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    Local 21 Regrets To Announce The Passing Of Retired Firefighter Irvin Hansen
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    Meatpacking - the problem isn't immigrants, it's companies recruiting them
    Great Plains Laborers' District Council
    Teamster Pride
    Teamsters Local 776
    ‘New’ NAFTA Fails Workers on Both Sides of Border
    Teamsters local 570
    ‘New’ NAFTA Fails Workers on Both Sides of Border
    Teamsters Local 355
    First Responders Bike Through Texas in Support of El Paso Victims
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    Meatpacking - the problem isn't immigrants, it's companies recruiting them
    08/20/19 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
    Eric Schlosser Author of Fast Food Nation Rogelio V. Solis / Associated Press The immigration raid last week at seven poultry plants in rural Mississippi was a perfect symbol of the Trump administration’s racism, lies, hypocrisy, and contempt for the poor.
    Teamster Pride
    08/20/19 - Teamsters Local 776
    Last month Local 776 received an order of new Tee Shirts displaying "Teamster Pride". If you got one send a photo of yourself with the shirt or any Teamster shirt, hat, beanie, etc. and we'll post it for everyone to see your Teamster Pride! Send your photo to: info@teamsterslocal776.org.
    ‘New’ NAFTA Fails Workers on Both Sides of Border
    08/19/19 - Teamsters local 570
    Aug. 19, 2019 | ECONOMY | When an American corporation, GM or Nabisco or Carrier, builds a factory in Mexico, NAFTA protects the company from tariffs when it imports the Mexican-made cars or Oreos or furnaces back into the United States.
    ‘New’ NAFTA Fails Workers on Both Sides of Border
    08/19/19 - Teamsters Local 355
    Aug. 19, 2019 | ECONOMY | When an American corporation, GM or Nabisco or Carrier, builds a factory in Mexico, NAFTA protects the company from tariffs when it imports the Mexican-made cars or Oreos or furnaces back into the United States.
    First Responders Bike Through Texas in Support of El Paso Victims
    08/19/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    A group of first responders made a stop in San Antonio Sunday morning to gather support for El Paso victims and fellow first responders who responded to the deadly shooting that killed more than 20 people. "We get forgotten, what we go through. We’re not just one event though. We’re many events.
    ‘New’ NAFTA Fails Workers on Both Sides of Border
    08/19/19 - Teamsters Local 992
    Aug. 19, 2019 | ECONOMY | When an American corporation, GM or Nabisco or Carrier, builds a factory in Mexico, NAFTA protects the company from tariffs when it imports the Mexican-made cars or Oreos or furnaces back into the United States.
    This Week’s Union Meetings - Time is Running Out Get Your Tickets
    08/19/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    There will be union meetings this week in Alton, Springfield and Danville.  If you are considering going to the IBEW 21 Union Day Game with the White Sox on Sunday, September 8th time is running out to get your tickets.  Bob P. will be placing the ticket order by the end of this week. Union Day with the Fighting ILLINI is on Saturday, September 21st.
    ‘New’ NAFTA Fails Workers on Both Sides of Border
    08/19/19 - Teamsters Local 888
    Aug. 19, 2019 | ECONOMY | When an American corporation, GM or Nabisco or Carrier, builds a factory in Mexico, NAFTA protects the company from tariffs when it imports the Mexican-made cars or Oreos or furnaces back into the United States.
    2019 Gerald L. Randall Memorial Luncheoun
    08/17/19 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
    MISSOURI ALLIANCE FOR RETIRED AMERICANS GERALD L. (RED) RANDALL MEMORIAL LUNCHEON Honoring: Bill Richardson Friday, October 18, 2019 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM at Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa 777 NW Argosy Parkway Riverside, MO 64150 Tickets $40.
    Celebrating 125 years of Labor Day
    08/17/19 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
    As Labor Day comes, many will enjoy firing up the grills, a cold one and perhaps a day of fishing or the kids enjoying the pool.  Enjoy it – it is well deserved. It is well deserved because we Americans are a hard-working people.  Many don’t take their full vacation allocation and thanks to cell phones, sometimes we never escape work.
