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UPS Member Honored
03/06/21 - Teamsters Local 776
Being a UPS delivery driver is hard work: long hours, extreme temperatures, mean....
IBEW Monthly Political Newsletter - March 2021
03/06/21 - IBEW Local 332
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Teamsters Canada - National Advisory Committee on Immunization
03/06/21 - Teamsters Local Union No. 91
Teamsters continue to advocate on behalf of our Members, acknowledging Local 91 represents thousands of essential workers in the  courier, freight, rail, care home and warehousing industries to name a few.  Here is an exerpt from a letter Teamsters Canada on behalf of our Members: Dear Dr. Quach-Thanh,  .
Local 776 Delivers!
03/05/21 - Teamsters Local 776
Recent winter weather took a toll on the U.S. At one point, approximately 75% of the....
Tri_State and IPWU State Conventions
03/05/21 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
Attached is the flyer for the Iowa Mini State/2020Tri-State Reboot.  As you will see the University of Iowa Labor Center will be providing education on the very timely topics of Racism and Member Engagement.
Nationwide Fraudulent Activity Related to Stolen Social Security Numbers
03/05/21 - CWA Local 1103
Across the nation there has been a dramatic increase of fraudulent unemployment claims during the pandemic. In a few instances we have been notified by the Department of Labor of the state involved that unemployment claims have been filed using the name and Social Security Number of our members.
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul Attempts to Gut Multi-Employer Pension Assistance
03/05/21 - Teamsters Local 89
March 5th, 2021 – For the last several weeks, retirees from the Teamsters and other unions around the country have watched with bated breath as the American Rescue Plan, a proposed 1.9 trillion-dollar spending bill, has been debated by Congress in Washington D.C.
Assistant National Director Letter to American Airlines Mechanic and Related Employees
03/05/21 - AMFA
March 5, 2021 -- The TWU-IAM Association (“TWU/IAM”) has been widely claiming AMFA does not have enough cards to induce an election. The fact is, on December 4, 2020, American Airlines provided the NMB with a proposed eligibility list of 13,213 names and signatures. Subsequently, on December 23, 2020, the TWU/IAM, without invitation from the NMB, prematurely responded with challenges to the proposed eligibility list and began publicly claiming falsely that AMFA did not have sufficient cards to have an election.
Frontier time off vaccination policy
03/05/21 - CWA Local 2222
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Joe Beirne Scholarship
03/05/21 - CWA Local 2222
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Lawsuit: Proposed Right to Work
03/05/21 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
LAWSUIT: PROPOSED “RIGHT TO WORK” CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT MISLEADS VOTERS A proposed constitutional amendment to make Missouri a “Right-to-Work” state is being challenged by a lawsuit filed today in Cole County Circuit Court.
Lead Organizer at Amazon Warehouse: ‘Everyone in the Community Is Cheering Us On’
03/05/21 - Teamsters Local 888
Mar. 3, 2021 | ORGANIZING | As lead organizer in the potentially historic effort to unionize 5,800 Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama, Josh Brewer heads a small army of organizers for the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union.
Man charged with deadly crash that killed an El Paso PD sergeant
03/04/21 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
 It's been a year since El Paso Police Sgt. Richard Allbee died in a head-on collision at the hands of a man who detectives said was impaired.      They were heading to Mesa from El Paso to visit Allbee's parents.      Allbee's wife was a passenger. She survived the crash. It happened in Bylus, Ariz.
Vaccine
03/04/21 - IBEW local 14
Hello Essential Workers.
Teamsters Say They’re Organizing an Amazon Union in Iowa
03/04/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Mar. 4, 2021 | A unionization effort is underway among employees of Amazon.com's Iowa warehouses, with organizers threatening a strike. International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 238 Organizing Director Buzz Malone said Friday that he has been recruiting workers to organize since November.
Teamsters Local 89 Delegates Election Results
03/04/21 - Teamsters Local 89
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‘Right to Work’ Defeated in Montana, Colorado
03/04/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Mar. 4, 2021 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Montana and Colorado have both stopped attempts to pass Right to Work laws and will continue to be free bargaining states. In Montana, Republicans have control over the entire state government, a first in over 16 years. Yet, over the past month, union members and employers have successfully pushed legislators to vote against Right to Work.
Union Plus Offers Help to Those Impacted by the Severe Winter Storms in Texas
03/04/21 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
If you are a union member who participates in certain Union Plus programs and have been affected by the severe storms in Texas, you may be eligible for financial assistance through the Union Plus Disaster Relief Grant program.
Christmas in April
03/04/21 - IUEC Local 10
Christmas in April is quickly coming up and Local #10 is hoping that we will be well represented again this year.  Our Local has been involved with Christmas in April for right around 19 or 20 years.  This program gives us a chance to give back to the community that has supported us in the wonderful trade that we work in. Christmas in April will be on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in St.
