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    The Heritage Foundation: A Think-Tank on a Mission to Destroy the Public Postal Service
    09/19/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    On paper, the Heritage Foundation looks like an ordinary “think tank,” a group of experts who research public policy ideas and write reports and articles.  The organization describes itself as a research and educational non-profit, promoting conservative public policy on Capitol Hill. It calls its editorials, “the voice of the American taxpayer.
    The GOP’s on the verge of passing a bill that will phase out Medicaid in its entirety
    09/19/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    Senate Republicans are on the cusp of passing a bill that will eliminate hundreds of billions of dollars worth of health funding, destabilize insurance markets, and eventually phase out Medicaid in its entirety.
    Medicare for All: The Next Step in the New Deal
    09/19/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    If President Franklin D. Roosevelt were alive today, he would instantly recognize the Medicare for All Act of 2017 as a crucial next step in the work he began more than three-quarters of a century ago.
    Letter to Governor Walker on Prevailing Wage
    09/19/17 - INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS LOCAL UNION 494
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    Prevailing Wage
    09/19/17 - INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS LOCAL UNION 494
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    Notice of Election
    09/19/17 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
    Notice of Nomination and Election   NOMINATIONS   The CWA Local 1120 Election Committee will be accepting nominations for the office of President, Executive Vice President, Secretary-Treasurer and five Executive Board Members (area Business Agents). Any person is eligible to hold office if he or she has been a member in good standing for a period of one (1) calendar year.
    Elections
    09/18/17 - Communications Workers of America Local 1107
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    IBEW 21 mourns the loss of our Brother MSgt. Mark Evans
    09/18/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of our Brother MSgt. Mark Evans, who worked for AT&T in the Mount Prospect Garage. Our Brother founded the non-profit organization Pizzas For Patriots where he delivered a slice of home to our service men and women stationed overseas. Visitation: Wednesday September 20 from 3:00-9:00 pm. Service: Thursday at 10:00am. Grove Memorial Chapel 1199 S Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village, Il. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.
    Read On | September 2017
    09/18/17 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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    September 27th / Discussion & Book SIgning
    09/18/17 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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    Bowl-A-Thon
    09/18/17 - CWA Local 7777
    School Supply Drive
    09/18/17 - CWA Local 7777
    October Committee Meetings
    09/18/17 - CWA Local 7777
    Membership Meeting
    09/18/17 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
    The Local will be having it's September membership meeting on Tuesday September 19, 2017 @ 6:30pm. This is a General Membership meeting only, it does not pertain to the upcoming elections.
    Have you completed the AFSCME Survey?
    09/18/17 - AFSCME Local 4041
    Trump Administration Will Always Side With Corporations Over Labor
    09/18/17 - Teamsters local 570
    Sept. 18, 2017 | U.S. LABOR | It’s no secret that the Trump administration is corporation-friendly to a fault. For all the talk of the underserved coal miners and workers whose jobs have been stolen by free trade agreements or China, the Oval Office has not been a friendly – or even safe – place in the past eight months.
    Trump Administration Will Always Side With Corporations Over Labor
    09/18/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    Sept. 18, 2017 | U.S. LABOR | It’s no secret that the Trump administration is corporation-friendly to a fault. For all the talk of the underserved coal miners and workers whose jobs have been stolen by free trade agreements or China, the Oval Office has not been a friendly – or even safe – place in the past eight months.
    AMFA Local 18 Hurricane Benefit
    09/18/17 - AMFA
    September 18, 2017 -- Hurricane Harvey made landfall on August 26, 2017, ravaging southeastern Texas. Soon after, on September 10, 2017, Hurricane Irma tore through Florida. Thousands of Americans have been displaced from their homes due to the catastrophic damage caused by these two storms, including many of our brothers and sisters from AMFA Local 18. While airports in Houston and greater Florida have reported to be functioning at full speed, many of our AMFA brothers and sisters are still taking time off from work, tirelessly struggling to rebuild their homes damaged by the wind and flood waters. In an effort to help ease the burden of our members affected by this devastation, an AMFA 18 Hurricane Benefit GoFundMe page has been established. Please click the following link to support our fellow members. Every penny counts: https://www.gofundme.com/amfa-18-hurricane-benefit
    INTERNS!
