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    Emergency trade language addendum
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    Friday Update 7-10-20
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    July 2020 Relief Driver MOU
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    Ceremony for Old Fire Station 10
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    Riverscape Ct. Structure Fire
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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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    SW Washington Works Together Presents a Virtual Town Hall: Resiliency & Mental Health During a Pandemic
    07/09/20 - Southwest Washington Central Labor Council
    This is not sponsored by a Central Labor Council affiliate, but one of our delegates brought this to our attention and we wanted to share it with you. Virtual Town Hall: Resiliency and Mental Health During a Pandemic Wednesday, July 15th 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Register here: https://rb.
    ‘Strike for Black Lives’ on July 20 to Highlight Racism
    07/09/20 - Teamsters local 570
    July 9, 2020 | NATIONAL STRIKE | A national coalition of labor unions, along with racial and social justice organizations, will stage a mass walkout from work this month, as part of an ongoing reckoning on systemic racism and police brutality in the U.S.
    Honoring Service And Sacrifice
    07/09/20 - KCPOG
    Honoring Service And Sacrifice   NOTICE: Memorial Remembrance - Watson: July 9, 1934    On December 2nd, 2016 the King County Sheriff’s Office unveiled a memorial honoring the 18 members of our department who lost their lives in the line of duty since the founding of the KCSO in 1853.
    ‘Strike for Black Lives’ to Highlight Racism
    07/09/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 9, 2020 | NATIONAL STRIKE | A national coalition of labor unions, along with racial and social justice organizations, will stage a mass walkout from work this month, as part of an ongoing reckoning on systemic racism and police brutality in the U.S.
    Just a Reminder....
    07/09/20 - Teamsters Local 776
    The Local 776 Membership Meeting will be held Sunday July 12, 2020 at the Harrisburg Union Hall commencing....
    Toxic Law Enforcement Oversight Director
    07/09/20 - KCPOG
    Jason Rantz Rantz: ‘Toxic’ law enforcement oversight director faces discipline for shocking bigotry Share   By Jason Rantz July 9, 2020 at 5:41 am Deborah Jacobs.
    Re-Run Election
    07/08/20 - TEAMSTERS LOCAL 577
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    From the BA's Desk: Pantages Theatre letter
    07/08/20 - IATSE Local 33
    Hello Everyone To all that have received checks from the Pantages Theatre the past weeks, they are for the recently ratified contract (Retro). this letter will hopefully help you when applying for unemployment if there is any question. It explains that it is not for work performed on the pay period the check was dated for.
    Vistar Drivers Vote to Join Teamsters Local 89
    07/08/20 - Teamsters Local 89
    July 8, 2020 – Today an overwhelming majority of drivers at Vistar Kentucky voted to join Teamsters Local 89, marking the second straight victory for Local 89’s Organizing Department. The Vistar Campaign began in early April after Local 89 UPS Ground Business Agent James DeWeese forwarded a lead to the Organizing Department.
    Now Hiring
    07/08/20 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    In these difficult times for many we would like to pass on information for IBEW 21 members and their families about an opportunity to apply for a position with one of our employers. The Lake County Indiana 911 Emergency Dispatch Center is hiring.  If you have you ever considered a career in public safety the Center is hiring Public Safety Dispatchers. Apply here: https://lcec911.com/
    THINGS TO DO
    07/08/20 - Teamsters Local 179
    Stay safe and UNIONIZE your workplace!  Contact Teamsters Local 179 Organizer Tony Seminary at 815-741-2200.  Conversations are kept strictly confidential.
    National Director Update - June 2020
    07/07/20 - AMFA
    July 7, 2020 -- I hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable Fourth of July, which marks 244 years of independence for this great Nation we live in. Can you believe this wild year is half over? In June 2020 your AMFA Officers and Representatives were very busy trying to keep informed on the erratic operational activity at AMFA represented carriers pertaining to Early-outs, Voluntary Separations, Emergency Time Off, and AMFA protected work. Our technicians at all carriers are now in the phase of transiting from short-term storage to return to revenue service and increased flight schedules, thus our technicians’ workloads have increased.
    New House Bill Would Tax Wall St. Windfalls to Guarantee Good Jobs
    07/07/20 - Teamsters local 570
    July 7, 2020 | JOBS | The pandemic has claimed nearly 15 million U.S. jobs. Meanwhile, high flying financial traders are making a killing off the market volatility caused by the crisis. A new House bill would tax Wall Street windfalls to guarantee good jobs for people in high unemployment areas.
    Want Fair Taxes? Initiative 271 Needs Your Help!
