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National Organizer - NUHHCE
05/25/22 - New Mexico Hospital Workers Union
The National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees Union is seeking a National Organizer in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  If you are interested and would like more information about the position or apply, click here.
Looking Back and Warning Forward
05/25/22 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
For my Real News column this month, I am sharing comments I made to the LACCD Board of Trustees in May.
1521 Welcomes New Trustee Dr. Kelsey Iino
05/25/22 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
By Evan Henerson The confirmation of former U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos inspired Dr. Kelsey Iino to take the next step in her leadership journey…but not in the way that you might think. On April 13, the LACCD Board of Trustees appointed Iino to fill the vacancy created when Mike Fong left his District 7 seat after being elected to the California Assembly.
A Force at the Part-Time Faculty Conference
05/25/22 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
Whether they are referred to as “adjuncts,” “part-timers” or “contingent faculty,” those faculty members who are not full-time faculty in AFT 1521 know how to make their voices heard.
Poppy sale to support Veterans
05/25/22 - UAW Local 602
A little history… Why The Red Poppy Flower Is Used For Military Remembrances red poppy flowers What is a Red Poppy Flower? The red poppy flower, also known as the Papaver somniferum, is one of the world’s most popular wildflowers. The red poppy is native to most of Eurasia and North Africa, but today is best known for its presence in Central Europe.
CWA District 1 and 2-13 Thryv Bargaining Report
05/25/22 - CWA Local 2222
The joint Bargaining Committees have continued to meet with Thryv representatives. We are currently in pause as Thryv management gathers information on a potential economic proposal and Compensation Plan. Therefore the parties have agreed to a second contract extension until August 5 th 2022. All provisions of the current agreement remain in full force and effect.
Avaya Work from Home Extension
05/25/22 - CWA Local 2222
Re: Work from Home Extension / Amendment CWA and Avaya have agreed to extend the current work from home agreement through July 10, 2022. A detailed copy of the signed agreement / amendment is attached.
Scholarship Deadline is 6-3-22
05/25/22 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
The IBEW Local Union 21 Scholarship deadline is 4:30 P.M, Friday, June 3, 2022.  Scholarships are available to all IBEW Local Union 21 members and their immediate family. Our Local is awarding $1,000 scholarships.
Openings at Lake Union in Seattle
05/25/22 - International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
Lake Union in Seattle is looking for experienced welders and fitters for a long term project.
2021 Retirement Axes
05/24/22 - IAFF local 140
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COSTCO Last Best & Final Offer Explanation Zoom Meetings
05/24/22 - Teamsters Local 542
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Current Job Openings at Department of Labor and Industries
05/24/22 - IBEW Local 191
We have a current job opening at The Department of Labor and Industries.  The focus of the job is workplace safety based on the WAC rules, not necessarily the NEC or NFPA.  There is a lot of desk work, but also travel (paid) throughout the state to conduct job site assessments. If you have any questions about the job, feel free to contact Troy Woodard. https://www.
EPPD to Honor Retired Canine "Nero" #1122
05/24/22 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of retired Canine "Nero" who passed away on April 4, 2022.   (Ret.) Canine "Nero" served the El Paso community as a police dog for 9+ years. He was commissioned by the El Paso Police Department on June 6, 2011 and retired on October 26, 2020.
Inside JATC Instructor Position
05/24/22 - IBEW Local 768
Hello, The Montana Electrical JATC has an opening for an instructor. The instructor is required to live in the greater Helena area. Click here to see the attached PDF if your interested. The cut off for sending a resume is June 10th, 2022.
US Foods Contract Rally
05/24/22 - Teamsters Local 776
More than 100 drivers at US Foods in Salem Virginia joined Teamsters Local 171 in June 2021. Better wages and....
Funeral Services for Retired Officer Jesus A. Acosta
05/24/22 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of Retired Officer Jesus Antonio (Tony) Acosta #184, who passed away on April 26, 2022 at the age of 77. (Ret.) Officer Acosta served with the El Paso Police Department for 22+ years, from March 1968 until his retirement on January 15, 1991. Prior to joining the EPPD, Mr.
Memorial Day Holiday
05/24/22 - IBEW 280
The Hall will be closed from noon on May 27th - 30th in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.
