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    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 30, 2017. Download the rules and application form here.

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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.
    2017 APWU Scholarship Deadline Extended
    03/30/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    The deadline for the submission of applications for the E.C. Hallbeck academic scholarship ($8,000 over a four-year period) and vocational scholarship ($3,000 over a three-year period) has been extended to May 31, 2017, APWU Secretary-Treasurer Liz Powell has announced.
    APWU Weighs In, Calling for an End to CPI Price Cap
    03/30/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
    The American Postal Workers Union (APWU) submitted comments before the March 20 deadline to the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) for their ongoing “10 Year Rate System Review,” required by Congress in the 2006 Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act (PAEA).
    Florida Senate leaders back taxpayer aid to lure businesses, boost tourism
    03/30/17 - IATSE Local 477
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    President Signs Measure Making It Easier for Federal Contractors to Abuse Workers
    03/29/17 - Teamsters Local 888
    Mar. 29, 2017  | WORKER PROTECTIONS | The government contracts out hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of business to private entities, who in turn employ a huge share of American workers. But on Monday, President Trump signed a measure that will make it easier for those same firms to get a slice of that business even if they abuse their workers.
    DTO Votes Yes
    03/29/17 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    BRS Welcomes Denver Transit Operators. On March 29, Maintenance of Way and Dispatching Department employees of Denver Transit Operators (DTO) voted, by an overwhelming majority, to join the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen.
    Sky Dental
    03/29/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 104
    The Retiree Chapter is almost here!
    03/29/17 - AFSCME Local 1902
    The AFSCME Local 1902 Retiree Chapter is nearly here!  The planning committee will be sending out information and membership forms in the mail to folks we have information on. If you're interested in learning more about what the chapter is all about, or if you have been waiting all this time to join, check out the attached flyer.
    Alternate AMFA– SWA ASAP ERC Representative Election Results
    03/29/17 - AMFA
    March 29, 2017 -- On March 7, 2017, AMFA National called for nominations to fill the position of Alternate AMFA – Southwest Airlines (SWA) Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) Event Review Committee (ERC) Representative. Southwest Airlines members were allowed to submit names in nomination for this position. Following the close of the Willingness to Serve Form process of this election, there is only one candidate for this position: John Paonessa.
    Alternate AMFA – SWA Outsourcing Liaison Representative Election Results
    03/29/17 - AMFA
    March 29, 2017 -- On March 7, 2017, AMFA National called for nominations to fill the position of Alternate AMFA – Southwest Airlines Outsourcing Liaison Representative. Southwest Airlines members were allowed to submit names in nomination for this position. Following the close of the Willingness to Serve Form process of this election, there is only one candidate for this position: Frederick Andrew Ruebman.
    SHOP STEWARD TRAINING
    03/29/17 - IUOE Local 286
    We had another great turnout at our most recent Shop Steward traaining in Federal Way on March 25, 2017. We had more than forty of your hard working shop stewards in attendance for a full day of training, soldidarity, food and swag. We're looking to have our next training in October. Please stay tuned for details.
    Capital K9 Golf Outing
    03/29/17 - NJLESA
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    President Signs Measure Making It Easier for Federal Contractors to Abuse Workers
    03/29/17 - Teamsters local 570
    Mar. 29, 2017  | WORKER PROTECTIONS | The government contracts out hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of business to private entities, who in turn employ a huge share of American workers. But on Monday, President Trump signed a measure that will make it easier for those same firms to get a slice of that business even if they abuse their workers.
    President Signs Measure Making It Easier for Federal Contractors to Abuse Workers
    03/29/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    Mar. 29, 2017  | WORKER PROTECTIONS | The government contracts out hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of business to private entities, who in turn employ a huge share of American workers. But on Monday, President Trump signed a measure that will make it easier for those same firms to get a slice of that business even if they abuse their workers.
    President Signs Measure Making It Easier for Federal Contractors to Abuse Workers
    03/29/17 - Teamsters Local 992
    Mar. 29, 2017  | WORKER PROTECTIONS | The government contracts out hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of business to private entities, who in turn employ a huge share of American workers. But on Monday, President Trump signed a measure that will make it easier for those same firms to get a slice of that business even if they abuse their workers.
    Winter Newsletter 2017
    03/28/17 - Carpenters and Millrights Local Unions
    Apprenticeship Applications
    03/28/17 - International Union of Elevator Constructors Local 31
    The Local 31 Joint Apprenticeship Committee will begin accepting Apprenticeship applications April 11, 2017. Applications will be accepted for 30 days. To submit an application, go to neiep.org. Under the Careers section select Houston, Local 31 and follow the instructions to submit an application.
    tile class
    03/28/17 - BACWI
    Local #5 IMI Up~Grade Training Classes Nobelseal's National Trainer Dave Kennedy to Present Procedures on Shower Pan Upgrade Clamp & Trench Drains Tuesday, April 11th 4:30-8:30 p.m. Tile Training Center 17125 W.
