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    SCFL Offers Scholarships

    The South Central Federation of Labor will award four $1,000 scholarships to students attending an accredited, post-secondary school. Scholarship winners will be selected by a lottery drawing. The applicant or one of his/her parents or legal guardian must be a member of a Labor organization affiliated with the South Central Federation of Labor. In addition, SCFL’s Dodge County Chapter will award two $500 scholarships. Applications must be received or postmarked no later than Friday, June 29, 2018. Download the rules and application form here.

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    Get the facts on Janus
    02/26/18 - AFSCME Local 2067
    Get the facts on Janus. A case before the Supreme Court threatens the rights of all public sector workers to organize and have a voice on the job. Every single AFSCME member needs to know what’s at stake, so check out the Council 75 guide to Janus to learn the facts.
    Welcome To Our Newest Members
    02/24/18 - IATSE Local 488
    We swore in 11 new members at the February 11, 2018 General Membership Meeting in Portland.
    Upcoming Fundraising Event
    02/24/18 - Connecticut State Lodge Fraternal Order of Police
    CSP K-9 Foundation Golf Tournament Monday, July 30, 2018 Hawk's Landing Country Club 201 Pattonwood Drive Southington, CT. 06489 $130.00 per golfer Registration: 08:00 Shotgun Start: 09:00 Breakfast Buffet Lunch Buffet Dinner Buffet Beer Please see the attached flyer for more information.
    Deadline for Applications is February 26thPortland Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP) Certification Classes March 5-6 & 8-9
    02/24/18 - IATSE Local 488
    Two new Aerial Lift ClassesMarch 5-6 & 8-9 Download and fill out the application and email cdavid
    Deadline for Applications is March 2 for Portland Counterbalanced Forklift Certification; March 12-13
    02/24/18 - IATSE Local 488
    Class IV & V Counterbalanced Forklift Certification Training scheduled for March 12-13.
    Today, Feb 24th Is The Last Day To Sign Up For Spokane OSHA 10 GES, February 28 & March 1 2018
    02/24/18 - IATSE Local 488
    Sign up today for OSHA 10 General Entertainment Safety! Deadline is midnight Saturday, Feb 24th All Members are storngly encouraged to attend this course which lays out basic safety protocols for our industry. Currently we are offering a $25 Dues Credit if you complete this course. Get Your Application Today.
    Oregon Members Call Your State Senators Before Tuesday Re: HB 4093: Portland Winterhawks & Employment Status
    02/23/18 - IATSE Local 488
    HB 4093 Threatens Workers: Portland Winterhawks & Employment Status HB 4093 would exempt amateur ice hockey players from workers compensation.
    No Justice For Officer Reed's Family
    02/23/18 - Pennsylvania State Lodge FOP
    Video "An innocent man doesn't flee the scene of a murder, lead police on a six-hour manhunt, and get rid of their clothing and weapon. This is an absolute tragedy for Officer Reed's family, his department and police officers everywhere. It's unconscionable that a jury did not do the right thing in this senseless act of killing a police officer.
    CWA/FRONTIER BARGAINING REPORT #26
    02/23/18 - CWA Local 2222
    CWA/FRONTIER BARGAINING REPORT #26 Bargaining resumed this week. No progress has been made. As of this report, Frontier has yet to provide a healthcare proposal or respond to the Union’s healthcare proposal. All issues explained in last Friday’s comprehensive bargaining report remain on the table for both sides.
    UPDATE on Mitigated Prem Tech Reduction Discussions
    02/23/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    As the result of many conversations between IBEW 21 representatives and AT&T’s Labor Relations Department, on February 14, 2018 the contemplated layoff of IBEW 21 Premises Technicians was stopped.  Since then talks on the implementation of alternatives have taken place. To avoid the contemplated layoff, Premises Technicians are being afforded the opportunity to voluntarily apply for open positions in the IBEW Transfer Plan (NTP) and are also being offered a voluntary layoff allowance for those Premises Technicians who want to leave AT&T.
    JCBA Update 02-23-18
    02/23/18 - TWU Local 568
    The Executive Negotiating Committee this week met face to face with American Airlines in Washington D.C. Complete Tentative Agreements were reached on: Classifications-MTS Discussions continued on the MLS Classifications Article that contains some Scope provisions. The parties continued to narrow their positions in this article.
