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Kansas City: We Are MO Kick-Off Rally
Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
‘When Women Have a Union, You Don’t Have to Walk in Alone’
Teamsters local 570
Unions Held Their Own in 2017
Teamsters local 570
‘When Women Have a Union, You Don’t Have to Walk in Alone’
Teamsters Local 355
Unions Held Their Own in 2017
Teamsters Local 355
‘When Women Have a Union, You Don’t Have to Walk in Alone’
Teamsters Local 992
 
     

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Kansas City: We Are MO Kick-Off Rally
01/22/18 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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‘When Women Have a Union, You Don’t Have to Walk in Alone’
01/22/18 - Teamsters local 570
Jan. 22, 2018 | #MeToo | […] the human resources department of your employer can go from being, frankly, a dangerous place for most women to walk into if they have a sexual harassment claim against their employer, because human resource departments in fact are there to defend the employer, and make sure that their bosses aren’t being sued. Except for when you have a union.
Unions Held Their Own in 2017
01/22/18 - Teamsters local 570
Jan. 22, 2018 | UNIONS | Unions had a pretty good year in 2017: they didn’t lose any ground. According to the latest edition of the Bureau of Labor Statistics annual survey, released this morning, 10.7 percent of employed wage and salary workers were members of unions, unchanged from last year.
‘When Women Have a Union, You Don’t Have to Walk in Alone’
01/22/18 - Teamsters Local 355
Jan. 22, 2018 | #MeToo | […] the human resources department of your employer can go from being, frankly, a dangerous place for most women to walk into if they have a sexual harassment claim against their employer, because human resource departments in fact are there to defend the employer, and make sure that their bosses aren’t being sued. Except for when you have a union.
Unions Held Their Own in 2017
01/22/18 - Teamsters Local 355
Jan. 22, 2018 | UNIONS | Unions had a pretty good year in 2017: they didn’t lose any ground. According to the latest edition of the Bureau of Labor Statistics annual survey, released this morning, 10.7 percent of employed wage and salary workers were members of unions, unchanged from last year.
‘When Women Have a Union, You Don’t Have to Walk in Alone’
01/22/18 - Teamsters Local 992
Jan. 22, 2018 | #MeToo | […] the human resources department of your employer can go from being, frankly, a dangerous place for most women to walk into if they have a sexual harassment claim against their employer, because human resource departments in fact are there to defend the employer, and make sure that their bosses aren’t being sued. Except for when you have a union.
Unions Held Their Own in 2017
01/22/18 - Teamsters Local 992
Jan. 22, 2018 | UNIONS | Unions had a pretty good year in 2017: they didn’t lose any ground. According to the latest edition of the Bureau of Labor Statistics annual survey, released this morning, 10.7 percent of employed wage and salary workers were members of unions, unchanged from last year.
Candidate Interviews
01/22/18 - Local 328, Oregon AFSCME Council 75
RSVP to Oregon AFSCME political coordinator Eva Rippeteau at erippeteau@oregonafscme.com by 12:00 p.m. noon the day before the interviews (include any dietary restrictions you have). Click "read more" for the full candidate list and schedule.
‘When Women Have a Union, You Don’t Have to Walk in Alone’
01/22/18 - Teamsters Local 888
Jan. 22, 2018 | #MeToo | […] the human resources department of your employer can go from being, frankly, a dangerous place for most women to walk into if they have a sexual harassment claim against their employer, because human resource departments in fact are there to defend the employer, and make sure that their bosses aren’t being sued. Except for when you have a union.
Unions Held Their Own in 2017
01/22/18 - Teamsters Local 888
Jan. 22, 2018 | UNIONS | Unions had a pretty good year in 2017: they didn’t lose any ground. According to the latest edition of the Bureau of Labor Statistics annual survey, released this morning, 10.7 percent of employed wage and salary workers were members of unions, unchanged from last year.
Largest Federal Union Says Government Shutdown is Result of Failed Leadership
01/20/18 - AFGE Local 3937
WASHINGTON – In response to the federal government running out of funds to continue operations past midnight Friday, American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. issued the following statement: “Congress and the administration have only themselves to blame for failing to keep the federal government open.
Notice from Hall
01/20/18 - IATSE Local 33
Marijuana is now legal, there will be “NO” drugs of any sort (unless authorized by a physician) and this does not mean if you have a Medical Marijuana card/license, that you are allowed - you are not allowed during working hours of Local 33.
Equity Update from International
01/20/18 - TWU Local 568
Brothers and Sisters: As a follow up to yesterday’s conference call with TWU Presidents, below is a summary of the plan that has now been agreed upon between TWU and American Airlines, with respect to the TWU Reserve/Equity fund distribution. The earliest the distribution will be is late May/early June, assuming all goes well with Project Spring.