    Trade Really Did Kill Manufacturing Jobs
    03/28/17 - Teamsters local 570
    Mar. 28, 2017  | OPINION | There have been a flood of opinion pieces and news stories in recent weeks wrongly telling people that it was not trade that led to the loss of manufacturing jobs in recent years, but rather automation. This means that all of those people who are worried about trade deficits costing jobs are simply being silly.
    Trade Really Did Kill Manufacturing Jobs
    03/28/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    Mar. 28, 2017  | OPINION | There have been a flood of opinion pieces and news stories in recent weeks wrongly telling people that it was not trade that led to the loss of manufacturing jobs in recent years, but rather automation. This means that all of those people who are worried about trade deficits costing jobs are simply being silly.
    The 2017 Teamster Local 743 Presidents Scholarship
    03/28/17 - Teamsters Local 743
    Teamsters LOCAL 743 PRESIDENTS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION AND GUIDELINES ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE LOCAL 743 PRESIDENTS' SCHOLARSHIP COMMITIEE NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 2017:
    IBT 2017 Unity Conference May 8th thru 11th
    03/28/17 - Teamsters Local 743
    The 2017 Unity Conference and GEB Swearing-in will be held on Tuesday, May 9, at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas. The times for these events are as follows: Tuesday, May 9 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Unity Conference 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Trade Really Did Kill Manufacturing Jobs
    03/28/17 - Teamsters Local 992
    Mar. 28, 2017  | OPINION | There have been a flood of opinion pieces and news stories in recent weeks wrongly telling people that it was not trade that led to the loss of manufacturing jobs in recent years, but rather automation. This means that all of those people who are worried about trade deficits costing jobs are simply being silly.
    We Are Ohio Applauds Mansfield For Opposing 'Right To Work'
    03/28/17 - Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio, Inc.
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 22, 2017 WE ARE OHIO APPLAUDS MANSFIELD FOR OPPOSING 'RIGHT TO WORK' MANSFIELD, Ohio – Statewide pro-worker organization We Are Ohio applauded Mansfield City Council for unanimously approving a resolution opposing 'Right to Work’ on Tuesday.
    WC Bill
    03/28/17 - Jefferson County Association of Educational Support Personnel
    Good morning:  Based on what we are hearing in Frankfort, the terrible WC bill is not dead yet and could possibly get a hearing these last two days (the 29th and 30th) of the session.  It would be great if you can pass this along to your members, so they can call the LRC message line at 1-502-372-7181 and leave a message with their Senator to vote no on HB 296.
    Trade Really Did Kill Manufacturing Jobs
    03/28/17 - Teamsters Local 888
    Mar. 28, 2017  | OPINION | There have been a flood of opinion pieces and news stories in recent weeks wrongly telling people that it was not trade that led to the loss of manufacturing jobs in recent years, but rather automation. This means that all of those people who are worried about trade deficits costing jobs are simply being silly.
    In California, Businesses Battle Teamsters for Pot Distribution
    03/27/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    Mar. 27, 2017  | ORGANIZING | When Californians went to the polls this (sic) November to approve the legalization of marijuana for personal use, little did they realize it would morph into a battle between unions and business. The state is no slated to begin distributing licenses to marijuana business on Jan. 1, 2018.
    In California, Businesses Battle Teamsters for Pot Distribution
    03/27/17 - Teamsters local 570
    Mar. 27, 2017  | ORGANIZING | When Californians went to the polls this (sic) November to approve the legalization of marijuana for personal use, little did they realize it would morph into a battle between unions and business. The state is no slated to begin distributing licenses to marijuana business on Jan. 1, 2018.
    More than four million jobs will likely be lost with a rapid transition to autonomous vehicles
    03/27/17 - Teamsters Local 455
    Click link for more info..... http://m.dailykos.
    Compromise Frees Passage of FOP's Bill to Cover Colorado Cops for PTSD
    03/27/17 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
    A bill that sailed through an initial vote in the House Friday would assure that PTSD is a condition that qualifies for worker’s compensation insurance. House Bill 1229 is aimed at but doesn’t specify police officers and other first responders. But it describes what usually only they do that could cause post traumatic stress disorder.
    Driverless Vehicles
    03/27/17 - Teamsters Local 455
    Click Link for More Info.... http://www.bizjournals.com/denver/news/2017/03/22/bill-allowing-driverless-vehicles-passes-colorado.html.
    In California, Businesses Battle Teamsters for Pot Distribution
    03/27/17 - Teamsters Local 992
    Mar. 27, 2017  | ORGANIZING | When Californians went to the polls this (sic) November to approve the legalization of marijuana for personal use, little did they realize it would morph into a battle between unions and business. The state is no slated to begin distributing licenses to marijuana business on Jan. 1, 2018.
