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500 Teamsters & Family Attend NM Teamster Appreciation Day 2017
09/25/17 - Teamsters Local 492
500 Attend NM Teamster Appreciation Day 2017  500 people were in attendance at the 2017 New Mexico Teamsters Appreciation Day on Saturday Sept 23rd.
Request Governor's Signature for RM3
09/25/17 - Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific-National Office
When wages are low, all of Illinois pays
09/25/17 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
Anti-tax fever seems to be on the rise in Illinois, most recently in editorial and public comments about the Cook County Board of Commissioners’ levy on sugary drinks.
Fleet Memo for September 23 2017
09/25/17 - Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific-National Office
Supreme Court Opens Its New Term With Attack on Workers’ Rights
09/25/17 - Teamsters local 570
Sept. 25, 2017 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | The Supreme Court returns Monday from its summer vacation for the first full term where Neil Grouch will occupy a seat at the far end of the Court’s bench. And the Court will open this term with a trio of cases that are very likely to immunize many employers from consequences for their illegal actions.
Trump’s Quiet Campaign Against Government Workers
09/25/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Sept. 25, 2017 | WAR ON WORKERS | The president is keeping federal wages down, enraging public unions and their allies. On August 31, in an executive action that went largely unremarked upon, Donald Trump slashed automatic annual wage increases for most federal workers in 2018 from an expected 1.
Citizenship Informational Meeting
09/25/17 - Teamsters Local 542
Teamsters Local 542's Citizenship Informational Meeting Teamsters Local 542 will be hosting a Citizenship Informational Meeting on Sunday, October 29, 2017 for Teamsters Local 542 Members and their immediate families. The meeting will include elegibility, qualification and available grants information in order to help you become a Citizen of the United States of America.
OSHA 10 ET&D Training
09/25/17 - IBEW Local 483
Supreme Court Opens Its New Term With Attack on Workers’ Rights
09/25/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Sept. 25, 2017 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | The Supreme Court returns Monday from its summer vacation for the first full term where Neil Grouch will occupy a seat at the far end of the Court’s bench. And the Court will open this term with a trio of cases that are very likely to immunize many employers from consequences for their illegal actions.
Police: Gunman Kills 1, Injures 7 At Tennessee Church
09/25/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
A masked gunman invaded a Nashville church Sunday and opened fire, walking silently down the aisle as he shot unsuspecting congregants.  At least one person was killed and seven others wounded, authorities said.  An usher confronted the shooter, who apparently shot himself in the struggle before he was arrested, police said.  No motive was immediately determined.
ABF Proposal Meetings
09/25/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 104
Listed below are the Contract Proposal dates for ABF. If you are an ABF member, please make every effort to attend one of these meetings. Thank you.
Supreme Court Opens Its New Term With Attack on Workers’ Rights
09/25/17 - Teamsters Local 888
Sept. 25, 2017 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | The Supreme Court returns Monday from its summer vacation for the first full term where Neil Grouch will occupy a seat at the far end of the Court’s bench. And the Court will open this term with a trio of cases that are very likely to immunize many employers from consequences for their illegal actions.
A Message From Your Clerk Craft Director
09/24/17 - APWU Local
Members you know firsthand that the Union works hard to protect your jobs, fight for better wages, and provide good benefits and working conditions. As all that was mentioned above, the APWU ‘s fight is not easy. Our union stand up for the rights of our membership. However, current attack by Management is not an easy fight for us.
CALL TO ACTION: Kentucky Pension Rally
09/24/17 - Jefferson County Association of Educational Support Personnel
JCAESP/AFSCME Building Rep Training Session
09/24/17 - Jefferson County Association of Educational Support Personnel
Good Afternoon JCAESP/AFSCME Members, We have scheduled a JCAESP/AFSCME Building Rep Training Session for this Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 8:00 am. -12:00 noon at the AFSCME Union Hall, 4315 Preston Highway Ste. 101, Louisville, Kentucky 40213. A Continental Breakfast will be provided starting at 7:30 am.
9/22/17 - PBC Bargaining Update
09/23/17 - Communications Workers of America Local 3181
CWA Alert!  A bargaining session was held on Friday, September 22nd.  We did not reach an agreement.  We will be meeting again soon to continue negotiations.  We will keep you updated.
Upcoming Teamsters National Freight ABF Contract Negotiations-Proposals
09/22/17 - Teamsters Local 492
As you are aware, the current Teamsters ABF NMFA expires on March 31, 2018. In preparation for negotiations for a successor agreement with ABF, the IBT is requesting local unions representing employees at ABF, confer with their members and shop stewards, and submit suggested proposals to the negotiating committees.
