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New Study Exposes Glaring Weaknesses of the GROW Act

New Study Exposes Glaring Weaknesses of the GROW Act Actuarial Report: Composite Plan Legislation Jeopardizes Retirement Security A new actuarial study commissioned by the largest multiemployer plan in the country, the Western Conference of Teamsters Pension Plan, found that the “GROW Act” would harm workers, retirees, and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC).
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YRC Receives $700M From Uncle Sam

TEAMSTERS UNION LAUDS CARES ACT RELIEF FOR YRCW WORKERS Loan Will Protect Livelihoods of 30,000 Workers Impacted by Pandemic A $700 million loan provided by the United States Treasury under the CARES Act will help YRC Worldwide, Inc.

TEAMSTERS JOIN IN CELEBRATING JUNETEENTH

TEAMSTERS JOIN IN CELEBRATING JUNETEENTH Union Calls on Congress to Create Federal Holiday The Teamsters join in honoring the 155th anniversary of the first Juneteenth and call on Congress to create a federal holiday marking the end of slavery. The Teamsters Human Rights & Diversity Commission will be celebrating along with Teamsters from across the country.


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  • On May 22, Hertz declared bankruptcy. The Teamsters Industrial Trades Division will continue to update local unions, and the nearly 6,000 Teamsters at Hertz and its affiliates, on key developments in the bankruptcy. We will post relevant information in this …
  • 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!
  • IT’S TIME TO DEMAND OUR WORTH! Years ago the entire ready-mix industry throughout the United States was dominated by organized labor. Working in this field was a strong pathway to middle-class prosperity.
  • Teamsters at Republic Services/Allied Waste have stood together in recent years to fight for strong contracts, including going on strike and supporting their fellow striking workers. Workers continue to fight for strong contracts that include retirement security at the second …
  • Teamsters are been standing together to protect good jobs at Sysco and US Foods. Our solidarity on many fronts helped to defeat the mega-merger of the two companies, which would have put thousands of jobs at risk. But challenges remain …
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Union Sues POTUS Over Order Making It Easier to Fire Federal Workers
10/30/20 - Teamsters Local 888
Oct. 30, 2020 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | The National Treasury Employees Union, which represents 150,000 federal workers, sued President Trump Monday claiming the executive order was “a textbook example of the president acting contrary to Congress’s express and limited delegation of authority.
Union Sues POTUS Over Order Making It Easier to Fire Fed. Workers
10/29/20 - Teamsters local 570
Oct. 29, 2020 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | The National Treasury Employees Union, which represents 150,000 federal workers, sued President Trump Monday claiming the executive order was “a textbook example of the president acting contrary to Congress’s express and limited delegation of authority.
Union Sues POTUS Over Order Making It Easier to Fire Fed. Workers
10/29/20 - Teamsters Local 355
Oct. 29, 2020 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | The National Treasury Employees Union, which represents 150,000 federal workers, sued Monday claiming the executive order was “a textbook example of the president acting contrary to Congress’s express and limited delegation of authority.
Union Sues POTUS Over Order Making It Easier to Fire Fed. Workers
10/29/20 - Teamsters Local 992
Oct. 29, 2020 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | The National Treasury Employees Union, which represents 150,000 federal workers, sued President Trump Monday claiming the executive order was “a textbook example of the president acting contrary to Congress’s express and limited delegation of authority.
UPS Collective Agreement Offer
10/29/20 - Teamsters Local Union No. 91
Teamsters Local Union No. 91 continues to visit the Centres within the jurisdiction of Local 91 to encourage all Members to exercise their legal right to vote on the Company's Final Offer presented by UPS to Teamsters Canada.  The vote is being conducted electronically by Intellivote and the Helpdesk coordinates are listed below.
Why Workers Will Decide the 2020 Election
10/29/20 - Teamsters Local 992
Oct. 29, 2020 | OPINION | […] As Americans go to the polls, workers are prepared to render judgment on a president who has failed to keep his promises. Corporate profits have soared and executive compensation has exploded, all on the backs of American workers. But our middle class has shrunk and millions labor for poverty wages.
Why Workers Will Decide the 2020 Election
10/29/20 - Teamsters Local 888
Oct. 29, 2020 | OPINION | […] As Americans go to the polls, workers are prepared to render judgment on a president who has failed to keep his promises. Corporate profits have soared and executive compensation has exploded, all on the backs of American workers. But our middle class has shrunk and millions labor for poverty wages.
Increasing the Minimum Wage Would Help, Not Hurt, the Economy
10/29/20 - Teamsters Local 888
Oct. 29, 2020 | WAGES | The minimum wage in the United States hasn’t budged in 11 years. Whether it should was a hotly contested question during Thursday’s final presidential debate.
Local 743 Delegate Election Plan Summary
10/28/20 - Teamsters Local 743
Teamsters Local 743 Delegates and Alternate Delegates Election Plan has been approved by the Election Supervisor and is summarized in English and Spanish in t he documents below.
Teamster Horsemen Toy Donations
10/27/20 - Teamsters Local 776
Teamster Horsemen Chapter 53W is partnering with the York County Harley-Davidson owners Association to make Christmas a....
Why Workers Will Decide the 2020 Election
10/27/20 - Teamsters local 570
Oct. 27, 2020 | OPINION | […] As Americans go to the polls, workers are prepared to render judgment on a president who has failed to keep his promises. Corporate profits have soared and executive compensation has exploded, all on the backs of American workers. But our middle class has shrunk and millions labor for poverty wages.
Why Workers Will Decide the 2020 Election
10/27/20 - Teamsters Local 355
Oct. 27, 2020 | OPINION | […] As Americans go to the polls, workers are prepared to render judgment on a president who has failed to keep his promises. Corporate profits have soared and executive compensation has exploded, all on the backs of American workers. But our middle class has shrunk and millions labor for poverty wages.
Teamsters Local 177 Helps Provide 6,000 Meals to Neighbors in Need
10/27/20 - Teamsters Local 177
Increasing the Minimum Wage Would Help, Not Hurt, the Economy
10/26/20 - Teamsters Local 355
Oct. 26, 2020 | WAGES | The minimum wage in the United States hasn’t budged in 11 years. Whether it should was a hotly contested question during Thursday’s final presidential debate.
Increasing the Minimum Wage Would Help, Not Hurt, the Economy
10/26/20 - Teamsters local 570
Oct. 26, 2020 | WAGES | The minimum wage in the United States hasn’t budged in 11 years. Whether it should was a hotly contested question during Thursday’s final presidential debate.
Increasing the Minimum Wage Would Help, Not Hurt, the Economy
10/26/20 - Teamsters Local 992
Oct. 26, 2020 | WAGES | The minimum wage in the United States hasn’t budged in 11 years. Whether it should was a hotly contested question during Thursday’s final presidential debate.
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10/24/20 - Teamsters Local 776
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