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Run-Off Election Results
05/26/22 - UAW Local 4911
Congratulations to Charlene Watson!
ABF Teamsters Receive COLA plus Annual Raise
05/26/22 - Teamsters Local 492
ABF Teamsters to Receive COLA plus Annual Scheduled Raise ABF-NMFA Article 33, Sec.
Op-Ed: A New Generation is Reviving Unions. The Old Guard Could Help
05/26/22 - Teamsters Local 570
May 26, 2022 | U.S. LABOR UNIONS | […] If the nation’s big unions and their leaders are serious about having the labor movement grow again, they need to realize that this is an unusually promising moment, that there’s huge energy right in front of them. The big unions have the money and resources to help the new youth-driven movement expand rapidly.
Video Game Workers Create First Union at Big Game Maker
05/26/22 - Teamsters Local 570
May 26, 2022 | ORGANIZING | Video game workers at a division of game publisher Activision Blizzard have voted to unionize, creating the first labor union at a large U.S. video game company.
Why Are Unions Coming to the New Economy?
05/26/22 - Teamsters Local 355
May 26, 2022 | ECONOMY | Yesterday, the Game Workers Alliance (a union of quality assurance workers at Activism subsidiary studio Raven Software) won their vote to form a union. This may not seem like such a big deal, but it is. The games industry is large and growing.
Video Game Workers Create First Union at Big Game Maker
05/26/22 - Teamsters Local 355
May 24, 2022 | ORGANIZING | Video game workers at a division of game publisher Activision Blizzard have voted to unionize, creating the first labor union at a large U.S. video game company.
PowerNet Credit Union & You!
05/26/22 - IBEW Local 1205
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2022 Teamsters Local 41 Family Picnic
05/26/22 - Teamsters Local 41
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Why Are Unions Coming to the New Economy?
05/26/22 - Teamsters Local 992
May 26, 2022 | ECONOMY | Yesterday, the Game Workers Alliance (a union of quality assurance workers at Activism subsidiary studio Raven Software) won their vote to form a union. This may not seem like such a big deal, but it is. The games industry is large and growing.
SoFi Stadium Formulating Committee
05/26/22 - 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 SoFi Stadium negotiations.  This is for the formulating committee only, not negotiating.
Contact info IA NE SD District
05/26/22 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
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Forklift Rodeo
05/26/22 - Teamsters Local 776
Not to be outdone by drivers competing in various truck driving rodeos, the dockworkers at TForce Freight (Formerly UPS Freight) competed in the first-ever....
National Organizer - NUHHCE
05/25/22 - New Mexico Hospital Workers Union
The National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees Union is seeking a National Organizer in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  If you are interested and would like more information about the position or apply, click here.
Real News - May 2022
05/25/22 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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Looking Back and Warning Forward
05/25/22 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
For my Real News column this month, I am sharing comments I made to the LACCD Board of Trustees in May.
1521 Welcomes New Trustee Dr. Kelsey Iino
05/25/22 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
By Evan Henerson The confirmation of former U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos inspired Dr. Kelsey Iino to take the next step in her leadership journey…but not in the way that you might think. On April 13, the LACCD Board of Trustees appointed Iino to fill the vacancy created when Mike Fong left his District 7 seat after being elected to the California Assembly.
A Force at the Part-Time Faculty Conference
05/25/22 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
Whether they are referred to as “adjuncts,” “part-timers” or “contingent faculty,” those faculty members who are not full-time faculty in AFT 1521 know how to make their voices heard.
Poppy sale to support Veterans
05/25/22 - UAW Local 602
A little history… Why The Red Poppy Flower Is Used For Military Remembrances red poppy flowers What is a Red Poppy Flower? The red poppy flower, also known as the Papaver somniferum, is one of the world’s most popular wildflowers. The red poppy is native to most of Eurasia and North Africa, but today is best known for its presence in Central Europe.
