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    Kroger Negotiations Update 8
    07/15/20 - UFCW Local 455
    THE SIMPLE TRUTH Your hard work during this monumental national and global crisis has been essential to Kroger and the communities you serve. And...
    Teamsters Local 142 Car Show 2020
    07/15/20 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
    Come on out and Join us for some fun.
    Union Plus Free CollegeDegree Program
    07/15/20 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    The Union Plus Free College Program is Now Enrolling Students for Fall Classes The Free College program in partnership with Eastern Gateway Community College provides access to a variety of programs and classes to help you meet your education goals.
    The Union Plus Scholarship Program
    07/15/20 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    The Union Plus Scholarship Program Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4.8 million to students of working families who want to begin or continue their post-secondary education. Over 3,200 families have benefited from our commitment to higher education.
    Preliminary Data Shows Decrease in L.E. Line-of-Duty Deaths for First Half of 2020
    07/15/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum on Tuesday issued its 2020 Mid-Year Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities Report with preliminary data through June 30, 2020. The report reveals that 65 law enforcement officers have been killed in the line of duty so far in 2020 -- a 14 percent decrease over the same period last year, which saw 76 deaths. Officer.
    Call NYS Assembly Today: Support Broadband for All
    07/15/20 - CWA Local 1103
    CLICK The LINK for Hi-Speed Internet for All. As COVID-19 has moved much of our lives online, the importance of access to universal, high-speed, affordable broadband has never been clearer. New York’s broadband maps simply do not have the detailed information needed to determine exactly where and why hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers cannot obtain high-speed, affordable broadband.
    Nevada Law Enforcement Coalition is Alive and Well !!
    07/15/20 - NAPSO / CWA Local 9110
    Many of you have been advised that the newly organized Public Safety Alliance of Nevada is replacing the Nevada Law Enforcement Coalition which NAPSO helped to create and which has lobbied successfully for all statewide law enforcement interests for the past two legislative sessions.  This is not correct.
    MAL Zoom Meetings
    07/15/20 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    To attend these Zoom meetings you need to log in and go to member resources section.
    Masks
    07/15/20 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    Safety update USPS distributing face coverings to all employees July 6 at 4:24 p.m. USPS is distributing this hot-weather cloth face covering to employees who work outside. The coverings are designed to provide a comfortable fit and are made of a fabric that pulls moisture away from the skin.
    General Membership Meeting - July 15, 2020
    07/15/20 - AFSCME Local 3336
    Resources for our upcoming discussion on a Racial Justice Resolution: https://ulpdx.org/sites/default/files/2020-03/State-Of-Black-Oregon-2015.pdf https://www.portlandoregon.
    Monthly Membership Meeting
    07/14/20 - Teamsters Local 1149
    As a friendly reminder we will be holding July monthly membership meetings. For midnights and afternoon shift we will be at the union hall and wearing a mask is required. For the day shift meeting it will be held at the VFW and mask will be required.
    Teachers Union President Casts Doubt on Schools Reopening Full-Time
    07/14/20 - Teamsters local 570
    July 14, 2020 | COVID-19 | Randi Weingarten, president of the prominent American Federation of Teachers (AFT) union, said there’s “no way” schools will reopen full-time in the fall, citing lack of funding. Weingarten said that schools would need massive funding in order to safely continue operating under public health standards.
    Teachers Union President Casts Doubt on Schools Reopening Full-Time
    07/14/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 14, 2020 | COVID-19 | Randi Weingarten, president of the prominent American Federation of Teachers (AFT) union, said there’s “no way” schools will reopen full-time in the fall, citing lack of funding. Weingarten said that schools would need massive funding in order to safely continue operating under public health standards.
    IBEW Local 48 Will Help You Save $200 On Qualified Electrical Service
    07/14/20 - Southwest Washington Central Labor Council
    Have you been putting off electrical repairs or upgrades in your home due to today’s economic uncertainties? IBEW Local 48 knows that money is tight for many working people in Southwest Washington, and they’re here to help with a $200 discount on qualified electrical services. To take advantage of this $200 discount, visit https://www.qualifiedelectricianspdx.
    Rest in Peace, Brother
    07/14/20 - IUEC Local 10
    The Officers and Members of Local #10, International Union of Elevator Constructors, are hereby notified of the passing of, Honorary Retired Member, Thomas L. Dively on July 11, 2020.  All services are private. Tom Dively was one of the nicest men you could ever want to meet.  He was soft spoken and loved being an Elevator Man.  He will be greatly missed by many.
