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    August 13 production canceled
    08/08/22 - UAW Local 602
    From: General Motors ANS Alerts LDT Team, Due to temporary part constraints, production overtime for Saturday, August 13 has been cancelled. Updates and reminders will be sent using our normal communication channels including ANS, HCC and the official plant Facebook page. Thank you for your support and patience.
    August General Membership Meeting
    08/08/22 - Teamsters Local 542
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    Reminder Local 458M Membership
    08/08/22 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
    Local 458M members are welcome to attend our August 2022 Zoom meeting.  When: August 10, 2022,  Time:  5:00 PM Central Time   Meeting ID: 849 8369 6381 Click Here to register in advance for this meeting. Members must register (1) one day before the meeting.
    DCFS VS Indy Eleven - Soccer
    08/08/22 - RN Staff Council, OPEIU, Local 40, AFL-CIO, CLC
    Detroit City Footbal Club VS Indy Eleven - Soccer - $5.00 Tickets - Union...click Read More.
    August 2022 Meeting Notice
    08/08/22 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
    This month's meetings will be held on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 in the Casablanca Room, located on the 2nd floor of the Argosy Casino, located at 777 NW Argosy Casino Pkwy., Riverside, MO 64150. Executive Board Meeting at 4:00 PM and Delegate Meeting at 5:30 PM.
    Wage Increase
    08/08/22 - CWA Local 1123
    Brothers and Sisters, The General Wage Increase (GWI) of 1.25% is effective July 31st, 2002. The GWI will be reflected in the August 12,2022 paychecks for eligible associates covered by East collective bargaining agreements. The Ratification Bonus ($750.) will be reflected in a separate Verizon paycheck on August 12,2002 for eligible employees as well.
    Local 162 Hosts UPS Rally
    08/08/22 - Teamsters Local 162
    On Sunday, August 7, 2022, Teamsters Local 162 hosted a 2023 UPS Contract Campaign Kick Off Rally and a BBQ to honor the 25th anniversary of the 1997 UPS Strike. Over 250 Teamsters gathered at Portland Teamsters Park to listen to speakers from the 1997 strike, enjoy a BBQ with their Teamster Brothers and Sisters, and to gear up for the 2023 negotiations.
    Join Us In Kalama For The Return Of Our Labor Day Picnic!
    08/08/22 - Southwest Washington Central Labor Council
    It's been a rough couple of years. Isn't it about time we got together again.
    No Wonder We Don't Have Sufficient Training
    08/08/22 - United Passenger Rail Federation BMWED-IBT
    Amtrak paid $2.3 million in executive bonuses in 2021. Talk about a hand in the fare box. Despite lower revenue and ridership, Amtrak somehow found gobs of money for the bosses. Amtrak's CEO Stephen Gardner received $293,000 in bonuses in 2021. Eight others in the 12-member leadership team received bonuses of $230,000 more. Meanwhile, the BMWED struggles with an attrition rate that robs America’s railroad of productivity.
    Ratification Bonus
    08/06/22 - CWA Local 1123
    ATTN Verizon Members: The Ratification Bonus will be paid out on Friday August 12th in a separate check.
    RETRO PAYDATES
    08/05/22 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    After Pressure, Management Sets Retroactive Pay Date! August 5, 2022 Share this article Last week we announced the APWU was preparing collective actions in response to the unacceptable delay in retroactive payments won in the 2021-2024 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).
    Solidary Night
    08/05/22 - IBEW Local 191
    AquaSox game Thursday August 18th @ 7:05pm We have free tickets at the Marysville Hall.
    IBEW - AT&T Work From Home Agreements Extended to 3/31/23
    08/05/22 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    An agreement has been reached between our Union and AT&T to extend the Work From Home Agreements for IBEW members until March 31, 2023. This extension applies to all IBEW members working under all IBEW – AT&T Contracts who have been identified as employees who are eligible to perform their job duties from home. Company management has the right to cancel the agreements at any time with a seven-day notice. Participation is at the discretion of management and is entirely voluntary on behalf of employees. It is time for your voices to be heard. Tell your manager they need to let their bosses know that their employees are unhappy with the decisions they are making. We remind all members to continue to work safely.
    Teamsters Edge Closer to A National Work Stoppage at Costco
    08/05/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    Aug. 4, 2022 | More than 17,000 Costco Teamsters,  currently working under an expired contract, plan job actions across the country following another day of contentious negotiations for a new national contract. The Teamsters are bargaining with the company for the first time since members overwhelmingly rejected Costco's "last, best and final" contract offer in June.
    EVITP Training
    08/05/22 - IBEW Local 648
    If anyone is interested in EVITP, please contact the JATC. This training provides certification that will be needed for the installation of charging stations that will be installed as part of the Infrastructure Bill that was passed by Congress. Union contractors and members can get ahead of the curve by getting this training now. The training is a self-guided, online course.
    ATTM WFH Extension
    08/05/22 - CWA Local 2222
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    UPS Contract Kickoff!
