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  • July 17, 2019

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    Trump's New Top Labor Official Is Expected to Advance an Anti-Labor Agenda
    Goodwill pulls paychecks from disabled workers
    The Amazon Prime Day strike shows how to take on Amazon ?" and win
    ‘Beat The Machine': Amazon Warehouse Workers Strike To Protest Inhumane Conditions
    Activist: Exclusion of domestic workers from federal labor laws 'a legacy of slavery'
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    Informational & Educational Campaign
    07/17/19 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
    Dear Members: We will be hosting an A.P.W.U. Informational & Educational Campaign on Tues., July 30, Wed, July 31 & Thurs., 8/1, 12pm until 12am, each day, at the employee entrance of the P&DC. Please join us! Thank you.
    Skagit County Fair Volunteer Oportunities
    07/16/19 - IBEW Local 191
    Earn your Volunteer Points!!! Volunteers needed to man the booth at the Skagit County Fair? Check the dates below and let us know which one.
    Here’s Why Thousands of Auto Workers Could End Up on Strike Soon
    07/16/19 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 16, 2019 | STRIKES | The United Auto Workers union is set to start bargaining new contracts covering 150,000 workers at Detroit’s Big Three on Monday in what could be the most contentious negotiations the auto industry has seen in years. The union will be looking to make significant gains over the most recent four-year contracts with the companies, ratified in 2015.
    Here’s Why Thousands of Auto Workers Could End Up on Strike Soon
    07/16/19 - Teamsters local 570
    July 16, 2019 | STRIKES | The United Auto Workers union is set to start bargaining new contracts covering 150,000 workers at Detroit’s Big Three on Monday in what could be the most contentious negotiations the auto industry has seen in years. The union will be looking to make significant gains over the most recent four-year contracts with the companies, ratified in 2015.
    Call Times are changing. *Please Read*
    07/16/19 - IATSE Local 33
    Hello All Effective Monday, July 22,  2019 the Call-In times will be changed and the following Call-In Times will be for Monday through Friday ONLY.    Saturdays Call-In Times will remain the same for now.
    CBS Negotiations Committee, Are you interested in joining the Committee?
    07/16/19 - IATSE Local 33
    Hello Sisters & Brothers: Anyone interested in being on the CBS Negotiations Committee is to please contact President Wright or B/A TV  Valentine asap with their written request.  Their Email addresses are: jimmywright33@gmail.com and rvalentine@iatse33.
    2019 Sound & Comm special meeting
    07/16/19 - IBEW Local 332
    All Sound & Communications members, please plan to attend this important meeting regarding contract negotiations.
    Here’s Why Thousands of Auto Workers Could End Up on Strike Soon
    07/16/19 - Teamsters Local 992
    July 16, 2019 | STRIKES | The United Auto Workers union is set to start bargaining new contracts covering 150,000 workers at Detroit’s Big Three on Monday in what could be the most contentious negotiations the auto industry has seen in years. The union will be looking to make significant gains over the most recent four-year contracts with the companies, ratified in 2015.
    President’s Message - Change is in the Air
    07/16/19 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
    Whether your focus is curricular and academic or includes broader political interests, the impact of the implementation of AB 705 can’t be overestimated. It’s not just a foot in the door leading to the privatization and corporatization of higher education -- the door has now been kicked open.
    Guild Membership Meeting Caps a Successful Academic Year
    07/16/19 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
    Guild Membership Meeting Caps a Successful Academic Year A parody of Gloria Gaynor’s 1978 disco anthem “I Will Survive” was an apt opening to the Annual Membership Meeting and dinner held at the Guild Office on May 21st that culminated the 2018/2019 academic year for AFT Local 1521. Attendees swayed to the rousing singalong led by Los Angeles College Faculty Guild president Joanne Waddell at the start of the late afternoon’s festivities.
