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    James R. Hoffa Memorial College Student Essay
    06/01/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 677
    2017 ESSAY CONTEST James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund All Applications must be sent to the Local Union Hall for approval by June 1, 2017. 1871 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, CT 06706 (Printable applicaiton below) GOOD LUCK.
    Unions Can Reverse Racial Wedge Politics That Divide Workers
    02/22/17 - Teamsters local 570
    Feb. 20, 2017  | HEALTH & SAFETY | It went nowhere in the prior, Republican-run Congress, but House Democrats who specialize in workers’ issues have reintroduced their bill to strengthen the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
    UPS Tries Arming Its Drivers With an Octocopter Drone
    02/22/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    Feb. 22, 2017 | TECHNOLOGY | United Parcel Service Inc. sees a day when your latest purchase may be dropped off not by a brown-clad delivery driver, but by an octocopter drone. The world’s largest courier took a step closer to that future Monday launching an unmanned aerial vehicle from the roof of a UPS truck about a quarter-mile to a blueberry farm outside Tampa, Florida.
    Unions Can Reverse Racial Wedge Politics That Divide Workers
    02/22/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    Feb. 22, 2017  | THE FUTURE OF LABOR | It would be an understatement to say that the past few years of witnessing public displays of racial injustice against black and brown communities have been devastating.
    Solidarity Events! - March For Kids
    02/22/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    February 22, 2017 IBEW 21 members, retirees and their families are being asked to help spread awareness about the plight of abused, neglected and abandoned young people. Please join your IBEW 21 sisters and brothers by volunteering.  We will March for Kids to help the children served by Mercy Home. Saturday March 4th - Noon Forest Park St.
    Read On | February 2017
    02/22/17 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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    NOMINATION OF ALEXANDER ACOSTA FOR SECRETARY OF LABOR
    02/22/17 - Laborers' Local 231
    Washington, D.C. (February 18, 2017) – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – made the following statement today regarding President Donald Trump’s nomination of Alexander Acosta:
    Trump talks a lot about the ‘forgotten man,’ but so far he’s just helping Wall Street
    02/22/17 - HVALF AFL-CIO
    Donald Trump has a plan to make Apple's dividends great again. I'm talking, of course, about the administration's plans for corporate tax reform. Now, in theory, allowing companies to bring their foreign profits home at a much, much lower tax rate than they could today—as a prelude to a system where overseas earnings wouldn't be taxed at all—would bring in a flood of cash that could boost investment and jobs. In practice, though, it would probably just bring in a flood of cash that would boost investor payouts and stock prices. That, at least, is what Apple's Chief Financial Officer Luca Maestri admitted recently. Repatriating that money, he said, would give them "additional flexibility around our capital return activities."
    Donald Trump's Loud Silence on Unions
    02/22/17 - HVALF AFL-CIO
    Donald Trump traveled to a Boeing plant in South Carolina on Friday, ostensibly to poke around the company’s new jet and sit in the cockpit. But his real interest was the few thousand workers assembled in the hanger, and the television cameras behind them.
    Teamsters 89 Opposes UPS “Golf Cart” Bill – HB 404
    02/21/17 - Teamsters Local 89
    Feb 21, 2017 - House Bill 404, known as the “Golf Cart” Bill, was introduced into the Transportation Committee today in Frankfort. For those who are not aware, this bill is custom tailored for UPS to allow the company to deliver packages via golf carts in residential areas, most notably during peak season.
    CWA/PIW BARGAINING REPORT #9
    02/21/17 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
     CWA/PIW BARGAINING REPORT #9 The Union and the Company met Tuesday February 14, 2017, for another day of bargaining. The Company informed the Union that the 2016, “Annual Employee Bonus” will not be paid in 2017, because PIW missed the $1 million dollar revenue mark that triggers the bonus payout.
    Unions Fear More States Will Approve RTW Laws As Similar Bill Comes to Congress
    02/21/17 - Teamsters local 570
    Feb. 21, 2017  | RTW4LESS | A national right-to-work law has once again appeared in Congress – but unions fighting the legislation say the real threat is on the state level.
