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    Covid on the Rise
    04/15/21 - RN Staff Council, OPEIU, Local 40, AFL-CIO, CLC
    Our very own, President Jeff Morawski, was interviewd...
    Update: IBT Delegates and Alternate Delegates Election
    04/14/21 - Teamsters Local 542
    UPDATE Teamsters Local 542 IBT Delegate and Alternate Delegate Election Ballots were counted on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. However, official notice of the Elections Results will be posted once the the Election Supervisor certifies the election.
    Amazon Union Vote Shows Why We Need the PRO Act
    04/14/21 - Teamsters Local 355
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    The Message from the Amazon Union Defeat in Alabama is Clear: Keep Organizing
    04/14/21 - Teamsters Local 570
    Apr. 14, 2021 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | [...] Despite the valiant efforts of the workers, Amazon?—?which has more resources than nearly any company in the world?—?was able to blunt their momentum through its anti-union campaign…. But this is hardly the last word on organizing Amazon.
    Scabby: The Law of the Rat
    04/14/21 - Teamsters Local 570
    Apr. 14, 2021 | LABOR LAW | What has sharp teeth, bloodshot eyes, festering nails, looms twelve feet tall, but doesn’t look mean enough to be threatening? Though it might seem like an unlikely subject of cutting-edge labor and constitutional law, the union’s inflatable rat balloon called Scabby has been at the center of these disputes for over a decade.
    Amazon Union Vote Shows Why We Need the PRO Act
    04/14/21 - Teamsters Local 992
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    America Needs to Empower Workers Again
    04/14/21 - Teamsters Local 992
    Apr. 14, 2021 | OPINION | […] Organized labor used to provide a counterweight to corporate influence. Unions were never in a position to match corporate dollar power, but they could offer people power — the ability to mobilize their members and their members’ friends and neighbors in a way corporations couldn’t.
    America Needs to Empower Workers Again
    04/14/21 - Teamsters Local 355
    Apr. 14, 2021 | OPINION | […] Organized labor used to provide a counterweight to corporate influence. Unions were never in a position to match corporate dollar power, but they could offer people power — the ability to mobilize their members and their members’ friends and neighbors in a way corporations couldn’t.
    Amazon Union Vote Shows Why We Need the PRO Act
    04/14/21 - Teamsters Local 888
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    America Needs to Empower Workers Again
    04/14/21 - Teamsters Local 888
    Apr. 14, 2021 | OPINION | […] Organized labor used to provide a counterweight to corporate influence. Unions were never in a position to match corporate dollar power, but they could offer people power — the ability to mobilize their members and their members’ friends and neighbors in a way corporations couldn’t.
    U.S. Labor Dept. orders New Haven to pay $65,000+ in OT back pay to workers
    04/13/21 - UPSEU
    NEW HAVEN — The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered the city to pay more than $65,000 in back pay so far to 122 city Public Works and some Parks Department workers after the employees’ union discovered an apparent error in the way the city was calculating overtime pay, the union said. The ruling includes $65,808 in back pay for a two-year period ending on Dec. 31, 2020.
    Local 125 Office Closure
    04/13/21 - IBEW Local 125
    The Local 125 Business Office will be closed to public access and all activities until further notice. We have resumed remote operations. Please call 503-262-9125 or contact your business representative if you need assistance. Thank you.
    GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING SUNDAY, APRIL 18
    04/13/21 - Teamsters Local 179
    The Teamsters Local 179 General Membership meeting for April will be held on Sunday, April 18 at 10:00 a.m. at the Local 179 membership hall located at 990 NE Frontage Road in Joliet. Once again, we will be operating under state COVID-19 guidelines limiting attendance to 50 including officers and staff. Masks are mandatory.
    QUALIFIED IMMUNITY - THE FACTS
    04/13/21 - Le-Hampton Lodge 35 FOP
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    QUALIFIED IMMUNITY - THE FACTS
    04/13/21 - Pennsylvania State Lodge FOP
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    Harris, Rosen Applaud Teamsters’ Role in Vaccine Rollout
    04/13/21 - Teamsters Local 570
    Apr. 13, 2021 | COVID-19 | The Teamsters understand what is at stake when it comes to combatting the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Teamsters have been working on the front lines during the pandemic, keeping our communities safe and our economy moving. The union is doing all it can to not only deliver the COVID-19 vaccine, but to create opportunities for members to be vaccinated as well.
    Scabby: The Law of the Rat
    04/13/21 - Teamsters Local 355
    Apr. 13, 2021 | LABOR LAW | What has sharp teeth, bloodshot eyes, festering nails, looms twelve feet tall, but doesn’t look mean enough to be threatening? Though it might seem like an unlikely subject of cutting-edge labor and constitutional law, the union’s inflatable rat balloon called Scabby has been at the center of these disputes for over a decade.
