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    “What I Want for Me, I Want for You…”
    01/25/21 - Teamsters Local 355
    Jan. 25, 2021 | STRIKES | The 1,400 [Teamster] workers at Hunts Point Market [New York City], the largest produce distribution market in the country, went on strike the night of Sunday, January 17. They walked out of the warehouse to win a better contract after risking their lives as essential workers since the beginning of the pandemic.
    UPS Freight Sale
    01/25/21 - Teamsters Local 776
    UPS has announced the sale of UPS Freight to TFI International, Inc. Full....
    James R. Hoffa Scholarship
    01/25/21 - Teamsters Local Union No. 91
    Teamsters Local Union No. 91 reminds all Members and their families about the James R. Hoffa Scholarship Fund.  The Scholarship Fund is available to our Members and their families while pursuing their educational goals.  Local 91 encourages our Members to explore the possibilities.
    Blood Drive at the Westside Regional Command Center
    01/25/21 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association encourages its members to participate in a blood drive being held by Vitalant at the Westside Regional Command Center on Friday, January 29, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The blood drive will take place in Vitalant's Blood Mobile.
    UPS Freight-TFI Purchase
    01/25/21 - Teamsters Local 492
    1/25/2021 - UPS Freight-TFI Purchase Please see below the following information that was received today from UPS Freight. As you may know, UPS Freight has entered into an agreement by which TForce Freight, Inc. (an affiliate of TFI International Inc.
    WorkBrain CHANGES!
    01/25/21 - TWU Local 513
    Today is the implementation day for WorkBrain; Please get educated with how WorkBrain operates, and check your schedule daily, this is your salary! Workbrain pays to the minute, If you clock out 3 minutes early, the company will NOT pay for those 3 minutes.
    THE ANN GALLAGHER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR 2021
    01/24/21 - IBEW Local 191
    Your son or daughter could get a scholarship.
    Kroger Negotiations Update 29
    01/23/21 - UFCW Local 455
    We want to provide you with some health and safety news. After meeting with Kroger on January 21st to continue contract negotiations, Kroger informed us— only after we asked about whether any Kroger workers have died due to this exploding pandemic— that two Houston Kroger workers have in fact died and one worker was recently in the ICU due to COVID.
    Weekly News Wrap-Up: 1/22/2021
    01/22/21 - Teamsters Local 570
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    School Bus, Transit Workers Are High Priority for Covid-19 Vaccine
    01/22/21 - Teamsters Local 570
    Jan. 22, 2021  | “The vaccination of frontline workers is essential to their protection and the protection of the public at-large,” said Rick Middleton, Secretary-Treasurer of Teamsters Local 572 and Director of the Teamsters Passenger Transportation Division in a statement issued today.
    Biden Tells OSHA to Issue New Covid-19 Guidance to Employers
    01/22/21 - Teamsters Local 355
    Jan. 22, 2021 | HEALTH & SAFETY | President Biden directed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Thursday to release new guidance to employers on protecting workers from Covid-19.
    Biden Tells OSHA to Issue New Covid-19 Guidance to Employers
    01/22/21 - Teamsters Local 992
    Jan. 22, 2021 | SAFETY & HEALTH | President Biden directed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Thursday to release new guidance to employers on protecting workers from Covid-19. In one of 10 executive orders that he signed Thursday, the president asked the agency to step up enforcement of existing rules to help stop the spread of the coronavirus in the workplace….
    Pay Dates For Orange Mobility Contract Extension
    01/22/21 - CWA Local 2222
    Hi Everyone - Below are the dates that Mobility employees in the Orange CBA will see the 2.5% GWI negotiated with the Orange extension: Orange GWI of 2.5% is effective 2/13/2021     Pay period cycle of 1/31/2021 to 2/13/2021  If an employee works on 2/13/2021 they will have a 2.
    Frontier Work From Home Renewal
    01/22/21 - CWA Local 2222
    January 21, 2021 Lee Perry Administrative Director, CWA District 2-13 Re: COVID-19 Work At Home-Fourth Renewal Dear Lee, As a result of the current COVID-19 outbreak, through the end of April 2021, certain eligible employees shall be entitled to work at home on a voluntary basis.
    Verizon Covid Administrative Changes
    01/22/21 - CWA Local 2222
    Subject: COVID Administrative Changes   ? Ed:  Below are administrative changes I referenced last week.  These changes will be fully implemented by Monday 1/25.  Please let me know if you have any questions.  Thanks!    1, Shorten 72 hour lookback on symptoms to 48 hours in the Return to Office tool (RTO).
    Verizon Work At Home Renewal
    01/22/21 - CWA Local 2222
    January 11, 2021 Mr. Mike Davis Administrative Director CWA District 2-13 230 S. Broad Street, Floor 19 Philadelphia, PA 19102 Re: COVID-19 Work At Home –Renewal Dear Mike, Thomas J.
