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Solidarity Wins at Caesar’s Indiana Casino

Casino workers in Indiana are building unity and sticking together to win health and safety improvements for all workers - union and nonunion alike. 

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Central States Pension Assets Down to $11.75 Billion – Legislation Urgently Needed

The Central States Pension Fund (CSPF) is down to $11.75 billion in assets, a loss of $557 million in the first quarter of 2020, according to the Fund’s Financial and Analytical Report obtained by TDU.

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Racial Justice is an Issue for All Americans

Teamsters, like all people of conscience, watched the video of George Floyd pleading for his life under the knee of a Minneapolis policeman with a heavy heart and rising anger. 

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During the Crisis of the Century, Hoffa Sides with Management

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Teamsters across the country have been thrust into an unexpected crisis of unforeseeable proportions. At UPS, no sooner did many of us find out that we were a part of the “essential workforce” than we were fighting on the shop floor to protect ourselves from the virus.  

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All YRCW Teamsters in TeamCare Get Coverage Extended

A May 9 Memo from the IBT Freight Division reports that arrangements have been made so that both active YRCW employees and employees laid off after March 1 will have the full 8 weeks of “Layoff Coverage" going forward from May 10 to continue health care coverage, if they are in TeamCare (Central States H&W). This includes both employees who have been actively working and those who may have already used up some of the “layoff coverage.”...

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Kroger Takes Aim at Hazard Pay

Kroger was one of the last employers in the grocery and food distribution industry to offer hazard pay to employees. Now, the company is announcing they will eliminate hazard pay starting May 16. Sign the Teamster petition to protest the company's action.  

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TeamCare Announces YRCW Delinquency

Today, TeamCare notified all locals and sent a letter to all YRCW Teamsters that YRC and Holland are delinquent on their March 2020 contributions and that they will be unable to pay contributions for work performed in April and May, which will mean a $75 million delinquency to the H&W Fund.

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