    09/18/17 - IBEW Local 191
    If you are interested in learning the ins and out of the Rep and Organizer positions, apply today for the Local 191 intern program.
    Trump Administration Will Always Side With Corporations Over Labor
    09/18/17 - Teamsters Local 992
    Sept. 18, 2017 | U.S. LABOR | It’s no secret that the Trump administration is corporation-friendly to a fault. For all the talk of the underserved coal miners and workers whose jobs have been stolen by free trade agreements or China, the Oval Office has not been a friendly – or even safe – place in the past eight months.
    Christmas Toy Drive
    09/18/17 - Teamsters Local 41
    Corrections South Meeting Sept. 21st
    09/18/17 - AFSCME Local 4041
    Trump Administration Will Always Side With Corporations Over Labor
    09/18/17 - Teamsters Local 888
    Sept. 18, 2017 | U.S. LABOR | It’s no secret that the Trump administration is corporation-friendly to a fault. For all the talk of the underserved coal miners and workers whose jobs have been stolen by free trade agreements or China, the Oval Office has not been a friendly – or even safe – place in the past eight months.
    Hillary Shields Fundraiser
    09/15/17 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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    Vice President of NC AFL-CIO
    09/15/17 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
    This is Larry Sorrells, Past President of NCAPWU and Anthony Wilson, President of Charlotte Area Local & NCAPWU being sworn in as Vice Presidents of the North Carolina AFL-CIO. Both Larry and Tony received overwhelming support of the APWU delegates in attendance at the AFL-CIO convention this past week.
    Notice of Nomination & Election of Officers of Local Union 964
    09/15/17 - Teamsters Local 964
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    LETTER TO THE MEMBERSHIP REGARDING CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS
    09/15/17 - Little Rock Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #17
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    In Case You Missed It
    09/15/17 - Teamsters local 570
      • How to protect your information online.   • Unions must protect their immigrant members.   • IAM, USW end partnership with Harley-Davidson.   • After the storm, Teamsters embrace call to action.   • Unions respond to hurricanes with help, funds.   • Union power is putting pressure on Silicon Valley tech giants.
    2017 Scholarship Winners!!!
    09/15/17 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
    Congratulations to this year's scholarship recipients!! The Gloria J. Belvy Scholarship was made possible through the help of the generous members of the Cleveland, Ohio Area Local, which donated money to assist deserving students with their edudcational expenses.
    Annual Big Toy Show
    09/15/17 - IUEC Local 10
    It is that time of year again.  The Annual Big Toy Show will be Saturday, October 14, 2017, from 11 am to 2 pm at the Union Hall, 9600 Martin Luther King Junior Highway, Lanham, MD 20706.  We will have crabs, hotdogs, hamburgers and drinks.  Please bring a side dish to share and bring your bike your boat, or your 68 goat.
    GLOBAL SETTLEMENT UPDATE Sept. 2017
    09/15/17 - NTEU Chapter 143
    Labor Unions Are Stepping Up to Fight Deportations
    09/15/17 - Teamsters local 570
    Sept. 15, 2017 | JUSTICE | Organized labor is finding creative ways to protect immigrant members and families who are vulnerable in the Trump era….
    Labor Unions Are Stepping Up to Fight Deportations
    09/15/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    Sept. 15, 2017 | JUSTICE | Organized labor is finding creative ways to protect immigrant members and families who are vulnerable in the Trump era….
    SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER
    09/15/17 - IUOE Local 286
    In Case You Missed It
    09/15/17 - Teamsters Local 992
      • How to protect your information online.   • Unions must protect their immigrant members.   • IAM, USW end partnership with Harley-Davidson.   • After the storm, Teamsters embrace call to action.   • Unions respond to hurricanes with help, funds.   • Union power is putting pressure on Silicon Valley tech giants.