Aviation Maintenance Technician Day
05/24/22 - AMFA
May 24, 2022 -- Today is Aviation Maintenance Technician Day. AMT Day recognizes the contributions of Charles E. Taylor to the first powered flight in 1903. Working with the Wright Brothers, Taylor added insight that still impacts the aviation industry today and earned him the title of “Father of Aviation Maintenance."
Workers’ Leverage is Here to Stay
05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 570
May 23, 2022 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | American workers have the upper hand over their employers right now — and there are tentative signs it could last, even as economic storm clouds gather. Why it matters: Put simply, your boss needs you more than you need her. And it might stay that way, at least for some workers, particularly those on the lower end of the wage scale.
Teamsters at Bellingham Cold Storage Win Historic Arbitration Victory Forcing End to Subcontracting
05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 231
Teamsters Local 231 members working for Bellingham Cold Storage are celebrating a decision handed down by a neutral arbitrator last week that will force BCS to stop subcontracting out union work to third party North Bay Services (NSS/NBS). This historic victory comes less than year after a brutal two-week Unfair Labor Practice strike against Bellingham Cold Storage.
Workers’ Leverage is Here to Stay
05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 992
May 23, 2022 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | American workers have the upper hand over their employers right now — and there are tentative signs it could last, even as economic storm clouds gather. Why it matters: Put simply, your boss needs you more than you need her. And it might stay that way, at least for some workers, particularly those on the lower end of the wage scale.
Sean O'Brien Visits Joint Council #37 Local
05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 162
International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Sean O’Brien, and Teamsters Local 162 President and International Western Vice President Mark Davison attended Local 324’s shop stewards’ seminar on Saturday, May 21 in Salem, Oregon.
Workers’ Leverage is Here to Stay
05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 355
May 23, 2022 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | American workers have the upper hand over their employers right now — and there are tentative signs it could last, even as economic storm clouds gather. Why it matters: Put simply, your boss needs you more than you need her. And it might stay that way, at least for some workers, particularly those on the lower end of the wage scale.
Comcast 2022 Bargaining Survey
05/23/22 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW Local Union 21 has posted the 2022 Comcast Bargaining survey on our website. It is designed to be completed by all current IBEW 21 members working at Comcast. We are asking all Local 21 Comcast members to take the time to fill out the survey completely. Your input is valuable as we develop proposals before we enter into negotiations with Comcast for our contract that expires on September 30, 2022. Deadline to participate is June 17, 2022.
ATTENTION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
05/23/22 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
MORE GOOD NEWS FROM YOUR POSTMASTER GENERAL NOT!   USPS Plans to Close More Facilities and Repurpose Those That Remain As Louis DeJoy seeks to implement his vision, new confirmed board members could tip the scales for USPS governance. ERIC KATZ  |  MAY 20, 2022 The U.S.
Teamster Leaders Unanimously Endorse Tentative Agreement at American Red Cross
05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 570
May 23, 2022 | Teamster leaders from local unions that represent workers at the American Red Cross voted unanimously to endorse the Tentative National Agreement, paving the way for members to vote on the contract in the near future.
Projectionist Position
05/23/22 - IATSE Local 33
The American Cinematheque is looking to hire a projectionist. Candidates should have experience projecting archival film, digital, and various video formats using a wide variety of equipment. Knowledge of Zoom and multi-camera live broadcasts are important. A flexible schedule and a willingness to work at several venues around town are critical.
Holiday Closure
05/23/22 - IBEW Local 125
Members are encouraged to plan their business accordingly due to closures.  The Union Hall will be closed from noon on Friday, May 27th - Monday, May 3oth in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday.
TEAMSTERS LOCAL 179 JUNE GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING CANCELED
05/22/22 - Teamsters Local 179
The June General Membership meeting has been canceled due to the Father's Day holiday.
TEAMSTERS LOCAL 179 ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP PICNIC SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 2022
05/22/22 - Teamsters Local 179
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Wang needs help Thursday night and Friday day
05/22/22 - IATSE Local B4
ATTENTION WANG USHERS. We have a performance on Thursday, May 26th. EXPRESS YOURSELF a 5:45pm call for a 7:00pm show. If you are available, please contact me, Robin Jones at 617-723-2214 or gtrmnky@gmail.com. As soon as possible. Also still need staff for Friday 5/27, MIT Convocation from 1pm to 6pm. Thank You.
