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July 20, 2017
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Backing the Thin Line Event
Newport News Firefighter's Association
ROSWELL PARK CANCER INSTITUTE RESEARCH DONATIONS
Lets Fire Cancer
St. Clair Shores Golf Outing - Sept 9th
Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
Westfield Battalion Chief Mike Sherley retires with 43 years of service
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Brother Brandon Anderson's comeback
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Relief is around the Corner
07/20/17 - Deputy Sheriff's Association of Bexar County
  Last Friday, a class of 30 Cadets (2017-Delta) graduated and are now training on the job.  Last Monday, a class of 32 cadets (2017-Echo) started and we are expecting approximately 30 more cadets for 2017-Fox-Trot in just over a week on July 31, 2017. That’s approximately 90 new officers by October 5, 2017.
Hook em N' Book em Fishing Tournament
07/20/17 - Deputy Sheriff's Association of Bexar County
The Corpus Christi Police Officers' Association is hosting its first annual Hook em N' Book em fishing tournament that will take place on August 18 and 19.
Don’t let the media or politicians misrepresent the asset forfeiture program
07/20/17 - Pennsylvania State Lodge FOP
Chuck Canterbury, National President of the Fraternal Order of Police, called on FOP members to speak out in local media in support of yesterday’s announcement by U.S. Attorney General Jefferson B. Sessions III that the Federal asset forfeiture program would be restored and expanded.
Read On | July 2017
07/20/17 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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Tarrant County Central Labor Council Support Letter
07/20/17 - TWU Local 513
Trump, AFL-CIO Battle Over NLRB Appointments
07/20/17 - Teamsters local 570
July 20, 2017 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | Another big battle is brewing between President Trump and organized labor – this time over his picks for the National Labor Relations Board. On Wednesday, a Senate committee gave the green light to Republicans Marvin Kaplan and William Emanuel – Trump’s appointees for two vacant spots on the BLRB.
Trump, AFL-CIO Battle Over NLRB Appointments
07/20/17 - Teamsters Local 355
July 20, 2017 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | Another big battle is brewing between President Trump and organized labor – this time over his picks for the National Labor Relations Board. On Wednesday, a Senate committee gave the green light to Republicans Marvin Kaplan and William Emanuel – Trump’s appointees for two vacant spots on the BLRB.
Local 332's New Facebook Page
07/20/17 - IBEW Local 332
Be sure to like IBEW Local 332's new Facebook Page! Check it frequently for updates from conferences our staff and officers attend as well as local events and news.
Student Nutrition Preplanning/Preplanificación de Nutrición Estudiantil
07/20/17 - Hillsborough School Employee Federation
Student Nutrition Preplanning will be on August 4th, 2017 at the Florida Fairgrounds from 8 am to 12pm. Please look for the HSEF table and get your free gift just to say thank you for being a member. La reunion de Nutrición  se llevara a cabo el dia 4 de Agosto 2017 en el recinto ferial de la Florida de 8am a 12pm.
Trump, AFL-CIO Battle Over NLRB Appointments
07/20/17 - Teamsters Local 992
July 20, 2017 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | Another big battle is brewing between President Trump and organized labor – this time over his picks for the National Labor Relations Board. On Wednesday, a Senate committee gave the green light to Republicans Marvin Kaplan and William Emanuel – Trump’s appointees for two vacant spots on the BLRB.
Great America Discounted Tickets
07/20/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW members can purchase discounted tickets for admission to Six Flags Great America on 7/29, 7/30, 8/5 & 8/6. You can purchase tickets for $37 by visiting the Six Flags website. Once you get there, pick Six Flags Great America as your park and in the upper right corner enter promo code: IBEW17
Clerical Staff Position OPEN Local 191. Everett Office.
07/20/17 - IBEW Local 191
I.B.E.W. Local 191 Everett Hall Clerical Staff Position July 2017 I.B.E.W. Local 191 is looking for a full-time, 40 hour per week front office clerical staff person.  This is a Union affiliated position, which will include health insurance, vision and dental, as well as employer provided retirement plans.
AMFA Accident Investigation Party Coordinator
07/20/17 - AMFA Local 32
AMFA–SWA Accident Investigation Team Party Coordinator Vacancy Notice and Call for Applicants
Trump, AFL-CIO Battle Over NLRB Appointments
07/20/17 - Teamsters Local 888
July 20, 2017 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | Another big battle is brewing between President Trump and organized labor – this time over his picks for the National Labor Relations Board. On Wednesday, a Senate committee gave the green light to Republicans Marvin Kaplan and William Emanuel – Trump’s appointees for two vacant spots on the BLRB.
