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July 22, 2017

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A die-cast operator in Jackson, Mich., is pinned by a hydraulic Unimate robot, dies five days later. Incident is the first documented case in the U.S. of a robot killing a human.
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Voices of Change: Dallas Fire/Rescue Fight Against Cancer
07/22/17 - Fire Fighter Cancer Foundation
Our condolences and appreciation to the members and families of Dallas Fire Rescue.
CWA supports TWU
07/22/17 - TWU Local 513
House Budget Goes Beyond White House Blueprint
07/22/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
On July 19, the House Budget Committee advanced its Fiscal Year 2018 budget resolution. As anticipated, the 2018 House Budget is in the same mold as the White House budget – it punishes workers and the working-class, while giving big payouts to the rich.
Update on the Fight Back Against USPS Reductions in Service and Jobs
07/22/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
Following strong resistance from the APWU - and the National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) - USPS management agreed to a five-month delay in implementing forced reassignments and excessing of employees out of their installations.
Charlie McIntosh Celebration of Life
07/21/17 - IBEW Local 332
Charlie McIntosh's service will be held on: July 22, 2017 Willow Glen United Methodist Church 1420 Newport Avenue San Jose, CA 95125 His obituary can be read here: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/mercurynews/obituary.aspx.
RIP
07/21/17 - IBEW Local 191
Brother John Richard Stockman passed away peacefully on July 5th, 2017 in Bellingham. A wake will be held in the early fall in his memory. We will post the information when a date has been selected.
In Case You Missed It
07/21/17 - Teamsters local 570
  • The latest on Teamster contract fights, organizing.   • It’s not just you. We had the third hottest June ever.   • Nissan union vote set for Aug.3-4 in Mississippi.   • GOP senators introduce bill to strip power from NLRB.   • Steelworkers hit Trump EPA plan to kill chemical protections.
In Case You Missed It
07/21/17 - Teamsters Local 355
  • The latest on Teamster contract fights, organizing.   • It’s not just you. We had the third hottest June ever.   • Nissan union vote set for Aug.3-4 in Mississippi.   • GOP senators introduce bill to strip power from NLRB.   • Steelworkers hit Trump EPA plan to kill chemical protections.
JCBA Update 07.21.17
07/21/17 - TWU Local 568
The Executive Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines the week of July 17th, in Washington D.C. On the afternoon of July 19th, American Airlines presented their initial proposal covering the remaining articles to your Executive Committee. Upon initial review, the company’s proposal is inadequate and falls far short in providing the contract you deserve.
David "Swifty" Swift Passes Away
07/21/17 - Teamsters Local 89
Jul 21, 2017 - It is with great sadness that we must share with you the passing of David Swift, who lost his battle with pancreatic cancer last evening. Swifty, as he was more commonly known, was a member of Teamsters 89 from 1978 to 2008 when he retired.
AMFA Letter of Support to TWU Local 555
07/21/17 - AMFA
July 21, 2017 -- We at the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association would like to express our deepest sympathy and full support of your efforts to address the disturbing hostility towards frontline employees at Southwest Airlines. What makes this even more disturbing is that the individuals creating this hostile environment in the workplace are management – senior executives and labor relations personnel.
President Samuelsen Decries Termination Rate at Southwest Airlines
07/21/17 - TWU Local 513
In Case You Missed It
07/21/17 - Teamsters Local 992
  • The latest on Teamster contract fights, organizing.   • It’s not just you. We had the third hottest June ever.   • Nissan union vote set for Aug.3-4 in Mississippi.   • GOP senators introduce bill to strip power from NLRB.   • Steelworkers hit Trump EPA plan to kill chemical protections.
Association Bulletin 7-21-17
07/21/17 - TWU Local 513
Ingham Family Fair Day August 3 - save bucks!
07/21/17 - Lansing Labor News
The annual Union Family Fair Day (UFFD) will be held on Thursday, August 3 at the Ingham County fairgrounds in Mason, rain or shine.  Tickets are $15.00 for a ride band from 1:00 pm to close.  The regular price is $22.00.  The regular admission price for entry is $6.00, but the UFFD price is $3.00 pre-sale. The last day for ticket sales will be Friday, July 28.
Attacking Postal Workers
07/21/17 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
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AFSCME day at Oaks Park!
07/21/17 - AFSCME Local 2067
Join your AFSCME brothers and sisters for a Labor Day Picnic at Oaks Park in Portland.
