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The Biggest Delivery Business in the U.S. is Not UPS or FedEx
11/27/23 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 27, 2023 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Amazon has grabbed the crown of biggest delivery business in the U.S., surpassing both UPS and FedEx in parcel volumes. The Seattle e-commerce giant delivered more packages to U.S. homes in 2022 than UPS, after eclipsing FedEx in 2020, and it is on track to widen the gap this year, according to internal Amazon data and people familiar with the matter.
Amazon Workers Strike in Multiple Countries on Black Friday
11/27/23 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 27, 2023 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Amazon workers in multiple countries went on strike for Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year, to protest the e-commerce giant’s labor practices. The strike is organized by the UNI Global Union, which represents workers around the world, and said it has mobilized workers from more than 30 countries, including Italy, Germany and the U.S.
Amazon Workers Strike in Multiple Countries on Black Friday
11/27/23 - Teamsters Local 570
Nov. 27, 2023 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Amazon workers in multiple countries went on strike for Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year, to protest the e-commerce giant’s labor practices. The strike is organized by the UNI Global Union, which represents workers around the world, and said it has mobilized workers from more than 30 countries, including Italy, Germany and the U.S.
Outpost Newsletter
11/27/23 - APWU FWAL LOCAL 098
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2023 Local 177 Toy Drive
11/27/23 - Teamsters Local 177
2023 Local 177 Toy Drive Final Pickup will be on December 15th, 2023
New Union Vice Presidents
11/27/23 - CWA Local 2222
The CWA Local 2222 E-board would like to congratulate our new Vice Presidents. Silas Jenkins and Kyle Woodruff will be the new Local 2222 VP'S starting January 1st 2024.
Amazon Workers Strike in Multiple Countries on Black Friday
11/27/23 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 27, 2023 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Amazon workers in multiple countries went on strike for Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year, to protest the e-commerce giant’s labor practices. The strike is organized by the UNI Global Union, which represents workers around the world, and said it has mobilized workers from more than 30 countries, including Italy, Germany and the U.S.
BPA Participant Portal
11/27/23 - IATSE Local 33
For any participant in the LOCAL 33 benefit plan this is the BPA Participant Portal Secure Login to their website. It is a helpful website and has a lot of the information you need. https://member.bpabenefits.
Online Store - Christmas Deadline
11/27/23 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
Reminder - The SLPOA Online Store is open! To guarantee delivery in time for Christmas, all orders must be received by this Friday, December 1st.   Click on the link below to visit the SLPOA online store. St.
Rest in Peace Sister Juila Johnson
11/25/23 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
IBEW Local Union 21 is saddened to announce the passing of our Sister Juila Johnson who worked at AT&T.  Our thoughts and prayers are with Juila’s family, friends, co-workers and all of our members. Celebration of life Tuesday, November 28, 2023 At 10:00 A.M. Family Christian Center 340 W.45th Street Munster, IN 46321
PRESIDENT SUSLAK REPORTS
11/24/23 - QUEENS AREA LOCAL 1022 AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
Next union negotiated raises will be in paychecks dated December 8, 2023 APWU-represented career postal employees will receive a union-won general wage increase (GWI) equal to 1.3 percent of base pay, effective Nov. 18. Non-career APWU-represented employees will receive an additional 1 percent, or a 2.3 percent GWI, as they do not receive COLA.
Unions Are the Strongest in Decades. Nearly A Million Americans Got Double-Digit Raises As a Result
11/22/23 - Teamsters Local 570
Nov. 22, 2023 | U.S. LABOR UNIONS | Nearly 900,000 Americans sitting down to Thanksgiving dinner this week will have unions – and the double-digit pay increases they won – to thank. That’s how many unionized workers have won immediate pay hikes of 10% or more in just the last year, according to an analysis by CNN. And the pace of increases of that size has been picking up.
National Apprenticeship Week
11/22/23 - Sheet Metal Worker Local 4
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Unions Are the Strongest in Decades. Nearly A Million Americans Got Double-Digit Raises As a Result
11/22/23 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 22, 2023 | U.S. LABOR UNIONS | Nearly 900,000 Americans sitting down to Thanksgiving dinner this week will have unions – and the double-digit pay increases they won – to thank. That’s how many unionized workers have won immediate pay hikes of 10% or more in just the last year, according to an analysis by CNN. And the pace of increases of that size has been picking up.
Assistant to the President
11/22/23 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
I am proud to announce that I have appointed Eilleen Mastrantuono (Marist) and Jon Lindgren (Verizon) as Assistant to the President. I know they will both represent the members of 1120 with the utmost integrity.
Happy Thanksgiving!
