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PARSEC, INC. SOCIAL DISTANCING JOB FAIR FEBRUARY 9TH AND 10TH
01/27/21 - Teamsters Local 179
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Verizon Health Assessment
01/27/21 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
This is a reminder that Verizon members need to retake the Health assessment to earn the $100 premium reduction for 2021.  We have continued to request Verizon to postpone it for 2021 but they have not agreed. They have agreed to extend the time period to the end of February 2021.
calendar
01/27/21 - IBEW Local 291
Purchase your Union Sportsmen's Alliance calendar now for a chance at the two guns a week giveaway. Limited quantities available. $35 each at the Union Hall. https://unionsportsmen.
The Share of The Workforce Represented by Unions Increased Last Year
01/27/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Jan. 27, 2021 | UNIONS | The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports the rate of union membership was up in 2020, bucking the downward trend in previous years. After decades of declining unionization, in the middle of a pandemic, “the share of the workforce that’s represented by a union jumped up, from 11.6 percent to 12.
Verizon Stock Together Program
01/27/21 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
As part of the Stock Together program, employees are required to activate their Fidelity brokerage account. Verizon has sent reminders to employees. The accounts are required in order to view the Stock Together award and receive and access payments once the awards vests.  Employees must activate before March 9, 2021  If you haven’t done so already, go to www.
The Share of The Workforce Represented by Unions Increased Last Year
01/27/21 - Teamsters Local 992
Jan. 27, 2021 | UNIONS | The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports the rate of union membership was up in 2020, bucking the downward trend in previous years. After decades of declining unionization, in the middle of a pandemic, “the share of the workforce that’s represented by a union jumped up, from 11.6 percent to 12.
New Hoodies have arrived
01/27/21 - IUEC Local 10
Just for those interested, the new Hoodies have arrived at the Union Hall.  We have 2 new designs.  We have also received the zip up sweat jackets as well.  You may stop by the Union Hall to purchase one, if you would like, but you MUST wear a mask when entering the Union Hall building.
Seniority Vacancy
01/27/21 - IATSE Local 33
Dear Brothers & Sisters: The Local 33 Seniority Committee has ONE VACANCY on the Committee for a member in GROUP FOUR (4).  The Responsibility of the Seniorty Committee is to meet at least once a month and to govern and administer the seniority procedures as set forth in Local 33's Constitution and Bylaws.
Biden Signs ‘Buy American’ Order, Pledges to Renew U.S. Manufacturing
01/26/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Jan. 26, 2021 | JOBS | President Joe Biden vowed on Monday to leverage the purchasing power of the U.S. government, the world’s biggest single buyer of goods and services, to strengthen domestic manufacturing and create markets for new technologies.
“What I Want for Me, I Want for You…”
01/26/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Jan. 26, 2021 | STRIKES | The 1,400 [Teamster] workers at Hunts Point Market [New York City], the largest produce distribution market in the country, went on strike the night of Sunday, January 17. They walked out of the warehouse to win a better contract after risking their lives as essential workers since the beginning of the pandemic.
Biden Signs ‘Buy American’ Order, Pledges to Renew U.S. Manufacturing
01/26/21 - Teamsters Local 888
Jan. 26, 2021 | ECONOMY | President Joe Biden vowed on Monday to leverage the purchasing power of the U.S. government, the world’s biggest single buyer of goods and services, to strengthen domestic manufacturing and create markets for new technologies.
“What I Want for Me, I Want for You…”
01/25/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Jan. 25, 2021 | STRIKES | The 1,400 [Teamster] workers at Hunts Point Market [New York City], the largest produce distribution market in the country, went on strike the night of Sunday, January 17. They walked out of the warehouse to win a better contract after risking their lives as essential workers since the beginning of the pandemic.
UPS Freight Sale
01/25/21 - Teamsters Local 776
UPS has announced the sale of UPS Freight to TFI International, Inc. Full....
James R. Hoffa Scholarship
01/25/21 - Teamsters Local Union No. 91
Teamsters Local Union No. 91 reminds all Members and their families about the James R. Hoffa Scholarship Fund.  The Scholarship Fund is available to our Members and their families while pursuing their educational goals.  Local 91 encourages our Members to explore the possibilities.
Blood Drive at the Westside Regional Command Center
01/25/21 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association encourages its members to participate in a blood drive being held by Vitalant at the Westside Regional Command Center on Friday, January 29, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The blood drive will take place in Vitalant's Blood Mobile.
UPS Freight-TFI Purchase
01/25/21 - Teamsters Local 492
1/25/2021 - UPS Freight-TFI Purchase Please see below the following information that was received today from UPS Freight. As you may know, UPS Freight has entered into an agreement by which TForce Freight, Inc. (an affiliate of TFI International Inc.
WorkBrain CHANGES!
