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ABF Teamsters 2018 Tentative Agreement

Today in Chicago, Il, leaders of local unions that represent ABF Teamsters met and overwhelmingly approved the tentative ABF National Master Freight Agreement and supplements, paving the way for a member ratification vote to begin later this month.

Tentative Agreement Reach at ABF

The Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) and ABF Freight System reached a tentative contract agreement, Ernie Soehl, Co-Chairman of the TNFINC, announced today.
Download: abf_update_march_28_0.pdf

Janus vs Fair Share Fees

Janus vs. Fair Share Fees The organizations financing the attack on unions’ ability to represent workers Written By EPI  Over the last decade, a number of cases attacking the rights of public-sector union members have been quietly working their way through the courts and, finally, up to the U.S. Supreme Court. The most recent of these challenges is Janus v.
Download: Fair_Share_Fees&Janus.pdf

Teamsters at Working People’s Day of Action

Working People’s Day of Action in Albuquerque Today Saturday, February 24, New Mexico stood with thousands of working people across America as workers unite and demand an end to a system and an economy that’s rigged against us by the wealthy and powerful. Hundreds showed up at Nob Hill and viewed the Teamster Joint Council #3 Truck as the backdrop for the event.

ABF NEGOTIATIONS - TEAMSTERS MAKE PROGRESS

TEAMSTERS MAKE PROGRESS THIS WEEK AT ABF NEGOTIATIONS This week, the Teamster National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) and ABF Freight resumed bargaining for a new national collective bargaining agreement and the Union reported progress on some of the issues. The current agreement is set to expire on March 31, 2018.
Download: abf_update_feb_16_web.pdf

Teamsters 492 Training Classes

Teamsters Local 492 will be conducting a Forklift Safety Certification Class (1 Day Course) and will also hold separate classes for OSHA 10 (2 Day Course) along with the Haz-Com/GHS (3 hour refresher). Only online registration will be accepted, to register, Click HERE.

2018 NM Film Week Schedule

Film Week starts tomorrow with the Tune Up Tuesday mixer from 5:30-7 pm at the Hotel Santa Fe. Representative Bill McCamley will be present to discuss the NM House Labor & Economic Development Committee's options around the incentives program.
Download: 2018_Film_week_schedule.pdf

NM Looks to Attract More Film Jobs

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic state lawmakers want to eliminate New Mexico's annual $50 million cap on film incentive spending but the future of the proposal is unclear amid Republican opposition.

ABF Negotiations Get Started

Teamsters, ABF Address Non-Economic Issues As Negotiations Kick-Off The Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) met with ABF this week to start negotiations for a new ABF National Master Freight Agreement (NMFA) that would take the place of the current agreement which is set to expire on March 31.

YRC to Pay $1 Million for Exceeding Rail Max

Company Exceeded Permissible Amount of Freight That Can Be Diverted The Teamsters Union has won a $1 million settlement on behalf of YRC Freight’s road drivers. The collective bargaining agreement with YRC Freight limits the amount of over-the-road freight that can be put on trains or hauled by non-bargaining unit personnel. The Teamsters Union monitors those amounts.


Teamster News Headlines
 
California Legislator Seeks To End Exploitation Of Port Truck Drivers
Teamsters Warn FAA Amendment Could Overturn State, Local Trucking Laws
Teamsters File for Mediation at Flexjet, Flight Options
Bloomberg: McKesson's Board Clears Itself of Fault on Opioid Oversight
ABF Voter Information Mailed; Votes Due by May 8
First Student Westmont Bus Monitors Vote to Join Teamsters Local 777
Teamsters, ALPA, IPA Statement on Single-Pilot Cargo Aircraft
Powering Forward in the Public Sector
Airgas Workers Join Teamsters Local 174
MillerCoors Brewery Workers in Ft. Worth Secure New Contract
 
     
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Current Campaigns
  • This Web page provides the latest updates for the national contract, riders and supplements that cover about 3,500 Teamsters at DHL Express.