    07/07/20 - CWA Local 7777
    Last week, the Colorado Supreme Court struck down Governor Polis' executive order allowing for the circulation of single line petitions for Initiative 271 and others. Effective immediately, all signatures gathered via single line petition are invalid, and petition circulators may no longer order or print a single line petition.
    ACTION ALERT: #SenateFAIL Cory Gardner Car Caravan THIS WEDNESDAY
    07/07/20 - CWA Local 7777
    On Wednesday July 8th, between 11:00 - 11:45 am, we will Caravan around Senator Cory Gardner’s office in protest of Senator Cory Gardner’s decision to go on vacation after failing to take any meaningful action on COVID relief.
    New House Bill Would Tax Wall St. Windfalls to Guarantee Good Jobs
    07/07/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    July 7, 2020 | JOBS | The pandemic has claimed nearly 15 million U.S. jobs. Meanwhile, high flying financial traders are making a killing off the market volatility caused by the crisis. A new House bill would tax Wall Street windfalls to guarantee good jobs for people in high unemployment areas.
    Cooling Centers OPEN
    07/07/20 - UAW Local 4911
    This week is going to be HOT.  Share these cooling centers (pg 2) with your loved ones so everyone can stay safe and get some relief.
    New House Bill Would Tax Wall St. Windfalls to Guarantee Good Jobs
    07/07/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 7, 2020 | JOBS | The pandemic has claimed nearly 15 million U.S. jobs. Meanwhile, high flying financial traders are making a killing off the market volatility caused by the crisis. A new House bill would tax Wall Street windfalls to guarantee good jobs for people in high unemployment areas.
    July Union Meeting
    07/07/20 - IUEC Local 10
    The Union Meeting for Thursday, July 9, 2020 has been Cancelled due to the Covid 19 10 person rule.  The July inductees will still be sworn in at 3:00 pm on that same day.
    WATER-REST-SHADE
    07/07/20 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    WATER-REST-SHADE Every year, thousands of workers become sick from exposure to heat, and some even die. Our members and others in our industry who are working hard to perform their jobs do fall victim to heat related injuries. These illnesses and deaths are preventable. With dangerous heat and humidity we are experiencing we remind all members to WORK SAFE.
    Why Labor Unions Make People Less Racist
    07/06/20 - Teamsters local 570
    July 6, 2020 | EQUALITY | Compared to non-union workers, union members have higher wages and smaller gender and racial wage disparities. A study shows they change the way you see the world too.
    How the American Worker Got Fleeced
    07/06/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 6, 2020 | ECONOMY | Over the years, bosses have held down wages, cut benefits, and stomped on employees’ rights. Covid-19 may change that… [The pandemic] helps clarify just how much employers have chipped away at the labor rights and bargaining power that came with the New Deal.
    Notice of Local Union Election
    07/06/20 - Teamsters Local 964
    Notice of Local Union Election Plan Submission Form To all Members of Teamsters Local Union No.
    How the American Worker Got Fleeced
    07/06/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    July 6, 2020 | ECONOMY | Over the years, bosses have held down wages, cut benefits, and stomped on employees’ rights. Covid-19 may change that… [The pandemic] helps clarify just how much employers have chipped away at the labor rights and bargaining power that came with the New Deal.
    Essential Workers Deserve Fair Pay Now!
    07/06/20 - CWA Local 7777
    Essential workers within Denver Public Schools deserve equal treatment in pay and expect the DPS bargaining team to honor the commitments made recently by the board of education. Unfortunately, that's not what we're seeing. Tonight, the district told essential workers that they can't afford to give workers a step increase and a COLA.
    Chugach Job Posting...EL01
    07/06/20 - IBEW Local 191
    Apply Today!!!!! Jobs at Chugach Whidbey Island. https://css-chugach-prd.inforcloudsuite.com/hcm/CandidateSelfService/lm?dataarea=hcm&_frommenu=true&context.dataarea=hcm&context.session.key.JobBoard=EXTERNAL&context.session.key.
    CBKC Food Distribution Event
    07/06/20 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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    Honoring Service And Sacrifice
    07/06/20 - KCPOG
    Memorial Remembrance - Rowley: July 4, 1902    On December 2nd, 2016 the King County Sheriff’s Office unveiled a memorial honoring the 18 members of our department who lost their lives in the line of duty since the founding of the KCSO in 1853.
    FTIR-Raman Webinar
    07/04/20 - Fairfield County Hazardous Incident Response Team
    Thermo is presenting a Webinar on July 9th  http://app.info3.thermoscientific.com/e/es.
    Happy 4th of July!
    07/04/20 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
    Happy 4th of July!! We hope you all are healthy, and we wish you a safe, wonderful holiday weekend.
    To our CWA Brothers, Sisters and Family Happy 4th of July
    07/04/20 - CWA Local 1103
    In Congress, July 4, 1776.
