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    The Coming Crusade Against Public Education
    01/17/17 - Teamsters local 570
    Jan. 17, 2017  | EDUCATION | Betsy DeVos, whose nomination for secretary of education will be reviewed by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee today, has never taught in a classroom. She’s never worked in a school administration, nor in a state education system, nor has she studied pedagogy. She’s never been to public school, and neither have her children.
    The Coming Crusade Against Public Education
    01/17/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    Jan. 17, 2017  | EDUCATION | Betsy DeVos, whose nomination for secretary of education will be reviewed by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee today, has never taught in a classroom. She’s never worked in a school administration, nor in a state education system, nor has she studied pedagogy. She’s never been to public school, and neither have her children.
    Secretary-Treasurer Andrew A Marshall Resigns
    01/17/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 104
    Martin Luther King Was A Labor Leader
    01/16/17 - Teamsters local 570
    Jan. 16, 2017  | OPINION | Every year at this time, people across the United Stated celebrate D. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s many contributions to our country, and how he has shaped history. We lift up King the civil rights leader, Kind the moral crusader, King the brilliant orator, King the brave marcher, King the fearless activist. The list goes on.
    OT Issue Will Be One of the First Tests of Trump’s Pledge to Help Workers
    01/16/17 - Teamsters local 570
    Jan. 16, 2017  | WAGES | Donald Trump ran for president as the billionaire who would champion working people. As the president-elect put it in one of the major economic speeches of his campaign: “Too many of our leaders have forgotten that it is their duty to protect the jobs, wages and well-being of American workers before any other consideration.
    Martin Luther King Was A Labor Leader
    01/16/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    Jan. 16, 2017  | OPINION | Every year at this time, people across the United Stated celebrate D. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s many contributions to our country, and how he has shaped history. We lift up King the civil rights leader, Kind the moral crusader, King the brilliant orator, King the brave marcher, King the fearless activist. The list goes on.
    OT Issue Will Be One of the First Tests of Trump’s Pledge to Help Workers
    01/16/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    Jan. 16, 2017  | WAGES | Donald Trump ran for president as the billionaire who would champion working people. As the president-elect put it in one of the major economic speeches of his campaign: “Too many of our leaders have forgotten that it is their duty to protect the jobs, wages and well-being of American workers before any other consideration.
    Martin Luther King Was A Labor Leader
    01/16/17 - Teamsters Local 992
    Jan. 16, 2017  | OPINION | Every year at this time, people across the United Stated celebrate D. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s many contributions to our country, and how he has shaped history. We lift up King the civil rights leader, Kind the moral crusader, King the brilliant orator, King the brave marcher, King the fearless activist. The list goes on.
    OT Issue Will Be One of the First Tests of Trump’s Pledge to Help Workers
    01/16/17 - Teamsters Local 992
    Jan. 16, 2017  | WAGES | Donald Trump ran for president as the billionaire who would champion working people. As the president-elect put it in one of the major economic speeches of his campaign: “Too many of our leaders have forgotten that it is their duty to protect the jobs, wages and well-being of American workers before any other consideration.
    Martin Luther King Day 2017
    01/16/17 - Teamsters Local 264
                   Today is the time set aside to honor Martin Luther King, the slain civil rights leader who message of equality and justice changed America.
    OT Issue Will Be One of the First Tests of Trump’s Pledge to Help Workers
    01/16/17 - Teamsters Local 888
    Jan. 16, 2017  | WAGES | Donald Trump ran for president as the billionaire who would champion working people. As the president-elect put it in one of the major economic speeches of his campaign: “Too many of our leaders have forgotten that it is their duty to protect the jobs, wages and well-being of American workers before any other consideration.
    Mitchell R. Sawochka Obituary
    01/15/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
    Please keep Micthell and his family in your prayers!!   Funeral service for Mitchell will be held on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. at Burns Funeral Home, 10101 Broadway, Crown Point. Services will terminate at the funeral home. Friends may visit with Mitchell’s family on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 from 2 pm – 8 pm at Burns.
