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January 16, 2018
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The Dignity of Labor
Teamsters Local 355
Three Ways MLK Speaks to Our Time
Teamsters Local 355
The Dignity of Labor
Teamsters local 570
Three Ways MLK Speaks to Our Time
Teamsters local 570
Bargaining Alert 01-14-2018
RN Staff Council, OPEIU, Local 40, AFL-CIO, CLC
PIW Barganing Report 18
Communications Workers of America Local 2336
 
     

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The Dignity of Labor
01/15/18 - Teamsters Local 355
Jan. 15, 2018 | LABOR HISTORY | The night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tenn.
Three Ways MLK Speaks to Our Time
01/15/18 - Teamsters Local 355
Jan. 15, 2018 | HISTORY | Many people vaguely know that King opposed the Vietnam War and talked more about poverty in his later years. But King also had a lot to say about issues not normally associated with civil rights that still resonate today, historians and activists say.
The Dignity of Labor
01/15/18 - Teamsters local 570
Jan. 15, 2018 | LABOR HISTORY | The night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tenn.
Three Ways MLK Speaks to Our Time
01/15/18 - Teamsters local 570
Jan. 15, 2018 | HISTORY | Many people vaguely know that King opposed the Vietnam War and talked more about poverty in his later years. But King also had a lot to say about issues not normally associated with civil rights that still resonate today, historians and activists say.
Bargaining Alert 01-14-2018
01/15/18 - RN Staff Council, OPEIU, Local 40, AFL-CIO, CLC
On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 the Union and had an arbitration with the hospital...
PIW Barganing Report 18
01/15/18 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
CWA/PIW BARGAINING REPORT #18 The CWA and PIW met both Thursday, January 11, 2018 and Friday, January 12, 2018. In the opening session the Union and the Company had extensive conversation regarding recent safety issues that have occurred at PIW within the last month. CWA reiterated to PIW that safety for our members is still a concern.
The Dignity of Labor
01/15/18 - Teamsters Local 992
Jan. 15, 2018 | LABOR HISTORY | The night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tenn.
Three Ways MLK Speaks to Our Time
01/15/18 - Teamsters Local 992
Jan. 15, 2018 | HISTORY | Many people vaguely know that King opposed the Vietnam War and talked more about poverty in his later years. But King also had a lot to say about issues not normally associated with civil rights that still resonate today, historians and activists say.
MLK Day
01/15/18 - CWA 2201
January 15, 2018 Today we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., remember his legacy and the vision he fought for of an equal and just nation. As Dr. King also fought for Labor rights, marching with striking sanitation workers when he was killed, it reminds us that civil rights and economic justice go hand and hand to ensure a life of dignity.
Unhitching His Horses After 42 Years
01/15/18 - Teamsters Local 162
John Ramsey, chief shop steward and truck driver at the Coca Cola distribution center in Wilsonville, Oregon, is retiring.  John is a 42 year member of Teamsters Local 162 and also served as the Local 162 Conductor at the monthly general membership meetings.
BUSTOS RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE PRINCIPLES
01/15/18 - Laborers' Local 231
There is bipartisan consensus that the United States needs significant investment in our infrastructure to build a strong foundation for a successful economy. This is particularly true in the Heartland, where road, water infrastructure, broadband and community facility investments are needed. These investments would support local businesses, help get goods to market and improve quality of life all while creating good-paying jobs. We can make these investments in a fiscally responsible manner.
The Dignity of Labor
01/15/18 - Teamsters Local 888
Jan. 15, 2018 | LABOR HISTORY | The night before Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tenn.
Three Ways MLK Speaks to Our Time
01/15/18 - Teamsters Local 888
Jan. 15, 2018 | HISTORY | Many people vaguely know that King opposed the Vietnam War and talked more about poverty in his later years. But King also had a lot to say about issues not normally associated with civil rights that still resonate today, historians and activists say.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
01/14/18 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
On Monday, January 15, 2018 we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  At the time of his death he was in Memphis, assisting the Sanitation Workers who had gone on Strike.  Throughout his life he stood up for workers rights and encouraged them to organize and join a union.  Read more here.
New Events & Announcements Link
01/14/18 - New Jersey Law Enforcement Commanding Officers Association
Check out the Events & Announcements Link on the shortcut bar. This section will give you information on up coming events and announcements of the Association. If you have an event or announcement you would like shared with the other members such as retirement parties, death notices, charity events, thank you letters etc, please email Trevor.Beatty@NJLECOA.