    What The Future Holds for Labor Unions
    08/16/19 - Teamsters Local 888
    Aug. 16, 2019 | BOOKS | (Excerpt from “Beaten Down, Worked Up” by longtime labor reporter Steven Greenhouse) In the United States, a country that by many measures is the world’s richest, life has taken a wrong turn for millions of workers. For far too many, the land of opportunity has turned into a land of downsized hopes and shrunken mobility.
    Did you know?
    08/16/19 - AFA-CWA Local 61
    A Flight Attendant who is unable to perform her/his assigned duty due to illness or injury will be credited for the trip(s) missed and will have the value of the trip(s) missed deducted from her/his sick leave credit. A Flight Attendant who flies a portion of a trip shall be credited with the portion flown.
    In Case You Missed It
    08/16/19 - Teamsters local 570
      • The new servant class   • Md. recalls 8,000 Real ID driver’s licenses   • Why it’s immigrants that pack your meats   • Supreme Court: Storm clouds on the horizon   • Sysco South Florida workers vote Teamsters YES   • Justice Dept. challenges immigration judges’ union   • U.S.
    In Case You Missed It
    08/16/19 - Teamsters Local 355
      • The new servant class   • Md. recalls 8,000 Real ID driver’s licenses   • Why it’s immigrants that pack your meats   • Supreme Court: Storm clouds on the horizon   • Sysco South Florida workers vote Teamsters YES   • Justice Dept. challenges immigration judges’ union   • U.S.
    SAVE THE DATE - Sept 27th - Financial Awareness Conference
    08/16/19 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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    In Case You Missed It
    08/16/19 - Teamsters Local 992
      • The new servant class   • Md. recalls 8,000 Real ID driver’s licenses   • Why it’s immigrants that pack your meats   • Supreme Court: Storm clouds on the horizon   • Sysco South Florida workers vote Teamsters YES   • Justice Dept. challenges immigration judges’ union   • U.S.
    Tell Senator Gardner: END OFFSHORING
    08/16/19 - CWA Local 7777
    Thousands of our jobs have disappeared in the past several years thanks to big corporations like AT&T sending work overseas in order to boost profits at the expense of all working people.  We need common sense legislation to keep American workers employed and our communities strong. The U.S. Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act (S. 1792 and H.R.
    What The Future Holds for Labor Unions
    08/16/19 - Teamsters local 570
    Aug. 16, 2019 | BOOKS | (Excerpt from “Beaten Down, Worked Up” by longtime labor reporter Steven Greenhouse) In the United States, a country that by many measures is the world’s richest, life has taken a wrong turn for millions of workers. For far too many, the land of opportunity has turned into a land of downsized hopes and shrunken mobility.
    UPS Secret
    08/16/19 - Teamsters Local 455
    Click below for full story https://www.wsj.
    In Case You Missed It
    08/16/19 - Teamsters Local 888
      • The new servant class   • Md. recalls 8,000 Real ID driver’s licenses   • Why it’s immigrants that pack your meats   • Supreme Court: Storm clouds on the horizon   • Sysco South Florida workers vote Teamsters YES   • Justice Dept. challenges immigration judges’ union   • U.S.
    Residential Job Fair
    08/15/19 - IBEW Local 332
    Brothers and sisters, please help spread the word about our residential job fair coming up on Saturday September 7th, at the JATC from 8:30am - 12pm. The first one in January was a huge success and attracted dozens of journeyman and apprentice applicants. We tracked how the applicants heard about the job fair and it was overwhelmingly by word of mouth from our members.
    CWA 7777 Denver Public Schools Custodians Win Raises
    08/15/19 - CWA Local 7777
    After years of fighting for fair wages, CWA 7777 Custodians at Denver Public Schools (DPS) won significant wage increases in the 2019 bargaining. In 2016, CWA political activists worked with AFL-CIO and community allies to pass the Colorado Amendment 70 to increase the state minimum wage to $12 by 2020.
