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July 29, 2016

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IAFF #2866 Breast Cancer Awareness
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First Wash Shower Presentation
07/29/16 - Fire Fighter Cancer Foundation
National Director's July 2016 Update
07/29/16 - AMFA
July 29, 2016 -- IT WAS A HOT DAY IN DALLAS AND AMFA TURNED UP THE HEAT on Southwest Airlines (SWA)! Almost 300 AMFA members, SWAPA Pilots, and SWA TWU Flight Attendants gathered to picket and bring attention to the dismal state of the ongoing contract negotiations for all three labor groups. The July 22, 2016, event was a success and received a good deal of media attention, including The Dallas Morning News and KERA News.
National Director’s Monthly Update for July 2016
07/29/16 - AMFA Local 32
To: AMFA Locals and Members Re: National Director’s Monthly Update for July 2016 Date: July 29, 2016 Dear Members: IT WAS A HOT DAY IN DALLAS AND AMFA TURNED UP THE HEAT on Southwest Airlines (SWA).
Joint Association Update 07-29-16
07/29/16 - TWU Local 513
In Case You Missed It
07/29/16 - Teamsters Local 355
  • Teamsters vs US Foods.   • 'Working class' is not a dirty word.   • Study shows higher minimum wage isn't a job killer.   • Senate dining room workers win $1M in back wages.   • Donald Trump versus the American worker.   • Mike Pence is no friend of immigrant workers.
In Case You Missed It
07/29/16 - Teamsters local 570
  • Teamsters vs US Foods.   • 'Working class' is not a dirty word.   • Study shows higher minimum wage isn't a job killer.   • Senate dining room workers win $1M in back wages.   • Donald Trump versus the American worker.   • Mike Pence is no friend of immigrant workers.
JCBA Update 07.29.16
07/29/16 - TWU Local 568
The Association Fleet Service Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines this week in Dallas/Fort Worth to continue joint contract negotiations. Despite our willingness to move this process along, the company continues to bypass your committee and attempt to negotiate directly with you, the membership, through town hall meetings.
2016 PRIMARY ENDORSEMENTS
07/29/16 - IUOE 302
Please login and view our endorsements for the Alaska/Washington primaries in 2016.
Team Solutions Election Results
07/29/16 - Lansing Labor News
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In Case You Missed It
07/29/16 - Teamsters Local 992
  • Teamsters vs US Foods.   • 'Working class' is not a dirty word.   • Study shows higher minimum wage isn't a job killer.   • Senate dining room workers win $1M in back wages.   • Donald Trump versus the American worker.   • Mike Pence is no friend of immigrant workers.
2016 Election Committee results
07/29/16 - TWU Local 513
Sad News: Sister Sally Kennedy has passed
07/29/16 - IATSE Local B4
There will be a memorial service for Sister Sally Kennedy, long time Wang Usher on August 6, 2016 at the Venezia Restaurant, 20 Ericsson St., Dorchester, MA from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
Secretary Clinton Accepts Democratic Nomination
07/29/16 - Laborers' Local 231
Working Class Champion Secretary Clinton Accepts Democratic Nomination "Clinton has the vision, experience, and proven leadership our country needs" Washington, D.C.
Retiree's Meeting
07/29/16 - IBEW Local 648
The Retiree's Meeting, scheduled for Thursday August 4th, will be held at the unioin hall at 10:30.
Congratulations Brother William CR Hall
07/29/16 - IUEC Local 10
We have had our first member take his Mechanics Exam this year.  Brother William C.R. Hall, has already sat for his Mechanics Exam and Passed with flying colors.  Brother Hall works for Quality Elevator and received a 96% on his test.  While talking to Brother Hall the other day, he said he surprised himself in getting this awesome score.  GREAT JOB, Will.
M2M Picnic
07/29/16 - IBEW Local 483
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Changes to Verizon Retiree Health Care
07/29/16 - CWA Local 2222
The following is a summary of the changes made to retiree health care during the 2016 negotiations.  These changes apply only to those who retired before January 1, 2013.  For those who retireed after December 31, 2012, changes to your coverage will be the same as changes applied to active employees.  Please refer to page 4 of the attached summary.
Fidelity Investments (401K) Update
07/29/16 - TWU Local 513
In Case You Missed It
07/29/16 - Teamsters Local 888
  • Teamsters vs US Foods.   • 'Working class' is not a dirty word.   • Study shows higher minimum wage isn't a job killer.   • Senate dining room workers win $1M in back wages.   • Donald Trump versus the American worker.   • Mike Pence is no friend of immigrant workers.
What are Advanced Directives?
07/28/16 - Employer-Teamsters Local Nos. 175 & 505 HW/Pension Funds
No one wants to think about end of life care.  But if something would happen to you does your family know your wishes?  Do you want to burden them with painful choices and guilt about whether they made the right decision and if they are honoring your choices?  You can ease their burden by completing Advanced Directives.
