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August 27, 2014
  IBT UnionActive Newswire  
 
Updated: Aug. 27 (17:14)
Inequality: Rebuilding the Middle Class Requires Reviving Strong Unions
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Inequality: Rebuilding the Middle Class Requires Reviving Strong Unions
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Inequality: Rebuilding the Middle Class Requires Reviving Strong Unions
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Labor Day Parade and Picnic
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Why the McDonald's Labor Decision is Important
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618 Secretary Treasurer Kropp tells Republic Clean up There Act !
Principal Officer Marvin Kropp & U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill
Local 618 Health Fair !
618 & Area Car Dealers New 5 Year Agreement !
VP Sweeton , GST Hall, Sec.Treas. Kropp
St. Louis Teamsters Join Fight at 7-11
Teamsters Join Occupy St. Louis !
Principal Officer Marvin Kropp With Michigan Nurses
100 Year Anniversary Award to Jt. Council 13
618 Members Show Teamster Pride !
Hoffa Visits Missouri State Capitol !
Local 618 Members Take the Pledge !
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Teamsters Local 618 GoJet Pilot Group Prepares For Bargaining
Teamsters Local 618 GoJet Pilot Group Prepares For Bargaining ! All this week GoJet committee members, stewards, IBT Airline Division Reps and Local 618 Leadership prepare for the next round of bargaining with the employer. The bargaining process has been a long process but the IBT and Local 618 want to ensure our pilot group that they receive the very best tentative agreement to vote on. Read More...
James R. Hoffa Essay Contest
The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund has announced this year's Essay Contest topic:  "The vast majority of union members make more than the minimum wage.  Why should Teamsters care what the minimum wage is. Read More...
Victory ! Local 618 Organizes Signature Flight Service
 After it's 3rd attempt to organize Signature Flight Support Services at Lambert Field Local 618 has succeeded today reported Local 618 Principal Officer Marvin Kropp. Signature Flight fuels and does maintenance of charter flights of many companies, individuals and sport teams at Lambert Field. Read More...
Teamsters Joint Council 13 Picnic
Mark the date !  Be sure to attend the Teamsters Joint Council 13 Annual Picnic and car and motorcycle show ! All Teamster members and retirees aree invited to attend. Bring your family!  Event is on Saturday July 19, 2014 at the Local 688 Pevely Camp , located at 1230 Abbey Road, Pevely, Mo. For more details contact the Teamsters Joint Council office at 314-426-4618. Read More...
Hankins Named 618 Trustee
Clint Hankins Named Local 618 Trustee Brother Clint Hankins was named today at the Local 618 general membership meeting as the new Local 618 Trustee to replace retiring Trustee Ted Ganahl. Brother Hankins is a 39 year member of Local 618 and has over 20 years as a local 618 shop steward. Brother Hankins is employed at Community Tire Recap. Read More...
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  • Taylor Farms workers in Tracy, California are standing up against poverty wages, disrespect and severe violations of their most basic rights. These 900 food processing workers in the Central Valley cut, wash and package salads and other products for the largest supplier of fresh-cut produce in the country. They feed the customers of major grocers, retailers and restaurant chains, including Walmart and McDonald’s.

    With a revenue of $1.8 billion in 2012, Taylor Farms can afford to treat its workers in Tracy with dignity and pay fair wages, just like their Teamster coworkers have at Taylor Farms’ facilities in Salinas, California. But when workers came together to organize with Teamsters Local 601, the company responded mercilessly. It fired, harassed, and punished workers for supporting the union. The company threatened immigrant workers with deportation, hiring an army of union-busters to run a non-stop fear campaign. During an NLRB election for union representation, Taylor Farms deployed a goon squad of supervisors to intimidate workers. The company’s violations were so egregious that the Labor Board impounded ballots while it investigates hundreds of Unfair Labor Practice charges.

    Workers in Tracy, following in the footsteps of labor leader and civil rights icon Cesar Chavez, are taking their fight to the public. The workers’ struggle for a better life for their families is supported by Teamsters in California and nationwide. We are building a movement for respect for the workers who feed America.

    ¡Si Se Puede!

  • The 2014 elections are right around the corner and this is your headquarters for the Teamsters Vote 2014 program. The page provides information on registering to vote, news about the Teamsters Vote 2014 campaign and a legislative scorecard that shows how your Member of Congress and Senators voted on the issues that matter to Teamster members and America’s working families.

  • Taxi drivers in Washington, D.C. are fed up!

    After years of unfair regulations and lack of respect, we are fighting back by forming the Washington, D.C. Taxi Operators Association. Our association will be backed by Teamsters Local 922 and the 1.4 million-member International Brotherhood of Teamsters.

  • The Teamsters have stood in solidarity with worker struggles in other countries since our founding. With economic globalization, our ability to organize increasingly depends on our ability to build alliances with workers on a global scale.
    More than ever, Teamsters are organizing and bargaining with multi-national companies. A key objective of our Global Strategies Campaign is to build strong alliances with unions around the globe who organize and bargain with common employers. Our focus is on workers in the emerging global supply chains – the infrastructure of globalization.
    Globalization creates new opportunities for international worker solidarity. We seek common cause with workers around the world to build social justice for all workers and the communities in which they live.

  • This web page provides information on our fight against fast-track legislation. The measure requires Congress to take only a quick up-or-down vote on secret trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership and does not allow such agreements to be amended. It limits Congress’ constitutionally mandated oversight of such trade deals and lets others decide what’s best for America. The result is fewer good-paying U.S. jobs and unsafe food and products for Americans. Read more to find out why fast track is the wrong track for Teamsters and America.

  • This is a list of Teamster locals whose members are either on strike or locked out by the employer. We will update this list on a monthly basis.

     

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