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November 13, 2018

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GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18
11/13/18 - Teamsters Local 179
The Teamsters Local 179 General Membership meeting will be held on Sunday, November 18 at 10:00 a.m. at the Local 179 membership hall located at 990 NE Frontage Road in Joliet. Hope to see you there.
AFL-CIO President: How Working People Defined the Midterm Election
11/13/18 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
This is an opinion piece from Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO. Trumka appeared on Yahoo's Finance All Markets Summit on November 13.
Today's Labor History
11/13/18 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
Check out this week's Labor History Today podcast. On this week's show: Mark Dudzic remembers Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers Union activist Karen Silkwood, who died on November 13, 1974. And we look into the origins of Haymarket Martyr’s Day on November 11.
Healthcare and Labor Rights: Unions’ Congressional Wish List
11/13/18 - Teamsters local 570
Nov. 13, 2018 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Health care, infrastructure, and education top labor’s immediate wish list now that Democrats have won control of the House, along with protecting Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid from assaults euphemistically termed “entitlement reform.
Are Labor Unions and Collective Bargaining Coming to Big Tech?
11/13/18 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 13, 2018 | COLLECTIVE ACTION | The surge of employee activism that is sweeping through Big Tech is looking less like an instance of well-meaning Millennials gone hopelessly culturally correct.
Healthcare and Labor Rights: Unions’ Congressional Wish List
11/13/18 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 13, 2018 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Health care, infrastructure, and education top labor’s immediate wish list now that Democrats have won control of the House, along with protecting Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid from assaults euphemistically termed “entitlement reform.
Healthcare and Labor Rights: Unions' Congressional Wish List
11/13/18 - Teamsters Local 355
November 13, 2018 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Health care, infrastructure, and education top labor’s immediate wish list now that Democrats have won control of the House, along with protecting Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid from assaults euphemistically termed “entitlement reform.
Freedom Foundation WANTS Your Information
11/13/18 - IBEW Local 483
ATTENTION – IBEW 483 CITY OF TACOMA EMPLOYEES YOUR INFORMATION HAS BEEN REQUESTED BY THE FREEDOM FOUNDATION The Freedom Foundation has requested your information from the City of Tacoma and according to the City  they are required to provide the information.  They have requested  your name, classification, work contact email and your seniority.
AMFA National Annual Membership Survey Notice – 2018
11/13/18 - AMFA
November 13, 2018 -- In accordance with Article IX, Section 3 of the AMFA Constitution, the National Executive Council is conducting the annual survey of the AMFA membership. This survey is being conducted by the internet, and all active members in good standing may participate. Note: Any member whose membership dues, fees, and/or assessment obligations have not been reconciled is a member in bad standing and, therefore, is ineligible to participate.
DMEA Members Donate for Dream Come True of Western Connecticut
11/13/18 - UPSEU
During the month of October 2018, the Danbury Municipal Employees Association (DMEA), UPSEU Local 424, members Maureen McCann (Engineering) and Dot Gulya-Stasny (Public Works Division) organized a successful donation rally for Dream Come True of Western Connecticut. The organization graciously benefits seriously, chronically and terminally ill children.
OPM Open Season
11/13/18 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
Open Season is November 12 - December 10, 2018. Go to this link for more information https://www.opm.
A/V PowerPoint & Keynote Classes
11/13/18 - IATSE Local 33
The Training Committee is offering A/V PowerPoint & Keynote Classes Dates/Times/Location: December 6th & 7th @ 9:00 am at IATSE Local 33, 1720 W. Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA, 91506. Bring your Laptop and a USB or thumb drive. If you would like to reserve a spot in this class, please use the e-mail link listed below.  Do not call the office.
HVALF Holiday Party
11/13/18 - HVALF AFL-CIO
You are cordially invited to the Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation's Holiday Party Monday, December 10 at 5:30 pm Ship Lantern Inn - 1725 Route 9W, Milton, NY Each year we come together to re-cap our year's work, discuss the issues that confront us and to wish each brother and sister a blessed and safe holiday.
Members Displaced by Fires
11/12/18 - IATSE Local 33
Any Member displaced due to the recent fires contact, Brother Dan Melson, 661-206-9838, if you need a place to stay. Dan lives in Palmdale.
NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE
11/12/18 - UAW Local 4911
____ ___ As you all know, we have transitioned into the economic portion of contract negotiations.
YRC FREIGHT, HOLLAND and NEW PENN TEAMSTERS
11/12/18 - Teamsters Local 449
Survey Deadline is November 28th.
Elections are Over ! Now What ?? Did we Win ??
11/12/18 - NAPSO / CWA Local 9110
Greetings, Well, it's finally over -- the election season, that is !! I want you all to know that the Nevada Law Enforcement Coalition, of which NAPSO is one of the founders and a leader, endorsed a total of 52 candidates who appeared on the general election ballot this past Tuesday.  Of those 52 candidates (Democrats and Republicans), 46 of them won their races.
The AFL-CIO's Union Veterans Council
11/12/18 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
Veterans Day is an opportunity to reflect on the immeasurable sacrifices made by our nation's heroes, all in the name of protecting their country, and their fellow Americans. We all owe them an extraordinary debt of gratitude. The AFL-CIO's Union Veterans Council (UVC).
Honor and Gratitude for Our Veterans
11/12/18 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
The BRS wants to express our gratitude and honor for our military servicemen and servicewomen who have served in times past and those currently serving, standing on the ready to defend our country and the freedoms that come with it. May we remember and honor them today, and every day.
UPS Freight Nationwide Vote Results
11/12/18 - Teamsters Local 776
Members at UPS Freight have approved a new five year national agreement.
Quarterly Meeting
11/12/18 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
CWA 1120 QUARTERLY LOCAL MEETING     THURSDAY            NOVEMBER 15, 2018   6:00 P.M.
UPS Freight Teamsters Ratify LBFO
11/11/18 - Teamsters Local 492
UPS FREIGHT TEAMSTERS RATIFY COMPANY’S FINAL CONTRACT OFFER The Union will Ensure Company Compliance with Agreement Terms – Workers at UPS Freight represented by the Teamsters Union have ratified a new five-year agreement that was the company’s last, best and final offer, averting a national strike.
UPS Central PA Agreement
11/11/18 - Teamsters Local 776
The Teamsters UPS Central PA Supplemental Negotiating Committee has reached a tentative agreement with UPS. A meeting has been scheduled to review the proposal prior to a vote by the membership.
Happy Veterans Day
11/11/18 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
Happy Veterans Day to all of our members who served in the armed forces. Today we celebrate you and thank you for your selfless service to our country.
Veterans Day
11/11/18 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
John Fitzgerald Kennedy "As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
More than Thanks - Join Union Veterans
11/11/18 - CWA Local 1103
As we celebrate millions of service members’ selfless sacrifice this Veterans Day, the Union Veterans Council is fighting to defend their economic rights and dignities when they return home. Join that fight today and be a voice for working-class veterans.
2018 LCR Event
11/11/18 - Aluminum Cans for Burned Children
Last evening at our 2018 LCR Event, ACBC was presented with a $25,000.00 donation from Stacy Callen of Dworken & Bernstein, L.P.A We are so grateful to them for their continued support. Photo (Stacy Callen, from Dworken & Bernstein present their donation to Pat Lovejoy of ACBC.
UPS Freight Contract Vote
11/10/18 - Teamsters Local 776
The IBT has scheduled a conference call to discuss the UPSF contract vote results. Full details...
In Case You Missed It
11/09/18 - Teamsters local 570
  • Big wins for Teamsters in Election Day results.   • Teamsters organize 7th XPO Logistics center   • Amazon is launching a new shipping service   • Baltimore first big U.S.
Over 700 Union Members Win Public Office in Midterms
11/09/18 - Teamsters local 570
Nov. 9, 2018 | POLITICAL ACTION | Led by Minnesota’s Tim Walz, some 743 unionists—and counting—won public office nationwide, from Congress down to county commissioner, the AFL-CIO calculates. Walz, a member of Education Minnesota, will be Minnesota’s governor, and organized labor’s highest-ranking elected official.
In Case You Missed It
11/09/18 - Teamsters Local 355
  • Big wins for Teamsters in Election Day results.   • Teamsters organize 7th XPO Logistics center   • Amazon is launching a new shipping service   • Baltimore first big U.S.
