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June 25, 2017
"I have no ambition in this world but one, and that is to be a fireman. The position may, in the eyes of some, appear to be a lowly one; but we who know the work which the fireman has to do believe that his is a noble calling. Our proudest moment is to save lives. Under the impulse of such thoughts, the nobility of the occupation thrills us and stimulates us to deeds of daring, even of supreme sacrifice."

 Chief Edward F. Croker, FDNY
circa 1910

 

 

 
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2017 JCAESP/AFSCME Local 4011 Negotiations
06/25/17 - Jefferson County Association of Educational Support Personnel
Gasmet Webinar
06/24/17 - Fairfield County Hazardous Incident Response Team
Gasmet DX4040 inservice Mon, Jun 26, 2017 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM PDT Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/301505357 You can also dial in using your phone. Canada: +1 (647) 497-9410 Access Code: 301-505-357 First GoToMeeting? Try a test session: https://care.citrixonline.
In Case You Missed It
06/23/17 - Teamsters local 570
  • ‘Philando can be any of us.’   • Veto the cold-hearted health bill.   • U.S. workers are under attack, says new U.N. report.   • New Baltimore law protects subcontracted worker.   • Court: Non-majority union organizing can continue.   • Trump takes steps to undo Obama legacy on Labor.
AMFA - SWA Technician Negotiations Update #58
06/23/17 - AMFA
June 23 2017 -- We concluded this week’s mediated session working diligently as a Committee in an effort to finalize a counterproposal to the comprehensive proposal the Company delivered earlier this week. Unfortunately, this proved to be a very time consuming task as the Company’s proposal did not identify the language it had removed from current book or previous passes. This forced your Committee to undertake the lengthy process of comparing the Company’s latest proposal word-by-word against current book and prior proposals.
In Case You Missed It
06/23/17 - Teamsters Local 355
  • ‘Philando can be any of us.’   • Veto the cold-hearted health bill.   • U.S. workers are under attack, says new U.N. report.   • New Baltimore law protects subcontracted worker.   • Court: Non-majority union organizing can continue.   • Trump takes steps to undo Obama legacy on Labor.
NLRB Extends Worker Protections to Include Text Messages
06/23/17 - Teamsters local 570
June 23, 2017 | ORGANIZING | Employers can now find themselves liable for unfair labor practice charges for text messages sent to workers during union organizing campaigns after a historic ruling by the nation’s top arbiter. The National Labor Relations Board unanimously ruled in RHCG Safety Corp.
Grocery Unions Slam Amazon Acquisition of Whole Foods
06/23/17 - Teamsters local 570
June 23, 2017 | JOBS | Leaders of U.S. unions reacted angrily to the news June 16 that Amazon will acquire Whole Foods for $13.4 billion.
Officer Election Results
06/23/17 - IBEW Local 768
The election results are in for the 2017 IBEW Local 768 Officers and commitees. Congradulations to our new leadership and thank you to those who ran for office but were not elected.
NLRB Extends Worker Protections to Include Text Messages
06/23/17 - Teamsters Local 355
June 23, 2017 | ORGANIZING | Employers can now find themselves liable for unfair labor practice charges for text messages sent to workers during union organizing campaigns after a historic ruling by the nation’s top arbiter. The National Labor Relations Board unanimously ruled in RHCG Safety Corp.
In Case You Missed It
06/23/17 - Teamsters Local 992
  • ‘Philando can be any of us.’   • Veto the cold-hearted health bill.   • U.S. workers are under attack, says new U.N. report.   • New Baltimore law protects subcontracted worker.   • Court: Non-majority union organizing can continue.   • Trump takes steps to undo Obama legacy on Labor.
Grocery Unions Slam Amazon Acquisition of Whole Foods
06/23/17 - Teamsters Local 355
June 23, 2017 | JOBS | Leaders of U.S. grocery-workers unions reacted angrily to the news June 16 that Amazon will acquire Whole Foods for $13.4 billion.
NLRB Extends Worker Protections to Include Text Messages
06/23/17 - Teamsters Local 992
June 23, 2017 | ORGANIZING | Employers can now find themselves liable for unfair labor practice charges for text messages sent to workers during union organizing campaigns after a historic ruling by the nation’s top arbiter. The National Labor Relations Board unanimously ruled in RHCG Safety Corp.
