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YRC Proposed Change of Operations
07/25/17 - Teamsters Local 776
Local 776 has been advised that YRC Freight is mailing its proposed....
One Million Jobs On The Line
07/25/17 - Teamsters local 570
July 25, 2017 | HEALTH CARE | America could lose more than a million jobs if the Senate votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act today. That’s according to a report from George Washington University’s Milken Institute of Public Health and the Commonwealth Fund. Repealing the law, also known as Obamacare, would dramatically scale back federal funding for healthcare, especially Medicaid.
One Million Jobs On The Line
07/25/17 - Teamsters Local 355
July 25, 2017 | HEALTH CARE | America could lose more than a million jobs if the Senate votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act today. That’s according to a report from George Washington University’s Milken Institute of Public Health and the Commonwealth Fund. Repealing the law, also known as Obamacare, would dramatically scale back federal funding for healthcare, especially Medicaid.
Urgent BRP Information
07/25/17 - NTEU Chapter 143
APFA Supports TWU
07/25/17 - TWU Local 513
One Million Jobs On The Line
07/25/17 - Teamsters Local 992
July 25, 2017 | HEALTH CARE | America could lose more than a million jobs if the Senate votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act today. That’s according to a report from George Washington University’s Milken Institute of Public Health and the Commonwealth Fund. Repealing the law, also known as Obamacare, would dramatically scale back federal funding for healthcare, especially Medicaid.
New District 8 City Rep. Cissy Lizarraga Sworn In
07/25/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
It took a runoff to settle the "Special Election" for City Council Representative of District #8, but in the end Cecilia "Cissy" Lizarraga prevailed.  On July 15, 2017, Cissy Lizarraga defeated her opponent, Robert Cormell by a 55 to 44% margin and replaced Cortney Niland who resigned amid personal problems.  Mrs.
New cops hard to find; city struggles with shortage
07/25/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Police Department has just over 1,046 officers, which may seem like a healthy number and raise doubts about talk of an officer shortage in the nation’s safest big city. But at the Westside Regional Command Center’s noon shift briefing last Thursday, Sgt. Alan Romaner kicked things off with a three-officer crew that would be working until 10 p.m.
IAM District 776 supports TWU
07/25/17 - TWU Local 513
Zoo Tickets Still Available!!
07/25/17 - Teamsters Local 455
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Congressmen seek revenge against the CBO for making Trumpcare look bad
07/25/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office has been a constant thorn in the side of congressional Republicans, repeatedly pointing out that Trumpcare would have a disastrous impact on the American health care system. The most recent version of Trumpcare, according to the CBO, would strip 22 million people of coverage by 2026.
Statement on 2017 Social Security Trustees Report: Just-Released Report Confirms that Expanding Social Security is Fully Affordable
07/25/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
Social Security has a large and growing surplus, according to the 2017 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and Federal Disability Insurance Trust Funds, released today. This year’s report projects that in 2017 Social Security will run an annual surplus of roughly $58.6 billion, bringing the accumulated surplus to about roughly $2.
UPS FREIGHT CONTRACT PROPOSAL MEETING INFORMATION
07/25/17 - Teamsters Local 568
FOP Scholarships
07/25/17 - FOP Local 18
Congratulations to three of North Cascades members children who will be receiving $1000 scholarships from the Washington State Fraternal Order of Police.
One Million Jobs On The Line
07/25/17 - Teamsters Local 888
July 25, 2017 | HEALTH CARE | America could lose more than a million jobs if the Senate votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act today. That’s according to a report from George Washington University’s Milken Institute of Public Health and the Commonwealth Fund. Repealing the law, also known as Obamacare, would dramatically scale back federal funding for healthcare, especially Medicaid.
RuNaWaY Income Inequality TRAINING
07/24/17 - Communications Workers Of America Local 1122
RuNaWaY INEQUALITY Training CWA Disrict One has added additional Runaway Income Inequality training seminars. Wednesday September 13th at CWA Local 1133 Thursday, September 28th at CWA Local 1168 We strongly encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity.  We would really like to see you here.
July 26th Picket Flyer
07/24/17 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
Attached is the flyer for the picket this Wednesday, July 26th.
NAFTA 2.0 Must Put Workers First
07/24/17 - Teamsters local 570
July 24, 2017 | POLITICAL LEGISLATIVE | The renegotiation of NAFTA is finally heating up, with the first round of talks set [to begin August 16] in the nation’s capital. But there is a lot to be sorted out before any new deal can be struck. The Teamsters have real concerns about what a new Noth American trade pact will look like.
