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    2020 BALL
    FOP Local 18
    In Case You Missed It
    Teamsters local 570
    50 Reasons the Trump Administration is Bad for Workers
    Teamsters local 570
    In Case You Missed It
    Teamsters Local 355
    50 Reasons the Trump Administration is Bad for Workers
    Teamsters Local 355
    Memo: Call to Action Regarding CARES Act PSP Funding Extension
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    2020 BALL
    09/18/20 - FOP Local 18
    All, It is with great sadness that I inform you that the 2020 FOP Ball is canceled. Our board is working to find other fundraising opportunities and plan events for 2021. Please feel free to share this with others who normally attend.
    In Case You Missed It
    09/18/20 - Teamsters local 570
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    50 Reasons the Trump Administration is Bad for Workers
    09/18/20 - Teamsters local 570
    Sept. 18, 2020 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | The Trump administration has systematically promoted the interests of corporate executives and shareholders over those of working people and failed to protect worker’s safety, wages and rights. This Economic Policy Institute report provides a review of the administration’s most egregious attacks on working people since Trump took office.
    In Case You Missed It
    09/18/20 - Teamsters Local 355
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    50 Reasons the Trump Administration is Bad for Workers
    09/18/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    Sept. 18, 2020 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | The Trump administration has systematically promoted the interests of corporate executives and shareholders over those of working people and failed to protect worker’s safety, wages and rights. This Economic Policy Institute report provides a review of the administration’s most egregious attacks on working people since Trump took office.
    Memo: Call to Action Regarding CARES Act PSP Funding Extension
    09/18/20 - AMFA
    September 18, 2020 -- We are less than two weeks from the CARES Act Payroll Support Program (PSP) end date of September 30, 2020. This program has guaranteed wages for airline employees during this period of severely depressed demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic, while avoiding layoffs that have been announced as being necessary by several major airlines.
    50 Reasons the Trump Administration is Bad for Workers
    09/18/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    Sept. 18, 2020 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | The Trump administration has systematically promoted the interests of corporate executives and shareholders over those of working people and failed to protect worker’s safety, wages and rights. This Economic Policy Institute report provides a review of the administration’s most egregious attacks on working people since Trump took office.
    In Case You Missed It
    09/18/20 - Teamsters Local 992
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    Workers Win as NY Federal Judge Tosses ‘Joint Employer’ Rule
    09/18/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    Sept. 18, 2020 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Millions of workers potentially won—and the GOP Trump regime lost in court again—as a New York federal judge tossed the Trump Labor Department’s new, and narrower, “joint employer” rule. Indeed, the Trump scheme was so bad, said Judge Gregory Woods of the U.S.
    Flu shots
    09/18/20 - UA Local 23 Plumbers & Pipefitters
    Please click on the "Pension/H&W" tab for flu shot information.
    In Case You Missed It
    09/18/20 - Teamsters Local 888
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    Body-Worn Cameras and Memory
    09/18/20 - Spokane Police Guild
    Body-worn cameras can’t replace an officer’s perceptions, but they can be extraordinarily valuable when they confirm the presence of weapons, capture resistance, and verify de-escalation attempts. What’s more, it is expected that the presence of cameras encourages people on both sides of the lens to be the best version of themselves as they interact.
    OSHA Offers Toothless Response to COVID-19 Workplace Deaths
    09/17/20 - Teamsters local 570
    Sept. 17, 2020 | HEALTH & SAFETY | How much are the lives of essential workers who are keeping food on the tables of their fellow Americans worth? Not much, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
    Nominated Officers for Election Sept 15th - 28th
    09/17/20 - CWA Local 3176
    To all CWA Local 3176 members, On Monday, September 14, 2020, at the general membership meeting nominations were held for all positions of the executive board.
