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Local 524 Elections March 2016.

Local 524

Carbondale DPW

Lackawanna County Office of Youth and Family Services

Lackawanna County Childcare Information Services (CCIS)

President’sReport

Winter 2016

Vacancy, Trustees

Elections March 2016

2 Trustees needed, please contact President. @ 570-604-7882. Text or Voice.

Thank you, and congratulations to Madam Secretary Treasurer,  Barb Lengyel on her retirement. Sister Barb  served Local 524 and Local 2736 for many years in solidarity, fraternity,  and hard work. Sister Barb could be  counted on......no nonsense, no excuses,  Barb provided experience and  loyalty that will not be forgotten.

I speak for the entire body of the membership in wishing Sister Barb,  a very happy  and healthy retirement.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


 

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Thousands Storm Capitol Against Paycheck Deception Efforts

1/28: A press conference turned into a rally today when busloads of angry workers showed up at the capitol to speak up against HB1507 and SB1034. Corrections Officer Bill Jones, L1738 Lancaster Co. Prison, spoke at the event. "I'm the guy that keeps violent offenders away from you and your kids," he said. "And I'm the guy this legislation is attacking." Backed by anti-worker 1% groups who hope to make PA a Right to Work for Less state, the bills would strip union rights by prohibiting negotiated voluntary payroll deductions. This legislation would only apply to nurses, teachers, corrections officers and other public service workers, but would NOT apply to insurance companies, big banks or financial companies. Workers also visited their representatives to ask them to vote NO on these bills. Hundreds of workers were left in the cold when capitol police blocked entrance due to a filled rotunda. Slideshow Exec. Dir. Fillman op-ed Press Release

 

Local 524 Stewardship

Help Save LCB Jobs!!

2/20: Gov. Corbett's proposal to privatize the Wine and Spirit stores will have serious negative social consequences for all communities in Pennsylvania and cause the loss of 5,000 middle class, union jobs. Learn what you can do to oppose the Governor’s push for privatization. Member Engagement Toolkit

PA Lottery Privatization

12/13: In a letter to Dept. of Revenue Sec. Meuser, State Treas. Rob McCord asks for a "transparent and competitive process...built on solid legal ground."   Press release on official launch of protectourlottery.org.  Download lottery retailer flyers here.

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