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    KING COUNTY GENERAL ENDORSEMENTS 2014
    10/22/14 - IUOE Local 286
    Copies of the Retiree Enrollment Guides
    10/21/14 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
      ? ?  The retiree enrollment period for changes to be effective January 1, 2015 runs from November 6- November 20. See Attached.
    Breast Cancer Walk 2014
    10/21/14 - Lansing Labor News
    The annual walk to raise funds for breast cancer research was held on Saturday, October 18. There was a fine contingent of local UAW members, as shown in this picture. Region 1D Director Gerald Kariem was among those who attended. He is shown here in the middle of the front row, beside Local 652 President Mike Green.
    Remember - Know What's In Your File!
    10/21/14 - AFA-CWA Local Council 57
    For many years, we've encouraged all Flight Attendants to be aware of what's in their employment files.   As we enter the final stretch of the AirTran operation, it is more important now than ever.
    OHSU On Excellent Financial Footing
    10/21/14 - Local 328, Oregon AFSCME Council 75
    Below is the most recent financial update prepared for the OHSU Board of Directors. "Financial Update Lawrence Furnstahl presented the FY14 year end results, which show $90 million of operating income. This is $25 million above budget. We continue to build market share. Our working capital is up.
    Steward Stories - What Motivates You??
    10/21/14 - Local 328, Oregon AFSCME Council 75
    by Nana Nash Korina Walters got motivated and at first, she didn’t know positions as Stewards existed. When asked what she would say to a Union member considering joining the Steward program is: “Stewards have a lot of empathy, sympathy and patience. You would need to be good with human interactions in order to excel at this and that’s just from the training that I have so far.
    RIGHT TO WORK
    10/21/14 - Teamsters Local 175
    ATTENTION!  During the 2013/14 Legislative Session, the below Delegates co-sponsored "Right to Work" Legislation (H.B. 2596) "Right to Work" is a nasty play on words.  It should be "Right to Work” FOR LESS!   “Right to Work” legislation and the below legislators are VERY BAD for West Virginia working families.
    Brother John Scanlan
    10/21/14 - IUEC LOCAL 21
    Honorary member, Brother John Scanlan passed away. Please see the message board for details.
    Labor Secretary Says US Record on Paid Parental Leave is 'Dismal'
    10/21/14 - Teamsters local 570
    Oct. 21, 2014 | WORKING FAMILIES | In a wide-ranging and progressive speech on jobs, Labor Secretary Tom Perez said Monday the path to more "shared prosperity" in the U.S. economy lies in a higher minimum wage, paid family leave for workers and stronger union density in the private sector. Perez argued that U.S.
    Labor Secretary Says US Record on Paid Parental Leave is 'Dismal'
    10/21/14 - Teamsters Local 355
    Oct. 21, 2014 | WORKING FAMILIES | In a wide-ranging and progressive speech on jobs, Labor Secretary Tom Perez said Monday the path to more "shared prosperity" in the U.S. economy lies in a higher minimum wage, paid family leave for workers and stronger union density in the private sector. Perez argued that U.S.
    October General Membership Meeting
    10/21/14 - AFSCME Local 3336
    Agenda:  October 22, 2014 12:00     Assemble and roll call  12:05     Approve Consent Agenda – includes July 2014 and September 2014 minutes. 12:10     Election 2014: Questions, Comments about AFSCME candidate and ballot measure endorsements. Vote.
    IEC Apprentice's Shutdown is a Victory for Tradeswomen
    10/21/14 - IBEW Local Union 48
    IEC Apprenticeship’s shutdown is a victory for tradeswomen By NICOLE GRANT (Oct. 20, 2014) — Picture a construction worker and you likely imagine a strong, square-jawed man in a hard hat and Carhartts. Well, you wouldn’t be wrong. Less than 3% of all construction workers nationwide are women.
    Attention Members: You're Invited!
    10/21/14 - INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS LOCAL 159
    Chad Saves The Day
    10/21/14 - IUOE 302
    Have a look at a video of one of our members in a rescue effort in Alaska.
    Chad Hutchinson's heroic efforts are highlighted in the upcoming Loadline.
    President Dimondstein invites you to join in on an important conference call Thurs. 10/23
    10/21/14 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
    There will be an important conference call to plan for the November 14 National Day of Action, on Thursday, October 23rd at 1:00 p.m., for details about the conference call, please call the Union office (216)431-1903.
