Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation AFL-CIO
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    Upper Hudson Central Labor Council
    Apr 24, 2017
    NYSUT, 201 Stockade Drive, Kingston, NY
    Hudson Catskill Central Labor Council
    Apr 25, 2017
    CSEA Local 836, 465 E. Main Street, Middletown, NY
    Dutchess County Central Labor Council
    Apr 26, 2017
    CWA 1120 Union Hall, 157 Van Wagner Road Poughkeepsie, NY
    Constitutional Convention Training - What you need to know
    May 02, 2017
    IBT/HVALF AFL-CIO 15 Stone Castle Road Rock Tavern, NY 12575
    Constitutional Convention Training - What you need to know
    May 02, 2017
    IBT/HVALF AFL-CIO 15 Stone Castle Road Rock Tavern, NY 12575
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    James R. Hoffa Memorial College Student Essay
    06/01/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 677
    2017 ESSAY CONTEST James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund All Applications must be sent to the Local Union Hall for approval by June 1, 2017. 1871 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, CT 06706 (Printable applicaiton below) GOOD LUCK.
    Message from AFSE President
    04/24/17 - AFSE
    From AFSE President Nas Afi: Dear AFSE Membership and Colleagues, I hope this communication finds you well, safe, and healthy. As you know, this week the AFSE Bargaining Team phased into the beginning of more Traditional Bargaining. That is, the parties are beginning to exchange proposals, with the rationale for them.
    10th Annual RPFFW Reunion Golf Outing
    04/24/17 - PFFWHG
    10th Annual RPFFW Reunion Golf Outing See attached file.
    Dues Office Closed Until May 1
    04/24/17 - Carpenters and Millrights Local Unions
    The dues office will be closed the week of April 24 through April 28 for administrative training. You can pay window dues with a credit card by calling 651-646-7207 or online at northcountrycarpenter.org. If you need other assistance please contact a business representative directly.
    Sad News
    04/24/17 - IBEW Local 659
    It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce Dino DeGrandis passed away on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.  The Service for Dino is Friday, May 5th at 11:00 a.m. at Saint Anne Catholic Church 1131 NE 10th Street, Grants Pass, Oregon 97526.
    FREE AND EXCLUSIVE TO UFCW MEMBERS AND THEIR FAMILIES!
    04/24/17 - UFCW 1439
    Who is eligible for the UFCW Free College Benefit? A. UFCW members in good standing and their families. Family is defined as spouses, children, stepchildren, dependents and grandchildren.  Potential students’ membership will be verified by UFCW.
    How Do NIH Cuts Affect Local 328 Members?
    04/24/17 - Local 328, Oregon AFSCME Council 75
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    Ken Nelligan
    04/24/17 - Teamsters Local 449
    Past Secretary Treasure/PEO Ken Nelligan has passed away.  Please keep the family in your prayers.
    The Price for Killing Workers Must Be Prison
    04/24/17 - Teamsters local 570
    Apr. 24, 2017  | SAFETY & HEALTH | Every 12 days, a member of my union, the United Steelworkers (USW), or one of their non-union co-workers, is killed on the job. Every 12 days. And it’s been that way for years. These are horrible deaths. Workers are crushed by massive machinery. They drown in vats of chemicals. They’re poisoned by toxic gas, burned by molten metal.
    The Price for Killing Workers Must Be Prison
    04/24/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    Apr. 24, 2017  | SAFETY & HEALTH | Every 12 days, a member of my union, the United Steelworkers (USW), or one of their non-union co-workers, is killed on the job. Every 12 days. And it’s been that way for years. These are horrible deaths. Workers are crushed by massive machinery. They drown in vats of chemicals. They’re poisoned by toxic gas, burned by molten metal.
    Local 814 is Moving
    04/24/17 - Teamsters Local 814
    We Are Moving For the second time, our office in Long Island City has been purchased by developers to make way for new highrises.  The new landlord will be demolishing the building, and we must vacate by the end of the month.   Effective May 1, 2017, Local 814 will be moving into temporary space in downtown Brooklyn while we search for a more permanent location.
    Colorado Law Enforcement Social in DC During Police Week
    04/24/17 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
    If you are Colorado Law Enforcement and are planning on being in Washington DC during "National Police Week 2017".....You are all invited.
    Thank You for Your Participation in the AMFA-SWA AMT Survey
    04/24/17 - AMFA
    April 24, 2017 - The National Executive Committee (NEC) would like to thank everyone who participated in the AMFA–SWA Aircraft Maintenance Technician (AMT) Survey that concluded on April 20, 2017. The NEC continues to make improving communications a priority, and this survey is one means to facilitate this process.
