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    AMFA - SWA Technician Negotiations Update #25
    10/23/14 - AMFA
    October 22, 2014 -- On Wednesday October 15, 2014, we met with the Company in Dallas, Texas for a scheduled two-day Aircraft Maintenance Technician (AMT) and Related negotiation session. Prior to this session the Committee exchanged correspondence with the Company as to the agenda for the session. The Company advised that it was working on proposals (counter) for articles 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 20, and 24, and that they wanted to reopen the previously tentatively agreed (TA’d) to Article 7 to address language specific to the Technical Instructors. With the exception of Article 10, all of these articles have been worked on extensively and have undergone multiple passes from both sides.
    Avaya Outsourcing
    10/22/14 - CWA Local 7777
    Outsourcing of American Jobs Hurts all of us.      STOP THE WAR ON COLORADO WRKERS Avaya Inc is outsourcing Colorado Jobs.  Outsourcing hurts families, students, homemakers, taxpayers, local business and our economy.
    Need a Union Taxi Driver?
    10/22/14 - CWA Local 7777
    Call Union Taxi for all of your transportation needs All are members of CWA Local 7777!     303.922.
    Jamilah Nasheed is Toxic For St. Louis
    10/22/14 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
    Forensic Evidence is Consistent with Officer Darren Wilson Statements
    10/22/14 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
    AMFA SWA Technician Negotiations Update 25
    10/22/14 - AMFA Local 32
    AMFA/Southwest Airlines Contract AMT Negotiations Update Update # 25 October 23, 2014 The Negotiating Committee is providing this update to the AMFA Membership at Southwest Airlines. This report is the only official authorized source of negotiating communications by the Committee.
    AMFA/Southwest Airlines Contract FMT Negotiations Update #12
    10/22/14 - AMFA Local 32
    AMFA/Southwest Airlines Contract FMT Negotiations Update #12 The Negotiating Committee is providing this update to the AMFA Membership at Southwest Airlines. This report is the only official authorized written source of negotiating communications by the Committee.
    Labor Endorsed Candidates
    10/22/14 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
    October 22, 2014 Dear Members, Attached please find the list of labor endorsed candidates for North Carolina and South Carolina. Please review the comparisons of the candidates in order to make an informed decision in the upcoming election. Please Vote. Do not let someone else decide who your elected officials will be.
    ST. LOUIS POLICE WIVES' ASSOCIATION SEEKS DONATIONS
    10/22/14 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
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    IATSE Local B4 - General Membership Meeting - Monday, Oct 27, 2014
    10/22/14 - IATSE Local B4
    The next General Membership Meeting will be held on Monday, October 27, 2014 at 6:00 PM at the Transportation Building, Conference Room #5, Stuart & Tremont Streets, Boston, MA.  (You might need to show a photo I.D. to get in.) We are having a guest speaker, John Gates, Secretary IATSE District 3 New England.
    Chad Saves The Day
    10/22/14 - IUOE 302
    Have a look at a video of one of our members in a rescue effort in Alaska. Chad Hutchinson's heroic efforts are highlighted in the upcoming Loadline.
    2014 Election Endorsements
    10/22/14 - IUOE 302
    2014 Election Endorsements Please click any link to login and view election recommendations
    White House friendly to unions?
    10/22/14 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
    For most of President Obama’s tenure, the White House and the nation’s labor movement have been anything but best friends. Unions were disappointed when the White House refused to restructure banks during the financial crisis. They were exasperated by its unwillingness to protect union members’ gold-plated health care plans in the Affordable Care Act.
    My Walk Has Never Been Average
    10/22/14 - IBEW Local Union 48
    My Walk Has Never Been Average My Walk Has Never Been Average is a multimedia presentation based on the lives of women whose stories are rarely told.
    Teamster at Sapa Reaches 40 Year Milestone
    10/22/14 - Teamsters Local 162
    Business Agent Bill Elzie reports that Local 162 member Ron Van Bronckhorst recently celebrated his 40 year anniversary at Sapa.
    AMFA-SWA Facilities Maintenance Technician Negotiations Update #12
    10/22/14 - AMFA
    October 22, 2014 -- We met with the Company in Dallas, Texas on Tuesday, October 14 to resume Facilities Maintenance Technician (FMT) negotiations. The Committee crafted counter proposals in response to the seven (7) articles passed by the Company at our last session. We began by presenting a counter offer for Article 2: Scope where we added job protection language. We then presented Article 4: Classification in which we added a Lead Classification and broke down the FMT category into four (4) groups: general, HVAC, electrical, and locksmith.