01/25/21 - TWU Local 513
Today is the implementation day for WorkBrain; Please get educated with how WorkBrain operates, and check your schedule daily, this is your salary! Workbrain pays to the minute, If you clock out 3 minutes early, the company will NOT pay for those 3 minutes.
THE ANN GALLAGHER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR 2021
01/24/21 - IBEW Local 191
Your son or daughter could get a scholarship.
Kroger Negotiations Update 29
01/23/21 - UFCW Local 455
We want to provide you with some health and safety news. After meeting with Kroger on January 21st to continue contract negotiations, Kroger informed us— only after we asked about whether any Kroger workers have died due to this exploding pandemic— that two Houston Kroger workers have in fact died and one worker was recently in the ICU due to COVID.
Weekly News Wrap-Up: 1/22/2021
01/22/21 - Teamsters Local 355
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Biden Tells OSHA to Issue New Covid-19 Guidance to Employers
01/22/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Jan. 22, 2021 | SAFETY & HEALTH | President Biden directed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Thursday to release new guidance to employers on protecting workers from Covid-19. In one of 10 executive orders that he signed Thursday, the president asked the agency to step up enforcement of existing rules to help stop the spread of the coronavirus in the workplace….
School Bus, Transit Workers Are High Priority for Covid-19 Vaccine
01/22/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Jan. 22, 2021  | “The vaccination of frontline workers is essential to their protection and the protection of the public at-large,” said Rick Middleton, Secretary-Treasurer of Teamsters Local 572 and Director of the Teamsters Passenger Transportation Division in a statement issued today.
Biden Tells OSHA to Issue New Covid-19 Guidance to Employers
01/22/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Jan. 22, 2021 | HEALTH & SAFETY | President Biden directed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Thursday to release new guidance to employers on protecting workers from Covid-19.
Biden Tells OSHA to Issue New Covid-19 Guidance to Employers
01/22/21 - Teamsters Local 992
Jan. 22, 2021 | SAFETY & HEALTH | President Biden directed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Thursday to release new guidance to employers on protecting workers from Covid-19. In one of 10 executive orders that he signed Thursday, the president asked the agency to step up enforcement of existing rules to help stop the spread of the coronavirus in the workplace….
Pay Dates For Orange Mobility Contract Extension
01/22/21 - CWA Local 2222
Hi Everyone - Below are the dates that Mobility employees in the Orange CBA will see the 2.5% GWI negotiated with the Orange extension: Orange GWI of 2.5% is effective 2/13/2021     Pay period cycle of 1/31/2021 to 2/13/2021  If an employee works on 2/13/2021 they will have a 2.
Frontier Work From Home Renewal
01/22/21 - CWA Local 2222
January 21, 2021 Lee Perry Administrative Director, CWA District 2-13 Re: COVID-19 Work At Home-Fourth Renewal Dear Lee, As a result of the current COVID-19 outbreak, through the end of April 2021, certain eligible employees shall be entitled to work at home on a voluntary basis.
Verizon Covid Administrative Changes
01/22/21 - CWA Local 2222
Subject: COVID Administrative Changes   ? Ed:  Below are administrative changes I referenced last week.  These changes will be fully implemented by Monday 1/25.  Please let me know if you have any questions.  Thanks!    1, Shorten 72 hour lookback on symptoms to 48 hours in the Return to Office tool (RTO).
Verizon Work At Home Renewal
01/22/21 - CWA Local 2222
January 11, 2021 Mr. Mike Davis Administrative Director CWA District 2-13 230 S. Broad Street, Floor 19 Philadelphia, PA 19102 Re: COVID-19 Work At Home –Renewal Dear Mike, Thomas J.
Support UNM Graduate Workers Right to Organize
01/22/21 - New Mexico Hospital Workers Union
Thanks for signing the petition. Now, can you spread the word to keep up our momentum? Click here to share this petition on Facebook. Click here to share this petition on Twitter. Or you can send your friends this link: https://actionnetwork.org/petitions/sign-the-petition-unm-should-recognize-graduate-workers-right-to-unionize.
Coordinated Bargaining Coalition
01/22/21 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
January 22, 2021 — The Rail Unions comprising the Coordinated Bargaining Coalition (CBC), negotiating together in the current round of National Negotiations, have issued the following statement:

The CBC and the nation’s Rail Carriers first met concerning the November 1, 2019, Section 6 Notices in January 2020.
Verizon Home Garaging and Working From Home Agreements Extended
01/22/21 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
The working from home agreement between CWA and Verizon has been extended to April 30, 2021. The garaging from home agreement has been extended as well until February 28, 2021.
Hoffa: President Biden Takes Correct Step in Firing NLRB General Counsel
01/22/21 - Teamsters Local 888
Jan. 21, 2021 | NLRB | "The Teamsters were pleased to see President Joe Biden wasted little time in terminating the NLRB’s general counsel, an anti-union attorney who chose not to honor the traditional protocol of submitting his resignation to the incoming Biden administration. U.S. workers deserve to have an NLRB that will give them a fair shake.
