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OLDCASTLE EMPLOYEES VOTE IN THE UNION AT TEAMSTERS LOCAL 71
06/24/19 - Teamsters Local 71
We are pleased to announce that Local Union # 71 has successfully led an organizing campaign at Adams, an Oldcastle Company in Lilesville, NC. These drivers are suppliers for bagged, ready mix concrete and supplies to Lowes, Home Depot and such. The vote was held on Friday June 21st with a nearly a 4 to 1 ratio in favor of being represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.
960-unit Tishman Speyer project Approved at Planning Commission
06/24/19 - IBEW Local 6
Tishman Speyer pushed forward with their plans for two modern towers to rise up to 420 feet in height on the northeast corner of 4th and Townsend, stretching across seven Central SoMa parcels, which now include 960 condos, a 38-room boutique hotel and 24,500 square feet of commercial space over an underground garage for 276 cars and 18,500 square feet of ground floor retail space wrapped around a central courtyard.
Local 38 Plumbers Hall Project moves forward
06/24/19 - IBEW Local 6
Developer Strada Investment Group LLC has secured $100 million in funding for a massive six-building project near Mid-Market and Hayes Valley. Straddling 2 acres and nearly the full block at 12th and Market Streets, the site will include about 480 market-rate rental units and 100 affordable units, a new hall for UA Local 38 Plumbers & Pipefitters and a gut renovation of the Civic Center hotel — plus 23,000 square feet of open space to boot. The project is unusual in its mix of supportive affordable housing for formerly homeless individuals and market-rate homes.
Controversial 5M Project finally breaks ground
06/24/19 - IBEW Local 6
Developers will transform four acres of parking lots and vacant buildings at 5th and Mission streets with two new towers, a 200-foot apartment building, two parks and renovated historic buildings. The project includes 702 residential units on site and helps fund another 154 affordable units nearby. 5M will generate more than $76 million in public benefits, including funding for affordable housing, transit improvements, the arts and community groups. Those contributions enabled the controversial project to win city approval in 2015.
Strike Vote Authorization Against Sysco NM Unanimous
06/22/19 - Teamsters Local 492
6/22/2019 -  As most of you know, there was a great turnout of Sysco members tonight who unanimously voted to authorize a strike. The message tonight was loud and clear, the Sysco Teamsters are not willing to put up with substandard contracts and are ready to walk the picket line in order to let the company know that they are serious.
AMFA - Alaska Airlines and Virgin America Transition and Seniority Integration Agreements Referendum Notice
06/22/19 - AMFA Local 32
The AMFA–Alaska Airlines (AS) Negotiating Committee has requested a system-wide referendum regarding a Transition Agreement and Seniority Integration Agreement Package. The complete text of these agreements is posted on the AMFA tab on the Alaska Maintenance & Engineering website for your review and consideration.
The Postal Service Wants To Make Deep Cuts To Worker Benefits, Internal Plan Shows
06/22/19 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
The U.S. Postal Service wants Congress to help it make significant cuts to employee benefits as part of a plan to balance the agency’s books, according to a draft business plan HuffPost obtained.
Penn State Football Tickets
06/22/19 - Teamsters Local 776
Penn State Football is just around the corner. Back by popular demand will be Organized Labor Ticket...
Labor Unions Made America Great
06/21/19 - Teamsters local 570
June 21, 2019  | OPINION | “Make America Great Again.” I’ve been seeing and hearing a lot of that lately. And I have to admit, it can make sense if viewed from the proper perspective. We gain that perspective by asking, “What made America great in the first place.
Labor Unions Made America Great
06/21/19 - Teamsters Local 355
June 21, 2019  | OPINION | “Make America Great Again.” I’ve been seeing and hearing a lot of that lately. And I have to admit, it can make sense if viewed from the proper perspective. We gain that perspective by asking, “What made America great in the first place.
Autoworkers Narrowly Lose Again at Chattanooga VW Plant
06/21/19 - Teamsters Local 992
June 20, 2019 | ORGANIZING | In another setback to the Auto Workers’ long campaign to organize foreign-owned “transplant” auto plants in the union-hostile South, UAW Local 42 lost a second recognition vote at the big Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. The June 14 tally was 774-833 in a 93% worker turnout.
