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    Avaya Outsourcing
    10/20/14 - 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?
    10/20/14 - CWA Local 7777
    Call Union Taxi for all of your transportation needs All are members of CWA Local 7777!     303.922.
    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 . . .
    2014 Election Endorsements
    10/20/14 - IUOE 302
    2014 Election Endorsements Alaska and Washington Endorsements
    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
    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.
    CWA Response to Verizons Special Incentive Offer
    10/20/14 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
    Two weeks ago, the Company approached CWA with a special incentive offer for certain members to leave the payroll.  This offer was identical to the offer that CWA rejected last year with a few exceptions.   Last year, the proposal was to make an offer to 4 titles in certain Force Adjustment Areas.
    Transportation Division Meeting
    10/20/14 - CWA Local 7777
    The TTIP: A Brief History of an Agenda for Corporate Plunder
    10/20/14 - Teamsters Local 992
    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.
    Ebola Resources for Flight Attendants
    10/20/14 - Horizon Air AFA-CWA
    AFA continues to coordinate with key agencies overseeing aviation safety and health on enacting protective and response measures needed to support aviation’s first responders and safe air travel.
    ELECTION NOTICE
    10/20/14 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
      ELECTION NOTICE *NOTICE OF CANDIDATES* The Candidates for President are: Frank Fauci - fauci4president@gmail.com Chris Cafaldo - (518) 530-7417 The Candidates for Secretary-Treasurer are: J.P Graham - (845)482-3872 / email- jpgraham_us@yahoo.com John Zeolla - (845) 386-8039 / email- zeolla.1120@gmail.
    Portland Local First to Join Electrical Vehicle Challenge
    10/20/14 - IBEW Local Union 48
    In 2013, the U.S. Department of Energy set a goal to make plug-in electrical vehicles as affordable and convenient for the American family as gasoline-powered vehicles within the next 10 years.
    General Election Palm Card
    10/20/14 - Communications Workers of America Local 3181
    Please download and print the Palm Card attached below and take it to the polls with you.
    The TTIP: A Brief History of an Agenda for Corporate Plunder
    10/20/14 - Teamsters Local 355
    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.
    Join US for Labor Rally with Comptroller Tom DiNapoli & AG Eric Schneiderman - Oct. 24
    10/19/14 - HVALF AFL-CIO
    Join us for a Campaign Rally for NYS Comptroller Tom DiNapoli and NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Friday, Oct 24 at 3:00 and 5:30 pm 3:00 pm - Teamsters Local 445 - 15 Stone Castle Road, Rock Tavern, NY 5:30 pm - New Paltz Community Center - 3 Veterans Drive, New Paltz, NY Refreshments will be served. BRING YOUR BANNERS.
    2014 Proposed Dues Restructurring
    10/19/14 - IUEC Local 18
    The 2014 video presentation given by IUEC Local 18 Business Manager, Tony Gazzaniga, about the proposed dues restructuring has been posted in the IMPORTANT UPDATES area of the website. Please take the time to watch the video, and let other members know that the video is on the site. You must have a login to the Local 18 website to view the video.
    WSFOP Caribbean Cruise opportunity!
    10/19/14 - FOP Local 7
    Take advantage of special FOP group rates - available if you book before 31 October 2014. (rates go up after 1 November 2014) * The 7 day Royal Caribbean cruise will leave 1 November 2015 from Galveston, Tx. with ports of call in Cazumel, Mexico, Georgetown, Grand Cayman and Falmouth, Jamaica. * see attached flier for pricing and booking information.
    Update on IPP incentive
    10/19/14 - Communications Workers of America Local 1107
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    RECALL
    10/19/14 - Connecticut Fire Equipment Mechanics Association
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    October November 2014
    10/18/14 - IUPAT local 10
      Local 10 solidaity  hits the headlines with a win.
    PRESIDENT SUSLAK WILL SERVE ON THE RANK AND FILE BARGAINING ADVISORY COMMITTEE
    10/18/14 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    With contract negotiations set to begin early next year, APWU President Mark Dimondstein  has announced the names of union members who will serve on the Rank and File Bargaining  Advisory Committee...
    OPM Announces 2015 Federal Employees Health Benefits Program Premium Rates
    10/18/14 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has announced the average premium rate for the 8.2 million people covered by the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program will increase by 3.2 percent in 2015. That percentage is lower than last year’s increase of 3.7 percent and represents the fourth consecutive year that FEHB rate increases have been below 4 percent...
    In Case You Missed It
    10/18/14 - Teamsters local 570
      • FedEx Ground says its drivers aren’t employees.   • IKEA workers world-wide seek full time hours.   • Union nurses call for Hazmet suits and training.   • Rare move: 36 doctors vote to join a union.   • A Republican Senate? Expect a war on working families.   • Baltimore port hobbled with persistent trucker shortage.
    Congresswoman asks PMG to reconsider plant consolidations of 82 facilities without public input f
    10/18/14 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    The Office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today released a letter Norton sent to United States Postal Service (USPS)  Postmaster General Patrick R.
