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    James R. Hoffa Memorial College Student Essay
    06/01/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 677
    2017 ESSAY CONTEST James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund All Applications must be sent to the Local Union Hall for approval by June 1, 2017. 1871 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, CT 06706 (Printable applicaiton below) GOOD LUCK.
    Zombie ACA repeal bill - It's baaaaaack
    04/27/17 - CWA Local 2222
    For those of you following, you've probably read by now that a group of Republicans have reached a compromise on changes to their ACA repeal bill. It's a really bad bill that basically would allow for health insurance companies to once again start charging higher rights for people with preexisting conditions.  A floor vote could come as early as this Friday.
    Union & Specially Called AT&T Contract Overview Meetings
    04/27/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    April 27, 2017 - May Union meetings have changed and additional AT&T Contract Overview meetings will be held during the Month of May. 
    Report: Trump Plans to Fill the NLRB With Union-Busters
    04/27/17 - Teamsters local 570
    Apr. 27, 2017  | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Just a few weeks ago at a building trades convention, President Donald Trump promised labor leaders that they would “always find an open door” at the White House. That door seemingly was shut in their faces. Trump will soon nominate a union-buster to sit on the National Labor Relations Board, according to a Politico report.
    Montana AFL-CIO Backs Quist for Congress, “Rob Quist is a homegrown Montanan”
    04/27/17 - Montana State AFL-CIO
    Following interviews with Rob Quist, Democratic candidate for U.S. Congress and Greg Gianforte, Republican candidate for U.S. Congress, the Montana AFL-CIO's Executive Board voted unanimously to endorse Rob Quistto fill the Congressional seat vacated by now Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke.
    Report: Trump Plans to Fill the NLRB With Union-Busters
    04/27/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    Apr. 27, 2017  | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Just a few weeks ago at a building trades convention, President Donald Trump promised labor leaders that they would “always find an open door” at the White House. That door seemingly was shut in their faces. Trump will soon nominate a union-buster to sit on the National Labor Relations Board, according to a Politico report.
    American Announces Mid-Term Pay Increases for Pilots and Flight Attendants
    04/27/17 - TWU Local 568
    American Airlines yesterday announced mid-contract pay increases for its pilot and flight attendant groups. The Company states its reasoning is that those two groups have fallen significantly behind their industry peers with long durations before their collective bargaining agreements are open for negotiations.
    WORKERS MEMORIAL DAY APRIL 2017
    04/27/17 - Laborers' Local 231
    Most of us can feel assured that after any given workday we'll return safely to our homes and families. Yet for too many men and women, the workday will bring a serious injury and even death on the job. That's why this April 28th, known as Workers Memorial Day in the United States and National Day of mourning in Canada, is so important...
    Rest In Peace, Brother
    04/27/17 - IUEC Local 10
    The Officers and Members of Local #10, International Union of Elevator Constructors, are hereby notified of the passing of Honorary Brother Lawrence N. Ricker, JR. on April 26, 2017.  Officers and members may call at the Haight Funeral Home and Chapel, 6416 Sykesville Road, Sykesville, MD on Sunday, April 30, 2017 from 6 - 8 PM, where services will be held on Monday, May 1, 2017 at 10:00 am.
    Report: Trump Plans to Fill the NLRB With Union-Busters
    04/27/17 - Teamsters Local 992
    Apr. 27, 2017  | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Just a few weeks ago at a building trades convention, President Donald Trump promised labor leaders that they would “always find an open door” at the White House. That door seemingly was shut in their faces. Trump will soon nominate a union-buster to sit on the National Labor Relations Board, according to a Politico report.
    In Memoriam
    04/27/17 - IBEW Local 191
    John Metz, age 64, passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017. He was born July 23, 1952 in Polson, Montana to Mondell and June Metz. John was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Mondell and Leo, and first wife Perly.
    APWU Receives Favorable Arbitration Ruling Clerk Craft Gains 362 Administrative and Technical Jobs
    04/27/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    Arbitrator Goldberg ruled that the Postal Service failed to make a good faith effort to return 362 administrative and technical jobs to the Clerk Craft. The arbitration award was issued on April 21, 2017 and settles a long-standing dispute over the Clerk Craft Jobs Memorandum of Understanding in the 2010 Collective Bargaining Agreement.
