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    Seeing Black History in Context
    02/24/20 - Teamsters local 570
    Feb. 24, 2020 | OPINION | Black History Month is traditionally a time to honor black Americans and, theoretically, accord them their proper place in American history. Every February we re-examine the exemplary lives of Harriet Tubman, Charles Drew, Frederick Douglass and those of lesser-known but truly significant leaders, artists, scientists, thinkers, and others.
    Seeing Black History in Context
    02/24/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    Feb. 24, 2020 | OPINION | Black History Month is traditionally a time to honor black Americans and, theoretically, accord them their proper place in American history. Every February we re-examine the exemplary lives of Harriet Tubman, Charles Drew, Frederick Douglass and those of lesser-known but truly significant leaders, artists, scientists, thinkers, and others.
    Join the Feb 25 USPS Fairness Act Nationwide Call-in Day
    02/24/20 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    Join the Feb 25 USPS Fairness Act Nationwide Call-in Day On Feb. 25, postal workers and the communities we serve are standing up for our public Postal Service. It's time to protect America's most cherished institution. The House of Representatives has overwhelmingly passed the USPS Fairness Act. Now let's get it through the Senate.
    Time Assignments for Monday Training
    02/22/20 - Fairfield County Hazardous Incident Response Team
    This list is the time you are to report to King Industrusties for training.
    CenturyLink Winter Garden/Ocala Strike Vote
    02/21/20 - CWA Local 3176
    Dear Brothers and Sisters,   We are preparing for negotiations and one step to that preparation is to have a completed Strike vote so that the company knows the intentions and seriousness of the membership in getting a fair contract. Also, we need to have everyone to fill out the strike certification form and email it to cwa3176_eboard@cwa3176.
    GP Hoffa Announces Retirement
    02/21/20 - Teamsters Local 89
    Today, General President James P. Hoffa announced in a memorandum to all Local Unions that he will not be seeking re-election at the end of his current term. It has been a long time since Teamsters Local 89 supported a decision made by GP Hoffa. We did not support his decision to implement regional UPS contracts, including the Louisville Air Rider, in 2013.
    In Case You Missed It
    02/21/20 - Teamsters Local 355
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    Guild 2020 Elections
    02/21/20 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
    The Guild election cycle begins Monday, January 13, 2020. See below the Election Timeline, Election Code and Declaration of Candidacy Form.
    Letter to Spirit Airlines AMTs
    02/21/20 - AMFA
    February 21, 2020 -- First, I would like to thank you for placing your confidence in the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA). Your grassroots organizing efforts and collection of Authorization for Representation cards from your workgroup in favor of AMFA is still ongoing with favorable interest and results. We are honored and promise to work hard on your behalf if you continue to collect Authorization for Representation cards under the Railway Labor Act (RLA) and should you choose AMFA as your collective bargaining agent when the times come to vote.
    The Economy is Roaring. So Why Are More Workers Striking?
    02/21/20 - Teamsters Local 888
    Feb. 20, 2020 | ECONOMY | […] Two factors likely are driving workers to stage walkouts en masse, according to the Economic Policy Institute, a nonprofit think tank whose research focuses on trends involving working people. Employees are well aware that if they lose their jobs for striking they're likely to find another quickly.
    Women's Committee
    02/20/20 - IUE-CWA Local 301
    On Saturday, February 22nd, the Women’s Committee will be visiting the Guardian House. Please click the attachment in the description for more details.
    Amsted Rail Contract
    02/20/20 - Teamsters Local 776
    Recently Local 776 Members at Amsted Rail ratified a new four year...
    The Economy is Roaring. So Why Are More Workers Striking?
    02/20/20 - Teamsters local 570
    Feb. 20, 2020 | ECONOMY | […] Two factors likely are driving workers to stage walkouts en masse, according to the Economic Policy Institute, a nonprofit think tank whose research focuses on trends involving working people. Employees are well aware that if they lose their jobs for striking they're likely to find another quickly.
