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    These Shop Teachers Told Their Students to Unionize
    Teamsters Local 888
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    Teamsters local 570
    December Monthly Membership Meeting Resumes at Local 743 Offices
    Teamsters Local 743
    Organizing Victory at DSI Tunneling
    Teamsters Local 89
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    These Shop Teachers Told Their Students to Unionize
    11/15/19 - Teamsters Local 888
    Nov. 15, 2019 | ORGANIZING | Under the supervision of two foremen, workers clad in white coveralls use a sandblaster and other power tools to remove corrosion from airplane parts. A sign posted nearby in all capital letters reads, "This is a union shop.
    In Case You Missed It
    11/15/19 - Teamsters local 570
      • The GM strike and the future of the UAW   • Want a four-day workweek? Unionize!   • ‘9 To 5’ is still a radical movie for 3 big reasons   • The hottest stop for 2020 candidates? The picket line.
    December Monthly Membership Meeting Resumes at Local 743 Offices
    11/15/19 - Teamsters Local 743
    General Monthly Membership Meetings Resume at Local 743 offices  Construction at the Local 743 Union Hall has been completed and the December 2, 2019 monthly membership meetings will be held at the Union Hall.   At the December Membership meeting the Local will be honoring our 25 Year Pin Recipients, the Union Stewards of the Year and our annual Adopt a Family Presentation.
    Organizing Victory at DSI Tunneling
    11/15/19 - Teamsters Local 89
    Nov 15, 2019 – This morning, workers at DSI Tunneling in Louisville, Kentucky voted by 79% to become members of Teamsters Local 89. DSI Tunneling workers perform highly skilled jobs, manufacturing steel support beams and girders for tunneling and mining operations. Their products are used in major projects across the country.
    In Case You Missed It
    11/15/19 - Teamsters Local 992
      • The GM strike and the future of the UAW   • Want a four-day workweek? Unionize!   • ‘9 To 5’ is still a radical movie for 3 big reasons   • The hottest stop for 2020 candidates? The picket line.
    In Case You Missed It
    11/15/19 - Teamsters Local 355
      • The GM strike and the future of the UAW   • Want a four-day workweek? Unionize!   • ‘9 To 5’ is still a radical movie for 3 big reasons   • The hottest stop for 2020 candidates? The picket line.
    Press Release: The Safe Aircraft Maintenance Standards Act is a Huge Step Forward
    11/15/19 - AMFA
    November 15, 2019 -- Today House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) introduced The Safe Aircraft Maintenance Standards Act, calling for unannounced FAA inspections of foreign repair stations, minimum qualifications for mechanics and others working on U.S.-registered aircraft at foreign repair stations, data gathering and analysis, a conditional moratorium on FAA certification of new foreign repair stations, and requiring the FAA to a create an online repository for carriers to report heavy maintenance history by location and specific aircraft registration number, as well as other safety metrics.
    These Shop Teachers old Their Students to Unionize
    11/15/19 - Teamsters Local 355
    Nov. 15, 2019 | ORGANIZING | Under the supervision of two foremen, workers clad in white coveralls use a sandblaster and other power tools to remove corrosion from airplane parts. A sign posted nearby in all capital letters reads, "This is a union shop.
    In Case You Missed It
    11/15/19 - Teamsters Local 888
      • The GM strike and the future of the UAW   • Want a four-day workweek? Unionize!   • ‘9 To 5’ is still a radical movie for 3 big reasons   • The hottest stop for 2020 candidates? The picket line.
    Henderson Police Supervisors partner with HPOA
    11/14/19 - Henderson Police Officers' Association
    The Henderson Police Supervisors Association have partnered with the HPOA in this years Shop with a Cop.  They have donated $1000 to assist in making this 10 year anniversary the most successful.
    New Bill Cracks Down on Sky-High CEO Pay
    11/14/19 - Teamsters local 570
    Nov. 14, 2019 | ORGANIZING | The Teamsters for years have been at the forefront of pushing back on excessive CEO pay. Now the union is glad to see some on Capitol Hill agree. Lawmakers yesterday rolled out the Tax Excessive CEO Pay Act, which would impose tax rate increases on companies with CEO-to-median-worker pay rates greater than 50-to-1. Penalties would begin with a 0.
