IBEW Local 648
THE RIGHT CHOICE
  • July 07, 2020
    Labor Headlines

    US labor news headlines from LabourStart

    CUNY staff union sues university over adjunct layoffs
    WGA Leaders Unanimously Endorse Tentative Deal
    Canada : NHL, NHLPA agree on protocols to resume season
    Coronavirus has put the USPS on the brink of extinction. Will anybody save it?
    Congress gears up for battle over expiring unemployment benefits
  • UnionActive Newswire

    RSS Feed icon
    Current news directly from Union Locals in the US and Canada.
    Why Labor Unions Make People Less Racist
    07/06/20 - Teamsters local 570
    July 6, 2020 | EQUALITY | Compared to non-union workers, union members have higher wages and smaller gender and racial wage disparities. A study shows they change the way you see the world too.
    How the American Worker Got Fleeced
    07/06/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 6, 2020 | ECONOMY | Over the years, bosses have held down wages, cut benefits, and stomped on employees’ rights. Covid-19 may change that… [The pandemic] helps clarify just how much employers have chipped away at the labor rights and bargaining power that came with the New Deal.
    Notice of Local Union Election
    07/06/20 - Teamsters Local 964
    Notice of Local Union Election Plan Submission Form To all Members of Teamsters Local Union No.
    How the American Worker Got Fleeced
    07/06/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    July 6, 2020 | ECONOMY | Over the years, bosses have held down wages, cut benefits, and stomped on employees’ rights. Covid-19 may change that… [The pandemic] helps clarify just how much employers have chipped away at the labor rights and bargaining power that came with the New Deal.
    Essential Workers Deserve Fair Pay Now!
    07/06/20 - CWA Local 7777
    Essential workers within Denver Public Schools deserve equal treatment in pay and expect the DPS bargaining team to honor the commitments made recently by the board of education. Unfortunately, that's not what we're seeing. Tonight, the district told essential workers that they can't afford to give workers a step increase and a COLA.
    Chugach Job Posting...EL01
    07/06/20 - IBEW Local 191
    Apply Today!!!!! Jobs at Chugach Whidbey Island. https://css-chugach-prd.inforcloudsuite.com/hcm/CandidateSelfService/lm?dataarea=hcm&_frommenu=true&context.dataarea=hcm&context.session.key.JobBoard=EXTERNAL&context.session.key.
    CBKC Food Distribution Event
    07/06/20 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
    .
    Honoring Service And Sacrifice
    07/06/20 - KCPOG
    Memorial Remembrance - Rowley: July 4, 1902    On December 2nd, 2016 the King County Sheriff’s Office unveiled a memorial honoring the 18 members of our department who lost their lives in the line of duty since the founding of the KCSO in 1853.
    Why Labor Unions Make People Less Racist
    07/06/20 - Teamsters Local 888
    July 6, 2020 | EQUALITY | Compared to non-union workers, union members have higher wages and smaller gender and racial wage disparities. A study shows they change the way you see the world too.
    FTIR-Raman Webinar
    07/04/20 - Fairfield County Hazardous Incident Response Team
    Thermo is presenting a Webinar on July 9th  http://app.info3.thermoscientific.com/e/es.
    To our CWA Brothers, Sisters and Family Happy 4th of July
    07/04/20 - CWA Local 1103
    In Congress, July 4, 1776.
    Verizon Workers Regional & Local Work & Family Committee Summer Camp Program 2020
    07/04/20 - CWA Local 1103
    The 2020 Summer Camp includes summer day programs as well as overnight camp programs and is made available through the Local and NY/NE Regional Work & Family CommiJees. The fund will reimburse up to $600.00 per child for summer camp expenses incurred between June 29, 2020 through September 4, 2020, for up to two (2) children per family.
    Forced Overtime
    07/03/20 - CWA Local 2222
    Verizon will be forcing 6th day this coming week. So remember if you don't want to work your non schedule day you must work your contractual 8hrs overtime before.
    Colorado Health and Safety workplace protections
    07/03/20 - CWA Local 7777
    CWA members played a pivotal role in passing  HB20-1415 Whistleblower Protections Public Health Emergencies.  The bill makes it unlawful for employers in Colorado to retaliate against workers for raising health and safety issues during a pandemic. Also, it allows employees to wear their own PPE.
    State & Local Face Mask Requirements for Public Places
    07/03/20 - CWA Local 7777
    Since there are no Federal requirements for wearing a mask in public and in most states it is a “Hodge Podge” of different rules on this matter; it would be important if you or family members plan any traveling during this timeframe to check the state or local requirements on your traveling route and the designation place of our travel for wearing a mask in public.
    LOCAL UNION 659 ELECTION RESULTS
    07/02/20 - IBEW Local 659
    Thank you all for your participation with this year’s election.  It is through the efforts of the membership that this Local Union is able to work and serve everyone.
    Nearly Half the US Population Is Without A Job
    07/02/20 - Teamsters local 570
