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    MEMBER MEETING REMINDER
    10/07/22 - Communications Workers Of America Local 1122
    This Month's Membership Meeting is: Thu, October 13, 5pm – 7pm Grapevine Banquets 333 Dick Rd. Depew, NY 14043 Food 5:00pm Meeting 6:00pm
    NARCAN TRAINING
    10/07/22 - Communications Workers Of America Local 1122

    CWA Local 1122 will host a Narcan training on Monday October 17th at 5pm:
    3775 Genesee St. Buffalo NY 14225
    All are welcome, please call your AVP or Lori (716) 868-0662

    Ottawa Rural Volunteer Fire Fighters
    10/07/22 - Teamsters Local Union No. 91
    As you may be aware, Teamsters has filed an application with the Ontario Labour Relations Board to certify a Rural Fire Station within the City of Ottawa.  Our goal is to provide Ottawa Rural Volunteer Fire Fighters with a voice and simple employment protection - the same voice and protection that exists in many rural areas across Ontario.
    Tentative Agreement Reached at Comcast-West
    10/07/22 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    Friday, October 7, 2022 - IBEW Local Union 21 has reached a tentative agreement for our members working in the Comcast West Unit.  The current contract that was set to expire on September 30, 2022.  it was extended until October 6, 2022.   The new agreement will be retroactive back to September 30th.
    Amazon Suspends 50 Workers Who Refused to Work After Warehouse Fire
    10/06/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    Oct. 6, 2022 | HEALTH & SAFETY | Amazon suspended at least 50 workers on Tuesday who were involved in a work stoppage the previous evening at the company’s only unionized warehouse in the United States, union leaders said. Roughly 100 warehouse associates on the night shift at the facility in Staten Island, N.Y.
    Amazon Suspends 50 Workers Who Refused to Work After Warehouse Fire
    10/06/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    Oct. 6, 2022 | HEALTH & SAFETY | Amazon suspended at least 50 workers on Tuesday who were involved in a work stoppage the previous evening at the company’s only unionized warehouse in the United States, union leaders said. Roughly 100 warehouse associates on the night shift at the facility in Staten Island, N.Y.
    Teamsters Local 162 Magazine
    10/06/22 - Teamsters Local 162
    Teamsters Local 162 is excited to announce its first official magazine, “State of the Union”.  We are proud to introduce an additional way for us to communicate with our members. The first edition was sent to all Local 162 members this week.
    Amazon Suspends 50 Workers Who Refused to Work After Warehouse Fire
    10/06/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    Oct. 6, 2022 | HEALTH & SAFETY | Amazon suspended at least 50 workers on Tuesday who were involved in a work stoppage the previous evening at the company’s only unionized warehouse in the United States, union leaders said. Roughly 100 warehouse associates on the night shift at the facility in Staten Island, N.Y.
    Statement on Death at UPS Worldport
    10/06/22 - Teamsters Local 89
    It is with deep sorrow that we confirm the dreadful news reports of a death at UPS Worldport last night. While we will refrain from sharing specific details or names out of respect to the deceased and their family, it is true that a young member tragically died by suicide. Although we do not know the cause behind this heartbreaking decision, our Local Union grieves for this terrible loss.
    GCC/IBT decision on merging small local unions
    10/06/22 - GCC/IBT Local 406 - C
              At a July meeting the GCC/IBT General Board decided to begin merging small unions. Here are excerpts of minutes of that meeting.
    General Membership Meeting
    10/06/22 - CWA 2201
    The General Membership Meeting scheduled for Thursday, June 16th has been POSTPONED.  Make sure you are getting emails from CWA.
    Boston 25 News: Boston Trucker Strike Raises Concerns About Disrupted Food Delivery
    10/05/22 - Teamsters Local 122
    BOSTON (AP) — More than 300 truck drivers at New England’s largest wholesale food distributor have gone on strike, raising concerns about disrupted food deliveries to schools, hospitals and nursing homes.
