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    IUEC Recruitment & Hiring
    03/01/21 - International Union of Elevator Constructors Local 31
    The IUEC does all of its recruiting and hiring through the National Elevator Industry Educational Program (NEIEP). All interested applicants should go to neiep.org website and click on new applicant button under login and all recruitment and hiring sessions for every Local in USA will be available.
    President Biden Delivers Remarks to Workers
    03/01/21 - Teamsters Local 570
    Mar. 1, 2021 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Workers in Alabama – and all across America – are voting on whether to organize a union in their workplace. It’s a vitally important choice – one that should be made without intimidation or threats by employers. President Joe Biden yesterday released a statement voicing support for workers voting to form a union.
    Here’s Why 2021 Could Be a Big Year for Labor
    03/01/21 - Teamsters Local 570
    Mar. 1, 2021 | U.S. LABOR | Rarely has the chasm between rank-and-file-workers and the extremely wealthy been this wide. While millions of people have lost jobs, ågone hungry and struggled to pay for their basic needs, billionaires' wealth soared to new heights in 2020.
    President Biden Delivers Remarks to Workers
    03/01/21 - Teamsters Local 355
    Mar. 1, 2021 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Workers in Alabama – and all across America – are voting on whether to organize a union in their workplace. It’s a vitally important choice – one that should be made without intimidation or threats by employers.
    Assistant National Director Letter to American Airlines Mechanic and Related Employees
    03/01/21 - AMFA
    March 1, 2021 -- On February 26, 2021, the National Mediation Board (NMB) Investigator Josie G.M. Bautista notified all parties of the next phase of investigation regarding NMB Case No. R-7557...The IAM/TWU promised you could vote on the Association and never delivered on that promise. AMFA is now working hard to get you that vote. We appreciate your support.
    Here’s Why 2021 Could Be a Big Year for Labor
    03/01/21 - Teamsters Local 355
    Mar. 1, 2021 | U.S. LABOR | Rarely has the chasm between rank-and-file-workers and the extremely wealthy been this wide. While millions of people have lost jobs, gone hungry and struggled to pay for their basic needs, billionaires' wealth soared to new heights in 2020.
    Honoring Service And Sacrifice
    02/28/21 - KCPOG
    Honoring Service And Sacrifice Memorial Remembrance - Mark Brown: February 27th    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.
    Postal Workers are essential front line workers
    02/27/21 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    Iowa’s Governor and Department of Public Health have made a decision to eliminate Postal Workers from the 1B Tier for COVID-19 vaccines. A panel of medical and public health experts at the CDC have determined that Postal Workers are essential frontline workers and included them in Tier 1B for vaccines.
    Crew Parking Map and Location - Herbalife Honors 2021
    02/26/21 - IATSE Local 33
    Hi everyone. Please note we have updated parking instructions for all crew. As a reminder we are in the South Hall J & K at the LACC. Parking will take place at LA Live - West Garage (Georgia Way and West Rd, behind the movie theater). Please find the parking map attached.
    Weekly News Wrap-Up: 2/26/2021
    02/26/21 - Teamsters Local 570
      • ‘We deserve more’   • 28 ways you can celebrate Black History month   • Teamsters donate drinking water to Texas families   • Why Virginia is Organized Labor’s next big battleground   • Civil Rights & the Labor Movement: An historical overview   • How many Americans are out of work.
    Weekly News Wrap-Up: 2/26/2021
    02/26/21 - Teamsters Local 992
      • ‘We deserve more’   • 28 ways you can celebrate Black History month   • Teamsters donate drinking water to Texas families   • Why Virginia is Organized Labor’s next big battleground   • Civil Rights & the Labor Movement: An historical overview   • How many Americans are out of work.
    FRA Emergency Order Requiring Face Mask Use in Railroad Operations
    02/26/21 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    To help prevent the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) issued Emergency Order (EO) No. 32 to require compliance with the mask requirements of the Order of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Emergency Order No.
