Teamsters
03/24/2017 at 19:08. Facebook
The following message is from Dennis Pierce, President of the Teamsters Rail Conference:

President Trump has presented his budget to the American people, and despite making public statements that his administration would spend $1 trillion on infrastructure, his first budget proposal consists of cuts that hurt American workers. Included in this budget is the complete elimination of funding for...
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Teamsters
03/24/2017 at 15:50. Facebook
A vote in the House is planned for this afternoon. Make your voice heard - tell Congress to vote no on the AHCA.

Tell Congress to oppose the American Health Care Act

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Teamsters
03/24/2017 at 13:10. Facebook
This week's news: Teamsters sound alarm at NetJets on mechanic shortage; dockworkers at XPO in Aurora, IL seek Teamster representation; XPO drivers in Elgin, IL file for Teamsters vote; Lyft drivers win $27mil. after Teamsters seek award; court upholds rule allowing Seattle Uber drivers to vote for Teamster union; UPS Teamsters in Ala. pitch in for coworker; Local 120 ratifies US Foods...
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Teamsters
03/23/2017 at 18:58. Facebook
Congress, instead of trying to make the workplace safer for hard-working Americans, approved the rollback of an Occupational Safety and Health Administration rule this week that would have mandated better record keeping of injuries on the job. GOP lawmakers seem more interested in protecting their corporate cronies than sticking up for middle-class families. Read more: [ Teamster.org Link ]

Worker Safety Takes Back Seat to Corporate Profits

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Teamsters
03/23/2017 at 13:12. Facebook
Dozens of Uber and Lyft drivers filled a Seattle City Hall hearing room today to demand better working conditions and a voice.

Uber, Lyft drivers demand better conditions and a voice

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Teamsters
03/22/2017. Facebook
Last week, XPO port drivers in Savannah scored a major victory when the NLRB ordered the company to post a federal notice in the workplace stating misclassified port drayage drivers – who are independent contractors in name only – have the right to form a union without intimidation. The victory comes after XPO called police in response to lawful leafletting by Teamster organizers who were...
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Teamsters
03/22/2017. Facebook
The recently introduced American Health Care Act (AHCA) repeals taxes on the wealthy, insurance companies, medical device makers and pharmaceutical companies. The only tax that remains from the Affordable Care Act is the 40% excise tax on high quality health plans that most Teamsters worked hard to earn.
Let Congress know that this so-called Cadillac Tax is unfair and unnecessary. Call (844)...
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Teamsters
03/21/2017. Facebook
Here’s a story that shows the heart of Teamster brotherhood. UPS members from Local 612 in Alabama saw a coworker in need and stepped forward in a tremendous act of generosity and compassion. Derrick, who used walk miles in the dark to get to work, now has a ride of his own thanks to his coworkers...

Wheels to Work: UPS Teamsters Pitch In For Coworker in Need

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Teamsters
03/21/2017. Facebook
Congratulations to our Local 688 brothers and sisters in St. Louis on a hard-fought contract victory - following an 8-month boycott - at Schnucks!

Teamsters Local 688 Warehouse Workers Ratify Contract with Schnuck Markets |

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Teamsters
03/20/2017. Facebook
Teamsters
03/20/2017. Facebook
Teamsters are raising the bar for workers at US Foods! Minnesota Teamsters with Local 120 ratified a strong agreement on Sunday that will raise wages and improve their working conditions. Find out more...

Teamsters Ratify Agreement at US Foods

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Teamsters
03/20/2017. Facebook
Let's welcome our new brothers and sisters at Local 117!

Seventy-one correctional specialists just became Teamsters

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Teamsters
03/19/2017. Facebook
Teamster households and their friends are eligible to receive a discount on the TurboTax software program for tax preparation. This includes members of the GCC, BLET and BMWED. Please visit the Teamster sign-in site to obtain the discount: [ Intuit.me Link ]
Teamsters
03/18/2017. Facebook
The new, online system for submitting applications for the Academic or Vocational scholarships from the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund is now available. Please click here: [ Fluidreview.com Link ]
The scholarships are for the sons and daughters of Teamster members (including the BLET, BMWED and GCC).
*Submission deadline is March 31.
Teamsters
03/17/2017. Facebook
Teamsters
03/17/2017. Facebook
Solidarity with our brothers and sisters from Local 856 in California on the picket line earlier today, striking against unfair labor practices at Peninsula Humane Society. #WeSeeYouPHS
Teamsters
03/17/2017. Facebook
This week's news: Teamsters fight back against UPS "golf cart" bill in Kentucky; DHL clerical workers vote to join Local 769; XPO settles with Teamsters in Georgia; XPO drivers in NJ file for Teamster representation; US Foods Teamsters ratify new contract in Washington; Teamsters present arguments in challenge to open borders for Mexican trucks; Teamster pipeline locals vote to extend...
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Teamsters
03/17/2017. Facebook
Our friends at International Transport Workers' Federation are applauding a new BBC expose on labor abuses in IKEA's supply chain. The report features truck drivers who are being paid low wages despite usually working in higher-wage countries where the cost of living is considerably more, while they live, eat and sleep in their trucks in appalling conditions. Read more here: [ Bit.ly Link ]...
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Teamsters
03/16/2017. Facebook
Teamsters are speaking up on the importance of preserving good jobs as the tech industry makes a push toward autonomous vehicles. Teamsters Legislative Representative Sam Loesche spoke on a panel of labor, workforce and policy experts hosted by Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.) on Capitol Hill today. The Teamsters are seriously engaging with partners to prioritize good union jobs and safety on the...
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Teamsters
03/16/2017. Facebook