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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.

A History of Carl Lindberry Post 1009
Updated On: Jul 30, 2018

CARL LINDBERRY POST N0. 1009 “Just a Dream” 

As related by Ralph Hagey 
During World War ll Larry Gruber, President of IPEU (international Photo Engravers Union) Local 5, had a vision of forming an American Legion Post comprised of Local 5 members. 

In 1944 President Gruber asked Ed McAvaney and Bill Meyers, both World War l veterans, to undertake the task. ln 1945 they obtained a charter for the new Post. The following year as the servicemen returned, they were asked to join. A charter was signed by all who joined and Ed McAvaney was appointed Commander in 1945 and elected for a full term in 1946. 

A suitable name had to be chosen so it was decided to put all the names of Local 5 lPEU members who had lost their lives during World War ll into a hat. The name of Carl Lindberry was drawn and, with permission of his family, we became the Carl Lindberry Post 1009.

We were the only all Union Engravers Post in the world. In the early 1960's Local 5 IPEU merged with Local 4 ALA (Amalgamated Lithographers of America) at which time the Engravers welcomed the Lithographers to join our Post. We remained the only all Union Engraver-Lithographer Post in the world. Today our membership stands at 152 and we welcome all veterans to join our Post. We have had many happy years due to the efforts of a lot of members, some of whom have passed on but will never be forgotten. Some comrades have retired and left the Chicago area but still maintain their membership and stay in contact. 

The vitality of our Post is still seen on the 4th Friday of every month when 30 to 40 members come together for an evening of camaraderie along with continuing our efforts to help fellow veterans and our country. 
Larry, your ‘dream has been fulfilled! 

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