    Real News - August 2019
    08/15/19 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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    President's Message - Challenges and Opportunities
    08/15/19 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
    Challenges and Opportunities With the fall semester about to begin, we welcome our new tenure-track and adjunct faculty to our ranks, bringing the total to 4,500 faculty districtwide. We encourage the new faculty to attend the orientations offered by the campuses.
    Julio Tsuha – Guild Activist Promotes Unionism at Pierce
    08/15/19 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
    At each LACCD college, faculty step up to be part of the Guild’s Contract Action Team, helping to maintain a strong union presence at that campus. At Los Angeles Pierce College, that team member is sociology professor Julio Tsuha, an AFT 1521 Executive Board delegate who just finished his fourth year as a full-time faculty member.
    NATIONAL OFFICER ELECTIONS - NOTICE OF NOMINATIONS
    08/15/19 - UAW Local 2320
    Attached below is the NOTICE OF NOMINATIONS for UAW Local 2320 National Officer Elections.
    CEOs Rake in 940% More Than 40 Years Ago. Workers, 12%
    08/15/19 - Teamsters local 570
    Aug. 15, 2019 | WAGES | The chasm between what the country's corporate leaders and their workers earn is widening to Grand Canyon-like proportions, according to new research that shows CEO compensation surged 940% between 1978 to 2018 while the average worker saw a meager 12% pay hike over the same 40-year period.
    Blog: Corporate Bullying and American Airlines
    08/15/19 - AMFA
    August 15, 2019 -- American Airlines, with the help of the U.S. federal court, made the skies more dangerous with their latest lawsuit and subsequent ruling. The airline sued its own mechanics and made it more difficult for them to report safety issues, creating fear of punishment and retaliation — having a chilling effect that hurts the airline and flying public.
    Phishing Scam Email
    08/15/19 - IATSE Local 488
    Members  There are many emails being sent to people working in the entertainment industry in the PNW which are phishing scams. Please do not respond to these messages, especially not with personal information. These emails have been reported to the OMPA and reported to the US Dept.of Homeland security
    FMCSA Rule Change Would Put Road Safety at Risk
    08/15/19 - Teamsters Local 992
    Aug. 15, 2019 | HOURS OF SERVICE | A proposed rule change unveiled by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) this week addressing hours of service changes for truckers would lead to reduced roadway safety for drivers and the traveling public at large, said Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in a statement.
    CEOs Rake in 940% More Than 40 Years Ago. Workers, 12%
    08/15/19 - Teamsters Local 992
    Aug. 15, 2019 | WAGES | The chasm between what the country's corporate leaders and their workers earn is widening to Grand Canyon-like proportions, according to new research that shows CEO compensation surged 940% between 1978 to 2018 while the average worker saw a meager 12% pay hike over the same 40-year period.
    FMCSA Rule Change Would Put Road Safety at Risk
    08/15/19 - Teamsters Local 355
    Aug. 15, 2019 | HOURS OF SERVICE | A proposed rule change unveiled by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) this week addressing hours of service changes for truckers would lead to reduced roadway safety for drivers and the traveling public at large, said Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in a statement.
    Member Memorial Wall Dedication
    08/15/19 - IUEC Local 10
    Attached, below, is an important letter from General President Christensen regarding the formal dedication of the IUEC Member Memorial.  Please take a moment to read the details. Your efforts to attend this important event are appreciated.
    CEOs Rake in 940% More Than 40 Years Ago. Workers, 12%
    08/15/19 - Teamsters Local 355
    Aug. 15, 2019 | WAGES | The chasm between what the country's corporate leaders and their workers earn is widening to Grand Canyon-like proportions, according to new research that shows CEO compensation surged 940% between 1978 to 2018 while the average worker saw a meager 12% pay hike over the same 40-year period.
