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    Working People Are Watching You, Mr. President
    01/19/18 - Teamsters Local 355
    Jan. 18, 2018 | OPINION | To Washington, D.C. insiders, this month’s budget negotiations are just the latest partisan exercise in a series of manufactured crises that too often result in short-term solutions. But for those who live and work outside of the Beltway bubble, much more is at stake.
    UPS Negotiations Update Call
    01/19/18 - Teamsters Local 264
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    KCS Shows What A "Trump Bonus" Truly Is
    01/19/18 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    As railroad workers, we are no strangers to companies crying broke despite having billions in the bank. Like the railroads, many companies have claimed that the corporate tax was strangling them and was the reason they were moving jobs out of the United States.
    Great Turnout for GMM
    01/19/18 - RN Staff Council, OPEIU, Local 40, AFL-CIO, CLC
    Thank you so much to everyone who took time out...
    Veterans Ceremony - Member Involvement
    01/19/18 - UFCW Local 1473
    World War II and Korean War Veteran, Master Sergeant, Dewey Edward Smith passed away on November 11, 1997. Appropriately, this decorated veteran (Silver Star Recipient for Gallantry in Action) passed on Veteran’s Day. His son, Richard Smith, is a proud member of UFCW Local 1473 in Rhinelander, WI.
    UPS Contract Update Call
    01/19/18 - Teamsters Local 542
    UPS and UPS Freight Contract Negotiations Update Call UPS and UPS Freight Contract Negotiations will kick off in late January. For an update on the process of negotiations and what you can do to be involved please join Denis Taylor, Director , IBT Package Division, for a conference call on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. eastern time. You can join by dialing into the number below.
    Ten worst things Trump did to working people
    01/18/18 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
    The tax cut law that President Trump boasts will make his wealthy friends “a lot richer” is just the latest in a series of betrayals of working people by the administration and Congress since Trump took the oath of office on January 20, 2017.
    What’s Killing America’s Middle Class?
    01/18/18 - Teamsters local 570
    Jan. 18, 2018 | OPINION | […] Beginning in the 1980s, right-wing Republicans and Democratic comparatists switched sides, and ever since they've increasingly allowed corporate lobbyists and campaign donors to disempower America's workaday majority, further enrich themselves and impose an abominable, un-American culture of inequality across our land.
    What’s Killing America’s Middle Class?
    01/18/18 - Teamsters Local 355
    Jan. 18, 2018 | OPINION | […] Beginning in the 1980s, right-wing Republicans and Democratic comparatists switched sides, and ever since they've increasingly allowed corporate lobbyists and campaign donors to disempower America's workaday majority, further enrich themselves and impose an abominable, un-American culture of inequality across our land.
    Winter and Spring Continuing Education Schedules
    01/18/18 - BAC Local 2 Washington Idaho Montana
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    ELD Training
    01/18/18 - Teamsters Local 776
    Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCA) regulations pertaining to Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) are being implemented through a multi...
    Correct Mailing Address Form
    01/18/18 - NTEU Chapter 143
    The NTEU Chapter 143 chapter election will be in June, 2018.  Please give us your correct address so that you can recieve any mailings in the course of this election.  Thank you.
    Seattle Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP)/Aerial Lift Certification February 17-18, 2018
    01/18/18 - IATSE Local 488
    Join Ives trainer and 488 Brother Niall James for our first training of 2018! Get your application today.
    What’s Killing America’s Middle Class?
    01/18/18 - Teamsters Local 888
    Jan. 18, 2018 | OPINION | […] Beginning in the 1980s, right-wing Republicans and Democratic comparatists switched sides, and ever since they've increasingly allowed corporate lobbyists and campaign donors to disempower America's workaday majority, further enrich themselves and impose an abominable, un-American culture of inequality across our land.
    Which side are you on?
    01/17/18 - CWA Local 3176
    This is a old Union song, but is a great accompaniment to the the story we sent out a few days ago. Listen to the words and see how it could apply to today.
    2018 Camp Phoenix
    01/17/18 - Aluminum Cans for Burned Children
    Winter Camp will be held February 16-19th at Camp Cheerful, in Strongsville, Ohio. Any Fire Departments wanting to spend some time with the campers should contact Mike Mochan at 440-223-4661 to make arrangements.
    RIP!
    01/17/18 - IBEW Local 191
    Long time Local 191 member Joseph "Joe" Bowers passed away.
