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September 29, 2016

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NEXT MEMBERSHIP MEETING
10/17/16 - AFGE Local 3028
Our next Membership Meeting will be Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 , 12:00-12:30 in the Muldoon Clinic Rooms 2D 101-103. 
Senator John Rafferty
09/28/16 - Pennsylvania State Lodge FOP
Senator John C.Rafferty Jr. was recognized at the 2016 Pennsylvania State FOP Conference for his many years of support to the Pennsylvania law enforcement community. During the same conference Senator Rafferty earned the PA State Lodge FOP endorsement for the office of Attorney General.
Seniority Integration Update
09/28/16 - TWU Local 568
Brothers & Sisters, In June of this year, the membership was advised that the TWU/IAM Associations had retained the services of Neutral Joshua Javits to create final integrated seniority lists.
Seniority Integration Update
09/28/16 - TWU Local 513
UNITE HERE Launches National Boycott of Trump Businesses
09/28/16 - Teamsters local 570
Sept. 28, 2016 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | The Culinary Union [UNITE HERE] is calling for a national boycott of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s businesses after management at his Las Vegas hotel has failed to come to the bargaining table for more than nine months, the union announced today.
UNITE HERE Launches National Boycott of Trump Businesses
09/28/16 - Teamsters Local 355
Sept. 28, 2016 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | The Culinary Union [UNITE HERE] is calling for a national boycott of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s businesses after management at his Las Vegas hotel has failed to come to the bargaining table for more than nine months, the union announced today.
UNITE HERE Launches National Boycott of Trump Businesses
09/28/16 - Teamsters Local 992
Sept. 28, 2016 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | The Culinary Union [UNITE HERE] is calling for a national boycott of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s businesses after management at his Las Vegas hotel has failed to come to the bargaining table for more than nine months, the union announced today.
Stop and Frisk is Constitutional - Primer for Media & Certain Politicians
09/28/16 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
Let's put one thing to bed. It would be wise for the media and some politicians to understand the governing constitutional decision and standard for "Stop and Frisk" (Terry stop). Stop and frisk (Terry stop) is based on reasonable suspicion and is completely constitutional under the landmark 8 to 1 SCOTUS decision Terry v. Ohio, 392 U.S. 1 (1968).
Brother Bob Kimbrough
09/28/16 - International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
Bob Kimbrough passed away on 9-16-16 in Estancia New Mexico. This photo was taken approx.. 1982 in Fairbanks and was one of Jaffa Construction’s earliest large job.
New Trailers
09/28/16 - PFFWHG
I am pleased to report that our new trailers are done.  They will hit the road in October for Fond du Lac and Wausau.  There will be some check off sheets for trailer inspections and maintenance, and a dry erase board mounted to write down what you use and that it was returned.
Collin County citizens votes mitigated by budget process
09/27/16 - Collin County Deputies Association
The 2016 budget process has come and gone and once again there were plenty of talking points highlighted.  First, I would like to thank the commissioner’s court for approving protective plate carriers and helmets for sheriff’s deputies and constable deputies alike.
LACE UP YOUR SHOES! MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER WALK
09/27/16 - Teamsters Local 179
Start Lacing up your shoes! The Joint Council 25 Women's Committee has been dedicated to support the American Cancer Society from the start of our committee.
Clinton to Trump: Apologize to Workers You Stiffed
09/27/16 - Teamsters local 570
Sept. 27, 2016  | ELECTION 2016 | Hillary Clinton on Monday called on Donald Trump to apologize to people who have worked on the real estate moguls properties who have not been paid in full.
JC 25 Women's Committee Health Fair and Coat Drive
09/27/16 - Teamsters Local 179
We are asking for donations of adult and children’s coats.   Please bring your donations to the JC 25 Women’s Committee Health Fair on November 12, 2016 at Teamsters Local 743. The JC 25 Women’s Committee will be holding their annual Health Fair the theme is ‘Mind, Body & Soul’.
Clinton to Trump: Apologize to Workers You Stiffed
09/27/16 - Teamsters Local 992
Sept. 27, 2016  | ELECTION 2016 | Hillary Clinton on Monday called on Donald Trump to apologize to people who have worked on the real estate moguls properties who have not been paid in full.
Clinton to Trump: Apologize to Workers You Stiffed
09/27/16 - Teamsters Local 355
Sept. 27, 2016  | ELECTION 2016 | Hillary Clinton on Monday called on Donald Trump to apologize to people who have worked on the real estate moguls properties who have not been paid in full.
Maritime Safety Day
09/27/16 - International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
Name: Katie Greiff Phone: Reply Email: grkb235@lni.wa.gov Registration is now open for Maritime Safety Day October 25, 2016, at the Beach Park Event Center, Des Moines, WA. This one day safety event includes industry workshops, demonstrations and an exhibitor fair. Opening remarks will feature Dr.
