers may be beginning to reclaim what by right should be theirs. To be sure, the economic statistics continue to appall: In the second quarter of this year, for instance, labor costs rose at their lowest rate since the early ’80s — a measly 0.2 percent, despite steady economic growth and falling unemployment.
    Regional Bargaining Report # 32
    09/03/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 1107
    Regional Bargaining Report # 32 Wednesday, September 2, 2015 CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees spent Tuesday and Wednesday at the Rye Town Hilton in Westchester. On Tuesday, the company presented proposals that represented minimal movement however all of their major concessionary demands remain on the table.
    MEETING
    09/03/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
    CWA LOCAL 1120 QUARTERLY MEETING THURSDAY  SEPTEMBER 17, 2015 6:00PM ITALIAN CENTER  MILL ST.
    Journeyman CEU Schedule
    09/03/15 - IBEW Local 551
    TWU International Clips
    09/03/15 - TWU Local 568
    Date:       September 3, 2015 From:     Office of the President Re:          TWU International Clips Air Clips The fight over flights at Dallas Love Field is growing nastier. CBS Broadcast. Also covered in Dallas Morning News. Southwest Airlines Co.
    The Pushback Against Unfair Labor Practices
    09/03/15 - Teamsters Local 992
    Sept. 3, 2015 | OPINION | washingtonpost.com On this Labor Day, American workers may be beginning to reclaim what by right should be theirs. To be sure, the economic statistics continue to appall: In the second quarter of this year, for instance, labor costs rose at their lowest rate since the early ’80s — a measly 0.2 percent, despite steady economic growth and falling unemployment.
    From the Desk of the Business Agents
    09/03/15 - IATSE Local 33
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    SCHEDULE CHANGE
    09/03/15 - International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
    Due to the scheduling conflicts during the Confrence Season, the Local will have a few adjustments to our operating ours.Closed -Thursday 9/10 & Thursday 9/17Open -Wednesday 9/9 & 9/16 Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.
    Lynda.com
    09/03/15 - IATSE Local 33
    Sisters and Brothers, We recently announced our partnership withLynda.com, a website featuring over 2,500 online courses in a wide range of subjects. This partnership means that through their local unions, IATSE members can purchase annual subscriptions worth $375 for just $20. The subscription period begins September 1, 2015 and expires August 31, 2016.
    Labor Day Closure
    09/03/15 - IBEW Local 483
    Please Note! The Union Hall will be closed MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2015 to observe the Labor Day Holiday! We will re-open TUES, SEPT 8, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. Have a SAFE and HAPPY HOLIDAY.
    Please Vote Now!
    09/03/15 - Local 328, Oregon AFSCME Council 75
    Please Vote Now! Local 328, Officers and Executive Board  This election is for the purpose of electing member leaders to the Local 328 Executive Board for a two year term of office. You must be a dues payer to vote. If you need help voting please contact fvehafric@oregonafscme.
    Time to renew DC Mechanic License
    09/03/15 - IUEC Local 10
    By now most of you have received your emails from the DC government about renewing your DC Elevator Mechanics License.  I am sure that all of you are asking the same question I had, "How much is the renewal"?  This was not printed in the email you received.  I contacted Pearson Vue and the renewal price is $260.00 for the 2 year license.
    Mid-Atlantic Regional Bargaining Report #32
    09/03/15 - CWA Local 2222
    September 2, 2015 The Regional Committee met with the company today in an off-table discussion regarding healthcare.  These discussions are an attempt to clarify information and find areas of agreement where we can move forward in these very slow negotiations.  Tomorrow, members of the committee will meet regarding local issues.
    Making America Work for Working People
    09/03/15 - HVALF AFL-CIO
    For millions of working parents like me, the juggling act between our homes and offices gets even more frantic as our kids head back to school.
    The Pushback Against Unfair Labor Practices
    09/03/15 - Teamsters Local 888
    Sept. 3, 2015 | OPINION | washingtonpost.com On this Labor Day, American workers may be beginning to reclaim what by right should be theirs. To be sure, the economic statistics continue to appall: In the second quarter of this year, for instance, labor costs rose at their lowest rate since the early ’80s — a measly 0.2 percent, despite steady economic growth and falling unemployment.
    The Pushback Against Unfair Labor Practices
    09/03/15 - HVALF AFL-CIO
    On this Labor Day, American workers may be beginning to reclaim what by right should be theirs. To be sure, the economic statistics continue to appall: In the second quarter of this year, for instance, labor costs rose at their lowest rate since the early ’80s — a measly 0.2 percent, despite steady economic growth and falling unemployment. That’s what happens when the income gains from work accrue almost entirely to owners, stock players and top executives.
    National FOP President Chuck Canterbury
    09/02/15 - Pennsylvania State Lodge FOP
    STATEMENT OF FOP PRESIDENT CHUCK CANTERBURY ON RECENT VIOLENCE TARGETING LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS This has been a brutal and tragic few weeks for our nation’s law enforcement officers.  In just two weeks, five-law enforcement officers were murdered and a sixth death of an off-duty officer is being investigated as a homicide.
    Vz Dependent Care Reimbursement Fund
    09/02/15 - CWA Local 1111
    Verizon Suspends Dependent Care Reimbursement Fund   The Company has suspended the Work/Family Dependent Care Reimbursement Fund, effective immediately. The program is funded each contract with a specific bargained-for amount of money. Instead of extending the program while negotiations are on-going, the company cancelled it.
    Vz Bargaining Report #32
    09/02/15 - CWA Local 1111
    Regional Bargaining Report # 32 Wednesday, September 2, 2015 CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees spent Tuesday and Wednesday at the Rye Town Hilton in Westchester. On Tuesday, the company presented proposals that represented minimal movement however all of their major concessionary demands remain on the table.