    Teamsters Make Further Progress During Third Round of UPS Contract Negotiations
    02/23/18 - Teamsters Local 71
    The Teamsters National UPS Negotiating Committee continued to make progress on a variety of issues as the third round of contract negotiations with UPS and UPS Freight wrapped up today. “We made further progress on a number of non-economic issues,” said Denis Taylor, Director of the Teamsters Package Division and Co-Chairman of the Teamsters National UPS Negotiating Committee.
    Building Our Union At West Campus
    02/23/18 - Local 328, Oregon AFSCME Council 75
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    2018 Golf Scholarship Tournament
    02/23/18 - Teamsters Local 480
     
    Text Message Notifications for Calendar Events
    02/23/18 - support.unionactive.com
    The calendar event notification scheduling now has a text message option. You can select Email to send the normal email notification or select the new Text w/Email Backup option. The Text w/Email Backup option will send a text message for the event notification to all users who are setup to receive text messages.
    Shriner's Circus
    02/23/18 - Teamsters Local 776
    The Circus is coming to town! And Local 776 has tickets for you! The Local Union has purchased 100 adult tickets and 100 children's tickets. The tickets can be picked up at either the Harrisburg or York Union Hall during normal business hours.
    Amtrak's Safety Culture
    02/23/18 - Pennsylvania Federation BMWED-IBT
    The BMWED has extensive experience with Amtrak on the issues that drive Amtrak's safety culture. It is our members and Amtrak's customers who pay with our lives, and life changing injuries, when Amtrak management ignores their obligations to operate a safe railroad. Hopefully, with your help we can reverse the downward spiral on safety that began with the Boardman administration.
    1.5M Retirees Await Congressional Fix for a Pension Time Bomb
    02/22/18 - Teamsters Local 355
    Feb. 22, 2018 | PENSIONS | The sprawling agreement to boost government spending reached by Republicans and Democrats this month quietly included a step toward defusing what could be a financial time bomb for 1.5 million retirees and hundreds of companies in the industrial Midwest and the South.
    1.5M Retirees Await Congressional Fix for a Pension Time Bomb
    02/22/18 - Teamsters Local 355
    Feb. 22, 2018 | PENSIONS | The sprawling agreement to boost government spending reached by Republicans and Democrats this month quietly included a step toward defusing what could be a financial time bomb for 1.5 million retirees and hundreds of companies in the industrial Midwest and the South.
    2019 Budget Attacks Postal Workers
    02/22/18 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
    White House Budget for 2019 Continues Attacks on Postal and Federal Workers WEB NEWS ARTICLE #:  17-2018 02/21/2018 - The White House introduced its proposed Fiscal Year 2019 budget to Congress last week.
    New Mexico AFL-CIO: 2018 Working People's Day of Action
    02/22/18 - New Mexico Hospital Workers Union
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    Attack on Public Sector Unions Funded by Wealthy Donors
    02/22/18 - Teamsters local 570
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    Attack on Public Sector Unions Funded by Wealthy Donors
    02/22/18 - Teamsters Local 355
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    02/22/18 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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    White House Budget for 2019 Continues Attacks on Postal and Federal Workers
    02/22/18 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    The White House introduced its proposed Fiscal Year 2019 budget to Congress last week. This non-binding proposal begins an annual, months-long government funding process and also showcases the Administration’s funding priorities, setting the tone for budget negotiations.
    Attack on Public Sector Unions Funded by Wealthy Donors
    02/22/18 - Teamsters Local 992
    Feb. 22, 2018 | U.S.
    Press Release: AMFA Leadership Cast Vote of “No Confidence” in SWA VP of Maintenance Operations
    02/22/18 - AMFA
    February 22, 2018 -- Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association leaders cast a vote of “no confidence” today in Southwest Airlines Vice President of Maintenance Operations Landon Nitschke, asking Southwest CEO Gary Kelly and COO Mike Van de Ven to relieve Nitschke of his duties and responsibilities.
    Attack on Public Sector Unions Funded by Wealthy Donors
    02/22/18 - Teamsters Local 888
    Feb. 22, 2018 | U.S.
    Lax Enforcement Costs Workers $15 Billion in Wage Theft
    02/21/18 - Teamsters local 570
    Feb. 21, 2018 | WAGES | Eighteen states and 20 cities raised their minimum wages on January 1. But many workers aren’t getting their raises because the federal and state governments don’t have the resources—and, all too often, just don’t care enough—to enforce minimum wage and overtime laws.