    08/05/22 - Teamsters Local 776
    Teamsters Local 776, along with hundreds of other Teamster Locals across the country, began a nationwide call to action on August 1, 2022 with parking lot rallies, leafleting actions and other activities taking place at UPS centers throughout the country. With the current contract expiring in exactly one year, members are mobilizing now for the strongest possible contract in 2023.
    Funtown/Splashtown
    08/04/22 - National Correctional Employees Union
      The National Correctional Employees Union (NCEU) is pleased again to partner with Maine's Premier Amusement Park Funtown Splashtown USA on discount tickets for our members and their family. NCEU Members can access the discount ticket option by visiting the Funtown Splashtown website on the flyer and clicking on the group tab at the top of the page.
    Island County Employees Join Teamsters
    08/04/22 - Teamsters Local 231
    Support employees at Island County Sherriff’s office and at the Island County Correctional Facility have had their voices heard! On July 26, 2022, the Teamsters Union Local 231 filed a Petition for Representation for both groups through the Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC).
    August General Membership Meeting Notice.
    08/04/22 - IATSE Local 33
    The next General Membership Meeting will be taking place on August 14, 2022 and begins at 9:00 am at the local office. The Meeting Notice is embedded and attached for your review. @media only screen and (max-width: 730px){ .pdfview{height:500px .
    Unemployment info for those whose benefit year ended
    08/04/22 - UAW Local 602
    Those members who had their Benefit year end PRIOR to certifying for week ending 7/23/22 will need to contact UIA. They have not been able to get their system to generate the week automatically but have been instructed to do it manually when you call.
    Teamsters Local 231 Membership Appreciation Picnic Was a Huge Success
    08/04/22 - Teamsters Local 231
    Teamsters Local 231 members and their families turned out for a great day of food, games, and comradery on July 30th. Over 400 people attended the picnic at Camp Lutherwood on Lake Samish. The warm weather made swimming, canoeing, and kayaking favorite activities for all ages, and the bounce-house with slide was a huge hit with the little ones the entire day.
    TSA Directive Bulletin Board w QR Code
    08/04/22 - TWU Local 513
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    IBEW – AT&T CORE 2022 Tentative Agreement Article Summary
    08/04/22 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    IBEW – AT&T CORE 2022 Tentative Agreement Article Summary August 4, 2022 - Earlier this week, the IBEW SCT-3 announced a new tentative agreement was reached with AT&T. This update contains more information on changes made to articles, appendixes, memorandums and letters.  More information and a contract overview will be provided at the August IBEW Local 21 Union meetings.
    Batter Up!
    08/04/22 - Teamsters Local 776
    It's summertime, time for baseball! Come on out to see the Harrisburg Senators and York Revolution play ball! Full details are below: Play Ball.
    YouTube Theater: Load-Out Parking Permit for 08/04/2022
    08/03/22 - IATSE Local 33
    Brothers, Sisters & Kin: If you working the Load-Out @ YouTube Theater please present this parking permit at the front gate.
    YouTube Theater: Load-In Parking Permit for 08/04/2022
    08/03/22 - IATSE Local 33
    Brothers, Sisters & Kin: Please present this parking permit at the front gate for 08/04/2022 load-in @ YouTube Theater.
    Death Of Member Mark Peters, Jr.
    08/03/22 - IBEW Local 648
    Brother Mark C. Peters, Jr., passed away on Monday, August 1, 2022.  Born on December 16, 1952, Mark was a 1972 graduate of Badin High School, and has been a member of IBEW Local 648 since 1978.  A service will be held on Saturday, August 6, 2022, at 11:00 am at The Presbyterian Church with Dr. John Lewis officiating. The IBEW Services will begin at 10:45 a.m.
    NLRB Dismisses Starbucks Charge Against Union Organizing
    08/03/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    Aug. 3, 2022 | NLRB | The National Labor Relations Board has dismissed a charge Starbucks filed against union organizers in Phoenix, saying there was not enough evidence that pro-union workers blocked store entrances or intimidated customers during a spring rally. Seattle-based Starbucks filed the charge with the labor board in April. The company contended that pro-union workers violated U.S.
    Volunteer at NW Art & Air Festival
    08/03/22 - IBEW 280
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    Workers Wages Continue to Climb, But Not as Fast As Inflation
    08/03/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    Aug. 3, 2022 | ECONOMY | […] The data shows that people are really falling behind, said Jason Furman, an economics professor at Harvard University and former chair of the Council of Economic Advisers in the Obama administration. "And they're falling behind, not because wage growth is slowing, but because price growth is so high," Furman said.
    NLRB Dismisses Starbucks Charge Against Union Organizing
    08/03/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    Aug. 3, 2022 | NLRB | The National Labor Relations Board has dismissed a charge Starbucks filed against union organizers in Phoenix, saying there was not enough evidence that pro-union workers blocked store entrances or intimidated customers during a spring rally. Seattle-based Starbucks filed the charge with the labor board in April. The company contended that pro-union workers violated U.S.