    Labor Secretary Says US Record on Paid Parental Leave is 'Dismal'
    10/21/14 - Teamsters Local 992
    Oct. 21, 2014 | WORKING FAMILIES | In a wide-ranging and progressive speech on jobs, Labor Secretary Tom Perez said Monday the path to more "shared prosperity" in the U.S. economy lies in a higher minimum wage, paid family leave for workers and stronger union density in the private sector. Perez argued that U.S.
    LiUNA Local 32 featured on local TV
    10/21/14 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
    LiUNA Local 32 (Winnebago and DeKalb counties) was recently featured positively in local news coverage. http://www.wifr.com/home/headlines/Groundbreaking-for-New-AAR-Maintenance-Hangar-279505462.html http://www.wifr.com/home/headlines/NWIBT-Shows-Support-for-New-Rockford-Schools-279865082.
    SRP Medical Open Enrollment Informational & BBQ
    10/21/14 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
    SRP Medical Open Enrollment Informational & BBQ Hosted by Local 266 Where: Local 266 Hall - 1650 N. 36th St, Phoenix, AZ 85008 When: Saturday, October 25th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Who: Members and their significant other Please RSVP either by phone 602-275-6222 or email ibew@ibewlocal266.
    2014 Valley Picnic
    10/21/14 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
    2014 Valley Picnic November 1st from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring your family out for a cool day at the PERA Club to enjoy some good food, fun and music Hope to see you there.
    OFFICER NEEDS ASSISTANCE!
    10/21/14 - Connecticut State Lodge Fraternal Order of Police
    Officer Gerry Hollis, a decorated member of the Manchester CT Police Department was involved in an on-duty car accident on December 13, 2011. Soon after the accident, Officer Hollis began to experience reoccuring seizures and has been unable to return to duty. At this time, it is unclear if Officer Hollis will be medically cleared to return to work.
    Return of Election Ballots
    10/21/14 - CWA Local 3176
    Brothers and Sisters, Please disregard the note in the ballot stating to sign the outer envelope when mailing back the ballot. The signature and address is not needed as the instruction state because the local election committee provided the voters address label on the return envelope. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused.
    Avaya Outsourcing
    10/20/14 - CWA Local 7777
    Outsourcing of American Jobs Hurts all of us.      STOP THE WAR ON COLORADO WRKERS Avaya Inc is outsourcing Colorado Jobs.  Outsourcing hurts families, students, homemakers, taxpayers, local business and our economy.
    Need a Union Taxi Driver?
    10/20/14 - CWA Local 7777
    Call Union Taxi for all of your transportation needs All are members of CWA Local 7777!     303.922.
    Firefighter Candidate Endorsement
    10/20/14 - IAFF Local 2086
    MEMORANDUM October 16, 2014 TO: All CPFF Members FROM: Mike Rogers, President RE: November Election Beginning on October 14, 2014 CPFF firefighters and their families across the state will have begun receiving their mail ballots in the mail.
    "Shahs of Sunset" Strike Over
    10/20/14 - IATSE Local 477
    Editors ratify deal . . .
    2014 Election Endorsements
    10/20/14 - IUOE 302
    2014 Election Endorsements Alaska and Washington Endorsements
    District 3 Alternate Election
    10/20/14 - UAW Local 602
    The TTIP: A Brief History of an Agenda for Corporate Plunder
    10/20/14 - Teamsters local 570
    Oct. 20, 2014 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | The corporate jargon surrounding the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal is about ‘protecting' investment', reducing ‘unnecessary' barriers and ‘harmonizing’ regulations that supposedly deter free trade between the  US  and the EU.
    F Y I: New Email for the Opera House
    10/20/14 - IATSE Local B4
    There is a new email address for the Opera House, For work at the Opera House email Ellen Cawley at bohschedules@gmail.com by 3:00 PM on Friday.  If you don't have email, you may call at 617-259-3429. Please do not walk in with a request and they prefer emails to phone calls.  Thank you.
    State bargaining conference convenes with eyes on 2015 negotiations
    10/20/14 - Oregon AFSCME Council 75
    Most state contracts expire June 30, 2015; talks will start in earnest after Jan. 1
    NEVADA DAY 150th Celebration
    10/20/14 - AFSCME Local 4041
    2014 Nevada Day Parade Celebration Friday, October 31, 2014 Our Local Chapters, Sierra Range Chapter, Washoe Chapter and our Retirees Chapter will have a float representing AFSCME Local 4041 and recognizing the Union's 61st year of active representation of State employees.
