May 25, 2017 -
At the beginning of January, Governor Bevin and the new majority in Frankfort launched an all-out assault on the hard-working men and women of Kentucky by passing so-called “Right-to-Work.” This deceptively named law exists for one reason, and one reason only; to harm Kentucky workers and the unions that represent them.
May 24, 2017 -
Members at Lewis Brothers Bakery have voted in favor of a new agreement. Highlights include increases in wages, pension, and switching to a higher quality healthcare plan provided through TeamCare. This company is jointly represented by Teamsters Local 89 and Teamsters Local 215.
May 16, 2017 -
We are saddened to report Brother Gary “Rock” Patterson has passed away. Rock was a long-time member at International Paper working there over twenty years. His sons, Derek and Tyson, were also members of Teamsters Local 89 and worked with their father at International Paper prior to his passing.
May 15, 2017 -
Recently there have been several runaway dollies and plane strikes. In many of these accidents UPS management has been able to prove that methods and procedures were not followed, which can lead to discipline.
In order to safeguard your job, please follow all of your training and methods.
Apr 17, 2017 -
This quarter's cover story focuses on the passage of anti-worker laws in Kentucky. This issue also includes an FMLA arbitration victory at Zenith Logistics, an organizing victory at Martin Transportation Systems, and many other stories.
Please click the link below to download the Spring 2017 PDF.
Apr 14, 2017 -
Members at Fire King have unanimously ratified a new five-year agreement today for the “File Plant” operation in New Albany, Indiana. Among other gains, the Agreement contains substantial raises, caps on out-of-pocket costs in insurance, strengthened bidding procedures, greater flexibility in vacation rules, emergency day language and expanded funeral leave.