Teamsters Local 662
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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.

    • In July 2011, the plan to restructure YRC Worldwide Inc. (YRCW) aimed at saving more than 25,000 Teamster freight jobs was successfully completed. The restructuring has saved good Teamster freight jobs. This page is dedicated to providing our YRCW members updates about developments that affect them.

    • This page provides the latest contract information to the 7,500 Teamsters—drivers, dockworkers and office staff—employed by ABF Freight System, Inc.

    • 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!

    • 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.

    Wisconsin Teamsters Field Action Group
    Teamster Local Unions in Wisconsin are building power and staying strong in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The best way for us to do that is to be united and stay connected. Enter your contact info in here so we can keep you up-to-date on latest developments at the Local, at our job sites and in the political arena. And let us know if you'd like to get more involved in Local Union political activity.
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    July Union Meeting
    07/07/20 - IUEC Local 10
    The Union Meeting for Thursday, July 9, 2020 has been Cancelled due to the Covid 19 10 person rule.  The July inductees will still be sworn in at 3:00 pm on that same day.
    Why Labor Unions Make People Less Racist
    07/06/20 - Teamsters local 570
    July 6, 2020 | EQUALITY | Compared to non-union workers, union members have higher wages and smaller gender and racial wage disparities. A study shows they change the way you see the world too.
    How the American Worker Got Fleeced
    07/06/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 6, 2020 | ECONOMY | Over the years, bosses have held down wages, cut benefits, and stomped on employees’ rights. Covid-19 may change that… [The pandemic] helps clarify just how much employers have chipped away at the labor rights and bargaining power that came with the New Deal.
    Notice of Local Union Election
    07/06/20 - Teamsters Local 964
    Notice of Local Union Election Plan Submission Form To all Members of Teamsters Local Union No.
    How the American Worker Got Fleeced
    07/06/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    July 6, 2020 | ECONOMY | Over the years, bosses have held down wages, cut benefits, and stomped on employees’ rights. Covid-19 may change that… [The pandemic] helps clarify just how much employers have chipped away at the labor rights and bargaining power that came with the New Deal.
    Essential Workers Deserve Fair Pay Now!
    07/06/20 - CWA Local 7777
    Essential workers within Denver Public Schools deserve equal treatment in pay and expect the DPS bargaining team to honor the commitments made recently by the board of education. Unfortunately, that's not what we're seeing. Tonight, the district told essential workers that they can't afford to give workers a step increase and a COLA.
    Chugach Job Posting...EL01
    07/06/20 - IBEW Local 191
    Apply Today!!!!! Jobs at Chugach Whidbey Island. https://css-chugach-prd.inforcloudsuite.com/hcm/CandidateSelfService/lm?dataarea=hcm&_frommenu=true&context.dataarea=hcm&context.session.key.JobBoard=EXTERNAL&context.session.key.
    CBKC Food Distribution Event
    07/06/20 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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    Honoring Service And Sacrifice
    07/06/20 - KCPOG
    Memorial Remembrance - Rowley: July 4, 1902    On December 2nd, 2016 the King County Sheriff’s Office unveiled a memorial honoring the 18 members of our department who lost their lives in the line of duty since the founding of the KCSO in 1853.
    Why Labor Unions Make People Less Racist
    07/06/20 - Teamsters Local 888
    July 6, 2020 | EQUALITY | Compared to non-union workers, union members have higher wages and smaller gender and racial wage disparities. A study shows they change the way you see the world too.
    Happy 4th of July!
    07/04/20 - I.B.E.W. Local Union 266
    Happy 4th of July!! We hope you all are healthy, and we wish you a safe, wonderful holiday weekend.
    To our CWA Brothers, Sisters and Family Happy 4th of July
    07/04/20 - CWA Local 1103
    In Congress, July 4, 1776.
    Verizon Workers Regional & Local Work & Family Committee Summer Camp Program 2020
    07/04/20 - CWA Local 1103
    The 2020 Summer Camp includes summer day programs as well as overnight camp programs and is made available through the Local and NY/NE Regional Work & Family CommiJees. The fund will reimburse up to $600.00 per child for summer camp expenses incurred between June 29, 2020 through September 4, 2020, for up to two (2) children per family.
    Forced Overtime
    07/03/20 - CWA Local 2222
    Verizon will be forcing 6th day this coming week. So remember if you don't want to work your non schedule day you must work your contractual 8hrs overtime before.
    Colorado Health and Safety workplace protections
    07/03/20 - CWA Local 7777
    CWA members played a pivotal role in passing  HB20-1415 Whistleblower Protections Public Health Emergencies.  The bill makes it unlawful for employers in Colorado to retaliate against workers for raising health and safety issues during a pandemic. Also, it allows employees to wear their own PPE.
    State & Local Face Mask Requirements for Public Places
    07/03/20 - CWA Local 7777
