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    Port Truck Drivers, Gig-Economy Workers Have Much In Common
    06/22/17 - Teamsters Local 888
    June 22, 2017 | MISCLASSIFICATION | In a good year, port truck driver Jose Portillo says he can rake in $80,000 a year. But the barrel-chested grandfather says he takes home only $25,000 after paying gas, insurance, taxes and rental fees for the big-rig he drives. Portillo is an independent contractor.
    Port Truck Drivers, Gig-Economy Workers Have Much In Common
    06/22/17 - Teamsters local 570
    June 22, 2017 | MISCLASSIFICATION | In a good year, port truck driver Jose Portillo says he can rake in $80,000 a year. But the barrel-chested grandfather says he takes home only $25,000 after paying gas, insurance, taxes and rental fees for the big-rig he drives. Portillo is an independent contractor.
    Port Truck Drivers, Gig-Economy Workers Have Much In Common
    06/22/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    June 22, 2017 | MISCLASSIFICATION | In a good year, port truck driver Jose Portillo says he can rake in $80,000 a year. But the barrel-chested grandfather says he takes home only $25,000 after paying gas, insurance, taxes and rental fees for the big-rig he drives. Portillo is an independent contractor.
    Port Truck Drivers, Gig-Economy Workers Have Much In Common
    06/22/17 - Teamsters Local 992
    June 22, 2017 | MISCLASSIFICATION | In a good year, port truck driver Jose Portillo says he can rake in $80,000 a year. But the barrel-chested grandfather says he takes home only $25,000 after paying gas, insurance, taxes and rental fees for the big-rig he drives. Portillo is an independent contractor.
    AFLAC and other Promotions Summer 2017
    06/21/17 - AFSCME Local 132
    Classes offered by IATSE 442
    06/21/17 - IATSE Local 33
    IATSE LOCAL 442 TTF SAFETY FIRST! © BASIC SAFETY WHEN TUESDAY, 11 JULY 2PM-5PM WHERE Santa Barbara Bowl 1122 North Milpas ST Santa Barbara CA 93103 COURSE DESCRIPTION This course provides a general introduction into the world of workplace health and safety.
    Worker's Compensation Court Decision
    06/21/17 - Teamsters Local 776
    PA Supreme Court Rules Impairment Rating Evaluations Unconstitutional Injured workers obtained a significant win before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court this week when the court ruled...
    Pride Parade 2017: Local 6 Contingent Communications Foreman is Stacey Ned 415-724-4095.
    06/21/17 - IBEW Local 6
    Corporal Selection MOU 6-21-17
    06/21/17 - Bellingham Police Guild
    ELECTION RESULTS
    06/21/17 - International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
    The following ten (10) members have been elected to serve as Local Lodge Delegates to the 2017 Biennial District 142 Convention. There were 110 ballots cast, 24 being absentee ballots, 1 ballot being spoiled. Per the Constitution, vote numbers are posted at the Local Lodge.
    Oklahoma Young Workers Conference
    06/21/17 - Teamster Local Union No. 886
    The Young Workers Conference will be held August 24-25, 2017 in Stillwater, OK  We would like the member to be between the ages of 19-30. If you are interested in participating please call the Hall at (405) 947-2333 to get on the list.
    Bethel BOE Food Service Workers Vote Nearly Unanimously to Join UPSEU
    06/21/17 - UPSEU
    On Wednesday, June 14, 2017 the Bethel BOE Food Service Workers voted nearly unanimously by a vote of 19 to 1 to join the United Public Service Employees Union (UPSEU). This secret ballot election was conducted and administered by the Connecticut State Board of Elections.
    FOPOhio to Legislators: Reconsider Cuts to Local Government Funds
    06/21/17 - Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio, Inc.
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    Financial Diary
    06/21/17 - IAFF Local 558
    Attached you will find a document provided by one of our retiress, John Leach.  This is a Financial Diary the serves to help your family transition in the event of a LODD.  It covers more immediate concerns than a legal document is equipped to handle.
    FOPOhio Supports Increase in Hunting Fees
    06/21/17 - Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio, Inc.
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    Come on out to Indiana Beach
    06/20/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
    Come on out and bring your family and your friends for a day at Indiana Beach.
