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    Apr 26, 2017
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    Apr 27, 2017
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    Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago
    Apr 29, 2017
    Code of Excellence Class
    May 03, 2017
    IBEW Technical Institute 6201 West 115th Street Alsip, IL 60803
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    2017 PAC Party
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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.
    Update From Salem HB2244A 
    04/22/17 - IATSE Local 488
    Update From Salem HB2244A - we were just given a work session (which means the committee members will debate and vote on our bill) next weds at 830a.
    St. Lucie County School District Bargaining Update
    04/22/17 - Communications Workers of America Local 3181
    We are currently bargaining a new 3 year agreement with the County.  Next bargaining session is set for April 27, 2017 and May 8, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. at the School District Office Building. Check back here for updats.  Rick Poulette, President, CWA Local 3181.
    Stagehand 101 Class
    04/22/17 - IATSE Local 33
    The Training and Safety Committee will be holding a Stagehand 101 class will be held at the Shrine Auditorium on Monday, May 22nd @ 9 am. A second class will be added @ 1 pm if needed. Please do not contact the office, contact the Training Committee @ training.committee@ia33.org to book your spot in the class.
    JCBA Update 04.21.17
    04/21/17 - TWU Local 568
    Executive Session Negotiations Continue American negotiations continued this week in Washington, DC. By mutual agreement, the Chairperson of the National Mediation Board (NMB), Linda Puchala, joined our negotiations. The purpose of entering Executive level negotiations is to bring the talks to a successful conclusion and to the degree the NMB can assist in that goal, Ms. Puchala is welcomed.
    In Case You Missed It
    04/21/17 - Teamsters local 570
      • A legendary life at UPS.   • Teamsters call out Peru over land bond dispute.   • The war against workers rages in the Midwest.   • What millennials value in the workplace.   • States continue crackdown against union jobs.   • Listen to April’s Teamster Nation podcast.
    AMFA - SWA Technician Negotiations Update #55
    04/21/17 - AMFA
    April 21, 2017 -- We met with the Company on April 18-20 for a scheduled three-day session in Santa Rosa, CA. This session was intended to return discussions to the main body of the contract with a specific focus on Article 2: Scope.
    Association Bulletin 4-21-17
    04/21/17 - TWU Local 513
    In Case You Missed It
    04/21/17 - Teamsters Local 355
      • A legendary life at UPS.   • Teamsters call out Peru over land bond dispute.   • The war against workers rages in the Midwest.   • What millennials value in the workplace.   • States continue crackdown against union jobs.   • Listen to April’s Teamster Nation podcast.
    The Human Cost of Trump’s Rollback of Regulations
    04/21/17 - Teamsters local 570
    Apr. 21, 2017  | SAFETY & HEALTH | After numerous efforts under other presidents failed, the Obama administration finally tightened the regulations covering silica last year, further restricting the amount of dust that employers can legally expose workers to.
    The Human Cost of Trump’s Rollback of Regulations
    04/21/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    Apr. 21, 2017  | SAFETY & HEALTH | After numerous efforts under other presidents failed, the Obama administration finally tightened the regulations covering silica last year, further restricting the amount of dust that employers can legally expose workers to.
    Washington Nationals tickets
    04/21/17 - IUEC Local 10
    Brothers and Sisters, At the April Union meeting, it was voted on to purchase 50 Nationals Tickets for the Labor Night with the AFL-CIO to resell to the membership for $15.00 each. The game will be on July 28, 2017 at 7:05 pm against the Colorado Rockies. If you would like to get tickets, they are on a first come first serve basis.
    REMINDER
    04/21/17 - UPSEU Local 1222
    All Scholarship Applications are Due by July 1st.
    Standing for fairness in the Quad Cities
    04/21/17 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
    Non-union Brandt workers demand fairness and safe jobs. http://qctimes.com/business/brandt-workers-and-supporters-rally-for-better-working-conditions-wages/article_d74dcb4b-f111-563f-9bff-89e862aef119.
    2017 Kings Island Discounted Tickets
    04/21/17 - Teamsters Local 89
    Apr 21, 2017 - We are happy to announce the continuation of our discounted tickets for Teamsters Local 89 members at Kings Island!
    The Human Cost of Trump’s Rollback of Regulations
    04/21/17 - Teamsters Local 992
    Apr. 21, 2017  | SAFETY & HEALTH | After numerous efforts under other presidents failed, the Obama administration finally tightened the regulations covering silica last year, further restricting the amount of dust that employers can legally expose workers to.