    Rest in Peace, Brother
    04/13/21 - IUEC Local 10
    It is with a heavy heart that I post this for the membership. The Officers and Members of Local #10, International Union of Elevator Constructors, are hereby notified of the passing of Brother Charles (CJ) R Shaw, Jr on April 10, 2021.
    The Message from the Amazon Union Defeat in Alabama is Clear: Keep Organizing
    04/13/21 - Teamsters Local 992
    Apr. 13, 2021 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | On April 9, the National Labor Relations Board announced the results of a mail ballot certification election that concluded on March 29 for workers at the Amazon fulfillment center in Bessemer, Alabama.
    Why some people should return their stimulus checks
    04/12/21 - Youngstown, Ohio Area Local 443
    Why some people should return their stimulus checks CORONAVIRUS by: Nexstar Media Wire Posted: Apr 12, 2021 / 10:55 PM EDT / Updated: Apr 12, 2021 / 10:56 PM EDT (NEXSTAR) – After millions of Americans received their stimulus checks as part of the U.S. government’s third round of COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments, it might seem crazy to give the money back.
    DeJoy to unveil plan to slash Post Office hours, hike postage prices
    04/12/21 - Youngstown, Ohio Area Local 443
    DeJoy to Unveil Plan to Slash Post Office Hours, Hike Postage Prices "Fire the entire Post Office board. Then fire this corrupt man before he destroys the entire USPS for good." By Jake Johnson, staff writer A group of protestors hold a demonstration in front of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy's home in Greensboro, North Carolina on August 16, 2020.
    USPS Indicates Layoffs Could Be On The Horizon
    04/12/21 - Youngstown, Ohio Area Local 443
    Postal Service Indicates Layoffs Could Be on the Horizon USPS says it hopes to find landing spots for impacted workers as it implements "administrative reductions." APRIL 1, 2021 ERIC KATZ Senior Correspondent The U.S.
    The Message from the Amazon Union Defeat in Alabama is Clear: Keep Organizing
    04/12/21 - Teamsters Local 355
    Apr. 12, 2021 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | On April 9, the National Labor Relations Board announced the results of a mail ballot certification election that concluded on March 29 for workers at the Amazon fulfillment center in Bessemer, Alabama.
    Steward Spotlight
    04/12/21 - CWA 2201
    Meet some of our Steward volunteers who take the time to represent you in the workplace. THANKS FOR ALL YOU DO!
    April Delegate Meeting
    04/12/21 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
    The April Delegate Meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 13th at 5:00 PM Please check your Inbox for information about attending.
    Rigging Arena ETCP Test Prep 4-day Class M-Th, May 10-13, 8a-4pm
    04/12/21 - IATSE Local 33
    General NOTICE: Membership Meeting Sunday, May 2nd, 2021
    04/12/21 - Teamsters Local 177
    This is the formal Notice for the Local 177 General Membership Meeting on Sunday, May 2nd, 2021 @ 9:00 am. ZOOM LINK can be found in the article.
    DANNY VALDEZ MEMORIAL SERVICE
    04/12/21 - IATSE Local 33
    Brothers & Sisters: DANNY VALDEZ MEMORIAL SERVICE: 1-3pm WED. APRIL 21, 2021 at ROSE HILLS SKY ROSE CHAPEL. 3888 WORKMAN MILL RD. WHITTIER 90601.
    Amazon Warehouse Election in Alabama
    04/09/21 - Teamsters Local 492
    Opinion - by 492 Teamsters President Trey White Amazon Warehouse Election in Alabama 4/9/2021 - Over 2,000 people signed cards asking the NLRB for an election at the Alabama Amazon facility, but in the end, a majorty of those people either didn't vote or were intimidated into changing their minds.
    This Week's News Wrap-Up: 4/09/2021
    04/09/21 - Teamsters Local 570
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    NOTICE OF ELECTION RULES VIOLATION
    04/09/21 - Teamsters Local 542
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    Alabama Amazon Workers Reject Union, But Organizers Say the Fight Isn’t Over
    04/09/21 - Teamsters Local 992
    Apr. 9, 2021 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Workers at the Amazon plant in Bessemer, Alabama have voted against unionizing, dealing a major defeat to labor organizers hoping for a galvanizing victory in the South. The final vote tally: 1,798 against unionizing versus 738 in favor of union.
    Teamsters Statement on the Election Results from the Vote at the Amazon Facility in Alabama
    04/09/21 - Teamsters Local 570
    Apr. 9, 2021 | “The Teamsters commend the efforts of Amazon workers in Bessemer who came together to fight for respect and to provide a better life for themselves and their families,” said Randy Korgan, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters National Director for Amazon.
