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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Workers in Longest Newspaper Strike in Decades
03/23/23 - Teamsters Local 570
Mar. 23, 2023 | STRIKES | Late on the night of March 11 outside of a distribution center on the South Side of Pittsburgh, a scab truck driver assaulted two striking workers. The strikers are members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and have been engaged in a work stoppage alongside four other unions at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette since October of last year.
VOTE @ Aprils Membership Meeting
03/23/23 - Teamsters Local 179
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Workers Are in the Longest Newspaper Strike in Decades
03/23/23 - Teamsters Local 355
Mar. 23, 2023 | STRIKES | Late on the night of March 11 outside of a distribution center on the South Side of Pittsburgh, a scab truck driver assaulted two striking workers. The strikers are members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and have been engaged in a work stoppage alongside four other unions at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette since October of last year.
ABM Shuttle Drivers Join Teamsters
03/23/23 - Teamsters Local 776
ABM shuttle drivers transport UPS employees to their job sites at the sprawling Worldport facility....
Funeral Services for Retired Police Chief Robert E. Minnie
03/23/23 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of Retired Police Chief Robert E. Minnie, who passed away on March 17, 2023, at the age of 95. (Ret.) Chief Minnie served with the El Paso Police Department for 27 years, from July 1950, until his retirement on January 13, 1977.     Funeral Services for (Ret.) Police Chief Robert E.
2023 Kentucky Autonomous Vehicles Bill Defeated
03/22/23 - Teamsters Local 89
Thanks to the combined efforts of many Teamster members in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, House Bill 135 concerning autonomous vehicles was defeated in the Senate Transportation Committee meeting last week. A last-ditch effort to attach the language to an unrelated bill on the Senate floor on the final day of the session was also defeated.
 Update on LiteBlue Self-Service, eOPF, and MFA
03/22/23 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
 Update on LiteBlue Self-Service, eOPF, and MFA Union Family, This update maybe shared. I wanted to provide an update involving the various self-service applications related to HR on LiteBlue. These include the payroll direct deposit and allots as well as eOPF (electronic Official Personnel File).
class action for National Reassessment Program
03/22/23 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
If you were a claimant of the class action for National Reassessment Program between May 6, 2006 an July 1, 2011.  You should connect with www.EEOC-NRPPhase2.com.  We have closed many of the cases relating to this issue.
Today is National Rosie the Riveter Day
03/21/23 - Teamsters Local 570
Mar. 21, 2023 | WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH | National Rosie The Riveter Day recognizes the part American women played in America’s victory in World War II. As the Great War raged on in the early 1940s, all the able-bodied men were drafted to fight for the Allies.
PRESIDENT SUSLAK REPORTS
03/21/23 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
I wanted to provide an update involving the various self-service applications related to HR on LiteBlue. These include the payroll direct deposit and allots as well as eOPF (electronic Official Personnel File). As most are aware, in late 2022, some postal employees had their direct deposit and allotments misdirected to fraudulent accounts.
Today is National Rosie the Riveter Day
03/21/23 - Teamsters Local 355
Mar. 21, 2023 | WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH | National Rosie The Riveter Day recognizes the part American women played in America’s victory in World War II. As the Great War raged on in the early 1940s, all the able-bodied men were drafted to fight for the Allies.
Funeral Services for Retired Officer Linda N. Custic #1312
03/21/23 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of Retired Officer Linda Custic #1312, who passed away on March 17, 2023, at the age of 58. (Ret.) Officer Custic served with the El Paso Police Department for 20+ years, from June 1989, until her retirement on or about July 27, 2009.     Funeral Services for (Ret.) Officer Linda C.
UPS Negotiations Update
03/20/23 - Teamsters Local 776
Supplemental bargaining continued across the country last week as Teamster negotiating committees for 14 of the 30 open supplements and riders met with the company. While supplemental committees have reported some progress over the last week, UPS continues to stonewall on substantive Teamster proposals.
The Unconscionable Push to Bring Back Child Labor
03/20/23 - Teamsters Local 570
Mar. 20, 2023 | COMMENTARY | Rather than offering wages attractive to adults, employers want lawmakers to push teens into some of the most dangerous jobs in the country. A GOP bill in Iowa would allow 14-year-olds to work in industrial freezers, meatpacking plants, and industrial laundry operations.
