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UPSEU Members Recognized with Public Safety Communications Team of the Year Award
08/03/21 - UPSEU

The Watertown Police Department Administration and Communications Administration notified UPSEU Members Dispatcher Patricia Bessette and Dispatcher Melissa Bostick that they had been selected as the Atlantic Chapter of the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) “Public Safety Communications Team of the Year Award.”

NLRB Officer Recommends New Vote in Amazon Union Effort
08/03/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Aug. 3, 2021 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | The Retail, Warehouse and Department Store Union (RWDSU) said a hearing officer for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recommended on Monday that a new election be held at Amazon's warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, potentially providing the nearly 6,000 workers there a second chance to unionize.
Amazon Violated Labor Law in Alabama Union Election, Labor Official Finds *
08/03/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Aug. 3, 2021 | LABOR LAW | The National Labor Relations Board has determined that Amazon violated labor law after workers at its Bessemer, Alabama, warehouse tried to join a union, the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Workers Union said Monday. Workers at the Alabama warehouse voted against forming a union in April.
Why America Needs Union Workers to Drive the Success of A National Infrastructure Program
08/03/21 - Teamsters Local 992
Aug. 3, 2021 | JOBS | […] As America embarks on a historic modernization of roads, bridges, water systems, airports, schools, manufacturing facilities, and other infrastructure, it’s essential that the nation’s highly skilled union workers supply the raw materials and parts as well as the labor for these publicly funded projects.
Syracuse Police Truck Raffle
08/03/21 - Teamsters Local 1149
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08/03/21 - Teamsters Local 1149
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08/03/21 - Teamsters Local 1149
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Press Release: AMFA Launches First Ever Political Action Committee Solely Representing the Aircraft Mechanic and Related Craft
08/03/21 - AMFA
August 3, 2021 -- The Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) is excited to announce a new and unique political action committee (PAC) dedicated to promoting the aircraft mechanic and related craft. AMFA PAC is the first and only PAC funded solely by aircraft mechanics with their specific issues at the forefront, and is poised to change the landscape surrounding the profession by mobilizing mechanics for change and helping to elect officials that will work for them.
2021 Operation Back Pack Event
08/02/21 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
We are seeking volunteers to assist with this project.  If you would like to participate please contact Laborers' 264 at 816.361.1000 during regular business hours.
ALERT - Support for the Leader Bank Pavilion
08/02/21 - IATSE Local B4
Jim has sent out a "call to action" to assist the Leader Bank Pavilion becoming a Union House.  The first meeting is August 2nd.
Why America Needs Union Workers to Drive the Success of A National Infrastructure Program
08/02/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Aug. 2, 2021 | JOBS | […] As America embarks on a historic modernization of roads, bridges, water systems, airports, schools, manufacturing facilities, and other infrastructure, it’s essential that the nation’s highly skilled union workers supply the raw materials and parts as well as the labor for these publicly funded projects.
Why America Needs Union Workers to Drive the Success of A National Infrastructure Program
08/02/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Aug. 2, 2021 | JOBS | […] As America embarks on a historic modernization of roads, bridges, water systems, airports, schools, manufacturing facilities, and other infrastructure, it’s essential that the nation’s highly skilled union workers supply the raw materials and parts as well as the labor for these publicly funded projects.
Local 776 Newsletter
07/31/21 - Teamsters Local 776
Recently Local 776 mailed the Summer 2021 edition of the "Local 776 Review" to the membership. If yours was...
Weekly News Wrap-Up: 7/30/2021
07/30/21 - Teamsters Local 570
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How Unions and Their Allies Are Trying to Hold Amazon Accountable
07/30/21 - Teamsters Local 570
July 30, 2021 | LABOR/COMMUNITY ACTION | Amazon founder and Richest Man in the World Jeff Bezos got shot into space on his very own rocket on July 20, two weeks after retiring and handing off the company to a successor, Andy Jassy, who previously ran Amazon web services. The spectacle received breathless media coverage.