    The Pro-Business Argument for Single-Payer Healthcare
    01/17/18 - Teamsters local 570
    Jan. 17, 2018 | HEALTH CARE | […] Mark Dudzic, the national coordinator of the Labor Campaign for Single-Payer, argues that one of the major reasons that corporations do not support single-payer health care is the complex power dynamics between employer and employee surrounding the issue of healthcare.
    The Pro-Business Argument for Single-Payer Healthcare
    01/17/18 - Teamsters Local 355
    Jan. 17, 2018 | HEALTH CARE | […] Mark Dudzic, the national coordinator of the Labor Campaign for Single-Payer, argues that one of the major reasons that corporations do not support single-payer health care is the complex power dynamics between employer and employee surrounding the issue of healthcare.
    The Pro-Business Argument for Single-Payer Healthcare
    01/17/18 - Teamsters Local 992
    Jan. 17, 2018 | HEALTH CARE | […] Mark Dudzic, the national coordinator of the Labor Campaign for Single-Payer, argues that one of the major reasons that corporations do not support single-payer health care is the complex power dynamics between employer and employee surrounding the issue of healthcare.
    2018 CFT & AFT Delegate results
    01/17/18 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
    Congratulations to our 2018 CFT Delegates See ya in Costa Mesa! Congratulations to our 2018 AFT Delegates See ya in Pittsburgh! Delegates listed in bold are funded.
    Our contract has been ratified!
    01/17/18 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
    RATIFICATION We have a contract! Ratification Vote 98% YES.
    2/24/2018 Polar Bear Plunge
    01/17/18 - NJLESA
    FYI... up next is the polar bear plunge in Seaside, NJ on February 24, 2018 supporting the NJ Special Olympics.   As per the guidelines set by our Captain, President Toolen...  each participant will be receive reimbursement of registration as long as you show up.     https://www.classy.
    Administrative Leave
    01/17/18 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
    Due to the current weather conditions that may prevent employees from reporting to work the following information is being provided for your review. Please look over the information and ensure you follow the requirements of the Employee Relations Manual (ELM). An employee statement must be written in the event you are unable to report to work due to the winter storm.
    The Supreme Court will be anti-union for decades
    01/17/18 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
    for president, old-school conservatives split (broadly speaking) into three groups. A few loved him unconditionally. Never Trumpers refused to support the nominee on the grounds of his crude, unreliable personality and his protectionist impulses.
    C TEST 2-17-18 KC Eisenhower 9 AM
    01/17/18 - IATSE Local 22
    The "C" Test Written & Practical will be on Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018 from 9AM-5PM in the Kennedy Center-Eisenhower Theatre
    The Pro-Business Argument for Single-Payer Healthcare
    01/17/18 - Teamsters Local 888
    Jan. 17, 2018 | HEALTH CARE | […] Mark Dudzic, the national coordinator of the Labor Campaign for Single-Payer, argues that one of the major reasons that corporations do not support single-payer health care is the complex power dynamics between employer and employee surrounding the issue of healthcare.
    MLK Marade 2018
    01/16/18 - AFSCME Council 76
    AFSCME Council 76 marched through the wind and snow with the AFL-CIO and thousands of Coloradans to honor the enduring legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. King believed that civil rights and workers rights were inextricably linked, and actively spoke out against economic exploitation, poverty, and right to work laws. In fact, Dr.
    Lynda.com
    01/16/18 - IATSE Local 33
    Lynda.com online courses. Cost is $25, cash or check. You must submit payment to Recording Secretary Jane Leslie at the Local 33 office located at 1720 W. Magnolia Blvd, Burbank CA, 818-841-9233.  AV Essentials students must enroll in Lynda.com  and take courses Powerpoint 2016 Essentials Training by Jess Stratton (3 hr. class) and Keynote 6 Essentials Training by David Rivers (4 hr.
    WA State Licensing
    01/16/18 - IBEW Local 191
    Here is some helpful information if you are in need of picking up your Washington State Electrical License
    Republicans Are Taking Voter Suppression to the Workplace
    01/16/18 - Teamsters local 570
    Jan. 16, 2018 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | A Republican party that survives through voter suppression may be replicating its model in the workplace. In December, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) invited public commentary on a possible revocation of a rule that makes employers provide union organizers with contact information for workers in advance of a representation election.
    Republicans Are Taking Voter Suppression to the Workplace
    01/16/18 - Teamsters Local 355
    Jan. 16, 2018 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | A Republican party that survives through voter suppression may be replicating its model in the workplace. In December, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) invited public commentary on a possible revocation of a rule that makes employers provide union organizers with contact information for workers in advance of a representation election.