Amazon UPS Stuck Together?
06/21/19 - Teamsters Local 455
Click the link below for the full story http://www.freightwaves.
APWU National Executive Board to USPS Board of Governors - 'Not So Fast!'
06/21/19 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
The Postmaster General’s (PMG) 10-year “business plan” was leaked to the press on Tuesday, June 18. It is clear management wants the burden of balancing their books on the backs of postal workers and the public.
Memmorial For: Troy Boggess
06/21/19 - IBEW Local 191
Saturday July 13th at 12:00pm.
We Deserve a Fair Wage Handbook
06/21/19 - New Mexico Hospital Workers Union
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New Federal Bill Would Make It Easier to Join A Union
06/21/19 - Teamsters Local 888
June 19, 2019 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | A record number of workers in the United States decided to go on strike in 2018. Now congressional Democrats are trying to harness that momentum to pass a massive labor reform bill that would make it easier for workers to join unions and collectively bargain. The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act was introduced on May 2 by Sen.
Anti-worker NLRB Decision Shows Need for Reform
06/21/19 - Teamsters Local 888
June 21, 2019 | UNION RIGHTS | The rollback of union rights in favor of big business continues. Last week, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) handed down a ruling that allows companies to bar non-employee union representatives access to public spaces on their property, overturning nearly four decades of precedent.
Autoworkers Narrowly Lose Again at Chattanooga VW Plant
06/20/19 - Teamsters Local 355
June 20, 2019 | ORGANIZING | In another setback to the Auto Workers’ long campaign to organize foreign-owned “transplant” auto plants in the union-hostile South, UAW Local 42 lost a second recognition vote at the big Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. The June 14 tally was 774-833 in a 93% worker turnout.
AMFA-AS and Legacy VX Transition and Seniority Integration Agreements Referendum Notice
06/20/19 - AMFA
June 20, 2019 -- The AMFA–Alaska Airlines (AS) Negotiating Committee has requested a system-wide referendum regarding a Transition Agreement and Seniority Integration Agreement Package. The complete text of these agreements is posted on the AMFA tab on the Alaska Maintenance & Engineering website for your review and consideration.
Call Center
06/20/19 - Communications Workers of America Local 1107
I have BIG news: this afternoon, the New York State Assembly voted by a count of 93 to 19 to pass the NY Call Center Jobs Act! Since the bill already passed in the State Senate back in March by a vote of 58-3, this means that it just needs to go to Governor Cuomo to be signed into law. This is a historic day for us, and one that’s been a long time coming.
New Union/Nonunion wage & benefit comparison
06/20/19 - IBEW Local 233
Check out the wage comparison calculator for Electricians/Linemen in the Rocky Mountain States. If you know a non-union electrician/lineman please share this link with them. They may be surprised at how much money they're leaving on the table. You can pull this up on your phone and show it to non-union workers. Go to www.ibew233.
New Federal Bill Would Make It Easier to Join A Union
06/19/19 - Teamsters local 570
June 19, 2019 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | A record number of workers in the United States decided to go on strike in 2018. Now congressional Democrats are trying to harness that momentum to pass a massive labor reform bill that would make it easier for workers to join unions and collectively bargain. The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act was introduced on May 2 by Sen.
Anti-worker NLRB Decision Shows Need for Reform
06/19/19 - Teamsters local 570
June 19, 2019 | UNION RIGHTS | The rollback of union rights in favor of big business continues. Last week, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) handed down a ruling that allows companies to bar non-employee union representatives access to public spaces on their property, overturning nearly four decades of precedent.
Prospect workers at Denver airport are ON STRIKE!
06/19/19 - CWA Local 7777
BREAKING: Prospect workers at Denver airport are ON STRIKE! TAKE ACTION: Tell #PayAttentionProspect that you stand with Denver Airport passengers and workers who deserve better: bit.
UA 44 GOLF TOURNAMENT
06/19/19 - Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 44
UA Local 44 Golf Tournament September 28, 2019 Networking opportunities don't get any better than this! Whether you bring a group of clients or collegues to play in the tournament, host an activity on the course or simply take advantage of one of our sponsorship opportunities, the UA Local 44 tournament offers everyone a way to gain exposure and promote their business.