Teamster UPS Screening Committees & Two-Person Review Scheduled
09/22/17 - Teamsters Local 492
The UPS and UPS Freight Screening Committees are scheduled for September 25th and the Two-Person Review is scheduled for October 17th. Teamsters Package Division Director Denis Taylor, Co-Chair of the UPS National Negotiating Committee, will lead the meetings along with Kris Taylor who is Co-Chair of the UPS Freight National Negotiating Committee.
Gov Christie 200 Million Dollar Drug Initiative
09/22/17 - New Jersey Law Enforcement Commanding Officers Association
Narcan. The New Jersey Department of Corrections is allocating $1.2 million to train DOC custody staff on the administration of Narcan and provide each staff member with a dose to carry on their person in case of an inmate emergency. The funding also will provide one Narcan dose to each inmate being released, estimated to be about 10,000 each year. Since April 2014, there have been more than 32,000 deployments of Narcan by law enforcement and EMS agencies throughout New Jersey including more than 9,500 deployments for 2017 thus far.  
In Case You Missed It
09/22/17 - Teamsters Local 355
  • It’s Round Two in the Fight for $15.   • Why are drug prices so high?   • Push for Nafta overhaul may fall short…   • Federal court voids convictions of Boston Teamsters.   • One-actor show portrays leader of 1934 Teamster strikes.   • Trump stacks Labor Dept. with friends of big business.
SJU Family Assist Memo/Sign-Up
09/22/17 - TWU Local 513
Because of Sex: One Law, Ten Cases, and Fifty Years That Changed American Women’s Lives At Work
09/22/17 - Teamsters local 570
Sept. 22, 2017 | BOOK REVIEW | Their names are enshrined on legal cases that became law, and cited ever after as precedents. But the stories of the lead plaintiffs who went to court and ended up making history got lost. Author Gillian Thomas wanted to find these women, recover their stories, and pay tribute to them.
In Case You Missed It
09/22/17 - Teamsters Local 992
  • It’s Round Two in the Fight for $15.   • Why are drug prices so high?   • Push for Nafta overhaul may fall short…   • Federal court voids convictions of Boston Teamsters.   • One-actor show portrays leader of 1934 Teamster strikes.   • Trump stacks Labor Dept. with friends of big business.
Because of Sex: One Law, Ten Cases, and Fifty Years That Changed American Women’s Lives At Work
09/22/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Sept. 22, 2017 | BOOK REVIEW | Their names are enshrined on legal cases that became law, and cited ever after as precedents. But the stories of the lead plaintiffs who went to court and ended up making history got lost. Author Gillian Thomas wanted to find these women, recover their stories, and pay tribute to them.
Busy Sunday 9/24/2017
09/22/17 - IATSE Local 33
Busy Sunday, September 24,  2017 Local 33 will be DOUBLING at Staples. Make sure you are calling in for this Sunday.
Inter-local Pension Meeting
09/22/17 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
On September 17, 2017 over 450 retired and active Local 458M Members attended a ILPF Special Meeting regarding the future of our pension fund. The ILPF Administrator Larry Mitchell along with the ILPF Attorney Tom Kennedy addressed our members regarding the upcoming changes.
Stronger Together
09/22/17 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
Because of Sex: One Law, Ten Cases, and Fifty Years That Changed American Women’s Lives At Work
09/22/17 - Teamsters Local 992
Sept. 22, 2017 | BOOK REVIEW | Their names are enshrined on legal cases that became law, and cited ever after as precedents. But the stories of the lead plaintiffs who went to court and ended up making history got lost. Author Gillian Thomas wanted to find these women, recover their stories, and pay tribute to them.
Bookkeeper Wanted!
09/22/17 - IBEW Local 191
IBEW 191 has an opening and is looking for a qualified bookkeeper to join our staff. Position comes with a good family wage and benefits.
In Case You Missed It
09/22/17 - Teamsters Local 888
  • It’s Round Two in the Fight for $15.   • Why are drug prices so high?   • Push for Nafta overhaul may fall short…   • Federal court voids convictions of Boston Teamsters.   • One-actor show portrays leader of 1934 Teamster strikes.   • Trump stacks Labor Dept. with friends of big business.
Because of Sex: One Law, Ten Cases, and Fifty Years That Changed American Women’s Lives At Work
09/22/17 - Teamsters Local 888
Sept. 22, 2017 | BOOK REVIEW | Their names are enshrined on legal cases that became law, and cited ever after as precedents. But the stories of the lead plaintiffs who went to court and ended up making history got lost. Author Gillian Thomas wanted to find these women, recover their stories, and pay tribute to them.
September 2017
09/21/17 - IUPAT local 10
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NLRB Pick Litigated Reagan’s Air Traffic Case
09/21/17 - Teamsters local 570
Sept. 21, 2017 | LABOR | President Trump’s nominee for the top attorney job at the NLRB argued against a now-defunct air traffic controllers union in a case that critics consider a key event contributing to decades of decline of union membership and wage stagnation. Peter Robb was nominated Sept. 15 by the White House to serve as general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board.
Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act
09/21/17 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
We have had many questions about the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act. This article from the APWU web page explains your rights and other rights available to veterans. http://www.apwu.
NLRB Pick Litigated Reagan’s Air Traffic Case
09/21/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Sept. 21, 2017 | LABOR | President Trump’s nominee for the top attorney job at the NLRB argued against a now-defunct air traffic controllers union in a case that critics consider a key event contributing to decades of decline of union membership and wage stagnation. Peter Robb was nominated Sept. 15 by the White House to serve as general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board.
NLRB Pick Litigated Reagan’s Air Traffic Case
09/21/17 - Teamsters Local 992
Sept. 21, 2017 | LABOR | President Trump’s nominee for the top attorney job at the NLRB argued against a now-defunct air traffic controllers union in a case that critics consider a key event contributing to decades of decline of union membership and wage stagnation. Peter Robb was nominated Sept. 15 by the White House to serve as general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board.
Trump stacks the US Dept of Labor with big business chums
09/21/17 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
When, amid scandal and scrutiny, the bombastic fast-food CEO Andy Puzder withdrew himself as President Trump’s nominee for secretary of labor back in February, worker advocates—who’d run an aggressive campaign to oppose him—let out a collective sigh of relief.
IBEW 332 Health Fair-2017
09/21/17 - IBEW Local 332
The 2017 Health Fair will be held on Saturday September 30th at our meeting hall. This is a great opportunity to talk to your health care providers about their programs and services. This could be helpful if you're considering any changes to your plan during the open enrollment period in December.
Training Courses
09/21/17 - International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
Boilermakers Welding and Training Courses. Tube Welding with SMAW and GTAW: Develops knowledge and skills required to weld two-inch diameter mild steel pipe in the 6G position using the gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) and (SMAW) processes.
Renewal of DC Elevator Mechanics License
09/21/17 - IUEC Local 10
I spoke with the ladies at Pearson Vue yesterday.  The computer for the renewal of DC Elevator Mechanics License is in the middle of a total overhaul.  The Renewal Letters that normally go out in September, will not be going out until October.  The system is unavailable until after October 1, 2017.  That will still give everyone 60 days to renew your license.
Last Chance to Get Your ILLINI Football Tickets
09/21/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
This is your last chance to order your tickets to join your IBEW 21 sisters and brothers at the ILLINI Football game on October 14th which includes the tailgate before the game. Last orders will be taken on Monday September 25th so we can get you your tickets on time.
Another successful drive
09/21/17 - IUEC Local 10
I would like to thank everyone who came out yesterday for the blood drive.  It was nice to see some of our Retired members here.  Billy Johnston, Pat Davis, Chip Carr, John Jenkins and his wife Maggie, all came out to donate.  Dan Cellucci and Heather Harris, from the Otis Office, joined us.
URGENT ACTION ALERT: Affordable Care Act Repeal is Back!
09/21/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
This week, the U.S. Senate is working on their newest attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Graham-Cassidy bill, a last-ditch effort to repeal the ACA, is gaining steam, and Senators are hoping to bring it to a vote by September 30.
NLRB Pick Litigated Reagan’s Air Traffic Case
09/21/17 - Teamsters Local 888
Sept. 21, 2017 | LABOR | President Trump’s nominee for the top attorney job at the NLRB argued against a now-defunct air traffic controllers union in a case that critics consider a key event contributing to decades of decline of union membership and wage stagnation. Peter Robb was nominated Sept. 15 by the White House to serve as general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board.
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
09/20/17 - CWA Local 1103
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Union Hall Closures!!
09/20/17 - IBEW Local 191
Due to staff training, the Bellingham, Mt. Vernon and Wenatchee offices will be closed all day Friday October 27th. Dispatch will be by phone only. The Everett office will be closed from 10:00am (after dispatch) Friday October 27th until 8:00am Monday October 30th.
AMFA - SWA Technician Negotiations Road Show Schedule
09/20/17 - AMFA
September 20, 2017 -- On August 17, 2017, AMFA and Southwest Airlines finished the last scheduled negotiation session for the foreseeable future. The AMFA Negotiating Committee has made the decision to go out and explain where we are in the process, what issues remain open, and to answer questions from the membership.

