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We Are Not On Strike.....Yet
08/02/15 - CWA Local 2222
At this time, your bargaining team has decided that working without a contract is the strongest tactic we have. We can decide to strike at any time. The key issues on the table remain job security, health care, retirement security, contracting out and offshoring of jobs. There are several reasons why your union leadership has made this decision: .
The Fight Goes On
08/02/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
THE FIGHT AT VERIZON GOES ON Statement to Members: After considering all of our options, your leadership has decided not to go on strike at midnight tonight, even though we have not yet reached a contract agreement. The two sides remain far apart.
Passing of Mike Conway's Mother
08/02/15 - IATSE Local 96
Fellow brothers and sisters sad news of the passing of Mike Conway's mother.
NOT YET.....
08/02/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
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Statement To The Members
08/01/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
Statement to Members After considering all of our options, your leadership has decided not to go on strike at midnight tonight, even though we have not yet reached a contract agreement. The two sides remain far apart.
MISSING FAMILY MEMBER
08/01/15 - AFGE 3rd District
AFGE Local 304 President, Cheryl Weiner's daughter Tracy Neville was last seen on July 18, 2015 in Philadelphia, PA.  She has not been heard from since.  Please keep Cheryl's family and her daughter in your thoughts and prayers.  Anyone knowing anything about her whereabouts are asked to call the Philadelphia Police Department. http://blog.phillypolice.
Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Report # 22
08/01/15 - CWA Local 2222
August 1, 2015 7PM The Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Committee has yet to hear from the Company today. As the contract expiration approaches your bargaining team remains ready to meet with the Company to bargain. Instead of focusing on negotiating a new agreement before expiration, Verizon has spent every resource available to mislead the public and intimidate employees over the last month.
Saturday 8pm
08/01/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
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Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Report #22 August 1, 2015
08/01/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Report # 22 August 1, 2015 7PM The Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Committee has yet to hear from the Company today. As the contract expiration approaches your bargaining team remains ready to meet with the Company to bargain.
We Are Working Without A Contract
08/01/15 - CWA Local 1111
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WE ARE NOT ON STRIKE
08/01/15 - CWA Local 2222
Statement to Members After considering all of our options, your leadership has decided not to go on strike at midnight tonight, even though we have not yet reached a contract agreement. The two sides remain far apart.
Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Report # 21
08/01/15 - CWA Local 2222
July 31, 2015 The company and the Union met today at both the Regional and Local tables. At the Regional table the Union withdrew a proposal regarding corporate web access. The Union also passed a proposal to extend all MOU, MOA’s and Stipulation agreements. An additional information request was presented by the Union.
#STANDUP2VZ
08/01/15 - CWA Local 2222
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Tick Tock
08/01/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
TICK TOCK Regional Bargaining Report # 26 July 31, 2015 CWA DISTRICT 1 NY/NE     CWA District 1, IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Bargaining Committees resumed negotiations with Verizon today at the Rye Town Hilton in Rye, NY.
What Happens Now?
08/01/15 - CWA Local 1111
OUR CONTRACT HAS EXPIRED How will it work? You will continue to work. You will still earn a paycheck. The company cannot change your wages or working conditions. All benefits, including health care, will remain in effect. The grievance procedure continues, but arbitration probably will not. You have the legal right to participate in “concerted activity.
Bargaining Report #27
08/01/15 - CWA Local 1111
Regional Bargaining Report # 27 August 1, 2015 11:59 p.m. CWA DISTRICT 1 NY/NE  Statement to Members After considering all of our options, your leadership has decided not to go on strike at midnight tonight, even though we have not yet reached a contract agreement. The two sides remain far apart.
Regional Bargaining Report #27 NO STRIKE
08/01/15 - CWA Local 1103
President's Message Bargaining Update Saturday, August 1- 11:59 pm.
