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July 27, 2016

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Attention SLPOA members & retirees who live in St. Charles County:
07/27/16 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
DON'T BE DECEIVED! Things are heating up in the election for House District 108 which covers parts of O'Fallon, Wentzville & Lake St. Louis. One of the candidates is misrepresenting the endorsement of the Fraternal Order of Police. That's dirty pool. That's dirty politics! Let there be no mistake JEFF SCHWENTKER is the FOP Endorsed Candidate in House District 108.
Wolf Creek CBA
07/27/16 - IBEW Local 191
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NFOP Applauds Dismissal of Charges Against Baltimore Officers and Calls for State Attorney Mosby's Day in Court
07/27/16 - Pennsylvania State Lodge FOP
Baltimore Statement of NFOP
07/27/16 - Pennsylvania State Lodge FOP
FOP of Ohio Endorses for US Senate and Ohio Supreme Court
07/27/16 - Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio, Inc.
July 26, 2016 For Immediate Release: INDEPENDENCE -The Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio, the state’s largest police organization representing 25,000 active and retired law enforcement officers today endorsed Rob Portman for the office of U. S. Senator. The endorsement was made by the 303 delegates attending the 82ND annual conference in Independence, Ohio.
Candidate Endorsement Survey
07/27/16 - Local 755 UNITED SERVICE WORKERS UNION
Local 755 invited all of the candidates for County Surrogate, Sheriff and Clerk to attend the June General Meeting. We have also posted information on the 'Meet the Candidates!' page. Please take a moment to read about the candidates and then take the survey.  The link can be found here, below OR at there is another link at the end of the articles on the Meet The Candidates! page.
Quarterly Meeting Aug 4th
07/27/16 - Collin County Deputies Association
Join us at Spring Creek BBQ in McKinney on Aug. 4th at 6:30 pm for our next quarterly meeting.  We will field any budget related questions and go over potential executive board opportunities for 2017.
Solar Truth
07/27/16 - IBEW 396
HUFFINGTON POST: Support Solar, But Not at the Cost of the Working Poor Posted on Jul 07, 2016 Recently, many people throughout the country celebrated the first day of summer and the longest day of the year by urging consumers and businesses to “Put Solar on It.
LiUNA on Bloomberg Politics' Infrastructurre
07/27/16 - Laborers' Local 231
Philadelphia, PA. (July 27, 2016) – Terry O’Sullivan, the General President of the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) joined elected officials and business leaders today to discuss the future of American infrastructure at an event hosted by Bloomberg Politics and Building America’s Future during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE APPROVAL
07/27/16 - Laborers' Local 231
Washington, D.C. (July 26, 2016) – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – made the following statement today regarding approval of the Dakota Access Pipeline by the U.S.
President's Message to the Mayor
07/27/16 - Tacoma Police Union, IUPA Local #6
Madam Mayor Strickland and Tacoma City Council Members, Monday of last week President Obama reached out by way of an open letter to the law enforcement community to assure that he and his administration stood by us.  I am writing to see if you stand by us too..... In the open letter (see the letter attached or at this link- https://www.whitehouse.
Union Plus Scholarships
07/27/16 - IBEW Local 659
Union Plus Scholarships Online application now available! Details and online application available at: UnionPlus.org/Scholarships Flyer attached below.
Teamsters National Committee Reaches Tentative Carhaul Agreement
07/27/16 - Teamsters Local 745
Teamsters National Automobile Transporters Industry Negotiating Committee (TNATINC) has reached a tentative National Carhaul Agreement with the National Automobile Transporters Labor Division (NATLD).
ADOPT A HIGHWAY
07/27/16 - CWA Local 2222
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CT Health Insurance Companies Propose Hug Rate Increases
07/27/16 - UE Local 222, Connecticut Independent Labor Union/Connecticut Independent Police Union
Connecticut's health insurers have submitted requests to raise rates for individual and small group health plans in 2017.  The proposed rate increases range from 6.6% to 28.2%. Can you and other Connecticut families and small businesses afford to pay more for health insurance in 2017.
Americans Will Witness History...
07/26/16 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
At the opening of the Democratic convention, working people will see that “stronger together” isn’t just a campaign slogan. It’s what Secretary Hillary Clinton actually believes. Don’t take my word for it, though — read her just-released platform.

Secretary Clinton’s message? Working people matter.
Today We Unite
07/26/16 - TWU Local 513
Arcs & Sparks!!!!
07/26/16 - IBEW Local 191
The next Arcs & Sparks is scheduled to be out the first week in October. The Arcs & Sparks is the members newsletter. Submit your articles,jobsite photos, birth, marriage and whatever announcements by September 1st.