    OSHA Offers Toothless Response to COVID-19 Workplace Deaths
    09/17/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    Sept. 17, 2020 | HEALTH & SAFETY | How much are the lives of essential workers who are keeping food on the tables of their fellow Americans worth? Not much, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
    OSHA Offers Toothless Response to COVID-19 Workplace Deaths
    09/17/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    Sept. 17, 2020 | HEALTH & SAFETY | How much are the lives of essential workers who are keeping food on the tables of their fellow Americans worth? Not much, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
    Los Angeles County COVID-19 Emergency Operations Center
    09/17/20 - IATSE Local 33
    The following report is a high level summary of the L.A. County Emergency Operation Center's COVID-19 disaster response.  This incident update includes the number of confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 among Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and Los Angeles County Fire Department employees.
    Webinars and Actions from the IATSE Education Dept
    09/17/20 - IATSE Local 33
    Growth Equals Strength  *  Organizing Makes You Stronger.
    AMFA–SWA Article 23 Response Protocols Agreement Referendum Results
    09/17/20 - AMFA
    September 17, 2020 -- The votes for the AMFA-Southwest Airlines (SWA) Article 23 Response Protocols Agreement Referendum were tallied on September 17, 2020. Votes for this referendum were counted and certified by ElectionBuddy, and the AMFA-SWA Article 23 Response Protocols Agreement has been: Approved.
    Teamster Gear
    09/16/20 - Teamsters Local 776
    After a long hot summer in the sun is your favorite Teamster cap a little....
    How Millennials Are Changing the Manufacturing Industry
    09/16/20 - Teamsters local 570
    Sept. 16, 2020 | THE FUTURE OF LABOR | […] Today’s manufacturing industry looks a lot different from the one of decades past, but manufacturing is still a vital part of the American business landscape. As the manufacturing industry tackles the challenges of the 21st century, millennials are beginning to put their own stamp on the industry in all kinds of ways.
    How Millennials Are Changing the Manufacturing Industry
    09/16/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    Sept. 16, 2020 | THE FUTURE OF LABOR | […] Today’s manufacturing industry looks a lot different from the one of decades past, but manufacturing is still a vital part of the American business landscape. As the manufacturing industry tackles the challenges of the 21st century, millennials are beginning to put their own stamp on the industry in all kinds of ways.
    Wildfire Ash & Debris Clean Up Safety Checklist
    09/16/20 - AFSCME Local 2067
    Every one of us has been affected by the wildfires. Some have been evacuated or had family evacuated, some of our families have lost homes, everyone has been affected by the extended hazardous air.
    Thank You!!!!
    09/16/20 - Little Rock Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #17
    A huge shout out and thank you to A-1 Granite Man business owners!  When the LRPD memorial monument was defaced by criminals, they dropped everything they were doing to respond to help our members clean the granite monument.
    How Millennials Are Changing the Manufacturing Industry
    09/16/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    Sept. 16, 2020 | THE FUTURE OF LABOR | […] Today’s manufacturing industry looks a lot different from the one of decades past, but manufacturing is still a vital part of the American business landscape. As the manufacturing industry tackles the challenges of the 21st century, millennials are beginning to put their own stamp on the industry in all kinds of ways.
    Unions Can Revive the American Dream
    09/16/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    Sept. 15, 2020 | OPINION | […] Our message must be heard by those wanting to destroy labor unions and our right to bargain collectively to improve the standard of living for working Americans. Our words must be heard by those who believe that the race to the bottom for American workers is the right direction.
    GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
    09/16/20 - Teamsters Local 179
    The Teamsters Local 179 General Membership meeting will be held on Sunday, September 20th at 10:00 a.m. at the Local 179 membership hall located at 990 NE Frontage Road in Joliet. PLEASE NOTE:  Due to the rollback regarding COVID-19 restrictions for Will County, maximum gathering is  limited to 25.  This number includes staff.  Once again, masks are required to be worn.
    TEAMSTERS LOCAL 179 EXECUTIVE BOARD SWORN IN FOR FOURTH TERM
    09/16/20 - Teamsters Local 179
    Teamsters Local 179 Nominations for Officers was held on Sunday, September 13, 2020.  There was no opposition and the Local 179 Executive Board and was sworn in for their fourth term to begin on January 1, 2021. "We look forward to continuing to serve our members and grow our membership in the upcoming term.
