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Upcoming Events
Lowell Labor Day Parade
Sep 02, 2019
We will meet at Country Lanes Bowling Alley at 1900 Lucas Parkway, Lowell, IN. Parade line-up will begin at 9:00 a.m. and the parade will start at 10:00 a.m If you have any questions, please call Harvey @ 219-746-8400
General Membership Meeting
Sep 04, 2019
Teamster Local 142 Hall 1300 Clark Road Gary, Indiana
Stewards Council Meeting
Sep 17, 2019
Teamster Local 142 1300 Clark Road Gary, Indiana
General Membership Meeting
Oct 02, 2019
Teamster Local 142 Hall 1300 Clark Road Gary, Indiana
Stewards Council Meeting
Oct 15, 2019
Teamster Local 142 1300 Clark Road Gary, Indiana
  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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2019 LOWELL LABOR DAY PARADE

TEAMSTERS LOCAL UNION NO. 142 INVITE YOU AND YOUR FAMILY TO WALK or RIDE WITH THE TEAMSTER TRUCK TO CELEBRATE THE TOWN OF LOWELL 100th LABOR DAY PARADE
Download: Labor day flyer 2019.pdf

Teamsters Local 142 Stewards Council Car and Bike Show

Teamsters Local 142 Steward Council is pleased to announce it has scheduled a CHARITY CAR AND BIKE SHOW scheduled for Sunday, July 14, 2019 at our Training Center located at 9050 Mississippi Street, Merrillville, Indiana, members and the public are all invited.
Download: Car Show 2019.pdf

GOLF OUTING 2019

Thanks to everyone that help make this years golf outing a success. See pictures Click Here

Petition forTeamster License Plates

Teamsters Local 142 has started collecting the 500 signatures that is needed to get the Indiana Teamster License Plate reinstated. Please download the attached petition form to help collect the signatures. Anyone that signs the petition must be an Indiana resident, so get your co-workers, family, friends, and neighbors to sign the petition and return it to the union hall.
Download: Plates.pdf

Teamsters Local 142 Stewards Council Deliver Holiday Cheer

Davich: ‘It could be any of us next Christmas’ Jerry Davich jdavich@post-trib.com December 15, 2012 6:34PM Teamsters Local 142 member Scott Failla of Hobart arrives at a Griffith, Ind. residence to deliver a Christmas basket to a former co-worker Saturday morning December 15, 2012.
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Right-to-work-for-less passes Mich. House amid furor

The Michigan House of Representatives voted to pass an anti-worker, pro-poverty, right-to-work-for-less bill just now, as angry citizens outside chanted "Kill the Bill." They were still locked out of the Statehouse though a judge had ordered Michigan Republicans to reopen it. House Democrats walked out in protest. The vote was 58-52.
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Teamsters, School Bus Workers Rally for Respect in Illinois

Teamsters, School Bus Workers Rally for Respect in Illinois   September 27, 2012 Alpha School Bus Workers Joined By Hundreds of Teamsters, Community Supporters Press Contact Kara Deniz kdeniz@teamster.
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Storm hits Local 142

Storm rips though Gary around 4:00pm on Thursday July 5, 2012.
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Local 142 members that helped put the Holiday Baskets together this year
2019 LOWELL LABOR DAY PARADE

TEAMSTERS LOCAL UNION NO. 142

INVITE YOU AND YOUR FAMILY TO WALK or RIDE WITH THE TEAMSTER TRUCK

TO CELEBRATE

THE TOWN OF LOWELL 100th

LABOR DAY PARADE

Download: Labor day flyer 2019.pdf

Teamsters Local 142 Stewards Council Car and Bike Show

Teamsters Local 142 Steward Council is pleased to announce it has scheduled a CHARITY CAR AND BIKE SHOW scheduled for Sunday, July 14, 2019 at our Training Center located at 9050 Mississippi Street, Merrillville, Indiana, members and the public are all invited.

We are requesting sponsors for our free raffle to be held during the show. The type of donation can be almost anything such as Toys, Bicycles, Sporting Goods, Electronics, House and Garden Wares, Gift Certificates, and Sporting, Theatre or Other Event Tickets.

Please Print and Post

Download: Car Show 2019.pdf

GOLF OUTING 2019

Thanks to everyone that help make this years golf outing a success.

See pictures Click Here


Petition forTeamster License Plates

DON'T FORGET TO GET YOUR PETITIONS BACK TO THE HALL!!!

We are in the home stretch of collecting signatures for the Teamsters license plates. If you have not collected signatures yet please do so and get them back to the hall. we plan on getting the application together and sent downstate by the second week of February.

Teamsters Local 142 has started collecting the 500 signatures that is needed to get the Indiana Teamster License Plate reinstated. Please download the attached petition form to help collect the signatures.

Anyone that signs the petition must be an Indiana resident, so get your co-workers, family, friends, and neighbors to sign the petition and return it to the union hall.

Thanks in advance for the cooperation in helping to get the Indiana Teamsters License back.

 

Please Download and Post

Download: Plates.pdf

Teamsters Local 142 Stewards Council Deliver Holiday Cheer

Davich: ‘It could be any of us next Christmas’ Jerry Davich jdavich@post-trib.com December 15, 2012 6:34PM Teamsters Local 142 member Scott Failla of Hobart arrives at a Griffith, Ind. residence to deliver a Christmas basket to a former co-worker Saturday morning December 15, 2012.
Read More...

Right-to-work-for-less passes Mich. House amid furor

The Michigan House of Representatives voted to pass an anti-worker, pro-poverty, right-to-work-for-less bill just now, as angry citizens outside chanted "Kill the Bill." They were still locked out of the Statehouse though a judge had ordered Michigan Republicans to reopen it. House Democrats walked out in protest. The vote was 58-52.
Read More...

Teamsters, School Bus Workers Rally for Respect in Illinois

Teamsters, School Bus Workers Rally for Respect in Illinois   September 27, 2012 Alpha School Bus Workers Joined By Hundreds of Teamsters, Community Supporters Press Contact Kara Deniz kdeniz@teamster.
Read More...

Storm hits Local 142

Storm rips though Gary around 4:00pm on Thursday July 5, 2012.
Read More...






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