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    New York Magazine: Why America’s Railroads Refuse to Give Their Workers Paid Leave
    12/02/22 - Teamsters Local 122
    For months, the world’s largest economy has been teetering on the brink of collapse because America’s latter-day robber barons can’t comprehend that workers sometimes get sick. Or so the behavior of major U.S. rail companies seems to suggest.
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    Rail Unions Slam Senate’s ‘Anti-American’ Rejection of Sick Days
    12/02/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    Dec. 2, 2022 | LABOR UNIONS | Some unions representing rail workers, as well as the nation's largest labor organization, blasted a Senate vote on Thursday denying workers paid sick days after the chamber passed a separate measure imposing a labor agreement and averting a nationwide rail strike.
    Rail Unions Slam Senate’s ‘Anti-American’ Rejection of Sick Days
    12/02/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    Dec. 2, 2022 | LABOR UNIONS | Some unions representing rail workers, as well as the nation's largest labor organization, blasted a Senate vote on Thursday denying workers paid sick days after the chamber passed a separate measure imposing a labor agreement and averting a nationwide rail strike.
    Rail Unions Slam Senate’s ‘Anti-American’ Rejection of Sick Days
    12/02/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    Dec. 2, 2022 | LABOR UNIONS | Some unions representing rail workers, as well as the nation's largest labor organization, blasted a Senate vote on Thursday denying workers paid sick days after the chamber passed a separate measure imposing a labor agreement and averting a nationwide rail strike.
    Federal Appellate Court Reverses Shutdown Win
    12/02/22 - NTEU Chapter 143
    M E M O R A N D U M TO:      NTEU Chapter 143 RE:      Federal Appellate Court Reverses Shutdown Win  SUMMARY: A federal appellate court ruled today that federal employees who are paid late during government shutdowns cannot recover damages.
    Teamsters: It’s Time to Crack Down on Mass Surveillance of Workers
    12/01/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    Dec. 1, 2022 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | The Teamsters told the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) yesterday that it must end employer surveillance practices used against workers, especially by predatory companies like Amazon.
    Senate Enforces Tentative Agreement
    12/01/22 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    December 1, 2022 — Today, the United States Senate passed House Joint Resolution 100 which would enforce the tentative agreement from September 15, 2022. The Bill will now go to the desk of the President of the United States for signature.
    Celebration of Life Service for Larry Bremner
    12/01/22 - IUEC Local 71
    Brothers and Sisters, We are saddened to inform you that Larry Bremner, father of Brother Richard Bremner has passed away on Tuesday November 29th.  Larry enjoyed a long career in the trade, beginning as a member of Local One IUEC when he was only 18 years old.  He was employed by Westinghouse and later Schindler for 44 years. He joined Local 71 in 1972.
    General Membership Meeting Notice for December 11, 2022.
    12/01/22 - IATSE Local 33
    Brothers, Sisters and Kin, This is the Notice for the December 11, 2022 General Memebrship Meeting. It begins at 9:00 am at the Local office and is open to all members of Local 33.  @media only screen and (max-width: 730px){ .pdfview{height:500px .
    NEASO General Membership Meeting Materials
    12/01/22 - NEASO
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    Memorial Service for Retired Detective Martin Beltran
    12/01/22 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of Retired Detective Martin Beltran #152, who passed away on May 23, 2022, at the age of 79. (Ret.) Detective Beltran served with the El Paso Police Department for 22+ years, from February 1966, until his retirement on June 14, 1988.
    Applications Open for James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund
    12/01/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    Dec. 1, 2022 | The application process opens today for the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship for sons, daughters, and financial dependents of Teamster members.
    EPMPOA Sponsored Fundraiser to Benefit Officer Jenna Rosales
    12/01/22 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association is sponsoring a fundraising lunch to benefit Officer Jenna Rosales #3578. The event, hosted by the Westside Regional Command Center, will be held at 4801 Osborne Dr., in the Officer Andrew Barcena Community Conference Room. Come and join us for a plate of brisket, potato salad, charro beans, a dinner roll, and a drink...all for just $10.00.
    EPMPOA Children's Christmas Party
    12/01/22 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association will hold its annual Children's Christmas Party on Sunday, December 4, 2022, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The event will feature food (hamburgers, hotdogs with all the fixings, chips and drinks!), arts and crafts, games, and a lot of fun.
    EPPD Promotion Ceremony
    12/01/22 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association encourages all members to attend the El Paso Police Department's Promotion Ceremony at 10:00 AM on Monday, December 5, 2022.  The ceremony will take place in the Chief's Large Conference Room at Police Headquarters, 911 N. Raynor St.