    Get Out The Vote For Labor Endorsed Candidates on October 15th!
    10/05/22 - Southwest Washington Central Labor Council
    Join us for a Labor Neighbor event in support of Labor-endorsed candidates Marie Glusenkamp Perez, Duncan Camacho, and John Zingale on Saturday, October 15 from 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM! This is our chance to have more pro-Labor representation in Southwest Washington! Take action to support our Labor-endorsed candidates (many of whom are union members) and get out the vote.
    IPWU Fall Seminar 2022
    10/05/22 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    IPWU IOWA FALL SEMINAR PUTTING THE PIECES TOGETHER TO DEFEND AGAINST DISCIPLINE OCTOBER 28, 2022 - ZOOM TRAINING This all-day training will focus on defending discipline and stewards’ responsibilities and legal liabilities. Two separate ZOOM Links have been created, one for the morning session and one for the afternoon session.
    Supreme Court to Decide If Employers Can Sue Unions Over Vandalism
    10/05/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    Oct. 5, 2022 | JUSTICE | The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether federal labor law bars a Washington concrete company from suing a union for destroying its property by calling a strike that led to mixed concrete hardening and becoming useless [Glacier Northwest Inc. v. International Brotherhood of Teamsters].
    Supreme Court to Decide If Employers Can Sue Unions Over Vandalism
    10/05/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    Oct. 5, 2022 | JUSTICE | The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether federal labor law bars a Washington concrete company from suing a union for destroying its property by calling a strike that led to mixed concrete hardening and becoming useless [Glacier Northwest Inc. v. International Brotherhood of Teamsters].
    You Should Receive Voting Instructions By Mail Today
    10/05/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    Oct. 5, 2022 | On October 3, ballot materials were mailed to all Costco members to vote on a first-ever national contract. If you have not received voting instructions in the mail by today, please notify your local union and let them know right away to ensure you receive a ballot. Complete voting instructions are included in the ballot package.
    Supreme Court to Decide If Employers Can Sue Unions Over Vandalism
    10/05/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    Oct. 5, 2022 | JUSTICE | The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether federal labor law bars a Washington concrete company from suing a union for destroying its property by calling a strike that led to mixed concrete hardening and becoming useless [Glacier Northwest Inc. v. International Brotherhood of Teamsters].
    Guild Endorsed Candidates & Measures
    10/05/22 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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    BOO!!
    10/05/22 - CWA Local 1123
    Did we scare you?  Just a friendly reminder from your CWA 1123 Social Committee reminding all to come scare some little ones and hand out some candy and set up some creepy trunks of cars. Any and all help is welcome! email us at socialcommittee1123@gmail.
    AMFA CERTIFIED AS THE TRADE UNION REPRESENTATIVE FOR AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE ENGINEERS IN CANADA
    10/05/22 - AMFA Local 32
    CENTENNIAL, CO – October 4, 2022 – The Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) is extremely elated and honored to announce the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) certified AMFA as the trade union representative, followed by an overwhelming majority representation vote of the Canadian aircraft maintenance engineers (AMEs and Leads), aircraft technicians and apprentices (maintenance group), and occupational support services (OSS) employees from L3 Technologies MAS at CFB Trenton. The group was previously represented by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM).
    Update PTF/PSE Advanced Leave under 2021-2024 CBA
    10/05/22 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    I was informed that the advanced leave provision for PTFs and PSEs (see MOUs on page 340 of the 2021-2024 CBA) was implemented on September 24, 2022. PSEs and PTFs should see advanced leave on their pay check dated October 15, 2022. PTFs will have the advanced leave prorated for the remainder of the 2022 Leave Year which ends on January 13, 2023.
    Vox: Two states, two visions for the future of labor
    10/05/22 - Teamsters Local 122
    Two midterm ballot measures, in states roughly 500 miles apart, offer two visions of labor rights in America.
