The History of Labor Day

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Follow courtesy of The Daily Journal Online While most holidays are a chance for workers to take time off to remember veterans, the founding of our country, or seasonal remembrances, Labor Day is a day to celebrate us … the workers. But how did Labor Day come to...
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Trustees approve 3-year agreement with CWA membership

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Follow Courtesy of UT Office of University Communications, By Jonathan Strunk : July 25th, 2014 The University of Toledo’s Board of Trustees approved today a three-year contract with the Communication Workers of America Local 4319. CWA members voted to approve the deal by a wide margin on July 11....
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The Journal Newsletter August 2014

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Follow CWA Local 4319 to see the latest news in our local community. We are excited to have gone digital with The Journal Newsletter and trust you will enjoy being able to access our newsletter any time you want on our website. You can read it online, or download...
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Edna Nominations Due by August 28

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Follow The deadline for nominations for the Berger-Marks Foundation’s annual Edna Award is August 28. The $10,000 award recognizes young women making a mark in labor, women’s and other social justice movements. The award is named after Edna Berger, a pioneer for women’s rights who rose from a...
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Join Us for Labor Blood Month

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Follow The American Red Cross and the United Labor Committee have joined forces to help those in need by declaring August as LABOR BLOOD MONTH All donors will receive a labor blood donor T Shirt and donors are provided with refreshing Root beer floats. All drives are open...
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T-Mobile Is A Two-Faced Union Buster

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Follow Courtesy of Communication Workers of America | July 10, 2014: T-Mobile Is A Two-Faced Union Buster There are two sides to T-Mobile. On one side in Germany, it’s the American subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom, a German communications company that respects its workers and has enshrined collective bargaining...
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Minutes: May 2014 District 4 OSH Conference Call

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Follow Jul 13, 2014 Courtesty of : CWA-UNION.ORG CWA District 4 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call Conducted Wednesday, May 14, 2014 from 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. (*) Participants- TravisYoung, President, CWA Local 4217 Erika White, Vice President, CWA Local 4319 Jay Walther, President, CWA Local 4320 Dan...
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Looking for Union Organizer’s in the Midwest

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Follow Courtesy of Service Employees International Union, CTW, CLC on June 26, 2014 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is hiring in multiple cities in the Mid-West and wants the labor community to be aware of these job opportunities.  We offer full time salaried positions with excellent benefits. The deadline to...
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The Journal Newsletter: June 2014

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Follow  Inside this issue: President’s Report: “We Need a Common Narrative” Of “Local” Interest Summer Fun Is A College Degree worth what it Costs? This Day in Labor History President’s Report: “We Need a Common Narrative”  Pinch-hitting for Local 4319 president Robert V. Hull, this month’s President’s Report...
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AT&T Acquires DirectTV

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Follow DALLAS, TEXAS and EL SEGUNDO, CALIF. – May 18, 2014 – AT&T (NYSE:T) and DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which AT&T will acquire DIRECTV in a stock-and-cash transaction for $95 per share based on AT&T’s Friday closing price. The...
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