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    Get Your Application in Today For Entertainment Electrics!!
    05/21/18 - IATSE Local 488
    Local 488 is excited to bring Entertainment Electrics to Portland, April 2-5,  and to Seattle on April 9-12 . This ETCP recognized class is 3 days of classroom work and 1 hands-on/practical day with equipment. Attached is the flyer and the applications for both Portland and Seattle.
    No, Janus Is Not a Trojan Horse
    04/20/18 - Teamsters Local 888
    April 20, 2018 | UNIONS | The Supreme Court is poised to bring “right to work” (RTW) to the public sector. Conservative, anti-labor forces see this as a blow to labor and are providing the financial and ideological support for the effort... Janus will be an enormous blow. But it does not have to mean the end of the labor movement.
    No, Janus Is Not a Trojan Horse
    04/20/18 - Teamsters local 570
    April 20, 2018 | UNIONS | The Supreme Court is poised to bring “right to work” (RTW) to the public sector. Conservative, anti-labor forces see this as a blow to labor and are providing the financial and ideological support for the effort... Janus will be an enormous blow. But it does not have to mean the end of the labor movement.
    No, Janus Is Not a Trojan Horse
    04/20/18 - Teamsters Local 355
    April 20, 2018 | UNIONS | The Supreme Court is poised to bring “right to work” (RTW) to the public sector. Conservative, anti-labor forces see this as a blow to labor and are providing the financial and ideological support for the effort... Janus will be an enormous blow. But it does not have to mean the end of the labor movement.
    Press Release
    04/20/18 - RN Staff Council, OPEIU, Local 40, AFL-CIO, CLC
    Press Associates, Inc. (PAI) – 4/20/2018.....
    IAFF Local 781 - 2018 Golf Tournament
    04/20/18 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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    Bergen County Animal Shelter
    04/20/18 - Local 755 UNITED SERVICE WORKERS UNION
    In recognition of National Volunteer Week, the volunteers of the Bergen County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center including Trustee Tara Prestigiacomo were honored at the Freeholder meeting on 4/18. Everyone who works at the shelter is appreciative of the assistance they provide us in finding forever homes for the animals that come into our care.
    No, Janus Is Not a Trojan Horse
    04/20/18 - Teamsters Local 992
    April 20, 2018 | UNIONS | The Supreme Court is poised to bring “right to work” (RTW) to the public sector. Conservative, anti-labor forces see this as a blow to labor and are providing the financial and ideological support for the effort... Janus will be an enormous blow. But it does not have to mean the end of the labor movement.
    PILOT PERSPECTIVE | Protect Your Future - Scott Dennison
    04/20/18 - IBT Local 1108
    Today marks the launch of A Pilot’s Perspective, a new communications series written by OneSky pilots for OneSky pilots. These narratives share individual pilots views on the importance of a union and the protections that come with one.
    SOLIDARITY | A letter from APA President Carey
    04/19/18 - IBT Local 1108
    On behalf of the 15,000 American Airlines pilots represented by the Allied Pilots Association (APA), I am writing to express our strong support for International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 1108 and the representation services it provides to the pilots of Flight Options and Flexjet.
    Resting in Peace: Assemblyman Frank Skartados
    04/19/18 - HVALF AFL-CIO
    Resting in Peace: Our Assemblyman Frank Skartados The HVALF Officers, Vice Presidents and Staff are deeply saddened of the passing of Frank Skartados. Our friend of labor and of the working people, our Assemblyman who has been an advocate for workers, schools, and the environment is at peace.
    HVALF Labor to Labor for Shelly Mayer
    04/19/18 - HVALF AFL-CIO
    HVALF LABOR to LABOR Canvass for Shelly Mayer When: Sunday, April 22nd, 2018 Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Where: WPCLB Offices, 595 West Hartsdale Avenue, White Plains, NY 10607 Please let us know if you will be attending; email Beth at esoto@hvalf.
    Labor Focus Group - May 1, 2018
    04/19/18 - HVALF AFL-CIO
    Labor Focus Group - May 1, 2018 at 5:30 pm We would like to invite you to participate in a message development focus group hosted by the New York State AFL-CIO on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 from 5:30- 7:30 PM at the Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation Offices, 15 Stone Castle Road, Rock Tavern, NY
    With Fewer Police Applicants, Departments Engage in Bidding Wars
    04/19/18 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    Like many law enforcement agencies, the Utah Highway Patrol has lots of vacancies to fill as officers leave for higher-paying jobs. It also has a lot of competition. Salt Lake City recently announced plans to hire 50 additional officers for its police force.
    Business Group Wants Union Organizing Rule Rescinded
    04/19/18 - Teamsters local 570
    April 19, 2018 | WAR ON WORKERS | The National Retail Federation (NRF) issued a letter to federal officials Wednesday asking them to rescind a recent rule which speeds up union elections. Former President Barack Obama oversaw a very active administration when it came to labor policy. The purpose was to better protect workers by strengthening regulations and unions.
