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    Monthly Meeting: April 28, 6 pm
    04/22/14 - IATSE Local 96
    The monthly meeting will be held on Monday April 28th, 6pm at the DCU center.
    Monthly Meeting: May 27, 6 pm
    04/22/14 - IATSE Local 96
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    Tacoma Power Light ballot
    04/22/14 - IBEW Local 483
    The Tacoma Power Light division ballot passed: 176 to accept 47 to reject Thank-you to all that voted.
    Video: AMFA - SWA Technician Negotiations Update #18
    04/22/14 - AMFA

    April 18, 2014 Election Results
    04/22/14 - UAW Local 4911
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    AMFA SWA Techincain Neogotiations Update # 18
    04/22/14 - AMFA Local 32
    AMFA SWA Techincain Neogotiations Update # 18 On Wednesday April 16, 2014, we met in Phoenix, Arizona for a scheduled day and a half negotiation session. This session was initially planned as a full two day session back in January, but the Company requested that we reduce the second day to a half day in order to accommodate Good Friday travel schedules.
    AMFA Quarterly Grapevine
    04/22/14 - AMFA Local 32
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    Pictures tell stories
    04/22/14 - International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
    This picture spoke to me.
    Seniority Posting SCOUT unit
    04/22/14 - Wayne County Deputy Sheriffs' Association
      Please see attached Seniority Posting for the SCOUT unit.   Cpl.
    Local 602 Candidates Announced
    04/22/14 - Lansing Labor News
    Local 602 has sent us the list of candidates for the general election and election of delegates to the 36th UAW Constitutional Convention. The election will be held from 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 29 to 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 30.
    The Middle Class is not 'Normal'
    04/22/14 - Teamsters local 570
    April 22, 2014 | ECONOMY | There is nothing "normal" about having a middle class. Having a middle class is a choice that a society has to make, and it's a choice we need to make again in this generation, if we want to stop the destruction of the remnants of the last generation's middle class.
    The Middle Class is not 'Normal'
    04/22/14 - Teamsters Local 355
    April 22, 2014 | ECONOMY | There is nothing "normal" about having a middle class. Having a middle class is a choice that a society has to make, and it's a choice we need to make again in this generation, if we want to stop the destruction of the remnants of the last generation's middle class.
    General and Constitutional Convention Election
    04/22/14 - UAW local 602
    Hull House Bankruptcy Update 4/22/14
    04/22/14 - UAW Local 2320
    AFSCME mourns the passing of former staff member Connie Wright
    04/22/14 - Oregon AFSCME Corrections
    Wright's husband Joe is an EOCI retiree; son Tom is a CO at TRCI
    Authorities recover the remains of Local 3940's Ricky Flores
    04/22/14 - Oregon AFSCME Corrections
    Flores had been missing and presumed drowned since a March boating accident
    Oregon AFSCME mourns passing of former staff member Connie Wright
    04/22/14 - Oregon AFSCME Council 75
    For many years, she was the face of the Council's Pendleton office
    AMFA - SWA Technician Negotiations Update #18
    04/22/14 - AMFA
    April 22, 2014 -- On Wednesday April 16, 2014, we met in Phoenix, Arizona for a scheduled day and a half negotiation session. This session was initially planned as a full two day session back in January, but the Company requested that we reduce the second day to a half day in order to accommodate Good Friday travel schedules. The session began with yet another Company PowerPoint presentation explaining that the Company will post a substantial quarterly profit, but that the Company still wants, through concessions in our CBA, to prepare for speculative bad times.
    Special IBU Columbia River Report
    04/22/14 - Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific-National Office
    The "Most American" Vehicles
    04/22/14 - Lansing Labor News
    Per the Wall Street Cheat Sheet: At the Kogod School of Business at Washington, D.C.’s American University, researchers have concocted perhaps the most complete system to determine just how “American” a car really is.
