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    As Federal Vaccine Mandate Stalls, Challenging January Continues for Waste Services
    01/27/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    Jan. 27, 2022 | COVID-19 | The surge in COVID-19 cases across the U.S. this January once again put waste collection workers — and what streets, neighborhoods and cities look like when they can't provide their service on time — in the national spotlight.
    Three of Baltimore's Bravest Die in House Fire
    01/27/22 - Baltimore Fire Fighters
    1-27-2022 Firefighter McMaster has been released from Shock Trauma.  He will head home to continue his recovery. FFPM Sadler, by orders of Chief Niles Ford, PhD., is being posthumously promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. Sadler was working as the Acting Lieutenant of Engine Company 14 during the call.
    JANUARY UNION MEETING IS CANCELED
    01/27/22 - South Shore Area Local #3844
    Brother and Sisters, The January Union Meeting has been canceled. The facility where we hold our meetings informed us yesterday they would not be opening early on Sunday morning because of the pending snow storm. The majority of the E-Board agreed it would be better served to have the meeting in February. New meeting notices will be sent out, with the new date, time and location.
    YouTube Theater: NFL Honors Covid Testing
    01/27/22 - IATSE Local 33
    Brothers & Sisters: Those who are starting on 2-2-22 at YouTube Theater has to test at SoFi at Box office 7. Anyone who starts after 2-2-22 test on Lot J. 2 days before their start date.
    Every Feb 11th - White Shirt Day
    01/27/22 - UAW Local 4911
    White Shirt Day - every February 11th
    2022 Districtwide Faculty Guild Election
    01/27/22 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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    Happy retirement Lois!
    01/27/22 - Clark County Sheriffs Support Guild
    Lois’s retirement celebration: Lois retired January 10th, 2022, after 34 years with the Sheriffs Office. She left without a proper send off so we would like to take the farewell to her, literally. Saturday January 29th, we have ordered a retirement sign to be placed in her yard to wish her well.
    Happy retirement Lois!
    01/27/22 - Clark County Sheriffs Support Guild
    Lois’s retirement celebration: Lois retired January 10th, 2022, after 34 years with the Sheriffs Office. She left without a proper send off so we would like to take the farewell to her, literally. Saturday January 29th, we have ordered a retirement sign to be placed in her yard to wish her well.
    DATA CENTER BILL (HB 1846)
    01/27/22 - IBEW Local 191
    Monday at 10am, the Data Center Bill (HB 1846) will have a hearing. This bill is especially important for our workers and for the economy of northcentral Washington. It will incentivize companies, like Microsoft to build and expand here by giving them a sales tax exemption on their server equipment. IBEW 191, and IBEW statewide support this legislation and we need your help.
    COVID-19 Update
    01/27/22 - Teamsters Local 89
    ATTENTION MEMBERS OF TEAMSTERS LOCAL 89 As a result of the recent spike in COVID-19 infections and for the health and wellbeing of our members and staff, Local 89 will be temporarily changing our operations. While Local 89 will continue our day-to-day business, we will be limiting entry into the union hall to staff only.
    Happy retirement Lois!
    01/26/22 - Clark County Sheriffs Support Guild
    Lois’s retirement celebration: Lois retired January 10th, 2022, after 34 years with the Sheriffs Office. She left without a proper send off so we would like to take the farewell to her, literally. Saturday January 29th, we have ordered a retirement sign to be placed in her yard to wish her well.
    Happy retirement Lois!
    01/26/22 - Clark County Sheriffs Support Guild
    Lois’s retirement celebration: Lois retired January 10th, 2022, after 34 years with the Sheriffs Office. She left without a proper send off so we would like to take the farewell to her, literally. Saturday January 29th, we have ordered a retirement sign to be placed in her yard to wish her well.
    Happy retirement Lois!
    01/26/22 - Clark County Sheriffs Support Guild
    Lois’s retirement celebration: Lois retired January 10th, 2022, after 34 years with the Sheriffs Office. She left without a proper send off so we would like to take the farewell to her, literally. Saturday January 29th, we have ordered a retirement sign to be placed in her yard to wish her well.
    Happy retirement Lois!
    01/26/22 - Clark County Sheriffs Support Guild
    Lois’s retirement celebration: Lois retired January 10th, 2022, after 34 years with the Sheriffs Office. She left without a proper send off so we would like to take the farewell to her, literally. Saturday January 29th, we have ordered a retirement sign to be placed in her yard to wish her well.
