May 20, 2015: Using your union’s legal right to acquire information from the employer can help you defend your rights and win grievances and arbitrations.
April 18, 2014: Thinking like an arbitrator will help you win your contract language grievances even if you don’t go to arbitration.
January 3, 2014: You’re online and so is your boss. What are the Do’s and Don’ts for staying out of trouble?
How to protect members and enforce the contract when management is trying to derail the grievance procedure.
Hoffa and Ken Hall spent much of 2013 telling Teamsters to take concessions. How do you think they're doing?
November 7, 2013: The first stages of filing a grievance can be the most important, no matter what kind of grievance procedure your contract contains. It's the time when information is gathered and arguments are tested and when membership involvement and pressure can make the most difference. It's also the point at which mistakes can be avoided.
August 19, 2013: Writing an effective grievance is the first step to winning and the foundation for your case. Avoid common mistakes with these Teamster Grievance Writing Tips.
July 8, 2013: The International Union has a thorough summary of the new DOT regulations now in effect. While much of this will impact nonunion operators and drivers more than union, a few parts are very relevant to many drivers.
June 6, 2013: Know your rights on the job when it comes to talking union, wearing union-related gear (including Vote No t-shirts) and passing out information at work.