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    2 cities unite to honor Las Cruces Police Officer Jonah Hernandez at El Paso funeral
    02/22/24 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The cities of El Paso and Las Cruces come together as grieving neighbors to bid farewell to a member of both communities. Family, residents and hundreds of law enforcement officers paid their last respects to Las Cruces Police Officer Jonah Hernandez, 35, on Wednesday in his hometown of El Paso. Officer Hernandez was killed in the line of duty on Feb.
    Production updates Feb 22
    02/22/24 - UAW Local 602
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    GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING DATES
    02/22/24 - Teamsters Local 745
    GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING DATES                   Starting at 10:00 AM If you are being initiated you must arrive no later than 9:50 A.M.
    Please complete our Survey for LICENSED PROVIDER for Health Insurance Work Group
    02/22/24 - AFSCME Local 132
    Use the link to take the survey -- we need at least 250 providers to take this survey. Our securing  health insurance for all of us DEPENDS ON YOU COMPLETING THIS SURVEY! Our future depends on YOU completing this survey. If providers don't step up, we might lose this valuable opportunity.
    TOWN HALL MEETING/AMP
    02/21/24 - South Shore Area Local #3844
    February 21, 2024 Brothers and Sisters, Management gave a stand-up service talk yesterday 2/20/2024. If you did not receive this talk, then you should familiarize yourself with it. The Service talk is posted on the union board for all to read. What does this mean to YOU.
    Attention Pepsi and Swire Members
    02/20/24 - Teamsters Local 162
    Attention Pepsi Members Pepsi Proposal Development Meeting: For Local 162 members employed at Pepsi. Sunday, February 25th, at 9:00 AM at Joe Edgar Union Hall.  Attention Swire Coca-Cola Members Swire Coca-Cola Proposal Development Meeting: For Local 162 members employed at Swire Coca-Cola. Sunday, February 25th, at 11:30 AM at Joe Edgar Union Hall.
    February 21, 2024 Union Meeting
    02/20/24 - AFGE Local 1647
    Local 1647 will be having our Union Meeting on Wednesday February 21, 2024 @ 6:00P.m via Zoom link listed below. If you have any questions you can contact the union office at 570-615-7789 https://afge.zoom.
    Auto Workers Threaten to Strike Again Over Local Contract Dispute
    02/20/24 - Teamsters Local 355
    Feb. 20, 2024 | ECONOMY | The United Auto Workers union [UAW]  is threatening to go on strike next week at Ford Motor Co.'s largest and most profitable factory in a dispute over local contract language. The union said Friday that nearly 9,000 workers at the Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville will strike on Feb. 23 if the local contract dispute is not resolved.
    Amazon Argues Labor Board is Unconstitutional
    02/20/24 - Teamsters Local 355
    Feb. 20, 2024 | NLRB | In the latest sign of a growing backlash within corporate America to the 88-year-old federal agency that enforces labor rights, Amazon argued in a legal filing on Thursday that the National Labor Relations Board was unconstitutional.
    Funeral Services for Las Cruces PD Fallen Officer Jonah Hernandez
    02/20/24 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association extends its deepest condolences to the family, colleagues, and friends of fallen Las Cruces Police Officer Jonah Hernandez, an El Paso native. Our sincere thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Officer Jonah Hernandez and to the entire Las Cruces community.
    Central MA AFL-CIO Scholarships
    02/19/24 - IBEW local 2325
    Please see the Central Massachusetts AFL-CIO scholorships information below @media only screen and (max-width: 730px){ .pdfview{height:500px .
    Attention Local 162 Members...UPS Change of Operations Portland's Swan Island Day Sort
    02/17/24 - Teamsters Local 162
    Attention Local 162 Members at UPS...Swan Island Day Sort Change of Operations By Ben Vedus, Business Agent & Mark Davison, Local 162 President The Union has received a written change of operations notice that UPS intends on permanently closing the day sort shift/operation at the Swan Island facility in Portland and ceasing all operations on that sort/shift on or about April 18, 2024.
    Attention Local 162 Members at UPS...Swan Island Day Sort Change of Operations
    02/17/24 - Teamsters Local 162
    Attention Local 162 Members at UPS.
    Attention Local 162 Members at UPS
    02/17/24 - Teamsters Local 162
    By Ben Vedus, Business Agent & Mark Davison, Local 162 President The Union has received a written change of operations notice that UPS intends on permanently closing the day sort shift/operation at the Swan Island facility in Portland and ceasing all operations on that sort/shift on or about April 18, 2024.