    First Lady Michelle Obama Oct 23 GOTV Rally
    10/22/14 - CWA Local 7777
    KING COUNTY GENERAL ENDORSEMENTS 2014
    10/22/14 - IUOE Local 286
    A MESSAGE FROM LOCAL 179 PRESIDENT TOM FLYNN: ILLINOIS FAMILIES CAN'T AFFORD TO HAVE BRUCE RAUNER AS OUR GOVERNOR
    10/22/14 - Teamsters Local 179
    For Illinois Governor, there is a clear difference on who will support unions, address income inequality, and stand up for working people - against the wealthy special interests. This Election season, the Teamsters are recommending Pat Quinn for re-election in the Illinois Governor's race. Governor Quinn is recommended for re-election because of a proven record of advocating for workers.  He has accomplished this through investing in our manufacturing sector and improving our infrastructure with capital construction projects.
    Copies of the Retiree Enrollment Guides
    10/21/14 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
      ? ?  The retiree enrollment period for changes to be effective January 1, 2015 runs from November 6- November 20. See Attached.
    Breast Cancer Walk 2014
    10/21/14 - Lansing Labor News
    The annual walk to raise funds for breast cancer research was held on Saturday, October 18. There was a fine contingent of local UAW members, as shown in this picture. Region 1D Director Gerald Kariem was among those who attended. He is shown here in the middle of the front row, beside Local 652 President Mike Green.
    Remember - Know What's In Your File!
    10/21/14 - AFA-CWA Local Council 57
    For many years, we've encouraged all Flight Attendants to be aware of what's in their employment files.   As we enter the final stretch of the AirTran operation, it is more important now than ever.
    OHSU On Excellent Financial Footing
    10/21/14 - Local 328, Oregon AFSCME Council 75
    Below is the most recent financial update prepared for the OHSU Board of Directors. "Financial Update Lawrence Furnstahl presented the FY14 year end results, which show $90 million of operating income. This is $25 million above budget. We continue to build market share. Our working capital is up.
    Steward Stories - What Motivates You??
    10/21/14 - Local 328, Oregon AFSCME Council 75
    by Nana Nash Korina Walters got motivated and at first, she didn’t know positions as Stewards existed. When asked what she would say to a Union member considering joining the Steward program is: “Stewards have a lot of empathy, sympathy and patience. You would need to be good with human interactions in order to excel at this and that’s just from the training that I have so far.
    Brother John Scanlan
    10/21/14 - IUEC LOCAL 21
    Honorary member, Brother John Scanlan passed away. Please see the message board for details.
    Labor Secretary Says US Record on Paid Parental Leave is 'Dismal'
    10/21/14 - Teamsters local 570
    Oct. 21, 2014 | WORKING FAMILIES | In a wide-ranging and progressive speech on jobs, Labor Secretary Tom Perez said Monday the path to more "shared prosperity" in the U.S. economy lies in a higher minimum wage, paid family leave for workers and stronger union density in the private sector. Perez argued that U.S.
    Labor Secretary Says US Record on Paid Parental Leave is 'Dismal'
    10/21/14 - Teamsters Local 355
    Oct. 21, 2014 | WORKING FAMILIES | In a wide-ranging and progressive speech on jobs, Labor Secretary Tom Perez said Monday the path to more "shared prosperity" in the U.S. economy lies in a higher minimum wage, paid family leave for workers and stronger union density in the private sector. Perez argued that U.S.
    MTD Celebrates Another Successful Conference
    10/21/14 - Metal Trades Department, AFL-CIO
    Thank you to all who attended the Annual Metal Trades Department Conference. We hope you enjoyed the experience and will be able to incorporate some of what you learned at your Council. The Department would like to thank the speakers who took time to come and share their knowledge and experience with us. Their presence helped make our Conference a success.
    October General Membership Meeting
    10/21/14 - AFSCME Local 3336
    Agenda:  October 22, 2014 12:00     Assemble and roll call  12:05     Approve Consent Agenda – includes July 2014 and September 2014 minutes. 12:10     Election 2014: Questions, Comments about AFSCME candidate and ballot measure endorsements. Vote.
    IEC Apprentice's Shutdown is a Victory for Tradeswomen
    10/21/14 - IBEW Local Union 48
    IEC Apprenticeship’s shutdown is a victory for tradeswomen By NICOLE GRANT (Oct. 20, 2014) — Picture a construction worker and you likely imagine a strong, square-jawed man in a hard hat and Carhartts. Well, you wouldn’t be wrong. Less than 3% of all construction workers nationwide are women.
    Attention Members: You're Invited!