    Verizon Home Garaging Renewal
    01/22/21 - CWA Local 2222
    January 21, 2021 Mr. Mike Davis Administrative Director CWA District 2-13 230 S. Broad Street, Floor 19 Philadelphia, PA 19102 Re: COVID-19 Home Garaging - Renewal Dear Mike, Thomas J.
    Support UNM Graduate Workers Right to Organize
    01/22/21 - New Mexico Hospital Workers Union
    Thanks for signing the petition. Now, can you spread the word to keep up our momentum? Click here to share this petition on Facebook. Click here to share this petition on Twitter. Or you can send your friends this link: https://actionnetwork.org/petitions/sign-the-petition-unm-should-recognize-graduate-workers-right-to-unionize.
    Verizon Home Garaging and Working From Home Agreements Extended
    01/22/21 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
    The working from home agreement between CWA and Verizon has been extended to April 30, 2021. The garaging from home agreement has been extended as well until February 28, 2021.
    Hoffa: President Biden Takes Correct Step in Firing NLRB General Counsel
    01/22/21 - Teamsters Local 888
    Jan. 21, 2021 | NLRB | "The Teamsters were pleased to see President Joe Biden wasted little time in terminating the NLRB’s general counsel, an anti-union attorney who chose not to honor the traditional protocol of submitting his resignation to the incoming Biden administration. U.S. workers deserve to have an NLRB that will give them a fair shake.
    Teamsters Pressure Democrats Ahead of Inauguration
    01/22/21 - Teamsters Local 888
    Jan. 19, 2021 | U.S. LABOR | The 1.4-million-member International Brotherhood of Teamsters is hoping to remind Biden — and the Democratic leaders now in control of Congress — of the union’s priorities. It plans to launch a grassroots “Build Back Stronger” campaign today to push for seven pages of policy changes that organized labor has been seeking for years.
    Solidarity at DHL
    01/21/21 - Teamsters Local 776
    On Friday January 15, 2021, Local 776 President Ed Thompson responded to a request from Teamsters Local 107....
    Work at Home / Home Garaging extensions
    01/21/21 - CWA Local 1123
    Verizon Members: Work at Home extended through 4/30/2021! Home Garaging extended through 2/28/2021! Please check out the Contracts/ Loa's section for the new extensions.
    Office Closure
    01/21/21 - IBEW Local 551
    Our office is currently not open for walk ins.  All communication is by phone, email, and text.  To assure that you will receive all notices please keep your address, email, and phone number up to date.  To update you can go to "Contact Us" on this website.
    Trump Labor Board Counsel Fired After Resisting Biden's Call for Resignation
    01/21/21 - Teamsters Local 570
    Jan. 21, 2021 | NLRB | National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Peter Robb, a Trump appointee, has been fired after refusing a request from President Joe Biden to step down from his post. Biden had asked for Robb's resignation Wednesday afternoon, shortly after the new president's inauguration, according to a White House spokesperson.
    Trumka: Marty Walsh Will Be an Exceptional Labor Secretary
    01/21/21 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    Statement from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on President-elect Joe Biden’s nomination of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh for secretary of labor:
     
    Boston Mayor Marty Walsh will be an exceptional labor secretary for the same reason he was an outstanding mayor: he carried the tools.
    Trump Labor Board Counsel Fired After Resisting Biden's Call for Resignation
    01/21/21 - Teamsters Local 355
    Jan. 21, 2021 | NLRB | National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Peter Robb, a Trump appointee, has been fired after refusing a request from President Joe Biden to step down from his post. Biden had asked for Robb's resignation Wednesday afternoon, shortly after the new president's inauguration, according to a White House spokesperson.
    Virginia Elevator Mechanic License
    01/21/21 - IUEC Local 10
    Just a reminder for all mechanics working in the State of Virginia.  I have just been told, by two different inspection companies, that the State of Virginia will soon be requiring that they put your Virginia Mechanics License number on all inspection forms.  This means anyone, doing elevator work, will need to have a Virginia License in their pocket when doing finals or annuals.
    Trump Labor Board Counsel Fired
    01/21/21 - Teamsters Local 992
    Jan. 21, 2021 | NLRB | National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Peter Robb, a Trump appointee, has been fired after refusing a request from President Joe Biden to step down from his post. Biden had asked for Robb's resignation Wednesday afternoon, shortly after the new president's inauguration, according to a White House spokesperson.
    El Paso Police Department Is Hiring
    01/21/21 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Trainee. This recruitment is for police trainees for an upcoming Police Academy class. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this position will close once a preset number of qualified applications are received.
    IBT Nomination Meeting Results
    01/21/21 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
    IBT Nomination Meeting Results Click here to download and post at jobsite.