    Inside Wiremen Bargaining Prep Dates
    02/20/20 - IBEW Local 768
    Sisters and Brothers, Its time to prepare for bargaining of the Montana chapter NECA and Local 768 Inside Wiremen contract. We will host two workshops to gather your proposed changes to the contract. Please attend one of the meetings to present your changes. If you cannot attend  one of the meetings you can always e-mail them to our office, call the office, Andy or myself.
    Steve Dawes Elected new Region 1D Director
    02/20/20 - Lansing Labor News
    Steve Dawes, former Assistant Director to Region 1D Director Gerald Kariem, was elected to Regional Director after a special election of region 1D conventional delegates following Gerald Kariem becoming the Vice President of Ford.
    The Economy is Roaring. So Why Are More Workers Striking?
    02/20/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    Feb. 20, 2020 | ECONOMY | […] Two factors likely are driving workers to stage walkouts en masse, according to the Economic Policy Institute, a nonprofit think tank whose research focuses on trends involving working people. Employees are well aware that if they lose their jobs for striking they're likely to find another quickly.
    St. Patricks Day Parade
    02/20/20 - Teamsters Local 449
    Teamsters Local 449 will participate again this year in the St. Patrick's Day Parade on March 15th and invite all Members and their Families to come out and enjoy the day. This years Parade starts at 2pm, we will meet on Sunday to the right of City Hall around 11:30am, like the years previously.
    The Economy is Roaring. So Why Are More Workers Striking?
    02/20/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    Feb. 20, 2020 | ECONOMY | […] Two factors likely are driving workers to stage walkouts en masse, according to the Economic Policy Institute, a nonprofit think tank whose research focuses on trends involving working people. Employees are well aware that if they lose their jobs for striking they're likely to find another quickly.
    LU 659 PICNIC Saturday, June 27th, 2020
    02/19/20 - IBEW Local 659
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    Journeyman Upgrade Training
    02/19/20 - Carpenters Local 555
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    United Association Free College Benefit
    02/19/20 - Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 44
    The United Association is pleased to introduce you to a new United Association Free College Benefit that is being offered as an additional benefit to our members and their families. As you know, the United Association has always supported and prioritized education for our members and has strongly advocated for promoting affordable tuition for working families.
    The Next Big Grocery Strike is Knocking on Safeway, Giant’s Door
    02/19/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    Feb. 19, 2020  | COLLECTIVE ACTION | Last April, more than 30,000 Stop & Shop grocery workers across the Northeast won a raucous 11-day strike against the company, beating back health care and pension cuts. Now, another major grocery strike has become a serious possibility, this time in and around the nation’s capital.
    National Officer Nomination Results
    02/19/20 - AMFA Local 32
    Local 32 Members: The National Officer nomination period has come to a close. The following nominations for National Officer will be presented, by our Local Delegates, at the National Convention which will convene in May 2020.
    The Next Big Grocery Strike is Knocking on Safeway, Giant’s Door
    02/19/20 - Teamsters local 570
    Feb. 19, 2020  | COLLECTIVE ACTION | Last April, more than 30,000 Stop & Shop grocery workers across the Northeast won a raucous 11-day strike against the company, beating back health care and pension cuts. Now, another major grocery strike has become a serious possibility, this time in and around the nation’s capital.
    The Next Big Grocery Strike is Knocking on Safeway, Giant’s Door
    02/19/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    Feb. 19, 2020  | COLLECTIVE ACTION | Last April, more than 30,000 Stop & Shop grocery workers across the Northeast won a raucous 11-day strike against the company, beating back health care and pension cuts. Now, another major grocery strike has become a serious possibility, this time in and around the nation’s capital.
    Just a Reminder.....
    02/18/20 - Teamsters Local 776
    Local 776, in conjunction with the IBT, is hosting a presentation pertaining to the history of the Teamsters....
