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Next Meeting - Houston - Sunday, August 9
07/30/15 - IATSE Local 484
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Why Union Contracts are Good for the Country
07/30/15 - Teamsters Local 888
July 30, 2015 | OPINION | counterpounch.org  It’s bad enough that many (most?) non-union workers have little understanding or respect for the contributions that organized labor has made to the American economy. Worse, most of them don’t have the faintest idea of what is laid out in a standard union contract.
Welcome to IATSE Local 484
07/30/15 - IATSE Local 484
Representing Studio Mechanics of Texas: Film, Television, Commercial & Music Video
IBEW Local 124 Electrical Worker's Minority Caucus Golf Tournament
07/30/15 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
Download Registration Form here.
Vigor Fab Portland needs 40 Combo w/f
07/30/15 - International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
Click the link below to fill out the application for combo welder/fitter http://vigorindustrial.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php.
UNION BENEFITS FROM AT&T
07/30/15 - Teamsters Local 175
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Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Report #19 July 29, 2015
07/30/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Report # 19 July 29, 2015 The Regional Bargaining Committees met today, but no movement resulted despite the approaching contract expiration. The Union passed a proposal to eliminate the "carved-out" provisions that deny protections to Verizon Business Technicians.
2016 AMFA National Convention Notice
07/30/15 - AMFA
July 30, 2015 -- In accordance with Article XII, Section 1 of the AMFA Constitution, this letter shall serve as the official notice of the 2016 AMFA National Convention. The delegates to the 2012 National Convention voted to convene the 2016 National Convention in New Orleans, LA. The Convention will commence on Monday, May 2, 2016.
PVC Class
07/30/15 - UA Local 296
We will be holding a PVC certification class on August 5th, 2015 @ 6:00pm at the training center.
FOP/OLC Press Release
07/30/15 - Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio, Inc.
The Fraternal Order of Police, Ohio Labor Council disagrees with many of the comments made by local politicians, including the prosecutor.   Before everyone casts the stone of judgment, let's remember that this is a tragedy for all involved.
Autoflame Boiler Plant Training Seminar
07/30/15 - IUOE Local 286
FOP of Ohio Press Release
07/30/15 - Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio, Inc.
The Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio was disappointed by Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters' remarks that disparaged all of the officers of the University of Cincinnati Police Department. These professional officers are dedicated to protecting their community and work tirelessly to do so.
Now Accepting American Express
07/30/15 - IATSE Local 484
3 Days and Counting Regional Bargaining Report #24
07/30/15 - CWA Local 1103
38,000 CWA Members are still waiting for Verizon to get serious and bargain a fair contract.  With only 3 days left on the contract and a real possiblility of a long strike, our actions will speak louder than words.
Why Union Contracts are Good for the Country
07/30/15 - Teamsters local 570
July 30, 2015 | OPINION | counterpounch.org  It’s bad enough that many (most?) non-union workers have little understanding or respect for the contributions that organized labor has made to the American economy. Worse, most of them don’t have the faintest idea of what is laid out in a standard union contract.
Why Union Contracts are Good for the Country
07/30/15 - Teamsters Local 355
July 30, 2015 | OPINION | counterpounch.org  It’s bad enough that many (most?) non-union workers have little understanding or respect for the contributions that organized labor has made to the American economy. Worse, most of them don’t have the faintest idea of what is laid out in a standard union contract.
Why Union Contracts are Good for the Country
07/30/15 - Teamsters Local 992
July 30, 2015 | OPINION | counterpounch.org  It’s bad enough that many (most?) non-union workers have little understanding or respect for the contributions that organized labor has made to the American economy. Worse, most of them don’t have the faintest idea of what is laid out in a standard union contract.
Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Report # 19
07/30/15 - CWA Local 2222
July 29, 2015 The Regional Bargaining Committees met today, but no movement resulted despite the pproaching contract expiration. The Union passed a proposal to eliminate the “carved-out” provisions that deny protections to Verizon Business Technicians. The Union Committee then requested estimates of savings and other justifications for various management proposals.
