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Donna Castleberry Scholarship
02/07/23 - CWA Local 2222
The NettWorth Financial Group Donna Castleberry Scholarship awards college scholarships to children of union members across the country.  Since 2001, nearly $300,000 has been given to fund the education of hundreds of promising young men and women. Chances are you know of a family that has benefited in your hometown.
NEW HOODIES AND LONG SLEEVE SHIRTS HAVE ARRIVED!!
02/07/23 - IUEC Local 10
NEW HOODIES, FULL ZIP HOODIES, AND LONG SLEEVE T-SHIRTS HAVE ARRIVED!!! THEY CAN BE PURCHASED AT THE HALL FROM 6:30AM-3:30PM M-F. CASH ONLY.
Black History Month Isn’t About Validation; It’s About Involvement, Action
02/06/23 - Teamsters Local 570
Feb. 6, 2023 | OPINION | Gregory Floyd, President of Teamsters Local 237, writes: “Today, Black History Month is not without controversy. To some critics, empowerment is not accomplished by one month of recognition. Some find it outdated, only symbolic, not necessary, and even separatist. For me, there is no controversy.
Black History Month Isn’t About Validation; It’s About Involvement, Action
02/06/23 - Teamsters Local 355
Feb. 6, 2023 | OPINION | Gregory Floyd, President of Teamsters Local 237, writes: “Today, Black History Month is not without controversy. To some critics, empowerment is not accomplished by one month of recognition. Some find it outdated, only symbolic, not necessary, and even separatist. For me, there is no controversy.
STATE FOP ISSUES STATEMENT REGARDING LOSS OF MCKEESPORT POLICE OFFICER
02/06/23 - Pennsylvania State Lodge FOP
FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE – PENNSYLVANIA STATE LODGE 5262 E. Trindle Road Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 STATE FOP ISSUES STATEMENT REGARDING LOSS OF MCKEESPORT POLICE OFFICER Second officer critically injured in same incident HARRISBURG, Pa. (Feb.
Black History Month
02/05/23 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
Celebrating Black History Month... Madam C.J.
Week Ending 2/3/2023
02/03/23 - Teamsters Local 355
  • Restoring workers’ freedoms     • Does the labor movement speak meme.
Week Ending 2/3/2023
02/03/23 - Teamsters Local 570
  • Restoring workers’ freedoms     • Does the labor movement speak meme.
El Paso Police Department names 38-year veteran as interim police chief
02/03/23 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The City of El Paso announced the appointment of Peter Pacillas as the interim police chief. Pacillas, who has been serving as Assistant Police Chief since 2009, graduated from the El Paso Police Academy in 1988 and has served in all ranks within the Police Department. "We will continue the mission of the police department which is public safety.
Teamsters Honor The Lessons of Black History
02/03/23 - Teamsters Local 570
Black history is woven into the history of the American labor movement and the history of our union. Throughout much of our nation’s existence, Black history has been long ignored or outright suppressed. That is why, during Black History Month, we honor the contributions Black Americans have made to this country and to the advancement of working people everywhere.
The Threat of Supreme Injustice
02/03/23 - Teamsters Local 570
Feb. 3, 2023 | SUPREME COURT | Joe Oliveira and his co-workers relied greatly on donations of food and gift cards after going on an unfair labor practice strike against multibillion-dollar specialty steelmaker ATI in 2021.
The Threat of Supreme Injustice
02/03/23 - Teamsters Local 355
Feb. 3, 2023 | SUPREME COURT | Joe Oliveira and his co-workers relied greatly on donations of food and gift cards after going on an unfair labor practice strike against multibillion-dollar specialty steelmaker ATI in 2021.
The Threat of Supreme Injustice
02/03/23 - Teamsters Local 992
Feb. 3, 2023 | SUPREME COURT | Joe Oliveira and his co-workers relied greatly on donations of food and gift cards after going on an unfair labor practice strike against multibillion-dollar specialty steelmaker ATI in 2021.
UPDATED INFORMATION FOR YOU
02/03/23 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
FOR YOUR INFORMATION UPDATED INFO ON  Automated bidding is now available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week during a posting’s bidding period.
The Guardian: There is No U.S. Labor Shortage. That is a Myth
02/02/23 - Teamsters Local 122
When a public problem is wrongly described, the solutions posed often turn out to be irrelevant or inhumane. A current example: America’s so-called “labor shortage”.
FreightWaves: FMCSA Proposes New Requirements for Driverless Trucks
02/02/23 - Teamsters Local 122
The federal government is taking the next step toward regulating highly automated trucks with a proposal that will consider requiring carriers to notify the government if they plan to operate such vehicles in interstate commerce.
