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    Membership Meeting
    01/17/22 - CWA Local 2222
    Due to inclement weather the Membership Meeting scheduled for tomorrow will be rescheduled to January 25th,2022.
    Martin Luther King, Jr., Union Man
    01/17/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    Jan. 17, 2022 | EQUALITY | If Martin Luther King Jr. still lived, he’d probably tell people to join unions. King understood racial equality was inextricably linked to economics. He asked, “What good does it do to be able to eat at a lunch counter if you can’t buy a hamburger?” Those disadvantages have persisted.
    Martin Luther King, Jr., Union Man
    01/17/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    Jan. 17, 2021 | EQUALITY | If Martin Luther King Jr. still lived, he’d probably tell people to join unions. King understood racial equality was inextricably linked to economics. He asked, “What good does it do to be able to eat at a lunch counter if you can’t buy a hamburger?” Those disadvantages have persisted.
    We Remember… We Act...
    01/17/22 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    On August 6, 1965 President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act into law, calling the day “a triumph for freedom as huge as any victory that has ever been won on any battlefield” The law came seven months after Martin Luther King launched a Southern Christian Leadership Conference campaign with the aim of pressuring Congress to pass such legislation. There is nothing more fundamental in a democracy than a right to vote. At this moment, that right – and our democracy itself – is under attack. As IBEW members we must do our part to help pass these bills that protect the fundamental rights of all Americans. Honor Dr. King’s legacy by taking action today, by clicking the title link.
    Martin Luther King, Jr., Union Man
    01/17/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    Jan. 17, 2022 | EQUALITY | If Martin Luther King Jr. still lived, he’d probably tell people to join unions. King understood racial equality was inextricably linked to economics. He asked, “What good does it do to be able to eat at a lunch counter if you can’t buy a hamburger?” Those disadvantages have persisted.
    Member Education Seminar 2/26
    01/17/22 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    https://uiowa.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUqc-2tqTMiGNZeeqtenDTrL56Io3L6pENb  The IPWU  eBoard authorized funds to develop a member education program for fall seminar 2021. This program was trumped by the National's craft training. COVID has crowded schedules making rescheduling in 2021 impossible.
    Film Teamsters Forklift Certified at 492 Union Hall
    01/16/22 - Teamsters Local 492
    Film Teamsters Forklift Certified at 492 Union Hall Teamsters Local 492 conducted 3 free forklift classes on January 7, 8, 9 2022. The classes were at the Union Hall. There were 36 Teamsters that successfully completed the Forklift Certification/training classes and were certified in Class 4, 5 and even Class 7 which is the reach-forklift.
    Vote To Approve School District Levies For Sustainable K-12 Schools and Strong Union Jobs
    01/15/22 - Southwest Washington Central Labor Council
    Do you or someone you know live in the Hockinson or Evergreen School Districts? If so, the Southwest Washington Central Labor Council urges you to vote “yes” on the school levies that will appear on your February 8th Special Elections ballot because you will be voting to provide support where it’s needed most: K-12 students.
    Labor News Wrap-Up: 01/14/2022
    01/14/22 - Teamsters Local 570
      • Can a self-driving 40-ton truck be safe.
    More Than 8,000 Grocery Workers on Strike in Denver
    01/14/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    Jan. 14, 2021 | COLLECTIVE ACTION | About 8,000 grocery store workers at 77 King Soopers and City Markets stores in the Denver area are on strike after the union rejected what the company described as its best and final offer to replace a recently expired contract.
    News from California Casualty
    01/14/22 - FOP Local 18
    FOP Brothers and Sisters: California Casualty has recently lowered rates for WAFOP members. Take a moment to receive a quote and learn about their Auto, Homeowners and Renters program specifically for created for First Responders. Click here or on the graphic. Upon obtaining a completed quote, you will also receive a $25 Amazon gift card as a thank you!
    USPS/APWU Reach Final Remedy Settlement on Major Clerk Craft Jobs MOU National Dispute
    01/14/22 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    Clerk Division Director Lamont Brooks signed a settlement agreement to resolve the outstanding issue of the remedy in Case # Q10C-4Q-C 15174956. This issue remained pending based on the decision of Arbitrator Goldberg’s April 21, 2017 arbitration award.
    Labor News Wrap-Up: 01/14/2022
    01/14/22 - Teamsters Local 992
      • Can a self-driving 40-ton truck be safe.
    More Than 8,000 Grocery Workers on Strike in Denver
    01/14/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    Jan. 14, 2021 | COLLECTIVE ACTION | About 8,000 grocery store workers at 77 King Soopers and City Markets stores in the Denver area are on strike after the union rejected what the company described as its best and final offer to replace a recently expired contract.
    Pathway to Progress:Martin Luther King Jr.
    01/14/22 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    History has long been portrayed as a series of "great men" taking great action to shape the world we live in. In recent decades, however, social historians have focused more on looking at history "from the bottom up," studying the vital role that working people played in our heritage. Working people built, and continue to build, the United States.