    NOTICE: Sister Marguerite Murphy has passed
    10/04/22 - IATSE Local B4
    It is with great sadness I report the passing of Sister Marguerite Murphy, a longtime IATSE B4 usher who worked at the Colonial Theater. Obituary ANDOVER - Marguerite "Dusty" Murphy, of Andover, MA (formerly of Brookline, MA) passed away on Wednesday, September 28, after a long illness. Born in Brighton and a longtime resident of Brookline, MA.
    The Best Solution to Fixing Your Crappy Job Is A Union
    10/04/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    Oct. 4, 2022 | WORKER'S RIGHTS | […] Parallel with the wave of [worker] resignations is a wave of union election wins driven by many of the same factors, with workers at companies like Amazon, Apple, and Starbucks leading the way. A new generation of workers is realizing that unions hold the answers to remaking their work lives. Union elections are up 56 percent this year over 2021.
    The Best Solution to Fixing Your Crappy Job Is A Union
    10/04/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    Oct. 4, 2022 | WORKER'S RIGHTS | […] Parallel with the wave of [worker] resignations is a wave of union election wins driven by many of the same factors, with workers at companies like Amazon, Apple, and Starbucks leading the way. A new generation of workers is realizing that unions hold the answers to remaking their work lives. Union elections are up 56 percent this year over 2021.
    2nd Potential Ratification of Boch Wang and Shubert Theatre CBAs
    10/04/22 - IATSE Local B4
    Dear Union Member, As promised, attached are both of Boch Center Theater's proposals. If you have any questions at all about either one, please reply my Yahoo! email sent 10/3 last night between 10:10 - 10:15 PM and either I or another member of the Negotiating Team will respond. Below is the Zoom meeting invite for Wednesday, October 5th at 5:30 PM. If you cannot attend the Zoom meeting, you may vote by proxy. If that is the case, please reply to my Yahoo! email sent 10/3 last night between 10:10 - 10:15 PM. Your vote will be held in confidence. A phone number to able to call in your vote via phone will be made available during the ratification vote meeting. In Solidarity, Jim Jim Mootos, President IATSE Local B-4
    Chris Hoy to speak at October Membership Meeting
    10/04/22 - AFSCME Local 2067
    Incoming Mayor, Chris Hoy, will join us for our October 13, 2022 membership meeting at Union Hall at 5:30 pm.
    The Best Solution to Fixing Your Crappy Job Is A Union
    10/04/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    Oct. 4, 2022 | WORKER'S RIGHTS | […] Parallel with the wave of [worker] resignations is a wave of union election wins driven by many of the same factors, with workers at companies like Amazon, Apple, and Starbucks leading the way. A new generation of workers is realizing that unions hold the answers to remaking their work lives. Union elections are up 56 percent this year over 2021.
    2023 Annual Enrollment October 4-13, 2022
    10/04/22 - CWA Local 1123
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    Press Release: AMFA Certified as the Trade Union Representative For Aircraft Maintenance Engineers In Canada
    10/04/22 - AMFA
    October 4, 2022 -- The Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) is extremely elated and honored to announce the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) certified AMFA as the trade union representative, followed by an overwhelming majority representation vote of the Canadian aircraft maintenance engineers (AMEs and Leads), aircraft technicians and apprentices (maintenance group), and occupational support services (OSS) employees from L3 Technologies MAS at CFB Trenton. The group was previously represented by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM).
    UAW Region 1D Election Endorsements
    10/04/22 - UAW Local 4911
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    El Paso PD Hosts National Night Out with Walmart
    10/04/22 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    Local law enforcement and community partners are hosting a National Night Out event for El Pasoans at the Walmart store on Paseo del Norte in west El Paso. The event is on October 4th and will bring the community together for a fun evening filled with family friendly activities and allow neighbors to meet the law enforcement agencies keeping El Paso safe. KTSM.
