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The Jim Riley Snare Drum by Ludwig is named after Jim Riley, son of Former Local 950 President James "Chet" Riley and current drummer for Country Recording Artist Rascal Flatts. Jim is proud of his firefighter family heritage and has designed a drum emblazed with the traditional fire service maltese cross making it ideal for honor guards and fire service buffs alike.

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Questions Regarding the P,H and W
08/28/16 - IATSE Local 33
Brothers, Sisters, Probationers If you have any questions pertaining to the Pension, Health, Welfare and 401(k) Trusts, please contact the Administrator of the Zenith American Trust Office;  Bill Lee @ (626) 732-2623. The Local 33 Trustees have been asked to have ALL questions directed to the Trust office directly due to making sure there are no miscommunications.
To Our Dearly Departed
08/26/16 - Teamsters Local 814
It is with great sadness and deep condolences to both families that we announce the passing of Local 814 member Jorge Santiago as well as the passing of Thomas F. Healey III, the father of Certified dispatcher Tom Healey.  Our thoughts and prayers are with their families at this difficult time. Link to our facebook page here for final arrangements for Thomas Healey:  https://www.
TOWC Bowling Tournament
08/26/16 - Teamsters local 419
Brothers and Sisters,  The Teamsters Ontario Women's Caucus is hostings its annual bowling tournament on October 15 2016.  Any members who are interested in participating please contact Karen at the office at 905-670-4190 or via email at karen@teamsters419.
Joint Association Update 8-26-16
08/26/16 - TWU Local 513
JCBA Update 08.26.16
08/26/16 - TWU Local 568
The Association Fleet Service Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines this week in New York to continue joint contract negotiations. First, we welcomed our new Fleet Service Association Negotiating Committee member, Tim Murphy, from TWU Local 512 located in Chicago. Tim was brought on to the team to replace Mike Mayes, who was promoted to TWU interim Air Division Director.
APWU Orientation Agreement
08/26/16 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
8/26/16 Dear members, Attached is a settlement agreement regarding the ability of the APWU to conduct orientation for new career or non-career employees; for current employees assigned to the APWU bargaining unit, and for non-career employees who become eligible for health care. Congratulations to Tony McKinnon for his efforts in securing this agreement.
DBCS Staffing
08/26/16 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
8/26/16 Dear members, Attached is a step 4 decision regarding the issue of staffing on the DBCS machine. Congratulations to Tony McKinnon, Director, Industrial Relations, for his efforts in securing this agreement.
Teamsters 419 Summer Sunset Cruise
08/26/16 - Teamsters local 419
1st place for Local #10 top shooters
08/26/16 - IUEC Local 10
Saturday, August 20, 2016 was the date for the USA 2016 Baltimore Trap Shoot and Local #10 had a highly skilled team to represent us.  In the picture, to the left of this article, you can see (L-R) Cale Fuller, Reggie Garner, Austin Peed, and Retired Brother, Jim Price.  Mr. Ralph C Wellens was also part of the team but had to leave before the picture was taken.
Load Line 302 Second Quarter
08/26/16 - IUOE local 370
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Order Your Football Tickets Today!
08/26/16 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
There are still seats available for the Union Day - University of Illinois football game on Saturday, September 10th when Lovie Smith and the ILLINI take on the #22 ranked North Carolina Tar Heels at Memorial Stadium.  Game time is 6:30 p.m. Tickets which include food and drinks at a pregame tailgate are only $15.
2nd Annual Milwaukee Building Trades Labor Ride
08/26/16 - INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS LOCAL UNION 494
FAIR PAY AND SAFE WORKPLACES
08/26/16 - Laborers' Local 231
FAIR PAY AND SAFE WORKPLACES RULE WILL BRING ACCOUNTABILITY TO FEDERAL CONTRACTING: Washington, D.C.
Wage Adjustment 401K Deferral Update
08/25/16 - TWU Local 568
Letter issued by American Airlines, as sent via email to effected Members, concerning the 401K deferral from the Wage Adjustment Lump Sum.
HVALF Delegation at NYS AFL-CIO Convention
08/25/16 - HVALF AFL-CIO
The Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation sent a strong delegation to the NYS AFL-CIO convention to advocate for our candidates.
Labor Wins Golf Outing
08/25/16 - HVALF AFL-CIO
HVALF team of Sparrow Tobin, Ron Diaz, Kevin O' Connor, and Paul Ellis-Graham came in first place with a seven under par!