    10/21/14 - INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS LOCAL 159
    President Dimondstein invites you to join in on an important conference call Thurs. 10/23
    10/21/14 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
    There will be an important conference call to plan for the November 14 National Day of Action, on Thursday, October 23rd at 1:00 p.m., for details about the conference call, please call the Union office (216)431-1903.
    Labor Secretary Says US Record on Paid Parental Leave is 'Dismal'
    10/21/14 - Teamsters Local 992
    Oct. 21, 2014 | WORKING FAMILIES | In a wide-ranging and progressive speech on jobs, Labor Secretary Tom Perez said Monday the path to more "shared prosperity" in the U.S. economy lies in a higher minimum wage, paid family leave for workers and stronger union density in the private sector. Perez argued that U.S.
    SRP Medical Open Enrollment Informational & BBQ
    10/21/14 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
    SRP Medical Open Enrollment Informational & BBQ Hosted by Local 266 Where: Local 266 Hall - 1650 N. 36th St, Phoenix, AZ 85008 When: Saturday, October 25th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Who: Members and their significant other Please RSVP either by phone 602-275-6222 or email ibew@ibewlocal266.
    2014 Valley Picnic
    10/21/14 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
    2014 Valley Picnic November 1st from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring your family out for a cool day at the PERA Club to enjoy some good food, fun and music Hope to see you there.
    OFFICER NEEDS ASSISTANCE!
    10/21/14 - Connecticut State Lodge Fraternal Order of Police
    Officer Gerry Hollis, a decorated member of the Manchester CT Police Department was involved in an on-duty car accident on December 13, 2011. Soon after the accident, Officer Hollis began to experience reoccuring seizures and has been unable to return to duty. At this time, it is unclear if Officer Hollis will be medically cleared to return to work.
    Return of Election Ballots
    10/21/14 - CWA Local 3176
    Brothers and Sisters, Please disregard the note in the ballot stating to sign the outer envelope when mailing back the ballot. The signature and address is not needed as the instruction state because the local election committee provided the voters address label on the return envelope. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused.
    Firefighter Candidate Endorsement
    10/20/14 - IAFF Local 2086
    MEMORANDUM October 16, 2014 TO: All CPFF Members FROM: Mike Rogers, President RE: November Election Beginning on October 14, 2014 CPFF firefighters and their families across the state will have begun receiving their mail ballots in the mail.
    January 2015 SMT Bidding
    10/20/14 - AFA-CWA Local Council 57
    The January 2015 SMT class schedule remains the same: Class 1: January 5-16 Class 2: January 12-23 Class 3: January 19-30 For those of you transitioning to Southwest in those classes, we know you have questions about the bidding process.  The most common question has been if the SMT bid will be class specific.
    "Shahs of Sunset" Strike Over
    10/20/14 - IATSE Local 477
    Editors ratify deal . . .
    District 3 Alternate Election
    10/20/14 - UAW Local 602
    The TTIP: A Brief History of an Agenda for Corporate Plunder
    10/20/14 - Teamsters local 570
    Oct. 20, 2014 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | The corporate jargon surrounding the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal is about ‘protecting' investment', reducing ‘unnecessary' barriers and ‘harmonizing’ regulations that supposedly deter free trade between the  US  and the EU.
    F Y I: New Email for the Opera House
    10/20/14 - IATSE Local B4
    There is a new email address for the Opera House, For work at the Opera House email Ellen Cawley at bohschedules@gmail.com by 3:00 PM on Friday.  If you don't have email, you may call at 617-259-3429. Please do not walk in with a request and they prefer emails to phone calls.  Thank you.
    State bargaining conference convenes with eyes on 2015 negotiations
    10/20/14 - Oregon AFSCME Council 75
    Most state contracts expire June 30, 2015; talks will start in earnest after Jan. 1
    NEVADA DAY 150th Celebration
    10/20/14 - AFSCME Local 4041
    2014 Nevada Day Parade Celebration Friday, October 31, 2014 Our Local Chapters, Sierra Range Chapter, Washoe Chapter and our Retirees Chapter will have a float representing AFSCME Local 4041 and recognizing the Union's 61st year of active representation of State employees.
    Women of Vision Award
    10/20/14 - IBEW Local Union 48
    Bridget Quinn, NECA/IBEW Training Center’s Workforce Development Coordinator, has won the Daily Journal of Commerce’s Women of Vision Award. The awards recognize women in Oregon and Southwest Washington who work in architecture, engineering, construction and other building industry fields.
    Ebola - Extra Supplies
    10/20/14 - AFA-CWA Local Council 57
    We have published a joint communication with the Company in the form of Must Read Memo #603 regarding extra items for Flight Attendants.  The same communication has been published as a Read Before Fly (RBF) on the Southwest side of the partition.
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