Education for Union Power

TDU CONVENTION
November 1 - 3, Chicago

Get the education and information we need to defend our rights, organize to win stronger contracts and rebuild Teamster Power.

NEW WORKSHOPS include:

  • Secrets of a Successful Organizer: Learn the best tools for getting members involved, identifying issues and building power on the job.
     
  • Stonewalling in the Grievance Procedure—And How to Beat It: Tactics for resolving your grievance when your boss—or BA—is trying to put you off.
     
  • Defending Healthcare: As costs rise and companies demand concessions, how can members organize to protect their health care and bargain stronger benefits? The impact of Obamacare on Teamster health plans.
     
  • Special Meetings: UPS, freight, rail, warehouse, bus drivers, public employees and other industries. Plus caucus meetings for African American, Latino and Women Teamsters.

I'll Be There!

"The TDU Convention brings together Teamster officers, stewards and rank-and-file members who want to rebuild the Teamsters as a fighting union.

"It's time for a new direction. I hope to see you in Chicago this November."

Sandy Pope, President Local 805, New York

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Recruit 5 new members to TDU by Oct. 1 and get a free registration to the Convention. Click here and call 313-842-2600 to learn more.

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Register by October 1 and save $25. Register online or by calling 313-842-2600.

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