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Will the Reconciliation Bill Do Anything to Secure Workers’ Rights?
10/27/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Oct. 27, 2021 | POLITICAL/LEGISLATIVE | It’s still Striketober, and people are taking notice. Gallup tells us that unions have the highest public favorability rating they’ve had in half a century.
Proper Identification & I-9 @ The Greek Theater
10/27/21 - IATSE Local 33
Brothers & Sisters: Please be aware that when you take a call at the Greek Theater, you must show the proper identification for your I 9 paperwork. You must have your original social security card not a duplicate or a picture for any of the documents needed. By not being prepared will delay you being paid for the time you worked. The Greek Theatre takes I9 paperwork very seriously.
Proper Identification & I-9 @ The Greek Theater
10/27/21 - IATSE Local 33
Brothers & Sisters: Please be aware that when you take a call at the Greek Theater, you must show the proper identification for your I 9 paperwork. You must have your original social security card not a duplicate or a picture for any of the documents needed. By not being prepared will delay you being paid for the time you worked. The Greek Theatre takes I9 paperwork very seriously.
Will the Reconciliation Bill Do Anything to Secure Workers’ Rights?
10/27/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Oct. 27, 2021 | POLITICAL/LEGISLATIVE | It’s still Striketober, and people are taking notice. Gallup tells us that unions have the highest public favorability rating they’ve had in half a century.
Open Enrollment Nov 1 - Dec 3
10/27/21 - IBEW 280
Your enrollment packets have been mailed from Harrison Trust.  Keep an eye out for them.
Truckers, Port Workers Vent As Supply Chain Frustration Mounts
10/27/21 - Teamsters Local 992
Oct. 27, 2021 | ECONOMY | The great global supply chain crisis of 2021 — which has ensnared groceries, holiday shopping, and everything in between — has bottlenecked West Coast ports, and drawn the involvement of the White House to address it.
AT&T 2022 IBEW Grace Street Mobility Center Benefits Enrollment
10/27/21 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
October 2021 THIS UPDATE ONLY APPLIES TO IBEW AT&T MEMBERS WORKING AT THE AT&T GRACE STREET MOBILITY CALL CENTER (YELLOW CONTRACT). Core Green Contract benefit enrollment information can be found here.
AT&T 2022 IBEW CORE Benefits Enrollment
10/27/21 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
October 2021 THIS UPDATE ONLY APPLIES TO IBEW AT&T MEMBERS WORKING IN THE AT&T CORE GREEN CONTRACT. Grace Street Mobilty benefit enrollment information can be found here. AT&T CORE Annual Enrollment for 2022 Benefits The Annual Enrollment period for AT&T CORE Employees (Green Contract) began on Monday, October 18th and will continue through Friday, November 12th.
Department of Education Announces Expansion of Public Service Loan Forgiveness
10/27/21 - UPSEU
The Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program has always sounded simple: work in the public sector, pay your loans for ten years, get the rest forgiven tax free. But every borrower who has interacted with the program knows that it’s anything but simple.
Vaccine Bargaining
10/27/21 - CWA Local 2222
The bargaining between CWA and Verizon on the mandatory vaccine was posted poned by Verizon. There hasn't been a new date set  Local 2222 will keep you informed on any updates.
Bad Managers Are Making the Labor Crisis Worse
10/26/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Oct. 26, 2021 | ECONOMY | […] In the urgency of the moment, it’s easy to overstate the significance of what’s going on; every major recession leaves scars. But some things don’t change, and that includes the most basic requirement for keeping employees happy and on the job: Good management.
Truckers, Port Workers Vent As Supply Chain Frustration Mounts
10/26/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Oct. 26, 2021 | ECONOMY | The great global supply chain crisis of 2021 — which has ensnared groceries, holiday shopping, and everything in between — has bottlenecked West Coast ports, and drawn the involvement of the White House to address it.
EPMPOA Benefit Cookout at the MVRCC
10/26/21 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association is sponsoring a fundraising cookout (burgers & hotdogs, chips, nachos and drinks) to benefit Officers Brianna Lopez #3328 and Janette Donohue #3113.
Bad Managers Are Making the Labor Crisis Worse
10/25/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Oct. 25, 2021 | ECONOMY | […] In the urgency of the moment, it’s easy to overstate the significance of what’s going on; every major recession leaves scars. But some things don’t change, and that includes the most basic requirement for keeping employees happy and on the job: Good management.
How Union Organizers are Chipping Away at Amazon
10/25/21 - Teamsters Local 992
Oct. 25, 2021 | ORGANIZING | […] Even without the support of an established union, Amazon workers have shown a growing appetite for activism, fueled by anger about conditions in the warehouses. Employees at a Staten Island facility, for example, are currently attempting to form a new, independent union.
