The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund has announced the topic for the 2015 Essay Contest.
(DETROIT) – The Teamsters National Automobile Transporters Industry Negotiating Committee (TNATINC) exchanged contract proposals today in Detroit with the employer group, kicking off negotiations for a new national carhaul contract that covers almost 6,000 employees.
Leaders of local unions that represent Carhaul Teamsters overwhelmingly approved contract proposals today in Detroit that will be presented to the employer group on Thursday, June 4 as both sides prepare to negotiate a new National Master Automobile Transporters Agreement (NMATA).
Negotiations for the National Master Automobile Transporters Agreement (NMATA) recently concluded and a tentative agreement has been reached. On Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 representatives from carhaul local unions met in Detroit to endorse the National Agreement and the Central-Southern Supplement, paving the way for members to vote. The Eastern and Western Supplements were approved in 2016, and will not be re-voted. However, all carhaul members will get to exercise their right to vote on the National Agreement and General Monetary Changes.
Ballots will be mailed out on or about March 10 and are tentatively scheduled to be counted on March 30.
The tentative agreement is from September 1, 2015, until May 31, 2021.
Teamsters joined forces today with safety advocates, crash victims, and law enforcement allies for a press event on Capitol Hill to speak out against proposed rollbacks of major truck safety regulations.
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.