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October 29, 2020
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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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Why Workers Will Decide the 2020 Election
10/29/20 - Teamsters Local 992
Oct. 29, 2020 | OPINION | […] As Americans go to the polls, workers are prepared to render judgment on a president who has failed to keep his promises. Corporate profits have soared and executive compensation has exploded, all on the backs of American workers. But our middle class has shrunk and millions labor for poverty wages.
Increasing the Minimum Wage Would Help, Not Hurt, the Economy
10/29/20 - Teamsters Local 888
Oct. 29, 2020 | WAGES | The minimum wage in the United States hasn’t budged in 11 years. Whether it should was a hotly contested question during Thursday’s final presidential debate.
Why elections matter to union members
10/28/20 - IATSE Local 33
Sisters, Brothers, Kin – When we vote, we empower an entire Administration with an agenda that has consequences for our health, wages, working conditions, and bargaining power for years to come.
STATE FOP ISSUES STATEMENT ON GOV. WOLF’S RESPONSE TO PHILADELPHIA SHOOTING
10/28/20 - Pennsylvania State Lodge FOP
FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE – PENNSYLVANIA STATE LODGE STATE FOP ISSUES STATEMENT ON GOV. WOLF’S RESPONSE TO PHILADELPHIA SHOOTING HARRISBURG, Pa. (Oct. 28, 2020) – Fraternal Order of Police State Lodge President Les Neri today issued the following statement: “What happened Monday night in Philadelphia was a tragedy for everyone involved.
SFMTA Division/Shop Transfer for Calendar Year 2021
10/28/20 - IBEW Local 6
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Local 743 Delegate Election Plan Summary
10/28/20 - Teamsters Local 743
Teamsters Local 743 Delegates and Alternate Delegates Election Plan has been approved by the Election Supervisor and is summarized in English and Spanish in t he documents below.
Verizon Members Register for the Stock Together Program
10/28/20 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
As part of the Stock Together program, Verizon employees are required to activate their Fidelity brokerage account. The accounts are required in order to view the Stock Together award and receive and access payments once the awards vests.  Please review the attached flyer, log in and activate your account.
November Meetings Update
10/28/20 - IUOE 302
Important Meeting Notice Attention all Members: The Executive Board met Monday, October 26th and decided to suspend all November Union District Meetings. The reason for this is that a significant uptick in COVID cases is being reported.
Candidate Statement
10/28/20 - NEASO
October 28, 2020   Dear NEASO Sisters and Brothers:                The NEASO Elections will be held virtually via Simply Voting from Thursday, November 12, 2020 – Friday, November 13, 2020 (24 hour virtual voting period).
Stock Together Fidelity account
10/28/20 - CWA Local 2222
Below are the links to the Verizon Stock Together award program. There are 376 members that have not signed up for this program, thru Fidelity. In order to receive your awards, you must activate your Fidelity brokerage account.
60 Minutes and Lesley Stahl
10/27/20 - Youngstown, Ohio Area Local 443
'60 Minutes' says the huge book Trump's press secretary presented to Lesley Stahl as his 'healthcare plan' was largely filled with existing legislation Thomas Colson Oct 26, 2020, 9:05 AM U.S. President Donald Trump reacts during the third and final presidential debate with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Teamster Horsemen Toy Donations
10/27/20 - Teamsters Local 776
Teamster Horsemen Chapter 53W is partnering with the York County Harley-Davidson owners Association to make Christmas a....
Retirement Webinar
10/27/20 - IBEW local 2325
Attend a live retirement planning webinar
Home Garaging
10/27/20 - IBEW local 2325
Update 10/27.  Home garaging is extended until 11/30.  Negotiations for further extensions are ongoing.
Verizon Surplus Declared
10/27/20 - CWA Local 1103
  4th Quarter Surplus Declared in Verizon and Verizon Business Verizon has declared a surplus in Verizon and Verizon Business. The surplus at Verizon is due to a process change so FAP articles 8(b) and 10 will not apply.
Verizon Home Garaging Extended
10/27/20 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
The TEMPORARY Home Garaging Agreement has been renewed and extended. This extension ends on November 30, 2020.
Why Workers Will Decide the 2020 Election
10/27/20 - Teamsters local 570
Oct. 27, 2020 | OPINION | […] As Americans go to the polls, workers are prepared to render judgment on a president who has failed to keep his promises. Corporate profits have soared and executive compensation has exploded, all on the backs of American workers. But our middle class has shrunk and millions labor for poverty wages.
