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    TEAMSTERS LOCAL 179 JUNE GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING CANCELED
    05/22/22 - Teamsters Local 179
    The June General Membership meeting has been canceled due to the Father's Day holiday.
    TEAMSTERS LOCAL 179 ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP PICNIC SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 2022
    05/22/22 - Teamsters Local 179
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    Wang needs help Thursday night and Friday day
    05/22/22 - IATSE Local B4
    ATTENTION WANG USHERS. We have a performance on Thursday, May 26th. EXPRESS YOURSELF a 5:45pm call for a 7:00pm show. If you are available, please contact me, Robin Jones at 617-723-2214 or gtrmnky@gmail.com. As soon as possible. Also still need staff for Friday 5/27, MIT Convocation from 1pm to 6pm. Thank You.
    Memorial Day Holiday
    05/22/22 - IAFF local 140
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    Week Ending 05/20/2022
    05/20/22 - Teamsters Local 355
      • The year workers said ‘no’   • Soccer sets new standards for equal pay   • The non-inflated truth about inflation   • 10 major labor strikes throughout U.S.
    Coordinated Bargaining Coalition Welcomes Face-to-Face MediationOver National Contract Negotiations
    05/20/22 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    The Coordinated Bargaining Coalition (CBC) Rail Labor Unions* are preparing for in-person mediation sessions before the National Mediation Board (NMB) in Washington D.C., May 24-26. The Unions hope this will help to settle their ongoing national contract dispute.
    Week Ending 05/20/2022
    05/20/22 - Teamsters Local 570
      • The year workers said ‘no’   • Soccer sets new standards for equal pay   • The non-inflated truth about inflation   • 10 major labor strikes throughout U.S.
    Full Circle: 360° Films by Houseless Youth at OMSI's Planetarium
    05/20/22 - IATSE Local 488
    During the long pandemic winter of 2021, Outside the Frame and Open Signal collaborated to teach immersive media production to 12 young artists, who have experienced houselessness. The five featured films are the result of these workshops, and focus on Portland places that hold meaning for the youth filmmakers, inviting the viewer to see the world through their eyes.  You're Invited.
    Poll: 'Defund the Police' Policies Remain Highly Unpopular
    05/20/22 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    A national poll by the University of Massachusetts Amherst found support dropping for the Black Lives Matter movement and a number of police reform policies — from bans on police use of military-grade equipment to bans on officers using chokeholds — which had seen rising popularity in recent years. OFFICER.
    Week Ending 05/20/2022
    05/20/22 - Teamsters Local 992
      • The year workers said ‘no’   • Soccer sets new standards for equal pay   • The non-inflated truth about inflation   • 10 major labor strikes throughout U.S.
    Volunteer Packaging Event
    05/20/22 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    This will take place on May 26th and May 27th, 2022, at 501 SW 7th Street, Suite G, Des Moines, IA 50309. If you are interested and available, just click the link below to sign up.  All material that is needed is provided along with light refreshments! Thanks.
    LABOR HISTORY
    05/20/22 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    LABOR HISTORY Part 1:  So, You Think You Have It Bad.
    Monthly Membership Meetings
    05/20/22 - Teamsters Local 776
    By a vote of the membership in attendance at the May 2022 monthly membership meeting the monthly meetings for June, July, and August 2022 have been suspended. The Local Union would like to wish everyone a safe and happy summer. We look forward to seeing you at the Local picnic, the golf outing, and when monthly membership meetings resume in September 2022.
    IAFF Local 1850 (Jackson, TN) - First Annual Mental Health Summit (Click For Info)
    05/20/22 - IAFF local 140
    IAFF Local 1850 (Jackson , TN) First Annual Mental Health Summit
    Officer Election Results
    05/19/22 - UAW Local 4911
    Congratulations to our newly elected Officers!  A Run-Off election will take place Thursday, May 26, 2022, at UAW Local 724, 450 Clare St, Lansing MI 48917, 7:00am - 8:00pm for Financial Secretary/Treasurer (Charlene Watson and Tammy Young).
    Local 776 Scholarship Finalists
    05/19/22 - Teamsters Local 776
    Teamsters Local 776 is proud to announce....
    Central Oregon Summer Picnic - July 10th
    05/19/22 - IBEW 280
    You must RSVP by emailing Lisa (lisa@ibew280.org) with your name and the number of people in your party by June 10th.