March Union Meetings Canceled
03/03/21 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
Out of an abundance of caution all March Union Meetings have been canceled. WEAR A MASK! WORK SAFE! SOCIAL DISTANCE! STAY SAFE! IBEW Local Union 21 is doing all we can to keep our members safe and informed.
LIRR Train Delays After Contractors Used for Signal Installation
03/03/21 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
"LIRR train delays and cancellations caused by problems during a weekend signal project stretched into their second weekday on Tuesday, and a key union official is blaming the railroad for outsourcing safety-sensitive work to unqualified contractors.
Lead Organizer at Amazon Warehouse: ‘Everyone in the Community Is Cheering Us On’
03/03/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Mar. 3, 2021 | ORGANIZING | As lead organizer in the potentially historic effort to unionize 5,800 Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama, Josh Brewer heads a small army of organizers for the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union.
Lead Organizer at Amazon Warehouse: ‘Everyone in the Community Is Cheering Us On’
03/03/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Mar. 3, 2021 | ORGANIZING | As lead organizer in the potentially historic effort to unionize 5,800 Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama, Josh Brewer heads a small army of organizers for the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union.
COVID Relief Bill Includes Long-Sought Pension Rescue
03/03/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Mar. 3, 2021 | PENSIONS | The $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill now pending in the Senate includes a long-sought measure to rescue the nation’s endangered multiemployer pension plans. The American Rescue Act, passed by the House Feb. 27, incorporates language from the Butch Lewis Act, sponsored by Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio).
Vaccinate LA County
03/03/21 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
COVID-19 Vaccine Update: Newly Eligible Groups, Save the Date: COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall and Instagram Q+A with Dr.
SPECIAL CALLED MEETING
03/03/21 - IBEW Local 1205
SPECIAL CALLED MEETING         The Inside Working Agreement will expire on May 31st, 2021.  A Special Called Meeting will be held outdoors at the Union Hall at 2:00PM on Saturday, March 6th to discuss upcoming Negotiations. Due to the ongoing pandemic, regular union meetings are not currently being held.
COVID Relief Bill Includes Long-Sought Pension Rescue
03/03/21 - Teamsters Local 992
Mar. 3, 2021 | PENSIONS | The $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill now pending in the Senate includes a long-sought measure to rescue the nation’s endangered multiemployer pension plans. The American Rescue Act, passed by the House Feb. 27, incorporates language from the Butch Lewis Act, sponsored by Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio).
March Meetings Update
03/03/21 - IUOE Local 302
Important Meeting Notice Attention all Members: The Executive Board met and decided to suspend all March Union District Meetings. While all signs are positive and we are seeing an increase in the opening of business and public activities in all the states, it is still critical and necessary for the health and wellbeing of our members to continue suspending meetings for just a bit longer.
March Meetings Update
03/03/21 - IUOE 302
Important Meeting Notice Attention all Members: The Executive Board met and decided to suspend all March Union District Meetings. While all signs are positive and we are seeing an increase in the opening of business and public activities in all the states, it is still critical and necessary for the health and wellbeing of our members to continue suspending meetings for just a bit longer.
Dearly Departed Brother Danny Valdez
03/02/21 - IATSE Local 33
Dear Brothers & Sisters: It is with extreme regret that we inform you of the recent death of our Union Brother Danny Valdez who passed away on February 28th, 2021. There is no information for funeral services currently.  This link is to a video made by ABC 7.  https://abc7.com/eyewitness-news-at-11pm---feb-28-2021/10379275/.
Joint Council 80 Scholarship Applications
03/02/21 - TEAMSTERS LOCAL 577
Applications for the Teamsters Joint Council 80 College Scholarships are now available.
HB 251 Win against Right to Work Bills
03/02/21 - IBEW Local 233
Great day for Montana workers! Twenty-nine Republican representatives voted this morning with the thirty-three Democrat representatives to kill the Right-to-Work bill, HB 251 by a 62-38 vote! A great big "Thank You" to the 62 representatives who stood up for Montana workers, and against the out of state interests of the National Right to Work Committee and the Americans for Prosperity.
Blood Drive at Pebble Hills Regional Command Center
03/02/21 - 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 Pebble Hills Regional Command Center on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The blood drive will take place inside Vitalant's Blood Mobile. People still need blood.
Blood Drive at Central Regional Command Center
03/02/21 - 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 Central Regional Command Center on Thursday, March 4, 2021, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. The blood drive will take place in Vitalant's Blood Mobile. People still need blood.
Union shirt day is Thursday
03/02/21 - AFSCME Local 2067
Make sure to wear your Union shirts, hats, and other swag on 3/4/21 to support the Bargaining Team! May you be working from home or onsite, it is important that we stand together in solidarity as continue bargaining. We want to see green and orange AFSCME gear from screen edge to screen edge, from cubicle to cubicle, and from work vehicle to work vehicle.
National Director Update - February 2021
03/02/21 - AMFA
March 2, 2021 -- We hope you and your loved ones are safe and healthy as we continue to navigate through this COVID-19 pandemic. We are cautiously optimistic as we continue to see cases decline throughout the United States. Despite the challenging time, our members are the most unified we have ever been as mechanics and related aviation professionals. We thank you for your perseverance and dedication in performing your duties and producing a safe, reliable aircraft. Our unity, especially during these times, is our strength.
