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    AMPA addresses City Council with new Salary Survey and Healthcare Ideals
    08/28/15 - Arlington Municipal Patrolman's Association
    2016 budget discussions are underway.  On August 4th and again on August 25th, the AMPA board took the opportunity to address the Arlington City Council to provide information that we felt would help them to make informed decisions that could benefit our members when discussing compensation packages.
    1-800-555-4359--MIA AA HURRICANE HOTLINE
    08/28/15 - TWU Local 568
    1-800-555-4359 has been activated by American Airlines MIA. Please call in for periodic updates on the MIA AA operation during the ERIKA weather event.
    Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Report #30
    08/28/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
    Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Report #30 August 27, 2015 The Bargaining committee met with the company today to reject its proposal from yesterday’s meeting. The company was also advised that since they had rejected our comprehensive proposal then all of our individual proposals were back on the table.
    UPSEU 2015 Scholarship Recipients
    08/28/15 - UPSEU
    Congratulations to our UPSEU 2015 Scholarship Recipients: Paul T.
    2014 Annual Report
    08/28/15 - Working Families' Friend
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    ERIKA Update
    08/28/15 - TWU Local 568
    On a 1230 conference call today, August 28, it was reported that Tropical Storm Erika's center of circulation was SSE of Santo Domingo with wind gusts of 52 mph with it's heaviest rains on the E and SE sides. It is expected to weaken to a tropical wave later tonight, but may emerge tomorrow again as a weak tropical storm.
    James R Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Recipients
    08/28/15 - Teamsters local 419
    Congratulations to all our Teamsters Local 419 James R Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Recipients.
    Labor Day Weekend Mobilization
    08/28/15 - CWA Local 2222
    Labor Day will be celebrated on September 7th.  There are many local events for Union members and their families.  This web site has information regarding a picnic in Woodbridge where Local 2222 members will be encouraged to talk to fellow Union members about our struggle to gain a fair contract with Verizon.
    2015 CLEAT Convention in El Paso!
    08/28/15 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The 2015 CLEAT Convention will be held in El Paso, Texas from September 9-12. The host hotel is the El Paso Marriott, 1600 Airway Blvd., near the airport.  The overflow hotel and the hospitality suite is at the Chase Suites Hotel next door. Click here for additional information and down load the attached convention letter for addition details.
    UNION MTG & SUMMER BBQ
    08/28/15 - Teamsters Local 814
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    URGENT! IMPORTANT MEETING 9/1/15
    08/28/15 - CWA Local 2222
    ATTENTION ALL STEWARDS/ MOBILIZERS/ACTIVE MEMBERS! There will be a very important Steward/Mobilization meeting next Tuesday September 1st. The meeting will start at 530PM.  ALL interested members are encouraged to attend for updates on the Verizon mobilizations.  Please make every effort to attend this imformative meeting.
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    08/28/15 - St Louis Association of Retired Fire Fighters
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    UPSEU Local 1222 Scholarships
    08/28/15 - UPSEU Local 1222
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    SPECIAL MEETING
    08/28/15 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
    The Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO is calling a Special Meeting on Monday, August 31st, at 10:00 AM at the Operating Engineers Local 101 Hall, located at 6601 Winchester Suite 280, Kansas City, MO.  The meeting will be discussing the possibility of canceling the Labor Day Picnic.  Please plan to attend. We will be getting a call in number for those who can not attend.  Thank you.
    Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Report #30
    08/28/15 - CWA Local 2222
    August 27, 2015 The Bargaining committee met with the company today to reject its proposal from yesterday’s meeting. The company was also advised that since they had rejected our comprehensive proposal then all of our individual proposals were back on the table.
    Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Report #29
    08/28/15 - CWA Local 2222
    August 26, 2015 The Regional Bargaining Committee met with the company late tonight. The Company responded to the Union’s comprehensive proposal by rejecting the proposal and passing a modification to its original comprehensive proposal. The Union Committee will review the Company’s proposal and respond appropriately.
    Let's Organize - Vamos a Organizarnos
    08/28/15 - Teamsters Local Union No.
    Capitol One
    08/27/15 - BACWI
        
    ACH
    08/27/15 - BACWI
    Pay your dues the easy way with our NEW Auto-Recurring Billing.  It is faster, safer, cheaper and more dependable than checks. We will deduct your monthly dues payment from your checking or savings account. We will deduct the monthly dues payment from your accoutn on the 20th of every month.
