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The Best Way to Secure LGBTQ Rights: Unions
06/14/24 - Teamsters Local 355
June 14, 2024 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | […] Now is an appropriate time to assess why queer advocacy seems commonsense to many of today’s unionized workers. One answer is that unions promoting LGBTQ issues can deliver — through negotiations — often more readily than civil rights law or supposedly progressive corporations can.
The Best Way to Secure LGBTQ Rights: Unions
06/14/24 - Teamsters Local 992
June 14, 2024 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | […] Now is an appropriate time to assess why queer advocacy seems commonsense to many of today’s unionized workers. One answer is that unions promoting LGBTQ issues can deliver — through negotiations — often more readily than civil rights law or supposedly progressive corporations can.
SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
06/14/24 - QUEENS AREA LOCAL 1022 AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION
Skip to main content American Postal Workers Union Logo Scholarship Programs APWU SCHOLARSHIPS The scholarship deadline for this year's applicants has been extended to June 30, 2024. Read about the 2023 APWU Scholarship Winners Here. The E.C. Hallbeck Memorial Scholarship will award $8000 ($2000 annually) to ten recipients (one male and one female from each of the five postal regions) to apply towards their four-year college tuition. Vocational Scholarship winners will receive up to $3,000 for specialized training in such fields as culinary arts, medical or dental assistant, electrician, real estate, auto mechanic, certified IT/computer education, cosmetology, or massage therapy, etc. Eligible programs can be of a nine-month to three-year duration. Best Essay Award One “Best Essay” winner is selected from the applicant pool to receive a one-time $2,000 award towards his or her four-year college tuition. The scholarships are open only to high school seniors. Applicants may apply for only either Hallbeck or Vocational, not both. Please note: APWU will be accepting unofficial transcriptions in lieu of official transcripts for the time being. The scholarship deadline for this year's applicants has been extended to June 30, 2024. Click here to view the 2024 Scholarship Brochure. The scholarships are open only to high school seniors. Applicants may apply for only either Hallbeck or Vocational, not both. ?Applicants must be a child, grandchild, stepchild, or legally adopted child of a current, retired, or deceased APWU member. Proof of membership required for deceased members. Click here to read about the 2022 APWU Scholarship Winners Click here to read about the 2021 APWU Scholarship Winners. Click here to read about the 2020 APWU Scholarship Winners. Read about the 2019 APWU Scholarship Winners here. Click here to read about the 2018 APWU scholarship winners. RESOURCES Scholarship Information and Application Forms ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES Union Plus also sponsors a scholarship program. The Union Plus Scholarship Program, created by the AFL-CIO, has awarded nearly $2 million to union members and their families who want to begin or continue their post-secondary education at colleges or trade and technical schools. Their awards range from $500 to $4,000. To view the 2024 Application, visit www.unionplus.org/scholarships. Union Plus also offers a free Scholarship Search, with a database of more than 3,700 scholarships worth over $3.1 billion. The Union Plus Scholarship Program awards scholarships based on outstanding academic achievement, personal character, financial need, and commitment to the values of organized labor. The program is offered through the Union Plus Education Foundation. Since starting the program in 1991, Union Plus has awarded more than $5.2 million in educational funding to more than 3,600 union members, spouses, and dependent children. Union Plus Scholarship awards are granted to students attending a two-year college, four-year college, graduate school, or recognized technical or trade school. The selection process is very competitive, and 3,741 applications were received this year from 63 unions and all 50 states, plus the District of Columbia, two U.S. territories, and three Canadian provinces. Visit unionplus.org/scholarship for applications and benefit eligibility. About Union Plus Union Plus, founded by the AFL-CIO in 1986, uses the collective buying power of America’s 12.5 million union members to deliver top-quality benefits and services at competitive prices to working families. In addition to the scholarship program, Union Plus offers the Free College program, which makes it possible for union members and their families to earn an associate degree completely online at no cost. As a complement to the Free College program, Union Plus offers the Bachelor’s Degree Completion program, providing union members and their families a no-cost option to complete their bachelor’s degree completely online. Union Plus also provides a wide range of money-saving programs, including discounts on wireless services from AT&T, the only nationwide unionized wireless carrier; insurance protection; savings on travel and recreation; and more. For additional information, visit unionplus.org. APWU Store Events Members Only Contact American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO 1300 L Street NW Washington DC 20005 © Copyright 2024 Privacy Policy
TCG Informational Picketing Rally 6-13-2024
06/14/24 - CWA Local 1123
Hello everyone,  Today, we picketed in front of the bargaining session at the Marriott to send a clear message to eBay: we will not accept a year of stalling at the bargaining table. We will not let them refuse to bargain on the issues that matter to AC workers.
Juneteenth 2024
06/14/24 - CWA Local 2222
If any member wants to take a vacation or an ewp day on Wednesday, June 19, 2024 (Juneteenth ) Verizon is opening all caps.
PRESIDENT SUSLAK REPORTS
06/13/24 - QUEENS AREA LOCAL 1022 AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION
For Leave Year 2025 (begins Jan. 11, 2025 and ends Jan. 9, 2026), APWU-represented employees aforementioned are entitled to carryover a maximum of 520 hours of earned annual leave.
Supreme Court backs Starbucks Over Fired Pro-Union Workers
06/13/24 - Teamsters Local 355
June 13, 2024 | LEGAL | The U.S. Supreme Court sided on Thursday with Starbucks in the coffee chain's challenge to a judicial order to rehire seven Memphis employees fired as they sought to unionize in a ruling that could make it harder for courts to quickly halt labor practices contested as unfair under federal law.
Supreme Court backs Starbucks Over Fired Pro-Union Workers
06/13/24 - Teamsters Local 992
June 13, 2024 | LEGAL | The U.S. Supreme Court sided on Thursday with Starbucks in the coffee chain's challenge to a judicial order to rehire seven Memphis employees fired as they sought to unionize in a ruling that could make it harder for courts to quickly halt labor practices contested as unfair under federal law.
MIDWEST ORGANIZING CONFERENCE JULY 31-AUGUST 2, 2024
06/13/24 - American Postal Workers Union National Postal Press Association
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2023-2024 8 Hour Safety Code Review Continuing Education
06/13/24 - IUEC Local 71
QEI RE-CERTIFICATION class. OCTOBER 15th 2024
OPF NOW AVAILABLE
06/12/24 - QUEENS AREA LOCAL 1022 AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION
You can now once again see your official personal folder  Use the tab on the.
Dispatch Update 2024-06-12
06/12/24 - IBEW Local 6
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Trustee Nominations
06/12/24 - International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
Boilermakers local 104 will be taking nominations at the June general membership meeting to fill our vacant Trustee position and will hold the election for this position at the July general membership meeting.
2024 KC Labor Car & Motorcycle Show Event
06/11/24 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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PRESIDENT SUSLAK REPORTS
06/11/24 - QUEENS AREA LOCAL 1022 AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION
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Local 776 Family Picnic!
06/11/24 - Teamsters Local 776
Local 776 held their Membership family picnic on Sunday, June 9th. Knoebels amusement park was the place for a day...
Auto Workers: Mercedes’ Law-Breaking Should Force Election Rerun
06/11/24 - Teamsters Local 355
June 11, 2024 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | The United Auto Workers has formally asked the National Labor Relations Board to overturn their union’s election loss at the Mercedes-Benz auto factory in Vance, Ala., and order a rerun election. They contend company’s Labor law-breaking prejudiced the vote results.
June Worker to Worker
06/11/24 - UAW Local 4911
Don't forget! Vote on Bylaws Changes on June 26th.
UAW: Mercedes’ Law-Breaking Should Force Election Rerun
06/11/24 - Teamsters Local 992
June 11, 2024 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | The United Auto Workers has formally asked the National Labor Relations Board to overturn their union’s election loss at the Mercedes-Benz auto factory in Vance, Ala., and order a rerun election. They contend company’s Labor law-breaking prejudiced the vote results.
TCG Informational Picketing Rally
06/10/24 - CWA Local 1123
CWA TCG Player will be having an informational picketing rally outside the Marriott Syracuse Downtown on 6/13 and 6/14 from noon to 1:30. If anyone is able to join them on their lunch hour or able to stop by on their day off, please stop by and show your support. EBAY has been dragging their feet and bargaining is not making any real progress.