    Current Local 32 Elections
    01/20/21 - AMFA Local 32
    Local 32 Current Nominations and Elections
    Western Washington MLA Survey
    01/20/21 - IUOE 302
    Attention Members: The Western WA MLA survey was recently mailed to all affected members for feedback and priority development.  We ask that you be on the look-out for this and please fill it out and return as soon as possible.
    AFSCME Strong Week
    01/20/21 - AFSCME Local 2067
    AFSCME Strong week is almost here! AFSCME Strong week occurs during bargaining this year so we will be celebrating with short in person and virtual bargaining briefings. Together, we are strong. We are strongest when we are informed.
    Local 458M Membership Meeting
    01/20/21 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
    Zoom Membership Meeting Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Local 458M will be hosting a virtual membership meeting via Zoom. To attend you must register (1) day before the date of the meeting. Click here to register! After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing the information you will need to join the meeting.
    2021 Wanda Waldo Memorial Scholarship Essay Info
    01/20/21 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
    2021 Wanda Waldo Memorial Scholarship Essay Contest Information for this year's essay contest is now posted under the Member Resources menu. Please login to access the details.
    Work in Seattle
    01/20/21 - International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
    Two Seattle area employers are looking for Welders, Fitters, and Riggers.
    Next Feeder Driver Class
    01/20/21 - Teamsters Local 542
    Next UPS Feeder Driver Class The next UPS Feeder Driver Class is scheduled to take place on Sunday, January 31, 2021 starting at 10:00 a.m. via zoom. You must register to attend the class. The deadline to register is Friday, January 29, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Click on the following link to register for the Feeder Driver Class:  https://zoom.us/j/96309282255.
    February 11, 2021 Union Meeting
    01/20/21 - IUEC Local 10
    We are preparing for the February 11, 2021 Union Meeting to be virtual.  We need a count on how many members will be attending online.  We are requesting you let the Hall know if you are planning to join in by Friday, February 5, 2021.  If you do not let us know that you are taking part in the meeting, then you will not be able to participate.
    Wyman Burns Award of Apperception
    01/19/21 - Communications Workers of America Local 3181
    President Rick Poulette awarded Mr. Wyman Burns an Award of Appreseation for hes outstand service to the members and the Union as the Second Vice President of CWA Local 3181.   Mr. Burns was the Second Vice President of the SLCSD CWA for many years and had desided to step down from that roll to give others a chance to step up.
    Build Back Stronger Campaign
    01/19/21 - Teamsters Local 455
    The Teamsters have officially kicked off the Build Back Stronger campaign, calling for action on an aggressive agenda that helps our members: Good Jobs, Secure Pensions and Strong Unions. It is important that we get the word out to members that we all need to be involved to deliver key victories.  Click link below for more information: http://www.teamster.
    Kroger Negotiations Update 28
    01/19/21 - UFCW Local 455
    As part of our commitment to keeping you informed about important developments, your union bargaining team, made up of your union and fellow coworkers, met with Kroger this week to resume negotiations on January 13th and 14th. Key Negotiation Updates this Week: We made clear to Kroger your growing health and safety concerns.
    Teamsters Pressure Democrats Ahead of Inauguration
    01/19/21 - Teamsters Local 570
    Jan. 19, 2021 | U.S. LABOR | The 1.4-million-member International Brotherhood of Teamsters is hoping to remind Biden — and the Democratic leaders now in control of Congress — of the union’s priorities. It plans to launch a grassroots “Build Back Stronger” campaign today to push for seven pages of policy changes that organized labor has been seeking for years.
    Teamsters Pressure Democrats Ahead of Inauguration
    01/19/21 - Teamsters Local 355
    Jan. 19, 2021 | U.S. LABOR | The 1.4-million-member International Brotherhood of Teamsters is hoping to remind Biden — and the Democratic leaders now in control of Congress — of the union’s priorities. It plans to launch a grassroots “Build Back Stronger” campaign today to push for seven pages of policy changes that organized labor has been seeking for years.
    Martin Luther King Jr., Union Man
    01/18/21 - Teamsters Local 888
    Jan. 18, 2021 | LABOR'S HEROES | If Martin Luther King Jr. still lived, he’d probably tell people to join unions. King understood racial equality was inextricably linked to economics. He asked, “What good does it do to be able to eat at a lunch counter if you can’t buy a hamburger?” Those disadvantages have persisted.
    King County Violates Worker Safety
    01/18/21 - KCPOG
    King County Police Officer’s Guild Press Release The takeover of our nation’s capital last week underscores the need to have well trained and equipped law enforcement officers to protect the public. The King County Sheriff’s Office is currently unable to adequately respond to large scale demonstrations due to lack of training and equipment.
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