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Teamsters Say They’re Organizing an Amazon Union in Iowa
03/04/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Mar. 4, 2021 | A unionization effort is underway among employees of Amazon.com's Iowa warehouses, with organizers threatening a strike. International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 238 Organizing Director Buzz Malone said Friday that he has been recruiting workers to organize since November.
‘Right to Work’ Defeated in Montana, Colorado
03/04/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Mar. 4, 2021 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Montana and Colorado have both stopped attempts to pass Right to Work laws and will continue to be free bargaining states. In Montana, Republicans have control over the entire state government, a first in over 16 years. Yet, over the past month, union members and employers have successfully pushed legislators to vote against Right to Work.
Teamsters Take Action!
03/03/21 - Teamsters Local 776
Last week, the House voted YES to pass the American Rescue Plan bill with a solution to save our....
Lead Organizer at Amazon Warehouse: ‘Everyone in the Community Is Cheering Us On’
03/03/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Mar. 3, 2021 | ORGANIZING | As lead organizer in the potentially historic effort to unionize 5,800 Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama, Josh Brewer heads a small army of organizers for the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union.
Lead Organizer at Amazon Warehouse: ‘Everyone in the Community Is Cheering Us On’
03/03/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Mar. 3, 2021 | ORGANIZING | As lead organizer in the potentially historic effort to unionize 5,800 Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama, Josh Brewer heads a small army of organizers for the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union.
COVID Relief Bill Includes Long-Sought Pension Rescue
03/03/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Mar. 3, 2021 | PENSIONS | The $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill now pending in the Senate includes a long-sought measure to rescue the nation’s endangered multiemployer pension plans. The American Rescue Act, passed by the House Feb. 27, incorporates language from the Butch Lewis Act, sponsored by Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio).
COVID Relief Bill Includes Long-Sought Pension Rescue
03/03/21 - Teamsters Local 992
Mar. 3, 2021 | PENSIONS | The $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill now pending in the Senate includes a long-sought measure to rescue the nation’s endangered multiemployer pension plans. The American Rescue Act, passed by the House Feb. 27, incorporates language from the Butch Lewis Act, sponsored by Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio).
Joint Council 80 Scholarship Applications
03/02/21 - TEAMSTERS LOCAL 577
Applications for the Teamsters Joint Council 80 College Scholarships are now available.
CANCELLED - March 8th General Membership Meeting
03/02/21 - Teamsters Local Union No. 436
Change for Monthly Union Meeting Dates
03/02/21 - Teamsters Local 41
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FRA - Emergency Order Requiring Face Mask Use in Railroad Operations
03/02/21 - Pennsylvania Federation BMWED-IBT
Effective immediately, the Federal Railroad Administration has issued an Emergency order temporarily implementing a mask requirement for all freight and passenger railroad employees in all crafts. This EO in accordance with Center of Disease Control guidelines. Until this deadly pandemic is over masks will be an FRA required part of your PPE.
President Biden Delivers Remarks to Workers
03/01/21 - Teamsters Local 992
Mar. 1, 2021 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Workers in Alabama – and all across America – are voting on whether to organize a union in their workplace. It’s a vitally important choice – one that should be made without intimidation or threats by employers. President Joe Biden yesterday released a statement voicing support for workers voting to form a union.
President Biden Delivers Remarks to Workers
03/01/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Mar. 1, 2021 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Workers in Alabama – and all across America – are voting on whether to organize a union in their workplace. It’s a vitally important choice – one that should be made without intimidation or threats by employers. President Joe Biden yesterday released a statement voicing support for workers voting to form a union.
Here’s Why 2021 Could Be a Big Year for Labor
03/01/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Mar. 1, 2021 | U.S. LABOR | Rarely has the chasm between rank-and-file-workers and the extremely wealthy been this wide. While millions of people have lost jobs, ågone hungry and struggled to pay for their basic needs, billionaires' wealth soared to new heights in 2020.
President Biden Delivers Remarks to Workers
03/01/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Mar. 1, 2021 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Workers in Alabama – and all across America – are voting on whether to organize a union in their workplace. It’s a vitally important choice – one that should be made without intimidation or threats by employers.
Here’s Why 2021 Could Be a Big Year for Labor
03/01/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Mar. 1, 2021 | U.S. LABOR | Rarely has the chasm between rank-and-file-workers and the extremely wealthy been this wide. While millions of people have lost jobs, gone hungry and struggled to pay for their basic needs, billionaires' wealth soared to new heights in 2020.
Weekly News Wrap-Up: 2/26/2021
02/26/21 - Teamsters Local 570
  • ‘We deserve more’   • 28 ways you can celebrate Black History month   • Teamsters donate drinking water to Texas families   • Why Virginia is Organized Labor’s next big battleground   • Civil Rights & the Labor Movement: An historical overview   • How many Americans are out of work.
Weekly News Wrap-Up: 2/26/2021
02/26/21 - Teamsters Local 355
  • ‘We deserve more’   • 28 ways you can celebrate Black History month   • Teamsters donate drinking water to Texas families   • Why Virginia is Organized Labor’s next big battleground   • Civil Rights & the Labor Movement: An historical overview   • How many Americans are out of work.
Weekly News Wrap-Up: 2/26/2021
02/26/21 - Teamsters Local 992
  • ‘We deserve more’   • 28 ways you can celebrate Black History month   • Teamsters donate drinking water to Texas families   • Why Virginia is Organized Labor’s next big battleground   • Civil Rights & the Labor Movement: An historical overview   • How many Americans are out of work.
So Much Rich History to Discover
02/26/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Feb. 26, 2021 | BLACK HISTORY MONTH | Black History Month may be drawing to a close for 2021, but the exploration and learning does not have to stop (and should not) on February 28. There are so many books, videos, programs, exhibits and oral histories out there you need much more than a month to experience it all. Take advantage of all these resources.
So Much Rich History to Discover
02/26/21 - Teamsters Local 355
Feb. 26, 2021 | BLACK HISTORY MONTH | Black History Month may be drawing to a close for 2021, but the exploration and learning does not have to stop (and should not) on February 28. There are so many books, videos, programs, exhibits and oral histories out there you need much more than a month to experience it all. Take advantage of all these resources.
Variety Kids Telethon
02/26/21 - Teamsters Local 264
Teamsters Local #264 is a proud supporter of Variety Kid’s Telethon. Join our Business Agent and Variety Chairman Tony Vaccaro along with Celebrity Child, and Grandson of Lake Shore Central School Member Carrie Preston, Evan Liddick for the 59th Annual Variety Kids Telethon on Saturday February 27 (6pm -10pm on Channel 2) and Sunday February 28 (10 am – 8 pm on Channel 67.1/Cable 5.
Nomination Meeting Results Posting
02/26/21 - Teamsters Local 463
Amazon WHSE Anti-Union Campaign
02/26/21 - Teamsters Local 492
Amazon’s Anti-Union Drive Shows Why US Labor Law Is Broken 2/24/2021 - Article by David Doorey from Jacobinmag.com Amazon workers in Alabama are voting on whether to unionize, but the company is able to bombard them with anti-union propaganda.
Weekly News Wrap-Up: 2/26/2021
02/26/21 - Teamsters Local 888
  • ‘We deserve more’   • 28 ways you can celebrate Black History month   • Teamsters donate drinking water to Texas families   • Why Virginia is Organized Labor’s next big battleground   • Civil Rights & the Labor Movement: An historical overview   • How many Americans are out of work.
 
 
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