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Nov 28, 2019
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Dec 04, 2019
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Dec 10, 2019
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Dec 12, 2019
Teamster Local 142 1300 Clark Road Gary, Indiana
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  • 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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Workers Deserve a Say in Automation
11/21/19 - Teamsters local 570
Nov. 21, 2019 | OPINION | When the global economy shifted in the late 19th century, working people were the first to adapt. They moved to cities like Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Toledo, Ohio, and worked long hours in unsafe factories. They drove the Industrial Revolution and changed the nature of work forever.
Workers Deserve a Say in Automation
11/21/19 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 21, 2019 | OPINION | When the global economy shifted in the late 19th century, working people were the first to adapt. They moved to cities like Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Toledo, Ohio, and worked long hours in unsafe factories. They drove the Industrial Revolution and changed the nature of work forever.
2020 Elitch Gardens Season Passes
11/21/19 - Teamsters Local 455
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Workers Deserve a Say in Automation
11/21/19 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 21, 2019 | OPINION | When the global economy shifted in the late 19th century, working people were the first to adapt. They moved to cities like Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Toledo, Ohio, and worked long hours in unsafe factories. They drove the Industrial Revolution and changed the nature of work forever.
Workers Deserve a Say in Automation
11/21/19 - Teamsters Local 888
Nov. 21, 2019 | OPINION | When the global economy shifted in the late 19th century, working people were the first to adapt. They moved to cities like Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Toledo, Ohio, and worked long hours in unsafe factories. They drove the Industrial Revolution and changed the nature of work forever.
2019 Move Love Event
11/20/19 - Teamsters Local 41
How Can Americans Compete With Mexicans Making a Tenth of What They Do?
11/20/19 - Teamsters local 570
Nov. 20, 2019 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | Despite financial gains won recently by the United Auto Workers in a new contract that ended a nearly six-week-long strike against General Motors, the longest in a half-century, the deal will not rectify the major problem that has hurt American autoworkers and will continue to do so.
How Can Americans Compete With Mexicans Making a Tenth of What They Do?
11/20/19 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 20, 2019 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | Despite financial gains won recently by the United Auto Workers in a new contract that ended a nearly six-week-long strike against General Motors, the longest in a half-century, the deal will not rectify the major problem that has hurt American autoworkers and will continue to do so.
Charleston December Meeting; Santa Breakfast
11/20/19 - Teamsters Local 175
Chas Regular Mtg. Saturday, December 7, 2019 (1 – Week Early. This meeting had to be moved to a week early in order to accommodate Children’s Home Society, the shopping schedule and delivery to the needy families. F     10:00 a.m.     E ************** Teamsters Local 175 Headquarters 267 Staunton Ave. So.
How Can Americans Compete With Mexicans Making a Tenth of What They Do?
11/20/19 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 20, 2019 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | Despite financial gains won recently by the United Auto Workers in a new contract that ended a nearly six-week-long strike against General Motors, the longest in a half-century, the deal will not rectify the major problem that has hurt American autoworkers and will continue to do so.
Labor Voices: Get Serious About Good Jobs
11/19/19 - Teamsters local 570
Nov. 19, 2019 | COMMENTARY | […] many of the jobs created recently aren’t full time, pay too little or don’t offer necessities such as health insurance or retirement benefits. Any old job won’t do. Too many won’t lift Americans out of poverty so workers can share in the nation’s economic recovery.
Labor Voices: Get Serious About Good Jobs
11/19/19 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 19, 2019 | COMMENTARY | […] many of the jobs created recently aren’t full time, pay too little or don’t offer necessities such as health insurance or retirement benefits. Any old job won’t do. Too many won’t lift Americans out of poverty so workers can share in the nation’s economic recovery.
Labor Voices: Get Serious About Good Jobs
11/19/19 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 19, 2019 | COMMENTARY | […] many of the jobs created recently aren’t full time, pay too little or don’t offer necessities such as health insurance or retirement benefits. Any old job won’t do. Too many won’t lift Americans out of poverty so workers can share in the nation’s economic recovery.
Labor Voices: Get Serious About Good Jobs
11/19/19 - Teamsters Local 888
Nov. 19, 2019 | COMMENTARY | […] many of the jobs created recently aren’t full time, pay too little or don’t offer necessities such as health insurance or retirement benefits. Any old job won’t do. Too many won’t lift Americans out of poverty so workers can share in the nation’s economic recovery.
Children's Christmas Party
11/18/19 - Teamsters Local 776
It's that time of year again!. The Union Hall will be decorated, Santa's workshop will be overflowing, the cookie table will be filled with treats, and the big man will be in the house!! It must be the Local 776 Children's Christmans Party! Come on out with your family, your friends and co-workers and enjoy the season.
These Shop Teachers Told Their Students to Unionize
11/18/19 - Teamsters local 570
Nov. 18, 2019 | ORGANIZING | Under the supervision of two foremen, workers clad in white coveralls use a sandblaster and other power tools to remove corrosion from airplane parts. A sign posted nearby in all capital letters reads, "This is a union shop.
These Shop Teachers Told Their Students to Unionize
11/18/19 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 18, 2019 | ORGANIZING | Under the supervision of two foremen, workers clad in white coveralls use a sandblaster and other power tools to remove corrosion from airplane parts. A sign posted nearby in all capital letters reads, "This is a union shop.
IBT's Kevin Currie discusses DRIVE at the UPS Odessa Center
11/18/19 - TEAMSTERS LOCAL 577
ATTENTION Medicare Eligible Members ONLY
11/18/19 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
UPDATE: THE R.S.V.P. NUMBER OF 1-800-308-9964 IS WORKING, SO PLEASE CALL TO MAKE SURE YOU ARE REGISTERED FOR THIS MEETING. PLEASE NOTE WE WILL HAVE REFRESHMENTS AT THIS MEETING.
Teamsters Local 455 Sysco Members on Strike
11/18/19 - Teamsters Local 455
Our Brothers and Sisters at Sysco Foods went on an Unfair Labor Practice Strike beginning at 6:00 p.m. Sunday November 17 2019.  This is a sanctioned strike.  Please support our striking Brothers and Sisters at Sysco Foods.
492 Movie Teamsters Reach(lift) For The Sky!
11/16/19 - Teamsters Local 492
492 Movie Teamsters Reach(lift) For The Sky! Teamsters Local 492 held forklift classes on November 15th and 16th. These classes were first come, first serve and filled up fast. There were a total of 40 attendees that were certified or re-certified over the 2 day period, which maxed out the class size limits for 2 instructors.
These Shop Teachers Told Their Students to Unionize
11/15/19 - Teamsters Local 888
Nov. 15, 2019 | ORGANIZING | Under the supervision of two foremen, workers clad in white coveralls use a sandblaster and other power tools to remove corrosion from airplane parts. A sign posted nearby in all capital letters reads, "This is a union shop.
December Monthly Membership Meeting Resumes at Local 743 Offices
11/15/19 - Teamsters Local 743
General Monthly Membership Meetings Resume at Local 743 offices  Construction at the Local 743 Union Hall has been completed and the December 2, 2019 monthly membership meetings will be held at the Union Hall.   At the December Membership meeting the Local will be honoring our 25 Year Pin Recipients, the Union Stewards of the Year and our annual Adopt a Family Presentation.
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Workers Deserve a Say in Automation
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Workers Deserve a Say in Automation
Teamsters Local 355
2020 Elitch Gardens Season Passes
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Workers Deserve a Say in Automation
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Workers Deserve a Say in Automation
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2019 Move Love Event
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