    SCHOOL SUPPLIES DONATION DRIVE
    06/20/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
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    Come on out for a Tour of the Historical Pullman Neighborhood
    06/20/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
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    Littleton Police Officer Missing in Russia - Help Needed
    06/20/17 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
    Brothers & Sisters, Steven Scott Beare is a Colorado police officer with the Littleton Police Department and a member of the FOP. Steven has gone missing during an expedition to climb Mt Elbrus. Mount Elbrus is the highest mountain in Russia, and the tenth most prominent peak in the world. Mt Elbrus is located in the Caucasus Mountains in Southern Russia, near the border with Georgia.
    June 2017 Gendarme
    06/20/17 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
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    Fundraiser for PO Jared Scheel
    06/20/17 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
    There will be a benefit held for injured Police Officer Jared Scheel on Monday, July 10th, 2017 between 5pm-7pm, at Bartolino’s Osteria located at 2103 Sulphur Avenue.    Jared was injured in the line of duty in 2013.  After many different doctors and surgeries, he is unable to return back to duty.
    RIP Brother Carl Bale
    06/20/17 - UA Local 296
    It is with a heavy heart that we have to announce that Brother Carl Bale passed away June 19th, 2017.  There will be a memorial service for Carl at Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 296 on Tuesday June 27th, 2017 @ 7:00pm. 575 N. Ralstin  Meridian, Idaho.  Please come to show your support for Brother Bale and his family during this tough time.
    JOIN US! TOUR THE HISTORIC PULLMAN DISTRICT WITH THE TEAMSTERS JOINT COUNCIL 25 WOMEN'S COMMITTEE
    06/20/17 - Teamsters Local 179
    Please come join us on a walking tour of the Historic Pullman District. Current members of the JC25 Women's Committee can participate at no cost. Fee for family members and friends is $10. You can contact us at www.teamsterwomen.com for more details.
    LA and Long Beach Port Workers Begin Striking
    06/20/17 - Teamsters local 570
    June 20, 2017 | STRIKES | Around 60 truck drivers and warehouse workers serving the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports began striking terminals across the region Monday morning. The strike was called by the Teamsters union Local 848 t protest what it alleges is illegal subcontracting, misclassification and wage theft by trucking companies.
    Legislative Update 6-20-2017
    06/20/17 - Laborers' Local 231
    RAUNER THREATENS SHUTDOWN OF CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS:
    LA and Long Beach Port Workers Begin Striking
    06/20/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    June 20, 2017 | STRIKES | Around 60 truck drivers and warehouse workers serving the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports began striking terminals across the region Monday morning. The strike was called by the Teamsters union Local 848 t protest what it alleges is illegal subcontracting, misclassification and wage theft by trucking companies.
    Fleet Memo for June 17 2017
    06/20/17 - Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific-National Office
    ANNUAL PICNIC - SAVE THE DATE
    06/20/17 - IBEW Local 551
    SAVE THE DATE - LOCAL 551 WILL BE HOLDING THEIR ANNUAL PICNIC ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 AT MORTONS WARM SPRINGS IN KENWOOD.
    Help for San Francisco
    06/20/17 - Teamster Local Union No. 886
    TO ALL TEAMSTERS LOCAL UNIONS AND JOINT COUNCILS We are sure you heard about the tragic events of June 14 here in San Francisco, where in the middle of a morning meeting of package car drivers, a fellow driver burst in and fatally shot longtime Teamsters Local 2785 members Wayne Chan, Michael Lefiti and Benson Louie before killing himself.
    LA and Long Beach Port Workers Begin Striking
    06/20/17 - Teamsters Local 888
    June 20, 2017 | STRIKES | Around 60 truck drivers and warehouse workers serving the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports began striking terminals across the region Monday morning. The strike was called by the Teamsters union Local 848 t protest what it alleges is illegal subcontracting, misclassification and wage theft by trucking companies.
    Golf Outing
    06/19/17 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
    Golf Outing Registration has been exteded to Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by 3:00 p.m. Please see attached the registration form and additional information.
    Why Do We Need Medicaid?
