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Big-Name Companies Where Workers Are Fighting to Unionize
01/28/22 - Teamsters Local 355
Jan. 28, 2022 | ORGANIZING | Only about 10% of U.S. employees were union members in 2021 — a drop of about 50% from 1983, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But these days, with COVID-19 thrusting essential workers into the spotlight and millions of jobs going unfilled, union organizing is making inroads with gig, warehouse, and service workers, as well as digital media companies.
Staying Informed Via Email or Text
01/28/22 - BLET Division 74
As a member of BLET Division 74, you can stay informed via our mass email/text alerts. To receive these alerts please register on this website and include your email address and/or cell phone number with your service provider + MMS.  This service is your direct link to the executive committee.
James Hoffa Memorial Scholarships
01/28/22 - Teamsters Local 175
The application process is open for the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship for 2022 Academic or Vocational Training Program Scholarships. For more information, visit www.jrhmsf.org. Deadline is March 1, 2022.
Funeral Services for Retired Sergeant Charles R. Krieger
01/28/22 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of Retired Sergeant Charles R. Krieger #219, who passed away on January 20, 2022 at the age of 92. (Ret.) Sergeant Krieger served with the El Paso Police Department for approximately 22 years, from October 1955 until his retirement on May 22, 1977.
reminder file an OWCP claim for COVID
01/28/22 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
This is a reminder that if you have COVID, file an OWCP claim. Mark Continuation of Pay (COP) on your CA-1. Ask for COP on a 3971 stating it is for COVID and give it to the USPS. Go to ECOMP, register.  Then file a CA-1 Covid. You can take  photo of your Covid positive test and sent it to them.
PTF and PSE canvassing going live in eReassign 2/1/22
01/28/22 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
PTF and PSE canvassing going live in eReassign 2/1/22. To all APWU family, Please be advised that Step 7 of the MOU and Section B.2 on Filling Clerk Craft Residuals and PTF vacancies is now going to be available on eReassign.
As Federal Vaccine Mandate Stalls, Challenging January Continues for Waste Services
01/27/22 - Teamsters Local 570
Jan. 27, 2022 | COVID-19 | The surge in COVID-19 cases across the U.S. this January once again put waste collection workers — and what streets, neighborhoods and cities look like when they can't provide their service on time — in the national spotlight.
Three of Baltimore's Bravest Die in House Fire
01/27/22 - Baltimore Fire Fighters
1-27-2022 Firefighter McMaster has been released from Shock Trauma.  He will head home to continue his recovery. FFPM Sadler, by orders of Chief Niles Ford, PhD., is being posthumously promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. Sadler was working as the Acting Lieutenant of Engine Company 14 during the call.
JANUARY UNION MEETING IS CANCELED
01/27/22 - South Shore Area Local #3844
Brother and Sisters, The January Union Meeting has been canceled. The facility where we hold our meetings informed us yesterday they would not be opening early on Sunday morning because of the pending snow storm. The majority of the E-Board agreed it would be better served to have the meeting in February. New meeting notices will be sent out, with the new date, time and location.
YouTube Theater: NFL Honors Covid Testing
01/27/22 - IATSE Local 33
Brothers & Sisters: Those who are starting on 2-2-22 at YouTube Theater has to test at SoFi at Box office 7. Anyone who starts after 2-2-22 test on Lot J. 2 days before their start date.
2022 Districtwide Faculty Guild Election
01/27/22 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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Happy retirement Lois!
01/27/22 - Clark County Sheriffs Support Guild
Lois’s retirement celebration: Lois retired January 10th, 2022, after 34 years with the Sheriffs Office. She left without a proper send off so we would like to take the farewell to her, literally. Saturday January 29th, we have ordered a retirement sign to be placed in her yard to wish her well.
Happy retirement Lois!
01/27/22 - Clark County Sheriffs Support Guild
Lois’s retirement celebration: Lois retired January 10th, 2022, after 34 years with the Sheriffs Office. She left without a proper send off so we would like to take the farewell to her, literally. Saturday January 29th, we have ordered a retirement sign to be placed in her yard to wish her well.
DATA CENTER BILL (HB 1846)
01/27/22 - IBEW Local 191
Monday at 10am, the Data Center Bill (HB 1846) will have a hearing. This bill is especially important for our workers and for the economy of northcentral Washington. It will incentivize companies, like Microsoft to build and expand here by giving them a sales tax exemption on their server equipment. IBEW 191, and IBEW statewide support this legislation and we need your help.
COVID-19 Update
01/27/22 - Teamsters Local 89
ATTENTION MEMBERS OF TEAMSTERS LOCAL 89 As a result of the recent spike in COVID-19 infections and for the health and wellbeing of our members and staff, Local 89 will be temporarily changing our operations. While Local 89 will continue our day-to-day business, we will be limiting entry into the union hall to staff only.
