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COSTCO Last Best & Final Offer Explanation Zoom Meetings
05/24/22 - Teamsters Local 542
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US Foods Contract Rally
05/24/22 - Teamsters Local 776
More than 100 drivers at US Foods in Salem Virginia joined Teamsters Local 171 in June 2021. Better wages and....
Workers’ Leverage is Here to Stay
05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 570
May 23, 2022 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | American workers have the upper hand over their employers right now — and there are tentative signs it could last, even as economic storm clouds gather. Why it matters: Put simply, your boss needs you more than you need her. And it might stay that way, at least for some workers, particularly those on the lower end of the wage scale.
Teamsters at Bellingham Cold Storage Win Historic Arbitration Victory Forcing End to Subcontracting
05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 231
Teamsters Local 231 members working for Bellingham Cold Storage are celebrating a decision handed down by a neutral arbitrator last week that will force BCS to stop subcontracting out union work to third party North Bay Services (NSS/NBS). This historic victory comes less than year after a brutal two-week Unfair Labor Practice strike against Bellingham Cold Storage.
Workers’ Leverage is Here to Stay
05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 992
May 23, 2022 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | American workers have the upper hand over their employers right now — and there are tentative signs it could last, even as economic storm clouds gather. Why it matters: Put simply, your boss needs you more than you need her. And it might stay that way, at least for some workers, particularly those on the lower end of the wage scale.
Sean O'Brien Visits Joint Council #37 Local
05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 162
International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Sean O’Brien, and Teamsters Local 162 President and International Western Vice President Mark Davison attended Local 324’s shop stewards’ seminar on Saturday, May 21 in Salem, Oregon.
Workers’ Leverage is Here to Stay
05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 355
May 23, 2022 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | American workers have the upper hand over their employers right now — and there are tentative signs it could last, even as economic storm clouds gather. Why it matters: Put simply, your boss needs you more than you need her. And it might stay that way, at least for some workers, particularly those on the lower end of the wage scale.
Teamster Leaders Unanimously Endorse Tentative Agreement at American Red Cross
05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 570
May 23, 2022 | Teamster leaders from local unions that represent workers at the American Red Cross voted unanimously to endorse the Tentative National Agreement, paving the way for members to vote on the contract in the near future.
TEAMSTERS LOCAL 179 JUNE GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING CANCELED
05/22/22 - Teamsters Local 179
The June General Membership meeting has been canceled due to the Father's Day holiday.
TEAMSTERS LOCAL 179 ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP PICNIC SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 2022
05/22/22 - Teamsters Local 179
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Week Ending 05/20/2022
05/20/22 - Teamsters Local 355
  • The year workers said ‘no’   • Soccer sets new standards for equal pay   • The non-inflated truth about inflation   • 10 major labor strikes throughout U.S.
Week Ending 05/20/2022
05/20/22 - Teamsters Local 570
  • The year workers said ‘no’   • Soccer sets new standards for equal pay   • The non-inflated truth about inflation   • 10 major labor strikes throughout U.S.
Week Ending 05/20/2022
05/20/22 - Teamsters Local 992
  • The year workers said ‘no’   • Soccer sets new standards for equal pay   • The non-inflated truth about inflation   • 10 major labor strikes throughout U.S.
Teamsters Blast Amazon for Excessive Executive Pay, Mistreatment of Workers
05/20/22 - Teamsters Local 992
May 20, 2022 | ECONOMY | The International Brotherhood of Teamsters released a new report detailing Amazon’s excessive executive compensation, including data that Amazon paid its CEO Andy Jassy $212 million last year, approximately 6,474 times the median Amazon worker. The report called on the company to better compensate its workers and reinstate its COVID-19 paid leave policy.
Monthly Membership Meetings
05/20/22 - Teamsters Local 776
By a vote of the membership in attendance at the May 2022 monthly membership meeting the monthly meetings for June, July, and August 2022 have been suspended. The Local Union would like to wish everyone a safe and happy summer. We look forward to seeing you at the Local picnic, the golf outing, and when monthly membership meetings resume in September 2022.
Local 776 Scholarship Finalists
05/19/22 - Teamsters Local 776
Teamsters Local 776 is proud to announce....
PLEASE EXCUSE THE MESS
05/19/22 - Teamsters Local 179
Teamsters Blast Amazon for Excessive Executive Pay, Mistreatment of Workers
05/19/22 - Teamsters Local 570
May 19, 2022 | CORPORATE GREED | The International Brotherhood of Teamsters released a new report detailing Amazon’s excessive executive compensation, including data that Amazon paid its CEO Andy Jassy $212 million last year, approximately 6,474 times the median Amazon worker. The report called on the company to better compensate its workers and reinstate its COVID-19 paid leave policy.
Just a Reminder....
05/19/22 - Teamsters Local 776
Are you planning on attending the Local 776 Family Picnic at Knoebels? Great, we look forward to seeing you. If you have already signed up for the picnic, thank you. The cut-off date for signing up for the picnic is Friday, May 27, 2022. If you're planning on attending and have not yet signed up don't delay; do it today.
Teamsters Blast Amazon for Excessive Executive Pay, Mistreatment of Workers
05/19/22 - Teamsters Local 355
May 17, 2022 | ECONOMY | The International Brotherhood of Teamsters released a new report detailing Amazon’s excessive executive compensation, including data that Amazon paid its CEO Andy Jassy $212 million last year, approximately 6,474 times the median Amazon worker. The report called on the company to better compensate its workers and reinstate its COVID-19 paid leave policy.
Median CEO Pay Leaps to Record Levels as Workers Strike for Better Wages
05/19/22 - Teamsters Local 355
May 19, 2022 | ECONOMY | As workers across the U.S. attempt to unionize and walk off the job over brutal conditions and starvation wages, an analysis released Sunday found that the median pay package of top U.S. CEOs jumped to $14.7 million in 2021 — the sixth consecutive record-breaking year for executive compensation.
Median CEO Pay Leaps to Record Levels as Workers Strike for Better Wages
05/19/22 - Teamsters Local 992
May 19, 2022 | ECONOMY | As workers across the U.S. attempt to unionize and walk off the job over brutal conditions and starvation wages, an analysis released Sunday found that the median pay package of top U.S. CEOs jumped to $14.7 million in 2021 — the sixth consecutive record-breaking year for executive compensation.
The Year Workers Said ‘No’
05/19/22 - Teamsters Local 992
May 19, 2022 | ECONOMY | […] One thing is clear: The culture of work in America changed drastically in the past year. Demand for higher wages, a rise in so-called anti-work attitudes, "slowing up," and a thirst for organizing are just some of the tools workers wielded with mighty force.
Local 786 Unity Event
05/19/22 - Teamsters Local 786
Will Grundy Allocations June 1, 2022
05/18/22 - Teamsters Local 179
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Teamsters Local 61
45 Sardis Road
Asheville, NC 28806
  828-665-2834

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