Grocery Unions Slam Amazon Acquisition of Whole Foods
06/23/17 - Teamsters Local 992
June 23, 2017 | JOBS | Leaders of U.S. unions reacted angrily to the news June 16 that Amazon will acquire Whole Foods for $13.4 billion.
Congratulations Beth Kraus
06/23/17 - NJLESA
Congratulations to our Executive Board Secretary, Beth Kraus on her promotion to Lieutenant. Pictured below is President Will Toolen presenting Beth with a plaque of recognition for her dedication and contributions to the NJLESA Union.
GoFundMe Account - Baby Licon Funeral Expenses
06/23/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association asks that you please keep Officer R. Licon and the entire Licon family, and all others affected by the tragic loss of baby Azrael E. Licon, in your thoughts and prayers. A GoFundMe account has been established for those who wish to assist Officer Licon's family with the funeral related expenses.  Thank you.
In Case You Missed It
06/23/17 - Teamsters Local 888
  • ‘Philando can be any of us.’   • Veto the cold-hearted health bill.   • U.S. workers are under attack, says new U.N. report.   • New Baltimore law protects subcontracted worker.   • Court: Non-majority union organizing can continue.   • Trump takes steps to undo Obama legacy on Labor.
NLRB Extends Worker Protections to Include Text Messages
06/23/17 - Teamsters Local 888
June 23, 2017 | ORGANIZING | Employers can now find themselves liable for unfair labor practice charges for text messages sent to workers during union organizing campaigns after a historic ruling by the nation’s top arbiter. The National Labor Relations Board unanimously ruled in RHCG Safety Corp.
Grocery Unions Slam Amazon Acquisition of Whole Foods
06/23/17 - Teamsters Local 888
June 23, 2017 | JOBS | Leaders of U.S. unions reacted angrily to the news June 16 that Amazon will acquire Whole Foods for $13.4 billion.
Port Truck Drivers, Gig-Economy Workers Have Much In Common
06/22/17 - Teamsters Local 888
June 22, 2017 | MISCLASSIFICATION | In a good year, port truck driver Jose Portillo says he can rake in $80,000 a year. But the barrel-chested grandfather says he takes home only $25,000 after paying gas, insurance, taxes and rental fees for the big-rig he drives. Portillo is an independent contractor.
Union iron worker ready to run for Congress
06/22/17 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
Randy Bryce thinks Paul Ryan is vulnerable to a challenge that offers voters a genuine, working-class alternative to the gold-plated speaker of the House. The union ironworker, who is challenging the most powerful Republican in Congress, is onto something.
July 2017 General Membership Meeting
06/22/17 - CWA Local 7777
Nominations for DSB Committee
06/22/17 - CWA Local 7777
July 2017 Committee Meetings
06/22/17 - CWA Local 7777
Building Engineer Van DeVries Recognized for Service
06/22/17 - AFSCME Council 76
Building Engineer Van DeVries was unanimously picked by teachers and staff to receive AFSCME's never quit award. Van #neverquits working to improve the lives of the students, teachers, and his coworkers.
Local 602 Charity Golf Outing July 23
06/22/17 - Lansing Labor News
Local 602's 19th annual charity golf outing will be on July 23 at Hawk Hollow Golf Course. Proceeds will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Lansing. Deadline is July 18. See the following pdf for all the details and a sign-up form.  Download:  2017 Golf Outing Flyer for 602.
Port Truck Drivers, Gig-Economy Workers Have Much In Common
06/22/17 - Teamsters local 570
June 22, 2017 | MISCLASSIFICATION | In a good year, port truck driver Jose Portillo says he can rake in $80,000 a year. But the barrel-chested grandfather says he takes home only $25,000 after paying gas, insurance, taxes and rental fees for the big-rig he drives. Portillo is an independent contractor.
Port Truck Drivers, Gig-Economy Workers Have Much In Common
06/22/17 - Teamsters Local 355
June 22, 2017 | MISCLASSIFICATION | In a good year, port truck driver Jose Portillo says he can rake in $80,000 a year. But the barrel-chested grandfather says he takes home only $25,000 after paying gas, insurance, taxes and rental fees for the big-rig he drives. Portillo is an independent contractor.
Holiday changes
06/22/17 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
Union hall closed July 3rd and 4th in observance of Independence Day. July Regular meeting is moved to Thursday, July 6th at 5:30 pm.