    Teamsters Local 767 Blood Drive
    03/27/17 - Teamsters Local 767
     The Teamsters Local 767 Blood Drive will once again be held in conjunction with our Family Fun Day on April 22nd. We exceeded our goal last year so lets show them again this year what being a Teamster is all about. And lets help Carter Blood Care save more lives. Please click the link below to schedule your donation time. https://ww2.greatpartners.
    2017 Teamsters Local 577 & Joint Council 80 Scholarship Applications
    03/27/17 - Teamsters Local 577
    Dear Members,      I am pleased to inform you applications for our Teamsters Local 577 AND Joint Council #80 College Scholarships are available at the Local Union Office.
    Article of Interest
    03/27/17 - IUEC Local 10
    On February 17, 2017, the IUEC lost a brother in Tallahassee, Florida.  Brother Robert Myers worked with Otis Elevator and was the on site mechanic at the Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare buildings.  We were all notified by the International of Brother Myers passing, and we sent our heart felt wishes to Local #49 and all our brothers and sisters at that time.
    Dog Fest 2017
    03/27/17 - IBEW Local 6
    AFL-CIO LEGISLATIVE UPDATE 3-24-2017
    03/27/17 - Laborers' Local 231
    The Illinois House was the only chamber in session this week. The deadline to pass House Bills out of committee is Friday, March 31st. The House will be primarily focused on that deadline when they return next week. Both chambers will be in session next week, beginning at 12pm on Tuesday. School funding reform may be voted on next week.
    In California, Businesses Battle Teamsters for Pot Distribution
    03/27/17 - Teamsters Local 888
    Mar. 27, 2017  | ORGANIZING | When Californians went to the polls this (sic) November to approve the legalization of marijuana for personal use, little did they realize it would morph into a battle between unions and business. The state is no slated to begin distributing licenses to marijuana business on Jan. 1, 2018.
    anti-racist mobilization committee
    03/27/17 - IUPAT local 10
    The last general mebership meeting passed and endorsed the formation of the anti-racist mobilization committee with a well written resolution !  Sisters and Brothers we are bound by oath to oppose racism within our ranks where ever and whenever.
    Michael Moore - No Time to Gloat
    03/26/17 - McLean County Democratic Party
    Director Michael Moore on Friday warned Democrats that while the decision to pull the Republican ObamaCare repeal bill was worth celebrating, it wasn't time "to gloat" but the opportunity "for the resistance to step forward." Republicans abandoned their effort to repeal ObamaCare Friday, when Trump and Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.
    Universal Hiring Drivers and Warehouse
    03/25/17 - Teamsters Local 414
    Universal, servicing GM plant, is hiring drivers and warehouse with Teamster contract in place.  Great pay and benefits, medical and dental after 90 days, paid vacations, paid holidays after 60 days 40-50 hours a week.  Drivers start at $16 and max at $20 an hour, warehouse starts at $12 and max at $18.
    Message for International Executive Board & Advisory Committee
    03/25/17 - UFCW Minority Coalition
    In Case You Missed It
    03/24/17 - Teamsters local 570
      • GOP pulls bill to repeal Obamacare.   • UPS Teamsters pitch in for coworker in need.   • Trump proposes $2.5B in labor cuts.   • Unions are wondering: Resist or assist?   • The fake freedom of American health care.   • Baltimore City Council passes $15 minimum wage bill.   • What slashing the Labor Dept.
    In Case You Missed It
    03/24/17 - Teamsters Local 355
      • GOP pulls bill to repeal Obamacare.   • UPS Teamsters pitch in for coworker in need.   • Trump proposes $2.5B in labor cuts.   • Unions are wondering: Resist or assist?   • The fake freedom of American health care.   • Baltimore City Council passes $15 minimum wage bill.   • What slashing the Labor Dept.
    Sue Mann and Pam Edgerley have retired!
    03/24/17 -
    Sue Mann and Pam Edgerley have retired. Both have been faces of this union for 20 plus years and we are sad to say goodbye. The two of them are looking forward to spending more time with their grandchildren and living a slow-paced life after years of hard work! All of us at Local 455 wish the two of them a wonderful retirement.
    REMINDER: APRIL GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING RESCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY, APRIL 9
    03/24/17 - Teamsters Local 179
    The Teamsters Local 179 April General Membership meeting will be held on Sunday, April 9 at 10:00 a.m. at the Local 179 membership hall located at 990 NE Frontage Road in Joliet. The meeting has been rescheduled to the second Sunday of April because the original meeting date conflicted with Easter Sunday. Hope to see you there.
    In Case You Missed It
    03/24/17 - Teamsters Local 992
      • GOP pulls bill to repeal Obamacare.   • UPS Teamsters pitch in for coworker in need.   • Trump proposes $2.5B in labor cuts.   • Unions are wondering: Resist or assist?   • The fake freedom of American health care.   • Baltimore City Council passes $15 minimum wage bill.   • What slashing the Labor Dept.
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