The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund has announced the topic for the 2015 Essay Contest.
*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.
The newest issue of the Graphic Communications Conference publication, the Graphic Communicator, contains articles about the mid-term elections, retirements of some GCC leaders and organizers, and the widening income gap between corporate CEOs and working families.
Members of Teamsters Local 710 working at Hudson News, a newspaper delivery service working at O'Hare and Midway airports and other locations, have recently won wage increases due to their Teamster contract.
“Cannons for the Cause,” a novel written by Martin R. Ganzglass, who for 40 years was General Counsel to what is today the Graphic Communications Conference of the Teamsters Union, was recently published by Peace Corps Worldwide and is available from Amazon.
The Graphic Communicator, published by the GCC/Teamsters, tackles job creation, the recent Supreme Court ruling on the NLRB and the November elections in its new issue.
Printing and production workers at the Seattle Times newspaper and other specialty printers in the Seattle area have voted to merge with Teamsters Local 117.