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UAW 4911 Informational / Feedback Meeting
12/17/18 - UAW Local 4911
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AMFA - Alaska Airlines and Legacy Virgin America 2nd Referendum Results
12/17/18 - AMFA Local 32
AMFA - Alaska Airlines and Legacy Virgin America 2nd Referendum Results The votes for the AMFA – Alaska Airlines (ASA) and Legacy Virgin America (VX) Referendum were tallied on December 17, 2018. Votes for this referendum were counted and certified by TrueBallot, Inc.
IRS Announces 2019Standard Mileage Rates
12/17/18 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
Effective January 1, 2019, the standard mileage rate set by the Internal Revenue Service will be 58 cents per mile. The new rate compares to a rate of 54.5 cents per mile in 2018.
The Global Working Class Fought Back in 2018
12/17/18 - Teamsters local 570
Dec. 17, 2018 | GLOBAL SOLIDARITY | 2018 has seen many working-class people around the world standing up for their rights and pushing back against injustice and inequality. Some of these fights have made the mainstream news in western countries, but many have not.
Attention Local 162 Members! Applications for 2019 James R Hoffa Scholarships Now Available
12/17/18 - Teamsters Local 162
The James R Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications for the 2019 school year.    Applications are taken online at http://www.jrhmsf.org.   Eligibility:  For the sons, daughters and financial dependents of Teamster members.
The Global Working Class Fought Back in 2018
12/17/18 - Teamsters Local 355
Dec. 17, 2018 | GLOBAL SOLIDARITY | 2018 has seen many working-class people around the world standing up for their rights and pushing back against injustice and inequality. Some of these fights have made the mainstream news in western countries, but many have not.
Record Fund Raising for Children's Home Society
12/17/18 - Teamsters Local 175
Dear Teamsters; I just wanted to express our true gratitude and to let you know just how wonderful it is to be overwhelmed by the kindness, dedication, work, and true faithfulness of the our Teamsters.   Yesterday was beyond anything we could have imagined or hoped for.
ARE YOU LAID OFF FROM WORK?
12/17/18 - Teamsters Local 175
If you have recently gotten laid off from work, please consider getting a withdrawal card.  Your dues must be paid through the month you received your lay-off.
AMFA-ASA and Virgin America 2nd Transition and Seniority Integration Agreements Referendum Results
12/17/18 - AMFA
December 17, 2018 -- The votes for the AMFA – Alaska Airlines (ASA) and Legacy Virgin America (VX) 2nd Referendum were tallied on December 17, 2018. Votes for this referendum were counted and certified by TrueBallot, Inc. and the results are as follows...
The Global Working Class Fought Back in 2018
12/17/18 - Teamsters Local 992
Dec. 17, 2018 | GLOBAL SOLIDARITY | 2018 has seen many working-class people around the world standing up for their rights and pushing back against injustice and inequality. Some of these fights have made the mainstream news in western countries, but many have not.
UPS VOTE UPDATE
12/17/18 - Teamsters Local 71
UPS Teamsters Vote to Approve Trailer Conditioners, Inc. (TCI) Supplement UPS Teamsters covered by the Trailer Conditioners, Inc. (TCI) Supplement voted today to approve the agreement. The vote count was 61 yes to 45 no. The TCI Supplement is the first of the six outstanding supplements to be approved in a re-vote by the members.
Membership Meeting Dinner
12/17/18 - Teamsters Local 776
At the conclusion of the December monthly membership meeting the members in attendance were treated to a Christmas dinner. Ham, Turkey, and all the extras to go with it were offered. During the dinner members had their pick of items including Teamster apparel, and Poinsettia plants. “The monthly membership meetings are an important tool for getting information to the members.
Fallen Brother - Las Animas County Sheriff’s Office
12/15/18 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
Las Animas County Sergeant Matt Moreno was fatally injured on the evening of Wednesday, December 12, 2018 in an on-duty traffic accident. The accident happened as Sgt. Moreno and two other deputies were responding to a domestic violence in progress call. While headed to the scene two patrol cars were involved in an accident with a civilian vehicle traveling the opposite direction.
JCBA Update 12.15.18
12/15/18 - TWU Local 568
THE TWU/IAM Association executive negotiating committee participated on a conference call conducted by National Mediation Board mediators yesterday, December 14, 2018. Negotiators from American Airlines also participated. The mediators recapped the remaining open items to be negotiated. They also set the agenda and negotiating schedule for the beginning of 2019.
