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    St. Patricks Day Parade
    02/20/20 - Teamsters Local 449
    Teamsters Local 449 will participate again this year in the St. Patrick's Day Parade on March 15th and invite all Members and their Families to come out and enjoy the day. This years Parade starts at 2pm, we will meet on Sunday to the right of City Hall around 11:30am, like the years previously.
    The Economy is Roaring. So Why Are More Workers Striking?
    02/20/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    Feb. 20, 2020 | ECONOMY | […] Two factors likely are driving workers to stage walkouts en masse, according to the Economic Policy Institute, a nonprofit think tank whose research focuses on trends involving working people. Employees are well aware that if they lose their jobs for striking they're likely to find another quickly.
    LU 659 PICNIC Saturday, June 27th, 2020
    02/19/20 - IBEW Local 659
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    Chin Community
    02/19/20 - TEAMSTERS LOCAL 577
    President Ahearn presents Amarillo Chin Community Secretary, Heaven Zel, with a $3,000 check for this year's Chin National Day.
    Journeyman Upgrade Training
    02/19/20 - Carpenters Local 555
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    United Association Free College Benefit
    02/19/20 - Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 44
    The United Association is pleased to introduce you to a new United Association Free College Benefit that is being offered as an additional benefit to our members and their families. As you know, the United Association has always supported and prioritized education for our members and has strongly advocated for promoting affordable tuition for working families.
    The Next Big Grocery Strike is Knocking on Safeway, Giant’s Door
    02/19/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    Feb. 19, 2020  | COLLECTIVE ACTION | Last April, more than 30,000 Stop & Shop grocery workers across the Northeast won a raucous 11-day strike against the company, beating back health care and pension cuts. Now, another major grocery strike has become a serious possibility, this time in and around the nation’s capital.
    National Officer Nomination Results
    02/19/20 - AMFA Local 32
    Local 32 Members: The National Officer nomination period has come to a close. The following nominations for National Officer will be presented, by our Local Delegates, at the National Convention which will convene in May 2020.
    The Next Big Grocery Strike is Knocking on Safeway, Giant’s Door
    02/19/20 - Teamsters local 570
    Feb. 19, 2020  | COLLECTIVE ACTION | Last April, more than 30,000 Stop & Shop grocery workers across the Northeast won a raucous 11-day strike against the company, beating back health care and pension cuts. Now, another major grocery strike has become a serious possibility, this time in and around the nation’s capital.
    The Next Big Grocery Strike is Knocking on Safeway, Giant’s Door
    02/19/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    Feb. 19, 2020  | COLLECTIVE ACTION | Last April, more than 30,000 Stop & Shop grocery workers across the Northeast won a raucous 11-day strike against the company, beating back health care and pension cuts. Now, another major grocery strike has become a serious possibility, this time in and around the nation’s capital.
    NCEU Training - NEW HAMPSHIRE
    02/18/20 - National Correctional Employees Union
    All New Hampshire NCEU Local Union Members The NCEU will be conducting training specifically for union stewards and local leaders. However as NCEU members, all members are welcome to attend the training.
    NCEU Training - MAINE
    02/18/20 - National Correctional Employees Union
    All Maine NCEU Local Union Members The NCEU will be conducting training specifically for union stewards and local leaders. However as NCEU members, all members are welcome to attend the training. The training will be held at the Kennebec County Sheriff’s Department Training Room 125 State Street #1 Augusta, Maine 04330 The training will be held from 9am to 4pm. Topics of discussion will be contract enforcement, member representation, grievance handling, basic workers’ rights, and Leadership. An NCEU attorney will conduct this training in cooperation with NCEU staff. If you plan on attending, please contact your Local leadership or NCEU so we can get an accurate headcount. Any questions, please contact Regional Director William Doyle at bdoyle@nceu.org or (207)-590-8931.
    CWA Labor Day at the Capitol
    02/18/20 - CWA Local 7777
    CWA Labor Day at the Capitol Join other CWA members on Thursday, March 5, 2020 as we meet with our State Legislators. Do you know who your Legislators are? Do you know where they stand on issues that are important to you and your family, to your job and your future? Plan to attend this important event.
