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    The Best Way to Secure LGBTQ Rights: Unions
    06/14/24 - Teamsters Local 355
    June 14, 2024 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | […] Now is an appropriate time to assess why queer advocacy seems commonsense to many of today’s unionized workers. One answer is that unions promoting LGBTQ issues can deliver — through negotiations — often more readily than civil rights law or supposedly progressive corporations can.
    The Best Way to Secure LGBTQ Rights: Unions
    06/14/24 - Teamsters Local 992
    June 14, 2024 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | […] Now is an appropriate time to assess why queer advocacy seems commonsense to many of today’s unionized workers. One answer is that unions promoting LGBTQ issues can deliver — through negotiations — often more readily than civil rights law or supposedly progressive corporations can.
    TCG Informational Picketing Rally 6-13-2024
    06/14/24 - CWA Local 1123
    Hello everyone,  Today, we picketed in front of the bargaining session at the Marriott to send a clear message to eBay: we will not accept a year of stalling at the bargaining table. We will not let them refuse to bargain on the issues that matter to AC workers.
    Juneteenth 2024
    06/14/24 - CWA Local 2222
    If any member wants to take a vacation or an ewp day on Wednesday, June 19, 2024 (Juneteenth ) Verizon is opening all caps.
    PRESIDENT SUSLAK REPORTS
    06/13/24 - QUEENS AREA LOCAL 1022 AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION
    For Leave Year 2025 (begins Jan. 11, 2025 and ends Jan. 9, 2026), APWU-represented employees aforementioned are entitled to carryover a maximum of 520 hours of earned annual leave.
    Supreme Court backs Starbucks Over Fired Pro-Union Workers
    06/13/24 - Teamsters Local 355
    June 13, 2024 | LEGAL | The U.S. Supreme Court sided on Thursday with Starbucks in the coffee chain's challenge to a judicial order to rehire seven Memphis employees fired as they sought to unionize in a ruling that could make it harder for courts to quickly halt labor practices contested as unfair under federal law.
    Supreme Court backs Starbucks Over Fired Pro-Union Workers
    06/13/24 - Teamsters Local 992
    June 13, 2024 | LEGAL | The U.S. Supreme Court sided on Thursday with Starbucks in the coffee chain's challenge to a judicial order to rehire seven Memphis employees fired as they sought to unionize in a ruling that could make it harder for courts to quickly halt labor practices contested as unfair under federal law.
    MIDWEST ORGANIZING CONFERENCE JULY 31-AUGUST 2, 2024
    06/13/24 - American Postal Workers Union National Postal Press Association
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    2023-2024 8 Hour Safety Code Review Continuing Education
    06/13/24 - IUEC Local 71
    QEI RE-CERTIFICATION class. OCTOBER 15th 2024
    Leave Carry over and Exchange 2005
    06/13/24 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    /APWU%20Main%20Agreement--Annual%20Leave%20Carryover%20and%20Exchange%206-12-2024%20Signed.
    Dispatch Update 2024-06-12
    06/12/24 - IBEW Local 6
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    Trustee Nominations
    06/12/24 - International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
    Boilermakers local 104 will be taking nominations at the June general membership meeting to fill our vacant Trustee position and will hold the election for this position at the July general membership meeting.
    2024 KC Labor Car & Motorcycle Show Event
    06/11/24 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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    PRESIDENT SUSLAK REPORTS
    06/11/24 - QUEENS AREA LOCAL 1022 AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION
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    Local 776 Family Picnic!
    06/11/24 - Teamsters Local 776
    Local 776 held their Membership family picnic on Sunday, June 9th. Knoebels amusement park was the place for a day...
    Auto Workers: Mercedes’ Law-Breaking Should Force Election Rerun
    06/11/24 - Teamsters Local 355
    June 11, 2024 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | The United Auto Workers has formally asked the National Labor Relations Board to overturn their union’s election loss at the Mercedes-Benz auto factory in Vance, Ala., and order a rerun election. They contend company’s Labor law-breaking prejudiced the vote results.
    June Worker to Worker
    06/11/24 - UAW Local 4911
    Don't forget! Vote on Bylaws Changes on June 26th.
    UAW: Mercedes’ Law-Breaking Should Force Election Rerun
    06/11/24 - Teamsters Local 992
    June 11, 2024 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | The United Auto Workers has formally asked the National Labor Relations Board to overturn their union’s election loss at the Mercedes-Benz auto factory in Vance, Ala., and order a rerun election. They contend company’s Labor law-breaking prejudiced the vote results.