Dakota Access Pipeline great news for Laborers
07/26/16 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
Washington, D.C. (July 26, 2016) – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – made the following statement today regarding approval of the Dakota Access Pipeline by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: The men and women of LIUNA applaud the U.S.
SAVE THE DATE - Leadership retreat
07/26/16 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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Oregon Labor Candidate School
07/26/16 - IBEW Local 659
To any interested parties -- We are actively recruiting members who live in specific geographic areas, but a good member leader from anywhere in the State is always welcome.  The areas to target your outreach are Clackamas, Lane, Washington, Deschutes, and Marion Counties.  In Multnomah County we can use more recruits from House Districts 33, 35, 41, 44, 48, 49, & 50.
IMPORTANT - PENSION
07/26/16 - NJLESA
JC 80 Scholarship Recipients
07/26/16 - Teamsters Local 577
We are proud to annouce the two Joint Council #80 Scholarship recipients for the year 2016, are: 1) Diana Le, daughter of Sony and Nguyet Le. Both parents are members of Teamsters Local 577 at Tyson Foods, Inc. 2) Par Hnem Cer, duaghter of Thawng Ceu and Pen Chin. Both parents are members of Teamsters Local 577 at Tyson Foods, Inc. Congratulations.
GOP Platform: Bad for Workers
07/26/16 - Teamsters Local 355
July 26, 2016  | WORKERS' RIGHTS |  …Party platforms are often filed and forgotten, and this platform may be no exception. But they do lay down the principles the party expects its candidates, from the presidency on down, to adhere to. With GOP platform writers coming from the business-oriented establishment wing, those principles are anti-union, anti-worker or both.
SLC Ratification Notice & Proposals
07/26/16 - Communications Workers of America Local 3181
CWA Local 3181 ALERT! We have reached a tentative agreement with St. Lucie County School District on Compensation and Benefits.  Attached are the Letters of Understanding that you will be voting to ratify.  Also attached is the Ratification Notice.
IBEW 21 Mourns the Loss of Brother Dennis D. Bathon Jr.
07/26/16 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW 21 mourns the loss of Brother Dennis D. Bathon Jr, Customer Systems Technician, Bellwood, IL. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. Arrangements as follows, Visitation: Thursday, July 28, 2016, 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Modell Funeral Home - 7710 South Cass Avenue,Darien, IL.
16th Annual Motorcyle Charity Run
07/26/16 - NJLESA
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GOP Platform: Bad for Workers
07/26/16 - Teamsters Local 992
July 26, 2016  | WORKERS' RIGHTS |  …Party platforms are often filed and forgotten, and this platform may be no exception. But they do lay down the principles the party expects its candidates, from the presidency on down, to adhere to. With GOP platform writers coming from the business-oriented establishment wing, those principles are anti-union, anti-worker or both.
GOP Platform: Bad for Workers
07/26/16 - Teamsters Local 888
July 26, 2016  | WORKERS' RIGHTS |  …Party platforms are often filed and forgotten, and this platform may be no exception. But they do lay down the principles the party expects its candidates, from the presidency on down, to adhere to. With GOP platform writers coming from the business-oriented establishment wing, those principles are anti-union, anti-worker or both.
Members, Allies Fight Back Against Attempts to Change County Collective Bargaining Law
07/26/16 - UFCW Local 1994 MCGEO, AFL-CIO
Members of Local 1994, FOP Lodge 35 and IAFF Local 1664 packed the Council Office Building hearing room on July 12 to protest egregious changes to the Montgomery County Collective Bargaining law. They were joined by International Executive Vice President of the AFL-CIO Tefere Gebre, UFCW International Vice President and Democratic National Committee Vice Chair Stuart Appelbaum, along with a large number of state and local labor leaders.
TCSOA Meeting
07/25/16 - TCSOA
In light of the tragic loss, the TCSOA general membership for Tuesday July 26 is rescheduled to August 2nd, pending funeral arrangements. TCSOA will keep you posted to any changes.
AMFA - ASA Negotiations Update #10
07/25/16 - AMFA
July 25, 2016 -- On July 18-20, 2016, AMFA and Alaska Airlines met to continue negotiations at the CenterPoint Center in Kent, Washington. We started this session with our proposed changes to the language in Article 22, Insurance. Our proposal was in response to the Company’s proposed changes to insurance during talks in our previous negotiating session. We proposed to limit our contribution rate cap increases to 5% per year based on our 2016 contribution rates, rather than the 8% increases that the Company wants added to the maximum allowable rate caps in our current agreement.
