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UPS Freight Sale
01/25/21 - Teamsters Local 776
UPS has announced the sale of UPS Freight to TFI International, Inc. Full....
James R. Hoffa Scholarship
01/25/21 - Teamsters Local Union No. 91
Teamsters Local Union No. 91 reminds all Members and their families about the James R. Hoffa Scholarship Fund.  The Scholarship Fund is available to our Members and their families while pursuing their educational goals.  Local 91 encourages our Members to explore the possibilities.
Blood Drive at the Westside Regional Command Center
01/25/21 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association encourages its members to participate in a blood drive being held by Vitalant at the Westside Regional Command Center on Friday, January 29, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The blood drive will take place in Vitalant's Blood Mobile.
UPS Freight-TFI Purchase
01/25/21 - Teamsters Local 492
1/25/2021 - UPS Freight-TFI Purchase Please see below the following information that was received today from UPS Freight. As you may know, UPS Freight has entered into an agreement by which TForce Freight, Inc. (an affiliate of TFI International Inc.
WorkBrain CHANGES!
01/25/21 - TWU Local 513
Today is the implementation day for WorkBrain; Please get educated with how WorkBrain operates, and check your schedule daily, this is your salary! Workbrain pays to the minute, If you clock out 3 minutes early, the company will NOT pay for those 3 minutes.
THE ANN GALLAGHER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR 2021
01/24/21 - IBEW Local 191
Your son or daughter could get a scholarship.
Kroger Negotiations Update 29
01/23/21 - UFCW Local 455
We want to provide you with some health and safety news. After meeting with Kroger on January 21st to continue contract negotiations, Kroger informed us— only after we asked about whether any Kroger workers have died due to this exploding pandemic— that two Houston Kroger workers have in fact died and one worker was recently in the ICU due to COVID.
Weekly News Wrap-Up: 1/22/2021
01/22/21 - Teamsters Local 570
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01/22/21 - Teamsters Local 355
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Biden Tells OSHA to Issue New Covid-19 Guidance to Employers
01/22/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Jan. 22, 2021 | SAFETY & HEALTH | President Biden directed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Thursday to release new guidance to employers on protecting workers from Covid-19. In one of 10 executive orders that he signed Thursday, the president asked the agency to step up enforcement of existing rules to help stop the spread of the coronavirus in the workplace….
Biden Tells OSHA to Issue New Covid-19 Guidance to Employers
01/22/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Jan. 22, 2021 | HEALTH & SAFETY | President Biden directed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Thursday to release new guidance to employers on protecting workers from Covid-19.
Biden Tells OSHA to Issue New Covid-19 Guidance to Employers
01/22/21 - Teamsters Local 992
Jan. 22, 2021 | SAFETY & HEALTH | President Biden directed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Thursday to release new guidance to employers on protecting workers from Covid-19. In one of 10 executive orders that he signed Thursday, the president asked the agency to step up enforcement of existing rules to help stop the spread of the coronavirus in the workplace….
Pay Dates For Orange Mobility Contract Extension
01/22/21 - CWA Local 2222
Hi Everyone - Below are the dates that Mobility employees in the Orange CBA will see the 2.5% GWI negotiated with the Orange extension: Orange GWI of 2.5% is effective 2/13/2021     Pay period cycle of 1/31/2021 to 2/13/2021  If an employee works on 2/13/2021 they will have a 2.
Frontier Work From Home Renewal
01/22/21 - CWA Local 2222
January 21, 2021 Lee Perry Administrative Director, CWA District 2-13 Re: COVID-19 Work At Home-Fourth Renewal Dear Lee, As a result of the current COVID-19 outbreak, through the end of April 2021, certain eligible employees shall be entitled to work at home on a voluntary basis.
Verizon Covid Administrative Changes
01/22/21 - CWA Local 2222
Subject: COVID Administrative Changes   ? Ed:  Below are administrative changes I referenced last week.  These changes will be fully implemented by Monday 1/25.  Please let me know if you have any questions.  Thanks!    1, Shorten 72 hour lookback on symptoms to 48 hours in the Return to Office tool (RTO).
Verizon Work At Home Renewal
01/22/21 - CWA Local 2222
January 11, 2021 Mr. Mike Davis Administrative Director CWA District 2-13 230 S. Broad Street, Floor 19 Philadelphia, PA 19102 Re: COVID-19 Work At Home –Renewal Dear Mike, Thomas J.
