July 10, 2012: The U.S. Department of Labor has published a short guide to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). It is recommended basic reading for all active Teamsters to be informed as to their rights, and to help co-workers get informed.
June 28, 2012: Supervisors have different strategies to try to put stewards off, trip you up or get around the contract.
There's no one-size-fits-all strategy for dealing with difficult supervisors. But being prepared can help you feel more confident, be more effective and avoid getting caught off guard.
April 20, 2012: Now you can learn what the CEO of your employer makes, and information on how inflated executive pay hurts our economy.
May 22, 2012: The 2011 financial reports for Teamster locals, joint councils, conferences and the International Union are now available.
March 23, 2012: Do you have what it takes to turn a workplace problem into a winning grievance?
February 8, 2012: Top Teamster officials want to end your Right to Vote for Teamster President and other International officers.
What does that have to do with your job and your benefits? More than you may think.
February 2, 2012: A winning grievance starts with a good investigation. If you don’t have your facts straight, management will shoot down your case.
Most new members join TDU because another Teamster recruits them by urging them to join, answering their questions and mailing in their membership form.
Save the date: The TDU Convention will be Friday, Oct. 26 through Sunday, Oct. 28 at the Chicago Holiday Inn O’Hare.