    NCEU Training - NEW HAMPSHIRE
    02/18/20 - National Correctional Employees Union
    All New Hampshire NCEU Local Union Members The NCEU will be conducting training specifically for union stewards and local leaders. However as NCEU members, all members are welcome to attend the training.
    NCEU Training - MAINE
    02/18/20 - National Correctional Employees Union
    All Maine NCEU Local Union Members The NCEU will be conducting training specifically for union stewards and local leaders. However as NCEU members, all members are welcome to attend the training. The training will be held at the Kennebec County Sheriff’s Department Training Room 125 State Street #1 Augusta, Maine 04330 The training will be held from 9am to 4pm. Topics of discussion will be contract enforcement, member representation, grievance handling, basic workers’ rights, and Leadership. An NCEU attorney will conduct this training in cooperation with NCEU staff. If you plan on attending, please contact your Local leadership or NCEU so we can get an accurate headcount. Any questions, please contact Regional Director William Doyle at bdoyle@nceu.org or (207)-590-8931.
    8th Annual CWA Local 7777 Golf Tournament
    02/18/20 - CWA Local 7777
    8th Annual CWA Local 7777 Golf Tournament Saturday, July 25, 2020 Eagle Trace Golf Club 1200 Clubhouse Drive - Broomfield, CO  80018 Sign in at 6:30 a.m.   Shotgun Start at 7:30 YOU CAN REGISTER ON THE TOURNAMENT WEBSITE AT: http://www.dixongives.
    Funeral Services for Detective Richard B. Allbee Jr.
    02/18/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of Detective Richard B. Allbee Jr., #2171, who died on February 9, 2020 while off-duty, after being involved in a traffic crash with a suspected drunk driver in Arizona.
    Road-Short Term Operational Phasing 2-17-20
    02/18/20 - TWU Local 513
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    Recent Addition to the Website
    02/18/20 - IUOE 302
    Local 302 Oral History Dear Brothers and Sisters, if you have the time to watch and listen at your leisure, please take a look at our newest addition to our website, oral history videos from Local 302 members and retirees. These can be found on the left hand side under the column options, "Watch Local 302 Member and Retiree Oral History Videos".
    National Director's January 2020 Update
    02/17/20 - AMFA
    February 17, 2020 -- I hope each of you had a happy and safe 2020 New Year’s celebration. Reflecting on back in 2019, we take great pride in our Association’s many hurdles and achievements, specifically in the arenas of concluding more than seven years of negotiations at Southwest Airlines with a solid contract, growth with the certification at Horizon Air and the single carrier status determination at Alaska Airlines, legislative successes, workforce development initiatives, and most importantly, continuing to raise the standards and recognition of our craft. We are forging into 2020 continuing where we left off, setting goals and furthering the Association and our craft in the industry.
    Knowing the Past Opens the Door to the Future: The Continuing Importance of Black History Month
    02/17/20 - Teamsters local 570
    Feb. 17, 2020 | BLACK HISTORY MONTH | […} The question that faces us today is whether or not Black History Month is still relevant. Is it still a vehicle for change? Or is it a useful concept whose goals have been achieved? I would like to suggest that despite the profound change in race relations that has occurred in our lives, Carter G.
    Message from the IUEC Safety Committee
    02/17/20 - IUEC Local 10
    Attached below, please find a message from the IUEC Safety Committee in reference to a IUEC Safety Stand Down.  Please take a couple of minutes and read the message.
    Knowing the Past Opens the Door to the Future:The Continuing Importance of Black History Month
    02/17/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    Feb. 17, 2020 | BLACK HISTORY MONTH | […} The question that faces us today is whether or not Black History Month is still relevant. Is it still a vehicle for change? Or is it a useful concept whose goals have been achieved? I would like to suggest that despite the profound change in race relations that has occurred in our lives, Carter G.
    Knowing the Past Opens the Door to the Future: The Continuing Importance of Black History Month
    02/17/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    Feb. 17, 2020 | BLACK HISTORY MONTH | […} The question that faces us today is whether or not Black History Month is still relevant. Is it still a vehicle for change? Or is it a useful concept whose goals have been achieved? I would like to suggest that despite the profound change in race relations that has occurred in our lives, Carter G.
