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    Updated: May. 26 (16:46)
    ABF Teamsters Receive COLA plus Annual Raise
    Teamsters Local 492
    Op-Ed: A New Generation is Reviving Unions. The Old Guard Could Help
    Teamsters Local 570
    Video Game Workers Create First Union at Big Game Maker
    Teamsters Local 570
    Why Are Unions Coming to the New Economy?
    Teamsters Local 355
    Video Game Workers Create First Union at Big Game Maker
    Teamsters Local 355
    2022 Teamsters Local 41 Family Picnic
    Teamsters Local 41
     
         
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    Op-Ed: A New Generation is Reviving Unions. The Old Guard Could Help
    05/26/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    May 26, 2022 | U.S. LABOR UNIONS | […] If the nation’s big unions and their leaders are serious about having the labor movement grow again, they need to realize that this is an unusually promising moment, that there’s huge energy right in front of them. The big unions have the money and resources to help the new youth-driven movement expand rapidly.
    Video Game Workers Create First Union at Big Game Maker
    05/26/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    May 26, 2022 | ORGANIZING | Video game workers at a division of game publisher Activision Blizzard have voted to unionize, creating the first labor union at a large U.S. video game company.
    Why Are Unions Coming to the New Economy?
    05/26/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    May 26, 2022 | ECONOMY | Yesterday, the Game Workers Alliance (a union of quality assurance workers at Activism subsidiary studio Raven Software) won their vote to form a union. This may not seem like such a big deal, but it is. The games industry is large and growing.
    Video Game Workers Create First Union at Big Game Maker
    05/26/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    May 24, 2022 | ORGANIZING | Video game workers at a division of game publisher Activision Blizzard have voted to unionize, creating the first labor union at a large U.S. video game company.
    2022 Teamsters Local 41 Family Picnic
    05/26/22 - Teamsters Local 41
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    Why Are Unions Coming to the New Economy?
    05/26/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    May 26, 2022 | ECONOMY | Yesterday, the Game Workers Alliance (a union of quality assurance workers at Activism subsidiary studio Raven Software) won their vote to form a union. This may not seem like such a big deal, but it is. The games industry is large and growing.
    Forklift Rodeo
    05/26/22 - Teamsters Local 776
    Not to be outdone by drivers competing in various truck driving rodeos, the dockworkers at TForce Freight (Formerly UPS Freight) competed in the first-ever....
    COSTCO Last Best & Final Offer Explanation Zoom Meetings
    05/24/22 - Teamsters Local 542
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    US Foods Contract Rally
    05/24/22 - Teamsters Local 776
    More than 100 drivers at US Foods in Salem Virginia joined Teamsters Local 171 in June 2021. Better wages and....
    Workers’ Leverage is Here to Stay
    05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    May 23, 2022 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | American workers have the upper hand over their employers right now — and there are tentative signs it could last, even as economic storm clouds gather. Why it matters: Put simply, your boss needs you more than you need her. And it might stay that way, at least for some workers, particularly those on the lower end of the wage scale.
    Teamsters at Bellingham Cold Storage Win Historic Arbitration Victory Forcing End to Subcontracting
    05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 231
    Teamsters Local 231 members working for Bellingham Cold Storage are celebrating a decision handed down by a neutral arbitrator last week that will force BCS to stop subcontracting out union work to third party North Bay Services (NSS/NBS). This historic victory comes less than year after a brutal two-week Unfair Labor Practice strike against Bellingham Cold Storage.
    Workers’ Leverage is Here to Stay
    05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    May 23, 2022 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | American workers have the upper hand over their employers right now — and there are tentative signs it could last, even as economic storm clouds gather. Why it matters: Put simply, your boss needs you more than you need her. And it might stay that way, at least for some workers, particularly those on the lower end of the wage scale.
    Sean O'Brien Visits Joint Council #37 Local
    05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 162
    International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Sean O’Brien, and Teamsters Local 162 President and International Western Vice President Mark Davison attended Local 324’s shop stewards’ seminar on Saturday, May 21 in Salem, Oregon.
    Workers’ Leverage is Here to Stay
    05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    May 23, 2022 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | American workers have the upper hand over their employers right now — and there are tentative signs it could last, even as economic storm clouds gather. Why it matters: Put simply, your boss needs you more than you need her. And it might stay that way, at least for some workers, particularly those on the lower end of the wage scale.
    Teamster Leaders Unanimously Endorse Tentative Agreement at American Red Cross
    05/23/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    May 23, 2022 | Teamster leaders from local unions that represent workers at the American Red Cross voted unanimously to endorse the Tentative National Agreement, paving the way for members to vote on the contract in the near future.
    TEAMSTERS LOCAL 179 JUNE GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING CANCELED
    05/22/22 - Teamsters Local 179
    The June General Membership meeting has been canceled due to the Father's Day holiday.
    TEAMSTERS LOCAL 179 ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP PICNIC SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 2022
    05/22/22 - Teamsters Local 179
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    Week Ending 05/20/2022
    05/20/22 - Teamsters Local 355
      • The year workers said ‘no’   • Soccer sets new standards for equal pay   • The non-inflated truth about inflation   • 10 major labor strikes throughout U.S.
    Week Ending 05/20/2022
    05/20/22 - Teamsters Local 570
      • The year workers said ‘no’   • Soccer sets new standards for equal pay   • The non-inflated truth about inflation   • 10 major labor strikes throughout U.S.
    Week Ending 05/20/2022
    05/20/22 - Teamsters Local 992
      • The year workers said ‘no’   • Soccer sets new standards for equal pay   • The non-inflated truth about inflation   • 10 major labor strikes throughout U.S.
    Teamsters Blast Amazon for Excessive Executive Pay, Mistreatment of Workers
    05/20/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    May 20, 2022 | ECONOMY | The International Brotherhood of Teamsters released a new report detailing Amazon’s excessive executive compensation, including data that Amazon paid its CEO Andy Jassy $212 million last year, approximately 6,474 times the median Amazon worker. The report called on the company to better compensate its workers and reinstate its COVID-19 paid leave policy.
    Monthly Membership Meetings
    05/20/22 - Teamsters Local 776
    By a vote of the membership in attendance at the May 2022 monthly membership meeting the monthly meetings for June, July, and August 2022 have been suspended. The Local Union would like to wish everyone a safe and happy summer. We look forward to seeing you at the Local picnic, the golf outing, and when monthly membership meetings resume in September 2022.
    Local 776 Scholarship Finalists
    05/19/22 - Teamsters Local 776
    Teamsters Local 776 is proud to announce....
    PLEASE EXCUSE THE MESS
    05/19/22 - Teamsters Local 179
    Teamsters Blast Amazon for Excessive Executive Pay, Mistreatment of Workers
    05/19/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    May 19, 2022 | CORPORATE GREED | The International Brotherhood of Teamsters released a new report detailing Amazon’s excessive executive compensation, including data that Amazon paid its CEO Andy Jassy $212 million last year, approximately 6,474 times the median Amazon worker. The report called on the company to better compensate its workers and reinstate its COVID-19 paid leave policy.
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