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June 20, 2018
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Help Needed Tennessee Area
Bricklayers and Helpers needed in the Tennessee area with long term work. For more information call. Jack Vaughn @ 615-394-2994
Apprentice Program Application
Local 8 Southeast is accepting apprenticeship applications in the Nashville Tennessee area. For more information call 615-394-2994

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DOL Silica Standard
Thank you for all of the ways in which you have supported the efforts to make our workplaces more safe over the years, but especially for the help you gave in the efforts to raise awareness about the deadly impact of silica exposure last week. The Department of Labor’s announcement of the new Silica standard, made at our training facility, was successful in part because so many of you were able to be present, but also because so many others reached out to your local press to make sure that the message got out at the local level. http://youtu.be/saLU2R-4DDw
Area Representative Contact Information

If you are out of work or looking to relocate please contact the Representative for the area you are interested in.

Florida: Mike Bontempo 407-466-7498

Tennessee: Jack Vaughn 615-394-2994

Alabama: Jay Smith 251-327-6964

Georgia, North and South Carolina: Glenn Kelly 706-945-9309

Virginia: Roy Holt: 757-588-5747

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How the Opioid Crisis is Depressing America’s Labor Force
Teamsters Local 355
How the Opioid Crisis is Depressing America’s Labor Force
Teamsters local 570
The Tax Cut and the Pay Increase: Halfway There
Teamsters local 570
Chief Usher Named at Colonial
IATSE Local B4
House GOP Plan Would Cut Medicare, Social Security to Balance Budget
Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
How the Koch Brothers Are Killing Public Transit Projects Around the Country
Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
 
