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    Short URL Feature in Text Messaging
    10/23/20 - support.unionactive.com
    A new link is now available in the text messaging forms called Create Short URL. The short URL feature lets you convert a long URL to a short one that saved characters in text messages. Click the Create short url link next to the character count box on the text messaging forms. In the pop-up window add in a title.
    OSHA 10 GES for IATSE Locals
    10/23/20 - IATSE Local 33
    Brothers & Sisters: IATSE Local 8 is offering OSHA 10 General Industry Online for FREE to all Members of IATSE and persons on their extra list. This is the IA Internationals OSHA 10 GES Course specifically designed for workers in the Entertainment Industry. We are offering weekly classes thru December 31st. Please Inform your Members.
    Snohomish County Covid Child Care
    10/23/20 - IBEW Local 191
    Snohomish County residents in need of child care should check the resources in the attached PDF.
    Kroger Negotiations Update 19
    10/23/20 - UFCW Local 455
    Your Union met last week with Kroger on 10/15 & 10/16, to resume negotiations. We presented to the company a detailed proposal that would maintain employee-controlled healthcare by merging your South Central Fund with another employee-controlled healthcare fund— UFCW Local 1529-Kroger (Memphis Fund)— for the life of the new contract.
    10/27 - Central MA Case Push and Rally
    10/22/20 - IATSE Local 96
    Brothers and Sisters, This Tuesday, October 27th at 10 a.m., there will be a case push and rally in support of live event workers like ourselves. The event will begin with a case push down the sidewalk from the Palladium to City Hall followed by a rally on the Common, rain or shine. We need to come together in a call for support and action! Register to attend here.
    How to Boost Unions’ Power? Sectoral Bargaining.
    10/22/20 - Teamsters local 570
    Oct. 22, 2020 | LABOR UNIONS | In 1980 about a tenth of work­ers were cov­ered by mul­ti-employ­er agree­ments that set indus­try-wide stan­dards, espe­cial­ly work­ers in steel, auto, truck­ing, con­struc­tion and mining. What hap­pened.
    How to Boost Unions’ Power? Sectoral Bargaining.
    10/22/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    Oct. 22, 2020 | COLLECTIVE BARGAINING | In 1980 about a tenth of work­ers were cov­ered by mul­ti-employ­er agree­ments that set indus­try-wide stan­dards, espe­cial­ly work­ers in steel, auto, truck­ing, con­struc­tion, and mining. What hap­pened.
    How to Boost Unions’ Power? Sectoral Bargaining.
    10/22/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    Oct. 22, 2020 | LABOR UNIONS | In 1980 about a tenth of work­ers were cov­ered by mul­ti-employ­er agree­ments that set indus­try-wide stan­dards, espe­cial­ly work­ers in steel, auto, truck­ing, con­struc­tion and mining. What hap­pened.
    Why Stronger Labor Unions Would Speed Up the U.S. Post-COVID Recovery
    10/22/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    Oct. 22, 2020  | COMMENTARY | Recessions always inflict the most pain on Americans in the middle and lower end of the income distribution range, destroying jobs, eroding wages, and wiping out savings for those working in industries such as construction, manufacturing, hospitality, and retail.
    AMFA Statement: TWU/IAM Scare Tactics and Lobbying
    10/22/20 - AMFA

    October 22, 2020 -- In an effort to scare its membership into remaining members of a poorly run union, the TWU/IAM Association is trying to play up their clout in Washington D.C. while de-emphasizing AMFA’s contributions and their importance to the aircraft mechanic and related maintenance workers’ class and craft. There is no doubt that the IAM and TWU parent organizations spend considerable resources maintaining offices in and around Washington, D.C. They often lobby on behalf of their membership, but how much of that lobbying and money spent is actually for the aircraft mechanic and related?

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    ZOOM Meeting - October 28, 2020 - 5:00 PM
    10/22/20 - Denver Metro Area Local APWU
    Please note that you must be registered on the DMAL website to have access to join the ZOOM Membership Meeting on October 28, 2020!  Register at denverapwu.
