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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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Our website is up and running again and will be maintained on a monthly basis. Pictures from all of the Local events will be posted as well as important information on political and Local issues.

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We will be collecting links to Company websites for employment opportunities and for ease of the public to search for Union printers.

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Application with the Union must be received on or before the new employee's 30th day of employment.

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Membership meetings are the second Tuesday of every month at              10:00 am and 7:00 pm.

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On Wendsday May 8, 2018 at 5:00 to 7:00 pm., There was a contract radification vote held at the Pacific Eagles club 707 W Congress St. Pacific Mo. 63069. The GPI Union employees radified a three year contract.

Credit Cards

Dear Union Brothers and Sisters, I know it’s been a long time coming, but the Local is now able to accept Credit and Debit cards for miscellaneous payments. All you have to do is call us and tell us the amount you want to pay and we will run it through. There will be a $3.

Jobs for Justice

Michael A., You and I both know that a family can’t live on $300 a week. But right now, too many Missouri families are barely scraping by because politicians in Jefferson City have unfairly and cynically attempted to block the St. Louis and Kansas City voters from being heard in their demand to raise their local minimum wages. That's why we took action earlier this month in the Missouri Supreme Court with leaders from across the state to restore local control as intended in the Missouri constitution so St. Louis and Kansas City families can move closer to a living wage. Missouri Jobs With Justice filed an amicus brief with the Missouri Supreme Court, and we're optimistic that the Court will side with their people and restore local control for the minimum wage soon. We’ve been fighting Jeff City politicians' attacks on our local minimum wage laws with you for over a year, and we're still standing strong with you -- but legal costs are expensive and we need your help to continue the fight for an economy that works for all our families. The citizens of Kansas City and St. Louis deserve to be heard. Because of amazing organizing and work by leaders like you, minimum wage increases in both cities have earned overwhelming support. But some politicians, special interest groups, and their high-priced attorneys are using every trick they can to protect poverty wages. That’s wrong, and we're going to beat them in court. Chip in $10 or more today to help us continue the fight for economic justice for all Missouri's working families. Thanks for all you do, Lara Granich Executive Director, Missouri Jobs with Justice

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