Teamsters President Asks for Speaking Slot at Both Parties Conventions
06/10/24 - Teamsters Local 355
June 10, 2024 | VOTE2024 | The president of the Teamsters union has asked for speaking slots at both the Republican and Democratic national conventions, at a time when President Biden and former President Donald J. Trump have pressed for support from rank-and-file members of organized labor.
Teamsters President Asks for Speaking Slot at Both Parties Conventions
06/10/24 - Teamsters Local 992
June 10, 2024 | VOTE2024 | The president of the Teamsters union has asked for speaking slots at both the Republican and Democratic national conventions, at a time when President Biden and former President Donald J. Trump have pressed for support from rank-and-file members of organized labor.
March - May 2024 Gendarme
06/10/24 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
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AFSCME 46th International Convention
06/10/24 - New Mexico Hospital Workers Union
Check those mailboxes! The AFSCME 46th International Convention is August 12th-16th. We are sending one Delegate and one alternative to represent District 1199NM at the assembly. They could be from your hospital! District 1199NM has sent out a ballot to the membership, by secret ballot, by mail. Please return your ballot by June 18th, 2024, for it to be counted.
IBEW Picnic Volunteer List
06/10/24 - IBEW Local 659
LU 659 and the 659 RENEW committee are looking for volunteers who would like to help out with this years picnic.
New updated hiring hall list 6-9-2024
06/09/24 - IATSE Local 96
Dear Brothers and Sisters: The new Hiring Hall lists, including sublists, for year 2023 have been posted on our website IATSE96.org. According to Hiring Hall Rules and Procedures, revised 7/1/2019, the lists will be posted for 30 days until 7/9/2024 for your review. This will also provide time to meet financial obligations according to Hiring Hall Rules 3.1.
Week Ending 06/8/2024
06/09/24 - Teamsters Local 355
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IBEW 2325 Election Results
06/08/24 - IBEW local 2325
The results of the 2024 Local elections are final and the results are as follows: The Local had 190 ballots returned. President: Uncontested Jeremiah Poirier 160 votes for. Vice President: Uncontested Joe Zahn 160 votes for. Recording Secretary: Uncontested Dawn Nelligan-Rosa 166 votes for. Business Manager: Contested Jamie Gniadek 122 votes for. Kris Edwards 64 votes for.
PARKING FOR NIRMMA 6.9.2024
06/07/24 - Teamsters Local 786
NOTICE FOR NIRMMA CONTRACT VOTE SUNDAY JUNE 9, 2024 LOCAL 786 HAS RECENTLY BEEN INFORMED THAT TEAMSTERS LOCAL 705 WILL BE HOLDING AN EVENT AT THE TEAMSTER CITY LOCATION ON JUNE 9, 2024.  LOCAL 705 HAS INDICATED TO LOCAL 786 THAT OUR MEMBERS CANNOT USE THE PARKING LOT.
Bellingham Unit Meeting Change in July
06/07/24 - IBEW Local 191
The Bellingham Unit Meeting in July has changed due to the holiday.  The new meeting date is July 11th, at 6:30pm.
Passing of Brother Jesse Schweickert
06/07/24 - IBEW Local 483
It is with a heavy heart that we must report the passing of Brother Jesse Schweickert.  Brother Jesse was killed by a drunk driver on his way into work Wednesday morning.  Brother Jesse initiated with Local 483 in October 2008 and was most recently a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator with the City of Tacoma.
Picnic Photos
06/06/24 - Teamsters Local 776
Will you be coming to the picnic this Sunday? Great, we’re looking forward to seeing you. Show your Teamster Pride!, wear your Teamster gear; shirts hats, whatever you have! Our photographer will be roaming the park taking pictures of you, your family, your kids, and your friends. He’ll be wearing a Teamsters Local 776 shirt.
NIRMMA Negotiations 6.9.2024
06/05/24 - Teamsters Local 786
NOTICE TO ALL LOCAL 786 MEMBERS WORKING UNDER THE N.I.R.M.M.A. (READY MIX) AGREEMENT  Due to limited capacity in the 705 Hall and the numerous complaints from members that they were unable to hear the offer from NIRMMA and felt intimidated by some members, the Local 786 Executive Board has decided to present the proposal and vote the offer in time slots.
