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What Is the Great Resignation? Definition, Causes & Impact
06/30/22 - Teamsters Local 355
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Congratulations, Rose Slone!
06/30/22 - UAW Local 4911
Congratulations, Rose Slone! 15 years of dedicated service to our Local as Financial Secretary/Treasurer.  We wish you a thoroughly enjoyable retirement.   Pictured: Muhammad Qawwee, President, presenting Rose Slone with a gorgeous service award at our membership meeting June 22, 2022.
Government Affairs
06/30/22 - AMFA
AMFA’s mission is to increase recognition of the aircraft mechanic and related class and craft and promote and protect our interests.  One of the integral ways we accomplish this goal is to represent the craft before the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senate, and the Administration through precise, targeted, and proven methods.
Area Meeting Schedules have been set
06/29/22 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
Believe it or not this was very difficult to get scheduled.  Many places are not open on Sundays or they will not schedule parties on that day.
OPM ISSUES S/L USAGE GUIDELINES
06/29/22 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
OPM: If You Need to Travel for Medical Care, You Can Use Sick Leave The federal government’s HR agency confirmed that federal employees may use sick leave to travel to obtain reproductive health services, although the measure falls short of employee groups’ request for paid administrative leave after abortion ruling.
Lineworker Appreciation Day - July 10, 2022
06/29/22 - IBEW Local 659
Governor of the State of Oregon, Kate Brown has proclaimed July 10, 2022 to be Lineworkers Appreciation Day.
Wage Increase
06/29/22 - IUPAT Local 10
Wage Raises coming July 1, 2022.
Nurse accused of threatening police officers by 'giving them fentanyl to end their lives'
06/29/22 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
An El Paso nurse was arrested and accused of threatening police officers by saying he "would give them fentanyl to end their lives." Officers arrested 30-year-old Steven Holguin on Monday. Holguin was at the Cincinnati Entertainment District on Saturday. While being taken to the regional command he made threats against the officers.
Apple Ready to Bargain With It’s First U.S. Store to Unionize
06/28/22 - Teamsters Local 570
June 28, 2022 | COLLECTIVE BARGAINING | Apple Inc accepts the outcome of a vote by Maryland store workers to become its first U.S. employees to join a union and is ready to bargain with them, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday.
Railroad Bosses’ Profit-Making Tactics Lower Safety Standards, Raise Dangers
06/28/22 - Teamsters Local 570
June 28, 2022 | HEALTH & SAFETY | Working conditions, and labor-management negotiations between the unions representing the nation’s freight rail workers and railroad bosses, are getting steadily worse, reports from the bargaining table and congressional testimony show.
Fatal Accidents Involving Roadway Workers-In-Charge and Lone Workers
06/28/22 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
One of the statistics from the data reviewed by the FAMES Committee was the high incidence of fatalities that occurred to Roadway Workers-In-Charge (RWIC) and Lone Workers.

For this report, RWICs are persons responsible for providing on-track safety for members of a work group. Lone workers are persons responsible for providing on-track safety for themselves while working alone.
New Contract Overwhelmingly Approved by Southington BOE Paraeducators/ABA's/EL Tutors
06/28/22 - UPSEU
In June 2022, the Southington BOE Paraeducators/ABA’s/EL Tutors bargaining unit, which consists of approximately 300 members, voted by an overwhelming majority to approve the Tentative Agreement for a successor contract.
Tentative agreement for CWA members under the Orange contract at AT&T Mobility!
06/28/22 - CWA Local 2222
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Railroad Bosses’ Profit-Making Tactics Lower Safety Standards, Raise Dangers
06/28/22 - Teamsters Local 992
June 28, 2022 | HEALTH & SAFETY | Working conditions, and labor-management negotiations between the unions representing the nation’s freight rail workers and railroad bosses, are getting steadily worse, reports from the bargaining table and congressional testimony show.
Recorded Billing Forms and Audit Class
06/28/22 - AFSCME Local 132
Link to watch the recording (no certificates will be issued -- informational only)  https://youtu.
Recorded Billing Forms and Audit Class
06/28/22 - AFSCME Local 132
Link to watch the recording (no certificates will be issued -- informational only)  https://youtu.
AMFA-SWA FMT Negotiations Update #1
06/28/22 - AMFA
June 28, 2022 -- The Parties held a three-day bargaining session, June 21-23 at Company HQ, to commence Section 6 bargaining toward a successor collective bargaining agreement (CBA) for the FMT group. AMFA, at the outset of Day 1, passed a Section 6 opener document, which identified areas of the CBA AMFA intended to open for negotiation and which articles could carry forward to the new CBA without substantive changes. The Company did not deliver any similar document to AMFA. Following AMFA’s explanation of its openers, however, the Parties were able to tentatively agree that the following articles could remain “at book” during these negotiations and carry forward without substantive change to a new CBA...