EPPD touts the protection, prevention K9 Units provide
01/27/22 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
They are a vital part of the El Paso Police Department (EPPD), with training as tough as any human officer, and just as valuable. On Wednesday, officials with EPPD gave us a look at their K9 training regimen. The EPPD has a total of ten K9 teams, their handlers sharing that the dogs are used not only to protect their handler but can also prevent serious injury to a subject. KTSM.
Happy retirement Lois!
01/26/22 - Clark County Sheriffs Support Guild
Lois’s retirement celebration: Lois retired January 10th, 2022, after 34 years with the Sheriffs Office. She left without a proper send off so we would like to take the farewell to her, literally. Saturday January 29th, we have ordered a retirement sign to be placed in her yard to wish her well.
Happy retirement Lois!
01/26/22 - Clark County Sheriffs Support Guild
Lois’s retirement celebration: Lois retired January 10th, 2022, after 34 years with the Sheriffs Office. She left without a proper send off so we would like to take the farewell to her, literally. Saturday January 29th, we have ordered a retirement sign to be placed in her yard to wish her well.
Happy retirement Lois!
01/26/22 - Clark County Sheriffs Support Guild
Lois’s retirement celebration: Lois retired January 10th, 2022, after 34 years with the Sheriffs Office. She left without a proper send off so we would like to take the farewell to her, literally. Saturday January 29th, we have ordered a retirement sign to be placed in her yard to wish her well.
Happy retirement Lois!
01/26/22 - Clark County Sheriffs Support Guild
Lois’s retirement celebration: Lois retired January 10th, 2022, after 34 years with the Sheriffs Office. She left without a proper send off so we would like to take the farewell to her, literally. Saturday January 29th, we have ordered a retirement sign to be placed in her yard to wish her well.
Happy retirement Lois!
01/26/22 - Clark County Sheriffs Support Guild
Lois’s retirement celebration: Lois retired January 10th, 2022, after 34 years with the Sheriffs Office. She left without a proper send off so we would like to take the farewell to her, literally. Saturday January 29th, we have ordered a retirement sign to be placed in her yard to wish her well.
This Company Spent More Than $1M on Union-Busting Consultants
01/26/22 - Teamsters Local 570
Jan. 26, 2022 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | When Cemex truck drivers in Las Vegas and Southern California decided to join the Teamsters in 2018, the ready-mix concrete company did all it could to stop them. Cemex quickly hired a “union avoidance” firm that it would pay more than $1 million to try to dissuade workers from organizing.
OSHA Withdraws Its Workplace Vaccine Rule
01/26/22 - Teamsters Local 570
Jan. 26, 2022 | COVID-19| The Biden administration is withdrawing its requirement that large employers mandate workers be vaccinated or regularly tested, the Labor Department said on Tuesday.
Coal Miners on Strike for 10 Months Vow Not to Be ‘Starved Out’
01/26/22 - Teamsters Local 355
Jan. 26, 2022| STRIKES | About 1,100 coal miners in Alabama have entered 2022 still on strike, more than 10 months since they walked out back in April last year, making it the longest strike in the US since the Covid-19 pandemic began and the longest in Alabama’s history.
OSHA Withdraws Its Workplace Vaccine Rule
01/26/22 - Teamsters Local 355
Jan. 26, 2022 | COVID-19| The Biden administration is withdrawing its requirement that large employers mandate workers be vaccinated or regularly tested, the Labor Department said on Tuesday.
Sad News: Sister Marjorie "Dolly" Ganger has passed
01/26/22 - IATSE Local B4
Marjorie "Dolly" (Aughe) Ganger of The North End passed away on January 15, 2022. She was the beloved wife of the late Leonard. Devoted mother of Marjorie, Tony and his companion Gayle, Diane, Michelle, John and his wife Christine and the late Gary and Lynne. Dear sister of Gerard Aughe & the late Diane, Skipper & Florence "Sissy".
Scholarship
01/26/22 - Sheet Metal Worker Local 4
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Pension Tax Forms
01/26/22 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
We have been advised by all Pension Funds that all Tax Forms have been mailed.  If you have not received your tax forms by the end of the month, please contact the corresponding pension fund.  All Pension Fund phone numbers are located on our website's home page.
Rest in Peace Brother Harry Swiatkowski
01/26/22 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW Local Union 21 is saddened to announce the passing of our Brother Harry Swiatkowski who worked for AT&T.  Our thoughts and prayers are with Harry’s family, friends, co-workers and all of our members. Harry’s Memorial page will be updated when additional information about our Brother is available.
Local 776 Member Kathy Heindel Retires!
01/26/22 - Teamsters Local 776
Kathy Heindel began her career at UPS as most long-term employees do, as a part-time employee. Kathy started at UPS....
