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Apr 29, 2018
Teamster Local 142 Hall 1300 Clark Road Gary,Indiana 46404
Construction Meeting
May 09, 2018
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General Membership Meeting
May 11, 2018
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Stewards Meeting
May 15, 2018
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Teamsters Local 142 Stewards Council Charity Car and Bike Show
May 20, 2018
Teamsters Local 142 Training Center 9050 Mississippi Street Merrillville, Indiana
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  Current Campaigns  
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The contributions of black members to the success of the Teamsters Union are numerous, varied and as old as the union itself. This month, the Teamsters Union spotlights some of those contributions.

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Teamsters Local 142 Charity Car and Bike Show

Teamsters Local 142 Stewards Council Presents Charity Car and Bike Show
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Teamsters Local 142 Golf Outing 2018

Teamsters Local 142 Stewards Council is once again glad to announce the Annual Golf Outing:          WHEN:   Sunday, June 10, 2018          TIME:   10:30 a.m. with a 12:00 p.m.
Download: Golf Outing letter and form 2018.pdf

Red Cross Blood Drive

Teamsters Local 142 Executive Board would like to thank all of the members and general public for coming and donating blood at the blood drive April 21, 2018. With all of the usable units that were collected, it will be possible to help approximately 117 people that might require some type of blood product during a surgery or an emergency situation.
Download: TEAMSTERS LOCAL 142 BLOOD DRIVE FLYER APRIL 2018.pdf

XPO LOGISTICS / CONWAY

Unions Join Together to Expose XPO for its Anti-Worker Practices by James P. Hoffa, General President, International Brotherhood of Teamsters This morning in the upscale suburbs of Connecticut, rank and file union leaders from a continent away are joining U.S. truck drivers and the Teamsters outside a shareholders’ meeting for XPO Logistics to take the company to task for its treatment of workers both here and abroad. It is a historic uniting of U.S. and European workers and unions, brought on by a company that is keeping its workers and investors in the dark. XPO, new owners of Con-way Freight and port trucking companies Pacer Cartage and Harbor Rail Transport, are the nation’s second largest logistics company after UPS, but it’s mismanaging the integration of its new businesses, which is creating significant operational and financial risk for the company and its investors.

JUDGE APPROVES AGREEMENT ENDING GOVERNMENT OVERSIGHT OF THE TEAMSTERS UNION

Chief Judge Loretta Preska of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York approved an agreement that ends more than 25 years of government oversight of the Teamsters Union. The agreement, reached last month between the United States of America and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, dismisses the lawsuit brought by the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, which led to a consent decree that the Teamsters Union has operated under since 1989.
Download: 02 17 15Courtapproval.pdf

Agreement Reached to End Twenty-Five Years of Government Oversight

Agreement Reached to End Twenty-Five Years of Government Oversight (WASHINGTON) – Today January 14, 2015 , the United States of America represented by the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York entered into an agreement with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters whereby in consideration of its terms and conditions the United States of America upon order from the court will dismiss its action against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters sounding in provisions of the Racketeer Influence and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act, 18 U.S.C. Section 1964 and will thereby extinguish the consent order of March 14, 1989.
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Teamster Local 142 Members Participate in CSA 2010 Training

Approximately 150 Members from Teamster Local 142 gathered on Sunday April 28, 2013 to participate in CSA 2010 training.  The members learned valuable information that will help them continue to be safe and professional drivers.  The training focused on how the regulations affect the Teamster driver. Violations under this new federal rule may follow you from workplace to workplace.


Teamsters Local 142 Charity Car and Bike Show

Teamsters Local 142 Stewards Council Presents

Charity Car and Bike Show

Download: Car Show 2018.jpg

Teamsters Local 142 Golf Outing 2018

Teamsters Local 142 Stewards Council is once again glad to announce the Annual Golf Outing:

         WHEN:   Sunday, June 10, 2018

         TIME:   10:30 a.m. with a 12:00 p.m. shotgun start, Best-Ball: 4 Man  

                         Scramble, dinner to follow.

          WHERE:  Turkey Creek Golf Course

                             6400 Harrison Avenue, Merrillville, Indiana 46410

Participation and Sponsorships are critical to the success of the event.

Please print and post the attached form

Download: Golf Outing letter and form 2018.pdf

Red Cross Blood Drive

Teamsters Local 142 Executive Board would like to thank all of the members and general public for coming and donating blood at the blood drive April 21, 2018. With all of the usable units that were collected, it will be possible to help approximately 117 people that might require some type of blood product during a surgery or an emergency situation.

HOPE TO SEE YOU NEXT TIME!!!!

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT DONATING BLOOD

Download: TEAMSTERS LOCAL 142 BLOOD DRIVE FLYER APRIL 2018.pdf

XPO LOGISTICS / CONWAY


Teamsters XPO Hotline: 855-974-4180 www.teamster.org/eXPOsed Facebook.com/XPO-exposed


JUDGE APPROVES AGREEMENT ENDING GOVERNMENT OVERSIGHT OF THE TEAMSTERS UNION

JUDGE APPROVES AGREEMENT ENDING GOVERNMENT

OVERSIGHT OF THE TEAMSTERS UNION

Download: 02 17 15Courtapproval.pdf

Agreement Reached to End Twenty-Five Years of Government Oversight

Agreement Reached to End Twenty-Five Years of Government Oversight (WASHINGTON) – Today January 14, 2015 , the United States of America represented by the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York entered into an agreement with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters whereby in consideration of its terms and conditions the United States of America upon order from the court will dismiss its action against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters sounding in provisions of the Racketeer Influence and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act, 18 U.S.C. Section 1964 and will thereby extinguish the consent order of March 14, 1989.
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Teamster Local 142 Members Participate in CSA 2010 Training

Approximately 150 Members from Teamster Local 142 gathered on Sunday April 28, 2013 to participate in CSA 2010 training.  The members learned valuable information that will help them continue to be safe and professional drivers.  The training focused on how the regulations affect the Teamster driver. Violations under this new federal rule may follow you from workplace to workplace. The training gave the members the tools they need to protect their driving record and potential future employment as a driver.  Secretary-Treasurer Richard Knipp said “anytime we can get training to help us continue to be safe and to be professionals on the jobs that we do it is a good thing.  The turnout today shows that Teamster Local 142 drivers want to be safe and professional drivers and continue to provide safe and quality services to the Employers and their costumers .”

 

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