    Teamsters Blast Amazon for Excessive Executive Pay, Mistreatment of Workers
    05/19/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    May 19, 2022 | CORPORATE GREED | The International Brotherhood of Teamsters released a new report detailing Amazon’s excessive executive compensation, including data that Amazon paid its CEO Andy Jassy $212 million last year, approximately 6,474 times the median Amazon worker. The report called on the company to better compensate its workers and reinstate its COVID-19 paid leave policy.
    Just a Reminder....
    05/19/22 - Teamsters Local 776
    Are you planning on attending the Local 776 Family Picnic at Knoebels? Great, we look forward to seeing you. If you have already signed up for the picnic, thank you. The cut-off date for signing up for the picnic is Friday, May 27, 2022. If you're planning on attending and have not yet signed up don't delay; do it today.
    Median CEO Pay Leaps to Record Levels as Workers Strike for Better Wages
    05/19/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    May 19, 2022 | ECONOMY | As workers across the U.S. attempt to unionize and walk off the job over brutal conditions and starvation wages, an analysis released Sunday found that the median pay package of top U.S. CEOs jumped to $14.7 million in 2021 — the sixth consecutive record-breaking year for executive compensation.
    Median CEO Pay Leaps to Record Levels as Workers Strike for Better Wages
    05/19/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    May 19, 2022 | ECONOMY | As workers across the U.S. attempt to unionize and walk off the job over brutal conditions and starvation wages, an analysis released Sunday found that the median pay package of top U.S. CEOs jumped to $14.7 million in 2021 — the sixth consecutive record-breaking year for executive compensation.
    The Year Workers Said ‘No’
    05/19/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    May 19, 2022 | ECONOMY | […] One thing is clear: The culture of work in America changed drastically in the past year. Demand for higher wages, a rise in so-called anti-work attitudes, "slowing up," and a thirst for organizing are just some of the tools workers wielded with mighty force.
    Candidate Questionairre
    05/19/22 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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    2022 Legislative Actions
    05/19/22 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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    REMINDER: Casino Night
    05/19/22 - IBEW Local 125
    19th Annual IBEW Local 125 CASINO NIGHT / FOOD DRIVE  Proceeds benefit IBEW Local 125 Brotherhood Fund & SnowCAP   The nineteenth Annual IBEW Local 125 Casino Night will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at the Local 125 Union Hall. Blackjack, Roulette, Texas Hold’em, Three Card Poker, Let It Ride, and Craps will be available. The buy-in is $25.00 per person.
    Training & Bargaining News
    05/19/22 - IATSE Local 488
    New trainings for June, 2022 including First Aid/CPR/AED; OSHA 10 GES; Scaffolding; & a newly updated MEWP 2.0 Also a reminder that AICP Commercial Agreement Proposals are due Sunday, May 22 t 5PM. Please see the calendar announcement for details: https://www.iatse488.org/index.cfm?zone=/unionactive/view_calendar.cfm&calendarID=12187258&thisdate={ts%20%272022-05-01%2000:00:00%27}&useCalSection=main
    Mother, armed son accused of attacking off-duty El Paso officer moments after crash
    05/18/22 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    A mother and son were arrested and accused of assaulting an off-duty officer after a crash in west El Paso. Officers arrested 18-year-old Shaughn Gonzalez and 40-year-old Josephine Gonzalez Rosales.
    El Paso mayor explains decision to veto council's plan to extend city manager contract
    05/18/22 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    El Paso Mayor Oscar Leeser filed to veto a plan to extend the city manager's contract, which was passed by the City Council earlier this week. In a 5 to 3 vote, City Council approved to authorize Leeser to execute an amendment to Tommy Gonzalez’s contract.
    3rd Round of Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests Available
    05/18/22 - UPSEU
    Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order a 3rd round of free at-home COVID-19 tests. Order yours today: https://special.usps.
    %th Annual Sporting Clay Shoot
    05/18/22 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 194
    IBEW 194 is sponsoring the 5th Annual Sporting Clay Shoot for the Members and Invited Guest.  The Shoot will begin in the morning at Los Paloma in Benton, with lunch to follow.  Bring the family and enjoy the fellowship.
    Radiation info Session
    05/17/22 - Fairfield County Hazardous Incident Response Team
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    Get Out and VOTE!!!
    05/17/22 - IUEC Local 10
    With the elections coming up, please check your mail as the candidates will be sending out letters to the membership. Make sure you come out to vote on Thursday, June 9, 2022 from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thank you and look forward to seeing you there.
