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Need a Union Taxi Driver?
04/21/15 - CWA Local 7777
Call Union Taxi for all of your transportation needs All are members of CWA Local 7777!     303.922.
Call Your Member of Congress at 1-888-966-9836 - Oppose Fast Track for the TPP
04/20/15 - CWA Local 7777
TPP=SHIPPING OUR JOBS OVERSEAS The TransPacific Partnership TPP is like NAFTA on steroids.  To ram the agreement through congress, they first need to pass 'Fast Track' legislation. Fast Track forces an up-or-down vote by Congress with limited debate and no possible amendments.  To stop the TPP, we must stop Fast Track Legilation.
April 2015 Worker to Worker
04/20/15 - UAW Local 4911
The April 2015 Worker to Worker is now available. UAW 4911 4th Tiger Game Event June 14; Mystic Lake Camp - Scholarship applications due May 12; Free Skin Screening May 12; Letter Carriers Food Drive May 9.
Avaya Outsourcing
04/20/15 - CWA Local 7777
Outsourcing of American Jobs Hurts all of us.      STOP THE WAR ON COLORADO WRKERS Avaya Inc is outsourcing Colorado Jobs.  Outsourcing hurts families, students, homemakers, taxpayers, local business and our economy.
NHPA Golf Tournament & Annual Meeting
04/20/15 - New Hampshire Police Association
This year's tournament & annual meeting will be held on June 26th at the PASSACONAWAY COUNTRY CLUB LITCHFIELD, NH This is our 75th anniversary and we hope you will join us for a great day of golf and comraderie.  The NHPA Pipes and Drum Band will be there playing throughout the day for those wishing to attend the convention.
Union Takes Action Against Wal-Mart
04/20/15 - Teamsters Local 767
Union seeks labor board injunction over Wal-Mart store closings By Nathan Layne April 20 (Reuters) - A union on Monday asked the National Labor Relations Board to force Wal-Mart to reinstate employees at five stores, accusing the retailer of closing the locations to retaliate against workers for attempts to organize for better pay and benefits.
No Apology
04/20/15 - Longmont Fraternal Order of Police
I am a professional police officer in the United States, highly trained and well equipped, backed up by my brothers and sisters behind the badge. I work in your city, in your community, in your neighborhood. I'm on duty 24 hours each day, every day of the week, weekends, holidays, everyday of the year, spending precious time away from my family gatherings. I do not take a day off.
Help support Paul Lopez April 22nd
04/20/15 - CWA Local 7777
Union Takes Action Against Wal-Mart
04/20/15 - Teamsters Local 767
Union seeks labor board injunction over Wal-Mart store closings By Nathan Layne April 20 (Reuters) - A union on Monday asked the National Labor Relations Board to force Wal-Mart to reinstate employees at five stores, accusing the retailer of closing the locations to retaliate against workers for attempts to organize for better pay and benefits.
Denver Municipal Endorsed Candidates
04/20/15 - CWA Local 7777
  Information for members that live in the City and County of Denver CWA Local 7777 Legislative Committee interviewed Candidates running for Denver City Council.
Rally to Tell Rep. Crowley Oppose Fast Tracking the TPP
04/20/15 - HVALF AFL-CIO
Rally to tell Representative Joe Crowley: Oppose Fast Tracking the TPP Date: Thursday, April 23, 2015 Time: 5:30 pm Location: Rep. Joe Crowley's office: 83-11 37th Avenue, Jackson Heights He is one of only three NY dems still not publicly opposing FAST TRACK.
Union Takes Action Against Wal-Mart
04/20/15 - Teamsters Local 767
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Homeland Security steps up screening of aviation employees
04/20/15 - TWU Local 568
We have learned from our brothers and sisters at Local 512 in Chicago that TSA has been conducting searches of vehicles (inside and out) entering the employee parking lot today. They were checking liscense plates as well as drivers liscenses. There have been previous vehicle checkpoints like this one in the employee lot in Atlanta.
INTERNATIONAL WORKERS DAY RALLY
04/20/15 - Teamsters Local 264
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Help Combat The Rauner "Right-to-Work" Resolution!
