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James R. Hoffa Memorial College Student Essay
06/01/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 677
2017 ESSAY CONTEST James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund All Applications must be sent to the Local Union Hall for approval by June 1, 2017. 1871 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, CT 06706 (Printable applicaiton below) GOOD LUCK.
Remember The Fallen: Memorial Day 2017
05/27/17 - CWA Local 3176
ALL GAVE SOME ; SOME GAVE ALL Remember those who fought for our rights and liberties in this country this Memorial Day. We thank all fathers, mothers, sons, daughters, brothers, sisters, grand parents, and family members who have served or are currently serving our country.
Union Meeting Notice
05/27/17 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
This area of the web site is reserved for the Union Meeting Notice and will be updated once the new Notice has been prepared.
In Case You Missed It
05/26/17 - Teamsters local 570
  • Every year, U.S. workers lose out on billions in pay.   • Nurses demand better health care for Americans.   • Teamsters stand up to workplace racism.   • The growing movement to impeach Trump.   • Everything you need to know about Trump’s budget.   • Why a free press matters now more than ever.
Register to Win Concert Tickets
05/26/17 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
The Greater KC AFL-CIO, Greater KC Building & Construction Trades Council, along with the Pipefitters Local 533 and SMART Local 2 are sponsors at the Providence Medical Center Amphitheater.   If you would like to register to win VIP tickets to any one of concerts out there, please fill out the Entry Form in it’s entirety.  We look forward to another great concert season.
In Case You Missed It
05/26/17 - Teamsters Local 355
  • Every year, U.S. workers lose out on billions in pay.   • Nurses demand better health care for Americans.   • Teamsters stand up to workplace racism.   • The growing movement to impeach Trump.   • Everything you need to know about Trump’s budget.   • Why a free press matters now more than ever.
Pence Leads Under-the-Radar Attack on Unions
05/26/17 - Teamsters local 570
May 26, 2017 | UNIONS | Vice President Pence has been working with high-level Trump backers to develop a comprehensive strategy to weaken labor unions. The strategy he is developing revolves around so-called “right to work” laws that have already been rammed through numerous state legislative bodies.
In Case You Missed It
05/26/17 - Teamsters Local 992
  • Every year, U.S. workers lose out on billions in pay.   • Nurses demand better health care for Americans.   • Teamsters stand up to workplace racism.   • The growing movement to impeach Trump.   • Everything you need to know about Trump’s budget.   • Why a free press matters now more than ever.
Pence Leads Under-the-Radar Attack on Unions
05/26/17 - Teamsters Local 355
May 26, 2017 | UNIONS | Vice President Pence has been working with high-level Trump backers to develop a comprehensive strategy to weaken labor unions. The strategy he is developing revolves around so-called “right to work” laws that have already been rammed through numerous state legislative bodies.
Memorial Day Recognition
05/26/17 - AFSCME Local 1902
JCBA Update 05.26.17
05/26/17 - TWU Local 568
Association, AA Executive Session Negotiations Continue  The Executive Negotiating Committee met with American Airlines the week of May 22nd, in Washington D.C. and discussed several of the open issues and Articles. For M&R and MLS those Articles include: Vacations, Holidays, Overtime and Classifications.
CWA - At&t Mobility BARGAINING Update #45 5-25-2017
05/26/17 - Communications Workers Of America Local 1122
CWA / AT&T 2017 “Orange” Contract Bargaining May 25, 2017 – Bargaining Report #45 Since returning from the strike, and because of your courage, the company has been filling many of the open information requests. It took a strike and Unfair Labor Practice charges to get the information but we are getting it.
Pence Leads Under-the-Radar Attack on Unions
05/26/17 - Teamsters Local 992
May 26, 2017 | UNIONS | Vice President Pence has been working with high-level Trump backers to develop a comprehensive strategy to weaken labor unions. The strategy he is developing revolves around so-called “right to work” laws that have already been rammed through numerous state legislative bodies.
Association Bulletin 5-26-17
05/26/17 - TWU Local 513
Congressional Progressive Caucus unveil bold infrastructure plan
05/26/17 - Great Plains Laborers' District Council
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI), Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA), Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA), Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA), Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO), Rep. Wm. Lacy Clay (D-MO), Rep. Rick Nolan (D-MN), and Rep.
