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NOVEMBER

11/08   UNION MEETING - 6 PM

11/09   MARYLAND RETIREES BREAKFAST

11/09   AFL-CIO Kick off for Toys for Tots

11/12   VETERANS DAY HOLIDAY

11/22   THANKSGIVING DAY HOLIDAY

11/23   DAY AFTER THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

DECEMBER

12/01   ANNUAL KIDS/FAMILY CHRISTMAS PARTY - 1:00 PM

12/03   E-BOARD MEETING - 5 PM

12/13   UNION MEETING - 6PM

12/14   MARYLAND RETIREES BREAKFAST

12/27   VIRGINIA RETIREE'S BREAKFAST        


 

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International USPS Screening Letter Reply & Complaint
11/19/18 - TWU Local 568
Ms. Lynn Vaughn Manager Employee Relations Operations Support American Airlines PO Box 619616, MD 5235 Fort Worth, TX 75261-9616 Dear Ms.
The Next Crash
11/19/18 - Teamsters local 570
Nov. 19, 2018 | ECONOMY | […] The combination of stagnant wages with most economic gains going to the top is once again endangering the economy. Most Americans are still living in the shadow of the Great Recession that started in December 2007 and officially ended in June 2009. More have jobs, to be sure. But they haven’t seen any rise in their wages, adjusted for inflation.
AMFA-ASA Virgin America Transition Agreement Discussions Update #7
11/19/18 - AMFA
November 19, 2018 -- On November 15, 2018, AMFA and Alaska Airlines have reached a Tentative Agreement on an Alaska Airlines -Virgin America Transition Agreement. We also received a commitment letter from Kurt Kinder stating timelines that upon ratification of this agreement he will bring current outsourced line maintenance on Airbus aircraft under our Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).
The Next Crash
11/19/18 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 19, 2018 | ECONOMY | […] The combination of stagnant wages with most economic gains going to the top is once again endangering the economy. Most Americans are still living in the shadow of the Great Recession that started in December 2007 and officially ended in June 2009. More have jobs, to be sure. But they haven’t seen any rise in their wages, adjusted for inflation.
AMFA – ASA Virgin America Transition Agreement Discussions
11/19/18 - AMFA Local 32
Update #7 November 19, 2018 On November 15, 2018, AMFA and Alaska Airlines have reached a Tentative Agreement on an Alaska Airlines -Virgin America Transition Agreement.
BOCH CENTER THEATERS CONTRACT RATIFICATION MEETING
11/19/18 - IATSE Local B4
 BOCH CENTER WANG AND SHUBERT THEATERS - 2018 - 2021 CONTRACT RATIFICATION MEETING SCHEDULED Negotiations between the Boch Center Management and IATSE Local B4 Union are at a stage where we are ready to present the details to the membership. We will hold a Ratification meeting on Monday, December 10 at the Transportation Bldg. at 6PM for this purpose.
The Next Crash
11/19/18 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 19, 2018 | ECONOMY | […] The combination of stagnant wages with most economic gains going to the top is once again endangering the economy. Most Americans are still living in the shadow of the Great Recession that started in December 2007 and officially ended in June 2009. More have jobs, to be sure. But they haven’t seen any rise in their wages, adjusted for inflation.
The Next Crash
11/19/18 - Teamsters Local 888
Nov. 19, 2018 | ECONOMY | […] The combination of stagnant wages with most economic gains going to the top is once again endangering the economy. Most Americans are still living in the shadow of the Great Recession that started in December 2007 and officially ended in June 2009. More have jobs, to be sure. But they haven’t seen any rise in their wages, adjusted for inflation.
Members Hard at Work
11/18/18 - Local 755 UNITED SERVICE WORKERS UNION
USWU Local #755 members began opening provisional ballots at 7:30am on Saturday, November 17th.
In Case You Missed It
11/18/18 - Teamsters local 570
  • Postal workers allege mistreatment by USPS   • Teamsters return to Hill to push for pension reform   • Steelworkers approve 4-yr pact with U.S.
In Case You Missed It
11/18/18 - Teamsters Local 992
  • Postal workers allege mistreatment by USPS   • Teamsters return to Hill to push for pension reform   • Steelworkers approve 4-yr pact with U.S.
In Case You Missed It
11/18/18 - Teamsters Local 888
  • Postal workers allege mistreatment by USPS   • Teamsters return to Hill to push for pension reform   • Steelworkers approve 4-yr pact with U.S.
In Case You Missed It
11/16/18 - Teamsters Local 355
  • Postal workers allege mistreatment by USPS   • Teamsters return to Hill to push for pension reform   • Steelworkers approve 4-yr pact with U.S.
IBEW - 21 Days of Giving Toy & Coat Drive Kicks Off Today!
11/16/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW 21 Days of Giving Toy & Coat Drive kicks off today! As we enter the holiday season it is time for us to once again brighten the holidays for children who are assisted by charities in the areas where we live and work.  The IBEW - 21 Days of Giving Toy and Coat Drive kicks off today and will run through December 8th.
Shoes and Boots for Kids Old Newsboys Dec 6
11/16/18 - UAW Local 4911
Lansing Spoof Journal Old Newsboys providing new shoes and boots to school-age children on December 6.
NorCal Camp Fire
11/15/18 - IBEW Local 100
