Teamsters Local 404
Frank A. Rossi President
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    • Teamsters understand the value in union membership. Higher pay, better benefits, and a greater voice in the workplace are standards set by union members that won’t be given up without a fight, even after the Supreme Court’s decision in the “Janus v. AFSCME” case.

      While it is true that this ruling may create temporary roadblocks, public employees throughout the United States need to remain unified. We cannot allow the progress working people have made in union to be slowed down because of lawsuits that disregard the value of public employees.

      The Janus decision came about because anti-employee forces spent millions of dollars on lobbying and court challenges for over 40 years. Attacks from these outside groups, backed by secret donors, seek to eliminate the freedom of public employees to negotiate with their employer over the value of their work.

      Many Teamster members around the country have held conversations with their co-workers about the impact of the Supreme Court decision to reinforce the value of remaining unified. Whether at the worksite or at the ballot box, members are fighting back against these attacks.

      Public sector Teamsters have made it their career to serve their country and community, and any attempt to take away their freedom to join together is an attack on those who are the foundation of America.

      Our middle class was built by everyday working people, standing together in union. The Teamsters honor that history by continuing the fight to give working people the promise of the American dream.

      That won’t end with the Janus decision. The Teamsters will continue to organize, mobilize, and do whatever is necessary to achieve prosperity through collective action.

    • In July 2011, the plan to restructure YRC Worldwide Inc. (YRCW) aimed at saving more than 25,000 Teamster freight jobs was successfully completed. The restructuring has saved good Teamster freight jobs. This page is dedicated to providing our YRCW members updates about developments that affect them.

    • This page provides the latest contract information to the 7,500 Teamsters—drivers, dockworkers and office staff—employed by ABF Freight System, Inc.

    • This Web page provides the latest updates for the national contract, riders and supplements that cover about 3,500 Teamsters at DHL Express.

    • We Are eXPOsing XPO’s Global Greed

      XPO Logistics is a top ten global logistics and transportation company with annual revenue of $15 billion and 89,000 employees, another 10,000 workers classified as independent contractors, and thousands more working for firms that subcontract with XPO. We are the REAL workers at XPO Logistics worldwide exposing the truth about the company’s global greed, illegal wage theft, unsafe conditions, and abhorrent and vicious anti-worker, anti-union tactics. 

      This greed includes mistreating former Con-way Freight workers in the United States who are being kept in the dark about terminal closures and layoffs, and the company’s illegal refusal to bargain contracts and denying their workers’ federally protected right to organize. It also includes port, rail and last-mile drivers around the country and in Southern California fighting wage theft in excess of $200 million because they are misclassified as independent contractors and denied the right to form their union. This greed has caused numerous lawsuits and strikes.  Greed also means an unsafe workplace and mistreating its warehouse employees.

      XPO’s greed extends to Europe beginning with breaking its promise to not layoff any workers for at least 18 months. French workers and the unions have been fighting back against XPO’s disrespect, lies and attempts to slash jobs. Similar struggles are taking place in Great Britain, Spain, Belgium, the Netherlands, and across Europe.

      Join the worldwide struggle now! Get involved with this campaign by joining the Facebook group “XPO Exposed.”

      Together, we can eXPOse the company’s global greed and win fairness, respect and dignity for tens of thousands of XPO employees around the world!

    • The Teamsters Military Assistance Program (TMAP) assists Active Duty Service members that are transitioning, Veterans and Military spouses with job opportunities with responsible employers.

    • Workers’ pensions are being endangered by both Congress and those charged with overseeing them. The Teamsters and our members are standing united to say “No!” to cuts and “Yes!” to greater retirement security!

    • The ‘Let’s Get America Working!’ campaign seeks to restore a dynamic and prosperous middle class to drive economic growth by helping to advance policy decisions that create and maintain good middle-income jobs, guarantee retirement security, expand access to the American Dream, and ensure that the benefits of the ongoing economic recovery are felt by the many, not just the few.

    • This webpage provides information on the Teamsters Union’s legislative advocacy at both the federal and state level as well as our field activity to support those policy positions and to get strong labor candidates elected to office.  Among other resources, you will find our federal legislative scorecard, formal statements of policy position and communications to Capitol Hill,  a weekly update on federal legislative happenings, an overview of bills we are tracking at the state level, and quick links to take action on priority issues.

