IBEW Local 557
Serving Gratiot, Saginaw and Tuscola Counties
  • May 25, 2024
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    Week Ending 05/24/2024
    05/24/24 - Teamsters Local 355
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    UAW Files Objections Against Mercedes Benz
    05/24/24 - Teamsters Local 355
    May 24, 2024 | LEGAL | As expected, following the United Auto Workers’ (UAW) surprising defeat last week at Mercedes Benz in Alabama, where 56% of Mercedes’ workers voted against unionizing, the UAW has filed objections to the election, accusing Mercedes management of “wanton lawlessness.
    Sad News
    05/24/24 - IBEW Local 659
    John Hall Purkis was born March 2, 1958 to Cyril and Helen Purkis. He went home to be with his Savior on January 24, 2024. A memorial service is planned for May 25, 2024 at 10:30 at Ashland Christian Fellowship, 50 Hersey St, Ashland, Oregon. John was blessed by God to be able to work at an occupation he loved.
    UAW Files Objections Against Mercedes Benz
    05/24/24 - Teamsters Local 992
    May 24, 2024 | LEGAL | As expected, following the United Auto Workers’ (UAW) surprising defeat last week at Mercedes Benz in Alabama, where 56% of Mercedes’ workers voted against unionizing, the UAW has filed objections to the election, accusing Mercedes management of “wanton lawlessness.
    Happy Memorial Day!
    05/24/24 - Teamsters Local 776
    On behalf of the Officers, Business Agents, staff, and myself, I would like to wish everyone a happy and safe...
    Update
    05/24/24 - CWA Local 1103
    We have been informed by the Munroe family that they have found Violet Munroe.  No further details have been provided.  We have been asked to take down the original post and the family has expressed their sincere gratitude.
    Why Corporations Choose Lawlessness to Fight Unions
    05/23/24 - Teamsters Local 355
    May 23, 2024 | JUSTICE | Workers in Towson, Maryland, have earned the distinction of becoming the first Apple retail workers in the nation to vote to strike over failed union negotiations with their employer. The approximately 100 Apple workers were also the first in the nation to successfully form a union.
    Why Corporations Choose Lawlessness to Fight Unions
    05/23/24 - Teamsters Local 992
    May 23, 2024 | JUSTICE | Workers in Towson, Maryland, have earned the distinction of becoming the first Apple retail workers in the nation to vote to strike over failed union negotiations with their employer. The approximately 100 Apple workers were also the first in the nation to successfully form a union.
    Local 776 Scholarship Finalists
    05/23/24 - Teamsters Local 776
    Teamsters Local 776 is proud to announce our scholarship finalists for 2024:
    Limited Energy Negotiation Update
    05/22/24 - IBEW Local 191
    IBEW Local 191 and NECA have agreed to a new 4 year Limited Energy contract with a $15.00 raise. The raise will be broken down as follows. year 1 - $4.50 year 2 - $3.50 year 3 - $3.50 year 4 - $3.50 All Limited Energy members are encouraged to attend the next Limited Energy meeting to vote on ratifying the contract and the wage allocation.
    Assistant to Training Director Wanted
    05/22/24 - IBEW Local 648
    Local 648 JATC is hiring an assistant to the Training Director.
    Congress Introduces Legislation to Protect Call Center Workers
    05/21/24 - CWA Local 1123
    May 16, 2024 Last week, the United States Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act was introduced in both the U.S. House and Senate. The bill has been strongly endorsed by CWA for protecting call center workers from seeing their jobs offshored and for protecting American consumers whose data could be at risk under the control of foreign companies and governments.
    Just a Reminder...
    05/20/24 - Teamsters Local 776
    Are you planning on attending the Local 776 Family Picnic at Knoebels this year? Friday, May...
    TEACHERS NEEDED
    05/20/24 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 57
    Western Wyoming Community College is looking to fill several positions within our Manufacturing and Industrial Technology department. Full-time and Part-time positions are needed.  Below are the positions as well as the link to apply that we NEED to fill prior to Fall 2024 starting.  Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
    This Isn’t the End for Mercedes Workers’ Union Fight
    05/20/24 - Teamsters Local 355
    May 20, 2024 | ORGANIZING | A no-holds-barred campaign by Mercedes management convinced a majority of workers at its Alabama factory complex to vote against forming a union.
    ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT LOCAL UNION 659 IBEW
    05/20/24 - IBEW Local 659
    Local Union No. 659 of the IBEW is a well-established Labor Union in Medford.  We are seeking a full-time (40-hours/week) Administrative Assistant team member who is experienced in an office setting, bilingual preferred, but not required. To apply please submit your cover letter and resume to ibew@ibew659.org no later than 5:00 p.m. Friday, May 31, 2024.