Polar Bear Plunge 2019
12/15/18 - New Jersey Law Enforcement Commanding Officers Association
The time has arrived for the Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge of 2019. The Event is being held at Seaside NJ on February 23, 2019. Visit the Events page for details.
From Your President
12/15/18 - UAW Local 4911
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Contract Ratification Vote Results December 14
12/15/18 - UAW Local 4911
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EDBF #122
12/14/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 1205
To the members of the Electricians Death Benefit Fund: You are hereby notified of the death(s) of: Louise Howell, spouse of Retiree Leonard Howell           Passed Away: Friday, September 21st, 2018 Mrs. Howell’s death has been assigned #122 and the beneficiary was paid a benefit based on 206 members.
AT&T Surplus Announcement
12/14/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Friday, December 14, 2018 (11:00 CST) – Today AT&T announced a surplus impacting 27 of their employees in Illinois. The job cuts will affect employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 (IBEW 21). Voluntary Separation Packages (VSIPP) are available to eligible employees who are not affected by today’s surplus announcement. You must electronically file for a VSIPP by 5 p.m. (CST) Wednesday, December 19, 2018.
OSHA Training Class
12/13/18 - IATSE Local 478
OSHA training is starting be very important for our productions - get certified now.
December Telehandler Classes
12/13/18 - IATSE Local 478
Training time! Sign up NOW for the December Telehandler Classes. Check your email for sign-up forms.
Don't Forget to Register for Benefits!
12/13/18 - IATSE Local 478
It’s the time of the year again: your IATSE National Health & Welfare Fund Plan C Open Enrollment Statement should have arrived in the mail. Your coverage and or/enrollment selection for January 1, 2019 must be made online, or if mailed, must be received at the Funds lockbox by December 17, 2018.
Don't Forget to Register for Benefits!
12/13/18 - IATSE Local 478
It’s the time of the year again: your IATSE National Health & Welfare Fund Plan C Open Enrollment Statement should have arrived in the mail. Your coverage and or/enrollment selection for January 1, 2019 must be made online, or if mailed, must be received at the Funds lockbox by December 17, 2018.
Mayor Hancock - $15 minimum wage is on the table
12/13/18 - CWA Local 7777
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How much income Colorado families need
12/13/18 - CWA Local 7777
The Colorado Center on Law and Policy releases its report on how much income Colorado families need to make ends meet without public or private assistance Click on link to view the Denverite article https://denverite.
Clerk Job Posting
12/13/18 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
Attached is the current clerk posting it will be added to other area of website in a few days.
DIA $15 Minimum Wage on May Ballot
12/13/18 - CWA Local 7777
DIA $15 minimum wage will be on May ballot in Denver                          DENVER – Thousands of Denver International Airport workers could potentially earn $15 an hour with a minimum wage measure officially on May’s ballot as of Monday.
Fighting for good jobs at AT&T
12/13/18 - CWA Local 7777
Communications Workers of America FIGHTING TO KEEP  JOBS IN THE UNITED STATES & IN OUR COMMUNITY AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson made a promise to invest in his workforce and create at least 7,000 jobs if the tax bill passed. Well, the bill did pass, and AT&T received a $20 billion windfall.
The Leverage Against Amazon Is Here
12/13/18 - Teamsters local 570
Dec. 13, 2018 | LABOR | […] Why is Amazon so important to the future of organized labor.
The Leverage Against Amazon Is Here
12/13/18 - Teamsters Local 992
Dec. 13, 2018 | LABOR | […] Why is Amazon so important to the future of organized labor.
Local 162 Safeway / Albertsons Teamsters Retire
12/13/18 - Teamsters Local 162
Local 162 members Padi Blanchard and Lloyd Schiermeister have both recently retired after long careers driving truck at Safeway/Albertsons.  Padi is a 40-Year Teamster (42-years in the industry) and at the time of her retirement the number one driver on the seniority board.  After Padi retired Lloyd took the number one spot and retired shortly thereafter.
Lake Union Drydock puts on a Christmas Lunch
12/13/18 - International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
Lake Union Drydock in Seattle put on a Lunch for the members and handed out gifts for Christmas this year. It is good to see Companies doing these sorts of things for the members. Local 104 would like to thank all the members at Lake Union Drydock for your hard work and commitment to craftsmanship.
