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General Membership October 18 2017
AFSCME Local 3336
2017 Teamsters Local 542 Imperial County Picnic
Teamsters Local 542
Body of Texas Tech officer killed returns to El Paso
El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
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Coordinated Bargaining GroupCondemns Interference in itsRatification Process
10/17/17 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
(The following is a joint press release from the Coordinated Bargaining Group)

The six Rail Unions comprising the Coordinated Bargaining Group (CBG) announced that they had reached a Tentative National Agreement with the Nation’s Freight Rail Carriers.
Quote of the Day
10/17/17 - UFCW Local 1473
"Our labor unions are not narrow, self-seeking groups. They have raised wages, shortened hours, and provided supplemental benefits. Through collective bargaining and grievance procedures, they have brought justice and democracy to the shop floor."—John F.
General Membership October 18 2017
10/17/17 - AFSCME Local 3336
The General Membership will meet at noon by teleconference on Wesnesday, October 18, 2017.  At this meeting, we will take final nominations for Executive Board positions for terms 2017 - 2019 and one trustee with a term 2017 - 2020.  Uncontested positions may be elected by acclamation.  Contested positions will be elected by secret ballot before October 31, 2017.
2017 Teamsters Local 542 Imperial County Picnic
10/16/17 - Teamsters Local 542
Write on your calendars: Saturday, November 18, 2017 Teamsters Local 542 Imperial County Picnic Have your canopy and chairs ready for the Teamster Local 542 Annual Imperial County Picnic! Once again, Teamsters Local 542 will provide the delicious meal from Famous Dave's to its members while the kids have fun taking part in games with the clowns and face painters.
Body of Texas Tech officer killed returns to El Paso
10/16/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The body of the Texas Tech police officer killed returns home to El Paso Saturday.  Police say 19-year-old student Hollis Daniels shot and killed Floyd East Jr. in Lubbock earlier this month during an attempted arrest.
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10/16/17 - IBEW Local 6
Fire Relief Info
10/16/17 - IBEW Local 6
Fire Relief Info
10/16/17 - IBEW Local 6
CWA Local 2336 Election Notice
10/16/17 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
CWA Local 2336 Election Notice Pursuant to a voluntary settlement agreement between Communications Workers of America Local 2336 and the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS), OLMS is supervising a new election for the offices of Local 2336 president, executive vice president, vice president, and secretary treasurer.
Shop Steward
10/16/17 - Communications Workers of America Local 1107
* * * * NOTICE * * * * Nomination & Elections For Shop Steward CWA Local 1107 October 16, 2017 As provided in the CWA Local 1107 by-laws article XIV, “Nominations and Election of Local Officers and Shop Stewards”.
UPS Contract Update
10/16/17 - Teamsters Local 776
Negotiations have begun with UPS on a new agreement. The current agreement....
Local 570 Executive Board Re-elected
10/16/17 - Teamsters local 570
Oct. 12, 2017 | LOCAL UNION NEWS | On Sunday, October 8, 2017, nominations for the election of Local Union officers were held during the monthly membership meeting at the Local Union Hall. All incumbents were nominated and, as there were no other nominations, are considered duly elected. The three-year term commences January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2020.
Labor Unions Bring Real Rebuilding Assistance to Puerto Rico
10/16/17 - Teamsters local 570
Oct. 16, 2017  | COMMUNITY ACTION | Unionists on the extended relief mission to hurricane-smashed Puerto Rico call the situation there, three weeks after Maria hit, dire. The head of the Puerto Rico Labor Federation is blunt about the attitude of the U.S. government: “They want us to die.
Labor Unions Bring Real Rebuilding Assistance to Puerto Rico
10/16/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Oct. 16, 2017  | COMMUNITY ACTION | Unionists on the extended relief mission to hurricane-smashed Puerto Rico call the situation there, three weeks after Maria hit, dire. The head of the Puerto Rico Labor Federation is blunt about the attitude of the U.S. government: “They want us to die.