    Since there are no Federal requirements for wearing a mask in public and in most states it is a “Hodge Podge” of different rules on this matter; it would be important if you or family members plan any traveling during this timeframe to check the state or local requirements on your traveling route and the designation place of our travel for wearing a mask in public.
    LOCAL UNION 659 ELECTION RESULTS
    07/02/20 - IBEW Local 659
    Thank you all for your participation with this year’s election.  It is through the efforts of the membership that this Local Union is able to work and serve everyone.
    Nearly Half the US Population Is Without A Job
    07/02/20 - Teamsters local 570
    July 2, 2020 | ECONOMY | Nearly half of the population is still out of a job showing just how far the U.S. labor market has to heal in the wake of the coronavirus.  The employment-population ratio — the number of employed people as a percentage of the U.S. adult population — plunged to 52.8% in May, meaning 47.
    Summer Labor Blood Drives - 2020
    07/02/20 - Teamsters Joint Council 41
    2020 SUMMER LABOR BLOOD DRIVES Come to donate and receive a free gift courtesy of the American Red Cross, while supplies last. * Emerald Event Center, Avon July 20th 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 100th Bomb Group, Cleveland July 28th 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Stambaugh Auditorium, Youngstown September 8th 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Nearly Half the US Population Is Without A Job
    07/02/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    July 2, 2020 | ECONOMY | Nearly half of the population is still out of a job showing just how far the U.S. labor market has to heal in the wake of the coronavirus.  The employment-population ratio — the number of employed people as a percentage of the U.S. adult population — plunged to 52.8% in May, meaning 47.
    Make It a Union-Made Fourth of July!
    07/02/20 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    The Fourth of July is here, and it’s time to celebrate America’s birthday. Our flag has been waving high since 1776, but do you know what the colors mean? The red represents the blood shed by those who fought for our nation’s independence.
    Washington Training Center Update
    07/02/20 - IUOE 302
    Washington Training Center Update Effective July 1st, the Spangle and Ellensburg, WA training centers have been merged and will be managed and run by the Ellensburg Training Director, Ole Fjellstad.  As many of you know, this effort has been in the works for some time and we are pleased that it has now all come together.
    Happy 4th of July!
    07/02/20 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
    In observance of the holiday our office will be closed July 3rd. We wish all our members a Happy and Safe Holiday.
    Summary Report from the Administrative Officers
    07/02/20 - IATSE Local 33
    Hello Everyone Please click on the link below from the Administrative Officers. Thank you, I.A.T.S.E.
    July Update
    07/02/20 - INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS LOCAL UNION 494
    Well, summer is officially here. Enjoy it. While the Union was closed to walk-ins, we were fielding an amazing amount of phone calls and emails from members. We have had daily calls about COVID and unemployment. Most of this information is posted on our website for quick access to our members. Please contact us if you have clarifying questions. Ibew494.com.
    IBEW 494 Apparel Store Is Open
    07/02/20 - INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS LOCAL UNION 494
    The new IBEW Local 494 online store is up and running! To purchase any items go to: store https://ibew494.itemorder.
    IATSE ALERT: Film Tax Credit
    07/02/20 - IATSE Local B4
    The film tax credit would bring Massachusetts, especially Boston, to a level playing field with states like Connecticut and Rhode Island, to be able to create more work in the film, theater, hotel, restaurant, and travel industries.  It will generate a lot of revenue back to our city that we lose to these other cities who are already have this film tax credit.
    NEASO Member-2-Members Self-Care, Yoga Classes
    07/02/20 - NEASO
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    Message from IUEC Safety Director
    07/01/20 - IUEC Local 10
    Brothers & Sisters, It is with great regret to inform you that there was an on the job accident yesterday June 29th, in Local # 2 Chicago, IL.  Brother Bill Rogers mechanic, 61 years old, was working for Parkway Elevator Co. when the accident occurred during a re-roping job.  Today, June 30th, Brother Rogers passed away due to the injuries he received.
    The Brotherhood of Railroad Signalman’s Grand Executive Council Endorses Joe Biden for President
    07/01/20 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
    FRONT ROYAL, VA — On June 11, 2020, the members of the BRS Grand Executive Council voted to unanimously endorse former U.S. Senator and Vice President Joe Biden for President of the United States. “The Grand Executive Council monitors and promotes candidates who demonstrate that they understand and support our Union values and the working class in this country.
    YRC RECEIVES CARES ACT RELIEF
    07/01/20 - Teamsters Local 449
    TEAMSTERS UNION LAUDS CARES ACT RELIEF FOR YRCW WORKERS 2020.07.01 Loan Will Protect Livelihoods of 30,000 Workers Impacted by Pandemic (WASHINGTON) – A $700 million loan provided by the United States Treasury under the CARES Act will help YRC Worldwide, Inc.