    Lax Enforcement Costs Workers $15 Billion in Wage Theft
    02/21/18 - Teamsters Local 355
    Feb. 21, 2018 | WAGES | Eighteen states and 20 cities raised their minimum wages on January 1. But many workers aren’t getting their raises because the federal and state governments don’t have the resources—and, all too often, just don’t care enough—to enforce minimum wage and overtime laws.
    Local 767 Union Steward Meeting
    02/21/18 - Teamsters Local 767
    Attention All Local 767 Stewards There will be a Stewards Only Meeting this Saturday February 24th at 9:00 AM. Before the General Membership Meeting. Please make plans to attend.
    2018 Union Night at the Mavericks
    02/21/18 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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    March GMM
    02/21/18 - AMFA Local 32
    March Membership Meeting ****Thursday, March 15, 2018****
    Lax Enforcement Costs Workers $15 Billion in Wage Theft
    02/21/18 - Teamsters Local 992
    Feb. 21, 2018 | WAGES | Eighteen states and 20 cities raised their minimum wages on January 1. But many workers aren’t getting their raises because the federal and state governments don’t have the resources—and, all too often, just don’t care enough—to enforce minimum wage and overtime laws.
    Touch-a-truck event 2017
    02/21/18 - Teamsters Local 231
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    Remove Broadcast Archive Messages
    02/21/18 - support.unionactive.com
    There is a delete icon now in the recent broadcast archives list. Click the icon to remove a message from the archive history list.
    Chinese NY Parade
    02/21/18 - IATSE Local B4
    For those of you who are scheduled to work BOH matinee this Sunday, the Chinese New Year parade will be coming through John F.
    COLA Adjustment
    02/21/18 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
    In accordance with the 2015-2018 Collective Bargaining Agreement, career employees represented by the APWU will receive a 25 cent per hour cost-of-living adjustment (COLA), effective March 3, 2018. The increase is the result of a rise in the Consumer Price Index (CPI-W). It will appear in paychecks dated March 23, 2018 (Pay Period 06-2018), and will total $520.
    Lax Enforcement Costs Workers $15 Billion in Wage Theft
    02/21/18 - Teamsters Local 888
    Feb. 21, 2018 | WAGES | Eighteen states and 20 cities raised their minimum wages on January 1. But many workers aren’t getting their raises because the federal and state governments don’t have the resources—and, all too often, just don’t care enough—to enforce minimum wage and overtime laws.
    March General Membership Meeting
    02/20/18 - CWA Local 1103
    March 2018 General Membership Meeting When: Thursday March 29th 2018 5:30PM Where Teamster Local 456, 160S.
    Accident Prevention Workshop
    02/20/18 - Teamsters Local 264
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    Oregon Lobby Day
    02/20/18 - AFSCME Local 2067
    Register for Oregon Lobby Day on February 20, 2018! You're invited to join AFSCME members from around the state to talk to state legislators about protecting PERS and maintaining high quallity healthcare for state employees.  If you want to attend, help with collecting letters from your co-workers or working the phones, contact your union stewards and officers or call/text 503-510-0241.
    Member and Retiree History Videos
    02/20/18 - IUOE 302
    Local 302 Member and Retiree Oral History Videos Please make some time and view our new Local 302 Member and Retiree Oral History Video section.  You can find the link on the menu to the left or Right Here.
    The Trump Administration’s War on Workers
    02/20/18 - Teamsters local 570
    Feb. 20, 2018 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | When Donald Trump was running for the presidency, he promised that, if he was elected, “the American worker[s] will finally have a president who will protect them and fight for them.
    Early Voting for March Primary Elections Has Started
    02/20/18 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association encourages its members and their family members who are registered to vote, to please vote in the March Primary Election.  We also ask that you please support our endorsed candidates by casting your vote for them.  A list of our endorsements is under ELECTIONS on the right hand column on this website.
    The Trump Administration’s War on Workers
    02/20/18 - Teamsters Local 355
    Feb. 20, 2018 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | When Donald Trump was running for the presidency, he promised that, if he was elected, “the American worker[s] will finally have a president who will protect them and fight for them.
    Working People’s Day of Action is Feb. 24
    02/20/18 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
    Working People’s Day of Action is Feb. 24 APWU Members Encouraged to Participate WEB NEWS ARTICLE #:  16-2018 02/17/2018 - On Saturday, Feb. 24, workers will gather from coast to coast for a Working People’s Day of Action to demand an end to the rigged economic system.

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