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    TEAMSTER RALLY
    04/19/14 - Teamsters Local 449
    Please join our Rally on April 22, 2014 in support of all our Brothers and Sisters employed at Rural Metro Medical Services.  Bus transportation will be provided to city hall and back, meet at our Union hall prior to 9am, Buses will be leaving at 9am.
    In Case You Missed It
    04/18/14 - Teamsters local 570
      • Minimum wage, maximum outrage.   • Lost Labor: Images of vanished American workers.   • 50 things to do this spring.   • Postal union fights USPS 'big step toward privatization'.   • 50 years of the Ford Mustang.   • Dept. of Labor's weekly newsletters provide DOL news updates.
    In Case You Missed It
    04/18/14 - Teamsters Local 355
      • Minimum wage, maximum outrage.   • Lost Labor: Images of vanished American workers.   • 50 things to do this spring.   • Postal union fights USPS 'big step toward privatization'.   • 50 years of the Ford Mustang.   • Dept. of Labor's weekly newsletters provide DOL news updates.
    The Economic Culture War Over the Minimum Wage
    04/18/14 - Teamsters local 570
    April 18, 2014  | ECONOMY | With the national debate over the minimum wage likely to intensify into 2014, Oklahoma governor Mary Fallin has signed a law passed by the Oklahoma legislature that would forbid any municipality in the state from passing its own law setting the minimum wage higher than $7.25.
    The Economic Culture War Over the Minimum Wage
    04/18/14 - Teamsters Local 355
    April 18, 2014  | ECONOMY | With the national debate over the minimum wage likely to intensify into 2014, Oklahoma governor Mary Fallin has signed a law passed by the Oklahoma legislature that would forbid any municipality in the state from passing its own law setting the minimum wage higher than $7.25.
    In Case You Missed It
    04/18/14 - Teamsters Local 992
      • Minimum wage, maximum outrage.   • Lost Labor: Images of vanished American workers.   • 50 things to do this spring.   • Postal union fights USPS 'big step toward privatization'.   • 50 years of the Ford Mustang.   • Dept. of Labor's weekly newsletters provide DOL news updates.
    The Economic Culture War Over the Minimum Wage
    04/18/14 - Teamsters Local 992
    April 18, 2014  | ECONOMY | With the national debate over the minimum wage likely to intensify into 2014, Oklahoma governor Mary Fallin has signed a law passed by the Oklahoma legislature that would forbid any municipality in the state from passing its own law setting the minimum wage higher than $7.25.
    Teamsters Ohio DRIVE Endorsements
    04/17/14 - Teamsters Joint Council 41
    TEAMSTERS OHIO D.R.I.V.E.
    The Way We Treat Workers Won't Work
    04/17/14 - Teamsters local 570
    April 17, 2014  | WORKERS' RIGHTS | Societies have come up with justifications for peonage, slavery and child labor, all of which seem unjustifiable to most people today. Those conditions still exist, of course, but sometimes people like us, who benefit from cheap labor, choose not to look too closely at the origin of our clothing or gadgets, in order not to feel complicit.
    The Way We Treat Workers Won't Work
    04/17/14 - Teamsters Local 355
    April 17, 2014  | WORKERS' RIGHTS | Societies have come up with justifications for peonage, slavery and child labor, all of which seem unjustifiable to most people today. Those conditions still exist, of course, but sometimes people like us, who benefit from cheap labor, choose not to look too closely at the origin of our clothing or gadgets, in order not to feel complicit.
    Baltimore Hospital Workers Strike for Low-Paid Workers
    04/16/14 - Teamsters local 570
    April 16, 2014 | SOLIDARITY | Healthcare workers of 1199-SEIU United Workers East struck the Johns Hopkins Hospital for threes days last week. With over 2,000 workers in the unit, the picket line in front of the hospital’s main entrance had from 700 to 1,200 picketers during the day shift picket duty.
    Manufacturing is Doing Great — But Not for Workers.
