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Ratification Bonus
08/06/22 - CWA Local 1123
ATTN Verizon Members: The Ratification Bonus will be paid out on Friday August 12th in a separate check.
After Pressure, Management Sets Retroactive Pay Date!
08/06/22 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
Last week we announced the APWU was preparing collective actions in response to the unacceptable delay in retroactive payments won in the 2021-2024 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). Today, after concerted struggles with postal management, management has finally provided the union with firm dates the payments will be received by postal workers in APWU-represented crafts.
RETRO PAYDATES
08/05/22 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
After Pressure, Management Sets Retroactive Pay Date! August 5, 2022 Share this article Last week we announced the APWU was preparing collective actions in response to the unacceptable delay in retroactive payments won in the 2021-2024 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).
Solidary Night
08/05/22 - IBEW Local 191
AquaSox game Thursday August 18th @ 7:05pm We have free tickets at the Marysville Hall.
IBEW - AT&T Work From Home Agreements Extended to 3/31/23
08/05/22 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
An agreement has been reached between our Union and AT&T to extend the Work From Home Agreements for IBEW members until March 31, 2023. This extension applies to all IBEW members working under all IBEW – AT&T Contracts who have been identified as employees who are eligible to perform their job duties from home. Company management has the right to cancel the agreements at any time with a seven-day notice. Participation is at the discretion of management and is entirely voluntary on behalf of employees. It is time for your voices to be heard. Tell your manager they need to let their bosses know that their employees are unhappy with the decisions they are making. We remind all members to continue to work safely.
Teamsters Edge Closer to A National Work Stoppage at Costco
08/05/22 - Teamsters Local 570
Aug. 4, 2022 | More than 17,000 Costco Teamsters,  currently working under an expired contract, plan job actions across the country following another day of contentious negotiations for a new national contract. The Teamsters are bargaining with the company for the first time since members overwhelmingly rejected Costco's "last, best and final" contract offer in June.
EVITP Training
08/05/22 - IBEW Local 648
If anyone is interested in EVITP, please contact the JATC. This training provides certification that will be needed for the installation of charging stations that will be installed as part of the Infrastructure Bill that was passed by Congress. Union contractors and members can get ahead of the curve by getting this training now. The training is a self-guided, online course.
ATTM WFH Extension
08/05/22 - CWA Local 2222
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UPS Contract Kickoff!
08/05/22 - Teamsters Local 776
Teamsters Local 776, along with hundreds of other Teamster Locals across the country, began a nationwide call to action on August 1, 2022 with parking lot rallies, leafleting actions and other activities taking place at UPS centers throughout the country. With the current contract expiring in exactly one year, members are mobilizing now for the strongest possible contract in 2023.
Funtown/Splashtown
08/04/22 - National Correctional Employees Union
  The National Correctional Employees Union (NCEU) is pleased again to partner with Maine's Premier Amusement Park Funtown Splashtown USA on discount tickets for our members and their family. NCEU Members can access the discount ticket option by visiting the Funtown Splashtown website on the flyer and clicking on the group tab at the top of the page.
Union-made Electric Postal Vehicle Rally August 9th and Other Campaign Updates
08/04/22 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
We are very excited that the campaign for union-made postal electric vehicles is gaining momentum.   The Postal Service has been responding to our collective pressure and has increased the percentage of new EVs under the Oshkosh Defense Contract from 10%, then 20%, and now 40%, but it's time to keep pushing.
August General Membership Meeting Notice.
08/04/22 - IATSE Local 33
The next General Membership Meeting will be taking place on August 14, 2022 and begins at 9:00 am at the local office. The Meeting Notice is embedded and attached for your review. @media only screen and (max-width: 730px){ .pdfview{height:500px .
Teamsters Local 231 Membership Appreciation Picnic Was a Huge Success
08/04/22 - Teamsters Local 231
Teamsters Local 231 members and their families turned out for a great day of food, games, and comradery on July 30th. Over 400 people attended the picnic at Camp Lutherwood on Lake Samish. The warm weather made swimming, canoeing, and kayaking favorite activities for all ages, and the bounce-house with slide was a huge hit with the little ones the entire day.
TSA Directive Bulletin Board w QR Code
08/04/22 - TWU Local 513
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IBEW – AT&T CORE 2022 Tentative Agreement Article Summary
08/04/22 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW – AT&T CORE 2022 Tentative Agreement Article Summary August 4, 2022 - Earlier this week, the IBEW SCT-3 announced a new tentative agreement was reached with AT&T. This update contains more information on changes made to articles, appendixes, memorandums and letters.  More information and a contract overview will be provided at the August IBEW Local 21 Union meetings.
Batter Up!
08/04/22 - Teamsters Local 776
It's summertime, time for baseball! Come on out to see the Harrisburg Senators and York Revolution play ball! Full details are below: Play Ball.
YouTube Theater: Load-Out Parking Permit for 08/04/2022
08/03/22 - IATSE Local 33
Brothers, Sisters & Kin: If you working the Load-Out @ YouTube Theater please present this parking permit at the front gate.