Massachusetts county sheriffs see major funding disparities, new report finds
08/25/16 - National Correctional Employees Union
Essex County — which incarcerates more inmates than any other county in Massachusetts — received $34,300 per inmate in state funding in fiscal 2015. But Berkshire County, which houses a small number of inmates, received more than twice that rate — $72,000 per inmate. The budget disparity results in far different staffing levels.
Lump sum 401(k) Deferral Issue
08/25/16 - TWU Local 513
Lump Sum Follow Up Communications
08/25/16 - TWU Local 513
NYS AFL-CIO 2016 Endorsements
08/25/16 - HVALF AFL-CIO
NYS AFL-CIO Endorsements for 2016 Elections The endorsements took place at the State Federation’s 33rd Constitutional Convention at the Sheraton NY Times Square Hotel in New York City on August 22 and 23, 2016.
Special EISP for Verizon
08/25/16 - CWA 2201
  Attached is a listing of surplus declarations in the Potomac Region. The Company intends to offer the Special EISP. Volunteers will be accepted as necessary to meet business needs. Also attached is a listing of employees who will receive the Special EISP offer.   Packages will be distributed to employees beginning today August 23, 2016.
Penn State Football Tickets-Offer Extended!
08/25/16 - Teamsters Local 776
Due a great response to the ticket promotion from Teamsters across the state additional tickets at a discounted price are...
2016 Fishing Tournament
08/24/16 - Teamsters Local 175
Teamsters Bass Tournament Results 1st Place - Jason and Tim 6.46lbs and Big Bass of 3.42 2nd Place - Matt and Tim 4.77lbs 3rd Place - Sam and KD 4.01lbs Thanks to everyone for coming out and raising money for our children's charity.  Also, a big thanks to all the volunteers.
September 2016
08/24/16 - IUPAT local 10
ATTENTION MINOOKA SCHOOL DISTRICTS 111 AND 201 DRIVERS AND AIDES!
08/24/16 - Teamsters Local 179
ATTENTION DISTRICT 111 AND 201 EMPLOYEES Teamsters Local 179 met for several hours with District management in contract negotiations August 24.   It has become patently clear that the Districts have no intention of reaching any kind of agreement for the bus drivers, let alone a fair agreement.
Save the Dates
08/24/16 - Teamsters Local Union No. 104
July 2016 Edition Local 301 News
08/24/16 - IUE-CWA Local 301
Register Now! Health Benefits & Retirement Conference
08/24/16 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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LABOR DAY PICNIC
08/24/16 - IUOE Local 286
Labor Day Parade September 9th 2016
08/24/16 - IUE-CWA Local 301
Brothers and Sisters. We will again be directly involved with the Albany Labor Day Parade on September 9th this year and we will have a float in the parade. We will have a flat bed truck with a rotor of some kind and our Union Banner to march behind. We are inviting all members to march in the parade and show the community who we are and what we do.
IBEW 21 Mourns the Loss of Brother Sherman Hammons
08/24/16 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of Brother Sherman Hammons, Premises Technician, Skokie IL. Arrangements: Viewing Friday, August 26th 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. Wake & Funeral Saturday, August 27th. Wake 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., Funeral 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Midwest Funeral Home 5040 South Western Avenue Chicago. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.
LABOR DAY PARADE 2016
08/24/16 - Teamsters Local 455
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AMFA-SWA FMT Update #24
08/23/16 - AMFA Local 32
AMFA/Southwest Airlines FMT Negotiations Update Update #24 August 23, 2016 The Negotiating Committee is providing this update to the AMFA Membership at Southwest Airlines. This report is the only official authorized written source of negotiating communications by the Committee.
Upcoming EISP
08/23/16 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
Verizon intends to offer the Special EISP. Volunteers will be accepted as necessary to meet business needs. Packages will be distributed to employees beginning today 8-23-2016. The volunteer period will begin on August 30, 2016 and end on September 28, 2016. If you are accepted for the "Special EISP" the off payroll date is October 9, 2016.
Letter to the Evergreen School Board
08/23/16 - Southwest Washington Central Labor Council
Hold this date in December
08/23/16 - IUEC Local 10
I can not believe I am going to say this, but it is that time of year again.  Please mark your calendars for the annual Family/Kids Christmas Party.  As we always do, we are having the party the first Saturday in December, December 3, 2016, from 1 - 4 pm.  We will provide Lasagna, tossed salad, hot dogs, popcorn and drinks.
