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Building Trades welcome Trump approval of Keystone XL pipeline
01/24/17 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
North America's Building Trades Unions (NABTU)  Celebrate Presidential Action to Jumpstart Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipeline Construction WASHINGTON, DC – The following statement was released today in response to the issuance of an Executive Order by President Donald J.
Attention Frontier Associates
01/24/17 - CWA Local 2222
January 30, 2017   Dear Frontier Employee:   In March 2017 Frontier Communications may reward eligible associates for their contributions to the success of Frontier West Virginia Inc. with a Corporate Profit Sharing (CPS) award.  The CPS award reflects the fact that both Frontier and CWA recognize how important performance is in our competitive business.
Obamacare Repeal is a Stealth Tax Break for Billionaires
01/24/17 - Teamsters local 570
Jan. 24, 2017  | HEALTHCARE | …When we talk about repealing Obamacare, we almost never talk about the windfall payday it would bring to multi-millionaires and billionaires… the 400 richest Americans, a group whose average annual income tops $300 million each, would get a combined annual tax cut of $2.8 billion if the Affordable Care Act is repealed.
UPSEU Welcomes Williston Park Employees
01/24/17 - UPSEU
UPSEU secured a nearly unanimous election win on Friday, January 20, 2017, when Williston Park employees voted to join UPSEU.
Oregon AFSCME Women's Conference
01/24/17 - Local 328, Oregon AFSCME Council 75
AFSCME Council 75 2nd Annual Women’s Conference Feeling great about the Women’s March this weekend – looking for ideas on how to turn that into action? Join the AFSCME Local 328 Women’s Committee in Salem March 3rd and 4th for the 2nd Annual Oregon AFSCME Women’s Committee Conference. https://www.facebook.
Health Security Hearing, Friday, January 27th
01/24/17 - New Mexico Hospital Workers Union
Health Security Hearing on Friday! The Health Security Act (HB 101) has been assigned to two committees--the House Health & Human Services Committee and the House Judiciary Committee--and the House Health & Human Services Committee will be holding a hearing on the bill this Friday.
1-24-2017 LiUNA Release
01/24/17 - Laborers' Local 231
Washington, D.C. (January 24, 2017) - Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LiUNA - the Laborers' International Union of North America - made the following statement today regarding President Trump's announcement on the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipeline:
1-23-2017 LiUNA Release
01/24/17 - Laborers' Local 231
Washington, D.C. (January 23, 2017) - Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LiUNA - the Laborers' International Union of North America, made the following statement on today's meeting with President Donald Trump:
1-24-2017 North America Building Trades Release
01/24/17 - Laborers' Local 231
North America's Building Trades Unions Celebrate Presidential Action to Jumpstart Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipeline Construction.
1-23-2017 North American Building Trades Release
01/24/17 - Laborers' Local 231
North America's Building Trades Unions: Building Trades Union Members and Leaders Meet with President Trump for "listening session".
Photos, videos: Cops, demonstrators across the US connect during Women's March
01/24/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
Cops, demonstrators across the US connect during Women's March On Saturday, millions of people across the nation and abroad gathered together to march for women's rights in one of the largest demonstrations in United States history.
FOP of Ohio Mourns the Loss of One of Their Own
01/24/17 - Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio, Inc.
January 24, 2017 For Immediate Release   "Today has been a tragic day. First, a driver was killed in an accident along Interstate 90 near Cleveland. Then, Police Officer David Fahey responded to that accident and in the process of diverting traffic away was hit and killed by another driver. The driver then fled the scene of the accident.
Obamacare Repeal is a Stealth Tax Break for Billionaires
01/24/17 - Teamsters Local 992
Jan. 24, 2017  | HEALTHCARE | …When we talk about repealing Obamacare, we almost never talk about the windfall payday it would bring to multi-millionaires and billionaires… the 400 richest Americans, a group whose average annual income tops $300 million each, would get a combined annual tax cut of $2.8 billion if the Affordable Care Act is repealed.
Region II Director Special Election Results
01/24/17 - AMFA
January 24, 2017 -- The votes for the AMFA Region II Director Special Election were tallied on January 24, 2017. TrueBallot Inc. conducted the vote and tally by use of the TeleVote® and WebVote® systems. The results of the election are as follows: Eligible Voters Ballots Cast Wilber "Will" Abbott Michael P.