YOUR VOICE AND SUPPORT IS NEEDED
06/19/19 - Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 44
Mark your calendar! On June 27th from 2:00 pm-5:00 pm UFCW will unite for an informational picket with Providence coworkers across the state fighting to preserve sick time and extended illness banks.
New Federal Bill Would Make It Easier to Join A Union
06/19/19 - Teamsters Local 992
June 19, 2019 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | A record number of workers in the United States decided to go on strike in 2018. Now congressional Democrats are trying to harness that momentum to pass a massive labor reform bill that would make it easier for workers to join unions and collectively bargain. The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act was introduced on May 2 by Sen.
Anti-worker NLRB Decision Shows Need for Reform
06/19/19 - Teamsters Local 992
June 19, 2019 | UNION RIGHTS | The rollback of union rights in favor of big business continues. Last week, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) handed down a ruling that allows companies to bar non-employee union representatives access to public spaces on their property, overturning nearly four decades of precedent.
New Federal Bill Would Make It Easier to Join A Union
06/19/19 - Teamsters Local 355
June 19, 2019 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | A record number of workers in the United States decided to go on strike in 2018. Now congressional Democrats are trying to harness that momentum to pass a massive labor reform bill that would make it easier for workers to join unions and collectively bargain. The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act was introduced on May 2 by Sen.
Funeral Services for Retired Sergeant Jesus A. Ayala
06/19/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of retired Sergeant Jesus A. Ayala #399, who passed away on June 15, 2019 at the age of 67.  (Ret.) Sergeant Ayala served with the El Paso Police Department for 25+ years, from May 1974 until his retirement in July of 1999.   Funeral Services for (Ret.) Sergeant Jesus A.
Anti-worker NLRB Decision Shows Need for Reform
06/19/19 - Teamsters Local 355
June 19, 2019 | UNION RIGHTS | The rollback of union rights in favor of big business continues. Last week, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) handed down a ruling that allows companies to bar non-employee union representatives access to public spaces on their property, overturning nearly four decades of precedent.
IBEW 21 - LC 911 Tentative Agreement Article by Article Highlights
06/19/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 – On June 11, 2019, IBEW 21 and Lake County, Indiana 911 Center representatives reached a tentative agreement on a new contract covering dispatchers working at the Lake County Indiana Emergency Call Center. This update contains highlights of the article by article changes.  When available more information will be posted on ibew21.org
Vital Decisions Living Well Program
06/19/19 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
Our program is geared for individuals experiencing changes in their health. We provide a Specialist as your personal guide who is focused on understanding what is most important to you in terms of your healthcare decisions. The goal is to ensure that your preferences are understood, communicated to your family and medical team, and reflected in your care.
AT&T Cuts Jobs in Illinois & Northwest Indiana
06/19/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 (11:00 CST) – On Friday, June 14, 2019 AT&T announced a surplus affecting 200 employees in Illinois and Northwest Indiana. The job cuts will affect employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21). Voluntary Separation Packages (VSIPP) are available to eligible employees who are not affected by Friday’s surplus announcement as defined in Article 30.43 of our AT&T Contract. If you would like to save the job of someone whose job is at risk, please consider turning in your VSIPP application today. If you are interested, contact your manager. You must electronically file for a VSIPP today by 5 p.m. (CST) Wednesday, June 19, 2019. The announced surpluses affecting IBEW Local 21 members are as follows:
50-50 Raffle Winner
06/18/19 - Teamsters Local 776
As is the custom at Local 776 events, tickets were sold throughout the day for a 50-50 drawing...
State of the Rail Workforce
06/18/19 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen President Jerry C. Boles, as well as SMART Transportation President John Previsich; BLET National President Dennis R. Pierce; Assistant to the President, Directing General Chairman, IAM District Lodge 19, Andrew W. Sandberg; President Amtrak Police Fraternal Order of Police Labor Committee, William Gonzalez; Federal Railroad Administration, Administer, Ronald L.
