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    In Case You Missed It
    09/25/20 - Teamsters local 570
      • Covid-19 news updates for Sept.
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    09/25/20 - Teamsters Local 355
      • Covid-19 news updates for Sept.
    In Case You Missed It
    09/25/20 - Teamsters Local 992
      • Covid-19 news updates for Sept. 21, 2020   • Teamsters give back to the community   • Labor mourns RGB…   • One of five workers claiming jobless benefits   • Electric vehicles should be a win for American workers   • Coronavirus in Maryland: 5 takeaways from the week   • US Foods drivers in Va.
    Covid 19 Return To Work Agreement
    09/25/20 - IATSE Local 488
    After months of negotiations via  the IATSE Locals, DGA, Teamsters and SAG-AFTRA have reached agreement with the producers. Attached to this message please find the complete Agreement and a  separate Summary  document.
    Protecting Our Pensions
    09/25/20 - Teamsters Local 455
    Please join Steve Vairma, Local 455 Principal Officer and Chuck Mack, Union Chairman of Western Conference Pension Trust Fund on how legislation affects our Pensions.  Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 6:00 pm.
    The Union Sportsmen's JournalHas Gone Digital
    09/25/20 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    The Union Sportsmen’s Journal is the official publication of the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance (USA). The full-color, quarterly publication available to Union sportsmen and women throughout the country features the latest outdoor news, hunting and fishing tips and techniques, U.S.-made product reviews and important conservation updates.
    Memo: Conclusion of Litigation
    09/25/20 - AMFA
    September 25, 2020 -- Yesterday, September 24, 2020, all litigation between AMFA and Southwest Airlines (SWA) ended when the Court closed the case after the parties complied with their settlement, ratified by AMFA–SWA members last week, and moved to dismiss all claims and counterclaims.
    Update on the furlough process 9-24-20
    09/25/20 - TWU Local 513
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    In Case You Missed It
    09/25/20 - Teamsters Local 888
      • Covid-19 news updates for Sept. 21, 2020   • Teamsters give back to the community   • Labor mourns RGB…   • One of five workers claiming jobless benefits   • Electric vehicles should be a win for American workers   • Coronavirus in Maryland: 5 takeaways from the week   • US Foods drivers in Va.
    Economic Inequality Costs Average Worker $42,000 Annually
    09/24/20 - Teamsters local 570
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    General Membership Meeting Changes
    09/24/20 - Teamsters Local Union No. 436
    The October 5th, 2020 General Membership meeting has been cancelled due to the Corona Virus. The November General Membership meeting has been changed from November 9th to November 2nd, 2020 same time at 7:00 p.m.
    AT&T News
    09/24/20 - CWA Local 3176
    ATTENTION AT&T UNION MEMBERS:  CWA is currently in bargaining with AT&T regarding the webcams.  Per the survey we sent out last week, over 90% of you surveyed voiced that you DO NOT want webcams in your homes.  The fact that AT&T is already sending out webcams is a labor board violation, called bad faith bargaining.
    Frontier Work at Home update
    09/24/20 - CWA Local 2222
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    Real News - September 2020
    09/24/20 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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    2021 Annual Enrollment October 6 - 15, 2020
    09/24/20 - CWA Local 2222
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    Health and Financial Wellness Conference Draws a (Virtual) Crowd
    09/24/20 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
    Although attendees admitted to missing perks like hobnobbing with colleagues in person and enjoying hotel cuisine, the Guild’s first virtual Health and Financial Wellness Conference was a success.
    RF Exposure CPWR VIDEO
    09/23/20 - IUEC Local 18
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulveB1c3hCs Brothers and Sisters this is a video on RF anttenas that we are all running into while doing our jobs. It is there to give you a little more knowledge of what they are , how to recognize the various varities, and some caution around them.  We must continue to educate ourselves about the ever changing world around us.
    Teamsters November 2020 Endorsements
    09/23/20 - Teamsters Local 542
    Teamsters Local 542 is making available its Endorsements for the November 3, 2020 Election.
    Contract Unanimously Ratified at Android
    09/23/20 - Teamsters Local 89
    On Saturday, September 19th a contract explanation meeting and vote was held for members at Android Industries in Bowling Green, Kentucky. At the conclusion of the explanation, members voted unanimously to ratify the strongest agreement in their shop’s history.
    Much At Stake for Workers in Federal Appeals Courts
    09/23/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    Sept. 23, 2020 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS & PROTECTIONS | If there ever were six months which proved the importance of federal appeals courts to workers, the first half of 2020 was it. Both for, and often against, those judges, especially on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, determined workers’ fate, even more so than the U.S.