June Quarterly Membership Meetings
05/26/17 -
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In Case You Missed It
05/26/17 - Teamsters Local 888
  • Every year, U.S. workers lose out on billions in pay.   • Nurses demand better health care for Americans.   • Teamsters stand up to workplace racism.   • The growing movement to impeach Trump.   • Everything you need to know about Trump’s budget.   • Why a free press matters now more than ever.
Memorial Day 2017
05/26/17 - Teamsters Local 776
As we Honor our Fallen Heroes Local 776 would like to wish....
Pence Leads Under-the-Radar Attack on Unions
05/26/17 - Teamsters Local 888
May 26, 2017 | UNIONS | Vice President Pence has been working with high-level Trump backers to develop a comprehensive strategy to weaken labor unions. The strategy he is developing revolves around so-called “right to work” laws that have already been rammed through numerous state legislative bodies.
"Pack Your Bags for Paradise"
05/25/17 - TWU Local 568
On June 7, your ATW reward tickets will be loaded into the Travel Planner and available for you to book travel that starts as early as July 1. You have until Dec. 31, 2018 to use these tickets and you’ll go through the Travel Planner to view, book and edit your trip. Here’s what you need to know.
May 20, 2017 Front Page
05/25/17 - Kansas City Labor Beacon Newspaper
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Memorial Day Beer Shortage Expected on Long Island
05/25/17 - Teamsters local 570
May 25, 2017 | STRIKES | As Long Island approaches the second biggest beer-buying weekend of the year – Memorial Day – a shortage of Budweiser, Bud Light, Heineken, Blue Point and other popular beers are expected.
Memorial Day Beer Shortage Expected on Long Island
05/25/17 - Teamsters Local 355
May 25, 2017 | STRIKES | As Long Island approaches the second biggest beer-buying weekend of the year – Memorial Day – a shortage of Budweiser, Bud Light, Heineken, Blue Point and other popular beers are expected.
EDD Step by Step Workshop - REGISTER NOW
05/25/17 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
Attention: Adjuncts See the attached flyer on workshops to help you understand the application process for unemployment insurance.
Lift Certification
05/25/17 - IATSE Local 33
Forklift & Aerial/Scissor/Boomlift OSHA Certification   June 26@ 9 am, Monday If you are interested in this class. Please notify the Training Committee at training.committee.ia33.org.
Memorial Day Beer Shortage Expected on Long Island
05/25/17 - Teamsters Local 992
May 25, 2017 | STRIKES | As Long Island approaches the second biggest beer-buying weekend of the year – Memorial Day – a shortage of Budweiser, Bud Light, Heineken, Blue Point and other popular beers are expected.
ETC Lighting Console Class
05/25/17 - IATSE Local 33
ETC Lighting Console Class 3-day class June 27, 28, & 29, Tues. Wed. Thurs. @ 9:30 am – 5 pm If you wish to attend email the Training Committee at training.committee@ia33.
Updating Your Current Information
05/25/17 - IATSE Local 33
Have you moved recently or changed your phone number? Updating your current information with IATSE Local 33 can be done as easy as 1-2-3. Go to www.ia33.org. Go to update the address. Use the link, an email will go automatically to the office with your updated information. This image is for mobile users.
Teamsters 89 Fights Back Against "RTW"
05/25/17 - Teamsters Local 89
May 25, 2017 -  At the beginning of January, Governor Bevin and the new majority in Frankfort launched an all-out assault on the hard-working men and women of Kentucky by passing so-called “Right-to-Work.” This deceptively named law exists for one reason, and one reason only; to harm Kentucky workers and the unions that represent them.
June 1 2017 EC & General Membership Meeting
05/25/17 - Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific-National Office
IATSE TTF AV ESSENTIALS ORIENTATION AND PREPARATION CLASS
05/25/17 - IATSE Local 33
IATSE TTF AV ESSENTIALS ORIENTATION AND PREPARATION CLASS IATSE TTF AV Essentials Orientation and Preparation Class. Dates to be determined. Anyone interested in attending the AV Essentials Orientation and Preparation Class should email the Training Committee at training.committee@ia33.org.
Trump Administration is Lying: His Budget Proposal Does Cut Social Security
05/25/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
Donald Trump lies about everything from the size of his inauguration crowds to his promise to provide “great health care for a fraction of the price” to every person in America. So, it’s no surprise that Trump is lying when his Administration says his just-released budget proposal doesn’t cut Social Security. In fact, it cuts billions from that vital program.
