*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.
Teamsters purchasing TurboTax software through the exclusive Teamster-link can take advantage of a discount.
(WASHINGTON) – Teamsters Local 997 members at Danone’s (EPN:BN) Fort Worth, Texas, plant have ratified an agreement with the company, gaining participation in the Western Conference of Teamsters Pension Fund (WCTPF), the largest multi-employer pension plan in the United States. The three-year agreement also includes wage increases and health care protections.
(BUFFALO, N.Y.) – Teamsters from across the Buffalo, N.Y., area are taking action to provide relief and much needed services after a powerful storm that dumped seven feet of snow on western New York.
Dozens of principal officers and business agents from Teamster locals around the country are meeting this week in San Diego to discuss issues affecting Teamster members in the dairy and food processing industries, including pensions, immigration reform, organizing, and trade policy.
In the October issue of the Dairy Conference newsletter, read about the recently ratified Master Dairy Agreement, which covers more than 3,000 Teamsters at 25 local unions.
(LENA, Wisc.) – Workers at the Saputo Inc. (TSE: SAP) cheese production facility in Lena, Wisc., have voted overwhelmingly, 367 to 79, in favor of representation by Teamsters Local 662 in Green Bay, Wisc. There are 459 production, maintenance and warehouse workers.