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    The Great 401(k) Experiment Has Failed
    04/18/15 - Teamsters Local 492
    Retirement Crisis: The Great 401(k) Experiment Has Failed for Many Americans Kelley Holland for CNBC -You need to know this number: $18,433. That's the median amount in a 401(k) savings account, according to a recent report by the Employee Benefit Research Institute.
    James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund 2015 Essay Contest.
    04/18/15 - Teamsters Local 492
    The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund has announced the topic for the 2015 Essay Contest.  The contest is open to applicants which are the son, daughter or financial dependent of a Teamster member (including GCC, BMWED, BLET members) who are 23 years of age or younger and currently a student at a community college, four-year institution or vocational/technical school.
    PONTIAC RIGHT-TO-WORK MEETING RESCHEDULED DUE TO HUGE TURNOUT
    04/17/15 - Teamsters Local 179
    Teamsters Local 179 officers and agents attended a scheduled Right-to-Work meeting in Pontiac on Thursday, April 16th.  However the meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 22nd due to the huge turnout.
    Illinois Locals Stand United!
    04/17/15 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
    In Case You Missed It
    04/17/15 - Teamsters local 570
      • Listen to Teamster Nation News podcast.   • Timely lessons for worker voice today.   • Here's what passed in the Maryland General Assembly.   • Maryland Teamsters endorse Chris Van Hollen.   • We know why this photo is taking off on social media.   • A campaign to begin for a $15 minimum wage in D.C.
    In Case You Missed It
    04/17/15 - Teamsters Local 355
      • Listen to Teamster Nation News podcast.   • Timely lessons for worker voice today.   • Here's what passed in the Maryland General Assembly.   • Maryland Teamsters endorse Chris Van Hollen.   • We know why this photo is taking off on social media.   • A campaign to begin for a $15 minimum wage in D.C.
    San Diego Padres Tickets now available to Teamsters 542 members
    04/17/15 - Teamsters Local 542
    In Case You Missed It
    04/17/15 - Teamsters Local 992
      • Listen to Teamster Nation News podcast.   • Timely lessons for worker voice today.   • Here's what passed in the Maryland General Assembly.   • Maryland Teamsters endorse Chris Van Hollen.   • We know why this photo is taking off on social media.   • A campaign to begin for a $15 minimum wage in D.C.
    Unions Still Matter
    04/17/15 - Teamsters Local 992
    Apr. 17, 2015 | OPINION | america.aljazeera.com …Unions not only give their members a voice at work but also can have much broader political effects.
    Peanut Butter Challenge
    04/17/15 - Teamsters Local 231
    The Annua Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive held by the National Association of Letter Carrier's will be Saturday, May 9, 2015.  They are collecting peanut butter to be dropped off at Food Banks in Bellingham and in Skagit County.
    Check Out Our Right-To-Work Facts Page
    04/16/15 - Teamsters Local 179
    We have added a Right-To-Work Facts Page tab in the menu bar at the top of this page.  Check back frequently for articles and photos.  Right-to-work is wrong for Illinois workers.
    JC 25 WOMEN'S COMMITTEE QUARTERLY MEETING
    04/16/15 - Teamsters Local 179
    Cedar Point Discount Tickets are now available for the 2015 season
    04/16/15 - Teamsters Joint Council 41
    Cedar Point Discount Tickets are now available for the 2015 season
    04/16/15 - Teamsters Local Union No. 436
    April General Membership Meeting This Sunday, April 19th
    04/16/15 - Teamsters Local 179
    The Teamsters Local 179 General Memberhship meeting will be held this Sunday, April 19th at 10:00 a.m. at the Local 179 membership hall located at 990 NE Frontage Road in Joliet. Hope to see you there.
    Unions Still Matter
    04/16/15 - Teamsters Local 355
    Apr. 16, 2015 | OPINION | america.aljazeera.com …Unions not only give their members a voice at work but also can have much broader political effects.
    Unions Still Matter
    04/16/15 - Teamsters local 570
    Apr. 16, 2015 | OPINION | america.aljazeera.com …Unions not only give their members a voice at work but also can have much broader political effects.
    OSHA 10/HazCom/Forklift Training
    04/16/15 - Teamsters Local 492
    Teamsters Local 492 will be holding OSHA 10 (General Industry) and HAZCOM Refresher Classes and also Forklift training certification for Teamster 492 Members ONLY at the Local Union Hall located at 4269 Balloon Park Rd. NE Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109.
    Unions Still Matter
    04/16/15 - Teamsters Local 888
    Apr. 16, 2015 | OPINION | america.aljazeera.com …Unions not only give their members a voice at work but also can have much broader political effects.
    The Nation Rallies Today for $15 and A Union
    04/15/15 - Teamsters Local 355
    Apr. 15, 2015 | WAGES, UNIONS | peoplesworld.org Strikes, marches, and rallies are happening coast to coast today in hundreds of towns and cities.
    UPDATE ON ORGANZING CAMPAIGN DRIVE DOWN SOUTH
    04/15/15 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
    Vice president Mike Consolino and GCC/ IBT Organizer Ricky Putman are still in the process of getting Authorization Cards signed from the 170 manufacturer workers down south.
    The Nation Rallies Today for $15 and A Union
    04/15/15 - Teamsters local 570
    Apr. 15, 2015 | WAGES, UNIONS | peoplesworld.org Strikes, marches, and rallies are happening coast to coast today in hundreds of towns and cities.
    Organized Labor is Banking on a New Civil Rights Movement
    04/15/15 - Teamsters Local 355
    Apr. 15, 2015 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | nationaljournal.com  As food-food workers and organized labor plan mass protests [today] for a $15 minimum wage and a union, they are also relaying the message that workers' rights are civil rights.
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