    NORTHERN ILLINOIS READY MIX AND MATERIALS CONTRACT RATIFIED
    04/22/14 - Teamsters Local 179
    On Monday, April 21st, Teamster locals 179, 301, 330, and 673 narrowly accepted the Northern Illinois Ready Mix and Materials' contract proposal. The new agreement includes seniority protection, full back pay, and guaranteed raises over the next two years. The contract ratification ended a week-long strike and members returned to work today.
    IT IS WITH SADNESS THAT I REPORT THE FOLLOWING
    04/22/14 - IBEW Local 191
    Retired Brother, Charles R.
    PLEASE CONTACT YOUR U.S. REPRESENTATIVES IMMIEDIATELY
    04/22/14 - IBEW Local 191
    Urgent Action Needed! Anti-Davis-Bacon and PLA Votes Expected in U.S.
    Postal Service overhaul remains tenuous as Rep. Darrell Issa considers plans for new bill
    04/22/14 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    Rep. Darrell Issa may introduce a U.S. Postal Service overhaul bill next week that more closely tracks with a White House plan, a move that the California Republican hopes will help rally more Democrats, congressional aides say.
    What is WALCTP?
    04/22/14 - IBEW Local 191
    Washington Advanced Lighting Controls Training Program. BECOME A NALCTP CERTIFIED ELECTRICIAN NALCTP trains qualified electricians in effective techniques to install, tune, commission and maintain advanced lighting control systems. Why get Certified? NALCTP will dramatically increase the demand for lighting controls in commercial buildings.
    What is WALCTP?
    04/22/14 - IBEW Local 191
    Washington Advanced Lighting Controls Training Program. BECOME A NALCTP CERTIFIED ELECTRICIAN NALCTP trains qualified electricians in effective techniques to install, tune, commission and maintain advanced lighting control systems. Why get Certified? NALCTP will dramatically increase the demand for lighting controls in commercial buildings.
    TWIC Office moving
    04/22/14 - IBEW Local 191
    Enrollment Center Locator Anacortes, WA ·         IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR TWIC APPLICANTS: Due to a TSA system upgrade, certain TWIC card services will be TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE. Card Transfers, card replacement and extended expiration date (EED) orders will be unavailable from April 22 - May 4.
    Red Wing Steel Toe Boot Recall
    04/22/14 - IBEW Local 191
    Red Wing Steel Toe Boot Recall:  http://www.redwingshoes.com/assets/content/redwingshoes/page/RedWing_RecallPoster_REV_013014.pdf http://www.redwingshoes.com/assets/content/redwingshoes/page/RedWing_RecallPoster_REV_013014.pdf www.redwingshoes.
    Stopping the Next Worst Trade Deal
    04/22/14 - CWA Local 1103
    People’s Town Hall on the Trans Pacific Partnership – Why We Should Care Tuesday, April 22nd at 6:45pm Greenburgh Town Hall located at 177 Hillside Avenue in Greenburgh, New York. CWA Economist Pete Sikora will share with us crucial information about the TPP that has been negotiated in secret with few members of congress having any information or input.
    Giving away the store: The Postal Service discounts the mail
    04/22/14 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    In her book Captive Audience: The Telecom Industry and Monopoly Power in the New Gilded Age, Susan Crawford describes how the American public has been imprisoned by monopoly arrangements in the delivery of broadband and wireless Internet services.
    Kellogg Locked Out Kevin to Cut Costs, Paid CEO $8 Million
    04/22/14 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    For 13 years Kevin worked at the Kellogg Co.’s Memphis, Tenn., cereal plant, until the company locked out him and 225 of his co-workers in October. While they missed the rest of the year’s paychecks—and continue to do so—Kellogg CEO John Bryant pocketed nearly $8 million in 2013 compensation, reports the AFL-CIO’s 2014 Executive PayWatch.
    Primary AMFA – SWA ASAP ERC Representative Election Results
    04/22/14 - AMFA
    April 22, 2014 -- In March 2014 AMFA National called for nominations to fill the position of Primary AMFA – Southwest Airlines (SWA) Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) Event Review Committee (ERC) Representative. Southwest Airlines members of Locals 4, 11, 18, and 32 were allowed to submit names in nomination for this position.