Teachers need our help TONIGHT!
08/23/16 - Southwest Washington Central Labor Council
Received this email from EEA, please come out tonight if you can even if you can't stayfor the etire event just coming out and telling our teachers we have their back would be apreciated!!! We're reaching out to our community allies who have indicated support of Evergreen educators in our fight for a contract that serves students and teachers.
AMFA-SWA Facilities Maintenance Technician Negotiations Update #24
08/23/16 - AMFA
August 23, 2016 -- We met with the Company in Dallas, Texas on Wednesday, August 17, 2016, for a scheduled full-day Facility Maintenance Technician (FMT) Section 6 direct bargaining session. After the Company directly polled our members on what they proposed during our last session, our Committee was prepared to present a proposal that would realistically resolve all the language and economic needs.
COME TO A RALLY TO SUPPORT NIH SHUTTLE DRIVERS
08/22/16 - UFCW Local 1994 MCGEO, AFL-CIO
The professionals who drive the NIH shuttle buses haven’t had a raise since 2012. After going public with their demand for a fair union contract, W&T Travel Services owner Darnell Lee began a sustained campaign of retaliation and intimidation to quash their rights. The NLRB’s investigation into this blatant, illegal union busting is ongoing; however, the company retaliated by firing or suspending every worker that testified to the government about the company’s illegal behavior.
ARE MINOOKA SCHOOL DISTRICTS 111 AND 201 IN VIOLATION?
08/22/16 - Teamsters Local 179
It appears that Minooka School Districts 111 and 201 are in violation of the Illinois State Board of Education School Bus Driver Curriculum Handbook.
Website Updates
08/22/16 - International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
The website is being updated.  Venues links are being updated to include Google Maps links.  Clicking on these links will allow your handheld devices to open google maps apps.  The links should make it easier to find diriving directions to venues if needed. A payroll calendar was created to provide information regarding non weekly payroll venues. New documents have been added to the members>downloads including direct deposit forms for Philadelphia Theater Company, federal employment forms, and Live Nation seasonal hire paperwork.
VOTE - SHOULD THE SOMERVILLE MAYOR TAKE THE BLM BANNER DOWN FROM CITY HALL
08/22/16 - Massachusetts Municipal Police Coalition
Please read the article from the North Section of the Boston Globe.  Tell us what you think by voting at the end of the article. http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/regionals/north/2016/08/19/should-somerville-keep-black-lives-matter-banner-hanging-city-hall/k7Dh4IyFTaLINlEYJRVsjK/story.html.
VOTE - SHOULD THE SOMERVILLE MAYOR TAKE THE BLM BANNER DOWN FROM CITY HALL
08/22/16 - Massachusetts Municipal Police Coalition
Please read the article from the North Section of the Boston Globe.  Tell us what you think by voting at the end of the article. http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/regionals/north/2016/08/19/should-somerville-keep-black-lives-matter-banner-hanging-city-hall/k7Dh4IyFTaLINlEYJRVsjK/story.html.
Should A "Black Lives Matter" Banner Hang From City Hall? Participate In The Online Vote
08/22/16 - Somerville Police Employee's Association
http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/regionals/north/2016/08/19/should-somerville-keep-black-lives-matter-banner-hanging-city-hall/k7Dh4IyFTaLINlEYJRVsjK/story.html.
Local 33 Annual Picnic 2016
08/22/16 - IATSE Local 33
Local 33 Picnic Disabled American Veterans Park 6543 Corbin Avenue Woodland Hills, CA 91367 September 4th, 2016 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Free for members and family any outside guests will be charged 20.00 each at the gate.
Free Degree for AFSCME Members!
08/22/16 - AFSCME Council 76
AFSCME is offering free online Associates Degrees to members and their families.
General Election Endorsements 2016
08/22/16 - IATSE Local 33
November 8, 2016 General Election Endorsements: The California Labor Federation, "The IATSE", local labor councils have announced Labor's endorsements for state and federal races and the ballot measure for the November General election. Please "Vote" accordingly.
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The Jim Riley Snare Drum by Ludwig is named after Jim Riley, son of Former Local 950 President James "Chet" Riley and current drummer for Country Recording Artist Rascal Flatts. Jim is proud of his firefighter family heritage and has designed a drum emblazed with the traditional fire service maltese cross making it ideal for honor guards and fire service buffs alike.
 
 
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