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    Updated: May. 26 (11:04)

    Pascrell Demands Investigation of USPS Mayhem
    Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    Over 60 Labor Leaders Urge Congressional Leaders to #SaveThePostOffice
    Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    Letter Carriers Launch ‘Heroes Delivering’ Campaign
    Teamsters Local 776
    Workers Helping Workers
    IATSE Local 488
    Memorial Day 2020
    National Correctional Employees Union
    Memorial Day
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    Union Demands Ford Close Dearborn Plant, Test All Workers for COVID-19
    05/26/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    May 26, 2020 | SAFETY & HEALTH | The local union that represents workers at Ford Motor Co.'s Dearborn Truck Plant is asking the automaker to shut down the assembly line until all plant workers are tested for the coronavirus. The union also is asking for additional break time at the plant that builds the best-selling F-150 pickup.
    Pascrell Demands Investigation of USPS Mayhem
    05/26/20 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-9) today called for an immediate investigation of turmoil at the United States Postal Service (USPS), purportedly stemming from a pattern of interference engineered by the Trump administration in its efforts to destabilize the post office, he said.
    Over 60 Labor Leaders Urge Congressional Leaders to #SaveThePostOffice
    05/26/20 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    On May 11, over 60 Labor leaders sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, copying both the Postal Board of Governors and the Postmaster General, urging them support the United States Postal Service.
    Letter Carriers Launch ‘Heroes Delivering’ Campaign
    05/26/20 - Teamsters Local 776
    The workers of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) are needed now more than ever, keeping us connected and delivering lifesaving.....
    Workers Helping Workers
    05/25/20 - IATSE Local 488
    Workers Helping Workers  Unions are coming together to distribute food boxes to members on Saturday, June 6th, the from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.at LIUNA Local 737 (Laborers Union), 17230 NE Sacramento St in Portland. If you and your family would like a food box please come out.
    Memorial Day 2020
    05/25/20 - National Correctional Employees Union
    On this Memorial Day let's commemorate the men and women who died while in the military service of their country by remembering and honoring the countless veterans who have served the United States throughout the country’s history. On behalf of the NCEU family, a sincere thank you to the veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.
    Memorial Day
    05/25/20 - IBEW Local 73
    Wishing everyone a safe and happy Memorial Day
    Memorial Day Why We Remember
    05/25/20 - CWA Local 1103
    From the Commander of the American Legion- Why We Remember The American military has served this country for more than 240 years. That service can never be understated or repaid. That service has stretched from the American Revolution in 1775, to current service in more than 130 countries around the world today. And to this day Americans continue to die on foreign soil.
    CWA Colorado town hall call
    05/24/20 - CWA Local 7777
    I hope you’ll join us for a CWA Colorado town hall call on Thursday, May 28 at 7:10pm MDT. Join us to discuss CWA’s fight to address the Covid-19 crisis like pushing for paid leave, premium “hazard” pay, and more.
    Memorial Day
    05/24/20 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
    From the Brothers & Sisters of the I.B.E.W. Local 266, We wish you all a safe and wonderful Memorial Day weekend!  We recognize that this is a painful reminder for some because of the loss of your loved ones and our hearts go out to you and your families.
    Memorial Day- May 25, 2020
    05/23/20 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
    No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.
    Message from the President
    05/22/20 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
    IMPORTANT UPDATE A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT Friday, May 22, 2020 I hope this message finds you and your families healthy and safe.  We are fortunate that there have been no new cases of Covid-19 in Local 1120. All indications are that the 5 members that tested positive are either recovering well or have returned to work.
    In Case You Missed It
    05/22/20 - Teamsters Local 355
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    Memorial Day Message
    05/22/20 - CWA Local 7777
                Memorial Day is an important time of year for many reasons.  It is a time to honor the sacrifice military members and their families have made for our country’s freedom and safety.  Many of which gave the ultimate sacrifice, their lives.  We send a special thank you to our members who have worn the uniform.
    Honoring Memorial Day...
    05/22/20 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
    We remember the many brave men and women who have given their lives through the histroy of our country to protect us from danger and harm.  We remember all those who sutatined injury in mind and/or body in the course of their service.  We salute all those who served in the military.
    Teamsters Joint Council Scholarship
    05/22/20 - Teamsters Local 964
    Reminder Deadline Approaching Teamsters Joint Council No.
    Wage Gap Becomes Unscalable Ravine for Too Many
    05/22/20 - Teamsters local 570
    May 22, 2020 | ECONOMY | Income inequality, already a significant issue for the nation’s workers before the coronavirus pandemic outbreak, has exploded in recent weeks due to tens of millions of U.S. workers who have lost their jobs. And even once more people return to work, the wage gap is unlikely to improve significantly.