Change for Monthly Union Meeting Dates
03/02/21 - Teamsters Local 41
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President Biden Addressing The IBEW
03/02/21 - IBEW Local 545
Watch a video of President Biden addressing the IBEW.
FRA - Emergency Order Requiring Face Mask Use in Railroad Operations
03/02/21 - Pennsylvania Federation BMWED-IBT
Effective immediately, the Federal Railroad Administration has issued an Emergency order temporarily implementing a mask requirement for all freight and passenger railroad employees in all crafts. This EO in accordance with Center of Disease Control guidelines. Until this deadly pandemic is over masks will be an FRA required part of your PPE.
EPMPOA LOTTERY - Members Enter Now
03/01/21 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association will hold a lottery to give members a chance to win some great prizes! Winners will be randomly selected for a chance to win one of three Glock 19, Generation 5, 9mm compact semi-automatic handguns and one of three Holosun HS507C X2 open reflex optical sights for pistols.
President Biden Delivers Remarks to Workers
03/01/21 - Teamsters Local 992
Mar. 1, 2021 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Workers in Alabama – and all across America – are voting on whether to organize a union in their workplace. It’s a vitally important choice – one that should be made without intimidation or threats by employers. President Joe Biden yesterday released a statement voicing support for workers voting to form a union.
MEMBERS GET MORE THROUGH THE ONLINE BENEFIT PORTAL
03/01/21 - IBEW Local 659
Members might not know that they can access their NEBF account on our Online Benefits portal by visiting www.nebf.com and clicking Online Benefits in the top menu bar.  Members can use the portal to complete certain self-help items related to their NEBF account without having to wait.
Support the PPA Resolution
03/01/21 - American Postal Workers Union National Postal Press Association
RESOLUTION OF FINANCIAL SUPPORT APWU NATIONAL POSTAL PRESS ASSOCIATION Whereas: The APWU National Postal Press Association has effectively served the membership of our great union for fifty-seven years, and Whereas: The APWU National Postal Press Association has evolved into one of the largest and most respected labor media organizations in the country, and Whereas: The APWU National Postal Press Association provides important and necessary services to our union with its ongoing program of education, assistance and information in the field of communication; including newsletter production, social media, libel, copyright, internal and federal election guidance and many other important subjects which are vital to the interests of our union, along with continually working to advance the goals and objectives of the APWU, and Whereas: The APWU National Postal Press Association has demonstrated integrity in encouraging its members to be objective, honest and accurate in reporting information to the membership, and has established a record of nonpartisan achievement setting a standard that is without equal, and Whereas: The APWU National Postal Press Association has continually provided these many services to our membership and our union at a cost that is far below the level of service it provides, and Whereas: The APWU National Postal Press Association has been honored to receive the recognition and support of the APWU national organization and local and state organizations throughout the APWU both in membership affiliation and via resolutions at past state and national conventions of this union, and Whereas: The APWU National Postal Press Association has operated for eleven years without an increase in the APWU National Constitution per capita structure of 8 cents of the national per capita tax per month, per member that was established at the 2010 APWU National Convention, and Whereas: The APWU National Postal Press Association has worked diligently over the past fifty-seven years to operate within its means and to keep operating costs as low as possible but no organization can continue to properly function and render necessary services without adjustments in financial support from time to time; Therefore Be It Resolved: That the delegates in attendance at the October 2021 APWU National Convention amend Article 16, Section 2(e) of the APWU Constitution to read: “The APWU shall remit ten cents (10¢) of the national per capita tax per month, per member to the Postal Press Association.” ?? ??
IUEC Recruitment & Hiring
03/01/21 - International Union of Elevator Constructors Local 31
The IUEC does all of its recruiting and hiring through the National Elevator Industry Educational Program (NEIEP). All interested applicants should go to neiep.org website and click on new applicant button under login and all recruitment and hiring sessions for every Local in USA will be available.
President Biden Delivers Remarks to Workers
03/01/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Mar. 1, 2021 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Workers in Alabama – and all across America – are voting on whether to organize a union in their workplace. It’s a vitally important choice – one that should be made without intimidation or threats by employers. President Joe Biden yesterday released a statement voicing support for workers voting to form a union.
Here’s Why 2021 Could Be a Big Year for Labor
03/01/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Mar. 1, 2021 | U.S. LABOR | Rarely has the chasm between rank-and-file-workers and the extremely wealthy been this wide. While millions of people have lost jobs, ågone hungry and struggled to pay for their basic needs, billionaires' wealth soared to new heights in 2020.
President Biden Delivers Remarks to Workers
03/01/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Mar. 1, 2021 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Workers in Alabama – and all across America – are voting on whether to organize a union in their workplace. It’s a vitally important choice – one that should be made without intimidation or threats by employers.
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