    The Price for Killing Workers Must Be Prison
    04/24/17 - Teamsters Local 992
    Apr. 24, 2017  | SAFETY & HEALTH | Every 12 days, a member of my union, the United Steelworkers (USW), or one of their non-union co-workers, is killed on the job. Every 12 days. And it’s been that way for years. These are horrible deaths. Workers are crushed by massive machinery. They drown in vats of chemicals. They’re poisoned by toxic gas, burned by molten metal.
    Candidates Statement
    04/24/17 - NEASO
    Dear NEASO Sisters and Brothers:                The NEASO RA Delegate Elections will be held at NEA Headquarters and NEA Member Benefits on Thursday, May 4, 2017.
    Candidates Statement
    04/24/17 - NEASO
    Dear NEASO Sisters and Brothers:                The NEASO RA Delegate Elections will be held at NEA Headquarters and NEA Member Benefits on Thursday, May 4, 2017.
    Fleet Memo for April 22 2017
    04/24/17 - Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific-National Office
    The Price for Killing Workers Must Be Prison
    04/24/17 - Teamsters Local 888
    Apr. 24, 2017  | SAFETY & HEALTH | Every 12 days, a member of my union, the United Steelworkers (USW), or one of their non-union co-workers, is killed on the job. Every 12 days. And it’s been that way for years. These are horrible deaths. Workers are crushed by massive machinery. They drown in vats of chemicals. They’re poisoned by toxic gas, burned by molten metal.
    A Gift From Capt Buscio
    04/23/17 - New Jersey Law Enforcement Commanding Officers Association
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    Update From Salem HB2244A 
    04/22/17 - IATSE Local 488
    Update From Salem HB2244A - we were just given a work session (which means the committee members will debate and vote on our bill) next weds at 830a.
    St. Lucie County School District Bargaining Update
    04/22/17 - Communications Workers of America Local 3181
    We are currently bargaining a new 3 year agreement with the County.  Next bargaining session is set for April 27, 2017 and May 8, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. at the School District Office Building. Check back here for updats.  Rick Poulette, President, CWA Local 3181.
    Stagehand 101 Class
    04/22/17 - IATSE Local 33
    The Training and Safety Committee will be holding a Stagehand 101 class will be held at the Shrine Auditorium on Monday, May 22nd @ 9 am. A second class will be added @ 1 pm if needed. Please do not contact the office, contact the Training Committee @ training.committee@ia33.org to book your spot in the class.
    JCBA Update 04.21.17
    04/21/17 - TWU Local 568
    Executive Session Negotiations Continue American negotiations continued this week in Washington, DC. By mutual agreement, the Chairperson of the National Mediation Board (NMB), Linda Puchala, joined our negotiations. The purpose of entering Executive level negotiations is to bring the talks to a successful conclusion and to the degree the NMB can assist in that goal, Ms. Puchala is welcomed.
    In Case You Missed It
    04/21/17 - Teamsters local 570
      • A legendary life at UPS.   • Teamsters call out Peru over land bond dispute.   • The war against workers rages in the Midwest.   • What millennials value in the workplace.   • States continue crackdown against union jobs.   • Listen to April’s Teamster Nation podcast.
    Association Bulletin 4-21-17
    04/21/17 - TWU Local 513
    In Case You Missed It
    04/21/17 - Teamsters Local 355
      • A legendary life at UPS.   • Teamsters call out Peru over land bond dispute.   • The war against workers rages in the Midwest.   • What millennials value in the workplace.   • States continue crackdown against union jobs.   • Listen to April’s Teamster Nation podcast.
    The Human Cost of Trump’s Rollback of Regulations
    04/21/17 - Teamsters local 570
    Apr. 21, 2017  | SAFETY & HEALTH | After numerous efforts under other presidents failed, the Obama administration finally tightened the regulations covering silica last year, further restricting the amount of dust that employers can legally expose workers to.
    In Case You Missed It
    04/21/17 - Teamsters Local 992
      • A legendary life at UPS.   • Teamsters call out Peru over land bond dispute.   • The war against workers rages in the Midwest.   • What millennials value in the workplace.   • States continue crackdown against union jobs.   • Listen to April’s Teamster Nation podcast.
    The Human Cost of Trump’s Rollback of Regulations
    04/21/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    Apr. 21, 2017  | SAFETY & HEALTH | After numerous efforts under other presidents failed, the Obama administration finally tightened the regulations covering silica last year, further restricting the amount of dust that employers can legally expose workers to.
    Washington Nationals tickets
    04/21/17 - IUEC Local 10
    Brothers and Sisters, At the April Union meeting, it was voted on to purchase 50 Nationals Tickets for the Labor Night with the AFL-CIO to resell to the membership for $15.00 each. The game will be on July 28, 2017 at 7:05 pm against the Colorado Rockies. If you would like to get tickets, they are on a first come first serve basis.
    REMINDER
    04/21/17 - UPSEU Local 1222
    All Scholarship Applications are Due by July 1st.
