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    New York Magazine: Why America’s Railroads Refuse to Give Their Workers Paid Leave
    12/02/22 - Teamsters Local 122
    For months, the world’s largest economy has been teetering on the brink of collapse because America’s latter-day robber barons can’t comprehend that workers sometimes get sick. Or so the behavior of major U.S. rail companies seems to suggest.
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    12/02/22 - Teamsters Local 355
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    Rail Unions Slam Senate’s ‘Anti-American’ Rejection of Sick Days
    12/02/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    Dec. 2, 2022 | LABOR UNIONS | Some unions representing rail workers, as well as the nation's largest labor organization, blasted a Senate vote on Thursday denying workers paid sick days after the chamber passed a separate measure imposing a labor agreement and averting a nationwide rail strike.
    Rail Unions Slam Senate’s ‘Anti-American’ Rejection of Sick Days
    12/02/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    Dec. 2, 2022 | LABOR UNIONS | Some unions representing rail workers, as well as the nation's largest labor organization, blasted a Senate vote on Thursday denying workers paid sick days after the chamber passed a separate measure imposing a labor agreement and averting a nationwide rail strike.
    Week Ending 12/2/2022
    12/02/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    Rail Unions Slam Senate’s ‘Anti-American’ Rejection of Sick Days
    12/02/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    Dec. 2, 2022 | LABOR UNIONS | Some unions representing rail workers, as well as the nation's largest labor organization, blasted a Senate vote on Thursday denying workers paid sick days after the chamber passed a separate measure imposing a labor agreement and averting a nationwide rail strike.
    Teamsters: It’s Time to Crack Down on Mass Surveillance of Workers
    12/01/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    Dec. 1, 2022 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | The Teamsters told the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) yesterday that it must end employer surveillance practices used against workers, especially by predatory companies like Amazon.
    TMRP Mailing
    12/01/22 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
    Recently, the Teamster Members Retirement Plan (aka Inter-local Pension Fund) sent out a letter regarding the W4P Forms to all retirees.  This is a legit form request from the pension and you must return the completed form to the pension office by December 10th via mail, fax (630) 752-8490, or drop it off at their office Suite 100.
    Applications Open for James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund
    12/01/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    Dec. 1, 2022 | The application process opens today for the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship for sons, daughters, and financial dependents of Teamster members.
    US House Votes to Block Rail Strike, Mandate Paid Sick Leave
    12/01/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    Dec.1, 2022 | RAIL FREIGHT | The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to approve a bill to block a potentially crippling railroad strike and to mandate paid sick time for rail workers.
    US House Votes to Block Rail Strike, Mandate Paid Sick Leave
    12/01/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    Dec. 1, 2022 | RAIL FREIGHT | The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to approve a bill to block a potentially crippling railroad strike and to mandate paid sick time for rail workers.
    US House Votes to Block Rail Strike, Mandate Paid Sick Leave
    11/30/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    Nov. 30, 2022 | RAIL FREIGHT | The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to approve a bill to block a potentially crippling railroad strike and to mandate paid sick time for rail workers.
    Protecting Right to Organize Act Will Help Unions Win First Contracts
    11/30/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    Nov. 30, 2022 | OPINION | U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh wrote, “We are witnessing more worker organizing than many of us have seen in our lifetimes. Workers at colleges and universities, retail stores, newsrooms, nonprofits, museums, and more are forming unions with their co-workers.
    Protecting Right to Organize Act Will Help Unions Win First Contracts
    11/29/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    Nov. 29, 2022 | OPINION | U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh wrote, “We are witnessing more worker organizing than many of us have seen in our lifetimes. Workers at colleges and universities, retail stores, newsrooms, nonprofits, museums, and more are forming unions with their co-workers.
    Seattle Times: Protecting the Right to Organize Act Will Help Unions Win Their First Contracts
    11/28/22 - Teamsters Local 122
    We are witnessing more worker organizing than many of us have seen in our lifetimes. Workers at colleges and universities, retail stores, newsrooms, nonprofits, museums, and more are forming unions with their co-workers. It has been nearly a year since the first group of Starbucks workers voted to unionize, and since then workers at more than 250 other Starbucks stores have joined them in unionizing. Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Staten Island have also voted to unionize, as have workers in diverse industries across the country. Petitions for union elections are up 58% at the National Labor Relations Board compared to last year.
    Protecting Right to Organize Act Will Help Unions Win First Contracts
    11/28/22 - Teamsters Local 570
    Nov. 28, 2022 | OPINION | U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh wrote, “We are witnessing more worker organizing than many of us have seen in our lifetimes. Workers at colleges and universities, retail stores, newsrooms, nonprofits, museums, and more are forming unions with their co-workers.
    Biden Administration Engaged in Talks to Avert Railroad Strike
    11/28/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    Nov. 28, 2022 | RAIL UNION NEGOTIATIONS | President Joe Biden said [last] Thursday that his administration was involved in negotiations to avert a looming U.S. railroad strike that could shut down supply chains across the country but added that he has not directly engaged on the matter yet. A rail traffic stoppage could freeze almost 30% of U.S.
    Biden Administration Engaged in Talks to Avert Railroad Strike
    11/28/22 - Teamsters Local 992
    Nov. 28, 2022 | RAIL UNION NEGOTIATIONS | President Joe Biden said [last] Thursday that his administration was involved in negotiations to avert a looming U.S. railroad strike that could shut down supply chains across the country but added that he has not directly engaged on the matter yet. A rail traffic stoppage could freeze almost 30% of U.S.
    Children's Christmas Party
    11/28/22 - Teamsters Local 776
    The Children's Christmas Party will be a drive-thru again this year.
    Happy Thanksgiving!
    11/24/22 - Teamsters Local 786
    Happy Thanksgiving!
    11/23/22 - Teamsters Local 776
    On behalf of the Officers, Agents, Staff, and myself, I would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Thanksgiving. If you are traveling to gather with family and friends during the holiday please be safe. AAA predicts 54.6 million Americans will travel from their homes for the Holiday.
    Amazon Air Hub Workers Launch Union Campaign
    11/23/22 - Teamsters Local 355
    Nov. 23, 2022 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | A group of workers who handle planes and packages at Amazon’s national air hub at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) are trying to unionize the facility, demanding $30 per hour in starting wages and other benefits.
    Office Closed
    11/23/22 - Teamsters Local 542
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    TSA: TSA Announces New Members of the Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee
    11/22/22 - Teamsters Local 122
    The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) appointed 25 voting members to serve on the Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee (STSAC), which met Thursday, Nov. 17. Among the committee’s 25 appointees, 13 are new members and 12 were reappointed.
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