This message was sent to us from our Brothers in Local 340. Brothers and Sisters,                I am sending this email out to let you know we have a GoFundMe page setup to help our members and contractors affected by the Camp Fire. As you know this has been the deadliest fire in California’s history.
Board and 401k Trustee Ballots Mailed
11/15/18 - IATSE Local 33
Hello All, The ballots were mailed on November 14,  2018, for the Board of Directors and 401(k) Trustee positions.  The ballots need to be returned by a certain date so READ THE DIRECTIONS…..  Please….
Trump’s Nafta Plan Could Be Upended by Democrats’ House Takeover
11/15/18 - Teamsters local 570
Nov. 15, 2018 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | […] Democrats and their allies in manufacturing unions — who have remained neutral on the proposed pact — maintain that the new requirements, while an improvement on the original Nafta, do not go far enough.
Apprentices of the Semester
11/15/18 - Cincinnati Electrical Training Center
Do you take PRIDE in what you do? At school and work? Does it show? Maybe your instructor will nominate you for The Apprentices of the Semester Award From Milwaukee.
Trump’s Nafta Plan Could Be Upended by Democrats’ House Takeover
11/15/18 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 15, 2018 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | […] Democrats and their allies in manufacturing unions — who have remained neutral on the proposed pact — maintain that the new requirements, while an improvement on the original Nafta, do not go far enough.
Amazon and America’s Real Divide
11/15/18 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 14, 2018 | AMERICA'S MIDDLE CLASS | […] As the Times’ Emily Badger has reported, the digital economy has been great for places like Seattle, New York, metropolitan Washington, and the other big talent hubs like San Francisco, Boston, and LA. But it’s left behind much of the rest of the country. The result is widening inequalities of place.
Are Labor Unions and Collective Bargaining Coming to Big Tech?
11/15/18 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 15, 2018 | COLLECTIVE ACTION | The surge of employee activism that is sweeping through Big Tech is looking less like an instance of well-meaning Millennials gone hopelessly culturally correct.
US Mail Not for Sale
11/15/18 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
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NO MEMBERSHIP MEETING IN DECEMBER
11/15/18 - Communications Workers of America Local 3181
CWA wishes you and yours a safe and happy holiday sesson.
How can you Help those that are affected by the Northern California Wildfires?
11/15/18 - IBEW Local 659
Afternoon Brothers and Sister, I have been in contact with Brother Meredith at Local 340 and he forwarded me the link below for anyone that would like to donate to Brothers, Sisters and their families affected by the Northern California wildfires. https://www.gofundme.
Thank you to the LakeErieLoop Group
11/15/18 - Aluminum Cans for Burned Children
Many thanks to Joyce and Bill Murar for another successful year raising funds for young pediatric burn survivors at the LakeErieLoop. They have worked tirelessly since 2003 (15 years) to raise money for Camp Phoenix and for Fire Safety Education. Thank you from ACBC and all the young burn survivors who benefit from your generosity.
Trump’s Nafta Plan Could Be Upended by Democrats’ House Takeover
11/15/18 - Teamsters Local 888
Nov. 15, 2018 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | […] Democrats and their allies in manufacturing unions — who have remained neutral on the proposed pact — maintain that the new requirements, while an improvement on the original Nafta, do not go far enough.
Amazon and America’s Real Divide
11/15/18 - Teamsters Local 888
Nov. 15, 2018 | AMERICA'S MIDDLE CLASS | […] As the Times’ Emily Badger has reported, the digital economy has been great for places like Seattle, New York, metropolitan Washington, and the other big talent hubs like San Francisco, Boston, and LA. But it’s left behind much of the rest of the country. The result is widening inequalities of place.
Amazon and America’s Real Divide
11/14/18 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 14, 2018 | AMERICA'S MIDDLE CLASS | […] As the Times’ Emily Badger has reported, the digital economy has been great for places like Seattle, New York, metropolitan Washington, and the other big talent hubs like San Francisco, Boston, and LA. But it’s left behind much of the rest of the country. The result is widening inequalities of place.
The Freedom Foundation Wants Your Information
11/14/18 - IBEW Local 483
ATTENTION - CITY OF TACOMA EMPLOYEES!!! YOUR INFORMATION HAS BEEN REQUESTED BY THE FREEDOM FOUNDATION!!! The Freedom Foundation has filed a public disclosure request for your information from the City of Tacoma, and according to the City they are required to provide this information.
New Agent and Organizer added to the Stable Fighting for Indiana Teamster Working Families
11/14/18 - Teamsters Local 414
Geoff Lohman is an attorney who has represented Teamsters local unions and other unions throughout Indiana for over 18 years. Lohman has represented unions and their members in state and federal courts, and has substantial experience before the National Labor Relations Board.
AMFA – ASA Virgin America Transition Agreement Discussions update
11/13/18 - AMFA Local 32