Five Reasons to Care About Verizon Contract Negotiations
07/30/15 - HVALF AFL-CIO
A crowd of thousands rallied outside of Verizon headquarters in New York City on Saturday, creating a sea of red t-shirts and picket signs that flooded the streets of lower Manhattan. Their cause: Making sure Verizon agrees to fair contracts with its 39,000 employees, who are represented by the Communications? Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW).
Avaya Outsourcing
07/29/15 - CWA Local 7777
Outsourcing of American Jobs Hurts all of us.      STOP THE WAR ON COLORADO WRKERS Avaya Inc is outsourcing Colorado Jobs.  Outsourcing hurts families, students, homemakers, taxpayers, local business and our economy.
Help Save Medicare
07/29/15 - AFSCME Local 1360 Akron City Employees
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Hundreds rally at Egg Films
07/29/15 - IATSE Local 477
Local 477 officers - attending the IATSE General Executive Board meetings in Halifax, Nova Scotia, particpated in a picket action against Egg Films, who have locked out IA crew since March.  Read the article here . .
Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Report #18 July 28, 2015
07/29/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Report # 18 July 28, 2015 The CWA/IBEW bargaining team met with Verizon’s negotiators today, noting that only four days remain until contract expiration. The Unions began with a request for clarification of information previously provided by the Company concerning the cost of prescription coverage.
Lakeside Amusement Park Show of Interest - August 15 or 22
07/29/15 - CWA Local 7777
   SHOW OF INTEREST Lakeside Amusement Park August 15th or 22nd $17.
Republicans Fire New Salvo at Labor Unions
07/29/15 - Teamsters local 570
July 29, 2015 | WAR ON WORKERS | thehill.com Republicans on Monday renewed their push for legislation that they say would help prevent workers from being forced into union membership. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) on Monday introduced the Employee Rights Act, a bill that would create new requirements for workers to organize a union and make it easier for them to disband it.
Republicans Fire New Salvo at Labor Unions
07/29/15 - Teamsters Local 992
July 29, 2015 | WAR ON WORKERS | thehill.com Republicans on Monday renewed their push for legislation that they say would help prevent workers from being forced into union membership. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) on Monday introduced the Employee Rights Act, a bill that would create new requirements for workers to organize a union and make it easier for them to disband it.
3 DAYS
07/29/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
3 DAYS Regional Bargaining Report # 23 CWA District 1 NY/NE   Tuesday, July 28, 2015       The CWA District 1, IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees met with the Company today on an informal basis to continue discussion on issues involving Flexibility.
2015 EPMPOA Golf Tournament
07/29/15 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association is hosting its 19th Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, August 14, 2015 at Lone Star Golf Course (Cielo Vista). The 4-person per team scramble tournament will kickoff with a 10:30 AM “shotgun start.” The annual tournament is a fundraiser to benefit the EPMPOA's Ben Ayala Scholarship Fund. The cost is $85.
Welders needed!
07/29/15 - IBEW Local 191
191 is looking for Wabo certified welders! We are developing a list of certified welders for present and future projects.
Johnson Controls Contract Extended
07/29/15 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
July 29, 2015 - The contract between IBEW Local Union 21 and Johnson Controls has been extended until August 31, 2015.  The current contract was set to expire on Friday, July 31, 2015. Talks between union representatives and management have been taking place over the past several weeks. The bargaining sessions have been productive however the teams didn’t feel they would reach an acceptable agreement before the current contract was set to expire. The parties will use the extra time to discuss the remaining issues and are confident a new collective Bargaining Agreement will be reached by August 31, 2015. If you have any questions please contact your union representative.
Vz Bargaining Report #24
07/29/15 - CWA Local 1111
Regional Bargaining Report # 24 CWA District 1 NY/NE Wednesday, July 29, 2015 The CWA District 1, IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees met with the Company today on an informal basis to continue discussions on issues involving Flexibility, Health Care, and Call Sharing.
Republicans Fire New Salvo at Labor Unions
07/29/15 - Teamsters Local 888
July 29, 2015 | WAR ON WORKERS | thehill.com Republicans on Monday renewed their push for legislation that they say would help prevent workers from being forced into union membership. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) on Monday introduced the Employee Rights Act, a bill that would create new requirements for workers to organize a union and make it easier for them to disband it.
