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July 15, 2018
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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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Current news directly from Teamster Locals in the US and Canada.
UPS Freight Contract Update - 7/12/18
07/13/18 - TEAMSTERS LOCAL 577
Teamster UPS Freight Negotiating Committee Reaches Tentative Agreement With UPS Freight
In Case You Missed It
07/13/18 - Teamsters local 570
  • Six lies on trade   • Exploited Amazon workers need a union   • It’s open war against all unions on all fronts now   • Workers at Target in Md. protest ‘racist bosses’   • Is trade more complex than union leaders have said it is?   • Md.
In Case You Missed It
07/13/18 - Teamsters Local 355
  • Six lies on trade   • Exploited Amazon workers need a union   • It’s open war against all unions on all fronts now   • Workers at Target in Md. protest ‘racist bosses’   • Is trade more complex than union leaders have said it is?   • Md.
Can Millennials Save Unions in America?
07/13/18 - Teamsters Local 355
July 13, 2018 | ORGANIZING | The US Supreme Court has just stripped back the power of organized labor still further, but millennials don’t care.
In Case You Missed It
07/13/18 - Teamsters Local 992
  • Six lies on trade   • Exploited Amazon workers need a union   • It’s open war against all unions on all fronts now   • Workers at Target in Md. protest ‘racist bosses’   • Is trade more complex than union leaders have said it is?   • Md.
Can Millennials Save Unions in America?
07/13/18 - Teamsters Local 992
July 13, 2018 | ORGANIZING | The US Supreme Court has just stripped back the power of organized labor still further, but millennials don’t care.
TELL LCONGRESS TO PROTECT OUR PENSION
07/13/18 - Teamsters Local 71
UPS FREIGHT REACHES A TENETIVE AGREEMENT
07/13/18 - Teamsters Local 71
In Case You Missed It
07/13/18 - Teamsters Local 888
  • Six lies on trade   • Exploited Amazon workers need a union   • It’s open war against all unions on all fronts now   • Workers at Target in Md. protest ‘racist bosses’   • Is trade more complex than union leaders have said it is?   • Md.
Employers Will Do Almost Anything to Find Workers – Except Offer Higher Pay
07/12/18 - Teamsters Local 888
July 12, 2018 | JOBS | Of all the addictions that undermine stability in communities and society at large, surely one of the worst and most persistent is the addiction of corporate managements to pleasing their shareholders. Billions of dollars are funneled to owners of capital in the form of dividends and stock buybacks, while laborers go begging for even the measliest wage increases.
Employers Will Do Almost Anything to Find Workers, Except Offer Higher Pay
07/12/18 - Teamsters local 570
July 11, 2018 | JOBS | Of all the addictions that undermine stability in communities and society at large, surely one of the worst and most persistent is the addiction of corporate managements to pleasing their shareholders. Billions of dollars are funneled to owners of capital in the form of dividends and stock buybacks, while laborers go begging for even the measliest wage increases.
Teamster Brothers at Pension Rally. Columbus, Ohio, Joint Select Committee (JSC) Pensions Field Hearing. Rally to Save our Pensions!!! See Photo Gallery for Pics
07/12/18 - Teamsters Local 455
Federal Worker Unions Head for Court Showdown with Trump
07/12/18 - Teamsters Local 355
July 12, 2018 | PUBLIC SECTOR UNIONS | Unions representing federal workers are headed for a July 25 federal court showdown with President Trump over his executive orders – which started taking effect July 1 – stripping workers of many rights. The legal fracas before U.S. District Judge Ketanyi Brown Jackson in D.C.
TINKER FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
07/12/18 - Teamster Local Union No. 886
We know you have options for your personal finances but we wanted you to know that being a member of Teamsters Local 886 gives you membership with Tinker Federal Credit Union.  We here at the Local have a good relationship with them and they are very supportive at all our our special events.  Take advantage of all their services and join Tinker FCU.
Phone Numbers and Email
07/12/18 - Teamster Local Union No. 886
Each day we are trying to reach a member for some reason or another.  If your address is not current we might miss the opportunity to share an important message.  We ask that you please remember to give us a current address, phone number and email.  Having current information on you is always very important.  Thank you.
Federal Worker Unions Head for Court Showdown with Trump
07/12/18 - Teamsters Local 992
July 12, 2018 | PUBLIC SECTOR UNIONS | Unions representing federal workers are headed for a July 25 federal court showdown with President Trump over his executive orders – which started taking effect July 1 – stripping workers of many rights. The legal fracas before U.S. District Judge Ketanyi Brown Jackson in D.C.
MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS
07/12/18 - Teamster Local Union No. 886
We hope you are enjoying your summer and wanted to remind you there are no meetings in July and August.  The next regular scheduled General Membership Meeting will be September 8th, 2018.  If you need any help or assistance we are only a call away (405) 947-2333.  Thank you.
Local 776 Golf Outing
07/12/18 - Teamsters Local 776
Well it's that time again; time to dust off the golf clubs, clean the turf from your spikes, and practice that swing because we're teeing it up for the Local 776 Golf Tournament. Bragging rights will be on the line; who hit it the farthest, the straightest, who got the hole in one, and what foursome out did the rest! Mark your calendar, make your reservation, the spots fill up quickly.
Employers Will Do Almost Anything to Find Workers – Except Offer Higher Pay
07/12/18 - Teamsters Local 992
July 11, 2018 | JOBS | Of all the addictions that undermine stability in communities and society at large, surely one of the worst and most persistent is the addiction of corporate managements to pleasing their shareholders. Billions of dollars are funneled to owners of capital in the form of dividends and stock buybacks, while laborers go begging for even the measliest wage increases.
Employers Will Do Almost Anything to Find Workers – Except Offer Higher Pay
07/11/18 - Teamsters Local 355
July 10, 2018 | JOBS | Of all the addictions that undermine stability in communities and society at large, surely one of the worst and most persistent is the addiction of corporate managements to pleasing their shareholders. Billions of dollars are funneled to owners of capital in the form of dividends and stock buybacks, while laborers go begging for even the measliest wage increases.
TO ALL LOCAL 786 MEMBERS WORKING UNDER THE READY MIX AND MATERIAL AGREEMENT
07/11/18 - Teamsters Local 786
Effective August 1, 2018 the fifty cent ($0.50) per hour allocation for benefits will be allocated to the Health and Welfare Fund. This will increase the current contributions of $307.00 per week to $327.00 per week for any member working under this Agreement who performs work on any two (2) days in any one (1) week regardless of hours worked.
Fresh Proof That Strong Unions Help Reduce Income Equality
07/10/18 - Teamsters local 570
July 10, 2018 | ECONOMY | […] While the scholars can’t pinpoint the precise mechanism at work, they speculate that unions have indirectly increased pay at firms nervous that their own employees might organize. Unions have also lobbied for higher minimum wages and pushed to hold down executive salaries.
TO ALL UPS MEMBERS
07/10/18 - Teamsters Local 71
Dear Brothers & Sisters, Due to the recent release of contract update information, Local Union #71 will be holding a special contract review meeting once the IBT sets a date and time for the 2 man review and vote, hopefully later this month. A tentative time frame for the Local meeting should be late July or early August, if possible.
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