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    Texas Voter Registration
    07/24/16 - Teamsters Local 767
    The Deadline to register and vote is October 11th 2016. You will find a link to help you register to vote, change your voter registration address and other helpful information on the right side of the Hompage. Under the Important Links Tab. Or you may click the link below. http://www.votetexas.
    What is D.R.I.V.E. ?
    07/24/16 - Teamsters Local 767
    Democrat, Republican, Independent Voter Education Big Business spends big money in Washington to influence members of Congress and push their anti-worker plans. They outspend working families on politics by more than 15-1.
    You Can Help Defeat ALS!
    07/24/16 - International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees, Local 122 - San Diego
    You can help to find a cure for ALS by donating or walking in the Greater San Diego Walk to Defeat ALS, held anually at De Anza Cove. If you choose to walk, Thanks in advance! Also, Click Here to go to the "Sonman's Sunwalkers" page, where you can join Our Brother, Sonny Fendley's team. Here's some more information about ALS.
    Polo shirts
    07/23/16 - ATU Local 1001
    Rally Photos
    07/23/16 - AMFA Local 32
    Southwest Airplane Technicans, pilots, flight attendants rally for contract negotiations Dallas, Texas July 22-2016 "4" years is to long.
    July 18, 2016 Front Page
    07/22/16 - Kansas City Labor Beacon Newspaper
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    LIUNA President Terry O'Sullivan on Trump's nomination
    07/22/16 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
    Washington, D.C.
    I’ve Got This. Well Not So Much.
    07/22/16 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    Donald Trump will be coronated tonight as the Republican nominee for President. Americans will then be faced with trying to understand what a Trump presidency means for themselves, their loved ones, their jobs, their communities and their country.
    Meet the Governor Pence You Won’t Meet Tonight Under the Cleveland Lights
    07/22/16 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    Donald Trump says he’ll make America great by being tough on trade, building things and creating jobs. Sure, it sounds good, but Trump is forgetting one thing: actions really do speak louder than words.
    Trump’s GOP Platform Won’t Make America Work
    07/22/16 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    Trump’s GOP Platform Won’t Make America Work By Ed Wytkind After a quick review of what the GOP platform has in store for our nation’s transportation system and working people, one thing is clear: tonight’s theme at Donald Trump’s coronation — “Make America Work” — needs a tweak.
    UPS Chairman
    07/22/16 - Teamsters Local 249
    Teamsters Local 249 would like to congratulate Vice President Kevin M.
    Picnic Save the Date!
    07/22/16 - USW Local 7-1
    Local 4 Takes Debate
    07/22/16 - Theatrical Stage Employes Local No.4, IATSE
    The Democratic National Committee signed a national contract with IATSE to provide stage labor during the primary season, and nowhere were the stakes higher than here in Brooklyn. Hillary Clinton, the former senator from New York and Bernie Sanders, a native son of Brooklyn, ran campaigns that ranged from chess match to wrestling match.
    AMFA / Southwest Airplane Technicans info Rally
    07/22/16 - AMFA Local 32
    Southwest Airplane Technicans, pilots, flight attendants rally for contract negotiations Dallas, Texas July 22-2016 "4" years is to long.
    AMFA-SWA FMT Negotations Update #23
    07/22/16 - AMFA Local 32
    AMFA/Southwest Airlines FMT Negotiations Update Update #23 July 22, 2016 The Negotiating Committee is providing this update to the AMFA Membership at Southwest Airlines. This report is the only official authorized written source of negotiating communications by the Committee.
    AMFA Local 11 Conducts Informational Picket at Love Field in Dallas
    07/22/16 - AMFA
    July 22, 2016 -- AMFA members stood their ground today in an effort to raise awareness of the status of negotiations with Southwest Airlines (SWA). Over 200 aircraft maintenance technicians from AMFA joined with pilots from the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA) and flight attendants from the Transport Workers Union (TWU) Local 556 to express their displeasure with the pace of negotiations as well as the position of the carrier. They were stationed around Love Field where folks driving to and from the airport could see the frustration as well as witness the solidarity amongst labor groups.
    OVERTIME AND THE HEAT
    07/22/16 - CWA Local 2222
    Please be aware of the heat the temps are going to be over 100f for the next week  A relative humidity of 60% or more hampers sweat evaporation, which hinders your body's ability to cool itself.  The risk of heat-related illness dramatically increases when the heat index climbs to 90 degrees or more.