    No one should be fooled by Trump’s campaign promise not to cut Social Security
    04/27/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    As part of his tax package, Donald Trump reportedly is planning to propose replacing employee contributions to Social Security with general revenue. The proposal is a Trojan horse: It appears to be a gift, in the form of middle class tax relief, but would, if enacted, lead to the destruction of working Americans’ fundamental economic security.
    Workers strike for a $15 wage, and this time with the support of the entire Democratic Party
    04/27/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    Daquan Jackson was supposed to be at work at 7 a.m. on Wednesday. By late morning, he should have been grilling the large amounts of chicken and steak required to feed customers during the lunchtime rush at the Qdoba Mexican restaurant in the Pentagon. Instead, Jackson joined roughly 400 other federal contract workers and low-wage employees with Good Jobs Nation striking outside the U.S.
    602 run-off results
    04/27/17 - Lansing Labor News
    Doug Fox has been elected Recording Secretary in the Local 602 run-off election held this week.
    Trump says he’s stopping jobs from going abroad. Here’s the truth.
    04/27/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    At least 11,934 Americans have lost or are losing their jobs to production moved overseas since Inauguration Day. Susan Haines and Sharon Vanacker knew something was wrong when their CTS Corporation factory in Elkhart, Indiana shut down production one afternoon in June of last year. That “never happens, unless it’s a holiday or something,” Vanacker said.
    Report: Trump Plans to Fill the NLRB With Union-Busters
    04/27/17 - Teamsters Local 888
    Apr. 27, 2017  | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Just a few weeks ago at a building trades convention, President Donald Trump promised labor leaders that they would “always find an open door” at the White House. That door seemingly was shut in their faces. Trump will soon nominate a union-buster to sit on the National Labor Relations Board, according to a Politico report.
    Raffle to support NHDOC Officer's child
    04/26/17 - New Hampshire Police Association
    Signed Tom Brady Super Bowl LI Helmet Fundraiser Constantine Salce Constantine is the 9 year old son of Correctional Officer Dominic Salce and his wife Lu.  Constantine was born with the genetic disorder Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA).  SMA is a genetic disease affecting the part of the nervous system that controls voluntary muscle movement.
    Workers Memorial Day is April 28Join an Event Near You!
    04/26/17 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    Each year, thousands of workers die and millions more are injured or sickened from dangerous working conditions.
    May 1 2017
    04/26/17 - IUPAT local 10
    Join Local Ten in solidarity on May Day (International Workers Day).
    When Wall Street Writes the Rules for Retirement
    04/26/17 - Teamsters local 570
    Apr. 26, 2017  | WAGES | Democrats are uniting behind Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in a legislative push to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour. Sanders will reintroduce a $15 minimum wage bill Wednesday, attracting support from some Democrats such as Senator Patty Murray (Wash.), who previously supported a smaller minimum wage increase.
    Sanders, Dems Introduce $15 Minimum Wage Bill
    04/26/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    Apr. 26, 2017  | WAGES | Democrats are uniting behind Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in a legislative push to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour. Sanders will reintroduce a $15 minimum wage bill Wednesday, attracting support from some Democrats such as Senator Patty Murray (Wash.), who previously supported a smaller minimum wage increase.
    April 15, 2017 Front Page
    04/26/17 - Kansas City Labor Beacon Newspaper
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    Teamsters 419 #Fairness Information Demonstration
    04/26/17 - Teamsters local 419
    Smiles Are Best At GMS!
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    Sanders, Dems Introduce $15 Minimum Wage Bill
    04/26/17 - Teamsters Local 992
    Apr. 26, 2017  | WAGES | Democrats are uniting behind Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in a legislative push to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour. Sanders will reintroduce a $15 minimum wage bill Wednesday, attracting support from some Democrats such as Senator Patty Murray (Wash.), who previously supported a smaller minimum wage increase.
    IBEW – AT&T Reach Early Tentative Agreement
    04/26/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 2:00pm (CST) - The IBEW System Council T-3 (SCT-3) and AT&T reached a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract covering approximately 5,000 employees working for the company nationwide primarily in Illinois and Northwest Indiana.
    Join the People's Climate March
    04/26/17 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    Stand up for Our Communities and Climate Join American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO (APWU) members, as well as allies from labor, civil rights, environmental and political reform groups.
    “Line of Duty” - written and performed by Jon Secada and Joel Someillan
    04/26/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    61st Annual Montana AFL-CIO Convention
    04/26/17 - Montana State AFL-CIO
    The 61st Annual Montana AFL-CIO Convention will be June 1st - June 3rd at the Big Horn Resort in Billings Montana. More information to come.
