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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.

  • 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!

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

  • 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.

  • The Teamsters have stood in solidarity with worker struggles in other countries since our founding. With economic globalization, our ability to organize increasingly depends on our ability to build alliances with workers on a global scale.
    More than ever, Teamsters are organizing and bargaining with multi-national companies. A key objective of our Global Strategies Campaign is to build strong alliances with unions around the globe who organize and bargain with common employers. Our focus is on workers in the emerging global supply chains – the infrastructure of globalization.
    Globalization creates new opportunities for international worker solidarity. We seek common cause with workers around the world to build social justice for all workers and the communities in which they live.

     
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YRC FREIGHT, HOLLAND and NEW PENN TEAMSTERS
11/12/18 - Teamsters Local 449
Survey Deadline is November 28th.
UPS Freight Nationwide Vote Results
11/12/18 - Teamsters Local 776
Members at UPS Freight have approved a new five year national agreement.
UPS Freight Teamsters Ratify LBFO
11/11/18 - Teamsters Local 492
UPS FREIGHT TEAMSTERS RATIFY COMPANY’S FINAL CONTRACT OFFER The Union will Ensure Company Compliance with Agreement Terms – Workers at UPS Freight represented by the Teamsters Union have ratified a new five-year agreement that was the company’s last, best and final offer, averting a national strike.
UPS Central PA Agreement
11/11/18 - Teamsters Local 776
The Teamsters UPS Central PA Supplemental Negotiating Committee has reached a tentative agreement with UPS. A meeting has been scheduled to review the proposal prior to a vote by the membership.
Local 776 UPS Freight voting resultslts
11/11/18 - Teamsters Local 776
UPS Freight Contract Vote
11/10/18 - Teamsters Local 776
The IBT has scheduled a conference call to discuss the UPSF contract vote results. Full details...
Veterans Day
11/09/18 - Teamsters Local 776
On behalf of the Officers, Business Agents, Staff, and myself and I would like to wish all Veterans a happy Veterans Day. It is because of your service that we enjoy the freedoms that make this country great.
In Case You Missed It
11/09/18 - Teamsters local 570
  • Big wins for Teamsters in Election Day results.   • Teamsters organize 7th XPO Logistics center   • Amazon is launching a new shipping service   • Baltimore first big U.S.
Over 700 Union Members Win Public Office in Midterms
11/09/18 - Teamsters local 570
Nov. 9, 2018 | POLITICAL ACTION | Led by Minnesota’s Tim Walz, some 743 unionists—and counting—won public office nationwide, from Congress down to county commissioner, the AFL-CIO calculates. Walz, a member of Education Minnesota, will be Minnesota’s governor, and organized labor’s highest-ranking elected official.
In Case You Missed It
11/09/18 - Teamsters Local 355
  • Big wins for Teamsters in Election Day results.   • Teamsters organize 7th XPO Logistics center   • Amazon is launching a new shipping service   • Baltimore first big U.S.
In Case You Missed It
11/09/18 - Teamsters Local 992
  • Big wins for Teamsters in Election Day results.   • Teamsters organize 7th XPO Logistics center   • Amazon is launching a new shipping service   • Baltimore first big U.S.
Over 700 Union Members Win Public Office in Midterms
11/09/18 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 9, 2018 | POLITICAL ACTION | Led by Minnesota’s Tim Walz, some 743 unionists—and counting—won public office nationwide, from Congress down to county commissioner, the AFL-CIO calculates. Walz, a member of Education Minnesota, will be Minnesota’s governor, and organized labor’s highest-ranking elected official.
UPS Freight Vote Result Call
11/09/18 - TEAMSTERS LOCAL 577
Over 700 Union Members Win Public Office in Midterms
11/09/18 - Teamsters Local 355
November 9, 2018 | POLITICAL ACTION | Led by Minnesota’s Tim Walz, some 743 unionists—and counting—won public office nationwide, from Congress down to county commissioner, the AFL-CIO calculates. Walz, a member of Education Minnesota, will be Minnesota’s governor, and organized labor’s highest-ranking elected official.
In case You Missed It
11/09/18 - Teamsters Local 888
  • Big wins for Teamsters in Election Day results.   • Teamsters organize 7th XPO Logistics center   • Amazon is launching a new shipping service   • Baltimore first big U.S.
Over 700 Union Members Win Public Office in Midterms
11/09/18 - Teamsters Local 888
Nov. 9, 2018 | POLITICAL ACTION | Led by Minnesota’s Tim Walz, some 743 unionists—and counting—won public office nationwide, from Congress down to county commissioner, the AFL-CIO calculates. Walz, a member of Education Minnesota, will be Minnesota’s governor, and organized labor’s highest-ranking elected official.
Bluefield Coca-Cola Strike
11/08/18 - Teamsters Local 175
https://wvva.com/news/top-stories/2018/11/07/52293/
Surprise! Minimum-Wage Hike Helps Workers After All
11/08/18 - Teamsters Local 355
November 8, 2018 | WAGES | Remember last year when a gaggle of University of Washington economists proclaimed that Seattle's new $15 minimum-wage law was creating all sorts of havoc with the local economy.
Breakfast With Santa
11/08/18 - Teamsters Local 249
The Teamsters Local 249 Women's Committee will be hosting a Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 8, 2018.
How Labor Helped Bring Down Scott Walker and Bruce Rauner
11/07/18 - Teamsters local 570
November 7, 2018 | POLITICAL ACTION | On Tuesday night, in a strong rebuke to the anti-labor agendas of Wisconsin and Illinois’ Republican governors, voters elected Democrats to lead their states. Illinois’ new governor, Democrat J.B.
UPS Freight Member Update
11/07/18 - Teamsters Local 776
How Labor Helped Bring Down Scott Walker and Bruce Rauner
11/07/18 - Teamsters Local 355
November 7, 2018 | POLITICAL ACTION | On Tuesday night, in a strong rebuke to the anti-labor agendas of Wisconsin and Illinois’ Republican governors, voters elected Democrats to lead their states. Illinois’ new governor, Democrat J.B.
How Labor Helped Bring Down Scott Walker and Bruce Rauner
11/07/18 - Teamsters Local 992
November 7, 2018 | POLITICAL ACTION | On Tuesday night, in a strong rebuke to the anti-labor agendas of Wisconsin and Illinois’ Republican governors, voters elected Democrats to lead their states. Illinois’ new governor, Democrat J.B.
Election Results Are a Victory for the concerns of Working Families
11/07/18 - Teamsters Local 455
Attorney James Marsh Educates Members on Workers' Compensation Laws
11/07/18 - Teamsters Local 162
At Local 162's general membership meeting on Sunday, November 4, attorney James Marsh educated members on the rights of worker's when they are hurt on-the-job.  Marsh is no stranger to Local 162 members as his legal focus is workers' compensation cases.  He has represented worker's in numerous industries throughout the Portland area for over 30 years.
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