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How the Opioid Crisis is Depressing America’s Labor Force
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How the Opioid Crisis is Depressing America’s Labor Force
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The Tax Cut and the Pay Increase: Halfway There
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The Tax Cut and the Pay Increase: Halfway There
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The Tax Cut and the Pay Increase: Halfway There
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STATE FOP ISSUES STATEMENT REGARDING SHOOTING IN EAST PITTSBURGH
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Teamsters-UPS Reach Settlement in Principle on UPS Agreement
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PENSION RALLY
06/21/18 - Teamsters Local 449
Joint Select Committee on Pensions to Hold Rally.
How the Opioid Crisis is Depressing America’s Labor Force
06/20/18 - Teamsters Local 355
June 20, 2018 | HEALTH & SAFETY | It's been a decade since the financial crisis drove up the unemployment rate in the U.S. and forced people in the prime of their careers to give up looking for work. Even today, as employers add jobs at a furious pace, the workforce participation rate still hasn't recovered.
How the Opioid Crisis is Depressing America’s Labor Force
06/20/18 - Teamsters local 570
June 20, 2018 | HEALTH & SAFETY | It's been a decade since the financial crisis drove up the unemployment rate in the U.S. and forced people in the prime of their careers to give up looking for work. Even today, as employers add jobs at a furious pace, the workforce participation rate still hasn't recovered.
The Tax Cut and the Pay Increase: Halfway There
06/20/18 - Teamsters local 570
June 20, 2018 | ECONOMY | [...] Although there is little doubt that the initial split on the tax cut overwhelmingly benefited shareholders rather than workers, if we take the Republican story seriously, this is not supposed to be how workers would benefit from the tax cut.
The Tax Cut and the Pay Increase: Halfway There
06/20/18 - Teamsters Local 992
June 20, 2018 | ECONOMY | [...] Although there is little doubt that the initial split on the tax cut overwhelmingly benefited shareholders rather than workers, if we take the Republican story seriously, this is not supposed to be how workers would benefit from the tax cut.
The Tax Cut and the Pay Increase: Halfway There
06/20/18 - Teamsters Local 355
June 20, 2018 | ECONOMY | [...] Although there is little doubt that the initial split on the tax cut overwhelmingly benefited shareholders rather than workers, if we take the Republican story seriously, this is not supposed to be how workers would benefit from the tax cut.
SCAM ALERT ABOUT PENSION
06/20/18 - Teamsters Local 71
We had a retired member call because concerned about someone who visited him at his residence. He was visited by a young woman who said she needed to speak to him about his IBT pension. He said she pulled up his retirement application and knew some of his personal information, which gave him cause for concern. She was insistent on setting an appointment with him for later this week.
TO OUR MOVIE INDUSTRY MEMBERS
06/20/18 - Teamsters Local 71
John E Rice, Sr. A graveside service will be held in celebration of his life at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, June 21st at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, 1504 West Sugar Creek Road, Charlotte NC, 28262.
How the Opioid Crisis is Depressing America’s Labor Force
06/20/18 - Teamsters Local 888
June 20, 2018 | HEALTH & SAFETY | It's been a decade since the financial crisis drove up the unemployment rate in the U.S. and forced people in the prime of their careers to give up looking for work. Even today, as employers add jobs at a furious pace, the workforce participation rate still hasn't recovered.
The Tax Cut and the Pay Increase: Halfway There
06/20/18 - Teamsters Local 888
June 20, 2018 | ECONOMY | [...] Although there is little doubt that the initial split on the tax cut overwhelmingly benefited shareholders rather than workers, if we take the Republican story seriously, this is not supposed to be how workers would benefit from the tax cut.
UPS Edgerton Appeal Decision
06/19/18 - Teamsters Local 41
The General Executive Board heard an appeal that was filed by Local 696 regarding a decision from Joint Council 56 awarding jursidiction over a new UPS Facility in Edgerton, Kansas to Teamsters Local 41.  To read the full decision please click here.
The First Black-Led Union Wouldn’t Have Existed Without This Woman
06/19/18 - Teamsters local 570
June 19, 2018 | U.S. LABOR HISTORY | Rosina Corrothers Tucker was born in 1881 in Washington, D.C. She married a preacher, and might have lived a quiet life, except the preacher died, and when she remarried it was to a man whose job put the couple in just the right place and time to make history. Rosina’s husband Berthea Tucker was a Pullman porter.
Big Corporations +Wage Theft = Massive Profits
06/19/18 - Teamsters local 570
June 19, 2018 | WORKING FAMILIES | How do the biggest corporations earn such massive profits? They’d like you to think it’s the result of delivering a superior product or service. But one part of that story is years of wage theft from their employees.
The First Black-Led Union Wouldn’t Have Existed Without This Woman
06/19/18 - Teamsters Local 355
June 19, 2018 | U.S. LABOR HISTORY | Rosina Corrothers Tucker was born in 1881 in Washington, D.C. She married a preacher, and might have lived a quiet life, except the preacher died, and when she remarried it was to a man whose job put the couple in just the right place and time to make history. Rosina’s husband Berthea Tucker was a Pullman porter.
Big Corporations +Wage Theft = Massive Profits
06/19/18 - Teamsters Local 355
June 19, 2018 | WORKING FAMILIES | How do the biggest corporations earn such massive profits? They’d like you to think it’s the result of delivering a superior product or service. But one part of that story is years of wage theft from their employees.
Pipeline Application
06/18/18 - Teamsters Local 29
Click on the link below to download and complete an application for Pipeline. Fax to Teamster Local Union No. 29 at 540-248-1287 or email to our office manager at tjmorris66@aol.
Experts Say Auto Tariffs Would Raise Prices, Cost Jobs
06/18/18 - Teamsters local 570
June 18, 2018 | ECONOMY | Every workday, about 7,400 trucks mostly loaded with automotive parts rumble across the Ambassador Bridge connecting Detroit and Canada, at times snarling traffic along the busy corridor.
In Case You Missed It
06/18/18 - Teamsters local 570
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Experts Say Auto Tariffs Would Raise Prices, Cost Jobs
06/18/18 - Teamsters Local 355
June 18, 2018 | ECONOMY | Every workday, about 7,400 trucks mostly loaded with automotive parts rumble across the Ambassador Bridge connecting Detroit and Canada, at times snarling traffic along the busy corridor.
Experts Say Auto Tariffs Would Raise Prices, Cost Jobs
06/18/18 - Teamsters Local 992
June 18, 2018 | ECONOMY | Every workday, about 7,400 trucks mostly loaded with automotive parts rumble across the Ambassador Bridge connecting Detroit and Canada, at times snarling traffic along the busy corridor.
In Case You Missed It
06/18/18 - Teamsters Local 992
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PASSINGS OF OUR BROTHERS & SISTERS
06/18/18 - Teamsters Local 71
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Experts Say Auto Tariffs Would Raise Prices, Cost Jobs
06/18/18 - Teamsters Local 888
June 18, 2018 | ECONOMY | Every workday, about 7,400 trucks mostly loaded with automotive parts rumble across the Ambassador Bridge connecting Detroit and Canada, at times snarling traffic along the busy corridor.
REMINDER! NO JUNE GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING!
06/16/18 - Teamsters Local 179
A reminder that there will be no June General Membership meeting due to the Father's Day Holiday. We will see you at the July General Membership meeting on Sunday July, 15 at 10:00 a.m. Have a Happy Father's Day.
In Case You Missed It
06/15/18 - Teamsters Local 355
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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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