    Calendar Notifications Saved in Broadcast Archive
    02/17/20 - support.unionactive.com
    The scheduled calendar notifications will now be saved into the broadcast archives when sent.
    CenturyLink Unit Contract Special Meeting
    02/17/20 - IBEW 396
    Sisters and Brothers,  There will be a special meeting on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 @ 6:30 p.m. at the Union Hall to discuss the recently rejected CenturyLink contract and the next steps going forward. It is extremely important for members working under this agreement to be present, we will go over our options and discuss any concerns you may have.
    Christmas in April
    02/17/20 - IUEC Local 10
    Christmas in April is fast approaching and we would like to invite anyone who is willing to help to sign up.  The event will be on Saturday, April 25, 2020.  If you would like to sign up call the Business Office, or you can call Chris Gray at 301-643-4887.  It will be in Southern Maryland and all help is appreciated.  Deadline to sign up is March 15, 2020.
    Funeral Services for Retired Lieutenant Fernando Pena Jr.
    02/17/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of Retired Lieutenant Fernando Pena Jr., #111, on February 12, at the age of 82.  (Ret.) Lt. Pena served with the El Paso Police Department for 21 years, from June 1961 until his retirement on June 21, 1982.    Funeral Services for (Ret.) Lieutenant Fernando Pena Jr.
    Funeral Services for Officer Jesus Munoz
    02/17/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the death of Officer Jesus M. Munoz #2874, who passed away at his home on February 12, 2020 at the age of 31.  Officer Munoz served with the El Paso Police Department for almost 8 years, since March 2012.    Funeral Services for Officer Jesus M.
    Knowing the Past Opens the Door to the Future: The Continuing Importance of Black History Month
    02/17/20 - Teamsters Local 888
    Feb. 17, 2020 | BLACK HISTORY MONTH | […} The question that faces us today is whether or not Black History Month is still relevant. Is it still a vehicle for change? Or is it a useful concept whose goals have been achieved? I would like to suggest that despite the profound change in race relations that has occurred in our lives, Carter G.
    Saint Patrick's Day Law Enforcement Fundraiser
    02/16/20 - Massachusetts Municipal Police Coalition
    The Greater Boston Police Softball League and The Winchester Elks Lodge Lodge #1445 will be hosting the Sixth Annual St. Patrick’s Day Law Enforcement Benefit on March 14, 2020.  The event will take place at the Winchester Elks located at 375 Cambridge Street Winchester starting at 6:00 PM.  Tickets for the event are $20.00.
    Enfield School Nurses Association Vote Overwhelmingly to Affiliate with UPSEU
    02/14/20 - UPSEU
    On November 12, 2019, the Enfield School Nurses Association (ESNA) held a secret ballot election to determine whether to affiliate with UPSEU. The Association was seeking professional day to day representation and the expertise of a labor union for purposes of contract negotiations.
    Import Notice
    02/14/20 - IBEW Local 483
    IMPORTANT NOTICE!!! BUSINESS MANAGER ALICE PHILLIPS EMAIL ACCOUNT WAS HACKED THIS MORNING.  IF YOU RECEIVED AN EMAIL FROM ALICE WITH THE SUBJECT LINE "FOLLOW UP" IT IS A HACKED E-MAIL.
    AMFA Letter to to Senator Feinstein Re: DOT OIG Report in SWA
    02/14/20 - AMFA
    February 14, 2020 -- On behalf of the thousands of aircraft mechanics working for Southwest Airlines, I want to convey our appreciation for your February 13, 2020, letter to Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly. As the National Director of Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) - the only craft specific aircraft mechanic union representing the Aviation Maintenance Technicians (AMT) of Alaska Airlines, Horizon Air, and Southwest Airlines, we share your concern regarding the recent report of the Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General (DOT OIG) detailing the numerous safety violations at Southwest Airlines.
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