Trump Suggests USPS Cut Retirement, Health Benefits in $46B Savings Package
05/25/17 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
President Trump proposed overhauling the U.S. Postal Service in his fiscal 2018 budget released Tuesday, calling for a slew of changes that would save the agency $46 billion over 10 years. Trump followed on President Obama’s tactic of submitting postal reform details through his budget, as well as proposals currently making their way through Congress.
Memorial Day Beer Shortage Expected on Long Island
05/25/17 - Teamsters Local 888
May 25, 2017 | STRIKES | As Long Island approaches the second biggest beer-buying weekend of the year – Memorial Day – a shortage of Budweiser, Bud Light, Heineken, Blue Point and other popular beers are expected.
JOB OPENING
05/24/17 - Connecticut Fire Equipment Mechanics Association
Apparatus Service Manager Location - New London County, Connecticut Love Fire Trucks and Emergency Vehicles? This is a rare opportunity to join our team to lead the Apparatus Service division.
Update: Marie Burke
05/24/17 - IATSE Local B4
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TEAMSTERS ON STRIKE!
05/24/17 - Teamsters Local 743
Rally at Navy Pier Please join your fellow Teamster Brothers and Sisters as we support Teamster security, fire and safety officers that are currently striking for fairness at Navy Pier. Saturday May 27, 2017 at 8 p.m.
Government Can Help Put People Back to Work
05/24/17 - Teamsters local 570
May 24, 2017  | JOBS | The American workplace is undergoing substantial change. Increasingly, employers are less interested in hiring full-time employees. Instead, they want to use what they call contractors, whether the title is accurate or not. While unemployment is low, the quality and pay for many of these newer jobs is dubious at best.
Administration’s Budget Builds a Wall Between the Wealthy and All of Us
05/24/17 - Teamsters local 570
May 24, 2017 | INEQUALITY | With its 2018 federal budget proposal, the Trump administration made public, and made plain, its priorities for our nation.
Interviewing Truck Drivers at a Crossroads
05/24/17 - Teamsters local 570
May 24, 2017  | JOBS | …Truck drivers are everywhere on our highways, undergirding the American economy, but most of us know little about their work and personal lives beyond musty stereotypes from the days of CB radio. Most truckers were quick to disabuse me of any notion that life on the open road holds romantic allure.
Contract Ratified at Lewis Brothers Bakery
05/24/17 - Teamsters Local 89
May 24, 2017 -  Members at Lewis Brothers Bakery have voted in favor of a new agreement. Highlights include increases in wages, pension, and switching to a higher quality healthcare plan provided through TeamCare. This company is jointly represented by Teamsters Local 89 and Teamsters Local 215.
Government Can Help Put People Back to Work
05/24/17 - Teamsters Local 355
May 24, 2017  | JOBS | The American workplace is undergoing substantial change. Increasingly, employers are less interested in hiring full-time employees. Instead, they want to use what they call contractors, whether the title is accurate or not. While unemployment is low, the quality and pay for many of these newer jobs is dubious at best.
Administration’s Budget Builds a Wall Between the Wealthy and All of Us
05/24/17 - Teamsters Local 355
May 24, 2017 | INEQUALITY | With its 2018 federal budget proposal, the Trump administration made public, and made plain, its priorities for our nation.
Interviewing Truck Drivers at a Crossroads
05/24/17 - Teamsters Local 355
May 24, 2017  | JOBS | …Truck drivers are everywhere on our highways, undergirding the American economy, but most of us know little about their work and personal lives beyond musty stereotypes from the days of CB radio. Most truckers were quick to disabuse me of any notion that life on the open road holds romantic allure.
Paul Gallant Funeral Arrangements
05/24/17 - CWA Local 3176
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Government Can Help Put People Back to Work
05/24/17 - Teamsters Local 992
May 24, 2017  | JOBS | The American workplace is undergoing substantial change. Increasingly, employers are less interested in hiring full-time employees. Instead, they want to use what they call contractors, whether the title is accurate or not. While unemployment is low, the quality and pay for many of these newer jobs is dubious at best.
Administration’s Budget Builds a Wall Between the Wealthy and All of Us
05/24/17 - Teamsters Local 992
May 24, 2017 | INEQUALITY | With its 2018 federal budget proposal, the Trump administration made public, and made plain, its priorities for our nation.