    Amazon Has Avoided Unions for 25 Years – Labor Leaders Think That Could Change
    09/16/20 - Teamsters Local 888
    Sept. 16, 2020 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | Amazon landed in hot water this week when job posts revealed apparent details about the company’s strategies for identifying potential union activity in its workforce.
    Your Voice, Your Vote. Take the 2020 Pledge!
    09/15/20 - IATSE Local 33
    Sisters, Brothers, Kin, and allies— We are writing you with a critical action.
    Announcing Local 764’s 2020 QuiltMania Raffle
    09/15/20 - IATSE Local 33
    I am pleased to announce Theatrical Wardrobe Union Local 764’s 2020 QuiltMania Raffle! In the words of Shannon Koger, Local 764 member and QuiltMania Chair:  "This year has been like nothing any of us ever imagined.
    Unions Can Revive the American Dream
    09/15/20 - Teamsters local 570
    Sept. 15, 2020 | OPINION | […] Our message must be heard by those wanting to destroy labor unions and our right to bargain collectively to improve the standard of living for working Americans. Our words must be heard by those who believe that the race to the bottom for American workers is the right direction.
    Unions Can Revive the American Dream
    09/15/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    Sept. 15, 2020 | OPINION | […] Our message must be heard by those wanting to destroy labor unions and our right to bargain collectively to improve the standard of living for working Americans. Our words must be heard by those who believe that the race to the bottom for American workers is the right direction.
    EDD
    09/15/20 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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    Register to Vote Washington
    09/15/20 - International Association of Heat & Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Local 7
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    Amazon Has Avoided Unions for 25 Years – Labor Leaders Think That Could Change
    09/15/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    Sept. 15, 2020 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | Amazon landed in hot water this week when job posts revealed apparent details about the company’s strategies for identifying potential union activity in its workforce.
    Register to Vote
    09/15/20 - International Association of Heat & Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Local 7
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    Sept 23rd Membership Meeting
    09/15/20 - UAW Local 4911
    Wednesday, September 23rd at 5:00pm we will hold our UAW Local 4911 Membership Meeting. We will once again use our free conference call option through Unions-America.  At 4:58pm call the number below and when prompted enter the access code followed by the pound sign/hash tag.
    General Membership Meeting - September 16, 2020
    09/15/20 - AFSCME Local 3336
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    AT&T Illinois Job Cuts
    09/15/20 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - Today, AT&T announced a surplus affecting employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21).
    Federation Election Plan 2021
    09/14/20 - Pennsylvania Federation BMWED-IBT
    IBT Election Plan Summary Richard Mark has written the Pennsylvania Federation in connection with the upcoming International Brotherhood of Teamsters election, and the Penn Fed’s Local Plan.  The Teamsters consider our Systems, Divisions, and Federations as locals. Mr.
    Know Your Rights Families First Corona Virus
    09/14/20 - Teamsters Local 455
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    Amazon Has Avoided Unions for 25 Years – Labor Leaders Think That Could Change
    09/14/20 - Teamsters local 570
    Sept. 14, 2020 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | Amazon landed in hot water this week when job posts revealed apparent details about the company’s strategies for identifying potential union activity in its workforce.
    AFT 1521 Health & Financial Wellness Conference - via ZOOM
    09/14/20 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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    Amazon Has Avoided Unions for 25 Years – Labor Leaders Think That Could Change
    09/14/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    Sept. 14, 2020 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | Amazon landed in hot water this week when job posts revealed apparent details about the company’s strategies for identifying potential union activity in its workforce.
    Local 91 - Members Building
    09/14/20 - Teamsters Local Union No. 91
    While we continue to navigate an unchartered course during these challenging times, we must protect our past inclusive of the Member's assets entrusted to the Executive Board.  Our Members Building was built in 1992 through the efforts and dedication of our Membership.
    The Power of the Women's VOtes Statewide Zoom Rally
    09/14/20 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
    **Please be sure & register for the Power of the Women's Votes Statewide Zoom Rally, where our very own National Secretary-Treasurer, Liz Powell, will be featured! WE ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! The Ohio Coalition of Labor Union Women Presents: The Power of the Women's Votes Statewide Zoom Rally - Together We Can Make Anything Happen.
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