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8th Annual Open House and Toy/Food Drive
Teamsters Local 449
As Income Inequality Soars, Languishing Labor Unions Make A Return
Teamsters local 570
As Income Inequality Soars, Languishing Labor Unions Make A Return
Teamsters Local 355
Press Release: Continuing Maintenance Lapses By Southwest Airlines Is Growing Concern To Aircraft Mechanics Union
AMFA
Open Positions at Alaskan Copper
International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
November Mtg. 11/13
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Current Campaigns
  • 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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8th Annual Open House and Toy/Food Drive
11/12/19 - Teamsters Local 449
Come join us again this year for our Open House and Toy/Food Drive on December 8th.
As Income Inequality Soars, Languishing Labor Unions Make A Return
11/12/19 - Teamsters local 570
Nov. 12, 2019 | UNION POWER | After decades of declining membership and seemingly sidelined authority, a series of national strikes have put unions back in the spotlight.
As Income Inequality Soars, Languishing Labor Unions Make A Return
11/12/19 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 12, 2019 | UNION POWER | After decades of declining membership and seemingly sidelined authority, a series of national strikes have put unions back in the spotlight.
Press Release: Continuing Maintenance Lapses By Southwest Airlines Is Growing Concern To Aircraft Mechanics Union
11/12/19 - AMFA
November 12, 2019 -- Recent reporting on Southwest Airlines 88 Skyline Aircraft indicates that the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) internal Office of Audit and Evaluation raised issues with the carrier’s failure to ensure conformity with all FAA airworthiness requirements, which is a growing cause of concern to the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA).
Open Positions at Alaskan Copper
11/12/19 - International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
Alaskan Copper Works Personnel Department 2958 6th Avenue South Seattle, Washington 98134 (206) 382-7344 Fax: (206)382-6548 We will be accepting applications for this job opening only between the opening and closing dates. Individuals who meet all of the requirements will be considered for an interview. Job applications may be filled out in person or online at www.
November Mtg. 11/13
11/12/19 - NJLESA
Due to a conflict at Cilantro's, our general membership meeting tomorrow evening will be held at the American Legion (Post 39) located at: 112 4th Avenue Roebling, NJ 08554 The time of the meeting is 6:00pm and, the American Legion is minutes from the union office.
Thank you to Elixir Lounge!
11/12/19 - Henderson Police Officers' Association
The owners of the Elixir Lounge sponsored their second annual golf tournament in October.  Their first annual tournament  last year benefited Bob Miller Middle School and raised over $2000.  This year they wanted to benefit the HPOA Charitable Foundation!  It was a great time and a good day of golf.
As Income Inequality Soars, Languishing Labor Unions Make A Return
11/12/19 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 12, 2019 | UNION POWER | After decades of declining membership and seemingly sidelined authority, a series of national strikes have put unions back in the spotlight.
As Income Inequality Soars, Languishing Labor Unions Make A Return
11/12/19 - Teamsters Local 888
Nov. 12, 2019 | UNION POWER | After decades of declining membership and seemingly sidelined authority, a series of national strikes have put unions back in the spotlight.
Rich Johnson
11/11/19 - International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local #77
 Former member Rich Johnson passed away on Thursday. Rich was soft spoken and a well liked hard worker. Service details in Sunday Press--   https://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/obituaries/johnson-richard-m/article_68270bd2-aed0-571d-b64c-45a261518e78.
Campaign letter: Robert Pagnotta for Local 33 Trustee
11/11/19 - IATSE Local 33
Dear Brothers & Sisters: Please download the .PDF attached to this post / Email.
Campaign letter: Jimmy Wright for Local 33 Pension, Health & Welfare
11/11/19 - IATSE Local 33
Dear Brothers and Sisters I am once again running for Local 33 Pension Health and Welfare Trustee. I am the current Chairman of the Pension Trust; I have been a master Trustee for 7 years and I have served the trust for over 12 years I am the most experienced candidate and the most qualified. However, I need your vote and your support.
Campaign letter Information
11/11/19 - IATSE Local 33
Dear Candidate, The website committee hereby invites each and every candidate in the upcoming election to post a letter to the members, if you choose. If you would like to address your fellow members about the election free of charge, you may submit your letter to the local office by mail, or email it to admin@ia33.org.
Veteran's Day
11/11/19 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
Happy Veteran's Day Thank you for all you have given for our country.
Happy Veterans Day
11/11/19 - CWA Local 1103
Happy Veterans Day.  Thank you to our CWA Local 1103 Veterans & all Veterans that have served throughout America. The Union Veterans Council brings working-class veterans together to speak out on the issues that impact us most, especially the need for good jobs and a strong, fully funded and staffed VA.
Why We Call It ‘Veterans Day’ and Not Armistice Day - or Veterans’ Day
11/11/19 - Teamsters local 570
Nov. 11, 2019 | U.S. HISTORY | If you don’t have social media, don’t know why Monday is a federal holiday or have otherwise been living under a rock, Monday is Veterans Day. That’s Veterans Day — as opposed to Veteran’s Day, Veterans’ Day, Armistice Day or Memorial Day.
Happy Veterans Day
11/11/19 - CWA Local 7777
There’s no way to thank our veterans for everything they sacrifice for our freedom, but on Veterans Day, but we have to try. So thank you, to all our service men and women, both past and present! We owe you our thanks, but more than that, we owe you our freedom. Your dedication and sacrifices have not gone un-noticed. It is much more than a slogan, “Freedom is not free.
Why We Call It ‘Veterans Day’ and Not Armistice Day - or Veterans’ Day
11/11/19 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 11, 2019 | U.S. HISTORY | If you don’t have social media, don’t know why Monday is a federal holiday or have otherwise been living under a rock, Monday is Veterans Day. That’s Veterans Day — as opposed to Veteran’s Day, Veterans’ Day, Armistice Day or Memorial Day.
Why We Call It ‘Veterans Day’ and Not Armistice Day
11/11/19 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 11, 2019 | U.S. HISTORY | If you don’t have social media, don’t know why Monday is a federal holiday or have otherwise been living under a rock, Monday is Veterans Day. That’s Veterans Day — as opposed to Veteran’s Day, Veterans’ Day, Armistice Day or Memorial Day.
Orientation Class on “New Voting Procedures”
11/09/19 - IATSE Local 33
Hello Brothers & Sisters:  The West Coast office is having an Orientation Class on “New Voting Procedures” for LA County, this Sunday, November 10,  2019 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.  Please go to the following link to sign up if interested in attending.                https://www.
492 BA Malcom Union Panelist at Film & TV Career Connection
11/09/19 - Teamsters Local 492
492 BA Malcom Union Panelist Film & TV Career Connection Today, Nov 09, 2019, Teamsters Local 492 Film Department Business Agent Melissa A. Malcom served as a Union Panelist for the Film & Television Career Connection at the South Broadway Cultural Center which was sponsored by the Albuquerque Film Office.
Women’s Committee Pot Luck Lunch
11/09/19 - IATSE Local 33
Hello All There will be a Women’s Committee Pot Luck Lunch at the Local 33 Hall on Friday, December 13, 2019 at 11:00 am.  Please bring whatever food and/or drink you want. Thank you -  Hope to see you there.
November 16 2019 Run Off Election
11/08/19 - IATSE Local 478
Don’t forget to cast your ballot and tell your mom and em to vote too! Early voting is Nov. 2-9 (except Sunday, Nov. 3) from 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
2019 KC Scrooge of the Year Event
11/08/19 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
Download the Event Information Packet here.
Honor and Gratitude to Our Veterans
11/08/19 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
The Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen would like to express our gratitude and honor for our military service members who have served in times past and those currently serving, standing on the ready to defend our country and the freedoms that come with it. May we remember and honor them today, and every day.
Kid's Craft Night with Santa
11/08/19 - CWA Local 1111
Union Kid's Craft Fun Night 2019 with Santa Friday December 13 , 2019 6:00-8:00 P.M. @ CWA Local 1111 459 E. Church Street Elmira, NY 14901-2831 Please Bring your Child/Children for a Fun Filled Night.
Elmira Bus Garage Holiday Meeting
11/08/19 - CWA Local 1111
ECSD BUS GARAGE HOLIDAY MEETING Saturday December 14, 2019         5:00- 9:30 P.M. @ Hibernian Club 701 Kinyon Street Elmira, NY 14904 5:00-6:00 PM Appetizers & Cocktails 6:00 PM Dinner 5:30-9:30 PM DJ Members and Retirees Free Spouses $10.00 ea.
Hornell & Frontier West Holiday Meeting
11/08/19 - CWA Local 1111
HORNELL AND FRONTIER WEST HOLIDAY MEETING For Active Members and Retirees Friday December 13, 2019 5:30 PM @ Club 57 7465 Seneca Road North Hornell, NY 14843 Please RSVP By December 5, 2019 to the Hall @ (607) 733-1111
Don't Miss Out on Scholarship Money
11/08/19 - CWA Local 1111
Reminder: Union Plus Scholarship Applications are due January 31, 2020. Since 1991, the Union Plus Scholarship Program has awarded more than $4.5 million to students of working families who want to begin or continue their post-secondary education. Over 3,000 families have benefited from our commitment to higher education.
Local 743 raises over $17,000 for breast cancer research
11/08/19 - Teamsters Local 743
Saturday October 9,2019 was a sea of pink for the? 2019 American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Chicago. Thousands of breast cancer survivors, caregivers, family and friends gathered to show their support for those who have been affected by this disease.
2 Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP) Classes for D3 Members
11/08/19 - IATSE Local B4
December 3-5 @ the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center   ETCP Rigging and ETCP Entertainment Electrician   Please Note: These are 2 different classes, offered separately, simultaneously (you can only register for one).   Certification Examinations will take place on December 6.