VonRoll Members Authorize Strike
09/27/16 - IUE-CWA Local 301
IUE-CWA Local 301 members at VonRoll overwhelmingly voted to authorize a strike in the event a tentative agreement is not reached between the IUE-CWA Negotiating Committee and VonRoll. Extremely high voter turnout resulted with 95% of the membership backing and supporting the measure and their negotiating committee.
Death Notice
09/27/16 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
Michael Jordan Services will be at Brooks Funeral Home from 4pm to 8pm on Friday September 30th with a Mass to follow on Saturday.  The Mass will be held  at St Patrick's Church at 11:30 in Newburgh. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the New York Blood Center.  More information regarding the reception and donations to follow.
Clinton to Trump: Apologize to Workers You Stiffed
09/27/16 - Teamsters Local 888
Sept. 27, 2016  | ELECTION 2016 | Hillary Clinton on Monday called on Donald Trump to apologize to people who have worked on the real estate moguls properties who have not been paid in full.
Social Security And The Election: Stronger Together Vs. Scare, Lie, Divide And Conquer
09/26/16 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine have just released a new book, Stronger Together. In that book, which sets out in clear terms their policy positions, Clinton and Kaine take a strong stance to expand, not cut, our Social Security system. Clinton and Kaine recognize that expanding, not cutting, Social Security is an effective and sound solution to a number of challenges facing the nation.
Register Now! Health Benefits & Retirement Conference
09/26/16 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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Read On | September 2016
09/26/16 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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Lisa Prokay Cancer Fund
09/26/16 - CWA Local 3176
Dear members, Mike Maldonado's sister has developed stage 4 breast cancer, which is metastatic, and we are asking that if anyone can helo provide a small donation to his sisters family during their time of need, please click here to donate.
Flexible Saving Accounts for Child Care
09/26/16 - Local 755 UNITED SERVICE WORKERS UNION
Did you know you are eligible for a Flexible Spending Account for Child Care? Day care expenses can be set aside and paid from a tax free savings account.  Dependent Care FSAs reimburse employees for eligible dependent day care expenses. These expenses must be incurred to allow the employee and their spouse to be gainfully employed.
Union-Made Miracle on The Hudson
09/26/16 - Teamsters local 570
Sept 26, 2016 | UNIONS | In their ongoing, all-out assault to crush labor unions, corporate forces have fabricated a cultural myth to undermine popular support for labor: Unions, they insist, are no longer needed. They tell us that in today's entrepreneurial economy, workers must compete with each other, not cooperate.
Union-Made Miracle on The Hudson
09/26/16 - Teamsters Local 355
Sept 26, 2016 | UNIONS | In their ongoing, all-out assault to crush labor unions, corporate forces have fabricated a cultural myth to undermine popular support for labor: Unions, they insist, are no longer needed. They tell us that in today's entrepreneurial economy, workers must compete with each other, not cooperate.
This Week In Labor History
09/26/16 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
September 26 The Old 97, a Southern Railway train officially known as the Fast Mail, derails near Danville, Va., killing engineer Joseph “Steve” Broady and ten other railroad and postal workers.  Many believe Broady had been ordered to speed to make up for lost time.
Today's Labor Quote:
09/26/16 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
George Meany “The labor movement's political activity is aimed at encouraging the greatest possible participation in elections. Democracy cannot succeed if only the rich and powerful have and use the votes.” George Meany was the key figure in the creation of the AFL-CIO and served as the AFL-CIO's first president, from 1955 to 1979.
New Poll:
09/26/16 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
Trump's Support Among Union Members Is Dropping Fast: Millions will be watching tonight’s debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, but the more union members hear about Donald Trump the less they like him. Trump supports dangerous "right to work" laws, refuses to negotiate with working people who formed a union at his hotel and ignores union issues.
Montgomery County Bargaining Survey
09/26/16 - UFCW Local 1994 MCGEO, AFL-CIO
Make your voice heard! Take the FY17 bargaining survey today. Negotiations for the new union contract effective July 1, 2017, are scheduled to begin in November of this year. The challenges that we face are broad: the relentless push towards privatization, a tenuous economy, the declining revenues that resulted from the Supreme Court Wynne decision, and politically motivated attacks on public sector workers. Given the negative economic and political climate, your input is imperative and so is your involvement.
Metro Council Announces Endorsements
09/26/16 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
The Metro Washington Council on Thursday announced the following endorsements for the November 2016 Election: Washington, D.C.: Robert White for At-Large, Vincent Gray in Ward 7, and Trayon White in Ward 8. “These candidates and their vision and agenda are very much in line with our vision and agenda for the District of Columbia,” said Metro Council president Jackie Jeter.