    Work at Home Extension thru 4/02/2022
    01/14/22 - CWA Local 1123
    Work at Home has been extended thru 04/02/2022! Chuck COVID -19 - Work at Home- 9th renewal.
    Verizon WFH extension
    01/14/22 - CWA Local 2222
    As a result of the current COVID-19 outbreak, through April 2, 2022 certain eligible associates shall be entitled to work at home on a voluntary basis. Management will determine how many associates are eligible to work at home by title, location and work group, and associates in the eligible title, location and work group will volunteer to work at home.
    Frontier WFH extension
    01/14/22 - CWA Local 2222
    January 14, 2022 Lee Perry Administrative Director, CWA District 2-13 Re: COVID-19 Work At Home-Eighth Renewal Dear Lee, As a result of the current COVID-19 outbreak, through the second day of April, 2022, certain eligible employees shall be entitled to work at home on a voluntary basis.
    Thomas J. Egan, III
    01/14/22 - IBEW Local 387
    It's with great sadness to announce that Brother Thomas J. Egan, III, passed away on January 7, 2022.  A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, January 22, 2022 @ 1:00 p.m., at the Tin Top Bar & Grill located at 37901 W. Salome Hwy.
    Contract Bargaining & Ratification Update: January 2022
    01/14/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    Jan. 14, 2021 | In the final months of 2021, Teamsters at five Local 570 companies approved contracts providing increased wages, maintenance of (or improvement in) benefits, and continuation of job protections.
    FBI remembers 73 officers who died in the line of duty in 2021
    01/14/22 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    FBI Director Christopher Wray on Thursday remembered 73 officers who were killed in the line of duty last year. "As we reflect on 2021, let’s honor the memories of those who lost their lives protecting others," Wray wrote in an op-ed published in The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday.
    Liteblue issues
    01/14/22 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    Group, we just received information that the liteblue system was sending out expired passwords and that is why employees could not log into their liteblue.
    Biden Administration Taps USPS and Postal Workers for Distribution of COVID Test Kits
    01/14/22 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    The Biden Administration has announced a program to mail at-home COVID test kits to every household that requests them. These kits could be mailed to as many as 160 million addresses. APWU members will be critical to the success of the program.  “The APWU is excited and fully supports this plan,” said APWU President Mark Dimondstein.
    Owen Bieber Scholarship to GVSU
    01/13/22 - UAW Local 4911
    On behalf of UAW Region 1D Director Steve Dawes, attached is a letter pertaining to a scholarship to Grand Valley State University: • Owen Bieber Scholarship: https://gvsu.academicworks.com/opportunities/15404 Please read all the eligibility instructions and information online at the links provided.
    Biden, Congress Helped Fuel Worker Policy Wins in 2021
    01/13/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    Jan. 13, 2021 | This past year has been a time of real progress for Teamsters and working Americans. Thanks to the hard work of Teamsters, President Joe Biden, and pro-worker candidates were elected to the U.S. House and Senate in 2020. Since they took office, Teamster pensions have been saved, unions have been encouraged and good, safe, union jobs have been created and protected.
    Update
    01/13/22 - IBEW Local 483
    The Court issued a stay which has the effect of blocking enforcement of the OSHA rule nationwide while it is litigated in the lower courts. The opinion states that OSHA does not have the power to issue a mandate that is so wide-reaching without clear permission from Congress.
    Urgent Action - Protect Voting Rights
    01/13/22 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    Dear Sisters and Brothers, For months, we’ve been sounding the alarm about the growing threats to our democratic rights. The failed coup attempt last January is a symptom of a larger movement intent on discrediting our elections and stripping the people of our right to vote. In the past year, 18 states have passed bills making it harder for working people to vote.
    URGENT MESSAGE REGARDING LAYOFF
    01/13/22 - UAW Local 602
    **URGENT Message regarding LAYOFF** Seniority employees may have received a “QLTY OTR” bonus on their 1/14/22 check stub. The Gross Amount of the “QLTY OTR” must be claimed as a “BONUS” when certifying for week ending 1/15/2022.
    Funeral Services for Sergeant Gerardo Morales
    01/13/22 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of Sergeant Gerardo Morales #1399, who passed away on January 7, 2022 at the age of 56. Sergeant Morales served with the El Paso Police Department for 31+ years, from October 1990 until his untimely death on January 7, 2022.
    LA Opera – COVID Vaccination Policy for Employees and Artists ?
    01/13/22 - IATSE Local 33
    LA Opera – COVID Vaccination Policy for Employees and Artists  As of January 11, 2022   Purpose  The purpose of this policy is to comply with public health guidance and best practices, to take reasonable steps to provide a safe workplace free of recognized hazards, and to reduce the transmission of COVID among our employees, artists, and contractors.
    State of the Union Meeting
    01/13/22 - IBEW 280
    1/20/22 at 6pm via Zoom. See Member Resources for meeting details.