04/20/15 - Teamsters Local 179
Teamsters Local 179 would like to see as many members, along with their families and friends at: NAPERVILLE MUNICIPAL CENTER 400 S. EAGLE STREET TUESDAY, APRIL 21ST 7:00 P.M.
HVALF Labor Hero's Celebration
04/20/15 - HVALF AFL-CIO
Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation 9th Annual Labor Heros Celebration Friday, June 19, 2015 6:00 PM Falkirk Estates & Country Club 206 Smith Cove Road Central Valley, NY 10917
Booster T-shirt Campaign #2
04/20/15 - USW Local 7-1
Please help support USW Local 7-1 by purchasing a T-shirt or donating to their Booster campaign. They are fighting to maintain their voice within the workplace.  It’s a great way to show your support and spread the message that “WORKERS HAVING A VOICE ISN’T JUST A UNION THING IT’S AN AMERICAN THING!” Visit:  http://www.booster.
No Apologies
04/20/15 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
I am a professional police officer in the United States, highly trained and well equipped, backed up by my brothers and sisters behind the badge. I work in your city, in your community, in your neighborhood. I'm on duty 24 hours each day, every day of the week, weekends, holidays, everyday of the year, spending precious time away from my family gatherings. I do not take a day off.
Union meeting 4/26
04/20/15 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
A.P.W.U. Cleveland Area Local Pursuant to the Constitution, Article II, Section 10, 18: The Regular Union Meeting will convene on Sunday, April 26, 2015, two hours after the results of the Election are posted. Meeting interpreted for the Hearing Impaired. Janet R.
Rebirth of Progressivism May Breathe New Life In Labor Unions
04/20/15 - Teamsters local 570
Apr. 20, 2015 | INCOME INEQUALITY | theconversation.com Clear signs of a renewed Progressive impulse at addressing contemporary working-class concerns have emerged. Beginning with Occupy Wall Street and continuing with numerous articles, investigative reporting and blog posts, the corrosive effects of income and wealth inequality have received widespread public attention.
Rebirth of Progressivism May Breathe New Life In Labor Unions
04/20/15 - Teamsters Local 355
Apr. 20, 2015 | INCOME INEQUALITY | theconversation.com Clear signs of a renewed Progressive impulse at addressing contemporary working-class concerns have emerged. Beginning with Occupy Wall Street and continuing with numerous articles, investigative reporting and blog posts, the corrosive effects of income and wealth inequality have received widespread public attention.
The 2015 Aerospace Maintenance Competition Results Are In
04/20/15 - AMFA
April 20, 2015 -- Team Southwest Airlines and Team Alaska Airlines, both AMFA represented carriers, won 1st and 3rd place respectively in the Commercial Aviation Category - congratulations! The 2015 Aerospace Maintenance Competition (AMC) was held last week in Miami, Florida during the Aviation Week MRO Americas Convention. A multitude of teams competed in six different competition categories. There were aircraft maintenance technician teams from all over the world, from as far away as China, Australia, and New Zealand.
Jury Awards $3.2M to family of EPPD Officer Angel Garcia
04/20/15 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
A jury has awarded nearly $3.2 million in damages to the parents of an El Paso police officer killed in 2012, finding both the officer and the truck driver the family sued negligent in the incident. Read more of this breaking news story from the El Paso Times.
Region Rockers Relief Fest 2
04/20/15 - USW Local 7-1
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May's Membership Meeting
04/20/15 - Teamsters Local 449
May's General Membership Meeting has been changed to May 18th.
Career Fair 2015
04/20/15 - INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS LOCAL UNION 494
Career Fair 2015
2015 Texas Hold'em Event
04/20/15 - Working Families' Friend
On April 10th Working Families' Friend held its 6th Annual Texas Holdem Tournament at the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union Hall.  Nearly 200 poker players competed for the coveted honor of making it to the final table.  Nine players achieved that goal.  There are photos of this event in the 2015 Texas Hold'em Photo Gallery.
Code of Excellence Class 4/21/15
04/20/15 - INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS LOCAL UNION 494
Code of Excellence Class tomorrow, 4/21/15 at the JATC 11001 W. Plank Ct. Wauwatosa 3 CEU's for taking this class.
