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    Aug 01, 2016
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    Americans Will Witness History...
    07/26/16 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    At the opening of the Democratic convention, working people will see that “stronger together” isn’t just a campaign slogan. It’s what Secretary Hillary Clinton actually believes. Don’t take my word for it, though — read her just-released platform.

    Secretary Clinton’s message? Working people matter.
    Today We Unite
    07/26/16 - TWU Local 513
    NEWSLETTER!!!!
    07/26/16 - IBEW Local 191
    The next Arcs & Sparks is scheduled to be out the first week in October. The Arcs & Sparks is the members newsletter. Submit your articles,jobsite photos, birth, marriage and whatever announcements by September 1st.
    Dakota Access Pipeline great news for Laborers
    07/26/16 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
    Washington, D.C. (July 26, 2016) – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – made the following statement today regarding approval of the Dakota Access Pipeline by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: The men and women of LIUNA applaud the U.S.
    SAVE THE DATE - Leadership retreat
    07/26/16 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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    Oregon Labor Candidate School
    07/26/16 - IBEW Local 659
    To any interested parties -- We are actively recruiting members who live in specific geographic areas, but a good member leader from anywhere in the State is always welcome.  The areas to target your outreach are Clackamas, Lane, Washington, Deschutes, and Marion Counties.  In Multnomah County we can use more recruits from House Districts 33, 35, 41, 44, 48, 49, & 50.
    IMPORTANT - PENSION
    07/26/16 - NJLESA
    JC 80 Scholarship Recipients
    07/26/16 - Teamsters Local 577
    We are proud to annouce the two Joint Council #80 Scholarship recipients for the year 2016, are: 1) Diana Le, daughter of Sony and Nguyet Le. Both parents are members of Teamsters Local 577 at Tyson Foods, Inc. 2) Par Hnem Cer, duaghter of Thawng Ceu and Pen Chin. Both parents are members of Teamsters Local 577 at Tyson Foods, Inc. Congratulations.
    GOP Platform: Bad for Workers
    07/26/16 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 26, 2016  | WORKERS' RIGHTS |  …Party platforms are often filed and forgotten, and this platform may be no exception. But they do lay down the principles the party expects its candidates, from the presidency on down, to adhere to. With GOP platform writers coming from the business-oriented establishment wing, those principles are anti-union, anti-worker or both.
    GOP Platform: Bad for Workers
    07/26/16 - Teamsters local 570
    July 26, 2016  | WORKERS' RIGHTS |  …Party platforms are often filed and forgotten, and this platform may be no exception. But they do lay down the principles the party expects its candidates, from the presidency on down, to adhere to. With GOP platform writers coming from the business-oriented establishment wing, those principles are anti-union, anti-worker or both.
    IBEW 21 Mourns the Loss of Brother Dennis D. Bathon Jr.
    07/26/16 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    IBEW 21 mourns the loss of Brother Dennis D. Bathon Jr, Customer Systems Technician, Bellwood, IL. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. Arrangements as follows, Visitation: Thursday, July 28, 2016, 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Modell Funeral Home - 7710 South Cass Avenue,Darien, IL.
    16th Annual Motorcyle Charity Run
    07/26/16 - NJLESA
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    GOP Platform: Bad for Workers
    07/26/16 - Teamsters Local 992
    July 26, 2016  | WORKERS' RIGHTS |  …Party platforms are often filed and forgotten, and this platform may be no exception. But they do lay down the principles the party expects its candidates, from the presidency on down, to adhere to. With GOP platform writers coming from the business-oriented establishment wing, those principles are anti-union, anti-worker or both.
    GOP Platform: Bad for Workers
    07/26/16 - Teamsters Local 888
    July 26, 2016  | WORKERS' RIGHTS |  …Party platforms are often filed and forgotten, and this platform may be no exception. But they do lay down the principles the party expects its candidates, from the presidency on down, to adhere to. With GOP platform writers coming from the business-oriented establishment wing, those principles are anti-union, anti-worker or both.
    Members, Allies Fight Back Against Attempts to Change County Collective Bargaining Law
    07/26/16 - UFCW Local 1994 MCGEO, AFL-CIO
    Members of Local 1994, FOP Lodge 35 and IAFF Local 1664 packed the Council Office Building hearing room on July 12 to protest egregious changes to the Montgomery County Collective Bargaining law. They were joined by International Executive Vice President of the AFL-CIO Tefere Gebre, UFCW International Vice President and Democratic National Committee Vice Chair Stuart Appelbaum, along with a large number of state and local labor leaders.
    TCSOA Meeting
    07/25/16 - TCSOA
    In light of the tragic loss, the TCSOA general membership for Tuesday July 26 is rescheduled to August 2nd, pending funeral arrangements. TCSOA will keep you posted to any changes.