Local 191 Annual Picnic:::Jennings Park
06/28/22 - IBEW Local 191
Railroad Bosses’ Profit-Making Tactics Lower Safety Standards, Raise Dangers
06/27/22 - Teamsters Local 355
June 27, 2022 | HEALTH & SAFETY | Working conditions, and labor-management negotiations between the unions representing the nation’s freight rail workers and railroad bosses, are getting steadily worse, reports from the bargaining table and congressional testimony show.
FAR ROCKAWAY LOCAL AGREMENT
06/27/22 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
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Verizon Contract Extension Bargaining
06/27/22 - CWA Local 2222
As previously announced, CWA and IBEW began meeting with Verizon in mid-May for a limited period attempting to negotiate terms of a possible extension to the Collective Bargaining Agreements, which are set to expire August 5, 2023. The parties have agreed to extend negotiations an additional few days. We will provide additional updates as appropriate.
VZ Bargaining Update
06/27/22 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
Message from CWA Dennis G. Trainor, Vice President, CWA District One: 6/27/2022 As you know, CWA and IBEW have been negotiating with Verizon since May 16, 2022 to determine whether it’s possible to agree on the terms of a contract extension.  The Union and the Company have agreed to continue to negotiate for a few more days for an extension to our contract.
6-27-22 Bargaining Update
06/27/22 - CWA Local 1123
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IBEW 21 City of Chicago OEMC Unit II Negotiations – Update #1
06/27/22 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW Local Union 21 and SEIU opened Unit 2 contract negotiations with the City of Chicago. We passed a series of Economic and Non-Economic proposals that reflect your sacrifices during the COVID-19 pandemic and your hard-work as Essential Public Safety Workers who are also dealing with soaring cost of living expenses. The City did not pass any proposals and offered no responses to the offers we laid on the table. Our strength lies in our Unity. United We Bargain, Divide We Beg!
PSE PAY UPDATE 06/27/2022
06/27/22 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
PSE PAY INCREASE UPDATE!!      Word was received late Friday night that the Postal Service has identified the issue that prevented the PSEs from receiving the additional 50 cents per hour pay on June 4, 2022. Unfortunately, they are going to have to do additional programming to complete to make sure they 50 cents is implemented.
Vote! Illinois General Primary Election Tomorrow
06/27/22 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
The Illinois General Primary Election is happening tomorrow, Tuesday, June 28! Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. local time. If you are in line by 7 p.m., you will be allowed to vote. Before you vote, find where to vote and make an informed voting plan. Find where to vote.
CONTRACT FINALIZED
06/27/22 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT Between American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO And U.S.
Oregon Electric Test Prep Presents: Supervisor Test Prep
06/27/22 - IBEW Local 659
WHO: All General Journeyman and Plant Journeyman Electricians that want to pass the Supervisor’s exam, on the first try. WHAT: Test prep class for the General and Limited Electrical Supervisor License. WHERE: RCC, White City Campus, 7800 Pacific Ave. White City, OR 97503 WHEN: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thurs, July 25, 26, 27, 28, 5:30 -9pm Mon, Tue, Wed, Thurs, Aug.
July 1st Hall Closing 12pm
06/27/22 - IBEW 280
The Hall will be closing at noon on Friday, July 1st, 2022, in observation of the July 4th holiday. We will reopen on Tuesday, July 5th at 8 am.
Officer-involved wreck sends 2 to hospital
06/26/22 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
A El Paso Police Department (EPPD) officer responding to a call of a ‘man walking with a sword’ in Northeast El Paso, t-boned a second car, sending both drivers to the hospital. EPPD officials say the crash happened around 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning, at the intersection of Transmountain and Rushing.
AT&T TENTATIVE AGREEMENT!
06/24/22 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
CWA-AT&T Orange Mobility-FINAL BARGAINING REPORT June 24, 2022 It is with great excitement the Orange Bargaining Team can announce that we have a Tentative Agreement with AT&T Mobility. The Bargaining Team has met or exceeded all of our goals. We could not have done this without your support and mobilization.
Week Ending 06/24/2022
06/24/22 - Teamsters Local 355
  • Teamsters recognize Juneteenth   • Shareable: Unions Rising   • Chipotle workers file to form union   • Amazon could run out of workers by 2024   • Why UPS won’t resell their old delivery trucks   • SpaceX firings likely violated U.S.
Week Ending 06/24/2022
06/24/22 - Teamsters Local 570
  • Teamsters recognize Juneteenth   • Shareable: Unions Rising   • Chipotle workers file to form union   • Amazon could run out of workers by 2024   • Why UPS won’t resell their old delivery trucks   • SpaceX firings likely violated U.S.
River Rhythms 2022
06/24/22 - IBEW 280
IBEW LU280 is a sponsor of the River Rhythm concert series this year.  We have a limited number of VIP passes.  Call the Hall to get your passes to attend a concert. 
Local 40 McLaren Macomb RN Update...We've been busy!
06/24/22 - RN Staff Council, OPEIU, Local 40, AFL-CIO, CLC
Arbitration WINS, Charges filed, LOUs Submitted, STOP management attempts to Cherry Pick! Our Solidarity is our Strength! Read more here!!
