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Taking Back Our Locals

Teamster members are electing new officers and winning a new direction in their local unions.

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Fighting Givebacks in Grocery

The contracts that cover thousands of Teamster drivers, office clerks, warehouse, manufacturing and dairy workers in the Southern California grocery industry will expire on September 20, 2020.

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Teamster Election Raffle

The Teamster Election Raffle is raising funds to build a campaign war-chest to safeguard our Right to Vote and help win new leadership in 2021.

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Taking Back Our Union, Together

Hoffa is retiring at the end of next year. Members are taking action now to win new leadership and a new direction for our union.

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When Management Gets On Your Truck

Whether it’s a one-day production ride or a three-day OJS, management’s goal is to get information they can use later to harass you and push you to work faster. Here are some tips to protect yourself.

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Hoffa Takes Aim at Teamsters Elections

How Teamster members can defeat the Two-Thirds Rule and save our Right to Vote.

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Taking on Amazon

Amazon is a growing threat to Teamsters at UPS, in warehouses, and across the logistics industry. How do we fight back and win?

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Diana Kilmury: From First Woman Construction Driver, to First Woman Teamster Vice President

Diana Kilmury went from being the first woman heavy equipment operator in British Columbia to the first woman elected as a Vice President of the Teamsters. To celebrate Women’s History Month, TDU is sharing her story.

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What's Next for the Pension Movement?

The fight to protect the earned pensions of Teamsters—and all workers—is a critical battle. Over a million workers stand to lose their pensions, unless we can pass legislation to make good on the promises made to workers. And the clock is ticking.

An interview with Mike Walden,
Chairman of the National United Committee to Protect Pensions (NUCPP)

 

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