    Bellingham Office Closed 2/20-2/23
    02/17/24 - IBEW Local 191
    The Bellingham Office will be Closed Tuesday 2-20 (after dispatch) through Friday 2-23.  Please call the main office in Marysville during this time.
    Link to DELC Survey of Licensed Family Child Care Providers about RF and CF Rules
    02/16/24 - AFSCME Local 132
    DELC Feedback on Rules Link: https://delc.jotform.com/233554321706048 or for all rules AND the survey https://www.oregon.gov/delc/providers/pages/child-care-rules.
    CONTRACT 2024
    02/16/24 - International Association of Heat & Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Local 7
    Brothers and Sisters, President Anderson will be appointing a negotiation committee at the March 8, 2024, Regular Union Meeting. Bring ideas to that meeting or click on links to review the CBA/Table A and feel free to follow the link to submit changes for consideration.
    Week Ending 2/16/2024
    02/16/24 - Teamsters Local 355
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    We Are KC Strong Fundraiser
    02/16/24 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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    Local 6 member fighitng panceratic cancer.
    02/16/24 - IBEW Local 6
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    02/16/24 - IBEW Local 6
    Local 6 Member at SFMTA can use some help.
    IBEW Local 266 Cornhole Tournament
    02/16/24 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
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    100th Anniversary History Book
    02/16/24 - IUEC Local 71
    100th Anniversary History Book Digital Copy
    Local 150 Sacramento Kings Event
    02/16/24 - Teamsters Local 150
    All Local 150 members are invited to purchase Sacramento Kings Vs. Portland Trail Blazers on April 14, 2024. These discounted tickets will be on sale to all members on Tuesday, February 20th. 
    WIN Dropkick Murphy's Concert tickets
    02/16/24 - IBEW local 2325
    Help spread the word!  Sign up on the website to receive email blasts from the union hall and earn an entry to win one of five sets of tickets to the Drop Kick Murphy's concert on March 15th. If you already receive IBEW 2325 email blasts and you're a member in good standing, you're automatically entered to win.
    Letter To Representative Dean
    02/16/24 - Pennsylvania State Lodge FOP
    The Honorable Madeleine Dean U.S. House of Representatives 150 Canon House Office Bldg. Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Representative Dean, I am writing on behalf of the Fraternal Order of Police, Pennsylvania Lodge representing 40,000 active and retired law enforcement officers in Pennsylvania. We are the largest delegation of members in the United States.
    Michigan Repeals So-Called ‘Right to Work’ Law
    02/15/24 - Teamsters Local 355
    Feb. 15, 2024 | MOBILIZING | Originally acted in 2012 by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, the law allowed union workers to opt out of paying dues but still receive union representation. The state is the first state in 58 years to repeal a so-called right-to-work law. Now, all members of a union can be required to pay for the cost of representation at the bargaining table.
    Member Help Needed !!
    02/15/24 - CWA Local 2222
    My name is Michelle Tyler, an EA out of Alexandria Va and a CWA member of Local 2222. My nephew D’Angelo Niler is also a fellow CWA member of Local 2336, as a FIOS Technician out of the Barry Rd Garage in DC.On Mon Feb 12th, 2024 at approximately 9 a.m. in Welcome Md.
    TEAMSTERS VIP+ VOLUNTARY INCOME PROTECTION PLUS PLAN
    02/14/24 - Teamsters Local 492
    We are pleased to announce a new Teamster Privilege voluntary benefit for Teamster members that provides additional financial protection if they can't work due to illness, injury or loss of DOT certification because of a medical condition.
    Unions Are Still in Fashion
    02/14/24 - Teamsters Local 355
    Feb. 14, 2024 | TRENDS | The first thing most people think about when they hear the word “fashion” isn’t labor unions. Likewise, when people hear about labor unions, they normally don’t think about fashion. Yet, the two are inextricably connected via one key link: working-class people. .
    Letter To Representative Scanlon
    02/14/24 - Pennsylvania State Lodge FOP
    The Honorable Mary Gay Scanlon U.S. House of Representatives 1227 Longworth House Office Bldg. Washington, D.C.
    PRESIDENT SUSLAK REPORTS
    02/14/24 - QUEENS AREA LOCAL 1022 AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION
    Fifth COLA Increase Announced In accordance with the 2021-2024 Collective Bar­gaining Agreement, career employees represented by the APWU will receive a $0.17 per hour cost-of-living adjustment (COLA), effective March 9, 2024.
    The Shriner Circus is Coming!
