In a recent arbitration, reinstatement and back pay were secured for a Teamster who was wrongfully terminated from Bay Valley Foods in Dixon, Illinois. The Teamster is returning to work with more than $79,000 in owed wages and full benefits thanks to the efforts of Local 722 President and Principal Officer Steve Mongan.
Scholarship applications for the sons and daughters of Teamster members are now available.
Many ingredients for traditional Thanksgiving recipes are Teamster-made or delivered.
Dairy workers at OATKA in Batavia, N.Y. approved a five-year contract that hikes wages for its Local 118 members as well as locks in health care premiums with the company paying 90 percent. The company also agreed to increase its pension contributions for the 265 workers in the bargaining unit.
The September issue of the Dairy Conference newsletter features articles about the new contract for OATKA workers and the victory won by Local 117 members at Darigold.
Dairy workers and lab technicians at Darigold who are members of Teamsters Local 117 have reached a tentative agreement.
Darigold production workers and lab technicians at the company’s Seattle and Issaquah milk processing plants voted overwhelmingly to strike on July 9.
The annual Essay Contest for college students, who are the sons or daughters of Teamsters, is now accepting applications.