Why Workers Will Decide the 2020 Election
10/27/20 - Teamsters Local 355
Oct. 27, 2020 | OPINION | […] As Americans go to the polls, workers are prepared to render judgment on a president who has failed to keep his promises. Corporate profits have soared and executive compensation has exploded, all on the backs of American workers. But our middle class has shrunk and millions labor for poverty wages.
Verizon Surplus
10/27/20 - Communications Workers of America Local 1120
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Union Meeting
10/27/20 - UAW Local 4911
Our Executive Board (4pm) and General Membership (5pm) Meetings will be held, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at UAW Local 724, 450 Clare Street, Lansing MI 48917 We will be screening at the door and adhering to CDC guidelines of maximum capacity 25 persons.
40 Firewatch Openings In Seattle!
10/27/20 - International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
Seattle area employer has contacted the hall because they are in need of 40 Firewatches! Day and swing shift available and training to start on November 6, 2020. There is no experience required, and training will be provided, if you or a family member wanted to get your foot in the door and experience work on the shipyard first hand, this would be a great opportunity.
Are You Ready – Do You Have a Plan?
10/27/20 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
One of the most important elections of our lifetime is only a week away.  All IBEW 21 members need to exercise their right to vote.  Some IBEW 21 contracts have provisions allowing employees time to vote.  Plan your vote by checking your contract’s voting language.  You may be saying that the National Election in your State has already been decided. Don’t let that thought prevent you from voting. There are many down ballot races that can affect you and your family. IBEW 21 COPE Director Dennis McCafferty has said many times, “…down ballot politicians need to get their start somewhere, they use these entry positions, even as dog catcher as a springboard to get elected into higher positions. We must slam the door shut early on wannabees who are out to destroy your Union job that provides your wages, benefits and retirement that you and your family are counting on…”
El Paso Police Bolsters Its Ranks With New Officers
10/27/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
The El Paso Police Department has added twenty-nine (29) officers to their ranks after the graduation of the 127th academy class on Monday, October 26, 2020. This class also graduated two Fire Marshalls assigned to the El Paso Fire Department. The new police officers have been assigned to patrol duties at the various Police Regional Command Centers.
November 12, 2020 Union Meeting Reminder
10/27/20 - IUEC Local 10
Brothers and Sisters, We will be having our Union Meeting on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 6:00 pm.  We are allowed 150 at the meeting.  You will need to wear a face mask and will have your temperature checked at the door.  When we reach maximum capacity, the door will be locked. Please enter the building from the back door into the Union Hall.
2021 Guild Elections
10/27/20 - KCPOG
King County Police Officers Guild Election Announcement In accordance with the Guild By-Laws, Article VI, the positions listed below will be up for election.  The term of office shall be for two years and shall commence on the last Wednesday of February 2021. Vice-President is a paid position as described in the By-Laws.
Do most Americans think Bidens or Trumps are more corrupt?
10/27/20 - Youngstown, Ohio Area Local 443
Yahoo News ANDREW ROMANO Oct 27th 2020 10:07AM In the waning days of the 2020 campaign, President Trump has intensified his accusations of (mostly unspecified) wrongdoing by his Democratic rival Joe Biden based on emails supposedly found on a laptop formerly owned by Biden’s son Hunter.
Jared Kushner says Black Americans must want to succeed.
10/27/20 - Youngstown, Ohio Area Local 443
Jared Kushner says Black Americans must 'want' to succeed By Reuters Staff WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House senior adviser Jared Kushner criticized athletes and others who have protested against U.S. racism on social media and basketball courts and suggested that Black people had to want to succeed for policies to change.
Increasing the Minimum Wage Would Help, Not Hurt, the Economy
10/26/20 - Teamsters Local 355
Oct. 26, 2020 | WAGES | The minimum wage in the United States hasn’t budged in 11 years. Whether it should was a hotly contested question during Thursday’s final presidential debate.
Increasing the Minimum Wage Would Help, Not Hurt, the Economy
10/26/20 - Teamsters Local 992
Oct. 26, 2020 | WAGES | The minimum wage in the United States hasn’t budged in 11 years. Whether it should was a hotly contested question during Thursday’s final presidential debate.
VP South Election Results
10/26/20 - Association Employees Union
Good Afternoon: The election committee met to count votes in the election for AEU Vice President South. There were 58 valid votes cast in compliance with the AEU Constitution and Bylaws. The results are as follows: Robert DeWitz - 32 Votes Gary Snyder - 26 Votes Thank you to everyone who voted and to the candidates for running a great race.