  • We Are eXPOsing XPO’s Global Greed

    XPO Logistics is a top ten global logistics and transportation company with annual revenue of $15 billion and 89,000 employees, another 10,000 workers classified as independent contractors, and thousands more working for firms that subcontract with XPO. We are the REAL workers at XPO Logistics worldwide exposing the truth about the company’s global greed, illegal wage theft, unsafe conditions, and abhorrent and vicious anti-worker, anti-union tactics. 

    This greed includes mistreating former Con-way Freight workers in the United States who are being kept in the dark about terminal closures and layoffs, and the company’s illegal refusal to bargain contracts and denying their workers’ federally protected right to organize. It also includes port, rail and last-mile drivers around the country and in Southern California fighting wage theft in excess of $200 million because they are misclassified as independent contractors and denied the right to form their union. This greed has caused numerous lawsuits and strikes.  Greed also means an unsafe workplace and mistreating its warehouse employees.

    XPO’s greed extends to Europe beginning with breaking its promise to not layoff any workers for at least 18 months. French workers and the unions have been fighting back against XPO’s disrespect, lies and attempts to slash jobs. Similar struggles are taking place in Great Britain, Spain, Belgium, the Netherlands, and across Europe.

    Join the worldwide struggle now! Get involved with this campaign by joining the Facebook group “XPO Exposed.”

    Together, we can eXPOse the company’s global greed and win fairness, respect and dignity for tens of thousands of XPO employees around the world!

  • This page provides the latest contract information to the 7,500 Teamsters—drivers, dockworkers and office staff—employed by ABF Freight System, Inc.

  • Workers’ pensions are being endangered by both Congress and those charged with overseeing them. The Teamsters and our members are standing united to say “No!” to cuts and “Yes!” to greater retirement security!

  • The ‘Let’s Get America Working!’ campaign seeks to restore a dynamic and prosperous middle class to drive economic growth by helping to advance policy decisions that create and maintain good middle-income jobs, guarantee retirement security, expand access to the American Dream, and ensure that the benefits of the ongoing economic recovery are felt by the many, not just the few.

  • This webpage provides information on the Teamsters Union’s legislative advocacy at both the federal and state level as well as our field activity to support those policy positions and to get strong labor candidates elected to office.  Among other resources, you will find our federal legislative scorecard, formal statements of policy position and communications to Capitol Hill,  a weekly update on federal legislative happenings, an overview of bills we are tracking at the state level, and quick links to take action on priority issues.

  • This web page provides information on the ongoing effort to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Since 1994, NAFTA has devastated working families, putting corporate profits ahead of people.  What’s worse is that NAFTA has become the blueprint for all other trade agreements, from the way that it was negotiated in secret, to the bad provisions that have made their way into every agreement that has been signed since then.  Now, NAFTA is being renegotiated and we demand that it be reframed to work for workers instead of corporate interests.

  • 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.

  • The contributions of black members to the success of the Teamsters Union are numerous, varied and as old as the union itself. This month, the Teamsters Union spotlights some of those contributions.

Health & Welfare/ Pension Links and Info

For More Contact Information numbers and websites Members frequently ask us about, CLICK HERE!

NWA Toll Free # 1-800-872-5439 Address for claims: 2323 Eastlake Ave E Ste 400
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UPS EMPLOYEES HEALTH AND WELFARE:

RETIREES BEFORE JANUARY 2014 - 800-353-9877

JANUARY 2014 AND CURRENT - 855-215-2039

UPS Health Care Website        UPS Health Care Plan Summary 2016 

Southwest Service AI is the admin for Southwest Multi-Craft



The Western Conference of Teamsters (WCT) Pension
Apr 14, 2018
Plan Summary This section explains what you need to know and do to get the most from your Plan benefits. Plan Forms, Documents & Webcasts Plan Forms Download WCTPT forms for Change of Address, Beneficiary Designation, Automatic Bank Deposit, Request for Evaluation of Reemployment and Employer-Union Pension Certification.
UPS-Teamsters Western Region Health Care Plan
Nov 01, 2013