    July 2, 2020 | ECONOMY | Nearly half of the population is still out of a job showing just how far the U.S. labor market has to heal in the wake of the coronavirus.  The employment-population ratio — the number of employed people as a percentage of the U.S. adult population — plunged to 52.8% in May, meaning 47.
    Summer Labor Blood Drives - 2020
    07/02/20 - Teamsters Joint Council 41
    2020 SUMMER LABOR BLOOD DRIVES Come to donate and receive a free gift courtesy of the American Red Cross, while supplies last. * Emerald Event Center, Avon July 20th 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 100th Bomb Group, Cleveland July 28th 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown September 8th 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Why Labor Unions Make People Less Racist
    07/02/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 2, 2020 | EQUALITY | Compared to non-union workers, union members have higher wages and smaller gender and racial wage disparities. A study shows they change the way you see the world too.
    Make It a Union-Made Fourth of July!
    07/02/20 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    The Fourth of July is here, and it’s time to celebrate America’s birthday. Our flag has been waving high since 1776, but do you know what the colors mean? The red represents the blood shed by those who fought for our nation’s independence.
    Washington Training Center Update
    07/02/20 - IUOE 302
    Washington Training Center Update Effective July 1st, the Spangle and Ellensburg, WA training centers have been merged and will be managed and run by the Ellensburg Training Director, Ole Fjellstad.  As many of you know, this effort has been in the works for some time and we are pleased that it has now all come together.
    Happy 4th of July!
    07/02/20 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
    In observance of the holiday our office will be closed July 3rd. We wish all our members a Happy and Safe Holiday.
    Summary Report from the Administrative Officers
    07/02/20 - IATSE Local 33
    Hello Everyone Please click on the link below from the Administrative Officers. Thank you, I.A.T.S.E.
    July Update
    07/02/20 - INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS LOCAL UNION 494
    Well, summer is officially here. Enjoy it. While the Union was closed to walk-ins, we were fielding an amazing amount of phone calls and emails from members. We have had daily calls about COVID and unemployment. Most of this information is posted on our website for quick access to our members. Please contact us if you have clarifying questions. Ibew494.com.
    IBEW 494 Apparel Store Is Open
    07/02/20 - INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS LOCAL UNION 494
    The new IBEW Local 494 online store is up and running! To purchase any items go to: store https://ibew494.itemorder.
    IATSE ALERT: Film Tax Credit
    07/02/20 - IATSE Local B4
    The film tax credit would bring Massachusetts, especially Boston, to a level playing field with states like Connecticut and Rhode Island, to be able to create more work in the film, theater, hotel, restaurant, and travel industries.  It will generate a lot of revenue back to our city that we lose to these other cities who are already have this film tax credit.
    NEASO Member-2-Members Self-Care, Yoga Classes
    07/02/20 - NEASO
    .
    Happy Birthday America!
    07/01/20 - Teamsters Local 776
    This Fourth of July promises to be different than previous years; many people may not feel like....
    The Brotherhood of Railroad Signalman’s Grand Executive Council Endorses Joe Biden for President
    07/01/20 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    FRONT ROYAL, VA — On June 11, 2020, the members of the BRS Grand Executive Council voted to unanimously endorse former U.S. Senator and Vice President Joe Biden for President of the United States. “The Grand Executive Council monitors and promotes candidates who demonstrate that they understand and support our Union values and the working class in this country.
    YRC RECEIVES CARES ACT RELIEF
    07/01/20 - Teamsters Local 449
    TEAMSTERS UNION LAUDS CARES ACT RELIEF FOR YRCW WORKERS 2020.07.01 Loan Will Protect Livelihoods of 30,000 Workers Impacted by Pandemic (WASHINGTON) – A $700 million loan provided by the United States Treasury under the CARES Act will help YRC Worldwide, Inc.
    YRC Receives $700M From Uncle Sam
    07/01/20 - Teamsters Local 492
    TEAMSTERS UNION LAUDS CARES ACT RELIEF FOR YRCW WORKERS Loan Will Protect Livelihoods of 30,000 Workers Impacted by Pandemic A $700 million loan provided by the United States Treasury under the CARES Act will help YRC Worldwide, Inc.
    YRC Expects to Receive CARES act loan
    07/01/20 - Teamsters Local 776
    A $700 million loan provided by the United States Treasury under the CARES Act will help YRC Worldwide, Inc.’s operating companies pay its employees’....
    How COVID-19 Widened America’s Wealth Gap
    06/30/20 - Teamsters local 570
    June 30, 2020 | INEQUALITY | The novel coronavirus pandemic has only exacerbated income inequality, experts say, stretching the racial wealth gap in the United States and making the richest wealthier while leaving many of the poorest without jobs. As the COVID-19 pandemic overtook the U.S.
    How COVID-19 Widened America’s Wealth Gap