    Unions Fear More States Will Approve RTW Laws As Similar Bill Comes to Congress
    02/21/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    Feb. 21, 2017  | RTW4LESS | A national right-to-work law has once again appeared in Congress – but unions fighting the legislation say the real threat is on the state level.
    602 Vets Committee presents TM intro
    02/21/17 - Lansing Labor News
    UAW Local 602 Veterans Committee presents Transcendental Meditation “Practicing the TM technique has helped the stress and anxiety become manageable, and I can keep the lid on the jar now." - Gene “Dusty” Baxley, 82nd Airborne Ranger  Come and learn how Transcendental Meditation can help you.
    Unions Fear More States Will Approve RTW Laws As Similar Bill Comes to Congress
    02/21/17 - Teamsters Local 992
    Feb. 21, 2017  | Union Organizer Position
    02/21/17 - International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
    Check the linbk below for details. https://www.unionjobs.com/listing.php.
    State lawmaker’s solution for pregnant workers: ‘You can quit’
    02/21/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    On Monday, eight male lawmakers in South Dakota voted down a bill that would have required reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers so they can safely stay on the job. Instead of offering protections against discrimination, unsafe conditions, and getting fired, one of the men had a different solution for pregnant employees. “It’s not prison.
    Sanders, Warren and Wyden Headline Press Conference Marking the Day Millionaires Stop Paying into Social Security
    02/21/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
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    Profile - Possible DNC Chair Keith Ellison
    02/21/17 - McLean County Democratic Party
    Who will be the next Democratic National Committee chair?  One contender is Muslim American Congressman from Minnnesota Keith Ellison.  Here's a New Yorker profile. http://www.newyorker.
    Unions Fear More States Will Approve RTW Laws As Similar Bill Comes to Congress
    02/21/17 - Teamsters Local 888
    Feb. 21, 2017  | RTW4LESS | A national right-to-work law has once again appeared in Congress – but unions fighting the legislation say the real threat is on the state level.
    House Democrats Reintroduce Bill to Strengthen OSHA
    02/20/17 - Teamsters local 570
    Feb. 20, 2017  | HEALTH & SAFETY | It went nowhere in the prior, Republican-run Congress, but House Democrats who specialize in workers’ issues have reintroduced their bill to strengthen the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
    House Democrats Reintroduce Bill to Strengthen OSHA
    02/20/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    Feb. 20, 2017  | HEALTH & SAFETY | It went nowhere in the prior, Republican-run Congress, but House Democrats who specialize in workers’ issues have reintroduced their bill to strengthen the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
    Golfers - Put this date on your calendars
    02/20/17 - IUEC Local 10
    It is that time of year again.  The Russell G. Hansborough Golf Tournament has been set for Friday, May 26, 2017 with a shotgun start of 8:00 am.  Check in will start at 7:00 am.  Glenn Dale Golf Club requires all players to wear appropriate golf attire.  Shirts with collars must be worn at all times, soft spikes only.
    STEWARD UPDATE WEEKLY 2/15/17
    02/20/17 - IBEW Local 659
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    House Democrats Reintroduce Bill to Strengthen OSHA
    02/20/17 - Teamsters Local 992
    Feb. 20, 2017  | HEALTH & SAFETY | It went nowhere in the prior, Republican-run Congress, but House Democrats who specialize in workers’ issues have reintroduced their bill to strengthen the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
    Teamsters Local 743 Healthcare Stewards Training
    02/20/17 - Teamsters Local 743
    Teamsters Local 743 conducts Healthcare Stewards Training on Saturday February 17, 2017. Over 60 local 743 stewards attended the Healthcare Stewards Training on Saturday February 17, 2017 at Local 743. Commissioners Tom Jeffery and Emil Totonchi from the FMCS were the instructors.
    Retirees Easter Luncheon
    02/20/17 - UAW Local 602
    ATTENTION RETIREES: sign up for Easter Catered lunch.  It will be March 15, 2017 at 12:00 noon with a deadline of March 10, 2017 for sign up.
