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    Updated: May. 19 (09:00)

    CANOE BLESSING ON MAY 22 HONORING IKAIKA MAHONEY
    IATSE Local 33
    Holiday Hours
    IBEW Local 125
    In Case You Missed It
    Teamsters local 570
    Abandoned by CSEA/SEIU, Seymour BOE Secretaries Join UPSEU
    UPSEU
    In Case You Missed It
    Teamsters Local 355
    From the Desk of the Recording Secretary.
    IATSE Local 33
     
         
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    CANOE BLESSING ON MAY 22 HONORING IKAIKA MAHONEY
    05/17/19 - IATSE Local 33
    The blessing for our new unlimited canoe will be held on Wednesday, May 22, at 5:15 pm at Mother's Beach, and here's the story behind why... We were looking for a name for the new unlimited canoe that would tie in multiple generations of our club together, Kupuna to Keiki.
    Holiday Hours
    05/17/19 - IBEW Local 125
    Members are encouraged to plan their business accordingly due to closures.  The Local 125 business office will close at noon on Friday, May 24, 2019 and will be closed Monday, May 27, 2019 due to Memorial Day.
    In Case You Missed It
    05/17/19 - Teamsters local 570
      • American workers are not happy   • Teamsters stand with law enforcement officers   • Video game workers see power in a union   • Flight attendant union leader, Sara Nelson’s art of war   • Labor Board: Uber drivers are contractors, not employees   • Democrats have ambitious plan to save U.S.
    Abandoned by CSEA/SEIU, Seymour BOE Secretaries Join UPSEU
    05/17/19 - UPSEU
    For the last several years the Seymour BOE Secretaries suspected that their former union, CSEA/SEIU was uninterested in continuing to represent the bargaining unit. Those suspicions were fully realized when CSEA/SEIU was a no-show at a recent Connecticut State Board of Labor Relations (CSBLR) preliminary hearing regarding a petition to have the group join UPSEU.
    In Case You Missed It
    05/17/19 - Teamsters Local 355
      • American workers are not happy   • Teamsters stand with law enforcement officers   • Video game workers see power in a union   • Flight attendant union leader, Sara Nelson’s art of war   • Labor Board: Uber drivers are contractors, not employees   • Democrats have ambitious plan to save U.S.
    From the Desk of the Recording Secretary.
    05/17/19 - IATSE Local 33
    Hello Brothers and Sisters It is with deep regrets to have inform you of one of our Brothers, Gary LeMond’s wife, Kristine, passing on Thursday, May 16, 2019.  It came so unexpectedly.  Brother LeMond needs assistance during this very sensitive time.  Local 33 is asking that anyone who would like to donate to a “Go Fund Me” account in behalf of Mrs.
    In Case You Missed It
    05/17/19 - Teamsters Local 992
      • American workers are not happy   • Teamsters stand with law enforcement officers   • Video game workers see power in a union   • Flight attendant union leader, Sara Nelson’s art of war   • Labor Board: Uber drivers are contractors, not employees   • Democrats have ambitious plan to save U.S.
    In Case You Missed It
    05/17/19 - Teamsters Local 992
      • American workers are not happy   • Teamsters stand with law enforcement officers   • Video game workers see power in a union   • Flight attendant union leader, Sara Nelson’s art of war   • Labor Board: Uber drivers are contractors, not employees   • Democrats have ambitious plan to save U.S.
    RATES FOR THE WILL & GRUNDY COUNTIES AREA CONSTRUCTION AGREEMENT EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 2019
    05/17/19 - Teamsters Local 179
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    10th ANNUAL TEAMSTERS LOCAL 179 MEMBERSHIP PICNIC SATURDAY, AUGUST 10
    05/17/19 - Teamsters Local 179
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    UAW Local 4911 Officer Election Results
    05/17/19 - UAW Local 4911
    Congratulations to all the Brothers and Sisters that won in the UAW Local 4911 Officer Elections.
    Worker's Memorial Day
    05/17/19 - Teamsters Local 776
    On April 28th the York-Adams County Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO observes Worker’s Memorial Day; in honor...
    In Case You Missed It
    05/17/19 - Teamsters Local 888
      • American workers are not happy   • Teamsters stand with law enforcement officers   • Video game workers see power in a union   • Flight attendant union leader, Sara Nelson’s art of war   • Labor Board: Uber drivers are contractors, not employees   • Democrats have ambitious plan to save U.S.
    NASA-TWU Firefighters Podcast
    05/16/19 - TWU Local 513
    New AFL-CIO Report Reveals 275 Daily U.S. Worker Deaths in 2017
    05/16/19 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka calls to support legislation that will improve health and safety conditions at work. View Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect report here: aflcio.
    Amtrak, NJ Transit to invest $31Min Northeast Corridor
    05/16/19 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    Amtrak and New Jersey Transit announced a joint $31 million investment to improve railroad infrastructure along the Northeast Corridor (NEC) in New Jersey and conduct renewal work throughout spring and summer.  As part of the investment, Amtrak crews on May 20, 2019, will begin a block tie replacement program at Newark Penn Station.