Negotiations 2017
06/22/17 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
June 19th we had our first negotiation meeting between Labor Relations, the EBoard, President - Tom Olivas and Union leadership - Jerry Long, Chris Galloway and Chris Miller. As things move forward we will provide more information under the Negotiations 2017 tab on the left hand side of the screen. Members must login to view the updates.
Massive Excessing In Northeast
06/22/17 - South Shore Area Local #3844
The Postal Service has notified Northeast Regional Coordinator John Dirzius that they intend to involuntarily reassign thousands of employees in the Northeast Area. The Postal Service claims that a significant loss of mail volume to justifies this action.
Port Truck Drivers, Gig-Economy Workers Have Much In Common
06/22/17 - Teamsters Local 992
June 22, 2017 | MISCLASSIFICATION | In a good year, port truck driver Jose Portillo says he can rake in $80,000 a year. But the barrel-chested grandfather says he takes home only $25,000 after paying gas, insurance, taxes and rental fees for the big-rig he drives. Portillo is an independent contractor.
AFLAC and other Promotions Summer 2017
06/21/17 - AFSCME Local 132
Classes offered by IATSE 442
06/21/17 - IATSE Local 33
IATSE LOCAL 442 TTF SAFETY FIRST! © BASIC SAFETY WHEN TUESDAY, 11 JULY 2PM-5PM WHERE Santa Barbara Bowl 1122 North Milpas ST Santa Barbara CA 93103 COURSE DESCRIPTION This course provides a general introduction into the world of workplace health and safety.
Pride Parade 2017: Local 6 Contingent Communications Foreman is Stacey Ned 415-724-4095.
06/21/17 - IBEW Local 6
Corporal Selection MOU 6-21-17
06/21/17 - Bellingham Police Guild
ELECTION RESULTS
06/21/17 - International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
The following ten (10) members have been elected to serve as Local Lodge Delegates to the 2017 Biennial District 142 Convention. There were 110 ballots cast, 24 being absentee ballots, 1 ballot being spoiled. Per the Constitution, vote numbers are posted at the Local Lodge.
Merit Board Appointment
06/21/17 - IAFF Local 558
Members,  Since the resignation of one of our Fire Merit Board appointees last month, the Executive Board has been open to accepting applications to fill the position.  A special emphasis will be put on bringing diversity to the Board, but applications of anyone fitting the criteria will be accepted and considered.
Oklahoma Young Workers Conference
06/21/17 - Teamster Local Union No. 886
The Young Workers Conference will be held August 24-25, 2017 in Stillwater, OK  We would like the member to be between the ages of 19-35. If you are interested in participating please call the Hall at (405) 947-2333 to get on the list.
Bethel BOE Food Service Workers Vote Nearly Unanimously to Join UPSEU
06/21/17 - UPSEU
On Wednesday, June 14, 2017 the Bethel BOE Food Service Workers voted nearly unanimously by a vote of 19 to 1 to join the United Public Service Employees Union (UPSEU). This secret ballot election was conducted and administered by the Connecticut State Board of Elections.
FOPOhio to Legislators: Reconsider Cuts to Local Government Funds
06/21/17 - Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio, Inc.
See embedded image, or attached file.
Financial Diary
06/21/17 - IAFF Local 558
Attached you will find a document provided by one of our retiress, John Leach.  This is a Financial Diary the serves to help your family transition in the event of a LODD.  It covers more immediate concerns than a legal document is equipped to handle.
FOPOhio Supports Increase in Hunting Fees
06/21/17 - Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio, Inc.
See embedded image, or attached file.
Come on out to Indiana Beach
06/20/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
Come on out and bring your family and your friends for a day at Indiana Beach.
SCHOOL SUPPLIES DONATION DRIVE
06/20/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
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Come on out for a Tour of the Historical Pullman Neighborhood
06/20/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
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Littleton Police Officer Missing in Russia - Help Needed
06/20/17 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
Brothers & Sisters, Steven Scott Beare is a Colorado police officer with the Littleton Police Department and a member of the FOP. Steven has gone missing during an expedition to climb Mt Elbrus. Mount Elbrus is the highest mountain in Russia, and the tenth most prominent peak in the world. Mt Elbrus is located in the Caucasus Mountains in Southern Russia, near the border with Georgia.
June 2017 Gendarme
06/20/17 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
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