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    Wage Adjustment 401K Deferral Update
    08/25/16 - TWU Local 568
    Letter issued by American Airlines, as sent via email to effected Members, concerning the 401K deferral from the Wage Adjustment Lump Sum.
    HVALF Delegation at NYS AFL-CIO Convention
    08/25/16 - HVALF AFL-CIO
    The Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation sent a strong delegation to the NYS AFL-CIO convention to advocate for our candidates.
    Labor Wins Golf Outing
    08/25/16 - HVALF AFL-CIO
    HVALF team of Sparrow Tobin, Ron Diaz, Kevin O' Connor, and Paul Ellis-Graham came in first place with a seven under par!
    Massachusetts county sheriffs see major funding disparities, new report finds
    08/25/16 - National Correctional Employees Union
    Essex County — which incarcerates more inmates than any other county in Massachusetts — received $34,300 per inmate in state funding in fiscal 2015. But Berkshire County, which houses a small number of inmates, received more than twice that rate — $72,000 per inmate. The budget disparity results in far different staffing levels.
    Lump sum 401(k) Deferral Issue
    08/25/16 - TWU Local 513
    Lump Sum Follow Up Communications
    08/25/16 - TWU Local 513
    NYS AFL-CIO 2016 Endorsements
    08/25/16 - HVALF AFL-CIO
    NYS AFL-CIO Endorsements for 2016 Elections The endorsements took place at the State Federation’s 33rd Constitutional Convention at the Sheraton NY Times Square Hotel in New York City on August 22 and 23, 2016.
    Special EISP for Verizon
    08/25/16 - CWA 2201
      Attached is a listing of surplus declarations in the Potomac Region. The Company intends to offer the Special EISP. Volunteers will be accepted as necessary to meet business needs. Also attached is a listing of employees who will receive the Special EISP offer.   Packages will be distributed to employees beginning today August 23, 2016.
    Penn State Football Tickets-Offer Extended!
    08/25/16 - Teamsters Local 776
    Due a great response to the ticket promotion from Teamsters across the state additional tickets at a discounted price are...
    2016 Fishing Tournament
    08/24/16 - Teamsters Local 175
    Teamsters Bass Tournament Results 1st Place - Jason and Tim 6.46lbs and Big Bass of 3.42 2nd Place - Matt and Tim 4.77lbs 3rd Place - Sam and KD 4.01lbs Thanks to everyone for coming out and raising money for our children's charity.  Also, a big thanks to all the volunteers.
    Labor Day Zoo
    08/24/16 - IUE-CWA Local 83761
    08/24/16 - Teamsters Local 179
    ATTENTION DISTRICT 111 AND 201 EMPLOYEES Teamsters Local 179 met for several hours with District management in contract negotiations August 24.   It has become patently clear that the Districts have no intention of reaching any kind of agreement for the bus drivers, let alone a fair agreement.
    Save the Dates
    08/24/16 - Teamsters Local Union No. 104
    July 2016 Edition Local 301 News
    08/24/16 - IUE-CWA Local 301
    Register Now! Health Benefits & Retirement Conference
    08/24/16 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
    08/24/16 - IUOE Local 286
    Labor Day Parade September 9th 2016
    08/24/16 - IUE-CWA Local 301
    Brothers and Sisters. We will again be directly involved with the Albany Labor Day Parade on September 9th this year and we will have a float in the parade. We will have a flat bed truck with a rotor of some kind and our Union Banner to march behind. We are inviting all members to march in the parade and show the community who we are and what we do.
    IBEW 21 Mourns the Loss of Brother Sherman Hammons
    08/24/16 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of Brother Sherman Hammons, Premises Technician, Skokie IL. Arrangements: Viewing Friday, August 26th 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. Wake & Funeral Saturday, August 27th. Wake 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., Funeral 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Midwest Funeral Home 5040 South Western Avenue Chicago. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.
    08/24/16 - Teamsters Local 455
    Rare FEGLI Life Insurance Open Season Starts September 01, 2016
    08/23/16 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    The Federal Employees’ Group Life Insurance Program, FEGLI, is having an Open Season from September 1, 2016 through September 30, 2016. This is the first FEGLI Open Season since 2004. During the month of September 2016, if you are a Federal employee eligible for FEGLI, you can elect any coverage that FEGLI offers, including Option C coverage on the lives of your eligible family members.
    Upcoming EISP
    08/23/16 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
    Verizon intends to offer the Special EISP. Volunteers will be accepted as necessary to meet business needs. Packages will be distributed to employees beginning today 8-23-2016. The volunteer period will begin on August 30, 2016 and end on September 28, 2016. If you are accepted for the "Special EISP" the off payroll date is October 9, 2016.
    Letter to the Evergreen School Board
    08/23/16 - Southwest Washington Central Labor Council
    Hold this date in December
    08/23/16 - IUEC Local 10
    I can not believe I am going to say this, but it is that time of year again.  Please mark your calendars for the annual Family/Kids Christmas Party.  As we always do, we are having the party the first Saturday in December, December 3, 2016, from 1 - 4 pm.  We will provide Lasagna, tossed salad, hot dogs, popcorn and drinks.