    • This web page provides information on the ongoing effort to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Since 1994, NAFTA has devastated working families, putting corporate profits ahead of people.  What’s worse is that NAFTA has become the blueprint for all other trade agreements, from the way that it was negotiated in secret, to the bad provisions that have made their way into every agreement that has been signed since then.  Now, NAFTA is being renegotiated and we demand that it be reframed to work for workers instead of corporate interests.

         
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    12/06/19 - AMFA
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    12/06/19 - Manteca Police Officers Association
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    Hoffa Scholarship Information
    12/05/19 - Teamsters Local 776
    The application process for the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund has opened for 2020. The deadline for submission is March 2, 2020. The Fund is established solely to provide scholarships to the child or dependent of a member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.
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    12/05/19 - International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
    The Pennsylvania Ballet's Nutcracker tree received a $100k makeover. The project was completed by Proof Productions Inc,, and PAB crew members.
    NLRB Decision
    12/05/19 - Charlotte Area Local APWU
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    12/04/19 - Teamsters local 570
    Dec. 4, 2019 | WAGES |… The data on this are very clear. The weekly wage for the median worker, a worker in the middle of the wage distribution, has outpaced prices by just under 5 percent over the last four years, translating into an annual rate of real wage growth of 1.1 percent.
    Local 32 National Convention Delegate Election Results
    12/04/19 - AMFA Local 32
    Local 32 Members: The nomination and election period for our National Convention Delegates has come to a close. Our Local was allotted four (4) Primary Delegates and we have elected to have two (2) Alternate Delegates. We had a 13.33% participation rate. The results are as follows: 1. Ken Patrick (primary) 82 votes 2. John Butkiewicz (primary) 81 votes 3.
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    12/04/19 - Teamsters Local 992
    Dec. 4, 2019 | WAGES |… The data on this are very clear. The weekly wage for the median worker, a worker in the middle of the wage distribution, has outpaced prices by just under 5 percent over the last four years, translating into an annual rate of real wage growth of 1.1 percent.
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    12/04/19 - Teamsters Local 355
    Dec. 4, 2019 | WAGES |… The data on this are very clear. The weekly wage for the median worker, a worker in the middle of the wage distribution, has outpaced prices by just under 5 percent over the last four years, translating into an annual rate of real wage growth of 1.1 percent.
    The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship
    12/04/19 - Teamsters Local 542
    Click on this link to apply:  https://aim.applyists.net/Account/LogOn.
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    12/04/19 - Teamsters Local Union No. 436
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    Stand with Striking Steelworkers at ASARCO
    12/04/19 - TEAMSTERS LOCAL 577
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    Online Form Signing
    12/04/19 - support.unionactive.com
    Do you have a PDF form that you want to turn into an online form? We can turn just about any PDF form into an online form that even allows member signatures with a mouse or finger. The online form can output a PDF file with the user submitted information and signature image arranged in your current format.
    Just a Reminder....
    12/03/19 - Teamsters Local 776
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    12/03/19 - CWA Local 2222
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    12/03/19 - CWA Local 2222
    CWA local 2222, would like to congratulate Kelly High as the 2019 Alva. M.  Fravel Scholarship award winner.
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    12/03/19 - Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
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    Jimmy Hoffa Helped Create the American Middle Class. Unions Today Should Learn From Him.
    12/03/19 - Teamsters local 570
    Dec. 3, 2019 | OPINION | Jimmy Hoffa used to say he’d be forgotten 10 years after his death. This was an uncharacteristically unintelligent judgment.
    Corporate Spies Are Watching Organized Labor
    12/03/19 - Teamsters Local 355
    Dec. 3, 2019 | LABOR UNIONS | Google’s computers are spying on its workers. Anytime a Google employee uses an online calendar to schedule a meeting involving more than 100 co-workers, management gets an alert—a great way for the anti-union corporation to sniff out union organizing efforts.