    Business Group Wants Union Organizing Rule Rescinded
    04/19/18 - Teamsters Local 355
    April 19, 2018 | WAR ON WORKERS | The National Retail Federation (NRF) issued a letter to federal officials Wednesday asking them to rescind a recent rule which speeds up union elections. Former President Barack Obama oversaw a very active administration when it came to labor policy. The purpose was to better protect workers by strengthening regulations and unions.
    Teamsters Local 89 Encourages ABF Members to VOTE NO on Tentative Agreement
    04/19/18 - Teamsters Local 89
    Apr 19, 2018 -  On Sunday, April 15th, Local 89 held a contract explanation meeting for our ABF members. At the conclusion of the meeting members were encouraged to VOTE NO on the Tentative Agreement. Here are the highlights (and lowlights) of the contract. Highlights Article 14, Section B – New language was created regarding members who are on prescribed medication.
    Use of Force and Documentation - Training Opportunity
    04/19/18 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
    Outstanding training opportunity. Documenting the use of force is difficult because these rapidly evolving events are physically and emotionally stressful. Reporting critical details accurately requires effective recall, note-taking, organization, and writing skills. Reports must provide details that are clear, concise, accurate, and easy to understand.
    Business Group Wants Union Organizing Rule Rescinded
    04/19/18 - Teamsters Local 992
    April 19, 2018 | WAR ON WORKERS | The National Retail Federation (NRF) issued a letter to federal officials Wednesday asking them to rescind a recent rule which speeds up union elections. Former President Barack Obama oversaw a very active administration when it came to labor policy. The purpose was to better protect workers by strengthening regulations and unions.
    EPMPOA Sponsored "Wing Drive" to benefit PHRC Sgt. J. Sierra & Family
    04/19/18 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association is sponsoring a "Wing Drive" lunch to benefit Region III (PHRC) Sergeant Jose Sierra and his family to assist her with expenses related to his wife's illness and pending surgery and recovery.
    Town Of Ware DPW Employees Unanimously Vote Upseu
    04/19/18 - UPSEU

    In a Massachusetts state election held on April 17th, Ware DPW employees voted to join UPSEU.

    After years of Teamster representation, the unit, after learning of UPSEU’s successes, thought the state decided they too wanted change and vote to leave the Teamsters to join UPSEU. UPSEU welcomes Town of Ware DPW unit employees.
    Read On - April 2018
    04/19/18 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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    What ever it Takes! Cavs Game 5 Tickets on Sale!
    04/19/18 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
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    UPS and UPS Freight National Negotiations Update
    04/19/18 - Teamsters Local 89
    Apr 19, 2018 - UPS and UPS Freight National Negotiations Update Teamsters Local 89 has received a memo from IBT Package Division Director Denis Taylor that official re-opener notices have been given to UPS and UPS Freight for the National Master Agreement (NMA) and all Regional and Local Supplements, Addenda, Appendices, Riders, and Memorandums.
    Senator Sanders Statement on Trump Review of Postal Service
    04/19/18 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement Friday after President Donald Trump signed an executive order demanding an evaluation of the Postal Service’s finances: “President Trump is right that it would be useful to take a serious look at the United States Postal Service.
    233 Members of Congress Just Voted to Steal Social Security’s $2.9 Trillion Surplus
    04/19/18 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
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    2018 Workers Memorial Day
    04/19/18 - Lansing Labor News
    Cuts to Health and Safety Programs Will Mean More Fatalities, Injuries Workers Memorial Day is April 28, the anniversary of the effective date of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. An estimated 553,000 lives have been saved by the worker protections established in the OSHA regulations. Now these regulations are under attack. Resources to address safety hazards are being cut.
    Business Group Wants Union Organizing Rule Rescinded
    04/19/18 - Teamsters Local 888
    April 19, 2018 | WAR ON WORKERS | The National Retail Federation (NRF) issued a letter to federal officials Wednesday asking them to rescind a recent rule which speeds up union elections. Former President Barack Obama oversaw a very active administration when it came to labor policy. The purpose was to better protect workers by strengthening regulations and unions.
    U.S. HOSE SRTIKE OVER! MEMBERS RATIFY NEW 5-YEAR AGREEMENT
    04/18/18 - Teamsters Local 179
    After a two week strike, members at U.S. Hose in Romeoville overwhelmingly ratified a new 5-year agreement on Wednesday April 18.
    A Note from the Business Agents 4/18/2018
    04/18/18 - IATSE Local 33
    Late last night we signed a Deal with McNally Enterprises INC out of Orange County. They do a lot of Fashion Shows, Corporate Scenery, internet streaming shows, etc. Really a great shop of one-stop needs. They build scenery, do LED walls, lighting installs, Sound, Audio, Video.  I.A.T.S.
    ABF Tentative Agreement Information
    04/18/18 - Teamsters Local 776
    Additional details concerning the ABF tentative agreement and information on the voting ...