UPSEU Secures COVID Relief Stipend for Waterbury BOE Administrative Support Staff & Classroom Assistants
02/02/23 - UPSEU
When the City of Waterbury approached UPSEU last spring about what do with a surplus of Elementary & Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) and American Rescue Plan (ARP) Funds, the Union was quick to suggest in a detailed letter to city officials that such monies should be utilized to compensate UPSEU employees who worked through the early/darkest days of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Amazon Faces New Round of Penalties for Worker Safety Violations
02/02/23 - Teamsters Local 355
Feb. 2, 2023 | HEALTH & SAFETY | The U.S. workplace safety regulator has again cited Amazon.com Inc for placing warehouse workers at risk of serious injuries by imposing onerous production quotas. The U.S.
Amazon Faces New Round of Penalties for Worker Safety Violations
02/02/23 - Teamsters Local 570
Feb. 2, 2023 | HEALTH & SAFETY | The U.S. workplace safety regulator has again cited Amazon.com Inc for placing warehouse workers at risk of serious injuries by imposing onerous production quotas. The U.S.
Funeral Services for Retired Commander Gene D. Gwyn
02/02/23 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers’ Association sadly announces the passing of Retired Commander Gene D. Gwyn #765, who passed away on January 27, 2023, at the age of 69. (Ret.) Commander Gwyn served with the El Paso Police Department for 28+ years, from June 1981, until his retirement on September 12, 2009.     Funeral Services for (Ret.
City of El Paso interviews candidates for interim police chief position
02/02/23 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
City of El Paso officials are interviewing applicants for the interim police chief position, city spokesperson Laura Cruz-Acosta said in an email Wednesday. An announcement about who will serve as interim police chief following the death of Police Cheif Greg Allen is expected after interviews are completed this week, Cruz-Acosta added.
Texas police officer arrested, charged with 27 counts of child sexual assault, indecency
02/02/23 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
A Texas police officer was arrested this week after being indicted on 27 counts of indecency with a child and aggravated sexual assault of a child over a period of at least three years, jail records showed. Officer Eric Bernardino Ramirez was arrested on Monday following a multicount indictment handed up on Dec. 21, police officials said.
UPS Stewards National Call-In
02/01/23 - Teamsters Local 776
National UPS Teamsters Stewards Call - Sunday, February 5 General President Sean M. O’Brien and General Secretary-Treasurer Fred Zuckerman will be holding a National UPS Teamsters Call with shop stewards this....
Teamsters Oppose House Bill That Would Threaten Worker, Motorist Safety
02/01/23 - Teamsters Local 570
Feb. 1, 2023 | Teamsters General President Sean M. O’Brien sent letters to members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee urging them to oppose H.R. 471, the Safer Highways and Increased Performance for Interstate Trucking (SHIP IT) Act.
A. Philip Randolph: Leader of First Successful Black Labor Union
02/01/23 - Teamsters Local 355
Feb. 1, 2023| BLACK HISTORY MONTH | (Click image to enlarge.
A. Philip Randolph: Leader of First Successful Black Labor Union
02/01/23 - Teamsters Local 992
Feb. 1, 2023| BLACK HISTORY MONTH | (Click image to enlarge) The organizer of the March on Washington, where Martin Luther King Jr delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech was also the leader of the first successful black labor union. For A. Philip Randolph [pictured third from left], labor and civil rights were one and the same.
UPS Screening Committee
02/01/23 - Teamsters Local 162
At the beginning of January, the IBT held its first UPS National Screening Committee meeting in Washington, DC, where representatives from dozens of UPS locals, including Teamsters Local 162 President Mark Davison and Business Agent Ben Vedus, gathered to review proposals for the National Master Agreement negotiations.
COVID COP
02/01/23 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) expired on January 27. The APWU has opposed the expiration of those provisions of the act that protected federal workers who contracted COVID-19 (COVID).
SLPOA Auxiliary Super Bowl Party
02/01/23 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
Bring your friends and family along and watch the game with us, FOP style. **** Updated start time, 5pm **** Contact Rose Busso for more details, 314-566-6980.
annual leave advancement for leave year 2023
02/01/23 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
I have received multiple questions on the annual leave advancement for leave year 2023. People are asking about why this year’s (2023) leave year was less than last year. The answer is simple: Leave year 2022 had 27 pay periods and leave year 2023 has 26 pay periods. This is for Full-time Career employees. PSEs and PTFs get 40 hours advanced no matter their leave earning category.
Area Meeting Schedule
01/31/23 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
Area Meetings in 2023: Here is your opportunity to talk with you Union.
UPS Faces Rising Labor Costs, Strike Risk in Upcoming Union Fight
01/31/23 - Teamsters Local 355
Jan. 31, 2023 | PACKAGE DIVISION | United Parcel Service Inc. will pay more for labor after replacing a union contract that expires in July. The main question for Chief Executive Officer Carol Tomé is how much more — and if it’s enough to avoid a strike that would throw package delivery into chaos.