Letter to Membership
07/24/17 - TWU Local 513
Federal Explosives Licensee/Permittee Seminar
07/24/17 - IATSE Local 33
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tabacco, Firearms, and Explosives Los Angeles Field Division Invites you to attend a Federal Explosives Licensee/Permittee Seminar Friday, August 4, 2017, from 10:00 am - 12:00 noon IATSE Local 44 12021 Riverside Drive, Valley Village, CA 91607
Buy Tickets Help Your Sister!
07/24/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Tickets are still available for the Gary Railcats Baseball game on Sunday, August 6th.  Admission to the game is only $10.  Tickets for the Slugger Meal are no longer available.  The proceeds of the event benefit our Lake County Dispatcher who lost her husband just prior to the birth of their first child. 50/50 Split the Pot Raffle Tickets are still available at $5 per ticket or five tickets for $20. Order your tickets today!
SWA ASAP MOU Update
07/24/17 - AMFA Local 32
After many months of work there has been a change in the Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at Southwest Airlines (SWA).
Training Information
07/24/17 - IATSE Local 33
In an effort to keep the membership notified of upcoming training events offered.  There are now several areas of the website that list upcoming training information.  A - The initial post from the office. This will send out an initial email blast to notify members of a new upcoming class. This initial blast will contain an email link.
NAFTA 2.0 Must Put Workers First
07/24/17 - Teamsters Local 355
July 24, 2017 | POLITICAL LEGISLATIVE | The renegotiation of NAFTA is finally heating up, with the first round of talks set [to begin August 16] in the nation’s capital. But there is a lot to be sorted out before any new deal can be struck. The Teamsters have real concerns about what a new Noth American trade pact will look like.
Social Security and It’s Purported Death Spiral – and A Scam Warning
07/24/17 - Teamsters Local 355
July 24, 2017 | SOCIAL SECURITY | ...“Preserving Social Security in anything like its current form for our kids and grandkids involves sacrifice, not financial subterfuge,” [Washington Post columnist Allan Sloan] says. “We have to put in more cash and slow the growth in benefit outlaws. Trusting in trust funds and ignoring reality won’t end well. You can trust me on that.
NAFTA 2.0 Must Put Workers First
07/24/17 - Teamsters Local 992
July 24, 2017 | POLITICAL LEGISLATIVE | The renegotiation of NAFTA is finally heating up, with the first round of talks set [to begin August 16] in the nation’s capital. But there is a lot to be sorted out before any new deal can be struck. The Teamsters have real concerns about what a new Noth American trade pact will look like.
El Paso Police Accepting Applications for Police Trainee
07/24/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Police Departement continues to accept applications for the position of Police Trainee.  The filing period opened on July 6 and will close on Tuesday, August 1, 2017.  This recruitment is for police trainees for the 123rd Police Academy Class, scheduled to begin in February 0f 2018. The El Paso Police Department currently has 1051 sworn police officers.
Fleet Memo for July 22 2017
07/24/17 - Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific-National Office
UPS Contract Proposal Meeting
07/24/17 - Teamsters Local 878
ATTENTION all UPS Teamsters Local 878 Members. Please join us for the UPS Contract Proposal Meeting on August 5, 2017 at 1:00p.m. Please bring your proposals we would love to hear from our members on the things they would like to see changed.
TWU Australia Letter of Support
07/24/17 - TWU Local 513
Back to School Supply Drive Starts Today!
07/24/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
The IBEW 21 Days of Giving Back to School Supply Drive kicks off today.  We are asking all members to donate at least one school supply and $1 for the over 1000 children who are assisted by the charities we are helping, Mercy Home, My Joyful Heart, Crittenton Centers & Bethany Home. If everyone does their part we can help all of the children from these charities. Please set up a collection area in your work location. Help your stewards by talking to your coworkers and collecting supplies and cash and then arrange to get the donations to your Chief Stewards. Together we can make a difference in the lives of children in the communities where we live and work.
HEAT STROKE SAFETY TIPS
07/24/17 - Laborers' Local 231
PLEASE CLICK ON THE DOWNLOAD BELOW TO ACCESS THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE MIDWEST REGION HEALTH & SAFETY FUND REGARDING HEAT STROKE SAFETY TIPS.
LOOK BEFORE YOU LOCK!
07/24/17 - Laborers' Local 231
PLEASE CLICK ON THE DOWNLOAD BELOW TO ACCESS THE FULL ISSUE OF PERSONAL BEST 4 U FOR JULY PROVIDED BY THE MIDWEST REGION OFFICE HEALTH & SAFETY FUND.