New Events & Announcements Link
01/14/18 - New Jersey Law Enforcement Commanding Officers Association
Check out the Events & Announcements Link in the Member Resource Area. This section will give you information on up coming events and announcements of the Association. If you have an event or announcement you would like shared with the other members such as retirement parties, death notices, charity events, thank you letters etc, please email Trevor.Beatty@NJLECOA.
Executive Board Nominations February 2018
01/14/18 - New Jersey Law Enforcement Commanding Officers Association
Nominations for the Executive Board positions will take place at the Februar Meeting at Bung's Tavern on February 8, 2018. You must be present to submit a nomination. The following is the nominations excerpt from the By Laws.
CenturyLink to Non-Bargaining Employees "NO PAY RAISE FOR YOU!"
01/14/18 - CWA Local 3176
Brothers and Sisters, Many have asked, "what has the union done for me" and we have tried explaining what benefits and protections the union brings through our contract negotiations. As you can see from the Yahoo.com story below, NO NON-BARGAINING MANAGER or EMPLOYEE will receive any BONUS PAYMENTS or PAY RASIES for this entire year.
AFSCME Strong Week
01/13/18 - AFSCME Local 2067
Public Sector Employees across the state will be celebrating AFSCME Strong Week January 22-26. Here at the City of Salem, we will be celebrating AFSCME Strong Week January 25 with AFSCME green donuts, prizes and wearing our AFSCME Green shirts. Our Union is starting contract bargaining in February! Our Union is defending our PERS.
Oregon Lobby Day
01/13/18 - AFSCME Local 2067
Mark your calendar for February 20, 2018! You're invited to join AFSCME members from around the state to talk to state legislators about protecting PERS and maintaining high quallity healthcare for state employees.  If you want to attend, help with collecting letters from your co-workers or working the phones, contact your union stewards and officers or call/text 503-510-0241.
UPS Freight Update
01/13/18 - Teamsters Local 776
On January 10-11, 2018, lead negotiators for the UPS Freight contract, Kris Taylor and Shawn Dougherty, met...
More Layoffs at Factory Trump Made Deal to Keep Open
01/12/18 - Teamsters Local 888
Jan. 12, 2018  | JOBS | More than 200 workers clocked in for their final shifts on Thursday at Carrier Corp. in Indianapolis in the latest round of layoffs at a plant President Donald Trump toured in December 2016 to trumpet a deal to save jobs and prevent its closure.
Congresswoman Bustos - Infrastructure for rural America
01/12/18 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
On January 12, Great Plains Laborers District Council (GPLDC) business managers and staff met with 17th Illinois Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D).  She shared her infrastructure plan for rural America, which includes: There is bipartisan consensus that the United States needs significant investment in our infrastructure to build a strong foundation for a successful economy.
In Case You Missed It
01/12/18 - Teamsters local 570
  • The big picture: How we got into this mess.   • Walmart pairs wage hikes with mass layoffs.   • Democrats to target Trump Labor policy in elections.   • From Mexico to the U.S., a NAFTA tale of two truckers.   • IBT applauds LA lawsuits against LA port trucking companies.
In Case You Missed It
01/12/18 - Teamsters Local 355
  • The big picture: How we got into this mess.   • Walmart pairs wage hikes with mass layoffs.   • Democrats to target Trump Labor policy in elections.   • From Mexico to the U.S., a NAFTA tale of two truckers.   • IBT applauds LA lawsuits against LA port trucking companies.
Tuition Reimbursement
01/12/18 - New Mexico Hospital Workers Union
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Celebrate the Life and Work ofDr. Martin Luther King Jr.on Monday, January 15, 2018
01/12/18 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
Many chapters in the story of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. are well-known to Americans. The I Have a Dream speech. The Nobel Peace Prize. The Mountaintop speech. His Letter from a Birmingham Jail. His commitment to nonviolence. All the incredible accomplishments of a visionary.
General Membership Meeting
01/12/18 - Teamster Local Union No. 886
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING SATURDAY JANUARY 13, 2018 STARTS AT 10:00AM
JCBA Update 01.12.18
01/12/18 - TWU Local 568
Brothers & Sisters, The full negotiating committees met with Association attorneys in December to prepare our Scope proposals followed by a sub-committee meeting in Washington D.C. the week of January 2nd to the 5th, along with the Association legal team to finalize these Scope proposals.
Jan 31. Draft member meeting Agenda
01/12/18 - AFSCME 3580
Draft agenda of meeting items for the Jan. 31 meeting.
More Layoffs at Factory Trump Made Deal to Keep Open
01/12/18 - Teamsters local 570
Jan. 12, 2018  | JOBS | More than 200 workers clocked in for their final shifts on Thursday at Carrier Corp. in Indianapolis in the latest round of layoffs at a plant President Donald Trump toured in December 2016 to trumpet a deal to save jobs and prevent its closure.