    8th Annual CWA Local 7777 Golf Tournament
    02/18/20 - CWA Local 7777
    8th Annual CWA Local 7777 Golf Tournament Saturday, July 25, 2020 Eagle Trace Golf Club 1200 Clubhouse Drive - Broomfield, CO  80018 Sign in at 6:30 a.m.   Shotgun Start at 7:30 YOU CAN REGISTER ON THE TOURNAMENT WEBSITE AT: http://www.dixongives.
    Road-Short Term Operational Phasing 2-17-20
    02/18/20 - TWU Local 513
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    Recent Addition to the Website
    02/18/20 - IUOE 302
    Local 302 Oral History Dear Brothers and Sisters, if you have the time to watch and listen at your leisure, please take a look at our newest addition to our website, oral history videos from Local 302 members and retirees. These can be found on the left hand side under the column options, "Watch Local 302 Member and Retiree Oral History Videos".
    National Director's January 2020 Update
    02/17/20 - AMFA
    February 17, 2020 -- I hope each of you had a happy and safe 2020 New Year’s celebration. Reflecting on back in 2019, we take great pride in our Association’s many hurdles and achievements, specifically in the arenas of concluding more than seven years of negotiations at Southwest Airlines with a solid contract, growth with the certification at Horizon Air and the single carrier status determination at Alaska Airlines, legislative successes, workforce development initiatives, and most importantly, continuing to raise the standards and recognition of our craft. We are forging into 2020 continuing where we left off, setting goals and furthering the Association and our craft in the industry.
    Knowing the Past Opens the Door to the Future: The Continuing Importance of Black History Month
    02/17/20 - Teamsters local 570
    Feb. 17, 2020 | BLACK HISTORY MONTH | […} The question that faces us today is whether or not Black History Month is still relevant. Is it still a vehicle for change? Or is it a useful concept whose goals have been achieved? I would like to suggest that despite the profound change in race relations that has occurred in our lives, Carter G.
    Message from the IUEC Safety Committee
    02/17/20 - IUEC Local 10
    Attached below, please find a message from the IUEC Safety Committee in reference to a IUEC Safety Stand Down.  Please take a couple of minutes and read the message.
    Knowing the Past Opens the Door to the Future: The Continuing Importance of Black History Month
    02/17/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    Feb. 17, 2020 | BLACK HISTORY MONTH | […} The question that faces us today is whether or not Black History Month is still relevant. Is it still a vehicle for change? Or is it a useful concept whose goals have been achieved? I would like to suggest that despite the profound change in race relations that has occurred in our lives, Carter G.
    Calendar Notifications Saved in Broadcast Archive
    02/17/20 - support.unionactive.com
    The scheduled calendar notifications will now be saved into the broadcast archives when sent.
    CenturyLink Unit Contract Special Meeting
    02/17/20 - IBEW 396
    Sisters and Brothers,  There will be a special meeting on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 @ 6:30 p.m. at the Union Hall to discuss the recently rejected CenturyLink contract and the next steps going forward. It is extremely important for members working under this agreement to be present, we will go over our options and discuss any concerns you may have.
    Christmas in April
    02/17/20 - IUEC Local 10
    Christmas in April is fast approaching and we would like to invite anyone who is willing to help to sign up.  The event will be on Saturday, April 25, 2020.  If you would like to sign up call the Business Office, or you can call Chris Gray at 301-643-4887.  It will be in Southern Maryland and all help is appreciated.  Deadline to sign up is March 15, 2020.
    Funeral Services for Officer Jesus Munoz
    02/17/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the death of Officer Jesus M. Munoz #2874, who passed away at his home on February 12, 2020 at the age of 31.  Officer Munoz served with the El Paso Police Department for almost 8 years, since March 2012.    Funeral Services for Officer Jesus M.
    Knowing the Past Opens the Door to the Future: The Continuing Importance of Black History Month
    02/17/20 - Teamsters Local 888
    Feb. 17, 2020 | BLACK HISTORY MONTH | […} The question that faces us today is whether or not Black History Month is still relevant. Is it still a vehicle for change? Or is it a useful concept whose goals have been achieved? I would like to suggest that despite the profound change in race relations that has occurred in our lives, Carter G.
