Teamster Education That Gets Results

Do you want to know more about what you can do to enforce your contract, protect your rights, and get members involved?

Grounded in real-life experience and taught by Teamster leaders and experts, the workshops at the TDU Convention can help you get results.

“The workshops at the TDU Conventions are some of the best resources for members who want to know what employers have in store for our union and what we can do to win strong contracts and protect our rights.”
— Larry Davis, Gina Alvarez, and Richard Berg
Local 743 Officers, Chicago

Workshops at the Convention

Steward’s Toolbox
A series of three workshops on writing and investigating grievances, how to choose your battles, and proving your case to panels and arbitrators.

TDU Success Stories
Hear from members who are running successful contract campaigns, winning local union office, and uniting members to reverse pension and benefit cuts—and how they’re doing it.

Winning Strong Contracts
Members who have won stronger contracts share tactics that unite members at work and at the bargaining table.

Teamster Power in the Global Economy
Find out how Teamster industries are changing and what those changes mean for organizing and union power.

Dealing with Management Safety Programs
Turn the tables on management safety quizzes and programs that blame the worker for accidents and injuries.

Secrets of an Effective Organizer
Learn from veteran union leaders how to get members involved and turn apathy into action where you work.

And many more. Plus special meetings for UPS, freight, rail, DHL, UPS Freight, movers, ready-mix, African American, Latino and women Teamsters.

Make Your Plans Today Now is the time to make your plans. Call (313) 842-2600 or click here to register for the TDU Convention or get more information.

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