    Exciting Raffle Update for Local 659 Picnic
    06/10/24 - IBEW Local 659
    Exciting news! Local 659’s picnic is just around the corner on June 22nd. A generous member has donated these amazing cornhole boards crafted by RogueLine Industries Custom Woodworking! Get ready for some fun and a chance to win.
    Teamsters President Asks for Speaking Slot at Both Parties Conventions
    06/10/24 - Teamsters Local 355
    June 10, 2024 | VOTE2024 | The president of the Teamsters union has asked for speaking slots at both the Republican and Democratic national conventions, at a time when President Biden and former President Donald J. Trump have pressed for support from rank-and-file members of organized labor.
    Teamsters President Asks for Speaking Slot at Both Parties Conventions
    06/10/24 - Teamsters Local 992
    June 10, 2024 | VOTE2024 | The president of the Teamsters union has asked for speaking slots at both the Republican and Democratic national conventions, at a time when President Biden and former President Donald J. Trump have pressed for support from rank-and-file members of organized labor.
    March - May 2024 Gendarme
    06/10/24 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
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    AFSCME 46th International Convention
    06/10/24 - New Mexico Hospital Workers Union
    Check those mailboxes! The AFSCME 46th International Convention is August 12th-16th. We are sending one Delegate and one alternative to represent District 1199NM at the assembly. They could be from your hospital! District 1199NM has sent out a ballot to the membership, by secret ballot, by mail. Please return your ballot by June 18th, 2024, for it to be counted.
    IBEW Picnic Volunteer List
    06/10/24 - IBEW Local 659
    LU 659 and the 659 RENEW committee are looking for volunteers who would like to help out with this years picnic.
    New updated hiring hall list 6-9-2024
    06/09/24 - IATSE Local 96
    Dear Brothers and Sisters: The new Hiring Hall lists, including sublists, for year 2023 have been posted on our website IATSE96.org. According to Hiring Hall Rules and Procedures, revised 7/1/2019, the lists will be posted for 30 days until 7/9/2024 for your review. This will also provide time to meet financial obligations according to Hiring Hall Rules 3.1.
    Week Ending 06/8/2024
    06/09/24 - Teamsters Local 355
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    IBEW 2325 Election Results
    06/08/24 - IBEW local 2325
    The results of the 2024 Local elections are final and the results are as follows: The Local had 190 ballots returned. President: Uncontested Jeremiah Poirier 160 votes for. Vice President: Uncontested Joe Zahn 160 votes for. Recording Secretary: Uncontested Dawn Nelligan-Rosa 166 votes for. Business Manager: Contested Jamie Gniadek 122 votes for. Kris Edwards 64 votes for.
    TOPS ON STRIKE
    06/07/24 - Teamsters Local 264
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    Bellingham Unit Meeting Change in July
    06/07/24 - IBEW Local 191
    The Bellingham Unit Meeting in July has changed due to the holiday.  The new meeting date is July 11th, at 6:30pm.
    Passing of Brother Jesse Schweickert
    06/07/24 - IBEW Local 483
    It is with a heavy heart that we must report the passing of Brother Jesse Schweickert.  Brother Jesse was killed by a drunk driver on his way into work Wednesday morning.  Brother Jesse initiated with Local 483 in October 2008 and was most recently a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator with the City of Tacoma.
    Picnic Photos
    06/06/24 - Teamsters Local 776
    Will you be coming to the picnic this Sunday? Great, we’re looking forward to seeing you. Show your Teamster Pride!, wear your Teamster gear; shirts hats, whatever you have! Our photographer will be roaming the park taking pictures of you, your family, your kids, and your friends. He’ll be wearing a Teamsters Local 776 shirt.
    NIRMMA Negotiations 6.9.2024
    06/05/24 - Teamsters Local 786
    NOTICE TO ALL LOCAL 786 MEMBERS WORKING UNDER THE N.I.R.M.M.A. (READY MIX) AGREEMENT  Due to limited capacity in the 705 Hall and the numerous complaints from members that they were unable to hear the offer from NIRMMA and felt intimidated by some members, the Local 786 Executive Board has decided to present the proposal and vote the offer in time slots.