    Saint Patrick's Day Law Enforcement Fundraiser
    02/16/20 - Massachusetts Municipal Police Coalition
    The Greater Boston Police Softball League and The Winchester Elks Lodge Lodge #1445 will be hosting the Sixth Annual St. Patrick’s Day Law Enforcement Benefit on March 14, 2020.  The event will take place at the Winchester Elks located at 375 Cambridge Street Winchester starting at 6:00 PM.  Tickets for the event are $20.00.
    Funeral Services for Detective Richard B. Allbee Jr.
    02/16/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of Detective Richard B. Allbee Jr., #2171, who died on February 9, 2020 while off-duty, after being involved in a traffic crash with a suspected drunk driver in Arizona.
    Enfield School Nurses Association Vote Overwhelmingly to Affiliate with UPSEU
    02/14/20 - UPSEU
    On November 12, 2019, the Enfield School Nurses Association (ESNA) held a secret ballot election to determine whether to affiliate with UPSEU. The Association was seeking professional day to day representation and the expertise of a labor union for purposes of contract negotiations.
    AMFA Letter to to Senator Feinstein Re: DOT OIG Report in SWA
    02/14/20 - AMFA
    February 14, 2020 -- On behalf of the thousands of aircraft mechanics working for Southwest Airlines, I want to convey our appreciation for your February 13, 2020, letter to Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly. As the National Director of Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) - the only craft specific aircraft mechanic union representing the Aviation Maintenance Technicians (AMT) of Alaska Airlines, Horizon Air, and Southwest Airlines, we share your concern regarding the recent report of the Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General (DOT OIG) detailing the numerous safety violations at Southwest Airlines.
    Alaska AGC Negotiations Update
    02/14/20 - IUOE 302
    Alaska AGC Tentative Agreement Please see the attached document for our Tentative Agreement with the Alaska AGC.
    Wanted Subject, Croydon, NH
    02/14/20 - NH TROOPERS ASSOCIATION
    News and Events For Immediate Release January 18, 2020 For more information contact: Trooper Daniel Peete 603-223-8490 Michael.McLaughlin@dos.nh.gov Wanted Subject, Croydon, NH booking photo of Douglas C. Smith Jr. The New Hampshire State Police-Troop C is seeking the public's help in locating wanted fugitive: Douglas C. Smith Jr. Age 31 Croydon, NH Mr. Smith is wanted on two outstanding felony level, domestic violence arrest warrants. Mr. Smith is described as being 5'11" tall, 250 lbs with black hair and brown eyes. The public is asked to not make contact with Smith if he is observed, but rather to call law enforcement immediately. Anyone that may have further information related to this matter is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Michael McLaughlin via Troop C dispatch at 603-223-8494 or email at Michael.McLaughlin@dos.nh.gov.
    State Police cruiser crash, Route 28 in Alton
    02/14/20 - NH TROOPERS ASSOCIATION
    For Immediate Release February 12, 2020 For more information contact: Trooper Hawley Rae or Trooper Margaret Ready 603-323-3333 State Police cruiser crash, Route 28 in Alton photo of NH Police Cruiser On February 12, 2020, at approximately 9:30 am, the Alton Police Department and State Police responded to a report of a two-vehicle motor vehicle crash involving a State Police cruiser on Route 28 in Alton. Upon their arrival on scene it was determined that Sergeant Russ Holmes, of the Troop E barracks in Tamworth, was traveling north on Route 28 when he slowed to make a left turn onto Old Wolfeboro Road. While Sergeant Holmes was stopped, and waiting for southbound traffic to clear, he was struck from behind by a 1996 Ford Ranger. The operator of the Ford Ranger was identified as Calvin Cheney, age 27, of New Durham, NH. During the course of this investigation, CHENEY admitted to being distracted, as he was reaching for his cell phone just prior to the crash. This case is currently under investigation and charges may be forthcoming. CHENEY refused medical treatment and was released from the scene. Sergeant Holmes was transported to the Concord Hospital for evaluation of injuries resulting from this crash. Anyone that may have further information related to this collision, or who witnessed this collsion are encouraged to contact Trooper Hawley Rae or Trooper Margaret Ready at 603-323-3333.
