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September 14, 2019
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  • Teamsters understand the value in union membership. Higher pay, better benefits, and a greater voice in the workplace are standards set by union members that won’t be given up without a fight, even after the Supreme Court’s decision in the “Janus v. AFSCME” case.

    While it is true that this ruling may create temporary roadblocks, public employees throughout the United States need to remain unified. We cannot allow the progress working people have made in union to be slowed down because of lawsuits that disregard the value of public employees.

    The Janus decision came about because anti-employee forces spent millions of dollars on lobbying and court challenges for over 40 years. Attacks from these outside groups, backed by secret donors, seek to eliminate the freedom of public employees to negotiate with their employer over the value of their work.

    Many Teamster members around the country have held conversations with their co-workers about the impact of the Supreme Court decision to reinforce the value of remaining unified. Whether at the worksite or at the ballot box, members are fighting back against these attacks.

    Public sector Teamsters have made it their career to serve their country and community, and any attempt to take away their freedom to join together is an attack on those who are the foundation of America.

    Our middle class was built by everyday working people, standing together in union. The Teamsters honor that history by continuing the fight to give working people the promise of the American dream.

    That won’t end with the Janus decision. The Teamsters will continue to organize, mobilize, and do whatever is necessary to achieve prosperity through collective action.

  • In July 2011, the plan to restructure YRC Worldwide Inc. (YRCW) aimed at saving more than 25,000 Teamster freight jobs was successfully completed. The restructuring has saved good Teamster freight jobs. This page is dedicated to providing our YRCW members updates about developments that affect them.

  • This page provides the latest contract information to the 7,500 Teamsters—drivers, dockworkers and office staff—employed by ABF Freight System, Inc.

  • This Web page provides the latest updates for the national contract, riders and supplements that cover about 3,500 Teamsters at DHL Express.

  • 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!

  • The Teamsters Military Assistance Program (TMAP) assists Active Duty Service members that are transitioning, Veterans and Military spouses with job opportunities with responsible employers.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • This web page provides information on the ongoing effort to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Since 1994, NAFTA has devastated working families, putting corporate profits ahead of people.  What’s worse is that NAFTA has become the blueprint for all other trade agreements, from the way that it was negotiated in secret, to the bad provisions that have made their way into every agreement that has been signed since then.  Now, NAFTA is being renegotiated and we demand that it be reframed to work for workers instead of corporate interests.

