This Thanksgiving, don't forget to include Teamster-made and other union-made ingredients in your recipes. Teamster members proudly manufacture butter and other dairy products with Land O'Lakes and Tillamook companies. Teamsters also craft jams, preserves and jellies at Smuckers.
The Bakery and Laundry Conference newsletter for May, 2015, has articles about the recent Dunkin Donuts organizing victory in Chicago, workplace victories at Angelica Textile and ALSCO.
Teamster members and family members are offered a new benefit, LifeLock® Identity Theft Protection.
Teamsters Local 264 members who work for Costanzo’s Bakery in Cheektowaga, N.Y., have voted to ratify an agreement providing for improvements to wages, health care, benefits and more. The 10 route sales drivers sell and deliver baked goods across western New York.
The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund has announced the topic for the 2015 Essay Contest.
Teamsters Local 117 in Seattle has just launched a new program, "This is what Teamsters look like" to illustrate the diversity found within their membership. Many of those profiled are unsung heroes which contribute greatly to their community.
*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.