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    NEIEP Classes
    04/06/20 - IUEC LOCAL 21
    NEIEP has updated their website with the following message. As soon as more details are released, I will let you know. Thank you for your continued patience and cooperation. ~Renée Sitton, Hall Secretary & NEIEP Part Time Administrator~ Thank you for your patience as NEIEP developed a plan to adapt to the evolving global crisis. Here is some info on how the semester will move forward.
    *UPDATE* From the Forum
    04/06/20 - IATSE Local 33
    Hello All, The Forum will be sending out checks next week but they will be less then you received before. Please "ASAP" contact them by this Thursday April 9th to opt out of payment if you wish to. Please contact them at StaffServicesTeam@msg.com<mailto:StaffServicesTeam@msg.com> or call 1-212-465-6255. Again please contact them by Thursday April 9th.
    April Meetings
    04/06/20 - IBEW Local 768
    Sisters and Brothers, I hope this message finds each of you and your love ones safe and doing well. To protect you and your loved ones due to the current situation with COVID-19 and special dispensation from our International Vice President Jerry Bellah, Local 768 will not hold any of its Unit meetings during the month of April. The offices are still closed to foot trafic as well.
    LA County Fed sponsored Food Bank Drive-Thru for our IA members
    04/06/20 - IATSE Local 33
    Dear Brothers, Sisters, & Kin, On April 8, 2020, the IA West Coast Office will be hosting a LA County Fed sponsored Food Bank Drive-Thru for our IA members. To gauge the level of need from your members, we are asking you to PLEASE reach out to your members and get back to Ron Garcia (Email) with your responses.  Volunteers will be placing the prepackaged bags in the cars as they “drive through” the parking garage. No one will have to get out of their cars. When:  Wednesday, April 8, 2020. 10am-2pm Location: 2210 W. Olive Ave Burbank CA 91506 Apart. But Not Alone. In Solidarity, Ron Garcia International Representative IATSE West Coast Office rgarcia@iatse.net
    Updates from Dispatch Office
    04/06/20 - IBEW Local 6
    Please read the updated roll call changes effective 3-25-2020 at IMPORTANT LINKS - NEW: Online Dispatch Office Top right hand side of the HOME page:---------------> https://ibew6.org/index.cfm?zone=/unionactive/form_page.
    CANCELLED***April 11 Membership Meeting
    04/06/20 - Teamster Local Union No. 886
    ********CANCELLED******* THE GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING SCHEDULED FOR THIS SATURDAY, APRIL 11 HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE ONGOING COVID 19 VIRUS. WE WILL STOP THE MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS FROM HERE FORWARD UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. PLEASE TAKE ALL PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT YOURSELF AND YOUR FAMILY. CALL THE HALL WITH ANY QUESTIONS (405) 947-2333.
    Still working
    04/06/20 - IUEC Local 10
    Elaine and I continue to work from Elaines home.  If you should need something from either one of us, please send a email to Elaine.  Her email is here, on the site, under Officers and Staff.  We have one laptop and continue to keep the system updated with all information.
    All April Unit Meetings Cancaled
    04/05/20 - IBEW 396
    Brothers and Sister, As we continue to monitor the latest news about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) we want to reassure you that we are proactively taking the necessary steps to protect our members, employees, and the community as much as possible. Local 396 is committed to managing this event with the least amount of disruption to our members and staff as possible.
    COVID-19 In Plain Language
    04/05/20 - Teamsters Local Union No. 91
    COVID-19 Resources
    04/05/20 - Pennsylvania Federation BMWED-IBT
    The BMWED has compiled a list of COVID-19 resources on this page for ease and organization. We understand that things are stressful and endeavored to make it simpler to find helpful and important information.
    After Filing for Unemplyment You must Certify WEEKLY
    04/03/20 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 194
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    Unemployment Insurance
    04/03/20 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 194
    If you filed for unemployment benefits, Weekly Certification starts at 12am (Saturday night at midnight) through Sunday. If you opened your first claim this week, you'll be able to complete your Weekly Certification on Sunday.
    $1200 Economic Impact Checks
    04/03/20 - IATSE Local 488
    Updated information as I understand it right now for when you might receive your direct payment of $1,200 from the COVID-19 relief package, and what you may need to do in order to receive it.
