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October 21, 2020
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TCSOA Purchases #TCSOCares mask
10/21/20 - TCSOA
As you all have seen in the emails that TCSO has ordered masks specially designed to show the TCSO agency patch, as well as the #TCSOCares online hashtag.TCSOA has decided to purchase a mask for each of our members. 
CAN/BOTTLE DRIVE & EPIC RAFFLE
10/21/20 - IBEW Local 659
IBEW Local 659 & PacifiCorp team up for this fundraising event to support the Oregon Burn Center.
Workers Who Were Laid Off Say They Were Passed Over – for Their Own Jobs
10/20/20 - Teamsters Local 888
Oct. 20, 2020 | JOBS | Like millions of Americans who lost their jobs during the pandemic, Jorge Padilla had hoped to work for many more years before the economic meltdown interrupted his plans. But in March, Padilla was laid off from his job as a banquet server in the Las Vegas area and even though his old company has ramped up hiring again, it hasn’t contacted him.
Why Stronger Labor Unions Would Speed Up the U.S. Post-COVID Recovery
10/20/20 - Teamsters local 570
Oct. 20, 2020  | COMMENTARY | Recessions always inflict the most pain on Americans in the middle and lower end of the income distribution range, destroying jobs, eroding wages, and wiping out savings for those working in industries such as construction, manufacturing, hospitality, and retail.
Why Stronger Labor Unions Would Speed Up the U.S. Post-COVID Recovery
10/20/20 - Teamsters Local 355
Oct. 20, 2020  | COMMENTARY | Recessions always inflict the most pain on Americans in the middle and lower end of the income distribution range, destroying jobs, eroding wages, and wiping out savings for those working in industries such as construction, manufacturing, hospitality, and retail.
Your 2020 Labor Voting Guide
10/20/20 - Southwest Washington Central Labor Council
Ballots are arriving in SW Washington mailboxes - it's finally time to  VOTE!!! Still trying to decide who to vote for? These candidates have been endorsed by the Southwest Washington Central Labor Council - our region's voice for working families.
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Workers Who Were Laid Off Say They Were Passed Over – for Their Own Jobs
10/20/20 - Teamsters Local 992
Oct. 20, 2020 | JOBS | Like millions of Americans who lost their jobs during the pandemic, Jorge Padilla had hoped to work for many more years before the economic meltdown interrupted his plans. But in March, Padilla was laid off from his job as a banquet server in the Las Vegas area and even though his old company has ramped up hiring again, it hasn’t contacted him.
Webinar Los Alamos Cs-137 event
10/19/20 - Fairfield County Hazardous Incident Response Team
Jeffery Semanick from DEEP Radiation felt we may benefit from this presentation. You will have to register to view the presentation.
MV Transportation
10/19/20 - Teamsters Local 776
VICTORY AT MV TRANSPORTATION, LOWELL MA Teamsters Local 776 Business Agent Spencer Dearth joined striking workers from Teamsters Local....
Rest in Peace Brother Walls
10/19/20 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of our Brother, Quntrell Walls who worked as a Premises Technician at AT&T.  Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends, and our members. Visitation- Saturday, October 24, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Funeral- 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church 4344 W Madison St., Chicago.
VOTE!
10/19/20 - UAW Local 4911
Service & Skilled Trades Unit Members…VOTE for your new Chairperson Friday, Oct 23, 2020 7:00am-6:00pm at the UAW Offices in the Med Arts building.
Early Voting
10/19/20 - IBEW Local 648
Early voting is underway at the Butler County Board of Elections (1802 Princeton Road, Suite 600 Hamilton, Ohio 45011), and here is a list of their hours up until the day of the election. Week 3: October 19 – October 25 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on each weekday (Monday through Friday) 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 24 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
AMFA Response to the TWU’s Raiding Accusations
10/19/20 - AMFA

October 19, 2020 -- As many are aware, the members of unions representing the American Airlines Aircraft Maintenance Technicians (AMTs) are conducting a card drive in an effort to displace the dysfunctional alliance between TWU and IAM with AMFA — a singular craft-specific union that specializes in the representation of mechanic and related personnel. This movement within the union’s membership is a result of ineffective representation by the incumbents. Their grievances with the incumbent dual union compromise are many.

