IBEW Local 557
Serving Gratiot, Saginaw and Tuscola Counties
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    The Year Workers Said ‘No’
    05/16/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    May 17, 2022 | ECONOMY | […] One thing is clear: The culture of work in America changed drastically in the past year. Demand for higher wages, a rise in so-called anti-work attitudes, "slowing up," and a thirst for organizing are just some of the tools workers wielded with mighty force.
    Median CEO Pay Leaps to Record Levels as Workers Strike for Better Wages
    05/16/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    May 16, 2022 | ECONOMY | As workers across the U.S. attempt to unionize and walk off the job over brutal conditions and starvation wages, an analysis released Sunday found that the median pay package of top U.S. CEOs jumped to $14.7 million in 2021 — the sixth consecutive record-breaking year for executive compensation.
    Did You Know? Helpful Tips for Members & Stewards posted every Monday
    05/16/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    May 16, 2022 | UNION RESOURCES | Do you know what a contract campaign is? Do you know why it's important to file a grievance in a timely manner? Are you aware that besides what is in your contract, your workplace may have its own unwritten rules? Every Monday we provide answers to those questions and quick tips to help you learn more about the Local Union and your role in it.
    Membership Meeting
    05/16/22 - CWA Local 2222
    The Membership Meeting for tomorrow May 17, 2022 has been canceled. We are sorry for any inconvenience. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the hall @ 703-256-2200.
    CFT voter guide before filling out your June primary election ballot
    05/16/22 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
    Dear Tina, Ballots are arriving this week across California for the June 7, 2022 primary election, and once again we have the opportunity to support candidates and measures that support our schools and California’s working families. Before you vote, please take a moment to review CFT’s Educators Choice Voter Guide.
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    05/16/22 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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    Railroad Retirement BoardResumes In-Person Service
    05/16/22 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    Effective April 25, 2022, the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) is offering in-person appointments at its nationwide network of 53 field offices. Individuals can schedule appointments by calling the agency’s toll-free telephone number, 1-877-772-5772, and speaking to a representative.
    Valley Union Meeting - May 19th
    05/16/22 - IBEW 280
     The meeting starts at 5:30 pm at the IBEW 280's Training Center, 33309 Hwy 99E, Tangent.
    Week Ending 05/13/2022
    05/13/22 - Teamsters Local 355
      • Teamsters restructure Freight Division   • Target workers are joining the union wave   • What’s your rate of inflation.
    Week Ending 05/13/2022
    05/13/22 - Teamsters Local 570
      • Teamsters restructure Freight Division   • Target workers are joining the union wave   • What’s your rate of inflation.
    Week Ending 05/13/2022
    05/13/22 - Teamsters Local 992
      • Teamsters restructure Freight Division   • Target workers are joining the union wave   • What’s your rate of inflation.
    Why Costco Employee Unions Are Furious, According to Reddit
    05/13/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    May 13, 2022 | WAREHOUSE | Costco has a history of maintaining a strong union culture. According to Bob Cut Magazine, the big box chain currently claims 17,000 employees as part of the teamsters' union.
    2022 Election Candidates
    05/13/22 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
    2022 Election of Officers  If you would like to reach out to any of the candidates, please log in and click on Member Home. You will find a list of the candidates who opted to share their contact information.
    In Our Prayers
    05/13/22 - IAFF local 140
    Assistant Chief Bobby Edwards’ family are requesting the Nashville Fire Department Family keep him in our prayers.  He has been moved to Jubilee Hills Senior Living, 322 Northcreek Blvd, Goodlettsville, TN 37072, Room 2215, and is not doing well.  He’s under hospice care, but visitors are still welcome.
    WWII veteran and civil rights lawyer Johnnie Jones dies
    05/13/22 - UFCW Minority Coalition
    BATON ROUGE, La. — Johnnie A. Jones Sr., a Louisiana civil rights attorney and World War II veteran who was wounded during the D-Day invasion of Normandy, has died. Jones was 102 years old. Jones’ goddaughter, Mada McDonald, told WAFB-TV that Jones died Saturday at the Louisiana War Veterans’ Home in Jackson, Louisiana. Jones was born Nov.
    2022 Seaside Heights St. Patrick's Day Parade
    05/12/22 - Teamsters Local 177
    2022 Seaside Heights St. Patrick's Day Parade Thank you to all those who participated in the Seaside Heights St.Patrick's Day Parade on April 2nd, 2022
    Results of Officer & Retiree Nominations
    05/12/22 - UAW Local 4911
    Remember, our election takes place Thursday, May 19, 2022, at UAW Local 724, 450 Clare St, Lansing MI 48917, 7:00am - 8:00pm.  All UAW members in good standing are eligible to vote.