    This Isn’t the End for Mercedes Workers’ Union Fight
    05/20/24 - Teamsters Local 992
    May 20, 2024 | ORGANIZING | A no-holds-barred campaign by Mercedes management convinced a majority of workers at its Alabama factory complex to vote against forming a union.
    Holiday Closure
    05/20/24 - IBEW Local 125
    Members are encouraged to plan their business accordingly due to closures.  The Union Hall will be closed from noon on Friday, May 24th - Monday, May 27th in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday.
    IMPORTANT UPS FEEDER NOTICE
    05/20/24 - Teamsters Local 162
    Attention Local 162 UPS Feeder Drivers. Please review the following voting notice mailed to UPS Local 162 Feeder Drivers and the Tentative Agreements for UPS Feeder Drivers. Scroll the PDF below, or click on the attachment to view files.
    Big Labor’s Communications Playbook
    05/17/24 - Teamsters Local 355
    May 18, 2024 | LABOR UNIONS | Support for labor unions grew in 2023, with workers voting to unionize 83% of the time, according to the National Labor Relations Board. The success is due in part to an intentional overhaul of their communication strategies, union organizers told Axios.
    Big Labor’s Communications Playbook
    05/17/24 - Teamsters Local 992
    May 18, 2024 | LABOR UNIONS | Support for labor unions grew in 2023, with workers voting to unionize 83% of the time, according to the National Labor Relations Board. The success is due in part to an intentional overhaul of their communication strategies, union organizers told Axios.
    MEETING NOTICE
    05/17/24 - QUEENS AREA LOCAL 1022 AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION
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    Rock Island Golf Tournament
    05/17/24 - IBEW Local 191
    IBEW Local 191 Rock Island Golf Tournament Saturday, August 10th, 2024 https://form.jotform.
    Avalon Golf Tournament 2024
    05/17/24 - IBEW Local 191
    IBEW Local 191 Avalon Golf Tournament Saturday, July 20th, 2024  https://form.jotform.
    AMFA – SWA ASAP ERC and OLR Representatives Election Notice
    05/17/24 - AMFA Local 32
    AMFA – SWA ASAP ERC and OLR Representatives Election Notice AMFA National is conducting an election for the positions of AMFA–Southwest Airlines (SWA) Primary Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) Event Review Committee (ERC) Representative and Primary Outsourcing Liaison Representative.
    AMFA-SCA Negotiations Update #12
    05/16/24 - AMFA
    May 16, 2024 -- The parties met in Minneapolis for a three-day mediated session April 30-May 2. This was our first session in mediation under the National Mediation Board (“NMB”).
    AMFA-Spirit Negotiations Update #9
    05/16/24 - AMFA
    May 16, 2024 -- The parties met in Fort Lauderdale for a three-day mediated session the week of May 7 - May 9. This was the first session in mediation under the jurisdiction of the National Mediation Board (NMB).
    Teamsters Denounce Molson Coors at Shareholder Meeting
    05/16/24 - Teamsters Local 355
    May 16, 2024 | STRIKES | Teamsters General Secretary-Treasurer Fred Zuckerman, along with rank-and-file Teamsters from across the U.S., demanded that Molson Coors negotiate a fair contract and end the strike in Fort Worth, Texas, at the company’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Golden, Colo.
    Tickets Available!! AquaSox 5/16-5/26
    05/16/24 - IBEW Local 191
    Contact office at 425-259-3195 or email amber@ibew191.com  Each game has 4 tickets and a parking pass.
    Midwest Organizing Conference
    05/16/24 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
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    Unions, Lawmakers Protest Boeing Firefighter Lockout
    05/16/24 - Teamsters Local 992
    May 16, 2024 | LOCKOUTS | Union leaders and U.S. lawmakers on Monday criticized Boeing's lockout of its unionized firefighters and urged the planemaker to reach a contract deal. Earlier this month, Boeing locked out about 130 members of the International Association of Fire Fighters Local I-66 who rejected two contract offers - a move that last week drew the concern of President Joe Biden.
    Out of State Transfers
    05/15/24 - UAW Local 602
    Lansing Delta Township Layoff info for NEW TRANSFERS from out of State. You will be required to file your own Unemployment claim in the State you previously worked. You must file the claim in the week in which you are laid off. Tennessee https://www.tn.gov/jobs4tn 877-813-0950 Texas https://www.twc.texas.gov/ 800-939-6631 Indiana https://www.in.
