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02/25/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
Applications are now being accepted for the Academic Scholarship and Vocational/Training Scholarship for the sons and daughters of Teamster members (including the BLET, BMWED and GCC). *Deadline is March 31. To obtain an application for either scholarship, visit the new website at
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02/24/2017 at 22:00. Facebook
Congratulations to the new members of Local 988 (Houston) from Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits! Read more: [ Teamster.org Link ]
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02/24/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
Support Girl Scouts and Teamsters when you buy cookies! The two bakery factories which make the famous Girl Scout Cookies employ members of Teamsters Local 783 and 554.

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02/24/2017 at 16:30. Facebook
Today's News: Teamster UPS aircraft mechanics file for release from mediation; Local 710 secures arbitration win, award for member; New American Canyon Teamsters Local 315 contract bumps wages, limits retirement benefits; Philly Teamsters say beverage tax causing 50-70 percent drop in pay; Myanmar workers in Thailand strike for labor rights; striking Tesco workers in Ireland grow to 2,000;...
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Today's Teamster News For February 24, 2017

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02/23/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
Carhaul Teamsters are urged to take part in a national conference call to learn more about the tentative national carhaul agreement on Monday, February 27 at 6:30 Eastern, 5:30 Central and 3:30 Pacific time. Click here, [ Teamster.org Link ] for call-in instructions. To review the agreements, along with highlights and other information, visit Teamster.org at [ Teamster.org Link ]
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02/23/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
Recycling workers at Sims in NYC are standing strong in their fight to organize as Teamsters and win good jobs for their families. Seeking respect, affordable healthcare, fair scheduling and an end to favoritism, an overwhelming majority of workers have signed a petition in support of joining Local 210 – but the company has yet to accept the workers’ appeal for recognition. The workers process...
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02/23/2017 at 17:40. Facebook
Today's News: Nestle Teamsters ratify new contract in Wisconsin; Teamsters endorse Maria Elena Durazo for DNC Vice Chair; Teamster-backed truckers on LA docks fight for union rights; Local 210 Sunset Park strike could target city recycling; Teamsters Local 830 sounds alarm on layoffs due to soda tax; Italy govt. asks airline not to cut workers pay to avert strike; Gabon oil workers launch...
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Today's Teamster News For February 23, 2017

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02/23/2017 at 14:07. Facebook
Congratulations to our Teamster Brothers and Sisters at GP Gypsum in Tacoma. The group voted yesterday to ratify a new 4-year contract.

Teamsters at GP Gypsum Ratify 4-Year Contract

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02/23/2017 at 00:30. Facebook
Listen to this week’s Teamster Nation News! Hear how IBT election results certified; Unions unite to celebrate DOL nominee’s withdrawal; Carhaul locals endorse tentative agreement; Teamsters laud DeFazio’s NAFTA resolution; Union plays big role in defeat of RTW in N.H.; Contract news; Organizing news; This week in Teamster music; and Anti-union forces set sites on Iowa public sector workers.

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02/22/2017 at 21:01. Facebook
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02/22/2017 at 17:33. Facebook
Today's News: Local 856 Salesforce Teamsters ratify 1st contract; Teamsters at GP Gypsum ratify contract; Noel Canning Teamsters strike for a second day; Local 700 Teamster running for local town trustee position; IIO withdraws charges against Ken Hall; China, Japan, S.Korea attend post-TPP trade summit; S. Africa unions plan march against austerity; thousands protest in Greece against...
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Today's Teamster News For February 22, 2017

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02/22/2017 at 16:01. Facebook
The Independent Investigations Officer (IIO) has withdrawn charges against General Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall. The IIO determined “that Mr. Hall did not play a personal role in the International Brotherhood of Teamsters’ noncompliance…with document requests.” Accordingly, the IIO withdrew his October 31, 2016 recommendation of charges against General Secretary-Treasurer Hall.
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02/21/2017 at 22:00. Facebook
Let's welcome our new brothers and sisters at Liberty Bakery Kitchen in Massachusetts who voted last week to join Local 653! They joined a dozen drivers at the facility that produces donuts for Dunkin’ Donuts who organized with the Teamsters last year. Read more here: [ Teamster.org Link ]
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02/21/2017 at 19:27. Facebook
Republican and Democrat lawmakers in New Hampshire rejected right-to-work because workers fought back!

We are the majority. By standing together we can beat back the rigged system, and give power back to working people. After defeating right-to-work, thousands of NH workers will continue having the power to bargain strong union contracts.
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02/21/2017 at 17:27. Facebook
Today's News: Milwaukee Teamsters ratify contract with Roundy's; Liberty Bakery Kitchen employees vote to join Teamsters Local 653; Local 727 files ULP against Coca-Cola; Teamsters Local 117 aims to organize Uber in Seattle; Local 120 Teamsters and other workers back Minnesota proposal to stop wage theft; Local 760 Teamsters at Noel Canning strike; global unions rally for workers fired in...
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Today's Teamster News For February 21, 2017

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02/21/2017 at 14:57. Facebook
The results of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters election of officers have been certified by election supervisor Richard Mark. General President Jim Hoffa, General Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall, International Vice Presidents and International Trustees elected in the membership vote will begin a five-year term in mid-March. The certification can be viewed here: [ Ibt.io Link ]
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02/18/2017. Facebook
The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications for the Academic Scholarship and Vocational/Training Scholarship for the sons and daughters of Teamster members (including the BLET, BMWED and GCC). The Academic Scholarship awards either $1,000 or $10,000. To obtain an application for either scholarship, visit the new website at
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02/17/2017. Facebook
When Lakeville Motor Express in Minnesota shutdown with no warning just before Thanksgiving last year, 95 Teamsters with Local 120 lost their jobs, health insurance and their last two weeks of pay. In January the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry announced it was suing the company for $524,000 for stealing the employees' wages. Local 120 members have been at the center of state...
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02/17/2017. Facebook
Iowa is on the verge of enacting legislation that would roll back collective bargaining rights for most public sector workers in the state. It’s just the latest example of elected officials doing the bidding of their corporate contributors. Read more: [ Teamster.org Link ]

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02/17/2017. Facebook
Today's News: Teamsters support resolution to renegotiate NAFTA; House Dems NAFTA redo proposal would drop Teamster-opposed cross-border trucking provision; Teamsters applaud defeat of right-to-work in New Hampshire; Teamsters international officer election is certified; leaders of carhaul Teamster locals overwhelmingly endorse tentative agreement; NLRB says trucking co. violated law by...
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Today's Teamster News For February 17, 2017

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