Why Net Neutrality Is a Working-Class Issue
07/19/17 - Teamsters Local 888
July 19, 2017  | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | … Led by President Donald Trump appointee Ajit Pai, the FCC is working to roll back rules that ensure the free and open flow of information on the internet. Net neutrality supports the open and free flow of information—without discrimination and without favoring content or services….
Brake Rider Litigation
07/19/17 - AMFA Local 32
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MOTOR VEHICLE CONVERSIONS
07/19/17 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT… A.P.W.U.’s efforts have resulted again in Cleveland’s most senior Motor Vehicle PTF’s being converted to career employees; six (6) PTF’s will enjoy the benefits and security of full-time status. I am proud to say that the National, along with our Officers and Stewards of the A.P.W.U.
AMFA - SWA Technician Negotiations Update #59
07/19/17 - AMFA
July 19, 2017 -- Your Committee began the first day of the scheduled three-day session by delivering a comprehensive counterproposal to the proposal passed by the Company at the last session. Our counterproposal was a cover-to-cover package, which was designed to provide the Company with relief on the issues it has claimed it needs while also providing you with a compensation package that maintained our historical margin above the industry.
Congratulations to Our Scholarship Winners!
07/19/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
We would like to congratulate our 2017 IBEW Local Union 21 Scholarship winners: Samantha Reattoir, Mary Collum, Amanda Rodriguez.
AMFA – SWA Accident Investigation Team Party Coordinator Vacancy Notice and Call for Applicants
07/19/17 - AMFA
July 19, 2017 -- Due to the recent resignation of the AMFA Accident Investigation Team Party Coordinator, we are beginning the process to fill the vacated position. We are seeking one individual well versed in all aspects of aircraft maintenance. The Party Coordinator will be responsible for team administration, annual team budget, ensuring team member training, and other duties as given by the National Safety and Standards Director.
AMFA–SWA Accident Investigation Team Party Coordinator Vacancy and Call for Applicants
07/19/17 - AMFA
July 19, 2017 Due to the recent resignation of the AMFA Accident Investigation Team Party Coordinator, we are beginning the process to fill the vacated position. We are seeking one individual well versed in all aspects of aircraft maintenance.
18TH ANNUAL KEITH SPANGLER MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT
07/19/17 - Little Rock Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #17
The 18th Annual Keith Spangler Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, October 6, 2017, at Rebsamen Park Golf Course.   The tournament now raises funds for the LRFOP Foundation, Inc. which is a 501c3 organization.  The LRFOP Foundation has provided assistance to survivors of LRPD officers who are severely injured or who were killed in the line of duty.
Notice of Changes to the AMFA – SWA ASAP MOU
07/19/17 - AMFA
July 19, 2017 -- After many months of work there has been a change in the Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at Southwest Airlines (SWA). Our ASAP came under 14 CFR, part 121 and AC 120-66A as an air carrier engaged in passenger operations within the United States.
18th Annual Labor Day at the Zoo
07/19/17 - Teamsters Local 89
July 19, 2017 - The 18th Annual Labor Day at the Zoo Picnic & Car Show will be held Monday, September 4th. Food and drinks will be served from 11AM to 3PM, and the zoo hours will be from 10AM to 5PM. Unions and vendors will have booths set up in the labor-only area of the park that day. Tickets include all-day admission to the Zoo, parking, picnic, food & drink, car show, and inflatable rides.
Vehicle Theft Prevention - Free Window VIN Etching
07/19/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Police Department’s Auto Theft Task Force and the Central Regional Command’s PAR Unit and Explorer Post have teamed up with Costco at Bassett Place to provide a Vehicle Theft Prevention Event on Friday, July 21, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at 6101 Gateway West Blvd.
Why Net Neutrality Is a Working-Class Issue
07/19/17 - Teamsters local 570
July 19, 2017  | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | … Led by President Donald Trump appointee Ajit Pai, the FCC is working to roll back rules that ensure the free and open flow of information on the internet. Net neutrality supports the open and free flow of information—without discrimination and without favoring content or services….
Why Net Neutrality Is a Working-Class Issue
07/19/17 - Teamsters Local 355
July 19, 2017  | TRADE AGREEMENTS | … Led by President Donald Trump appointee Ajit Pai, the FCC is working to roll back rules that ensure the free and open flow of information on the internet. Net neutrality supports the open and free flow of information—without discrimination and without favoring content or services….
New Leaders of TTD Elected
07/19/17 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
Larry I. Willis and Greg Regan were elected unanimously today as President and Secretary-Treasurer, respectively, of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), by the organization’s Executive Committee. Outgoing President Edward Wytkind, who gave his full support to Willis and Regan, stepped down after more than two decades of service.
