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Compromise Frees Passage of FOP's Bill to Cover Colorado Cops for PTSD
Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
El Paso detective creates rescue for pets involved in animal-cruelty cases
El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
2017 KCPOG Scholarship Program
KCPOG
HPSA Political Endorsements
Henderson Police Supervisors Association
EPMPOA & C.O.P.S. Announce Endorsements for May City Elections
El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
CALL TO ACTION - PTSD Workers Comp Bill Committee Vote Tuesday Afternoon
Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
 
     

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James R. Hoffa Memorial College Student Essay
06/01/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 677
2017 ESSAY CONTEST James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund All Applications must be sent to the Local Union Hall for approval by June 1, 2017. 1871 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, CT 06706 (Printable applicaiton below) GOOD LUCK.
In California, Businesses Battle Teamsters for Pot Distribution
03/27/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Mar. 27, 2017  | ORGANIZING | When Californians went to the polls this (sic) November to approve the legalization of marijuana for personal use, little did they realize it would morph into a battle between unions and business. The state is no slated to begin distributing licenses to marijuana business on Jan. 1, 2018.
In California, Businesses Battle Teamsters for Pot Distribution
03/27/17 - Teamsters local 570
Mar. 27, 2017  | ORGANIZING | When Californians went to the polls this (sic) November to approve the legalization of marijuana for personal use, little did they realize it would morph into a battle between unions and business. The state is no slated to begin distributing licenses to marijuana business on Jan. 1, 2018.
In California, Businesses Battle Teamsters for Pot Distribution
03/27/17 - Teamsters Local 992
Mar. 27, 2017  | ORGANIZING | When Californians went to the polls this (sic) November to approve the legalization of marijuana for personal use, little did they realize it would morph into a battle between unions and business. The state is no slated to begin distributing licenses to marijuana business on Jan. 1, 2018.
Driverless Vehicles
03/27/17 - Teamsters Local 455
Click link for more info: http://www.bizjournals.com/denver/news/2017/03/22/bill-allowing-driverless-vehicles-passes-colorado.html.
Teamsters Local 767 Blood Drive
03/27/17 - Teamsters Local 767
 The Teamsters Local 767 Blood Drive will once again be held in conjunction with our Family Fun Day on April 22nd. We exceeded our goal last year so lets show them again this year what being a Teamster is all about. And lets help Carter Blood Care save more lives. Please click the link below to schedule your donation time. https://ww2.greatpartners.
Family Fun Day
03/27/17 - Teamsters Local 767
Join us on Saturday April 22nd for our 2nd annual Teamsters Local 767 Family Fun Day. All the fun begins right after the General Membership Meeting that starts at 10:00AM. We will have lots of food and entertainment for the whole family. Including a bounce house, fire truck, cotton candy, popcorn & lots of other fun activities.
2017 Teamsters Local 577 & Joint Council 80 Scholarship Applications
03/27/17 - Teamsters Local 577
Dear Members,      I am pleased to inform you applications for our Teamsters Local 577 AND Joint Council #80 College Scholarships are available at the Local Union Office.
Article of Interest
03/27/17 - IUEC Local 10
On February 17, 2017, the IUEC lost a brother in Tallahassee, Florida.  Brother Robert Myers worked with Otis Elevator and was the on site mechanic at the Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare buildings.  We were all notified by the International of Brother Myers passing, and we sent our heart felt wishes to Local #49 and all our brothers and sisters at that time.
Dog Fest 2017
03/27/17 - IBEW Local 6
In California, Businesses Battle Teamsters for Pot Distribution
03/27/17 - Teamsters Local 888
Mar. 27, 2017  | ORGANIZING | When Californians went to the polls this (sic) November to approve the legalization of marijuana for personal use, little did they realize it would morph into a battle between unions and business. The state is no slated to begin distributing licenses to marijuana business on Jan. 1, 2018.
anti-racist mobilization committee
03/27/17 - IUPAT local 10
The last general mebership meeting passed and endorsed the formation of the anti-racist mobilization committee with a well written resolution !  Sisters and Brothers we are bound by oath to oppose racism within our ranks where ever and whenever.
Michael Moore - No Time to Gloat
03/26/17 - McLean County Democratic Party
Director Michael Moore on Friday warned Democrats that while the decision to pull the Republican ObamaCare repeal bill was worth celebrating, it wasn't time "to gloat" but the opportunity "for the resistance to step forward." Republicans abandoned their effort to repeal ObamaCare Friday, when Trump and Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.
Universal Hiring Drivers and Warehouse
03/25/17 - Teamsters Local 414
Universal, servicing GM plant, is hiring drivers and warehouse with Teamster contract in place.  Great pay and benefits, medical and dental after 90 days, paid vacations, paid holidays after 60 days 40-50 hours a week.  Drivers start at $16 and max at $20 an hour, warehouse starts at $12 and max at $18.
