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Amazon Crushed the Alabama Union Drive – Can the Teamsters Do Better?
06/24/21 - Teamsters Local 570
June 24, 2021 | BUILDING WORKER POWER | The Teamsters is rich, strong, and experienced – and it’s ready to help workers and give Amazon a headache.
Amazon Crushed the Alabama Union Drive – Can the Teamsters Do Better?
06/24/21 - Teamsters Local 355
June 24, 2021 | BUILDING WORKER POWER | The Teamsters is rich, strong, and experienced – and it’s ready to help workers and give Amazon a headache.
Amazon Crushed the Alabama Union Drive – Can the Teamsters Do Better?
06/24/21 - Teamsters Local 992
June 24, 2021 | BUILDING WORKER POWER | The Teamsters is rich, strong, and experienced – and it’s ready to help workers and give Amazon a headache.
ETCP Rigging Arena TEST Prep 4-day class
06/24/21 - IATSE Local 33
Brothers & Sisters: Local 33 is offering an ETCP Rigging Arena TEST Prep 4-day class on Tuesday-Friday, July 13-16 @ 8am. If you would like to attend email your request to; Training@ia33.org. Please include your name, phone number, and name of class.
Mercy Flights Annual Membership Renewal
06/24/21 - IBEW Local 659
Dear Brothers and Sisters: It's that time again for the Annual Mercy Fllights Membership Renewal. IBEW Special Annual Group rate is $68.00 (August 1st 2021 - July 31, 2022).  Please contact Kathy McUne at the hall 541-664-0800 or via email kathy@ibew659.org for the application.
Fall Protection Authorized User class
06/24/21 - IATSE Local 33
Brothers & Sisters: Local 33 is offering a Fall Protection Authorized User class on Friday, July 2 @ 8:30am. If you would like to attend email your request to; Training@ia33.org. Please include your name, phone number, and name of class.
Forklift & MEWPS class
06/24/21 - IATSE Local 33
Brothers & Sisters: Local 33 is offering a Forklift & MEWPS class on Thursday, July 1 @ 7am. If you would like to attend email your request to; Training@ia33.org. Please include your name, phone number, and name of class.
CANCELLED: Mountain Biking Event
06/24/21 - IBEW Local 125
Due to the extreme heat & possible power outages the June 27, Mountain biking event has been cancelled.
3336 Newsletter!
06/24/21 - AFSCME Local 3336
@media only screen and (max-width: 730px){ .pdfview{height:500px !important} Welcome to the AFSCME 3336  Newsletter Please read the attached PDF This newsletter will be an occasional way to share information with represented staff. We hope you like it. The #1 best source of information is our website (www.afscme3336.org).
Underemployment
06/23/21 - UAW Local 602
If you DO NOT qualify for Short Work Week use your “Weekly Benefit Amount” to determine if you qualify for “UNDEREMPLOYMENT”… When filing you will need to enter your GROSS earnings from this week. Those earnings must not exceed 1 1/2 times YOUR Monetary Determination. (ex $362x1.
JATC Apprenticeship
06/23/21 - IBEW Local 125
If you are looking for a new career, check out our ApprenticeshipPrograms.
30th International Convention 1st Day
06/23/21 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
30th International Convention 1st Day
At least 72 to be converted...
06/23/21 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT… A.P.W.U.’s efforts have resulted again in Cleveland’s most senior Clerk Craft PSE’s being converted to career employees.  At least Seventy Two (72) PSE’s will enjoy the  benefits and security of full-time status, effective no later than August 14, 2021.
Weingarten Rights Webinar
06/23/21 - IATSE Local 33
Sisters, Brothers, Kin – Please see the below flyer for the upcoming webinar hosted by the IATSE Education and Training Department: Please click here for the link to register.
More information regarding the L.A. Forum and Vaccinations
06/23/21 - IATSE Local 33
Hello all, Attached is more information regarding mandating vaccinations to work at their venues.   Robert Pagnotta Business Agent Theatre IATSE Local No.
The LA Forum information regarding Vaccinations
06/23/21 - IATSE Local 33
Hello all, The L.A. Forum have sent me a letter which is attached and are mandating vaccinations to work at their venues. Thank you, Robert Pagnotta Business Agent Theatre IATSE Local No.
The Pantages information regarding Vaccinations
06/23/21 - IATSE Local 33
Hello all, The Pantages have sent me a letter which is attached and are mandating vaccinations to work at their venues. Thank you, Robert Pagnotta Business Agent Theatre IATSE Local No.