    Teamsters Praise New Fed Agreements Meant to Beef Up Antitrust Law Enforcement
    08/03/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    Aug. 3, 2022 | NLRB | The Teamsters applaud the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for entering into agreements with two federal agencies to improve enforcement of antitrust law, promote fair standards of marketplace competition, and advance workers’ rights. The NLRB recently reached separate memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with the U.S.
    Interview with APWU Presidential Candidates
    08/03/22 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    http://www.mpwu.com/elections/meetingthecandidates.
    Union Meeting
    08/02/22 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
              UNION MEETING            MONDAY, September 26, 2022      UNION HALL 9:00 AM In accordance with Article XV of the Constitution and Bylaws of the Queens Area Local, APWU, nominations for office shall be opened and closed at the September 26, 2022 meeting.
    Teamsters, UNITE HERE Partner to Protect Pensions
    08/02/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    Aug. 2, 2022 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | In response to private equity’s growing encroachment into the retirement services industry, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and  UNITE HERE have announced an alliance to strengthen the protection of pension benefits.
    Labor Day Picnic - See You There!
    08/02/22 - Communications Workers of America Local 3181
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    Teamsters, UNITE HERE Partner to Protect Pensions
    08/02/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    Aug. 2, 2022 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | In response to private equity’s growing encroachment into the retirement services industry, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and  UNITE HERE have announced an alliance to strengthen the protection of pension benefits.
    UPS Contract Campaign Kick Off Week
    08/02/22 - Teamsters Local 162
    This week Teamsters across the country are participating in a call to action week to kick off the UPS Contract Campaign and celebrate the 25th anniversary of the UPS Strike of 1997.
    UPS Contract Kick Off
    08/02/22 - Teamsters Local 231
    Teamsters Local 231, along with UPS Teamsters across the nation, are out this week kicking off the campaign for a strong contract in 2023.
    Resurgence of Unions in Maryland and Beyond Just What U.S. Middle Class Needs
    08/01/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    Aug. 1, 2022 | COMMENTARY | What do the Starbucks in Mount Vernon, the Apple store in Towson Town Center, MOM’s Organic Market in Hampden, the Baltimore Museum of Art, and the Maryland Institute College of Art have in common? Employees at each have voted to form or join a union in recent months.
    Resurgence of Unions in Maryland and Beyond Just What U.S. Middle Class Needs
    08/01/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    Aug. 1, 2022 | COMMENTARY | What do the Starbucks in Mount Vernon, the Apple store in Towson Town Center, MOM’s Organic Market in Hampden, the Baltimore Museum of Art, and the Maryland Institute College of Art have in common? Employees at each have voted to form or join a union in recent months.
    IBEW – AT&T Tentative Agreement Highlights
    08/01/22 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    Monday, August 1, 2022 - 5:20pm (CDT) - The IBEW System Council T-3 (SCT-3) and AT&T reached a tentative agreement on a new 5 year contract covering approximately 3,000 IBEW union members working for the company nationwide, primarily in Illinois and Northwest Indiana. The new deal will increase wages by 16.5% plus a COLA which is based on next year’s inflation rate. This equates to a cumulative wage increase of 17.6% over the term of the contract, plus the COLA adjustment. The contract also includes retroactive pay, yearly company provided pension increases, medical benefit cost controls with modest monthly contribution increases, the recognition of Martin Luther King Jr as a holiday and the agreement addresses job security concerns of members in at risk job titles. All other key language in the collective bargaining agreement was also retained.
    Resurgence of Unions in Maryland and Beyond Just What U.S. Middle Class Needs
    08/01/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    Aug. 1, 2022 | COMMENTARY | What do the Starbucks in Mount Vernon, the Apple store in Towson Town Center, MOM’s Organic Market in Hampden, the Baltimore Museum of Art, and the Maryland Institute College of Art have in common? Employees at each have voted to form or join a union in recent months.
    PSEs extra 50 cents per hour
    08/01/22 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    PSEs extra 50 cents per hour As you are all aware, the Postal Service had failed to program the additional 50 cents per hour for the PSEs. The Postal Service had informed me that they had found the problem and that the extra 50 cents would start being paid on July 30, 2022 (pay period 17-2022).
    New UPS Teamster App Now Available 
    07/31/22 - Teamsters Local 492
     New UPS Teamster App Now Available  UPS Teamsters are united in our fight for a strong contract in 2023. Fighting for a strong Teamster contract at UPS is a battle for job security, more full-time jobs, and a better life for workers across America. UPS Teamsters have been working PEAK hours for more than two years straight. And UPS profits increased $11.2 billion.
    The Battle for Retroactive Pay is On!
    07/31/22 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    This is an important update on our retroactive pay from the 2021-24 contract and a call to action on securing your hard-earned pay at the earliest possible date. The terms of the new 2021-2024 Collective Bargaining Agreement between the Postal Service and the American Postal Workers Union were ratified by the APWU members on February 28, 2022.
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