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November 12, 2019
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8th Annual Open House and Toy/Food Drive
Teamsters Local 449
As Income Inequality Soars, Languishing Labor Unions Make A Return
Teamsters local 570
As Income Inequality Soars, Languishing Labor Unions Make A Return
Teamsters Local 355
Open Positions at Alaskan Copper
International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
November Mtg. 11/13
NJLESA
Thank you to Elixir Lounge!
Henderson Police Officers' Association
 
     
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As Income Inequality Soars, Languishing Labor Unions Make A Return
11/12/19 - Teamsters local 570
Nov. 12, 2019 | UNION POWER | After decades of declining membership and seemingly sidelined authority, a series of national strikes have put unions back in the spotlight.
As Income Inequality Soars, Languishing Labor Unions Make A Return
11/12/19 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 12, 2019 | UNION POWER | After decades of declining membership and seemingly sidelined authority, a series of national strikes have put unions back in the spotlight.
Open Positions at Alaskan Copper
11/12/19 - International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
Alaskan Copper Works Personnel Department 2958 6th Avenue South Seattle, Washington 98134 (206) 382-7344 Fax: (206)382-6548 We will be accepting applications for this job opening only between the opening and closing dates. Individuals who meet all of the requirements will be considered for an interview. Job applications may be filled out in person or online at www.
November Mtg. 11/13
11/12/19 - NJLESA
Due to a conflict at Cilantro's, our general membership meeting tomorrow evening will be held at the American Legion (Post 39) located at: 112 4th Avenue Roebling, NJ 08554 The time of the meeting is 6:00pm and, the American Legion is minutes from the union office.
Thank you to Elixir Lounge!
11/12/19 - Henderson Police Officers' Association
The owners of the Elixir Lounge sponsored their second annual golf tournament in October.  Their first annual tournament  last year benefited Bob Miller Middle School and raised over $2000.  This year they wanted to benefit the HPOA Charitable Foundation!  It was a great time and a good day of golf.
As Income Inequality Soars, Languishing Labor Unions Make A Return
11/12/19 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 12, 2019 | UNION POWER | After decades of declining membership and seemingly sidelined authority, a series of national strikes have put unions back in the spotlight.
As Income Inequality Soars, Languishing Labor Unions Make A Return
11/12/19 - Teamsters Local 888
Nov. 12, 2019 | UNION POWER | After decades of declining membership and seemingly sidelined authority, a series of national strikes have put unions back in the spotlight.
Rich Johnson
11/11/19 - International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local #77
 Former member Rich Johnson passed away on Thursday. Rich was soft spoken and a well liked hard worker. Service details in Sunday Press--   https://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/obituaries/johnson-richard-m/article_68270bd2-aed0-571d-b64c-45a261518e78.
Campaign letter: Rosi Phillips for Board of Directors
11/11/19 - IATSE Local 33
Dear Brothers and Sisters: Please download the attached file.
Campaign letter: Robert Pagnotta for Local 33 Trustee
11/11/19 - IATSE Local 33
Dear Brothers & Sisters: Please download the .PDF attached to this post / Email.
Campaign letter Information
11/11/19 - IATSE Local 33
Dear Candidate, The website committee hereby invites each and every candidate in the upcoming election to post a letter to the members, if you choose. If you would like to address your fellow members about the election free of charge, you may submit your letter to the local office by mail, or email it to admin@ia33.org.
Veteran's Day
11/11/19 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
Happy Veteran's Day Thank you for all you have given for our country.
Happy Veterans Day
11/11/19 - CWA Local 1103
Happy Veterans Day.  Thank you to our CWA Local 1103 Veterans & all Veterans that have served throughout America. The Union Veterans Council brings working-class veterans together to speak out on the issues that impact us most, especially the need for good jobs and a strong, fully funded and staffed VA.
Why We Call It ‘Veterans Day’ and Not Armistice Day - or Veterans’ Day
11/11/19 - Teamsters local 570
Nov. 11, 2019 | U.S. HISTORY | If you don’t have social media, don’t know why Monday is a federal holiday or have otherwise been living under a rock, Monday is Veterans Day. That’s Veterans Day — as opposed to Veteran’s Day, Veterans’ Day, Armistice Day or Memorial Day.
Happy Veterans Day
11/11/19 - CWA Local 7777
There’s no way to thank our veterans for everything they sacrifice for our freedom, but on Veterans Day, but we have to try. So thank you, to all our service men and women, both past and present! We owe you our thanks, but more than that, we owe you our freedom. Your dedication and sacrifices have not gone un-noticed. It is much more than a slogan, “Freedom is not free.
Why We Call It ‘Veterans Day’ and Not Armistice Day - or Veterans’ Day
11/11/19 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 11, 2019 | U.S. HISTORY | If you don’t have social media, don’t know why Monday is a federal holiday or have otherwise been living under a rock, Monday is Veterans Day. That’s Veterans Day — as opposed to Veteran’s Day, Veterans’ Day, Armistice Day or Memorial Day.