    Independent Amazon Labor Union Moves to Affiliate with Teamsters
    06/05/24 - Teamsters Local 355
    June 5, 2024 | LABOR UNIONS | The independent labor union representing Amazon workers — which won a historic victory at an Amazon warehouse in New York in 2022 — is moving to formally affiliate with the Teamsters, an alliance that could help revive the struggling organization.
    Independent Amazon Labor Union Moves to Affiliate with Teamsters
    06/05/24 - Teamsters Local 992
    June 5, 2024 | LABOR UNIONS | The independent labor union representing Amazon workers — which won a historic victory at an Amazon warehouse in New York in 2022 — is moving to formally affiliate with the Teamsters, an alliance that could help revive the struggling organization.
    Aren’t We Supposed to Have One National Labor Policy?
    06/04/24 - Teamsters Local 355
    June 4, 2024 | LABOR LAW | The United States Constitution provides that the “Laws of the United States… shall be the supreme Law of the Land; and the Judges in every State shall be bound thereby.” What this is supposed to mean is that when Congress enacts a law, it is binding on all fifty states.
    Aren’t We Supposed to Have One National Labor Policy?
    06/04/24 - Teamsters Local 992
    June 4, 2024 | LABOR LAW | The United States Constitution provides that the “Laws of the United States… shall be the supreme Law of the Land; and the Judges in every State shall be bound thereby.” What this is supposed to mean is that when Congress enacts a law, it is binding on all fifty states.
    Virtual Estate Planning Seminar for All 1103 members and Retirees-FREE
    06/03/24 - CWA Local 1103
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    Starbucks, Union Reach Tentative Agreements for Job Protections
    06/03/24 - Teamsters Local 355
    June 3, 2024 | COLLECTIVE BARGAINING | Starbucks Corp. and Starbucks Workers United have reached several tentative agreements covering guardrails for worker firings and information sharing.
    Employee Appreciation and Family Night
    06/03/24 - NTEU Chapter 143
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    Starbucks, Union Reach Tentative Agreements for Job Protections
    06/03/24 - Teamsters Local 992
    June 3, 2024 | COLLECTIVE BARGAINING | Starbucks Corp. and Starbucks Workers United have reached several tentative agreements covering guardrails for worker firings and information sharing.
    Holiday Pay and Layoff for 1st Shift
    06/01/24 - UAW Local 602
    Members laid off 5/27-5/31 may be entitled to Holiday pay for Memorial Day. When certifying it will be necessary to refer to your check-stub to accurately answer the certification questions. You will be asked if you received Holiday Pay.
    Week Ending 05/31/2024
    05/31/24 - Teamsters Local 355
      • With Teamster support, Vermont Pro Act becomes law   • Has organized labor finally cracked the South?   • Update: Boeing firefighters ratify contract with big raises   • The A.I. paradox: Modern miracle or human replacement.
    Week Ending 05/31/2024
    05/31/24 - Teamsters Local 992
      • With Teamster support, Vermont Pro Act becomes law   • Has organized labor finally cracked the South?   • Update: Boeing firefighters ratify contract   • The A.I. paradox: Modern miracle or human replacement.
    New Stickers!!
    05/31/24 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
    The hall has some new stickers in stock!!! Click READ MORE to view. These stickers were designed by members Jay Hanten, Joe Peloso, and Jon Crawford. Stickers can be purchased 3 for $1, or if you attend a monthly Regular Meeting, Local 266 members are eligible to receive 5 stickers for free.
    Sectoral Bargaining Can Support High Union Membership
    05/30/24 - Teamsters Local 355
    May 30, 2024 | COLLECTIVE BARGAINING | Sectoral bargaining is a type of collective bargaining that provides union contract coverage for most or all workers in a particular sector. Depending on how sectoral bargaining is structured, it is sometimes known as broad-based, multiemployer, national, or industrywide bargaining.
    Sectoral Bargaining Can Support High Union Membership
    05/30/24 - Teamsters Local 992
    May 30, 2024 | COLLECTIVE BARGAINING | Sectoral bargaining is a type of collective bargaining that provides union contract coverage for most or all workers in a particular sector. Depending on how sectoral bargaining is structured, it is sometimes known as broad-based, multiemployer, national, or industrywide bargaining.
    JAMAICA CLERICAL BIDS POSTING JUNE 1ST. THRU JUNE 10TH
    05/30/24 - QUEENS AREA LOCAL 1022 AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION
    JAMAICA CLERICAL BID POSTING  NOW AVAILABLE  JUNE 1ST.  THRU JUNE 10TH.
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