Phone: 828-665-2834
Representing Members in DC
Updated On: Sep 01, 2009

Recently Local 61 was represented in Washington D.C. by vice president Phillip Brooks and principal officer Brian Ball.  While in the nations capitol the IBT hosted an organizers conference to train organizers and to keep them up to date on struggles that organized labor facing today.

Local 61 visited the office of Congressman Heath Shuler to discuss current issues facing the working middle class of WNC, Employee Free Choice as well as Express Carrier Act was on the agenda of this visit. The destruction of the middle class was explained in detail and the importance of union representation was well recieved.

Local 61 also visited Senator Kay Hagan. Senator Hagan was also informed of the unfair labor practices by big business in our state as well as the importance of the Employee Free Choice Act. Senator Hagan pledged her support for the act.

Teamsters Local 61 would like to give thanks to both of our represenatives for there support on these important issues. Thank you!


Contact Info
Teamsters Local 61
45 Sardis Road
Asheville, NC 28806

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