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    America's Crumbling Infrastructure
    06/03/15 - Teamsters local 570
    June 3, 2015 | SAFETY |  yahoonews.com  America's infrastructure could be reaching a breaking point. Literally. When it comes to our transportation infrastructure – that's roads, water pipelines, ports, dams, bridges, airports and railroads – the United States has gotten way off track.
    Road Repair Should Be Top Priority
    06/03/15 - AFSCME Local 1360 Akron City Employees
    Ohio.com Akron residents say road repair should be top priority for new mayor   Beacon Journal readers say priority of new mayor should be repairing pothole-ridden streets.
    Fast Track Is The Wrong Track For Teamsters
    06/03/15 - Teamsters Local 767
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    DFW 1W Employee Road Rebuild Bus Route
    06/03/15 - TWU Local 513
    Brother and Sister, This is the latest update from DFW Airport on road closures. For completion of the first phase of the 1W employee road rebuild, a complete shutdown will be required for about two weeks beginning Friday, June 5 (see yellow area below).  This will require busses returning to the lot to take the north cloverleaf route (see red route below).
    American Airlines paying down debt, buying new jets, CEO tells shareholders
    06/03/15 - TWU Local 568
    Jun 3, 2015, 10:51am CDT Updated Jun 3, 2015, 11:01am CDT -->-->-->--> Bill Hethcock Dallas Business Journal American Airlines will put its profits toward buying new jets and paying down debt, CEO Doug Parker told shareholders Wednesday.Parker also touted American’s progress since merging with US Airways.
    Click here if You are Ready to Stand Up to Verizon
    06/03/15 - CWA Local 1103
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    PERC - Unfair Labor Practice (Filed) and Response
    06/03/15 - Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 86
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    2015 Scholarship Winners
    06/03/15 - Teamsters Local Union No. 436
    2015 Scholarship Winners Winner of the Teamsters Local 436 Scholarship Award                        ($ 2,000.00 award) To Be share by: Alyssa Muttillo - Daughter of Bruder, Inc.
    America's Crumbling Infrastructure
    06/03/15 - Teamsters Local 355
    June 3, 2015 | SAFETY |  yahoonews.com  America's infrastructure could be reaching a breaking point. Literally. When it comes to our transportation infrastructure – that's roads, water pipelines, ports, dams, bridges, airports and railroads – the United States has gotten way off track.
    Q & A About USA Freedom Act
    06/03/15 - AFSCME Local 1360 Akron City Employees
    Ohio.com Questions and answers about newly approved USA Freedom Act By Ken Dilanian  Associated Press Published: June 3, 2015 - 10:24 AM WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama has signed into law the USA Freedom Act, which extends three expiring surveillance provisions of the 9/11-era USA Patriot Act.
    Stop Fast Track
    06/03/15 - IATSE Local 33
    We can't have trade agreements that don't protect workers. Take action. Call 1-855-712-8441. If you are not sure of your rep. The call center will assist you.
    National Fast Track Call-In Day
    06/03/15 - IATSE Local B4
    Today, people all over the country are making calls to their lawmakers to let them know that working folks absolutely cannot afford another bad trade deal. Our IATSE President, Matthew D Loeb, is asking all IATSE members to make this call to stop this terrible bill.  I made the call and it took 30seconds.
    America's Crumbling Infrastructure
    06/03/15 - Teamsters Local 992
    June 3, 2015 | SAFETY |  yahoonews.com  America's infrastructure could be reaching a breaking point. Literally. When it comes to our transportation infrastructure – that's roads, water pipelines, ports, dams, bridges, airports and railroads – the United States has gotten way off track.
    Kettle Moraine Business Rep Position Opening
    06/03/15 - INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS LOCAL UNION 494
    LOCAL 494 KETTLE MORAINE BUSINESS REPRESENTATIVE POSITION AVAILABLE Each Business Representative has unique responsibilities, although in the event one is absent, all are expected to fill in that position seamlessly. Business Representatives are appointed by the Business Manager.
    Glenpool Poker Run 2015
    06/03/15 - Oklahoma State Fraternal Order of Police
    Picnic Reminder
    06/03/15 - IUEC Local 10
    Just a reminder, the Annual Picnic will be held on Saturday June 20, 2015 at the Camp Letts location, starting at 12:00 noon.  The last day to purchase tickets will be Friday June 12, 2015. If you would like to use the pool, please remember to bring your suit, towel, and a lawn chair to sit in the grass.