YouTube Theater: Load-In Parking Permit for 08/04/2022
08/03/22 - IATSE Local 33
Brothers, Sisters & Kin: Please present this parking permit at the front gate for 08/04/2022 load-in @ YouTube Theater.
Death Of Member Mark Peters, Jr.
08/03/22 - IBEW Local 648
Brother Mark C. Peters, Jr., passed away on Monday, August 1, 2022.  Born on December 16, 1952, Mark was a 1972 graduate of Badin High School, and has been a member of IBEW Local 648 since 1978.  A service will be held on Saturday, August 6, 2022, at 11:00 am at The Presbyterian Church with Dr. John Lewis officiating. The IBEW Services will begin at 10:45 a.m.
NLRB Dismisses Starbucks Charge Against Union Organizing
08/03/22 - Teamsters Local 355
Aug. 3, 2022 | NLRB | The National Labor Relations Board has dismissed a charge Starbucks filed against union organizers in Phoenix, saying there was not enough evidence that pro-union workers blocked store entrances or intimidated customers during a spring rally. Seattle-based Starbucks filed the charge with the labor board in April. The company contended that pro-union workers violated U.S.
Volunteer at NW Art & Air Festival
08/03/22 - IBEW 280
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Workers Wages Continue to Climb, But Not as Fast As Inflation
08/03/22 - Teamsters Local 992
Aug. 3, 2022 | ECONOMY | […] The data shows that people are really falling behind, said Jason Furman, an economics professor at Harvard University and former chair of the Council of Economic Advisers in the Obama administration. "And they're falling behind, not because wage growth is slowing, but because price growth is so high," Furman said.
NLRB Dismisses Starbucks Charge Against Union Organizing
08/03/22 - Teamsters Local 992
Aug. 3, 2022 | NLRB | The National Labor Relations Board has dismissed a charge Starbucks filed against union organizers in Phoenix, saying there was not enough evidence that pro-union workers blocked store entrances or intimidated customers during a spring rally. Seattle-based Starbucks filed the charge with the labor board in April. The company contended that pro-union workers violated U.S.
Teamsters Praise New Fed Agreements Meant to Beef Up Antitrust Law Enforcement
08/03/22 - Teamsters Local 570
Aug. 3, 2022 | NLRB | The Teamsters applaud the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for entering into agreements with two federal agencies to improve enforcement of antitrust law, promote fair standards of marketplace competition, and advance workers’ rights. The NLRB recently reached separate memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with the U.S.
Interview with APWU Presidential Candidates
08/03/22 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
http://www.mpwu.com/elections/meetingthecandidates.
Union Meeting
08/02/22 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
          UNION MEETING            MONDAY, September 26, 2022      UNION HALL 9:00 AM In accordance with Article XV of the Constitution and Bylaws of the Queens Area Local, APWU, nominations for office shall be opened and closed at the September 26, 2022 meeting.
Teamsters, UNITE HERE Partner to Protect Pensions
08/02/22 - Teamsters Local 355
Aug. 2, 2022 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | In response to private equity’s growing encroachment into the retirement services industry, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and  UNITE HERE have announced an alliance to strengthen the protection of pension benefits.
Labor Day Picnic - See You There!
08/02/22 - Communications Workers of America Local 3181
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UPS Contract Campaign Kick Off Week
08/02/22 - Teamsters Local 162
This week Teamsters across the country are participating in a call to action week to kick off the UPS Contract Campaign and celebrate the 25th anniversary of the UPS Strike of 1997.
UPS Contract Kick Off
08/02/22 - Teamsters Local 231
Teamsters Local 231, along with UPS Teamsters across the nation, are out this week kicking off the campaign for a strong contract in 2023.
Resurgence of Unions in Maryland and Beyond Just What U.S. Middle Class Needs
08/01/22 - Teamsters Local 570
Aug. 1, 2022 | COMMENTARY | What do the Starbucks in Mount Vernon, the Apple store in Towson Town Center, MOM’s Organic Market in Hampden, the Baltimore Museum of Art, and the Maryland Institute College of Art have in common? Employees at each have voted to form or join a union in recent months.
Resurgence of Unions in Maryland and Beyond Just What U.S. Middle Class Needs
08/01/22 - Teamsters Local 355
Aug. 1, 2022 | COMMENTARY | What do the Starbucks in Mount Vernon, the Apple store in Towson Town Center, MOM’s Organic Market in Hampden, the Baltimore Museum of Art, and the Maryland Institute College of Art have in common? Employees at each have voted to form or join a union in recent months.
IBEW – AT&T Tentative Agreement Highlights
08/01/22 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Monday, August 1, 2022 - 5:20pm (CDT) - The IBEW System Council T-3 (SCT-3) and AT&T reached a tentative agreement on a new 5 year contract covering approximately 3,000 IBEW union members working for the company nationwide, primarily in Illinois and Northwest Indiana. The new deal will increase wages by 16.5% plus a COLA which is based on next year’s inflation rate. This equates to a cumulative wage increase of 17.6% over the term of the contract, plus the COLA adjustment. The contract also includes retroactive pay, yearly company provided pension increases, medical benefit cost controls with modest monthly contribution increases, the recognition of Martin Luther King Jr as a holiday and the agreement addresses job security concerns of members in at risk job titles. All other key language in the collective bargaining agreement was also retained.
