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Immigration and it's effect on Labor policy
NH AFL-CIO
Morgan Foods Teamsters Overwhelmingly Ratify New Contract
Teamsters Local 89
Crew Planning To Transition to SWA
AFA-CWA Local Council 57
Verizon Rally to Protect Our Jobs & Our Future:
CWA Local 1103
In Midst of FairPoint Strike, Unnamed Company Luring Telecom Workers to New England with $300,000 Offer
NH AFL-CIO
Waste Workers In Houston Vote To Join Teamsters Local 988
Teamsters Local Union No. 988
 
     

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Immigration and it's effect on Labor policy
11/24/14 - NH AFL-CIO
Al Jazeera By E. Tammy Kim November 21, 2014 The executive action announced by President Barack Obama Thursday night is as much a game changer for labor policy as immigration. He will give some 5 million undocumented workers — the people who "pick our fruit" and "make our beds" — the chance to apply for work authorization and relief from deportation.
Morgan Foods Teamsters Overwhelmingly Ratify New Contract
11/24/14 - Teamsters Local 89
On Sunday, November 23rd, Teamsters at Morgan Foods in Austin, Indiana overwhelmingly ratified a new six-year agreement.  This new Contract will dramatically improve the lives of Morgan Foods workers and their families.
Crew Planning To Transition to SWA
11/24/14 - AFA-CWA Local Council 57
On Wednesday, November 26, the Company will be transitioning AirTran Crew Planning into Southwest Airlines. CrewPlan@airtran.com will continue to be monitored, and emails will be responded to.
Verizon Rally to Protect Our Jobs & Our Future:
11/24/14 - CWA Local 1103
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In Midst of FairPoint Strike, Unnamed Company Luring Telecom Workers to New England with $300,000 Offer
11/24/14 - NH AFL-CIO
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, November 24 CONTACT: Jim McNeill, 202-213-1614, Jim@FairnessAtFairpoint.com In “confidential” job posting on Monster.
OFFICER ELECTIONS
11/24/14 - IUE-CWA Local 301
The elections for ALL Officer positions will be held from 7:00am, December 4th until 7:00am, December 5th. ALL members are urged to participate in the voting. The Election will be held at Union Hall, 336 Broadway, Schenectady.
Principal Mutual information
11/24/14 - IATSE Local 33
  Personalize your game plan with 1 on 1 coaching When it comes to planning for retirement and other financial needs outside of the retirement plan, you have a coach to answer your questions.  I.A.T.S.E. Local 33 is offering you the opportunity to meet with a financial professional for a 1 on 1 coaching session.
Latest TWU American Airlines / US Airways Presidents Council Meeting Furthers Strategic Coordination
11/24/14 - TWU Local 568
Published 21 Nov, 2014-On November 6, the TWU American Airlines / US Airways Presidents Council convened for a meeting to coordinate and strategize for continued effectiveness in negotiations with airline management. The Council meeting was held at the International office in Washington, DC at the request of TWU International President Harry Lombardo.
Amazing Black Friday Deals, Brought to You by the American Taxpayer
11/24/14 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 24, 2014 | WAGES | As retailers and consumers gear up for the holiday shopping season, it's a good time to take a closer look at what things are like for the person on the other side of the cash register. Over the past year, there have been an increasing number of retail strikes as workers in the industry call for higher pay and better working conditions.
Amazing Black Friday Deals, Brought to You by the American Taxpayer
11/24/14 - Teamsters local 570
Nov. 24, 2014 | WAGES | As retailers and consumers gear up for the holiday shopping season, it's a good time to take a closer look at what things are like for the person on the other side of the cash register. Over the past year, there have been an increasing number of retail strikes as workers in the industry call for higher pay and better working conditions.
Local 249 Election Results
11/24/14 - Teamsters Local 249
Amazing Black Friday Deals, Brought to You by the American Taxpayer
11/24/14 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 24, 2014 | WAGES | As retailers and consumers gear up for the holiday shopping season, it's a good time to take a closer look at what things are like for the person on the other side of the cash register. Over the past year, there have been an increasing number of retail strikes as workers in the industry call for higher pay and better working conditions.
Scholarship Deadlines Approaching
11/24/14 - Local 328, Oregon AFSCME Council 75
We're now entering the holiday season, but it's also scholarship timeline season, as the deadlines for many scholarship applications are rapidly approaching. Scholarship information is always available, year-round, on the Scholarships page of the Oregon AFSCME website.
Officers Needed--Sturgis 75th Anniversary Rally
11/24/14 - South Metro MN Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 14
INTERESTED IN WORKING THE 75TH STURGIS MOTORCYCLE RALLY ??? CHECK OUT INFO HERE: SALARY: $20.34 /Hour OPENING DATE: 11/18/14 CLOSING DATE: 01/01/15 11:59 PM ... POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Pennington County Sheriff’s Office is gearing up in anticipation for record crowds during the 75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
OPERATION FREE PX
11/23/14 - TWU Local 568
PLEASE READ THE ATTACHED LETTER AND SUPPORT OUR VETERANS COMMITTEE EFFORTS.
