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March General Membership Meeting
03/18/23 - IATSE Local 33
The March General Membership Meeting is tomorrow March 19, 2023. The meeting date was changed to not interfere with the OSCAR's of March 12, 2023. Please attend.
Drivers Needed
03/18/23 - TCSOA
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Washington Post: Michigan Senate Repeals Right-to-Work Law in Historic Victory for Organized Labor
03/17/23 - Teamsters Local 122
The Michigan Senate approved a bill to repeal the state’s right-to-work laws in a major victory for organized labor, setting the state up to become one of the first to overturn such laws, which allow workers to opt out of union membership and dues payments.
Week Ending 3/17/2023
03/17/23 - Teamsters Local 355
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Week Ending 3/17/2023
03/17/23 - Teamsters Local 570
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ABM Shuttle Drivers Join Teamsters Local 89
03/17/23 - Teamsters Local 89
LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY – Approximately 190 ABM Shuttle Drivers who transport UPS employees to their job sites at UPS Worldport have joined Teamsters Local 89 in one of the largest organizing victories in Louisville’s modern history. In addition to being a historic win due to the number of workers involved, it was also achieved in an unprecedented fashion.
Americas Got Talent @ Pasadena Civic Parking Info
03/17/23 - IATSE Local 33
Brothers, Sisters & Kin: PARKING:  Crew parking is located on 505 Cordova Ave., Pasadena, CA  (Behind the Hilton Hotel)  Please take your parking ticket with you to set to have it validated in the Production Office. You will not receive a separate validation ticket. Your original ticket must be scanned to be validated.
Central PA H&W Fund Reimbursement Form
03/16/23 - Teamsters Local 776
The Health and Welfare Fund has issued an “Application for Reimbursement” form for submitting medical claims for....
After Ohio Train Crash, Recording Reveals Rail Workers Told to Skip Inspections
03/16/23 - Teamsters Local 570
Mar. 16, 2023 | HEALTH & SAFETY | The Guardian reports it has heard leaked audio revealing a manager at Union Pacific instructing an employee to skip inspections in 2016. Stephanie Griffin, a former carman, had gone to the manager with safety concerns, only to encounter major pushback and a refusal to mark cars for repair.
After Ohio Crash, Recording Reveals Rail Workers Told to Skip Inspections
03/16/23 - Teamsters Local 355
Mar. 16, 2023 | HEALTH & SAFETY | The Guardian reports it has heard leaked audio revealing a manager at Union Pacific instructing an employee to skip inspections in 2016. Stephanie Griffin, a former carman, had gone to the manager with safety concerns, only to encounter major pushback and a refusal to mark cars for repair.
MEETING NOTICE
03/16/23 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
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Western Region Negotiating Committee
03/16/23 - Teamsters Local 162
On Monday, March 13th, UPS Western Region Supplement Negotiations picked back up with UPS and your Western Region negotiation team in Southern California. Teamsters Local 162 President and Western Region Package Division Director Mark Davison is the chair for the Western Region negotiations.
Questions and Answers: In-Service Examinations, Register & Eligibility Ratings
03/16/23 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
Questions and Answers: In-Service Examinations, Register & Eligibility Ratings On January, 18, 2023, the parties signed off  National questions & answers on the In-Service Examinations, Register and Eligibility Ratings MOU.
UPS Stewards National Call-In
03/15/23 - Teamsters Local 776
General President Sean M. O’Brien and General Secretary-Treasurer Fred Zuckerman will hold a National UPS Teamsters Call with Stewards on Sunday, March 19, to discuss April rallies and other actions, provide information on contract action training for members and share details about the upcoming kickoff of national negotiations.
Elitchs Saturday July 15 2023 Tickets go on sale beginning June 5 2023
03/15/23 - Teamsters Local 455
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Press Release: Sysco Drivers Reject Company Contract Offer
03/15/23 - Teamsters Local 89
LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY – Sysco Delivery Drivers represented by Teamsters Local 89 have rejected their employers “Last, Best and Final Offer” by a resounding 88 percent due primarily to concerns about safety, quality of life, wages, and benefits.
Women's History Month
03/15/23 - IBEW Local 191
March is Women's History month. Did you know that Local 191 has a Women's committee?  We meet via Zoom on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm.  Email lisa.stuurmans@ibew191.com for an invite.