Resurgence of Unions in Maryland and Beyond Just What U.S. Middle Class Needs
08/01/22 - Teamsters Local 992
Aug. 1, 2022 | COMMENTARY | What do the Starbucks in Mount Vernon, the Apple store in Towson Town Center, MOM’s Organic Market in Hampden, the Baltimore Museum of Art, and the Maryland Institute College of Art have in common? Employees at each have voted to form or join a union in recent months.
PSEs extra 50 cents per hour
08/01/22 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
PSEs extra 50 cents per hour As you are all aware, the Postal Service had failed to program the additional 50 cents per hour for the PSEs. The Postal Service had informed me that they had found the problem and that the extra 50 cents would start being paid on July 30, 2022 (pay period 17-2022).
New UPS Teamster App Now Available 
07/31/22 - Teamsters Local 492
 New UPS Teamster App Now Available  UPS Teamsters are united in our fight for a strong contract in 2023. Fighting for a strong Teamster contract at UPS is a battle for job security, more full-time jobs, and a better life for workers across America. UPS Teamsters have been working PEAK hours for more than two years straight. And UPS profits increased $11.2 billion.
The Battle for Retroactive Pay is On!
07/31/22 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
This is an important update on our retroactive pay from the 2021-24 contract and a call to action on securing your hard-earned pay at the earliest possible date. The terms of the new 2021-2024 Collective Bargaining Agreement between the Postal Service and the American Postal Workers Union were ratified by the APWU members on February 28, 2022.
Victory at Fire King
07/30/22 - Teamsters Local 89
Today Teamsters Local 89 members at Fire King in New Albany, Indiana voted unanimously to ratify a new five-year agreement with their employer, bringing their twelve-week strike to a close with a resounding victory.
PSE PAY UPDATE 07/30/2022
07/30/22 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
UPDATE FROM Charlie Cash APWU Subject: PSEs extra 50 cents per hour As you are all aware, the Postal Service had failed to program the additional 50 cents per hour for the PSEs. The Postal Service had informed me that they had found the problem and that the extra 50 cents would start being paid on July 30, 2022 (pay period 17-2022).
IBEW and AT&T Reach New 5 Year Agreement
07/30/22 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Saturday, July 30, 2022 - 12:01pm (CDT) – This morning at 3:25 am, the IBEW System Council T-3 (SCT-3) and AT&T reached a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract covering approximately 3,000 union members working for the company nationwide primarily in Illinois and Northwest Indiana for the contract that has been extended since June 25, 2022. The new five (5) year contract includes compounded wage increases that deal with rising inflation rates while controlling benefit cost increases. Many contract language improvements across various job titles have been negotiated as well as job protections for members who could be affected by changes in our rapidly evolving industry.
Verizon Contract Extensions Ratified
07/29/22 - Communications Workers of America Local 1107
We are pleased to announce that the members have overwhelmingly ratified the contract extensions at Verizon and Verizon Wireless. Members represented by CWA in Mid-Atlantic and IBEW Northeast and Mid-Atlantic have also ratified their agreements. The agreements will extend the contracts through August 1, 2026.
AT&T Contract Ratified
07/29/22 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
CWA members have voted to ratify a new four-year Agreement covering 12,000 AT&T Mobility workers under the Orange Contract. Congratulations on a hard-fought contract! The new Orange contract offers adjustments for inflation, adds parental leave, limits mandatory overtime, extends job security protections, curtails the outsourcing of jobs to third party retailers, and much more.
Message from Vice President Trainor regarding Verizon contract extension
07/29/22 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
I am pleased to announce that the members have overwhelmingly ratified the contract extensions at Verizon and Verizon Wireless. Members represented by CWA in Mid-Atlantic and IBEW Northeast and Mid-Atlantic have also ratified their agreements.
Republicans Introduce a Bill to Make Feds At-Will Employees
07/29/22 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
'There Needs to Be a Reckoning': Republicans Introduce a Bill to Make Feds At-Will Employees The legislation, along with recent talk of a renewed effort to implement Schedule F, makes clear that a “major assault” on the federal civil service is coming, regardless of who the next Republican presidential nominee will be.
Week Ending 07/29/2022
07/29/22 - Teamsters Local 570
  • Can you believe my damned union?!?    • Unions could succeed where Senate Democrats fail   • The best $180 I ever spent: My union fees   • Need some good news.
Week Ending 07/29/2022
07/29/22 - Teamsters Local 355
  • Can you believe my damned union?!?    • Unions could succeed where Senate Democrats fail   • The best $180 I ever spent: My union fees   • Need some good news.
The Battle for Retroactive Pay is On!
07/29/22 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
The Battle for Retroactive Pay is On!  This is an important update on our retroactive pay from the 2021-24 contract and a call to action on securing your hard-earned pay at the earliest possible date. for more info on the retro pay see  2021 CONTRACT INFORMATION TAB ON THE LEFT.
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