    UMass Boston Police Organize Effort to Bring Gifts to 9-Year-Old El Paso Shooting Survivor
    11/14/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    On August 3, a gunman shot and killed 22 people and injured 24 others at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. When 9-year-old Eduardo’s mother Ana Vitela Najero became paralyzed with fear, he took action, grabbing his mother’s arm and explaining that they needed to get away. Lt.
    New Bill Cracks Down on Sky-High CEO Pay
    11/14/19 - Teamsters Local 355
    Nov. 14, 2019 | ORGANIZING | The Teamsters for years have been at the forefront of pushing back on excessive CEO pay. Now the union is glad to see some on Capitol Hill agree. Lawmakers yesterday rolled out the Tax Excessive CEO Pay Act, which would impose tax rate increases on companies with CEO-to-median-worker pay rates greater than 50-to-1. Penalties would begin with a 0.
    Local 743 provides free flu shots for members at Bagcraft
    11/14/19 - Teamsters Local 743
    On Friday November 8th and Monday November 11th, Teamsters Local 743 sponsored free flu shots for the members at Bagcraft. The Bagcraft Company provided free flu shots to their employees for several years but decided to discontinue the practice for the 2019/2020 flu season.
    2019 Holiday Parties
    11/14/19 - IUOE 302
    Dear Brothers and Sisters: As the 2019 holiday season nears, I have the distinct pleasure of inviting you and one guest to attend our annual Holiday parties throughout the districts. It is very important you RSVP so that we can be financially responsible to make sure we don’t order too much or too little food.
    New Bill Cracks Down on Sky-High CEO Pay
    11/14/19 - Teamsters Local 992
    Nov. 14, 2019 | ORGANIZING | The Teamsters for years have been at the forefront of pushing back on excessive CEO pay. Now the union is glad to see some on Capitol Hill agree. Lawmakers yesterday rolled out the Tax Excessive CEO Pay Act, which would impose tax rate increases on companies with CEO-to-median-worker pay rates greater than 50-to-1. Penalties would begin with a 0.
    Future Events
    11/14/19 - IBEW Local 648
    We have quite a few things coming up at the hall in the upcoming weeks. Friday, November 15th at 6:00 will be the date for the pig roast. We will have some sides such as green beans, mac & cheese, and cheesy potatoes and the desserts will be pies from Hydes. Feel free to bring a side or dessert if you want. Kid's Christmas will be held on December 7th from 10:00 to noon.
    New Bill Cracks Down on Sky-High CEO Pay
    11/14/19 - Teamsters Local 888
    Nov. 14, 2019 | ORGANIZING | The Teamsters for years have been at the forefront of pushing back on excessive CEO pay. Now the union is glad to see some on Capitol Hill agree. Lawmakers yesterday rolled out the Tax Excessive CEO Pay Act, which would impose tax rate increases on companies with CEO-to-median-worker pay rates greater than 50-to-1. Penalties would begin with a 0.
    Membership Meeting
    11/13/19 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
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    The New NAFTA Won’t Protect Workers’ Rights
    11/13/19 - Teamsters local 570
    Nov. 13, 2019 | COLLECTIVE ACTION | On the campaign trail, Donald Trump pledged to get rid of NAFTA, and once in office, he killed Barack Obama’s Trans-Pacific Partnership. Neither of those trade policies were worth mourning.
    The New NAFTA Won’t Protect Workers’ Rights
    11/13/19 - Teamsters Local 355
    Nov. 13, 2019 | COLLECTIVE ACTION | On the campaign trail, Donald Trump pledged to get rid of NAFTA, and once in office, he killed Barack Obama’s Trans-Pacific Partnership. Neither of those trade policies were worth mourning.
    Joint Council 25 Executive Board Elected to New Term
    11/13/19 - Teamsters Local 743
    On Tuesday, November 13, 2019, the Teamster Joint Council 25 Executive Board was elected to a new three-year term at the Novembers Joint Council’s delegates meeting. The Hancock-Steide Unity Slate, under the leadership of President Terrence J. Hancock, ran without opposition and won re-election in front of an enthusiastic crowd of delegates.