Justin Kropp
01/20/18 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
Brothers & Sisters, It is with a heavy heart that we inform you that our brother, Journeyman Lineman, Justin Kropp has passed away. Our hearts go out to his family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
UPS, UPSF Conference Call
01/19/18 - Teamsters Local 776
The IBT has scheduled a conference call for January 28, 2018 to update UPS and UPS Freight members on the process of negotiations.
AMFA - SWA Technician Negotiations Update #61
01/19/18 - AMFA
January 19, 2018 -- The parties met in Washington, DC for a scheduled two-day session beginning Thursday, January 18, 2018. Your employer, Southwest Airlines, is not interested in achieving a deal to reward you for your hard work and dedication – this was made abundantly clear to your Committee by the Company this week. The Company provided a long-awaited counter-proposal to commence the session, which included some of the following...
In Case You Missed It
01/19/18 - Teamsters local 570
  • There’s no money left for infrastructure.   • Here’s why the flu is so bad this year.   • Tech workers unite.   • Organized Labor has one more enemy on the Supreme Court.   • Democrats, unions launch push for statewide $15 min. wage.   • Editorial: LA’s port truckers are stuck in a race to the bottom.
In Case You Missed It
01/19/18 - Teamsters Local 355
  • There’s no money left for infrastructure.   • Here’s why the flu is so bad this year.   • Tech workers unite.   • Organized Labor has one more enemy on the Supreme Court.   • Democrats, unions launch push for statewide $15 min. wage.   • Editorial: LA’s port truckers are stuck in a race to the bottom.
Hunger Walk is Here
01/19/18 - IBEW Local 483
Join the IBEW 483 Team for the Hunger Walk on May 5, 2018. To join the team or donate to the team click on the link under "about us" on the left.  All proceeds for this walk goes to the Emergency Food Network.
In Case You Missed It
01/19/18 - Teamsters Local 992
  • There’s no money left for infrastructure.   • Here’s why the flu is so bad this year.   • Tech workers unite.   • Organized Labor has one more enemy on the Supreme Court.   • Democrats, unions launch push for statewide $15 min. wage.   • Editorial: LA’s port truckers are stuck in a race to the bottom.
Working People Are Watching You, Mr. President
01/19/18 - Teamsters Local 355
Jan. 18, 2018 | OPINION | To Washington, D.C. insiders, this month’s budget negotiations are just the latest partisan exercise in a series of manufactured crises that too often result in short-term solutions. But for those who live and work outside of the Beltway bubble, much more is at stake.
National UPS Negotiations Kicking Off...Join The Conference Call!
01/19/18 - Teamsters Local 162
Negotiations with UPS at the national level begin on January 22nd.   An update on the process of those negotiations will take place on Sunday, January 28, 6pm eastern time.  Members are encouraged to join the conference call.  Please encourage your fellow members to join this call as well.  We must all work together to deliver the strong contract Teamster members deserve.
Working People Are Watching You, Mr. President
01/19/18 - Teamsters Local 992
Jan. 19, 2018 | OPINION | To Washington, D.C. insiders, this month’s budget negotiations are just the latest partisan exercise in a series of manufactured crises that too often result in short-term solutions. But for those who live and work outside of the Beltway bubble, much more is at stake.
UPS Negotiations Update Call
01/19/18 - Teamsters Local 264
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KCS Shows What A "Trump Bonus" Truly Is
01/19/18 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
As railroad workers, we are no strangers to companies crying broke despite having billions in the bank. Like the railroads, many companies have claimed that the corporate tax was strangling them and was the reason they were moving jobs out of the United States.
Great Turnout for GMM
01/19/18 - RN Staff Council, OPEIU, Local 40, AFL-CIO, CLC
Thank you so much to everyone who took time out...
UPS Contract Update Call
01/19/18 - Teamsters Local 542
UPS and UPS Freight Contract Negotiations Update Call UPS and UPS Freight Contract Negotiations will kick off in late January. For an update on the process of negotiations and what you can do to be involved please join Denis Taylor, Director , IBT Package Division, for a conference call on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. eastern time. You can join by dialing into the number below.
In Case You Missed It
01/19/18 - Teamsters Local 888
  • There’s no money left for infrastructure.   • Here’s why the flu is so bad this year.   • Tech workers unite.   • Organized Labor has one more enemy on the Supreme Court.   • Democrats, unions launch push for statewide $15 min. wage.   • Editorial: LA’s port truckers are stuck in a race to the bottom.
Ten worst things Trump did to working people
01/18/18 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
The tax cut law that President Trump boasts will make his wealthy friends “a lot richer” is just the latest in a series of betrayals of working people by the administration and Congress since Trump took the oath of office on January 20, 2017.
What’s Killing America’s Middle Class?
