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Why Net Neutrality Is a Working-Class Issue
Teamsters Local 888
Brake Rider Litigation
AMFA Local 32
MOTOR VEHICLE CONVERSIONS
APWU Cleveland Area Local
AMFA - SWA Technician Negotiations Update #59
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Congratulations to Our Scholarship Winners!
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Why Net Neutrality Is a Working-Class Issue
07/19/17 - Teamsters Local 888
July 19, 2017  | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | … Led by President Donald Trump appointee Ajit Pai, the FCC is working to roll back rules that ensure the free and open flow of information on the internet. Net neutrality supports the open and free flow of information—without discrimination and without favoring content or services….
Brake Rider Litigation
07/19/17 - AMFA Local 32
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MOTOR VEHICLE CONVERSIONS
07/19/17 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT… A.P.W.U.’s efforts have resulted again in Cleveland’s most senior Motor Vehicle PTF’s being converted to career employees; six (6) PTF’s will enjoy the benefits and security of full-time status. I am proud to say that the National, along with our Officers and Stewards of the A.P.W.U.
AMFA - SWA Technician Negotiations Update #59
07/19/17 - AMFA
July 19, 2017 -- Your Committee began the first day of the scheduled three-day session by delivering a comprehensive counterproposal to the proposal passed by the Company at the last session. Our counterproposal was a cover-to-cover package, which was designed to provide the Company with relief on the issues it has claimed it needs while also providing you with a compensation package that maintained our historical margin above the industry.
Congratulations to Our Scholarship Winners!
07/19/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
We would like to congratulate our 2017 IBEW Local Union 21 Scholarship winners: Samantha Reattoir, Mary Collum, Amanda Rodriguez.
AMFA – SWA Accident Investigation Team Party Coordinator Vacancy Notice and Call for Applicants
07/19/17 - AMFA
July 19, 2017 -- Due to the recent resignation of the AMFA Accident Investigation Team Party Coordinator, we are beginning the process to fill the vacated position. We are seeking one individual well versed in all aspects of aircraft maintenance. The Party Coordinator will be responsible for team administration, annual team budget, ensuring team member training, and other duties as given by the National Safety and Standards Director.
AMFA–SWA Accident Investigation Team Party Coordinator Vacancy and Call for Applicants
07/19/17 - AMFA
July 19, 2017 Due to the recent resignation of the AMFA Accident Investigation Team Party Coordinator, we are beginning the process to fill the vacated position. We are seeking one individual well versed in all aspects of aircraft maintenance.
18TH ANNUAL KEITH SPANGLER MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT
07/19/17 - Little Rock Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #17
The 18th Annual Keith Spangler Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, October 6, 2017, at Rebsamen Park Golf Course.   The tournament now raises funds for the LRFOP Foundation, Inc. which is a 501c3 organization.  The LRFOP Foundation has provided assistance to survivors of LRPD officers who are severely injured or who were killed in the line of duty.
Notice of Changes to the AMFA – SWA ASAP MOU
07/19/17 - AMFA
July 19, 2017 -- After many months of work there has been a change in the Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at Southwest Airlines (SWA). Our ASAP came under 14 CFR, part 121 and AC 120-66A as an air carrier engaged in passenger operations within the United States.
18th Annual Labor Day at the Zoo
07/19/17 - Teamsters Local 89
July 19, 2017 - The 18th Annual Labor Day at the Zoo Picnic & Car Show will be held Monday, September 4th. Food and drinks will be served from 11AM to 3PM, and the zoo hours will be from 10AM to 5PM. Unions and vendors will have booths set up in the labor-only area of the park that day. Tickets include all-day admission to the Zoo, parking, picnic, food & drink, car show, and inflatable rides.
Vehicle Theft Prevention - Free Window VIN Etching
07/19/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Police Department’s Auto Theft Task Force and the Central Regional Command’s PAR Unit and Explorer Post have teamed up with Costco at Bassett Place to provide a Vehicle Theft Prevention Event on Friday, July 21, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at 6101 Gateway West Blvd.
Why Net Neutrality Is a Working-Class Issue
07/19/17 - Teamsters local 570
July 19, 2017  | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | … Led by President Donald Trump appointee Ajit Pai, the FCC is working to roll back rules that ensure the free and open flow of information on the internet. Net neutrality supports the open and free flow of information—without discrimination and without favoring content or services….
Why Net Neutrality Is a Working-Class Issue
07/19/17 - Teamsters Local 355
July 19, 2017  | TRADE AGREEMENTS | … Led by President Donald Trump appointee Ajit Pai, the FCC is working to roll back rules that ensure the free and open flow of information on the internet. Net neutrality supports the open and free flow of information—without discrimination and without favoring content or services….
New Leaders of TTD Elected
07/19/17 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
Larry I. Willis and Greg Regan were elected unanimously today as President and Secretary-Treasurer, respectively, of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), by the organization’s Executive Committee. Outgoing President Edward Wytkind, who gave his full support to Willis and Regan, stepped down after more than two decades of service.
Why Net Neutrality Is a Working-Class Issue
07/19/17 - Teamsters Local 992
July 19, 2017  | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | … Led by President Donald Trump appointee Ajit Pai, the FCC is working to roll back rules that ensure the free and open flow of information on the internet. Net neutrality supports the open and free flow of information—without discrimination and without favoring content or services….
Right to Work - Day of Action: Saturday, July 22nd
07/18/17 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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Local 776 Newsletter
07/18/17 - Teamsters Local 776
Recently local 776 sent the most recent Local 776 Newsletter to members. Did the mailman lose yours? did the dog....
$1.00 Increase
07/18/17 - ATU Local 1001
Dallas AFL-CIO Central Labor Council Supports TWU
07/18/17 - TWU Local 513
Unions, Lawmakers Press Trump to Protect Workers in NAFTA Talks
07/18/17 - Teamsters local 570
July 18, 2017 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | US labor union leaders and Democratic lawmakers on Monday reminded President Trump they expect him to keep election campaign promises to protect American workers in NAFTA talks, but they stopped short of demanding termination of the 1994 trade pact with Canada and Mexico.
Unions, Lawmakers Press Trump to Protect Workers in NAFTA Talks
07/18/17 - Teamsters Local 355
July 18, 2017 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | US labor union leaders and Democratic lawmakers on Monday reminded President Trump they expect him to keep election campaign promises to protect American workers in NAFTA talks, but they stopped short of demanding termination of the 1994 trade pact with Canada and Mexico.
Treasurer Appointment
07/18/17 - Association Employees Union
Patty Truskoloski has retired from CSEA and unfortunately, she has also resigned as the AEU Treasurer.
Allied Pilots Association Support TWU
07/18/17 - TWU Local 513
COPS Division Negotiation News
07/18/17 - UPSEU
Hoosick Falls Police Agrees to 3 Year Contract Members ratified a 3 year deal with the Village of Hoosick Falls which includes annual pay increases.  Additionally, the contract includes a Longevity stipend for 5, 10, 15 and 20 year steps which the unit did not, have as well as increased Holiday Pay.
Unions, Lawmakers Press Trump to Protect Workers in NAFTA Talks
07/18/17 - Teamsters Local 992
July 18, 2017 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | US labor union leaders and Democratic lawmakers on Monday reminded President Trump they expect him to keep election campaign promises to protect American workers in NAFTA talks, but they stopped short of demanding termination of the 1994 trade pact with Canada and Mexico.
Neutral Javits Issues Initial Integrated Seniority Lists at Alaska Airlines
07/18/17 - International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
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EPOA letter to the Editor
07/18/17 - Everett Police Officers Association
The Everett Police Officers Association endorses Brian Sullivan for Everett mayor. Everett needs a mayor with experience, leadership and the will to “lean-in” to our significant crime problems. The 2015 FBI statistics show Everett has the highest crime rate of Snohomish County cities.
LOCAL 548 SOLIDARITY LETTER
07/18/17 - TWU Local 513
Region II - MVRC News
07/18/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
     I want to start this article by spotlighting the charitable efforts by one of our own.  Some of you may not be aware but Detective Vanessa Acosta has found a tremendous calling.  She has created a non- profit organization to help save dogs and cats which have been abandoned, abused, neglected, or in line to be put down.  Law N’ Paws was created by Vanessa.
EPPD union president warns of unsafe parking garage at headquarters
07/18/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The parking garage at El Paso police headquarters is not safe, according to El Paso Police Department union president Ron Martin. A few years ago, a fire truck fell through the top level of the garage, according to Martin. “Worst case scenario, you have a vehicle fall off the upper deck of the parking garage, lands on somebody or kills somebody underneath,” Martin said.
Membership Meeting
07/18/17 - CWA Local 2222
Todays membership meeting has been postponed to to Verizons LTSD. It will be posted here when the meeting will take place.
Unions, Lawmakers Press Trump to Protect Workers in NAFTA Talks
07/18/17 - Teamsters Local 888
July 18, 2017 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | US labor union leaders and Democratic lawmakers on Monday reminded President Trump they expect him to keep election campaign promises to protect American workers in NAFTA talks, but they stopped short of demanding termination of the 1994 trade pact with Canada and Mexico.
2017 TWU Local 513 Picnic
07/17/17 - TWU Local 513