    Local 648 Blood Drive
    05/15/24 - IBEW Local 648
    The 1st Annual Local 648 Blood Drive will be held at the hall on Saturday, June 1st, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. To schedule your appointment, please visit www.Hoxworth.org/groups/ibew648 or call Hoxworth at 513-451-0910 and mention A85. Appointments are strongly encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. This event is open to the public.
    Local 648 Blood Drive
    05/15/24 - IBEW Local 648
    The 1st Annual Local 648 Blood Drive will be held at the hall on Saturday, June 1st, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. To schedule your appointment, please visit www.Hoxworth.org/groups/ibew648 or call Hoxworth at 513-451-0910 and mention A85. Appointments are strongly encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. This event is open to the public.
    National President Update - March and April 2024
    05/15/24 - AMFA
    May 15, 2024 -- Since the beginning of the year, the National Officers have been working to “right-size” the industry by securing your careers and our craft/trade. Although those securities are provided in your collective bargaining agreements, we continue to see many challenges in the industry, including problematic oversight in the aircraft manufacturing industry.
    JFK CLERICAL BIDS MAY 2024
    05/15/24 - QUEENS AREA LOCAL 1022 AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION
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    May Meeting Notice
    05/14/24 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
    The May Meetings will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at the Argosy Casino, located at 777 NW Argosy Casino Parkway, Riverside, MO 64151. E-Board Meeting at 4:00 PM and Delegate Meeting at 5:00 PM in the Cordoba Room, located on the 2nd Floor of the Casino.
    Towson Apple Store Workers Are Ready to Strike
    05/13/24 - Teamsters Local 355
    May 13, 2024 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Two years after organizing the first union at an Apple retail store, workers in Towson are preparing to take another unprecedented step: Becoming the first to go on strike against Apple.
    Towson Apple Store Workers Are Ready to Strike
    05/13/24 - Teamsters Local 992
    May 13, 2024 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Two years after organizing the first union at an Apple retail store, workers in Towson are preparing to take another unprecedented step: Becoming the first to go on strike against Apple.
    Teamsters Summer Picnic
    05/13/24 - Teamsters Local 264
    We're excited to announce our 19th annual summer picnic!  Please RSVP by July first to Vicki or Maura at (716) 668-8007 x 110.
    County PA Agreement Reached
    05/13/24 - Saint Louis Police Officers Association
    SLPOA is happy to announce that we have successfully negotiated a contract for our members in the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.  This agreement covers Attorney I, Attorney II, Attorney III, Investigators, and the Assistant Chief Investigator.  An online vote was held last week which resulted in a unanimous ratification of the contract.
    Teamsters Voluntary Income Protection Plus (VIP+) Plan
    05/13/24 - Teamsters Local Union No. 104
    The Teamsters Voluntary Income Protection Plus (VIP+) Plan is comprised of three separate insurance benefits designed to provide you and your families with crucial financial security if you cannot work due to injury, illness, scheduled surgery, or death. Benefit options include Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, and Life Insurance with AD&D (Includes Spouse and Children coverage options). All benefit options are voluntary, meaning if you want to be covered you must act by enrolling in the benefit options you desire. Enrolling in these important benefits only takes a few minutes. Visit https://teamstersvip.com/ to find more information or sign up. All coverages are guaranteed approved. That means no medical tests or questionnaires to enroll, and you cannot be denied coverage
    2023-2024 Scholarship Season Closed
    05/13/24 - Teamsters Local 162
    The Teamsters Local 162 Legacy of Leadership Scholarship Fund is closed for the 2023-2024 school year.  All applications were due to the Local 162 office by last Friday, May 10th. After applications are reviewed, award recipients will be mailed an acceptance letter no later than Monday, May 20th.  Thank you to all who applied.
    General Membership Meeting
    05/13/24 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
    CWA QUARTERLY LOCAL MEETING THURSDAY May 16, 2024 6:00 P.M.
    AMFA-WJA Negotiations Update #15
    05/11/24 - AMFA
    May 11, 2024 -- Throughout the week of March 25, 2024, the parties engaged in continued telephonic negotiations and Zoom conferences in an attempt to regain momentum in a process that has stalled.
    2024 California Teamsters Hispanic Caucus Scholarship Applications NOW AVAILABLE
    05/10/24 - Teamsters Local 492
    The California Teamsters Hispanic Caucus is proud to offer its 2024 Scholarship.  The California Teamsters Hispanic Caucus Scholarship digital fill-in form application can be downloaded by Clicking the "read more" button, or a paper copy can be picked up in person at the Union Hall.  The instructions, requirements, and deadline to submit the application are detailed on the application form.
    Week Ending 05/10/2024
    05/10/24 - Teamsters Local 355
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