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    Teamsters Local 570
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    IBEW Local 317
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    IBEW Local 125
    Lack of Action on Voting Rights Threatens Pro-Worker Majority
    Teamsters Local 992
    Creative Arts Emmys Vaccination Requirments
    IATSE Local 33
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    Lack of Action on Voting Rights Threatens Pro-Worker Majority
    08/04/21 - Teamsters Local 570
    Aug. 4, 2021 | FAIR ELECTIONS | The purpose of elections is to have the American public vote. But many states are trying to put rules in place that would curtail participation. Something must be done. And this week in the nation’s capital, elected officials from all over the country came to let Congress know it is time to act.
    Sup. Health Fund - Medicare Notice
    08/04/21 - IBEW Local 317
    Just some information to share from American Benefits; We were sent the "Medicare and You booklet" that may be helpful information to look over. Also the "Medicare Enrollment Periods" is a table that shows the various dates for enrolling.  We also attached the link below from AARP.
    Office Closure
    08/04/21 - IBEW Local 125
    Office Closure  The Local 125 business office will be closed on Tuesday, August 24, 2021. The IBEW Local 125 will be accessible by phone only.  Local 125 staff will be participating in negotiation training.
    Lack of Action on Voting Rights Threatens Pro-Worker Majority
    08/04/21 - Teamsters Local 992
    Aug. 4, 2021 | FAIR ELECTIONS | The purpose of elections is to have the American public vote. But many states are trying to put rules in place that would curtail participation. Something must be done. And this week in the nation’s capital, elected officials from all over the country came to let Congress know it is time to act.
    Creative Arts Emmys Vaccination Requirments
    08/04/21 - IATSE Local 33
    Brothers & Sisters: Please see the attachment below regarding Vaccination requirments @ the Emmy's Thank you IATSE Local 33
    AEG Testing Policy
    08/04/21 - IATSE Local 33
    All Workers- Please read the attachment below regarding AEG Testing Policy, if you have any questions please contact the Business Agents.
    National Director Update - July 2021
    08/04/21 - AMFA
    August 4, 2021 -- With the high demands of travel seen over these last months, the industry has been tested with transitioning to recovery efforts. As we navigate through the everchanging rehiring period, uptick in more flights per day, new training and understaffing in your workplace, we encourage you to perform your job in a professional, safe, and compliant manner. Our three represented carriers plan to hire many new AMTs, Appearance Techs, Maintenance Controllers, and Inspectors this year to meet the demands of aircraft in operations and future growth.
    Revised Return To Work Agreement Is Now Available For Motion Picture
    08/04/21 - IATSE Local 488
    We are pleased to announce that the IATSE along with the other Entertainment Unions and Guilds have bargained a revised Return To Work Agreement (RTW) with updated protocols. Below are some highlights of the new RTW  Please read thru the Summary to get the highlights of the updated RTW. The full RTW may be found under the Covid-19 Return To Work tab on our website.
    August 2021 General Membership Meeting Registration Link
    08/04/21 - IATSE Local 33
    Brothers & Sisters: Please register for the IATSE Local 33 General Membership Meeting.  Meeting will take place August 8th 2021 @ 9:00AM Please click on this link to register:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.
    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.”

    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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    Syracuse Police Truck Raffle
    08/03/21 - Teamsters Local 1149
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    Syracuse Police Truck Raffle
    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.
    Suspension of Local 71 Meetings Due to COVID-19
    08/02/21 - IUEC Local 71
    Brothers and Sisters, Due to the recent rise in cases of COVID-19, the Officers of Local 71 wish to inform all that all meetings of Local 71 are suspended until further notice.  This includes: Local 71 Union Meeting which takes place on the 2nd Monday of the month (we will not be holding the meeting outdoors).
    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.
    AFGE Member Appreciation Picnic
    07/29/21 - AFGE Local 1647
         AFGE Member Appreciation Picnic Locals 2809 - SSA, Local 1647 – TYAD, Local 1699 – VA Members and Family of other AFGE Locals also welcome When:    Sunday, September 19, 2021 Sign up at Union Office 5-7789 Sign up By August 19th 2021 Times:  Park hours 12:00-7:00pm, Lunch served at 2:00pm.
    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.
    The Pandemic Was Bad for Workers. Can Shareholders Turn Things Around?
    07/28/21 - Teamsters Local 992
    July 28, 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.
    Real News - July 2021
    07/28/21 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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    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.
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