    Memorial Day 2020
    05/22/20 - Teamsters Local 776
    “Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them.”- Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Day-It’s about those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country....
    We Honor Their Sacrifices For Us
    05/22/20 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    The Officers, Executive Board and Staff of IBEW Local 21 remember those heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect the freedoms we have today. We also take this time to thank our IBEW members who have served, are currently serving, and those with family members who are in our military, especially those from our IBEW 21 family. We hope you all have a safe Memorial Day. If you are a veteran we encourage you to take advantage of the resources available from the AFL-CIO Union Veterans Council. They bring working-class veterans together to speak out on the issues that impact veterans the most, especially the need for a strong, fully funded and staffed VA. The Union Veterans Council fights every day for those who have fought for us.
    Memorial Remembrance - Richard Cochran: May 22nd
    05/22/20 - KCPOG
    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.    Today, on the anniversary of the passing of Deputy Richard S. Cochran II, we want to take a moment and honor his memory.   Deputy Richard S.
    MyLink Member Portal
    05/22/20 - IUEC Local 71
    The IUEC MyLink member portal is now online. You can access the instructions here .
    Dues Information
    05/22/20 - IUEC Local 10
    Brothers and Sisters: In accordance with Article XII Sec 4 of the Local #10 Constitution & By Laws any member that is laid off, furloughed, on sick & accident, workers compensation, or has a reduction of hours will be eligible for a dues reduction for the months of April, May and June 2020 (2nd quarter) that were off work for 15 calendar days for that month.
    UPS 9.5 Hour Grievance Settlements
    05/22/20 - Teamsters Local 776
    Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic there has been a rash of package car drivers in the UPS Harrisburg East and West Shore....
    Avaya employee appreciation month
    05/21/20 - CWA Local 2222
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    Verizon Crisis Care program
    05/21/20 - CWA Local 2222
    Verizon has a Crisis Care program where employees can get $100.00 per day to have a relative or friend watch their children during Covid-19. The ACFC does not offer this program. Here is some information on it. All employees can email vz.backup.care.administration@verizon.com .
    HPOA Charitable Foundation
    05/21/20 - Henderson Police Officers' Association
    The HPOA works diligently together to enhance the quality of life in the Henderson community through community service and charitable giving. Each year, we participate in civic service events through their HPOA Charitable Foundation; an IRS recognized 501(c) 3 non-profit, public charity; which we formed in 2006.
    Wage Gap Becomes Unscalable Ravine for Too Many
    05/21/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    May 21, 2020 | ECONOMY | Income inequality, already a significant issue for the nation’s workers before the coronavirus pandemic outbreak, has exploded in recent weeks due to tens of millions of U.S. workers who have lost their jobs. And even once more people return to work, the wage gap is unlikely to improve significantly.
    Verizon Members-Vacation Time
    05/21/20 - CWA 2201
    HELLO VERIZON BROTHERS & SISTERS, THIS IS A REMINDER THAT PER THE EXTENDED AGREEMENT FOR 2019 RESERVE TIME, YOU HAVE UNTIL MAY 31ST TO USE IT.  BE SAFE AND HAVE A HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND.
    EPMPOA Special Election Results for Second Vice President
    05/21/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association held a special election May 10-16, 2020 for the office of Second Vice President (Executive Board - Class I Director).   The election for Second Vice President was conducted via online electronic voting at www.epmpoa.org.
    EPMPOA General Membership Meetings Cancelled Until Further Notice
    05/21/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association held a virtual (online) Board of Directors meeting on Tuesday, April 14, 2020.   As per the City's "Work Safe, Stay Home" directive, now extended through May 17, 2020, the EPMPOA has no choice but to cancel the General Membership meeting scheduled for 7:00 PM on Thursday, April 16, 2020.
    Monday, June 8, 2020 General Membership Meeting has been Cancelled.
    05/21/20 - Teamsters Local Union No. 436
    Monday, June 8, 2020 General Membership Meeting has been Cancelled.
    Workers Are Afraid of Returning to Work. Will There Be a General Strike?
    05/21/20 - Teamsters Local 888
    May 21, 2020 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Calls for a general strike are growing as millions of people consider going back to work after months of quarantine. Could a mass work stoppage be on the horizon? What about waves of local and regional general strikes as more cities and states move to reopen businesses during a global pandemic? Let’s consider the conditions of our current moment.
    AFL-CIO Sues OSHA to Demand Standard for Worker Protection
    05/21/20 - Teamsters Local 888
    May 21, 2020 | SAFETY & HEALTH | The AFL-CIO on Monday filed a petition to compel the Labor Department to issue an emergency temporary standard that would offer stronger protection for U.S. workers against the coronavirus as states begin to reopen. The labor group is asking the D.C.
