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    Rest in Peace: Brother Jorge Santiago
    08/30/16 - Teamsters Local 814
    On behalf of our Brother Jorge Santiago's family, we wish to share the following message from them: Jorge "June" Santiago passed away suddenly on August 25, 2016 at the age of 48. Loving and devoted to his family.
    JC 25 Womens Committee Health Fair
    08/30/16 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
    Our yearly Health Fair promotes healthy living thru nutrition and physical.
    Why Can't Our Economy Promote Equality and Shared Prosperity?
    08/30/16 - Teamsters local 570
    Aug. 30, 2016  | OPINION | Instead of griping about the greedheads of Wall Street and the rip-off financial system they've hung around our necks – why don't we "Take on Wall Street".
    LABOR DAY PARADE & PICNIC
    08/30/16 - Teamsters Local 264
    Executive Board Nominations
    08/30/16 - American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
    Nominations for all executive officers will be accepted during the next general membership meeting Tuesday September 27th at 5:30pm.
    NY SURPLUS
    08/30/16 - CWA Local 1123
    August, 30 2016 Brothers and Sisters, Attached is a notice of a NY surplus declaration in 30 titles in FAA 1-6,we are FAA 5. This surplus is due to process change and it is the 1st surplus where the "Special EIPP" (Section XIV of the 2016 MOU) will be used.
    Why Can't Our Economy Promote Equality and Shared Prosperity?
    08/30/16 - Teamsters Local 355
    Aug. 30, 2016  | OPINION | Instead of griping about the greedheads of Wall Street and the rip-off financial system they've hung around our necks – why don't we "Take on Wall Street".
    Board Election Day
    08/30/16 - American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
    Our union election will be held Tuesday October 25th from 6:00am to 6:00pm.
    MIC MOTORCYCLE RIDE
    08/30/16 - IBEW local 14
    Help Stop Operator Assaults
    08/30/16 - ATU Local 1001
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    Trump Lies About Social Security And Undocumented Workers
    08/30/16 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    In pivoting to the general election, Donald Trump recently proclaimed, “I will never lie to you.” That, of course, is a lie. Some of Trump’s lies are inconsequential, like his claim to never lie; others, though, are extremely damaging, furthering his political agenda while undermining the security of us all.
    Why Can't Our Economy Promote Equality and Shared Prosperity?
    08/30/16 - Teamsters Local 992
    Aug. 30, 2016  | OPINION | Instead of griping about the greedheads of Wall Street and the rip-off financial system they've hung around our necks – why don't we "Take on Wall Street".
    Tenure Review & Evaluation Workshop / Register Now!
    08/30/16 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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    Shelly Arnold Passes Away
    08/30/16 - Teamsters Local 89
    We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of longtime member Shelly Arnold. Shelly passed away on Sunday at the age of 58. She had been a very proud and active member of our union since 1986 when she first became an employee at American Greetings in Bardstown, Kentucky.
    IBEW 21 Mourns the Loss of Brother Robert C. Burger Jr.
    08/30/16 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of Brother Robert C. Burger Jr., Customer Systems Technician - Peoria, Illinois. Visitation - Wednesday, August 31, 4:00 PM - 06:00 PM, funeral service - Thursday, 10:00 AM, Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory 444 East Washington Street, East Peoria,IL. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.
    Paisley Magee
    08/30/16 - UA Local 296
    Brothers and Sisters- One of our own Brother's Jason Magee is going through a tough battle right now.  His Beautiful Daughter Paisley is Fighting cancer.  There will be a benefit for Paisley Magee Saturday September 24th, 2016.  Lets all help Kick Cancers Ass by Helping one of our Brothers.  Please review the attachment.
    Help Stop Operator Assaults
    08/30/16 - ATU Local 1001
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    THANK UNIONS
    08/30/16 - Teamsters Local 179
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    Wireman's Golf ASC.
    08/30/16 - IBEW Local 648
    The Wireman's Golf Association (WGA) is comprised of six states, District of Columbia, and Canada, where over 350 IBEW members golf in tournament every year in August.  Next year's tournament will be held in Columbus, OH and they are looking for new participants.  If you are interested, you will have to come to the hall and give the hall your name, card # and $5.
    Why Can't Our Economy Promote Equality and Shared Prosperity?
    08/30/16 - Teamsters Local 888
    Aug. 30, 2016  | OPINION | Instead of griping about the greedheads of Wall Street and the rip-off financial system they've hung around our necks – why don't we "Take on Wall Street".
    NOTICE OF NOMINATIONS & ELECTION OF OFFICERS OF LOCAL UNION 175
    08/29/16 - Teamsters Local 175
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    Teamsters Ohio D.R.I.V.E. Endorsements by County - 2016
    08/29/16 - Teamsters Local Union No. 436
    Please click on the link below for a printable list.
    Teamsters Debate
    08/29/16 - Teamsters Local 175
    Fred Zuckerman and Ken Hall, candidates for top offices in the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, participated in a debate. Fred Zuckerman was challenging incumbent president James Hoffa in the October 2016 election. James Hoffa did not appear at the debate and designated Ken Hall to represent him.
    AT&T Healthcare NBBP Local 3176 Vote
    08/29/16 - CWA Local 3176
    Brothers and Sister, Please see the results below of the ATT Healthcare vote for Local 3176 ONLY. These numbers will be added to the district totals and hopefully we will get the final results soon.
    AFL-CIO Labor Day Festival 9/3
    08/29/16 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
    Where:  James Day Park, 11828 West Pleasant Valley Rd.
    Our FACEBOOK is offline
    08/29/16 - American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
    Our union's Facebook page is TEMPORARILY offline until our executive board election is complete. Thank you for your patience.