    Unions tell PMG, BOG: Stop Delaying America’s Mail!
    10/18/14 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    The four postal unions are calling for a National Day of Action on Nov. 14 to send a message to Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe and the USPS Board of Governors: Stop Delaying America’s Mail! “The Postmaster General is poised to make devastating cuts in service to the American people – cuts so severe that they will forever damage the U.S.
    Blue Christmas 2014
    10/18/14 - Collin County Deputies Association
    The Deputies Association is preparing for our Blue Christmas event this year. We wanted to change things up a little from what we have done in the past. Usually we choose an underprivileged family and sponsor them to make the holidays a joy for the kids. This year we want to choose a family with law enforcement or military ties.
    Nomination Meeting Results
    10/18/14 - Teamsters Local 964
    Teamsters Local Union No. 964 Nomination Meeting Results As a result of the Nomination Meeting held on Friday, October 3, 2014, the following Officers of Teamsters local Union 964 have been unanimously elected for the term of office commencing on January 1, 2015 and concluding on December 31, 2017.
    In Case You Missed It
    10/18/14 - Teamsters Local 992
      • FedEx Ground says its drivers aren’t employees.   • IKEA workers world-wide seek full time hours.   • Union nurses call for Hazmet suits and training.   • Rare move: 36 doctors vote to join a union.   • A Republican Senate? Expect a war on working families.   • Baltimore port hobbled with persistent trucker shortage.
    Did you know?
    10/18/14 - Everett Police Officers Association
    To better inform the public as to the State of their Police Department, we hope to keep this page updated with factual content as to why service or response times have deteriorated over the last few years. You can also follow us on Twitter @EverettpoliceWA (Everett Police Assoc). Did you know the Everett Police Department is short staffed by 24 Officers.
    Walmart Workers Arrested In Protest For $15 Wage
    10/18/14 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    A Black Friday protest outside of a St. Paul, Minnesota Walmart in 2013 CREDIT: Associated Press On Thursday, Walmart workers and supporters gathered in New York City and Washington, DC to protest low wages. Twenty-six of them were arrested in New York and 16 were arrested in DC. In New York, protesters marched to heiress Alice Walton’s penthouse.
    Hate Government Spending? Here’s Why You Should Love A Higher Minimum Wage
    10/18/14 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    Increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would give 1.7 million workers enough of a raise that they wouldn’t have to rely as heavily on public programs, reducing spending on those programs by $7.6 billion a year, according to a new report from the Economic Policy Institute.
    Senate Finance Committee Meeting 10/21/2014 Corrections Officers statewide are encouraged to get on a bus and let the Senate Finance Committe know that the closing of facilities is opposed and is not acceptable.
    10/18/14 - CWA/NCPSO Local 2201
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    Senate Finance Committee
    10/18/14 - CWA/NCPSO Local 2201
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    Senate Finance Committee
    10/18/14 - CWA/NCPSO Local 2201
    In Case You Missed It
    10/18/14 - Teamsters Local 355
      • FedEx Ground says its drivers aren’t employees.   • IKEA workers world-wide seek full time hours.   • Union nurses call for Hazmet suits and training.   • Rare move: 36 doctors vote to join a union.   • A Republican Senate? Expect a war on working families.   • Baltimore port hobbled with persistent trucker shortage.
    Ebola - Coordinating with SWA and TWU
    10/17/14 - AFA-CWA Local Council 57
    In addition to working with AFA and other AFA carriers to recommend a national airline response to Ebola, we are working with Southwest Airlines and our colleagues with the Transport Workers Union Local 556 to ensure a consistent message to both AirTran and Southwest Flight Attendants.
    Ebola - AFA Response
    10/17/14 - AFA-CWA Local Council 57
    With so much coverage in the media about Ebola, many of us have a heightened sense of concern regarding the safety of ourselves, families, and friends as the virus has spread in a limited manner beyond the initial outbreak in West Africa.  Although no Flight Attendant has contracted Ebola since the outbreak began, as Flight Attendants, we are in a position of even higher awareness.
    Max Curtis
    10/17/14 - International Union of Elevator Constructors Local 31
    Funeral services for Retired member Max Curtis will be held at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home, 1700 Normal Park Dr., Huntsville, Texas 77340  on Monday October 20th at 11 am.
    AFSCME spearheads labor, business coalition to support Knight Cancer Challenge
    10/17/14 - Oregon AFSCME Council 75
    Council 75 Director Ken Allen sets the groundwork for 'Unite for the Knight'
    Voting Timeline for Joint Labor Agreement
    10/17/14 - IBEW Local 483
    Message from Alice Phillips Business Manger and Chair of Tacoma Joint Labor: I am happy to announce that we have reach a tentative offer that the Tacoma Joint Labor Committee is recommending.  The time lines for voting are: Ballots will be mailed on October 22.
    Chapter Meeting Minutes
    10/17/14 - NTEU Chapter 143
    The next Chapter Meeting will be on November 20, 2014 at 5:30 pm. Click on Meeting Minutes under Member Resources for the minutes of the October 16, 2014 Chapter Meeting.
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