Weekly News Wrap-Up: 7/30/2021
07/30/21 - Teamsters Local 355
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Hoffa: New NLRB Members Will Ensure Workers Are Heard
07/30/21 - Teamsters Local 570
July 30, 2021 | LABOR LAW | The Senate confirmed two labor union attorneys this week to serve on the National Labor Relations Board. In a statement issued today, Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa said, “For too long, workers’ efforts to join together and bargain for fair wages and working conditions have been stymied at the NLRB.
AEU Chief Steward North
07/30/21 - Association Employees Union
Good afternoon: AEU has received multiple nominations from members in good standing for the AEU Chief Steward North. Nominees were Jim Trujillo (SBFO) and Vanessa Cervantez (FRFO). The election committee received notice from Jim Trujillo that he wished to withdraw from the election.
Proposed Buy American Changes Will Boost American Jobs
07/30/21 - Teamsters Local 888
July 28, 2021 | JOBS | The Biden administration unveiled a new proposed regulation today that would ensure purchases made by the federal government support products manufactured and services provided by American workers, following through on a promise President Biden made when he first took office earlier this year.
Biden's American Jobs Plan Update
07/29/21 - IBEW Local 332
The IBEW is at the heart of President Biden’s proposed infrastructure bill, the American Jobs Plan, and would be the largest investment in American infrastructure since World War II.
APWU Statement on Mandatory Vaccination for Federal Employees
07/29/21 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
Various media outlets have reported that the White House is considering mandatory COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment for federal employees. Maintaining the health and safety of our members is of paramount importance.
Postal Board of Governors Up Coming Meeting
07/29/21 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
Here is the link about the upcoming BOG Meeting.  I encourage all of you to register to make public comment at this meeting. https://about.usps.com/newsroom/national-releases/2021/0727-board-of-governors-to-meet-aug-6.htm We must stop the destruction of the postal service by firing PMG DeJoy and replacing Bloom.
Virtual Meetings
07/28/21 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
Due to the recent COVID-19 Delta variant outbreak in the Kansas City Metropolitan area effecting labor, we are going to meet virtually for the next two (2) months (August & September).  This will give those who are not yet vaccinated time to be fully vaccinated before we meet in person in October.
2021 KC Labor Car & Bike Show Event
07/28/21 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
REGISTER NOW.
Worker Power
07/28/21 - Teamsters Local 888
July 28, 2021 | COMMENTARY | Imagine a world where workers have real power. In this world, workers are paid a living wage, are protected by a strong union, and wield enough political clout to ensure Congress passes pro-worker laws. Corporations can’t treat them like robots and abandon communities to find cheaper labor elsewhere.
Worker Power
07/28/21 - Teamsters Local 570
July 28, 2021 | COMMENTARY | Imagine a world where workers have real power. In this world, workers are paid a living wage, are protected by a strong union, and wield enough political clout to ensure Congress passes pro-worker laws. Corporations can’t treat them like robots and abandon communities to find cheaper labor elsewhere.
Proposed Buy American Changes Will Boost American Jobs
07/28/21 - Teamsters Local 570
July 28, 2021 | JOBS | The Biden administration unveiled a new proposed regulation today that would ensure purchases made by the federal government support products manufactured and services provided by American workers, following through on a promise President Biden made when he first took office earlier this year.
Proposed Buy American Changes Will Boost American Jobs
07/28/21 - Teamsters Local 355
July 28, 2021 | JOBS | The Biden administration unveiled a new proposed regulation today that would ensure purchases made by the federal government support products manufactured and services provided by American workers, following through on a promise President Biden made when he first took office earlier this year.
Real News - July 2021
07/28/21 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
Coming Soon.
All Apprentices
07/28/21 - IUEC Local 10
As you should all know by now, school will be starting, IN PERSON, in August 2021.  You should be checking your NEIEP email to get the details of what class and teacher you will have.  It will also give you the night you will be attending school.  This is YOUR NEIEP EMAIL, NOT YOUR PERSONNEL EMAIL.
2021 Local 743 Fair Share Fee Notice
07/28/21 - Teamsters Local 743
The right by law to belong and participate in a union is a very important right. You also have the right to refrain from becoming an active member by paying a reduced monthly fee to the union.
