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3 Major Wins for Workers in Infrastructure Package
11/30/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 30, 2021 | JOBS | The United States urgently needs more high-quality jobs.
3 Major Wins for Workers in Infrastructure Package
11/30/21 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 30, 2021 | JOBS | The United States urgently needs more high-quality jobs.
James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship
11/30/21 - Teamsters Local 786
The application process is now OPEN.  Please use this address to access the system:  https://aim.applyists.net/JRHMSF   *the KEY for applying is "JRHMSF" Eligibility:  For the sons, daughters and financial dependents of Teamster members (including the BMWED, BLET, GCC and TCRC).
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2021 - SPECIAL MEETING FOR PARTICIPANTS IN SUBURBAN TEAMSTERS OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS HEALTH & WELFARE FUND CLASSES C AND D
11/29/21 - Teamsters Local 179
There will be a special meeting on Sunday, December 12, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. for those participants under classes C and D of the Suburban Teamsters of Northern Illinois Health & Welfare Fund.  The meeting will be held in the Local 179 membership hall located at 990 NE Frontage Road in Joliet.
Labor Board Official Orders Amazon to Redo Alabama Union Vote
11/29/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Nov. 29, 2021 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | A regional director for the U.S. National Labor Relations Board on Monday called for a rerun of a union election at an Amazon.com facility in Alabama, setting the stage for another high-profile organizing battle at the world's largest online retailer.
If Workers Want to Lock in Good Jobs, We Need Unions
11/29/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Nov. 29, 2021 | OPINION | […] How do we create good jobs and improve the quality of existing ones? It starts with revamping our labor laws so that no matter their job or industry, all working people can join together in unions to bargain for a better future.
Labor Board Official Orders Amazon to Redo Alabama Union Vote
11/29/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 29, 2021 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | A regional director for the U.S. National Labor Relations Board on Monday called for a rerun of a union election at an Amazon.com facility in Alabama, setting the stage for another high-profile organizing battle at the world's largest online retailer.
If Workers Want to Lock in Good Jobs, We Need Unions
11/29/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 29, 2021 | OPINION | […] How do we create good jobs and improve the quality of existing ones? It starts with revamping our labor laws so that no matter their job or industry, all working people can join together in unions to bargain for a better future.
Labor Board Official Orders Amazon to Redo Alabama Union Vote
11/29/21 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 29, 2021 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | A regional director for the U.S. National Labor Relations Board on Monday called for a rerun of a union election at an Amazon.com facility in Alabama, setting the stage for another high-profile organizing battle at the world's largest online retailer.
If Workers Want to Lock in Good Jobs, We Need Unions
11/29/21 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 29, 2021 | OPINION | […] How do we create good jobs and improve the quality of existing ones? It starts with revamping our labor laws so that no matter their job or industry, all working people can join together in unions to bargain for a better future.
The Value of Being a Union Member: A Visit with Southwest Instructor Hillard Holland
11/29/21 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
AFT 1521 faculty member Hillard Holland divides his time between working as a computer science instructor at Southwest College and teaching computer basic-skills at Pasadena City College. While he has been a member of AFT 1521 for more than two decades, his first experience with union membership goes back nearly 50 years.
Former El Paso Police Detective dies in crash
11/29/21 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association extends its deepest condolences to the family, colleagues and friends of the Euless, Texas Police Detective who was killed in a crash with a suspected drunk driver in Lake Worth, Texas on Saturday afternoon, November 27, 2021.
New York Post City Council passes bills to curb NYC online delivery chaos
11/29/21 - Teamsters Local 455
Click Link below for full article. https://nypost.com/2021/11/23/nyc-council-passes-bills-to-curb-online-delivery-truck-chaos/.
Holiday Meal for 191 Members in Need!
11/29/21 - IBEW Local 191
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AMFA-QX Negotiations Update #2
11/29/21 - AMFA
November 29, 2021 -- AMFA and Horizon Air met in Seattle, WA on November 22–23 to continue the negotiation process. Discussions started on ten Letters of Agreement (LOAs) the Company provided us that are not currently in the contract book that where agreed upon by the Teamsters, including...
Have you moved recently?
11/27/21 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
As you prepare your Holiday checklist, please make sure to add "update address/contact information" at the Local Office. All our active and retired members will begin to receive tax forms, and pension statements through the mail.  If you have recently moved you need to contact us at 630-668-4337 or via email at info@dc4gcc.org as soon as possible.
