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February 22, 2017
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James R. Hoffa Memorial College Student Essay
Teamsters Local Union No. 677
Teamsters 89 Opposes UPS “Golf Cart” Bill – HB 404
Teamsters Local 89
Tonight's Meeting in Culpeper
CWA Local 2222
CWA/PIW BARGAINING REPORT #9
Communications Workers of America Local 2336
Unions Fear More States Will Approve RTW Laws As Similar Bill Comes to Congress
Teamsters local 570
Unions Fear More States Will Approve RTW Laws As Similar Bill Comes to Congress
Teamsters Local 355
 
     
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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.
Teamsters 89 Opposes UPS “Golf Cart” Bill – HB 404
02/21/17 - Teamsters Local 89
Feb 21, 2017 - House Bill 404, known as the “Golf Cart” Bill, was introduced into the Transportation Committee today in Frankfort. For those who are not aware, this bill is custom tailored for UPS to allow the company to deliver packages via golf carts in residential areas, most notably during peak season.
Tonight's Meeting in Culpeper
02/21/17 - CWA Local 2222
There has been several requests for clarification in regards to the Membership Meeting and the Nomination Meetings tonight in Culpeper. The Membership Meeting will be held at its regular time of 5:30PM, followed by a short break, then followed by the Nomination Meeting which will start at 7PM. We hope this clears up any confusion.
CWA/PIW BARGAINING REPORT #9
02/21/17 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
 CWA/PIW BARGAINING REPORT #9 The Union and the Company met Tuesday February 14, 2017, for another day of bargaining. The Company informed the Union that the 2016, “Annual Employee Bonus” will not be paid in 2017, because PIW missed the $1 million dollar revenue mark that triggers the bonus payout.
Unions Fear More States Will Approve RTW Laws As Similar Bill Comes to Congress
02/21/17 - Teamsters local 570
Feb. 21, 2017  | RTW4LESS | A national right-to-work law has once again appeared in Congress – but unions fighting the legislation say the real threat is on the state level.
Unions Fear More States Will Approve RTW Laws As Similar Bill Comes to Congress
02/21/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Feb. 21, 2017  | RTW4LESS | A national right-to-work law has once again appeared in Congress – but unions fighting the legislation say the real threat is on the state level.
602 Vets Committee presents TM intro
02/21/17 - Lansing Labor News
UAW Local 602 Veterans Committee presents Transcendental Meditation “Practicing the TM technique has helped the stress and anxiety become manageable, and I can keep the lid on the jar now." - Gene “Dusty” Baxley, 82nd Airborne Ranger  Come and learn how Transcendental Meditation can help you.
Unions Fear More States Will Approve RTW Laws As Similar Bill Comes to Congress
02/21/17 - Teamsters Local 992
Feb. 21, 2017  | Union Organizer Position
02/21/17 - International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
Check the linbk below for details. https://www.unionjobs.com/listing.php.
State lawmaker’s solution for pregnant workers: ‘You can quit’
02/21/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
On Monday, eight male lawmakers in South Dakota voted down a bill that would have required reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers so they can safely stay on the job. Instead of offering protections against discrimination, unsafe conditions, and getting fired, one of the men had a different solution for pregnant employees. “It’s not prison.
Profile - Possible DNC Chair Keith Ellison
02/21/17 - McLean County Democratic Party
Who will be the next Democratic National Committee chair?  One contender is Muslim American Congressman from Minnnesota Keith Ellison.  Here's a New Yorker profile. http://www.newyorker.
Speaker offers money for Visit Florida - with conditions
02/21/17 - IATSE Local 477
House Speaker Richard Corcoran is willing to allow Visit Florida to remain alive . .
Unions Fear More States Will Approve RTW Laws As Similar Bill Comes to Congress
02/21/17 - Teamsters Local 888
Feb. 21, 2017  | RTW4LESS | A national right-to-work law has once again appeared in Congress – but unions fighting the legislation say the real threat is on the state level.