    Alabama Amazon Workers Reject Union, But Organizers Say the Fight Isn’t Over
    04/09/21 - Teamsters Local 570
    Apr. 9, 2021 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Workers at the Amazon plant in Bessemer, Alabama have voted against unionizing, dealing a major defeat to labor organizers hoping for a galvanizing victory in the South. The final vote tally: 1,798 against unionizing versus 738 in favor of union.
    Alabama Amazon Workers Reject Union, But Organizers Say the Fight Isn’t Over
    04/09/21 - Teamsters Local 355
    Apr. 9, 2021 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Workers at the Amazon plant in Bessemer, Alabama have voted against unionizing, dealing a major defeat to labor organizers hoping for a galvanizing victory in the South. The final vote tally: 1,798 against unionizing versus 738 in favor of union.
    Clean My Ride: Chesbro | Uvas | Callero Clean-Up April 23rd and 24th
    04/09/21 - IBEW Local 332
    Clean My Ride: Chesbro | Uvas | Callero Clean-Up April 23rd and 24th Bike riders, motorcyclists, and cruisers enjoy driving and riding around these lakes. Trash has accumulated for years and it seems to be getting worse. In order to celebrate Earth Day and do our part to make this an enjoyable ride.
    Microchip layoff info
    04/09/21 - UAW Local 602
    Monday April 12, 2021 Update from Unemployment/Workers Comp Chair Kristian Johnson Good afternoon Local 602 Contact was made with the State today regarding our layoff claims. They are aware and those claims are expected to arrive on Thursday, 4/20/21. At that time letters with your certification date will be issued.
    Protect our Teamsters Jobs!
    04/09/21 - Teamsters Local 542
    Tell the City of San Diego NO to Falck! Teamsters Local 542 is ask for your support as we voice our opposition against the City of San Diego’s decision to award its new Emergency Medical Services (EMS) contract to Falck, a low-quality provider in the industry that has a history of bad practices and been known for unfair treatment of their employees.
    Willie Woods Celebration of Life
    04/09/21 - IBEW Local 125
    Willie Woods - Celebration of Life May 8, 2021, 2:00 p.m.
    Biden is Rebuilding the National Labor Relations Board
    04/09/21 - Teamsters Local 888
    Apr. 9, 2021 | NLRB | On his first day in office, President Joe Biden fired Peter Robb, the Trump-appointed general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the agency responsible for interpreting and enforcing federal labor law. A new report by the nonpartisan US Government Accountability Office (GAO) shows why Biden was right to fire Robb—and to do so quickly.
    KCSO FIRE BOND
    04/08/21 - Coeur d'Alene Police Officers Association
    International Association of Fire Fighters   Kootenai County Firefighters Local 2856   Fellow First Responders,    As you may have heard, Kootenai County Fire & Rescue (KCFR) will be placing a Public Safety Bond on the ballot in front of the voters on May 18, 2021.
    COBRA subsidy dedicated website
    04/08/21 - IATSE Local 33
    Brothers & Sisters: Posted below is a link to information regarding COBRA. Thank you, IATSE Local 33  https://www.dol.
    [Sat 4/10] LA Fed/Port of LA/Curative Vaccine Distribution Event 9 AM REGISTER NOW
    04/08/21 - IATSE Local 33
    Dear Sisters & Brothers:   The LA Fed is doing a large 1,000 person vaccination in partnership with the Port of LA and Curative Saturday, April 10, from 9 AM - 4 PM.  It’s in partnership with the LA Fed, Port of LA, and Curative. All eligible folks are welcome.  The event will be held at the baggage handling site (next to the USS Iowa).
    Call Your Representatives to Tell Them to Vote YES on The PRO Act!
    04/08/21 - Teamsters Local 570
    Apr. 8, 2021 | Our outdated labor laws are no longer strong enough to protect us in the workplace. The #PROAct would change that. It’s the most significant worker empowerment legislation since the Great Depression & the Senate is the final obstacle to getting it passed. Lawmakers gave us their word they would make the PRO Act a top priority.
    AEU Statement Regarding Anti-AAPI Violence
    04/08/21 - Association Employees Union
    As a progressive union fighting for the advancement of working-class people of all backgrounds, Associated Employees Union (AEU) stands in solidarity with the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. AAPI communities across the United States have experienced discrimination, unfair treatment, and violence. We acknowledge the history.
    COVID Vaccines
    04/08/21 - IATSE Local 33
    Dear Sisters and Brothers: We have been offered another opportunity for our members to receive the COVID vaccine. Please feel free to send the links to your members so that they can receive their vaccine There are still appointments available for this afternoon as well as tomorrow.
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