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    Local 264 Members Answer The Bell
    11/26/14 - Teamsters Local 264
    In the wake of this unprecedented storm, I would like to thank all Local 264 members in both the public and private sector who answered the bell in a huge way.
    Why Immigration Reform Helps American Workers, Too
    11/26/14 - Teamsters local 570
    Nov. 26, 2014 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | With his executive action shielding millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation, President Obama gave a whole lot of workers – largely the kind who pass you your burger, mow your lawn, clean your hotel room, bus your table, and pave your driveway – a raise.
    Why Immigration Reform Helps American Workers, Too
    11/26/14 - Teamsters Local 355
    Nov. 26, 2014 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | With his executive action shielding millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation, President Obama gave a whole lot of workers – largely the kind who pass you your burger, mow your lawn, clean your hotel room, bus your table, and pave your driveway – a raise.
    Here’s What ALEC Has In Store for Workers in 2015
    11/26/14 - Teamsters local 570
    Nov. 26, 2014 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | The corporate dating service for state lawmakers known as ALEC once again has working men and women in its sights. And not in a good way. Early in December, ALEC (or the America Legislative Exchange Council) will present its plans on empowering corporations, pauperizing workers and eradicating private education in Washington, D.C.
    Here’s What ALEC Has In Store for Workers in 2015
    11/26/14 - Teamsters Local 355
    Nov. 26, 2014 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | The corporate dating service for state lawmakers known as ALEC once again has working men and women in its sights. And not in a good way. Early in December, ALEC (or the America Legislative Exchange Council) will present its plans on empowering corporations, pauperizing workers and eradicating private education in Washington, D.C.
    Why Immigration Reform Helps American Workers, Too
    11/26/14 - Teamsters Local 992
    Nov. 26, 2014 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | With his executive action shielding millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation, President Obama gave a whole lot of workers – largely the kind who pass you your burger, mow your lawn, clean your hotel room, bus your table, and pave your driveway – a raise.
    Here’s What ALEC Has In Store for Workers in 2015
    11/26/14 - Teamsters Local 992
    Nov. 26, 2014 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | The corporate dating service for state lawmakers known as ALEC once again has working men and women in its sights. And not in a good way. Early in December, ALEC (or the America Legislative Exchange Council) will present its plans on empowering corporations, pauperizing workers and eradicating private education in Washington, D.C.
    Amazing Black Friday Deals, Brought to You by the American Taxpayer
    11/24/14 - Teamsters Local 355
    Nov. 24, 2014 | WAGES | As retailers and consumers gear up for the holiday shopping season, it's a good time to take a closer look at what things are like for the person on the other side of the cash register. Over the past year, there have been an increasing number of retail strikes as workers in the industry call for higher pay and better working conditions.
    Amazing Black Friday Deals, Brought to You by the American Taxpayer
    11/24/14 - Teamsters local 570
    Nov. 24, 2014 | WAGES | As retailers and consumers gear up for the holiday shopping season, it's a good time to take a closer look at what things are like for the person on the other side of the cash register. Over the past year, there have been an increasing number of retail strikes as workers in the industry call for higher pay and better working conditions.
    Local 249 Election Results
    11/24/14 - Teamsters Local 249
    Teamsters 419 Christmas Dance 2014
    11/23/14 - Teamsters local 419
    Brothers and Sisters, the annual Teamsters Local 419 Christmas Dance is currently sold out.
    FEDEX FREIGHT WORKERS IN CHARLOTTE VOTE TO JOIN TEAMSTERS LOCAL 71
    11/22/14 - Teamsters Local 71
    Drivers in Charlotte Seek Job Security, Improved Health Plan, Pension (CHARLOTTE, NC) - A group of 222 drivers at FedEx Freight’s Charlotte, N.C., terminal voted today to join Teamsters Local 71. “This victory is about wanting respect on the job, improved health care coverage and to be treated fairly,” said Roger Dale Jones, a 20-year road driver at FedEx Freight.