    So Much Rich History to Discover
    02/26/21 - Teamsters Local 570
    Feb. 26, 2021 | BLACK HISTORY MONTH | Black History Month may be drawing to a close for 2021, but the exploration and learning does not have to stop (and should not) on February 28. There are so many books, videos, programs, exhibits and oral histories out there you need much more than a month to experience it all. Take advantage of all these resources.
    Support UNM Graduate Workers Right to Organize
    02/26/21 - New Mexico Hospital Workers Union
    Thanks for signing the petition. Now, can you spread the word to keep up our momentum? Click here to share this petition on Facebook. Click here to share this petition on Twitter. Or you can send your friends this link: https://actionnetwork.org/petitions/sign-the-petition-unm-should-recognize-graduate-workers-right-to-unionize.
    COVID-19 PSA's
    02/26/21 - New Mexico Hospital Workers Union
    We are proud to feature four (4) District 1199NM members who have shared their stories of what its like to work on the front-lines providing patient care in one of the hospitals that we represent.  These videos feature members driving home after their shift, speaking directly about the challenges that they face.  "WE HAVE RISEN TO THE CHALLENGE" - "WILL YOU?".
    So Much Rich History to Discover
    02/26/21 - Teamsters Local 355
    Feb. 26, 2021 | BLACK HISTORY MONTH | Black History Month may be drawing to a close for 2021, but the exploration and learning does not have to stop (and should not) on February 28. There are so many books, videos, programs, exhibits and oral histories out there you need much more than a month to experience it all. Take advantage of all these resources.
    Variety Kids Telethon
    02/26/21 - Teamsters Local 264
    Teamsters Local #264 is a proud supporter of Variety Kid’s Telethon. Join our Business Agent and Variety Chairman Tony Vaccaro along with Celebrity Child, and Grandson of Lake Shore Central School Member Carrie Preston, Evan Liddick for the 59th Annual Variety Kids Telethon on Saturday February 27 (6pm -10pm on Channel 2) and Sunday February 28 (10 am – 8 pm on Channel 67.1/Cable 5.
    Verizon Home Garaging Renewal
    02/26/21 - CWA Local 2222
    Re: COVID-19 Home Garaging - Renewal Dear Mike, As a result of the current COVID-19 outbreak, through March 31, 2021 certain Associates designated by management by title, location and work group shall home garage their Company-provided vehicle.
    Funeral notice for John Linscott Sr.
    02/26/21 - IATSE Local 33
    Brothers & Sisters: There will be a Funeral for John Linscott Sr. on March 5th, 2021 at 10:00 am. It is being held at Saint Rose of Lima church in Simi Valley (1305 Royal Ave., Simi Valley Ca. 93065.
    Amazon WHSE Anti-Union Campaign
    02/26/21 - Teamsters Local 492
    Amazon’s Anti-Union Drive Shows Why US Labor Law Is Broken 2/24/2021 - Article by David Doorey from Jacobinmag.com Amazon workers in Alabama are voting on whether to unionize, but the company is able to bombard them with anti-union propaganda.
    DLLR Maryland License Renewals
    02/26/21 - IUEC Local 10
    I got an email from DLLR this morning.  There is an email scam potentially targeting License renewals in the state of Maryland.  Not just elevator, but all areas needing to be licensed.  Please make sure you are sure of any email that you may or may not respond to.  If you need to ask questions, please do not hesitate to call me.
    Weekly News Wrap-Up: 2/26/2021
    02/26/21 - Teamsters Local 888
      • ‘We deserve more’   • 28 ways you can celebrate Black History month   • Teamsters donate drinking water to Texas families   • Why Virginia is Organized Labor’s next big battleground   • Civil Rights & the Labor Movement: An historical overview   • How many Americans are out of work.
    So Much Rich History to Discover
    02/26/21 - Teamsters Local 888
    Feb. 26, 2021 | BLACK HISTORY MONTH | Black History Month may be drawing to a close for 2021, but the exploration and learning does not have to stop (and should not) on February 28. There are so many books, videos, programs, exhibits and oral histories out there you need much more than a month to experience it all. Take advantage of all these resources.
    The State of American Workers a Year Into COVID-19 Shutdown
    02/26/21 - Teamsters Local 888
    Feb. 25, 2021 | ANALYSIS | Stress is still high as we approach the one-year mark of the Covid-19 shutdown. With so many uncertainties, the need for mental health support in the workplace has never been greater. In many cases, boundaries around the work/life balance have become severely blurred. Many employees who work remotely are feeling disconnected, isolated, and depressed.
    Service Group Bargaining Dates
    02/25/21 - RN Staff Council, OPEIU, Local 40, AFL-CIO, CLC
    Future Bargaining Dates for the McLaren Macomb Service Group Thursday, March 11, 2021 Monday, March 15, 2021 Please be sure to check your email and our ALL IN facebook page for updates.  We will be sending out a Newsletter in regards to negotiations and we encourage you to attend the zoom meetings for specific proposals regarding wages, hours and working conditions.
    The State of American Workers a Year Into COVID-19 Shutdown
    02/25/21 - Teamsters Local 355
    Feb. 25, 2021 | ANALYSIS | Stress is still high as we approach the one-year mark of the Covid-19 shutdown. With so many uncertainties, the need for mental health support in the workplace has never been greater. In many cases, boundaries around the work/life balance have become severely blurred. Many employees who work remotely are feeling disconnected, isolated, and depressed.
    How $15 Minimum Wage Could Boost Social Security Benefits
    02/25/21 - Teamsters Local 570
    Feb. 25, 2021 | SOCIAL SECURITY | Some Washington lawmakers are pushing to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour to put more money in workers’ pockets. The wage bump could also eventually provide a boost to their Social Security benefits. The current federal minimum wage of $7.25 has stayed where it is since 2009.
    The State of American Workers a Year Into COVID-19 Shutdown
    02/25/21 - Teamsters Local 992
    Feb. 25, 2021 | ANALYSIS | Stress is still high as we approach the one-year mark of the Covid-19 shutdown. With so many uncertainties, the need for mental health support in the workplace has never been greater. In many cases, boundaries around the work/life balance have become severely blurred. Many employees who work remotely are feeling disconnected, isolated, and depressed.
    RRB Plans Improved Access to Toll-Free Service
    02/25/21 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    The U.S. Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) has developed two changes to the agency’s nationwide toll-free telephone system that should improve customers’ access to agency staff and services. The changes will take effect on February 15.
    Teamsters Local 89 Delivers to Texas
    02/24/21 - Teamsters Local 89
    Teamsters Local 89 donated and delivered 21 pallets of water to Texans in need after last week’s disastrous winter storm. On Tuesday, February 23rd Business Agent Trey McCutcheon was sent to procure the 21 pallets of water from Louisville’s Kroger Distribution Center, home to hundreds of Teamsters Local 89 members at Zenith Logistics and Transervice.
    EDBF #131
    02/24/21 - IBEW Local 1205
    We regretfully inform you that Brother Brass Rinehart passed away on Monday, February 22nd, 2021.  He was a member of the Electricians Death Benefit Fund and has been assigned #131.  His beneficiary was paid a benefit based on 238 members. Members utilizing the recurring payment option will be charged in March.
    WAH/Home Garaging
    02/24/21 - IBEW local 2325
    The System Council T6 signed an extension to the Home Garaging agreement until April 1st. Work at Home is extended till May 1st. The council will continue to work to extend both of these agreements until it is safe to return to a normal work environment.
    Steamfitter Position Open with SPS
    02/24/21 - Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 44
    Provide a service of installation, repair, and maintenance of all steamfitting requirements throughout the district facilities for the purpose of maintaining a safe environment for students, staff, and patrons of Spokane Public Schools. Closing date is March 2, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. See attached file for further information and directions.