    06/30/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    June 30, 2020 | INEQUALITY | The novel coronavirus pandemic has only exacerbated income inequality, experts say, stretching the racial wealth gap in the United States and making the richest wealthier while leaving many of the poorest without jobs. As the COVID-19 pandemic overtook the U.S.
    How COVID-19 Widened America’s Wealth Gap
    06/30/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    June 30, 2020 | INEQUALITY | The novel coronavirus pandemic has only exacerbated income inequality, experts say, stretching the racial wealth gap in the United States and making the richest wealthier while leaving many of the poorest without jobs. As the COVID-19 pandemic overtook the U.S.
    Fishing For Freedom Donation Request
    06/30/20 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
    .
    GMM Canceled for July 2020
    06/30/20 - IATSE Local 33
    Brothers & Sisters: President  Wright is cancelling the July 2020  General Membership Meeting. We will try for one in August.
    July Union Meetings Canceled
    06/30/20 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    Out of an abundance of caution all July Union Meetings have been canceled. WEAR A MASK! - WORK SAFE! - SOCIAL DISTANCE! - WASH YOUR HANDS! - STAY SAFE!
    Officers say they received pizza from El Paso restaurant with a pig drawn on box
    06/30/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    Police in El Paso say they’re disturbed after two officers were given food with a disrespectful picture drawn on it. In a Facebook post Sunday night, an El Paso police officer said he and his partner ordered dinner at The Pizza Joint in downtown El Paso. But the officers said this pizza came with something extra.
    July 3, 2020 Closure
    06/30/20 - International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
    Please be advised, that in accordance with our Local Bylaws, the Boilermakers Local Lodge 104, will be closed on July 3, 2020 in observance of the July 4th Holiday.  We will reopen at 8am on Monday July 6, 2020. The Seattle Labor Temple building will also be closed for the day on July 3rd, 2020 so payments cannot be dropped off at the Seattle Location.
    July Meetings Canceled
    06/30/20 - Teamsters Local 41
    .
    COVID-19 cases among El Paso first responders
    06/30/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The city of El Paso has provided data on COVID-19 cases within the El Paso Police Department and El Paso Fire Department. According to the city, 128 members of EPPD have been quarantined and 100 have been tested for COVID-19. Of those tested, 14 tests came back positive. City officials said 25 of those quarantined remain out of work and 97 have returned to work.
    Online Form Disable Days of the Month
    06/30/20 - support.unionactive.com
    Two more options have been added for automatically disabling online forms before or after certain days of the month. The disabled after day/time and disabled before day/time allows an online form to be automatically disabled before and after certain dates. For example set the disabled before day/time to the 10th @ 12am and the disabled after day/time to the 16th @ 5pm.
    Online Form Disable Times
    06/29/20 - support.unionactive.com
    The online forms now have an option to disable the form before and after certain times of the day. You can enter a disabled before time and a disabled after time. The form will not be available before a certain time or after a certain time or a combination of both.
    Unions Support Workers During Crisis
    06/29/20 - Teamsters local 570
    June 29, 2020 | OPINION | The COVID-19 pandemic has sent our world into a public health and economic tailspin. As of May, the national unemployment rate was at 13.3%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In Michigan, it is a staggering 21.2% — worse than the Great Recession. [ In Maryland, it’s 9.9%.
    Unions Support Workers During Crisis
    06/29/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    June 29, 2020 | OPINION | The COVID-19 pandemic has sent our world into a public health and economic tailspin. As of May, the national unemployment rate was at 13.3%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In Michigan, it is a staggering 21.2% — worse than the Great Recession. [ In Maryland, it’s 9.9%.
    Unions Support Workers During Crisis
    06/29/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    June 29, 2020 | OPINION | The COVID-19 pandemic has sent our world into a public health and economic tailspin. As of May, the national unemployment rate was at 13.3%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In Michigan, it is a staggering 21.2% — worse than the Great Recession. [ In Maryland, it’s 9.9%.
    Headlines Provided By:

    GrievTrac.com - Online Grievance Tracking Software, 100% Union Made in the USA.

    UnionReach.net - Free real time union push messaging app. Send to all members or specific groups.

    UnionActive.com - Website Content Management System with Powerful Communication Tools for Union Website's, 100% Union Made in the USA.

    Unions-America.com - Union Website Design, Union Website Hosting, 100% Union Made in the USA.

  • IBEW Local 648

    Copyright © 2020.
    All Rights Reserved.

    Powered By UnionActive

    222627 hits since Nov 12, 2008


  • Top of Page image