    Duty Supervisors
    10/22/20 - CWA Local 2222
    Here is the link if you dont know who the duty supervisor is or cant reach one. This will give you a list of all duty supervisors then just find the one for your area. https://maasouth.verizon.
    Why Stronger Labor Unions Would Speed Up the U.S. Post-COVID Recovery
    10/22/20 - Teamsters Local 888
    Oct. 22, 2020  | COMMENTARY | Recessions always inflict the most pain on Americans in the middle and lower end of the income distribution range, destroying jobs, eroding wages, and wiping out savings for those working in industries such as construction, manufacturing, hospitality, and retail.
    Stagehands & Theatre Workers for Biden - photo shoot invite - tomorrow
    10/21/20 - IATSE Local B4
    Calling on ALL IATSE Political Activists! Notice from Colleen Glynn for an event for tomorrow Thursday, October 22, 2020. The Greater Boston Labor Council is working with 617 Media Group putting together a GET OUT THE NEW ENGLAND LABOR VOTE event.  The event will be live streamed from the Opera House this Sunday.
    Election Day 11/3
    10/21/20 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
    PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU VOTE! EARLY VOTING ENDS 11/2 & THE GENERAL ELECTION DAY IS 11/3
    Real News - October 2020
    10/21/20 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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    Hitting the Books and Sharing Ideas with LACC Instructors
    10/21/20 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
    Hitting the Books and Sharing Ideas with LACC Instructors Shortly after being hired as full-time faculty in noncredit and adult education at City College, former adjuncts Kimberly Guppy (pictured at right) and Martha Clayton (at left) did exactly what you would expect energized and engaged AFT 1521 members to do: They started a book club.
    Presidents Message
    10/21/20 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
    Voting Season In between autumn and winter, we’ve added a new ‘season’ - voting season - which runs October 5 to November 3. And with it come some unexpected problems: unofficial ballot drop-off boxes, conflicting information in the media, unsupported claims in political ads, health risks when voting in person or volunteering to be a poll worker.
    Phone Banking
    10/21/20 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
    Faculty, Students Phonebank for Election Campaign With so much at stake in the upcoming election, AFT 1521 has mobilized its forces to ensure that LACCD faculty, staff, and students get the resources and representation they deserve. Since September, faculty and students have been phone banking and spreading the message about the Colleges We All Deserve (#CollegesWeAllDeserve) campaign.
    Sudden Valley HOA Joins Teamsters
    10/21/20 - Teamsters Local 231
    Employees at Sudden Valley Homeowners Association Vote to Join Teamsters Local 231 A group of 30 employees working for Sudden Valley Homeowners Association have voted to join Teamsters Local 231. The workers, who take care of the grounds, roads, golf course, parks, marina, administration, and accounting voted strongly in favor of becoming Teamsters.
    Did your vote get counted?
    10/21/20 - IATSE Local 33
    This year, millions of Americans will cast their ballots away from polling stations for the first time. Depending on your state, factors such as improperly completed paperwork, having a signature that doesn’t match your driver’s license, or even placing your ballot in the wrong envelope can result in your vote being nullified by election officials.
    Reminder 3rd & 4th Quarter Per Capita Stamps due
    10/21/20 - IATSE Local 33
    Brothers & Sisters: A credit from the International was given to Local 33 for the 2020 2nd Quarter Per Capita stamp of $57.00.  Local 33 passed this credit on to all members, however, your 3rd and 4th Quarter are still due. FYI - If you paid your 2020 membership card in full this credit will be applied to your 2021 membership card.
    From the desk of the B/A: Formulation Committee
    10/21/20 - IATSE Local 33
    Brothers & Sisters: BR Theatre Pagnotta has requested formulation committee for LA Philharmonic at the Disney Concert Hall and Hollywood Bowl. At the request of B/A Pagnotta, President Wright is requesting anyone interested in being on either of these committee's to please send an email to President Wright and cc'd to Business Agent Theatre Pagnotta.