Northwest Administrators (NWA) (WTWT Health, Dental, Vision, Pension)
Jan 03, 2018
Click on any of the Forms & Plan Booklets to download or view.
Download: Administrative Change from SWA to NWA- Memo.pdf
Beneficiary Designation Form.pdf
Benefit Booklet & Summary Plan Description for Active & Casual.pdf
Benefit Booklet & Summary Plan Description for Retirees.pdf
CareIngton Notice (Dentist PPO).pdf
Claims Payer Contact Information.pdf
Participant Data Form.pdf
Prescription Drug Benefits.pdf
WCTPT Pension Report.pdf
WCTPT_Press_Statement_02-19-13.pdf
Change Of Address WTPT Pension.pdf
WTPT Pension Beneficiary Designation Form.pdf
Dentist-WTWT_Nov2017NoticeAnthemDental_PPO_Provider.pdf

401k vs Pensions
Jan 23, 2018

Southwest Multi-Craft Health & Welfare Trust Fund (Southwest Service Admin)
Nov 29, 2017
Southwest Multi-Craft Health & Welfare Trust Fund Member Web Portal
401(k) IBT National Plan
Dec 17, 2017

What's Retirement All About?

Life offers so many possibilities—and adventures—both today and tomorrow.

You deserve to spend your retirement doing whatever makes you happy and fulfilled. But to do that, you’ll need monthly income you can rely on. And one of the best ways to help ensure you have that income is to start saving, Click Here. To view the Plan Highlights, Click Here. To view the Plan Summary, Click Here.

Call Prudential Retirement’s toll-free telephone service at 1-877-778-2100 to obtain account information or perform transactions through your telephone keypad. Retirement Account Representatives are available to assist you Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET. 

You can start (get registered) your Teamster 401k plan by Clicking Here or by calling 1-877-778-2100. 

If you are already registered, you can Click Here to Login to the Prudential Teamster Page.

For all other inquiries regarding the Teamsters-National 401(k) Savings Plan, send inquiries to ibt401k@gemgroup.com.

For UPS 401k info, Click Here

Enrolling in the Teamsters-National 401(k) Savings Plan is one of the best things you can do to help yourself prepare for tomorrow.

The Teamsters-National 401(k) Savings Plan is an example of Teamsters using their combined buying power to negotiate valuable programs and services for members.

Under the laws governing 401(k) plans, before a member can join, an employer must agree to participate. The Plan’s trustees—one-half from the union and one-half from participating employers—monitor and direct the services provided by this Plan. It is a qualified 401(k) plan that lets you deduct a portion of your salary and save it in an investment account. And, it is governed by ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act), which can help protect plan participants.

Prudential Retirement® (Prudential) provides administrative and investment services for the Teamsters-National 401(k) Savings Plan. The Board of Trustees selected Prudential after conducting a search and evaluation of retirement plan service providers.
 

Prudential Retirement Is Your Service Provider

Prudential Retirement knows that saving for retirement isn’t about facts and figures. It’s about having access to the right tools and the right people to help you make smart decisions every step of the way. So, whether you’re a 20-something who’s just starting your career or a seasoned veteran within reach of retirement, Prudential has the resources to help you find the financial freedom to do what you want to in retirement

Prudential Retirement provides the administrative and investment management services for over 6000 organizations in the United States. With over $901 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2011, Prudential Financial is one of the nation’s largest financial institutions and a recognized leader in the retirement plan market. Their strategy is to help you grow and protect your wealth.

 For more information

To learn more about the Teamsters-National 401(k) Savings Plan, access your account or enroll in the Plan:

Visit the Plan’s website at www.prudential.com/teamsters401kplan—Prudential has developed a custom website for the Teamsters-National 401(k) Savings Plan. Here you will find important information, including investment option information, as well as access to:

  • Online Retirement Center – From this secure website, you can access your retirement plan information, including account balances, research your investment options and perform transactions.
  • Online retirement education – In addition to account access, you have access to a wide array of articles, calculators and tools to help you manage your retirement strategy.

Call Prudential Retirement’s toll-free telephone service at 1-877-778-2100 to obtain account information or perform transactions through your telephone keypad. Retirement Account Representatives are available to assist you Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET.

For all other inquiries regarding the Teamsters-National 401(k) Savings Plan, send inquiries toibt401k@gemgroup.com.


Download: 401k Summary.pdf
401k Plan Highlights.pdf

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May 22, 2014



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