Block Communications, Inc.’s unconscionable economic assault on unions at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette continues with the illegal laying off Sunday of about 30 Teamsters and three pressmen who are also Teamsters. Those let go have decades of service to the paper yet have only been offered a paltry maximum of six weeks severance pay. In keeping with its cruel tactics, the Toledo-based, Block family-owned media company made sure that most of the Teamsters who remain were put on part-time status, meaning they will lose their health care benefits.
Applications for 2018 are now being accepted by the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund.
There are certain fundamentals to a union contract. In a worker-friendly state like Washington, union security is high on the list. Union security insures that all employees in the bargaining unit pay their fair share for representation under the contract.
Wounded military veterans across the country are being helped by the work that iPods for Wounded Veterans provides.
The new, on-line system for submitting applications for the Academic or Vocational scholarships from the JRHMSF is now available.
Scholarship applications for the sons and daughters of Teamster members are now available.
The best source for finding a quality, union printed in your area is the Graphic Communications Conference (GCC).
The second day of the 3rd Convention of the Graphic Communications Conference opened with a speech by Teamsters General Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall.