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Teamsters Local Union No. 677
Universal Hiring Drivers and Warehouse
Teamsters Local 414
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UFCW Minority Coalition
In Case You Missed It
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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.
Universal Hiring Drivers and Warehouse
03/25/17 - Teamsters Local 414
Universal, servicing GM plant, is hiring drivers and warehouse with Teamster contract in place.  Great pay and benefits, medical and dental after 90 days, paid vacations, paid holidays after 60 days 40-50 hours a week.  Drivers start at $16 and max at $20 an hour, warehouse starts at $12 and max at $18.
Message for International Executive Board & Advisory Committee
03/25/17 - UFCW Minority Coalition
In Case You Missed It
03/24/17 - Teamsters local 570
  • GOP pulls bill to repeal Obamacare.   • UPS Teamsters pitch in for coworker in need.   • Trump proposes $2.5B in labor cuts.   • Unions are wondering: Resist or assist?   • The fake freedom of American health care.   • Baltimore City Council passes $15 minimum wage bill.   • What slashing the Labor Dept.
In Case You Missed It
03/24/17 - Teamsters Local 355
  • GOP pulls bill to repeal Obamacare.   • UPS Teamsters pitch in for coworker in need.   • Trump proposes $2.5B in labor cuts.   • Unions are wondering: Resist or assist?   • The fake freedom of American health care.   • Baltimore City Council passes $15 minimum wage bill.   • What slashing the Labor Dept.
Sue Mann and Pam Edgerley have retired!
03/24/17 -
Sue Mann and Pam Edgerley have retired. Both have been faces of this union for 20 plus years and we are sad to say goodbye. The two of them are looking forward to spending more time with their grandchildren and living a slow-paced life after years of hard work! All of us at Local 455 wish the two of them a wonderful retirement.
REMINDER: APRIL GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING RESCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY, APRIL 9
03/24/17 - Teamsters Local 179
The Teamsters Local 179 April General Membership meeting will be held on Sunday, April 9 at 10:00 a.m. at the Local 179 membership hall located at 990 NE Frontage Road in Joliet. The meeting has been rescheduled to the second Sunday of April because the original meeting date conflicted with Easter Sunday. Hope to see you there.
In Case You Missed It
03/24/17 - Teamsters Local 992
  • GOP pulls bill to repeal Obamacare.   • UPS Teamsters pitch in for coworker in need.   • Trump proposes $2.5B in labor cuts.   • Unions are wondering: Resist or assist?   • The fake freedom of American health care.   • Baltimore City Council passes $15 minimum wage bill.   • What slashing the Labor Dept.
Worker Safety Takes Back Seat to Corporate Profits
03/24/17 - Teamsters Local 992
Mar. 23, 2017  | HEALTH & SAFETY | Congress in quick order has decided to renege on an Obama administration rule that allowed for more timely collection of data in order to track workplace injuries and illnesses. Evidently, modernizing the reporting system was a bridge too far for GOP lawmakers indebted to their corporate benefactors.
Worker Safety Takes Back Seat to Corporate Profits
03/24/17 - Teamsters local 570
Mar. 23, 2017  | HEALTH & SAFETY | Congress in quick order has decided to renege on an Obama administration rule that allowed for more timely collection of data in order to track workplace injuries and illnesses. Evidently, modernizing the reporting system was a bridge too far for GOP lawmakers indebted to their corporate benefactors.
Ringwood Employees Vote UPSEU
03/24/17 - UPSEU
In a PERC election held on March 22, 2017, Blue Collar Unit employees in the Borough of Ringwood voted overwhelmingly to join UPSEU. The unit had been represented by the Teamsters for many years. UPSEU represents the Ringwood Professional and White Collar Unit.
In Case You Missed It
03/24/17 - Teamsters Local 888
  • GOP pulls bill to repeal Obamacare.   • UPS Teamsters pitch in for coworker in need.   • Trump proposes $2.5B in labor cuts.   • Unions are wondering: Resist or assist?   • The fake freedom of American health care.   • Baltimore City Council passes $15 minimum wage bill.   • What slashing the Labor Dept.
Worker Safety Takes Back Seat to Corporate Profits
03/24/17 - Teamsters Local 888
Mar. 23, 2017  | HEALTH & SAFETY | Congress in quick order has decided to renege on an Obama administration rule that allowed for more timely collection of data in order to track workplace injuries and illnesses. Evidently, modernizing the reporting system was a bridge too far for GOP lawmakers indebted to their corporate benefactors.
TCSOA Offers Scholarships
03/23/17 - TCSOA
The TCSOA Board of Directors voted to award six (6) Scholarships.  Three (3) $1,000.00 scholarships will be awarded to children of members in good standing and two (2) $500.00 scholarship will be awarded to members in good standing,  and one  (1) $1000.00 scholarship; the Warren P. Young Humanitarian Award, will be awarded to a member of the community.
In Ruling for Illinois Teamsters, Court Confirms Constitutionality of Fair Share
03/23/17 - Teamsters local 570
Mar. 23, 2017  | JUSTICE | The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Tuesday, March 21, protected the right of Teamsters Local 916 to collect fair share fees and dismissed a challenge brought on by the Right-to-Work Coalition. A 1977 ruling by the U.S.
El Paso detective creates rescue for pets involved in animal-cruelty cases
03/23/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
At three years old, Kona has experienced enough pain to last a lifetime. The Shar-pei mix was found on the streets of Juarez, Mexico after being hit by a car. After losing the use of his two front legs, the dog had been dragging himself along so long that bone was exposed. His injuries were so far gone that a vet made the decision to amputate Kona's front legs.
2017 KCPOG Scholarship Program
03/23/17 - KCPOG
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AMFA National Survey
03/23/17 - AMFA Local 32
AMFA – SWA Aircraft Maintenance Technician Survey Notice The National Executive Council has called for a survey of the membership at Southwest Airlines (SWA) regarding contract negotiations. 
In Ruling for Illinois Teamsters, Court Confirms Constitutionality of Fair Share
03/23/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Mar. 23, 2017  | JUSTICE | The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Tuesday, March 21 protected the right of Teamsters Local 916 to collect fair share fees and dismissed a challenge brought on by the Right-to-Work Coalition. A 1977 ruling by the U.S.
Town of Islip Recognizes 35 Year Employees
03/23/17 - UPSEU
Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter honored 35 year employees at the January 24, 2017 Town Board Meeting. Town of Islip employees who received recognition included Steven Aloia, Mike Aversano, Edward Carter, Bernadette Cassidy, Nicolina Charron, Bob Fergo, Kenneth Gesseck, William Mannix, Michael Vicinanza and Paul Christensen.
President of the HVALF, Ron Diaz, WIll Take the Leap For Autism
03/23/17 - HVALF AFL-CIO
President Ron Diaz has pledged to Leap for Autism on APRIL 22, 2017 and is asking members to sponsors his jump. Every dollar counts so whatever amount you can give would be greatly appreciated. Thank you! To sponsor Ron Diaz click on the scroll down titled "Choose an Individual Fundraiser or Team Sponsor" look for Ron Diaz and then select the amount you would like to contribute.
U.S. Court of Appeals Preserves Fair Share Fees, Dismisses Right-to-Work Case
03/23/17 - Teamsters Local 992
Mar. 23, 2017  | JUSTICE | The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Tuesday, March 21, protected the right of Teamsters Local 916 to collect fair share fees and dismissed a challenge brought on by the Right-to-Work Coalition. A 1977 ruling by the U.S.
AMFA - SWA AMT Survey Notice
03/23/17 - AMFA
March 23, 2017 -- The National Executive Council has called for a survey of the membership at Southwest Airlines (SWA) regarding contract negotiations. This survey will be conducted via the TrueBallot Inc., WebVote® system. All active members in good standing employed by Southwest Airlines under the Aircraft Maintenance Technicians contract are eligible participate in this survey.
Rest in Peace
03/23/17 - IBEW Local 191
LYNDEN, Washington – Leo Arthur Metz, age 80, passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017, at Lynden Christian Health Care in Lynden, Washington. Graveside services for Leo will be held on Friday, March 24, at 2 p.m. at Lakeview Cemetery in Polson.
St. Patrick's Day Parade
03/22/17 - Teamsters Local 776
“Not the best day for a parade, it was cold and damp, but that didn’t stop the Local 776 members....
Negotiations Questionnaire
03/22/17 - ATU Local 1001
Increasing Rate of Cancer Deaths in Boston
03/22/17 - Fire Fighter Cancer Foundation
For over 15 years, members of the FFCF team have observed and noted the consistent and increasing numbers of Boston Firefighters diagnosed and lost to occupational cancer. Dr. Michael Hamrock and IAFF Local 718 continue to fight tirelessly to address the needs of the Boston Fire workforce and their families.
Please Help Baby Girl
03/22/17 - Local One I.U.E.C.
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Please Support Benefit for Mark Williams, Son Inlaw of Teamster Member Doug Arlington. To be held on May 13th. Click on download for info.
03/22/17 - Teamsters Local 449
Follow us on Twitter
03/21/17 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
We are now on Twitter! Follow us @ApwuCleveland72 for all the last information and news about your union.
Events
03/21/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 104
2017 Events
03/21/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 104
Read On | March 2017
03/21/17 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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Grammar Quirk Wins Maine Truckers Overtime-Pay Lawsuit
03/21/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Mar. 21, 2017 | JUSTICE | A comma missing from a Maine state law about overtime tipped a federal appeals-court decision that will give 75 truck drivers up to $10 million in back pay. On Mar. 13, the First Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower-court ruling and held that drivers at the Oakhurst Dairy in Portland, Maine, were eligible for overtime pay.
Contact Congressman Pearce TODAY
03/21/17 - New Mexico Hospital Workers Union
STOP the Attack on New Mexico’s Healthcare System! Ask Congressman Pearce to Vote NO Against the Healthcare Repeal Bill Friends, Congress is about to make a critical vote on healthcare -- This Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives plans to vote on the Republican bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
Area Meeting April 30
03/21/17 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
The Iowa Postals Union will be hosting an Area Meeting, April 30 at Patty's Place in Stratford, from 2 to 4 PM. For more info contact Kimberly Karol at Kimberly4apwu@gmail.
Tri State 2017
03/21/17 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
IBEW & AT&T to Begin Bargaining Talks
03/21/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
March 21, 2017 – Today the IBEW System Council T-3 (IBEW SCT-3) and AT&T agreed to begin “early bargaining" to renegotiate their collective bargaining agreement that is set to expire on June 24, 2017.  The agreement covers employees working for the company across the United States with the majority working in Illinois and Northwest Indiana. Bargaining will officially open tomorrow March 22, 2017. These will be challenging negotiations. All IBEW members should be prepared to do their part to support their bargaining team. Updates on bargaining will only be released when necessary.
CWA Local 1103 Scholarships
03/21/17 - CWA Local 1103
CWA Local 1103 is proud to announce our 2017 Scholarship Application period is open to eligible children of Members, Retried Members or deceased Members in good standing of Local 1103.  Applications can be found in the downloads section of this website: Downloads or on the attached pdf here.
Grammar Quirk Wins Maine Truckers Overtime-Pay Lawsuit
03/21/17 - Teamsters Local 992
Mar. 21, 2017 | JUSTICE | A comma missing from a Maine state law about overtime tipped a federal appeals-court decision that will give 75 truck drivers up to $10 million in back pay. On Mar. 13, the First Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower-court ruling and held that drivers at the Oakhurst Dairy in Portland, Maine, were eligible for overtime pay.
New National Contract Formed at GE/Haier
03/21/17 - Teamsters Local 89
Mar 21, 2017 - Teamsters 89 recently worked alongside other Teamster Locals as well as five other International Unions across the United States to negotiate a brand new National Contract with GE/Haier. This new National Contract was overwhelmingly ratified by the Teamsters, as well as the other unions represented by the agreement, and will run through June of 2020.
Postal Reform Act of 2017 Moves Forward
03/21/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
On March 16, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee “marked-up” and approved the Postal Reform Act of 2017 (H.R. 756). A mark-up is a formal process where a congressional committee can consider and amend a bill before advancing it to the full House of Representatives or Senate.
Trumpcare’s $880 Billion Cut To Medicaid Is An Attack On Seniors
03/21/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
Trumpcare is officially known as the American Health Care Act, but that’s a lie. It isn’t a bill to provide health care, but exactly the opposite ? a bill to take health insurance away from tens of millions of Americans, especially those who are older, poorer, and sicker, in order to pay for massive tax giveaways for the wealthy and corporations.
OPM warns of scam targeting federal annuitants
03/21/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
The Office of Personnel Management is warning federal employees and retirees about a scam targeting annuitants. “The scammer threatens to end the annuitant’s retirement, threatens that a ‘magistrate’ will criminally prosecute, and demands an immediate payment.
IBEW Local 332 Blood Drive
03/21/17 - IBEW Local 332
Hello Blood Donors; The spring IBEW Blood Drive will be happening on Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 from 2:00pm to 7:00pm. Please click on the link below to make an appointment, and give the Gift of Life! As a thank you, each donor will receive a Baskin Robbins coupon good for a pint of your favorite flavor - a Pint for a Pint.
Good Grievances Training March 23, 6:30-8:00p
03/20/17 - AFSCME Local 3336
Fantastic online training from Oregon AFSCME's Jen Chapman this Wednesday night.  See the flyer to RSVP for connection details.
Teamsters Local 743 Member wins top award
03/20/17 - Teamsters Local 743
Local 743 member Courtney Tillman has been awarded the Teamsters Joint Council 25 Women’s Committee first place scholarship. This year the top award was increased to $2500.00. Courtney is a Department Secretary at The University of Chicago.
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ELECTION RESULTS:

Radford Area Vice President- Christina Gravely

AT&T Mobility Commercial  - Jeffrey Cruey, Jeremy Estep, Joshua Hart, and Johnny Lyttle

CenturyLink - Dan Dodrill

Danville Area - John Walters

Lynchburg/Bedford Area- Gary Hudak and Donnie Kinney

Norton East - Pedro Martinez

Norton West - Cuz Shortt

Radford Outside forces  - Pat Wright

Roanoke CSSC and Inside Plant - Alicia Reynolds and Kevin Thompson

Roanoke Outside Plant - Jed Geisler and Dan Hylton

Staunton Area Representative - Johns Redd

Norton Commercial and Traffic - Leabern Kennedy

NCPSO- Marion Treatment Center - Nathan Ball

NCPSO - Pocahontas (PSCC) - Jerry Armes

NCPSO- Red Onion (ROSP)- Roy Sykes

NCPSO - Wallens Ridge (WRSP)- Merrel Middleton and Philip Puleo


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