UPS Faces Rising Labor Costs, Strike Risk in Upcoming Union Fight
01/31/23 - Teamsters Local 992
Jan. 31, 2023 | PACKAGE DIVISION | United Parcel Service Inc. will pay more for labor after replacing a union contract that expires in July. The main question for Chief Executive Officer Carol Tomé is how much more — and if it’s enough to avoid a strike that would throw package delivery into chaos.
2023 - 2024 Member Contest Form
01/31/23 - Association of Civilian Technicians
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2023 Standard Mileage Rate
01/31/23 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
The 2023 standard mileage rate set by the Internal Revenue Service will be 65.5 cents per mile, effective January 1, 2023. Please use this rate when calculating mileage reimbursement on expense reports for 2023.
AMFA-SWA FMT TA Ratification Referendum Results
01/31/23 - AMFA
January 31, 2023 -- The votes for the AMFA – Southwest Airlines (SWA) Facilities Maintenance Technician (FMT) Tentative Agreement (TA) Ratification Referendum were tallied on January 31, 2023. Votes for this referendum were counted and certified by ElectionBuddy, and the results are as follows:
JAMES R. HOFFA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
01/31/23 - Teamsters Local 175
ONLINE APPLICATIONS FOR 2023 GRADUATING SENIORS AVAILABLE AT www.jrhmsf.org!!! ** The application process opens November 30,2022 for the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship for 2023 Academic or Vocational Training Program Scholarships. For more information, visit www.jrhmsf.org. Deadline is March 1, 2023. (For the sons, daughters, and financial dependents of Teamsters members.)
Unions Can Help Beyond Their Membership. César Chávez Proved it.
01/30/23 - Teamsters Local 570
Jan. 30, 2023 | LABOR HISTORY | [...] Chávez and the United Farm Workers union he led recognized in the 1960s what was happening — long before most other Americans did. They started blowing the whistle on how the chemical industry and agribusiness manipulated the idea of scientific uncertainty to continue selling pesticides they knew were dangerous.
Unions Can Help Beyond Their Membership. César Chávez Proved it.
01/30/23 - Teamsters Local 355
Jan. 30, 2023 | LABOR HISTORY | [...] Chávez and the United Farm Workers union he led recognized in the 1960s what was happening — long before most other Americans did. They started blowing the whistle on how the chemical industry and agribusiness manipulated the idea of scientific uncertainty to continue selling pesticides they knew were dangerous.
Unions Can Help Beyond Their Membership. Chávez Proved it.
01/30/23 - Teamsters Local 992
Jan. 30, 2023 | LABOR HISTORY | [...] Chávez and the United Farm Workers union he led recognized in the 1960s what was happening — long before most other Americans did. They started blowing the whistle on how the chemical industry and agribusiness manipulated the idea of scientific uncertainty to continue selling pesticides they knew were dangerous.
TACS RWHT RMSS LETTER Dean letter and EAS performing BUW dispute documents
01/30/23 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
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Active Shooter Stand Up Talk
01/30/23 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
Madatory Active Shooter Information Here is the standup talk management at the stations are supposed to be giving. We are putting pressure on plant management to give an active shooters class by the inspection service.
LELS
01/30/23 - Duluth Police Local #807
We have officially moved to LELS. Please complete the registration form placed in your mailbox and send in to the address located at the bottom of the form.
El Paso police shoot pit bull after 2 dogs attack, bite 2 people in far East Side
01/30/23 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
A pair of pit bulls bit at least two people before an El Paso police officer shot and mortally wounded one of the dogs Sunday afternoon in a far East Side neighborhood, police said. The dog that was shot was not expected to survive. The shooting is under investigation, as is standard procedure with all officer-involved shootings, according to a police media statement.
The Chicago Passenger Federation (CPF) votes to merge with the United Passenger Rail Federation (UPRF) 
01/30/23 - United Passenger Rail Federation BMWED-IBT
The Chicago Passenger Federation (CPF) representing BMWED members employed on the Chicago-based commuter railroad Metra has voted to merge with the United Passenger Rail Federation (UPRF), creating a “super system” of passenger railroad maintenance of way members. CPF General Chairman Robert Shanahan Jr.
EPMPOA Sponsored Cookout to benefit Detective Sal Dominguez #973
01/30/23 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association is sponsoring a fundraising cookout (hamburger/hotdog, chips, side, and drink) to benefit Detective Salvador Dominguez #973. It is being hosted at the Westside Regional Command Center on Friday, February 3, 2023, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
Teamsters Local 104 Endorses Ruben Gallego for U.S. Senate
01/28/23 - Teamsters Local Union No. 104
TEAMSTERS LOCAL 104 ENDORSES RUBEN GALLEGO FOR U.S.
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