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    Jun 24, 2017
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    Jun 29, 2017
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    Local 134 Monthly Resign
    Jul 10, 2017
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    Congratulations Beth Kraus
    06/23/17 - NJLESA
    Congratulations to our Executive Board Secretary, Beth Kraus on her promotion to Lieutenant. Pictured below is President Will Toolen presenting Beth with a plaque of recognition for her dedication and contributions to the NJLESA Union.
    Port Truck Drivers, Gig-Economy Workers Have Much In Common
    06/22/17 - Teamsters Local 888
    June 22, 2017 | MISCLASSIFICATION | In a good year, port truck driver Jose Portillo says he can rake in $80,000 a year. But the barrel-chested grandfather says he takes home only $25,000 after paying gas, insurance, taxes and rental fees for the big-rig he drives. Portillo is an independent contractor.
    Union iron worker ready to run for Congress
    06/22/17 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
    Randy Bryce thinks Paul Ryan is vulnerable to a challenge that offers voters a genuine, working-class alternative to the gold-plated speaker of the House. The union ironworker, who is challenging the most powerful Republican in Congress, is onto something.
    July 2017 General Membership Meeting
    06/22/17 - CWA Local 7777
    Nominations for DSB Committee
    06/22/17 - CWA Local 7777
    July 2017 Committee Meetings
    06/22/17 - CWA Local 7777
    Building Manager Van DeVries Recognized for Service
    06/22/17 - AFSCME Council 76
    Building Manager Van DeVries was unanimously picked by teachers and staff to receive AFSCME's never quit award. Van #neverquits working to improve the lives of the students, teachers, and his coworkers.
    Free Hunter Safety Class August 5-6
    06/22/17 - Lansing Labor News
    Sign-up has begun for the hunter safety class to be held at Local 602 August 5-6. It is sponsored by Locals 602 and 652 and the Oldsmobile Outdoor Club. This is FREE for all members and their families. However, space is limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis only.
    Local 602 Charity Golf Outing July 23
    06/22/17 - Lansing Labor News
    Local 602's 19th annual charity golf outing will be on July 23 at Hawk Hollow Golf Course. Proceeds will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Lansing. Deadline is July 18. See the following pdf for all the details and a sign-up form.  Download:  2017 Golf Outing Flyer for 602.
    Port Truck Drivers, Gig-Economy Workers Have Much In Common
    06/22/17 - Teamsters local 570
    June 22, 2017 | MISCLASSIFICATION | In a good year, port truck driver Jose Portillo says he can rake in $80,000 a year. But the barrel-chested grandfather says he takes home only $25,000 after paying gas, insurance, taxes and rental fees for the big-rig he drives. Portillo is an independent contractor.
    Holiday changes
    06/22/17 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
    Union hall closed July 3rd and 4th in observance of Independence Day. July Regular meeting is moved to Thursday, July 6th at 5:30 pm.
    Negotiations 2017
    06/22/17 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
    June 19th we had our first negotiation meeting between Labor Relations, the EBoard, President - Tom Olivas and Union leadership - Jerry Long, Chris Galloway and Chris Miller. As things move forward we will provide more information under the Negotiations 2017 tab on the left hand side of the screen. Members must login to view the updates.
    Massive Excessing In Northeast
    06/22/17 - South Shore Area Local #3844
    The Postal Service has notified Northeast Regional Coordinator John Dirzius that they intend to involuntarily reassign thousands of employees in the Northeast Area. The Postal Service claims that a significant loss of mail volume to justifies this action.
    Port Truck Drivers, Gig-Economy Workers Have Much In Common
    06/22/17 - Teamsters Local 992
    June 22, 2017 | MISCLASSIFICATION | In a good year, port truck driver Jose Portillo says he can rake in $80,000 a year. But the barrel-chested grandfather says he takes home only $25,000 after paying gas, insurance, taxes and rental fees for the big-rig he drives. Portillo is an independent contractor.
