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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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What’s at Stake for the Labor Movement on Election Day? Everything.
09/28/20 - Teamsters local 570
Sept. 28, 2020 | ORGANIZED LABOR | Amer­i­ca is in cri­sis. There can be no doubt about that.
What’s at Stake for the Labor Movement on Election Day? Everythin
09/28/20 - Teamsters Local 355
Sept. 28, 2020 | ORGANIZED LABOR | Amer­i­ca is in cri­sis. There can be no doubt about that.
Notice of Local 568M Union Election Plan Submission Form
09/28/20 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
Notice of Local Union Election
09/28/20 - Teamsters Local 52
Social Responsibility
09/28/20 - Teamsters Local Union No. 91
At this point, no one can predict the future, however due to the pandemic and for the safety of the worksites Local 91 represents, we advise all Members to review the Notice Section.  There is an extremely important Notice relative to election conduct in the event campaigning occurs on or near your worksite.  Stay safe.  You may also click on the link below.
In Case You Missed It
09/25/20 - Teamsters local 570
  • Covid-19 news updates for Sept.
In Case You Missed It
09/25/20 - Teamsters Local 355
  • Covid-19 news updates for Sept.
In Case You Missed It
09/25/20 - Teamsters Local 992
  • Covid-19 news updates for Sept. 21, 2020   • Teamsters give back to the community   • Labor mourns RGB…   • One of five workers claiming jobless benefits   • Electric vehicles should be a win for American workers   • Coronavirus in Maryland: 5 takeaways from the week   • US Foods drivers in Va.
Protecting Our Pensions
09/25/20 - Teamsters Local 455
Please join Steve Vairma, Local 455 Principal Officer and Chuck Mack, Union Chairman of Western Conference Pension Trust Fund on how legislation affects our Pensions.  Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 6:00 pm.
In Case You Missed It
09/25/20 - Teamsters Local 888
  • Covid-19 news updates for Sept. 21, 2020   • Teamsters give back to the community   • Labor mourns RGB…   • One of five workers claiming jobless benefits   • Electric vehicles should be a win for American workers   • Coronavirus in Maryland: 5 takeaways from the week   • US Foods drivers in Va.
Economic Inequality Costs Average Worker $42,000 Annually
09/24/20 - Teamsters local 570
Sept. 24, 2020 | Economic Inequality Costs Average Worker $42,000 Annually
09/24/20 - Teamsters Local 355
Sept. 24, 2020 | OPINION | Economic inequality is one of those hazy concepts that can mean lots of different things to people. But take note members of Congress, here’s a number that all of your constituents will understand: $42,000. That’s how much more money the typical full-time, prime-age working person would make if we wiped away the economic inequality of the past four decades.
General Membership Meeting Changes
09/24/20 - Teamsters Local Union No. 436
The October 5th, 2020 General Membership meeting has been cancelled due to the Corona Virus. The November General Membership meeting has been changed from November 9th to November 2nd, 2020 same time at 7:00 p.m.
Teamsters November 2020 Endorsements
09/23/20 - Teamsters Local 542
Teamsters Local 542 is making available its Endorsements for the November 3, 2020 Election.
Much At Stake for Workers in Federal Appeals Courts
09/23/20 - Teamsters Local 355
Sept. 23, 2020 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS & PROTECTIONS | If there ever were six months which proved the importance of federal appeals courts to workers, the first half of 2020 was it. Both for, and often against, those judges, especially on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, determined workers’ fate, even more so than the U.S.
Much At Stake for Workers in Federal Appeals Courts
09/23/20 - Teamsters local 570
Sept. 23, 2020 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS & PROTECTIONS | If there ever were six months which proved the importance of federal appeals courts to workers, the first half of 2020 was it. Both for, and often against, those judges, especially on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, determined workers’ fate, even more so than the U.S.
Colorado Workforce Center Information
09/23/20 - Teamsters Local 455
Colorado Workforce Center has a few things that might help our members navigate employment when furloughed. The DOL has packets you can request from the Co. work  Center. These fall under “Rapid response” for those to be furloughed to the street. You can also go on the web at www.colorado.gov/cdle To register for work go to www.connectingcolorado.
With Justice Ginsburg’s Death, Workers Rights Are at the Brink
09/23/20 - Teamsters Local 992
Sept. 23, 2020 | OPINION | […] Conservative justices have already signaled their hostility to workers with decisions like Epic Systems v. Lewis. The stakes could not be higher—and what unionists must understand is that the next Supreme Court appointee may hold the power to destroy the last vestiges of legal power for public sector unions.
With Justice Ginsburg’s Death, Workers Rights Are at the Brink
09/23/20 - Teamsters Local 888
Sept. 22, 2020 | OPINION | […] Conservative justices have already signaled their hostility to workers with decisions like Epic Systems v. Lewis. The stakes could not be higher—and what unionists must understand is that the next Supreme Court appointee may hold the power to destroy the last vestiges of legal power for public sector unions.
2021 DELEGATES ELECTION PLAN SUBMISSION
09/22/20 - Teamsters Local 249
With Justice Ginsburg’s Death, Workers Rights Are at the Brink
09/22/20 - Teamsters Local 355
Sept. 22, 2020 | OPINION | […] Conservative justices have already signaled their hostility to workers with decisions like Epic Systems v. Lewis. The stakes could not be higher—and what unionists must understand is that the next Supreme Court appointee may hold the power to destroy the last vestiges of legal power for public sector unions.
UPS Final Offer from the Company
09/22/20 - Teamsters Local Union No. 91
Brothers & Sisters, Negotiations concluded on September 19, 2020 in Toronto after seven (7) straight days of talks.  The conclusion was the Company presenting its final offer to the bargaining committee.  Local 91 was not in favour of the final offer, however the offer will be voted on by the Members.
Hoffa: Honoring Ginsburg, a Friend to Working, Disenfranchised People
09/21/20 - Teamsters local 570
Sept. 21, 2020 | IN MEMORIAM | The following is a statement from Jim Hoffa, Teamsters General President, on the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “On Friday evening, we lost this nation’s leading judicial voice for everyday Americans who have been repeatedly overlooked and cast aside in this country.
GENERAL PRESIDENT JAMES P. HOFFA ISSUES STATEMENT ON THE DEATH OF JUSTICE GINSBURG
09/21/20 - Teamsters Local 179
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Jim Hoffa, Teamsters General President, on the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “On Friday evening, we lost this nation’s leading judicial voice for everyday Americans who have been repeatedly overlooked and cast aside in this country.
Hoffa: Honoring Ginsburg, a Friend to Working, Disenfranchised People
09/21/20 - Teamsters Local 992
Sept. 21, 2020 | IN MEMORIAM | The following is a statement from Jim Hoffa, Teamsters General President, on the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “On Friday evening, we lost this nation’s leading judicial voice for everyday Americans who have been repeatedly overlooked and cast aside in this country.
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What’s at Stake for the Labor Movement on Election Day? Everythin
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