    Bothell Police
    07/14/20 - KCPOG
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    Employers Break Labor Law But Get Away With It
    07/14/20 - Teamsters Local 888
    July 13, 2020 | NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS ACT | Despite President Trump’s talk of “law and order” during a spring of pandemic and civil uprisings, U.S. labor relations suffer from such widespread lawlessness committed by unrepentant employers that labor law reform is desperately needed to maintain order.
    Colorado proves vote by mail is successful
    07/13/20 - Youngstown, Ohio Area Local 443
    Colorado’s record-breaking state primary proves vote-by-mail model is successful July 12, 2020 Special to the Herald Times County  “In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Colorado just set a record turnout for a state primary. A total of 99.
    2020 Teamsters Local 542 "Rick Aceves Memorial Scholarship" Recipients
    07/13/20 - Teamsters Local 542
    We are honored at Teamsters Local 542 to be able to support the education of our member's children. The Executive Board and Staff wishes all of the Scholarship Recipients much success in their future endeavors. Congratulations.
    Employers Break Labor Law But Get Away With It
    07/13/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 13, 2020 | NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS ACT | Despite President Trump’s talk of “law and order” during a spring of pandemic and civil uprisings, U.S. labor relations suffer from such widespread lawlessness committed by unrepentant employers that labor law reform is desperately needed to maintain order.
    Employers Break Labor Law But Get Away With It
    07/13/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    July 13, 2020 | NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS ACT | Despite President Trump’s talk of “law and order” during a spring of pandemic and civil uprisings, U.S. labor relations suffer from such widespread lawlessness committed by unrepentant employers that labor law reform is desperately needed to maintain order.
    Joint Council 80 Scholars
    07/13/20 - TEAMSTERS LOCAL 577
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    DICRMINATION
    07/13/20 - NJLESA
    The New Jersey Law Enforcement Supervisors Association would like to strongly express that this organization does not condone any unprofessional conduct, acts of discrimination, harassment, hatred based on race, faith, skin, color, nationality, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability.
    Chalkbeat coverage of our action
    07/13/20 - CWA Local 7777
    ‘On the front lines’: Denver schools hourly workers fight for raises during budget crunch Bus drivers, custodians, teacher’s aides, and other hourly wage workers in Denver schools say the district isn’t treating them fairly in negotiating pay raises for next school year.
    Trumka rips GOP
    07/12/20 - Youngstown, Ohio Area Local 443
    Trumka rips Senate GOP and its leader, McConnell July 9, 2020 10:20 AM CDT  BY MARK GRUENBERG Share Email   AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka speaks at the National Press Club in Washington. Alex Brandon | AP WASHINGTON—AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka has had it up to here with the U.S.
    Chicago Post Office is failing
    07/12/20 - Youngstown, Ohio Area Local 443
    After CBS 2 Report, More Chicagoans Say They Haven’t Been Getting Mail; Union President Says ‘Chicago Post Office Is Failing’  July 9, 2020  postal 1 Comment CHICAGO (CBS) — No mail for weeks – we’ve learned it’s not just one Chicago neighborhood waiting.
    Meet the new boss...better than the old boss?
    07/12/20 - Youngstown, Ohio Area Local 443
    Meet the new boss… better than the old boss? July 11, 2020 This was shared online and it is from what I assume must be a DM (District manager) or MPOO (Manager Post Office Operations).. I do not know the original source. PMGs expectations and plan POT (Penalty Overtime?) will be eliminated. This is not cost effective and will be taken away Overtime will be eliminated.
    Teamster Pride!
    07/12/20 - Teamsters Local 776
    While meeting at the Union Hall on July 11th to review grievances and subcontracting....
    Kroger Negotiations Update 6
    07/11/20 - UFCW Local 455
    Remember last week we told you about Kroger’s record profits—up over 47% from last year—by the way, they treated their shareholders with $258 million dollars in dividends in the past six months!  But there is no fair sharing for you.
    Kroger Negotiations Update 7
    07/11/20 - UFCW Local 455
    In addition to the numerous other concessionary proposals, the Company is now proposing the following reductions in your healthcare benefits. Kroger’s proposed health plan is 100% controlled by Kroger.
    Preparation for Q2 and 3 2020 General Business Mtg. Mon. Aug 3
    07/10/20 - IATSE Local B4
     Are you ready to Zoom??  ? ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Good day/evening Members!   While our theaters are closed, the show (our meetings) must go on.