The Unconscionable Push to Bring Back Child Labor
03/20/23 - Teamsters Local 355
Mar. 20, 2023 | COMMENTARY | Rather than offering wages attractive to adults, employers want lawmakers to push teens into some of the most dangerous jobs in the country. A GOP bill in Iowa would allow 14-year-olds to work in industrial freezers, meatpacking plants, and industrial laundry operations.
MT AFL-CIO Transmittal Report
03/20/23 - IBEW Local 233
We had a very succesful first half at the Capital during the 2023 session.
Wang Needs Help - Friday 3/24
03/20/23 - IATSE Local B4
Wang needs ushers for this coming Friday, March 24th. The show is Los Temerarios. Call time is 6:45pm, show starts at 8pm. Contact Mary Healey at maryhealey46@hotmail.
401k Education session.
03/20/23 - IATSE Local 33
To all participants o9f the Local 33 401k plan. There will be an educational meeting on March 28th at 3:30pm at the Local Office. Please come and ask questions of the plan professionals. This will be a great time. In Solidarity, IATSE Local 33 @media only screen and (max-width: 730px){ .pdfview{height:500px .
The Unconscionable Push to Bring Back Child Labor
03/20/23 - Teamsters Local 992
Mar. 20, 2023 | COMMENTARY | Rather than offering wages attractive to adults, employers want lawmakers to push teens into some of the most dangerous jobs in the country. A GOP bill in Iowa would allow 14-year-olds to work in industrial freezers, meatpacking plants, and industrial laundry operations.
Drivers Needed
03/18/23 - TCSOA
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El Paso Police Gang Unit works hard to keep El Pasoans safe
03/18/23 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
CBS4 got an inside look to El Paso Police's Gang Unit and how they're working with several other law enforcement agencies to help keep the Sun City safe. Cincinnati Entertainment District is a common place for El Pasoans to enjoy nightlife. There are several bars for people to choose from.
Washington Post: Michigan Senate Repeals Right-to-Work Law in Historic Victory for Organized Labor
03/17/23 - Teamsters Local 122
The Michigan Senate approved a bill to repeal the state’s right-to-work laws in a major victory for organized labor, setting the state up to become one of the first to overturn such laws, which allow workers to opt out of union membership and dues payments.
Week Ending 3/17/2023
03/17/23 - Teamsters Local 355
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Week Ending 3/17/2023
03/17/23 - Teamsters Local 570
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ABM Shuttle Drivers Join Teamsters Local 89
03/17/23 - Teamsters Local 89
LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY – Approximately 190 ABM Shuttle Drivers who transport UPS employees to their job sites at UPS Worldport have joined Teamsters Local 89 in one of the largest organizing victories in Louisville’s modern history. In addition to being a historic win due to the number of workers involved, it was also achieved in an unprecedented fashion.
Americas Got Talent @ Pasadena Civic Parking Info
03/17/23 - IATSE Local 33
Brothers, Sisters & Kin: PARKING:  Crew parking is located on 505 Cordova Ave., Pasadena, CA  (Behind the Hilton Hotel)  Please take your parking ticket with you to set to have it validated in the Production Office. You will not receive a separate validation ticket. Your original ticket must be scanned to be validated.
Central PA H&W Fund Reimbursement Form
03/16/23 - Teamsters Local 776
The Health and Welfare Fund has issued an “Application for Reimbursement” form for submitting medical claims for....
After Ohio Train Crash, Recording Reveals Rail Workers Told to Skip Inspections
03/16/23 - Teamsters Local 570
Mar. 16, 2023 | HEALTH & SAFETY | The Guardian reports it has heard leaked audio revealing a manager at Union Pacific instructing an employee to skip inspections in 2016. Stephanie Griffin, a former carman, had gone to the manager with safety concerns, only to encounter major pushback and a refusal to mark cars for repair.
After Ohio Crash, Recording Reveals Workers Told to Skip Inspections
03/16/23 - Teamsters Local 992
Mar. 16, 2023 | HEALTH & SAFETY | The Guardian reports it has heard leaked audio revealing a manager at Union Pacific instructing an employee to skip inspections in 2016. Stephanie Griffin, a former carman, had gone to the manager with safety concerns, only to encounter major pushback and a refusal to mark cars for repair.
MEETING NOTICE
03/16/23 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
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Western Region Negotiating Committee
03/16/23 - Teamsters Local 162
On Monday, March 13th, UPS Western Region Supplement Negotiations picked back up with UPS and your Western Region negotiation team in Southern California. Teamsters Local 162 President and Western Region Package Division Director Mark Davison is the chair for the Western Region negotiations.