QEI Online 8 Hour Continuing Education
10/25/21 - IUEC Local 71
Brothers and Sisters, See below information from the Qualified Elevator Inspector Training Fund:  We will be offering an online 8 hour Continuing Education class on Saturday, November 20, 2021. This will be a live, interactive instructor led WebEx from 8am – 5 pm ET.
Rail Workers’ Right to Choose Medical Network Upheld
10/25/21 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
An arbitrator has rejected the railroad industry’s attempt to utilize a never-before-used contract clause imposed by Congress 30 years ago to reduce the healthcare networks available to over 250,000 railroad workers and family members on the National Healthcare Plan for Railroad Employees.
Vaccination Verification
10/25/21 - Carpenters Local 555
Carpenters its very quick and easy to have your Vaccination put on your TVC card providing proof when needed. Please take a couple minutes and follow the instructions. You will also receive 6 CUPP credit hours allowing for you to receive a $250.00 stipend in January. Please call me at 720-955-3297 with questions.
VZ Vaccine Mandate Info Meeting
10/25/21 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
Verizon Employees Vaccine Mandate Informational Meeting Oct 27th 6:00PM Topic: CWA 1120 Time: Oct 27, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88456430032.
YouTube Theater: Bon Iver Parking Pass
10/22/21 - IATSE Local 33
Brothers & Sisters: Please see attachemnt for the load out @ YouTube Theater.
Halloween Party
10/22/21 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
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Weekly News Wrap-Up: 10/22/2021
10/22/21 - Teamsters Local 570
  • The great resignation goes global   • Where are all the workers.
Weekly News Wrap-Up: 10/22/2021
10/22/21 - Teamsters Local 355
  • The great resignation goes global   • Where are all the workers.
How Union Organizers are Chipping Away at Amazon
10/22/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Oct. 22, 2021 | ORGANIZING | […] Even without the support of an established union, Amazon workers have shown a growing appetite for activism, fueled by anger about conditions in the warehouses. Employees at a Staten Island facility, for example, are currently attempting to form a new, independent union.
U.S. Labor Unions Are Having a Moment
10/22/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Oct. 22, 2021 | U.S. LABOR UNIONS | U.S. organized labor is having a moment after decades of erosion in both influence and power, giving workers their best chance in recent memory to claw back lost ground.
Weekly News Wrap-Up: 10/22/2021
10/22/21 - Teamsters Local 992
  • The great resignation goes global   • Where are all the workers.
Tight U.S. Job Market Triggers Strikes for More Pay
10/21/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Oct. 21, 2021 | ECONOMY | Thousands of workers remain on strike across the United States demanding higher pay and better conditions despite Hollywood make-up artists and camera operators reaching a deal over the weekend to avoid a walkout, and the tight jobs market has only emboldened them.
Strikes Are Sweeping the Labor Market as Workers Weld New Leverage
10/21/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Oct. 21, 2021 | ECONOMY | Marcial Reyes could have just quit his job. Frustrated with chronic understaffing at the Kaiser Permanente hospital where he works in Southern California, he knows he has options in a region desperate for nurses. Instead, he voted to go on strike. While Americans are leaving their jobs at staggering rates — a record 4.
This 1916 Experiment Made Workers Wealthy
10/21/21 - Teamsters Local 992
Oct. 22, 2021 | COMMENTARY | Profit-sharing is an old idea that emerged in 1916. Major companies like Sears, Procter & Gamble, Pillsbury, Kodak, and U.S. Steel all joined the profit-sharing movement, giving their workers shares of stock so the workers actually owned part of the company.
Tight U.S. Job Market Triggers Strikes for More Pay
10/21/21 - Teamsters Local 992
Oct. 20, 2021 | ECONOMY | Thousands of workers remain on strike across the United States demanding higher pay and better conditions despite Hollywood make-up artists and camera operators reaching a deal over the weekend to avoid a walkout, and the tight jobs market has only emboldened them.
Informational Picket Oct 28th
10/21/21 - CWA Local 3176
From: The Executive Board   Subject: Vaccine Surcharge Picket Oct 28th Brothers and Sisters, Please bring your friends and family to participate in an informational picket protesting Lumen for adding an unnecessary surcharge on employees' insurance who do not report their vaccine status and AT&T requiring mandatory vaccinations.
"Help Frank Walk Again"
10/20/21 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association is requesting your assistance for a retired "Brother in Blue" and his family.  A few years ago the son of (Ret.) Sergeant Franky Gutierrez #1379 was diagnosed with Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis. This disease has had a great impact on his life as he has seen numerous doctors and been through multiple treatments.
Tight U.S. Job Market Triggers Strikes for More Pay
10/20/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Oct. 20, 2021 | ECONOMY | Thousands of workers remain on strike across the United States demanding higher pay and better conditions despite Hollywood make-up artists and camera operators reaching a deal over the weekend to avoid a walkout, and the tight jobs market has only emboldened them.