    Donates to Slaining RTD Security Officer Fund
    02/20/17 - ATU Local 1001
    Rest In Peace, Brother
    02/20/17 - IUEC Local 10
    The Officers and Members of Local #10, International Union of Elevator Constructors, are hereby notified of the passing of Honorary Brother George N. Wahl, Jr. on February 12, 2017.  Brother Wahl has been cremated. Fraternally, The Business Office Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Wahl family in this time of sorrow.  Rest in Peace, Brother, until we meet again.
    UAW Local 4911 Nomination Results
    02/20/17 - UAW Local 4911
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    Where's the firewall between Trump's business and the White House
    02/20/17 - McLean County Democratic Party
    An interesting examination from the Los Angeles Times http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-trump-business-20170217-story.html.
    House Democrats Reintroduce Bill to Strengthen OSHA
    02/20/17 - Teamsters Local 888
    Feb. 20, 2017  | HEALTH & SAFETY | It went nowhere in the prior, Republican-run Congress, but House Democrats who specialize in workers’ issues have reintroduced their bill to strengthen the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
    Letter to Mike Willard (Pkg) Steward's Time 2-16-2017
    02/20/17 - Central Florida Area Local
    Central Florida Area Local Update 2-13-2017
    02/20/17 - Central Florida Area Local
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    Maintenance Craft Update 2-9-2017
    02/20/17 - Central Florida Area Local
    President's Report 2-9-2017
    02/20/17 - Central Florida Area Local
    February 2017
    02/19/17 - IUPAT local 10
    Local 10 senses danger before it occurrs. nwlaborpress.
    Now I Get It: Black History Month [Video]
    02/19/17 - Teamsters Local 767
    Click the link below to watch the video.
    Notary Public Class
    02/19/17 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
    The Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO is seeking members who would like to become a Notary Public to be available to assist with the upcoming petition drives.  The Notary Class will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 9:30 AM.  We have limited amount of space for this event, if you are interested please contact Becky at our office 816.221.6163 or via E-mail: becky@kcaflcio.org.
    AS/VX Transition Agreement Reached
    02/19/17 - International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
    On Saturday February 18th, the IAM and Alaska Airlines ageed to terms on a Transistion Agreement merging VX workers into the IAM Clerical, Operational and Passenger Services CBA.
    Teresa Click Passes Away
    02/18/17 - Teamsters Local 89
    Feb 18, 2017 - We are sorry to announce the passing of Teresa Click. Teresa was a member of Teamsters 89 for 35 years who worked at UPS. She passed away suddenly at the age of 53. The officers, agents, and staff of Teamsters 89 wish to express our deepest sympathies to Teresa's family as they deal with this tragic loss. Our thoughts are with you.
    President's Day Holiday Closure
    02/18/17 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
    Dear members, the Charlotte Area Local union office will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2017, in observance of President's Day. The office will reopen on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. I wish everyone a safe and happy holiday.
    Sean O’Brien Appointed To Lead Teamsters Package Division
    02/18/17 - Teamsters Local 71
    Sean O’Brien Appointed To Lead Teamsters Package Division (WASHINGTON) – International Vice President Sean O’Brien has been named Director of the Teamsters Package Division. The division represents more than 250,000 members at UPS and UPS Freight.
    Surprise Announcement Changing Keebler Distribution System Will Destroy 1,200 Jobs
    02/18/17 - Teamsters Local 71
    Surprise Announcement Changing Keebler Distribution System Will Destroy 1,200 Jobs (WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement by Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa: “On February 8, The Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) announced its short-sighted plan to eliminate their U.S.
    Special Thanks to the IUEC Labor Committee
    02/18/17 - IUEC Local 18
    Tentative Agreement reached with NEBA Companies
    02/18/17 - IUEC LOCAL 21
    Brothers, a Tentative Agreement has been reached with the NEBA companies.A letter from G. P. Frank Christensen can be viewed under the Downloads Tab. C.B.
    1970s Trump housing discrimination records made public
    02/18/17 - McLean County Democratic Party
    The FBI made available 389 pages from a 1970s investigation of racial discrimination accusations against Trump Management Company, a real-estate business linked to President Donald Trump at the time.

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