New Stewards Training
09/26/16 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
Good afternoon Sisters & Brothers: The Local will be holding a "New Stewards" training Oct.18 & 19, 2016 at the Local hall. The time will be from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Please call the hall @ 202-291-1500, before Oct.7, 2016, if you are interested in becoming a Steward.
Union-Made Miracle on The Hudson
09/26/16 - Teamsters Local 992
Sept 26, 2016 | UNIONS | In their ongoing, all-out assault to crush labor unions, corporate forces have fabricated a cultural myth to undermine popular support for labor: Unions, they insist, are no longer needed. They tell us that in today's entrepreneurial economy, workers must compete with each other, not cooperate.
Great Turnout for NM Teamster Appreciation Day 2016
09/26/16 - Teamsters Local 492
The 2016 New Mexico Teamsters Appreciation Day had another great turnout this year with the number of members attending increasing by 11% over last year.
Canteen Vending Contract Ratified
09/26/16 - Teamsters Local 89
Sep 26, 2016 - On Friday, September 23rd members at Canteen Vending ratified a new three-year agreement by a margin of seven for and one against.
Union-Made Miracle on The Hudson
09/26/16 - Teamsters Local 888
Sept 26, 2016 | UNIONS | In their ongoing, all-out assault to crush labor unions, corporate forces have fabricated a cultural myth to undermine popular support for labor: Unions, they insist, are no longer needed. They tell us that in today's entrepreneurial economy, workers must compete with each other, not cooperate.
Opera House Contract has been posted
09/24/16 - IATSE Local B4
Our 2015 - 2018 Opera House Contract was recently signed by all parties and is now posted to the web site.  Search under the "Member Resources" tab, dropdown list to "Contracts" > "2015 - 2018 Opera House Contract."  I want to inform everybody there is no retroactive pay regarding this.
Are you prepared for the 2016 Election?
09/24/16 - IATSE Local B4
Dear Local B-4 Member, In 2014 too many anti-union candidates were elected to all levels of government across our country, some by a small margin of votes. And we have been fighting some of them in the MA State House for 2 years. If we are to survive as a healthy local, we must have elected officials who will fight for policies that are good for all members of Local B-4.
737Max
09/23/16 - AMFA Local 32
New 737Max unveiled in Dallas... oh look at that truck.
Thank you, but it's time
09/23/16 - Collin County Deputies Association
I have had the pleasure and privilege to lead the Collin County Deputies Association for the past 3 years and ten months as your president.  It has always been a tremendous privilege for one simple reason; you as my peers voted time and again for me to lead your organization.  The time has come, however to move over and let someone else continue to lead you into the future.
Aircraft MaintenanceTechnicians Holding information picket Against 'Southwest Airlines'
09/23/16 - AMFA Local 32
Local Aircraft Mechanics Group Holding Picket Against Southwest Airlines' Talk of Outsourcing Labor News Article Click here AMFA locals from Dallas, Chicago, Houston and Phoenix are all holding informational pickets at the same time: 9 a.m. Friday morning. Thank you #swapapilots #twu556 and everyone that help our Unity toghter we are one! 4 years is to long wothout a new contract.
In Case You Missed It
09/23/16 - Teamsters Local 355
  • Wells Fargo had a bad day. That's a start..   • Teamsters expand organizing at XPO Logistics.   • The many scandals of Donald Trump.   • New Smithsonian African American Museum opens.   • Low-wage workers aren't stopping with higher pay...   • Union Plus: Get a FREE iPhone 7 from [unionized] AT&T.
In Case You Missed It
09/23/16 - Teamsters local 570
  • Wells Fargo had a bad day. That's a start..   • Teamsters expand organizing at XPO Logistics.   • The many scandals of Donald Trump.   • New Smithsonian African American Museum opens.   • Low-wage workers aren't stopping with higher pay...   • Union Plus: Get a FREE iPhone 7 from [unionized] AT&T.
Revised Officers Election Update
09/23/16 - Teamsters Local 264
Please disregard yesterdays email. Please see attached.
JCBA Update 9-23-16
09/23/16 - TWU Local 568
Both the Fleet Service and Mechanic and Related/Stores negotiating committees met this week in Washington, DC. The week began with each committee meeting with company representatives to discuss outstanding articles and continue to exchange proposals. The M&R/Stores committee exchanged proposals on Overtime and Rebids and have further narrowed our position for each article.
Fall Code of Excellence Classes
09/23/16 - INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS LOCAL UNION 494
For the Fall semester we will be offering the IBEW Code of Excellence class at Local 494. The next class will be October 20, 2016 and December 15, 2016. Members will receive 3 hours towards their Wisconsin Electrical License. Members need to bring their dues receipt and Electrical License credential ID number. Please call Local 494 to sign up for either of the classes.
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