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Updated: Sep. 25 (21:14)
500 Teamsters & Family Attend NM Teamster Appreciation Day 2017
Teamsters Local 492
Supreme Court Opens Its New Term With Attack on Workers’ Rights
Teamsters local 570
Trump’s Quiet Campaign Against Government Workers
Teamsters Local 355
Citizenship Informational Meeting
Teamsters Local 542
Supreme Court Opens Its New Term With Attack on Workers’ Rights
Teamsters Local 355
Supreme Court Opens Its New Term With Attack on Workers’ Rights
Teamsters Local 992
 
     
  Current Campaigns  
  • The IBT and your Atlanta Committee members, Geoff Maloney and Chris Rogers have been negotiating with Company management since 2010; almost as long as the IBT have been negotiating for the Express Jet CRJ members. 

    The Company has now given us their final, closeout proposal on wages. Neither the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Airline Division, the Business Agents of Local 210 and Local 19, nor your rank-and-file committee members are recommending this be ratified. A detailed letter from your ExpressJet CRJ Negotiating Committee can be found here. A copy of the company’s last, best and final offer can be found here.

    Ballots were mailed on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.  Each member will receive voting instructions and credentials required for voting.  Voting will close on Monday, July 10, and will be counted the same day. 

  • The ‘Let’s Get America Working!’ campaign seeks to restore a dynamic and prosperous middle class to drive economic growth by helping to advance policy decisions that create and maintain good middle-income jobs, guarantee retirement security, expand access to the American Dream, and ensure that the benefits of the ongoing economic recovery are felt by the many, not just the few.

  • We Are eXPOsing XPO’s Global Greed

    XPO Logistics is a top ten global logistics and transportation company with annual revenue of $15 billion and 89,000 employees, another 10,000 workers classified as independent contractors, and thousands more working for firms that subcontract with XPO. We are the REAL workers at XPO Logistics worldwide exposing the truth about the company’s global greed, illegal wage theft, unsafe conditions, and abhorrent and vicious anti-worker, anti-union tactics. 

