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September 19, 2014

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New Office Hours
09/18/14 - Teamsters Local 71
New Office Hours Please be advised that the new office hours for Teamsters Local 71 are: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday This change will go into effect on Monday, September 22, 2014.
LCR ( left, center right) Event
09/18/14 - Aluminum Cans for Burned Children
Aluminum Cans for Burned Children 5th Annual LCR (left, center, right) Tournament Saturday, November 8, 2014   Number of Tickets 1- $25.00 USD 2- $50.00 USD 3- $75.00 USD 4- $100.00 USD 5- $125.00 USD 6- $150.00 USD 7- $175.00 USD 8- $200.00 USD 9- $225.00 USD 10- $250.
CenturyLink Plant Contract Update
09/18/14 - IBEW 396
Sisters and Brothers, For those of you who work under the CenturyLink Plan Agreement we have posted a new update regarding the ongoing contract negotiations in the secured CenturyLink tab to the left of the page. You will have to register on the website to gain access. We have also sent a copy of the update to each of you who are already registered on the site via email.
'Bring Haley Home' campaign gains traction
09/18/14 - Oregon AFSCME Council 75
Watch the Ch. 12 news report here
Here's Why Protecting Wages and Standards Should be Important to YOU
09/18/14 - Teamsters local 570
Sept. 18, 2014 | OPINION | Often when on a picket or banner line people notice union members with protest signs or the large inflatable rat and they're curious as to why we're there demonstrating. One question that I'm always answering from passerby is, "why are you out here.
Workers Deserve to Benefit From Their Productivity, Too
09/18/14 - Teamsters Local 355
Sept. 18, 2014 | OPINION | The fight to increase America's stagnant incomes is, at long last, growing more serious. Thursday, with the explicit backing of the House Democratic Caucus, Maryland Rep.
September 19th Front Page
09/18/14 - Kansas City Labor Beacon Newspaper
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Labor Board Under Attack
09/18/14 - IBEW 396
WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans say they have a plan to save U.S. labor law from partisanship and dysfunction. But their prescription for reform could make for even more gridlock -- and critics say that's the whole idea. On the Senate floor Tuesday, Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.
Crack in the Anti-Union Armor
09/18/14 - Teamsters Local 61
For the First Time in North America, Teamsters Successfully Organize Workers at FedEx Freight   In a historic first, dock associates at FedEx Freight in Surrey, British Columbia have joined Teamsters Local 31. Read Teamsters Canada press release, here. It’s a North American first for these workers at FedEx.
Here's Why Protecting Wages and Standards Should be Important to YOU
09/18/14 - Teamsters Local 992
Sept. 17, 2014 | OPINION | Often when on a picket or banner line people notice union members with protest signs or the large inflatable rat and they're curious as to why we're there demonstrating. One question that I'm always answering from passerby is, "why are you out here.
Volunteer Work!!!!
09/18/14 - IBEW Local 648
If any one of you is interested in helping in some of our volunteer work with the city of Hamilton, please contact the hall. We will need some help on Saturday, September 27th with doing some yard work on a couple of houses, and on October 3rd Operation Pumpkin will need help serving beer.
American Airlines Passenger Service Agents Vote for Union Representation
09/17/14 - TWU Local 513
By Terry Maxon tmaxon@dallasnews.com  1:44 pm on September 16, 2014 | American Airlines passenger service agents have voted to be represented by a coalition of the Communications Workers of America and International Brotherhood of Teamsters.
In-Sourcing of Ground Handling
09/17/14 - TWU Local 513
Brothers and Sisters, American Airlines has annoucned their intent to insource ground handling work to the IAM represented employees at BDL, BWI, EWR, FLL, JAX, PBI, PDX, and the legacy AA mainline work in PIT. This work is currently being performed by vendors at thoses locations.
2014 Candidate Pledge
09/17/14 - NH AFL-CIO
Recognizing that many hard working, middle class families are struggling to keep up with the rising cost of living, New Hampshire’s labor leaders are asking all candidates to sign a pledge for working families.
IN SOURCING OF WORK LETTER FROM ATD
09/17/14 - TWU Local 568
PLEASE VIEW THE ATTACHED LETTER REGARDING ADDITIONAL WORK AT AUSTIN, SAN JUAN, AND ST LOUIS FROM INTERNATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE, AA SYSTEM COORDINATOR DAVID VIRELLA.
UAW Region 1D Endorsements for November
09/17/14 - Lansing Labor News
Here are the UAW endorsements for our region for the November 4 election. These candidates have been carefully vetted and we encourage you to consider them when you vote.
AMFA Local 32 Local Officer and Communication Coordinator –2014 Nomination Notice
09/17/14 - AMFA Local 32
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AMFA – SWA Inspection Backfill Award Distribution Referendum Notice
09/17/14 - AMFA Local 32
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Don't Cut the HRA
09/17/14 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
What's the HRA.
Congressman Cleaver W2W Events
09/17/14 - Kansas City Labor Beacon Newspaper
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A message from PSU-OCCD about proposed changes
09/17/14 - AFSCME Local 132
The Oregon Center for Career Development is the very early stages of exploring changes to the Combo path at Step 9.5 and 10 of the Oregon Registry.  As part of the process, we are seeking feedback from a variety of partners, programs and individuals.
Will and Grundy Counties Area Construction Agreement Now Available Online
09/17/14 - Teamsters Local 179
The Area Agreement between the Contractor's Association of Will and Grundy Counties and Teamsters Local 179 is available to Local 179 members who are registered users on the Local 179 website.  The agreement can be viewed, download and printed.  Just click on Member Resources at the top of this page and go to Contracts.
Here's Why Protecting Wages and Standards Should be Important to YOU
09/17/14 - Teamsters Local 355
Sept. 17, 2014 | OPINION | Often when on a picket or banner line people notice union members with protest signs or the large inflatable rat and they're curious as to why we're there demonstrating. One question that I'm always answering from passerby is, "why are you out here.
AMFA – SWA Inspection Backfill Award Distribution Referendum Notice
09/17/14 - AMFA
September 17, 2014 -- The AMFA – Southwest Airlines Airline Representatives have requested a system-wide referendum of the Inspectors and Alternate Inspectors regarding two separate distribution methods for the Inspection Backfill Award...