    Teachers need our help TONIGHT!
    08/23/16 - Southwest Washington Central Labor Council
    Received this email from EEA, please come out tonight if you can even if you can't stayfor the etire event just coming out and telling our teachers we have their back would be apreciated!!! We're reaching out to our community allies who have indicated support of Evergreen educators in our fight for a contract that serves students and teachers.
    AMFA-SWA Facilities Maintenance Technician Negotiations Update #24
    08/23/16 - AMFA
    August 23, 2016 -- We met with the Company in Dallas, Texas on Wednesday, August 17, 2016, for a scheduled full-day Facility Maintenance Technician (FMT) Section 6 direct bargaining session. After the Company directly polled our members on what they proposed during our last session, our Committee was prepared to present a proposal that would realistically resolve all the language and economic needs.
    08/22/16 - UFCW Local 1994 MCGEO, AFL-CIO
    The professionals who drive the NIH shuttle buses haven’t had a raise since 2012. After going public with their demand for a fair union contract, W&T Travel Services owner Darnell Lee began a sustained campaign of retaliation and intimidation to quash their rights. The NLRB’s investigation into this blatant, illegal union busting is ongoing; however, the company retaliated by firing or suspending every worker that testified to the government about the company’s illegal behavior.
    08/22/16 - Teamsters Local 179
    It appears that Minooka School Districts 111 and 201 are in violation of the Illinois State Board of Education School Bus Driver Curriculum Handbook.
    Website Updates
    08/22/16 - International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
    The website is being updated.  Venues links are being updated to include Google Maps links.  Clicking on these links will allow your handheld devices to open google maps apps.  The links should make it easier to find diriving directions to venues if needed. A payroll calendar was created to provide information regarding non weekly payroll venues. New documents have been added to the members>downloads including direct deposit forms for Philadelphia Theater Company, federal employment forms, and Live Nation seasonal hire paperwork.
    08/22/16 - Massachusetts Municipal Police Coalition
    Please read the article from the North Section of the Boston Globe.  Tell us what you think by voting at the end of the article. http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/regionals/north/2016/08/19/should-somerville-keep-black-lives-matter-banner-hanging-city-hall/k7Dh4IyFTaLINlEYJRVsjK/story.html.
    Should A "Black Lives Matter" Banner Hang From City Hall? Participate In The Online Vote
    08/22/16 - Somerville Police Employee's Association
    Local 33 Annual Picnic 2016
    08/22/16 - IATSE Local 33
    Local 33 Picnic Disabled American Veterans Park 6543 Corbin Avenue Woodland Hills, CA 91367 September 4th, 2016 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Free for members and family any outside guests will be charged 20.00 each at the gate.
    Free Degree for AFSCME Members!
    08/22/16 - AFSCME Council 76
    AFSCME is offering free online Associates Degrees to members and their families.
    General Election Endorsements 2016
    08/22/16 - IATSE Local 33
    November 8, 2016 General Election Endorsements: The California Labor Federation, "The IATSE", local labor councils have announced Labor's endorsements for state and federal races and the ballot measure for the November General election. Please "Vote" accordingly.
    Union Plus Offers Help for Survivors of Louisiana Floods
    08/22/16 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    If you are a union member who participates in certain Union Plus programs and have been affected by the recent flooding in southeast Louisiana, you may be eligible for financial assistance through the Union Plus Disaster Relief Grant program.
    Organizing Con-Way.
    08/22/16 - Teamsters Local 445
    10 Years Driving Up Standards
    08/22/16 - Teamsters Local 445
    Rail Workers — Hazardous Materials Training Program
    08/22/16 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    The Rail Workers Hazardous Materials Training Program is funded by a federal grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) to provide hazmat training to rail workers. This five-day hazmat training course will provide rail workers the essential knowledge, skills, and response actions in the case of an unintentional release.
    08/22/16 - Teamsters Local 179
    On Friday, August 19, Teamsters Local 179 filed an unfair labor practice charge against Minooka School District 201. The issue is the district's solicitation of teachers and teacher's aides to use district vehicles to transport special needs students to and from school.
    PSR Fleet Memo for August 20 2016
    08/22/16 - Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific-National Office
    Robert “Bobby” Sansone
    08/22/16 - Teamsters Joint Council 13
    Robert “Bobby” Sansone, longtime head of St. Louis’ powerful Teamsters organization throughout the 1980s, died Friday (Aug. 19, 2016) of respiratory failure at the age of 78, according to his family. His uplifting personality made him one of the city’s most gregarious and colorful labor leaders. http://www.stltoday.
    Mariner East II Pipeline Project
    08/21/16 - Teamsters Local 776
    On August 16, 2016 Local 776 attended a public hearing on the Mariner East II pipeline project to show support...
    Donation Drive for Flood Victims
    08/21/16 - United Steelworkers Local 13-1
    08/21/16 - Teamsters Local 179
    Teamsters Local 179 will resume contract negotiations with Minooka School Districts 111 and 201 at noon on Wednesday, August 24.
    August 2016 Gendarme
    08/21/16 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
    08/20/16 - ATU Local 1001
    08/20/16 - ATU Local 1001
    08/20/16 - ATU Local 1001

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