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    The TTIP: A Brief History of an Agenda for Corporate Plunder
    10/20/14 - Teamsters local 570
    Oct. 20, 2014 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | The corporate jargon surrounding the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal is about ‘protecting' investment', reducing ‘unnecessary' barriers and ‘harmonizing’ regulations that supposedly deter free trade between the  US  and the EU.
    The TTIP: A Brief History of an Agenda for Corporate Plunder
    10/20/14 - Teamsters Local 992
    Oct. 20, 2014 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | The corporate jargon surrounding the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal is about ‘protecting' investment', reducing ‘unnecessary' barriers and ‘harmonizing’ regulations that supposedly deter free trade between the  US  and the EU.
    The TTIP: A Brief History of an Agenda for Corporate Plunder
    10/20/14 - Teamsters Local 355
    Oct. 20, 2014 | TRADE AGREEMENTS | The corporate jargon surrounding the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal is about ‘protecting' investment', reducing ‘unnecessary' barriers and ‘harmonizing’ regulations that supposedly deter free trade between the  US  and the EU.
    In Case You Missed It
    10/18/14 - Teamsters local 570
      • FedEx Ground says its drivers aren’t employees.   • IKEA workers world-wide seek full time hours.   • Union nurses call for Hazmet suits and training.   • Rare move: 36 doctors vote to join a union.   • A Republican Senate? Expect a war on working families.   • Baltimore port hobbled with persistent trucker shortage.
    Nomination Meeting Results
    10/18/14 - Teamsters Local 964
    Teamsters Local Union No. 964 Nomination Meeting Results As a result of the Nomination Meeting held on Friday, October 3, 2014, the following Officers of Teamsters local Union 964 have been unanimously elected for the term of office commencing on January 1, 2015 and concluding on December 31, 2017.
    In Case You Missed It
    10/18/14 - Teamsters Local 992
      • FedEx Ground says its drivers aren’t employees.   • IKEA workers world-wide seek full time hours.   • Union nurses call for Hazmet suits and training.   • Rare move: 36 doctors vote to join a union.   • A Republican Senate? Expect a war on working families.   • Baltimore port hobbled with persistent trucker shortage.
    In Case You Missed It
    10/18/14 - Teamsters Local 355
      • FedEx Ground says its drivers aren’t employees.   • IKEA workers world-wide seek full time hours.   • Union nurses call for Hazmet suits and training.   • Rare move: 36 doctors vote to join a union.   • A Republican Senate? Expect a war on working families.   • Baltimore port hobbled with persistent trucker shortage.
    Brother Mike Valentine's Arrangements
    10/17/14 - Teamsters Local No. 91
    Brothers and Sisters, As we continue to mourn the loss of Brother Valentine, we thank you for your kind words and expresssions of love for Mike.  He is dearly missed by us all, please follow this link for Mike's obituary and funeral arrangements.  With every day that passes, we have come to realize we are all one big family, and the loss of one affects us all... http://www.
    BMWED Membership Survey
    10/16/14 - Pennsylvania Federation BMWED-IBT
    “Section 6” notices seeking changes in the 2012 National Agreement can be served on the Carriers anytime on or after Nov. 1, 2014. So that we may gather rank and file input on the important bargaining issues of our members for the upcoming negotiations, the BMWED has mailed out surveys.
    Teamsters Successfully Organize Workers at FedEx Freight Again!
    10/16/14 - Teamsters Local 492
    Drivers in Croydon, PA Vote to Join Local 107 in Philadelphia  (PHILADELPHIA) – A group of 47 drivers at FedEx Freight’s East Philadelphia terminal in Croydon, Penn. made history today when they overwhelmingly voted to join Teamsters Local 107 in Philadelphia. The vote was 26-18 in favor of joining Local 107.
    October General Membership Meeting This Sunday, October 19
    10/15/14 - Teamsters Local 179
    The Teamsters Local 179 General Membership meeting will be held Sunday, October 19th at 10:00 a.m. at the Local 179 membership hall located at 990 NE Frontage Road in Joliet.
    The Koch Brothers Spend Millions to Buy Elections
    10/15/14 - Teamsters local 570
    Oct. 13, 2014 | UNION POWER | (via Daily Kos) Unions cannot compete, dollar for dollar, with the Koch brothers’ billions, and they don't: They use other means to push back against Big Money.
    Sad News From the Local 91 Family
    10/15/14 - Teamsters Local No. 91
    Dear Brothers and Sisters, Sadly, we announce the passing of Brother Mike Valentine, a long serving Business Representative with Teamsters Local Union No. 91.  In June of this year, he began a battle with cancer and peacefully passed away on October 14, 2014 in Ottawa.
    The Koch Brothers Spend Millions to Buy Elections
    10/15/14 - Teamsters Local 992
    Oct. 15, 2014 | UNION POWER | (via Daily Kos) Unions cannot compete, dollar for dollar, with the Koch brothers’ billions, and they don't: They use other means to push back against Big Money.
    2014 Imperial County Picnic
    10/14/14 - Teamsters Local 542
    Teamsters Local 542 will be celebrating its Annual Imperial County Teamsters Picnic on Saturday, November 15, 2014. If you are a Teamster and you leave and employed in Imperial County or Yuma, Az you should have received the information of the picnic via US Mail.
    DOL: System Protecting Workers From Deadly Chemicals ‘Broken’
    10/14/14 - Teamsters local 570
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    DOL: System Protecting Workers From Deadly Chemicals ‘Broken’
    10/14/14 - Teamsters Local 355
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    DOL: System Protecting Workers From Deadly Chemicals ‘Broken’
    10/14/14 - Teamsters Local 992
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    Teamster Member Raises Funds participating in OUT OF DARKNESS WALK
    10/14/14 - Teamsters Local 449
    Local 449 member Joyce Hogenkamp participated in the Out of Darkness walk on september 13th. She raised funds by walking for Josh Samulski.  You can help Joyce's efforts by logging on to AFPS.org/buffalo.
    Teamsters Women's Conference 2014
    10/13/14 - Teamsters Local 767
    Recently a group of our own Teamsters Local Union 767 Sisters had the opportunity to attend the 2014 National Teamsters Women’s Conference.  This women’s conference is an annual event that is attended by over 1000 Teamster women. This year’s event was held in Chicago, a city that is home to more than 100,000 Teamsters and a thriving labor movement.
    Are Hospitals Ready to Respond to Elbola? Ask a Nurse.
    10/13/14 - Teamsters local 570
    Oct. 13, 2014 | HEALTH & SAFETY | … The best way to determine if our hospitals are ready to respond [to the Ebola threat] is by asking a nurse. Or, to be more precise, nurses… “The time to act is long overdue,” says RoseAnn DeMoro, the executive director of the National Nurses United, the nation’s largest nurses union.
    Are Hospitals Ready to Respond to Ebola? Ask a Nurse.
    10/13/14 - Teamsters Local 355
    Oct. 13, 2014 | HEALTH & SAFETY | … The best way to determine if our hospitals are ready to respond [to the Ebola threat] is by asking a nurse. Or, to be more precise, nurses… “The time to act is long overdue,” says RoseAnn DeMoro, the executive director of the National Nurses United, the nation’s largest nurses union.
    Contractor's Crane Upsets on Amtrak's Race Track Project
    10/11/14 - Pennsylvania Federation BMWED-IBT
    October 11, 2014 - Just 10 days after our union warned Amtrak's Chief Engineer one of the contractor’s crane topples. "We believe that the project is being mismanaged and the contractor is not being held accountable...furthermore we believe that the contractor does not work safely."
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