    Standing for fairness in the Quad Cities
    04/21/17 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
    Non-union Brandt workers demand fairness and safe jobs. http://qctimes.com/business/brandt-workers-and-supporters-rally-for-better-working-conditions-wages/article_d74dcb4b-f111-563f-9bff-89e862aef119.
    2017 Kings Island Discounted Tickets
    04/21/17 - Teamsters Local 89
    Apr 21, 2017 - We are happy to announce the continuation of our discounted tickets for Teamsters Local 89 members at Kings Island!
    In Case You Missed It
    04/21/17 - Teamsters Local 888
      • A legendary life at UPS.   • Teamsters call out Peru over land bond dispute.   • The war against workers rages in the Midwest.   • What millennials value in the workplace.   • States continue crackdown against union jobs.   • Listen to April’s Teamster Nation podcast.
    The Human Cost of Trump’s Rollback of Regulations
    04/21/17 - Teamsters Local 888
    Apr. 21, 2017  | SAFETY & HEALTH | After numerous efforts under other presidents failed, the Obama administration finally tightened the regulations covering silica last year, further restricting the amount of dust that employers can legally expose workers to.
    Unity @ Centurylink (Leesburg 3rd St.)
    04/20/17 - CWA Local 3176
    Brothers and Sisters, We had a great turn out for our informational picket today during out 15th day of bargaining. This presence shows that we are not willing to be disrespected by the company and that we will continue to fight to win a fair contract.
    women
    04/20/17 - BACWI
    The GOP’s Overtime Reform Plan: Fraud Masquerading as Flexibility
    04/20/17 - Teamsters local 570
    Apr. 20, 2017  | WAGES | … Earlier this year Republicans introduced the Working Families Flexibility Act, a bill that would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act to allow private-sector employers to offer workers comp time instead of the premium time-and-a-half pay for overtime hours worked.
    CBS Programming Tech
    04/20/17 - IATSE Local 33
    CBS is accepting resumes for a Programmer/Tech position in TV City Electronics Department. Minimum qualifications for this position include: Ability to program in the Windows.net programming language, extensive knowledge of graphics programming as well as other electric shop duties. Database programming is a plus.
    The GOP’s Overtime Reform Plan: Fraud Masquerading as Flexibility
    04/20/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    Apr. 20, 2017  | WAGES | … Earlier this year Republicans introduced the Working Families Flexibility Act, a bill that would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act to allow private-sector employers to offer workers comp time instead of the premium time-and-a-half pay for overtime hours worked.
    The GOP’s Overtime Reform Plan: Fraud Masquerading as Flexibility
    04/20/17 - Teamsters Local 992
    Apr. 20, 2017  | WAGES | … Earlier this year Republicans introduced the Working Families Flexibility Act, a bill that would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act to allow private-sector employers to offer workers comp time instead of the premium time-and-a-half pay for overtime hours worked.
    ORGANIZE!
    04/20/17 - Teamsters Local 179
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    El Paso police shoot man during traffic stop
    04/20/17 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    An El Paso police officer shot a man who allegedly took out a handgun during a traffic stop late Wednesday in the Northeast, a police spokesman said. The wounded man was taken to University Medical Center of El Paso. His condition was unknown. The shooting occurred soon after 11:40 p.m.
    Help Build a Home for a Vet!
    04/20/17 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    IBEW Local 21 is proud to sponsor A Soldier’s Journey Home to benefit U.S. Army SPC Anthony (Tony) Chobanov who served in the wars in both Afghanistan and Iraq.  On Saturday, May 13th we are asking IBEW Local 21 members to join in solidarity to help build Tony and his family a new home in Spring Grove, IL. Making our donation was the easy part now we need your help to the volunteer please contact IBEW Local 21 Recording Secretary Bob Przybylinski, bobp@ibew21.org, 630-960-4466 ext. 447.
    The GOP’s Overtime Reform Plan: Fraud Masquerading as Flexibility
    04/20/17 - Teamsters Local 888
    Apr. 20, 2017  | WAGES | … Earlier this year Republicans introduced the Working Families Flexibility Act, a bill that would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act to allow private-sector employers to offer workers comp time instead of the premium time-and-a-half pay for overtime hours worked.
    Colorado FOP's PTSD Workers' Comp Bill Passes Senate and Sent to Governor
    04/19/17 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
    Today, 04/19/17 the Colorado FOP's PTSD Workers Comp bill (HB 17-1229) passed the full Colorado Senate unamended on 3rd and final reading.  The bill is on its way to the Governor for signing. We are working with the Governor's office for a special signing.
    Why Don’t All Jobs Matter?
    04/19/17 - Teamsters local 570
    Apr. 19, 2017  | OPINION | President Trump is still promising to bring back coal jobs.
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