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    Steward Seminar
    08/02/15 - Teamsters Local 87
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    1st Annual Teamster Day at the Park
    08/02/15 - Teamsters Local 87
    Come join us on Monday, Sept. 7, 2015 (Labor Day) on for a day filled with Fun, Family, Food, and Baseball. Stay tuned for more information.
    Bakersfield Blaze Tickets
    08/02/15 - Teamsters Local 87
    Tickets available for Teamster Local Union No. 87 members and Local 87 Retirees Club Members.  For more information and availability contact the Local.
    BLET SSA Agreements
    08/02/15 - BLET Local 271
    We Are Not On Strike.....Yet
    08/02/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
    At this time, your bargaining team has decided that working without a contract is the strongest tactic we have. We can decide to strike at any time. The key issues on the table remain job security, health care, retirement security, contracting out and offshoring of jobs.
    CWA Bargaining Team Not Bargaining As Usual
    08/02/15 - CWA Local 1103
    We apologize that our local tape is down again. Please check your email, the 1103 website and Facebook page for up to date information.  UPDATE: The union's bargaining team will be pulling out of the Rye Town Hilton this morning and will continue to meet with the company at a time and location that is mutually agreeable.
    We Are Not On Strike.....Yet
    08/02/15 - CWA Local 2222
    At this time, your bargaining team has decided that working without a contract is the strongest tactic we have. We can decide to strike at any time. The key issues on the table remain job security, health care, retirement security, contracting out and offshoring of jobs. There are several reasons why your union leadership has made this decision: .
    Softball Fundraiser Oct 3rd and 4th.
    08/02/15 - FOP Local 7
      FOP lodge #7 would like to put together a team for this co-ed softball tournament.   The proceeds will benefit Ron Schneider's girls(R58) own and will be donated to the Children's Organ Transplant Association, Laynee & Kammie Schneider.  For more information follow this link: http://www.cotaforschneidergirls.com
    The Fight Goes On
    08/02/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
    THE FIGHT AT VERIZON GOES ON Statement to Members: After considering all of our options, your leadership has decided not to go on strike at midnight tonight, even though we have not yet reached a contract agreement. The two sides remain far apart.
    Passing of Mike Conway's Mother
    08/02/15 - IATSE Local 96
    Fellow brothers and sisters sad news of the passing of Mike Conway's mother.
    Statement To The Members
    08/01/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
    Statement to Members After considering all of our options, your leadership has decided not to go on strike at midnight tonight, even though we have not yet reached a contract agreement. The two sides remain far apart.
    MISSING FAMILY MEMBER
    08/01/15 - AFGE 3rd District
    AFGE Local 304 President, Cheryl Weiner's daughter Tracy Neville was last seen on July 18, 2015 in Philadelphia, PA.  She has not been heard from since.  Please keep Cheryl's family and her daughter in your thoughts and prayers.  Anyone knowing anything about her whereabouts are asked to call the Philadelphia Police Department. http://blog.phillypolice.
    Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Report # 22
    08/01/15 - CWA Local 2222
    August 1, 2015 7PM The Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Committee has yet to hear from the Company today. As the contract expiration approaches your bargaining team remains ready to meet with the Company to bargain. Instead of focusing on negotiating a new agreement before expiration, Verizon has spent every resource available to mislead the public and intimidate employees over the last month.
    Saturday 8pm
    08/01/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
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    Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Report #22 August 1, 2015
    08/01/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
    Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Report # 22 August 1, 2015 7PM The Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Committee has yet to hear from the Company today. As the contract expiration approaches your bargaining team remains ready to meet with the Company to bargain.
    We Are Working Without A Contract
    08/01/15 - CWA Local 1111
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    HOURS TO GO AT VERIZON STILL NO CONTRACT!
    08/01/15 - CWA Local 1103
    REGIONAL BARGAINING UPDATE Saturday, August 1- 1:15 pm.
    WE ARE NOT ON STRIKE
    08/01/15 - CWA Local 2222
    Statement to Members After considering all of our options, your leadership has decided not to go on strike at midnight tonight, even though we have not yet reached a contract agreement. The two sides remain far apart.
    Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Report # 21
    08/01/15 - CWA Local 2222
    July 31, 2015 The company and the Union met today at both the Regional and Local tables. At the Regional table the Union withdrew a proposal regarding corporate web access. The Union also passed a proposal to extend all MOU, MOA’s and Stipulation agreements. An additional information request was presented by the Union.
    #STANDUP2VZ
    08/01/15 - CWA Local 2222
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    Tick Tock
    08/01/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
    TICK TOCK Regional Bargaining Report # 26 July 31, 2015 CWA DISTRICT 1 NY/NE     CWA District 1, IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Bargaining Committees resumed negotiations with Verizon today at the Rye Town Hilton in Rye, NY.
    What Happens Now?
    08/01/15 - CWA Local 1111
    OUR CONTRACT HAS EXPIRED How will it work? You will continue to work. You will still earn a paycheck. The company cannot change your wages or working conditions. All benefits, including health care, will remain in effect. The grievance procedure continues, but arbitration probably will not. You have the legal right to participate in “concerted activity.
    Bargaining Report #27
    08/01/15 - CWA Local 1111
    Regional Bargaining Report # 27 August 1, 2015 11:59 p.m. CWA DISTRICT 1 NY/NE  Statement to Members After considering all of our options, your leadership has decided not to go on strike at midnight tonight, even though we have not yet reached a contract agreement. The two sides remain far apart.
    Regional Bargaining Report #27 NO STRIKE
    08/01/15 - CWA Local 1103
    President's Message Bargaining Update Saturday, August 1- 11:59 pm.