Memorial Day Holiday
05/22/22 - IAFF local 140
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Week Ending 05/20/2022
05/20/22 - Teamsters Local 355
  • The year workers said ‘no’   • Soccer sets new standards for equal pay   • The non-inflated truth about inflation   • 10 major labor strikes throughout U.S.
Coordinated Bargaining Coalition Welcomes Face-to-Face MediationOver National Contract Negotiations
05/20/22 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
The Coordinated Bargaining Coalition (CBC) Rail Labor Unions* are preparing for in-person mediation sessions before the National Mediation Board (NMB) in Washington D.C., May 24-26. The Unions hope this will help to settle their ongoing national contract dispute.
Week Ending 05/20/2022
05/20/22 - Teamsters Local 570
  • The year workers said ‘no’   • Soccer sets new standards for equal pay   • The non-inflated truth about inflation   • 10 major labor strikes throughout U.S.
Full Circle: 360° Films by Houseless Youth at OMSI's Planetarium
05/20/22 - IATSE Local 488
During the long pandemic winter of 2021, Outside the Frame and Open Signal collaborated to teach immersive media production to 12 young artists, who have experienced houselessness. The five featured films are the result of these workshops, and focus on Portland places that hold meaning for the youth filmmakers, inviting the viewer to see the world through their eyes.  You're Invited.
Poll: 'Defund the Police' Policies Remain Highly Unpopular
05/20/22 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
A national poll by the University of Massachusetts Amherst found support dropping for the Black Lives Matter movement and a number of police reform policies — from bans on police use of military-grade equipment to bans on officers using chokeholds — which had seen rising popularity in recent years. OFFICER.
Week Ending 05/20/2022
05/20/22 - Teamsters Local 992
  • The year workers said ‘no’   • Soccer sets new standards for equal pay   • The non-inflated truth about inflation   • 10 major labor strikes throughout U.S.
Teamsters Blast Amazon for Excessive Executive Pay, Mistreatment of Workers
05/20/22 - Teamsters Local 992
May 20, 2022 | ECONOMY | The International Brotherhood of Teamsters released a new report detailing Amazon’s excessive executive compensation, including data that Amazon paid its CEO Andy Jassy $212 million last year, approximately 6,474 times the median Amazon worker. The report called on the company to better compensate its workers and reinstate its COVID-19 paid leave policy.
Volunteer Packaging Event
05/20/22 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
This will take place on May 26th and May 27th, 2022, at 501 SW 7th Street, Suite G, Des Moines, IA 50309. If you are interested and available, just click the link below to sign up.  All material that is needed is provided along with light refreshments! Thanks.
LABOR HISTORY
05/20/22 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
LABOR HISTORY Part 1:  So, You Think You Have It Bad.
Monthly Membership Meetings
05/20/22 - Teamsters Local 776
By a vote of the membership in attendance at the May 2022 monthly membership meeting the monthly meetings for June, July, and August 2022 have been suspended. The Local Union would like to wish everyone a safe and happy summer. We look forward to seeing you at the Local picnic, the golf outing, and when monthly membership meetings resume in September 2022.
IAFF Local 1850 (Jackson, TN) - First Annual Mental Health Summit (Click For Info)
05/20/22 - IAFF local 140
IAFF Local 1850 (Jackson , TN) First Annual Mental Health Summit
Officer Election Results
05/19/22 - UAW Local 4911
Congratulations to our newly elected Officers!  A Run-Off election will take place Thursday, May 26, 2022, at UAW Local 724, 450 Clare St, Lansing MI 48917, 7:00am - 8:00pm for Financial Secretary/Treasurer (Charlene Watson and Tammy Young).
Local 776 Scholarship Finalists
05/19/22 - Teamsters Local 776
Teamsters Local 776 is proud to announce....
Central Oregon Summer Picnic - July 10th
05/19/22 - IBEW 280
You must RSVP by emailing Lisa (lisa@ibew280.org) with your name and the number of people in your party by June 10th.
Teamsters Blast Amazon for Excessive Executive Pay, Mistreatment of Workers
05/19/22 - Teamsters Local 570
May 19, 2022 | CORPORATE GREED | The International Brotherhood of Teamsters released a new report detailing Amazon’s excessive executive compensation, including data that Amazon paid its CEO Andy Jassy $212 million last year, approximately 6,474 times the median Amazon worker. The report called on the company to better compensate its workers and reinstate its COVID-19 paid leave policy.
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