    YRC Receives $700M From Uncle Sam
    07/01/20 - Teamsters Local 492
    TEAMSTERS UNION LAUDS CARES ACT RELIEF FOR YRCW WORKERS Loan Will Protect Livelihoods of 30,000 Workers Impacted by Pandemic A $700 million loan provided by the United States Treasury under the CARES Act will help YRC Worldwide, Inc.
    YRC Expects to Receive CARES act loan
    07/01/20 - Teamsters Local 776
    A $700 million loan provided by the United States Treasury under the CARES Act will help YRC Worldwide, Inc.’s operating companies pay its employees’....
    How COVID-19 Widened America’s Wealth Gap
    06/30/20 - Teamsters local 570
    June 30, 2020 | INEQUALITY | The novel coronavirus pandemic has only exacerbated income inequality, experts say, stretching the racial wealth gap in the United States and making the richest wealthier while leaving many of the poorest without jobs. As the COVID-19 pandemic overtook the U.S.
    How COVID-19 Widened America’s Wealth Gap
    06/30/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    June 30, 2020 | INEQUALITY | The novel coronavirus pandemic has only exacerbated income inequality, experts say, stretching the racial wealth gap in the United States and making the richest wealthier while leaving many of the poorest without jobs. As the COVID-19 pandemic overtook the U.S.
    How COVID-19 Widened America’s Wealth Gap
    06/30/20 - Teamsters Local 992
    June 30, 2020 | INEQUALITY | The novel coronavirus pandemic has only exacerbated income inequality, experts say, stretching the racial wealth gap in the United States and making the richest wealthier while leaving many of the poorest without jobs. As the COVID-19 pandemic overtook the U.S.
    Fishing For Freedom Donation Request
    06/30/20 - Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
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    GMM Canceled for July 2020
    06/30/20 - IATSE Local 33
    Brothers & Sisters: President  Wright is cancelling the July 2020  General Membership Meeting. We will try for one in August.
    July Union Meetings Canceled
    06/30/20 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    Out of an abundance of caution all July Union Meetings have been canceled. WEAR A MASK! - WORK SAFE! - SOCIAL DISTANCE! - WASH YOUR HANDS! - STAY SAFE!
    Officers say they received pizza from El Paso restaurant with a pig drawn on box
    06/30/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    Police in El Paso say they’re disturbed after two officers were given food with a disrespectful picture drawn on it. In a Facebook post Sunday night, an El Paso police officer said he and his partner ordered dinner at The Pizza Joint in downtown El Paso. But the officers said this pizza came with something extra.
    July 3, 2020 Closure
    06/30/20 - International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
    Please be advised, that in accordance with our Local Bylaws, the Boilermakers Local Lodge 104, will be closed on July 3, 2020 in observance of the July 4th Holiday.  We will reopen at 8am on Monday July 6, 2020. The Seattle Labor Temple building will also be closed for the day on July 3rd, 2020 so payments cannot be dropped off at the Seattle Location.
    July Meetings Canceled
    06/30/20 - Teamsters Local 41
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    COVID-19 cases among El Paso first responders
    06/30/20 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
    The city of El Paso has provided data on COVID-19 cases within the El Paso Police Department and El Paso Fire Department. According to the city, 128 members of EPPD have been quarantined and 100 have been tested for COVID-19. Of those tested, 14 tests came back positive. City officials said 25 of those quarantined remain out of work and 97 have returned to work.
    Online Form Disable Days of the Month
    06/30/20 - support.unionactive.com
    Two more options have been added for automatically disabling online forms before or after certain days of the month. The disabled after day/time and disabled before day/time allows an online form to be automatically disabled before and after certain dates. For example set the disabled before day/time to the 10th @ 12am and the disabled after day/time to the 16th @ 5pm.
    Online Form Disable Times
    06/29/20 - support.unionactive.com
    The online forms now have an option to disable the form before and after certain times of the day. You can enter a disabled before time and a disabled after time. The form will not be available before a certain time or after a certain time or a combination of both.
    Unions Support Workers During Crisis
    06/29/20 - Teamsters local 570
    June 29, 2020 | OPINION | The COVID-19 pandemic has sent our world into a public health and economic tailspin. As of May, the national unemployment rate was at 13.3%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In Michigan, it is a staggering 21.2% — worse than the Great Recession. [ In Maryland, it’s 9.9%.
    Unions Support Workers During Crisis
    06/29/20 - Teamsters Local 355
    June 29, 2020 | OPINION | The COVID-19 pandemic has sent our world into a public health and economic tailspin. As of May, the national unemployment rate was at 13.3%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In Michigan, it is a staggering 21.2% — worse than the Great Recession. [ In Maryland, it’s 9.9%.
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