    No News is ? News
    08/01/15 - CWA Local 2222
    There have been three seperate conference calls today between your bargaining teams and Local Presidents.  From these calls it has become apparent that Verizon is not and will not bargain in good faith.  No one at the tables representing Verizon seems to have the authority to bargain anything.
    Bargaining Press Release
    08/01/15 - CWA Local 1111
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    We're Not On Strike
    08/01/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
    Bargaining Update
    08/01/15 - CWA Local 2222
    We are two hours away from the expiration of our contract with Verizon and we have made no progress today.  In fact, the bargainng committees did not even meet today.  As soon as Chris Shelton, our National President makes any call about how we will respond, it will be posted here.
    How We Can Win a Fair Contract
    08/01/15 - CWA Local 2222
    How we can win a fair contract.  (excuse the language)
    NO STRIKE
    08/01/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
      Regional Bargaining Report # 27 August 1, 2015 11:59 p.m. CWA DISTRICT 1 NY/NE Statement to Members   After considering all of our options, your leadership has decided not to go on strike at midnight tonight, even though we have not yet reached a contract agreement.   The two sides remain far apart.
    No Strike
    08/01/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
        Regional Bargaining Report # 27 August 1, 2015 11:59 p.m. CWA DISTRICT 1 NY/NE Statement to Members   After considering all of our options, your leadership has decided not to go on strike at midnight tonight, even though we have not yet reached a contract agreement.   The two sides remain far apart.
    NO STRIKE
    08/01/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
    Regional Bargaining Report # 27 August 1, 2015 11:59 p.m. CWA DISTRICT 1 NY/NE Statement to Members   After considering all of our options, your leadership has decided not to go on strike at midnight tonight, even though we have not yet reached a contract agreement.   The two sides remain far apart.
    Regional Bargaining Report # 27
    08/01/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 1107
    Regional Bargaining Report # 27 August 1, 2015 11:59 p.m. CWA DISTRICT 1 NY/NE Statement to Members After considering all of our options, your leadership has decided not to go on strike at midnight tonight, even though we have not yet reached a contract agreement. The two sides remain far apart.
    Recent Letters of Agreement Update. St Lucie County School District Only
    07/31/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 3181
    Below, click on the Letter of Agreement of your choice.
    Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Report #21 Friday July 31, 2015
    07/31/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
    Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Report # 21 July 31, 2015 The company and the Union met today at both the Regional and Local tables. At the Regional table the Union withdrew a proposal regarding corporate web access. The Union also passed a proposal to extend all MOU, MOA’s and Stipulation agreements. An additional information request was presented by the Union.
    1 Day
    07/31/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
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    STRONGER FOREVER
    07/31/15 - Teamsters Local 87
    WCTPT APPOINTMENT SCHEDULE FOURTH WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT PLEASE CONTACT THE LOCAL (661) 327-8594.
    Vz Bargaining Report #26
    07/31/15 - CWA Local 1111
    Regional Bargaining Report # 26 July 31, 2015 CWA DISTRICT 1 NY/NE CWA District 1, IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Bargaining Committees resumed negotiations with Verizon today at the Rye Town Hilton in Rye, NY.
    New Information Line Number
    07/31/15 - CWA Local 2222
    After three long days of canceled orders and broken promises from Verizon, our Local now has a new number for our information tape.  The information tape will be used to keep our members informed regarding important events.   The new number  is 703 750-5444 and is available 24/7.
    Regional Bargaining Report #20
    07/31/15 - CWA Local 2222
    Thursday July 30, 2015 As many of you may have seen, Verizon spent the day making videos, rather than bargaining with the Union in an attempt to avert a strike upon expiration of this contract Saturday at midnight. The Union made it clear in 2012 that we would not settle a contract without caring for our members and WE DID THAT.
    Potomac Bargaining Report # 7
    07/31/15 - CWA Local 2222
    July 30, 2015 The Potomac Local Bargaining committee has met with the company multiple times since our last Local report. Today, we again reminded the Company we have outstanding requests for information since early July.
    In Case You Missed It
    07/31/15 - Teamsters Local 888
      • How American is that American product?   • Lives at stake if TPP means meds prices rise.   • Fair Food Program expands to Giant.   • Union elections sped up under new labor rule.   • DOL decision could mean the end of wage theft...   • ATA says long-term outlook for trucking in the US is rosy.
    NO CONTRACT YET, VERIZON STRIKE WATCH!
    07/31/15 - CWA Local 1103
    On June 22, 2015 the first day of bargaining for the Verizon contract  CWA Local 1103 hosted the 1st Day of Bargaining Rally in Port Chester with a March that began from Horgan Hall to the Rye Town Hilton.  Saturday Aug 1st CWA Local 1103 will once again be the host for our Verizon Contract STRIKE WATCH at  Horgan Hall 6pm-Midnight.
    Regional Bargaining Report # 25
    07/31/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 1107
    Regional Bargaining Report # 25 CWA District 1 NY/NE Thursday July 30, 2015  CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Bargaining Committees met with the Company today at the Rye Town Hilton in Rye, New York.
    Arnot Ogden Tentative Agreement
    07/31/15 - CWA Local 1111
    The Arnot Ogden CWA Membership has voted down the Tentative agreement. We are reaching out to the company now and will probably have information sometime Monday August 3rd. If you did not receive an email please sign up as a member of our webpage to stay current on the situation. Thank You to all who voted, we need you side by side with the Bargaining Committee. United We Stand, Divided We Fall.
    Lowell McAdams joining the Movement
    07/31/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
    In Case You Missed It
    07/31/15 - Teamsters local 570
      • How American is that American product?   • Lives at stake if TPP means meds prices rise.   • Fair Food Program expands to Giant.   • Union elections sped up under new labor rule.   • DOL decision could mean the end of wage theft...   • ATA says long-term outlook for trucking in the US is rosy.
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