    Fix Overtime
    08/27/15 - AFSCME Local 1360 Akron City Employees
    Dear Friend, Millions of workers are suffering from unpaid overtime.
    KCMO Talk Radio Interview
    08/27/15 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
    Pat "Duke" Dujakovich, Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO President was a featured guest on KCMO Talk Radio on Wednesday, August 26, 2015.  If you would care to listen to the podcast of this program please click here.
    IMI
    08/27/15 - BACWI
    The IMI Fall 2015 Seminar Series has been announced. For more information please click on the link below.
    Union Women Earn More than Nonunion Women in Every State
    08/27/15 - Teamsters local 570
    Aug. 27, 2015 | U.S. LABOR | prnewsire.com  A new briefing paper released by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) finds that women represented by a union in the United States earn an average of $212 more per week than women in nonunion jobs. In addition, union women earn more in every state, with the size of the union wage advantage varying across states.
    Union Women Earn More than Nonunion Women in Every State
    08/27/15 - Teamsters Local 355
    Aug. 27, 2015 | U.S. LABOR | prnewsire.com  A new briefing paper released by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) finds that women represented by a union in the United States earn an average of $212 more per week than women in nonunion jobs. In addition, union women earn more in every state, with the size of the union wage advantage varying across states.
    North Haven DPW Ditches CILU for UPSEU
    08/27/15 - UPSEU
    When North Haven DPW Employees made the decision to seek out a change in union representation, they reached out to neighboring towns to determine which union option would be best. Over and over, UPSEU came back as the union that those units felt was the best union for them.  As a result, several members contacted UPSEU in an effort to have that desire become a reality.
    Important Notice
    08/27/15 - UAW local 2200
    Greetings UAW LU 2200 members: If the Library is going to reprimand you, the Library is to notify the Union (per APL, POOL and STU contract language) PRIOR to taking any disciplinary action against you.     If you are about to be disciplined, and have NOT been contacted by your Union representative prior to the reprimand, invoke your Weingarten rights.
    Capitol One
    08/27/15 - BACWI
         Capitol One Union Plus is offering the chance to win $500! Visit our Make My Labor Day site at www.unionpluscontest.
    IMI Fall Seminars
    08/27/15 - BACWI
    Union Women Earn More than Nonunion Women in Every State
    08/27/15 - Teamsters Local 992
    Aug. 27, 2015 | U.S. LABOR | prnewsire.com  A new briefing paper released by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) finds that women represented by a union in the United States earn an average of $212 more per week than women in nonunion jobs. In addition, union women earn more in every state, with the size of the union wage advantage varying across states.
    CWA LOCAL 1103 WINS ARBTRATION CASE AGAINST NYACK
    08/27/15 - CWA Local 1103
    CWA LOCAL 1103 WINS ARBTRATION CASE AGAINST NYACK Back in October 2013 and up and till the recent decision by the arbitrator, CWA Local 1103 leadership argued with Nyack Hospital management that Nyack's decision to adopt a new health care plan without proper discussion with the Union was in fact a violation of our contract.
    Regional Bargaining Report # 31
    08/27/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 1107
    Regional Bargaining Report # 31 Wednesday, August 26, 2015 CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees spent Tuesday and Wednesday at the Rye Town Hilton in Westchester. On Tuesday, there were further off the record discussions on workplace flexibility.
    Back To School
    08/27/15 - UA Local 296
    This is just a reminder to all Apprentices. The first night of class will be September 9th @ 6:00pm. Please bring something to write with. This is the orientation night. We will be going through all the rules for the year.
    Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Report #29
    08/27/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
    Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Report #29 August 26, 2015 The Regional Bargaining Committee met with the company late tonight. The Company responded to the Union’s comprehensive proposal by rejecting the proposal and passing a modification to its original comprehensive proposal. The Union Committee will review the Company’s proposal and respond appropriately.
    Bargaining Report #31
    08/27/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
    Regional Bargaining Report # 31   Wednesday, August 26, 2015     CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees spent Tuesday and Wednesday at the Rye Town Hilton in Westchester. On Tuesday, there were further off the record discussions on workplace flexibility.
    Johnson Controls Contract Overview
    08/27/15 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    August 27, 2015 - As was reported on Thursday, August 20th, the IBEW and CWA reached a tentative agreement with Johnson Controls, Inc. on a new, 3-year contract, which would expire on July 31st, 2018. Ballots will be mailed to members’ home address of record in the first week of September. To view the contract overview click on the headline above.