    Message from the President
    07/10/20 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
    IMPORTANT UPDATE A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT Friday, July 10, 2020 I hope this message finds you and your families healthy and safe.  We are fortunate that there have been no new cases of Covid-19 in Local 1120.  At Marist, the college has moved forward with their plan for the elimination of 10 CWA Union jobs.
    2020 WSLC Endorsements
    07/10/20 - Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 44
    2020 WSLC Endorsements Effective June 6, Delegates representing the WSLC's 600-plus afflicated unions from across the state voted on these endorsements at the WSLC's Virtual COPE Endorsement Conventions. Delegates will consider additional endorsements at the WSLC's 2020 Constitutional Convention in September.
    Please join us for the upcoming BARGAINING dates
    07/10/20 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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    International Brotherhood of Teamsters Website
    07/10/20 - Teamsters Local 455
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    Teamster Union Benefits
    07/10/20 - Teamsters Local 455
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    Important Unemployment Extension Requirements
    07/10/20 - Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 44
    New State Extension Comes with Stricter Job Search Requirements On May 24, due to the high unemployment rate, Washington entered an 'Extended Benefits' (EB) period. Entended benefits adds up to 13 more weeks of beneftis to qualifying claims.
    5 recruits, 6 instructors at El Paso Police Academy test positive for coronavirus
    07/10/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    Covid-19 has changed the way life and work operate on a daily basis. The El Paso Police Department is no different, nor immune to the challenges brought on by the coronavirus. On Thursday, officials told ABC-7 that five of their recruits in the police academy, as well as six training officers there have tested positive for Covid-19. EPPD became aware the outbreak at the academy in early July.
    SW Washington Works Together Presents a Virtual Town Hall: Resiliency & Mental Health During a Pandemic
    07/09/20 - Southwest Washington Central Labor Council
    This is not sponsored by a Central Labor Council affiliate, but one of our delegates brought this to our attention and we wanted to share it with you. Virtual Town Hall: Resiliency and Mental Health During a Pandemic Wednesday, July 15th 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Register here: https://rb.
    ‘Strike for Black Lives’ on July 20 to Highlight Racism
    07/09/20 - Teamsters local 570
    July 9, 2020 | NATIONAL STRIKE | A national coalition of labor unions, along with racial and social justice organizations, will stage a mass walkout from work this month, as part of an ongoing reckoning on systemic racism and police brutality in the U.S.
    Honoring Service And Sacrifice
    07/09/20 - KCPOG
    Honoring Service And Sacrifice   NOTICE: Memorial Remembrance - Watson: July 9, 1934    On December 2nd, 2016 the King County Sheriff’s Office unveiled a memorial honoring the 18 members of our department who lost their lives in the line of duty since the founding of the KCSO in 1853.
    ‘Strike for Black Lives’ to Highlight Racism
    07/09/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 9, 2020 | NATIONAL STRIKE | A national coalition of labor unions, along with racial and social justice organizations, will stage a mass walkout from work this month, as part of an ongoing reckoning on systemic racism and police brutality in the U.S.
    Just a Reminder....
    07/09/20 - Teamsters Local 776
    The Local 776 Membership Meeting will be held Sunday July 12, 2020 at the Harrisburg Union Hall commencing....
    Re-Run Election
    07/08/20 - TEAMSTERS LOCAL 577
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    From the BA's Desk: Pantages Theatre letter
    07/08/20 - IATSE Local 33
    Hello Everyone To all that have received checks from the Pantages Theatre the past weeks, they are for the recently ratified contract (Retro). this letter will hopefully help you when applying for unemployment if there is any question. It explains that it is not for work performed on the pay period the check was dated for.
    Vistar Drivers Vote to Join Teamsters Local 89
    07/08/20 - Teamsters Local 89
    July 8, 2020 – Today an overwhelming majority of drivers at Vistar Kentucky voted to join Teamsters Local 89, marking the second straight victory for Local 89’s Organizing Department. The Vistar Campaign began in early April after Local 89 UPS Ground Business Agent James DeWeese forwarded a lead to the Organizing Department.
    Now Hiring
    07/08/20 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    In these difficult times for many we would like to pass on information for IBEW 21 members and their families about an opportunity to apply for a position with one of our employers. The Lake County Indiana 911 Emergency Dispatch Center is hiring.  If you have you ever considered a career in public safety the Center is hiring Public Safety Dispatchers. Apply here: https://lcec911.com/
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