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Labor Nominee Has Long Record Opposing Pro-Worker Regulations
07/22/19 - Teamsters local 570
July 22, 2019 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | Eugene Scalia has a decades-long record of challenging Labor Department and other federal regulations, as well as a famous last name. The combination proved irresistible to President Donald Trump. Trump selected Scalia Thursday to be his new labor secretary.
UPS Contracts Available Electronically
07/22/19 - Teamsters Local 162
All of the UPS contracts are now available online.  On the Local 162 website we have the JC37 Riders, West Region and National Master.  You can also download the UPS Rising phone app and have the contracts in a searchable format on your cellular phone.  Once we receive the printed contract books we will distribute them to the membership.
Multiemployer Pensions Act (H.R. 397)
07/22/19 - Teamsters Local 449
The Time is now to take action.  Please contact your Congressman and urge them to support HR397.
Labor Nominee Has Long Record Opposing Pro-Worker Regulations
07/22/19 - Teamsters Local 355
July 19, 2019 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | Eugene Scalia has a decades-long record of challenging Labor Department and other federal regulations, as well as a famous last name. The combination proved irresistible to President Donald Trump. Trump selected Scalia Thursday to be his new labor secretary.
Labor Nominee Has Long Record Opposing Pro-Worker Regulations
07/22/19 - Teamsters Local 992
July 22, 2019 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | Eugene Scalia has a decades-long record of challenging Labor Department and other federal regulations, as well as a famous last name. The combination proved irresistible to President Donald Trump. Trump selected Scalia Thursday to be his new labor secretary.
UPDATED ON PENSION PROTECTION
07/22/19 - Teamsters Local 71
The Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act (HR 397) is headed to the full House of Representatives for debate and a vote on the floor next week.  This bill is vital to protecting the pensions of hundreds of thousands of active Teamsters members and retirees across the country.  Thanks to both Democratic and Republican allies, the bill is expected to pass out of the House.
Raffle Winners at the Denver Zoo 2019
07/22/19 - Teamsters Local 455
Raffle Winners at the Denver Zoo 2019
07/22/19 - Teamsters Local 455
Protect Our Pensions
07/22/19 - Teamsters Local 249
Local 162 Members Take Reins of First New Sleeper Team Under New UPS Contract
07/19/19 - Teamsters Local 162
Local 162 member and senior UPS feeder driver Brian Runyon was awarded a new sleeper team run.  He selected Local 162 member and feeder driver Julio Lopez as his B driver.  The run was created by taking work off the railroad under the new UPS contract.
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07/19/19 - Teamsters local 570
In Case You Missed It
07/19/19 - Teamsters Local 355
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Hoffa: House Approval of Minimum Wage Long Overdue for Workers
07/19/19 - Teamsters local 570
July 19, 2019 | INCOME INEQUALITY GAP | Yesterday the House passed the Raise the Wage Act (H.R. 582) which would increase the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024. “Low-wage workers in much of the country have suffered through stagnant wages for more than a decade," said Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in a statement.
Hoffa: House Approval of Minimum Wage Long Overdue for Workers
07/19/19 - Teamsters Local 355
July 19, 2019 | INCOME INEQUALITY GAP | Yesterday the House passed the Raise the Wage Act (H.R. 582) which would increase the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024. “Low-wage workers in much of the country have suffered through stagnant wages for more than a decade," said Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in a statement.
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07/19/19 - Teamsters Local 992
UPS Drivers Face Health Risks in Trucks without Air Conditioning
07/19/19 - Teamsters Local 455
https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/nbc-news-investigation-some-ups-drivers-face-health-risks-in-trucks-without-air-conditioning-64108101883.
Teamsters Take Action!
07/19/19 - Teamsters Local 776
The Teamsters Union applauds the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means for its vote to approve H.R. 397, the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act, more commonly referred to as The Butch Lewis Act. This Critical Legislation Now Moves to the House of Representatives for a Vote.
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07/19/19 - Teamsters Local 888
Teamsters laud House for Passing Repeal of Excise Tax on Health Plans
07/18/19 - Teamsters local 570
July 18, 2019 | TAXES | General President Jim Hoffa issued a statement today about the passage of legislation that would repeal the 40 percent excise tax on comprehensive health insurance plans included in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as the “Cadillac Tax.
New Top Labor Official Expected to Advance an Anti-Labor Agenda
07/18/19 - Teamsters local 570
July 18, 2019 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Mr. Pizzella, a genial lobbyist and government official who has spent years advocating the interests of businesses, is set to become the top Trump administration official protecting workers’ rights when he takes over as acting labor secretary this week.
Teamsters laud House for Passing Repeal of Excise Tax on Health Plans
07/18/19 - Teamsters Local 355
July 18, 2019 | TAXES | General President Jim Hoffa today issued a statement about the passage of legislation that would repeal the 40 percent excise tax on comprehensive health insurance plans included in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as the “Cadillac Tax.
New Trump Top Labor Official Expected to Advance an Anti-Labor Agenda
07/18/19 - Teamsters Local 355
July 18, 2019 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Mr. Pizzella, a genial lobbyist and government official who has spent years advocating the interests of businesses, is set to become the top Trump administration official protecting workers’ rights when he takes over as acting labor secretary this week.
New Top Labor Official Expected to Advance an Anti-Labor Agenda
07/18/19 - Teamsters Local 992
July 18, 2019 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | Mr. Pizzella, a genial lobbyist and government official who has spent years advocating the interests of businesses, is set to become the top Trump administration official protecting workers’ rights when he takes over as acting labor secretary this week.
Hoffa House Approval of Minimum Wage Hike is Long Overdue for Workers
07/18/19 - Teamsters Local 455
Hoffa Teamsters Laud House for Passing Repeal of Excise Tax on Health Plans
07/18/19 - Teamsters Local 455
     
 
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