Regional Bargaining Report #23 Time is Running Out
07/28/15 - CWA Local 1103
Regional Bargaining Report # 23 CWA District 1 NY/NE Monday, July 28, 2015 The CWA District 1, IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees met with the Company today on an informal basis to continue discussion on issues involving Flexibility.
Vz Bargaining Report 4 Days Left
07/28/15 - CWA Local 1103
Regional Bargaining Report #22 See all reports in the Verizon Bargaining section (upper left link) CWA District 1, IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees reconvened bargaining in Rye, NY. Today we met with the Company and had informal discussions centered on Flexibility, Call Share and Health Care issues.
Resume's are being accepted for the Civic Theatre Head Carpenter Position.
07/28/15 - International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees, Local 122 - San Diego
July 24, 2015 With the resignation of John Slater as head carpenter for San Diego Civic Theatre, the position is now open. Resumes are being accepted, with an additional request for an accompanying letter, stating why the interest and what are the qualifications of the candidate. Interviews will be with Civic management and the IA BA, to be held the week of August 17, at the IA office.
1199 SEIU Guinness World Record Ice Bucket Challenge
07/28/15 - HVALF AFL-CIO
1199 Families Will Go For The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge World Record! BE THERE! Saturday, August 8, at 10AM Central Park, Naumburg Bandshell To enter at 5th Ave. & 72nd St. Take the 6 train to 68th St. or the M1, M2, M4, M72 to 72nd St. and 5th Ave. and walk west to the Park. To enter at Central Park West & 72nd St. Take the 1, 2, or 3 train to 72nd St.
Workers Vote to Dump Teamsters to Join UPSEU Again in 2 Separate Elections
07/28/15 - UPSEU
In two separate elections held in just the past month, where the Teamsters represented the units for 20 and 25 years respectively, the unit's workers decided that the lack of representation, inferior contracts and never-ending dues increases, would no longer be tolerated.
Fight HR 1994 and S1082! Take action now; the vote is tomorrow!
07/28/15 - AFGE Local 2157
Fight HR 1994 and S1082! Take action now and call your Representatives. The vote is tomorrow! IMPORTANT: This information should not be downloaded using government equipment, read during duty time or sent to others using government equipment, because it suggests action to be taken in support or against legislation. Do not use your government email address or government phone in contacting your Member of Congress.
Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Report #17 July 27, 2015
07/28/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Report # 17 July 27, 2015 The Union and the Company bargaining committees did not meet today, even though the Company made it a point on Friday to advise the Union it intended to do so. The Union reached out to the Company at noon after not hearing from them regarding scheduling a meeting. The Company advised they have nothing to present to the Union today.
Labor Relations Announces END OF LTSD
07/28/15 - CWA Local 2222
At 1PM today it was announced that: "The LTSD will end for NORVA/DC close of business tomorrow thus ending it throughout Potomac.
APWU Solidarity Family Day Picnic Sun., 8/16
07/28/15 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT - CAMPAIGN MGR., AFL-CIO
07/28/15 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
Huntington Aides, Monitors and Assistants Unanimously Ratify Pact
07/28/15 - UPSEU
A new agreement will provide annual wage increases retroactive to the contract’s expiration for the Huntington Aides, Monitors and Assistants.
August 2015 Worker to Worker
07/28/15 - UAW Local 4911
The August 2015 Worker to Worker is now available... 36 Reasons Why You Should Thank a Union.
August Union Meeting Cancellation - Western Washington
07/28/15 - BAC Local 2 Washington Idaho Montana
The Western Washington Union meeting has been cancelled.
TWU International Clips
07/28/15 - TWU Local 568
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Bargaining Report #22
07/28/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
Regional Bargaining Report # 22 CWA District 1 NY/NE   Monday, July 27, 2015        CWA District 1, IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees reconvened bargaining in Rye, NY.   Today we met with the Company and had informal discussions centered on Flexibility, Call Share and Health Care issues.
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