TEAMSTERS, ABF ADDRESS NON-ECONOMIC ISSUES
01/12/18 - Teamsters Local 71
The Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) met with ABF this week to start negotiations for a new ABF National Master Freight Agreement (NMFA) that would take the place of the current agreement which is set to expire on March 31.
January 2018 Worker to Worker
01/12/18 - UAW Local 4911
The January 2018 Worker to Worker is available.
More Layoffs at Factory Trump Made Deal to Keep Open
01/12/18 - Teamsters Local 355
Jan. 12, 2018  | JOBS | More than 200 workers clocked in for their final shifts on Thursday at Carrier Corp. in Indianapolis in the latest round of layoffs at a plant President Donald Trump toured in December 2016 to trumpet a deal to save jobs and prevent its closure.
Scholarship Applications now available
01/12/18 - Teamsters Joint Council 41
Scholarship Applications are now available for the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship and the Teamsters Joint Council 41 Scholarship. Applications have been mailed to All Locals in the Joint Council and the forms are also available on this website in the left side column.
James R. Hoffa Scholarship Fund
01/12/18 - Teamster Local Union No. 886
Go to www.jrhmsf.
OSHA Recordkeeping
01/12/18 - Communications Workers of America Local 1107
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James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund
01/12/18 - Teamsters Local 449
Applications for Academic and Vocational/Training Scholarships for 2018 are now being accepted.
More Layoffs at Factory Trump Made Deal to Keep Open
01/12/18 - Teamsters Local 992
Jan. 12, 2018  | JOBS | More than 200 workers clocked in for their final shifts on Thursday at Carrier Corp. in Indianapolis in the latest round of layoffs at a plant President Donald Trump toured in December 2016 to trumpet a deal to save jobs and prevent its closure.
In Case You Missed It
01/12/18 - Teamsters Local 888
  • The big picture: How we got into this mess.   • Walmart pairs wage hikes with mass layoffs.   • Democrats to target Trump Labor policy in elections.   • From Mexico to the U.S., a NAFTA tale of two truckers.   • IBT applauds LA lawsuits against LA port trucking companies.
Child Care Provider's Together 10th Annual Child Care Conference
01/12/18 - AFSCME Local 132
Check out our conference brochure and conference registration materials available now under the "Trainings & Meetings" tab to the left.  We are super excited to announce that this year we will have 3 different tracks of classes providers can join.
ABF Negotiations Get Started
01/11/18 - Teamsters Local 492
Teamsters, ABF Address Non-Economic Issues As Negotiations Kick-Off The Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) met with ABF this week to start negotiations for a new ABF National Master Freight Agreement (NMFA) that would take the place of the current agreement which is set to expire on March 31.
YRC to Pay $1 Million for Exceeding Rail Max
01/11/18 - Teamsters Local 492
Company Exceeded Permissible Amount of Freight That Can Be Diverted The Teamsters Union has won a $1 million settlement on behalf of YRC Freight’s road drivers. The collective bargaining agreement with YRC Freight limits the amount of over-the-road freight that can be put on trains or hauled by non-bargaining unit personnel. The Teamsters Union monitors those amounts.
2018 CFT & AFT Delegate results
01/11/18 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
Congratulations to our 2018 CFT Delegates See ya in Costa Mesa! Congratulations to our 2018 AFT Delegates See ya in Pittsburgh! Delegates listed in bold are funded.
Scholarship Applications are now available
01/11/18 - Teamsters Local Union No. 436
Scholarship Applications are now available for Teamsters Local 436, James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship and the Teamsters Joint Council 41 Scholarship programs. Application forms are available on this website in the left side column. If you need any assistance please call Local 436 at 216-328-1833.
Tomorrow’s Jobs Must Provide for Workers
01/11/18 - Teamsters local 570
Jan. 11, 2018 | JOBS | The state of the workforce is not static. It never has been and technology guarantees that it will not be in the future. But that doesn’t mean all changes should be endorsed or accepted. A lot of the focus in recent years says been on jobs created as part of the so-called “gig economy.” Apps like Uber and TaskRabbit have created an on-demand workforce.
Tomorrow’s Jobs Must Provide for Workers
01/11/18 - Teamsters Local 355
Jan. 11, 2018 | JOBS | The state of the workforce is not static. It never has been and technology guarantees that it will not be in the future. But that doesn’t mean all changes should be endorsed or accepted. A lot of the focus in recent years says been on jobs created as part of the so-called “gig economy.” Apps like Uber and TaskRabbit have created an on-demand workforce.

 
 
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