Labor Unions Bring Real Rebuilding Assistance to Puerto Rico
10/16/17 - Teamsters Local 992
Oct. 16, 2017  | COMMUNITY ACTION | Unionists on the extended relief mission to hurricane-smashed Puerto Rico call the situation there, three weeks after Maria hit, dire. The head of the Puerto Rico Labor Federation is blunt about the attitude of the U.S. government: “They want us to die.
fleet memo for October 14 2017
10/16/17 - Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific-National Office
PSR Fleet Memo for October 7 2017
10/16/17 - Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific-National Office
Penalty Overtime Exclusion Period
10/16/17 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
APWU Health Plan 2018
10/16/17 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
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Swissport Ratification
10/15/17 - Teamsters local 419
The Brothers and Sisters at Swissport, Toronto Pearson International Airport, ratified a collective agreement this afternoon.
IATSE Training Trust Fund Audio Visual Essentials Certification Class
10/14/17 - IATSE Local 33
IATSE Training Trust Fund Audio Visual Essentials Certification Class If you're interested in participating in the IATSE Training Trust Fund Audio Visual Essentials Certification Class please click on the following Link. Complete the form and email it to the TTF Representative ASAP.
Local 776 Appointment
10/14/17 - Teamsters Local 776
Recently Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf appointed Local 776 President Ed Thompson to the PA. Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC). Act 21 of the State Legislature established the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC) in 2001. The Committee shall have the power and duty to assess, evaluate, and recommend standards for the safe operation of motor carriers in this Commonwealth.
NJLECOA Life Insurance Proposal
10/14/17 - New Jersey Law Enforcement Commanding Officers Association
The Executive Board is proud to be able to give back to our members and have been working diligently to obtain a life insurance policy at no additional cost to the member. The proposed policy is a $20,000 benefit with a double indemnity clause for accidental death raising the benefit to $40,000.
Bison Meeting for Sunday, October 15 CANCELLED
10/13/17 - Teamsters Local 264
SMPOA Endorses Amy Stanfield for Place 3 San Marcos City Council
10/13/17 - San Marcos Police Officers' Association
In Case You Missed It
10/13/17 - Teamsters local 570
  • Unions, in some form, are here to stay.   • Millennials really have taken it on the chin.   • NFL players’ union defends members – again.   • The vital role of education in authoritarian times.   • It’s Labor vs. Finance for the future of Puerto Rico.   • Justices wrestle with mandatory arbitration vs.
In Case You Missed It
10/13/17 - Teamsters local 570
  • Unions, in some form, are here to stay.   • Millennials really have taken it on the chin.   • NFL players’ union defends members – again.   • The vital role of education in authoritarian times.   • It’s Labor vs. Finance for the future of Puerto Rico.   • Justices wrestle with mandatory arbitration vs.
In Case You Missed It
10/13/17 - Teamsters Local 355
  • Unions, in some form, are here to stay.   • Millennials really have taken it on the chin.   • NFL players’ union defends members – again.   • The vital role of education in authoritarian times.   • It’s Labor vs. Finance for the future of Puerto Rico.   • Justices wrestle with mandatory arbitration vs.
Death Notice
10/13/17 - Communications Workers of America Local 1107
Death Notice Deceased: Charles (Chuck) Vilbig Local 1107 member Pomona Viewing: Monday October 16, 2017  Moritz Funeral Home 98 Route 303 South Tappan, New York 10983  2:00- 4:00, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
In Case You Missed It
10/13/17 - Teamsters Local 992
  • Unions, in some form, are here to stay.   • Millennials really have taken it on the chin.   • NFL players’ union defends members – again.   • The vital role of education in authoritarian times.   • It’s Labor vs. Finance for the future of Puerto Rico.   • Justices wrestle with mandatory arbitration vs.
Open Calls
10/13/17 - IBEW Local 191
Journeyman Electricians wanted!!!!!! We currently have open calls, many commercial and refinery projects with more coming in.  If you have a Washington State EL-O1 license we have jobs available. The refinery work requires a TWIC card as well as an OSHA 10, C-Stop, or PNWRSO.