    Banc of California Formulating Committee
    12/01/22 - IATSE Local 33
    Brothers & Sisters: In accordance with Article V, Section 1 of Local 33’s Constitution and By-Laws, President Lee Casady will be appointing a Formulating Committee for the Banc of California negotiations.  This is for the Formulating Committee only, not negotiating.
    Banc of California Formulating Committee
    12/01/22 - IATSE Local 33
    Brothers & Sisters: In accordance with Article V, Section 1 of Local 33’s Constitution and By-Laws, President Lee Casady will be appointing a Formulating Committee for the Banc of California negotiations.  This is for the Formulating Committee only, not negotiating.
    US House Votes to Block Rail Strike, Mandate Paid Sick Leave
    12/01/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    Dec. 1, 2022 | RAIL FREIGHT | The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to approve a bill to block a potentially crippling railroad strike and to mandate paid sick time for rail workers.
    US House Votes to Block Rail Strike, Mandate Paid Sick Leave
    11/30/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    Nov. 30, 2022 | RAIL FREIGHT | The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to approve a bill to block a potentially crippling railroad strike and to mandate paid sick time for rail workers.
    BRS Message to the U.S. Senate
    11/30/22 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    BRS’s Response Regarding the Senate Proposal to Extend Negotiations

    November 30, 2022 – The Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen (BRS) strongly opposes the proposal of the United States Senate extending our National Negotiations.
    New Steward Training Class
    11/30/22 - IBEW Local 100
    IBEW Local 100 has scheduled a class for any Inside Wireman interested in becoming a job steward. The class will be scheduled for Monday December 12th at 5pm at the JATC, dinner will be provided. If you may be interested, please call the hall at (559)251-8241 or send an email to info@ibew100.org with the words "Stewards Training" in the subject line.
    Holiday Party
    11/30/22 - IBEW Local 100
    IBEW Local 100 is happy to invite you and a guest to the return of ou Annual Holiday Party! Saturday December 17th 6:00PM - 11:00PM Legends Tap House and Grill 2910 Pea Soup Anderson Blvd., Selma CA Admission will be $20 per person. Tickets can be purchased by Cash or Check ONLY., and will be available at the Local 100 office during normal business hours.
    Local #73 Christmas Party
    11/30/22 - IBEW Local 73
    Don't miss the IBEW Local #73 Christmas Party, Saturday December 10th from 2pm to 7pm at the Steelworkers Hall 14015 E. Trent in Spokane Valley.  
    Protecting Right to Organize Act Will Help Unions Win First Contracts
    11/30/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    Nov. 30, 2022 | OPINION | U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh wrote, “We are witnessing more worker organizing than many of us have seen in our lifetimes. Workers at colleges and universities, retail stores, newsrooms, nonprofits, museums, and more are forming unions with their co-workers.
    Christmas Drop In
    11/30/22 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
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    What’s Up Wednesday
    11/30/22 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    What’s Up Wednesday Over the last several days you received emails for Black Friday Deals, Shop Local Saturday, Cyber Monday, and Giving Tuesday.  Well, we didn’t want this message to get lost in the clutter in your inbox.
    BRS Response to Biden Administration
    11/29/22 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    BRS’s Response Regarding the Statement from President Joe Biden on Averting a Rail Shutdown

    November 29, 2022 — The Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen (BRS) has negotiated using reason, evidence, and logic to demonstrate our members’ importance to the industry as the custodians of public safety and rail traffic’s efficiency.
    Protecting Right to Organize Act Will Help Unions Win First Contracts
    11/29/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    Nov. 29, 2022 | OPINION | U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh wrote, “We are witnessing more worker organizing than many of us have seen in our lifetimes. Workers at colleges and universities, retail stores, newsrooms, nonprofits, museums, and more are forming unions with their co-workers.
    Job Opening for L&I
    11/29/22 - IBEW Local 483
    State of Washington Job Opportunities | Work that Matters (governmentjobs.
    Seattle Times: Protecting the Right to Organize Act Will Help Unions Win Their First Contracts
    11/28/22 - Teamsters Local 122
    We are witnessing more worker organizing than many of us have seen in our lifetimes. Workers at colleges and universities, retail stores, newsrooms, nonprofits, museums, and more are forming unions with their co-workers. It has been nearly a year since the first group of Starbucks workers voted to unionize, and since then workers at more than 250 other Starbucks stores have joined them in unionizing. Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Staten Island have also voted to unionize, as have workers in diverse industries across the country. Petitions for union elections are up 58% at the National Labor Relations Board compared to last year.