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CWA Local 7777 Moving Sale
10/19/20 - CWA Local 7777
In anticipation of saying ‘Good-Bye’ to the building at 2840 S. Vallejo St. Englewood, CO 80110 we will be holding an ‘in the building’ moving sale on Friday, October 23, Saturday, October 24, and Friday October 30, and Saturday October 31, 2020. It will be for ‘members only’ from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon each day.
Workers Who Were Laid Off Say They Were Passed Over – for Their Own Jobs
10/19/20 - Teamsters Local 355
Oct. 19, 2020 | JOBS | Like millions of Americans who lost their jobs during the pandemic, Jorge Padilla had hoped to work for many more years before the economic meltdown interrupted his plans. But in March, Padilla was laid off from his job as a banquet server in the Las Vegas area and even though his old company has ramped up hiring again, it hasn’t contacted him.
Workers Who Were Laid Off Say They Were Passed Over – for Their Own Jobs
10/19/20 - Teamsters local 570
Oct. 19, 2020 | JOBS | Like millions of Americans who lost their jobs during the pandemic, Jorge Padilla had hoped to work for many more years before the economic meltdown interrupted his plans. But in March, Padilla was laid off from his job as a banquet server in the Las Vegas area and even though his old company has ramped up hiring again, it hasn’t contacted him.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
10/19/20 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
*WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO WEAR SOMETHING PINK ON WED., 10/21 & THURS., 10/22, IN OBSERVANCE OF BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH.
ASA Annual Wage Review Discussions - CBA Extension First Year Review
10/19/20 - AMFA
October 19, 2020 -- In accordance with the terms outlined in Article 23, Wage Rules, AMFA and Alaska Airlines met via video conference on October 15, 2020, to discuss the first Annual Wage Review of our current Extension Agreement. Both sides examined all data used for the review. We conducted the external review with the data we had, comparing the all-in wage to our primary competitors in accordance with the Agreement.
HELP WANTED
10/17/20 - South Shore Area Local #3844
HELP WANTED DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS – Responsibilities – Paid position The Director of Communications shall be responsible for gathering items the writing and publication of the official organ of this local. He/she shall have the right to refuse to print any article or language in any article that he/she deems may be detrimental to the objectives of this local.
In Case You Missed It
10/16/20 - Teamsters local 570
  • COVID-19 news updates for Oct.
In Case You Missed It
10/16/20 - Teamsters Local 355
  • COVID-19 news updates for Oct.
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18
10/16/20 - Teamsters Local 179
The Teamsters Local 179 General Membership meeting for October will be held on Sunday, October 18 at 10:00 a.m. at the Local 179 membership hall located at 990 NE Frontage Road in Joliet. We are following state guidelines for Covid-19 and are allowing 50 attendees including staff.  Masks are required.
In Case You Missed It
10/16/20 - Teamsters Local 992
  • COVID-19 news updates for Oct.
Unions Are Democratically Organized, Corporations Are Not
10/16/20 - Teamsters Local 992
Oct.
Unions Are Democratically Organized, Corporations Are Not
10/16/20 - Teamsters local 570
Oct.
Lit Drop
10/16/20 - Denver Metro Area Local APWU
AFT Local in Douglas Council is  sponsoring a socially distanced, mask required, lit drop this Saturday and we would love to have your help. We will have lit for Jennifer Mitkowski (HC 43), Darien Wilson & Lisa Neal Graves (County Commissioners), Ilana Speigel (CU Regent), and Amy Padden (DA).
Letter to Members
10/16/20 - IBEW local 2325
Dear Member, IBEW 2325 is continually trying new ways to keep our members informed; especially with issues that directly impact you. On July 21st, the National Labor Relations Board, seriously hampered a steward’s ability to represent workers fairly.  Previously, while engaged, stewards and management were considered equals, neither was subordinate to the other.
Urgent - Rally on Oct. 17 To Support Classified Staff At Clark College
10/16/20 - Southwest Washington Central Labor Council
The Washington Public Employees Association is asking all union members and working people in Southwest Washington join them for a rally at Esther Short Park on Saturday October 17 to stop the cuts to classified staff at Clark College.
In Case You Missed It
10/16/20 - Teamsters Local 888
  • COVID-19 news updates for Oct.