    Happy retirement Lois!
    01/26/22 - Clark County Sheriffs Support Guild
    Lois’s retirement celebration: Lois retired January 10th, 2022, after 34 years with the Sheriffs Office. She left without a proper send off so we would like to take the farewell to her, literally. Saturday January 29th, we have ordered a retirement sign to be placed in her yard to wish her well.
    Happy retirement Lois!
    01/26/22 - Clark County Sheriffs Support Guild
    Lois’s retirement celebration: Lois retired January 10th, 2022, after 34 years with the Sheriffs Office. She left without a proper send off so we would like to take the farewell to her, literally. Saturday January 29th, we have ordered a retirement sign to be placed in her yard to wish her well.
    This Company Spent More Than $1M on Union-Busting Consultants
    01/26/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    Jan. 26, 2022 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | When Cemex truck drivers in Las Vegas and Southern California decided to join the Teamsters in 2018, the ready-mix concrete company did all it could to stop them. Cemex quickly hired a “union avoidance” firm that it would pay more than $1 million to try to dissuade workers from organizing.
    OSHA Withdraws Its Workplace Vaccine Rule
    01/26/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    Jan. 26, 2022 | COVID-19| The Biden administration is withdrawing its requirement that large employers mandate workers be vaccinated or regularly tested, the Labor Department said on Tuesday.
    Coal Miners on Strike for 10 Months Vow Not to Be ‘Starved Out’
    01/26/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    Jan. 26, 2022| STRIKES | About 1,100 coal miners in Alabama have entered 2022 still on strike, more than 10 months since they walked out back in April last year, making it the longest strike in the US since the Covid-19 pandemic began and the longest in Alabama’s history.
    Sad News: Sister Marjorie "Dolly" Ganger has passed
    01/26/22 - IATSE Local B4
    Marjorie "Dolly" (Aughe) Ganger of The North End passed away on January 15, 2022. She was the beloved wife of the late Leonard. Devoted mother of Marjorie, Tony and his companion Gayle, Diane, Michelle, John and his wife Christine and the late Gary and Lynne. Dear sister of Gerard Aughe & the late Diane, Skipper & Florence "Sissy".
    Scholarship
    01/26/22 - Sheet Metal Worker Local 4
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    Pension Tax Forms
    01/26/22 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
    We have been advised by all Pension Funds that all Tax Forms have been mailed.  If you have not received your tax forms by the end of the month, please contact the corresponding pension fund.  All Pension Fund phone numbers are located on our website's home page.
    OSHA Withdraws Its Workplace Vaccine Rule
    01/26/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    Jan. 26, 2022 | COVID-19| The Biden administration is withdrawing its requirement that large employers mandate workers be vaccinated or regularly tested, the Labor Department said on Tuesday.
    Rest in Peace Brother Harry Swiatkowski
    01/26/22 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    IBEW Local Union 21 is saddened to announce the passing of our Brother Harry Swiatkowski who worked for AT&T.  Our thoughts and prayers are with Harry’s family, friends, co-workers and all of our members. Harry’s Memorial page will be updated when additional information about our Brother is available.
    Local 776 Member Kathy Heindel Retires!
    01/26/22 - Teamsters Local 776
    Kathy Heindel began her career at UPS as most long-term employees do, as a part-time employee. Kathy started at UPS....
    Region 1D Bowling Tournament
    01/26/22 - UAW Local 4911
    Contact Financial Secretary, Rose Slone, if interested in participating. rose@uawlocal4911.
    February 2022 In-Person Meeting Canceled
    01/26/22 - IBEW Local 332
    @media only screen and (max-width: 730px){ .pdfview{height:500px !important} February 2022 Meeting Cancel.
    Hugh Genualdi Celebration of Life
    01/25/22 - IBEW 280
    A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, February 5th, 2022 at 11:00 AM at the Grace Community Church (598 E Ellendale Ave, Dallas, OR 97338).
    NEW!!! Teamsters Local 436 Mobile App
    01/25/22 - Teamsters Local Union No. 436
    For Teamsters Local 436 Members Only! Sign up with our new Mobile App.
    Pick Up Your Prescriptions Near Teamster City
    01/25/22 - Teamsters Local 786
    Don't wait for your long-term prescriptions in the mail. The next time you're near Teamster City, you can visit  ASM Pharmacy, located at  333 S. Ashland Ave.