    02/13/24 - Teamsters Local 776
    The Circus is coming to town! And Local 776 has tickets for you! The Local Union has purchased 100 adult tickets and 100 children's tickets. The tickets can be picked up at the Camp Hill or York Union Hall during normal business hours. Don’t delay; tickets are on a first come first served basis.
    5th COLA
    02/13/24 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    Fifth COLA Increase Announced February 13, 2024 Share this article In accordance with the 2021-2024 Collective Bar­gaining Agreement, career employees represented by the APWU will receive a $0.17 per hour cost-of-living adjustment (COLA), effective March 9, 2024.
    Ann Gallagher Memorial Scholarship
    02/13/24 - Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 44
    The Ann Gallagher Memorial Scholarship for 2024 Amount of Scholarship: $1,000.
    Las Cruces police officer killed in stabbing, suspected attacker shot dead
    02/13/24 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    A Las Cruces Police Department patrol officer was killed, and the suspected attacker was shot to death by a citizen bystander. Officer Jonah Hernandez, 35, died from a stab wound while responding to a trespassing call on Feb. 11. Hernandez, who is from El Paso and has been with LCPD for two years, leaves behind a wife and two sons, ages 10 and 2.
    Billionaires Use Courts to Target the Freedom to Join Unions
    02/13/24 - Teamsters Local 355
    Feb. 13, 2024 | UNIONS | The right to unionize, a cornerstone of worker rights and economic empowerment, faces an unprecedented assault through a multi-pronged legal attack orchestrated by corporations, conservative groups, and anti-union law firms.
    TForce Freight – Article 44 Rail & Subcontracting Update
    02/12/24 - Teamsters Local 492
    TForce Freight – Article 44 Rail & Subcontracting Update The IBT has reviewed the monthly filing by TForce Freight to TNFINC and pursuant to the requirements of the 2023-2028 National Master TForce Freight Agreement’s Article 44. TForce Freight’s for the month of January 2024 was 43.44%, which is under the 45.8% limit as of January 31, 2024.
    NLRB Rules Athletes in College Sports Can Organize
    02/12/24 - Teamsters Local 355
    Feb. 12, 2024 | ORGANIZING | A landmark ruling may change college sports forever. On Feb. 5, the NLRB ruled that basketball players at Dartmouth College are school employees. That means they can hold a union election. If that happens, it would be the first union of athletes in college sports.
    SUPPLEMENTAL BOOKS
    02/12/24 - IBEW Local 387
    The supplemental books will be open on Saturday, April 6th from 7am-3pm.
    Edward Brennan, Jr Former APWU National PPA Secretary-Treasurer passes.
    02/12/24 - American Postal Workers Union National Postal Press Association
    Subject: Edward J. Brennan Jr ? 1936 Edward 2024 Edward J. Brennan Jr. June 9, 1936 — February 7, 2024 St. Charles, Missouri Edward J. Brennan Jr., age 87, of St. Charles, passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2024. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri on June 9, 1936, to Edward J. and Dorothy Brennan (nee Breer).
    Our International Response to Bullying Tactics
    02/12/24 - District Council 4
    Recently, the IBT has sent out another mailing claiming to be undefeated against the PPPWU. What they don’t say is the truth. While we have lost a few  shops, the Teamsters have completely failed in their attempts to destroy the PPPWU despite spending hundreds of thousands of their members’ dues money in their losing effort.
    El Paso law enforcement and Make-A-Wish fulfill 7-year-old's Disney dream
    02/12/24 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    Two El Paso law enforcement agencies partnered up to help make a 7-year-old battling a brain tumor's dream come true. On Sunday, El Paso Police and Sheriff's Officers Associations teamed up with the Make-A-Wish Foundation and escorted little Natalie, her parents and her brother to the airport where they boarded a plane bound for Disney World.
    Region 1D 2024 Bowling Tournament
    02/12/24 - UAW Local 4911
    Region 1D 2024 Bowling Tournament
    Las Cruces PD Officer Jonah Hernandez Killed in the Line of Duty
    02/12/24 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association extends its deepest condolences to the family, colleagues, and friends of Las Cruces, New Mexico Police Officer Jonah Hernandez. He was killed Sunday afternoon, February 11, 2024, in the line of duty after responding to a trespassing call. Fallen Officer Hernandez, who is from El Paso, had been with the LCPD for two years.
    AMFA-Horizon Air Negotiations Update #2
    02/12/24 - AMFA
    February 12, 2024 -- AMFA and Horizon Air met in Seattle, WA on February 5-7, 2024, to begin work in earnest towards a successor CBA.
    Week Ending 2/9/2024
    02/09/24 - Teamsters Local 355
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