    The New NAFTA Won’t Protect Workers’ Rights
    11/13/19 - Teamsters Local 992
    Nov. 13, 2019 | COLLECTIVE ACTION | On the campaign trail, Donald Trump pledged to get rid of NAFTA, and once in office, he killed Barack Obama’s Trans-Pacific Partnership. Neither of those trade policies were worth mourning.
    AT&T Benefit Enrollment Ends Friday & Toys & Coats
    11/13/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    November 13, 2019 The open enrollment deadline for AT&T Benefits is THIS Friday, November 15th at 7 p.m. DON’T FORGET GO TO att.com/benefitscenter or call 1-877-722-0020 to enroll. When enrolling make sure you pick the correct plan that meets your needs.  Some employees have been confused because of the way the benefits website is set up.
    GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 17
    11/13/19 - Teamsters Local 179
    The Teamsters Local 179 General Membership meeting will be held on Sunday, November 17 at 10:00 a.m. at the Local 179 membership hall located at 990 NE Frontage Road in Joliet. Hope to see you there.
    The New NAFTA Won’t Protect Workers’ Rights
    11/13/19 - Teamsters Local 888
    Nov. 13, 2019 | COLLECTIVE ACTION | On the campaign trail, Donald Trump pledged to get rid of NAFTA, and once in office, he killed Barack Obama’s Trans-Pacific Partnership. Neither of those trade policies were worth mourning.
    8th Annual Open House and Toy/Food Drive
    11/12/19 - Teamsters Local 449
    Come join us again this year for our Open House and Toy/Food Drive on December 8th.
    As Income Inequality Soars, Languishing Labor Unions Make A Return
    11/12/19 - Teamsters local 570
    Nov. 12, 2019 | UNION POWER | After decades of declining membership and seemingly sidelined authority, a series of national strikes have put unions back in the spotlight.
    Press Release: Continuing Maintenance Lapses By Southwest Airlines Is Growing Concern To Aircraft Mechanics Union
    11/12/19 - AMFA
    November 12, 2019 -- Recent reporting on Southwest Airlines 88 Skyline Aircraft indicates that the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) internal Office of Audit and Evaluation raised issues with the carrier’s failure to ensure conformity with all FAA airworthiness requirements, which is a growing cause of concern to the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA).
    Open Positions at Alaskan Copper
    11/12/19 - International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
    Alaskan Copper Works Personnel Department 2958 6th Avenue South Seattle, Washington 98134 (206) 382-7344 Fax: (206)382-6548 We will be accepting applications for this job opening only between the opening and closing dates. Individuals who meet all of the requirements will be considered for an interview. Job applications may be filled out in person or online at www.
    November Mtg. 11/13
    11/12/19 - NJLESA
    Due to a conflict at Cilantro's, our general membership meeting tomorrow evening will be held at the American Legion (Post 39) located at: 112 4th Avenue Roebling, NJ 08554 The time of the meeting is 6:00pm and, the American Legion is minutes from the union office.
    Thank you to Elixir Lounge!
    11/12/19 - Henderson Police Officers' Association
    The owners of the Elixir Lounge sponsored their second annual golf tournament in October.  Their first annual tournament  last year benefited Bob Miller Middle School and raised over $2000.  This year they wanted to benefit the HPOA Charitable Foundation!  It was a great time and a good day of golf.
    As Income Inequality Soars, Languishing Labor Unions Make A Return
    11/12/19 - Teamsters Local 992
    Nov. 12, 2019 | UNION POWER | After decades of declining membership and seemingly sidelined authority, a series of national strikes have put unions back in the spotlight.
    As Income Inequality Soars, Languishing Labor Unions Make A Return
    11/12/19 - Teamsters Local 888
    Nov. 12, 2019 | UNION POWER | After decades of declining membership and seemingly sidelined authority, a series of national strikes have put unions back in the spotlight.