    Northeast Ohio Labor Union Blood Drives
    10/03/22 - Teamsters Local 964
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    Enroll Now for Medicaland FSA Benefits for 2023
    10/03/22 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    Between Oct. 1-31, 2022, you can enroll in or change your Medical or Flexible Spending Account (FSA) benefit selections for the 2023 benefit year. For more information about the FSA, please visit www.yourtracktohealth.com or ytth.com.

    Note that you must enroll in the FSA program each year to participate.
    National President Welcomes L3 Technologies MAS at CFB Trenton Aviation Professionals
    10/03/22 - AMFA
    October 3, 2022 -- AMFA is extremely honored that the professionals at L3 Technologies MAS (L3) at Trenton, Ontario have chosen us to represent you as your union. We look forward to starting the collective bargaining process and working to increase the standards in your workplace. The focus of AMFA will be to build the craft/trade, highlight and recognize the importance of aircraft maintenance engineers, aircraft technicians and apprentices (the maintenance group), and occupational support services (OSS). You should be extremely proud of your accomplishment in becoming the first AMFA-represented trade group in Canada. Canada is among the top five most prosperous countries in the world and has a vast unionized workforce that includes more than 100 Aerospace and Defense Contractors, many wanting a trade-specific union like AMFA.
    Teamster Ohio DRIVE Endorsements - 2022
    10/03/22 - Teamsters Local Union No. 436
    Please click on the link below for the full 4 page document.
    New Member Dinners
    10/03/22 - IBEW 280
    For any questions, call Zac Bakke at 541-285-5256.
    2022 Teamsters Women's Conference
    10/03/22 - Teamsters Local 177
    The Teamsters Women’s Conference was held Sept. 18 – 21, 2022, in Seattle, Washington. The conference brought together more than 1,200 Teamsters from the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico, in sisterhood and solidarity.
    Resources for those impacted by Hurricane Ian
    10/03/22 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    The following health and wellness resources are available to those impacted by Hurricane Ian. Behavioral Health: United Behavioral Health: 1-866-850-6212 (toll free) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week A help line is available to you, at no additional cost, whether you’re enrolled in an Aetna, Highmark or UnitedHealthcare medical plan.
    Special Called Meetings Notice
    10/03/22 - IAFF local 140
    October 10th at @ 7:45 pm; October 11th at 7:00 pm
    IBEW 21 Union Members Approve JULIE Agreement
    10/02/22 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 members (IBEW21) working for JULIE have voted to accept their tentative agreement. We would like to congratulate our Sisters and Brothers on their new contract.
    Details on the proposed merger of Local 406 and 119
    10/02/22 - GCC/IBT Local 406 - C
    Dear Local 406 members: Local 406 is at a crossroads. As we enter a new phase of growth, the local leadership would like to provide an update to explain how we got to this point -- and what we believe will be the best way forward. You may have heard by now that we would like to merge with Local 119, a local of the Graphic Communications Conference that is also based in Suffolk County.
    SoFi: Bad Bunny Parking Permit (Load Out)
    10/01/22 - IATSE Local 33
    Brothers, Sisters, & Kin: Attached to this post is the parking permit for tonights Load-Out.  Please present this parking permit to parking staff.
    Ahmanson Theatre/Mark Taper Forum Formulating Committee
    10/01/22 - IATSE Local 33
    Brothers, Sisters & Kin: 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 Ahmanson Theatre and Mark Taper Forum negotiations.  This is for the Formulating Committee only, not negotiating.
    Hollywood Bowl New hire paperwork
    10/01/22 - IATSE Local 33
    Brothers, Sisters, Kin, This is the new hire paperwork for the Hollywood Bowl. https://powerforms.docusign.net/17ba6f94-9598-4aff-a019-0852087a80fb?env=na4&acct=2a1caa77-f8ff-4eae-8ce8-fac1783f86f1&accountId=2a1caa77-f8ff-4eae-8ce8-fac1783f86f1 If you have any questions please speak to your head of department at the bowl when you get there.
    2023 FEHB RATES
    09/30/22 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
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