    Harry Bridges and the '48 Strike
    07/22/16 - ILWU Local 40
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    AMFA-SWA Facilities Maintenance Technician Negotiations Update #23
    07/22/16 - AMFA
    July 22, 2016 -- We met with the Company in Dallas, Texas on Thursday, July 14, 2016, for a scheduled half-day Facility Maintenance Technician (FMT) Section 6 direct bargaining session. The Company presented their next economic proposal with a wage scale that added 1.5% above their last offer based on a 14 step progression. The proposal scale would have a topped-out FMT with no certificates or licenses paid $25.72 per hour on date of signing and increasing 2% a year to $27.84 per hour in year 2020...
    AT&T Mobility
    07/21/16 - CWA 2201
    For release July 20, 2016 Contact: Candice Johnson, CWA Communications CWA: It’s Time for AT&T to End its Demands for Health Care Cuts at Mobility Washington, D.C. -- CWA’s AT&T Mobility bargaining team is working to negotiate a new national bargained benefit plan covering 45,000 AT&T Mobility workers.
    NBBP
    07/21/16 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
    For release July 20, 2016 Contact: Candice Johnson, CWA Communications, cjohnson@cwa-union.org, 202-434-1168. CWA: It’s Time for AT&T to End its Demands for Health Care Cuts at Mobility Washington, D.C. -- CWA’s AT&T Mobility bargaining team is working to negotiate a new national bargained benefit plan covering 45,000 AT&T Mobility workers.
    Former Federal Prosecutor Suing Obama, Sharpton and Others for Fueling Race War
    07/21/16 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
    A former federal prosecutor has filed class action suit seeking $2 billion in damages naming President Obama, the founders of Black Lives Matter (DeRay McKesson), Al Sharpton, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, and former US Attorney General Eric Holder for inciting a race war that led to the fatal Dallas police shootings.
    Colorado FOP Police Foundation NWA Pro Wrestling Event Fund Raiser
    07/21/16 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
    An event organized to support PTSD Equine Response Treatment through the Colorado FOP Police Foundation.
    16th Annual Fishing Tournament
    07/21/16 - Teamsters Local 175
    Saturday, August 13th at Daniel Boone Park in Charleston, WV
    COLORADO FOP STATEMENT UPCOMING DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION
    07/21/16 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
    WESTMINSTER - The FOP in Colorado has greatly appreciated the speeches and statements concerning our profession that have originated from the ongoing Republican National Convention in Cleveland. It has been well received by our members in Colorado and across the nation.
    APWU NPC MEETING PRIOR TO THE 2016 NATIONAL CONVENTION
    07/21/16 - National Presidents' Conference
    NOTE: The NPC will meet informally on Sunday August 21st in conjunction with the National Convention in Orlando, Florida. There is no registration, no credentials, no formal agenda and no NPC administrative or financial business conducted at this event. This day is primarily dedicated as an 11th hour forum and we have the Swan 5A & 5B conference room from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM. MORE INFORMATION WILL BE SHARED ASAP...
    UNION PICNIC
    07/21/16 - Cement Masons 555
    Hello Everyone, Just a reminder that our annual summer Union picnic is August 6th at Blue Lake park. It will start at 12 p.m. and the cost is $5 to park. We will have fun for all ages (especially the kids) so bring the whole family. Pleae call and R.S.V.P as soon as possible so we can plan for food and drinks. Please call Cindy at the hall 503-232-9341.
    Right to Work
    07/21/16 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    Extremist groups, right-wing politicians and their corporate backers want to weaken the power of workers and their unions through "right to work" laws. Their efforts are a partisan political ploy that undermines the basic rights of workers. By making unions weaker, these laws lower wages and living standards for all workers in the state.
    2016 WFF Picnic & 1st Annual BBQ Cook-Off
    07/21/16 - Working Families' Friend
    Download Event Flier here.
    Clinton: 'When Unions are Strong, America is Strong'
    07/21/16 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 21, 2016  | U.S.