Region 1D Bowling Tournament
01/26/22 - UAW Local 4911
Contact Financial Secretary, Rose Slone, if interested in participating. rose@uawlocal4911.
February 2022 In-Person Meeting Canceled
01/26/22 - IBEW Local 332
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Hugh Genualdi Celebration of Life
01/25/22 - IBEW 280
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, February 5th, 2022 at 11:00 AM at the Grace Community Church (598 E Ellendale Ave, Dallas, OR 97338).
Hearing on Senate Bill 80
01/25/22 - New Mexico Hospital Workers Union
Senate Bill 80, the bill introduced by Sen. Ortiz y Pino and Sen. Pope to appropriate $1.5 million to continue the Health Security Plan design process, is scheduled to be heard by the Senate Health & Public Affairs Committee tomorrow, Wednesday, January 26. The committee meets at 1:30 PM, or half an hour after the Senate floor session ends.
NEW!!! Teamsters Local 436 Mobile App
01/25/22 - Teamsters Local Union No. 436
For Teamsters Local 436 Members Only! Sign up with our new Mobile App.
Pick Up Your Prescriptions Near Teamster City
01/25/22 - Teamsters Local 786
Don't wait for your long-term prescriptions in the mail. The next time you're near Teamster City, you can visit  ASM Pharmacy, located at  333 S. Ashland Ave.
Super Bowl: SoFi Parking info & Map
01/24/22 - IATSE Local 33
Brothers & Sisters: Parking info for SoFi Stadium: Parking & Crew Entrance: Parking is not permitted within the compound. 1st Day On-Site – Park in the Blue/Retail Garage Enter lot at Prairie Ave. and 97th St. Please let attendant know it’s your first day on-site. Exit on Prairie and walk to the Halftime Compound (Lot O).
Report Shows Unions Make A Difference in Workers’ Lives
01/24/22 - Teamsters Local 570
Jan. 24, 2022 | UNION POWER | There is a popular saying within the labor community – the union difference. But what does that really mean? A report by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) details how a higher presence of unions in ones state leads not only to higher wages for all workers there, but to increased health care availability and a better functioning democracy as well.
Super Bowl: LACC SBX
01/24/22 - IATSE Local 33
Brothers & Sisters: All local crew and stewards park in the Venice Garage. We will have chaser tickets to hand out once they are inside which allow them to get out of the Venice Garage without paying. Starting on the 30th, the crew will need the parking placards, there might need to be someone at the Venice Garage to hand out the placards to the crew as they arrive.
Rail Labor’s Largest CoalitionReaches Dead Endon Path to Voluntary Agreement
01/24/22 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
After more than two years of bargaining with the major U.S. Class 1 railroads, discussions completely stalled last week. Accordingly, pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Railway Labor Act, top leaders of 10 rail unions applied to the National Mediation Board (NMB) for the assignment of a federal mediator to assist in our negotiations.
Report Shows Unions Make A Difference in Workers’ Lives
01/24/22 - Teamsters Local 355
Jan. 24, 2022 | UNION POWER | There is a popular saying within the labor community – the union difference. But what does that really mean? A report by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) details how a higher presence of unions in ones state leads not only to higher wages for all workers there, but to increased health care availability and a better functioning democracy as well.
MM-SG ELECTIONS
01/24/22 - RN Staff Council, OPEIU, Local 40, AFL-CIO, CLC
MM-SG OFFICER ELECTIONS Congratulations to...
Quarterly Meeting Zoom Link 1/27
01/24/22 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
CWA 1120 QUARTERLY LOCAL MEETING Thursday January 27th, 2022 6:00pm via Zoom CWA 1120 Quarterly Meeting Time: Jan 27, 2022 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89398900926.
2022 SFMTA Negotiations
01/24/22 - IBEW Local 6
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The General Strike No One is Talking About
01/24/22 - Teamsters Local 992
Jan. 24, 2022 | STRIKES | Six weeks ago, union workers in Seattle called for an industry-wide work stoppage that has since expanded its picket line into nearby communities, disrupted a variety of businesses and left building sites across the city vacant.
Motorcade held for Special Agent Anthony Salas
01/24/22 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The body of Special Agent Anthony Salas, 37, was transported from San Antonio to Atlantic Aviation in east El Paso Sunday with members of his family. There, Salas was greeted by dozens of law enforcement officers, family, and friends. He was transported in a procession for roughly 9 miles to the Crestview Funeral Home for a service.
Local 776 Member Jim Goodyear Retires!
01/24/22 - Teamsters Local 776
December 30, 2021, ended a chapter of Jim Goodyear’s life and started a new one. Jim retired after....
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Minneapolis Area Local 125
1234 4th St. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
  612-623-0677

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