Enroll Now for 2022Medical and FSA Benefits
10/20/21 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
Between October 1-31, 2021, you can enroll in or change your Medical or Flexible Spending Account (FSA) benefit selections for the 2022 benefit year. For more information about the FSA, please visit www.yourtracktohealth.com or ytth.com. Note that you must enroll in the FSA program each year to participate.
Providing a Safe and Healthy Workplace are the Core of a Union’s Role, and this Pandemic is No Exception
10/20/21 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen

As stated previously, your Union stood in solidarity with you throughout this pandemic, and we continue today. Providing a safe and healthy workplace are the core of a union’s role, and this pandemic is no exception. We have had long battles within the rail industry to promote these core safety values, because a paycheck alone is meaningless if you die at work. We have all suffered from this pandemic; in the early going, we were able to stay safer on the job by insisting that the proper PPE was obtained and distributed. Just as important, we were able to assure continued employment through the worst of the pandemic for a large number of our members.
Real News - October 2021
10/20/21 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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President's Message "Meeting the Moment"
10/20/21 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
President’s Message Meeting the Moment Thanks to the large number of Guild faculty who took the time to join the virtual Town Halls on October 4 and 5. We appreciate Chancellor Rodriguez and his team for their willingness to provide this forum. Thanks also to our Guild leadership for facilitating the Q & A portion and to those of you who posed questions in the chat.
Relief From Student Debt is on the Way
10/20/21 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
In 2018, Guild Faculty Guild member Dr. Jessica Saint-Paul (pictured at right) attended a benefits conference hosted by AFT 1521. One of the topics covered, with help from National AFT, was Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF).
Trade Tech Faculty to Administration: Clean it Up
10/20/21 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
Trade Tech Faculty to Administration: Clean it Up By Evan Henerson ?A clean and safe campus is not simply a work perk. It’s a necessity.  Such was the message of a petition organized by Los Angeles Trade Tech faculty and submitted to the school’s administration.
OPM LOOKING INTO DENTAL AND VISION INSURANCE FOR PSE's
10/20/21 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
OPM LOOKING INTO DENTAL AND VISION INSURANCE FOR PSE's AND OTHER PART TIME POSTAL EMPLOYEES FOR MORE INFORMATION   CHECK OUR HEALTH PLAN PREMIUMS TAB ON THE LESFT SIDE BAR.
51% More Officers Have Been Murdered In 2021 So Far, FBI Says
10/20/21 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The FBI is reporting that 59 law enforcement officers have been feloniously killed in the line of duty so far this year, a 51% spike compared to the 39 deaths at this time last year. The 59 officer deaths mean about one officer has been murdered every five days this year, the head of FBI Boston's division told the Herald on Monday.
Officer Angel David Garcia Memorial Fund
10/20/21 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
On December 16, 2012, El Paso Police Officer Angel David Garcia #2866 died serving his beloved community. He was hit by a car while removing debris from Interstate 10. A dedicated public servant, Officer Garcia was an active member of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves and a graduate of Clint High School and El Paso Community College.
VOTE FOR TBONE
10/19/21 - FOP Local 18
Hey all, Our agency has applied for the 2021 Aftermath K9 Grant. The grant recipients are determined by popular vote, so we will need everyone’s help to both spread the word and vote each day during the voting period, which starts tomorrow, October 19, and ends October 26. Below, I have included some more specific information about the grant.
Strikes Are Sweeping the Labor Market as Workers Weld New Leverage
10/19/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Oct. 19, 2021 | ECONOMY | Marcial Reyes could have just quit his job. Frustrated with chronic understaffing at the Kaiser Permanente hospital where he works in Southern California, he knows he has options in a region desperate for nurses. Instead, he voted to go on strike. While Americans are leaving their jobs at staggering rates — a record 4.
2021 EPMPOA Installation & Service Awards Banquet and Dance
10/19/21 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association will hold its annual Installation and Service Awards Banquet and Dance on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at the Memorial Hall, 3601 Rutherglen St.  The evening will start at 6:00 PM with a social gathering.
Workers Info regarding Covid-19
10/18/21 - IATSE Local 33
Brothers & Sisters: If you are looking for request forms regarding Religious & Medical accommodations please refer to the "Workers Info" tab located on the IATSE Local 33 website.  All docs regarding this are posted there.
Template for a Comprehensive Emergency Plan
10/18/21 - AFSCME Local 132
This template is provided for our Oregon FCC providers but could be used in any state to draft your own Comprehensive Emergency Plan. If you are in Oregon on the coast, along the Columbia River in Oregon or on the Atlantic or Pacific coast in a Tsunami Zone, you may need to add a section about Tsunami Emergencies.
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