Verizon Home Garaging Renewal
01/22/21 - CWA Local 2222
January 21, 2021 Mr. Mike Davis Administrative Director CWA District 2-13 230 S. Broad Street, Floor 19 Philadelphia, PA 19102 Re: COVID-19 Home Garaging - Renewal Dear Mike, Thomas J.
Support UNM Graduate Workers Right to Organize
01/22/21 - New Mexico Hospital Workers Union
Thanks for signing the petition. Now, can you spread the word to keep up our momentum? Click here to share this petition on Facebook. Click here to share this petition on Twitter. Or you can send your friends this link: https://actionnetwork.org/petitions/sign-the-petition-unm-should-recognize-graduate-workers-right-to-unionize.
Coordinated Bargaining Coalition
01/22/21 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
January 22, 2021 — The Rail Unions comprising the Coordinated Bargaining Coalition (CBC), negotiating together in the current round of National Negotiations, have issued the following statement:

The CBC and the nation’s Rail Carriers first met concerning the November 1, 2019, Section 6 Notices in January 2020.
Hoffa: President Biden Takes Correct Step in Firing NLRB General Counsel
01/22/21 - Teamsters Local 888
Jan. 21, 2021 | NLRB | "The Teamsters were pleased to see President Joe Biden wasted little time in terminating the NLRB’s general counsel, an anti-union attorney who chose not to honor the traditional protocol of submitting his resignation to the incoming Biden administration. U.S. workers deserve to have an NLRB that will give them a fair shake.
Teamsters Pressure Democrats Ahead of Inauguration
01/22/21 - Teamsters Local 888
Jan. 19, 2021 | U.S. LABOR | The 1.4-million-member International Brotherhood of Teamsters is hoping to remind Biden — and the Democratic leaders now in control of Congress — of the union’s priorities. It plans to launch a grassroots “Build Back Stronger” campaign today to push for seven pages of policy changes that organized labor has been seeking for years.
Solidarity at DHL
01/21/21 - Teamsters Local 776
On Friday January 15, 2021, Local 776 President Ed Thompson responded to a request from Teamsters Local 107....
Work at Home / Home Garaging extensions
01/21/21 - CWA Local 1123
Verizon Members: Work at Home extended through 4/30/2021! Home Garaging extended through 2/28/2021! Please check out the Contracts/ Loa's section for the new extensions.
Office Closure
01/21/21 - IBEW Local 551
Our office is currently not open for walk ins.  All communication is by phone, email, and text.  To assure that you will receive all notices please keep your address, email, and phone number up to date.  To update you can go to "Contact Us" on this website.
Trump Labor Board Counsel Fired After Resisting Biden's Call for Resignation
01/21/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Jan. 21, 2021 | NLRB | National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Peter Robb, a Trump appointee, has been fired after refusing a request from President Joe Biden to step down from his post. Biden had asked for Robb's resignation Wednesday afternoon, shortly after the new president's inauguration, according to a White House spokesperson.
Trumka: Marty Walsh Will Be an Exceptional Labor Secretary
01/21/21 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
Statement from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on President-elect Joe Biden’s nomination of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh for secretary of labor:
 
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh will be an exceptional labor secretary for the same reason he was an outstanding mayor: he carried the tools.
Trump Labor Board Counsel Fired After Resisting Biden's Call for Resignation
01/21/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Jan. 21, 2021 | NLRB | National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Peter Robb, a Trump appointee, has been fired after refusing a request from President Joe Biden to step down from his post. Biden had asked for Robb's resignation Wednesday afternoon, shortly after the new president's inauguration, according to a White House spokesperson.
Teamsters Statement on Cancelation of Keystone XL Pipeline
01/21/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Jan. 21, 2021 | The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa on the issuance of an executive order by President Biden canceling the completion of construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, which will affect 8,000 union jobs and members’ retirement and health benefits.
Trump Labor Board Counsel Fired
01/21/21 - Teamsters Local 992
Jan. 21, 2021 | NLRB | National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Peter Robb, a Trump appointee, has been fired after refusing a request from President Joe Biden to step down from his post. Biden had asked for Robb's resignation Wednesday afternoon, shortly after the new president's inauguration, according to a White House spokesperson.
El Paso Police Department Is Hiring
01/21/21 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Trainee. This recruitment is for police trainees for an upcoming Police Academy class. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this position will close once a preset number of qualified applications are received.
IBT Nomination Meeting Results
01/21/21 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
IBT Nomination Meeting Results Click here to download and post at jobsite.