    New Tyson Fresh Meats Labor Agreement
    04/26/17 - Teamsters Local 577
    To All Tyson Fresh Meats Members,     The results of the vote over the Company’s Best and Final Offer are listed below.     Votes In Favor of the Proposed Contract: 1,785     Votes Against the Proposed Contract: 353    The terms of the new Labor Agreement will go into effect Sunday, April 30, 2017.
    Press Release: 2017 AMFA Scholarship Recipients
    04/26/17 - AMFA
    April 26, 2016 -- The AMFA National Executive Council (NEC) is proud to announce the two recipients of the AMFA Scholarship for 2017. Those who applied had to be currently enrolled in a school to gain their Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) license, had to be a US Citizen, and were required to submit a 500-word essay expressing why they chose aircraft maintenance as a career.
    Sanders, Dems Introduce $15 Minimum Wage Bill
    04/26/17 - Teamsters Local 888
    Apr. 26, 2017  | WAGES | Democrats are uniting behind Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in a legislative push to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour. Sanders will reintroduce a $15 minimum wage bill Wednesday, attracting support from some Democrats such as Senator Patty Murray (Wash.), who previously supported a smaller minimum wage increase.
    Upcoming OSHA 10 classes
    04/25/17 - IATSE Local 33
    The Training and Safety Committee will be hosting an OSHA 10 class, Monday & Tuesday, May 15th & 16th, 9 am two-day class anyone interested email the training.committee@ia33.
    May 1st Solidarity March
    04/25/17 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
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    Amtrak at a Junction
    04/25/17 - Pennsylvania Federation BMWED-IBT
    The derailments have set off alarms over Amtrak’s management of the station, its safety record and the railroad’s perennial funding problems. The days of commuting turmoil prompted by the accidents also offered an ominous preview of the future if the railroad’s aging infrastructure is not soon overhauled.
    When Wall Street Writes the Rules for Retirement
    04/25/17 - Teamsters local 570
    Apr. 25, 2017  | RETIREMENT | … Limited access to retirement plans, combined with stagnating wages, fluctuating work hours and other factors, results in one in three working Americans having nothing saved for retirement at all.
    When Wall Street Writes the Rules for Retirement
    04/25/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    Apr. 25, 2017  | RETIREMENT | … Limited access to retirement plans, combined with stagnating wages, fluctuating work hours and other factors, results in one in three working Americans having nothing saved for retirement at all.
    Alert: Wang needs help for Thurs and Sat
    04/25/17 - IATSE Local B4
    Wang needs help Thursday, 6:30 call and Saturday, 7 pm call for Alvin Ailey. If you can work please contact Robin Jones at 617-723-2214.
    When Wall Street Writes the Rules for Retirement
    04/25/17 - Teamsters Local 992
    Apr. 25, 2017  | RETIREMENT | … Limited access to retirement plans, combined with stagnating wages, fluctuating work hours and other factors, results in one in three working Americans having nothing saved for retirement at all.
    Loud & Clear | Health Benefits Update
    04/25/17 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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    SLPOA meeting Wednesday
    04/25/17 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
    Members, The next General Membership meeting of the St. Louis Police Officers' Association is scheduled for this Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 7pm.  Acting Police Commissioner Lt Col O’Toole will address those in attendance.
    When Wall Street Writes the Rules for Retirement
    04/25/17 - Teamsters Local 888
    Apr. 25, 2017  | RETIREMENT | … Limited access to retirement plans, combined with stagnating wages, fluctuating work hours and other factors, results in one in three working Americans having nothing saved for retirement at all.
    Message from AFSE President
    04/24/17 - AFSE
    From AFSE President Nas Afi: Dear AFSE Membership and Colleagues, I hope this communication finds you well, safe, and healthy. As you know, this week the AFSE Bargaining Team phased into the beginning of more Traditional Bargaining. That is, the parties are beginning to exchange proposals, with the rationale for them.
    NCPSO and You
    04/24/17 - CWA/NCPSO Local 2201
    Union Participation
    04/24/17 - CWA/NCPSO Local 2201
    10th Annual RPFFW Reunion Golf Outing
    04/24/17 - PFFWHG
    10th Annual RPFFW Reunion Golf Outing See attached file.
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