CWA District 1 and 2-13 Thryv Bargaining Report
05/25/22 - CWA Local 2222
The joint Bargaining Committees have continued to meet with Thryv representatives. We are currently in pause as Thryv management gathers information on a potential economic proposal and Compensation Plan. Therefore the parties have agreed to a second contract extension until August 5 th 2022. All provisions of the current agreement remain in full force and effect.
Scholarship Deadline is 6-3-22
05/25/22 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
The IBEW Local Union 21 Scholarship deadline is 4:30 P.M, Friday, June 3, 2022.  Scholarships are available to all IBEW Local Union 21 members and their immediate family. Our Local is awarding $1,000 scholarships.
Openings at Lake Union in Seattle
05/25/22 - International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
Lake Union in Seattle is looking for experienced welders and fitters for a long term project.
2021 Retirement Axes
05/24/22 - IAFF local 140
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Graduate Class Photos - 2021-2022
05/24/22 - IBEW Local 551
Congratulations Graduates - Photos in Main Picture Gallery
COSTCO Last Best & Final Offer Explanation Zoom Meetings
05/24/22 - Teamsters Local 542
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Current Job Openings at Department of Labor and Industries
05/24/22 - IBEW Local 191
We have a current job opening at The Department of Labor and Industries.  The focus of the job is workplace safety based on the WAC rules, not necessarily the NEC or NFPA.  There is a lot of desk work, but also travel (paid) throughout the state to conduct job site assessments. If you have any questions about the job, feel free to contact Troy Woodard. https://www.
EPPD to Honor Retired Canine "Nero" #1122
05/24/22 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of retired Canine "Nero" who passed away on April 4, 2022.   (Ret.) Canine "Nero" served the El Paso community as a police dog for 9+ years. He was commissioned by the El Paso Police Department on June 6, 2011 and retired on October 26, 2020.
Inside JATC Instructor Position
05/24/22 - IBEW Local 768
Hello, The Montana Electrical JATC has an opening for an instructor. The instructor is required to live in the greater Helena area. Click here to see the attached PDF if your interested. The cut off for sending a resume is June 10th, 2022.
US Foods Contract Rally
05/24/22 - Teamsters Local 776
More than 100 drivers at US Foods in Salem Virginia joined Teamsters Local 171 in June 2021. Better wages and....
Memorial Day Holiday
05/24/22 - IBEW 280
The Hall will be closed from noon on May 27th - 30th in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.
Aviation Maintenance Technician Day
05/24/22 - AMFA
May 24, 2022 -- Today is Aviation Maintenance Technician Day. AMT Day recognizes the contributions of Charles E. Taylor to the first powered flight in 1903. Working with the Wright Brothers, Taylor added insight that still impacts the aviation industry today and earned him the title of “Father of Aviation Maintenance."
Workers’ Leverage is Here to Stay
05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 570
May 23, 2022 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | American workers have the upper hand over their employers right now — and there are tentative signs it could last, even as economic storm clouds gather. Why it matters: Put simply, your boss needs you more than you need her. And it might stay that way, at least for some workers, particularly those on the lower end of the wage scale.
Southington BOE Paraeducators/ABA's/EL Tutors Raise Money for Food Bank
05/23/22 - UPSEU
The Southington BOE Paraeducators/ABA's/EL Tutors, partnered with the Southington Board of Education, in their annual dress down day and food drive to raise food and monetary donations for Bread for Life.
Teamsters at Bellingham Cold Storage Win Historic Arbitration Victory Forcing End to Subcontracting
05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 231
Teamsters Local 231 members working for Bellingham Cold Storage are celebrating a decision handed down by a neutral arbitrator last week that will force BCS to stop subcontracting out union work to third party North Bay Services (NSS/NBS). This historic victory comes less than year after a brutal two-week Unfair Labor Practice strike against Bellingham Cold Storage.