House Democrats Reintroduce Bill to Strengthen OSHA
02/20/17 - Teamsters local 570
Feb. 20, 2017  | HEALTH & SAFETY | It went nowhere in the prior, Republican-run Congress, but House Democrats who specialize in workers’ issues have reintroduced their bill to strengthen the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
House Democrats Reintroduce Bill to Strengthen OSHA
02/20/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Feb. 20, 2017  | HEALTH & SAFETY | It went nowhere in the prior, Republican-run Congress, but House Democrats who specialize in workers’ issues have reintroduced their bill to strengthen the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Golfers - Put this date on your calendars
02/20/17 - IUEC Local 10
It is that time of year again.  The Russell G. Hansborough Golf Tournament has been set for Friday, May 26, 2017 with a shotgun start of 8:00 am.  Check in will start at 7:00 am.  Glenn Dale Golf Club requires all players to wear appropriate golf attire.  Shirts with collars must be worn at all times, soft spikes only.
STEWARD UPDATE WEEKLY 2/15/17
02/20/17 - IBEW Local 659
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House Democrats Reintroduce Bill to Strengthen OSHA
02/20/17 - Teamsters Local 992
Feb. 20, 2017  | HEALTH & SAFETY | It went nowhere in the prior, Republican-run Congress, but House Democrats who specialize in workers’ issues have reintroduced their bill to strengthen the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Teamsters Local 743 Healthcare Stewards Training
02/20/17 - Teamsters Local 743
Teamsters Local 743 conducts Healthcare Stewards Training on Saturday February 17, 2017. Over 60 local 743 stewards attended the Healthcare Stewards Training on Saturday February 17, 2017 at Local 743. Commissioners Tom Jeffery and Emil Totonchi from the FMCS were the instructors.
Retirees Easter Luncheon
02/20/17 - UAW Local 602
ATTENTION RETIREES: sign up for Easter Catered lunch.  It will be March 15, 2017 at 12:00 noon with a deadline of March 10, 2017 for sign up.
Donates to Slaining RTD Security Officer Fund
02/20/17 - ATU Local 1001
Modernizing & Maintaining our energy infrastructure: Congressional Testimony of LIUNA General President Terry O'Sullivan
02/20/17 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
Chairman Upton, it is an honor to be invited to this hearing. On behalf of the 500,000 strong, proud, and united men and women of the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA), thank you for the opportunity to offer testimony to your committee.
Rest In Peace, Brother
02/20/17 - IUEC Local 10
The Officers and Members of Local #10, International Union of Elevator Constructors, are hereby notified of the passing of Honorary Brother George N. Wahl, Jr. on February 12, 2017.  Brother Wahl has been cremated. Fraternally, The Business Office Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Wahl family in this time of sorrow.  Rest in Peace, Brother, until we meet again.
UAW Local 4911 Nomination Results
02/20/17 - UAW Local 4911
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House Democrats Reintroduce Bill to Strengthen OSHA
02/20/17 - Teamsters Local 888
Feb. 20, 2017  | HEALTH & SAFETY | It went nowhere in the prior, Republican-run Congress, but House Democrats who specialize in workers’ issues have reintroduced their bill to strengthen the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Letter to Mike Willard (Pkg) Steward's Time 2-16-2017
02/20/17 - Central Florida Area Local
Central Florida Area Local Update 2-13-2017
02/20/17 - Central Florida Area Local
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Maintenance Craft Update 2-9-2017
02/20/17 - Central Florida Area Local
President's Report 2-9-2017
02/20/17 - Central Florida Area Local
February 2017
02/19/17 - IUPAT local 10
Local 10 senses danger before it occurrs. nwlaborpress.
Now I Get It: Black History Month [Video]
02/19/17 - Teamsters Local 767
Click the link below to watch the video.
Notary Public Class
02/19/17 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
The Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO is seeking members who would like to become a Notary Public to be available to assist with the upcoming petition drives.  The Notary Class will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 9:30 AM.  We have limited amount of space for this event, if you are interested please contact Becky at our office 816.221.6163 or via E-mail: becky@kcaflcio.org.