    It’s Time to Finally Fund Infrastructure Investment
    05/16/19 - Teamsters local 570
    May 16, 2019 | TRANSPORTATION NETWORKS | The Teamsters know a little something about infrastructure. Approximately 600,000 of our members drive the nation’s roadways as part of their job. And we have tens of thousands of members who work on railroads and aircrafts delivering passengers and goods to their final destinations.
    Dear Delta Airlines: Video Games and Beer Cannot Compete With Joining A Union
    05/16/19 - Teamsters Local 355
    May 16, 2019 | ORGANIZING | In its latest offensive to beat back unionization, Delta Air Lines displays total contempt for labor unions and an astonishing ignorance about what unions have accomplished to lift American workers. Delta has a new anti-union poster that tells employees, “A new video game system with the latest hits sounds like fun.
    It’s Time to Finally Fund Infrastructure Investment
    05/16/19 - Teamsters Local 992
    May 16, 2019 | TRANSPORTATION NETWORKS | The Teamsters know a little something about infrastructure. Approximately 600,000 of our members drive the nation’s roadways as part of their job. And we have tens of thousands of members who work on railroads and aircrafts delivering passengers and goods to their final destinations.
    Bill Quimby Celebration of Life
    05/15/19 - IBEW Local 125
    Aloha November 11, 1951 — May 11, 2019 William (Lee) Lee Quimby passed away on May 11, 2019, at his home in Aloha, Oregon, at the age of 67 years old, after a courageous battle with ALS. He was born on November 11, 1951, to John and Clara Quimby. He grew up in Pendleton, Oregon, and graduated from Pendleton High School in 1970.
    It’s Time to Finally Fund Infrastructure Investment
    05/15/19 - Teamsters Local 355
    May 14, 2019 | TRANSPORTATION NETWORKS | The Teamsters know a little something about infrastructure. Approximately 600,000 of our members drive the nation’s roadways as part of their job. And we have tens of thousands of members who work on railroads and aircrafts delivering passengers and goods to their final destinations.
    38th National Peace Officers' Memorial Service
    05/15/19 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
    This morning President Donald J Trump was the keynote speaker at the 38th National Peace Officers' Memorial Service. President Trump said he stands with law enforcement during the Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service on Capitol Hill, an event to honor law enforcement officers who have died on the line of duty. "Today we renew our solemn oath that we will never forget," Mr. Trump said before sharing a handful of stories of law enforcement officers.
    13th Annual Labor Night with the Washington Nats
    05/15/19 - CWA Local 2222
    Sat June 22 @ 7:15PM will start the 13th Annual Labor Night at Nationals Park.
    Police Week, Washington DC
    05/15/19 - NJLESA
    Police Week, Washington DC - May, 2019 It was an honor and a privilege for some of our NJLESA Executive Board Officers to support and participate in the events and services of Police Week over these last few days.
    CC T/A
    05/15/19 - IBEW Local 291
    AT&T Call Center bargaining wraps up in 5 days! The bargaining teams from the three represented centers worked in unison along with the assistance of negotiators from the International Office and IBEW Local 21 to get the job done. Each of the 5 days brought meetings with the company and then long nights with the bargaining teams reviewing the day and prepping for the following day.
    Chili Cook-Off Reminder - May 18th - RSVP today!
    05/15/19 - CWA Local 7777
    Please call and RSVP today.
    The 2019 Summer Camp
    05/15/19 - Communications Workers of America Local 1107
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    Workers in Western Pennsylvania Have Approved The Last Supplement
    05/15/19 - Teamsters Local 71
    (WASHINGTON) – The last supplement to the YRC Freight, Holland and New Penn National Master Freight Agreement has now been ratified by the affected membership, which means the new national collective bargaining agreement and all supplemental agreements are now fully ratified and will take effect immediately.
    PPMWS Conference
    05/14/19 - cwa-ppmws.org
    The following attachments were sent to all Local Presidents and Secretary-Treasurers on March 4th 2019. If you have not submitted your forms, please contact PPMWS ASAP: 412-281-7268 or mmikesell@cwa-union.
    Jesse Cortez
    05/14/19 - TWU Local 513
    We are saddened to inform the membership of our fallen Cargo Crew Chief Brother, Jesse Cortez.  we've attached Jesse's obituary with complete information of visitation and funeral service at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral home in Colleyville, TX.
    Hoffa: 2020 Democrats Are Vying For Union Support, and That’s A Welcome Shift
    05/14/19 - Teamsters local 570
    May 14, 2019 | OPINION | As the 2020 primary season heats up, presidential candidates in the massive Democratic field — from Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren to Amy Klobuchar and Joe Biden — are vying for critical support from labor unions. Don't dismiss this as typical election posturing.
    Hoffa: 2020 Democrats Are Vying For Union Support, and That’s A Welcome Shift
    05/14/19 - Teamsters Local 992
    May 14, 2019 | OPINION | As the 2020 primary season heats up, presidential candidates in the massive Democratic field — from Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren to Amy Klobuchar and Joe Biden — are vying for critical support from labor unions. Don't dismiss this as typical election posturing.
