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    America’s Trucking Industry Is At A Crossroads
    01/26/23 - Teamsters Local 355
    Jan. 26, 2023 | FREIGHT INDUSTRY | Life for truck drivers in the United States is changing. From government mandates to the approach of greater automation to drastically lower wages, making a living behind the wheel of a big rig is becoming tougher every year. By some estimates, around 90% of those who take up the profession leave within the first year.
    America’s Trucking Industry Is At A Crossroads
    01/26/23 - Teamsters Local 992
    Jan. 26, 2023 | FREIGHT INDUSTRY | Life for truck drivers in the United States is changing. From government mandates to the approach of greater automation to drastically lower wages, making a living behind the wheel of a big rig is becoming tougher every year. By some estimates, around 90% of those who take up the profession leave within the first year.
    UAW IEB Election Information
    01/26/23 - UAW Local 602
    Pursuant to the Monitor’s Candidate Forum Rules, the Monitor will conduct voluntary Candidate forums for the following three offices: (1) International President; (2) International Secretary-Treasurer; and (3) International Vice President.
    PARK CITY, UTAH APWU NPC JUNE 24-26, 2023
    01/26/23 - National Presidents' Conference
    The dates for June NPC are Friday, June 23 (arrival date)- June 26th,  2023.   The Hotel is Yarrow (DoubleTree) Hotel, 1600 Park Avenue, Park City, UT 84060. The room reservation link is   https://group.doubletree.com/xarrkw. The phone number is 1 (435) 649-7000. Ask for the American Postal Workers Union group rates.
    General Membership Meeting Notice
    01/26/23 - Teamsters Local 786
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    If America Had Fair Labor Laws, 60 Million Workers Would Join A Union Tomorrow
    01/25/23 - Teamsters Local 355
    Jan. 25, 2023 | LABOR LAW | According to the latest data, the ranks of unionized workers grew by 200,000 between 2021 and 2022.
    Governor Hochul Signs the “Supplemental Spousal Liability Bill”
    01/25/23 - UPSEU
    New York now requires that insurance companies provide motorists with supplemental spousal liability insurance coverage equal to bodily injury liability coverage, unless the insured specifically rejects such coverage in writing. In Short, your spouse now has supplemental spousal liability coverage under your policy.
    Local 162 Scholarship
    01/25/23 - Teamsters Local 162
    ATTENTION LOCAL 162 MEMBERS WITH GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS! As your student begins to make plans to further their education after graduation, make sure they apply for the Teamsters Local 162 Legacy of Leadership Scholarship Fund today.
    February General Membership Meeting Notice
    01/25/23 - Teamsters Local 542
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    NLRB Settlement for Veritiv Operating Company
    01/25/23 - GCC/IBT Local 285-M
    January 24, 2023 Graphics Communications Union, Local 285-M, a/w Graphics Communications Conference/International Brotherhood of Teamsters has entered into a settlement, from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) regarding matters related to grievances that were filled on behalf of union members who were employed at Veritiv Operating Company which is no longer in business.
    Memorial Tribute and Funeral Services for Police Chief Greg Allen
    01/25/23 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the death of El Paso Police Chief Gregory K. Allen #646, who passed away on January 17, 2023, at the age of 71. Chief Allen served with the El Paso Police Department for 44+ years, from April of 1978, until his untimely death last week. Mr.
    EPPD Promotion Ceremony
    01/25/23 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association encourages all members to attend the El Paso Police Department's Promotion Ceremony at 10:00 AM on Monday, January 30, 2023.  The ceremony will take place at the El Paso County 911 District (Communications Center) at 6055 Threadgill Ave.
    DeJoy Must Go
    01/25/23 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    Group, PMG DeJoy has pretty much privatized the postal service from the inside. He has raised prices, reduced services and delayed our customers' mail. Our members can not tolerate the undermining of our commitment to our customers. We MUST continue to put pressure on President Biden to change the board of governors.  We are in a world of hurt.
    LELS membership form
    01/24/23 - Duluth Police Local #807
    We have received approval from Noah Schuchman and are very close to sealing the deal with LELS. You will find a LELS membership form in your mailbox.  Please read and fill out the entire form. By signing the form, you are authorizing the monthly deduction for LELS membership dues. As a reminder, LELS membership dues are $65.00.
    If America Had Fair Labor Laws, 60 Million Workers Would Join A Union Tomorrow
    01/24/23 - Teamsters Local 570
    Jan. 24, 2023 | LABOR LAW | According to the latest data, the ranks of unionized workers grew by 200,000 between 2021 and 2022.
