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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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Teamsters Annual Summer Picnic
05/25/18 - Teamsters Local 264
PLEASE CHECK OUT THE MEMBERS RESOURCE HOME PAGE FOR DISCOUNT TICKETS TO DARIEN LAKE, FANTASY ISLAND, ERIE COUNTY FAIR AND SPLASH LAGOON.
Happy Memorial Day and Thank You oh so much
05/25/18 - IUEC Local 10
The Officers and Staff of Local #10 would like to wish all our members and their families a very Happy Memorial Day.  We would also like to say "Thank You" to all of our countries service men and women past, present and future.  We are proud to have a group of members who have served this country very proudly.
Happy Memorial Day
05/25/18 - Teamsters Local 776
Local 776 would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Memorial Day. As you spend the day with...
Memorial Day Dispatch/Office Schedule
05/24/18 - IBEW Local 332
The IBEW Local 332 Dispatch and Business Office will be closed on Friday May 25, and Monday May 28, 2018 for the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
How The Supreme Court is Invoking a 1925 Law to Restrict Workers’ Rights Today
05/24/18 - Teamsters local 570
May 24, 2018 | WAR ON WORKERS | In 1925, at the behest of New York merchants, Congress passed the Federal Arbitration Act to uphold as "valid, irrevocable and enforceable" the contracts they had negotiated for shipping and delivering goods. They agreed to settle disputes through private arbitration, which was seen as quicker and cheaper than going to court.
How The Supreme Court is Invoking a 1925 Law to Restrict Workers’ Rights Today
05/24/18 - Teamsters Local 355
May 24, 2018 | WAR ON WORKERS | In 1925, at the behest of New York merchants, Congress passed the Federal Arbitration Act to uphold as "valid, irrevocable and enforceable" the contracts they had negotiated for shipping and delivering goods. They agreed to settle disputes through private arbitration, which was seen as quicker and cheaper than going to court.
How The Supreme Court is Invoking a 1925 Law to Restrict Workers’ Rights Today
05/24/18 - Teamsters Local 992
May 24, 2018 | WAR ON WORKERS | In 1925, at the behest of New York merchants, Congress passed the Federal Arbitration Act to uphold as "valid, irrevocable and enforceable" the contracts they had negotiated for shipping and delivering goods. They agreed to settle disputes through private arbitration, which was seen as quicker and cheaper than going to court.
This was Ami - This Needs to be Shared
05/24/18 - Colorado State Lodge F.O.P.
This is Amy. This is what needs to be shared. Amy was a police officer in Baltimore County. Amy went to work wanting to make a difference. Amy put her uniform on everyday, never second guessed it and left her family behind. She drove her police car, listened to her radio and took every call. She saw things that no human should have to. She stood proud and loved what she did.
TO ALL UPS & UPS FREIGHT MEMBERS
05/24/18 - Teamsters Local 71
IF YOU HAVE NOT RECIEVED YOUR STRIKE VOTE AUTHORIZATION, PLEASE CONTACT LOCAL UNION 71 AT 704-596-2475 TO REQUEST THE VOTER ACCESS CODE REQUEST.
How The Supreme Court is Invoking a 1925 Law to Restrict Workers’ Rights Today
05/24/18 - Teamsters Local 888
May 24, 2018 | WAR ON WORKERS | In 1925, at the behest of New York merchants, Congress passed the Federal Arbitration Act to uphold as "valid, irrevocable and enforceable" the contracts they had negotiated for shipping and delivering goods. They agreed to settle disputes through private arbitration, which was seen as quicker and cheaper than going to court.
One Second After The Union Is Decertified - Expect to Take a Road Trip
05/24/18 - IBT Local 1108
§28.3(C)(4) of the current contract guarantees “rental car trips shall not be scheduled to exceed 250 miles or four hours, unless mutually agreed otherwise by the Company and the Pilot, using MapQuest’s “Shortest Distance” or “Shortest Time” functions.” If Local 1108 is voted off the property, this contractual protection is null and void.
One Second After The Union Is Decertified - You No Longer Have A Union ASAP Representative
05/23/18 - IBT Local 1108
Your Union is party to the Flexjet and Flight Options Aviation Safety Action Programs (ASAP). The Purpose of ASAP: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the Company and the IBT 1108 are party to a Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) describing the provisions of the programs.
Joint Council 28 Executive Board Re-elected
05/23/18 - Teamsters Local 231
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Voter Guide - June 5th Statewide Direct Election
05/23/18 - Los Angeles College Faculty Guild - Local 1521
Click here to view the June 5th Election Voter Guide The candidates and ballot measures recommended are the best choices for working people, and we urge you to vote by mail or find your polling location and vote at the ballot box on June 5.
ASA Seniority Integration Agreement Meeting Notice
05/23/18 - AMFA Local 32
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FutureLink and ACFC - May 2018 information
05/23/18 - CWA Local 2222
Attached is the current FutureLink and ACFC flyer for May 2018. Several things may be of interest: 1).  The ACFC offers to pay up to $100 any eligible employee for gym memberships and weight management programs. 2).  ACFC identifies website of made in America gift ideas for Father's Day 3).
