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No outrage against attempted murder of police officers
08/29/14 - Spokane Police Guild
Over the last 72 hours, there have been a number of attempted murders of police officers in Los Angeles County, yet there has been no community or media outrage.
Happy Labor Day!
08/29/14 - AMFA
Picnics and parades, perhaps a last quick trip to the beach with the kids, Labor Day for many signifies the end of summer and a three-day weekend. But as we enjoy the Holiday with our friends and family, let's take a moment to remember the true origins of Labor Day.
Tribute to Gerry Horgan
08/28/14 - CWA Local 1103
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Avaya Outsourcing
08/28/14 - 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.
Need a Union Taxi Driver?
08/28/14 - CWA Local 7777
Call Union Taxi for all of your transportation needs All are members of CWA Local 7777!     303.922.
IBEW Testimonials
08/28/14 - IBEW local 453
Jimmy John's can't fire Workers for Sick Day Protest
08/28/14 - IBEW local 453
NLRB: Jimmy John's Can't Fire Workers for Icky Sick-Leave Protest By Josh Eidelson August 25, 2014 The government is ordering a Jimmy John’s franchisee to rehire workers who were fired after putting up posters suggesting that the people making customers’ sandwiches could be ill.
New Boarding Priority and Time of Check-in Begins in September
08/28/14 - AFA US Airways MEC
On Sept. 10, all non-rev travelers will board based on time of check-in on your legacy carrier. If you have already listed for travel on or after Sept. 10, you can check in 24 hours in advance. The new boarding priority will also go into effect within each legacy system.
School Supply Drive 2014-2015
08/28/14 - CWA Local 7777
Is your address correct?
08/28/14 - CWA Local 7777
March with Lt. Gov. Brown in the Gaithersburg Labor Day Parade
08/28/14 - UFCW Local 1994 MCGEO, AFL-CIO
You're Invited Join Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and campaign volunteers in the Gaithersburg Labor Day Parade.
Local 618 Flu Shot Day Set !
08/28/14 - Teamsters local 618
Mark your Calendars ! Local 618 Annual Flu Shot Day  The Local 618 flu shot day has been scheduled for Saturday, September 27, 2014. Flu shots will be administered beginning at 8:00 am and end at noon. The shots will be given at the Local 618 Union Hall, located at 9040 Lackland Rd. , Overland, Mo 63114.
Third tier PERS members now equal Tiers 1 & 2
08/28/14 - Oregon AFSCME Council 75
The lesser-benefit tier will soon constitute the majority of working members
Workplace Violence Survey for Health-Care Employees
08/28/14 - Local 328, Oregon AFSCME Council 75
AFSCME International's Department of Research and Collective Bargaining Services is working with the Government Accountability Office to gather information about workplace violence in nursing and health care. In order to provide the GAO with the most complete information as possible, the union is conducting an online survey of our health-care members concerning workplace violence.
4th Annual NH 9-11 Stair Climb
08/28/14 - Fire Instructors & Officers Association of New Hampshire
 New Hampshire 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb September 7, 2014 www.nh9-11stairclimb.
Pressure by AFSCME helps lead to request for more money for SACU members
08/28/14 - Oregon AFSCME Council 75
The union is lobbying to establish Emergency Response Teams for the agency
Working Americans Can't Just Wait for the Next President
08/28/14 - Teamsters Local 355
Aug. 28, 2014 | OPINION | The next presidential election likely will focus much less on workers' rights, and more on social issues and government spending. What we learned over the past six years is that the combination of dysfunctional Senate rules, big money in politics, the attack on voting rights, and barriers to citizenship for 20 million immigrants are real barriers to economic change.
Working Americans Can't Just Wait for the Next President
08/28/14 - Teamsters local 570
Aug. 28, 2014 | OPINION | The next presidential election likely will focus much less on workers' rights, and more on social issues and government spending. What we learned over the past six years is that the combination of dysfunctional Senate rules, big money in politics, the attack on voting rights, and barriers to citizenship for 20 million immigrants are real barriers to economic change.
Labor Day
08/28/14 - IUEC LOCAL 21
The Local #21 Office will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014 in observance of the Labor Day holiday. We would like to wish everyone a safe and happy weekend.