11/22/23 - Teamsters Local 776
On behalf of the Officers, Agents, Staff, and myself, I would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Thanksgiving. More people travel for Thanksgiving than any other U.S. holiday. AAA predicts more than 55 million people are expected to head at least 50 miles to their Thanksgiving destination between Wednesday, Nov. 22, and Sunday, Nov. 26.
December Meetings Canceled
11/21/23 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
The Delegates took action at the November Meeting to cancel the December 2023 Executive Board and Delegate Meetings.  We look forward to seeing you in January 2024.  Happy Holidays.
Workers at Detroit’s ‘Big 3’ Ratify Labor Contracts
11/21/23 - Teamsters Local 570
Nov. 21, 2023 | U.S. LABOR | Workers from Ford, General Motors, and Stellantis ratified new contracts with hefty wage hikes, their union announced Monday, closing the books on a historic autoworkers strike at the three Detroit giants.
Workers at Detroit’s ‘Big 3’ Ratify Labor Contracts
11/21/23 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 21, 2023 | U.S. LABOR | Workers from Ford, General Motors, and Stellantis ratified new contracts with hefty wage hikes, their union announced Monday, closing the books on a historic autoworkers strike at the three Detroit giants.
Happy Thanksgiving
11/21/23 - IBEW Local 73
Wishing you all a Happy and Safe Thanksgiving Holiday.
Workers at Detroit’s ‘Big 3’ Ratify Labor Contracts
11/21/23 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 21, 2023 | U.S. LABOR | Workers from Ford, General Motors, and Stellantis ratified new contracts with hefty wage hikes, their union announced Monday, closing the books on a historic autoworkers strike at the three Detroit giants.
2024 Health Benefits Open Season is November 13 - December 11
11/21/23 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
2024 Health Benefits Open Season is November 13 - December 11 | American Postal Workers Union (apwu.
2024 Leave Calendar and Leave Chart Available
11/21/23 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
2024 Leave Calendar and Leave Chart Available | American Postal Workers Union (apwu.
Just a reminder that clerks are not gauranteed one day off during peak season!
11/21/23 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
Just a reminder that clerks are not gauranteed one day off during peak season! In accordance with Article 8, Sections 4 and 5 of the APWU Collective Bargaining Agreement, penalty overtime rules are not applicable for a consecutive four-week period each year during December.
Postal Service Health Benefit (PSHB) Program implementation
11/21/23 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM), in conjunction with the Postal Service, has been working to implement a new Postal Service Health Benefit (PSHB) Program, as required under the new Postal Service Reform Act of 2022. PSHB is a new, separate program within the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program and will be administered by OPM.
IBEW Local 2325 Holiday Raffle
11/21/23 - IBEW local 2325
Sisters and Brothers, It is that time of year again. IBEW Local 2325 will be holding our annual holiday contributions for Thanksgiving and Christmas. On November 4th, a little early, our Local provided 50 thanksgiving meals to families in need.  We are proud to participate and fund events like this through our Helping Hands Benevolent fund.
Crystal Quade Fundraiser Event
11/20/23 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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After a Long Defeat, Labor Is Rising from the Ashes
11/20/23 - Teamsters Local 570
Nov. 20, 2023 | VIEWPOINT | […] This time, union leaders fed on their members’ dismay to stage unusually combative, in-your-face contract campaigns that produced results. During the Teamsters contract campaign, Teamsters president Sean O’Brien helped bury a legacy of passive bargaining by a union ridden by decades of scandal and corruption.
Local Union 570 Office Holiday Schedule
11/20/23 - Teamsters Local 570
The Local Union offices will be closed on Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24. We wish you a happy and healthy holiday.
After a Long Defeat, Labor Is Rising from the Ashes
11/20/23 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 20, 2023 | VIEWPOINT | […] This time, union leaders fed on their members’ dismay to stage unusually combative, in-your-face contract campaigns that produced results. During the Teamsters contract campaign, Teamsters president Sean O’Brien helped bury a legacy of passive bargaining by a union ridden by decades of scandal and corruption.
PAY SCALES EFFECTIVE NOV 2023
11/19/23 - QUEENS AREA LOCAL 1022 AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
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POSTAL GOVERNORS--STOP SILENCING THE PUBLIC!
11/19/23 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
Petition · POSTAL GOVERNORS--STOP SILENCING THE PUBLIC! · Change.org Why this petition matters The Postal Board of Governors oversees the operation of the United States Postal Service, an essential and Constitutionally-mandated public service that reaches every community in the country.
2023 Christmas Party
11/17/23 - IBEW Local 100
IBEW local 100's annual Christmas Party is coming up on December 9th.