    Per Capita Reminder
    01/24/23 - IATSE Local 33
    REMINDER To avoid a $100.00 reinstatement fee and suspension from the call board, please remit your payment of $58.00 for your 2023 1st quarter per capita stamp no later than February 1, 2023. We accept online payment at ia33.org     $58.00 per quarter $232.
    U.S. House Adopts Rules Eliminating Staff Unions
    01/24/23 - Teamsters Local 570
    Jan. 24, 2023 | UNION-BUSTING | In their new rules package passed [January 6, 2023], House Republicans moved to eliminate the union formed by congressional workers in recent years — a blatantly anti-worker move that signals their intentions for workers across the country under GOP House control.
    U.S. House Adopts Rules Eliminating Staff Unions
    01/24/23 - Teamsters Local 355
    Jan. 24, 2023 | UNION-BUSTING | In their new rules package passed [January 6, 2023], House Republicans moved to eliminate the union formed by congressional workers in recent years — a blatantly anti-worker move that signals their intentions for workers across the country under GOP House control.
    SAD NEWS
    01/24/23 - IBEW Local 659
    It is with great sadness that we must inform you of the passing of Lorrin "Pat" Jackson, Journeyman Wireman, IBEW 659 member of 30 years, who passed away on January 1, 2023. A service will be held in Pat’s honor at 2pm on January 27th, 2023 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Eagle Point, OR.
    Quintin Hector: A Victim of the Link to Failure Program
    01/24/23 - CWA Local 3176
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    Workers Memorial Day Essay Contest
    01/24/23 - Teamsters Local 776
    Workers’ Memorial Day is observed in York and Adams Counties on April 28th to remember workers who lost their lives on their job.....
    Health and Welfare 2023
    01/23/23 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
    CHICAGO GRAPHIC ARTS  January is Open Enrollment, so any members who wish to make any changes to their benefits package, this is the month to make those changes!  We are happy to announce that our Health and Welfare trustees were successful in improving the screening offered by your Personal Physician.
    New Year - New Negotiations
    01/23/23 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
    The following contracts will be expiring or have expired. Take a minute to review the following list:   Peoria Journal Star*  Gannet Publishing * Quincy Herald Whig* Ottumwa Printing*  C & I Signs* Sterling Press  Winpak Heat Seal Co.
    2023 Scholarships
    01/23/23 - Teamsters Local 542
    The 2023 James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship is now available. Deadline to submit application: March 1, 2023.
    Please see the Q&A for maintenance inservice registers for all career craft employees.
    01/23/23 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    Please see the Q&A for maintenance inservice registers for all career craft employees./In%20Service%20Q%20and%20A%20January%2018%202023_0001.
    Payroll Deduction Update
    01/23/23 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    Payroll deductions update If you have dental or vision insurance through BENEFEDS, you did not receive a payroll deduction for these benefits during the Dec. 31, 2022-Jan. 13, 2023, pay period. Your benefits are still active, however, and deductions will resume during the Jan. 14-27 pay period.
    2023 Scholarship Opportunities
    01/23/23 - IBEW Local 768
    Brothers and Sisters,  There are scholarship opportunities available to our members and member's families. The links below will direct you to the applications and eligibility information on each scholarship. Some scholarships may be used towards apprenticeships or college.
    CWA Quarterly Zoom
    01/23/23 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
    CWA 1120 QUARTERLY LOCAL MEETING     Thursday January 26th, 2023 6:00pm CWA Local 1120's Quarterly Zoom Meeting Time: Jan 26, 2023 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82730629041.
    UPS Payroll Calculator
    01/22/23 - Teamsters Local 776
    Teamsters at UPS face weekly issues with payroll problems. Full-time or part-time, combination jobs, article 22 jobs, and air driver jobs, to name a few, all seem to keep the payroll dept in a state of confusion. The International has launched a new feature on the UPS Teamsters app.
    PRESIDENT SUSLAK REPORTS
    01/21/23 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    The Debt Ceiling & Postal Workers January 20, 2023 No postal worker or federal retiree will see a gap or reduction in pension payments or healthcare coverage. The Treasury Department announced on Thursday that the United States government has hit its statutory “debt limit.