    Union Women Earn More than Nonunion Women in Every State
    08/27/15 - Teamsters Local 888
    Aug. 27, 2015 | U.S. LABOR | prnewsire.com  A new briefing paper released by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) finds that women represented by a union in the United States earn an average of $212 more per week than women in nonunion jobs. In addition, union women earn more in every state, with the size of the union wage advantage varying across states.
    Read the latest Unity now!
    08/27/15 - AFGE Local 3937
    UNITY is the bi-monthly print publication of Council 220, organized under the American Federation of Government Employees (AFL-CIO): AFGE Council 220 PO Box 47638, Baltimore MD 21244-0638 Phone: 410.965.6707 Fax: 410.966.7151 Contents © 2015 by AFGE Council 220. All rights are reserved. Articles herein (except reprints) may be reprinted with credit to the author & UNITY by AFGE affiliates only. Editor: Cari Watson Staff Reporters: Daniel Adams, Ana Rivers, Monique Buchanan, Jim Campana, Warren Cohen, Ryan Gurganious, Shawn Halloran, Lee Montgomery & Suzanne Moseman Letters to the Editor and other inquiries may be mailed to: c/o SSA 231 Waterfall Dr Elkhart, IN 46516 or via e-mail to: AFGE220editor@gmail.com Please direct all name and address corrections to your Local Treasurer. If you are a Field Office AFGE member and do not receive UNITY, ask your Treasurer to make certain that the Council block shows “220” for your entry on the AFGE National membership roster. Member: AFGE Editors Association
    Regional Bargaining Report #31
    08/26/15 - CWA Local 1103
    Regional Bargaining Report # 31 Wednesday, August 26, 2015 CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees spent Tuesday and Wednesday at the Rye Town Hilton in Westchester. On Tuesday, there were further off the record discussions on workplace flexibility. This morning the Union Committee presented another comprehensive proposal to the Company.
    "The proposal formally know as"
    08/26/15 - AFSCME Local 2067
    Lastest update on the City's health care proposal, which is the same as before!!! Have you had enough?? Come to the member action meetin on Tuesday, September 8th at 5:00pm at the Union Hall (1400 Tandem Ave NE) to get the lastest updates and see what actions we will take next.
    Latest Bargaining Update 8/19/2015
    08/26/15 - AFSCME Local 2067
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    Vz Bargaining Report #31
    08/26/15 - CWA Local 1111
    Regional Bargaining Report # 31 Wednesday, August 26, 2015 CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Committees spent Tuesday and Wednesday at the Rye Town Hilton in Westchester. On Tuesday, there were further off the record discussions on workplace flexibility.
    TWU International Clips
    08/26/15 - TWU Local 568
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    Presidential Town Hall Meetings
    08/26/15 - AFSCME Local 1360 Akron City Employees
    Friends, We’re going to hear a lot of talk from the Presidential candidates in the year before the election. But as working people and union members, how many opportunities will we have to ask them about the issues that matter most to us? On Saturday, Sept.
    Robert Reich: In the New Economy, Workers Take on All the Risk
    08/26/15 - Teamsters local 570
    Aug. 26, 2015 | ECONOMY | alternet.org  On demand and on call – in the "share" economy, the "gig" economy, or, more prosaically, the "irregular" economy – the result is the same: no predictable earnings or hours. It's the biggest change in the American workforce in over a century, and it's happening at lightning speed.
    Robert Reich: In the New Economy, Workers Take on All the Risk
    08/26/15 - Teamsters Local 355
    Aug. 26, 2015 | ECONOMY | alternet.org  On demand and on call – in the "share" economy, the "gig" economy, or, more prosaically, the "irregular" economy – the result is the same: no predictable earnings or hours. It's the biggest change in the American workforce in over a century, and it's happening at lightning speed.
    Congratulations, Madison Myles, Templeton Scholarship winner
    08/26/15 - IUEC Local 10
    The membership and staff of Local #10 would like to congratulate Ms. Madison Myles, winner of the Robert Templeton Scholarship.  Madison is the daughter of Brother Chris Myles. We would like to wish Madison all the best , in whatever she chooses to do in her future.  Your IUEC family will be cheering for you.
    Passing of our Brother, Mark Bodden
    08/26/15 - TWU Local 568
    It is with regret that we inform the members of the passing of our dear friend and Brother, Mark Bodden. Brother Bodden passed away this past week. Wake and services information is below. We hold the Bodden family in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

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