In Case You Missed It
11/09/18 - Teamsters Local 992
  • Big wins for Teamsters in Election Day results.   • Teamsters organize 7th XPO Logistics center   • Amazon is launching a new shipping service   • Baltimore first big U.S.
Over 700 Union Members Win Public Office in Midterms
11/09/18 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 9, 2018 | POLITICAL ACTION | Led by Minnesota’s Tim Walz, some 743 unionists—and counting—won public office nationwide, from Congress down to county commissioner, the AFL-CIO calculates. Walz, a member of Education Minnesota, will be Minnesota’s governor, and organized labor’s highest-ranking elected official.
Over 700 Union Members Win Public Office in Midterms
11/09/18 - Teamsters Local 355
November 9, 2018 | POLITICAL ACTION | Led by Minnesota’s Tim Walz, some 743 unionists—and counting—won public office nationwide, from Congress down to county commissioner, the AFL-CIO calculates. Walz, a member of Education Minnesota, will be Minnesota’s governor, and organized labor’s highest-ranking elected official.
Health Fair Schedule
11/09/18 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
Dear A.P.W.U. Members: Please note that Open Season begins November 12 through December 10, 2018.  Attached you will find the Health Fair Schedule and other pertinent information.
Thanksgiving Dinner Drive
11/09/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Our IBEW 21 Brothers working in the AT&T Cottage Grove Garage need your help feeding families in the communities where they live and work.  They organized a food drive to purchase complete Thanksgiving Dinners for over 200 families in need. Each dinner costs $25.
In case You Missed It
11/09/18 - Teamsters Local 888
  • Big wins for Teamsters in Election Day results.   • Teamsters organize 7th XPO Logistics center   • Amazon is launching a new shipping service   • Baltimore first big U.S.
Over 700 Union Members Win Public Office in Midterms
11/09/18 - Teamsters Local 888
Nov. 9, 2018 | POLITICAL ACTION | Led by Minnesota’s Tim Walz, some 743 unionists—and counting—won public office nationwide, from Congress down to county commissioner, the AFL-CIO calculates. Walz, a member of Education Minnesota, will be Minnesota’s governor, and organized labor’s highest-ranking elected official.
UNMH Negotiations Begin Nov. 27, 2018
11/08/18 - New Mexico Hospital Workers Union
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Bluefield Coca-Cola Strike
11/08/18 - Teamsters Local 175
https://wvva.com/news/top-stories/2018/11/07/52293/
SAVE THE DATE
11/08/18 - Local 755 UNITED SERVICE WORKERS UNION
LOCAL 755, USWU, WINTER GALA, SAVE THE DATE FLYER, JANUARY 25, 2019, @ THE STONY HILL INN, FROM 7PM-11PM.
All Hallows Eve
11/08/18 - Local 755 UNITED SERVICE WORKERS UNION
Dan Kotkin, Area V.P.
Surprise! Minimum-Wage Hike Helps Workers After All
11/08/18 - Teamsters Local 355
November 8, 2018 | WAGES | Remember last year when a gaggle of University of Washington economists proclaimed that Seattle's new $15 minimum-wage law was creating all sorts of havoc with the local economy.
Celebrating Veteran's Day 11/12
11/08/18 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
HAPPY VETERAN'S DAY TO ALL OF THOSE THAT HAVE SERVED & THOSE OF YOU STILL SERVING TODAY! IN SOLIDARITY, DALEO FREEMAN, PRES./A.P.W.U.
Breakfast With Santa
11/08/18 - Teamsters Local 249
The Teamsters Local 249 Women's Committee will be hosting a Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 8, 2018.
AFSCME Scholarship Available
11/07/18 - AFSCME Local 2067
OSAC Scholarship Announcement  Members and family members are eligible for college scholarships. Apply online now for 2019-20. Early-bird deadline is Feb. 15, 2019 and the final deadline is March 1, 2019.
AEU Members Receive Writing Awards
11/07/18 - Association Employees Union
The International Labor Communications Association awards for 2018 have recently been announced and current (and former!) AEU members Hugo Jimenez and Jay Peeples were winners of first and second place awards! Congratulations to Jay and Hugo from AEU! Well deserved!

 
 
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