Funeral Services for Retired Lieutenant Carlos Pinon
03/16/23 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of Retired Lieutenant Carlos Pinon #53, who passed away on March 9, 2023, at the age of 88. (Ret.) Lieutenant Pinon served with the El Paso Police Department for 28 years, from November 1958, until his retirement on November 7, 1986. He then went on to become a court bailiff for another ten years.
Questions and Answers: In-Service Examinations, Register & Eligibility Ratings
03/16/23 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
Questions and Answers: In-Service Examinations, Register & Eligibility Ratings On January, 18, 2023, the parties signed off  National questions & answers on the In-Service Examinations, Register and Eligibility Ratings MOU.
UPS Stewards National Call-In
03/15/23 - Teamsters Local 776
General President Sean M. O’Brien and General Secretary-Treasurer Fred Zuckerman will hold a National UPS Teamsters Call with Stewards on Sunday, March 19, to discuss April rallies and other actions, provide information on contract action training for members and share details about the upcoming kickoff of national negotiations.
Elitchs Saturday July 15 2023 Tickets go on sale beginning June 5 2023
03/15/23 - Teamsters Local 455
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Press Release: Sysco Drivers Reject Company Contract Offer
03/15/23 - Teamsters Local 89
LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY – Sysco Delivery Drivers represented by Teamsters Local 89 have rejected their employers “Last, Best and Final Offer” by a resounding 88 percent due primarily to concerns about safety, quality of life, wages, and benefits.
Women's History Month
03/15/23 - IBEW Local 191
March is Women's History month. Did you know that Local 191 has a Women's committee?  We meet via Zoom on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm.  Email lisa.stuurmans@ibew191.com for an invite.
Vanderbilt and Humana Reach An Agreement
03/14/23 - IAFF local 140
Vanderbilt and Humana have reached a contractual agreement which allows Metro’s Medicare Advantage plan retired members to continue to receive care from Vanderbilt facilities and providers on an in-network basis.
IBT President Sean O'Brien addresses the International Transport Workers' Federation Concerning UPS
03/14/23 - Teamsters Local 776
Today in Johannesburg, South Africa, Teamsters General President Sean M. O’Brien introduced a motion calling....
How the Wage Gap Adds Up to $1 Million Lifetime Loss
03/14/23 - Teamsters Local 570
Mar. 14, 2023 | EQUAL PAY DAY | […] In order to change an issue, the first step is to become aware that it exists. That’s why Equal Pay Day is so important for raising awareness that women continue to be undervalued and underpaid.
How the Wage Gap Adds Up to $1 Million Lifetime Loss
03/14/23 - Teamsters Local 355
Mar. 14, 2023 | EQUAL PAY DAY | […] In order to change an issue, the first step is to become aware that it exists. That’s why Equal Pay Day is so important for raising awareness that women continue to be undervalued and underpaid.
Update of Regionat lnstruction (Rl) 399 Procedures
03/14/23 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
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Oregon Teamster
03/14/23 - Teamsters Local 162
The Oregon Teamster has been mailed out to all Joint Council No. 37 members. If you do not receive a copy, call Local 162 to ensure we have the correct address for you on file at (503)257-0162. It is important to keep your contact information updated with our Front Office so you receive all correspondence from Local 162, Joint Council No. 37, and the IBT.
New Three-Year Agreement makes meaningful improvements for Teamster members
03/14/23 - Teamsters Local 231
On Saturday March 4th, a group of nearly 200 warehouse workers and CDL delivery drivers at Southern Glazers Wine & Spirits voted to ratify a strong new three-year contract.
How the Wage Gap Adds Up to $1 Million Lifetime Loss
03/14/23 - Teamsters Local 992
Mar. 14, 2023 | EQUAL PAY DAY | […] In order to change an issue, the first step is to become aware that it exists. That’s why Equal Pay Day is so important for raising awareness that women continue to be undervalued and underpaid.
SAVE THE DATE! ANNUAL BOWL A THON SATURDAY JUNE 17 2023
03/13/23 - Teamsters Local 455
CALL LOCAL 455, 303-458-1600 EXT. 0, TO PAY, GET YOUR TEAM IN OR JOIN A TEAM SEE ATTACHED FLYER FOR PRICES AND MORE INFORMATION! LET'S BOWL.
Central Oregon Picnic- July 9th
03/13/23 - IBEW 280
Details to be announced shortly!
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