Message for International Executive Board & Advisory Committee
03/25/17 - UFCW Minority Coalition
In Case You Missed It
03/24/17 - Teamsters local 570
  • GOP pulls bill to repeal Obamacare.   • UPS Teamsters pitch in for coworker in need.   • Trump proposes $2.5B in labor cuts.   • Unions are wondering: Resist or assist?   • The fake freedom of American health care.   • Baltimore City Council passes $15 minimum wage bill.   • What slashing the Labor Dept.
In Case You Missed It
03/24/17 - Teamsters Local 355
  • GOP pulls bill to repeal Obamacare.   • UPS Teamsters pitch in for coworker in need.   • Trump proposes $2.5B in labor cuts.   • Unions are wondering: Resist or assist?   • The fake freedom of American health care.   • Baltimore City Council passes $15 minimum wage bill.   • What slashing the Labor Dept.
Sue Mann and Pam Edgerley have retired!
03/24/17 -
Sue Mann and Pam Edgerley have retired. Both have been faces of this union for 20 plus years and we are sad to say goodbye. The two of them are looking forward to spending more time with their grandchildren and living a slow-paced life after years of hard work! All of us at Local 455 wish the two of them a wonderful retirement.
REMINDER: APRIL GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING RESCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY, APRIL 9
03/24/17 - Teamsters Local 179
The Teamsters Local 179 April General Membership meeting will be held on Sunday, April 9 at 10:00 a.m. at the Local 179 membership hall located at 990 NE Frontage Road in Joliet. The meeting has been rescheduled to the second Sunday of April because the original meeting date conflicted with Easter Sunday. Hope to see you there.
In Case You Missed It
03/24/17 - Teamsters Local 992
  • GOP pulls bill to repeal Obamacare.   • UPS Teamsters pitch in for coworker in need.   • Trump proposes $2.5B in labor cuts.   • Unions are wondering: Resist or assist?   • The fake freedom of American health care.   • Baltimore City Council passes $15 minimum wage bill.   • What slashing the Labor Dept.
Worker Safety Takes Back Seat to Corporate Profits
03/24/17 - Teamsters Local 992
Mar. 23, 2017  | HEALTH & SAFETY | Congress in quick order has decided to renege on an Obama administration rule that allowed for more timely collection of data in order to track workplace injuries and illnesses. Evidently, modernizing the reporting system was a bridge too far for GOP lawmakers indebted to their corporate benefactors.
Worker Safety Takes Back Seat to Corporate Profits
03/24/17 - Teamsters local 570
Mar. 23, 2017  | HEALTH & SAFETY | Congress in quick order has decided to renege on an Obama administration rule that allowed for more timely collection of data in order to track workplace injuries and illnesses. Evidently, modernizing the reporting system was a bridge too far for GOP lawmakers indebted to their corporate benefactors.
Worker Safety Takes Back Seat to Corporate Profits
03/24/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Mar. 23, 2017  | HEALTH & SAFETY | Congress in quick order has decided to renege on an Obama administration rule that allowed for more timely collection of data in order to track workplace injuries and illnesses. Evidently, modernizing the reporting system was a bridge too far for GOP lawmakers indebted to their corporate benefactors.
Ringwood Employees Vote UPSEU
03/24/17 - UPSEU
In a PERC election held on March 22, 2017, Blue Collar Unit employees in the Borough of Ringwood voted overwhelmingly to join UPSEU. The unit had been represented by the Teamsters for many years. UPSEU represents the Ringwood Professional and White Collar Unit.
Worker Safety Takes Back Seat to Corporate Profits
03/24/17 - Teamsters Local 888
Mar. 23, 2017  | HEALTH & SAFETY | Congress in quick order has decided to renege on an Obama administration rule that allowed for more timely collection of data in order to track workplace injuries and illnesses. Evidently, modernizing the reporting system was a bridge too far for GOP lawmakers indebted to their corporate benefactors.
TCSOA Offers Scholarships
03/23/17 - TCSOA
The TCSOA Board of Directors voted to award six (6) Scholarships.  Three (3) $1,000.00 scholarships will be awarded to children of members in good standing and two (2) $500.00 scholarship will be awarded to members in good standing,  and one  (1) $1000.00 scholarship; the Warren P. Young Humanitarian Award, will be awarded to a member of the community.
In Ruling for Illinois Teamsters, Court Confirms Constitutionality of Fair Share
03/23/17 - Teamsters local 570
Mar. 23, 2017  | JUSTICE | The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Tuesday, March 21, protected the right of Teamsters Local 916 to collect fair share fees and dismissed a challenge brought on by the Right-to-Work Coalition. A 1977 ruling by the U.S.