    AMFA - ASA Negotiations Update #10
    07/25/16 - AMFA
    July 25, 2016 -- On July 18-20, 2016, AMFA and Alaska Airlines met to continue negotiations at the CenterPoint Center in Kent, Washington. We started this session with our proposed changes to the language in Article 22, Insurance. Our proposal was in response to the Company’s proposed changes to insurance during talks in our previous negotiating session. We proposed to limit our contribution rate cap increases to 5% per year based on our 2016 contribution rates, rather than the 8% increases that the Company wants added to the maximum allowable rate caps in our current agreement.
    Calling All Race Fans
    07/25/16 - CWA Local 2222
    Virginia AFL-CIO has partnered with the Richmond International Raceway to offer union members special discount pricing for the fall NASCAR races.   Tickets to the Virginia 529 College Savings 250 Race on Friday, September 9th are $20 (regular price $35). Tickets for the Federated Auto Parts 400 Race on Saturday, September 10th are $40 (regular price is $75).
    Dependent Care Reimbursement Fund
    07/25/16 - CWA Local 1123
    We am pleased to advise you that the DCRF and Pendant programs have been reinstated as of 6/1/16.
    Do Not Respond to PEBP Survey
    07/25/16 - AFSCME Local 4041
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    Why Now Is the Perfect Time For a Radical Labor Movement
    07/25/16 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 25, 2016  | LABOR MOVEMENT |  …The last four decades have been characterized by unrelenting attacks on the working class, the weakening of unions and the financialization of capitalism.
    Why Now Is the Perfect Time For a Radical Labor Movement
    07/25/16 - Teamsters local 570
    July 25, 2016  | LABOR MOVEMENT |  …The last four decades have been characterized by unrelenting attacks on the working class, the weakening of unions and the financialization of capitalism.
    Southwest Airlines mechanics picket Love Field after four years without a new contract
    07/25/16 - AMFA
    July 22, 2016 -- By Conor Shine, The Dallas Morning News -- Southwest Airlines employees were back on the picket line in Dallas Friday -- this time with mechanics gathering to voice their displeasure with contract negotiations that have dragged on nearly four years. Click here to read more.
    Southwest Airlines Mechanics Picket, Ending Bad Week
    07/25/16 - AMFA
    July 22, 2016 -- By Bill Zeeble, KERA News -- It’s been a bumpy week for Dallas based southwest Airlines. This week, a computer outage took down its website, forcing 1,300 flight cancellations, and stranding passengers and crews. Then, despite a record second quarter profit, its stock price fell. Today, hundreds of union members picketed at Love Field over stalled contract talks. Click here to read more.
    National Presidents Message On DNC
    07/25/16 - Pennsylvania State Lodge FOP
    Statement on The DNC Convention As law enforcement officers we are rightly expected to recognize and honor the sanctity of life- all life.
    Trump To Pay Thousands For Retaliating Against Workers On Day He Accepts The GOP Nomination
    07/25/16 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    Just a few hours before he officially accepts the presidential nomination of the Republican party, Donald Trump agreed to pay a $11,200 federal settlement for retaliating against workers who voted to unionize at his eponymous Las Vegas hotel.
    Statement on Mike Pence’s Support for Social Security Cuts
    07/25/16 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    The following is a statement from Nancy Altman, co-director of Social Security Works, in response to Donald Trump’s choice of Mike Pence for his running mate: “Governor Pence has a long history of fighting to cut and privatize Social Security. In 2005, he was the leader of a group of House Republicans who criticized George W.
    At slain Baton Rouge officer's funeral, calls for respect and unity
    07/25/16 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    When protests erupted here over a black man's killing during a struggle with two white police officers, Baton Rouge police officer Matthew Gerald made a promise to an old friend who urged him to be careful. Baton Rouge's mayor and police chief hailed Gerald as a hero who proudly served his country during three tours in Iraq before joining the police force nine months ago.
    Why Now Is the Perfect Time For a Radical Labor Movement
    07/25/16 - Teamsters Local 992
    July 25, 2016  | LABOR MOVEMENT |  …The last four decades have been characterized by unrelenting attacks on the working class, the weakening of unions and the financialization of capitalism.
    New Contract on APWU Web Page
    07/25/16 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
    Dear members, The new contract is on the National APWU web page at http://www.apwu.
    Pay Raise
    07/25/16 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
    Dear members, New Pay Rates to Take Effect Aug. 6 Retroactive Pay Expected Nov. 4 07/23/2016 - According to information provided by the Postal Service, the new pay rates under the new APWU-USPS contract will begin on Aug. 6 (Pay Period 17) and will be reflected in paychecks dated Aug. 26, APWU President Mark Dimondstein has announced. Retroactive pay for the period from Nov.