    Even If Trump Wants to Rejoin TPP, That Ship May Have Sailed
    04/18/18 - Teamsters local 570
    April 18, 2018 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | […] Most experts still deem it unlikely that all current CPTPP members will welcome the U.S. back with open arms, especially if the president makes tough demands. Last week, trade ministers from Australia, Japan and Malaysia made clear that they would welcome the U.S. joining the CPTPP, but that the U.S. should not expect substantial changes to be made.
    The Teachers’ Union Boomerang
    04/18/18 - Teamsters local 570
    April 17, 2018 | STRIKES | The successful strike by teachers in West Virginia in March has kicked off a wave of organizing and walk-outs in other places, including Oklahoma, Arizona, and Kentucky.
    Pilot unions help one another
    04/18/18 - IBT Local 1108
    As word of the management-sponsored decertification campaign spreads, other pilot unions, including NJASAP, the NetJets pilot union, wasted no time in offering support to Local 1108. Predictably, management’s decertification group responded by trying to create a wedge between us and our NJASAP peers. Decertification requires division.
    April Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP)/Lift Certification Classes
    04/18/18 - IATSE Local 488
    Three classes avaialble: Two Re-Certification Trainings on April 27th. and 28th for experienced operators. Also offered will be a newcomer class to be held on April 29th with Practical training and evaluation available on either April 30th or May 1st. Sign Up Today, Space Is Limited!
    Even If Trump Wants to Rejoin TPP, That Ship May Have Sailed
    04/18/18 - Teamsters Local 355
    April 18, 2018 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | […] Most experts still deem it unlikely that all current CPTPP members will welcome the U.S. back with open arms, especially if the president makes tough demands. Last week, trade ministers from Australia, Japan and Malaysia made clear that they would welcome the U.S. joining the CPTPP, but that the U.S. should not expect substantial changes to be made.
    SOLIDARITY | A letter from CAPA President Collins
    04/18/18 - IBT Local 1108
    " ... we regard any campaign to reduce union density or weaken collective bargaining strength [...] a threat to the interests of all professional flight deck crew members."
    Training Classes Available
    04/18/18 - IUOE Local 286
    You as a member of Local 286 you are eligible to take training at the new state-of-the-art training IUOE facility of Houston, Texas. We have attached  the registration packets for your information. The packets include the following: Course Name, Dates, Description and a Registration form.
    Workers Memorial Day Observance
    04/18/18 - IBEW Local 191
    Workers Memorial Day Observance Start: April 25, 2018 • 5:00 PM Snohomish County Courthouse Courtyard• 300 Rockefeller Avenue, Everett, WA 98201 Host Contact Info: Leonard Kelly/Charlotte Muny 425-259-7922 E-mail: charlotte@snolabor.
    Even If Trump Wants to Rejoin TPP, That Ship May Have Sailed
    04/18/18 - Teamsters Local 992
    April 18, 2018 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | […] Most experts still deem it unlikely that all current CPTPP members will welcome the U.S. back with open arms, especially if the president makes tough demands. Last week, trade ministers from Australia, Japan and Malaysia made clear that they would welcome the U.S. joining the CPTPP, but that the U.S. should not expect substantial changes to be made.
    The Teachers’ Union Boomerang
    04/18/18 - Teamsters Local 992
    April 18, 2018 | STRIKES | The successful strike by teachers in West Virginia in March has kicked off a wave of organizing and walk-outs in other places, including Oklahoma, Arizona, and Kentucky.
    El Paso Police Accepting Applications for Police Trainee
    04/18/18 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Police Departement continues to accept applications for the position of Police Trainee.  This recruitment is for police trainees for an upcoming Police Academy class.
    City Council introduces new EPPD patrol cars, approve building award
    04/18/18 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    EL PASO, Texas - City Council handed El Paso Police Department keys to more than a dozen new patrol cars at Tuesday's Council meeting.    The delivery of the units is part of the Council's efforts to replace 300 patrol units within a two-year period.
    Negron/Carroll Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament
    04/18/18 - NJLESA
    Please see attached for event details on Friday, June 8, 2018.
    TO ALL ABF MEMBERS
    04/18/18 - Teamsters Local 71
    NOTICE OF REFERENDUM FOR PROPSED CHANGEDS TO THE ABF NATIONAL MASTER AGREMENT, SUPPLEMENTS AND RIDERS: The Referendum is being conducted by electronic ballot. Voter information will be mailed to all eligible members on or about Thursday, April 19, 2018. All votes must be received by ballotpoint by 8:00 pm eastern time on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 to be counted.
    AMFA Extends Heartfelt Condolences
    04/18/18 - AMFA
    April 18, 2018 -- The Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family of the passenger who lost her life due to yesterday's tragic event on Southwest Airlines Flight #1380. AMFA is grateful that our SWA family (pilots and flight attendants) and their professional skill set delivered the other beloved customers to safety. AMFA wishes to keep the passengers, flight crew, and families of SWA Flight #1380 in our prayers.
    Bellingham Bells OPENING NIGHT!
    04/18/18 - IBEW Local 191
    .OPENING NIGHT...June 4th @ 6:35pm, For the Bellingham Bells vs. the Walla Walla Sweets We have 400 tickets for opening night! Come Join us for a night of Fun

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