Monday 11-24-14
11/23/14 - IATSE Local 33
Your Local is busy! If you can work Monday, especially at the Forum's 11pm Load-Out. Please call the Hall or email to step.voss@ia33.org. Leave your name and availablity we will get back to you. Thanks from your weekend call steward. Please ignore if you are already working or cannot make it.
Teamsters 419 Christmas Dance 2014
11/23/14 - Teamsters local 419
Brothers and Sisters, the annual Teamsters Local 419 Christmas Dance is currently sold out.
Monthly Vacation Rebid/December PBS Mock Bid Now Open/Phase 3 Merger CBT
11/22/14 - OurAmerican
The January vacation rebid is now open.
FEDEX FREIGHT WORKERS IN CHARLOTTE VOTE TO JOIN TEAMSTERS LOCAL 71
11/22/14 - Teamsters Local 71
Drivers in Charlotte Seek Job Security, Improved Health Plan, Pension (CHARLOTTE, NC) - A group of 222 drivers at FedEx Freight’s Charlotte, N.C., terminal voted today to join Teamsters Local 71. “This victory is about wanting respect on the job, improved health care coverage and to be treated fairly,” said Roger Dale Jones, a 20-year road driver at FedEx Freight.
SERVICES INFORMATION FOR BROTHER ENRIQUE TORRES
11/22/14 - TWU Local 568
THE FAMILY OF BROTHER ENRIQUE TORRES WILL HOLD SERVICES AT Branam Funeral Home 809 N.Krome Avenue Homestead,Fl 33030 305-247-3131 Service will be Monday from 1:00pm to 11:00pm. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH THE DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME.
Scholarship Time
11/22/14 - AFSCME Local 132
Members of AFSCME and their family members may be eligible for these scholarships. If you have someone heading off to college or continuing their education check these out. If you are not sure you are a member call the office to confirm. AFSCME International AFSCME Family Scholarship — $2,000 for up to four years, for graduating high school seniors.
A Simple Meal Can Make a Big Difference: Support Good Jobs this Thanksgiving!
11/21/14 - AFSCME Indiana-Kentucky Organizing Committee 962
This Thanksgiving, as you count your blessings with family and friends, there is something very simple you can do to pay those blessings forward. Make your Thanksgiving dinner union-made. This might come as a surprise to many folks, but you can cater America’s favorite meal with 100% union-made products. What does that mean.
Next Meeting Dec 2, 2014
11/21/14 - Oregon AFSCME Council 75
Delta Flying
11/21/14 - AFA-CWA (ARW MEC)
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Reserve Self Assignments For December
11/21/14 - AFA-CWA Local Council 57
With the very high percentage of Flight Attendants on Reserve for the month of December, we have worked out a "self assignment" option with Crew Resources for the final month of the AirTran operation.  A joint communication is out now in FLiCA e-docs that details the guidelines.
TWU Negotiations Strategy
11/21/14 - TWU Local 513
Latest TWU American Airlines / US Airways Presidents Council Meeting Furthers Strategic Coordination Published 21 Nov, 2014 On November 6, the TWU American Airlines / US Airways Presidents Council convened for a meeting to coordinate and strategize for continued effectiveness in negotiations with airline management.
2014 PFFW State Convention
11/21/14 - IAFF local 1923
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A.P.W.U. HEALTH FAIR MON. 11/24 IN THE CAFETERIA AT THE MAIN P.O.
11/21/14 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
THE A.P.W.U. HEALTH FAIR WILL TAKE PLACE ON MONDAY, 11/24 IN THE CAFETERIA AT THE MAIN POST OFFICE (2400 ORANGE AVE.), THE HOURS ARE AS FOLLOWS: 2:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. & 7:30 P.M. -  9:30 P.M.
PASSING OF BROTHER ENRIQUE TORRES
11/21/14 - TWU Local 568
IT IS WITH DEEPEST REGRET THAT WE INFORM YOU OF THE PASSING OF OUR BELOVED BROTHER ENRIQUE TORRES TODAY. SERVICES INFORMATION IS NOT YET KNOWN. WE WILL SHARE DETAILS AS SOON AS THEY ARE PROVIDED. PLEASE KEEP HIS WIFE AND FAMILY IN YOUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.
November General Membership Minutes
11/21/14 - Oregon AFSCME Council 75
In Case You Missed It
11/21/14 - Teamsters local 570
  • A step closer to unions at Amazon.   • Americans agree the system is stacked against them.   • Wall St. is taking over America’s pension plans.   • The heart of the matter: What counts after Election Day.   • Walmart workers promise biggest Black Friday strike ever.