Rest in Peace Brother Jon Hergett
11/27/21 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW Local Union 21 is saddened to announce the passing of our Brother Jon Hergett who worked at AT&T.  Our thoughts and prayers are with Jon’s family, friends, co-workers and all of our members. Visitation Monday, November 29, 2021 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Funeral Service Tuesday, November 30, 2021 10:00 AM McClure Funeral Home 302 W. Poplar St. Our thoughts and prayers are with Jon’s family, friends, co-workers and all of our members.
Contract Ratification Ballots are out NOW! Make sure you get your vote in the mail ASAP!
11/27/21 - AFSCME Local 132
Make sure to follow the directions and use both envelopes. Mark only 1 side of your ballot. Sign and print your name on the back of the larger envelope once your ballot (inside the smaller envelope) is inside. No postage necessary. Just drop it back in the mail. Our local's election committee will count the ballots and post the results mid-December 2021.
Contract Ratification Ballots are out NOW! Make sure you get your vote in the mail ASAP!
11/27/21 - AFSCME Local 132
Make sure to follow the directions and use both envelopes. Mark only 1 side of your ballot. Sign and print your name on the back of the larger envelope once your ballot (inside the smaller envelope) is inside. No postage necessary. Just drop it back in the mail. Our local's election committee will count the ballots and post the results mid-December 2021.
President Biden Signs Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act
11/26/21 - Youngstown, Ohio Area Local 443
November 15, 2021 Today, President Biden signed H.R. 3684, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, into law. This bi-partisan, $1.2 Trillion package will make long-overdue investments in our nation's infrastructure, providing the funding to finally repair our decaying roads, bridges, and public transportation systems.
Union Secures Third Historic Staffing Agreement
11/26/21 - Youngstown, Ohio Area Local 443
Union Secures Third Historic Staffing Agreement Today, the American Postal Workers Union and postal management signed a major new agreement to address longstanding understaffing issues in mail processing functions at the Postal Service. Under the terms of the new agreement the “Function” 1 mail processing staffing will be increased with 3,741 new career positions.
President Biden Names Two Nominees to Board of Governors
11/26/21 - Youngstown, Ohio Area Local 443
November 19, 2021 Today, President Joe Biden announced two new nominees to the Postal Service Board of Governors to replace outgoing governors. The President nominated Dan Tangherlini, who served as Administrator of the General Services Administration in the Obama Administration and has worked in various roles in the District of Columbia government.
Happy Thanksgiving !!!!
11/25/21 - CWA Local 2222
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Whatcom County Master Bargaining Unit Update
11/24/21 - Teamsters Local 231
The Whatcom County Master Bargaining Unit overwhelmingly ratified a one-year contract extension. The contract extension includes a 3% wage increase, addition of the Juneteenth holiday, and full maintenance of Health & Welfare benefits. In addition, the County and the Union will be working on a collaborative market/comparable study in 2022, for use in bargaining a successor agreement for 2023.
Monthly Political News Letter
11/24/21 - IBEW Local 768
Sisters and Brothers, The International office has released the latest installment of its IBEW Political News Letter. You can read it by clicking on the attachment. For past letters you can go the IBEW Government Affairs Department.
2022 LEAVE CHART
11/24/21 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
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2022 APWU SCHLORSHIPS
11/24/21 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
OPEN NOW THRU MARCH 31st THE.
Happy Thanksgiving....
11/24/21 - IUEC Local 10
HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO ALL OUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS AND THEIR FAMILIES.  PLEASE STAY SAFE AND ENJOY YOUR HOLIDAY .
Happy Thanksgiving
11/24/21 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
The Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen would like to wish our members, and their loved ones, a safe and happy Thanksgiving

If you still need to pickup a few more items for your Thanksgiving dinner, you can find union goods to complement your Thanksgiving dinner at Labor 411.

We all benefit when we support our union workers during the holidays.
EPMPOA Raffle for EcoBrush Duct Cleaning & Sanitizing Services
11/24/21 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association recently held a raffle for prizes donated by Eco-Living Home Improvement. They donated four EcoBrush professional duct cleaning and sanitizing services as their way of showing appreciation to the men and women of the EPMPOA and giving back to the community.