    No More Union-Busting. It’s Time for Companies to Give Their Workers What They Deserve
    05/12/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    May 12, 2022 | OPINION | This year, workers at Amazon, Starbucks, and other major corporations are winning a wave of union elections, often in the face of long odds and employer resistance.
    Employees Everywhere Are Organizing. Here’s Why It’s Happening Now.
    05/12/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    May 12, 2022 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | […] Between October 2021 and March of this year, union representation petitions filed at the NLRB increased 57% from the same period a year ago, according to recent data from the U.S. National Labor Relations Board. Unfair labor practice charges increased 14% during the same period. These efforts are resonating with the broader public.
    No More Union-Busting. It’s Time for Companies to Give Their Workers What They Deserve
    05/12/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    May 12, 2022 | OPINION | This year, workers at Amazon, Starbucks, and other major corporations are winning a wave of union elections, often in the face of long odds and employer resistance.
    No More Union-Busting. It’s Time for Companies to Give Their Workers What They Deserve
    05/12/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    May 12, 2022 | OPINION | This year, workers at Amazon, Starbucks, and other major corporations are winning a wave of union elections, often in the face of long odds and employer resistance.
    Food Bank Resources for Califorians
    05/12/22 - IATSE Local 33
    A new statewide map of free food resources has been made available to all Californians, please follow the provided link. With the rise of costs throughout the country the LA County Controllers office has put this map together. If you are in need of help or know of any families that need this help please forward this information to them. The page is easy to navigate and a lifeline to many workers in California. In Solidarity, Darrell F. Aranda Recording Secretary.
    Tell The AFL-CIO What's Important To Union Members In 2022
    05/12/22 - Southwest Washington Central Labor Council
    Union members have accomplished a lot for their fellow working people in the past couple of years, but there's still a lot of work to do. Let the AFL-CIO know the issues you and your fellow union members are concerned about
    West Side Golf Tournament
    05/12/22 - IBEW Local 191
    2022 West Side Golf Tournament
    Remembering Our Brother Tim Strutz
    05/11/22 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    We are deeply saddened and mourn the loss of our Friend and Brother Tim Strutz, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 Executive Board Member. Tim was a very caring person and friend to many.  Brother Strutz was a great unionist who served as a Steward since 2004 and as our Unit 6 Executive Board Member since 2012. He was a strong yet calm and instrumental voice who played a pivotal role in the discussions regarding the purchase of our Union Hall in 2021. A purchase which will benefit future generations of IBEW 21 members. Tim’s dedication, dry sense of humor and good spirit and personality will be truly missed. Memorial Gathering Saturday, May 14, 2022, 4:00PM - 6:00PM, Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St. Springfield, IL 62703.
    GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING SUNDAY, May 15
    05/11/22 - Teamsters Local 179
    The Teamsters Local 179 General Membership meeting will be held on Sunday, May 15 at 10:00 a.m. at the Local 179 membership hall located at 990 NE Frontage Road in Joliet. Hope to see you there.
    Saturday Production Update 5-11-22
    05/11/22 - UAW Local 602
    5-11 1:45pm Based on Workplace of Choice survey results and feedback from diagonal slices, we know it is helpful to have an idea about our upcoming production schedule. At LDT, we don’t anticipate any Saturday overtime through the week of June 6 due to temporary part constraints. The previously announced Saturday schedule will be updated and republished.
    Basic & Advanced Estimating Education Courses
    05/11/22 - IBEW 280
    Click on the title above to get to the registration and information page.
    New UnionActive Template - Design #8
    05/10/22 - support.unionactive.com
    We are pleased to announce the release of our next UnionActive template design. Responsive design #8 features a modern layout with several header options including full width hover menus, header background images for each main menu or member resource page, additional layouts for what's new and headline article modules, and much more.
    New UnionActive Template - Design #8
    05/10/22 - support.unionactive.com
    We are pleased to announce the release of our next UnionActive template design. Responsive design #8.
    Press Release: AMFA-Horizon Air Members Vote to Ratify Contract
    05/10/22 - AMFA
    May 10, 2022 -- AMFA-Horizon members made it crystal clear with a 93% majority vote to ratify the tentative agreement at Horizon Air, they believe that this industry-leading agreement is what they deserve for themselves and their families,” said AMFA National President Bret Oestreich.
