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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.

Celebrating Teamster Women's History

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.

Standing Up to Sexual Harassment

Men and women are speaking out against sexual harassment from Hollywood to the shop floor. How to stop sexual harassment in your workplace.

Kim Schultz Speaks Out at Women's Conference

In a speech to the Women’s Conference, IBT Vice President Kim Schultz spoke out on the need for more women’s leadership in the Teamsters. In response, some Hoffa supporters booed and walked out. Most attendees listened, applauded and thanked Kim for speaking out. Read the speech and judge it for yourself.

A Woman’s Place is In the Teamsters

I’m excited to be at the Teamster Women’s Conference. Let’s take the information and organizing skills we learn here and put them to work building a stronger union—including tearing down the barriers to participation for Teamster women.

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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.  

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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