    In Case You Missed It
    04/21/17 - Teamsters Local 888
      • A legendary life at UPS.   • Teamsters call out Peru over land bond dispute.   • The war against workers rages in the Midwest.   • What millennials value in the workplace.   • States continue crackdown against union jobs.   • Listen to April’s Teamster Nation podcast.
    The Human Cost of Trump’s Rollback of Regulations
    04/21/17 - Teamsters Local 888
    Apr. 21, 2017  | SAFETY & HEALTH | After numerous efforts under other presidents failed, the Obama administration finally tightened the regulations covering silica last year, further restricting the amount of dust that employers can legally expose workers to.
    Unity @ Centurylink (Leesburg 3rd St.)
    04/20/17 - CWA Local 3176
    Brothers and Sisters, We had a great turn out for our informational picket today during out 15th day of bargaining. This presence shows that we are not willing to be disrespected by the company and that we will continue to fight to win a fair contract.
    The GOP’s Overtime Reform Plan: Fraud Masquerading as Flexibility
    04/20/17 - Teamsters local 570
    Apr. 20, 2017  | WAGES | … Earlier this year Republicans introduced the Working Families Flexibility Act, a bill that would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act to allow private-sector employers to offer workers comp time instead of the premium time-and-a-half pay for overtime hours worked.
    CBS Programming Tech
    04/20/17 - IATSE Local 33
    CBS is accepting resumes for a Programmer/Tech position in TV City Electronics Department. Minimum qualifications for this position include: Ability to program in the Windows.net programming language, extensive knowledge of graphics programming as well as other electric shop duties. Database programming is a plus.
    The GOP’s Overtime Reform Plan: Fraud Masquerading as Flexibility
    04/20/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    Apr. 20, 2017  | WAGES | … Earlier this year Republicans introduced the Working Families Flexibility Act, a bill that would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act to allow private-sector employers to offer workers comp time instead of the premium time-and-a-half pay for overtime hours worked.
    The GOP’s Overtime Reform Plan: Fraud Masquerading as Flexibility
    04/20/17 - Teamsters Local 992
    Apr. 20, 2017  | WAGES | … Earlier this year Republicans introduced the Working Families Flexibility Act, a bill that would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act to allow private-sector employers to offer workers comp time instead of the premium time-and-a-half pay for overtime hours worked.
    ORGANIZE!
    04/20/17 - Teamsters Local 179
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    El Paso police shoot man during traffic stop
    04/20/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    An El Paso police officer shot a man who allegedly took out a handgun during a traffic stop late Wednesday in the Northeast, a police spokesman said. The wounded man was taken to University Medical Center of El Paso. His condition was unknown. The shooting occurred soon after 11:40 p.m.
    Help Build a Home for a Vet!
    04/20/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    IBEW Local 21 is proud to sponsor A Soldier’s Journey Home to benefit U.S. Army SPC Anthony (Tony) Chobanov who served in the wars in both Afghanistan and Iraq.  On Saturday, May 13th we are asking IBEW Local 21 members to join in solidarity to help build Tony and his family a new home in Spring Grove, IL. Making our donation was the easy part now we need your help to the volunteer please contact IBEW Local 21 Recording Secretary Bob Przybylinski, bobp@ibew21.org, 630-960-4466 ext. 447.
    The GOP’s Overtime Reform Plan: Fraud Masquerading as Flexibility
    04/20/17 - Teamsters Local 888
    Apr. 20, 2017  | WAGES | … Earlier this year Republicans introduced the Working Families Flexibility Act, a bill that would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act to allow private-sector employers to offer workers comp time instead of the premium time-and-a-half pay for overtime hours worked.
    Colorado FOP's PTSD Workers' Comp Bill Passes Senate and Sent to Governor
    04/19/17 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
    Today, 04/19/17 the Colorado FOP's PTSD Workers Comp bill (HB 17-1229) passed the full Colorado Senate unamended on 3rd and final reading.  The bill is on its way to the Governor for signing. We are working with the Governor's office for a special signing.
    May Day March
    04/19/17 - Teamsters Local 743
    MAY DAY CHICAGO Resist Racism, Rebuild Community!   City-wide actions to stop criminalization, defend our rights, and create truly safe and healthy communities! 2:00 pm - Rally in Union Park Local 743, Local 705 and JC 25 Women’s Committee members meet at 1:30 p.m. at Teamster City (300 S. Ashland, corner of Ashland and Congress).