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James R. Hoffa Memorial College Student Essay
Teamsters Local Union No. 677
In Case You Missed It
Teamsters local 570
In Case You Missed It
Teamsters Local 355
Pence Leads Under-the-Radar Attack on Unions
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In Case You Missed It
Teamsters Local 992
Pence Leads Under-the-Radar Attack on Unions
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  • The IBT and your Atlanta Committee members, Geoff Maloney and Chris Rogers have been negotiating with Company management since 2010; almost as long as the IBT have been negotiating for the Express Jet CRJ members. 

    The Company has now given us their final, closeout proposal on wages. Neither the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Airline Division, the Business Agents of Local 210 and Local 19, nor your rank-and-file committee members are recommending this be ratified. A detailed letter from your ExpressJet CRJ Negotiating Committee can be found here. A copy of the company’s last, best and final offer can be found here.

    As soon as we have firm open and close voting dates we will advise you.  Please continue to check this page for more information, it will be posted as soon as it becomes available.

  • The ‘Let’s Get America Working!’ campaign seeks to restore a dynamic and prosperous middle class to drive economic growth by helping to advance policy decisions that create and maintain good middle-income jobs, guarantee retirement security, expand access to the American Dream, and ensure that the benefits of the ongoing economic recovery are felt by the many, not just the few.

  • We Are eXPOsing XPO’s Global Greed

    XPO Logistics is a top ten global logistics and transportation company with annual revenue of $15 billion and 89,000 employees, another 10,000 workers classified as independent contractors, and thousands more working for firms that subcontract with XPO. We are the REAL workers at XPO Logistics worldwide exposing the truth about the company’s global greed, illegal wage theft, unsafe conditions, and abhorrent and vicious anti-worker, anti-union tactics. 

    This greed includes mistreating former Con-way Freight workers in the United States who are being kept in the dark about terminal closures and layoffs, and the company’s illegal refusal to bargain contracts and denying their workers’ federally protected right to organize. It also includes port, rail and last-mile drivers around the country and in Southern California fighting wage theft in excess of $200 million because they are misclassified as independent contractors and denied the right to form their union. This greed has caused numerous lawsuits and strikes.  Greed also means an unsafe workplace and mistreating its warehouse employees.

    XPO’s greed extends to Europe beginning with breaking its promise to not layoff any workers for at least 18 months. French workers and the unions have been fighting back against XPO’s disrespect, lies and attempts to slash jobs. Similar struggles are taking place in Great Britain, Spain, Belgium, the Netherlands, and across Europe.

    Join the worldwide struggle now! Get involved with this campaign by joining the Facebook group “XPO Exposed.”

    Together, we can eXPOse the company’s global greed and win fairness, respect and dignity for tens of thousands of XPO employees around the world!

  • This webpage provides information on the Teamsters Union’s legislative advocacy at both the federal and state level as well as our field activity to support those policy positions and to get strong labor candidates elected to office.  Among other resources, you will find our federal legislative scorecard, formal statements of policy position and communications to Capitol Hill,  a weekly update on federal legislative happenings, an overview of bills we are tracking at the state level, and quick links to take action on priority issues.

  • Negotiations for the National Master Automobile Transporters Agreement (NMATA) recently concluded and a tentative agreement has been reached. On Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 representatives from carhaul local unions met in Detroit to endorse the National Agreement and the Central-Southern Supplement, paving the way for members to vote. The Eastern and Western Supplements were approved in 2016, and will not be re-voted. However, all carhaul members will get to exercise their right to vote on the National Agreement and General Monetary Changes.

    Ballots will be mailed out on or about March 10 and are tentatively scheduled to be counted on March 30.

    The tentative agreement is from September 1, 2015, until May 31, 2021.

  • Workers’ pensions are being endangered by both Congress and those charged with overseeing them. The Teamsters and our members are standing united to say “No!” to cuts and “Yes!” to greater retirement security!

  • On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and Southwest Airlines reached an agreement covering more than 300 material specialists. Details of the agreement are available on this webpage, along with materials explaining the components of this contract.

    Electronic voting will commence via Ballot Point beginning on or about May 24, 2017. Ballots will be mailed on or about Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Each member will receive voting instructions and credentials required for voting via mail, along with paper copies of the tentative agreement’s highlights, the tentative agreement, and a copy of the seniority list. Voting will close on or about June 14 and ballots will be counted on June 21.  Please continue to check this page for more information, it will be posted as soon as it becomes available.

  • The Teamsters Union represents more than 250,000 members at UPS and UPS Freight. UPS remains an active member of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) despite the organization’s anti-worker and anti-union agenda that seeks to undermine and weaken worker protections.

  • This web page provides information on our fight against fast-track legislation. The measure requires Congress to take only a quick up-or-down vote on secret trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership and does not allow such agreements to be amended. It limits Congress’ constitutionally mandated oversight of such trade deals and lets others decide what’s best for America. The result is fewer good-paying U.S. jobs and unsafe food and products for Americans. Read more to find out why fast track is the wrong track for Teamsters and America.

  • Workers across the country at FedEx Freight and Con-way Freight are standing shoulder to shoulder to form their unions with the Teamsters to win a more secure future. Momentum is building with a first wave of victories with many more to come.

    There is growing worker resentment toward the companies after years of being treated unfairly. While the companies have suddenly made improvements since workers began to organize, workers know that without a legally binding contract the company can take these things away at any time.

    The unfulfilled promises that have been made to drivers and dockworkers over the past decade are coming back to haunt management.

    But now workers are taking action and standing up for themselves by forming their union. It's a different era now. It's Teamster Time! LIKE our Facebook page, here.

     
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