Rebirth of Progressivism May Breathe New Life In Labor Unions
04/20/15 - Teamsters Local 992
Apr. 20, 2015 | INCOME INEQUALITY | theconversation.com Clear signs of a renewed Progressive impulse at addressing contemporary working-class concerns have emerged. Beginning with Occupy Wall Street and continuing with numerous articles, investigative reporting and blog posts, the corrosive effects of income and wealth inequality have received widespread public attention.
John Thomas
04/20/15 - UA Local 296
Brother John Thomas passed away April 16th, 2015. His Funeral Service will be held Monday April 27th, 2015 @ 2:00pm.  The funeral will be at Daken Funeral Chapel, Caldwell Idaho.
Urgent! Help Transportation Revenue Move Forward!
04/20/15 - Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific-National Office
PSR Fleet Memo for April 18 2015
04/20/15 - Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific-National Office
Honorary Member Henry Mills Passed Away
04/20/15 - IUEC LOCAL 21
Honorary Member, Henry T. Mills passed away last Friday.
JWJ Annual Dinner!!!
04/20/15 - AFGE Local 2157
At April General membership meeting, we voted to support the Annual Jobs With Justice Dinner by purchasing a table for 10 and an ad. If you would like to attend the party, please contact Betsy Zucker at betsyzucker@gmail.com It is an amazing event.
Dapper Dads Challenge
04/20/15 - Greater Lansing Labor Council
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Region 1A UAW Softball League
04/20/15 - UAW Local 412
Primary & Alternate AMFA – SWA Outsourcing Liaison Representatives Election Results
04/20/15 - AMFA
April 20, 2015 -- In March 2015 AMFA National called for nominations to fill the positions of Primary and Alternate AMFA – Southwest Airlines Outsourcing Liaison Representatives. Southwest Airlines members of Locals 4, 11, 18, and 32 were allowed to submit names in nomination for these positions. Following the close of the Willingness to Serve Form process of this election, there is only one candidate for these positions: Craig Hamlet.
Reich: The Minimum Wage Should Be $15
04/20/15 - HVALF AFL-CIO
Economist Robert Reich concisely and clearly explains seven reasons why the minimum wage should be $15 per hour. The video undermines not only general opposition to raising the minimum wage, but also the arguments against making the minimum wage a living wage.
Rebirth of Progressivism May Breathe New Life In Labor Unions
04/20/15 - Teamsters Local 888
Apr. 20, 2015 | INCOME INEQUALITY | theconversation.com Clear signs of a renewed Progressive impulse at addressing contemporary working-class concerns have emerged. Beginning with Occupy Wall Street and continuing with numerous articles, investigative reporting and blog posts, the corrosive effects of income and wealth inequality have received widespread public attention.
Notice of Election for POOL West Side Steward
04/19/15 - UAW local 2200
An election for the position of POOL Steward-West Side will be held at the UAW LU 2200 office at Main Library on Tuesday, May 12th from 9:00am -7:00pm.
NHFD Opening #1
04/19/15 - Connecticut Fire Equipment Mechanics Association
CITY OF NEW HAVEN DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES 200 ORANGE STREET, NEW HAVEN, CT 06510 www.cityofnewhaven.
NHFD Opening #2
04/19/15 - Connecticut Fire Equipment Mechanics Association
CITY OF NEW HAVEN DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES 200 ORANGE STREET, NEW HAVEN, CT 06510 www.cityofnewhaven.
Back the Blue MPA Golf Day
04/18/15 - McKinney Police Association
"Back the Blue" MPA Golf Play Day
04/18/15 - McKinney Police Association
Back the Blue Sponsorship
04/18/15 - McKinney Police Association
Our Guardians - "The Unsung Heroes of Public Safety" - Thank You
04/18/15 - Longmont Fraternal Order of Police
I posted this picture one year ago today. As we finish up the week we recognize 911 Dispatchers and I sit to reflect in my almost 25 years of doing this job. When I started this job I wanted to get my foot in the door to be a cop, I sure am glad I changed my mind and stuck with being a dispatcher. It has been a good ride and a great career.
The Tragedy in North Charleston by Randy Sutton
04/18/15 - Longmont Fraternal Order of Police
The shooting death of Walter Scott by North Charleston South Carolina Police Officer Michael Slager is tragic on so many levels. It may stand out in the annals of history as a pivotal moment in how Americans view their police for years to come.
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