    Boeing 737 MAX Update
    07/16/19 - AMFA
    July 16, 2019 -- The Boeing 737 MAX was grounded by the FAA on March 13, 2019, and based on current information, will continue to be out of service until at least October. The Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) has been monitoring the situation very carefully, and a very important question remains regarding to what degree we will be involved in the process of introducing the aircraft back into the Southwest Airlines fleet and into the Alaska Airlines fleet.
    Here’s Why Thousands of Auto Workers Could End Up on Strike Soon
    07/16/19 - Teamsters Local 888
    July 16, 2019 | STRIKES | The United Auto Workers union is set to start bargaining new contracts covering 150,000 workers at Detroit’s Big Three on Monday in what could be the most contentious negotiations the auto industry has seen in years. The union will be looking to make significant gains over the most recent four-year contracts with the companies, ratified in 2015.
    Teamster Pride
    07/15/19 - Teamsters Local 776
    Do you have “Teamster Pride”? Do you proudly display your Teamster Pride by wearing a Teamster shirt, hat, or jacket? Well then there’s good news for you; Local 776 has just gotten in a shipment of T-shirts in a new color: Green. The shirts have the large Teamster Logo on the back and a smaller Teamster logo on the front pocket.
    How American Workers Won the Eight-Hour Workday
    07/15/19 - Teamsters Local 992
    July 15, 2019 | LABOR HISTORY | We’ve all had one of those days when the clock seems frozen in time and the workday drags on, and on, and on. Eight hours can feel like a lifetime, the minutes crawling by, your mood souring by the second.
    Letter to Horizon Air AMTs
    07/15/19 - AMFA
    July 15, 2019 -- First, I would like to thank you for placing your confidence in the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA). Your grassroots organizing efforts and collection of Authorization Cards from your workgroup in favor of AMFA was a wonderful surprise.
    Local Heroes Night 2019
    07/15/19 - Everett Police Officers Association
    Local Heroes Night August 23, 2019 Please come out and join us.
    TRUMP NLRB ELIMINATES HURDLE TO EMPLOYERS KICKING OUT UNIONS
    07/15/19 - IBEW Local 659
    Please click on the link show here:  https://news.bloomberglaw.com/daily-labor-report/trump-nlrb-eliminates-hurdle-to-employers-kicking-out-unions.
    How American Workers Won the Eight-Hour Workday
    07/15/19 - Teamsters local 570
    July 15, 2019 | LABOR HISTORY | We’ve all had one of those days when the clock seems frozen in time and the workday drags on, and on, and on. Eight hours can feel like a lifetime, the minutes crawling by, your mood souring by the second.
    How American Workers Won the Eight-Hour Workday
    07/15/19 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 15, 2019 | LABOR HISTORY | We’ve all had one of those days when the clock seems frozen in time and the workday drags on, and on, and on. Eight hours can feel like a lifetime, the minutes crawling by, your mood souring by the second.
    How American Workers Won the Eight-Hour Workday
    07/15/19 - Teamsters Local 888
    July 15, 2019 | LABOR HISTORY | We’ve all had one of those days when the clock seems frozen in time and the workday drags on, and on, and on. Eight hours can feel like a lifetime, the minutes crawling by, your mood souring by the second.
    CRDA Meeting
    07/14/19 - International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local #77
    Attention Members: Please log into the members area to read an important message regarding Tuesday's CRDA meeting.
    Amended TRO - Required Notice To Members
    07/12/19 - TWU Local 568
    On July 10, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued an Order modifying the terms of the existing Temporary Restraining Order.
    Last Call to RSVP for 7/22 Celebration
    07/12/19 - IATSE Local B4
    Last call to be added to the guest list for our 1st Annual celebration is Monday, July 15th. RSVP to Robin (gtrmnky@aol.com) or me (j.moot@yahoo.com) is required to let us know you are coming. We will be finalizing plans next week with the Wang folks and inform them of our list and our headcount.
    In Case You Missed It
    07/12/19 - Teamsters local 570
      • Americans surveyed see AI as jobs killer   • Labor raises the floor in Nashville   • Women’s soccer put equal pay on the agenda. Now what.
    In Case You Missed It
    07/12/19 - Teamsters Local 355
      • Americans surveyed see AI as jobs killer   • Labor raises the floor in Nashville   • Women’s soccer put equal pay on the agenda. Now what.
    AA LITIGATION
    07/12/19 - TWU Local 568
    On June 14, 2019, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas issued a Temporary Restraining Order applicable to the Transport Workers Union Of America, AFL-CIO, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, AFL-CIO, and the Airlines Mechanic and Related Employee Association, TWU/IAM, and to all employees represented by the Association, the IAM or the TWU at American Airlines. On July 10, 2019, District Court Issued a Modified TRO.
    2019 LOWELL LABOR DAY PARADE
    07/12/19 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
    TEAMSTERS LOCAL UNION NO. 142 INVITE YOU AND YOUR FAMILY TO WALK or RIDE WITH THE TEAMSTER TRUCK TO CELEBRATE THE TOWN OF LOWELL 100th LABOR DAY PARADE
    Union Pride at TPU Night
    07/12/19 - IBEW Local 483
    Show your 483 Pride at the Tacoma Raniers TPU Night game. July 13th.  Flyer download below.
    IBEW 21 White Sox 2019 Solidarity Event
    07/12/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    IBEW 21 Solidarity Event Join your IBEW 21 Brothers & Sisters and their families on Sunday, September 8th Game Time 1:10pm* White Sox vs. Angels Special Ticket Pricing for IBEW 21 Members. $7.84 - Upper Box $11.20 - Outfield $26.88 - Lower Box $10 - Parking Pass $8.50 - Hot Dog Value Meal New in 2019: Pre-Game Patio Buffet $32. Purchase your tickets today!
    In Case You Missed It
    07/12/19 - Teamsters Local 992
      • Americans surveyed see AI as jobs killer   • Labor raises the floor in Nashville   • Women’s soccer put equal pay on the agenda. Now what.
    In Case You Missed It
    07/12/19 - Teamsters Local 888
      • Americans surveyed see AI as jobs killer   • Labor raises the floor in Nashville   • Women’s soccer put equal pay on the agenda. Now what.
    Progress on Pension Reform
    07/12/19 - Teamsters Local 414
    Brothers and Sisters, I have good news to report today, on our recent trip to Washington DC, Jim Maxson, his wife Janet, myself, my wife Barbara and John McKnight and Kevin Beanblossom from the Indianapolis committee of the NUCPP traveled there in support of HR 397 (The Butch Lewis Act).
    Trump NLRB Head Moves to Oust Agency Inspector
    07/11/19 - Teamsters local 570
    July 11, 2019 | NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD | National Labor Relations Board Chair John Ring has filed a formal complaint against agency Inspector General David Berry, the official who got a 2017 NLRB decision reversing an Obama-era “joint employer” rule voided.
    Trump NLRB Head Moves to Oust Agency Inspector
    07/11/19 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 11, 2019 | NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD | National Labor Relations Board Chair John Ring has filed a formal complaint against agency Inspector General David Berry, the official who got a 2017 NLRB decision reversing an Obama-era “joint employer” rule voided.
    LABOR NIGHT AT THE BALLPARK
    07/11/19 - IBEW Local 659
    WEAR YOUR UNION COLORS AND IDENTIFY YOURSELF AS A UNION MEMBER AND YOU AND YOUR FAMILY GET IN FREE!!!  July 14, 2019 @ 6:00 p.m. all Labor Members and Family are welcome to come for Labor Night at the Harry & David Ballpark, 2000 South Pacific Hwy, Medford. See flyer attached for more information.