Robert Templeton Scholarship Winner
09/17/14 - IUEC Local 10
Congratulations and best wishes to Daniel Nemirovsky for being this years winner of the Robert Templeton Scholarship.  Daniel is the son of Schindler mechanic Semyon Nemirovsky and his wife Inna.  Daniel has a very promising future ahead of him and this will help him to get a great start. We would also like to congratulate all who applied.
Addressing the “militarization of law enforcement” propaganda
09/17/14 - Collin County Deputies Association
The “militarization of law enforcement” has been a huge talking point over the past few months within the United States.  The Ferguson, MO incident has propelled the conversation amongst citizens and law makers alike.  I’m not going to address everything that occurred in Ferguson or whether the agencies up there could have had a different response plan.
September General Membership Meeting This Sunday
09/17/14 - Teamsters Local 179
The Teamsters Local 179 General Membership meeting will be held this Sunday, September 21st at 10:00 a.m. at the Local 179 membership hall located at 990 NE Frontage Road in Joliet. Hope to see you there.
Services for Chris Miller
09/17/14 - Carpenters Local 713
The services for Chris Miller will be on Friday, September 19, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Grissoms Mortuary, 267 E. Lewelling, San Lorenzo.  Please click the link below for for information. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/insidebayarea/obituary-print.aspx.
IBEW Local 320 Youth Caucus Golf Outing
09/16/14 - HVALF AFL-CIO
The Youth Caucus Members of IBEW Local 320 invite you to their first annual fundraiser on Oct. 18, 2014.  This year's fundraiser is being held in honor of local heroes of our community. We speak on behalf of all members of IBEW Local 320 when we say thank you to our local police, firefighters and emergency responders.
IBEW Local 320 Youth Caucus Golf Outing
09/16/14 - HVALF AFL-CIO
The Youth Caucus Members of IBEW Local 320 invite you to their first annual fundraiser on Oct. 18, 2014.  This year's fundraiser is being held in honor of local heroes of our community. We speak on behalf of all members of IBEW Local 320 when we say thank you to our local police, firefighters and emergency responders.
Obama's Civil Rights Nominee Withdraws
09/16/14 - Pennsylvania State Lodge FOP
09/15/2014 President Barack Obama's nominee to run the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, Debo Adegbile, officially withdrew Monday after his nomination ran aground in the Senate over his representation of convicted cop killer Mumia Abu Jamal.
NTI Community Involvement
09/16/14 - IBEW local 453
CALL TO ACTION - STOP HEALTH BENEFITS CUT
09/16/14 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
STOP HEALTH BENEFIT CUTS.
MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR BROTHER MELVIN FELIX
09/16/14 - TWU Local 568
ESTHER MARIE MELENDEZ, MELVIN'S WIFE, HAS EXTENDED AN INVITATION TO ALL TO HONOR, PRAY, AND CELEBRATE THE LIFE OF OUR BROTHER MELVIN FELIX DURING A MEMORIAL SERVICE AT: BOYD-PANCIERA FAMILY FUNERAL CARE, INC. 1600 N.
TWU TO GAIN WORK IN AUS, SJU, AND STL
09/16/14 - TWU Local 568
THE TWU AND AA DISCUSSED PLANS TODAY FOR ADDITIONAL WORK OPPORTUNITIES IN AUSTIN, SAN JUAN, AND ST LOUIS  STARTING IN MID NOVEMBER. AN OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE TWU AIR TRANSPORT DIVISION IS ANTICIPATED TO BE RELEASED ON THIS SUBJECT TOMORROW. WE WILL SHARE IT WITH YOU AS SOON AS IT IS RECEIVED BY THE LOCAL.
New Classes Posted
09/16/14 - INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS LOCAL 159
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American Airlines Agents Approve Union
09/16/14 - TWU Local 568
DALLAS — Sep 16, 2014, 3:54 PM ET By DAVID KOENIG AP Airlines Writer  Customer-service agents at American Airlines voted overwhelmingly for union representation, reversing a narrow defeat for organized labor less than two years ago. The results affect about 14,000 employees of American and US Airways at airports and reservations centers plus home-based reservations agents.
2014 Fishing for Freedom Wounded Warrior Event
09/16/14 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
Volunteer Boaters Needed Wounded Warriors Program Warsaw Community Building - Truman Lake Sunday, October 12, 2014 Volunteer Boaters Register by clicking here.
Membership Meeting
09/16/14 - McKinney Police Association
There will be a general membership meeting on Tuesday 9/30 at 06:30pm.
ATL Crew Room Sit 9/20
09/16/14 - AFA-CWA Local Council 57
As previously announced, we our continuing our bi-weekly ATL Crew Room sits this month, and will continue through the end of the AirTran operation.  Your AFA Leadership will be available this Saturday, September 20th from 1000-1500 ET in the ATL Crew Room.  You're encouraged to stop by, chat and get any questions or concerns answered.
Roger Johnson Funeral Service
09/16/14 - TWU Local 513
ROGER JOHNSON, RETIRED DFW FSC It is with heartfelt sadness and deepest regret that we inform you of the passing of Retired DFW FSC, Roger Johnson. Roger was born October 24, 1953 in Paris, Texas and passed away September 11, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. Preceded in death by step-father, Clyde Gibson and grand parents.
Greg Southwell Funeral Service
09/16/14 - TWU Local 513
Brothers and Sisters, Greg Southwell passed away on August 10, 2014 at his home. The following is the information about Greg's memorial service in Texas. Please let everyone know they are also invited to the luncheon afterwards.
Taxpayers and Workers Gouged by Labor-Law Dodge
09/16/14 - Teamsters Local 355
Sept. 16, 2014 | ECONOMY | The largest government infusion of cash into the U.S.
Register to Vote!
09/16/14 - AFA-CWA Local Council 57
True. It is never too EARLY to register to vote. But in Georgia, it will be too LATE if you register after October 6. The General Election is Tuesday, November4. http://www.vote411.
CALL TO ACTION
09/16/14 - AFA-CWA Local Council 57
We need your help to keep the ban on cellular conversations in-flight. Call your U.S.
Local 1246 brings its push for SACU funding to the legislative Emergency Board
09/16/14 - Oregon AFSCME Council 75
The E-Board hearing is, in reality, the kickoff for funding from the 2015 Legislature
FACT SHEET: CONTRACTING-OUT IT AT THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
09/16/14 - National Council of Field Labor Locals
AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO AUGUST 2014 SUMMARY The Department of Labor is integrating the information technology (IT) infrastructure of two sub-agencies - its Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) and Employment Training Administration (ETA) - into the agency’s Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO).