    Verizon Workers Regional & Local Work & Family Committee Summer Camp Program 2020
    07/04/20 - CWA Local 1103
    The 2020 Summer Camp includes summer day programs as well as overnight camp programs and is made available through the Local and NY/NE Regional Work & Family CommiJees. The fund will reimburse up to $600.00 per child for summer camp expenses incurred between June 29, 2020 through September 4, 2020, for up to two (2) children per family.
    Forced Overtime
    07/03/20 - CWA Local 2222
    Verizon will be forcing 6th day this coming week. So remember if you don't want to work your non schedule day you must work your contractual 8hrs overtime before.
    Colorado Health and Safety workplace protections
    07/03/20 - CWA Local 7777
    CWA members played a pivotal role in passing  HB20-1415 Whistleblower Protections Public Health Emergencies.  The bill makes it unlawful for employers in Colorado to retaliate against workers for raising health and safety issues during a pandemic. Also, it allows employees to wear their own PPE.
    State & Local Face Mask Requirements for Public Places
    07/03/20 - CWA Local 7777
    Since there are no Federal requirements for wearing a mask in public and in most states it is a “Hodge Podge” of different rules on this matter; it would be important if you or family members plan any traveling during this timeframe to check the state or local requirements on your traveling route and the designation place of our travel for wearing a mask in public.
    LOCAL UNION 659 ELECTION RESULTS
    07/02/20 - IBEW Local 659
    Thank you all for your participation with this year’s election.  It is through the efforts of the membership that this Local Union is able to work and serve everyone.
    Nearly Half the US Population Is Without A Job
    07/02/20 - Teamsters local 570
    July 2, 2020 | ECONOMY | Nearly half of the population is still out of a job showing just how far the U.S. labor market has to heal in the wake of the coronavirus.  The employment-population ratio — the number of employed people as a percentage of the U.S. adult population — plunged to 52.8% in May, meaning 47.
    Summer Labor Blood Drives - 2020
    07/02/20 - Teamsters Joint Council 41
    2020 SUMMER LABOR BLOOD DRIVES Come to donate and receive a free gift courtesy of the American Red Cross, while supplies last. * Emerald Event Center, Avon July 20th 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 100th Bomb Group, Cleveland July 28th 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown September 8th 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Why Labor Unions Make People Less Racist
    07/02/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 2, 2020 | EQUALITY | Compared to non-union workers, union members have higher wages and smaller gender and racial wage disparities. A study shows they change the way you see the world too.
    Nearly Half the US Population Is Without A Job
    07/02/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 2, 2020 | ECONOMY | Nearly half of the population is still out of a job showing just how far the U.S. labor market has to heal in the wake of the coronavirus.  The employment-population ratio — the number of employed people as a percentage of the U.S. adult population — plunged to 52.8% in May, meaning 47.
    Make It a Union-Made Fourth of July!
    07/02/20 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    The Fourth of July is here, and it’s time to celebrate America’s birthday. Our flag has been waving high since 1776, but do you know what the colors mean? The red represents the blood shed by those who fought for our nation’s independence.
    Washington Training Center Update
    07/02/20 - IUOE 302
    Washington Training Center Update Effective July 1st, the Spangle and Ellensburg, WA training centers have been merged and will be managed and run by the Ellensburg Training Director, Ole Fjellstad.  As many of you know, this effort has been in the works for some time and we are pleased that it has now all come together.
    Happy 4th of July!
    07/02/20 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
    In observance of the holiday our office will be closed July 3rd. We wish all our members a Happy and Safe Holiday.
    Summary Report from the Administrative Officers
    07/02/20 - IATSE Local 33
    Hello Everyone Please click on the link below from the Administrative Officers. Thank you, I.A.T.S.E.
    July Update
    07/02/20 - INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS LOCAL UNION 494
    Well, summer is officially here. Enjoy it. While the Union was closed to walk-ins, we were fielding an amazing amount of phone calls and emails from members. We have had daily calls about COVID and unemployment. Most of this information is posted on our website for quick access to our members. Please contact us if you have clarifying questions. Ibew494.com.
    IBEW 494 Apparel Store Is Open
    07/02/20 - INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS LOCAL UNION 494
    The new IBEW Local 494 online store is up and running! To purchase any items go to: store https://ibew494.itemorder.
    IATSE ALERT: Film Tax Credit
    07/02/20 - IATSE Local B4
    The film tax credit would bring Massachusetts, especially Boston, to a level playing field with states like Connecticut and Rhode Island, to be able to create more work in the film, theater, hotel, restaurant, and travel industries.  It will generate a lot of revenue back to our city that we lose to these other cities who are already have this film tax credit.
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