    MEWP Trainings & Certifications
    07/11/19 - IATSE Local 488
    Mobile Elevated Work Platforms(MEWP) New Operator Certification: Seattle, August 31st MEWP Operator Recertification: Portland, July 26th & August 9th MEWP 2.0 Experienced Operators GENIE SPECIFIC RIGGING Certification & Equipment Supervision Certification for Keys & Bests: Portland, August 3rd & 4th (Equipment Supervisors only attend Day 1.
    Amazon and Kroger to build new GA distribution centers
    07/11/19 - Teamsters Local 455
    Click Link below for full story: https://www.theshelbyreport.
    Trump NLRB Head Moves to Oust Agency Inspector
    07/11/19 - Teamsters Local 992
    July 11, 2019 | NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD | National Labor Relations Board Chair John Ring has filed a formal complaint against agency Inspector General David Berry, the official who got a 2017 NLRB decision reversing an Obama-era “joint employer” rule voided.
    Head Flyman Position
    07/11/19 - International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, It's territories and Canada, AFL-CIO, CLC, Local 122 - San Diego
    July 11, 2019 Attn:  IATSE #122 Members Local 122 is accepting applications for the following position for the Civic Theatre: Head Flyman Please submit Resumes via e-mail to frontdesk@iatse122.org. Resumes will be accepted until July 25, 2019.
    Organizer Position
    07/11/19 - International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, It's territories and Canada, AFL-CIO, CLC, Local 122 - San Diego
    Organizer Local Union No. 122, International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artist and Allied Crafts of the United States, its Territories and Canada, AFL-CIO, CLC.  Is hiring an Organizer. Organizers are committed to helping workers win social and economic justice on the job through building strong unions both internal and external.
    Industry Recognized Apprenticeship Program Message Guidelines
    07/11/19 - Laborers' Local 231
    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has released proposed regulations governing a new form of apprenticeship called Industry Recognized Apprenticeship Programs or IRAP's.  IRAP's poise a major threat to LIUNA's and other construction unions' Registered Apprenticeship Programs.
    Education Coordinator Position
    07/11/19 - International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, It's territories and Canada, AFL-CIO, CLC, Local 122 - San Diego
    Education Coordinator Position EDUCATION COORDINATOR This position is a full-time position salaried exempt: San Diego Theatrical Training Trust Fund seeks a self-motivated, highly-organized Education Coordinator to create, coordinate, instruct, and facilitate the educational programs and events for our rapidly growing Industry, Education and Apprenticeship program.
    Industry Recognized Apprenticeship Program Information
    07/11/19 - Laborers' Local 231
    We need to make sure the Administration does not allow low quality industry apprenticeship programs, IRAP's, in the construction industry. IRPA's would open the door to unskilled workers - not only lowering apprenticeship pay but your wages and benefits as well.
    VOTE TO APPROVE PENSION REFORM BILL
    07/11/19 - Teamsters Local 71
    Critical Legislation Now Moves to House for Vote Press Contact (WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union applauds the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means for today’s vote to approve H.R. 397, the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act, more commonly referred to as The Butch Lewis Act.
    UPDATE* Letter from the Business Agent
    07/11/19 - IUE-CWA Local 301
    Brother and Sisters, 07/10/2019 We want to provide you all with an update on where we currently stand as there is a lot of rumors and confusion. First I want to thank everyone who participated in the 2019 Tentative Agreement contract vote.
    Union Membership Boosts Political Knowledge
    07/10/19 - Teamsters local 570
    July 10, 2019 | VOTE 2020 | By this point, we're all aware of how quickly and easily political misinformation can spread. Whether it comes from a concerned friend or a Russian bot, fake news can easily infest your social media feeds, and perhaps influence your vote. The only way for a population to survive this plague is to be better informed.
    Union Membership Boosts Political Knowledge
    07/10/19 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 10, 2019 | VOTE 2020 | By this point, we're all aware of how quickly and easily political misinformation can spread. Whether it comes from a concerned friend or a Russian bot, fake news can easily infest your social media feeds, and perhaps influence your vote. The only way for a population to survive this plague is to be better informed.
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