    AFLAC and other Promotions Summer 2017
    06/21/17 - AFSCME Local 132
    Classes offered by IATSE 442
    06/21/17 - IATSE Local 33
    IATSE LOCAL 442 TTF SAFETY FIRST! © BASIC SAFETY WHEN TUESDAY, 11 JULY 2PM-5PM WHERE Santa Barbara Bowl 1122 North Milpas ST Santa Barbara CA 93103 COURSE DESCRIPTION This course provides a general introduction into the world of workplace health and safety.
    Worker's Compensation Court Decision
    06/21/17 - Teamsters Local 776
    PA Supreme Court Rules Impairment Rating Evaluations Unconstitutional Injured workers obtained a significant win before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court this week when the court ruled...
    Pride Parade 2017: Local 6 Contingent Communications Foreman is Stacey Ned 415-724-4095.
    06/21/17 - IBEW Local 6
    Corporal Selection MOU 6-21-17
    06/21/17 - Bellingham Police Guild
    Merit Board Appointment
    06/21/17 - IAFF Local 558
    Members,  Since the resignation of one of our Fire Merit Board appointees last month, the Executive Board has been open to accepting applications to fill the position.  A special emphasis will be put on bringing diversity to the Board, but applications of anyone fitting the criteria will be accepted and considered.
    Oklahoma Young Workers Conference
    06/21/17 - Teamster Local Union No. 886
    The Young Workers Conference will be held August 24-25, 2017 in Stillwater, OK  We would like the member to be between the ages of 19-35. If you are interested in participating please call the Hall at (405) 947-2333 to get on the list.
    Bethel BOE Food Service Workers Vote Nearly Unanimously to Join UPSEU
    06/21/17 - UPSEU
    On Wednesday, June 14, 2017 the Bethel BOE Food Service Workers voted nearly unanimously by a vote of 19 to 1 to join the United Public Service Employees Union (UPSEU). This secret ballot election was conducted and administered by the Connecticut State Board of Elections.
    FOPOhio to Legislators: Reconsider Cuts to Local Government Funds
    06/21/17 - Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio, Inc.
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    Financial Diary
    06/21/17 - IAFF Local 558
    Attached you will find a document provided by one of our retiress, John Leach.  This is a Financial Diary the serves to help your family transition in the event of a LODD.  It covers more immediate concerns than a legal document is equipped to handle.
    FOPOhio Supports Increase in Hunting Fees
    06/21/17 - Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio, Inc.
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    Come on out to Indiana Beach
    06/20/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
    Come on out and bring your family and your friends for a day at Indiana Beach.
    SCHOOL SUPPLIES DONATION DRIVE
    06/20/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
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    Come on out for a Tour of the Historical Pullman Neighborhood
    06/20/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
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    AMFA - SWA Technician Negotiations Update #57
    06/20/17 - AMFA
    June 20, 2017 -- We commenced a three-day mediated negotiation session today in Dallas, TX. We spent the morning and early afternoon working with the Mediator in an effort to reach a compromise on Article 2: Scope; however, the Company refused to move from the position that it had taken in the May session held in Washington, DC The Company was not interested in continued discussions on scope. Instead, as alluded to by Russell McCrady, who is conspicuously absent from these sessions, the Company only wanted to pass its “comprehensive proposal.”
    June 2017 Gendarme
    06/20/17 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
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    Fundraiser for PO Jared Scheel
    06/20/17 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
    There will be a benefit held for injured Police Officer Jared Scheel on Monday, July 10th, 2017 between 5pm-7pm, at Bartolino’s Osteria located at 2103 Sulphur Avenue.    Jared was injured in the line of duty in 2013.  After many different doctors and surgeries, he is unable to return back to duty.