This is a correction to Update #6 that was published on November 1, 2018.
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18
11/13/18 - Teamsters Local 179
The Teamsters Local 179 General Membership meeting will be held on Sunday, November 18 at 10:00 a.m. at the Local 179 membership hall located at 990 NE Frontage Road in Joliet. Hope to see you there.
AFL-CIO President: How Working People Defined the Midterm Election
11/13/18 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
This is an opinion piece from Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO. Trumka appeared on Yahoo's Finance All Markets Summit on November 13.
Today's Labor History
11/13/18 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
Check out this week's Labor History Today podcast. On this week's show: Mark Dudzic remembers Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers Union activist Karen Silkwood, who died on November 13, 1974. And we look into the origins of Haymarket Martyr’s Day on November 11.
Healthcare and Labor Rights: Unions’ Congressional Wish List
11/13/18 - Teamsters local 570
Nov. 13, 2018 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Health care, infrastructure, and education top labor’s immediate wish list now that Democrats have won control of the House, along with protecting Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid from assaults euphemistically termed “entitlement reform.
Are Labor Unions and Collective Bargaining Coming to Big Tech?
11/13/18 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 13, 2018 | COLLECTIVE ACTION | The surge of employee activism that is sweeping through Big Tech is looking less like an instance of well-meaning Millennials gone hopelessly culturally correct.
Healthcare and Labor Rights: Unions’ Congressional Wish List
11/13/18 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 13, 2018 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Health care, infrastructure, and education top labor’s immediate wish list now that Democrats have won control of the House, along with protecting Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid from assaults euphemistically termed “entitlement reform.
Healthcare and Labor Rights: Unions' Congressional Wish List
11/13/18 - Teamsters Local 355
November 13, 2018 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Health care, infrastructure, and education top labor’s immediate wish list now that Democrats have won control of the House, along with protecting Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid from assaults euphemistically termed “entitlement reform.
AMFA National Annual Membership Survey Notice – 2018
11/13/18 - AMFA
November 13, 2018 -- In accordance with Article IX, Section 3 of the AMFA Constitution, the National Executive Council is conducting the annual survey of the AMFA membership. This survey is being conducted by the internet, and all active members in good standing may participate. Note: Any member whose membership dues, fees, and/or assessment obligations have not been reconciled is a member in bad standing and, therefore, is ineligible to participate.
DMEA Members Donate for Dream Come True of Western Connecticut
11/13/18 - UPSEU
During the month of October 2018, the Danbury Municipal Employees Association (DMEA), UPSEU Local 424, members Maureen McCann (Engineering) and Dot Gulya-Stasny (Public Works Division) organized a successful donation rally for Dream Come True of Western Connecticut. The organization graciously benefits seriously, chronically and terminally ill children.
November Meeting Notice
11/13/18 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
This month's meetings will be held on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at the Argosy Casino, located at 777 NW Argosy Casino Parkway, Riverside, MO.  The Executive Board Meeting will be held at 4:00 PM and the Delegate Meeting at 5:30 PM in the Athens Room located on the 2nd Floor of the Casino.
OPM Open Season
11/13/18 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
Open Season is November 12 - December 10, 2018. Go to this link for more information https://www.opm.
A/V PowerPoint & Keynote Classes
11/13/18 - IATSE Local 33
The Training Committee is offering A/V PowerPoint & Keynote Classes Dates/Times/Location: December 6th & 7th @ 9:00 am at IATSE Local 33, 1720 W. Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA, 91506. Bring your Laptop and a USB or thumb drive. If you would like to reserve a spot in this class, please use the e-mail link listed below.  Do not call the office.
HVALF Holiday Party
11/13/18 - HVALF AFL-CIO
You are cordially invited to the Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation's Holiday Party Monday, December 10 at 5:30 pm Ship Lantern Inn - 1725 Route 9W, Milton, NY Each year we come together to re-cap our year's work, discuss the issues that confront us and to wish each brother and sister a blessed and safe holiday.
Members Displaced by Fires
11/12/18 - IATSE Local 33
Any Member displaced due to the recent fires contact, Brother Dan Melson, 661-206-9838, if you need a place to stay. Dan lives in Palmdale.
NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE
11/12/18 - UAW Local 4911
____ ___ As you all know, we have transitioned into the economic portion of contract negotiations.

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