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ART UNITES 8

Local 800 would like to invite the members of Local 80 and Local 729 to join us for our end of the
year art exhibit, Art Unites 8 at: Gallery 800

We had fun last year, so let’s do it again!
Important Dates:

October 10th: Deadline for *E-mail Submissions. Send to gallery800@gmail.com
October 25th: Bring artwork to the gallery between 2pm – 7pm November 1st: Opening Reception from
5pm – 8pm December 21st: Pick up artwork between 2pm – 6pm

*E-mail submissions to Denis Olsen at gallery800@gmail.com using the title “ART UNITES 8” in the
subject line. Please include the following with your submission.

Artist's name:     
Title of artwork:             
Size & Medium:                       
Retail Price:                                                                                             
                                              
**Include a j-peg with the title of the piece as the filename.

*You may submit 2 (two) pieces of work, 1 (one) is guaranteed in the exhibit.  Any media including
photography, collage, sculpture (with special permission), paintings and drawings will be accepted.

Subject matter is up to you.

*All artwork must be ready to hang with wire only. No exceptions. Contact Denis if you need help
with framing at Artunites@att.net.

Please be advised that 70% of the retail price goes to the artist, 30% goes to the gallery.
Artwork that is NFS (Not for Sale) will be accepted.


Gallery 800 is located in the Historic Lankershim Art Center 5108 Lankershim Blvd., North
Hollywood, CA 91601
Two blocks south of Magnolia Blvd.

 
 
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