    2018 IAM SCHOLARSHIP
    09/15/17 - International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
    Sisters and Brothers,Please see the link below in regards to the 2018 IAM Scholarship. http://messagingtoolkit.att.com/files/blast/I/IAMAW3/15054851303681$2018_Scholarship_Letter.
    Election Committee
    09/15/17 - CWA 2201
    Brothers and Sisters, Ballots for the election of Executive Officers have been mailed. The balloting period is Friday, September 15, 2017 until midnight, Friday, September 29, 2017. If you do not receive your ballot in the next few days, please call the Local at 804-402-1500 or 757-456-2202. A duplicate ballot will be sent. Please be sure to exercise your right to VOTE.
    Labor Unions Are Stepping Up to Fight Deportations
    09/15/17 - Teamsters Local 992
    Sept. 15, 2017 | JUSTICE | Organized labor is finding creative ways to protect immigrant members and families who are vulnerable in the Trump era….
    WNY-CWA Council EJ Mays Scholarship Application
    09/15/17 - Communications Workers Of America Local 1122
    . WNY Council of the CWA - Eugene Mays Scholarship Application 2018 The WNY Council of the CWA Eugene Mays Scholarship fund has been contributing to the education of CWA members and their families for decades.  The Council is made up of ten (10) CWA Locals and the Retirees Chapter across our eight (8) Western New York Counties.
    In Case You Missed It
    09/15/17 - Teamsters Local 888
      • How to protect your information online.   • Unions must protect their immigrant members.   • IAM, USW end partnership with Harley-Davidson.   • After the storm, Teamsters embrace call to action.   • Unions respond to hurricanes with help, funds.   • Union power is putting pressure on Silicon Valley tech giants.
    Labor Unions Are Stepping Up to Fight Deportations
    09/15/17 - Teamsters Local 888
    Sept. 15, 2017 | JUSTICE | Organized labor is finding creative ways to protect immigrant members and families who are vulnerable in the Trump era….
    Local 776 Appointments
    09/14/17 - Teamsters Local 776
    Local 776 is pleased to announce the following appointments by IBT General President Jim Hoffa:
    GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
    09/14/17 - Teamsters Local 179
    The Teamsters Local 179 General Membership meeting will be held this Sunday, September 17 at 10:00 a.m. at the Local 179 membership hall located at 990 NE Frontage Road in Joliet. Hope to see you there.
    Gallup - Labor union approval at all time high
    09/14/17 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
    81% of Democrats and 42% of Republicans approve of labor unions and their role in society, according to the lastest Gallup poll.  This poll has been taken since 1936 to track public feelings toward unions. http://www.gallup.com/poll/217331/labor-union-approval-best-2003.aspx.
    Walnut Street Theater UNFAIR
    09/14/17 - International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
    Walnut Street Theater UNFAIR. Over Labor Day weekend The Walnut Street Theatre fired two union stagehands. The company discriminated against a stagehand employee with a disability when it fired him, according to the International Alliance of Stage Employees, (IATSE) Local 8.
    State Wide Canvass: No Constitutional Convention - September 23
    09/14/17 - HVALF AFL-CIO
    Statewide Canvass - No Constitutional Convention - September 23 @ 9 am Please join us: 9 am: NYSUT - 201 Stockade Drive, Kingston, NY 9 am: Northeast Regional Carpenters - 10 Corporate Drive #A, Hopewell Junction, NY
    Canada Is Using NAFTA to Demand Protection for US Unions
    09/14/17 - Teamsters local 570
    Sept. 14, 2017 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | As unions and Big Business prepare to square off in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, there will be heated debate over the continental trade pact’s impact on job losses and offshoring. But there’s one major source of “cheap labor” that isn’t much talked about: America.

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