    Title Change (S1651/A796)
    01/16/18 - NJLESA
    On January 16th, Governor Christie signed into law S651/A796, which retitles a State Correction Officer as a State Correctional Police Office; clarifiying law enforcement powers. Please see the attached Press Release for details.
    RETIREMENT WORKSHOP
    01/16/18 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
    The Charlotte Area Local is hosting a Retirement Workshop on February 18, 2018 at the local union hall. You can sign up for the 1PM or 4PM workshop and each workshop is 1.5 hours long. All atendees are eligible for a TV raffle. Please click the link https://www.eventbrite.com/e/apwu-retirement-workshop-feb-18-in-charlotte-nc-tickets-41959820954 to sign up and reserve a seat.
    2018 Polar Bear Plunge
    01/16/18 - NJLESA
    ?On January 13, 2018... Members of the NJLESA braved the 35 degree air temperture and 37 degree water temperature to support the 12th Annual NJ Special Olympics at the Wildwood, NJ Polar Bear Plunge! ?Over 1,000 plungers were in attendance for this worthy cause benefiting almost 25,000 Special Olympic athletes.
    Republicans Are Taking Voter Suppression to the Workplace
    01/16/18 - Teamsters Local 992
    Jan. 16, 2018 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | A Republican party that survives through voter suppression may be replicating its model in the workplace. In December, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) invited public commentary on a possible revocation of a rule that makes employers provide union organizers with contact information for workers in advance of a representation election.
    Why Your Fitness Mindset Matters
    01/16/18 - Employer-Teamsters Local Nos. 175 & 505 HW/Pension Funds
    why your fitness mindset matters The key to sticking with a workout program may be strengthening the “muscle” between your ears. If you discover you’re not ready to begin exercising regularly, consider what exercise might do for you. Could it make you feel better about yourself? Give you the energy to play with your kids or the courage to speak publicly.
    RIP
    01/16/18 - IBEW Local 191
    Rest in Peace! Brother Gordon "Gordy" Hubbard
    Republicans Are Taking Voter Suppression to the Workplace
    01/16/18 - Teamsters Local 888
    Jan. 16, 2018 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | A Republican party that survives through voter suppression may be replicating its model in the workplace. In December, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) invited public commentary on a possible revocation of a rule that makes employers provide union organizers with contact information for workers in advance of a representation election.
    The Dignity of Labor
    01/15/18 - Teamsters Local 355
    Jan. 15, 2018 | LABOR HISTORY | The night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tenn.
    Three Ways MLK Speaks to Our Time
    01/15/18 - Teamsters Local 355
    Jan. 15, 2018 | HISTORY | Many people vaguely know that King opposed the Vietnam War and talked more about poverty in his later years. But King also had a lot to say about issues not normally associated with civil rights that still resonate today, historians and activists say.
    The Dignity of Labor
    01/15/18 - Teamsters local 570
    Jan. 15, 2018 | LABOR HISTORY | The night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tenn.
    Three Ways MLK Speaks to Our Time
    01/15/18 - Teamsters local 570
    Jan. 15, 2018 | HISTORY | Many people vaguely know that King opposed the Vietnam War and talked more about poverty in his later years. But King also had a lot to say about issues not normally associated with civil rights that still resonate today, historians and activists say.
    Bargaining Alert 01-14-2018
    01/15/18 - RN Staff Council, OPEIU, Local 40, AFL-CIO, CLC
    On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 the Union and had an arbitration with the hospital...
    PIW Barganing Report 18
    01/15/18 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
    CWA/PIW BARGAINING REPORT #18 The CWA and PIW met both Thursday, January 11, 2018 and Friday, January 12, 2018. In the opening session the Union and the Company had extensive conversation regarding recent safety issues that have occurred at PIW within the last month. CWA reiterated to PIW that safety for our members is still a concern.
    The Dignity of Labor
    01/15/18 - Teamsters Local 992
    Jan. 15, 2018 | LABOR HISTORY | The night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tenn.
    Three Ways MLK Speaks to Our Time
    01/15/18 - Teamsters Local 992
    Jan. 15, 2018 | HISTORY | Many people vaguely know that King opposed the Vietnam War and talked more about poverty in his later years. But King also had a lot to say about issues not normally associated with civil rights that still resonate today, historians and activists say.

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