    In Case You Missed It
    11/21/14 - Teamsters local 570
      • A step closer to unions at Amazon.   • Americans agree the system is stacked against them.   • Wall St. is taking over America’s pension plans.   • The heart of the matter: What counts after Election Day.   • Walmart workers promise biggest Black Friday strike ever.
    In Case You Missed It
    11/21/14 - Teamsters Local 355
      • A step closer to unions at Amazon.   • Americans agree the system is stacked against them.   • Wall St. is taking over America’s pension plans.   • The heart of the matter: What counts after Election Day.   • Walmart workers promise biggest Black Friday strike ever.
    Labor Secretary Perez: How to Fix Inequality in America
    11/21/14 - Teamsters local 570
    Nov. 21, 2014 | THE MIDDLE CLASS | U.S. Secretary Tom Perez often talks about helping low-wage workers “punch their ticket to the middle class.” One of the Obama administration’s staunchest progressives, he was appointed to this post last year after serving for four years as head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights division.
    Labor Secretary Perez: How to Fix Inequality in America
    11/21/14 - Teamsters Local 355
    Nov. 21, 2014 | THE MIDDLE CLASS | U.S. Secretary Tom Perez often talks about helping low-wage workers “punch their ticket to the middle class.” One of the Obama administration’s staunchest progressives, he was appointed to this post last year after serving for four years as head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights division.
    FedEx Freight votes to join Teamsters
    11/21/14 - Teamsters Local 61
    Drivers In Charlotte Seek Job Security, Improved Health Plan, Pension (CHARLOTTE, N.C.) – A group of 222 drivers at FedEx Freight’s Charlotte, N.C., terminal voted today to join Teamsters Local 71.
    In Case You Missed It
    11/21/14 - Teamsters Local 992
      • A step closer to unions at Amazon.   • Americans agree the system is stacked against them.   • Wall St. is taking over America’s pension plans.   • The heart of the matter: What counts after Election Day.   • Walmart workers promise biggest Black Friday strike ever.
    U.S. Labor Secretary Perez: How to Fix Inequality in America
    11/21/14 - Teamsters Local 992
    Nov. 21, 2014 | THE MIDDLE CLASS | U.S. Secretary Tom Perez often talks about helping low-wage workers “punch their ticket to the middle class.” One of the Obama administration’s staunchest progressives, he was appointed to this post last year after serving for four years as head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights division.
    Christmas Party & General Membership meeting
    11/21/14 - Teamsters Local 964
    Christmas Party & General Membership Meeting Members Only Friday December 19, 2014 6:00 P.M. The General Membership meeting will precede the Christmas party. General Membership meeting begins at 6:00 P.M.
    JOINT COUNCIL 25 WOMEN'S COMMITTEE 2015 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE!
    11/20/14 - Teamsters Local 179
    The Teamsters Joint Council 25 Women's Committee brings together representatives from each Joint Council 25 affiliate to strengthen communication and leadership opportunities for women throughout our union.  The Women's Committee has made a strong commitment to the continued education of Teamster women, and their scholarship program is a direct result of that committment.
    HELP MAKE CHRISTMAS BRIGHTER FOR THE CHILDREN OF LAMB'S FOLD
    11/19/14 - Teamsters Local 179
    Once again, this year the generous members of Teamsters Local 179 will make Christmas brighter for children at the Lamb's Fold Center for Women and Children located in Joliet. This year many of the children at Lamb's Fold have bicycles on their wish list.  Teamsters Local 179 needs to reach a monetary goal of $700.00 to purchase the bikes.
    LOCAL 179 ORGANIZING UPDATES
    11/19/14 - Teamsters Local 179
    G & D Integrated, Located in Channahon On Friday, December 19, 2014, 50 drivers at G & D Integrated in Channahon will exercise their right to vote to join Teamsters Local 179.  The election will take place from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Channahon terminal location.
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