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Warehouse Division Newsletter, April 2016

The April issue of the Warehouse Division newsletter features  articles about the groundbreaking agreement at the Philadelphia Food Distribution Center, and the new agreements in Chicago with Jewel and UNFI.

Organizing Wins Fuel Excitement at Local 117

Teamsters Local 117 has been on an organizing tear recently. Over the past two years, the local has brought over 900 members into the union. Bus drivers, parking attendants, clerical staff, warehouse workers, municipal professionals, dentists, construction-industry workers and many others — they are all new members of Teamsters 117.

ames P. Hoffa shook hands with striking workers at US Foods in Severn, fell into step with several on the picket line, then hung a sign around his neck that read: "Wall Street Greed Destroys The American Dream."

Hoffa, general president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, brought a message of solidarity on Monday to members of two Teamsters locals that went on strike nearly three weeks ago.


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