Why We Call It ‘Veterans Day’ and Not Armistice Day
11/11/19 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 11, 2019 | U.S. HISTORY | If you don’t have social media, don’t know why Monday is a federal holiday or have otherwise been living under a rock, Monday is Veterans Day. That’s Veterans Day — as opposed to Veteran’s Day, Veterans’ Day, Armistice Day or Memorial Day.
Veterans Day Remembrance
11/10/19 - Teamsters Local 776
Monday, Nov. 11, is Veterans Day, when we honor Americans who have served to preserve our freedom.  On behalf of the Officers, Business Agents, staff, and myself and I would like to wish all Veterans a happy Veterans Day. Because of your service to our great country, we are able to enjoy the freedoms and rights that make this country great.
Orientation Class on “New Voting Procedures”
11/09/19 - IATSE Local 33
Hello Brothers & Sisters:  The West Coast office is having an Orientation Class on “New Voting Procedures” for LA County, this Sunday, November 10,  2019 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.  Please go to the following link to sign up if interested in attending.                https://www.
Women’s Committee Pot Luck Lunch
11/09/19 - IATSE Local 33
Hello All There will be a Women’s Committee Pot Luck Lunch at the Local 33 Hall on Friday, December 13, 2019 at 11:00 am.  Please bring whatever food and/or drink you want. Thank you -  Hope to see you there.
November 16 2019 Run Off Election
11/08/19 - IATSE Local 478
Don’t forget to cast your ballot and tell your mom and em to vote too! Early voting is Nov. 2-9 (except Sunday, Nov. 3) from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
2019 KC Scrooge of the Year Event
11/08/19 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
Download the Event Information Packet here.
Honor and Gratitude to Our Veterans
11/08/19 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
The Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen would like to express our gratitude and honor for our military service members who have served in times past and those currently serving, standing on the ready to defend our country and the freedoms that come with it. May we remember and honor them today, and every day.
Kid's Craft Night with Santa
11/08/19 - CWA Local 1111
Union Kid's Craft Fun Night 2019 with Santa Friday December 13 , 2019 6:00-8:00 P.M. @ CWA Local 1111 459 E. Church Street Elmira, NY 14901-2831 Please Bring your Child/Children for a Fun Filled Night.
Elmira Bus Garage Holiday Meeting
11/08/19 - CWA Local 1111
ECSD BUS GARAGE HOLIDAY MEETING Saturday December 14, 2019         5:00- 9:30 P.M. @ Hibernian Club 701 Kinyon Street Elmira, NY 14904 5:00-6:00 PM Appetizers & Cocktails 6:00 PM Dinner 5:30-9:30 PM DJ Members and Retirees Free Spouses $10.00 ea.
Hornell & Frontier West Holiday Meeting
11/08/19 - CWA Local 1111
HORNELL AND FRONTIER WEST HOLIDAY MEETING For Active Members and Retirees Friday December 13, 2019 5:30 PM @ Club 57 7465 Seneca Road North Hornell, NY 14843 Please RSVP By December 5, 2019 to the Hall @ (607) 733-1111
Vestal Holiday Meeting
11/08/19 - CWA Local 1111
VESTAL HOLIDAY MEETING For Current Members and Retirees Thursday December 5, 2019 5:00-8:00 PM @ My Uncle's Place 120 E.
Don't Miss Out on Scholarship Money
11/08/19 - CWA Local 1111
Reminder: Union Plus Scholarship Applications are due January 31, 2020. Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4.5 million to students of working families who want to begin or continue their post-secondary education. Over 3,000 families have benefited from our commitment to higher education.
2 Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP) Classes for D3 Members
11/08/19 - IATSE Local B4
December 3-5 @ the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center   ETCP Rigging and ETCP Entertainment Electrician   Please Note: These are 2 different classes, offered separately, simultaneously (you can only register for one).   Certification Examinations will take place on December 6.
"No Shave November" Fundraiser
11/08/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
"No Shave November" is a month-long event, where men do not shave their facial hair and donate the money spent on barber and shaving tools and gear for charity and to raise cancer awareness and awareness for other men's health issues. El Paso Police Chief Greg Allen has given his approval for a No Shave November Event (to include uniformed personnel).  The criteria are listed below: 1.
Results for CWA Local 1103 Endorsed Candidates
11/08/19 - CWA Local 1103
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Happy Veteran's Day!!!
11/08/19 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
Honoring & Saluting Our Soldiers - Thank you for your many years of Dedication & Service! Daleo Freeman, Pres.
Veterans Day Holiday
11/07/19 - Teamsters Local 41
Our Office will be closed on Monday, November 11, 2019 in observance of the Veterans Day Holiday.