    Protecting Right to Organize Act Will Help Unions Win First Contracts
    11/28/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    Nov. 28, 2022 | OPINION | U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh wrote, “We are witnessing more worker organizing than many of us have seen in our lifetimes. Workers at colleges and universities, retail stores, newsrooms, nonprofits, museums, and more are forming unions with their co-workers.
    Biden Administration Engaged in Talks to Avert Railroad Strike
    11/28/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    Nov. 28, 2022 | RAIL UNION NEGOTIATIONS | President Joe Biden said [last] Thursday that his administration was involved in negotiations to avert a looming U.S. railroad strike that could shut down supply chains across the country but added that he has not directly engaged on the matter yet. A rail traffic stoppage could freeze almost 30% of U.S.
    Biden Administration Engaged in Talks to Avert Railroad Strike
    11/28/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    Nov. 28, 2022 | RAIL UNION NEGOTIATIONS | President Joe Biden said [last] Thursday that his administration was involved in negotiations to avert a looming U.S. railroad strike that could shut down supply chains across the country but added that he has not directly engaged on the matter yet. A rail traffic stoppage could freeze almost 30% of U.S.
    Information for Inside Wiremen 401k Deductions
    11/28/22 - IBEW Local 6
    Information for Inside Wiremen 401k Deductions We have received multiple calls regarding the upcoming change to the 401k enrollment options. The Inside Wiremen Program is moving from a flat-rated dollar amount per hour to a percentage of gross wages. The percentage options will be 3%, 6%, 9%, 12%, 15%, 18%, 21%, and 24%.
    Children's Christmas Party
    11/28/22 - Teamsters Local 776
    The Children's Christmas Party will be a drive-thru again this year.
    International President Retirement Date
    11/23/22 - IBEW Local 768
    Brothers and Sisters,  International President Lonnie Stephenson has announced his retirement effective January 4, 2023.  The IEC has appointed IST Cooper to the IP position for the mainder of the term.  IVP Paul Noble out of the 6th District has been appointed International Secretary Treasurer by the IEC for the remainder of the term. Click here to read the announcement.
    Happy Thanksgiving!
    11/23/22 - Teamsters Local 776
    On behalf of the Officers, Agents, Staff, and myself, I would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Thanksgiving. If you are traveling to gather with family and friends during the holiday please be safe. AAA predicts 54.6 million Americans will travel from their homes for the Holiday.
    Amazon Air Hub Workers Launch Union Campaign
    11/23/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    Nov. 23, 2022 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | A group of workers who handle planes and packages at Amazon’s national air hub at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) are trying to unionize the facility, demanding $30 per hour in starting wages and other benefits.
    Office Closed
    11/23/22 - Teamsters Local 542
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    Hollywood Palladium Formulation Committee
    11/23/22 - IATSE Local 33
    Brothers & Sisters: In accordance with Article V, Section 1 of Local 33’s Constitution and By-Laws, President Lee Casady will be appointing a Formulating Committee for the Hollywood Palladium negotiations.  This is for the Formulating Committee only, not negotiating.
    Happy Thanksgiving!
    11/23/22 - IUOE Local 70
    IUOE Local 70 wishes you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving! Our offices will be closed at noon November 23rd in observance of Thanksgiving and will reopen at 8 AM November 28th.
    TSA: TSA Announces New Members of the Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee
    11/22/22 - Teamsters Local 122
    The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) appointed 25 voting members to serve on the Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee (STSAC), which met Thursday, Nov. 17. Among the committee’s 25 appointees, 13 are new members and 12 were reappointed.
    Gallup: U.S. Approval of Labor Unions at Highest Point Since 1965
    11/22/22 - Teamsters Local 122
    Seventy-one percent of Americans now approve of labor unions. Although statistically similar to last year's 68%, it is up from 64% before the pandemic and is the highest Gallup has recorded on this measure since 1965.
    Delta Airlines Workers Organize with Teamsters, AFA, IAM
    11/22/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    Nov. 22, 2022 | U.S. LABOR UNIONS |The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA), the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters today announced a coordinated campaign to support the people of Delta Air Lines who are working to organize their unions. Delta is the only U.S.
    Caesars Workers Practice Picketing as Deadline Draws Closer
    11/22/22 - Teamsters Local 89
    On Friday, November 18th, workers from Caesars Southern Indiana represented by Teamsters Local 89, Unite Here Local 23, and Operating Engineers Local 399 participated in a picket training exercise on Main Street in New Albany, Indiana.
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