AS/VX Transition Agreement Reached
02/19/17 - International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
On Saturday February 18th, the IAM and Alaska Airlines ageed to terms on a Transistion Agreement merging VX workers into the IAM Clerical, Operational and Passenger Services CBA.
President's Day Holiday Closure
02/18/17 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
Dear members, the Charlotte Area Local union office will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2017, in observance of President's Day. The office will reopen on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. I wish everyone a safe and happy holiday.
Sean O’Brien Appointed To Lead Teamsters Package Division
02/18/17 - Teamsters Local 71
Sean O’Brien Appointed To Lead Teamsters Package Division (WASHINGTON) – International Vice President Sean O’Brien has been named Director of the Teamsters Package Division. The division represents more than 250,000 members at UPS and UPS Freight.
Surprise Announcement Changing Keebler Distribution System Will Destroy 1,200 Jobs
02/18/17 - Teamsters Local 71
Surprise Announcement Changing Keebler Distribution System Will Destroy 1,200 Jobs (WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement by Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa: “On February 8, The Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) announced its short-sighted plan to eliminate their U.S.
Special Thanks to the IUEC Labor Committee
02/18/17 - IUEC Local 18
Tentative Agreement reached with NEBA Companies
02/18/17 - IUEC LOCAL 21
Brothers, a Tentative Agreement has been reached with the NEBA companies.A letter from G. P. Frank Christensen can be viewed under the Downloads Tab. C.B.
1970s Trump housing discrimination records made public
02/18/17 - McLean County Democratic Party
The FBI made available 389 pages from a 1970s investigation of racial discrimination accusations against Trump Management Company, a real-estate business linked to President Donald Trump at the time.
Carhaul Contract Review Meeting
02/18/17 - Teamsters Local 414
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Memo to Local 32 SWA Members
02/17/17 - AMFA Local 32
Local 32 SWA Members: As you know, we are currently in collective bargaining with Southwest Airlines pursuant to the Railway Labor Act Section 6. During this process, we are to maintain the Status Quo, and are not to initiate any “self-help”. Federal Courts have broadly defined “self-help” to include any job action designed to inflict economic pressure on the carrier, and this is to include any overtime boycotts.
Association Fleet Update 2-17-17
02/17/17 - TWU Local 513
Unions Promise to Probe Acosta, New Trump Labor Sec’ty Nominee
02/17/17 - Teamsters local 570
Feb. 17, 2017  | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Leaders of the AFL-CIO and the Service Employees promised to rigorously probe the record of Alexander Acosta, dean of a Florida law school and chairman of a South Florida bank, who is President Trump’s new nominee for Secretary of Labor. Acosta is also a former Republican named National Labor Relations Board member.
JCBA Update 02-17-17
02/17/17 - TWU Local 568
The Association Fleet Negotiating Committee met with the company during the week of February 13th in Orlando, Florida. This week the Association received the following counter proposals: Vacations – Substantial progress was made and the article has been tabled for the Association Executive Council.
Teamsters Local 767 has Now Partnered With AFLAC
02/17/17 - Teamsters Local 767
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"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."-Nelson Mandela
02/17/17 - UFCW 1439
 UFCW CHARITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM In 2017 the UFCW Charity Foundation will award several SCHOLARSHIPS, up to $8,000 each, to UFCW members or their unmarried dependents under the age of 20. For more information, and to find out if you are eligible, please visit: www.ufcwcharityfoundation.
Unions Promise to Probe Acosta, New Trump Labor Secty Nominee
02/17/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Feb. 17, 2017  | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Leaders of the AFL-CIO and the Service Employees promised to rigorously probe the record of Alexander Acosta, dean of a Florida law school and chairman of a South Florida bank, who is President Trump’s new nominee for Secretary of Labor. Acosta is also a former Republican named National Labor Relations Board member.
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