Independent Amazon Labor Union Moves to Affiliate with Teamsters
06/05/24 - Teamsters Local 355
June 5, 2024 | LABOR UNIONS | The independent labor union representing Amazon workers — which won a historic victory at an Amazon warehouse in New York in 2022 — is moving to formally affiliate with the Teamsters, an alliance that could help revive the struggling organization.
Independent Amazon Labor Union Moves to Affiliate with Teamsters
06/05/24 - Teamsters Local 992
June 5, 2024 | LABOR UNIONS | The independent labor union representing Amazon workers — which won a historic victory at an Amazon warehouse in New York in 2022 — is moving to formally affiliate with the Teamsters, an alliance that could help revive the struggling organization.
Aren’t We Supposed to Have One National Labor Policy?
06/04/24 - Teamsters Local 355
June 4, 2024 | LABOR LAW | The United States Constitution provides that the “Laws of the United States… shall be the supreme Law of the Land; and the Judges in every State shall be bound thereby.” What this is supposed to mean is that when Congress enacts a law, it is binding on all fifty states.
Aren’t We Supposed to Have One National Labor Policy?
06/04/24 - Teamsters Local 992
June 4, 2024 | LABOR LAW | The United States Constitution provides that the “Laws of the United States… shall be the supreme Law of the Land; and the Judges in every State shall be bound thereby.” What this is supposed to mean is that when Congress enacts a law, it is binding on all fifty states.
Virtual Estate Planning Seminar for All 1103 members and Retirees-FREE
06/03/24 - CWA Local 1103
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Starbucks, Union Reach Tentative Agreements for Job Protections
06/03/24 - Teamsters Local 355
June 3, 2024 | COLLECTIVE BARGAINING | Starbucks Corp. and Starbucks Workers United have reached several tentative agreements covering guardrails for worker firings and information sharing.
Employee Appreciation and Family Night
06/03/24 - NTEU Chapter 143
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Starbucks, Union Reach Tentative Agreements for Job Protections
06/03/24 - Teamsters Local 992
June 3, 2024 | COLLECTIVE BARGAINING | Starbucks Corp. and Starbucks Workers United have reached several tentative agreements covering guardrails for worker firings and information sharing.
Holiday Pay and Layoff for 1st Shift
06/01/24 - UAW Local 602
Members laid off 5/27-5/31 may be entitled to Holiday pay for Memorial Day. When certifying it will be necessary to refer to your check-stub to accurately answer the certification questions. You will be asked if you received Holiday Pay.
Week Ending 05/31/2024
05/31/24 - Teamsters Local 355
  • With Teamster support, Vermont Pro Act becomes law   • Has organized labor finally cracked the South?   • Update: Boeing firefighters ratify contract with big raises   • The A.I. paradox: Modern miracle or human replacement.
Week Ending 05/31/2024
05/31/24 - Teamsters Local 992
  • With Teamster support, Vermont Pro Act becomes law   • Has organized labor finally cracked the South?   • Update: Boeing firefighters ratify contract   • The A.I. paradox: Modern miracle or human replacement.
New Stickers!!
05/31/24 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
The hall has some new stickers in stock!!! Click READ MORE to view. These stickers were designed by members Jay Hanten, Joe Peloso, and Jon Crawford. Stickers can be purchased 3 for $1, or if you attend a monthly Regular Meeting, Local 266 members are eligible to receive 5 stickers for free.
Sectoral Bargaining Can Support High Union Membership
05/30/24 - Teamsters Local 355
May 30, 2024 | COLLECTIVE BARGAINING | Sectoral bargaining is a type of collective bargaining that provides union contract coverage for most or all workers in a particular sector. Depending on how sectoral bargaining is structured, it is sometimes known as broad-based, multiemployer, national, or industrywide bargaining.
Sectoral Bargaining Can Support High Union Membership
05/30/24 - Teamsters Local 992
May 30, 2024 | COLLECTIVE BARGAINING | Sectoral bargaining is a type of collective bargaining that provides union contract coverage for most or all workers in a particular sector. Depending on how sectoral bargaining is structured, it is sometimes known as broad-based, multiemployer, national, or industrywide bargaining.
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