Working Americans Can't Just Wait for the Next President
08/28/14 - Teamsters Local 992
Aug. 28, 2014 | OPINION | The next presidential election likely will focus much less on workers' rights, and more on social issues and government spending. What we learned over the past six years is that the combination of dysfunctional Senate rules, big money in politics, the attack on voting rights, and barriers to citizenship for 20 million immigrants are real barriers to economic change.
NOTICE OF NOMINATIONS!
08/27/14 - Communications Workers of America Local 3181
Please click on the PDF file below to view the Notice of Nominations of Officers and Chief Stewards.
September General Membership Meeting
08/27/14 - Teamsters Local 964
ATTENTION ALL TEAMSTERS LOCAL UNION NO. 964 MEMBERS "COOKOUT" The General Membership Meetings will be resuming.  Please join us for the September meeting with a cookout to follow. Date: Sunday September 21, 2014 Time 11:00 a.m. for the meeting with the cookout to follow  Please note time change for this meeting Place: Teamsters Hall, 6511 Eastland Rd.
Inequality: Rebuilding the Middle Class Requires Reviving Strong Unions
08/27/14 - Teamsters local 570
Aug. 27, 2014 | LABOR DAY REPORT | American now suffers the most extreme inequality of the industrial world, as the broad middle class continues to sink. Why does the U.S. no longer enjoy widely shared prosperity? The most popular explanations focus on the changes wrought by globalization and technology, and the transition to a service economy.
National Brief | August 2014
08/27/14 - AMFA Local 32
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Local 32 Teller Nomination
08/27/14 - AMFA Local 32
Local 32 Teller Nomination Nominations Nominations for the Local 32 Teller(s) position will be accepted by nomination forms that will be sent back to Local 32 Via Fax or E-Mail (secretarylocal32@gmail.com). You may download the nomination form on line at www.amfa32.com: Local 32 Tellers: The term for this position is two years.
Eastern Oregon Safeway Contract Offer Vote
08/27/14 - UFCW 1439
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Notice of Nominations and Elections
08/27/14 - CWA Local 1103
Inequality: Rebuilding the Middle Class Requires Reviving Strong Unions
08/27/14 - Teamsters Local 355
Aug. 27, 2014 | LABOR DAY REPORT | American now suffers the most extreme inequality of the industrial world, as the broad middle class continues to sink. Why does the U.S. no longer enjoy widely shared prosperity? The most popular explanations focus on the changes wrought by globalization and technology, and the transition to a service economy.
Labor Day 2014
08/27/14 - Carpenters Union Local 427 and Interior Systems Union Local 1306
It is time, once again, for our annual Labor Day Parade and picnic. On Monday September 1st we are gathering downtown at 9am, at 16th and California, for the annual Labor Day parade.  Please come down and walk the route with us as we show off our UBC pride and hand out candy to the little ones along the way.
You’ve Been Challenged!
08/27/14 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
The Officers of IBEW Local 21 were dared to help find a cure for ALS by participating in the Ice Bucket challenge. Mindful of their obligation to make a difference in the communities where they live and work they accepted the challenge and are also making donations to fight ALS.In turn, they challenged the IBEW 21 Executive Board, Staff, Renew Group, and members to also help in finding a cure for ALS. If you accept the challenge please post your videos on our Facebook page IBEW Twenty One and make a donation at als.net.
Inequality: Rebuilding the Middle Class Requires Reviving Strong Unions
08/27/14 - Teamsters Local 992
Aug. 27, 2014 | LABOR DAY REPORT | American now suffers the most extreme inequality of the industrial world, as the broad middle class continues to sink. Why does the U.S. no longer enjoy widely shared prosperity? The most popular explanations focus on the changes wrought by globalization and technology, and the transition to a service economy.
West Islip School District Members Approve New Pact
08/27/14 - UPSEU
A new agreement negotiated on behalf of UPSEU West Islip members was approved by the overwhelming majority of the unit.
Newsletter
08/27/14 - IBEW Local 191
Local 191 will be starting up the newsletter on a quarterly basis with the first one coming out in October. The newsletter staff would like to have articles from the members as well as staff and officers. We would like to include jobsite crew photos and jobsite information. Deadline for submitting articles and/or photos will be September 19. You can submit all articles and photos by email to tim.