    06/19/17 - Teamsters local 570
    June 19, 2017 | HEALTH CARE | Medicaid is the one thing people can count on when their money has run out.
    Why Do We Need Medicaid?
    06/19/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    June 19, 2017 | HEALTH CARE | Medicaid is the one thing people can count on when their money has run out.
    Penn State Football Tickets!
    06/19/17 - Teamsters Local 776
    Penn State Football is just around the corner! The Nittany Lions will look to build off of their Big Ten Championship title and Rose Bowl appearance. Back by popular demand will be Organized Labor Ticket Promotions.
    20th Annual Golf Outing-Ridgewood Country Club
    06/19/17 - NJLESA
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    Why Do We Need Medicaid?
    06/19/17 - Teamsters Local 992
    June 19, 2017 | HEALTH CARE | Medicaid is the one thing people can count on when their money has run out.
    Brian Kolodzi was in a horrible accident at Evergreen Speedway
    06/19/17 - IUOE 302
    Help Brian Kolodzi after his horrific accident https://www.youcaring.com/briankokodzi-834815 On  Memorial day weekend Local 302 member Brian Kolodzi was in a terrible accident at the Evergreen speedway in Monroe. He got pinned between two racecars in the pits and severely broke both legs.
    Waldner's Workers Receive Support
    06/19/17 - Teamsters Local 814
    LONG ISLAND CAN'T AFFORD ANOTHER CLARE ROSE STAND UP FOR WORKING FAMILIES, BOYCOTT WALDNER'S BUSINESS ENVIRONMENTS Waldner’s Business Environments, an office furniture dealer based in Farmingdale, NY has been around for 75 years.
    The abuse of day laborers
    06/19/17 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
    Without the protections of LIUNA and union contracts, this is where many workers would end up.... http://inthesetimes.
    Why Do We Need Medicaid?
    06/19/17 - Teamsters Local 888
    June 19, 2017 | HEALTH CARE | Medicaid is the one thing people can count on when their money has run out.
    Movies/Film Equipment Training @ 492
    06/18/17 - Teamsters Local 492
    The Teamster Local 492 Film Division held a training class on Saturday June 17, 2017 at Santa Fe Studios to help Teamster drivers learn more about some of the common equipment operated by Teamsters in the NM Film industry. With hands on training, the 31 participants spent about 7 hours learning how to operate Honeywagons, Water Trucks, and Landalls. See more pictures here.
    County Clerk Satalite Office
    06/18/17 - Local 755 UNITED SERVICE WORKERS UNION
    Our USWU Local #755 members have been participating in the County Clerk's "Around the County," program.  This program offers passport applications, photo id cards, and notary services to the public in remote locations, most recently in North Arlington.  You can find updates for the program on the County Clerk's website.
    BAB Cohort-- Join in Portland, Pendleton or Ontario
    06/17/17 - AFSCME Local 132
    I am excited to announce that the Applications are now open for the BAB Cohort 8.  We will only be accepting 8-10 per location.
    Make Your Own (Cheap) Kinetic Sand/Moon Sand Recipe
    06/17/17 - AFSCME Local 132
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    Sky Harbor Airport Info Picket
    06/17/17 - AMFA Local 32
    Local 32 members: At the May 2017 GMM, the membership requested the Local 32 LEC to set up another round of Southwest Airlines Informational Picketing.
    In Case You Missed It
    06/16/17 - Teamsters local 570
      • Teamsters submit comments on NAFTA negotiations.   • The attack on labor unions – and why they matter.   • Three myths about the minimum wage.   • The administration quietly rolls back civil rights efforts.   • Ports of LA, Long Beach truck drivers threaten to strike.   • Union rep.
    Rigged: Forced Into Debt. Worked Past Exhaustion. Left With Nothing.
    06/16/17 - Teamsters local 570
    June 16, 2017 | MISCLASSIFICATION | Samuel Talavera Jr. did everything his bosses asked. Most days, the trucker would drive more than 16 hours straight hauling LG dishwashers and Kumho tires to warehouses around Los Angeles, on their way to retail stores nationwide. He rarely went home to his family. At night, he crawled into the back of his cab and slept in the company parking lot.

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