    J.R. Hoffa Scholarship Finalist
    01/14/17 - Teamsters Local 776
    The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund has awarded a $10,000 Scholarship to Alexandra Kohr, Daughter of Jeff and Helen Kohr. Jeff, a Teamster since 1993, works at the Hershey Medical Center. Alexandra was introduced to the membership at the January monthly membership meeting. She will be attending Penn State University in the fall of the year.
    In Case You Missed It
    01/13/17 - Teamsters local 570
      • Teamsters denounce passage of anti-worker bills in Kentucky.   • Repealing Obamacare could kill jobs.   • Radical hope in an upside-down time.   • Baltimore Gas and Electric employees vote to unionize.   • Fight to defeat Labor Secretary pick heats up.   • Jeff Sessions has spent his career opposing voting rights.
    Politicians Didn’t Create the Labor Movement and They Won’t Destroy the Labor Movement
    01/13/17 - Teamsters local 570
    Jan. 13, 2017  | U.S. LABOR MOVEMENT | Hundreds of union members who rallied at Kentucky’s Capitol against a trio of Republican union-busting bills surely knew the legislation was unstoppable. They bundled up against biting cold and came anyway.
    In Case You Missed It
    01/13/17 - Teamsters Local 355
      • Teamsters denounce passage of anti-worker bills in Kentucky.   • Repealing Obamacare could kill jobs.   • Radical hope in an upside-down time.   • Baltimore Gas and Electric employees vote to unionize.   • Fight to defeat Labor Secretary pick heats up.   • Jeff Sessions has spent his whole career opposing voting rights.
    In Case You Missed It
    01/13/17 - Teamsters Local 992
      • Teamsters denounce passage of anti-worker bills in Kentucky.   • Repealing Obamacare could kill jobs.   • Radical hope in an upside-down time.   • Baltimore Gas and Electric employees vote to unionize.   • Fight to defeat Labor Secretary pick heats up.   • Jeff Sessions has spent his career opposing voting rights.
    Obama: Right to Unionize Must Be In the New Social Compact
    01/13/17 - Teamsters Local 992
    Jan. 13, 2017  | ORGANIZE | The right to unionize must be part of a “new social compact” that reduces income inequality and restores hope, President Barack Obama says.
    Benevolent Trust Fund Benefit
    01/13/17 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
    This past week all our active and retired members received a letter from our International Graphic Communications Conference/IBT regarding the changes to the Benevolent Trust Fund.
    Politicians Didn’t Create the Labor Movement, and They Won’t Destroy the Labor Movement
    01/13/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    Jan. 13, 2017  | U.S. LABOR MOVEMENT | Hundreds of union members who rallied at Kentucky’s Capitol against a trio of Republican union-busting bills surely knew the legislation was unstoppable. They bundled up against biting cold and came anyway.
    Obama: Right to Unionize Must Be In the New Social Compact
    01/13/17 - Teamsters Local 355
    Jan. 13, 2017  | ORGANIZE | The right to unionize must be part of a “new social compact” that reduces income inequality and restores hope, President Barack Obama says.
    MEETINGS CANCELLED AND RE-SCHEDULED
    01/13/17 - Teamsters Local 41
    Due to the ice storm moving into KC, your Executive Board has decided that it is too dangerous to ask anyone to attend the Membership Meeting.  Both the regular General Membership Meeting and Stewards' Meeting have been re-scheduled for Saurday, January 28th.
    Politicians Didn’t Create the Labor Movement and They Won’t Destroy the Labor Movement
    01/13/17 - Teamsters Local 888
    Jan. 13, 2017  | U.S. LABOR MOVEMENT | Hundreds of union members who rallied at Kentucky’s Capitol against a trio of Republican union-busting bills surely knew the legislation was unstoppable. They bundled up against biting cold and came anyway.
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