Site Map Icon
RSS Feed icon
 
 
 
July 24, 2014
Upcoming Events
E-Board Meeting
Aug 05, 2014
Laborers 483 Office
Stewards Meeting
Aug 19, 2014
Musicians Hall 325 NE 20th, Portland OR 97232
Shop Stewards Meeting
Aug 19, 2014
325 NE 20th Portland, OR 97232
General Membership Meeting
Aug 19, 2014
Musicians' Hall 325 NE 20th Portland, OR 97232
E-Board Meeting
Sep 02, 2014
Laborers 483 Office

UnionActive Newswire

RSS Feed icon
Current news directly from Union Locals in the US and Canada.
PBS CBT Deadline Extended/Phase 2 Merger CBT Now Available/Register New AA ID on Wings/Company Email Account
07/23/14 - AFA US Airways MEC
In conjunction with Monday's announcement of the new launch date for Preferential Bidding System (PBS) in February of 2015, the PBS CBT deadline has been extended. The PBS CBT must be completed by all Flight Attendants no later than Friday, October 31, 2014.
Memorial Golf Tournament
07/23/14 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
All, The SLPOA has created a Memorial Fund to assist in sending Officers to the National Police Week Memorial in Washington, D.C.  In an effort to fund this, a committee was formed and has elected to host a golf tournament to raise funds.  An article was recently published in the Gendarme detailing the committees plans.
Indiana Labor Endorsed Candidates
07/23/14 - AFSCME Indiana-Kentucky Organizing Committee 962
Today AFSCME 962 announces its labor-endorsed candidates for the 2014 General Election.   The decision of whom to vote for is a personal one. We understand that members have many different issues they care about and multiple factors come into consideration when deciding who will get their vote.
American Muscle and Antique Auto Show - September 13
07/23/14 - Lansing Labor News
Fourth annual American Muscle and Antique Auto Show - September 13   The only show devoted to American-made autos, hosted at Local 652. All proceeds go to the Lansing Labor News to help fund the paper you’re reading now. The show is open to the public and free to attend. It will be in the parking lots of Local 652 and 724 on Clare Street in Lansing.
Stop Right to Work for Less in Missouri
07/23/14 - IBEW local 453
District Shop Election Results
07/23/14 - UAW local 602
What Ifs? The Sad Tale of Darlington Mills
07/23/14 - Teamsters local 570
July 23, 2014 | NLRA | What if your employer threatened to close down your workplace unless the employees voted for the candidates your employer supported? Most people would say that the right to vote is our most precious right and threatening to take away that right must violate the law.
AmazonSmile Program and WFF
07/23/14 - Working Families' Friend
Meeting 7/22/14
07/22/14 - IUE-CWA Local 83761
President Eric Sims called to order the membership meeting today, July 22, 2014. Usual business of the union was discussed as always such as executive board minutes, and the previous meetings minutes. Eric spoke on Jerry Carney’s new role with the international as Job Initiative Coordinator. Congratulations to Jerry on his new role as he tries to help bring good union jobs back.
Union Finds Creative Way To Help Workers
07/22/14 - Teamsters Local 492
UAW Strikes Back: "Local 42" Now In Tennessee VW Plant - May Be Future Of Labor – From Daily Kos The Supreme Court has finally stacked the deck enough that the 20th century paradigm of union organizing can no longer succeed.  To survive the labor movement must change its tactics and turn recent labor rulings to its advantage.
Local #10 Sportsman's Group Live-Lining Charter Trip
07/22/14 - IUEC Local 10
Calling all Fishermen.  The Local #10 Sportsman's Group would like to invite you to join them on a Live-Lining Charter Trip.  This event has a limited number of spots available per trip, so if you are interested, you need to get your form filled out and turned in to reserve your spot.  All spots will be filled on a first come first serve basis.
Is the Employment Situation Really Improving?
07/22/14 - Teamsters local 570
July 22, 2014 | LABOR | Over the past several years, Americans have been told that the labor situation in the U.S. is improving. The evidence used to back this up is the unemployment rate published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which has been declining.
Casey puts forth bill to protect correctional officers
07/22/14 - USP Canaan Local 3003
By James Halpin standardspeaker.com Pennsylvania’s senior senator is seeking a hearing for a bill inspired by the murder of a correctional officer from Nanticoke that would uniformly equip federal correctional officers with pepper spray. In a letter exclusively obtained by The Citizens’ Voice, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey urges the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman, Sen. Patrick J.
Is the Employment Situation Really Improving?
07/22/14 - Teamsters Local 355
July 22, 2014 | LABOR | Over the past several years, Americans have been told that the labor situation in the U.S. is improving. The evidence used to back this up is the unemployment rate published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which has been declining.
Paycheck Fairness Signed by the Governor
07/22/14 - NH AFL-CIO
Statement of New Hampshire AFL-CIO President Mark S. MacKenzie on the signing of the Paycheck Fairness Act, July 22, 2014 Thank you Governor Hassan for your leadership on this important issue.
LU 2200 August Executive Board Meeting scheduled Friday, August 8, 2014
07/22/14 - UAW local 2200
Greetings: The Executive Board of LU 2200 will meet Friday, August 8, 2014 at 6:00 pm for a light meal. The meeting will be called to order at 6:30 pm. As set forth in our bylaws, the Executive Board consists of the LU officers (President, Vice President, Recording Secretary, Financial Secretary/Treasurer, (3) Trustees, Sgt. at Arms and Guide) and the Unit Chairs (APL, POOL and STU).
RESPECT our WORKPLACES
07/22/14 - IATSE Local 22
The letter below was written by Vice President Lauren Rogers at the request of the Chair-President Chuck Clay and with the consent of the Local 22 Executive Board. Although the letter is in response to a specific incident, the information and advice in it can be applied universally. Please read it and heed it for the good of Local 22.
Local #10 2nd Annual Bring Your Own Boat Fishing Challenge and Fish Fry
07/22/14 - IUEC Local 10
This outing is for the whole family.  Local #10's Fishing Challenge and Fish Fry will be held at Virginia's Pohick Bay Regional Park on October 4, 2014.  There is a boat launch fee of $12.  Vehicles without boats have an entry fee of $7.  All fees must be paid in cash at the gatehouse or drop box at time of arrival.
Employees May Decline FMLA
07/22/14 - Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific-National Office
Is the Employment Situation Really Improving?
07/22/14 - Teamsters Local 992
