Welcome You are not currently logged in. What's New at Local 492 2019 James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund
The application process for the 2019 year is now open.
To access the JRHMSF application process (administered by ISTS), go to: https://aim.applyists.net
Please use JRHMSF for the "Key"
Eligibility: For the sons, daughters and financial dependents of Teamster members (including the BMWED, BLET, GCC and TCRC). Academic scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 for high school seniors planning to attend a four-year college or university and Training/Vocational program awards of up to $2,000 for use at community colleges and trade schools. For more details, Click Here.
College Tuition Discount Network
As a Teamster member, there is a college tuition discount program that is available to you and members of your family. The ISTS Tuition Discount Network (TDN) is a list of For-Profit and Non-Profit colleges and universities that offer reduced tuition. The amount of the reduction can varies by school and can sometimes be as specific as major. Make sure you identify yourself as a Teamster when applying.
The link to the TDN is http://www.applyists.com/tuition-discount-network/. Click on the school's logo to view the discount.
About James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund
James R. Hoffa became a Teamster member in 1934 and served as General President for 14 years, and, in recognition of his tireless service to the union and its members, was honored as General President Emeritus for life. At the November 1999 General Executive Board meeting, then-General Secretary-Treasurer C. Thomas Keegel presented a resolution to establish the new scholarship fund. This site describes the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund (JRHMSF) and outlines eligibility requirements and application procedures. Please click here.
The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund is an independent organization established and registered as a tax-exempt entity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Fund is established solely to provide scholarships to the child or dependent of a member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, and contributions to the Fund are deductible as charitable contributions to the extent permitted by law.
HNRY - YRCW New Logistics Co
“Earlier this evening YRCW announced that it is launching “HNRY Logistics” to leverage its existing networks of Holland, New Penn, Reddaway, and YRC Freight and promote their services as well as provide one-stop shopping for the shipping public. We are encouraged that YRCW is using internal innovation to promote its national network of Teamster represented companies, strengthen its market share, and increase the volume of work that our members perform. We will, of course, monitor these developments and ensure compliance with our existing contracts,” stated Ernie Soehl, National Freight Division Director and Co-Chair, TNFINC on December 3, 2018.
The new HNRY website states, “With HNRY Logistics, shippers now have a single access point to one big, mind-blowing network that will deliver what you need, where you need it and when you need it. With HNRY Logistics, you’ll always have a truck ready to go, a team of people behind it and the latest technology to make it simple and easy. Welcome to the future of logistics. It’s going to be a fun ride.”
YRCW Posted; In this new era of tight capacity, YRC Worldwide is well positioned to respond to the complexities of our customers’ supply chains with a suite of solutions that complement our less-than-truckload (LTL) services. By combining one of the world’s largest LTL networks with a freight brokerage and customer-facing transportation management system (TMS), YRCW is building the future of logistics. “We are excited to leverage the enterprise synergies of Holland, New Penn, Reddaway, YRC Freight and now HNRY Logistics to bring more value to our customer base,” stated Darren Hawkins, chief executive officer of YRC Worldwide. With a North American focus, HNRY Logistics is comprised of five service divisions: Truckload Direct, Express Direct, Residential Direct, Engineered Solutions and Contract Logistics. HNRY Logistics blends cutting-edge technology and multi-mode solutions with our fleet of nearly 60,000 assets. This hybrid logistics model gives the customer a convenient one-stop-shop for all of their capacity needs. “After studying market trends and customer demand, we opted to build our own in-house freight brokerage and offer a carrier-direct TMS shipping portal (myHNRY™),” stated Hawkins. “Our customers will have a single access point to our entire network and brokerage – from rate shopping to dispatch to tracking to payment – creating a seamless digital customer experience.”
Teamsters Laying Wreaths Honoring Vets
Come out and join Wreaths across America, LANL and Teamsters 492 in laying wreaths at the Santa Fe National Cemetery, a place of Honor for our veterans. If you would like to volunteer to come out and help, please notify Teamster Brother Ralph Martinez 505-221-3227 or Teamster Brother Jesse Marquez 505-412-2799. The Teamsters will be meeting at the coffee table in front of the Admin Bldg between 9:15 - 9:30 am. Dunkin Donuts has donated coffee and donuts for the Teamsters that come out.
Date: December 15, 2018 at 10:00 AM
Place: Santa Fe National Cemetery
You can sponsor a wreath for $15 by going to: https://wreathsacrossamerica.org/pages/22506/Overview?relatedIds=14894
Click the "Sponsor Wreaths" button, choose the amount, then click the "Review My Sponsorships" button to complete the sponsorship.
UPS Freight Teamsters Ratify LBFO
UPS FREIGHT TEAMSTERS RATIFY COMPANY’S FINAL CONTRACT OFFER
For those of you that were not able to hear the call. It was only 6 mins long and the following is what was discussed:
The Union will Ensure Company Compliance with Agreement Terms – Workers at UPS Freight represented by the Teamsters Union have ratified a new five-year agreement that was the company’s last, best and final offer, averting a national strike. Members approved the contract by a 77 percent to 23 percent margin at local union meetings held from Nov. 7 until today. The agreement covers approximately 11,600 with 10773 eligible voters of whom 9002 workers at the company voted. The final vote was 6,935 (77%) in favor and 2,067 (23%) with 84 percent of eligible members voting, which was a 16% increase in turnout from the last vote. View the UPSF LBFO IBT Vote Totals & Press Release Here
Recalls will be in seniority order by classification and qualification. Members not called back should file for unemployment. The IBT also recommends UPS Freight members not recalled apply at ABF or YRC ASAP as most locations are hiring.
Tracy McCarty been in contact with Myrlon and UPSF will be working on the 11-12-2018. Myrlon will be in the office and start setting up schedules. If there are any questions contact Tracy at the office.
Thank you to everyone that came out to witness the UPSF vote count and thank you to everyone that voted, Teamsters Local 492 had 100% turnout! The total for Teamsters Local 492 was 17 (71%) to accept the contract and 7 (29%) to reject.