Workers’ Leverage is Here to Stay
05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 992
May 23, 2022 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | American workers have the upper hand over their employers right now — and there are tentative signs it could last, even as economic storm clouds gather. Why it matters: Put simply, your boss needs you more than you need her. And it might stay that way, at least for some workers, particularly those on the lower end of the wage scale.
Sean O'Brien Visits Joint Council #37 Local
05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 162
International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Sean O’Brien, and Teamsters Local 162 President and International Western Vice President Mark Davison attended Local 324’s shop stewards’ seminar on Saturday, May 21 in Salem, Oregon.
Workers’ Leverage is Here to Stay
05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 355
May 23, 2022 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | American workers have the upper hand over their employers right now — and there are tentative signs it could last, even as economic storm clouds gather. Why it matters: Put simply, your boss needs you more than you need her. And it might stay that way, at least for some workers, particularly those on the lower end of the wage scale.
Comcast 2022 Bargaining Survey
05/23/22 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW Local Union 21 has posted the 2022 Comcast Bargaining survey on our website. It is designed to be completed by all current IBEW 21 members working at Comcast. We are asking all Local 21 Comcast members to take the time to fill out the survey completely. Your input is valuable as we develop proposals before we enter into negotiations with Comcast for our contract that expires on September 30, 2022. Deadline to participate is June 17, 2022.
ATTENTION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
05/23/22 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
MORE GOOD NEWS FROM YOUR POSTMASTER GENERAL NOT!   USPS Plans to Close More Facilities and Repurpose Those That Remain As Louis DeJoy seeks to implement his vision, new confirmed board members could tip the scales for USPS governance. ERIC KATZ  |  MAY 20, 2022 The U.S.
Teamster Leaders Unanimously Endorse Tentative Agreement at American Red Cross
05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 570
May 23, 2022 | Teamster leaders from local unions that represent workers at the American Red Cross voted unanimously to endorse the Tentative National Agreement, paving the way for members to vote on the contract in the near future.
Holiday Closure
05/23/22 - IBEW Local 125
Members are encouraged to plan their business accordingly due to closures.  The Union Hall will be closed from noon on Friday, May 27th - Monday, May 3oth in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday.
CWA-AT&T Orange Mobility-Bargaining Report
05/23/22 - CWA Local 2222
The Orange Bargaining Committee continues to meet with the Company. As previously reported, we are making progress and have tentative agreements on many important issues.  There are only a few issues left to reach an agreement, but they are important issues. We need all of you to keep up the fight and put pressure on AT&T.
TEAMSTERS LOCAL 179 JUNE GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING CANCELED
05/22/22 - Teamsters Local 179
The June General Membership meeting has been canceled due to the Father's Day holiday.
TEAMSTERS LOCAL 179 ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP PICNIC SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 2022
05/22/22 - Teamsters Local 179
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Wang needs help Thursday night and Friday day
05/22/22 - IATSE Local B4
ATTENTION WANG USHERS. We have a performance on Thursday, May 26th. EXPRESS YOURSELF a 5:45pm call for a 7:00pm show. If you are available, please contact me, Robin Jones at 617-723-2214 or gtrmnky@gmail.com. As soon as possible. Also still need staff for Friday 5/27, MIT Convocation from 1pm to 6pm. Thank You.
Memorial Day Holiday
05/22/22 - IAFF local 140
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Week Ending 05/20/2022
05/20/22 - Teamsters Local 355
  • The year workers said ‘no’   • Soccer sets new standards for equal pay   • The non-inflated truth about inflation   • 10 major labor strikes throughout U.S.
Coordinated Bargaining Coalition Welcomes Face-to-Face MediationOver National Contract Negotiations
05/20/22 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
The Coordinated Bargaining Coalition (CBC) Rail Labor Unions* are preparing for in-person mediation sessions before the National Mediation Board (NMB) in Washington D.C., May 24-26. The Unions hope this will help to settle their ongoing national contract dispute.
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