    Rail Labor Unions Applaud Senate Confirmation of FRA AdministratorAmit Bose
    01/13/22 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    WASHINGTON – Greg Regan and Shari Semelsberger, President and Secretary-Treasurer of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issued this statement after the Senate confirmed Amit Bose as Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA): “We welcome Mr.
    AMFA-QX Negotiations Update #5
    01/13/22 - AMFA
    January 13, 2022 -- AMFA and Horizon Air met again in Seattle on January 11-12, 2022, to continue negotiations. The Company, on Day 1, veered from the parties’ previous article-by-article process and provided AMFA with a proposal that included monetary increases in exchange for a two-year contract. This is often referred to, in the industry, as a time-for-money proposal. The economics of the proposal were complicated and required analysis.
    1/14/22 MEETING CANCELLATIONS AND LOCAL 1205 OFFICE TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO COVID
    01/12/22 - IBEW Local 1205
    Local 1205 Office Temporarily closed due to covid The January 14th, 2022 Examining Board Meeting and Regular Meeting are cancelled.  The Executive Board will meet as required by the IBEW Constitution. Please conduct all business through this website.
    ‘Real’ Supply Chain Crisis is Shortage of Companies Treating Truck Drivers With Respect
    01/12/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    Jan. 12, 2021 | OPINION | These days, news about the "supply chain crisis" feels inescapable. I heard a lot on television about how the holiday season was at risk, shelves are empty and COVID-19 tests may be scarce because of a "truck driver shortage" while dozens of container ships sit without moving outside of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
    How to get insurance to pay for at-home COVID tests, according to the White House
    01/12/22 - UPSEU Local 1222
    The Biden administration announced Monday new details on how Americans can get free COVID-19 tests — or get reimbursements from their private insurance. This follows up on an announcement that the White House made last month.
    Connecticut launches $34M relief program for essential workers
    01/12/22 - UPSEU Local 1222
    New state Comptroller Natalie Braswell and the leaders of the General Assembly’s Labor Committee launched a $34 million relief program Monday for essential workers affected by the coronavirus.
    How to get insurance to pay for at-home COVID tests, according to the White House
    01/12/22 - UPSEU
    The Biden administration announced Monday new details on how Americans can get free COVID-19 tests — or get reimbursements from their private insurance. This follows up on an announcement that the White House made last month.
    ‘Real’ Supply Chain Crisis’ is Shortage of Companies Treating Truck Drivers With Respect
    01/12/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    Jan. 12, 2021 | OPINION | These days, news about the "supply chain crisis" feels inescapable. I heard a lot on television about how the holiday season was at risk, shelves are empty and COVID-19 tests may be scarce because of a "truck driver shortage" while dozens of container ships sit without moving outside of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
    Check-in Form
    01/12/22 - IBEW 280
    Are you dispatched out of another local and working in our jurisdiction? Complete our check-in form.
    Covid decision tree update 2022
    01/12/22 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    Decision Tree Updated 1-5-22 Remember, if you have someone in your household that has tested positive and you are ready willing and able to work and the nurse quarantines you that you should ask for administrative leave.
    2021 was deadliest year ever for law enforcement, report says
    01/12/22 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    Line of duty deaths increased 55% in 2021 from 2020 among law enforcement officers nationwide, according to the 2021 Law Enforcement Officers Fatalities Report from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF).   A total of 458 officers died in 2021, according to the preliminary data.
    Register Now For The National AFL-CIO MLK Civil and Human Rights Conference
    01/11/22 - Southwest Washington Central Labor Council
    History tells us where we’ve been. And it shows us the path for moving forward. Join working people from around the nation on January 16th and 17th for the 2022 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference as we talk about what we built together in 2021 and what we’ll fight for in 2022.
    The New Era for the American Worker
    01/11/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    Jan. 11, 2021 | LABOR | More than any other time in recent memory, the present moment offers many Americans a chance to make work better. American employees in 2022 have more leverage over their employers than they have had since the 1970s, the result of a confluence of factors.
    The New Era for the American Worker
    01/11/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    Jan. 11, 2021 | LABOR | More than any other time in recent memory, the present moment offers many Americans a chance to make work better. American employees in 2022 have more leverage over their employers than they have had since the 1970s, the result of a confluence of factors.
    Why Alabama Coal Miners Are Still on Strike
    01/11/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    Jan. 11, 2021 | STRIKES | “Happy miners run more coal.” When coal miner Greg Pilkerton spoke those words to me in his gruff Alabama drawl, it sounded like the most natural statement in the world. Of course, workers are more productive when they’re respected, well-compensated, and safe.
    2021 Toy Drive - Thank You Members!
    01/11/22 - Teamsters Local 177
    We would like to wish our members and their families a very happy and healthy New Year. Back in late October of 2021 a letter was sent to our stewards and posted on our union boards announcing the kick-off of the Local 177 Annual Holiday Toy Drive.  We are pleased to report, because of the extreme generosity of our members, this year's donations rivalled that of our prior years and continue to spread the generosity to much-needed families.
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