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    IAFC Virtual Hazmat Conference
    07/11/20 - Fairfield County Hazardous Incident Response Team
    The IAFC is offering a virtual hazmat conference for Free!  And no travel required!  https://www.iafc.
    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 Virual COPE Endorsement Conventions. Delegates will consider additional endorsements at the WSLC's 2020 Constitutional Convention in September.
    Joint Council 80 Scholars
    07/10/20 - TEAMSTERS LOCAL 577
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    Please join us for the upcoming BARGAINING dates
    07/10/20 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
    Link to log-in: https://linktr.
    International Brotherhood of Teamsters Website
    07/10/20 - Teamsters Local 455
    Click Link Below: https://teamster.
    Teamster Union Benefits
    07/10/20 - Teamsters Local 455
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    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.
    JULY GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING SUNDAY, JULY 19
    07/08/20 - Teamsters Local 179
    The Teamsters Local 179 July General Membership meeting will take place on Sunday, July 19 at 10:00 a.m. at the Local 179 membership hall located at 990 NE Frontage Road in Joliet. NOTE:  THE MEETING WILL BE LIMITED TO A MAXIMUM OF 50 PEOPLE (INCLUDING STAFF).  FACE MASKS COVERING YOUR MOUTH AND NOSE ARE REQUIRED AND MUST REMAIN IN PLACE FOR THE DURATION OF THE MEETING.
    THINGS TO DO
    07/08/20 - Teamsters Local 179
    Stay safe and UNIONIZE your workplace!  Contact Teamsters Local 179 Organizer Tony Seminary at 815-741-2200.  Conversations are kept strictly confidential.
    National Director Update - June 2020
    07/07/20 - AMFA
    July 7, 2020 -- I hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable Fourth of July, which marks 244 years of independence for this great Nation we live in. Can you believe this wild year is half over? In June 2020 your AMFA Officers and Representatives were very busy trying to keep informed on the erratic operational activity at AMFA represented carriers pertaining to Early-outs, Voluntary Separations, Emergency Time Off, and AMFA protected work. Our technicians at all carriers are now in the phase of transiting from short-term storage to return to revenue service and increased flight schedules, thus our technicians’ workloads have increased.
    New House Bill Would Tax Wall St. Windfalls to Guarantee Good Jobs
    07/07/20 - Teamsters local 570
    July 7, 2020 | JOBS | The pandemic has claimed nearly 15 million U.S. jobs. Meanwhile, high flying financial traders are making a killing off the market volatility caused by the crisis. A new House bill would tax Wall Street windfalls to guarantee good jobs for people in high unemployment areas.
    Want Fair Taxes? Initiative 271 Needs Your Help!
    07/07/20 - CWA Local 7777
    Last week, the Colorado Supreme Court struck down Governor Polis' executive order allowing for the circulation of single line petitions for Initiative 271 and others. Effective immediately, all signatures gathered via single line petition are invalid, and petition circulators may no longer order or print a single line petition.
    ACTION ALERT: #SenateFAIL Cory Gardner Car Caravan THIS WEDNESDAY
    07/07/20 - CWA Local 7777
    On Wednesday July 8th, between 11:00 - 11:45 am, we will Caravan around Senator Cory Gardner’s office in protest of Senator Cory Gardner’s decision to go on vacation after failing to take any meaningful action on COVID relief.
    New House Bill Would Tax Wall St. Windfalls to Guarantee Good Jobs
    07/07/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    July 7, 2020 | JOBS | The pandemic has claimed nearly 15 million U.S. jobs. Meanwhile, high flying financial traders are making a killing off the market volatility caused by the crisis. A new House bill would tax Wall Street windfalls to guarantee good jobs for people in high unemployment areas.
    Cooling Centers OPEN
    07/07/20 - UAW Local 4911
    This week is going to be HOT.  Share these cooling centers (pg 2) with your loved ones so everyone can stay safe and get some relief.
    New House Bill Would Tax Wall St. Windfalls to Guarantee Good Jobs
    07/07/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 7, 2020 | JOBS | The pandemic has claimed nearly 15 million U.S. jobs. Meanwhile, high flying financial traders are making a killing off the market volatility caused by the crisis. A new House bill would tax Wall Street windfalls to guarantee good jobs for people in high unemployment areas.
    Funeral Services for Retired Detective George B. Cumber
    07/07/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of Retired Detective George B. Cumber #165. He passed away on June 28, 2020, at the age of 79. (Ret.) Det. Cumber served with the El Paso Police Department for 20+ years, from December 1966 until his retirement on March 31, 1987.  Funeral Services for (Ret.