On Prime Day, Organizers Want You to Think of the Workers
06/22/21 - Teamsters Local 355
June 22, 2021 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | In case our homepage didn’t tip you off, today (and tomorrow) is Prime Day. For Prime members, that means deals, deals, deals. For Amazon’s warehouse workers, it usually means mandatory extra time or MET as the company abbreviates it.
Teamsters Announce Coordinated Nationwide Project to Unionize Amazon
06/22/21 - Teamsters Local 570
June 22, 2021 | ORGANIZING | The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, one of the country's largest and most powerful unions, has said in an official resolution obtained by Motherboard that unionizing and building worker power at Amazon is the top priority moving forward. The announcement comes on Prime Day, one of Amazon's busiest days of the year.
Working with the web site modules
06/22/21 - Montana Electrical Training Center
The UnionActive system is made up of individual Modules that can be added, removed, and customized throughout the site.   To view the current Modules, login to the site as an admin and you will now see gray boxes around each individual module. Each module box contains an x button, up and down arrows, the module order number, and the title of the module.
Set a secure admin password
06/22/21 - Montana Electrical Training Center
The first thing to do when you initially login as the administrator is set a secure password for the account. Click the User Settings button from the home page, then scroll down to the bottom of the page. You will see a password field. Delete the current password and enter in your own private password.
The administration area
06/22/21 - Montana Electrical Training Center
The Administration Area is the main control panel for the UnionActive system. To access the Administration Area, login to the website as an administrator, and then click the Admin Area button just below the website date. Each link in the Administration Area has a short description about what can be done in that area.
New minimum wage at University of New Mexico Hospital is ratified by Support Staff
06/22/21 - New Mexico Hospital Workers Union
District 1199 New Mexico has successfully negotiated, a new minimum wage of $15.21 an hour at University of New Mexico hospital. This new wage impacts over 700 workers at the only Trauma Level 1 Hospital in New Mexico. Many of the workers currently make $12.21 an hour. For some workers this means no longer having to work a second job or having to work overtime to make ends meet.
June 24, 2021 LDT production schedule update
06/22/21 - UAW Local 602
LDT Production Schedule Update Team, Although we are working hard to improve the situation, our plant will be extending downtime through Thursday.  Skilled Trades, Core Team, Team Leaders, Repair and 3rd shift Body Shop are to report to work at your normal start times. Other employees may be required to work and will be notified by their manager.
Our 2021 Scholarship Winners are Here!
06/22/21 - UFCW Local 1473
@media only screen and (max-width: 730px){ .pdfview{height:500px !important} 2021 Scholarship Winners for posting.
IBT Convention 2021
06/22/21 - Teamsters Local 776
The 30th International Convention of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters convened on June 22, 2021. The IBT....
A message from the JAC Chairman, Ralph Wellens
06/22/21 - IUEC Local 10
ATTENTION ALL APPRENTICES We are excited to announce the return to In-Person Instruction starting the week of August 9th.  You will be notified of your Instructor and Class Day by your NEIEP email, by the end of July. You NEIEP Email is the official notification for ALL NEIEP CORRESPONDENCE. Ralph N.
November Union Meeting 2021
06/22/21 - IUEC Local 10
THE NOVEMBER 2021 UNION MEETING WILL BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 4TH DUE TO THE VETERANS DAY HOLIDAY ON NOVEMBER 11TH. SEE YOU THERE .
Central PA Food Bank
06/21/21 - Teamsters Local 776
Living up to the motto on the side of the Local 776 tractor trailer “People helping People”, several Business Agents and Union Stewards from TForce Freight (Formerly UPS Freight) helped pack food boxes at the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank on May 22nd and June 18th. The Agents and Stewards packed a combined 900 boxes of food to be distributed throughout Central PA.
Teamsters Union 30th Convention Opens Tuesday, June 22
06/21/21 - Teamsters Local 570
June 21, 2021 | The International Brotherhood of Teamsters 30th Convention opens tomorrow, and this year’s event will be like no other Convention in the union’s 118-year-old history. This 30th Convention will be online.
Why Was the Minimum Wage First Established?
06/21/21 - Teamsters Local 570
June 21, 2021 | LABOR HISTORY | The minimum wage was conceived as a way to help bolster wageworkers and decrease class stratification. It was first introduced in the United States with the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA). Passed under President Roosevelt, this act called for the first national minimum wage of 25 cents an hour.
Why Was the Minimum Wage First Established?