    Celebration of Life!
    08/29/16 - IBEW Local 191
    A celebration of Wyatt Aller's Life will be held on Sunday, September 4th at Douglas County Park (by the 4-plex baseball fields off Grant Rd.) This is located in East Wenatchee Washington. This will be from 12:30 to 2:30. Bring your own food and drink.
    Worker Safety at Highway-Rail Grade Crossings
    08/29/16 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    There are no Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) regulations to protect roadway workers from vehicular traffic when working on or near highway-rail grade crossings (grade crossings). FRA does not have authority to regulate highway traffic.
    Safeway is Hiring! Warehouse
    08/29/16 - Teamsters Local 455
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    PSR Fleet Memo for August 27 2016
    08/29/16 - Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific-National Office
    Nomination & Interim Election
    08/29/16 - Communications Workers of America Local 1107
    **** NOTICE **** Nomination & Interim Election For Local Business Agent CXM Group CWA Local 1107 August 29, 2016 As provided in the CWA Local 1107 by-laws article XIV, “Nominations and Elections of Local Officers and Shop Stewards”.  Fifteen (15) days’ notice is hereby given for the Nomination for the office of Business Agent CXM(Line, & Splice ).
    Teamsters Ohio D.R.I.V.E. Endorsements by County - 2016
    08/29/16 - Teamsters Joint Council 41
    Please click on the link below for a printable list.
    Questions Regarding the P,H and W
    08/28/16 - IATSE Local 33
    Brothers, Sisters, Probationers If you have any questions pertaining to the Pension, Health, Welfare and 401(k) Trusts, please contact the Administrator of the Zenith American Trust Office;  Bill Lee @ (626) 732-2632. The Local 33 Trustees have been asked to have ALL questions directed to the Trust office directly due to making sure there are no miscommunications.
    TOWC Bowling Tournament
    08/26/16 - Teamsters local 419
    Brothers and Sisters,  The Teamsters Ontario Women's Caucus is hostings its annual bowling tournament on October 15 2016.  Any members who are interested in participating please contact Karen at the office at 905-670-4190 or via email at karen@teamsters419.
    Joint Association Update 8-26-16
    08/26/16 - TWU Local 513
    JCBA Update 08.26.16
    08/26/16 - TWU Local 568
    The Association Fleet Service Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines this week in New York to continue joint contract negotiations. First, we welcomed our new Fleet Service Association Negotiating Committee member, Tim Murphy, from TWU Local 512 located in Chicago. Tim was brought on to the team to replace Mike Mayes, who was promoted to TWU interim Air Division Director.
    APWU Orientation Agreement
    08/26/16 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
    8/26/16 Dear members, Attached is a settlement agreement regarding the ability of the APWU to conduct orientation for new career or non-career employees; for current employees assigned to the APWU bargaining unit, and for non-career employees who become eligible for health care. Congratulations to Tony McKinnon for his efforts in securing this agreement.
    DBCS Staffing
    08/26/16 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
    8/26/16 Dear members, Attached is a step 4 decision regarding the issue of staffing on the DBCS machine. Congratulations to Tony McKinnon, Director, Industrial Relations, for his efforts in securing this agreement.
    Teamsters 419 Summer Sunset Cruise
    08/26/16 - Teamsters local 419
    1st place for Local #10 top shooters
    08/26/16 - IUEC Local 10
    Saturday, August 20, 2016 was the date for the USA 2016 Baltimore Trap Shoot and Local #10 had a highly skilled team to represent us.  In the picture, to the left of this article, you can see (L-R) Cale Fuller, Reggie Garner, Austin Peed, and Retired Brother, Jim Price.  Mr. Ralph C Wellens was also part of the team but had to leave before the picture was taken.
    Load Line 302 Second Quarter
    08/26/16 - IUOE local 370
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    Fundraiser to benefit EPPD Officer Jesus "Chuy" Rodriguez
    08/26/16 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    A spaghetti plate fundraiser to benefit Officer Jesus "Chuy" Rodriguez will be held on Saturday, August 27, 2016, from 4:00 to 8:00 PM.  The event will be held at VFW Post #812, 2400 Davis Seamon Rd. (near McKelligon Canyon). Officer Rodriguez is an honorary member at the 82nd Airborne Benavides Patterson Chapter (2608 Fort Blvd.
    Order Your Football Tickets Today!
    08/26/16 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    There are still seats available for the Union Day - University of Illinois football game on Saturday, September 10th when Lovie Smith and the ILLINI take on the #22 ranked North Carolina Tar Heels at Memorial Stadium.  Game time is 6:30 p.m. Tickets which include food and drinks at a pregame tailgate are only $15.
    FAIR PAY AND SAFE WORKPLACES
    08/26/16 - Laborers' Local 231
    FAIR PAY AND SAFE WORKPLACES RULE WILL BRING ACCOUNTABILITY TO FEDERAL CONTRACTING: Washington, D.C.
    Wage Adjustment 401K Deferral Update
    08/25/16 - TWU Local 568
    Letter issued by American Airlines, as sent via email to effected Members, concerning the 401K deferral from the Wage Adjustment Lump Sum.
    HVALF Delegation at NYS AFL-CIO Convention
    08/25/16 - HVALF AFL-CIO
    The Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation sent a strong delegation to the NYS AFL-CIO convention to advocate for our candidates.
    Labor Wins Golf Outing
    08/25/16 - HVALF AFL-CIO
    HVALF team of Sparrow Tobin, Ron Diaz, Kevin O' Connor, and Paul Ellis-Graham came in first place with a seven under par!
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