    Improvements to Teamsters Local 414 Union Hall!
    07/25/16 - Teamsters Local 414
    Your Union Hall had new heating and cooling units installed on July 19th. G&L Corporation provided the crane to remove the old units and set the new ones. Allied Mechanical did the work of installing the new units. Jack Moore (pictured), a G&L Corporation employee, and a Teamster member since 1987, operated the crane during the completion of the job. Click on Read More for additional pictures.
    NTFT Jobs-Local Option
    07/25/16 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
    Dear members, There was language in the new contract that provided for elimination of NTFT jobs; with additional language that allowed for Locals to negotiate continuation of those jobs. I sent management a letter asking that the NTFT jobs continue and for a meeting to discuss. I have not yet received a response.
    New Pay Rates to Take Effect Aug. 6
    07/25/16 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    According to information provided by the Postal Service, the new pay rates under the new APWU-USPS contract will begin on Aug. 6 (Pay Period 17) and will be reflected in paychecks dated Aug. 26, APWU President Mark Dimondstein has announced. Retroactive pay for the period from Nov. 14, 2015, through Aug. 4, 2016, are expected in Pay Period 22, with an expected pay date of Nov. 4, 2016.
    NYS AFL-CIO 2016 Convention
    07/25/16 - HVALF AFL-CIO
    Convention Call: Information found here: http://nysaflcio.org/2016conventioncall/ The 33rd Constitutional Convention of the New York State AFL-CIO will be held on August 22-23, 2016 at the Sheraton Times Square Hotel, 811 Seventh Avenue, New York, New York.
    Why Now Is the Perfect Time For a Radical Labor Movement
    07/25/16 - Teamsters Local 888
    July 25, 2016  | LABOR MOVEMENT |  …The last four decades have been characterized by unrelenting attacks on the working class, the weakening of unions and the financialization of capitalism.
    Local 767 Blood Drive
    07/25/16 - Teamsters Local 767
    To all of you who donated blood this past weekend a special thank you from Teamsters Local 767 President John Shorts,Sr. and the entire office staff. Please also see the comments below regarding your genorisity from Becky Swindell of Carter BloodCare. She wrote: "As a result of your donation you helped save/touch 43 lives in North Texas.
    What is DRIVE ?
    07/24/16 - Teamsters Local 767
    Democrat, Republican, Independent Voter Education Big Business spends big money in Washington to influence members of Congress and push their anti-worker plans. They outspend working families on politics by more than 15-1.
    You Can Help Defeat ALS!
    07/24/16 - International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees, Local 122 - San Diego
    You can help to find a cure for ALS by donating or walking in the Greater San Diego Walk to Defeat ALS, held anually at De Anza Cove. If you choose to walk, Thanks in advance! Also, Click Here to go to the "Sonman's Sunwalkers" page, where you can join Our Brother, Sonny Fendley's team. Here's some more information about ALS.
    Texas Voter Registration
    07/24/16 - Teamsters Local 767
    The Deadline to register and vote is October 11th 2016. You will find a link to help you register to vote, change your voter registration address and other helpful information on the right side of the Hompage. Under the Important Links Tab. Or you may click the link below. http://www.votetexas.
    Polo shirts
    07/23/16 - ATU Local 1001
    Rally Photos
    07/23/16 - AMFA Local 32
    Southwest Airplane Technicans, pilots, flight attendants rally for contract negotiations Dallas, Texas July 22-2016 "4" years is to long.
    July 18, 2016 Front Page
    07/22/16 - Kansas City Labor Beacon Newspaper
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    LIUNA President Terry O'Sullivan on Trump's nomination
    07/22/16 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
    Washington, D.C.
    I’ve Got This. Well Not So Much.
    07/22/16 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    Donald Trump will be coronated tonight as the Republican nominee for President. Americans will then be faced with trying to understand what a Trump presidency means for themselves, their loved ones, their jobs, their communities and their country.
    Meet the Governor Pence You Won’t Meet Tonight Under the Cleveland Lights
    07/22/16 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    Donald Trump says he’ll make America great by being tough on trade, building things and creating jobs. Sure, it sounds good, but Trump is forgetting one thing: actions really do speak louder than words.
    Trump’s GOP Platform Won’t Make America Work
    07/22/16 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    Trump’s GOP Platform Won’t Make America Work By Ed Wytkind After a quick review of what the GOP platform has in store for our nation’s transportation system and working people, one thing is clear: tonight’s theme at Donald Trump’s coronation — “Make America Work” — needs a tweak.
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