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  • Teamsters at Gate Gourmet to Receive Paycheck Protections

    (WASHINGTON, DC) – Thanks to the fight for justice for airline workers in federal legislation, thousands of Gate Gourmet workers and workers at other airline catering companies will continue to receive wages and benefits until Sep. 30, 2020. The Teamsters Union worked in coalition with the UNITE-HERE, RWDSU, UFCW and BCTGM unions to fight for airline catering workers to be included in the most recent legislation.

  • Teamsters and CtW Investment Group Demand Amazon Come Clean on Workplace Safety Record

    (WASHINGTON)--The Teamsters General Fund and the CtW Investment Group released a call on, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN)’s board of directors to put up for a vote and support a shareholder proposal, asking the board to issue a report on how the company oversees workplace safety at its own and its contractors’ facilities. The request comes after the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) allowed Amazon to exclude a shareholder proposal that the two investors had filed to be voted on at the online retailer’s annual meeting of shareholders, scheduled for May 27. The investors are appealing the SEC’s staff decision to the full Commission today.

  • Federal Charges Filed by Teamsters Against Buffett-Owned Furniture Firm

    (NEWARK, N.J.) – Legal counsel for The Professional Mover’s Union, Teamsters Local 814, has filed unfair labor practice charges against Cort Furniture, a Berkshire-Hathaway subsidiary. The charges filed today with the National Labor Relations Board are based on what union officials say was the retaliatory firing of 19 workers, most of whom had spoken out about poor coronavirus safety practices and who had also recently signed cards to unionize.

  • Kroger Family of Companies and Teamsters Announce Hero Bonus for All Hourly Frontline Associates

    The Kroger Family of Companies and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters today announced that Kroger and its affiliates will provide all hourly frontline grocery, supply chain, manufacturing, pharmacy and call center associates with a Hero Bonus – a $2 premium above their standard base rate of pay, applied to hours worked March 29 through April 18. The premium will be disbursed weekly to ensure associates have access to additional cash. 


Retiree Health Insurance

This program consists of several different benefits for Teamster retirees. These Teamster benefits can help you and your family cut the rising cost of health care.