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  Current Campaigns  
  • The IBT and your Atlanta Committee members, Geoff Maloney and Chris Rogers have been negotiating with Company management since 2010; almost as long as the IBT have been negotiating for the Express Jet CRJ members. 

    The Company has now given us their final, closeout proposal on wages. Neither the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Airline Division, the Business Agents of Local 210 and Local 19, nor your rank-and-file committee members are recommending this be ratified. A detailed letter from your ExpressJet CRJ Negotiating Committee can be found here. A copy of the company’s last, best and final offer can be found here.

    Ballots were mailed on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.  Each member will receive voting instructions and credentials required for voting.  Voting will close on Monday, July 10, and will be counted the same day. 

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • Negotiations for the National Master Automobile Transporters Agreement (NMATA) recently concluded and a tentative agreement has been reached. On Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 representatives from carhaul local unions met in Detroit to endorse the National Agreement and the Central-Southern Supplement, paving the way for members to vote. The Eastern and Western Supplements were approved in 2016, and will not be re-voted. However, all carhaul members will get to exercise their right to vote on the National Agreement and General Monetary Changes.

    Ballots will be mailed out on or about March 10 and are tentatively scheduled to be counted on March 30.

    The tentative agreement is from September 1, 2015, until May 31, 2021.

  • 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 Teamsters Union represents more than 250,000 members at UPS and UPS Freight. UPS remains an active member of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) despite the organization’s anti-worker and anti-union agenda that seeks to undermine and weaken worker protections.

  • 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.

  • Workers across the country at FedEx Freight and Con-way Freight are standing shoulder to shoulder to form their unions with the Teamsters to win a more secure future. Momentum is building with a first wave of victories with many more to come.

    There is growing worker resentment toward the companies after years of being treated unfairly. While the companies have suddenly made improvements since workers began to organize, workers know that without a legally binding contract the company can take these things away at any time.

    The unfulfilled promises that have been made to drivers and dockworkers over the past decade are coming back to haunt management.

    But now workers are taking action and standing up for themselves by forming their union. It's a different era now. It's Teamster Time! LIKE our Facebook page, here.

  • Teamsters are been standing together to protect good jobs at Sysco and US Foods. Our solidarity on many fronts helped to defeat the mega-merger of the two companies, which would have put thousands of jobs at risk. But challenges remain as both companies refine their plans. Join our campaign to ensure these foodservice giants honor their agreements with 11,500 Teamsters and help us bring more Sysco and US Foods workers into the Teamster family. LIKE our Facebook page, here.

     