    Much At Stake for Workers in Federal Appeals Courts
    09/23/20 - Teamsters local 570
    Sept. 23, 2020 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS & PROTECTIONS | If there ever were six months which proved the importance of federal appeals courts to workers, the first half of 2020 was it. Both for, and often against, those judges, especially on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, determined workers’ fate, even more so than the U.S.
    Notice: Case Push/Rally Event 10/2/2020
    09/23/20 - IATSE Local B4
    Case Push/Rally Event On Friday, October 2nd, we are joining Mass Live Event Coalition in a rally/empty road case “push” in an effort to illuminate the plight of live entertainment workers.  We are beginning at the Opera House loading dock, pushing down Tremont Street ending at the Wang where there will be a speaking program.
    Colorado Workforce Center Information
    09/23/20 - Teamsters Local 455
    Colorado Workforce Center has a few things that might help our members navigate employment when furloughed. The DOL has packets you can request from the Co. work  Center. These fall under “Rapid response” for those to be furloughed to the street. You can also go on the web at www.colorado.gov/cdle To register for work go to www.connectingcolorado.
    Rest in Peace, Brother
    09/23/20 - IUEC Local 10
    It is with a heavy heart that the Officers and Members of Local #10, International Union of Elevator Constructors, are hereby notified of the passing of Brother Lemuel C. Partain on September 13, 2020.  Officers and Members may call at the Gasch's Funeral Home, 4739 Baltimore Avenue, Hyattsville, MD 20781 on Thursday, September 24 from 3-7 pm.
    With Justice Ginsburg’s Death, Workers Rights Are at the Brink
    09/23/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    Sept. 23, 2020 | OPINION | […] Conservative justices have already signaled their hostility to workers with decisions like Epic Systems v. Lewis. The stakes could not be higher—and what unionists must understand is that the next Supreme Court appointee may hold the power to destroy the last vestiges of legal power for public sector unions.
    With Justice Ginsburg’s Death, Workers Rights Are at the Brink
    09/23/20 - Teamsters Local 888
    Sept. 22, 2020 | OPINION | […] Conservative justices have already signaled their hostility to workers with decisions like Epic Systems v. Lewis. The stakes could not be higher—and what unionists must understand is that the next Supreme Court appointee may hold the power to destroy the last vestiges of legal power for public sector unions.
    COVID 19 Extension Ratifies
    09/22/20 - Association Employees Union
    The COVID 19 Extension has ratified.
    With Justice Ginsburg’s Death, Workers Rights Are at the Brink
    09/22/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    Sept. 22, 2020 | OPINION | […] Conservative justices have already signaled their hostility to workers with decisions like Epic Systems v. Lewis. The stakes could not be higher—and what unionists must understand is that the next Supreme Court appointee may hold the power to destroy the last vestiges of legal power for public sector unions.
    Contract Updates
    09/22/20 - New Mexico Hospital Workers Union
    District1199NM has recentely completed negotiations for increased wages, benefits and language pertaining to COVID-19. These negotiations covered union members at Christus-St.Vincent, University of New Mexico Hospital, Holy Cross and Alta Vista Regional Medical Center.
    2020 VEOP DocuSign
    09/22/20 - TWU Local 513
    VEOP members retiring at the end of September should check their AAemail to confirm the DocuSign sent to them. The attachment is an example!
    Rail Safety Week
    09/22/20 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    The goal of Rail Safety Week (RSW) is to raise awareness of the need for rail safety education and empower the general public to keep themselves safe near highway-rail grade crossings and railroad rights-of-way.

    Join us in observing Rail Safety Week this year from Monday, September 21 through Sunday, September 27! This year, Rail Safety Week will be observed in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
    Web Post/ LinkedIn Learning Subscription
    09/22/20 - IATSE Local 33
    Hi All, Could you post the following message about LinkedIn Learning? LinkedIn Learning Subscription; IATSE members and those working under agreements can apply for this FREE subscription program. https://www.iatsetrainingtrust.
    Workers First — Vote Union!
    09/22/20 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    America faces crises on three critical fronts: a public health pandemic, an economic free fall and long-standing structural racism. And too many of America's working families are suffering. Elections have consequences. Working people need safe jobs, economic security and freedom from systemic racism.
    UPS Final Offer from the Company
    09/22/20 - Teamsters Local Union No. 91
    Brothers & Sisters, Negotiations concluded on September 19, 2020 in Toronto after seven (7) straight days of talks.  The conclusion was the Company presenting its final offer to the bargaining committee.  Local 91 was not in favour of the final offer, however the offer will be voted on by the Members.