    This greed includes mistreating former Con-way Freight workers in the United States who are being kept in the dark about terminal closures and layoffs, and the company’s illegal refusal to bargain contracts and denying their workers’ federally protected right to organize. It also includes port, rail and last-mile drivers around the country and in Southern California fighting wage theft in excess of $200 million because they are misclassified as independent contractors and denied the right to form their union. This greed has caused numerous lawsuits and strikes.  Greed also means an unsafe workplace and mistreating its warehouse employees.

    XPO’s greed extends to Europe beginning with breaking its promise to not layoff any workers for at least 18 months. French workers and the unions have been fighting back against XPO’s disrespect, lies and attempts to slash jobs. Similar struggles are taking place in Great Britain, Spain, Belgium, the Netherlands, and across Europe.

    Join the worldwide struggle now! Get involved with this campaign by joining the Facebook group “XPO Exposed.”

    Together, we can eXPOse the company’s global greed and win fairness, respect and dignity for tens of thousands of XPO employees around the world!

  • This webpage provides information on the Teamsters Union’s legislative advocacy at both the federal and state level as well as our field activity to support those policy positions and to get strong labor candidates elected to office.  Among other resources, you will find our federal legislative scorecard, formal statements of policy position and communications to Capitol Hill,  a weekly update on federal legislative happenings, an overview of bills we are tracking at the state level, and quick links to take action on priority issues.

  • Negotiations for the National Master Automobile Transporters Agreement (NMATA) recently concluded and a tentative agreement has been reached. On Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 representatives from carhaul local unions met in Detroit to endorse the National Agreement and the Central-Southern Supplement, paving the way for members to vote. The Eastern and Western Supplements were approved in 2016, and will not be re-voted. However, all carhaul members will get to exercise their right to vote on the National Agreement and General Monetary Changes.

    Ballots will be mailed out on or about March 10 and are tentatively scheduled to be counted on March 30.

    The tentative agreement is from September 1, 2015, until May 31, 2021.

  • Workers’ pensions are being endangered by both Congress and those charged with overseeing them. The Teamsters and our members are standing united to say “No!” to cuts and “Yes!” to greater retirement security!

  • On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and Southwest Airlines reached an agreement covering more than 300 material specialists. Details of the agreement are available on this webpage, along with materials explaining the components of this contract.

    Ballots will be mailed on or about Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Each member will receive voting instructions and credentials required for voting via mail, along with paper copies of the tentative agreement’s highlights, the tentative agreement, and a copy of the seniority list. Voting will close on June 21, ballots will begin to be counted the same day.  Please continue to check this page for more information, it will be posted as soon as it becomes available.

  • The Teamsters Union represents more than 250,000 members at UPS and UPS Freight. UPS remains an active member of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) despite the organization’s anti-worker and anti-union agenda that seeks to undermine and weaken worker protections.

  • This web page provides information on our fight against fast-track legislation. The measure requires Congress to take only a quick up-or-down vote on secret trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership and does not allow such agreements to be amended. It limits Congress’ constitutionally mandated oversight of such trade deals and lets others decide what’s best for America. The result is fewer good-paying U.S. jobs and unsafe food and products for Americans. Read more to find out why fast track is the wrong track for Teamsters and America.

  • Workers across the country at FedEx Freight and Con-way Freight are standing shoulder to shoulder to form their unions with the Teamsters to win a more secure future. Momentum is building with a first wave of victories with many more to come.

    There is growing worker resentment toward the companies after years of being treated unfairly. While the companies have suddenly made improvements since workers began to organize, workers know that without a legally binding contract the company can take these things away at any time.

    The unfulfilled promises that have been made to drivers and dockworkers over the past decade are coming back to haunt management.

    But now workers are taking action and standing up for themselves by forming their union. It's a different era now. It's Teamster Time! LIKE our Facebook page, here.

     
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