    Motor Vehicle Crash Involving a State Police Cruiser, Interstate 93, New Hampton
    02/14/20 - NH TROOPERS ASSOCIATION
    News and Events For Immediate Release February 8, 2020 For more information contact: Sergeant Carl Huddleston 603-223-8922 carl.huddleston@dos.nh.gov Motor Vehicle Crash Involving a State Police Cruiser, Interstate 93, New Hampton On Saturday, February 8, 2020 at approximately 10:25 AM, Trooper Kevin Raymond of the New Hampshire State Police Troop-G Barracks had just arrived on scene to assist another Trooper with a motor vehicle crash on Interstate 93 southbound in the Town of New Hampton. His cruiser, a 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe, was parked in the right hand breakdown lane with his emergency lights activated. Shortly after arriving on scene Trooper Raymond was in the process of retrieving some emergency gear from his rear seat. His attention was drawn to the sound of screeching tires as he observed a vehicle heading right for him and his cruiser. Having only a second or two to react Trooper Raymond jumped onto the cruiser running board as a vehicle sped by hitting the rear driver side door. This vehicle continued down the road for a distance before coming to final rest in the center median. This vehicle was a 2005 Toyota Camry operated Eric Jenness, age 33 of Plymouth, NH. Jenness told the investigating Troopers that he had momentarily look down at his cell phone and when he looked back up he was heading for the cruiser and could not avoid crashing into to it. Trooper Raymond did not appear to have suffered any injuries in the crash. Jenness was evaluated on scene for minor injuries however he was not transported for any follow up treatment. Initial investigation revealed that the 2005 Toyota Camry, operated by E. Jenness was traveling southbound on Interstate 93 in the right hand travel lane. The 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe marked State Police cruiser was parked in the right hand breakdown lane assisting with another crash. The operator of the Toyota Camry was distracted by his cell phone and had crashed into the parked State Police Cruiser. It appears that Jenness was in violation of the "Use of Mobile Electronic Devices While Driving" law and the "Motorist Duties When Approaching Highway Emergencies" (Move Over) law. As a result of the collision, Interstate 93 northbound in this area was limited to one lane for about an hour and a half as the investigation was conducted. The New Hampshire State Police were assisted on scene by the Ashland Fire and Rescue Department, New Hampton Fire and Rescue Department, and the New Hampshire Department of Transportation. Anyone that may have further information relating to this collision is encouraged to contact Sergeant Carl Huddleston of the New Hampshire State Police-Troop G at 603-223-8922 or at carl.huddleston@dos.nh.gov.
    Arrest for Felony Reckless Conduct and Second Degree Assault, Hampton, NH
    02/14/20 - NH TROOPERS ASSOCIATION
    News and Events For Immediate Release January 20, 2020 For more information contact: Arrest for Felony Reckless Conduct and Second Degree Assault, Hampton, NH booking photo of Desiree Gulyban Based upon information gathered during an approximately one month long investigation into the cause of the Epping crash that caused a JP Noonan fuel tanker to roll over on Route 101, an arrest has been made. On Monday, January 20, 2020 at approximately 5:05 pm, Trooper Goulet of the New Hampshire State Police, Troop-A barracks, arrested 25 year old Desiree Gulyban at her residence in Hampton on warrants for Felony Reckless Conduct and Second Degree assault. At the time of the crash, Gulyban was operating a 2003, Volvo S60, when she crashed into a 2007 Heil tanker truck owned by JP Noonan Transportation. The crash caused the tanker to leave the roadway and overturn in the wood line, spilling over 6,000 gallons of the nearly 11,000 gallons of fuel that was being transported. As a result of Gulyban's actions, the operator of the tanker, Jeffry Beaulieu, age 28, of New Boston, sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries. Route 101 was closed between exit 6 and 7 for approximately 10 hours. Environmental assessment and cleanup of the fuel remains ongoing, and is expected to last several months to a year.
    Route 101 Pedestrian Crash, Route 101, Candia
    02/14/20 - NH TROOPERS ASSOCIATION
    News and Events For Immediate Release February 9, 2020 For more information contact: Trooper Petros Lazos petros.Lazos@dos.nh.gov Route 101 Pedestrian Crash, Route 101, Candia On February 9, 2020 at approximately 1:22 pm, a pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle on Route 101 westbound in Candia, NH. Preliminary investigation revealed that Colin Farley, age 29, of Manchester, NH, was traveling west on Route 101, in a 2004 Volvo XC70, when he struck a pedestrian, Tony Morin, 43, of Raymond, NH. Mr. Morin was transported to the Elliot Hospital in Manchester with life threatening injuries. One lane of Route 101 westbound was closed for approximately 3 hours as Troopers conducted their investigation and the vehicle was removed. Assisting the New Hampshire State Police Troop A at the scene were New Hampshire State Police C.A.R. unit, Candia Police, and Fire Departments. This crash remains under investigation by Trooper Lazos. Anyone with information pertaining to this collision is asked to contact Trooper Lazos, New Hampshire State Police Troop A (Petros.Lazos@dos.nh.gov).
