Tape Release Thursday, July 11, 2013
I want to thank all the members who have worked their tails off to maintain our network and get our customers serviced the last 5 or 6 weeks. There is still a lot of repair work to be done and it looks like the Company will continue with the all-calls until the work is caught up.
Due to your calls into Senator Schumer’s office and calls from thousands of people across the country, the US Senate is debating on the Senate floor the rules to take an up or down vote on President Obama’s 5 nominees to the National Labor Relation’s Board. It is without surprise that the Republican Senator Mitch McConnel from Kentucky is standing in the way of progress to try to shut down the National Labor Relations Board. This is an issue all workers should be watching. I will keep you informed of the outcome.
A couple of special event announcements:
Saturday, July 27th is the Local’s annual summer picnic before the RED WINGS game at Frontier Field. We have ordered a great menu! Tickets are the following:
$15 for members, retirees, and spouses
$5 for kids ages 4-12
$25 for non-members
Please call Marge or Angela to reserve your tickets, time is running out!
Also, please get your Flavin Scholarship raffle tickets into the Union Hall. Everyone was mailed 5 tickets. The following cash raffle prizes will be drawn at the Golf Tournament on August 10th:
$1,000.00 First Prize
$500.00 Second Prize
$200.00 Third Prize
Scholarship applications need to be in by the end of next week.
A reminder to get your money in for the Tom Luciano Memorial Golf Tournament as well. We still have openings if anyone and their friends still want to sign up for this great event.
This is your President John Pusloskie, thanking you for calling your Union tape the place where we fight for the respect you deserve.