    IBEW- COVID-19 Resources
    10/21/20 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 57
    Stay up to date on the IBEW Corona Virus 19 information.
    51st Annual Scholarship Awards
    10/21/20 - IATSE Local 33
    Sisters, Brothers, Kin — The Trustees of the Richard F. Walsh/Alfred W. Di Tolla/Harold P. Spivak Foundation are accepting applications for ten scholarship awards this year. Each winner of a scholarship will receive a total of $10,000 in scholarship funds which will be paid out at $2,500 per year over a four year period.
    TCSOA Purchases #TCSOCares mask
    10/21/20 - TCSOA
    As you all have seen in the emails that TCSO has ordered masks specially designed to show the TCSO agency patch, as well as the #TCSOCares online hashtag.TCSOA has decided to purchase a mask for each of our members. 
    CAN/BOTTLE DRIVE & EPIC RAFFLE
    10/21/20 - IBEW Local 659
    IBEW Local 659 & PacifiCorp team up for this fundraising event to support the Oregon Burn Center.
    Workers Who Were Laid Off Say They Were Passed Over – for Their Own Jobs
    10/20/20 - Teamsters Local 888
    Oct. 20, 2020 | JOBS | Like millions of Americans who lost their jobs during the pandemic, Jorge Padilla had hoped to work for many more years before the economic meltdown interrupted his plans. But in March, Padilla was laid off from his job as a banquet server in the Las Vegas area and even though his old company has ramped up hiring again, it hasn’t contacted him.
    Why Stronger Labor Unions Would Speed Up the U.S. Post-COVID Recovery
    10/20/20 - Teamsters local 570
    Oct. 20, 2020  | COMMENTARY | Recessions always inflict the most pain on Americans in the middle and lower end of the income distribution range, destroying jobs, eroding wages, and wiping out savings for those working in industries such as construction, manufacturing, hospitality, and retail.
    Why Stronger Labor Unions Would Speed Up the U.S. Post-COVID Recovery
    10/20/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    Oct. 20, 2020  | COMMENTARY | Recessions always inflict the most pain on Americans in the middle and lower end of the income distribution range, destroying jobs, eroding wages, and wiping out savings for those working in industries such as construction, manufacturing, hospitality, and retail.
    Your 2020 Labor Voting Guide
    10/20/20 - Southwest Washington Central Labor Council
    Ballots are arriving in SW Washington mailboxes - it's finally time to  VOTE!!! Still trying to decide who to vote for? These candidates have been endorsed by the Southwest Washington Central Labor Council - our region's voice for working families.
    New Template Update!
    10/20/20 - support.unionactive.com
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    Workers Who Were Laid Off Say They Were Passed Over – for Their Own Jobs
    10/20/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    Oct. 20, 2020 | JOBS | Like millions of Americans who lost their jobs during the pandemic, Jorge Padilla had hoped to work for many more years before the economic meltdown interrupted his plans. But in March, Padilla was laid off from his job as a banquet server in the Las Vegas area and even though his old company has ramped up hiring again, it hasn’t contacted him.
    Webinar Los Alamos Cs-137 event
    10/19/20 - Fairfield County Hazardous Incident Response Team
    Jeffery Semanick from DEEP Radiation felt we may benefit from this presentation. You will have to register to view the presentation.
    MV Transportation
    10/19/20 - Teamsters Local 776
    VICTORY AT MV TRANSPORTATION, LOWELL MA Teamsters Local 776 Business Agent Spencer Dearth joined striking workers from Teamsters Local....
    OSAC Scholarship Opportunity
    10/19/20 - AFSCME Local 2067
    OSAC Scholarship Opportunity Calling all ASFCME members and their families! Office of Student Access and Completion is offering scholarships for AFSCME members and their families. Apply by 2/15/21 and you may win $1k scholarship.
    Rest in Peace Brother Walls
    10/19/20 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of our Brother, Quntrell Walls who worked as a Premises Technician at AT&T.  Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends, and our members. Visitation- Saturday, October 24, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Funeral- 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church 4344 W Madison St., Chicago.