    Women of Vision Award
    10/20/14 - IBEW Local Union 48
    Bridget Quinn, NECA/IBEW Training Center’s Workforce Development Coordinator, has won the Daily Journal of Commerce’s Women of Vision Award. The awards recognize women in Oregon and Southwest Washington who work in architecture, engineering, construction and other building industry fields.
    Ebola - Extra Supplies
    10/20/14 - AFA-CWA Local Council 57
    We have published a joint communication with the Company in the form of Must Read Memo #603 regarding extra items for Flight Attendants.  The same communication has been published as a Read Before Fly (RBF) on the Southwest side of the partition.
    Transportation Division Meeting
    10/20/14 - CWA Local 7777
    The TTIP: A Brief History of an Agenda for Corporate Plunder
    10/20/14 - Teamsters Local 992
    Oct. 20, 2014 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | The corporate jargon surrounding the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal is about ‘protecting' investment', reducing ‘unnecessary' barriers and ‘harmonizing’ regulations that supposedly deter free trade between the  US  and the EU.
    Ebola Resources for Flight Attendants
    10/20/14 - Horizon Air AFA-CWA
    AFA continues to coordinate with key agencies overseeing aviation safety and health on enacting protective and response measures needed to support aviation’s first responders and safe air travel.
    ELECTION NOTICE
    10/20/14 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
      ELECTION NOTICE *NOTICE OF CANDIDATES* The Candidates for President are: Frank Fauci - fauci4president@gmail.com Chris Cafaldo - (518) 530-7417 The Candidates for Secretary-Treasurer are: J.P Graham - (845)482-3872 / email- jpgraham_us@yahoo.com John Zeolla - (845) 386-8039 / email- zeolla.1120@gmail.
    Portland Local First to Join Electrical Vehicle Challenge
    10/20/14 - IBEW Local Union 48
    In 2013, the U.S. Department of Energy set a goal to make plug-in electrical vehicles as affordable and convenient for the American family as gasoline-powered vehicles within the next 10 years.
    General Election Palm Card
    10/20/14 - Communications Workers of America Local 3181
    Please download and print the Palm Card attached below and take it to the polls with you.
    The TTIP: A Brief History of an Agenda for Corporate Plunder
    10/20/14 - Teamsters Local 355
    Oct. 20, 2014 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | The corporate jargon surrounding the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal is about ‘protecting' investment', reducing ‘unnecessary' barriers and ‘harmonizing’ regulations that supposedly deter free trade between the  US  and the EU.
    Join US for Labor Rally with Comptroller Tom DiNapoli & AG Eric Schneiderman - Oct. 24
    10/19/14 - HVALF AFL-CIO
    Join us for a Campaign Rally for NYS Comptroller Tom DiNapoli and NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Friday, Oct 24 at 3:00 and 5:30 pm 3:00 pm - Teamsters Local 445 - 15 Stone Castle Road, Rock Tavern, NY 5:30 pm - New Paltz Community Center - 3 Veterans Drive, New Paltz, NY Refreshments will be served. BRING YOUR BANNERS.
    2014 Proposed Dues Restructurring
    10/19/14 - IUEC Local 18
    The 2014 video presentation given by IUEC Local 18 Business Manager, Tony Gazzaniga, about the proposed dues restructuring has been posted in the IMPORTANT UPDATES area of the website. Please take the time to watch the video, and let other members know that the video is on the site. You must have a login to the Local 18 website to view the video.
    WSFOP Caribbean Cruise opportunity!
    10/19/14 - FOP Local 7
    Take advantage of special FOP group rates - available if you book before 31 October 2014. (rates go up after 1 November 2014) * The 7 day Royal Caribbean cruise will leave 1 November 2015 from Galveston, Tx. with ports of call in Cazumel, Mexico, Georgetown, Grand Cayman and Falmouth, Jamaica. * see attached flier for pricing and booking information.
    Update on IPP incentive
    10/19/14 - Communications Workers of America Local 1107
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    Durbin - Raise the minimum wage!
    10/19/14 - McLean County Democratic Party
    Here's a new campaign video from Senator Durbin about raising the minimum wage -- watch the final scenes for some McLean County shots! https://www.youtube.com/watch.
    RECALL
    10/19/14 - Connecticut Fire Equipment Mechanics Association
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    October November 2014
    10/18/14 - IUPAT local 10
      Local 10 solidaity  hits the headlines with a win.
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