    APWU: Postal Reform Bill Needs Work
    07/21/16 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    A House committee has approved two important postal measures that may be considered by the full House in the fall. The Oversight and Government Reform Committee adopted the Postal Service Reform Act of 2016 (H.R. 5714) and the Postal Service Financial Improvement Act (H.R. 5707) in a voice vote on July 12.
    Retirement and resignation
    07/21/16 - AFGE Local 3028
    Members, It is with mixed feelings that I announce my upcoming retirement from Federal Service and subsequent resignation as President, AFGE Local 3028.  My last day at work will be August 5, 2016.
    AT&T National Benefit Agreements update
    07/21/16 - CWA Local 2222
    CWA: It’s Time for AT&T to End its Demands for Health Care Cuts at Mobility Washington, D.C. -- CWA’s AT&T Mobility bargaining team is working to negotiate a new national bargained benefit plan covering 45,000 AT&T Mobility workers.
    Statement and Graphic on GOP Platform & Social Security
    07/21/16 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    The following is a statement from Nancy Altman, co-director of Social Security Works, in response to the Social Security portion of the Republican Platform: “The Republican Party’s plank on Social Security, in its just released Platform, achieves the dubious achievement of being both terrible policy and stupid politics.
    Keep promises made to Postal retirees
    07/21/16 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    When people think of the U.S. Postal Service's finances, if they even do, they worry about the impact on their magazine delivery or the spoils of their late night shopping habit. I know I worry about these things. But another, less noticeable part of the debate over the financial health of our nation's postal service will have serious consequences for postal workers and retirees.
    Clinton: 'When Unions are Strong, America is Strong'
    07/21/16 - Teamsters Local 992
    July 21, 2016  | U.S.
    Back to School Union Made Products
    07/21/16 - Teamster Local Union No. 886
    UNION MADE SCHOOL SUPPLIES
    1ST ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT
    07/21/16 - IBEW Local 545
    2016 Political Endorsements
    07/21/16 - IBEW Local 191
    Clinton: 'When Unions are Strong, America is Strong'
    07/21/16 - Teamsters Local 888
    July 21, 2016  | U.S.
    Cancer: Killing Our Heroes
    07/20/16 - Fire Fighter Cancer Foundation
    Bucky Mock was diagnozed with Multiple Myeloma in 2012. Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Last year in South Carolina four  firefighters died in the line of duty. But that is not the leading cause of death in firefighters.   According to the International Association of Firefighters, cancer is the leading cause of death in firefighters at 63%.
    In Memorium-Pete Reyes Sr.
    07/20/16 - IBEW Local 332
    On the morning of July 20, 2016 Brother Pete Reyes Sr. passed away. Pete is a 52 year member of IBEW Local 332 and served the local in many capacities from committee member, to Officer, to Business Agent. He is the father of two other Local 332 Inside Wireman. His smile and good humor will be sorely missed.
    Alaska Members on KTVA
    07/20/16 - IUOE 302
    Local 302 members helping keep America safe Please view the video/page at KTVA http://www.ktva.com/a-dedicated-crew-keeps-remote-radar-site-running-316/
    GOP Platform Urges National Right-to-Work Law
    07/20/16 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 20, 2016  | WORKERS' RIGHTS | The Republican National Committee July 18 adopted a "pro-growth" platform that calls for national right-to-work legislation and the easing of regulatory and tax burdens on employers.
    Trump's VP Pick Has Long Anti-Labor Record
    07/20/16 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 20, 2016  | WORKERS' RIGHTS |  Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, Donald Trump's choice for his running mate on the Republican ticket, has a long anti-labor record, from denouncing minimum-wage increases to putting his own money into a campaign to cut contraction workers' pay. "He's just an anti-worker candidate," says Indiana AFL-CIO President Brett Voorjies.
    GOP Platform Urges National Right-to-Work Law
    07/20/16 - Teamsters local 570
    July 20, 2016  | WORKERS' RIGHTS | The Republican National Committee July 18 adopted a "pro-growth" platform that calls for national right-to-work legislation and the easing of regulatory and tax burdens on employers.
    MMPC Supports Somerville Police Employee's Association
    07/20/16 - Massachusetts Municipal Police Coalition
    The Massachusetts Municipal Police Coalition supports it's Member Union, The Somerville Police Employee's Association in it's request to Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone to remove a Black Lives Matter banner hanging above the main entrance of Somerville City Hall.

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