Travel Staus
08/27/14 - IBEW Local 191
Brothers and Sisters, due to the amount of work in Local 191's jurisdiction, "traveling status" will no longer be available to Local 191 members. Per the Rules of Referral "when job calls are going unfilled for an extended amount of time, Local 191 will be sending letters to the last known address giving traveling members 30 days to return home.
EPPD Wins "Badges vs. Badges" Trap Shoot Competition
08/27/14 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
On August 2, 2014, a team of current and retired El Paso Police Officers participated in the Inaugural “Badges vs. Badges” Shotgun Shootout. The event, a competition featuring members from local public safety agencies was held at the El Paso Skeet and Trap Club.
SCHOLARSHIPS!
08/27/14 - Teamsters Local 231
Congratulations to Riley Wendling, daughter of Peg Wendling, City of Bellingham S & P, who was selected as a $10,000 James R Hoffa Memorial Scholarship recipient.  She also received a $500 scholarship from the International Teamster Women's Caucus.  Riley graduated from High School with a 3.
Boilermaker Position, Lafarge North America
08/27/14 - International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
Lafarge North America has a Boilermaker position available.
Machinists Union Files For Mediation at Southwest Airlines
08/27/14 - International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
After more than two years of direct talks with Southwest Airlines, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today announced it filed for mediation with the National Mediation Board (NMB), the federal agency that oversees contract negotiations in the airline industry.
SLC Tentative Agreement & Contract Ratification Notice
08/27/14 - Communications Workers of America Local 3181
All other Contract Articles not in this package are unchanged.
OSHA Extended/Unusual Work Shifts Guide
08/27/14 - CWA Local 3176
Brothers and Sisters, Please read the information below provided by OSHA.gov website. Just remember, if you are feeling any of the symptoms listed and feel unsafe to continue your job past the end of your normal shift, notify your supervisor safety condition. If they refuse to let you go home, ask them to provide that notification in writting. https://www.osha.
Vacation Buy Back
08/26/14 - AFA US Airways MEC
This year, with the provisions of Section 8.F - Vacation Buyback of the Flight Attendant Agreement, all LUS Flight Attendants (East and West) have the opportunity to bid Vacation Buyback in the annual Vacation Award schedule. Flight Attendants can elect to be paid out for vacation days during the vacation year. Think of this as better-called vacation “Payout”.
Bargaining-Team Elections Open Now
08/26/14 - Local 328, Oregon AFSCME Council 75
Vote here!You need to be a member to vote. Follow the link above, log into the ezone and you will see a message announcing the election and giving you a link in the event you need help voting. If you are not a member and you want to join, you can download a card by clicking on the green link on the top menu bar of this page. Print it, fill it out, scan it and email to fvehafric@oregonafscme.
Labor Day Parade and Picnic
08/26/14 - Teamsters Local 264
Why the McDonald's Labor Decision is Important
08/26/14 - Teamsters local 570
Aug. 26, 2014 | WAR ON WORKERS | The fact that our government has not caught up to the altered nature of relationships between working people and their employers has allowed corporations to deny responsibility for the labor conditioned in the factories and offices that produce the build of the goods they sell and serviced they provide.
13th Annual 9-11 Memorial Run
08/26/14 - FOP Local 7
13th Annual 9-11 Memorial Run When:    Thursday - September 11, 2014 Where:   Kennewick Police Department Time:     0830 hours Course:   Kennewick PD, west on 4th Ave, south on Union St. to the 9-11 Memorial at the Southridge Sports Complex.
13th Annual 9-11 Memorial Commemoration
08/26/14 - FOP Local 7
13th Annual 9-11 Memorial Commemoration September 11, 2014 The City of Kennewick and the Fraternal Order of Police Presents “The Honor Guard Watch” Located at: Southridge Sports & Events Complex: 2901 Southridge Blvd. Kennewick, WA 99338 PROGRAM 6:30 a.m.
Why the McDonald's Labor Decision is Important
08/26/14 - Teamsters Local 355
Aug. 26, 2014 | WAR ON WORKERS | The fact that our government has not caught up to the altered nature of relationships between working people and their employers has allowed corporations to deny responsibility for the labor conditioned in the factories and offices that produce the build of the goods they sell and serviced they provide.
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