    UPS Contract Proposals Screening Committee
    01/21/23 - Teamsters Local 776
    On January 9, 2023, General President Sean M. O’Brien and General Secretary-Treasurer Fred Zuckerman opened a meeting of the UPS National Screening Committee in Washington, DC, where representatives from dozens of UPS locals gathered to review proposals for National Master Agreement negotiations.
    Week Ending 1/20/2023
    01/20/23 - Teamsters Local 355
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    The Debt Ceiling & Postal Workers No postal worker or federal retiree will see a gap or reduction in pension payments or healthcare coverage.
    01/20/23 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    The Treasury Department announced on Thursday that the United States government has hit its statutory “debt limit.” The next several months will be full of political drama, with serious risks at hand for working people and working-class retirees.
    HB 216
    01/20/23 - IBEW Local 233
    This Tuesday, January 24th, at 10:00 am, the House State Administration Committee will hear HB 216 to "revise laws related to public employees and labor organizations.
    Labor Showed Up to Fight SB 140
    01/20/23 - IBEW Local 233
    Labor Unions all joined forces today to help fight SB 140 a bad bill attacking our nurses and first responders as well as all non-profits in the state. Lots of hard work since legislation started at the first of the month. We have testified on multiple bills against labor, licenses and unions with many more to come and even more on the watch list.
    PRESIDENT SUSLAK REPORTS
    01/20/23 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    PRESIDENT SUSLAK REPORTS Union Family, Attached you will find a National Dispute that was filed on the theft of direct deposits. The APWU believes that management bears a significant responsibility for the loss of these direct deposits.
    Share of Workers in Unions Hit Low in 2022, But Number of Unionized Workers Grew
    01/20/23 - Teamsters Local 355
    Jan. 20, 2023 | U.
    APWU Position on Employees Who Have Had Direct Deposits Stolen in LiteBlue Fraud
    01/20/23 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    APWU Position on Employees Who Have Had Direct Deposits Stolen in LiteBlue Fraud January 20, 2023 APWU national officers have filed a national dispute with postal management on behalf of members who have had their pay stolen by cyber-criminals and are unable to recover the money.
    Share of Workers in Unions Hit Low in 2022, But Number of Unionized Workers Grew
    01/20/23 - Teamsters Local 992
    Jan. 20, 2023 | U.
    Share of Workers in Unions Hit Low in 2022, But Number of Unionized Workers Grew
    01/19/23 - Teamsters Local 570
    Jan. 19, 2023 | U.
    Voluntary Recognition of Unions Increasingly Popular Among U.S. Employers
    01/19/23 - Teamsters Local 570
    Jan. 18, 2023 | ORGANIZING | In recent years, a surge in worker organizing across the country has coincided with unions achieving levels of popular support not reached in decades. A growing number of businesses are now recognizing that their workers want unions and are opting out of fighting workers in intense union election campaigns.
    As Teamsters Push Better Deal, UPS Touts Pay, Career Development
    01/19/23 - Teamsters Local 355
    Jan. 19, 2023 | UPS NEGOTIATIONS | As it faces criticism from the Teamsters union ahead of what are expected to be tough labor contract talks this year, UPS issued a jobs report Wednesday touting its wages, and ways workers can build a career within the company.
    2022 NOLSW Officer Election Results
    01/19/23 - UAW Local 2320
    Dear NOLSW Members,   The undersigned acted as Election Committee members at the tally of the ballots received in the 2022 NOLSW Election. The Election Committee counted ballots with MK Elections on November 16, 2022 and on December 8, 2022 at the NOLSW Office in New York, NY.
    As Teamsters Push Better Deal, UPS Touts Pay, Career Development
    01/19/23 - Teamsters Local 992
    Jan. 19, 2023 | UPS NEGOTIATIONS | As it faces criticism from the Teamsters union ahead of what are expected to be tough labor contract talks this year, UPS issued a jobs report Wednesday touting its wages, and ways workers can build a career within the company.
    Introducing Kenny Cooper!
    01/19/23 - IBEW 280
    New IBEW International President, Kenny Cooper!
    2023 Lobby Day at State Capitol
    01/19/23 - New Mexico Hospital Workers Union
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    Faced With Shrinking Ranks, LAPD Looks To Rehire Retired Officers
    01/19/23 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The Los Angeles Police Department is making a simple but unusual pitch to its retired cops: Come back. Please. Faced with a flood of departures and a trickle of recruits entering its training academy that have led to dwindling staffing levels, LAPD officials have drawn up plans that call for as many as 200 retired police officers to be rehired.
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