    WATER-REST-SHADE
    07/07/20 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    WATER-REST-SHADE Every year, thousands of workers become sick from exposure to heat, and some even die. Our members and others in our industry who are working hard to perform their jobs do fall victim to heat related injuries. These illnesses and deaths are preventable. With dangerous heat and humidity we are experiencing we remind all members to WORK SAFE.
    Why Labor Unions Make People Less Racist
    07/06/20 - Teamsters local 570
    July 6, 2020 | EQUALITY | Compared to non-union workers, union members have higher wages and smaller gender and racial wage disparities. A study shows they change the way you see the world too.
    How the American Worker Got Fleeced
    07/06/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 6, 2020 | ECONOMY | Over the years, bosses have held down wages, cut benefits, and stomped on employees’ rights. Covid-19 may change that… [The pandemic] helps clarify just how much employers have chipped away at the labor rights and bargaining power that came with the New Deal.
    Notice of Local Union Election
    07/06/20 - Teamsters Local 964
    Notice of Local Union Election Plan Submission Form To all Members of Teamsters Local Union No.
    How the American Worker Got Fleeced
    07/06/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    July 6, 2020 | ECONOMY | Over the years, bosses have held down wages, cut benefits, and stomped on employees’ rights. Covid-19 may change that… [The pandemic] helps clarify just how much employers have chipped away at the labor rights and bargaining power that came with the New Deal.
    Essential Workers Deserve Fair Pay Now!
    07/06/20 - CWA Local 7777
    Essential workers within Denver Public Schools deserve equal treatment in pay and expect the DPS bargaining team to honor the commitments made recently by the board of education. Unfortunately, that's not what we're seeing. Tonight, the district told essential workers that they can't afford to give workers a step increase and a COLA.
    Chugach Job Posting...EL01
    07/06/20 - IBEW Local 191
    Apply Today!!!!! Jobs at Chugach Whidbey Island. https://css-chugach-prd.inforcloudsuite.com/hcm/CandidateSelfService/lm?dataarea=hcm&_frommenu=true&context.dataarea=hcm&context.session.key.JobBoard=EXTERNAL&context.session.key.
    CBKC Food Distribution Event
    07/06/20 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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    Honoring Service And Sacrifice
    07/06/20 - KCPOG
    Memorial Remembrance - Rowley: July 4, 1902    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.
    Why Labor Unions Make People Less Racist
    07/06/20 - Teamsters Local 888
    July 6, 2020 | EQUALITY | Compared to non-union workers, union members have higher wages and smaller gender and racial wage disparities. A study shows they change the way you see the world too.
    FTIR-Raman Webinar
    07/04/20 - Fairfield County Hazardous Incident Response Team
    Thermo is presenting a Webinar on July 9th  http://app.info3.thermoscientific.com/e/es.
    Happy 4th of July!
    07/04/20 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
    Happy 4th of July!! We hope you all are healthy, and we wish you a safe, wonderful holiday weekend.
    To our CWA Brothers, Sisters and Family Happy 4th of July
    07/04/20 - CWA Local 1103
    In Congress, July 4, 1776.
    Verizon Workers Regional & Local Work & Family Committee Summer Camp Program 2020
    07/04/20 - CWA Local 1103
    The 2020 Summer Camp includes summer day programs as well as overnight camp programs and is made available through the Local and NY/NE Regional Work & Family CommiJees. The fund will reimburse up to $600.00 per child for summer camp expenses incurred between June 29, 2020 through September 4, 2020, for up to two (2) children per family.
    Forced Overtime
    07/03/20 - CWA Local 2222
    Verizon will be forcing 6th day this coming week. So remember if you don't want to work your non schedule day you must work your contractual 8hrs overtime before.
    Colorado Health and Safety workplace protections
    07/03/20 - CWA Local 7777
    CWA members played a pivotal role in passing  HB20-1415 Whistleblower Protections Public Health Emergencies.  The bill makes it unlawful for employers in Colorado to retaliate against workers for raising health and safety issues during a pandemic. Also, it allows employees to wear their own PPE.
    State & Local Face Mask Requirements for Public Places
    07/03/20 - CWA Local 7777
    Since there are no Federal requirements for wearing a mask in public and in most states it is a “Hodge Podge” of different rules on this matter; it would be important if you or family members plan any traveling during this timeframe to check the state or local requirements on your traveling route and the designation place of our travel for wearing a mask in public.
    LOCAL UNION 659 ELECTION RESULTS
    07/02/20 - IBEW Local 659
    Thank you all for your participation with this year’s election.  It is through the efforts of the membership that this Local Union is able to work and serve everyone.
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