Lake County Captains Discount Tickets - 2019
06/18/19 - Teamsters Local Union No. 436
Please click on the link below for additional information regarding Lake COunty Captains game nights available on July 20th, August 2nd and August 24, 2019. You will also need to contact the Teamsters Local 436 Union Hall at 216-328-1833 and you will be given the log-in code for the ability to purchase online tickets once your membership has been verified.
6/18/19 - VOT Bargaining Update
06/18/19 - Communications Workers of America Local 3181
The CWA Bargaining Team met today with the Village of Tequesta to begin the bargaining prosess.  The next bargaining session is set for Thursday, July 11th at 10:00 a.m. at the Village of Tequesta.  We will keep you informed as we go.
Congress Has Never Let the Minimum Wage Erode for This Long
06/18/19 - Teamsters local 570
June 18, 2019 | WAGES | June 16th marked the longest period in history without an increase in the federal minimum wage. The last time Congress passed an increase was in May 2007, when it legislated that the minimum wage be raised to $7.25 per hour on July 24, 2009. Since it was first established in 1938, Congress has never let the minimum wage go unchanged for so long.
KELBY COSTNER TICKETS
06/18/19 - Teamsters Local 71
The Local Uinon has 6 tickets for the Kelby Costner and Special Guest concert on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at the Cabarrus Arena in Concord, NC. The Charlotte Fire Fighters Association is sponsoring this event. Please contact the Local Union if you are interested in going.
2019 SCHOLARHIP WINNERS
06/18/19 - Teamsters Local 71
Congratulations to Gracie Rackcliff, daughter of Donnie Rackcliff, driver at USF Holland in Charlotte, NC. Gracie graduated from Piedmont High School in Monroe, NC and will be attending Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA. Gracie is a member of First Baptist Church in Marshville, NC where she sings in the church choir, works in the nursery and has gone on multiple mission trips.
A call to action!
06/18/19 - CWA Local 2222
Congressman Bobby Scott & US Senator Sherrod  Brown have introduced legislation in both the US House of Representatives and  US Senate that is fighting to Protect Workers Rights to Organize and form a Union.  We need to contact our Representatives and Senators to ask that they support and co-sponsor this legislation.  (HR 2474/S1306).
Alternate AMFA – ASA ASAP ERC Representative Election Results
06/18/19 - AMFA
June 18, 2019 -- The votes for the Alternate AMFA – Alaska Airlines (AS) Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) Event Review Committee (ERC) Representative Election were tallied on June 18, 2019. Votes for this election were counted and certified by ElectionBuddy, and the results are as follows...
Alternate AMFA – SWA ASAP ERC Representative Election Results
06/18/19 - AMFA
June 18, 2019 -- The votes for the Alternate AMFA – Southwest Airlines (SWA) Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) Event Review Committee (ERC) Representative Election were tallied on June 18, 2019. Votes for this election were counted and certified by ElectionBuddy, and the results are as follows...
Congress Has Never Let the Minimum Wage Erode for This Long
06/18/19 - Teamsters Local 355
June 18, 2019 | WAGES | June 16th marked the longest period in history without an increase in the federal minimum wage. The last time Congress passed an increase was in May 2007, when it legislated that the minimum wage be raised to $7.25 per hour on July 24, 2009. Since it was first established in 1938, Congress has never let the minimum wage go unchanged for so long.
Congress Has Never Let the Minimum Wage Erode for This Long
06/18/19 - Teamsters Local 992
June 18, 2019 | WAGES | June 16th marked the longest period in history without an increase in the federal minimum wage. The last time Congress passed an increase was in May 2007, when it legislated that the minimum wage be raised to $7.25 per hour on July 24, 2009. Since it was first established in 1938, Congress has never let the minimum wage go unchanged for so long.
Joint Council 94 Endorses Andy Beshear for Governor
06/18/19 - Teamsters Local 89
TEAMSTERS JOINT COUNCIL 94 ENDORSES ANDY BESHEAR FOR KENTUCKY GOVERNOR Louisville, Kentucky – June 18th, 2019: Teamsters Joint Council 94 today announced that they would be endorsing Andy Beshear for Governor of Kentucky. The election will be held on Tuesday, November 5th, and will pit Beshear against incumbent Governor Matt Bevin.
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