2023 ELECTION RESULTS FOR LOCAL UNION OFFICERS
11/17/23 - Teamsters Local 786
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UPS Zoom Webinar
11/17/23 - Teamsters Local 162
Attention all UPS Teamsters in the Oregon Teamster Employers Trust! The chairs of the JC 37 Union Negotiating Committee are hosting a Zoom webinar for UPS Teamsters. Join the webinar for a presentation on the UPS Retirees Subsidy Fund, which covers retiree health care benefits, including the newly negotiated HRA for full-time UPS employees in Joint Council 37. Registration is required.
Children's Christmas Party
11/16/23 - Teamsters Local 776
It's that time of year again, time to get ready for the Local 776 Children's Christmas Party! Again this year the party will be a....
Red Cup Rebellion: Support Starbucks Workers On Strike
11/15/23 - Teamsters Local 570
Nov. 15, 2023 | COLLECTIVE ACTION | Our union is strongly encouraging Joint Councils and locals nationwide to stand in solidarity with Starbucks Workers United during unfair labor practice strikes scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 16. “The Teamsters Union is proud to encourage all of our affiliates to stand with Starbucks workers,” said Teamsters General President Sean M. O’Brien.
Defying NLRB, Starbucks Again Cuts Pay, Benefits for Unionists
11/15/23 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 15, 2023 | UNION BUSTING | Defying a recent National Labor Relations Board judge’s ruling, Starbucks is again discriminating against its workers who voted to unionize by shorting them of pay hikes and benefits. In late September, an NLRB administrative law judge ruled the giant coffee chain’s last round of discriminatory raises last year broke labor law.
The UAW’s Game Changer: The Right to Strike Over Mass Layoffs
11/15/23 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 14, 2023 | OPINION | The United Auto Workers has scored major victories in its new contracts with the Big Three automakers: GM, Ford, and Stellantis. Not only did the union win massive wage increases and other critical demands, but it also won the virtually unheard-of right to strike over plant closures. .
Union Made Thanksgiving
11/15/23 - Teamsters Local 776
This Thanksgiving when you buy Union, you're supporting good jobs in American communities, jobs that provide living wages and benefits, safe working conditions, and dignity and respect for work. Look for these quality products, produced by Union Members, when preparing for your Thanksgiving feast.
Christmas Ball
11/15/23 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
THE CHRISTMAS BALL WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, DEC.
SHORT-TERM DISABILITY BENEFITS FOR IUOE LOCAL 70 MEMBERS OPEN ENROLLMENT ENDS DECEMBER 31, www.groupba.com
11/15/23 - IUOE Local 70
DON’T DELAY! SHORT-TERM DISABILITY BENEFITS FOR IUOE LOCAL 70 MEMBERS OPEN ENROLLMENT ENDS DECEMBER 31, 2023 This is the ONLY opportunity for Existing Members to enroll with no medical questions asked Only $27.50 per month premium for $500 a week of tax-free benefit Only $13.75 per month premium for $250 a week of tax-free benefit Sign up now before the open enrollment window closes!! Learn more and Enroll by scanning below or at www.groupba.com
Pension Meeting December 3rd
11/15/23 - Teamsters Local 162
Representatives from the Administrative Office of the Western Conference of Teamsters Pension Trust will be at our general membership meeting on Sunday, December 3rd, 2023 to give a presentation on your valuable pension plan.  This meeting starts at 10:00 a.m. in the Joe Edgar Meeting Hall located at 1850 NE 162nd Avenue in Portland.  Spouses are welcome to attend.
Thompson-Cooper Administration Re-Elected Unopposed
11/14/23 - Teamsters Local 89
This evening an independent election supervisor conducted a nomination meeting for Local 89’s executive board, and the Thompson-Cooper Teamsters United candidates were nominated without opposition. With no other candidates to place on the ballot, the Thompson-Cooper administration was automatically re-elected to serve a new three-year term beginning on January 1st, 2024.
Message from the Election Committee
11/14/23 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
An election was held for the position of educational unit Business Agent.  After a secret mail in vote, the election committee has confirmed L. Merry Wells as the winner.
Message from the Election Committee
11/14/23 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
An election was held for the position of educational unit Business Agent.  After a secret mail in vote, the election committee has confirmed L. Merry Wells as the winner.
The UAW’s Game Changer: The Right to Strike Over Mass Layoffs
11/14/23 - Teamsters Local 570
Nov. 14, 2023 | OPINION | The United Auto Workers has scored major victories in its new contracts with the Big Three automakers: GM, Ford, and Stellantis. Not only did the union win massive wage increases and other critical demands, but it also won the virtually unheard-of right to strike over plant closures. .

 
 
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