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Netflix Buys First Studio in ABQ

Netflix is making Albuquerque its home away from home. The entertainment giant has purchased Albuquerque Studios and will make it a production hub over the next year. Mayor Tim Keller said, “There will be 1,000 jobs per year, which is the largest Albuquerque-based jobs program that we can think of.

UPS & UPSF Vote Results (Oct 5, 2018)

UPS National Master and Supplements Since the announcement that a tentative agreement had been reached with UPS, the National Negotiating Committee (NNC) has provided members with an unprecedented number of leaflets and summaries explaining the terms of the proposed contract.

Great Turnout for NM Teamster Appreciation Day 2018

Record for Member Attendance at NM Teamster Appreciation Day 2018  Over 500 people came to the 2018 New Mexico Teamsters Appreciation Day on Saturday Sept 22nd which included reaching an all-time high this year for the amount of active 492 Members attending.

UPS TA Informational Flyers/Posters

Below are New Posters you can click on to download or enlarge.

NM Teamster Appreciation Day 2018

To speed up the registration process, you can fill out the registration form by downloading here, filling out and print, then bring it with you on Saturday.
Download: NMTAD2018RegistrationFormONLINE.pdf

ABF Contract Fully Ratified

The last supplement to the ABF NMFA has now been ratified. Consequently, the new collective bargaining agreement has been approved and will take effect. Pay increases will be retroactive to July 1, 2018 as per the new agreement. It is our understanding that the Company will actually implement the new agreement on Sunday, July 29.

Teamsters Honor The MLK Labor Legacy

Fifty years ago this year, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stood up for striking sanitation workers in Memphis before an assassin struck him down. “The Memphis sanitation workers’ strike is remembered as an example of powerless African-Americans standing up for themselves. It is also remembered as the prelude to the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

Teamsters-UPS Reach Settlement in Principle on UPS Agreement

Teamsters UPS National Negotiating Committee Reaches Settlement in Principle on National Master UPS Agreement The National Negotiating Committee has agreed to a settlement in principle on the National Master UPS agreement, subject to the resolution of supplemental agreements and approval by UPS local unions.


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Teamsters Are Standing United Against Proposition 6 in California
Following Hurricane Michael, Teamsters Answer the Call for Action
When It Comes to Philanthropy, Pink is Power at Teamsters Local 773
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Cardinal Health Faces Pressure to Rework Executive Pay to Reflect Any Opioid Settlements
Here’s What You Can Do to Help Teamster Members Affected by Hurricane Michael
UNITE HERE! Announces Nationwide Rally for Justice at Marriott
Seattle EMTs Fight for Fairness
 
     
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  • Teamsters understand the value in union membership. Higher pay, better benefits, and a greater voice in the workplace are standards set by union members that won’t be given up without a fight, even after the Supreme Court’s decision in the “Janus v. AFSCME” case.

    While it is true that this ruling may create temporary roadblocks, public employees throughout the United States need to remain unified. We cannot allow the progress working people have made in union to be slowed down because of lawsuits that disregard the value of public employees.

    The Janus decision came about because anti-employee forces spent millions of dollars on lobbying and court challenges for over 40 years. Attacks from these outside groups, backed by secret donors, seek to eliminate the freedom of public employees to negotiate with their employer over the value of their work.

    Many Teamster members around the country have held conversations with their co-workers about the impact of the Supreme Court decision to reinforce the value of remaining unified. Whether at the worksite or at the ballot box, members are fighting back against these attacks.

    Public sector Teamsters have made it their career to serve their country and community, and any attempt to take away their freedom to join together is an attack on those who are the foundation of America.

    Our middle class was built by everyday working people, standing together in union. The Teamsters honor that history by continuing the fight to give working people the promise of the American dream.

    That won’t end with the Janus decision. The Teamsters will continue to organize, mobilize, and do whatever is necessary to achieve prosperity through collective action.

  • 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.

  • The Teamsters Military Assistance Program (TMAP) assists Active Duty Service members that are transitioning, Veterans and Military spouses with job opportunities with responsible employers.

  • 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.

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The Western Conference of Teamsters (WCT) Pension
Sep 03, 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)
Oct 18, 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
WTWT_2019_Retiree_Rates.pdf

401k vs Pensions
Jan 23, 2018

Southwest Multi-Craft Health & Welfare Trust Fund (Southwest Service Admin)
Oct 11, 2018
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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Nov 05, 2018
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Nov 12, 2018
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Nov 14, 2018
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