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Mar 04, 2020
Teamster Local 142 Hall 1300 Clark Road Gary, Indiana
Construction Division Meeting
Mar 11, 2020
Teamster Local 142 1300 Clark Road Gary, Indiana 46404
Stewards Council Meeting
Mar 17, 2020
Teamster Local 142 1300 Clark Road Gary, Indiana
General Membership Meeting
Apr 01, 2020
Teamster Local 142 Hall 1300 Clark Road Gary, Indiana
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Apr 08, 2020
Teamster Local 142 1300 Clark Road Gary, Indiana 46404
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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

     
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Teamsters Local 142 Day at the Railcats

Come on out Friday May 29th and cheer on the Gary South Shore Railcats as they take on the Lincoln Saltdogs at the U.S. Steel Yard. First pitch 7:10pm
Download: Railcats vs. Saltdogs.pdf

Teamsters Joint Council 25 2019 Memorial

Teamsters Joint Council 25 2019 Memorial
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James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship 2020

About James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund James R. Hoffa became a Teamster member in 1934 and served as General President for 14 years, and, in recognition of his tireless service to the union and its members, was honored as General President Emeritus for life.

GOLF OUTING 2019

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

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
Teamsters Local 142 Day at the Railcats

Come on out Friday May 29th and cheer on the Gary South Shore Railcats as they take on the Lincoln Saltdogs at the U.S. Steel Yard.

First pitch 7:10pm

Download: Railcats vs. Saltdogs.pdf

Teamsters Joint Council 25 2019 Memorial

Teamsters Joint Council 25 2019 Memorial
Read More...

James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship 2020

James R. Hoffa became a Teamster member in 1934 and served as General President for 14 years, and, in recognition of his tireless service to the union and its members, was honored as General President Emeritus for life. At the November 1999 General Executive Board meeting, then-General Secretary-Treasurer C. Thomas Keegel presented a resolution to establish the new scholarship fund. This site describes the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund (JRHMSF) and outlines eligibility requirements and application procedures. Please click here.

The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund is an independent organization established and registered as a tax-exempt entity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Fund is established solely to provide scholarships to the child or dependent of a member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, and contributions to the Fund are deductible as charitable contributions to the extent permitted by law.

The application process has opened for 2020. Please see below for detailed instructions. (Deadline for submission is March 2, 2020).

 

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GOLF OUTING 2019

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

See pictures Click Here


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.
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