    CEOs Rake in 940% More Than 40 Years Ago. Workers, 12%
    08/15/19 - Teamsters Local 888
    Aug. 15, 2019 | WAGES | The chasm between what the country's corporate leaders and their workers earn is widening to Grand Canyon-like proportions, according to new research that shows CEO compensation surged 940% between 1978 to 2018 while the average worker saw a meager 12% pay hike over the same 40-year period.
    Twitter Anyone?
    08/15/19 - AFA-CWA Local 61
    Check out the AFA-CWA twitter social media account. Follow! You can also follow AmericanAirlines, Piedmont Airlines, FAA, NTSB, ALPA, PSA, Envoy and many more for you aviation nerds out there.
    Member Breakfast
    08/14/19 - Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 44
    SAVE THE DATE September 7, 2019 Member Breakfast We look forward to seeing everyone there! Please contact the Hall at 509.624.5101 if you have any questions.
    New MS-1 Settlement and Implementation
    08/14/19 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    On Aug. 8, the Maintenance Craft reached a settlement with the USPS regarding Handbook MS-1, TL-5 and TL-6 Revisions and Related Maintenance Management Orders, originally grieved by current Maintenance Division Director Idowu Balogun. On Sept. 13, 2017, Arbitrator Goldberg remanded the MS-1 revisions case nos.
    Big Changes Are Coming to the TSP Get ready for a bunch of upgrades and new options.
    08/14/19 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    Times are changing for the Thrift Savings Plan—and for all of the federal employees and retirees who have invested their retirement savings in it. One recent change was the formal announcement that the TSP will no longer require a separate election for catch-up contributions for those age 50 and older.
    Anti-Labor Group Urges Federal Government to Stop All Existing Union Payroll Deductions Group's argument has already been rejected by a federal appellate court in decision that did not set a precedent.
    08/14/19 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    A prominent anti-labor advocacy organization this week urged the Federal Labor Relations Authority to call on agencies to cancel all existing agreements to deduct union dues from employees’ paychecks, claiming the agreements violate the First Amendment.
    Why Labor Unions Are Increasing Influence
    08/14/19 - Teamsters local 570
    Aug. 13, 2019 | LABOR UNIONS | […] Last year saw the most American workers go out on strike since 1986. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2018 there were twenty major work stoppages… Labor leaders and historians agree that worker militancy is rising.
    Why Labor Unions Are Increasing Influence
    08/14/19 - Teamsters Local 992
    Aug. 13, 2019 | LABOR UNIONS | […] Last year saw the most American workers go out on strike since 1986. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2018 there were twenty major work stoppages… Labor leaders and historians agree that worker militancy is rising.
    Why Labor Unions Are Increasing Influence
    08/14/19 - Teamsters Local 355
    Aug. 13, 2019 | LABOR UNIONS | […] Last year saw the most American workers go out on strike since 1986. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2018 there were twenty major work stoppages… Labor leaders and historians agree that worker militancy is rising.
    GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING SUNDAY AUGUST 18
    08/14/19 - Teamsters Local 179
    The Teamsters Local 179 General Membership meeting will be held on Sunday, August 18 at 10:00 a.m. at the Local 179 membership hall located at 990 NE Frontage Road in Joliet. Please join us.
    IBEW 21 Solidarity Event with the ILLINI
    08/14/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    Join your IBEW 21 Brothers & Sisters and their families on Saturday, September 21th on Union Day as the Fighting Illini take on Nebraska at Memorial Stadium. Tickets for IBEW 21 members and their families are $25. If you have questions or need more infomation contact IBEW 21 Recording Secretary Bob Przybylinski at 630-960-4466 ext 447, bobp@ibew21.org.
    From the desk of the Recording Secretary:
    08/14/19 - IATSE Local 33
    Dear Brothers & Sisters: You must bring your Union Membership Card to ALL General Membership Meetings.
    Heart Saver First-Aid AED CPR class
    08/14/19 - IATSE Local 33
    Hello Brothers & Sisters- Heart Saver First-Aid AED CPR class, Saturday August 17, at 8:00 a.m.
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