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.
Mar 21, 2017 - Teamsters 89 recently worked alongside other Teamster Locals as well as five other International Unions across the United States to negotiate a brand new National Contract with GE/Haier.
This new National Contract was overwhelmingly ratified by the Teamsters, as well as the other unions represented by the agreement, and will run through June of 2020.
Mar 20, 2017 -
We are proud to announce that, at 4PM today, Teamsters Local 89 Vice President Avral Thompson was sworn in as an IBT Central Region Vice President. This is an historic moment, as Avral becomes the first Teamsters 89 member in our long history who has sat on the IBT General Executive Board (GEB). The swearing in was conducted by phone to allow Avral to begin his term right away.