Hoffa: 2020 Presidential Candidates Must Share Vision for Labor
11/07/19 - Teamsters local 570
Nov. 7, 2019  | VOTE 2020 | The 2020 presidential election, now less than a year away, is arriving at a key moment in U.S. history. Workers, long the backbone of this nation, are falling behind because they’ve been ignored at the expense of corporations. Next November’s vote is an opportunity to change that and pave a path to prosperity. But how should it be addressed.
Hoffa: 2020 Presidential Candidates Must Share Vision for Labor
11/07/19 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 7, 2019  | VOTE 2020 | The 2020 presidential election, now less than a year away, is arriving at a key moment in U.S. history. Workers, long the backbone of this nation, are falling behind because they’ve been ignored at the expense of corporations. Next November’s vote is an opportunity to change that and pave a path to prosperity. But how should it be addressed.
TWU AA VOL Benefits Registration
11/07/19 - TWU Local 513
Dear Local 513 Sisters and Brothers, You MUST register on the TWU benefits website in order to keep your Voluntary union benefits and, to keep them payroll deducted. Attached, are the instructions for you to log onto  the website. Please take the time to ensure your benefits stay current and payroll deducted.
Christmas Party Details 2019
11/07/19 - TCSOA
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Hoffa: 2020 Presidential Candidates Must Share Vision for Labor
11/07/19 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 7, 2019  | VOTE 2020 | The 2020 presidential election, now less than a year away, is arriving at a key moment in U.S. history. Workers, long the backbone of this nation, are falling behind because they’ve been ignored at the expense of corporations. Next November’s vote is an opportunity to change that and pave a path to prosperity. But how should it be addressed.
LU 659's 2nd Annual Christmas Celebration
11/07/19 - IBEW Local 659
LOCAL UNION 659, IBEW 2019 Christmas Celebration We invite you and your family to join us for our second annual Christmas Celebration with a special guest, Santa Claus, on Saturday, December 7th. Event will be held in the large meeting room at the Local Union Office.  There will be catered food and gifts for children up to age 12.
Express 19-03
11/07/19 - Denver Metro Area Local APWU
Denver Metro Area Local Endorsements for the 2019 Denver Municipal Election by Rita Burns, Office Manager The Denver Metro Area Local has entertained many speakers running for office in the Denver Municipal Elections.  After giving all candidates an opportunity to speak to the membership and executive board, the below endorsements have been made by the Denver Metro Area Local.
Express 19-05
11/07/19 - Denver Metro Area Local APWU
National Day of Observance By Isador Ramirez, Director Maintenance Craft Have you taken your day of Administrative leave?  According to the ELM 519.4 and a Memorandum of Understanding Agreement Re: Clarification of Regulations for National Day of Observance you still have time to request a day of Administrative leave if you have not done so already.  President Donald J.
Express 19-05
11/07/19 - Denver Metro Area Local APWU
National Day of Observance By Isador Ramirez, Director Maintenance Craft Have you taken your day of Administrative leave?  According to the ELM 519.4 and a Memorandum of Understanding Agreement Re: Clarification of Regulations for National Day of Observance you still have time to request a day of Administrative leave if you have not done so already.  President Donald J.
Breakfast With Santa
11/07/19 - Teamsters Local 249
Teamsters Local 249 will be hosting Breakfast with Santa again this year on Sunday, December 1, 2019.
Election News
11/07/19 - Teamsters Local 776
The Labor Wire On Tuesday, Election Day across America, the labor movement drove historic wins for pro-worker candidates like Governor-Elect Andy Beshear in Kentucky and new legislative majorities in Virginia. Not only did union members come out to vote in droves, 270 union member candidates were elected to public office Tuesday night and counting.
The Case for the Rank-and-File Strategy
11/07/19 - Teamsters Local 888
Nov. 7, 2019 | COLLECTIVE ACTION | Only workers themselves have the power to transform society, and workers must organize themselves to do so. Union staff and elected leadership can play important and sometimes pivotal roles, but in the fight against capital to win substantive, lasting gains, workers must be in the driver’s seat.
Constitution Amendment Proposals Notice
11/06/19 - AMFA Local 32
Constitution Amendment Proposals In accordance with Article XXV, Section 2 of the AMFA Constitution, Local 32 is currently accepting Constitution Amendment Proposals to be presented at the National Convention.  Proposals will be accepted from November 6, 2019 through December 31, 2019.  Proposal forms can be found on the Local 32 website at www.amfa32.com.
2019 Devil Pups Sponsor
11/06/19 - Henderson Police Officers' Association
The Henderson Police Officers’ Association has a long history of supporting the Southern Nevada Devil Pups Youth Leadership Program. This year, our 14th, we are sponsoring one southern Nevada youth to attend the encampment at Camp Pendleton, California. Youth Leadership Authority Chair, Marie Tomao was presented with the Sponsorship Check.
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