Ascension Nurses' Bargaining Bulletin Vol. 2
06/24/22 - RN Staff Council, OPEIU, Local 40, AFL-CIO, CLC
Your Contract Action Team Roster inside! If you or someone you know would like to join the team, contact your Union Rep or Organizer Leah Derr (586)569-9039 today!
Week Ending 06/24/2022
06/24/22 - Teamsters Local 992
  • Teamsters recognize Juneteenth   • Shareable: Unions Rising   • Chipotle workers file to form union   • Amazon could run out of workers by 2024   • Why UPS won’t resell their old delivery trucks   • SpaceX firings likely violated U.S.
BET's: Show Day Parking Passes
06/24/22 - IATSE Local 33
Brothers & Sisters: All Crew will park show day using Gate B in West Garage until 12:00pm.  After 12:00pm crew will use Gate G ( on Olympic blvd. ) for East garage.  A person will be at the gates to give additional crew parking passes.
Covid Admin Changes 6-24-22
06/24/22 - CWA Local 1123
Verizon Message Given the easy access to COVID tests, effective July 1, for on-site employees with COVID symptoms, we're updating the time frame to get tested and provide test results from 1 day to 2 hours.  All Verizon U.S. employees have easy access to them. Here’s 3 ways to get your free tests. Order them from the U.S. government.
IBEW SCT-3 - AT&T Contract Extended-Bargaining Update #2
06/24/22 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW SCT-3 - AT&T Contract Extended-Bargaining Update #2 Friday, June 24, 2022 - 3:00pm (CDT) - The IBEW SCT-3 Council and AT&T have agreed to extend their current collective bargaining agreement while talks to reach a new contract continue. The agreement extends the current collective bargaining agreement through 11:59 PM on July 6, 2022. All IBEW members need to be ready to act. All Union Stewards should make sure to build their contact lists so information can be spread quickly to those in their work groups.
Keeping Workers Poor Is Bad For Business
06/23/22 - Teamsters Local 570
June 23, 2022 | WAGES | CEOs at America’s biggest low-wage employers now take home, on average, 670 times what their typical workers make. But we don’t just get unfairness when a boss can grab more in a year than a worker could make in over six centuries. We get bungling and inefficient businesses.
Tesla Sued By Former Employees For Violating WARN Act
06/23/22 - Teamsters Local 570
June 21, 2022 | U.S. LABOR LAW | Former Tesla Inc. employees have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. electric car company alleging its decision to carry out a "mass layoff" violated federal law as the company did not provide advance notice of the job cuts. The lawsuit was filed by two workers who said they were terminated from Tesla's gigafactory plant in Sparks, Nevada, in June.
Keeping Workers Poor Is Bad For Business
06/23/22 - Teamsters Local 355
June 21, 2022 | WAGES | CEOs at America’s biggest low-wage employers now take home, on average, 670 times what their typical workers make. But we don’t just get unfairness when a boss can grab more in a year than a worker could make in over six centuries. We get bungling and inefficient businesses.
Death of Member - EDBF 141
06/23/22 - IBEW Local 1205
We regretfully inform you that retired member Ezra Henson passed away on Tuesday, June 21st, 2022.  He was a member of the EDBF and was assigned number 141 and his beneficiary was paid based on 218 members.  Please see the full obituary below with service details.
Tesla Sued By Former Employees For Violating WARN Act
06/23/22 - Teamsters Local 992
June 21, 2022 | U.S. LABOR LAW | Former Tesla Inc. employees have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. electric car company alleging its decision to carry out a "mass layoff" violated federal law as the company did not provide advance notice of the job cuts. The lawsuit was filed by two workers who said they were terminated from Tesla's gigafactory plant in Sparks, Nevada, in June.
UNION NIGHT AT JIMMY JOHN'S
06/23/22 - RN Staff Council, OPEIU, Local 40, AFL-CIO, CLC
FIRST 20 MEMBER TO JULY 22 GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING WILL RECEIVE ONE FREE TICKET!! BRING YOUR FAMILY & FRIENDS FOR A FUN NIGHT OF BASEBALL, BBQ, FIREWORKS! TICKETS FOR ACTIVE UNION MEMBERS ARE $36.00 A PERSON INCLUDE YOUR SEATING, BBQ DINNER, AND 2 DRINK TICKETS.
Costco Teamsters Reject Company’s Final Offer
06/23/22 - Teamsters Local 570
June 23, 2022 | A ballot count was conducted on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, where Costco Teamsters voiced their opinion on the company’s Last, Best and Final Offer. It was overwhelmingly rejected. The Union will schedule negotiation dates with the Company’s representatives soon. Once dates are set for negotiations, you will be informed.
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What Is the Great Resignation? Definition, Causes & Impact
Teamsters Local 355
Congratulations, Rose Slone!
UAW Local 4911
Government Affairs
AMFA
Area Meeting Schedules have been set
Iowa Postal Workers Union
OPM ISSUES S/L USAGE GUIDELINES
Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
Lineworker Appreciation Day - July 10, 2022
IBEW Local 659
 
     
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