Update on the Fight Back Against USPS Reductions in Service and Jobs
07/21/17 - APWU Local
Update on the Fight Back Against USPS Reductions in Service and Jobs Web News Article #:  70-2017 07/20/2017 - Following strong resistance from the APWU - and the National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) - USPS management agreed to a five-month delay in implementing forced reassignments and excessing of employees out of their installations.
CSEA Members: AEU Raffle at Conference!
07/21/17 - Association Employees Union
AEU would like to thank the CSEA Delegates for your continued support of the CSEA Humanitarian Fund! To help continue to build and maintain a strong fund for everyone, AEU will be conducting a raffle at CSEA conference with 100% of the proceeds benefiting CSEA’s Humanitarian Fund.
Wear RED - Rally for Public Education
07/21/17 - Jefferson County Association of Educational Support Personnel
Good Morning All! Just a reminder that all across America tomorrow, July 22, 2017 peaceful rallies will take place in support of Public Education. We need you to wear your RED tomorrow to show your support whether you are attending a rally or simply taking care of your day-to-day activities. The Rally for Public Education will be held at the Gene Snyder Federal Court House from 11:00 am.
UPSEU Advanced Steward/Officer Training Draws Nearly 40 Local Connecticut Union Officers
07/21/17 - UPSEU
Nearly 40 local union officers from across Connecticut participated in UPSEU’s Advanced Steward/Officer Training on Thursday, July 13 at the Meriden Public Library in order to learn from various labor experts in the field of employment law
DOWNLOAD PROPOSAL FORMS
07/21/17 - Teamsters Local 568
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UPS CONTRACT PROPOSAL MEETING
07/21/17 - Teamsters Local 568
In Case You Missed It
07/21/17 - Teamsters Local 888
  • The latest on Teamster contract fights, organizing.   • It’s not just you. We had the third hottest June ever.   • Nissan union vote set for Aug.3-4 in Mississippi.   • GOP senators introduce bill to strip power from NLRB.   • Steelworkers hit Trump EPA plan to kill chemical protections.
Hook em N' Book em Fishing Tournament
07/20/17 - Deputy Sheriff's Association of Bexar County
The Corpus Christi Police Officers' Association is hosting its first annual Hook em N' Book em fishing tournament that will take place on August 18 and 19.
Don’t let the media or politicians misrepresent the asset forfeiture program
07/20/17 - Pennsylvania State Lodge FOP
Chuck Canterbury, National President of the Fraternal Order of Police, called on FOP members to speak out in local media in support of yesterday’s announcement by U.S. Attorney General Jefferson B. Sessions III that the Federal asset forfeiture program would be restored and expanded.
Read On | July 2017
07/20/17 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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Tarrant County Central Labor Council Support Letter
07/20/17 - TWU Local 513
Trump, AFL-CIO Battle Over NLRB Appointments
07/20/17 - Teamsters local 570
July 20, 2017 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | Another big battle is brewing between President Trump and organized labor – this time over his picks for the National Labor Relations Board. On Wednesday, a Senate committee gave the green light to Republicans Marvin Kaplan and William Emanuel – Trump’s appointees for two vacant spots on the BLRB.
Trump, AFL-CIO Battle Over NLRB Appointments
07/20/17 - Teamsters Local 355
July 20, 2017 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | Another big battle is brewing between President Trump and organized labor – this time over his picks for the National Labor Relations Board. On Wednesday, a Senate committee gave the green light to Republicans Marvin Kaplan and William Emanuel – Trump’s appointees for two vacant spots on the BLRB.
Local 332's New Facebook Page
07/20/17 - IBEW Local 332
Be sure to like IBEW Local 332's new Facebook Page! Check it frequently for updates from conferences our staff and officers attend as well as local events and news.
Student Nutrition Preplanning/Preplanificación de Nutrición Estudiantil
07/20/17 - Hillsborough School Employee Federation
Student Nutrition Preplanning will be on August 4th, 2017 at the Florida Fairgrounds from 8 am to 12pm. Please look for the HSEF table and get your free gift just to say thank you for being a member. La reunion de Nutrición  se llevara a cabo el dia 4 de Agosto 2017 en el recinto ferial de la Florida de 8am a 12pm.
Trump, AFL-CIO Battle Over NLRB Appointments
07/20/17 - Teamsters Local 992
July 20, 2017 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | Another big battle is brewing between President Trump and organized labor – this time over his picks for the National Labor Relations Board. On Wednesday, a Senate committee gave the green light to Republicans Marvin Kaplan and William Emanuel – Trump’s appointees for two vacant spots on the BLRB.