    Local 743's Initiative to Recognize Member Accomplisments
    04/21/14 - Teamsters Local 743
    WANT TO RECOGNIZE A LOCAL 743 UNION MEMBER? Email your Local 743 office information about a member you feel should be recognized for their hard work, dedication and achievements.
    Connect With Local 743 Online Via Social Media
    04/21/14 - Teamsters Local 743
    Our Local 743 social media portals provide instant access to the latest news, resources, events, trainings and community action alerts.
    Transit Action Month Update!
    04/21/14 - ATU local 1001
    Pershing County LEA joins NAPSO !!!
    04/21/14 - NAPSO / CWA Local 9110
    After deciding that its previous representation was not to its liking and after investigating the qualities of NAPSO on their own, the members of the Pershing County Law Enforcement Association have joined NAPSO.
    Teamsters Ohio DRIVE Endorsements
    04/21/14 - Teamsters Local Union No. 436
    TEAMSTERS OHIO D.R.I.V.E.
    HPOA Annual Spring Event Pool Party
    04/21/14 - Henderson Police Officers' Association
    Greetings Fellow Member of the HPOA, Announcing our Annual Spring Event benefiting the HPOA Charitable Foundation, attached with this message is the event flyer with details. Information and a link for reservations at the Westin Lake Las Vegas are below. If you have any questions call Christine at the HPOA Office at 702 257-4762.
    Imperial Valley General Membership Meeting
    04/21/14 - Teamsters Local 542
     IMPERIAL VALLEY GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING   WHEN:                SATURDAY, MAY 17, 2014 TIME:                  10:00 A.M. CHECK-IN:           9:30 A.M.
    Email Articles to Specific Groups
    04/21/14 - support.unionactive.com
    The email article option now includes an option to send the message to specific groups that you choose. When posting an article select the "Yes, but only to specific groups" option under the Email this article section. When you save the article a window will open that features the email broadcast form with the article content pre-loaded in the form.
    Union Files Grievance Over Payroll Errors
    04/21/14 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
    In the electronic age, pay day has become nothing more than an automated transaction on our bank e-statement.  No more do we have the hassle of waiting in bank lines.  Alas, no more do we experience the joy of pocketing the extra fifty or hundred dollars that our spouse doesn’t know about.
    UAW Withdraws Volkswagen Election Objections
    04/21/14 - Teamsters Local 355
    April 21, 2014 | LABOR | The UAW announced today it is withdrawing objections filed with the NLRB regarding February's vote at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, effectively terminating the NLRB review process.
    UAW Withdraws Volkswagen Election Objections
    04/21/14 - Teamsters local 570
    April 21, 2014 | LABOR | The UAW announced today it is withdrawing objections filed with the NLRB regarding February's vote at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, effectively terminating the NLRB review process.
    UAW Withdraws Volkswagen Election Objections
    04/21/14 - Teamsters Local 992
    April 21, 2014 | LABOR | The UAW announced today it is withdrawing objections filed with the NLRB regarding February's vote at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, effectively terminating the NLRB review process.
    Primary AMFA – ASA ASAP ERC Representative Election Results
    04/21/14 - AMFA
    April 21, 2014 -- In March 2014, AMFA National called for nominations to fill the position of Primary AMFA – Alaska Airlines (ASAP) Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) Event Review Committee (ERC) Representative. Alaska Airlines members of Locals 14 and 32 were allowed to submit names in nomination for this position.
    Centurylink link 2 success
    04/21/14 - CWA Local 3176
    The company has started to conduct monthly interviews using the Link 2 Success program. This programis being used as a score card of how you are doing in your job. It is also being used as tool to build a history on you if the company decides to hand down any disciplinary action in the future. The unions positions on this program is that it is a condition of employment and must be bargained.
    Kentucky Kingdom Discounts!
    04/21/14 - IUE-CWA Local 83761
    As you have probably heard, Kentucky Kingdom is reopening after round the clock work to restore the park, add several new attractions, and expand its water park. Although discounts for the general public have expired, Kentucky Kingdom has offered to extend the $59.99 season pass price for Local 83761 members all season long.
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