    04/16/14 - Teamsters local 570
    April 16, 2014 | JOBS | There’s been a lot triumphalism around manufacturing over the past few years. Publication after publication has written about the rise of “insourcing” and “re-shoring,” or bringing back production that long ago had gone overseas.
    Baltimore Hospital Workers Strike for Low-Paid Workers
    04/16/14 - Teamsters Local 355
    April 16, 2014 | SOLIDARITY | Healthcare workers of 1199-SEIU United Workers East struck the Johns Hopkins Hospital for threes days last week. With over 2,000 workers in the unit, the picket line in front of the hospital’s main entrance had from 700 to 1,200 picketers during the day shift picket duty.
    Manufacturing is Doing Great — But Not for Workers
    04/16/14 - Teamsters Local 355
    April 16, 2014 | JOBS | There’s been a lot triumphalism around manufacturing over the past few years. Publication after publication has written about the rise of “insourcing” and “re-shoring,” or bringing back production that long ago had gone overseas.
    Pension Concerns...
    04/16/14 - Teamsters Local 249
    Members who are interested in expressing your pension concerns, below are the addresses to use!  These committees will be comprising the new rules as the Pension Protection Act sunsets in 2014.  Attached is a sample letter to use!! U.S.
    Baltimore Hospital Workers Strike for Low-Paid Workers
    04/16/14 - Teamsters Local 992
    April 16, 2014 | SOLIDARITY | Healthcare workers of 1199-SEIU United Workers East struck the Johns Hopkins Hospital for threes days last week. With over 2,000 workers in the unit, the picket line in front of the hospital’s main entrance had from 700 to 1,200 picketers during the day shift picket duty.
    Manufacturing is Doing Great — But Not for Workers.
    04/16/14 - Teamsters Local 992
    April 16, 2014 | JOBS | There’s been a lot triumphalism around manufacturing over the past few years. Publication after publication has written about the rise of “insourcing” and “re-shoring,” or bringing back production that long ago had gone overseas.
    Teamsters JC37 Announces Endorsements
    04/16/14 - Teamsters Local 162
    The Joint Council of Teamsters No. 37 Political Screening Committee has announced its endorsements of political candidates in the 2014 primary elections in Oregon.  Candidates are screened and endorsed on the basis of their voting records and positions on issues in the workplace that are important to the Teamsters, our members and their families.
    UPS Louisville Air Rider Voted Down
    04/15/14 - Teamsters Local 264
    The UPS Louisville Air Rider was voted down, 185 to 2,804.
    CEO–to–Worker Pay Ratio is 331:1
    04/15/14 - Teamsters Local 355
    April 15, 2014  | WAR ON WORKERS | High-paid CEOs of low-wage employers are fueling the growing economic inequality. In 2013, CEOs of the Standard & Poor's  (S&P) 500 Index companies received, on average, $11.7 million in total compensation, according to the AFL-CIO's analysis of available data from 350 companies.
    CEO–to–Worker Pay Ratio is 331:1
    04/15/14 - Teamsters local 570
    April 15, 2014  | WAR ON WORKERS | High-paid CEOs of low-wage employers are fueling the growing economic inequality. In 2013, CEOs of the Standard & Poor's  (S&P) 500 Index companies received, on average, $11.7 million in total compensation, according to the AFL-CIO's analysis of available data from 350 companies.
    CEO–to–Worker Pay Ratio is 331:1
    04/15/14 - Teamsters Local 992
    April 15, 2014  | WAR ON WORKERS | High-paid CEOs of low-wage employers are fueling the growing economic inequality. In 2013, CEOs of the Standard & Poor's  (S&P) 500 Index companies received, on average, $11.7 million in total compensation, according to the AFL-CIO's analysis of available data from 350 companies.
    NO RTW
    04/15/14 - Teamsters Local 61
    Maine lawmakers reject proposal for right-to-work zones It got stopped in Maine Maine lawmakers got the message and today voted down a proposal to create right-to-work zones in the states. By a vote of 91-55, the Maine House of Representatives decided right-to-work doesn't create jobs.
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