August 1, 2015 6PM Update
08/01/15 - CWA Local 1111
CWA Local 1111  Saturday August 1, 6 PM Brothers and Sisters the Union is still waiting for the company to respond to our comprehensive proposal. Stay in touch with this tape for updates.
No News is ? News
08/01/15 - CWA Local 2222
There have been three seperate conference calls today between your bargaining teams and Local Presidents.  From these calls it has become apparent that Verizon is not and will not bargain in good faith.  No one at the tables representing Verizon seems to have the authority to bargain anything.
Bargaining Press Release
08/01/15 - CWA Local 1111
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We're Not On Strike
08/01/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
Bargaining Update
08/01/15 - CWA Local 2222
We are two hours away from the expiration of our contract with Verizon and we have made no progress today.  In fact, the bargainng committees did not even meet today.  As soon as Chris Shelton, our National President makes any call about how we will respond, it will be posted here.
How We Can Win a Fair Contract
08/01/15 - CWA Local 2222
How we can win a fair contract.  (excuse the language)
NO STRIKE
08/01/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
  Regional Bargaining Report # 27 August 1, 2015 11:59 p.m. CWA DISTRICT 1 NY/NE Statement to Members   After considering all of our options, your leadership has decided not to go on strike at midnight tonight, even though we have not yet reached a contract agreement.   The two sides remain far apart.
NO STRIKE
08/01/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
Regional Bargaining Report # 27 August 1, 2015 11:59 p.m. CWA DISTRICT 1 NY/NE Statement to Members   After considering all of our options, your leadership has decided not to go on strike at midnight tonight, even though we have not yet reached a contract agreement.   The two sides remain far apart.
Regional Bargaining Report # 27
08/01/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 1107
Regional Bargaining Report # 27 August 1, 2015 11:59 p.m. CWA DISTRICT 1 NY/NE Statement to Members After considering all of our options, your leadership has decided not to go on strike at midnight tonight, even though we have not yet reached a contract agreement. The two sides remain far apart.
Letter From VP Mooney
07/31/15 - CWA Local 2222
Recent Letters of Agreement Update. St Lucie County School District Only
07/31/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 3181
Below, click on the Letter of Agreement of your choice.
Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Report #21 Friday July 31, 2015
07/31/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
Mid-Atlantic Bargaining Report # 21 July 31, 2015 The company and the Union met today at both the Regional and Local tables. At the Regional table the Union withdrew a proposal regarding corporate web access. The Union also passed a proposal to extend all MOU, MOA’s and Stipulation agreements. An additional information request was presented by the Union.
1 Day
07/31/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
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STRONGER FOREVER
07/31/15 - Teamsters Local 87
WCTPT APPOINTMENT SCHEDULE FOURTH WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT PLEASE CONTACT THE LOCAL (661) 327-8594.
Vz Bargaining Report #26
07/31/15 - CWA Local 1111
Regional Bargaining Report # 26 July 31, 2015 CWA DISTRICT 1 NY/NE CWA District 1, IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Bargaining Committees resumed negotiations with Verizon today at the Rye Town Hilton in Rye, NY.
New Information Line Number
07/31/15 - CWA Local 2222
After three long days of canceled orders and broken promises from Verizon, our Local now has a new number for our information tape.  The information tape will be used to keep our members informed regarding important events.   The new number  is 703 750-5444 and is available 24/7.
Potomac Bargaining Report # 7
07/31/15 - CWA Local 2222
July 30, 2015 The Potomac Local Bargaining committee has met with the company multiple times since our last Local report. Today, we again reminded the Company we have outstanding requests for information since early July.
In Case You Missed It
07/31/15 - Teamsters Local 888
  • How American is that American product?   • Lives at stake if TPP means meds prices rise.   • Fair Food Program expands to Giant.   • Union elections sped up under new labor rule.   • DOL decision could mean the end of wage theft...   • ATA says long-term outlook for trucking in the US is rosy.
NO CONTRACT YET, VERIZON STRIKE WATCH!