Why Net Neutrality Is a Working-Class Issue
07/19/17 - Teamsters Local 992
July 19, 2017  | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | … Led by President Donald Trump appointee Ajit Pai, the FCC is working to roll back rules that ensure the free and open flow of information on the internet. Net neutrality supports the open and free flow of information—without discrimination and without favoring content or services….
Right to Work - Day of Action: Saturday, July 22nd
07/18/17 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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Local 776 Newsletter
07/18/17 - Teamsters Local 776
Recently local 776 sent the most recent Local 776 Newsletter to members. Did the mailman lose yours? did the dog....
$1.00 Increase
07/18/17 - ATU Local 1001
Dallas AFL-CIO Central Labor Council Supports TWU
07/18/17 - TWU Local 513
Unions, Lawmakers Press Trump to Protect Workers in NAFTA Talks
07/18/17 - Teamsters Local 355
July 18, 2017 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | US labor union leaders and Democratic lawmakers on Monday reminded President Trump they expect him to keep election campaign promises to protect American workers in NAFTA talks, but they stopped short of demanding termination of the 1994 trade pact with Canada and Mexico.
Treasurer Appointment
07/18/17 - Association Employees Union
Patty Truskoloski has retired from CSEA and unfortunately, she has also resigned as the AEU Treasurer.
Allied Pilots Association Support TWU
07/18/17 - TWU Local 513
COPS Division Negotiation News
07/18/17 - UPSEU
Hoosick Falls Police Agrees to 3 Year Contract Members ratified a 3 year deal with the Village of Hoosick Falls which includes annual pay increases.  Additionally, the contract includes a Longevity stipend for 5, 10, 15 and 20 year steps which the unit did not, have as well as increased Holiday Pay.
UPSEU COPS Division Welcomes 3 New Units
07/18/17 - UPSEU
Herkimer County Sheriff’s Department Members of the Herkimer County Sheriff’s Department recently voted overwhelmingly to join the UPSEU family.  The men and women of the Sheriff’s Department cited years of neglect from their prior union as their primary reason for making the change.
Unions, Lawmakers Press Trump to Protect Workers in NAFTA Talks
07/18/17 - Teamsters Local 992
July 18, 2017 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | US labor union leaders and Democratic lawmakers on Monday reminded President Trump they expect him to keep election campaign promises to protect American workers in NAFTA talks, but they stopped short of demanding termination of the 1994 trade pact with Canada and Mexico.
Neutral Javits Issues Initial Integrated Seniority Lists at Alaska Airlines
07/18/17 - International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
See link below:  http://www.iamdl142.
EPOA letter to the Editor
07/18/17 - Everett Police Officers Association
The Everett Police Officers Association endorses Brian Sullivan for Everett mayor. Everett needs a mayor with experience, leadership and the will to “lean-in” to our significant crime problems. The 2015 FBI statistics show Everett has the highest crime rate of Snohomish County cities.
LOCAL 548 SOLIDARITY LETTER
07/18/17 - TWU Local 513
Region II - MVRC News
07/18/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
     I want to start this article by spotlighting the charitable efforts by one of our own.  Some of you may not be aware but Detective Vanessa Acosta has found a tremendous calling.  She has created a non- profit organization to help save dogs and cats which have been abandoned, abused, neglected, or in line to be put down.  Law N’ Paws was created by Vanessa.
EPPD union president warns of unsafe parking garage at headquarters
07/18/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The parking garage at El Paso police headquarters is not safe, according to El Paso Police Department union president Ron Martin. A few years ago, a fire truck fell through the top level of the garage, according to Martin. “Worst case scenario, you have a vehicle fall off the upper deck of the parking garage, lands on somebody or kills somebody underneath,” Martin said.
Membership Meeting
07/18/17 - CWA Local 2222
Todays membership meeting has been postponed to to Verizons LTSD. It will be posted here when the meeting will take place.
Unions, Lawmakers Press Trump to Protect Workers in NAFTA Talks
07/18/17 - Teamsters Local 888
July 18, 2017 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | US labor union leaders and Democratic lawmakers on Monday reminded President Trump they expect him to keep election campaign promises to protect American workers in NAFTA talks, but they stopped short of demanding termination of the 1994 trade pact with Canada and Mexico.
2017 TWU Local 513 Picnic
07/17/17 - TWU Local 513
The Local 513 annual picnic is planned for Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Circle R Ranch in Flower Mound, TX. If you and your family are planning to attend, please pick up your tickets anytime between 8:30-4:30PM at the Union Hall.
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