    Super Bowl: SoFi Parking info & Map
    01/24/22 - IATSE Local 33
    Brothers & Sisters: Parking info for SoFi Stadium: Parking & Crew Entrance: Parking is not permitted within the compound. 1st Day On-Site – Park in the Blue/Retail Garage Enter lot at Prairie Ave. and 97th St. Please let attendant know it’s your first day on-site. Exit on Prairie and walk to the Halftime Compound (Lot O).
    Report Shows Unions Make A Difference in Workers’ Lives
    01/24/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    Jan. 24, 2022 | UNION POWER | There is a popular saying within the labor community – the union difference. But what does that really mean? A report by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) details how a higher presence of unions in ones state leads not only to higher wages for all workers there, but to increased health care availability and a better functioning democracy as well.
    Super Bowl: LACC SBX
    01/24/22 - IATSE Local 33
    Brothers & Sisters: All local crew and stewards park in the Venice Garage. We will have chaser tickets to hand out once they are inside which allow them to get out of the Venice Garage without paying. Starting on the 30th, the crew will need the parking placards, there might need to be someone at the Venice Garage to hand out the placards to the crew as they arrive.
    Rail Labor’s Largest CoalitionReaches Dead Endon Path to Voluntary Agreement
    01/24/22 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    After more than two years of bargaining with the major U.S. Class 1 railroads, discussions completely stalled last week. Accordingly, pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Railway Labor Act, top leaders of 10 rail unions applied to the National Mediation Board (NMB) for the assignment of a federal mediator to assist in our negotiations.
    Report Shows Unions Make A Difference in Workers’ Lives
    01/24/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    Jan. 24, 2022 | UNION POWER | There is a popular saying within the labor community – the union difference. But what does that really mean? A report by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) details how a higher presence of unions in ones state leads not only to higher wages for all workers there, but to increased health care availability and a better functioning democracy as well.
    MM-SG ELECTIONS
    01/24/22 - RN Staff Council, OPEIU, Local 40, AFL-CIO, CLC
    MM-SG OFFICER ELECTIONS Congratulations to...
    Quarterly Meeting Zoom Link 1/27
    01/24/22 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
    CWA 1120 QUARTERLY LOCAL MEETING Thursday January 27th, 2022 6:00pm via Zoom CWA 1120 Quarterly Meeting Time: Jan 27, 2022 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89398900926.
    2022 SFMTA Negotiations
    01/24/22 - IBEW Local 6
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    The General Strike No One is Talking About
    01/24/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    Jan. 24, 2022 | STRIKES | Six weeks ago, union workers in Seattle called for an industry-wide work stoppage that has since expanded its picket line into nearby communities, disrupted a variety of businesses and left building sites across the city vacant.
    Motorcade held for Special Agent Anthony Salas
    01/24/22 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The body of Special Agent Anthony Salas, 37, was transported from San Antonio to Atlantic Aviation in east El Paso Sunday with members of his family. There, Salas was greeted by dozens of law enforcement officers, family, and friends. He was transported in a procession for roughly 9 miles to the Crestview Funeral Home for a service.
    Local 776 Member Jim Goodyear Retires!
    01/24/22 - Teamsters Local 776
    December 30, 2021, ended a chapter of Jim Goodyear’s life and started a new one. Jim retired after....
    James R. Hoffa Scholarships
    01/23/22 - Teamsters Local 776
    The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship application deadline is March...
    Labor News Wrap-Up: 01/21/2022
    01/21/22 - Teamsters Local 570
      • Order free at-home Covid-19 tests here   • Republic Services Teamsters approve TA, end strike   • Union battle vs.
    The General Strike No One is Talking About
    01/21/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    Jan. 21, 2022 | STRIKES | Six weeks ago, union workers in Seattle called for an industry-wide work stoppage that has since expanded its picket line into nearby communities, disrupted a variety of businesses and left building sites across the city vacant.
    2022 LOCAL UNION 659 PICNIC
    01/21/22 - IBEW Local 659
    June 25, 2022 at River Forks Park: 380 River Forks Park Rd Roseburg, Oregon Meet us at the LARGE PAVILION.
    Labor News Wrap-Up: 01/21/2022
    01/21/22 - Teamsters Local 355
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    The General Strike No One is Talking About
    01/21/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    Jan. 21, 2022 | STRIKES | Six weeks ago, union workers in Seattle called for an industry-wide work stoppage that has since expanded its picket line into nearby communities, disrupted a variety of businesses, and left building sites across the city vacant.
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