    How $15 Minimum Wage Could Boost Social Security Benefits
    02/24/21 - Teamsters Local 355
    Feb. 24, 2021 | SOCIAL SECURITY | Some Washington lawmakers are pushing to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour to put more money in workers’ pockets. The wage bump could also eventually provide a boost to their Social Security benefits. The current federal minimum wage of $7.25 has stayed where it is since 2009.
    Amazon, Union Organizers at Odds Over ‘Pay to Wait’ Bonus
    02/24/21 - Teamsters Local 570
    Feb. 24, 2021 | LABOR | […] Officials for the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union say Amazon workers in Bessemer received notification this past weekend that they were eligible for bonuses of $1,000 or more if they quit their jobs. RWDSU President Stuart Appelbaum said the bonus application deadline ends only a few days before the union vote is scheduled to be counted.
    Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Company (METRA)
    02/24/21 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    After serving notice under Section 6 of the Railway Labor Act in February 2019, the Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Company (METRA) and members of Local 183 reached a seven-year Agreement, which was officially ratified on February 24, 2021. The contract contains a lump sum signing bonus of $3,400, compounded annual wage increases totaling 15.
    Helper Position
    02/24/21 - International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
    FOSS in Seattle has openings for Helpers on both Day and swing shift, please contact the hall at 206-623-6473 for details.
    Amazon, Union Organizers at Odds Over ‘Pay to Wait’ Bonus
    02/24/21 - Teamsters Local 992
    Feb. 24, 2021 | LABOR | […] Officials for the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union say Amazon workers in Bessemer received notification this past weekend that they were eligible for bonuses of $1,000 or more if they quit their jobs. RWDSU President Stuart Appelbaum said the bonus application deadline ends only a few days before the union vote is scheduled to be counted.
    Assistant National Director Letter to American Airlines Mechanic and Related Employees
    02/24/21 - AMFA
    February 24, 2021 -- We wanted to give you an update following AMFA’s filing for a representation dispute on your behalf with the National Mediation Board (NMB) for the American Airlines (AA) Mechanic and Related workgroups. As outlined in our last update, dated December 10, 2020, we have been assigned both an NMB Case No. R-7557 and NMB Investigator Josie G.M. Bautista. AMFA’s legal counsel has been in contact with the NMB and Investigator Bautista regarding the status of the investigation. Due to the January election, impeachment hearing, and numerous closings-threats within Washington, DC, the NMB offices were in quarantine for 2 weeks, resulting in the Investigator having minimal access to the NMB offices.
    FREE Tax Preparation Assistance
    02/24/21 - UAW Local 4911
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    Covid and OWCP
    02/23/21 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
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    2021 UAW Local 602 Education Scholarship
    02/23/21 - UAW Local 602
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    Amazon, Union Organizers at Odds Over ‘Pay to wait’ Bonus
    02/23/21 - Teamsters Local 355
    Feb. 23, 2021 | LABOR | […] Officials for the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union say Amazon workers in Bessemer received notification this past weekend that they were eligible for bonuses of $1,000 or more if they quit their jobs. RWDSU President Stuart Appelbaum said the bonus application deadline ends only a few days before the union vote is scheduled to be counted.
    March General Membership Meeting
    02/23/21 - Teamsters Local 542
    March General Membership Meeting Sunday, March 21, 2021 10:00 a.m. To register for General Membership Meeting click on the following link: https://teamster-org.zoom.
    Official Convention Call - 2021
    02/23/21 - Teamsters Local Union No. 436
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    Corporate Profit Sharing Award
    02/23/21 - CWA Local 2222
    The CPS Award for plan year 2020 is $700.00. The award will be pro-rated for part-time employees and those employees who participated for more than 3 months but less than 12 months in the plan year. Associates will receive an email on February 26th advising them of the award amount and that it will be paid in their March 5, 2021 paychecks. Please call the hall if you have any questions.
    Four Influential Leaders in Labor History
    02/23/21 - Teamsters Local 992
    Feb. 23, 2021 | BLACK HISTORY MONTH | Black History Month goes hand in hand with labor history. Some of the most influential people in black history were also giants within the labor movement.
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