CWA Union Brother Loses Child in Texas Shooting
05/23/18 - CWA Local 2222
Dear Local 2222 members, It is with a heavy heart that we tell you a Union Brother, Darryl Claussen Jr, of CWA Local 6171 and his family lost their son, Christian Riley Garcia, in the tragic shooting at Santa Fe High School near Houston, Texas last Friday. A GoFundMe page has been set up for the family. The link is listed below... https://www.gofundme.
JOB OPENING REGIONAL ORGANIZER
05/23/18 - UAW Local 2320
JOB OPENING REGIONAL ORGANIZER Please be advised that National Organization of Legal Services Workers (NOLSW/UAW Local 2320) is receiving applications for a Regional Organizer position to service members in the Northeast/Mid Atlantic region of the Union.
UNITY DAY SET FOR MAY 30
05/23/18 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
ATTENTION MEMBERS! UNITY DAY IS WED., MAY 30th, PLEASE SHOW YOUR SUPPORT AND WEAR YOUR YWU, (YOUNG WORKERS UNITED), T-SHIRT, OR ALL BLACK ATTIRE ON THIS DAY! DALEO FREEMAN, PRES.
Penn State Football Tickets
05/23/18 - Teamsters Local 776
Penn State Football is just around the corner as the Nittany Lions look to build off back to back 10 win seasons. Back by popular demand.....
One Second After The Union Is Decertified - Expect Company Contact During Your Rest Period
05/22/18 - IBT Local 1108
According to §28.5(A) of your current Union contract … “A Pilot is not required to be contactable during a rest period.
Self-Driving Cars Are Scaring More People
05/22/18 - Teamsters local 570
May 22, 2018 | AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES | Self-driving cars are scaring more Americans than they used to. More people now say they would not ride in a fully autonomous car than those surveyed in late 2017, according to AAA. Some 73 percent of U.S. drivers surveyed by AAA said they would be afraid to ride in a self-driving vehicle, a 10 percent jump from 63 percent in October.
Self-Driving Cars Are Scaring More People
05/22/18 - Teamsters Local 355
May 22, 2018 | AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES | Self-driving cars are scaring more Americans than they used to. More people now say they would not ride in a fully autonomous car than those surveyed in late 2017, according to AAA. Some 73 percent of U.S. drivers surveyed by AAA said they would be afraid to ride in a self-driving vehicle, a 10 percent jump from 63 percent in October.
L32 SWA ALR Nom Notice 2018
05/22/18 - AMFA Local 32
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ASA Merger Transition Agreement
05/22/18 - AMFA Local 32
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AMFA-ASA Virgin America Transition Agreement and Seniority Integration Agreement Meeting Notice
05/22/18 - AMFA
May 22, 2018 -- On May 18, 2018, AMFA and Alaska Airlines announced an Agreement in Principle (AIP) on a Transition Agreement to integrate the Legacy Virgin America Technicians into our current collective bargaining agreement with Alaska Airlines. The AMFA Committee is working with the Company to finalize the Transition Agreement language, and we should have the document ready to send out to you in the coming week. The full Transition and Seniority Integration Agreements will be emailed to each member’s Alaska email for review. It will also be posted on the Alaska Maintenance & Engineering website under the AMFA tab.
US Senate Passes Cancer Registry Act
05/22/18 - Fire Fighter Cancer Foundation
May 10, 2018:  Today the US Senate unanimously passed legislation that was co-authored by Representatives Chris Collins (R-NY) and Bill Pascrell (D-NJ): Firefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2018.  The US House of Representatives passed this legislation in September 2017.
Self-Driving Cars Are Scaring More People
05/22/18 - Teamsters Local 992
May 22, 2018 | AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES | Self-driving cars are scaring more Americans than they used to. More people now say they would not ride in a fully autonomous car than those surveyed in late 2017, according to AAA. Some 73 percent of U.S. drivers surveyed by AAA said they would be afraid to ride in a self-driving vehicle, a 10 percent jump from 63 percent in October.
And the Winners Are…
05/22/18 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
The IBEW Local 21 Scholarship Committee met and awarded scholarships to family members of eight IBEW Local Union 21 members.  This year’s essays topics were: “How can the Union grow stronger in the wake of Right to Work?” and “What do you get from growing up in a Union home?" We would like to congratulate our IBEW Local Union 21 Scholarship winners: Tyler Dahm Lauren LaMore Cieran Locke Amanda Rodriguez Matthew Rodriguez Lenette Ruiz Kacie Sherman Thomas Stancato.
Teamsters at UPS Take a Strike Authorization Vote
05/22/18 - Teamsters Local 231
Voting is underway for a strike authorization vote at UPS. With negotiations progressing at a snail’s pace, the National Negotiating Committee has called for this strike authorization vote to send a clear message to the Employer that our Teamster members are willing to stand in solidarity and take action if it becomes necessary to achieve a fair agreement.