LOCAL 179 ACCEPTING DONATIONS FOR TRINITY SERVICES, INC. (LAMBS FOLD)
11/24/21 - Teamsters Local 179
Once again, Teamsters Local 179 and its members are doing their part to make the holiday season brighter for those in need. Teamsters Local 179 Executive Board will be making a monetary donation to Trinity Services, Inc. in Joliet and are currently accepting monetary donation from members as well.
CHRISTMAS DROP IN!!
11/23/21 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
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CHRISTMAS DROP IN!!
11/23/21 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
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Holiday Closure
11/23/21 - IBEW Local 125
The Local 125 business office will close at noon Wednesday, November 24, 2021 and will be closed on Thursday, November 25 and Friday November 26 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
Derby Paraeducators Unanimously Approve 4 Year Contract
11/23/21 - UPSEU
Due to the Covid 19 pandemic and its impact on in-person meetings, negotiating the Derby Paraeducator’s first Agreement since joining UPSEU had to be delayed in order to allow for more productive negotiations of a full successor contract.
To All Members 11/23/21
11/23/21 - Connecticut Fire Equipment Mechanics Association
The Executive Board would like to wish all of our members and families a very Happy and Safe Thanksgiving.
Happy Thanksgiving
11/23/21 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
The Executive Board of CWA Local 1120 would like to wish everyone a safe and Happy Thanksgiving! We should all take a little time out of our busy schedules to be thankful for what we have, and for the family and friends we love.
Happy Thanksgiving
11/23/21 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
The Executive Board of CWA Local 1120 would like to wish everyone a safe and Happy Thanksgiving! We should take a few minutes out of our busy schedules to be thankful for what we have, and for the family and friends we love.
Teamsters: Consider Wages & Safety in Supply Chain Issue
11/23/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Nov. 23, 2021 | ECONOMY | The Teamsters said [Friday] that lawmakers must push companies to improve wages and working conditions for truck drivers as they seek solutions to upgrade the movement of goods across the country instead of considering industry proposals like allowing teenagers to drive big rigs that would only endanger motorists nationwide.
The Build Back Better Act is a jobs bill!
11/23/21 - Teamsters Local 455
The Build Back Better Act is a jobs bill that will strengthen the American economy, create new and support existing good jobs, and ensure that we all are able to live in a clean and healthy environment. | • For example, the United States has lost 270,000 manufacturing jobs since February 2020. Build Back Better is the way we get American manufacturing back on track.
Teamsters: Consider Wages & Safety in Supply Chain Issue
11/23/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 23, 2021 | ECONOMY | The Teamsters said [Friday] that lawmakers must push companies to improve wages and working conditions for truck drivers as they seek solutions to upgrade the movement of goods across the country instead of considering industry proposals like allowing teenagers to drive big rigs that would only endanger motorists nationwide.
The Postal Service has yet to respond to my position on the hiring of PSEs to perform clerk bargaining unit work in Function 3 Logistics.
11/23/21 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
Please disseminate to all APWU local/state officers and stewards. The Postal Service has yet to respond to my position on the hiring of PSEs to perform clerk bargaining unit work in Function 3 Logistics. I am waiting on their respond to determine whether or not this is a national dispute.
Happy Thanksgiving!
11/23/21 - Teamsters Local 776
As we continue to grapple with the pandemic this Thanksgiving, do not lose sight of what...
Election Results
11/22/21 - Association Employees Union
The Election Committee completed the vote tally this afternoon. The results were as follows: For Vice President, North: Patty Atherton: 31 Denessa Moore: 21 Congratulations.
A Look at How Unions Lift Workers
11/22/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Nov. 22, 2021 | WORKING AMERICA | More than 14 million workers across the United States – carpenters, steelworkers, nurses, teachers, truck drivers, and many others – are union members, but rarely does one read how unions have improved workers’ jobs and lives.
A Look at How Unions Lift Workers
11/22/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 22, 2021 | WORKING AMERICA | More than 14 million workers across the United States – carpenters, steelworkers, nurses, teachers, truck drivers, and many others – are union members, but rarely does one read how unions have improved workers’ jobs and lives.
TEAMSTERS UNITED SLATE ELECTED TO 5-YEAR TERM TO LEAD UNION
11/22/21 - Teamsters Local 89
Excerpt from IBT Article: (WASHINGTON) – The O’Brien-Zuckerman Teamsters United slate has been elected to lead the international union for the next five years.
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