Last week workers in Kentucky were betrayed by their elected state officials in Frankfort when the Kentucky State House and Senate passed so-called “Right-to-Work” and “Paycheck Protection” bills, and repealed the Prevailing Wage.
It is inherently un-American to take for free that which is obtained through the hard work, money, and resources of others, and it is WRONG.
Teamsters at UPS Campbellsville have rallied around a young boy named Mason Biggers this holiday season. Mason, the four-year-old nephew of part-time UPS supervisor Laura Hedgespeth, touched many hearts at this small UPS center when a prayer group in the building, led by UPS Package Car drivers, learned he was in a battle with cancer.
Teamsters 89 is sorry to announce the loss of retired member Gregory Dean. A retired member of Smith’s Transfer and a longtime member of our union.
His visitation will be held at Pearson’s Funeral Home at 149 Breckenridge Lane from 4-8PM on Monday. The funeral will be held at noon at Pearsons’s on Tuesday, with entombment to follow at Resthaven Memorial Park.
We are saddened to announce the tragic loss of retiree James Michael Stonecipher. James was fishing near the base of Wolf Creek Dam at the time of his death. According to Fish & Wildlife, James’ boat capsized when water was discharged through a sluice gate from the dam, causing James to drown. James had one friend on board with him who survived the accident.
Teamsters Local 89 is deeply saddened to announce the passing of retiree Timmy Thompson. Timmy passed away this morning. According to Teamsters 89 Secretary-Treasurer John Bolton, Timmy was an extremely caring and loving husband and father. His two sons, Bill and Brian, are Teamsters today in the Carhaul division.