More than 400 young women recently learned what it’s like to be a Teamster. The students from 22 vocational high schools received valuable career advice from Teamsters Local 25 in Boston at the first ever Massachusetts Girls in Trades Conference and Career Fair. It was there that they learned about what it’s like to work in construction and commercial driving occupations.
Recently the Rover pipeline, a natural gas pipeline project, was approved to begin construction. The pipeline will run from West Virginia through Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan – ultimately supplying natural gas to consumers in these states.
The Teamsters National Pipeline Training Fund will be conducting several training sessions for Teamster pipeline members in the coming weeks. The first will be from February 11-12 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The training will consist of OSHA, CSA and Defensive Driving training. The trainings are paid for by the Pipeline Training Fund and include a stipend for expenses for each participant. To sign up on the list, please contact Local 100: (513) 769-5100
(WASHINGTON) – With his introduction of legislation to eliminate prevailing wage on federal infrastructure and construction projects this week, U.S. Senator Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) has leveled a vicious attack on livelihoods of millions of middle class workers.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union applauds President Donald Trump’s issuance of executive orders today that will advance the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline (KXL) and the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), creating thousands of good union jobs.
(LAS VEGAS) Teamsters Local 631 members who work at Rinker Hydro Conduit (CEMEX) overwhelming ratified a new five-year collective bargaining agreement on Monday, January 23, 2017 ending a ten-week strike. Members will return to work January 25, 2017. Members of Teamsters Local 631 who work at Rinker Hydro Conduit, which is owned by CEMEX, had been on strike since November 15, 2016.
After ten weeks on strike, members of Local 631 in Las Vegas will soon vote on a tentative agreement with Rinker Hydro Conduit.
The Fifth Annual Pipeline Steward School and Business Agent and Officers' Conference for the Building Material and Construction Trade Division will be held March 12-16.