    Call-In Today to STOP Fast-Track
    06/03/15 - IBEW Local 73
    Call Congress to Stop Fast-Track 1-855-712-8441
    NATIONAL CALL-IN DAY TO FIGHT TPP
    06/03/15 - Teamsters Local 264
    As you know, prior to the Memorial Day Recess, the Senate passed Trade Promotion Authority, or Fast Track, which cedes Congressional powers to the President to enter into free trade deals.The Senate's passage was not unexpected, but it's important to note that both Senators Schumer and Gillibrand stood with working men and women by voting against the bill.
    Nevada Appeal and Las Vegas Review Journal Articles
    06/03/15 - AFSCME Local 4041
    Nevada Appeal By: Geoff Dornan gdornan@nevadaappeal.com May 30, 2015 Nevada Legislature: Budget includes pay raises for state workers… The budget deal worked out between the governor and lawmakers includes pay raises for state workers in both years of the biennium.
    Oppose Fast Track !!
    06/03/15 - UAW Local 602
    Chairman Todd Trout and President Bill Reed had a conference call today with UAW Vice President Cindy Estrada. Cindy is asking that all of us do our part in contacting the membership about the concerns over TPP. Starting June 3rd, Cindy would like for our members to call 888-926-0045 and let members of Congress know that we appose this fast track trade deal.
    America's Crumbling Infrastructure
    06/03/15 - Teamsters Local 888
    June 3, 2015 | SAFETY |  yahoonews.com  America's infrastructure could be reaching a breaking point. Literally. When it comes to our transportation infrastructure – that's roads, water pipelines, ports, dams, bridges, airports and railroads – the United States has gotten way off track.
    Today Is the National Call-In Day to Stop Fast Track
    06/03/15 - HVALF AFL-CIO
    The time to stop Fast Track is now or never. This terrible trade negotiation policy recently passed in the Senate. And now that Congress is back from vacation, its expected to bring Fast Track to a vote any day now. Some of our lawmakers are pretty gung-ho on scratching the backs of their wealthy campaign donors by supporting Fast Track. But many of our elected officials still can be moved—especially if we remind them that we vote.
    Expect more cost cuts at Tribune Publishing papers
    06/02/15 - Teamsters Local 888
    June 2, 2015 | To make Tribune Publishing CEO Jack Griffin's acquisition strategy work, a price has to be paid and last week a third of the employees at the San Diego Union-Tribune bore that expense.
    Join us for National Fast Track Call-In Day: June 3
    06/02/15 - AFSCME Indiana-Kentucky Organizing Committee 962
    National Fast Track Call-In Day: June 3 The “Fast Track” trade bill in Congress will send jobs overseas and give more power to giant corporations. It continues the same failed trade policies that leave working people behind. We have to stop this, Join union members and our allies for a national day of action, June 3, to call Congress.
    Summer Fun at The Erie County Fair and a day at Darien Lake
    06/02/15 - Teamsters Local 449
    August 2nd Darien Lake Amusement Park and August 12th-23rd Erie County Fair tickets are now on sale at the Union Hall.
    New Feature: Shift Trade System
    06/02/15 - support.unionactive.com
    We are happy to announce our new Shift Trade system is ready and available in all version 3 and responsive UnionActive sites. This new feature is free to all eligible UnionActive sites. The Shift Trade system is specifically built to allow members to communicate quickly and easily about shift trades.
    National Fast Track Call-In Day
    06/02/15 - IBEW Local 89
    National Fast Track Call-In Day    Call Congress to stop Fast Track on Wednesday, June 3. 1-855-712-8441 The “Fast Track” trade bill in Congress will send jobs overseas and give more power to giant corporations. It continues the same failed trade policies that leave working people behind. We have to stop this.
    National Fast Track Call-in Day
    06/02/15 - IBEW Local 332
    NATIONAL FAST TRACK CALL-IN DAY CALL CONGRESS TO STOP FAST TRACK 1-855-712-8441 The “Fast Track” trade bill in Congress will send jobs overseas and give more power to giant corporations. It continues the same failed trade policies that leave working people behind. We have to stop this. Join union members and our allies for a national day of action, June 3, to call Congress.
    Bruce Colvin
    06/02/15 - International Union of Elevator Constructors Local 31
    Honorary Brother Bruce Colvin passed away on May 31 after a brief illness. There will be a Celebration of Life in honor of Bruce on Saturday June 6 starting a 2pm. The celebration will be held at the Motel 6, 3010 Pasadena Hwy, Pasadena 77503. In leiu of flowers, Bruce's family will be taking a collection for the Houston Hospice and Special Olympics.