    Rich Johnson
    11/11/19 - International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local #77
     Former member Rich Johnson passed away on Thursday. Rich was soft spoken and a well liked hard worker. Service details in Sunday Press--   https://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/obituaries/johnson-richard-m/article_68270bd2-aed0-571d-b64c-45a261518e78.
    Campaign letter: Rosi Phillips for Board of Directors
    11/11/19 - IATSE Local 33
    Dear Brothers and Sisters: Please download the attached file.
    Campaign letter: Robert Pagnotta for Local 33 Trustee
    11/11/19 - IATSE Local 33
    Dear Brothers & Sisters: Please download the .PDF attached to this post / Email.
    Campaign letter: Jimmy Wright for Local 33 Pension, Health & Welfare
    11/11/19 - IATSE Local 33
    Dear Brothers and Sisters I am once again running for Local 33 Pension Health and Welfare Trustee. I am the current Chairman of the Pension Trust; I have been a master Trustee for 7 years and I have served the trust for over 12 years I am the most experienced candidate and the most qualified. However, I need your vote and your support.
    Campaign letter Information
    11/11/19 - IATSE Local 33
    Dear Candidate, The website committee hereby invites each and every candidate in the upcoming election to post a letter to the members, if you choose. If you would like to address your fellow members about the election free of charge, you may submit your letter to the local office by mail, or email it to admin@ia33.org.
    Veteran's Day
    11/11/19 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
    Happy Veteran's Day Thank you for all you have given for our country.
    Happy Veterans Day
    11/11/19 - CWA Local 1103
    Happy Veterans Day.  Thank you to our CWA Local 1103 Veterans & all Veterans that have served throughout America. The Union Veterans Council brings working-class veterans together to speak out on the issues that impact us most, especially the need for good jobs and a strong, fully funded and staffed VA.
    Why We Call It ‘Veterans Day’ and Not Armistice Day - or Veterans’ Day
    11/11/19 - Teamsters local 570
    Nov. 11, 2019 | U.S. HISTORY | If you don’t have social media, don’t know why Monday is a federal holiday or have otherwise been living under a rock, Monday is Veterans Day. That’s Veterans Day — as opposed to Veteran’s Day, Veterans’ Day, Armistice Day or Memorial Day.
    Happy Veterans Day
    11/11/19 - CWA Local 7777
    There’s no way to thank our veterans for everything they sacrifice for our freedom, but on Veterans Day, but we have to try. So thank you, to all our service men and women, both past and present! We owe you our thanks, but more than that, we owe you our freedom. Your dedication and sacrifices have not gone un-noticed. It is much more than a slogan, “Freedom is not free.
    Why We Call It ‘Veterans Day’ and Not Armistice Day - or Veterans’ Day
    11/11/19 - Teamsters Local 355
    Nov. 11, 2019 | U.S. HISTORY | If you don’t have social media, don’t know why Monday is a federal holiday or have otherwise been living under a rock, Monday is Veterans Day. That’s Veterans Day — as opposed to Veteran’s Day, Veterans’ Day, Armistice Day or Memorial Day.
    Why We Call It ‘Veterans Day’ and Not Armistice Day
    11/11/19 - Teamsters Local 992
    Nov. 11, 2019 | U.S. HISTORY | If you don’t have social media, don’t know why Monday is a federal holiday or have otherwise been living under a rock, Monday is Veterans Day. That’s Veterans Day — as opposed to Veteran’s Day, Veterans’ Day, Armistice Day or Memorial Day.
    Veterans Day Remembrance
    11/10/19 - Teamsters Local 776
    Monday, Nov. 11, is Veterans Day, when we honor Americans who have served to preserve our freedom.  On behalf of the Officers, Business Agents, staff, and myself and I would like to wish all Veterans a happy Veterans Day. Because of your service to our great country, we are able to enjoy the freedoms and rights that make this country great.
    Orientation Class on “New Voting Procedures”
    11/09/19 - IATSE Local 33
    Hello Brothers & Sisters:  The West Coast office is having an Orientation Class on “New Voting Procedures” for LA County, this Sunday, November 10,  2019 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.  Please go to the following link to sign up if interested in attending.                https://www.
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