Please Vote
10/26/20 - IBEW Local 659
October 26, 2020 Dear Sister/Brother: Election Day 2020 is only a few short days away.  Millions of Americans have already voted, and maybe you have too.  If you haven’t voted yet, I am asking you to make a plan to vote.  If you can, vote early and return your ballot as soon as possible, using a ballot drop box, if available, to relieve the strain on the U.S.
Strike Vote Meeting
10/26/20 - UFCW Local 455
Purpose: For The Membership To Vote On An Unfair Labor Practice Strike! During the meeting we will discuss Kroger’s unfair labor practices and the company’s “Last, Best, & Final” offer. The membership will then get a chance to vote on an unfair labor practice strike.
CWA & Labor Endorsements Here
10/25/20 - CWA Local 1103
Find CWA Local 1103, Westchester Central Labor Body, CT State AFL-CIO and NJ State AFL-CIO Endorsed Labor Candidates Here.  You must be a CWA member or retiree and a register website member to log on to this list.
ATU Local 1056 Endorsements
10/24/20 - ATU Local 1056
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New Teamster Gear!
10/24/20 - Teamsters Local 776
The nights are getting longer; the days getting cooler, but Local 776 has your....
Election Results
10/23/20 - UAW Local 4911
Thank you to all the union brothers and sisters who came out and voted today.  Thank you to all the candidates that ran.  Congratulations to Monica Artis who won for Service Chairman and Tod Davis for Skilled Trades Chairman.  See the attached document for each candidates percentage of vote.
In Case You Missed It
10/23/20 - Teamsters local 570
  • COVID-19 news updates for Oct.
In Case You Missed It
10/23/20 - Teamsters Local 355
  • COVID-19 news updates for Oct.
Special General Membership Meeting, via Zoom
10/23/20 - CWA Local 7777
Greetings CWA Local 7777 Members, CWA Local 7777 will be holding a Special General Membership Meeting, via Zoom, for the purpose of approving a sale price for our building at 2840 south Vallejo Street, Englewood, CO  80110. When: Oct 26, 2020 07:00 PM MDT You must register in advance for this meeting at: https://us02web.zoom.
Un-boo-lievable Halloween
10/23/20 - IATSE Local 33
Dear Local Officers,  With Halloween creeping up, we are dedicating this day to sharing and celebrating some of the most un-boo-lievable work that our Sisters, Brothers, and Kin have created over the years.
In Case You Missed It
10/23/20 - Teamsters Local 992
  • COVID-19 news updates for Oct.
OSHA 10 GES for IATSE Locals
10/23/20 - IATSE Local 33
Brothers & Sisters: IATSE Local 8 is offering OSHA 10 General Industry Online for FREE to all Members of IATSE and persons on their extra list. This is the IA Internationals OSHA 10 GES Course specifically designed for workers in the Entertainment Industry. We are offering weekly classes thru December 31st. Please Inform your Members.
OSHA 10 GES for IATSE Locals
10/23/20 - IATSE Local 33
Brothers & Sisters: IATSE Local 8 is offering OSHA 10 General Industry Online for FREE to all Members of IATSE and persons on their extra list. This is the IA Internationals OSHA 10 GES Course specifically designed for workers in the Entertainment Industry. We are offering weekly classes thru December 31st. Please Inform your Members.
Snohomish County Covid Child Care
10/23/20 - IBEW Local 191
Snohomish County residents in need of child care should check the resources in the attached PDF.
Kroger Negotiations Update 19
10/23/20 - UFCW Local 455
Your Union met last week with Kroger on 10/15 & 10/16, to resume negotiations. We presented to the company a detailed proposal that would maintain employee-controlled healthcare by merging your South Central Fund with another employee-controlled healthcare fund— UFCW Local 1529-Kroger (Memphis Fund)— for the life of the new contract.
In Case You Missed It
10/23/20 - Teamsters Local 888
  • COVID-19 news updates for Oct.
10/27 - Central MA Case Push and Rally
10/22/20 - IATSE Local 96
Brothers and Sisters, This Tuesday, October 27th at 10 a.m., there will be a case push and rally in support of live event workers like ourselves. The event will begin with a case push down the sidewalk from the Palladium to City Hall followed by a rally on the Common, rain or shine. We need to come together in a call for support and action! Register to attend here.
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