01/18/18 - Teamsters local 570
Jan. 18, 2018 | OPINION | […] Beginning in the 1980s, right-wing Republicans and Democratic comparatists switched sides, and ever since they've increasingly allowed corporate lobbyists and campaign donors to disempower America's workaday majority, further enrich themselves and impose an abominable, un-American culture of inequality across our land.
What’s Killing America’s Middle Class?
01/18/18 - Teamsters Local 355
Jan. 18, 2018 | OPINION | […] Beginning in the 1980s, right-wing Republicans and Democratic comparatists switched sides, and ever since they've increasingly allowed corporate lobbyists and campaign donors to disempower America's workaday majority, further enrich themselves and impose an abominable, un-American culture of inequality across our land.
Winter and Spring Continuing Education Schedules
01/18/18 - BAC Local 2 Washington Idaho Montana
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What’s Killing America’s Middle Class?
01/18/18 - Teamsters Local 992
Jan. 18, 2018 | OPINION | […] Beginning in the 1980s, right-wing Republicans and Democratic comparatists switched sides, and ever since they've increasingly allowed corporate lobbyists and campaign donors to disempower America's workaday majority, further enrich themselves and impose an abominable, un-American culture of inequality across our land.
ELD Training
01/18/18 - Teamsters Local 776
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCA) regulations pertaining to Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) are being implemented through a multi...
Correct Mailing Address Form
01/18/18 - NTEU Chapter 143
The NTEU Chapter 143 chapter election will be in June, 2018.  Please give us your correct address so that you can recieve any mailings in the course of this election.  Thank you.
Seattle Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP)/Aerial Lift Certification February 17-18, 2018
01/18/18 - IATSE Local 488
Join Ives trainer and 488 Brother Niall James for our first training of 2018! Get your application today.
What’s Killing America’s Middle Class?
01/18/18 - Teamsters Local 888
Jan. 18, 2018 | OPINION | […] Beginning in the 1980s, right-wing Republicans and Democratic comparatists switched sides, and ever since they've increasingly allowed corporate lobbyists and campaign donors to disempower America's workaday majority, further enrich themselves and impose an abominable, un-American culture of inequality across our land.
Which side are you on?
01/17/18 - CWA Local 3176
This is a old Union song, but is a great accompaniment to the the story we sent out a few days ago. Listen to the words and see how it could apply to today.
2018 Camp Phoenix
01/17/18 - Aluminum Cans for Burned Children
Winter Camp will be held February 16-19th at Camp Cheerful, in Strongsville, Ohio. Any Fire Departments wanting to spend some time with the campers should contact Mike Mochan at 440-223-4661 to make arrangements.
RIP!
01/17/18 - IBEW Local 191
Long time Local 191 member Joseph "Joe" Bowers passed away.
The Pro-Business Argument for Single-Payer Healthcare
01/17/18 - Teamsters local 570
Jan. 17, 2018 | HEALTH CARE | […] Mark Dudzic, the national coordinator of the Labor Campaign for Single-Payer, argues that one of the major reasons that corporations do not support single-payer health care is the complex power dynamics between employer and employee surrounding the issue of healthcare.
The Pro-Business Argument for Single-Payer Healthcare
01/17/18 - Teamsters Local 355
Jan. 17, 2018 | HEALTH CARE | […] Mark Dudzic, the national coordinator of the Labor Campaign for Single-Payer, argues that one of the major reasons that corporations do not support single-payer health care is the complex power dynamics between employer and employee surrounding the issue of healthcare.
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING SUNDAY, JANUARY 21
01/17/18 - Teamsters Local 179
The Teamsters Local 179 General Membership meeting will be held on Sunday, January 21 at 10:00 a.m. at the Local 179 membership hall located at 990 NE Frontage Road in Joliet. Hope to see you at the first General Membership meeting of 2018.
The Pro-Business Argument for Single-Payer Healthcare
01/17/18 - Teamsters Local 992
Jan. 17, 2018 | HEALTH CARE | […] Mark Dudzic, the national coordinator of the Labor Campaign for Single-Payer, argues that one of the major reasons that corporations do not support single-payer health care is the complex power dynamics between employer and employee surrounding the issue of healthcare.
2018 CFT & AFT Delegate results
01/17/18 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
Congratulations to our 2018 CFT Delegates See ya in Costa Mesa! Congratulations to our 2018 AFT Delegates See ya in Pittsburgh! Delegates listed in bold are funded.
Our contract has been ratified!
01/17/18 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
RATIFICATION We have a contract! Ratification Vote 98% YES.
2/24/2018 Polar Bear Plunge
01/17/18 - NJLESA
FYI... up next is the polar bear plunge in Seaside, NJ on February 24, 2018 supporting the NJ Special Olympics.   As per the guidelines set by our Captain, President Toolen...  each participant will be receive reimbursement of registration as long as you show up.     https://www.classy.

 
 
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