     
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Tax Bill Favors Adding Robots Over Workers, Critics Say
12/11/17 - Teamsters local 570
Dec. 11, 2017  | JOBS |  Republicans call their tax bill the Tax Cut and Jobs Act. But critics say maybe it should have been named the Tax Cut and Robots Act. That's because it doesn't create new tax incentives that specifically encourage companies to hire workers and create jobs, some employers and economists say.
Tax Bill Favors Adding Robots Over Workers, Critics Say
12/11/17 - Teamsters Local 992
Dec. 11, 2017  | JOBS |  Republicans call their tax bill the Tax Cut and Jobs Act. But critics say maybe it should have been named the Tax Cut and Robots Act. That's because it doesn't create new tax incentives that specifically encourage companies to hire workers and create jobs, some employers and economists say.
2017 James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Winners
12/11/17 - TEAMSTERS LOCAL 577
I am pleased to announce the following member's children have won a 2017 James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $10,000.
Tax Bill Favors Adding Robots Over Workers, Critics Say
12/11/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Dec. 11, 2017  | JOBS |  Republicans call their tax bill the Tax Cut and Jobs Act. But critics say maybe it should have been named the Tax Cut and Robots Act. That's because it doesn't create new tax incentives that specifically encourage companies to hire workers and create jobs, some employers and economists say.
Tax Bill Favors Adding Robots Over Workers, Critics Say
12/11/17 - Teamsters Local 888
Dec. 11, 2017  | JOBS |  Republicans call their tax bill the Tax Cut and Jobs Act. But critics say maybe it should have been named the Tax Cut and Robots Act. That's because it doesn't create new tax incentives that specifically encourage companies to hire workers and create jobs, some employers and economists say.
In Case You Missed It
12/10/17 - Teamsters local 570
  • American Labor loses another voice.   • What union activists really think about Nafta and trade.   • How bosses use “open shop” campaigns to crush unions.   • Voters deserve representation that reflects their will.   • Study: Climate change poses major threat to manufacturing.
In Case You Missed It
12/10/17 - Teamsters Local 992
  • American Labor loses another voice.   • What union activists really think about Nafta and trade.   • How bosses use “open shop” campaigns to crush unions.   • Voters deserve representation that reflects their will.   • Study: Climate change poses major threat to manufacturing.
Children's Christmas Party
12/10/17 - Teamsters Local 776
Christmas; and kids! Christmas; and gifts! Christmas; and treats! On Saturday December 9, 2017 the Union Hall became...
In Case You Missed It
12/09/17 - Teamsters Local 355
  • American Labor loses another voice.   • What union activists really think about Nafta and trade.   • How bosses use “open shop” campaigns to crush unions.   • Voters deserve representation that reflects their will.   • Study: Climate change poses major threat to manufacturing.
Union Meeting & XMAS Party
12/08/17 - Teamsters Local 814
UPS/IBT Safety & Health Committees
12/08/17 - Teamsters Local 71
Here’s What the Senate’s Tax Bill Means For Your Wallet
12/08/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Dec. 8, 2017 | FINANCES | Households can expect to save an average of $1,200 in 2019 thanks to the Senate's proposed overhaul, but the largest tax cuts will go to the highest income earners. Those are the findings of the Tax Policy Center's new analysis of the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
Here’s What the Senate’s Tax Bill Means For Your Wallet
12/08/17 - Teamsters Local 992
Dec. 8, 2017 | FINANCES | Households can expect to save an average of $1,200 in 2019 thanks to the Senate's proposed overhaul, but the largest tax cuts will go to the highest income earners. Those are the findings of the Tax Policy Center's new analysis of the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
CONTRACTOR'S ASSOCIATION OF WILL & GRUNDY COUNTIES' SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM ANNOUNCED
12/08/17 - Teamsters Local 179
The Contractors Association of Will and Grundy Counties' Scholarship chair Becky Fallin, President of RHL Insulation and Firestopping, Inc. is pleased to announce the Annual Contractors Association of Will and Grundy Counties Scholarship Program.
Here’s What the Senate’s Tax Bill Means For Your Wallet
12/08/17 - Teamsters Local 888
Dec. 8, 2017 | FINANCES | Households can expect to save an average of $1,200 in 2019 thanks to the Senate's proposed overhaul, but the largest tax cuts will go to the highest income earners. Those are the findings of the Tax Policy Center's new analysis of the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
Letter to Teamsters Local 542 UPS Members
12/07/17 - Teamsters Local 542
SAD NEWS: PASSING OF BROTHER BISHOP'S FATHER
12/07/17 - Teamsters Local 71
With great saddness we annonce the passing of Steve G. Bishop on Wednesday, December 6, 2007. Please remember Brother Bishop in your thoughts and prayers during this time. Funeral arranagements are as follows: Wednesday, December 13, 2017; Visitation at 10:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Services at 12:00 p.m.
HOFFA TO ABNEY: 70 HR WORKWEEK UNACCEPTABLE
12/07/17 - Teamsters Local 71
Trump Administration Opposes Unions in Key Supreme Court Case
12/07/17 - Teamsters Local 355
Dec. 7, 2017 | LEGAL | The Trump administration sided against public employee unions Wednesday evening in a Supreme Court case that could deal the labor movement a crippling financial blow. In a brief submitted in Janus v.
2018 MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS
12/07/17 - Teamsters Local 71
The Monthly Membership Meetings are held the 2nd Saturday of each month with the Exception of June, July and August, when they are suspended for the summer. Monthly Membership Meetings begin at 10:00 am at the Union Hall located at 2529 Beltway Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina.
2018 ABF NATIONAL CONTRACT
12/07/17 - Teamsters Local 71
Congratulations to Steve Bishop, Business Agent for being appointed to serve on the ABF National Contract negotiations for 2018.
AMERICAN RED CROSS & ALSCO
12/07/17 - Teamsters Local 71
LOCAL 71'S OPPOSITION TO UPS 70-HR WORKWEEK
12/07/17 - Teamsters Local 71
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Tax Bill Favors Adding Robots Over Workers, Critics Say
Teamsters local 570
Tax Bill Favors Adding Robots Over Workers, Critics Say
Teamsters Local 992
2017 James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Winners
TEAMSTERS LOCAL 577
Tax Bill Favors Adding Robots Over Workers, Critics Say
Teamsters Local 355
Tax Bill Favors Adding Robots Over Workers, Critics Say
Teamsters Local 888
In Case You Missed It
Teamsters local 570
 
     
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