New Bylaws and Death Fund
12/13/18 - UA Local 23 Plumbers & Pipefitters
Members Only: Please read the new Bylaws and Death Fund benefits that were voted on at last months Union meeting.  These documents are under "Current Local 23 News."  Please contact the hall with any questions.
James R. Hoffa 2019 Scholarship Application System Completely Online
12/13/18 - Teamsters Local 455
Application system is completely online and can be found on the Fund's Website:  www.jrhmsf.
2019 James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund
12/12/18 - Teamsters Local 492
The application process for the 2019 year is now open.  To access the JRHMSF application process (administered by ISTS), go to: https://aim.applyists.net Please use JRHMSF for the "Key" Eligibility:  For the sons, daughters and financial dependents of Teamster members (including the BMWED, BLET, GCC and TCRC).
Report: Economy Steady But Wages Are Lagging
12/12/18 - Teamsters local 570
Dec. 12, 2018 | WAGES | Employers added 155,000 jobs to the US economy in November — far fewer than the 198,000 new positions economists had expected, according to the latest jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The unemployment rate held steady at 3.7 percent. Both figures are a sign that the US economy is strong and continues to expand, even with weaker job growth.
Report: Economy Steady But Wages Are Lagging
12/12/18 - Teamsters Local 992
Dec. 11, 2018 | WAGES | Employers added 155,000 jobs to the US economy in November — far fewer than the 198,000 new positions economists had expected, according to the latest jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The unemployment rate held steady at 3.7 percent. Both figures are a sign that the US economy is strong and continues to expand, even with weaker job growth.
EPPD: Suspect accused of shooting police officer in South Central El Paso now in custody
12/12/18 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
El Paso Police have arrested a suspect who they believe shot a police officer near Seville and Sambrano in South Central El Paso earlier Tuesday, Dec. 11.  Police apprehended the suspect, who they described as a Hispanic male, at around 8 p.m. at a residence located on the 100 block of North Clark.  Crisis management team made contact with the suspect but he refused to come out.
3 LEOs Shot In Houston While Serving Warrant
12/12/18 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
A Harris County Sheriff’s sergeant and two officers from the Texas AG office were injured in a shooting while serving a felony warrant to a home in Harris County. The officers were shot while approaching the suspect’s door. They returned fire, but the suspect barricaded himself inside the home. Another deputy was injured on the way to the scene in a motorcycle crash.
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING SUNDAY DECEMBER 16
12/12/18 - Teamsters Local 179
The Teamsters Local 179 General Membership meeting will be held on Sunday, December 16 at 10:00 a.m. at the Local 179 membership hall located at 990 NE Frontage Road in Joliet. We will be making our final collection of the year to benefit Joliet's Lamb's Fold Center for Women and Children. Hope to see you there.
Scholarship Applications are now Available
12/12/18 - Teamsters Joint Council 41
Scholarship Applications are now available for the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship and the Teamsters Joint Council 41 Scholarship. Applications have been mailed to All Locals in the Joint Council and the forms are also available on this website in the left side column.
2019 James R. Hoffa Scholarship Application system completely online
12/12/18 - Teamsters Local 455
Application can be found on fund website www.jrhmsf.
Scholarship Applications are now available
12/12/18 - Teamsters Local Union No. 436
Scholarship Applications are now available for Teamsters Local 436, James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship and the Teamsters Joint Council 41 Scholarship programs. Application forms are available on this website in the left side column. If you need any assistance please call Local 436 at 216-328-1833.
Happy Holidays!
12/12/18 - Denver Metro Area Local APWU
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Contract Ratification Friday, December 14
12/12/18 - UAW Local 4911
UAW LOCAL 4911 / SPARROW HEALTH SYSTEM Contract Ratification Vote Friday, December 14, 2018 1010 River Street, Lansing 7:00am-8:00pm To Vote you must be a UAW Local 4911 dues paying member in goodstanding (not on probation) Tentative Agreement: http://www.uawlocal4911.org/UAWTentativeAgreementPacket2018.
2019 JAMES R. HOFFA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
12/12/18 - Teamsters Local 71
To:                  All Teamster Local Unions Date:              December 10, 2018 The administrating firm for the James R.
New Year's Day Party at Mike and Gene's home
12/11/18 - IATSE Local B4
Michael and Gene would like to entend an invitation to their home on January 1, 2019.

 
 
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