Obamacare Repeal is a Stealth Tax Break for Billionaires
01/24/17 - Teamsters Local 888
Jan. 24, 2017  | HEALTHCARE | …When we talk about repealing Obamacare, we almost never talk about the windfall payday it would bring to multi-millionaires and billionaires… the 400 richest Americans, a group whose average annual income tops $300 million each, would get a combined annual tax cut of $2.8 billion if the Affordable Care Act is repealed.
Trump Declares U.S. Won’t Join the TPP
01/23/17 - Teamsters local 570
Jan. 23, 2017 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | President Trump formally abandoned the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Monday, pulling away from Asia and scrapping his predecessor’s most significant trade deal on his first full weekday in office, administration officials said. Mr.
AFSCME Fights for Civil Rights
01/23/17 - AFSCME Council 76
AFSCME is fighting hard for all civil rights in 2017! Workers and union organizers attended both the 2017 MLK Rally and the Women's March on Denver. In regards to the Women's March, Denver was the 5th largest in total attendance in the nation.
2017 Texas Hold'em Tournament
01/23/17 - Working Families' Friend
Download Player List here.
Sad News
01/23/17 - IBEW Local 659
Cecil “Dale” Cunningham passed away on January 16, 2017. Dale was a Journeyman Wireman with Local Union 659 for many years and was also the owner of EZ Electric until his retirement in 2008. A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at the Ashland Community Center with a potluck following.
Trump Declares U.S. Won’t Join the TPP
01/23/17 - Teamsters Local 992
Jan. 23, 2017 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | President Trump formally abandoned the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Monday, pulling away from Asia and scrapping his predecessor’s most significant trade deal on his first full weekday in office, administration officials said. Mr.
President Trump Declares U.S. Won’t Join the TPP *
01/23/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Jan. 23, 2017 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | President Trump formally abandoned the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Monday, pulling away from Asia and scrapping his predecessor’s most significant trade deal on his first full weekday in office, administration officials said. Mr.
Right To Work In West Chester
01/23/17 - IBEW Local 648
If you have nothing to do tomorrow night on January 24th, West Chester Township Trustees will be voting on Right To Work for their township. We need bodies at 9113 Cincinnati Dayton Rd at 6:00.
2017 Polar Bear Plunge (Seaside, NJ)
01/23/17 - NJLESA
Every year the NJLESA supports the Special Olympics by participating in the Polar Bear Plunge.  The upocming plunge will be at Seaside Beach on February 25, 2017 and the "plunge" is scheduled for 1pm.
‘Show Us What America Looks Like! This Is What America Looks Like!’
01/23/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Jan. 23, 2017  | DEMOCRACY IN ACTION | …More than 500,000 people, including unionists from as far as Los Angeles, descended on Washington on January 21 for a massive march for women’s rights… [but] women’s rights wasn’t the only cause that prompted the D.C. march.
2017 Letter to Members _AA negotiations
01/23/17 - TWU Local 513
Fleet Memo for January 21 2017
01/23/17 - Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific-National Office
‘Show Us What America Looks Like! This Is What America Looks Like!’
01/23/17 - Teamsters Local 992
Jan. 23, 2017  | DEMOCRACY IN ACTION | …More than 500,000 people, including unionists from as far as Los Angeles, descended on Washington on January 21 for a massive march for women’s rights… [but] women’s rights wasn’t the only cause that prompted the D.C. march.
2017 QUEENS AREA LOCAL ELECTION RESULTS
01/23/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
‘Show Us What America Looks Like! This Is What America Looks Like!’
01/23/17 - Teamsters Local 888
Jan. 23, 2017  | DEMOCRACY IN ACTION | …More than 500,000 people, including unionists from as far as Los Angeles, descended on Washington on January 21 for a massive march for women’s rights… [but] women’s rights wasn’t the only cause that prompted the D.C. march.
Trump Declares U.S. Won’t Join the TPP
01/23/17 - Teamsters Local 888
Jan. 23, 2017 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | President Trump formally abandoned the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Monday, pulling away from Asia and scrapping his predecessor’s most significant trade deal on his first full weekday in office, administration officials said. Mr.