The Local 513 annual picnic is planned for Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Circle R Ranch in Flower Mound, TX. If you and your family are planning to attend, please pick up your tickets anytime between 8:30-4:30PM at the Union Hall.
Claudia Cole Funeral Arrangement
07/17/17 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
The funeral arrangements for our Sister and Retired CWA Local 2336 VP, Claudia Cole will be held Friday July 21, 2017 @ Pa. Ave. Baptist Church, 3000 Pa. Ave. S.E. Washington D.C. 20020.
Union Plus — Cat and DogDays of Summer Photo Contest
07/17/17 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
Attention All Union Pet Owners! Union Plus wants to see how your favorite furry friends enjoy the summer – hiking, swimming, traveling, lounging, or just staying cool. Submit your pet photos* from July 10 – July 30, 2017 for bragging rights and a chance to win prizes.
fair
07/17/17 - BACWI
Wisconsin State Fair tickets are available in our office for only $5.
Important PBF Message
07/17/17 - IBEW Local 768
IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR A-MEMBERS Click the link below to read the attached PDF from IST Cooper. It is important for all A-members to continue paying their dues until retirement. Any "A" member dropped from membership forfeit all accrued pension and death benefits from the PBF.
Labor Board Set for Power Shift Under Trump
07/17/17 - Teamsters local 570
July 17, 2017 | COLLECTIVE BARGAINING | … Randy Johnson, senior vice president of labor, immigration and employee benefits at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, noted the majority of NLRB policies come from rulings in cases that are brought before the board, so it has to wait for a case before it can reverse a policy. “It’s not going to be instantaneous,” he said.
Labor Board Set for Power Shift Under Trump
07/17/17 - Teamsters Local 355
July 17, 2017 | COLLECTIVE BARGAINING | … Randy Johnson, senior vice president of labor, immigration and employee benefits at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, noted the majority of NLRB policies come from rulings in cases that are brought before the board, so it has to wait for a case before it can reverse a policy. “It’s not going to be instantaneous,” he said.
Labor Board Set for Power Shift Under Trump
07/17/17 - Teamsters Local 992
July 17, 2017 | COLLECTIVE BARGAINING | … Randy Johnson, senior vice president of labor, immigration and employee benefits at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, noted the majority of NLRB policies come from rulings in cases that are brought before the board, so it has to wait for a case before it can reverse a policy. “It’s not going to be instantaneous,” he said.
Welders Needed
07/17/17 - International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
About the Position Journeyman Welder spends at least 2/3 time with “Hood Down” in position welding as well as weld prep and clean up Position Requirements To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
EAP
07/17/17 - APWU local 67
24 Hours in the Canyon 2017
07/17/17 - Teamsters Local 577
Teamsters Local 577 sponsored a team at this year's 24 Hours in the Canyon bicycling event benefitting The Cancer Survivorship Center, a community center available for residents of the Texas & Oklahoma panhandles, with a mission to provide resources to meet and address the unique needs of cancer survivors.
General Membership Meeting
07/17/17 - Teamsters 125
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Endorsed Candidates for the King County 2017 Primaries
07/17/17 - Heat and Frost Insulators and FireStop Containment Workers Local 7
Local 7 and Labor Endorsed Candidates for King County Primaries August 1, 2017.
Gosar Amendment to H.R. 2810
07/17/17 - Laborers' Local 231
Washington, D.C. (July 14, 2017) - Terry O'Sullivan, General President of LIUNA - the Laborers' International Union of North America made the following statement today on the U.S. House of Representatives' vote to reject the Gosar Amendment to H.R.
Labor Board Set for Power Shift Under Trump
07/17/17 - Teamsters Local 888
July 17, 2017 | COLLECTIVE BARGAINING | … Randy Johnson, senior vice president of labor, immigration and employee benefits at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, noted the majority of NLRB policies come from rulings in cases that are brought before the board, so it has to wait for a case before it can reverse a policy. “It’s not going to be instantaneous,” he said.
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ELECTION RESULTS:

Ballots for delegates to CWA National Convention in Pittsburgh were counted today by our Election Committee. The elected delegates are:

Deborah Casey and James Woodson

Cheryl Shanks - Alternate

Certification from Committee 05-23-17


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Deb Casey - Marriage

Joe Kegley - Retirement

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Heather Cantu - Birth of Grandson

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Jimmy Barlow - Loss of Father

Charles Hartley- Loss of Mother

Kim Nichols - Loss of Father

James Woodson - Loss of Father

Jon Sykes - Loss of Grandmother

Isabel Briggs - Retiree

Irene Thurman - Retiree

Casey Burges - Loss of Grandfather

Carl Kiker - Retiree

Melissa Baldwin - Loss of Husband

Kenny Wilburn - Loss of Mother

Jessica Sawyer - Loss of Uncle

Steven Messer - Loss of Grandmother

Veronica Richardson - Loss of Mother In Law

Bridget Burks - Loss of Mother In Law

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