July 22, 2014 | LABOR | Over the past several years, Americans have been told that the labor situation in the U.S. is improving. The evidence used to back this up is the unemployment rate published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which has been declining.
Sound & Communications VOTE
07/22/14 - IBEW Local 191
Monday, July 21, 2014, the Sound and Communications Brothers and Sisters meet in Everett and Wenatchee, to review the proposed contract.  The result was that all members present approved the changes and agree to the new terms. To learn more about the changes, come to the next meeting of the Sound and Communicationjs members. It will be held on Tuesday, August 5th at 6 p.m.
AFT joins 'Don't Buy Staples" Campaign
07/22/14 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
We can't just hit the snooze button - Secretary of Transportation
07/22/14 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
Almost since my first day as Secretary of Transportation, I have been ringing the alarm bell about the looming insolvency of the highway trust fund --the federal source that helps pay for our nation's highways and transit.
Join the United Mine Workers on July 31, 2014
07/22/14 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
The United Mine Workers of America invite you to join us in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Thursday, July 31, 2O14, as thousands of our members protest regulations proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that would destroy our nation's coal industry and coal-related jobs while effectively doing nothing to address the issue of climate change.
Teamsters Ratify New Pipeline Agreement
07/22/14 - Teamsters Local 179
WASHINGTON – An overwhelming majority of Teamster local unions that represent pipeline construction workers in the United States voted in favor of a new three-year contract, the Teamsters Union announced today. The contract covers about 4,000 Teamsters. To read the full story from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters website, click here:  http://teamster.
WSF 2015-17 TA'd Proposals Ratification Vote
07/22/14 - Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific-National Office
CAR SHOW COMING UP! SEE FLYER ATTACHED
07/22/14 - Teamsters Local 455
Stand Together
07/22/14 - Local 328, Oregon AFSCME Council 75
by Todd Flannery AFSCME 328 Shop StewardI am in my 5th year of employment and AFSCME membership. Beginning in July we will be voting for our new bargaining team for the upcoming 2015 negotiations. My thoughts are that this is going to be a long and difficult negotiation period after observing that OHSU wants more givebacks and employee cost reductions.
Take Action To Bring Jobs Back To The USA
07/22/14 - Teamsters Local 492
Did you know that U.S. companies can currently receive a tax deduction for certain relocation costs when they move jobs overseas? At a time when the nation’s unemployment rate is still too high, why are we rewarding companies for shipping our jobs out of the country? It doesn’t make any sense.
New PBS Implementation Timeline
07/21/14 - AFA US Airways MEC
Based on feedback from the PBS Training Specialists and our members, the Joint Implementation Resolution Committee (JIRC) in consultation with company managers and US Airways IT have decided to revise the timeline for the implementation of PBS.  The new timeline will launch PBS with the February 2015 bid month. “Live” PBS bidding will therefore commence in January 2015.
Mechanics, Fleet Service Clerks, others Approve New Contracts with US Airways
07/21/14 - TWU Local 513
UPDATE: Here’s the press release from the IAM: The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) today announced that approximately 11,000 maintenance training specialist, fleet service and mechanic and related employees approved new contracts by 96, 86 and 67 percent respectively at the “new” American Airlines.
Poker Run This Weekend!
07/21/14 - INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS LOCAL 159
Above is the design for the t-shirts for the First Annual Local 159 Poker Run. All funds raised will benefit Toys-4-Tots. Visit our Facebook event for more information or call the hall! All modes of transportation welcome to participate! $20/person.
2014 Purchase of Leave Program
07/21/14 - AFSCME Local 1360 Akron City Employees
.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March Scheduled For WaterSaver Corporation
07/21/14 - Teamsters Local 743
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Workers Marching to Illinois Department of Human Rights to File Discrimination, Harassment Class Complaint Against WaterSaver Faucet Rally to be held at WaterSaver Faucet Co., on Monday, July 28, 2014 at 3:30pm, with a March to ILDHR to Follow.
Peace Officer PTSD Legislative Task Force 2nd Meeting Scheduled for 07-31-14
07/21/14 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
The second meeting of the Colorado Legislative Task Force on Peace Officer PTSD will be held at the State Capitol. The meeting will begin on Thursday, July 31st, at 1:00 PM, and will be conducted in one of the House Committee Rooms (room number to be determined). The House meeting rooms are located next to the elevators in the basement level of the State Capitol.
Port Drivers Take on Low Wages in an Industry Built on A Lie
07/21/14 - Teamsters local 570
July 21, 2014 | WAR ON WORKERS | Port drivers aren't independent contractors: they're employees of companies that pay them too little for long hours, with no benefits or worker protections. It's a David and Goliath story, only in this case there are 120 Davids taking on a hidden Goliath in an industry that every day touches everyone who is reading this in hundreds of ways.
Port Drivers Take on Low Wages in an Industry Built on A Lie
07/21/14 - Teamsters Local 355
July 21, 2014 | WAR ON WORKERS | Port drivers aren't independent contractors: they're employees of companies that pay them too little for long hours, with no benefits or worker protections. It's a David and Goliath story, only in this case there are 120 Davids taking on a hidden Goliath in an industry that every day touches everyone who is reading this in hundreds of ways.
Member2Member
07/21/14 - IBEW Local 483
So popular we've added another Member2Member Training Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 5:15 p.m. Dinner will be provided.
July 17, 2014 Front Page
07/21/14 - Kansas City Labor Beacon Newspaper
TEAMSTERS DAY AT PETCO PARK
07/21/14 - Teamsters Local 542
The San Diego Padres are playing Los Angeles Dodgers and Teamsters Local 542 will be there. Saturday, August 30th, 2014 at 5:40 p.m. the San Diego Padres will be playing against their life long rivals at PETCO Park and you can be part of the excitement! Teamsters Local 542 has an offer for its members by offering tickets which includes admission, hot dog & drink for $10.00 ea ticket (a $24.
Download our mobile app!
07/21/14 - Oregon AFSCME Council 75
Teresa Hensley Fundraiser
07/21/14 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
.
Headlines Provided By:

UnionActive.com - Website Content Management System with Powerful Communication Tools for Union Website's, 100% Union Made in the USA.

GrievTrac.com - Online Grievance Tracking Software, 100% Union Made in the USA.

Unions-America.com - Union Website Design, Union Website Hosting, 100% Union Made in the USA.

Profirefighter.com - IAFF Website Design, IAFF Website Hosting, 100% Union Made in the USA.

IAFFWebDesign.com - IAFF Web Design, Specifically for IAFF Local Website's, 100% Union Made in the USA.

Metro Contract Comparison – Metro’s Proposals Just Don’t Add Up!

Metro's proposals don't live up to its core values and leave Metro workers loosing ground!  It's time Metro invest in their staff.
Download: Metrosidebyside.pdf , Metrosidebyside.pdf

Silverton Workers Win Contract Fight!

Congrats to Silverton workers for sticking with the fight and winning!!! After a work site action targeted at their most recent bargaining session today workers in the City of Silverton win a TA they can say YES to! In addition to fighting off take-aways like moving the city off of wage cuts, Silverton workers won very healthy wage increases for those determined to be "undermarket.

Election Results Are In

ELECTION RESULTS ARE IN: Business Manager: Erica Askin President: Wesley Buchholz Vice President: Kassey Diaz Secretary/Treasurer: Ben Nelson Recording Secretary: Jennie Bert E Board At- Large: Scott Gibson and Kevin Stampflee District Council Delegate: Farrell Richartz Sergeant-at-arms: Will Tucker Auditors: Tom Henn


Newsletter Sign-up
Sign-up for newsletter & email updates
Important Links
Visit www.liuna.org/Home/tabid/36/Default.aspx!
DCTU CONTRACT
FIGHT FOR 15$
Portland Jobs with Justice
Oregon BOLI
City Of Portland
COP Administrative Rules
Portland Parks & Recreation
METRO
Port of Portland
PDX
NW Labor Press
 
 
Laborers' Local 483
Copyright © 2014, All Rights Reserved.
Powered By UnionActive™
Visit Unions-America.com!

Top of Page image