    Memorial Service For Gay Lincoln
    05/17/22 - Southwest Washington Central Labor Council
    As you may have heard, we have lost a member of our Labor family here in Southwest Washington.  Machinists Local 885 member, SWWACLC Delegate and committed defender of working people's rights Gay Lincoln passed away on April 30. 
    UPS Agents on the Move
    05/17/22 - Teamsters Local 162
    Local 162 President Mark Davison and Local 162 UPS Business Agents, along with Union activists, hit the gates at UPS this week to connect with members. Agents discussed contract violations occurring at UPS, listened to members' concerns, and passed out grievance forms and UPS contracts.  Local 162 officers also helped members signup on the 9.
    First Responders Discount Offer
    05/17/22 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    Academy Sports + Outdoors is offering First Responders and miliary personnel a discount of 10% off purchases both in-store and online, now through July 4, 2022. To redeem the discount in-store, simply present your first responder ID at checkout. To redeem online, click here for details.
    Election of UAW Executive Board
    05/17/22 - UAW Local 602
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    confirming the grievance moratorium for the national convention
    05/17/22 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    Upon confirming the grievance moratorium for the national convention, I checked the LMOU Implementation timeline and found it conflicted with the convention. Impasse appeals would have been due during the beginning of the convention period and the parties would then in effect lose 2 weeks of time to discuss impasses.
    Bulk Mail Clerks/Mailing Requirement Clerks
    05/17/22 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    To: Bulk Mail Clerks/Mailing Requirement Clerks In an effort to save and protect duty assignments the national APWU has created some forms and guidance to the employees to assist in protecting their own jobs. Everyone has a personal responsibility to save their work for not only themselve but for the next generation of postal employees, which might even be their family and friends.
    The Year Workers Said ‘No’
    05/16/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    May 17, 2022 | ECONOMY | […] One thing is clear: The culture of work in America changed drastically in the past year. Demand for higher wages, a rise in so-called anti-work attitudes, "slowing up," and a thirst for organizing are just some of the tools workers wielded with mighty force.
    Median CEO Pay Leaps to Record Levels as Workers Strike for Better Wages
    05/16/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    May 16, 2022 | ECONOMY | As workers across the U.S. attempt to unionize and walk off the job over brutal conditions and starvation wages, an analysis released Sunday found that the median pay package of top U.S. CEOs jumped to $14.7 million in 2021 — the sixth consecutive record-breaking year for executive compensation.
    Did You Know? Helpful Tips for Members & Stewards posted every Monday
    05/16/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    May 16, 2022 | UNION RESOURCES | Do you know what a contract campaign is? Do you know why it's important to file a grievance in a timely manner? Are you aware that besides what is in your contract, your workplace may have its own unwritten rules? Every Monday we provide answers to those questions and quick tips to help you learn more about the Local Union and your role in it.
    Membership Meeting
    05/16/22 - CWA Local 2222
    The Membership Meeting for tomorrow May 17, 2022 has been canceled. We are sorry for any inconvenience. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the hall @ 703-256-2200.
    CFT voter guide before filling out your June primary election ballot
    05/16/22 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
    Dear Tina, Ballots are arriving this week across California for the June 7, 2022 primary election, and once again we have the opportunity to support candidates and measures that support our schools and California’s working families. Before you vote, please take a moment to review CFT’s Educators Choice Voter Guide.
    Railroad Retirement BoardResumes In-Person Service
    05/16/22 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    Effective April 25, 2022, the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) is offering in-person appointments at its nationwide network of 53 field offices. Individuals can schedule appointments by calling the agency’s toll-free telephone number, 1-877-772-5772, and speaking to a representative.
    2022 El Paso Police Memorial Ceremony
    05/15/22 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Police Department and the El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association invite everyone to the 2022 Fallen Officers Memorial Ceremony to be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, May 20, 2022. The event will take place at Charles "Chuck" Heinrich Park, 11055 Ofc. Andrew Barcena Dr. in northeast El Paso.
    Week Ending 05/13/2022
    05/13/22 - Teamsters Local 355
      • Teamsters restructure Freight Division   • Target workers are joining the union wave   • What’s your rate of inflation.
    Week Ending 05/13/2022
    05/13/22 - Teamsters Local 570
      • Teamsters restructure Freight Division   • Target workers are joining the union wave   • What’s your rate of inflation.
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