    IBEW 21 Mourns the Loss of Brother Michael Andel
    04/03/20 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    After courageously battling his illness, we are deeply saddened and mourn the loss of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 21 Chief Steward, our Brother Michael Andel. After hearing of our Brother’s passing, Local 21 President - Business Manager Paul Wright said, “Mike was a friend and a loyal, trusted, and passionate fighter for all of us in Local 21. He became a Union Steward at the age of 23 and I was proud to appoint Mike as a Chief Steward. Mike rose to the occasion and always carried that same passion and energy while doing his job despite his personal battle right on through the last few weeks of his life.” Our thoughts and prayers are with our Brother's family, friends and coworkers. A celebration of Mike’s life will be held at a later date
    COVID-19 Worker Benefits Guidebook
    04/03/20 - Teamsters Local 264
    To all our Teamsters members, attached you will find a worker benefits guidebook from WNYCOSH. This document explains the different benefits that may be available to you and the qualifications for each.  We hope you all remain safe and healthy during this outbreak.
    IATSE NATIONAL HEALTH & WELFARE FUND COVERAGE RELIEF
    04/03/20 - IATSE Local 488
    In recognition of the impact of Covid 19 on our members he Board of Trustees of the IATSE National Health & Welfare Fund makes HUGE changes to provide continued health coverage during this crisis. Coverage will be provided for plan participants through the 3rd Quarter (end of September, 2020)!!! Also information is in the attachment for obtaining health insurance off you don't qualify for the IATSE NBF.
    2020 Rescheduled National Convention Notice
    04/03/20 - AMFA
    April 3, 2020 -- In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the National Executive Council (NEC) issued an Emergency Order to postpone the 2020 National Convention. We are now pleased to announce the 2020 National Convention will convene on September 14, 2020, at the New York New York Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
    ACT MSPB Representation Policy 2020
    04/03/20 - Association of Civilian Technicians
    Please see attached concerning members rights to MSPB representation by our legal team.
    Now is the time for infrastructure investment
    04/03/20 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
    Long before anyone gave much thought to a viral pandemic or contemplated 20% unemployment rates or seriously considered passing along a $600 boost to unemployment checks or bailing out the airline industry, experts were fretting about the state of U.S. public infrastructure — all those roads and bridges, pipes and wires, runways and transit systems that keep the economy moving.
    COVID-19 Updated Unemployment Info & Job Loss Surveys
    04/03/20 - IATSE Local 488
    Updated Unemployment Information from the Employment Departments in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. Important updates on pay for crew of CHAD and Crazy For You: Do Not Claim This Money As Income On Unemployment (See details by following link to full article).
    Maryland’s Stay-at-Home Order: 10 Common Questions
    04/03/20 - Teamsters Local 888
    Apr. 2, 2020 | COVID-19 |  Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan issued a stay-at-home order Monday to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Although the order largely didn’t change anything since the Republican governor had already ordered severe restrictions that closed schools, colleges, sit-down restaurants, malls, casinos, gyms, theaters and nonessential businesses.
    Hoffa: Lawmakers Must Prioritize Safety of All Essential Workers
    04/03/20 - Teamsters Local 888
    Apr. 1, 2020 | SAFETY & HEALTH |  Our country is currently facing unprecedented uncertainty due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. It is not only threatening our health but our wallets as well. Many workers are rightfully worried about the future. There are no easy answers.
    Today, Equal Pay Day, There Are 11 Things You Must Know
    04/03/20 - Teamsters Local 888
    Apr. 1, 2020 | WAGES |  Equal Pay Day calls attention to the persistent moral and economic injustice working women face. For a woman to earn as much as a man, she has to work a full year, plus more than a hundred extra days, all the way to April 10. The problem is even worse for women of color, LGBTQ women and part-time workers.
    Amazon, Instacart Workers Strike Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
    04/03/20 - Teamsters Local 888
    Mar. 31, 2020  | HEALTH |  As much of the country is under “shelter in place” orders to help flatten the curve, Amazon, Instacart and Whole Foods’ employees’ safety is in jeopardy. And many of them walked off the job yesterday to pressure the companies to step-up protections and pay.
    National Director's March 2020 Update
    04/02/20 - AMFA
    April 2, 2020 -- The month of March has been a whirlwind of changes for our nation. We now have positive cases of the COVID-19 amongst our membership and many remain in self-quarantine to help to prevent the spread of this virus. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all who have contracted and who have been affected by COVID-19.
    Verizon Dispatch Q&A
    04/02/20 - CWA Local 2222
    Effective Date: 03.30.2020 Last Update: 03.30.2020 DISPATCH Q &A: Q: If the customer has service with another provider and wants to switch to Verizon, can we place the order if the customer is eligible for self-install? A: No, we suggest that the customer calls us back at a later time.
    Verizon PPE Supplies
    04/02/20 - CWA Local 2222
    Supplies for Chad Tompson's area, are slowly coming in. Verizon is reporting what has come in from the last two weeks. Below is the list for supplies that have come in.
