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    2014 Solidarity Run
    07/27/14 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
    AN ALL AROUND GOOD TIME TO BENEFIT THE FAMILY OF FALLEN GARY INDIANA POLICE OFFICER JEFF WESTERFIELD. $7 walk in $20 singles/$25 doubles Pancake breakfast(while supplies last, by Hank and Barbara Francisco Maul... DJ entertainment Round trip fully escorted ride through Lake and Porter County Lunch.
    In Case You Missed It
    07/25/14 - Teamsters local 570
      • Hoffa: Sufficient rest key to truck safety.   • Here's an idea: How about a Bad Boss Tax?   • Defending trade unions while the justices are away.   • The biggest lie ever perpetrated on the American people.   • 1934 Teamsters strike in Minneapolis remembered on 80th anniversary.   • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Bless this union.
    In Case You Missed It
    07/25/14 - Teamsters Local 355
      • Hoffa: Sufficient rest key to truck safety.   • Here's an idea: How about a Bad Boss Tax?   • Defending trade unions while the justices are away.   • The biggest lie ever perpetrated on the American people.   • 1934 Teamsters strike remembered on 80th anniversary.
    Teamsters Local 179 and the Contractor's Association of Will and Grundy Counties Reach Tentative Agreement
    07/25/14 - Teamsters Local 179
    Teamsters Local 179 and the Contractor's Association of Will and Grundy Counties reached a tentative agreement on Thursday, July 24th.  The proposed changes to the Will & Grundy Counties Area Construction Agreement must be incorporated into the contract and approved by both parties as well as the Joint Council 25 Director of Construction prior to a ratification vote.
    5 Things that Have Changed Since Minimum Wage Was Last Increased
    07/25/14 - Teamsters local 570
    July 25, 2014 | ECONOMY | The federal minimum wage was last increased on July 24, 2009, and since then, a lot has changed (don't forget tipped workers haven't seen a raise since 1991). There have been so many attacks on working families since that time that it would be difficult to catalog them all.
    In Case You Missed It
    07/25/14 - Teamsters Local 992
      • Hoffa: Sufficient rest key to truck safety.   • Here's an idea: How about a Bad Boss Tax?   • Defending trade unions while the justices are away.   • The biggest lie ever perpetrated on the American people.   • 1934 Teamsters strike remembered on 80th anniversary.
    5 Things that Have Changed Since Minimum Wage Was Last Increased
    07/25/14 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 25, 2014 | ECONOMY | The federal minimum wage was last increased on July 24, 2009, and since then, a lot has changed (don't forget tipped workers haven't seen a raise since 1991). There have been so many attacks on working families since that time that it would be difficult to catalog them all.
    Vice-President Kevin Drysdale Receives Award
    07/25/14 - Teamsters Local 449
    Assemblyman Sean M. Ryan presented Local 449 Vice-President Kevin Drysdale (Former Local 375 President) with the "Outstanding WNY Labor Leader" Award.   On behalf of the Good Neighbor Democrats, in appreciation of his continued leadership and commitment to the labor movement.
    5 Things that Have Changed Since Minimum Wage Was Last Increased
    07/25/14 - Teamsters Local 992
    July 25, 2014 | ECONOMY | The federal minimum wage was last increased on July 24, 2009, and since then, a lot has changed (don't forget tipped workers haven't seen a raise since 1991). There have been so many attacks on working families since that time that it would be difficult to catalog them all.
    Why Do Other Rich Nations Spend So Much Less on Healthcare?
    07/24/14 - Teamsters local 570
    July 24, 2014 | HEALTH CARE | Despite the news last week that America's healthcare spending will not be rising at the sky-high rate that was once predicted, the fact remains the the U.S.
    Why Do Other Rich Nations Spend So Much Less on Healthcare?
    07/24/14 - Teamsters Local 992
    July 24, 2014 | HEALTH CARE | Despite the news last week that America's healthcare spending will not be rising at the sky-high rate that was once predicted, the fact remains the the U.S.
    ANNUAL PICNIC
    07/24/14 - Teamsters Local 623
    This summer will be over before you know it and what better way to spend it with family and coworkers at our annual picnic. This year's picnic  will again be held at Clementon Park/Splash World. Local 623 members and their immediate family are invited to join us in another fun filled day of good food, exciting rides and water rides.
    Servisair Members Ratify a 3 year collective agreement
    07/24/14 - Teamsters local 419
    Servisair Members at Toronto’s Pearson Airport ratified a three collective agreement on July 23 2014 by 85%.   Teamsters Local 419 looks forward to continuing to represent all of our brothers and sisters at Servisair.   The Teamsters Union represents 125,000 members in Canada in all trades.
    What Ifs? The Sad Tale of Darlington Mills
    07/23/14 - Teamsters local 570
    July 23, 2014 | NLRA | What if your employer threatened to close down your workplace unless the employees voted for the candidates your employer supported? Most people would say that the right to vote is our most precious right and threatening to take away that right must violate the law.
    What Ifs? The Sad Tale of Darlington Mills
    07/23/14 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 23, 2014 | NLRA | What if your employer threatened to close down your workplace unless the employees voted for the candidates your employer supported? Most people would say that the right to vote is our most precious right and threatening to take away that right must violate the law.
    What Ifs? The Sad Tale of Darlington Mills
    07/23/14 - Teamsters Local 992
    July 23, 2014 | NLRA | What if your employer threatened to close down your workplace unless the employees voted for the candidates your employer supported? Most people would say that the right to vote is our most precious right and threatening to take away that right must violate the law.
    Union Finds Creative Way To Help Workers
    07/22/14 - Teamsters Local 492
    UAW Strikes Back: "Local 42" Now In Tennessee VW Plant - May Be Future Of Labor – From Daily Kos The Supreme Court has finally stacked the deck enough that the 20th century paradigm of union organizing can no longer succeed.  To survive the labor movement must change its tactics and turn recent labor rulings to its advantage.
    Is the Employment Situation Really Improving?
    07/22/14 - Teamsters local 570
    July 22, 2014 | LABOR | Over the past several years, Americans have been told that the labor situation in the U.S. is improving. The evidence used to back this up is the unemployment rate published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which has been declining.
    Is the Employment Situation Really Improving?
    07/22/14 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 22, 2014 | LABOR | Over the past several years, Americans have been told that the labor situation in the U.S. is improving. The evidence used to back this up is the unemployment rate published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which has been declining.
    Is the Employment Situation Really Improving?
    07/22/14 - Teamsters Local 888
    July 22, 2014 | LABOR | Over the past several years, Americans have been told that the labor situation in the U.S. is improving. The evidence used to back this up is the unemployment rate published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which has been declining.
    Is the Employment Situation Really Improving?
    07/22/14 - Teamsters Local 992
    July 22, 2014 | LABOR | Over the past several years, Americans have been told that the labor situation in the U.S. is improving. The evidence used to back this up is the unemployment rate published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which has been declining.
    Teamsters Ratify New Pipeline Agreement
    07/22/14 - Teamsters Local 179
    WASHINGTON – An overwhelming majority of Teamster local unions that represent pipeline construction workers in the United States voted in favor of a new three-year contract, the Teamsters Union announced today. The contract covers about 4,000 Teamsters. To read the full story from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters website, click here:  http://teamster.
    Take Action To Bring Jobs Back To The USA
    07/22/14 - Teamsters Local 492
    Did you know that U.S. companies can currently receive a tax deduction for certain relocation costs when they move jobs overseas? At a time when the nation’s unemployment rate is still too high, why are we rewarding companies for shipping our jobs out of the country? It doesn’t make any sense.
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