Teamsters Local 89 Organizer Bryan Trafford gives tips on getting members to take union action—whether they are already Teamsters or unorganized workers trying to join our union.
With one million low-wage workers in core Teamster industries from warehousing to package delivery, Amazon poses an existential threat to good union jobs.
What will it take to meet the Amazon challenge?
TDU is going all-out with the O’Brien-Zuckerman Teamsters United campaign to win new leadership for our union. Why TDU will continue as a rank-and-file movement after the election is over.
How Local 96 members took back their local and rebuilt union power, winning a 5-year contract with 14% wage increases.Read more
At the Teamster Convention, International Vice President Rome Aloise, the architect of the Vairma slate, moved to drastically hike the salaries for top International Union officers.
It came up twice, and both times the move to restore bloated IBT salaries was stopped cold.
Teamster activists are mobilizing to win new leadership and a new direction for our International Union. TDU members are in it to win it. Every Teamster member will be mailed a ballot to vote for the O’Brien-Zuckerman Teamsters United Slate in October.
We need to turn out more than 150,000 votes to be sure to win new leadership. Participation in International Union elections has been on the decline. We’re organizing now to reverse that trend.
New York Local 804 shows how our union can stand up to UPS and win.Read more
Teamster members won't vote for International Union officers until Fall 2021, but the election starts now.Read more
Teamster members are electing new officers and winning a new direction in their local unions.Read more
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.Read more