    Attention Local 162 Members at Pepsi in Portland, Contract Negotiations Update
    02/13/20 - Teamsters Local 162
    February 13, 2020.  Attention Teamsters Local 162 members working at Pepsi in Portland.  By Mark Davison, President and Mike Mayo, Business Agent.  Important Update on Contract Negotiations.  Your Union negotiators and management representatives from Pepsi engaged in three days of productive negotiations in Portland on February 11, 12 and 13.
    Why America Needs a Better Labor Law
    02/13/20 - Teamsters local 570
    Feb. 13, 2020 | LABOR LAW REFORM | […] Most Americans understand and appreciate the role that labor unions play; in fact, we’re more popular today than we’ve been in nearly 50 years.
    Why America Needs a Better Labor Law
    02/13/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    Feb. 13, 2020 | LABOR LAW REFORM | […] Most Americans understand and appreciate the role that labor unions play; in fact, we’re more popular today than we’ve been in nearly 50 years.
    We need YOU to show up and defeat Right-To-Work on Feb. 25
    02/13/20 - CWA Local 7777
    We need our largest showing of strength yet!  Join the Colorado AFL-CIO on February 25th at 1:30 for a legislative hearing to decide the future of right-to-work legislation in Colorado. We'll meet at the Legislative Services Building directly south of the Capitol, across 14th Ave. Come early to get a seat, we will pack the hearing and there may be overflow.
    Why Americans Needs a Better Labor Law
    02/13/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    Feb. 13, 2020 | LABOR LAW REFORM | […] Most Americans understand and appreciate the role that labor unions play; in fact, we’re more popular today than we’ve been in nearly 50 years.
    National Poll Shows 82 Percent Favorable Opinion Of Police Officers, A Law Enforcement Alliance Says
    02/13/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    Results of a new national poll shows support of local police officers, according to an alliance of law enforcement officers. The United Coalition of Public Safety announced findings Wednesday, saying that 82 percent of those surveyed believe that their local officers are honest and trustworthy.
    EPMPOA Sponsored "Wing Drive" Fundraiser for Albee Family
    02/13/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association is sponsoring a "Wing Drive" lunch to benefit the family of Detective Richard Allbee Jr., who passed away on February 9, 2020 as a result of a tragic vehicle crash involving a suspected drunk driver in Arizona.  This event is to raise money to assist his family with medical expenses and other unplanned expenses.
    Why American Needs a Better Labor Law
    02/13/20 - Teamsters Local 888
    Feb. 13, 2020 | LABOR LAW REFORM | […] Most Americans understand and appreciate the role that labor unions play; in fact, we’re more popular today than we’ve been in nearly 50 years.
    2020 CCPT Child Care Conference
    02/12/20 - AFSCME Local 132
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    Women's Committee
    02/12/20 - IUE-CWA Local 301
    On Saturday, February 22nd, the Women’s Committee will be visiting the Guardian House! Click the Flyer for more info!
    American Workers Are Going On Strike in Huge Numbers
    02/12/20 - Teamsters local 570
    Feb. 12, 2020 | COLLECTIVE ACTION | U.S. workers continued to throw their weight around in a healthy economy in 2019, recording the largest number of major strikes in the decade. The U.S. saw 25 work stoppages involving at least 1,000 workers last year, according to data released Tuesday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
    Remembering the ‘Father of Black History’
    02/12/20 - Teamsters local 570
    Feb. 12, 2020 | BLACK HISTORY MONTH | Carter G. Woodson established Negro History Week in 1926 and chose to celebrate it the second week of February because it marks the birthdays of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln, two men who left an indelible mark on African-American history. In addition to Douglass and Lincoln, W.E.B.
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