    Negron-Carroll Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament
    06/02/15 - NJLESA
    11th Annual Golf Outing - 6/17/2015
    06/02/15 - NJLESA
    TWU International Clips
    06/02/15 - TWU Local 568
    Date:       June 2, 2015 From:     Office of the President Re:         TWU International Clips Air Clips On Monday, Shares of Southwest Airlines Co., gained 2.37% to $37.
    National Fast Track Call-In Day 6-3
    06/02/15 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    IBEW International President Lonnie Stephenson is asking all IBEW members to call 1-855-712-8441 to help stop the Fast Tracking of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement. If the agreement is passed using Fast Track no portion of the TPP could be amended.  June 3rd is National Fast Track Call- In Day. We are asking you to call and tell your Representative to oppose Fast Track. Opposition to the bill is growing but to keep good union jobs in America we need your help.
    PPMWS Long Time Administrative Assistant to Retire
    06/02/15 - cwa-ppmws.org
    After a career that has spanned five decades, long time administrative assistant for the Printing, Publishing and Media Workers Sector, Betty Shipe, is retiring. Betty, who has been with the Sector since 2003, will retire at the end of June.
    Fast Track Call-In Day
    06/02/15 - IBEW Local 659
    Sisters and Brothers: Please find attached important information regarding a national call-in day taking place tomorrow, June 3, 2015 to stop Fast Track legislation. I am asking all local unions participate and circulate this information to their membership. Please contact the Political/Legislative Affairs Department with any questions. Fraternally yours, Lonnie R.
    Fast Track and Bad Trade Deals
    06/02/15 - IBEW Local 659
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    2015 GE Negotiations Opening Statement 6/1/15 Robert Santamoor, Chairman Conference Board
    06/02/15 - IUE-CWA Local 301
    http://www.geworkersunited.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/BobsantamoorOpening_statements_negotiation_2015_Preview-231x300.
    2015 GE Negotiations Opening Statement 6/1/15 James Clark, President IUE-CWA
    06/02/15 - IUE-CWA Local 301
    http://www.geworkersunited.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/2015GEOpeningStatement_Preview-231x300.
    Matt Bevin’s Deceptions
    06/02/15 - AFSCME Indiana-Kentucky Organizing Committee 962
    Matt Bevin’s Deceptions Matt Bevin attempted to deceive Kentucky voters in 2014 by lying about his business record during the Republican primary, causing Senator McConnell’s campaign to label Bevin an “East Coast Con Man” for his inability to speak truthfully to Kentuckians.
    Texas court upholds labor board's union election rule
    06/02/15 - HVALF AFL-CIO
    The Obama administration should be allowed to speed up the process by which employees unionize, a federal judge ruled Monday. Judge Robert Pitman of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas tossed out a lawsuit from business groups challenging the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) union election rule
    2015 LOCAL UNION 659 PICNIC
    06/02/15 - IBEW Local 659
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    58 Days
    06/01/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
    58 DAYS.
    Call In To Fight Fast Tracking
    06/01/15 - AFSCME Local 1360 Akron City Employees
    Good Morning; Wednesday is National Call-In Day to fight fast track.  Please take the time to call and notify your membership of this nationwide initiative.  Renacci has to be smothered in calls. Thanks for all you do. Fraternally yours, David E. Prentice Tri County Regional Labor Council, AFL-CIOg 720 Wolf Ledges Pkwy. Ste.
    After Senate Loss, Fast-Track Fight Shifts to House
    06/01/15 - Teamsters local 570
    June 1, 2015 | TRADE DEALS | peoplesworld.org  After an expected Senate loss on so-called presidential "fast-track" trade promotion authority, workers, unions and their allies are increasing their attention on the GOP-run House, where the vote is expected to be much closer and up for grabs.
    General Membership Meeting Schedule
    06/01/15 - Teamsters Local 964
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    IUE-CWA Local 301 2015 Clambake
    06/01/15 - IUE-CWA Local 301
    The IUE-CWA Local 301 Clambake will be held at Krause's Grove on Saturday, August 15,2015 from 12:00noon - 5:00 pm. It is open to current members and retirees. Union Members & Retirees will be $20.00 (REFUNDABLE) and Non-Union Members will be $45.00 (NOT REFUNDABLE). Cash or check payable to Local 301 will be excepted and the $20.00 will be refunded to you at the door.
    Summer Union Meetings Suspended
    06/01/15 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
    Per our last monthly Union meeting, (May 12th), the membership voted to suspend the summer Union meetings (June, July, August). We will resume with our Regular Union Meetings on Tuesday, September 8, 2015.
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