Great America Discounted Tickets
07/20/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW members can purchase discounted tickets for admission to Six Flags Great America on 7/29, 7/30, 8/5 & 8/6. You can purchase tickets for $37 by visiting the Six Flags website. Once you get there, pick Six Flags Great America as your park and in the upper right corner enter promo code: IBEW17
Clerical Staff Position OPEN Local 191. Everett Office.
07/20/17 - IBEW Local 191
I.B.E.W. Local 191 Everett Hall Clerical Staff Position July 2017 I.B.E.W. Local 191 is looking for a full-time, 40 hour per week front office clerical staff person.  This is a Union affiliated position, which will include health insurance, vision and dental, as well as employer provided retirement plans.
AMFA Accident Investigation Party Coordinator
07/20/17 - AMFA Local 32
AMFA–SWA Accident Investigation Team Party Coordinator Vacancy Notice and Call for Applicants
Trump, AFL-CIO Battle Over NLRB Appointments
07/20/17 - Teamsters Local 888
July 20, 2017 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | Another big battle is brewing between President Trump and organized labor – this time over his picks for the National Labor Relations Board. On Wednesday, a Senate committee gave the green light to Republicans Marvin Kaplan and William Emanuel – Trump’s appointees for two vacant spots on the BLRB.
Why Net Neutrality Is a Working-Class Issue
07/19/17 - Teamsters Local 888
July 19, 2017  | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | … Led by President Donald Trump appointee Ajit Pai, the FCC is working to roll back rules that ensure the free and open flow of information on the internet. Net neutrality supports the open and free flow of information—without discrimination and without favoring content or services….
Brake Rider Litigation
07/19/17 - AMFA Local 32
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MOTOR VEHICLE CONVERSIONS
07/19/17 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT… A.P.W.U.’s efforts have resulted again in Cleveland’s most senior Motor Vehicle PTF’s being converted to career employees; six (6) PTF’s will enjoy the benefits and security of full-time status. I am proud to say that the National, along with our Officers and Stewards of the A.P.W.U.
AMFA - SWA Technician Negotiations Update #59
07/19/17 - AMFA
July 19, 2017 -- Your Committee began the first day of the scheduled three-day session by delivering a comprehensive counterproposal to the proposal passed by the Company at the last session. Our counterproposal was a cover-to-cover package, which was designed to provide the Company with relief on the issues it has claimed it needs while also providing you with a compensation package that maintained our historical margin above the industry.
Congratulations to Our Scholarship Winners!
07/19/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
We would like to congratulate our 2017 IBEW Local Union 21 Scholarship winners: Samantha Reattoir, Mary Collum, Amanda Rodriguez.
AMFA – SWA Accident Investigation Team Party Coordinator Vacancy Notice and Call for Applicants
07/19/17 - AMFA
July 19, 2017 -- Due to the recent resignation of the AMFA Accident Investigation Team Party Coordinator, we are beginning the process to fill the vacated position. We are seeking one individual well versed in all aspects of aircraft maintenance. The Party Coordinator will be responsible for team administration, annual team budget, ensuring team member training, and other duties as given by the National Safety and Standards Director.
AMFA–SWA Accident Investigation Team Party Coordinator Vacancy and Call for Applicants
07/19/17 - AMFA
July 19, 2017 Due to the recent resignation of the AMFA Accident Investigation Team Party Coordinator, we are beginning the process to fill the vacated position. We are seeking one individual well versed in all aspects of aircraft maintenance.
18TH ANNUAL KEITH SPANGLER MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT
07/19/17 - Little Rock Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #17
The 18th Annual Keith Spangler Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, October 6, 2017, at Rebsamen Park Golf Course.   The tournament now raises funds for the LRFOP Foundation, Inc. which is a 501c3 organization.  The LRFOP Foundation has provided assistance to survivors of LRPD officers who are severely injured or who were killed in the line of duty.
Notice of Changes to the AMFA – SWA ASAP MOU
07/19/17 - AMFA
July 19, 2017 -- After many months of work there has been a change in the Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at Southwest Airlines (SWA). Our ASAP came under 14 CFR, part 121 and AC 120-66A as an air carrier engaged in passenger operations within the United States.
18th Annual Labor Day at the Zoo
07/19/17 - Teamsters Local 89
July 19, 2017 - The 18th Annual Labor Day at the Zoo Picnic & Car Show will be held Monday, September 4th. Food and drinks will be served from 11AM to 3PM, and the zoo hours will be from 10AM to 5PM. Unions and vendors will have booths set up in the labor-only area of the park that day. Tickets include all-day admission to the Zoo, parking, picnic, food & drink, car show, and inflatable rides.
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