Please support a Local 6 brother in need.
11/21/14 - IBEW Local 6
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In Case You Missed It
11/21/14 - Teamsters Local 355
  • A step closer to unions at Amazon.   • Americans agree the system is stacked against them.   • Wall St. is taking over America’s pension plans.   • The heart of the matter: What counts after Election Day.   • Walmart workers promise biggest Black Friday strike ever.
Labor Secretary Perez: How to Fix Inequality in America
11/21/14 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 21, 2014 | THE MIDDLE CLASS | U.S. Secretary Tom Perez often talks about helping low-wage workers “punch their ticket to the middle class.” One of the Obama administration’s staunchest progressives, he was appointed to this post last year after serving for four years as head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights division.
FedEx Freight votes to join Teamsters
11/21/14 - Teamsters Local 61
Drivers In Charlotte Seek Job Security, Improved Health Plan, Pension (CHARLOTTE, N.C.) – A group of 222 drivers at FedEx Freight’s Charlotte, N.C., terminal voted today to join Teamsters Local 71.
2014 Local 2222 Officer Election Results
11/21/14 - CWA Local 2222
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AFLAC VOL COVERAGE ENDS
11/21/14 - TWU Local 568
MEMBERS WHO CARRIED AFLAC CRITICAL ILLNESS IN THEIR 2014 VOLUNTARY POLICIES WILL SEE THEIR COVERAGE END THIS DECEMBER 31ST. LINCOLN CRITICAL ILLNESS IS A NEW ENHANCED OPTION AVAILABLE IN 2015. RECORDS SHOW THAT APPROXIMATELY 300 OF OUR MEMBERS DID NOT ELECT THE NEW LINCOLN COVERAGE BUT HAD PREVIOUSLY HELD AFLAC.
In Case You Missed It
11/21/14 - Teamsters Local 992
  • A step closer to unions at Amazon.   • Americans agree the system is stacked against them.   • Wall St. is taking over America’s pension plans.   • The heart of the matter: What counts after Election Day.   • Walmart workers promise biggest Black Friday strike ever.
Fund Established for Seriously Wounded Aurora Officer
11/21/14 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
A support fund for Aurora Officer Ryan Burns has been established. Ryan was seriously wounded in a shooting Friday night. Aurora Police Officer Ryan Burns was shot in the line of duty receiving serious injury on Friday, November 14th, 2014 while conducting a traffic stop in Aurora, Co. The driver of the vehicle had just stolen the vehicle and had not yet been reported as such.
Local 6 Electricians and Local 798 Firefighters present...
11/21/14 - IBEW Local 6
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U.S. Labor Secretary Perez: How to Fix Inequality in America
11/21/14 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 21, 2014 | THE MIDDLE CLASS | U.S. Secretary Tom Perez often talks about helping low-wage workers “punch their ticket to the middle class.” One of the Obama administration’s staunchest progressives, he was appointed to this post last year after serving for four years as head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights division.
Volunteer to Help the Kids at Mercy Home!
11/21/14 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
We’ve reached the halfway point in our IBEW 21 Days of Giving “Toy and Coat Drive”. Mercy Home for Boys & Girls in Chicago needs IBEW volunteers at 2 of their holiday events. We will be joining them as they welcome back their “alumni” during their Aftercare Christmas party on Thursday, December 11th from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Their second event is their Friends First Holiday Party on Saturday, December 13th from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Click the link above to find out how you can help.
Clerk PSE's to be converted Nov. 29th
11/21/14 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
A.P.W.U.'s efforts have resulted in Cleveland's most senior Clerk Craft PSE's being converted to Full-Time Unassigned Regular employees, effective Saturday, November 29, 2014.  PSE's will enjoy the benefits and security of full-time status. I am proud to say that the Officers and Stewards of A.P.W.U.
Verizon 2014 surplus
11/21/14 - Communications Workers of America Local 1107
The 2014 surplus will be tendered by Novernber 26th. Employees must submitt their request to leave by December 10th. The off payroll date will be December 21st.
You Don't Know Me!!!! But You Do.
11/21/14 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
Reprint of excerpts from a posting by Ross Beckley: You don’t know me. Yet you view my posts on Facebook every day. I’ve dug skull fragments from a telegraph pole, I’ve seen bodies incinerated, I’ve opened doors to premises with the stench of death from a suicide victim, I’ve seen my workmates stand in disbelief with tears rolling down their faces.
Verizon Declares Surplus
11/21/14 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
Verizon has declared a surplus. This surplus has been determined to be a process change NOT an external event. The deadline to make a decision is December 10, 2014 and the off payroll date is December 21, 2014. CWA Local 1120 is in FAA 3. Please click on the attachment to view the amounts declared in each title and FAA.
2015 LOCAL UNION 659 PICNIC
11/21/14 - IBEW Local 659
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