     
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How the Opioid Crisis is Depressing America’s Labor Force
06/20/18 - Teamsters Local 355
June 20, 2018 | HEALTH & SAFETY | It's been a decade since the financial crisis drove up the unemployment rate in the U.S. and forced people in the prime of their careers to give up looking for work. Even today, as employers add jobs at a furious pace, the workforce participation rate still hasn't recovered.
How the Opioid Crisis is Depressing America’s Labor Force
06/20/18 - Teamsters local 570
June 20, 2018 | HEALTH & SAFETY | It's been a decade since the financial crisis drove up the unemployment rate in the U.S. and forced people in the prime of their careers to give up looking for work. Even today, as employers add jobs at a furious pace, the workforce participation rate still hasn't recovered.
The Tax Cut and the Pay Increase: Halfway There
06/20/18 - Teamsters local 570
June 20, 2018 | ECONOMY | [...] Although there is little doubt that the initial split on the tax cut overwhelmingly benefited shareholders rather than workers, if we take the Republican story seriously, this is not supposed to be how workers would benefit from the tax cut.
Chief Usher Named at Colonial
06/20/18 - IATSE Local B4
Congratulations are in order for our Business Agent, Carol Arlauskas, who was selected for the position of Chief Usher at Emerson Colonial Theater.
House GOP Plan Would Cut Medicare, Social Security to Balance Budget
06/20/18 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
House Republicans released a proposal Tuesday that would balance the budget in nine years — but only by making large cuts to entitlement programs, including Medicare and Social Security, that President Trump vowed not to touch. The House Budget Committee is aiming to pass the blueprint this week, but that may be as far as it goes this midterm election year.
How the Koch Brothers Are Killing Public Transit Projects Around the Country
06/20/18 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
A team of political activists huddled at a Hardee’s one rainy Saturday, wolfing down a breakfast of biscuits and gravy. Then they descended on Antioch, a quiet Nashville suburb, armed with iPads full of voter data and a fiery script.  The group, the local chapter for Americans for Prosperity, which is financed by the oil billionaires Charles G. and David H.
The Tax Cut and the Pay Increase: Halfway There
06/20/18 - Teamsters Local 992
June 20, 2018 | ECONOMY | [...] Although there is little doubt that the initial split on the tax cut overwhelmingly benefited shareholders rather than workers, if we take the Republican story seriously, this is not supposed to be how workers would benefit from the tax cut.
Research Medical Center Rally - June 22nd
06/20/18 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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The Tax Cut and the Pay Increase: Halfway There
06/20/18 - Teamsters Local 355
June 20, 2018 | ECONOMY | [...] Although there is little doubt that the initial split on the tax cut overwhelmingly benefited shareholders rather than workers, if we take the Republican story seriously, this is not supposed to be how workers would benefit from the tax cut.
SCAM ALERT ABOUT PENSION
06/20/18 - Teamsters Local 71
We had a retired member call because concerned about someone who visited him at his residence. He was visited by a young woman who said she needed to speak to him about his IBT pension. He said she pulled up his retirement application and knew some of his personal information, which gave him cause for concern. She was insistent on setting an appointment with him for later this week.
How the Opioid Crisis is Depressing America’s Labor Force
06/20/18 - Teamsters Local 888
June 20, 2018 | HEALTH & SAFETY | It's been a decade since the financial crisis drove up the unemployment rate in the U.S. and forced people in the prime of their careers to give up looking for work. Even today, as employers add jobs at a furious pace, the workforce participation rate still hasn't recovered.
The Tax Cut and the Pay Increase: Halfway There
06/20/18 - Teamsters Local 888
June 20, 2018 | ECONOMY | [...] Although there is little doubt that the initial split on the tax cut overwhelmingly benefited shareholders rather than workers, if we take the Republican story seriously, this is not supposed to be how workers would benefit from the tax cut.
In Memoriam
06/20/18 - Central Florida Area Local
In Memoriam Steven G. Raymer, APWU Maintenance Division Director October 6, 1956 - June 16, 2018 Web News Article #: 56-2018 Reposted from AWU.org 06/18/2018 - Brother Steven G.
UPS Edgerton Appeal Decision
06/19/18 - Teamsters Local 41
The General Executive Board heard an appeal that was filed by Local 696 regarding a decision from Joint Council 56 awarding jursidiction over a new UPS Facility in Edgerton, Kansas to Teamsters Local 41.  To read the full decision please click here.
Beach Build Parking
06/19/18 - International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local #77
Parking for the beach build will be in West Hall.
Carmel J Faiello Golf Outing
06/19/18 - New Jersey Law Enforcement Commanding Officers Association
The Carmel J Memorial Fund was established in 2000 to do good deeds for children in need. They have donated over $100,000 in charitable contributions and scholarships and make special donations to families who had a parent killed in the line of duty.
AMFA - SWA Technician Negotiations Update #66
06/19/18 - AMFA
June 19, 2018 -- We understand emotions are high during this time, but we again ask for your patience as the parties work to finalize conversion of the Agreement in Principle (AIP) to a Tentative Agreement (TA).
AEU Conference Agenda
06/19/18 - Association Employees Union
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Steven Raymer
06/19/18 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
It is with deep sympathy that we announce the passing of our APWU Natioinal Maintenance Director, Steven G. Raymer, who passed suddenly on Saturday, June 16. Our Prayers are with his family at this time.
Big Corporations +Wage Theft = Massive Profits
06/19/18 - Teamsters local 570
June 19, 2018 | WORKING FAMILIES | How do the biggest corporations earn such massive profits? They’d like you to think it’s the result of delivering a superior product or service. But one part of that story is years of wage theft from their employees.
Death of Member
