The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund has announced the topic for the 2015 Essay Contest.
*Deadline is March 31: High school seniors who are the son or daughter of a Teamster member (including BLET, BMWED, GCC members) can apply now for college scholarships, ranging in award amount between $1,000 and $10,000 through the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Teamsters purchasing TurboTax software through the exclusive Teamster-link can take advantage of a discount.
The newest issue of the Graphic Communications Conference publication, the Graphic Communicator, contains articles about the mid-term elections, retirements of some GCC leaders and organizers, and the widening income gap between corporate CEOs and working families.
Members of Teamsters Local 710 working at Hudson News, a newspaper delivery service working at O'Hare and Midway airports and other locations, have recently won wage increases due to their Teamster contract.
In the October, 2014, edition of the Newspaper conference newsletter, some of the topics included are the recent back-pay award to a member working at the Baltimore Sun newspaper and an organizing victory at Teamsters Local 117.
Printing and production workers at the Seattle Times newspaper and other specialty printers in the Seattle area have voted to merge with Teamsters Local 117.
Members of the Graphic Communications Conference (GCC) of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters were visited at the Government Printing office by GCC officers to praise their work, according to the new GCC publication.