Who Does Local 89 Represent?
WHO DOES LOCAL 89 REPRESENT?
Local 89 is not just affiliated with the Telephone Electrical Industry. We also carry contracts for Manufacturing, Clerical, Tree Trimming, CATV and Mechanics.
We are a full referral Local for our Outside Construction Telephone Industry. Read More...
Do you know your Weingarten rights?
"If this discussion could in any way lead to my being disciplined or terminated, or affect my personal working conditions, I respectfully request that my union representative, officer, or steward be present at the meeting.
Without representation, I choose not to answer any questions. Read More...
Members Only Access
Additional information is available to our members, including contract information, out of work report, and negotiation updates. Local 89 members need to sign in to access the information.
Outside Telephone Construction
If you are interested in working in the Outside Telephone Construction Industry, please contact the Union Hall to register on our out-of-work books or to save time - download, open and print the out-of-work card and work experience form below and mail or fax them to the Union Hall.
Read More... Download: WORK_EXPERIENCE_FORM.doc
Three Union Presidents write to Reid and Pelosi demanding an “equitable fix” for Obamacare
The presidents of three international unions, IBT, UFCW and UNITE-HERE, have sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi expressing deep concern over the impact Obamacare will have on workers. The full text of their letter follows.
The truth about ‘right-to-work’ in Oregon
(July 8, 2013) — A right-wing think tank with ties to the conservative corporate-funded American Legislative Exchange Council is pushing Initiative Petition #9 (IP9) in Oregon to ban unions and employers from entering into union-security agreements.
Will Millennials Come Back to Labor?
by Carmen Berkley
As we approach International Workers Day, also known as May Day, it's hard not to wonder about the future of the labor movement, and whether or not young people in the United States will wake up and see that joining labor unions could be a part of the solution to the nation's 22.9 percent youth unemployment rate.
In today's Washington Post — Taking the ‘service’ out of the service sector (by Harold Meyerson) – For decades, U.S. corporations have been told to slim down. Not to abandon corporate jets or cut CEO pay, mind you, but to produce more with fewer employees.
CEOs earn 354 times average worker’s pay
The following is cross-posted from AFL-CIO Now:
Did you know that the CEOs of the Campaign to Fix the Debt, the corporate front group that wants to cut Social Security and Medicare and lower corporate taxes, have parked more than $418 billion of untaxed corporate profits overseas? Overall it is estimated that U.S.