06/19/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 1205
We regretfully inform you that Huey C. Beard, Jr. passed away on Friday, June 15, 2018.  He was a member of the EDBF and has been assigned #119.
The First Black-Led Union Wouldn’t Have Existed Without This Woman
06/19/18 - Teamsters Local 355
June 19, 2018 | U.S. LABOR HISTORY | Rosina Corrothers Tucker was born in 1881 in Washington, D.C. She married a preacher, and might have lived a quiet life, except the preacher died, and when she remarried it was to a man whose job put the couple in just the right place and time to make history. Rosina’s husband Berthea Tucker was a Pullman porter.
Big Corporations +Wage Theft = Massive Profits
06/19/18 - Teamsters Local 355
June 19, 2018 | WORKING FAMILIES | How do the biggest corporations earn such massive profits? They’d like you to think it’s the result of delivering a superior product or service. But one part of that story is years of wage theft from their employees.
Contract Action Day!
06/19/18 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
June 26, 2018 at 11:30am-1:00pm at the Downtown Station, please come out an join us.
Sen. Claire McCaskill's Aircraft Maintenance Outsourcing Disclosure Act
06/19/18 - AMFA
2018 PRIDE PARADE
06/19/18 - IBEW Local 6
ALL ARE WELCOME !!! PLEASE SHARE... IBEW Local 6 Contingent Coordinators for this year’s event – they are still looking for volunteers. Please Contact: Stacey Ned (fayened@gmail.com) Rayna Garcia (rayna.garcia@gmail.com)
Greenfield DPW Votes Overwhelmingly to Leave the Teamsters & Join UPSEU
06/19/18 - UPSEU
The Massachusetts Labor Board conducted a secret ballot election for the Greenfield DPW employees and they counted the casted ballots on May 30, 2018 at the Labor Board in Boston. UPSEU received the overwhelming number of votes and the Teamsters only managed to receive minimal support after many years representing the bargaining unit.
Monumental Agreement for PSE's
06/19/18 - American Postal Workers Union
Attached to this article is the Workforce Fund Settlement. This settlement is a huge step forward for PSE's and achieving parity with the regular workforce. It achieves: Health Benefits from Day One. PSE Sales and Service Distribution Associates receive a modest uniform allowance. PSE's will receive overtime pay for all hours worked over 8 and over 40. PSE's will receive Penalty overtime.
Pipeline Application
06/18/18 - Teamsters Local 29
Click on the link below to download and complete an application for Pipeline. Fax to Teamster Local Union No. 29 at 540-248-1287 or email to our office manager at tjmorris66@aol.
District 1 Meeting Date Change
06/18/18 - IUOE 302
Next District 1 Meeting Moved to Monday, July 2nd Just a reminder that due to the upcoming holiday, the next District 1 Meeting has moved to Monday July 2nd at 7:00PM  See you there.
Non-Member Survey
06/18/18 - International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local #77
Attention Non-Members - please use the link on the left side of the page and complete the survey.
Workforce Fund Settlement
06/18/18 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
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Experts Say Auto Tariffs Would Raise Prices, Cost Jobs
06/18/18 - Teamsters local 570
June 18, 2018 | ECONOMY | Every workday, about 7,400 trucks mostly loaded with automotive parts rumble across the Ambassador Bridge connecting Detroit and Canada, at times snarling traffic along the busy corridor.
In Case You Missed It
06/18/18 - Teamsters local 570
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Experts Say Auto Tariffs Would Raise Prices, Cost Jobs
06/18/18 - Teamsters Local 355
June 18, 2018 | ECONOMY | Every workday, about 7,400 trucks mostly loaded with automotive parts rumble across the Ambassador Bridge connecting Detroit and Canada, at times snarling traffic along the busy corridor.
Combined Insurance Company
06/18/18 - NJLESA
Supplemental insurance available to you (100% member) via the link below. https://www.combinedinsurance.com/us-en/?msclkid=4de174edc1231331fb8f2fca1ea86873   Our contact is: Anthony Toscano anthony.toscano@combined.
Experts Say Auto Tariffs Would Raise Prices, Cost Jobs
06/18/18 - Teamsters Local 992
June 18, 2018 | ECONOMY | Every workday, about 7,400 trucks mostly loaded with automotive parts rumble across the Ambassador Bridge connecting Detroit and Canada, at times snarling traffic along the busy corridor.
In Case You Missed It
06/18/18 - Teamsters Local 992
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The Next Shop Steward Training is Here!!!
06/18/18 - IBEW Local 483
Sign up for this VALUABLE Training TODAY!
M2M Leadership Quarterly Meeting!
06/18/18 - IBEW Local 483
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Sea of Blue Cruise November 1st, 2018
06/18/18 - IAFF Local 122
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PASSINGS OF OUR BROTHERS & SISTERS
06/18/18 - Teamsters Local 71
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Notice of Election (DVP Field Techs)
06/18/18 - CWA Local 1123
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Funeral Services for Retired Officer Jesus "Chuy" Rodriguez
06/18/18 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of retired Officer Jesus Rodriguez #682, who passed away on June 14, 2018 at the age of 66.   (Ret.) Officer Rodriguez served the El Paso community as a peace officer for 39 years.  He was commissioned by the El Paso Police Department in April of 1978 and retired on March 31, 2017.
Jail Breakout Mecklenburg
06/18/18 - CWA/NCPSO Local 2201
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AT&T General SIPP Due Date is 6/29
06/18/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
On Friday, AT&T announced the company is going to offer a General SIPP to employees working in Illinois and Northwest Indiana. If you are a Telecommunication Specialist – TFS, Customer Systems Technician – TFS - Business Services or a Customer Systems Technician – TFS. The deadline to turn in your paperwork to accept a General SIPP is 5 p.m. (CST) Friday, June 29, 2018.
New Song from Spudwrench
06/18/18 - IUEC Local 10
I got a really nice email from the band thank us for putting their music out there for our members.  I am more than happy to help out Union Brothers.  Here is the latest song put out June 16, 2018.  Watch for the album.  I think these guys need to talk to our own Jesse Hanbury.  A song from the two would be AWESOME.

 
 
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