"No Shave November" Fundraiser
11/08/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
"No Shave November" is a month-long event, where men do not shave their facial hair and donate the money spent on barber and shaving tools and gear for charity and to raise cancer awareness and awareness for other men's health issues. El Paso Police Chief Greg Allen has given his approval for a No Shave November Event (to include uniformed personnel).  The criteria are listed below: 1.
Results for CWA Local 1103 Endorsed Candidates
11/08/19 - CWA Local 1103
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Happy Veteran's Day!!!
11/08/19 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
Honoring & Saluting Our Soldiers - Thank you for your many years of Dedication & Service! Daleo Freeman, Pres.
Veterans Day Holiday
11/07/19 - Teamsters Local 41
Our Office will be closed on Monday, November 11, 2019 in observance of the Veterans Day Holiday.
Hoffa: 2020 Presidential Candidates Must Share Vision for Labor
11/07/19 - Teamsters local 570
Nov. 7, 2019  | VOTE 2020 | The 2020 presidential election, now less than a year away, is arriving at a key moment in U.S. history. Workers, long the backbone of this nation, are falling behind because they’ve been ignored at the expense of corporations. Next November’s vote is an opportunity to change that and pave a path to prosperity. But how should it be addressed.
Hoffa: 2020 Presidential Candidates Must Share Vision for Labor
11/07/19 - Teamsters Local 992
Nov. 7, 2019  | VOTE 2020 | The 2020 presidential election, now less than a year away, is arriving at a key moment in U.S. history. Workers, long the backbone of this nation, are falling behind because they’ve been ignored at the expense of corporations. Next November’s vote is an opportunity to change that and pave a path to prosperity. But how should it be addressed.
TWU AA VOL Benefits Registration
11/07/19 - TWU Local 513
Dear Local 513 Sisters and Brothers, You MUST register on the TWU benefits website in order to keep your Voluntary union benefits and, to keep them payroll deducted. Attached, are the instructions for you to log onto  the website. Please take the time to ensure your benefits stay current and payroll deducted.
Christmas Party Details 2019
11/07/19 - TCSOA
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Hoffa: 2020 Presidential Candidates Must Share Vision for Labor
11/07/19 - Teamsters Local 355
Nov. 7, 2019  | VOTE 2020 | The 2020 presidential election, now less than a year away, is arriving at a key moment in U.S. history. Workers, long the backbone of this nation, are falling behind because they’ve been ignored at the expense of corporations. Next November’s vote is an opportunity to change that and pave a path to prosperity. But how should it be addressed.
LU 659's 2nd Annual Christmas Celebration
11/07/19 - IBEW Local 659
LOCAL UNION 659, IBEW 2019 Christmas Celebration We invite you and your family to join us for our second annual Christmas Celebration with a special guest, Santa Claus, on Saturday, December 7th. Event will be held in the large meeting room at the Local Union Office.  There will be catered food and gifts for children up to age 12.
Express 19-03
11/07/19 - Denver Metro Area Local APWU
Denver Metro Area Local Endorsements for the 2019 Denver Municipal Election by Rita Burns, Office Manager The Denver Metro Area Local has entertained many speakers running for office in the Denver Municipal Elections.  After giving all candidates an opportunity to speak to the membership and executive board, the below endorsements have been made by the Denver Metro Area Local.
Express 19-05
11/07/19 - Denver Metro Area Local APWU
National Day of Observance By Isador Ramirez, Director Maintenance Craft Have you taken your day of Administrative leave?  According to the ELM 519.4 and a Memorandum of Understanding Agreement Re: Clarification of Regulations for National Day of Observance you still have time to request a day of Administrative leave if you have not done so already.  President Donald J.
Express 19-05
11/07/19 - Denver Metro Area Local APWU
National Day of Observance By Isador Ramirez, Director Maintenance Craft Have you taken your day of Administrative leave?  According to the ELM 519.4 and a Memorandum of Understanding Agreement Re: Clarification of Regulations for National Day of Observance you still have time to request a day of Administrative leave if you have not done so already.  President Donald J.
Breakfast With Santa
11/07/19 - Teamsters Local 249
Teamsters Local 249 will be hosting Breakfast with Santa again this year on Sunday, December 1, 2019.
Election News
11/07/19 - Teamsters Local 776
The Labor Wire On Tuesday, Election Day across America, the labor movement drove historic wins for pro-worker candidates like Governor-Elect Andy Beshear in Kentucky and new legislative majorities in Virginia. Not only did union members come out to vote in droves, 270 union member candidates were elected to public office Tuesday night and counting.
The Case for the Rank-and-File Strategy
11/07/19 - Teamsters Local 888
Nov. 7, 2019 | COLLECTIVE ACTION | Only workers themselves have the power to transform society, and workers must organize themselves to do so. Union staff and elected leadership can play important and sometimes pivotal roles, but in the fight against capital to win substantive, lasting gains, workers must be in the driver’s seat.
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