06/21/21 - Teamsters Local 355
June 21, 2021 | LABOR HISTORY | The minimum wage was conceived as a way to help bolster wageworkers and decrease class stratification. It was first introduced in the United States with the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA). Passed under President Roosevelt, this act called for the first national minimum wage of 25 cents an hour.
Passing of Brother Bill Bowen
06/21/21 - IBEW Local 483
IBEW Local 483 would like to inform you of the passing of Brother Bill Bowen, retired Tacoma Power Lineman.  We are sending our deepest sympathies to Bill’s family and friends. In lou of flowers, please send donations to Hospice of Spokane.
Why Was the Minimum Wage First Established?
06/21/21 - Teamsters Local 992
June 21, 2021 | LABOR HISTORY | The minimum wage was conceived as a way to help bolster wageworkers and decrease class stratification. It was first introduced in the United States with the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA). Passed under President Roosevelt, this act called for the first national minimum wage of 25 cents an hour.
IBEW 21 & Lake County Reach Tentative Agreement for Essential 911 Center Workers
06/21/21 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Friday, June 18, 2020 - The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21) and Lake County, Indiana 911 Center representatives reached a tentative agreement on a new contract covering dispatchers working at the Lake County Indiana Emergency Call Center.
Name of fallen police officer yet to be added to overpass dedicated in his memory
06/21/21 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
A portion of I-10 is named in memory of El Paso Police Officer Angel Garcia who was killed in the line of duty. However, you wouldn’t know just driving on the highway as there is no signage.
Contract Zoom Meeting
06/21/21 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
contract negotiations kick off next week. Winning a good contract with good pay and benefits takes all of us. We must work together, mobilize and show that we are united to succeed. Let us all come together at our virtual kickoff rally and show the strength of our solidarity - APWU: Our Union, Our Contract, Our Future.
City of Tacoma Employees
06/21/21 - IBEW Local 483
Brothers and Sisters that work for the City of Tacoma. You have received a ballot for Tacoma Joint Labor. This contract covers your benefits only. The collective bargaining agreement that contains your wages and working conditions is a separate agreement that will be bargained at the expiration of those agreements.
Why Was the Minimum Wage First Established?
06/21/21 - Teamsters Local 888
June 21, 2021 | LABOR HISTORY | The minimum wage was conceived as a way to help bolster wageworkers and decrease class stratification. It was first introduced in the United States with the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA). Passed under President Roosevelt, this act called for the first national minimum wage of 25 cents an hour.
Frontier Work at Home
06/20/21 - CWA Local 2222
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Frontier Extension Bargaining Report #1
06/20/21 - CWA Local 2222
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Verizon Home Garaging and Work at Home message from District 2-13
06/20/21 - CWA Local 2222
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Juneteenth: Freedom, Liberation, and Reckoning
06/19/21 - Teamsters Local 888
June 19, 2021 | SOCIAL JUSTICE | Juneteenth is now a federal holiday. Juneteenth commemorates the end of chattel slavery in the US, on June 19, 1865, when Union soldiers reached the farthest end of the Confederacy and informed the enslaved Black population that they were now free citizens.
Juneteenth: Freedom, Liberation, and Reckoning
06/19/21 - Teamsters Local 570
June 19, 2021 | SOCIAL JUSTICE | Juneteenth is now a federal holiday. Juneteenth commemorates the end of chattel slavery in the US, on June 19, 1865, when Union soldiers reached the farthest end of the Confederacy and informed the enslaved Black population that they were now free citizens.
Juneteenth: Freedom, Liberation, and Reckoning
06/19/21 - Teamsters Local 355
June 19, 2021 | SOCIAL JUSTICE | Juneteenth is now a federal holiday. Juneteenth commemorates the end of chattel slavery in the US, on June 19, 1865, when Union soldiers reached the farthest end of the Confederacy and informed the enslaved Black population that they were now free citizens.
Can public safety employers mandate COVID vaccination?
06/19/21 - National Correctional Employees Union
Surveys show our nation is divided about COVID vaccination. The Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) reports 62% of adults have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 41% of parents of children ages 12-17 say their child has received at least one dose. KFF statistics also indicate that around 13% of those surveyed do not plan to get a COVID vaccine.
Juneteenth: Freedom, Liberation, and Reckoning
06/19/21 - Teamsters Local 992
June 19, 2021 | SOCIAL JUSTICE | Juneteenth is now a federal holiday. Juneteenth commemorates the end of chattel slavery in the US, on June 19, 1865, when Union soldiers reached the farthest end of the Confederacy and informed the enslaved Black population that they were now free citizens.
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