Current Local 32 Elections
01/20/21 - AMFA Local 32
Local 32 Current Nominations and Elections
Western Washington MLA Survey
01/20/21 - IUOE 302
Attention Members: The Western WA MLA survey was recently mailed to all affected members for feedback and priority development.  We ask that you be on the look-out for this and please fill it out and return as soon as possible.
AFSCME Strong Week
01/20/21 - AFSCME Local 2067
AFSCME Strong week is almost here! AFSCME Strong week occurs during bargaining this year so we will be celebrating with short in person and virtual bargaining briefings. Together, we are strong. We are strongest when we are informed.
Local 458M Membership Meeting
01/20/21 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
Zoom Membership Meeting Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Local 458M will be hosting a virtual membership meeting via Zoom. To attend you must register (1) day before the date of the meeting. Click here to register! After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing the information you will need to join the meeting.
2021 Wanda Waldo Memorial Scholarship Essay Info
01/20/21 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
2021 Wanda Waldo Memorial Scholarship Essay Contest Information for this year's essay contest is now posted under the Member Resources menu. Please login to access the details.
Work in Seattle
01/20/21 - International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
Two Seattle area employers are looking for Welders, Fitters, and Riggers.
Next Feeder Driver Class
01/20/21 - Teamsters Local 542
Next UPS Feeder Driver Class The next UPS Feeder Driver Class is scheduled to take place on Sunday, January 31, 2021 starting at 10:00 a.m. via zoom. You must register to attend the class. The deadline to register is Friday, January 29, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Click on the following link to register for the Feeder Driver Class:  https://zoom.us/j/96309282255.
February 11, 2021 Union Meeting
01/20/21 - IUEC Local 10
We are preparing for the February 11, 2021 Union Meeting to be virtual.  We need a count on how many members will be attending online.  We are requesting you let the Hall know if you are planning to join in by Friday, February 5, 2021.  If you do not let us know that you are taking part in the meeting, then you will not be able to participate.
Wyman Burns Award of Apperception
01/19/21 - Communications Workers of America Local 3181
President Rick Poulette awarded Mr. Wyman Burns an Award of Appreseation for hes outstand service to the members and the Union as the Second Vice President of CWA Local 3181.   Mr. Burns was the Second Vice President of the SLCSD CWA for many years and had desided to step down from that roll to give others a chance to step up.
Build Back Stronger Campaign
01/19/21 - Teamsters Local 455
The Teamsters have officially kicked off the Build Back Stronger campaign, calling for action on an aggressive agenda that helps our members: Good Jobs, Secure Pensions and Strong Unions. It is important that we get the word out to members that we all need to be involved to deliver key victories.  Click link below for more information: http://www.teamster.
Kroger Negotiations Update 28
01/19/21 - UFCW Local 455
As part of our commitment to keeping you informed about important developments, your union bargaining team, made up of your union and fellow coworkers, met with Kroger this week to resume negotiations on January 13th and 14th. Key Negotiation Updates this Week: We made clear to Kroger your growing health and safety concerns.
Teamsters Pressure Democrats Ahead of Inauguration
01/19/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Jan. 19, 2021 | U.S. LABOR | The 1.4-million-member International Brotherhood of Teamsters is hoping to remind Biden — and the Democratic leaders now in control of Congress — of the union’s priorities. It plans to launch a grassroots “Build Back Stronger” campaign today to push for seven pages of policy changes that organized labor has been seeking for years.
Teamsters Pressure Democrats Ahead of Inauguration
01/19/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Jan. 19, 2021 | U.S. LABOR | The 1.4-million-member International Brotherhood of Teamsters is hoping to remind Biden — and the Democratic leaders now in control of Congress — of the union’s priorities. It plans to launch a grassroots “Build Back Stronger” campaign today to push for seven pages of policy changes that organized labor has been seeking for years.
Martin Luther King Jr., Union Man
01/18/21 - Teamsters Local 888
Jan. 18, 2021 | LABOR'S HEROES | If Martin Luther King Jr. still lived, he’d probably tell people to join unions. King understood racial equality was inextricably linked to economics. He asked, “What good does it do to be able to eat at a lunch counter if you can’t buy a hamburger?” Those disadvantages have persisted.
King County Violates Worker Safety
01/18/21 - KCPOG
King County Police Officer’s Guild Press Release The takeover of our nation’s capital last week underscores the need to have well trained and equipped law enforcement officers to protect the public. The King County Sheriff’s Office is currently unable to adequately respond to large scale demonstrations due to lack of training and equipment.
Remembering Martin Luther King
01/18/21 - IBEW Local 73
Taking time to honor the work and reflect on the struggles and accomplishments.
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