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    Back to School Drive..Deadline 8/17
    08/14/18 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
    The Y.W.U. (Young Workers United), presents a Back to School Drive! The last day that you will be able to donate will be Friday, 8/17. Please see James Butler, Brittany Price, or any Y.W.U. member if you have any additional questions. Thank you! A.P.W.U.
    UPS, UPS Freight Contract Meetings
    08/14/18 - Teamsters Local 776
    Over the course of Saturday August 11th and Sunday August 12th Local 776 conducted contract meetings for...
    Local 89 UPS Stewards Unanimously Recommend NO
    08/13/18 - Teamsters Local 89
    Aug 13, 2018 - Louisville, KY – Over 70 Rank-and-File UPS and UPS Freight Stewards attended a meeting at Teamsters Local 89 today to review the National Master Agreement, Central Region Supplement, Louisville Air Rider, and the UPS Freight National Master Agreement. All four of these agreements received unanimous NO recommendations from the Stewards gathered.
    August Meeting Reminder
    08/13/18 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
    This month's meetings will be on Tuesday, August 14th at the Argosy Casino, located at 777 NW Argosy Casino Parkway, Riverside, MO.  The Executive Board Meeting will be held at 4:00 PM and the Delegate Meeting at 5:30 PM in the Constellations Room located on the lower level by escalators.
    The Meaning of Labor’s Win in Missouri
    08/13/18 - Teamsters local 570
    August 13, 2018 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | …What the win in Missouri has taught the broader labor movement is that a sustained, well-financed campaign can educate a largely non-union electorate about “right to work” laws, successfully, and truthfully, recasting them as anti-worker.
    The Meaning of Labor’s Win in Missouri
    08/13/18 - Teamsters Local 355
    August 13, 2018 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | …What the win in Missouri has taught the broader labor movement is that a sustained, well-financed campaign can educate a largely non-union electorate about “right to work” laws, successfully, and truthfully, recasting them as anti-worker.
    Training Opportunity - Warrior Survival at Home and on the Streets
    08/13/18 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
    This training is free to FOP members and family. Seats are limited and will fill up quickly. Partners in Crime (Spouses/Significant Others) Invited to Attend. Law enforcement can be one of the most challenging yet rewarding professions in our society. However, the challenges are growing daily.
    The Meaning of Labor’s Win in Missou
    08/13/18 - Teamsters Local 992
    August 13, 2018 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | …What the win in Missouri has taught the broader labor movement is that a sustained, well-financed campaign can educate a largely non-union electorate about “right to work” laws, successfully, and truthfully, recasting them as anti-worker.
    UPS Tentative Agreements to Review at Local 162 Contract Explanation Meetings August 18 and 20
    08/13/18 - Teamsters Local 162
    The attached tentative agreements  between UPS and the Teamsters will all be reviewed with Local 162 members at our August 18 and 20 contract explanation meetings.  What:  Contract Explanation Meetings for Local 162 Members from UPS When:  Saturday, August 18, 10AM and Monday, August 20, 10AM.
    The Meaning of Labor’s Win in Missouri
    08/13/18 - Teamsters Local 888
    August 13, 2018 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | …What the win in Missouri has taught the broader labor movement is that a sustained, well-financed campaign can educate a largely non-union electorate about “right to work” laws, successfully, and truthfully, recasting them as anti-worker.
    Non-Economic MOA 2015-2019
    08/12/18 - New Jersey Law Enforcement Commanding Officers Association
    The Non-Economic MOA that was signed on July 26, 2018 for the 2015-2019 contract term is posted on the website in the contract section.
    Labor 2018 Campaign Kickoff Events in Oregon
    08/11/18 - IATSE Local 488
    As we approach the mid term elections we hope all of our members stay aware of the political scene as it affects workers. The Oregon AFL-CIO is hosting several events around the state to kick off this election cycle we hope you will attend. Please click to this article to see the details.
    Union Proud Union Strong
    08/11/18 - Utah AFL-CIO
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    Police & Fire Federal Credit Union
    08/11/18 - New Jersey Law Enforcement Commanding Officers Association
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    Horizon Air Q400 Incident
    08/11/18 - AMFA
    August 11, 2018 -- The Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) is saddened by last night's Horizon Air Q400 incident. Our heart goes out to the individual's family and to Horizon Air and Alaska Airlines employees.
    Local 776 Golf Tournament
    08/11/18 - Teamsters Local 776
    Local 776 held their annual members golf tournament on Sunday August 5, 2018. Sunny skies and temperatures as hot as the...