Agency Tasked With Protecting Union Rights Instead Champions Interests of Bosses
10/16/20 - Teamsters Local 888
Oct. 16, 2020 | LABOR LAW | The NLRB is tasked with administering union elections and processing unfair-labor-practice cases under Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act, which protects “concerted activity,” the collective action that workers take to try to improve conditions on the job.
Election Notice
10/15/20 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
Election Notice Following the nomination and acceptance procedures, the candidates for the following offices are uncontested in the upcoming election.
Local 776 Election Results
10/15/20 - Teamsters Local 776
On October 15, 2020 the ballots for the Local 776 Officers and Agents Election were tabulated. In voting conducted and certified by TrueBallot, Inc.
Agency Tasked With Protecting Union Rights Instead Champions Interests of Bosses
10/15/20 - Teamsters Local 355
Oct. 15, 2020 | LABOR LAW | The NLRB is tasked with administering union elections and processing unfair-labor-practice cases under Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act, which protects “concerted activity,” the collective action that workers take to try to improve conditions on the job.
COVID Unpaid Leave Agreement
10/15/20 - CWA Local 2222
Attached is the COVID  Unpaid Leave Agreement.
Amid a Deadly Pandemic, Trump’s OSHA Puts Companies Ahead of Workers
10/15/20 - Teamsters Local 992
Oct. 14, 2020 | HEALTH & SAFETY | […] While much of the U.S. economy went into a partial freeze earlier this year, millions of American workers were required to keep toiling amid the peril of the pandemic.
Voluntary Group Life Insurance is now available for UPSEU members
10/15/20 - UPSEU
NEW BENEFIT FOR MEMBERS! Voluntary Group Life Insurance is now available for UPSEU members.  • This group term life insurance program provides $50,000 Guarantee Issue for members, $20,000 for spouse, and up to $10,000 for dependents if you apply between November 1-30. Effective Date is December 1st.
2020 Election Information
10/15/20 - IBEW local 2325
Still have questions? Conference call
2020 Election Information
10/15/20 - IBEW local 2325
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to join phone bank organized by the International. Clink link to learn more.
Amid a Deadly Pandemic, Trump’s OSHA Puts Companies Ahead of Workers
10/15/20 - Teamsters Local 888
Oct. 14, 2020 | HEALTH & SAFETY | […] While much of the U.S. economy went into a partial freeze earlier this year, millions of American workers were required to keep toiling amid the peril of the pandemic.
2020 Fall Executive Board Final Results
10/14/20 - Teamsters Local Union No. 91
Teamsters Local Union No. 91 concluded the 2020 Fall Executive Board Election process on October 13, 2020.
Killing Worker Safety
10/14/20 - Teamsters Local 355
Oct. 14, 2020 | HEALTH & SAFETY | […] While much of the U.S. economy went into a partial freeze earlier this year, millions of American workers were required to keep toiling amid the peril of the pandemic.
Killing Worker Safety
10/14/20 - Teamsters local 570
Oct. 14, 2020 | HEALTH & SAFETY | […] While much of the U.S. economy went into a partial freeze earlier this year, millions of American workers were required to keep toiling amid the peril of the pandemic.
IATSE Phone Bank Night - Thursday, October 15
10/14/20 - IATSE Local 33
IATSE GOTV (Get Out The Vote)! This Thursday, October 15, 2020, is IATSE Phone Bank Night. The IATSE, in conjunction with the California Labor Federation, and the L.A. County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, will be running a phone bank to get out the vote.    There is still time to sign up.
From the desk of the BA's
10/14/20 - IATSE Local 33
Brothers & Sisters: Just a friendly reminder, if you take a call and get Co-vid tested that you committed to show up for the call. It has been brought to our attention that people are replacing themselves and it is costing the production added cost to their budget not to mention they have to work short crewed because they cannot get a person Co-vid tested in time to replace you .
Whatcom council votes 7-0 to withdraw open bargaining plan
10/14/20 - Teamsters Local 231
The following is from the Northwest Washington Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO: BELLINGHAM (Oct.
The Amazon Delivery Worker Who’d Finally Seen Enough
10/13/20 - Teamsters Local 355
Oct. 13, 2020 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | When aspir­ing engi­neer Frank Chavez (a pseu­do­nym) took a job deliv­er­ing pack­ages for Ama­zon after grad­u­at­ing from col­lege last Decem­ber and mov­ing back home with his fam­i­ly in Los Ange­les, he thought he’d found a short-term gig to help cov­er the bills.
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