    Hoffa: 2020 Democrats Are Vying For Union Support, and That’s A Welcome Shift
    05/14/19 - Teamsters Local 355
    May 14, 2019 | OPINION | As the 2020 primary season heats up, presidential candidates in the massive Democratic field — from Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren to Amy Klobuchar and Joe Biden — are vying for critical support from labor unions. Don't dismiss this as typical election posturing.
    IBEW - AT&T DIRECTV Call Center Tentative Agreement Highlights
    05/14/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    On Friday, May 10, 2019 the IBEW System Council T-3 (SCT-3) and AT&T/DIRECTV reached a tentative agreement on a new four-year contract covering employees working for the company in DIRECTV call centers. The new tentative agreement must be voted on and accepted by the members of the IBEW. The IBEW SCT-3 will present the contract to its members over the next few weeks through a series of meetings and other communications. After reviewing the new contract we feel our members will agree with the officers and delegates of the IBEW SCT-3 and vote to accept the tentative agreement. The highlights are as follows:
    From the desk of the B/A: Lot F @ The Greek Theatre
    05/14/19 - IATSE Local 33
    Dear Brothers & Sister: Starting today all Local 33 crews that park in Lot F must have a "Lot F Parking Pass".  If you do not have a "Lot F Parking Pass" your car will be towed.
    El Paso Police Fallen Officers Memorial Ceremony
    05/14/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association and the El Paso Police Department will hold the Annual Fallen Officers Memorial Ceremony at 9:00 AM on Friday, May 17, 2019, at Chuck Heinrich Park, located at 11055 Andrew Barcena Dr.  The park and the street on which it is located are both named in honor of fallen El Paso Police Officers.
    Meeting Reminder
    05/14/19 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
    CWA QUARTERLY LOCAL MEETING     Wednesday May 15th 2019                          6:00 P.M.
    Honoring the Life of Alan Cote: May 18, 2019
    05/14/19 - Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific-National Office
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    Hoffa: 2020 Democrats Are Vying For Union Support, and That’s A Welcome Shift
    05/14/19 - Teamsters Local 888
    May 14, 2019 | OPINION | As the 2020 primary season heats up, presidential candidates in the massive Democratic field — from Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren to Amy Klobuchar and Joe Biden — are vying for critical support from labor unions. Don't dismiss this as typical election posturing.
    Human Error? Stop Blaming Workers for Their Own Deaths
    05/14/19 - Teamsters Local 888
    May 13, 2019 | OPINION | The blame game for the April 27 fatal collapse of a construction crane in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood began almost before the dust had settled at the accident site. Within hours, experts were already calling out human error as a likely culprit in the tragedy, which killed two ironworkers disassembling the crane and two people in cars on the street below.
    Let's Rebuild America!
    05/13/19 - Teamsters Local 776
    Congressional leaders met with President Donald Trump at the White House to discuss infrastructure, and the labor movement...
    Results of City Bargaining & Arbitration Award
    05/13/19 - IBEW Local 6
    Wage Increases for all represented classifications: Effective July 1, 2019:                      3.0 % Effective December 28, 2019:          1.
    Human Error? Stop Blaming Workers for Their Own Deaths
    05/13/19 - Teamsters local 570
    May 13, 2019 | OPINION | The blame game for the April 27 fatal collapse of a construction crane in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood began almost before the dust had settled at the accident site. Within hours, experts were already calling out human error as a likely culprit in the tragedy, which killed two ironworkers disassembling the crane and two people in cars on the street below.
    Human Error? Stop Blaming Workers for Their Own Deaths
    05/13/19 - Teamsters Local 355
    May 13, 2019 | OPINION | The blame game for the April 27 fatal collapse of a construction crane in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood began almost before the dust had settled at the accident site. Within hours, experts were already calling out human error as a likely culprit in the tragedy, which killed two ironworkers disassembling the crane and two people in cars on the street below.
    AMFA – ASA Virgin America Transition Agreement Discussions Update # 10 May 13, 2019
    05/13/19 - AMFA Local 32
    AMFA and Alaska Airlines met in Seattle, WA on May 10, 2019, for a short session to discuss an Alaska Airlines–Virgin America Transition Agreement. For definition purposes, “All-in” is defined as including base pay, license premiums, line premium, and top scale longevity.
    Human Error? Stop Blaming Workers for Their Own Deaths
    05/13/19 - Teamsters Local 992
    May 13, 2019 | OPINION | The blame game for the April 27 fatal collapse of a construction crane in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood began almost before the dust had settled at the accident site. Within hours, experts were already calling out human error as a likely culprit in the tragedy, which killed two ironworkers disassembling the crane and two people in cars on the street below.
    Congratulations
    05/13/19 - IUEC Local 10
    As everyone knows, we had an election last Thursday, May 9, 2019 to elect a new Business Agent to fill the Retired Dave Settles spot.  Congrats to Dave on his retirement.  Now he gets to start the new phase of his life and enjoy all that he has worked so hard for all these years.  Congrats to new Business Agent Joe "Zeppy" Demmel, who won the vote on Thursday.
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