El Paso detective creates rescue for pets involved in animal-cruelty cases
03/23/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
At three years old, Kona has experienced enough pain to last a lifetime. The Shar-pei mix was found on the streets of Juarez, Mexico after being hit by a car. After losing the use of his two front legs, the dog had been dragging himself along so long that bone was exposed. His injuries were so far gone that a vet made the decision to amputate Kona's front legs.
2017 KCPOG Scholarship Program
03/23/17 - KCPOG
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AMFA National Survey
03/23/17 - AMFA Local 32
AMFA – SWA Aircraft Maintenance Technician Survey Notice The National Executive Council has called for a survey of the membership at Southwest Airlines (SWA) regarding contract negotiations. 
In Ruling for Illinois Teamsters, Court Confirms Constitutionality of Fair Share
03/23/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Mar. 23, 2017  | JUSTICE | The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Tuesday, March 21 protected the right of Teamsters Local 916 to collect fair share fees and dismissed a challenge brought on by the Right-to-Work Coalition. A 1977 ruling by the U.S.
Town of Islip Recognizes 35 Year Employees
03/23/17 - UPSEU
Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter honored 35 year employees at the January 24, 2017 Town Board Meeting. Town of Islip employees who received recognition included Steven Aloia, Mike Aversano, Edward Carter, Bernadette Cassidy, Nicolina Charron, Bob Fergo, Kenneth Gesseck, William Mannix, Michael Vicinanza and Paul Christensen.
President of the HVALF, Ron Diaz, WIll Take the Leap For Autism
03/23/17 - HVALF AFL-CIO
President Ron Diaz has pledged to Leap for Autism on APRIL 22, 2017 and is asking members to sponsors his jump. Every dollar counts so whatever amount you can give would be greatly appreciated. Thank you! To sponsor Ron Diaz click on the scroll down titled "Choose an Individual Fundraiser or Team Sponsor" look for Ron Diaz and then select the amount you would like to contribute.
AMFA - SWA AMT Survey Notice
03/23/17 - AMFA
March 23, 2017 -- The National Executive Council has called for a survey of the membership at Southwest Airlines (SWA) regarding contract negotiations. This survey will be conducted via the TrueBallot Inc., WebVote® system. All active members in good standing employed by Southwest Airlines under the Aircraft Maintenance Technicians contract are eligible participate in this survey.
Rest in Peace
03/23/17 - IBEW Local 191
LYNDEN, Washington – Leo Arthur Metz, age 80, passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017, at Lynden Christian Health Care in Lynden, Washington. Graveside services for Leo will be held on Friday, March 24, at 2 p.m. at Lakeview Cemetery in Polson.
In Ruling for Illinois Teamsters, Court Confirms Constitutionality of Fair Share
03/23/17 - Teamsters Local 888
Mar. 23, 2017  | JUSTICE | The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Tuesday, March 21, protected the right of Teamsters Local 916 to collect fair share fees and dismissed a challenge brought on by the Right-to-Work Coalition. A 1977 ruling by the U.S.
St. Patrick's Day Parade
03/22/17 - Teamsters Local 776
“Not the best day for a parade, it was cold and damp, but that didn’t stop the Local 776 members....
Negotiations Questionnaire
03/22/17 - ATU Local 1001
Increasing Rate of Cancer Deaths in Boston
03/22/17 - Fire Fighter Cancer Foundation
For over 15 years, members of the FFCF team have observed and noted the consistent and increasing numbers of Boston Firefighters diagnosed and lost to occupational cancer. Dr. Michael Hamrock and IAFF Local 718 continue to fight tirelessly to address the needs of the Boston Fire workforce and their families.
Please Help Baby Girl
03/22/17 - Local One I.U.E.C.
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Please Support Benefit for Mark Williams, Son Inlaw of Teamster Member Doug Arlington. To be held on May 13th. Click on download for info.
03/22/17 - Teamsters Local 449
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03/21/17 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
We are now on Twitter! Follow us @ApwuCleveland72 for all the last information and news about your union.
Events
03/21/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 104
2017 Events
03/21/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 104
Read On | March 2017
03/21/17 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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Grammar Quirk Wins Maine Truckers Overtime-Pay Lawsuit
03/21/17 - Teamsters local 570
Mar. 21, 2017 | JUSTICE | A comma missing from a Maine state law about overtime tipped a federal appeals-court decision that will give 75 truck drivers up to $10 million in back pay. On Mar. 13, the First Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower-court ruling and held that drivers at the Oakhurst Dairy in Portland, Maine, were eligible for overtime pay.
Grammar Quirk Wins Maine Truckers Overtime-Pay Lawsuit
03/21/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Mar. 21, 2017 | JUSTICE | A comma missing from a Maine state law about overtime tipped a federal appeals-court decision that will give 75 truck drivers up to $10 million in back pay. On Mar. 13, the First Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower-court ruling and held that drivers at the Oakhurst Dairy in Portland, Maine, were eligible for overtime pay.
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