    COLA Increase effective September 1st
    08/10/18 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
    Seventh and Final COLA under the 2015 Contract Agreement Announced WEB NEWS ARTICLE #:  78-2018 08/10/2018 - In accordance with the 2015-2018 APWU/USPS Collective Bargaining Agreement (union contract), career employees represented by the APWU will receive a 31 cent per hour cost-of-living adjustment (COLA), effective September 1, 2018.
    Verizon deal
    08/10/18 - Communications Workers of America Local 1107
    Workers Ratify New Four-Year Deal With Verizon Agreement Includes 11.2% Wage Increases and Stronger Retirement Benefits Verizon workers represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions and at Verizon Connected Solutions voted to ratify a four year extension of their current contracts, which were set to expire in August 2019.
    Contract Ratification-8/10/2018
    08/10/18 - CWA Local 1123
    Workers Ratify New Four-Year Deal With Verizon Agreement Includes 11.2% Wage Increases and Stronger Retirement Benefits   Verizon workers represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions and at Verizon Connected Solutions voted to ratify a four year extension of their current contracts, which were set to expire in August 2019.
    In Case You Missed It
    08/10/18 - Teamsters local 570
      • Here’s how you can fight disinformation.
    Verizon Ratification
    08/10/18 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
    ?For release August 10, 2018     Contact: Beth Allen (ballen@cwa-union.org) or Amy Fetherolf (afetherolf@cwa-union.org), CWA Communications, 202-434-1168   Workers Ratify New Four-Year Deal With Verizon Agreement Includes 11.
    In Case You Missed It
    08/10/18 - Teamsters Local 355
      • Here’s how you can fight disinformation.
    Maybe Worker Inequality Isn’t Inevitable After All
    08/10/18 - Teamsters Local 355
    August 10, 2018 | ECONOMY | …[I]n terms of the composition of wage growth, the late 1990s was a time of widening income inequality, with high earners pulling away from low earners. Today, by comparison, the lowest-paid earners have the fastest wage growth.
    JCBA Update 08.10.18
    08/10/18 - TWU Local 568
    American Blows Another Chance for Agreement The Association Executive Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines this week in Washington, D.C. to continue the discussion about Scope proposals. Your Executive Committee presented the company with comprehensive proposals.
    UPS Members Contract Update teleforum call
    08/10/18 - Teamsters Local 71
    Join the UPS Members Contract Update teleforum call on Saturday, August 11 at 5:00 pm (Eastern) to learn more about the contract: Call-In Number is (866) 767-0669 *There will be a UPS Freight members contract update tele- forum call scheduled in the near future.
    Leaders of UPS and UPS Freight Local Unions Approve Tentative Agreements
    08/10/18 - Teamsters Local 71
    Leaders of local unions that represent UPS and UPS Freight Teamsters met today and approved the two separate tentative national agreements, paving the way for members to vote by electronic ballot starting next month.
    NYRA Shop Steward Featured
    08/10/18 - Teamsters Local 814
    Like Father, Like Son: Rice Family Part of Fabric of New York Racing THE LIFE June 9th, 2018 BY Julie June Stewart CHECK OUT Local 814's own Harry Rice, shop Steward at NYRA.  Him and his son are featured in this article: https://www.americasbestracing.
    NYRA Shop Steward Featured
    08/10/18 - Teamsters Local 814
    Like Father, Like Son: Rice Family Part of Fabric of New York Racing THE LIFE June 9th, 2018 BY Julie June Stewart CHECK OUT Local 814's own Harry Rice, shop Steward at NYRA.  Him and his son are featured in this article: https://www.americasbestracing.
    In Case You Missed It
    08/10/18 - Teamsters Local 992
      • Here’s how you can fight disinformation.
    Maybe Worker Inequality Isn’t Inevitable After All
    08/10/18 - Teamsters Local 992
    August 10, 2018 | ECONOMY | …[I]n terms of the composition of wage growth, the late 1990s was a time of widening income inequality, with high earners pulling away from low earners. Today, by comparison, the lowest-paid earners have the fastest wage growth.
    Backpack Rally August 21
    08/10/18 - UAW Local 4911
    Lansing UAW Region 1D Women’s Council 8th Annual Community–Wide Back To School Rally and Resource Fair TUESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2018 FROM 10 AM—4 PM UAW LOCAL 652 2510 W.
    In Case You Missed It
    08/10/18 - Teamsters Local 888
      • Here’s how you can fight disinformation.
