(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union is pleased with the Trump administration's prompt issuance of a presidential permit today for the Keystone XL Pipeline.
By an overwhelming majority, Teamster local unions representing workers in the growing pipeline construction industry have voted to extend the current Teamsters National Pipeline Agreement for three years.
The new, on-line system for submitting applications for the Academic or Vocational scholarships from the JRHMSF is now available.
Friday, March 10, is the deadline the receipt of ballot votes from local unions representing members in the pipeline construction industry.
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.