    Free Las Vegas Night
    05/20/20 - FOP Local 18
    LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- From teachers to trash collectors and grocery store workers, the Venetian is honoring first responders and essential workers with a complimentary night stay as part of its "Share the Love" program. As part of the initiative, essential workers can enjoy a free night for a stay through Dec. 29, 2020. The resort says there is no nightly minimum stay.
    AFL-CIO Sues OSHA to Demand Standard for Worker Protection
    05/20/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    May 20, 2020 | SAFETY & HEALTH | The AFL-CIO on Monday filed a petition to compel the Labor Department to issue an emergency temporary standard that would offer stronger protection for U.S. workers against the coronavirus as states begin to reopen. The labor group is asking the D.C.
    Local 302 2020 Officers Nominations
    05/20/20 - IUOE 302
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    AFL-CIO Sues OSHA to Demand Standard for Worker Protection
    05/20/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    May 19, 2020 | SAFETY & HEALTH | The AFL-CIO on Monday filed a petition to compel the Labor Department to issue an emergency temporary standard that would offer stronger protection for U.S. workers against the coronavirus as states begin to reopen. The labor group is asking the D.C.
    Labor Vs McDonald’s - The Battle Continues
    05/20/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    May 20, 2020 | SAFETY & HEALTH | As demonstrations against McDonald’s continued across the country, many of the company’s anti-worker practices have been addressed. Under pressure from employees, unions, community organizations, and the public, McDonald’s has finally addressed Coved-19 with equipment in stores, increased paid sick leave, and raised pay for employees.
    Thank you IBEW Local 483 Members!
    05/20/20 - IBEW Local 483
    IBEW Local 483 wants to thank all of its members for their hard work during this time. We appreciate your solidarity and willingness to continue working throughout these trying times. Thank you for all of the work that you have done and continue to do, whether you are at home or out on the front lines. Everyone is a great example of what it means to be an IBEW Local 483 member.
    DPS - Please take care of your low-income workers
    05/20/20 - CWA Local 7777
    Denver Public Schools (DPS) Please take care of your low-income workers. Please sign the petition  http://chng.it/rBrD9z4k Denver Public Schools (DPS) - "Budgets are Values Documents"  We agree, and want to make sure that low-income workers are not a casualty of the current budget crisis.  The importance of this issue can be seen in the following data.
    May Executive Board & Membership Mtgs Canceled
    05/20/20 - UAW Local 4911
    We hope you and your loved ones are well and stay well as we continue to lower the curve of COVID-19.  Due to Governor Whitmer's extended Stay Home Order we are canceling our May Executive Board & General Membership Meetings.
    H.O.M.E. 91 2020 Cancelled
    05/20/20 - Teamsters Local Union No. 91
    Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Meadows Golf Course has indicated they will not be able to accomodate our 15th Annual H.O.M.E. 91 {Helping Our Members Everywhere 91} event scheduled for June 06, 2020.
    Labor Vs McDonald’s - The Battle Continues
    05/20/20 - Teamsters Local 888
    May 20, 2020 | SAFETY & HEALTH | As demonstrations against McDonald’s continued across the country, many of the company’s anti-worker practices have been addressed. Under pressure from employees, unions, community organizations, and the public, McDonald’s has finally addressed Coved-19 with equipment in stores, increased paid sick leave, and raised pay for employees.
    Check out the DUNS and EIDL Videos!
    05/20/20 - AFSCME Local 132
    Check out this short video (it's a fast and dirty walk through of how to first search to find out if you have a DUNS number -- if you have one, you will get an email within a few minutes -- and then either update (if needed) or if you don't have one you can start a new one). 88 Our short video: https://recordings.join.
    Congratulations To Our 2020 Endorsed Candidates For Office
    05/19/20 - Southwest Washington Central Labor Council
    The Southwest Washington Central Labor Council congratulates its 2020 endorsed candidates on their endorsement by the Washington State Labor Council at this weekend's MARATHON virtual COPE Convention. Be sure to click the links below the candidates photos to get to know them better.
    AFL-CIO Sues OSHA to Demand Standard for Worker Protection
    05/19/20 - Teamsters local 570
    May 19, 2020 | SAFETY & HEALTH | The AFL-CIO on Monday filed a petition to compel the Labor Department to issue an emergency temporary standard that would offer stronger protection for U.S. workers against the coronavirus as states begin to reopen. The labor group is asking the D.C.
    Workers Return to Big Three Plants in Major Test for Auto Industry
    05/19/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    May 19, 2020 | SAFETY & HEALTH | [...] How successful the resumption of auto production ultimately will be, will depend in large part on whether Ford Motor Co., Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV and General Motors Co. can keep their employees safe at work.
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