    Family First Act
    04/02/20 - Iowa Postal Workers Union
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    Dean Foods Bankruptcy Update April 2 2020 Spanish
    04/02/20 - Teamsters Local 455
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    Dean Foods Bankruptcy Update April 2 2020 English
    04/02/20 - Teamsters Local 455
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    ATTENTION MEMBERS
    04/02/20 - IBEW Local 100
    The Fresno Office will only be open for dispatch on Friday, April 3rd. The office will be closed after dispatch and will re-open on Monday, April 6th.
    AMFA – QX ASAP ERC Representatives Election Results
    04/02/20 - AMFA
    April 2, 2020 -- In March 2020, AMFA National called for nominations to fill the positions of Primary and Alternate AMFA – Horizon Air (QX) Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) Event Review Committee (ERC) Representative. Horizon Air members of Local 14 were allowed to submit names in nomination for these positions. Following the close of the Willingness to Serve process of this election, there is only one candidate for each position...
    Congrats Mike!
    04/02/20 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
    Congratulations to our very own Mike Consolino on winning the election for the GCC/IBT General Board Central Region. We need strong leadership that we can all depend! Mike will make sure we are represented professionally, and our voice will be heard. We would like to thank all the members who took the time to vote.
    Covid-19 and Unemployment Benefits
    04/02/20 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
    As we are all aware our Country and State are suffering a Virus Pandemic and as a result many of our brothers and sisters have been laid off due to lack of work. Unfortunately, many companies financially are not able to keep their employees working.
    Maryland’s Stay-at-Home Order: 10 Common Questions
    04/02/20 - Teamsters local 570
    Apr. 2, 2020 | COVID-19 |  Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan issued a stay-at-home order Monday to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Although the order largely didn’t change anything since the Republican governor had already ordered severe restrictions that closed schools, colleges, sit-down restaurants, malls, casinos, gyms, theaters and nonessential businesses.
    Maryland’s Stay-at-Home Order: 10 Common Questions
    04/02/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    Apr. 2, 2020 | COVID-19 |  Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan issued a stay-at-home order Monday to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Although the order largely didn’t change anything since the Republican governor had already ordered severe restrictions that closed schools, colleges, sit-down restaurants, malls, casinos, gyms, theaters and nonessential businesses.
    IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT
    04/02/20 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
    *IMPORTANT* A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT   During this difficult and challenging time I have instructed all Business Agents to reach out to each and every member to see if you need anything work related or on a personal basis.
    KNOW YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT (FFCRA OR ACT)
    04/02/20 - Teamsters Local 179
    For additional information, go to the U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division:  https://www.dol.
    NEW TeamCare App
    04/02/20 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
    NEW …. MYTEAMCARE APP To assist Local Unions and our members, we’re happy to announce the launch of the new MyTeamCare app.  The app is a new way to find the benefits information you need. With the app, the features of our website are at your fingertips anytime, anywhere.
    April Union Meeting
    04/02/20 - IUEC Local 10
    Dear Brothers and Sisters, We have cancelled the Union Meeting for April 9, 2020.  For those who were to be inducted at the April meeting, we will reschedule for the May meeting. Stay safe and stay healthy.
    Web pages you may need
    04/02/20 - IUEC Local 10
    The BA's have asked me to post several helpful websites that you may need. Instructions for Partial Claimants/Virginia Employment Commission - www.vec.virginia.gov https://www.iuec.org/index.php/iuec-safety-stand-down-2020/ www.mdunemployment.com https://www.dropbox.
    Swire Coca Cola Contract Negotiations Update
    04/02/20 - Teamsters Local 162
    While the unprecedented global pandemic continues, your Union continues to negotiate with your Employer to reach a total tentative contract agreement worthy of our recommendation and your vote.  Negotiations began the week of March 2nd when there had only been a few confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Oregon.
    Maryland’s Stay-at-Home Order: 10 Common Questions
    04/02/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    Apr. 2, 2020 | COVID-19 |  Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan issued a stay-at-home order Monday to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Although the order largely didn’t change anything since the Republican governor had already ordered severe restrictions that closed schools, colleges, sit-down restaurants, malls, casinos, gyms, theaters and nonessential businesses.
    COVID 19 Pandemic Scenarios and Benefits Available
    04/02/20 - Teamsters Local 455
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    Dean Foods Bankruptcy Update
    04/02/20 - Teamsters Local 455
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    A Colorado Tenant’s Guide to COVID-19
    04/02/20 - CWA Local 7777
    A Colorado Tenant’s Guide to COVID-19 (Last updated: April 1, 2020, 9:57AM) COVID-19 has had an unprecedented impact on our state economy. Tens of thousands of Coloradoans have lost their jobs since early March with additional lay-offs and furloughs expected in the weeks and months ahead.
    Trump NLRB cancels union representation elections
    04/02/20 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
    On March 31, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a rule making it harder for workers to win and keep a union. At the same time, the Trump NLRB has suspended all union elections, including mail ballot elections.
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