    EPPD to Honor (Ret.) Officer Jose O. Ybarra #51 with Retired Police Honors
    09/22/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of retired Detective Jose O. Ybarra #51, who passed away on July 29, 2020, at the age of 94.   (Ret.) Detective Ybarra served the El Paso community as a peace officer for 25+ years.
    COVID Remembrance
    09/22/20 - CWA Local 7777
    I think most of us know at least one person and some of us, unfortunately, know many people, who succumbed to COVID. CWA is supporting the October 4 National COVID-19 Remembrance.
    Southwest Airlines and Unions Letter to President Trump, Speaker Pelosi, Leader McCarthy, Leader McConnell, and Leader Schumer Regarding CARES Act PSP
    09/22/20 - AMFA
    September 21, 2020 -- When we wrote to you in March, the size and scale of the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on the airline industry were still largely unknown. Cases were few, death rates low, and yet our industry was instantly decimated. The fate of airlines, including Southwest Airlines, hung in the balance. Your work was critical and appreciated to bring the CARES Act to fruition, providing much needed payroll support and acting as a stop-gap while our country and our industry worked toward recovery.
    Challenge Coins
    09/22/20 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 194
    We have recieved our Challenge Coins and they are now avalible for purchase. On one side there is the IBEW Bug with "IBEW Local 194, Northwest Louisiana".  On the flip side there is a picture of what we feel like encompasses Northwest Louisiana.  There's a B-52 dropping a bomb with "Est. 1913", the year Local 194 was offically chartered.
    EPPD to Honor (Ret.) Detective Albert M. Jones #107 with Retired Police Honors
    09/22/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of retired Detective Albert M. Jones #107, who passed away on July 26, 2020, at the age of 92.   (Ret.) Detective Jones served the El Paso community as a peace officer for 24+ years. He was commissioned by the El Paso Police Department on March 27, 1961 and retired on April 2, 1985.
    The Jim McLean Memorial Fund (Brotherhood Fund) Needs Your Help
    09/22/20 - IBEW Local 659
    Dear Sisters and Brothers, This year has been unprecedented with the coronavirus and the devastating conditions in which the wildfires caused substantial destruction to many towns within Local Union 659 jurisdiction throughout Oregon and Northern California: Ashland; Blue River; Detroit; Eagle Point; Estacada; Otis; Phoenix; Shady Cove; Talent; Vida and Happy Camp (just to list a few).
    REGISTER 2020
    09/21/20 - IUPAT local 10
    Register and V O T E right here !!! Click on your stae to make a difference .
    Public works, state crews ‘put our lives on the line’ during severe weather
    09/21/20 - UPSEU
    HAMDEN — Brian Lecuyer has worked in the town’s Public Works Department for about 20 years, but one of the scariest moments of his life happened just last month when a tornado ripped through town . Within minutes of getting on the road after leaving the DPW building on Shepard Avenue, the tornado was right in front of him, he said. Read more at CTInsider.
    Hoffa: Honoring Ginsburg, a Friend to Working, Disenfranchised People
    09/21/20 - Teamsters local 570
    Sept. 21, 2020 | IN MEMORIAM | The following is a statement from Jim Hoffa, Teamsters General President, on the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “On Friday evening, we lost this nation’s leading judicial voice for everyday Americans who have been repeatedly overlooked and cast aside in this country.
    GENERAL PRESIDENT JAMES P. HOFFA ISSUES STATEMENT ON THE DEATH OF JUSTICE GINSBURG
    09/21/20 - Teamsters Local 179
    (WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Jim Hoffa, Teamsters General President, on the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “On Friday evening, we lost this nation’s leading judicial voice for everyday Americans who have been repeatedly overlooked and cast aside in this country.
    Kroger Negotiations Update 17
    09/21/20 - UFCW Local 455
    On the night of 9/9/2020 the company notified the union via phone call, and released a statement on their landing page, that they are going to unilaterally implement their wages and healthcare offer.
    Virtual Delegate Assembly
    09/21/20 - New Mexico Hospital Workers Union
    District 1199NM, NUHHC VIRTUAL DELEGATE ASSEMBLY FOR MEMBERS ONLY OCTOBER 31, 2020 11 AM – 1 PM If you plan to attend the Delegate Assembly, please RSVP by October 26, 2020 to district1199@district1199nm.org.  We will send the Zoom Link to your personal email.
    Kroger Negotiations Update 16
    09/21/20 - UFCW Local 455
    The Union & Company met the week of September 2nd & 3rd to continue discussions on your contract with the assistance of a Federal Mediator and your Bargaining Committee, which is made up of rank and file union members that work in stores alongside you.
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