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    12/03/19 - IBEW Local 191
    We have Retiree Christmas cards at all our Local Offices.....Come in and pick a few up to delivery. Enjoy conversations with our retired members.
    Jimmy Hoffa Helped Create the American Middle Class. Unions Today Should Learn From Him.
    12/03/19 - Teamsters Local 992
    Dec. 3, 2019 | OPINION | Jimmy Hoffa used to say he’d be forgotten 10 years after his death. This was an uncharacteristically unintelligent judgment.
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    12/03/19 - Teamsters Local 992
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    E-Board Nominations
    12/03/19 - IUEC Local 10
    It has been brought to our attention that one of the nominees for E-Board was printed in the November newsletter but was not printed in the December newsletter.  Mr. Jon Greulich WAS NOMINATED AND IS RUNNING FOR THE E-BOARD.  He will be on the ballad for the elections.  Our apologies go out to Jon on this mishap.
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    12/03/19 - Teamsters Local 888
    Dec. 3, 2019 | LABOR UNIONS | Google’s computers are spying on its workers. Anytime a Google employee uses an online calendar to schedule a meeting involving more than 100 co-workers, management gets an alert—a great way for the anti-union corporation to sniff out union organizing efforts.
    Jimmy Hoffa Helped Create the American Middle Class. Unions Today Should Learn From Him.
    12/03/19 - Teamsters Local 888
    Dec. 2, 2019 | OPINION | Jimmy Hoffa used to say he’d be forgotten 10 years after his death. This was an uncharacteristically unintelligent judgment.
    "No Shave November" Fundraiser Extended Through December
    12/02/19 - El Paso Municipal Police Officers' Association
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    Jimmy Hoffa Helped Create the American Middle Class. Unions Today Should Learn From Him.
    12/02/19 - Teamsters Local 355
    Dec. 2, 2019 | OPINION | Jimmy Hoffa used to say he’d be forgotten 10 years after his death. This was an uncharacteristically unintelligent judgment.
    The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund
    12/01/19 - Teamsters Local 743
    The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund has started accepting applications for the 2020 school year. Eligibility: For the sons, daughters and financial dependents of Teamster members (including the BMWED, BLET, GCC and TCRC).
    Extensive Communication Tools and Messaging Systems
    12/01/19 - Unions-America
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    Rest in Peace Brother Thomas Hayes
    11/30/19 - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
    IBEW Local Union 21 mourns the loss of our Brother Thomas Hayes, who worked at AT&T. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and coworkers. Visitation Sunday, December 01, 2019 2:00PM - 8:00PM Beidelman-Kunsch Funeral Home 24021 Royal Worlington Drive Naperville, IL Funeral Mass Monday, December 02, 2019 11:00AM St. Mary Immaculate Catholic Church 15629 S. Rt. 59 Plainfield, IL
    Happy Thanksgiving CWA Local 1103
    11/28/19 - CWA Local 1103
    We wish the CWA Local 1103 Membership and thier family a most Happy Thanksgiving.
    Black Friday Protest
    11/27/19 - Teamsters Local 776
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    Teamster Retirements at UPS in Portland...New UPS Retirees Subsidy Fund A Success
    11/27/19 - Teamsters Local 162
    Portland package drivers Delbert Childs and Paul Thomson are both retiring from UPS after long careers.  Delbert is a 40 year member of Local 162 and Paul is a 37 year member.  They will both collect generous and secure pensions from the Western Conference of Teamsters Pension Trust Fund.
    Thanksgiving Letter From The President
    11/27/19 - Southwest Washington Central Labor Council
    Happy Thanksgiving, sisters brothers and siblings! Read CLC president Shannon Myers' Thanksgiving message by clicking here.
    Rest in Peace Brother
    11/27/19 - IUEC Local 10
    The Officers and Members of Local #10, International Union of Elevator Constructors, are hereby notified of the passing of Brother Gregory R Billings on November 24, 2019.  Officers and Members may call at the Beall Funeral Home, 6512 NW Crrain Highway, Bowie, MD where visitation will be held on Sunday, December 1, 2019 from 12 pm - 3 pm.  Interment Private.
    Striking Workers Sound the Alarm on Privatizing DC Public Transit
    11/27/19 - Teamsters Local 355
    Nov. 27, 2019 | JOBS | […] any cost-saving, as Transdev workers pointed out at the board meeting, comes from cutting worker pay and benefits as well as public safety measures.
    December Worker To Worker
    11/27/19 - UAW Local 4911
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