Teamsters Pressure Democrats Ahead of Inauguration
01/22/21 - Teamsters Local 888
Jan. 19, 2021 | U.S. LABOR | The 1.4-million-member International Brotherhood of Teamsters is hoping to remind Biden — and the Democratic leaders now in control of Congress — of the union’s priorities. It plans to launch a grassroots “Build Back Stronger” campaign today to push for seven pages of policy changes that organized labor has been seeking for years.
Solidarity at DHL
01/21/21 - Teamsters Local 776
On Friday January 15, 2021, Local 776 President Ed Thompson responded to a request from Teamsters Local 107....
Work at Home / Home Garaging extensions
01/21/21 - CWA Local 1123
Verizon Members: Work at Home extended through 4/30/2021! Home Garaging extended through 2/28/2021! Please check out the Contracts/ Loa's section for the new extensions.
Office Closure
01/21/21 - IBEW Local 551
Our office is currently not open for walk ins.  All communication is by phone, email, and text.  To assure that you will receive all notices please keep your address, email, and phone number up to date.  To update you can go to "Contact Us" on this website.
Trump Labor Board Counsel Fired After Resisting Biden's Call for Resignation
01/21/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Jan. 21, 2021 | NLRB | National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Peter Robb, a Trump appointee, has been fired after refusing a request from President Joe Biden to step down from his post. Biden had asked for Robb's resignation Wednesday afternoon, shortly after the new president's inauguration, according to a White House spokesperson.
Trumka: Marty Walsh Will Be an Exceptional Labor Secretary
01/21/21 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
Statement from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on President-elect Joe Biden’s nomination of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh for secretary of labor:
 
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh will be an exceptional labor secretary for the same reason he was an outstanding mayor: he carried the tools.
Trump Labor Board Counsel Fired After Resisting Biden's Call for Resignation
01/21/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Jan. 21, 2021 | NLRB | National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Peter Robb, a Trump appointee, has been fired after refusing a request from President Joe Biden to step down from his post. Biden had asked for Robb's resignation Wednesday afternoon, shortly after the new president's inauguration, according to a White House spokesperson.
Teamsters Statement on Cancelation of Keystone XL Pipeline
01/21/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Jan. 21, 2021 | The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa on the issuance of an executive order by President Biden canceling the completion of construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, which will affect 8,000 union jobs and members’ retirement and health benefits.
Virginia Elevator Mechanic License
01/21/21 - IUEC Local 10
Just a reminder for all mechanics working in the State of Virginia.  I have just been told, by two different inspection companies, that the State of Virginia will soon be requiring that they put your Virginia Mechanics License number on all inspection forms.  This means anyone, doing elevator work, will need to have a Virginia License in their pocket when doing finals or annuals.
Trump Labor Board Counsel Fired
01/21/21 - Teamsters Local 992
Jan. 21, 2021 | NLRB | National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Peter Robb, a Trump appointee, has been fired after refusing a request from President Joe Biden to step down from his post. Biden had asked for Robb's resignation Wednesday afternoon, shortly after the new president's inauguration, according to a White House spokesperson.
El Paso Police Department Is Hiring
01/21/21 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Trainee. This recruitment is for police trainees for an upcoming Police Academy class. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this position will close once a preset number of qualified applications are received.
IBT Nomination Meeting Results
01/21/21 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
IBT Nomination Meeting Results Click here to download and post at jobsite.
Current Local 32 Elections
01/20/21 - AMFA Local 32
Local 32 Current Nominations and Elections
Western Washington MLA Survey
01/20/21 - IUOE 302
Attention Members: The Western WA MLA survey was recently mailed to all affected members for feedback and priority development.  We ask that you be on the look-out for this and please fill it out and return as soon as possible.
AFSCME Strong Week
01/20/21 - AFSCME Local 2067
AFSCME Strong week is almost here! AFSCME Strong week occurs during bargaining this year so we will be celebrating with short in person and virtual bargaining briefings. Together, we are strong. We are strongest when we are informed.
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EMS Continuing Education
Need a little continuing education? Greene Memorial Hospital is now offering con-ed classes online. Each class will provide you with 1 hour of con-ed. You must first register to use the site. A great opportunity to get additional CEU's.
Check Your EMS Certification
Not sure when your Fire/EMS certifications expire? You can check right here. You will need to have either your SSN# or your certification number available.

According to the OAPFF, they are experiencing problems with non-members acquiring our OAPFF/IAFF license plates. The OAPFF is currently working on a more secure process for our members to obtain the OAPFF license plate, in the interim, requests for the documents that are required to obtain the Professional Firefighter license plate should be made through the Local President. We hope the members understand that this is simply a step in ensuring the law enforcement community, the public as well as our membership that those who choose to display the IAFF license plate are truly Ohio's Professional Firefighters.
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