The following is a statement from UAW President Dennis Williams regarding President Trump’s 1/23/17 Executive Order withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement
“UAW members around the country have long rallied against the deeply flawed corporate driven TPP that puts quarterly profits before worker paychecks. We commend President Trump for withdrawing from the TPP and Congressional leaders, such as Sherrod Brown and Debbie Stabenow, for their leadership in opposing this job killing trade agreement. This is a victory for American workers and families.”
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Teamsters Local 264 has ratified its most recent contract with the Niagara County Sewer District. It’s the sixth union contract Niagara County has ratified for public employees in the past two years.
LOCAL 4, OF Page, Arizona, held its first-ever award ceremony for 15-year service pins July 9 during the lodge’s regular union meeting. The local was chartered in 1999 as a construction lodge. Receiving their pins above are, left to right, Lorado Yazzie, Louis Dodson Jr., Tully Bitsoie Jr., Ernest Coleman, Jerrold Hatathlie, Ray John, Jerry Fowler, Harold Neztsosie, Ralston Benally and BM-ST Casey Tibbs.
The Teamsters National Automobile Transporters Industry Negotiating Committee (TNATINC) has reached a tentative national carhaul agreement with the National Automobile Transporters Labor Division (NATLD).
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(MINNEAPOLIS, MN) –Honeywell (NYSE: HON) may lock out approximately 1,000 Teamster-represented workers at four separate manufacturing facilities in an around Minneapolis, Minn., after their collective bargaining agreement expires at midnight Jan. 31, 2017. The union believes this action would severely impact the company’s ability to meet customer demands.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on President Donald Trump signing an executive order to formally withdraw the United States from the Trans Pacific Partnership.
Twenty-nine Teamsters Local 710 warehouse members at Ferguson overwhelmingly ratified their first union contract by nearly a 7-to-1 margin. The agreement is in effect through March 31, 2019.https://teamsters710.com/2017/01/18/newest-members-at-ferguson-overwhelmingly-ratify-first-teamster-contract/
Residents of Orange County, Calif., may notice a spring in the step of county workers since 450 have recently ratified their first Teamster contract. Since voting in representation by Local 952 in December of 2015, county employees, along with staff of the local union, had been bargaining with the county administrators to win wage and benefit improvements.
After ten weeks on strike, members of Local 631 in Las Vegas will soon vote on a tentative agreement with Rinker Hydro Conduit.
UAW Vice President and Women’s Department Director Cindy Estrada says thank you to all who attended today’s Women’s March on Washington or a sister event. Continue your activism by registering your commitment to stay involved.
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Watch the video: Trump says he wants to put students first, not the education bureaucracy. So, why did Trump choose Betsy DeVos, who has no experience in education, and is clueless on federal policies that put students first, such as disabled children?
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The UAW-FCA-Ford-General Motors Legal Services Plan that was negotiated in 2015 contracts will begin taking cases on Wednesday, Jan. 25.
“I am pleased to announce that UAW members will be able to participate in this benefit starting next Wednesday, and I would like to commend vice presidents Jimmy Settles, Cindy Estrada and Norwood Jewell, and our national negotiating teams for the hard work at the bargaining table to bring the Legal Services Plan back,” said UAW President Dennis Williams.
The Legal Services Plan will offer a variety of office legal services such as wills and trusts, deeds, birth and marriage certificates, powers of attorney, uncontested family matters, contracts for goods and services, name changes, credit reporting, residential leases, purchase or sale and other uncontested issues regarding residential real estate property.
The services are available to all eligible active members, retirees and surviving spouses.
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The BLET and SMART-TD are urging their members to contact members of the House of Representatives about the Safe Freight Act of 2017.http://www.ble-t.org/pr/news/newsflash.asp?id=5924