    LU 2200 Joint Council Meeting, Friday, April 21, 2017
    04/19/17 - UAW local 2200
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    Why Don’t All Jobs Matter?
    04/19/17 - Teamsters Local 992
    Apr. 19, 2017  | OPINION | President Trump is still promising to bring back coal jobs.
    "We Remember" Memorial Bicycle Trek Across Texas - In El Paso
    04/19/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Police Department along with the U.S. Border Patrol (El Paso Sector) will host the “We Remember” Memorial Bicycle Trek Across Texas on Thursday, April 20, 2017.   Everyone is invited to participate with the Trek Riders for a bicycle ride beginning at 1:30 PM at Bill Burnett Dr. and Gateway West Blvd. (located between Eastlake and Joe Battle in far east El Paso).
    Why Don’t All Jobs Matter?
    04/19/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    Apr. 19, 2017  | OPINION | President Trump is still promising to bring back coal jobs.
    NDS conversion is published into law
    04/19/17 - Association of Civilian Technicians
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    Why Don’t All Jobs Matter?
    04/19/17 - Teamsters Local 888
    Apr. 19, 2017  | OPINION | President Trump is still promising to bring back coal jobs.
    2017 Lake Erie Loop
    04/18/17 - Aluminum Cans for Burned Children
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    2017 Lake Erie Loop
    04/18/17 - Aluminum Cans for Burned Children
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    Lake Erie Loop 2017
    04/18/17 - Aluminum Cans for Burned Children
    2017 FRSTee Charity Golf Outing
    04/18/17 - Aluminum Cans for Burned Children
    A Great Day for a Great Cause Become a part of a great program with a day of golf, food, entertainment and friends while FRSTee Charity Golf raises money for Aluminum Cans for Burned Children (ACBC), which is a non-profit aluminum beverage can recycling program that provides fire safety education, a winter and summer camp call Camp Phoenix that gives burn survivors an opportunity to meet others who have gone through the physical and emotional challenges of burn recovery, a scholarship program and a young adult program. Register Today as an Individual or Foursome http://www.frsteegolf.
    2017 NALC FOOD DRIVE
    04/18/17 - Teamsters Local 542
     THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LETTER CARRIERS IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT ITS ANNUAL FOOD DRIVE WILL BE HELD SATURDAY, MAY 13TH. 300 Volunteers are needed to help unload and sort the food donated by the general public. Support Organized Labor and your fellow Union Brothers and Sisters by wearing your Union Colors.
    8th Annual LCR Tournament
    04/18/17 - Aluminum Cans for Burned Children
    Mark your calendars for the 2017 LCR Event This year's event will be Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Church of the Assumption Family Center in Broadview Heights. Watch for ticket information as we get closer to the event date.
    Worker Memorial Day
    04/18/17 - IBEW Local 191
    WORKER MEMORIAL DAY ceremonies in Bellingham and Everett. Read more for details.
    We Need Tax Reform That Works For Working People
    04/18/17 - Teamsters local 570
    Apr. 18, 2017 | ECONOMY | [Today], Americans will fulfill our civic duty of paying taxes to a system that is far from perfect or fair, As Congress reportedly is working on a plant reform it, the AFL-CIO has a simple framework for what a serious proposal should include and what should no be included. These are the standards we will judge it by… aflcio.
    We Need Tax Reform That Works For Working People
    04/18/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    Apr. 18, 2017 | ECONOMY | [Today], Americans will fulfill our civic duty of paying taxes to a system that is far from perfect or fair, As Congress reportedly is working on a plant reform it, the AFL-CIO has a simple framework for what a serious proposal should include and what should no be included. These are the standards we will judge it by… aflcio.
    Read On | April 2017
    04/18/17 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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    Commerce City Workers Local 1144 taking action at City Council!
    04/18/17 - AFSCME Council 76
    Commerce City Workers Local 1144 took action to address their Mayor and City Council about working conditions and upcoming negotiations! Commerce City Workers made a huge impact, and left with even greater respect from their public officials.
    We Need Tax Reform That Works For Working People
    04/18/17 - Teamsters Local 992
    Apr. 18, 2017 | ECONOMY | [Today], Americans will fulfill our civic duty of paying taxes to a system that is far from perfect or fair, As Congress reportedly is working on a plant reform it, the AFL-CIO has a simple framework for what a serious proposal should include and what should no be included. These are the standards we will judge it by… aflcio.