Blood Drive at El Paso Police Headquarters
07/28/21 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association encourages its members to participate in a blood drive being held by Vitalant at Police Headquarters on Thursday, July 29, 2021, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The blood drive will take place in Vitalant's Blood Mobile in the Davita Dialysis parking lot on Montana Ave.
Covid Exemptions
07/28/21 - IATSE Local 33
To all Brothers and Sisters and all Local 33 referrals: Please see the attachment to this post regarding Covid Exemptions.
CAT Call
07/28/21 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
Attention Local/State Officers and Stewards APWU is Calling on all activists to “MEOW” with the “CATS” (Collective Action Teams) on a Special “CAT” Call  Friday, August 6, 2021, 4pm - 5:30pm EST We want you to tell us what your local/state needs from us to help mobilize your membership in support of contract negotiations.
Worker Power
07/28/21 - Teamsters Local 992
July 26, 2021 | COMMENTARY | Imagine a world where workers have real power. In this world, workers are paid a living wage, are protected by a strong union, and wield enough political clout to ensure Congress passes pro-worker laws. Corporations can’t treat them like robots and abandon communities to find cheaper labor elsewhere.
Surplus
07/27/21 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
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3Q21 Surplus
07/27/21 - CWA Local 1123
Verizon Members: See attached 3Q21 Surplus.
Scholarship Golf Tournament
07/27/21 - Teamsters Local 264
Teamsters Locals #264 and #449 would like to thank you for another successful Charity Golf Outing! All proceeds raised will go to the Teamsters Scholarship Fund.  Check out the photo gallery so see more photos from that day.
Fun Days at Cedar Point~Tickets $39.
07/27/21 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
FUN DAYS WITH THE A.P.W.U. at Cedar Point: Aug. 12, 13, 14, 15, Sept. 12, 19, or 26, 2021 $39.00 USERNAME:  CLEAPWU PASSWORD:  apwu   OTHER IMPORTANT RATE INFORMATION: DISCOUNTED PARKING:  $12.50 DRINK WRISTBANDS:  $9.07 FOOD DEAL:  $15.
Get Out and Vote By August 3rd!
07/27/21 - Southwest Washington Central Labor Council
Every election matters.
The Pandemic Was Bad for Workers. Can Shareholders Turn Things Around?
07/26/21 - Teamsters Local 355
July 26, 2021 | ECONOMY | One would have to forgive the American worker for feeling under siege lately. Statistics show that lower-paid workers lost the most jobs during the pandemic. Nearly half of American workers have suffered mental health issues since the start of the pandemic.
The Pandemic Was Bad for Workers. Can Shareholders Turn Things Around?
07/26/21 - Teamsters Local 570
July 26, 2021 | ECONOMY | One would have to forgive the American worker for feeling under siege lately. Statistics show that lower-paid workers lost the most jobs during the pandemic. Nearly half of American workers have suffered mental health issues since the start of the pandemic.
Worker Power
07/26/21 - Teamsters Local 355
July 26, 2021 | COMMENTARY | Imagine a world where workers have real power. In this world, workers are paid a living wage, are protected by a strong union, and wield enough political clout to ensure Congress passes pro-worker laws. Corporations can’t treat them like robots and abandon communities to find cheaper labor elsewhere.
The APWU Health Plan will conduct the 36th Annual Open Season Seminar virtually
07/26/21 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
The APWU Health Plan will conduct the 36th Annual Open Season Seminar virtually. As life begins to get back to normal, preparation for this event took place during the height of the pandemic. We are confident that we have the tools and resources to allow for HPR engagement and learning with Health Plan presenters facilitating live presentations in an online setting.
August General Membership Meeting
07/26/21 - Teamsters Local 542
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Frontier Contract Extension
07/23/21 - CWA Local 2222
Good afternoon, all. This is to notify you that the CWA and Frontier WV Inc. contract extension has been ratified by the bargaining unit. Congratulations to all for a job well done.
Weekly News Wrap-Up: 7/23/2021
07/23/21 - Teamsters Local 570
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