Upcoming Shop Steward Training
01/23/17 - IBEW Local 483
Want to become a Shop Steward or learn more about your Union Rights? Click on the Shop Steward Training Flyer for all the details!!!
The women's march heralds a renaissance of resistance
01/22/17 - McLean County Democratic Party
Donald Trump is giving women nightmares. Many of them have reached out to me to say they are being seized by flashbacks of trauma and rape. They blame Trump’s rise to power. So do I: my own rape came flooding back to me in a dream the other night. It was stirred by the inauguration of the president I call our predator-in-chief.
AmazonSmile Program and WFF
01/21/17 - Working Families' Friend

01/20/17 - Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific-National Office
Legal Services Plan Info
01/20/17 - UAW Local 602
Association Update 1-20-17
01/20/17 - TWU Local 513
In Case You Missed It
01/20/17 - Teamsters Local 992
  • Teamsters vote to strike at San Francisco In’tl Airport.   • The racist, anti-Semitic origins of right-to-work.   • Trump team prepares dramatic cuts.   • Collective bargaining: That’s the target.   • NAFTA is Trump’s first trade priority.   • Firefighters look to Teamsters union for help with city.
Labor Unions - What’s Their Future Under Trump?
01/20/17 - Teamsters Local 992
Jan. 20, 2017  | LABOR | ...“It’s going to be the most challenging period for organized labor since the 1930s,” says Susan J. Schurman, a labor studies and employment relations professor at Rutgers University and former labor union leader.”It’s clear to everyone at this point that is conservatives had their way, we’d not have unions.
JCBA Update 01.20.17
01/20/17 - TWU Local 568
Brothers & Sisters,  The Association has released the following JCBA negotiations update. Fraternally, Sidney Brothers and Sisters: The Association Fleet Negotiating Committee met with the company during the week of January 16th in Dallas/Fort Worth.
In Case You Missed It
01/20/17 - Teamsters Local 355
  • Teamsters vote to strike at San Francisco In’tl Airport.   • The racist, anti-Semitic origins of right-to-work.   • Trump team prepares dramatic cuts.   • Collective bargaining: That’s the target.   • NAFTA is Trump’s first trade priority.   • Firefighters look to Teamsters union for help with city.
Labor Unions: What’s Their Future Under Trump?
01/20/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Jan. 20, 2017  | LABOR | ...“It’s going to be the most challenging period for organized labor since the 1930s,” says Susan J. Schurman, a labor studies and employment relations professor at Rutgers University and former labor union leader.”It’s clear to everyone at this point that is conservatives had their way, we’d not have unions.
Teamsters Local 455 Member Shop Steward Go Fund Me
01/20/17 - Teamsters Local 455
Please consider helping the Holmburg family during this difficult time. Mike Holmburg is a Shop Steward and member of Teamsters Local 455.  Click link for more information. https://www.gofundme.
OSHA 10 General Entertainment Safety
01/20/17 - IATSE Local 33
OSHA 10 General Entertainment Safety When: Monday, February 13th, 2017 & Tuesday, February 14th, 2017.
Funeral Services for (Ret.) Det. Ramon Macias
01/20/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of retired Detective Ramon Macias #254.  He passed away on January 14, 2017 at the age of 84.     (Ret.) Detective Macias served the El Paso community as a peace officer for thirty-two (32) years.  He was commissioned in February of 1956 and retired in June of 1989.
Retirees lunch January 18, 2017
01/20/17 - IUEC Local 10
What a great day it turned out to be here at Local #10's Union Hall.  We love to get together with our Retirees as often as we can and Wednesday January 18, 2017 was one of those days.  It was great to see so many of our Retirees in attendance.  These are the men who have taught our next generation of Elevator Men everything they know.
In Case You Missed It
01/20/17 - Teamsters Local 888
  • Teamsters vote to strike at San Francisco In’tl Airport.   • The racist, anti-Semitic origins of right-to-work.   • Trump team prepares dramatic cuts.   • Collective bargaining: That’s the target.   • NAFTA is Trump’s first trade priority.   • Firefighters look to Teamsters union for help with city.
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