Congratulations to Brother Tony Vargas, a fellow Teamster who has retired after nearly 45 years! Brother Vargas joined and has been working as a Teamster since April 17th 1978. Although the company he worked for has changed its name four times due to buyouts and/or mergers, etc.
Updated IBT Response to Yellow Freight's Request for Contract Reopener. Below is a letter from John A. Murphy, IBT Director, Teamsters Freight to all Yellow Freight employees regarding the ongoing "change of Operations" verses opening the contract:
Yellow Corp -NMFA Article 33, Sec. 4 - COLA
A COLA increase effective April 1, 2023, is calculated as follows. The contract specifies a one (1) cent per hour and one-fourth (0.25) mills per mile increase for every two-tenths (0.2) point increase in the CPI-W Index in excess of 3.5% and at least totaling $0.05. Reaching an Index level of 293.565 in January 2023, the Index increased 7.
Volunteers Needed For 2023 NMTAD
Teamsters Local 492 will be celebrating our annual NM Teamster Appreciation Day on Saturday September 23rd, 2023. We are looking for volunteers to help with the event. If anyone is interested in helping out, please contact Joseph Carrillo via email at jcteamster492@gmail.
California Teamsters Hispanic Caucus Scholarship Available to NM 492 Teamsters
Application Due Date: June 30, 2023
The California Teamsters Hispanic Caucus will award scholarships to deserving high school seniors this year who are a daughter or son of an active Teamster whose dues are current and are attending or have been accepted by an accredited university, college, or trade school.