Charge dropped against former Fort Bliss soldier accused in El Paso constable's death
05/22/18 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
A judge approved an amended dismissal motion Monday to drop an aggravated assault charge against a man accused of causing the death of a constable. The decision came after defense lawyers claimed the original motion was unfair and vindictive. The original dismissal motion had an indictment for capital murder attached.
2018 Rick Aceves Memorial Scholarship Recipients
05/22/18 - Teamsters Local 542
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Primary Elections
05/22/18 - IBEW Local 100
Please remember to get out and vote in our Primary Elections on Tuesday, June 5th!  Not only will we be selecting our choice for the next Governor of California, we will have several important offices up for grabs that can help shape the face of politics across the nation for the next decade.  Every vote counts, so exercise your right to be heard at the ballot box.
New AEU Bargaining Team Established
05/22/18 - Association Employees Union
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Passing of President Burrus
05/22/18 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
In Memoriam Remembering President Emeritus William Burrus December 13, 1936 - May 19, 2018 WEB NEWS ARTICLE #:  50-2018 05/21/2018 - Former APWU National President Emeritus William Burrus passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the age of eighty-one.
Rough Terrain -Telehandler/ Forklift Class VII Certification May 31-June 1
05/22/18 - IATSE Local 488
Thursday & Friday, May 31 & June 1 8 AM - 4 PM You must have a Certification for Forklifts Class IV & V to take this class. Currently we only have 4 members with the Rough Terrain & Telehandler Certification. Download the Application and Sign Up Today! Space is Limited for this class.
Self-Driving Cars Are Scaring More People
05/22/18 - Teamsters Local 888
May 22, 2018 | AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES | Self-driving cars are scaring more Americans than they used to. More people now say they would not ride in a fully autonomous car than those surveyed in late 2017, according to AAA. Some 73 percent of U.S. drivers surveyed by AAA said they would be afraid to ride in a self-driving vehicle, a 10 percent jump from 63 percent in October.
MM Bargaining Alert
05/22/18 - RN Staff Council, OPEIU, Local 40, AFL-CIO, CLC
MM Bargaining Alert 05-22-2018...
Congress to Privatize the VA
05/21/18 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
There is pending legislation on Capitol Hill that could lead to a total  dismantling and privatization of the healthcare system our veterans want and  need. Last week, the House of Representatives voted 347-70 to pass S. 2372, the VA  Mission Act. Now the bill goes to the Senate.
SHAP Bluetooth Speaker Policy
05/21/18 - UAW Local 1700
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Columbia County UPSEU Members Ratify 4 Year Contract by a Landslide
05/21/18 - UPSEU

Columbia County UPSEU members loudly and solidly ratified their new 2018 four (4) year agreement by 92% of the votes cast.

The UPSEU negotiating team put forth a comprehensive four (4) year package to their members that included enhancements in numerous areas and contained no concessions for current workers.

TWU International Equity Related Update
05/21/18 - TWU Local 568
As we are moving closer to the next round of equity distribution, it is imperative that each member validate the information American Airlines shows on “jetnet” is current. This includes each member’s address and tax information, which will be used in the distribution process.
One Second After The Union Is Decertified - Fatigue Protections Disappear
05/21/18 - IBT Local 1108
Your Union contract with the company protects pilots who must call off due to fatigue while on duty. §28: Hours of Service states … “Making a legitimate fatigue call shall not subject the Pilot to discipline but the Company may inquire as to the causes of fatigue and discuss with the Pilot proper rest management practices.
A Note from the Business Agents 5/21/2018
05/21/18 - IATSE Local 33
Brothers and Sisters, I would like to thank all for an awesome job at the Taylor Swift Concert this past weekend at the Rose Bowl. I.A.T.S.E. Local 33 put on their own show, we received "Thank You’s" and "Appreciations" from the production company on down to the Lighting Director and the Road Crew. The L.D.
Supreme Court Deals Defeat to Workers Rights, Upholds Arbitration for Individuals Only
05/21/18 - Teamsters local 570
May 21, 2018  | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | The Supreme Court has sharply restricted the rights of American workers to join with others to challenge their company for allegedly violating federal laws on wages, overtime pay or civil rights.
Remembering President Emeritus William Burrus
05/21/18 - Queens Area Local AMERICAN POSTAL WORKERS UNION AFL-CIO
Former APWU National President Emeritus William Burrus passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the age of eighty-one. William Burrus served as elected National President of the American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO from 2001-2010. He was the first African-American to be elected president of any national union in direct balloting by the membership.
Arrangements for Mr. William Burrus
05/21/18 - APWU Cleveland Area Local
William Burrus, Retired A.P.W.U. National President Emeritus, passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2018. The Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at The Nineteenth Street Baptist Church, 4606 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20011 [(202) 882-7345]. Visitation 12 noon Service 1pm – 2pm Please send flowers directly to The Nineteenth Street Baptist Church. Condolences may be sent to Mrs. Ethelda Burrus and Family, 13201 Fox Bow Drive, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774. Please take the time to read an article about this great legacy.  After retiring, he was named PRESIDENT EMERITUS.

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TO ALL UPS & UPS FREIGHT MEMBERS
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