    OSHA 10 General/Entertainment class August 14-15 Info
    08/09/18 - IATSE Local 33
    OSHA 10 General/Entertainment 2-day class on August 14-15 @ 8:00 a.m. will be held downtown at the Music Center. Located at 135 N. Grand Ave. Los Angeles, California, 90012. Park in the Music Center Garage using the entrance on Grand Street, marked Artist Entrance. Make sure you take your parking ticket upstairs to room #4 on the 4th floor. Sign-in and get a wristband.
    Mediation Begins August 23
    08/09/18 - AFSCME Local 2067
    What’s left to settle? A lot!
    492 Riders/Supplements Now Available-Locals Approve UPS TA
    08/09/18 - Teamsters Local 492
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    STATE FOP ISSUES STATEMENT REGARDING CHARGES FILED AGAINST SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP OFFICER
    08/09/18 - Pennsylvania State Lodge FOP
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (Aug. 9, 2018) – Fraternal Order of Police State Lodge President Les Neri today issued the following statement regarding the charges filed against a South Whitehall Township police officer: "Law enforcement is a very dangerous profession. Police officers never know when rapidly evolving situations will lead them to the use of deadly force.
    Labor Day Parade
    08/09/18 - Teamsters Local 455
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    From the Business Manager
    08/09/18 - IUEC Local 10
    Dear Brothers and Sisters:    We have been active with the Building Trades and the IBEW in regards to our Non-Union competitors falsely classifying their workers in an effort to pay lower wages to their workers. This directly effects our union contractors and our members because the Non-Union companies can be awarded projects due to utilizing lower wage scales.
    IBEW 21 Members Ratify Agreement with CBRE
    08/09/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    The membership of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21), working at CBRE voted overwhelmingly to accept the tentative four year agreement that was reached on July 13, 2018. For more information contact IBEW 21 Business Representative Mike Grindle.
    Why You Should Care About Unions
    08/09/18 - Teamsters local 570
    August 9, 2018 | OPINION | Unions improve wages, benefits and working conditions for their members. But it’s not just to members’ advantage. Collective bargaining affects pay standards across entire industries, meaning even nonunion workers benefit. Unions also secure legislation that protects all workers, from workplace safety guidelines to a guaranteed weekend.
    Why You Should Care About Unions
    08/09/18 - Teamsters Local 355
    August 9, 2018 | OPINION | Unions improve wages, benefits and working conditions for their members. But it’s not just to members’ advantage. Collective bargaining affects pay standards across entire industries, meaning even nonunion workers benefit. Unions also secure legislation that protects all workers, from workplace safety guidelines to a guaranteed weekend.
    PhoneBank for Beto
    08/09/18 - TEAMSTERS LOCAL 577
    Join us for a PhoneBank for Beto on Monday, August 13.
    Why You Should Care About Unions
    08/09/18 - Teamsters Local 992
    August 9, 2018 | OPINION | Unions improve wages, benefits and working conditions for their members. But it’s not just to members’ advantage. Collective bargaining affects pay standards across entire industries, meaning even nonunion workers benefit. Unions also secure legislation that protects all workers, from workplace safety guidelines to a guaranteed weekend.
    Union Leave Without Pay Arbitration
    08/09/18 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
    APWU Arbitration Award Restores Rules for Employees Using Leave Without Pay to Campaign WEB NEWS ARTICLE #:  77-2018 08/08/2018 - APWU members can continue to volunteer in political campaigns under the long-standing leave-without-pay rules in the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM).
    Why You Should Care About Unions
    08/09/18 - Teamsters Local 888
    August 9, 2018 | OPINION | Unions improve wages, benefits and working conditions for their members. But it’s not just to members’ advantage. Collective bargaining affects pay standards across entire industries, meaning even nonunion workers benefit. Unions also secure legislation that protects all workers, from workplace safety guidelines to a guaranteed weekend.
    GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
    08/08/18 - Hillsborough School Employee Federation
    Our next General Membership Meeting will be held at the HSEF office on SATURDAY, September 8th, 2018 from 10am-Noon. Do not miss this important meeting as we kick off the school year with important information for members, Q&A, and more!
    BRS 52nd Regular ConventionElects Grand Lodge Officers
    08/08/18 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS — On Wednesday, August 8, 2018, nearly 250 delegates, in attendance, at the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen’s 52nd Regular Convention elected Floyd E. Mason as President of the BRS for the next four years. Mason assumed the presidency of the BRS after serving as the Organization’s Vice President East.

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