Vanderbilt and Humana Reach An Agreement
03/14/23 - IAFF local 140
Vanderbilt and Humana have reached a contractual agreement which allows Metro’s Medicare Advantage plan retired members to continue to receive care from Vanderbilt facilities and providers on an in-network basis.
IBT President Sean O'Brien addresses the International Transport Workers' Federation Concerning UPS
03/14/23 - Teamsters Local 776
Today in Johannesburg, South Africa, Teamsters General President Sean M. O’Brien introduced a motion calling....
How the Wage Gap Adds Up to $1 Million Lifetime Loss
03/14/23 - Teamsters Local 355
Mar. 14, 2023 | EQUAL PAY DAY | […] In order to change an issue, the first step is to become aware that it exists. That’s why Equal Pay Day is so important for raising awareness that women continue to be undervalued and underpaid.
Update of Regionat lnstruction (Rl) 399 Procedures
03/14/23 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
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Oregon Teamster
03/14/23 - Teamsters Local 162
The Oregon Teamster has been mailed out to all Joint Council No. 37 members. If you do not receive a copy, call Local 162 to ensure we have the correct address for you on file at (503)257-0162. It is important to keep your contact information updated with our Front Office so you receive all correspondence from Local 162, Joint Council No. 37, and the IBT.
New Three-Year Agreement makes meaningful improvements for Teamster members
03/14/23 - Teamsters Local 231
On Saturday March 4th, a group of nearly 200 warehouse workers and CDL delivery drivers at Southern Glazers Wine & Spirits voted to ratify a strong new three-year contract.
How the Wage Gap Adds Up to $1 Million Lifetime Loss
03/14/23 - Teamsters Local 992
Mar. 14, 2023 | EQUAL PAY DAY | […] In order to change an issue, the first step is to become aware that it exists. That’s why Equal Pay Day is so important for raising awareness that women continue to be undervalued and underpaid.
SAVE THE DATE! ANNUAL BOWL A THON SATURDAY JUNE 17 2023
03/13/23 - Teamsters Local 455
CALL LOCAL 455, 303-458-1600 EXT. 0, TO PAY, GET YOUR TEAM IN OR JOIN A TEAM SEE ATTACHED FLYER FOR PRICES AND MORE INFORMATION! LET'S BOWL.
Central Oregon Picnic- July 9th
03/13/23 - IBEW 280
Details to be announced shortly!
AMFA-Spirit Negotiations Update #4
03/13/23 - AMFA
March 13, 2023 -- The Parties held a bargaining session on March 7-9 in Fort Worth to continue bargaining toward a first collective bargaining agreement (CBA) for the Spirit group. The Company began Day 1 by presenting counterproposals to Article 21 – Grievance Procedure, Article 22 – System Board of Adjustment, and Article 9 – Seniority.
9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit
03/13/23 - IAFF local 140
Saturday, March 25, 2023 Tunnel to Towers Foundation 9/11 NEVER FORGET Mobile Exhibit Visits Nashville, TN https://t2t.
Week Ending 3/10/2023
03/10/23 - Teamsters Local 355
  • Why unions matter so much   • Child labor is on the rise   • Rail workers of the world, unite.
Week Ending 3/10/2023
03/10/23 - Teamsters Local 570
  • Why unions matter so much   • Child labor is on the rise   • Rail workers of the world, unite.
NATIONAL UPS TEAMSTERS STEWARDS CALL - SUNDAY MARCH 19TH
03/10/23 - Teamsters Local Union No. 104
NATIONAL UPS TEAMSTERS STEWARDS CALL - SUNDAY MARCH 19TH General President Sean M. O’Brien and General Secretary-Treasurer Fred Zuckerman will hold a National UPS Teamsters Call with stewards on Sunday, March 19, to discuss April rallies and other actions, provide information on contract action trainings for members, and share details about the upcoming kickoff of national negotiations. We urge all stewards to register for this call and participate to hear important updates from O’Brien, Zuckerman, and other leaders from the International. Time: 12 pm ET / 11 am CT / 10 am MT / 9 am PT Register at http://ibt.io/UPSstewardsMarch19
Tell your State Legislators to Vote NO on HB 135
03/10/23 - Teamsters Local 89
PUT PUBLIC SAFETY FIRST, SAY NO TO HB 135 KEEP KENTUCKY ROADS SAFE Tell your State Legislators to Vote NO on HB 135 KY AFL-CIO: The jury is still out on the safety of autonomous vehicle technology, also known as driverless vehicles.
