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    Labor Stands for Equal Voting Rights
    07/01/15 - Teamsters Local 888
    July 1, 2015  | CIVIL RIGHTS |  thehill.com In the midst of good news coming out of the Supreme Court this week, many of us have also been recalling that yesterday was the two year anniversary of Shelby v. Holder, when this same Court decided the need to protect the rights of African Americans to vote was no longer needed in the South.
    Six Flags Discount Tickets
    07/01/15 - Teamsters Local 386
    Dear Member: Congratulations! General Teamsters Local 386 is now signed up for savings! Just log into your own Six Flags site to buy tickets with substantial savings off the main gate price.
    Labor Stands for Equal Voting Rights
    07/01/15 - Teamsters local 570
    July 1, 2015  | CIVIL RIGHTS |  thehill.com In the midst of good news coming out of the Supreme Court this week, many of us have also been recalling that yesterday was the two year anniversary of Shelby v. Holder, when this same Court decided the need to protect the rights of African Americans to vote was no longer needed in the South.
    Labor Stands for Equal Voting Rights
    07/01/15 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 1, 2015  | CIVIL RIGHTS |  thehill.com In the midst of good news coming out of the Supreme Court this week, many of us have also been recalling that yesterday was the two year anniversary of Shelby v. Holder, when this same Court decided the need to protect the rights of African Americans to vote was no longer needed in the South.
    Labor Stands for Equal Voting Rights
    07/01/15 - Teamsters Local 992
    July 1, 2015  | CIVIL RIGHTS |  thehill.com In the midst of good news coming out of the Supreme Court this week, many of us have also been recalling that yesterday was the two year anniversary of Shelby v. Holder, when this same Court decided the need to protect the rights of African Americans to vote was no longer needed in the South.
    Millions More Americans Eligible for Overtime
    06/30/15 - Teamsters Local 888
    June 30, 2015  | WAGES | nytimes.com President Obama announced Monday night a rule change that would make millions more Americans eligible for overtime pay. The rule would raise the salary threshold below which workers automatically qualify for time-and-a-half overtime wages to $50,440 a year from $23,660, according to an op-ed article by the president in The Huffington Post.
    Millions More Americans Eligible for Overtime
    06/30/15 - Teamsters local 570
    June 30, 2015  | WAGES | nytimes.com President Obama announced Monday night a rule change that would make millions more Americans eligible for overtime pay. The rule would raise the salary threshold below which workers automatically qualify for time-and-a-half overtime wages to $50,440 a year from $23,660, according to an op-ed article by the president in The Huffington Post.
    Millions More Americans Eligible for Overtime
    06/30/15 - Teamsters Local 355
    June 30, 2015  | WAGES | nytimes.com President Obama announced Monday night a rule change that would make millions more Americans eligible for overtime pay. The rule would raise the salary threshold below which workers automatically qualify for time-and-a-half overtime wages to $50,440 a year from $23,660, according to an op-ed article by the president in The Huffington Post.
    Millions More Americans Eligible for Overtime
    06/30/15 - Teamsters Local 992
    June 30, 2015  | WAGES | nytimes.com President Obama announced Monday night a rule change that would make millions more Americans eligible for overtime pay. The rule would raise the salary threshold below which workers automatically qualify for time-and-a-half overtime wages to $50,440 a year from $23,660, according to an op-ed article by the president in The Huffington Post.
    The Campaign to Weaken Worker Protections
    06/29/15 - Teamsters Local 355
    June 29, 2015 | SAFETY & HEALTH | publicintegrity.org  [This is the first part of a Center for Public Integrity series examining the epidemic of work-related disease in America.] America's flimsy workplace health and safety protections are no accident.
    Local 776 Family Picnic
    06/29/15 - Teamsters Local 776
    Take me out to the ball game! The weather cooperated, the stadium was full of Teamsters and their families, and there was plenty of food, drinks, and snacks! Sounds like the makings of a great picnic! It was evident from all of the Teamster shirts and baseball caps seen around the stadium that local 776 members were out in force enjoying the picnic.