07/31/15 - CWA Local 1103
On June 22, 2015 the first day of bargaining for the Verizon contract  CWA Local 1103 hosted the 1st Day of Bargaining Rally in Port Chester with a March that began from Horgan Hall to the Rye Town Hilton.  Saturday Aug 1st CWA Local 1103 will once again be the host for our Verizon Contract STRIKE WATCH at  Horgan Hall 6pm-Midnight.
Regional Bargaining Report # 25
07/31/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 1107
Regional Bargaining Report # 25 CWA District 1 NY/NE Thursday July 30, 2015  CWA District 1/IBEW Local 2213 and IBEW New England Regional Bargaining Committees met with the Company today at the Rye Town Hilton in Rye, New York.
Arnot Ogden Tentative Agreement
07/31/15 - CWA Local 1111
The Arnot Ogden CWA Membership has voted down the Tentative agreement. We are reaching out to the company now and will probably have information sometime Monday August 3rd. If you did not receive an email please sign up as a member of our webpage to stay current on the situation. Thank You to all who voted, we need you side by side with the Bargaining Committee. United We Stand, Divided We Fall.
Lowell McAdams joining the Movement
07/31/15 - Communications Workers of America Local 2336
In Case You Missed It
07/31/15 - Teamsters local 570
  • How American is that American product?   • Lives at stake if TPP means meds prices rise.   • Fair Food Program expands to Giant.   • Union elections sped up under new labor rule.   • DOL decision could mean the end of wage theft...   • ATA says long-term outlook for trucking in the US is rosy.
UPSer Mike Mackey 40 Years
07/31/15 - Teamsters Local 492
Congratulations to UPS Teamster Mike Mackey, who retired today from UPS after 40 years of service! Brother Mike started at UPS in 1975 as a loader and worked at the very first building which was located a Bellamah & Rio Grande. He was part time for 10 months then took a driving route that encompassed a large portion of the city; from Central & Loams to Louisiana & the Foothills.
ATD DIRECTOR DRUMMOND-PREFUNDING MATCH UPDATE
07/31/15 - TWU Local 568
In Case You Missed It
07/31/15 - Teamsters Local 355
  • How American is that American product?   • Lives at stake if TPP means meds prices rise.   • Fair Food Program expands to Giant.   • Union elections sped up under new labor rule.   • DOL decision could mean the end of wage theft...   • ATA says long-term outlook for trucking in the US is rosy.
Local 724 75th Anniversary Celebration
07/31/15 - Lansing Labor News
On July 25, Local 724 held a celebration in honor of the 75th year of their charter. The amalgamated UAW Local has seen many changes over the decades, including the waning of the once thriving forging industry in Lansing. But 724 is still alive and kicking! Shown here is the exceedingly game Local President Dean Poggiali, all set for his shift in the dunk tank.
Kentucky Center for Economic Policy: What the Research Says about “Right-to-Work” Laws, Employment and Wages
07/31/15 - AFSCME Indiana-Kentucky Organizing Committee 962
By: Anna Baumann, Kentucky Center for Economic Policy As several Kentucky counties have passed or are considering local “right to work” (RTW) laws, serious research calls the benefits of such laws into question.
In Case You Missed It
07/31/15 - Teamsters Local 992
  • How American is that American product?   • Lives at stake if TPP means meds prices rise.   • Fair Food Program expands to Giant.   • Union elections sped up under new labor rule.   • DOL decision could mean the end of wage theft...   • ATA says long-term outlook for trucking in the US is rosy.
JC 80 SCHOLARSHIP
07/31/15 - Teamsters Local 577
WE WOULD LIKE TO CONGRATULATE BAILEY DYER, DAUGHTER OF BROTHER BRENT DYER OF UPS-ABILENE, ON HER ACCOMPLISHMENTS. BAILEY IS THE RECIPIENT OF A $1,000.
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