    RIP Brother Carl Bale
    06/20/17 - UA Local 296
    It is with a heavy heart that we have to announce that Brother Carl Bale passed away June 19th, 2017.  There will be a memorial service for Carl at Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 296 on Tuesday June 27th, 2017 @ 7:00pm. 575 N. Ralstin  Meridian, Idaho.  Please come to show your support for Brother Bale and his family during this tough time.
    JOIN US! TOUR THE HISTORIC PULLMAN DISTRICT WITH THE TEAMSTERS JOINT COUNCIL 25 WOMEN'S COMMITTEE
    06/20/17 - Teamsters Local 179
    Please come join us on a walking tour of the Historic Pullman District. Current members of the JC25 Women's Committee can participate at no cost. Fee for family members and friends is $10. You can contact us at www.teamsterwomen.com for more details.
    LA and Long Beach Port Workers Begin Striking
    06/20/17 - Teamsters local 570
    June 20, 2017 | STRIKES | Around 60 truck drivers and warehouse workers serving the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports began striking terminals across the region Monday morning. The strike was called by the Teamsters union Local 848 t protest what it alleges is illegal subcontracting, misclassification and wage theft by trucking companies.
    Legislative Update 6-20-2017
    06/20/17 - Laborers' Local 231
    RAUNER THREATENS SHUTDOWN OF CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS:
    LA and Long Beach Port Workers Begin Striking
    06/20/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    June 20, 2017 | STRIKES | Around 60 truck drivers and warehouse workers serving the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports began striking terminals across the region Monday morning. The strike was called by the Teamsters union Local 848 t protest what it alleges is illegal subcontracting, misclassification and wage theft by trucking companies.
    Fleet Memo for June 17 2017
    06/20/17 - Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific-National Office
    ANNUAL PICNIC - SAVE THE DATE
    06/20/17 - IBEW Local 551
    SAVE THE DATE - LOCAL 551 WILL BE HOLDING THEIR ANNUAL PICNIC ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 AT MORTONS WARM SPRINGS IN KENWOOD.
    TMPA Officer Rights Class
    06/20/17 - Montgomery County Law Enforcement Assn.
    This FREE 4-hour course instructed by TMPA Regional Attorney Greg Cagle and hosted by MCLEA.
    Help for San Francisco
    06/20/17 - Teamster Local Union No. 886
    TO ALL TEAMSTERS LOCAL UNIONS AND JOINT COUNCILS We are sure you heard about the tragic events of June 14 here in San Francisco, where in the middle of a morning meeting of package car drivers, a fellow driver burst in and fatally shot longtime Teamsters Local 2785 members Wayne Chan, Michael Lefiti and Benson Louie before killing himself.
    LA and Long Beach Port Workers Begin Striking
    06/20/17 - Teamsters Local 888
    June 20, 2017 | STRIKES | Around 60 truck drivers and warehouse workers serving the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports began striking terminals across the region Monday morning. The strike was called by the Teamsters union Local 848 t protest what it alleges is illegal subcontracting, misclassification and wage theft by trucking companies.
    Golf Outing
    06/19/17 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
    Golf Outing Registration has been exteded to Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by 3:00 p.m. Please see attached the registration form and additional information.
    Why Do We Need Medicaid?
    06/19/17 - Teamsters local 570
    June 19, 2017 | HEALTH CARE | Medicaid is the one thing people can count on when their money has run out.
    Why Do We Need Medicaid?
    06/19/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    June 19, 2017 | HEALTH CARE | Medicaid is the one thing people can count on when their money has run out.
    Penn State Football Tickets!
    06/19/17 - Teamsters Local 776
    Penn State Football is just around the corner! The Nittany Lions will look to build off of their Big Ten Championship title and Rose Bowl appearance. Back by popular demand will be Organized Labor Ticket Promotions.
    20th Annual Golf Outing-Ridgewood Country Club
    06/19/17 - NJLESA
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    Why Do We Need Medicaid?
    06/19/17 - Teamsters Local 992
    June 19, 2017 | HEALTH CARE | Medicaid is the one thing people can count on when their money has run out.