    Affordable Connectivity Program (Infrastructure bill)
    05/10/22 - CWA Local 3176
    Brothers and Sisters, Here is a video that explains a program that will benefit our members from the infrastructure bill. Also, it explains how the internet is no longer a luxury but a necessity and that development can no longer provide sweetheart contracts.
    Local 162 Mourns the Loss of Gary Miller
    05/10/22 - Teamsters Local 162
    Teamsters Local 162 mourns the loss of Local 162 Benefits Coordinator and Union Representative Gary Miller. Gary Miller was a 34-year Teamster who’s first Teamster job was driving a truck for 7-UP bottling out of Spokane, WA. After relocating to Portland, Gary worked full-time for Schuss Company Wholesale Grocers.
    IBEW Golf Tournament
    05/10/22 - IBEW Local 483
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    AMFA-QX 2nd Tentative Agreement Ratification Referendum Results
    05/10/22 - AMFA
    May 10, 2022-- The votes for the AMFA – Horizon Air (QX) 2nd Tentative Agreement (TA) Ratification Referendum were tallied on May 10, 2022. Votes for this referendum were counted and certified by ElectionBuddy, and the results are as follows...
    Employees Everywhere Are Organizing. Here’s Why It’s Happening Now.
    05/10/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    May 10, 2022 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | […] Between October 2021 and March of this year, union representation petitions filed at the NLRB increased 57% from the same period a year ago, according to recent data from the U.S. National Labor Relations Board. Unfair labor practice charges increased 14% during the same period. These efforts are resonating with the broader public.
    Cedar Point Tickets Available On-Line Only
    05/09/22 - Teamsters Joint Council 41
    Cedar point Tickets are now available On-Line Only!!
    Employees Everywhere Are Organizing. Here’s Why It’s Happening Now.
    05/09/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    May 9, 2022 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | […] Between October 2021 and March of this year, union representation petitions filed at the NLRB increased 57% from the same period a year ago, according to recent data from the U.S. National Labor Relations Board. Unfair labor practice charges increased 14% during the same period. These efforts are resonating with the broader public.
    Open Enrollment for Active & Retired State Employees
    05/09/22 - CSEA SEIU Local 2001
    For state active employees and retirees 64 and under, you are able to make changes to your Anthem health insurance plan and Cigna dental plans.  For retirees 65 and older, you can make changes to your Cigna dental plan only. For all state active employees and retirees, you should receive the Cigna information by mail during the Tuesday, May 10th - Monday, May 16th time period.
    Unfair Labor Practice Strike at Fire King
    05/09/22 - Teamsters Local 89
    In the early hours of Monday morning Teamsters Local 89 members at Fire King began an Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) Strike against their Employer. A ULP charge filed with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) stemmed from the Company attempting to circumvent union leadership and the bargaining committee by issuing a letter filled with factually inaccurate information and half-truths.
    Safe Staffing Rally
    05/09/22 - New Mexico Hospital Workers Union
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    Delayed COP Payment Arb
    05/09/22 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    Please find attached two awards compensating the grievants an extra $5,000.00 each for delayed COP payments and $1,000.00 to the Union. Even though it is an NALC award contains good language on a prevalent problem.
    High Importance-Bulk Mail Tech & Mailing Requirements Clerk Position Qualification MOU Extension
    05/09/22 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
    Bulk Mail and Mailing Requirements Clerk Qualification Position MOU Extended       On May 6, 2022, Clerk Craft Director Lamont Brooks and the Postal Service agreed to extend the MOU, Re: Bulk Mail and Mailing Requirement Clerk Position Qualification. The extension will continue through November 4, 2022.
    National President Letter to Spirit AMTs and Related Employees regarding the NMB Filing and What to Expect Next
    05/07/22 - AMFA
    May 7, 2022-- The Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) is honored to have filed an Application for Investigation of Representation Dispute on your behalf with the National Mediation Board (NMB) on Friday, May 6, 2022. Now that the cards have been filed, we wanted to give you a brief overview of the NMB investigation process and what to expect next.
    Annual Membership Meeting - Friday, May 20, 2022
    05/06/22 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
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    Week Ending 05/06/2022
    05/06/22 - Teamsters Local 570
      • Biden: ‘Union workers are the best’   • Women speak up about harassment in trucking   • Apple store in Maryland third to launch union drive   • Not everything sucks.
    O’Brien: Amazon Must Be Barred From Federal Government Contracts
    05/06/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    May 6, 2022 | POLITICAL/LEGISLATIVE | Teamsters General President Sean M. O’Brien called out Amazon during a Senate hearing today for its anti-worker, anti-union practices and demanded the federal government stop awarding the global behemoth lucrative government contracts.
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