    Organizing Rally
    06/29/15 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
    We are asking for all our Brothers and Sisters to come join us at our Organizing Rally. On July 8th at 5:00 a.m. and at 1:00 p.m. we will be holding an Organizing Rally at 701 Interlake Drive in Pontiac, IL 61764 Please call or text our Organizing hotline at 630-520-5950 to let us know what time slot you might be able to come and show your support. Help us secure our Future.
    The Campaign to Weaken Worker Protections
    06/29/15 - Teamsters local 570
    June 29, 2015 | SAFETY & HEALTH | publicintegrity.org  [This is the first part of a Center for Public Integrity series examining the epidemic of work-related disease in America.] America's flimsy workplace health and safety protections are no accident.
    The Campaign to Weaken Worker Protections
    06/29/15 - Teamsters Local 992
    June 29, 2015 | SAFETY & HEALTH | publicintegrity.org  [This is the first part of a Center for Public Integrity series examining the epidemic of work-related disease in America.] America's flimsy workplace health and safety protections are no accident.
    Sysco/US Food Merger Blocked
    06/29/15 - Teamster Local Union No. 886
    Sysco-US Foods Merger Blocked by Preliminary Injunction June 26, 2015 A US Federal District Court Judge, as anticipated, issued a preliminary injunction on Tuesday blocking the Sysco-US Food merger until a full trial before a Federal Trade Commission administrative law judge currently set for mid-july.
    The Campaign to Weaken Worker Protections
    06/29/15 - Teamsters Local 888
    June 29, 2015 | SAFETY & HEALTH | publicintegrity.org  [This is the first part of a Center for Public Integrity series examining the epidemic of work-related disease in America.] America's flimsy workplace health and safety protections are no accident.
    COSTANZO BAKERY DRIVERS RATIFY FIRST AGREEMENT
    06/27/15 - Teamsters Local 264
                 We are pleased to welcome the newest members of the Local 264 Family. Last week, nearly one year after voting to become Teamsters, and following nine months of tough contract negotiations, 10 Route Sales Drivers employed by Costanzo Bakery ratified their first contract.
    In Case You Missed It
    06/26/15 - Teamsters local 570
      • Maine UPS worker saves a life.   • Next moves for Sysco and US Foods?.   • The war against bad trade deals continues.   • Slavery’s long shadow.   • Diversifying labor “one way or another.”   • Up-scale Baltimore restaurant employees sue over wage theft.   • Scott Walker and the fate of the Union.
    In Case You Missed It
    06/26/15 - Teamsters Local 355
      • Maine UPS worker saves a life.   • Next moves for Sysco and US Foods?.   • The war against bad trade deals continues.   • Slavery’s long shadow.   • Diversifying labor “one way or another.”   • Up-scale Baltimore restaurant employees sue over wage theft.   • Scott Walker and the fate of the Union.
    In Case You Missed It
    06/26/15 - Teamsters Local 992
      • Maine UPS worker saves a life.   • Next moves for Sysco and US Foods?.   • The war against bad trade deals continues.   • Slavery’s long shadow.   • Diversifying labor “one way or another.”   • Up-scale Baltimore restaurant employees sue over wage theft.   • Scott Walker and the fate of the Union.
    July Kings Island Tickets
    06/26/15 - Teamsters Local 175
    Dispute Over Union Fees Could Return to Supreme Court
    06/26/15 - Teamsters Local 355
    June 26, 2015 | PUBLIC SECTOR | news.yahoo.com  Public sector unions are facing another high-profile legal challenge that they say could wipe away millions from their bank accounts and make it tougher for them to survive… Half the states currently require workers represented by a union to pay “fair share” fees that cover bargaining costs, even if they are not members.
    Dispute Over Union Fees Could Return to Supreme Court
    06/26/15 - Teamsters Local 992
    June 26, 2015 | PUBLIC SECTOR | news.yahoo.com  Public sector unions are facing another high-profile legal challenge that they say could wipe away millions from their bank accounts and make it tougher for them to survive… Half the states currently require workers represented by a union to pay “fair share” fees that cover bargaining costs, even if they are not members.
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