    VOTE!
    10/19/20 - UAW Local 4911
    Service & Skilled Trades Unit Members…VOTE for your new Chairperson Friday, Oct 23, 2020 7:00am-6:00pm at the UAW Offices in the Med Arts building.
    Early Voting
    10/19/20 - IBEW Local 648
    Early voting is underway at the Butler County Board of Elections (1802 Princeton Road, Suite 600 Hamilton, Ohio 45011), and here is a list of their hours up until the day of the election. Week 3: October 19 – October 25 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on each weekday (Monday through Friday) 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 24 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    AMFA Response to the TWU’s Raiding Accusations
    10/19/20 - AMFA

    October 19, 2020 -- As many are aware, the members of unions representing the American Airlines Aircraft Maintenance Technicians (AMTs) are conducting a card drive in an effort to displace the dysfunctional alliance between TWU and IAM with AMFA — a singular craft-specific union that specializes in the representation of mechanic and related personnel. This movement within the union’s membership is a result of ineffective representation by the incumbents. Their grievances with the incumbent dual union compromise are many.

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    CWA Local 7777 Moving Sale
    10/19/20 - CWA Local 7777
    In anticipation of saying ‘Good-Bye’ to the building at 2840 S. Vallejo St. Englewood, CO 80110 we will be holding an ‘in the building’ moving sale on Friday, October 23, Saturday, October 24, and Friday October 30, and Saturday October 31, 2020. It will be for ‘members only’ from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon each day.
    Workers Who Were Laid Off Say They Were Passed Over – for Their Own Jobs
    10/19/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    Oct. 19, 2020 | JOBS | Like millions of Americans who lost their jobs during the pandemic, Jorge Padilla had hoped to work for many more years before the economic meltdown interrupted his plans. But in March, Padilla was laid off from his job as a banquet server in the Las Vegas area and even though his old company has ramped up hiring again, it hasn’t contacted him.
    Workers Who Were Laid Off Say They Were Passed Over – for Their Own Jobs
    10/19/20 - Teamsters local 570
    Oct. 19, 2020 | JOBS | Like millions of Americans who lost their jobs during the pandemic, Jorge Padilla had hoped to work for many more years before the economic meltdown interrupted his plans. But in March, Padilla was laid off from his job as a banquet server in the Las Vegas area and even though his old company has ramped up hiring again, it hasn’t contacted him.
    Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    10/19/20 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
    *WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO WEAR SOMETHING PINK ON WED., 10/21 & THURS., 10/22, IN OBSERVANCE OF BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH.
    ASA Annual Wage Review Discussions - CBA Extension First Year Review
    10/19/20 - AMFA
    October 19, 2020 -- In accordance with the terms outlined in Article 23, Wage Rules, AMFA and Alaska Airlines met via video conference on October 15, 2020, to discuss the first Annual Wage Review of our current Extension Agreement. Both sides examined all data used for the review. We conducted the external review with the data we had, comparing the all-in wage to our primary competitors in accordance with the Agreement.
    2020 AEI Annual Congress Report
    10/19/20 - AMFA
    October 19, 2020 -- Last week AEI held its 48th Annual Congress virtually utilizing the Teams Application due to the realities of the Covid-19 virus that has swept the world. At first there was a plan to have the executive board gather in person and have the delegates from our affiliate unions join an on-line meeting; however, as the date got near and the virus started its fall surge, travel restrictions were raised, and that plan had to be abandoned in favor of an all virtual meeting. The Congress was well coordinated and attended, even with the participants being in various time zones around the globe.
    HELP WANTED
    10/17/20 - South Shore Area Local #3844
    HELP WANTED DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS – Responsibilities – Paid position The Director of Communications shall be responsible for gathering items the writing and publication of the official organ of this local. He/she shall have the right to refuse to print any article or language in any article that he/she deems may be detrimental to the objectives of this local.
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