DOT CARDS
07/28/16 - ATU Local 1001
July 2016 Newsletter
07/28/16 - Employer-Teamsters Local Nos. 175 & 505 HW/Pension Funds
Check out the July Newsletter.  It contains great information on how to get a good night's sleep.
Union Picnic
07/28/16 - International Union of Elevator Constructors Local 31
The Union picnic will be August 20th at Regal Ranch, 4011 S. Main in Stafford. It is near 59S and the Sam Houston Tollway. Notify Matt Lewis at 713-825-3651 or Ryan Schuett at 713-301-9852.
2016 AUGUST PRIMARY
07/28/16 - INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS LOCAL UNION 494
2016 AUGUST PRIMARY Election time is upon us once again leading up to the November elections.  Every election cycle you’re reminded by your Local, Local 494, of how important it is to get out and vote and to choose a candidate whose interests align with Labor.
Bargaining Update
07/28/16 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
Members of CWA Local 6143 in San Antonio hit the streets for informational picketing to protest AT&T Internet Services' continuing demand for givebacks. Workers are standing strong for dignity and respect.
Wanted by the Texas Rangers
07/28/16 - Montgomery County Law Enforcement Assn.
https://www.facebook.com/TexasRangerHistory/posts/1742188506040795:0 WANTED - Information regarding the shooting death of Sgt. Craig ‘Hutch’ Hutchinson of the Travis County Sheriff's Office.
NCEU 2016 Golf Tournament
07/28/16 - National Correctional Employees Union
The National Correctional Employees Union (NCEU), is excited to announce its 1st Annual Golf Tournament. In honor of all the hard working men  and women in corrections who perform this very dangerous job day in and day out, our union is hosting a golf tournament to honor our members and to raise funds to donate to the NCEU Scholar­ship Fund.
Verizon Eyes ‘Wireless Fiber’ Launch in 2017
07/28/16 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
Next-gen 5G technologies and standards are still in the development phase, but Verizon is already looking to deliver high-speed broadband speeds over wireless connections next year.
Senate Cafeteria Workers Win $1 Million in Back Pay
07/28/16 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
  Senate Cafeteria Workers Win $1 Million in Back Pay: Hundreds of workers who prepare and serve meals for Capitol Hill lawmakers and their staffs in the U.S. Senate cafeterias will receive more than $1 million in back wages after a U.S. Department of Labor investigation found their employers failed to pay prevailing wages required of federal contractors.
Rally For Respect
07/28/16 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
RALLY FOR RESPECT AND DEDICATED FUNDING Join Local 689 at our Rally for Respect & Dedicated Funding Local 689 is committed to safe, affordable and reliable Metro transit in this region.
Yes, Temps Can Unionize Too
07/28/16 - Teamsters Local 355
July 28, 2016  | ORGANIZING | If you're a temp worker, you likely live day by day, without a steady income, regular work schedule, and virtually no job security – never knowing where or when your next jobs begins and ends.
Yes, Temps Can Unionize Too
07/28/16 - Teamsters local 570
July 28, 2016  | ORGANIZING | If you're a temp worker, you likely live day by day, without a steady income, regular work schedule, and virtually no job security – never knowing where or when your next jobs begins and ends.
Clarification on Prior Notice
07/28/16 - IATSE Local 33
Hello First Off Everyone,  the post below was not directed at anyone in particular……..This notice was sent out as a reminder from the Board of Directors to everyone as a courtesy: it does not mean that if you work outside of Local 33 that you have to inform the office of such.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR SIX 2016 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS!!!
07/28/16 - UFCW 1439
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR SIX 2016 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS!!! ??Maria Vigil, Logan Alvarez, Jasmine Brookshire, Joyia Squires, Morgan Griffin, & Kelsey White.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott announces Police Protection Act
07/28/16 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
Governor Greg Abbott today announced an effort to strengthen penalties for crimes committed against law enforcement officers – the Police Protection Act.
EPMPOA Sponsored "Wing Drive" to benefit Officer Luis Jurado
07/28/16 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association is sponsoring a "Wing Drive" lunch to benefit Officer Luis Jurado, who is assisting his Mother with her care and medical expenses.  The wing drive will take place on Friday, July 29, 2016 starting at 11:00 AM, at the Pebble Hills Regional Command Center Conference Room.
Volunteers Needed
07/28/16 - INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS LOCAL UNION 494
Volunteers Needed Jul 28, 2016 Volunteers Needed: Volunteers needed to help distribute literature for John Chisholm. When:  Saturday July 30, 2016 Time: 9am Place: 3411 S Illinois Ave., Bayview WI For more information please contact John@ibew494.
Yes, Temps Can Unionize Too
07/28/16 - Teamsters Local 888
July 28, 2016  | ORGANIZING | If you're a temp worker, you likely live day by day, without a steady income, regular work schedule, and virtually no job security – never knowing where or when your next jobs begins and ends.
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
Members at Wolf Creek (NAS Whidbey Maintenance) voted unanimously to accept their new contract.
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.
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