OPEN ENROLLMENT 10/10/2017 - 10/19/2017
10/13/17 - CWA Local 1123
Funeral Services for Retired Detective Richard (Ric) Contreras
10/13/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of retired Detective Richard (Ric) Contreras #732 who passed away on October 7, 2017 at the age of 63.   (Ret.) Detective Contreras served the El Paso community as a peace officer for 22+ years.
In Case
10/13/17 - Teamsters local 570
  • Unions, in some form, are here to stay.   • Millennials really have taken it on the chin.   • NFL players’ union defends members – again.   • The vital role of education in authoritarian times.   • It’s Labor vs. Finance for the future of Puerto Rico.   • Justices wrestle with mandatory arbitration vs.
YWC Happy Hour - Come Join Us for FREE DRINKS!
10/13/17 - UFCW Local 1473
Friday, October 20th, 2017 - 7:00 P.M. At Puddler's Hall in Milwaukee. 2461 South St Clair St.
The Los Angeles Times’ Cliche Anti-Union Tactics
10/13/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Oct. 13, 2017 | ORGANIZING | Last week, a majority of newsroom staffers at the Los Angeles Times announced their intention to join together in union and join their colleagues at other newspapers [including The Baltimore Sun] who are already members of NewsGuild-CWA.
Equity Update 10.13
10/13/17 - TWU Local 568
I write you with a quick update on the Equity Distribution Plan. Several members raised questions in response to my letter that was sent last week. As a result, I have asked our lawyers to prepare a “question and answer” sheet . This will be sent out in the near future. Our legal team will provide answers to the questions I received.
Equity Update 10-13-17
10/13/17 - TWU Local 513
In Case You Missed It
10/13/17 - Teamsters Local 888
  • Unions, in some form, are here to stay.   • Millennials really have taken it on the chin.   • NFL players’ union defends members – again.   • The vital role of education in authoritarian times.   • It’s Labor vs. Finance for the future of Puerto Rico.   • Justices wrestle with mandatory arbitration vs.
Swissport Meeting Notice
10/12/17 - Teamsters local 419
Load-Out crew:Rose Bowl Coldplay Load-out
10/12/17 - IATSE Local 33
Crew shot: Some of last nights Coldplay loadout crew at the Rose Bowl. Great job everyone! IA all the way! Business Agent Theatre: Bill Ford, Business Agent Television Randy Pitkin.
Election Information re: Acceptance Letters & Ballot Count
10/12/17 - IATSE Local 33
Election Information re: Acceptance Letters & Ballot Count Point of information: ALL MEMBERS ARE WELCOME TO COME BOTH DAYS. October 12, 2017 To All Nominee's You are invited to attend the opening of the Acceptance Letters for Local 33's Triennial Election on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at 10:00 am, at the offices of Miller, Kaplan, Arasse, LLP.
Local 776 Election Results
10/12/17 - Teamsters Local 776
Below are the results of the Local 776 election for Officers and business Agents as reported
Social Committee Event
10/12/17 - CWA 2201
HELPING EACH OTHER IS WHAT UNION (CWA) IS ALL ABOUT! ?The Social Committee & Community Serivces Committee have joined together to hold a "Hurricane Disaster Relief Fundraiser".   ?PLEASE COME AND HELP.
UPS DRIVE Campaigns
10/12/17 - TEAMSTERS LOCAL 577
Teamsters Local 577 will be conducting DRIVE campaigns at the following UPS Centers:
Labor Unions Urge Lawmakers to End NAFTA
10/12/17 - Teamsters local 570
Oct. 12, 2017 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | Labor unions took to social media and Capitol Hill Wednesday to demand that lawmakers end a free trade agreement which critics claim has hurt domestic workers. Labor unions used the opportunity to demand that the trade deal be replaced with something that helps workers.
Labor Unions Urge Lawmakers to End NAFTA
10/12/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Oct. 12, 2017 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | Labor unions took to social media and Capitol Hill Wednesday to demand that lawmakers end a free trade agreement which critics claim has hurt domestic workers. Labor unions used the opportunity to demand that the trade deal be replaced with something that helps workers.

October 17, 2017
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