     
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Sysco NM 2019 CBA Ratified
09/13/19 - Teamsters Local 492
Today, September 13th, 2019, the ballots were counted for the Sysco NM Tentative Agreement. There was an 86% turnout on the vote, which was very good. The tentative agreement has passed with 63% voting to ratify the contract by a vote of 79 to 46. We want to thank everyone who voted and congratulate you on your new contract.
In Case You Missed It
09/13/19 - Teamsters Local 355
  • The multi-employer pension plan crisis   • Bargaining for more   • Teamsters remember September 11, 2001   • Future for US jobs looks bleak.
In Case You Missed It
09/13/19 - Teamsters local 570
  • The multi-employer pension plan crisis   • Bargaining for more   • Teamsters remember September 11, 2001   • Future for US jobs looks bleak.
Americans Have A Very Favorable View of Almost All Labor Unions
09/13/19 - Teamsters Local 355
Sept. 13, 2019 | UNIONS | Union representation in the US has been dwindling for decades, but according to a new Insider poll, Americans are still largely in favor of them. Insider found that Americans support nearly every kind of labor union, from trade worker unions to artist guilds, more than they dislike them.
In Case You Missed It
09/13/19 - Teamsters Local 992
  • The multi-employer pension plan crisis   • Bargaining for more   • Teamsters remember September 11, 2001   • Future for US jobs looks bleak.
Americans Have A Very Favorable View of Almost All Labor Unions
09/13/19 - Teamsters local 570
Sept. 12, 2019 | UNIONS | Union representation in the US has been dwindling for decades, but according to a new Insider poll, Americans are still largely in favor of them. Insider found that Americans support nearly every kind of labor union, from trade worker unions to artist guilds, more than they dislike them.
Americans Have A Very Favorable View of Almost All Labor Unions
09/13/19 - Teamsters Local 992
Sept. 13, 2019 | UNIONS | Union representation in the US has been dwindling for decades, but according to a new Insider poll, Americans are still largely in favor of them. Insider found that Americans support nearly every kind of labor union, from trade worker unions to artist guilds, more than they dislike them.
In Case You Missed It
09/13/19 - Teamsters Local 888
  • The multi-employer pension plan crisis   • Bargaining for more   • Teamsters remember September 11, 2001   • Future for US jobs looks bleak.
Americans Have A Very Favorable View of Almost All Labor Unions
09/13/19 - Teamsters Local 888
Sept. 12, 2019 | UNIONS | Union representation in the US has been dwindling for decades, but according to a new Insider poll, Americans are still largely in favor of them. Insider found that Americans support nearly every kind of labor union, from trade worker unions to artist guilds, more than they dislike them.
Heroes Who Turned Night Into Day at Ground Zero Now Ailing
09/11/19 - Teamsters local 570
Sept. 11, 2019 | HEALTH & SAFETY | (Click image to enlarge) Teamsters Local 817 President Thomas J. O’Donnell was driving with his father in New York City when he witnessed the first plane crash into the World Trade Center on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
Heroes Who Turned Night Into Day at Ground Zero Now Ailing
09/11/19 - Teamsters Local 355
Sept. 11, 2019 | HEALTH & SAFETY | (Click image to enlarge) Teamsters Local 817 President Thomas J. O’Donnell was driving with his father in New York City when he witnessed the first plane crash into the World Trade Center on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
Heroes Who Turned Night Into Day at Ground Zero Now Ailing
09/11/19 - Teamsters Local 992
Sept. 11, 2019 | HEALTH & SAFETY | (Click image to enlarge) Teamsters Local 817 President Thomas J. O’Donnell was driving with his father in New York City when he witnessed the first plane crash into the World Trade Center on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
Heroes Who Turned Night Into Day at Ground Zero Now Ailing
09/11/19 - Teamsters Local 888
Sept. 11, 2019 | HEALTH & SAFETY | (Click image to enlarge) Teamsters Local 817 President Thomas J. O’Donnell was driving with his father in New York City when he witnessed the first plane crash into the World Trade Center on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
HAPPY NATIONAL TRUCK DRIVER APPRECIATION WEEK!
09/10/19 - Teamsters Local 179
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JOIN US!
09/10/19 - Teamsters Local 179
Last year, JC25 Women’s Committee in partnership with Teamsters Local 743 raised over $13,000 dollars for the American Cancer Society’s 2018 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walks.
NLRB Abandons Long Standing Rule Determining "unilateral Changes"
09/10/19 - Teamsters Local 455
Board Adopts Contract Coverage Standard for Determining Whether Unilateral Changes Violate the Act  WASHINGTON, DC—In a decision issued today, the National Labor Relations Board adopted the “contract coverage” standard for determining whether a unionized employer’s unilateral change in a term or condition of employment violates the National Labor Relations Act.
Local 177 Officers' Election Results Certification
09/10/19 - Teamsters Local 177
CERTIFICATION BY GLOBAL ELECTION SERVICES Pursuant to a request of Local 177, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Global Election Services designated Maralin Falik, Chief Executive Officer, to attend the Nominations Meeting of the aforesaid Local on Sunday September 8, 2019 at the Knights of Columbus, 1034 Jeannette Avenue, Union, NJ 07083. The meeting commenced at 9:00 A.M.
GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
09/10/19 - Teamsters Local 179
The Teamsters Local 179 General Membership meeting will be held on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Local 179 membership hall located at 990 NE Frontage Road. Hope to see you there.
Fate of New Nafta Pact Rests With Labor Unions, Democrats
09/10/19 - Teamsters local 570
Sept. 10, 2019 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | In the last 25 years, the North American Free Trade Agreement has served as the enduring symbol for all that is loved and loathed about global trade’s effect on the U.S. economy.
Fate of New Nafta Pact Rests With Labor Unions, Democrats
09/10/19 - Teamsters Local 355
Sept. 10, 2019 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | In the last 25 years, the North American Free Trade Agreement has served as the enduring symbol for all that is loved and loathed about global trade’s effect on the U.S. economy.
UPS has new hybrid trucks.
09/10/19 - Teamsters Local 455
https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/04/tech/ups-hybrid-truck-trnd/index.
US Foods members show solidarity while contract negotiations continue.
09/10/19 - Teamsters Local 455
Retirement Informational Meeting
09/09/19 - Teamsters Local 542
Upcoming Film Production
09/09/19 - Teamsters Local 249
Seeking Work? We can HELP
09/09/19 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
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