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Port Truck Drivers, Gig-Economy Workers Have Much In Common
06/22/17 - Teamsters Local 888
June 22, 2017 | MISCLASSIFICATION | In a good year, port truck driver Jose Portillo says he can rake in $80,000 a year. But the barrel-chested grandfather says he takes home only $25,000 after paying gas, insurance, taxes and rental fees for the big-rig he drives. Portillo is an independent contractor.
Port Truck Drivers, Gig-Economy Workers Have Much In Common
06/22/17 - Teamsters local 570
June 22, 2017 | MISCLASSIFICATION | In a good year, port truck driver Jose Portillo says he can rake in $80,000 a year. But the barrel-chested grandfather says he takes home only $25,000 after paying gas, insurance, taxes and rental fees for the big-rig he drives. Portillo is an independent contractor.
Port Truck Drivers, Gig-Economy Workers Have Much In Common
06/22/17 - Teamsters Local 355
June 22, 2017 | MISCLASSIFICATION | In a good year, port truck driver Jose Portillo says he can rake in $80,000 a year. But the barrel-chested grandfather says he takes home only $25,000 after paying gas, insurance, taxes and rental fees for the big-rig he drives. Portillo is an independent contractor.
Port Truck Drivers, Gig-Economy Workers Have Much In Common
06/22/17 - Teamsters Local 992
June 22, 2017 | MISCLASSIFICATION | In a good year, port truck driver Jose Portillo says he can rake in $80,000 a year. But the barrel-chested grandfather says he takes home only $25,000 after paying gas, insurance, taxes and rental fees for the big-rig he drives. Portillo is an independent contractor.
Worker's Compensation Court Decision
06/21/17 - Teamsters Local 776
PA Supreme Court Rules Impairment Rating Evaluations Unconstitutional Injured workers obtained a significant win before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court this week when the court ruled...
Oklahoma Young Workers Conference
06/21/17 - Teamster Local Union No. 886
The Young Workers Conference will be held August 24-25, 2017 in Stillwater, OK  We would like the member to be between the ages of 19-35. If you are interested in participating please call the Hall at (405) 947-2333 to get on the list.
Come on out to Indiana Beach
06/20/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
Come on out and bring your family and your friends for a day at Indiana Beach.
SCHOOL SUPPLIES DONATION DRIVE
06/20/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
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Come on out for a Tour of the Historical Pullman Neighborhood
06/20/17 - Teamsters Local Union No. 142
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JOIN US! TOUR THE HISTORIC PULLMAN DISTRICT WITH THE TEAMSTERS JOINT COUNCIL 25 WOMEN'S COMMITTEE
06/20/17 - Teamsters Local 179
Please come join us on a walking tour of the Historic Pullman District. Current members of the JC25 Women's Committee can participate at no cost. Fee for family members and friends is $10. You can contact us at www.teamsterwomen.com for more details.
LA and Long Beach Port Workers Begin Striking
06/20/17 - Teamsters local 570
June 20, 2017 | STRIKES | Around 60 truck drivers and warehouse workers serving the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports began striking terminals across the region Monday morning. The strike was called by the Teamsters union Local 848 t protest what it alleges is illegal subcontracting, misclassification and wage theft by trucking companies.
LA and Long Beach Port Workers Begin Striking
06/20/17 - Teamsters Local 355
June 20, 2017 | STRIKES | Around 60 truck drivers and warehouse workers serving the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports began striking terminals across the region Monday morning. The strike was called by the Teamsters union Local 848 t protest what it alleges is illegal subcontracting, misclassification and wage theft by trucking companies.
Help for San Francisco
06/20/17 - Teamster Local Union No. 886
TO ALL TEAMSTERS LOCAL UNIONS AND JOINT COUNCILS We are sure you heard about the tragic events of June 14 here in San Francisco, where in the middle of a morning meeting of package car drivers, a fellow driver burst in and fatally shot longtime Teamsters Local 2785 members Wayne Chan, Michael Lefiti and Benson Louie before killing himself.
LA and Long Beach Port Workers Begin Striking
06/20/17 - Teamsters Local 888
June 20, 2017 | STRIKES | Around 60 truck drivers and warehouse workers serving the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports began striking terminals across the region Monday morning. The strike was called by the Teamsters union Local 848 t protest what it alleges is illegal subcontracting, misclassification and wage theft by trucking companies.
Golf Outing
06/19/17 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
Golf Outing Registration has been exteded to Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by 3:00 p.m. Please see attached the registration form and additional information.
Why Do We Need Medicaid?
06/19/17 - Teamsters local 570
June 19, 2017 | HEALTH CARE | Medicaid is the one thing people can count on when their money has run out.
Why Do We Need Medicaid?
06/19/17 - Teamsters Local 355
June 19, 2017 | HEALTH CARE | Medicaid is the one thing people can count on when their money has run out.
Penn State Football Tickets!
06/19/17 - Teamsters Local 776
Penn State Football is just around the corner! The Nittany Lions will look to build off of their Big Ten Championship title and Rose Bowl appearance. Back by popular demand will be Organized Labor Ticket Promotions.
Why Do We Need Medicaid?
06/19/17 - Teamsters Local 992
June 19, 2017 | HEALTH CARE | Medicaid is the one thing people can count on when their money has run out.
Waldner's Workers Receive Support
06/19/17 - Teamsters Local 814
LONG ISLAND CAN'T AFFORD ANOTHER CLARE ROSE STAND UP FOR WORKING FAMILIES, BOYCOTT WALDNER'S BUSINESS ENVIRONMENTS Waldner’s Business Environments, an office furniture dealer based in Farmingdale, NY has been around for 75 years.
Why Do We Need Medicaid?
06/19/17 - Teamsters Local 888
June 19, 2017 | HEALTH CARE | Medicaid is the one thing people can count on when their money has run out.
Movies/Film Equipment Training @ 492
06/18/17 - Teamsters Local 492
The Teamster Local 492 Film Division held a training class on Saturday June 17, 2017 at Santa Fe Studios to help Teamster drivers learn more about some of the common equipment operated by Teamsters in the NM Film industry. With hands on training, the 31 participants spent about 7 hours learning how to operate Honeywagons, Water Trucks, and Landalls. See more pictures here.
In Case You Missed It
06/16/17 - Teamsters local 570
  • Teamsters submit comments on NAFTA negotiations.   • The attack on labor unions – and why they matter.   • Three myths about the minimum wage.   • The administration quietly rolls back civil rights efforts.   • Ports of LA, Long Beach truck drivers threaten to strike.   • Union rep.
Rigged: Forced Into Debt. Worked Past Exhaustion. Left With Nothing.
06/16/17 - Teamsters local 570
June 16, 2017 | MISCLASSIFICATION | Samuel Talavera Jr. did everything his bosses asked. Most days, the trucker would drive more than 16 hours straight hauling LG dishwashers and Kumho tires to warehouses around Los Angeles, on their way to retail stores nationwide. He rarely went home to his family. At night, he crawled into the back of his cab and slept in the company parking lot.
In Case You Missed It
06/16/17 - Teamsters Local 355
  • Teamsters submit comments on NAFTA negotiations.   • The attack on labor unions – and why they matter.   • Three myths about the minimum wage.   • The administration quietly rolls back civil rights efforts.   • Ports of LA, Long Beach truck drivers threaten to strike.   • Union rep.
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