PERSONAL BEST 4 U JULY 2017
07/24/17 - Laborers' Local 231
PLEASE CLICK ON THE DOWNLOAD BELOW TO ACCESS THE FULL ISSUE OF PERSONAL BEST 4 U FOR JULY 2017 PROVIDED BY THE MIDWEST REGION OFFICE HEALTH & SAFETY FUND.
NAFTA 2.0 Must Put Workers First
07/24/17 - Teamsters Local 888
July 24, 2017 | POLITICAL LEGISLATIVE | The renegotiation of NAFTA is finally heating up, with the first round of talks set [to begin August 16] in the nation’s capital. But there is a lot to be sorted out before any new deal can be struck. The Teamsters have real concerns about what a new Noth American trade pact will look like.
Why Gannett should take another stab at Tronc
07/24/17 - Teamsters Local 888
July 24, 2017 | The pursuit of the Chicago-Sun Times was thwarted by a Department of Justice decision to prevent the owner of the Chicago Tribune from also owning the city’s second-largest daily newspaper. So what’s next for Tronc, the company formerly known as Tribune Publishing that also ons the Los Angeles Times, the Baltimore Sun and the Orlando Sentinel? thestreet.
Sick Leave Update
07/23/17 - AFSCME Local 1360 Akron City Employees
AFSCME Local f 360 Akron City Employees 720 Wolf Ledges Pkwy Sute 201 Akron, OH 4-4311 Ph: (330) 762-7351 Fax: (330) 762-0519 emaiE: afscme1360@att.net JUNE, 28 2017 SICK LEAVE TIME BANK LOCAL #1360    Paragraph B. Eliigibility Paragraph 1.
Voices of Change: Dallas Fire/Rescue Fight Against Cancer
07/22/17 - Fire Fighter Cancer Foundation
Our condolences and appreciation to the members and families of Dallas Fire Rescue.
CWA supports TWU
07/22/17 - TWU Local 513
House Budget Goes Beyond White House Blueprint
07/22/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
On July 19, the House Budget Committee advanced its Fiscal Year 2018 budget resolution. As anticipated, the 2018 House Budget is in the same mold as the White House budget – it punishes workers and the working-class, while giving big payouts to the rich.
Update on the Fight Back Against USPS Reductions in Service and Jobs
07/22/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
Following strong resistance from the APWU - and the National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) - USPS management agreed to a five-month delay in implementing forced reassignments and excessing of employees out of their installations.
Charlie McIntosh Celebration of Life
07/21/17 - IBEW Local 332
Charlie McIntosh's service will be held on: July 22, 2017 Willow Glen United Methodist Church 1420 Newport Avenue San Jose, CA 95125 His obituary can be read here: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/mercurynews/obituary.aspx.
Rest in Peace Brother Jeff Speiser
07/21/17 - UA Local 296
It is with our deepest regret that we must report the passing of our dear friend and brother Jeff Speiser. Brother Speiser passed away July 16th, 2017. The family will hold a private service next week. Brother Speiser started his career with local 296 on November 10th 2005 and was a proud members for 12 years. We thank Brother Speiser for his service to the trade and to our local.
RIP
07/21/17 - IBEW Local 191
Brother John Richard Stockman passed away peacefully on July 5th, 2017 in Bellingham. A wake will be held in the early fall in his memory. We will post the information when a date has been selected.
In Case You Missed It
07/21/17 - Teamsters local 570
  • The latest on Teamster contract fights, organizing.   • It’s not just you. We had the third hottest June ever.   • Nissan union vote set for Aug.3-4 in Mississippi.   • GOP senators introduce bill to strip power from NLRB.   • Steelworkers hit Trump EPA plan to kill chemical protections.
In Case You Missed It
07/21/17 - Teamsters Local 355
  • The latest on Teamster contract fights, organizing.   • It’s not just you. We had the third hottest June ever.   • Nissan union vote set for Aug.3-4 in Mississippi.   • GOP senators introduce bill to strip power from NLRB.   • Steelworkers hit Trump EPA plan to kill chemical protections.
JCBA Update 07.21.17
07/21/17 - TWU Local 568
The Executive Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines the week of July 17th, in Washington D.C. On the afternoon of July 19th, American Airlines presented their initial proposal covering the remaining articles to your Executive Committee. Upon initial review, the company’s proposal is inadequate and falls far short in providing the contract you deserve.

 
 
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