Calling All Race Fans
07/25/16 - CWA Local 2222
Virginia AFL-CIO has partnered with the Richmond International Raceway to offer union members special discount pricing for the fall NASCAR races.   Tickets to the Virginia 529 College Savings 250 Race on Friday, September 9th are $20 (regular price $35). Tickets for the Federated Auto Parts 400 Race on Saturday, September 10th are $40 (regular price is $75).
Do Not Respond to PEBP Survey
07/25/16 - AFSCME Local 4041
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Why Now Is the Perfect Time For a Radical Labor Movement
07/25/16 - Teamsters Local 355
July 25, 2016  | LABOR MOVEMENT |  …The last four decades have been characterized by unrelenting attacks on the working class, the weakening of unions and the financialization of capitalism.
Why Now Is the Perfect Time For a Radical Labor Movement
07/25/16 - Teamsters local 570
July 25, 2016  | LABOR MOVEMENT |  …The last four decades have been characterized by unrelenting attacks on the working class, the weakening of unions and the financialization of capitalism.
Southwest Airlines mechanics picket Love Field after four years without a new contract
07/25/16 - AMFA
July 22, 2016 -- By Conor Shine, The Dallas Morning News -- Southwest Airlines employees were back on the picket line in Dallas Friday -- this time with mechanics gathering to voice their displeasure with contract negotiations that have dragged on nearly four years. Click here to read more.
Southwest Airlines Mechanics Picket, Ending Bad Week
07/25/16 - AMFA
July 22, 2016 -- By Bill Zeeble, KERA News -- It’s been a bumpy week for Dallas based southwest Airlines. This week, a computer outage took down its website, forcing 1,300 flight cancellations, and stranding passengers and crews. Then, despite a record second quarter profit, its stock price fell. Today, hundreds of union members picketed at Love Field over stalled contract talks. Click here to read more.
General Membership Meeting July 27, 2016
07/25/16 - AFSCME Local 3336
Please review attached minutes from June meeting. Our delegation that attended the International Convention in Las Vegas last week will report back! And we will have important updates on actions we are are taking to repond to serious safety incidents that have occurred recently.
National Presidents Message On DNC
07/25/16 - Pennsylvania State Lodge FOP
Statement on The DNC Convention As law enforcement officers we are rightly expected to recognize and honor the sanctity of life- all life.
Trump To Pay Thousands For Retaliating Against Workers On Day He Accepts The GOP Nomination
07/25/16 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
Just a few hours before he officially accepts the presidential nomination of the Republican party, Donald Trump agreed to pay a $11,200 federal settlement for retaliating against workers who voted to unionize at his eponymous Las Vegas hotel.
Statement on Mike Pence’s Support for Social Security Cuts
07/25/16 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
The following is a statement from Nancy Altman, co-director of Social Security Works, in response to Donald Trump’s choice of Mike Pence for his running mate: “Governor Pence has a long history of fighting to cut and privatize Social Security. In 2005, he was the leader of a group of House Republicans who criticized George W.
At slain Baton Rouge officer's funeral, calls for respect and unity
07/25/16 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
When protests erupted here over a black man's killing during a struggle with two white police officers, Baton Rouge police officer Matthew Gerald made a promise to an old friend who urged him to be careful. Baton Rouge's mayor and police chief hailed Gerald as a hero who proudly served his country during three tours in Iraq before joining the police force nine months ago.
Why Now Is the Perfect Time For a Radical Labor Movement
07/25/16 - Teamsters Local 992
July 25, 2016  | LABOR MOVEMENT |  …The last four decades have been characterized by unrelenting attacks on the working class, the weakening of unions and the financialization of capitalism.
New Contract on APWU Web Page
07/25/16 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
Dear members, The new contract is on the National APWU web page at http://www.apwu.
Pay Raise
07/25/16 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
Dear members, New Pay Rates to Take Effect Aug. 6 Retroactive Pay Expected Nov. 4 07/23/2016 - According to information provided by the Postal Service, the new pay rates under the new APWU-USPS contract will begin on Aug. 6 (Pay Period 17) and will be reflected in paychecks dated Aug. 26, APWU President Mark Dimondstein has announced. Retroactive pay for the period from Nov.
Improvements to Teamsters Local 414 Union Hall!
07/25/16 - Teamsters Local 414
Your Union Hall had new heating and cooling units installed on July 19th. G&L Corporation provided the crane to remove the old units and set the new ones. Allied Mechanical did the work of installing the new units. Jack Moore (pictured), a G&L Corporation employee, and a Teamster member since 1987, operated the crane during the completion of the job. Click on Read More for additional pictures.
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