Week Ending 3/10/2023
03/10/23 - Teamsters Local 992
  • Why unions matter so much   • Child labor is on the rise   • Rail workers of the world, unite.
TForce Freight Contract Negotiations Update
03/10/23 - Teamsters Local 776
Earlier this week the Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) and TForce Freight exchanged proposals....
Markwayne Mullen Sounds Pretty Anti-Union to Me
03/09/23 - Teamsters Local 570
Mar. 9, 2023 | COMMENTARY | For someone who claims not to be anti-union, Sen. Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.) certainly seems to have it out for the president of the Teamsters. On Wednesday, at a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing, Mullin prefaced a diatribe by averring: “I want to make it very clear, I’m not against unions. I’m not at all.
Markwayne Mullen Sounds Pretty Anti-Union to Me
03/09/23 - Teamsters Local 992
Mar. 9, 2023 | COMMENTARY | For someone who claims not to be anti-union, Sen. Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.) certainly seems to have it out for the president of the Teamsters. On Wednesday, at a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing, Mullin prefaced a diatribe by averring: “I want to make it very clear, I’m not against unions. I’m not at all.
Markwayne Mullen Sounds Pretty Anti-Union to Me
03/09/23 - Teamsters Local 355
Mar. 9, 2023 | COMMENTARY | For someone who claims not to be anti-union, Sen. Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.) certainly seems to have it out for the president of the Teamsters. On Wednesday, at a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing, Mullin prefaced a diatribe by averring: “I want to make it very clear, I’m not against unions. I’m not at all.
BRS and BNSF Sign Sick Day Agreement
03/09/23 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
Current BRS/BNSF represented employees, and new hires, will have four (4) paid sick days and the ability to convert personal leave days to sick days. If a sick day is unused, or if it is denied, then it can be cashed out at the end of the year or transferred to a 401k.  Unused personal days converted to sick days at the end of the year can also be cashed out.
CWA Local 1103 Scholarship Application
03/09/23 - CWA Local 1103
50th Annual – Local 1103 Scholarship Award We are proud to announce the opening of our 50th Annual Local 1103 Scholarship Program.  Since its inception in 1973 the local has awarded cash grants to the sons and daughters of Local 1103 Members in good standing to help enable the continuance of their education.  The eight scholarships are as follows: E.
2023 Vocational & E.C. Hallbeck Scholarship Program(s)
03/09/23 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
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Teamsters General President Sean M. O’Brien Testifies at HELP Committee Hearing
03/09/23 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
Teamsters General President Sean M. O’Brien Testifies at HELP Committee Hearing
Teamsters General President Sean M. O’Brien Testifies at HELP Committee Hearing
03/09/23 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
Teamsters General President Sean M. O’Brien Testifies at HELP Committee Hearing
OSHA 10 Class
03/09/23 - IATSE Local 33
Local 33 will be hosting an OSHA 10 Safety class on April 1st and 2nd beginning at 8am. It will be at the Local office. Please call the front office to sign up for this class. This class is for all people who work through Local 33. This training is very important. In Solidarity, IATE Local 33.
Teamsters General President Sean M. O’Brien Testifies at HELP Committee Hearing
03/09/23 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
Teamsters General President Sean M. O’Brien Testifies at HELP Committee Hearing 2023.03.08 Teamsters Criticize Weak Labor Law Enforcement, Howard Schultz a No-Show Press Contact: Kara Deniz Phone: (202) 497-6610 Email: kdeniz@teamster.org (WASHINGTON) – Today, Teamsters General President Sean M. O’Brien testified at a hearing held by the U.S.
Stagehand Class at Pasadena Civic Auditorium.
03/09/23 - IATSE Local 33
Local 33 is presenting a Stagehand class at the Pasadena Civic Center on Wednesday March 15th, 2023 at 10 am. Please reach out to the office to sign up for the class.
O’Brien Testifies at Senate Hearing on Unlawful Anti-Union Activity
03/08/23 - Teamsters Local 570
Mar. 8, 2023 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | Today, Teamsters General President Sean M. O’Brien testified at a hearing held by the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP).
Forklift & MEWPS (Aerial-Lifts) Certificate Class Coming Up
03/08/23 - IATSE Local 33
Brothers & Sisters IATSE Local 33 is offering a OSHA Forklift & MEWPS (Aerial-Lifts) Certificate class on Monday March 20, 2023 at 7 a.m.  If you would like to attend email your request to:  Training@ia33.
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