    STATEMENT OF FOP PRESIDENT CHUCK CANTERBURY ON RECENT VIOLENCE TARGETING LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS
    09/02/15 - FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE
    This has been a brutal and tragic few weeks for our nation’s law enforcement officers.  In just two weeks, five-law enforcement officers were murdered and a sixth death of an off-duty officer is being investigated as a homicide.
    Rest in Peace!
    09/02/15 - IBEW Local 191
    James R. “Bender” Bender, 38, of Rock Island, died on Monday morning, August 31, 2015. A Celebration of Life for James Bender will be held on Thursday afternoon, September 3rd at Douglas County Hydro Park at the shelter from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. You are invited to visit his tribute online at www.HeritageMemorialChapel.com and leave a memory for the family.
    Associate Member Program!
    09/02/15 - IBEW Local 191
    Fellow Electricians: I want to invite you to join IBEW Local 191's new "Associate Member Program". There is an annual fee of $25.00 for this membership. As an Associate Member, you will be able to take as many CEU classes as you need for free.
    TEAMSTER NATION BLOG - Let's get America working!
    09/02/15 - Teamsters Local 767
    TEAMSTER NATION BLOG Let's get America working! The International Brotherhood of Teamsters is unveiling a new “Let’s Get America Working” campaign in advance of the 2016 election that will encourage both Democratic and Republican lawmakers to endorse a pro-worker platform.
    Education Inc. Movie Screening & Education Forum
    09/02/15 - HVALF AFL-CIO
    Join Educators, Community Members and Students for a Screening of the Documentary Education Inc. Followed by a discussion with elected officials, teachers and students.
    Labor Readies Fall Highway Blitz
    09/02/15 - Teamsters local 570
    Sept. 2, 2015 | TRANSPORTATION | thehill.com  The International Brotherhood of Teamsters union is gearing up for an aggressive fall push to convince lawmakers to approve a long-term highway bill that has eluded transportation advocates for the better part of a decade. Federal funding for road and transit programs is set to expire on Oct.
    Labor Readies Fall Highway Blitz
    09/02/15 - Teamsters Local 355
    Sept. 2, 2015 | TRANSPORTATION | thehill.com  The International Brotherhood of Teamsters union is gearing up for an aggressive fall push to convince lawmakers to approve a long-term highway bill that has eluded transportation advocates for the better part of a decade. Federal funding for road and transit programs is set to expire on Oct.
    Website Login
    09/02/15 - Jefferson County Association of Educational Support Personnel
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    Fleet Memo for August 29 2015
    09/02/15 - Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific-National Office
    Mid-Atlantic Regional Bargaining Report #32
    09/02/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
    The Regional Committee met with the company today in an off-table discussion regarding healthcare.  These discussions are an attempt to clarify information and find areas of agreement where we can move forward in these very slow negotiations.  Tomorrow, members of the committee will meet regarding local issues.
    Mid-Atlantic Regional Bargaining Report # 31
    09/02/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
    Mid-Atlantic Regional Bargaining Report # 31 September 1, 2015 The Regional Bargaining Committee met with the company this afternoon to discuss the company's proposal regarding Force Transfers Requiring a Home Relocation. The Union also requested the Company revisit the proposed changes to the Medical Restriction Policy.
    Labor Readies Fall Highway Blitz
    09/02/15 - Teamsters Local 992
    Sept. 2, 2015 | TRANSPORTATION | thehill.com  The International Brotherhood of Teamsters union is gearing up for an aggressive fall push to convince lawmakers to approve a long-term highway bill that has eluded transportation advocates for the better part of a decade. Federal funding for road and transit programs is set to expire on Oct.
    Nomination Meeting
    09/02/15 - Local 285-M
    Nomination Meeting
    09/02/15 - Local 285-M
    Scholarship Winner
    09/02/15 - Teamsters Local Union No.
    CONGRATULATIONS MARIA CHAVARIN OF TAYLOR FARMS FOOD SERVICE!!! Maria Chavarin and her daughter have been selected as the winners of a $1,000.00 dollar scholarhip to continue her university education. We are very proud of the accomplishments of Maria Chavarin and her daughter. Congratulations! !!!FELICIDADES MARIA CHAVARIN DE TAYLOR FARMS FOOD SERVICE.
    Notice of Local Union Plan Submission Form to All Members of Teamsters LU No. 455
    09/02/15 - Teamsters Local 455
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    Labor Day Breakfast
    09/02/15 - IBEW Local 100
    To all brothers and sisters, Local 100 is sponsoring the annual Labor Day breakfast that is put on by our local Central Labor Council. The pancake breakfast will be at the Fresno Fairgrounds starting at 8 AM. There will be fun activities for the kids (monster Jenga, giant playground, cake walk, etc.) as well as cool prizes for us adults with a huge raffle.
    VZ Dependent Care
    09/02/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
    Effective September 1, 2015 the Work/Family Dependent Care Reimbursement Fund will be suspended because we do not have a new collective bargaining agreement. Members who participate in the fund will be notified through e mail from Beverly Steele, the fund administrator.
    Thanks- Read Frontline – Go Bowling
    09/02/15 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    September 2, 2015 IBEW 21 Days of Giving Update We would like to thank all of our members, retirees and friends of IBEW 21 who donated to our IBEW 21 Days of Giving - Back to School supply drive.  Your generosity was overwhelming.  You donated nearly $3,000 and many boxes and bags filled with school supplies.
    Mid-Atlantic Regional Bargaining Report # 31
    09/02/15 - CWA Local 2222
    The Regional Bargaining Committee met with the company this afternoon to discuss the company's proposal regarding Force Transfers Requiring a Home Relocation. The Union also requested the Company revisit the proposed changes to the Medical Restriction Policy.
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