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On Prime Day, Organizers Want You to Think of the Workers
06/22/21 - Teamsters Local 355
June 22, 2021 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | In case our homepage didn’t tip you off, today (and tomorrow) is Prime Day. For Prime members, that means deals, deals, deals. For Amazon’s warehouse workers, it usually means mandatory extra time or MET as the company abbreviates it.
Teamsters Announce Coordinated Nationwide Project to Unionize Amazon
06/22/21 - Teamsters Local 570
June 22, 2021 | ORGANIZING | The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, one of the country's largest and most powerful unions, has said in an official resolution obtained by Motherboard that unionizing and building worker power at Amazon is the top priority moving forward. The announcement comes on Prime Day, one of Amazon's busiest days of the year.
On Prime Day, Organizers Want You to Think of the Workers
06/22/21 - Teamsters Local 570
June 21, 2021 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | In case our homepage didn’t tip you off, today (and tomorrow) is Prime Day. For Prime members, that means deals, deals, deals. For Amazon’s warehouse workers, it usually means mandatory extra time, or MET as the company abbreviates it.
IBT Convention 2021
06/22/21 - Teamsters Local 776
The 30th International Convention of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters convened on June 22, 2021. The IBT....
2021 Teamsters Local 41 Picnic
06/21/21 - Teamsters Local 41
Central PA Food Bank
06/21/21 - Teamsters Local 776
Living up to the motto on the side of the Local 776 tractor trailer “People helping People”, several Business Agents and Union Stewards from TForce Freight (Formerly UPS Freight) helped pack food boxes at the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank on May 22nd and June 18th. The Agents and Stewards packed a combined 900 boxes of food to be distributed throughout Central PA.
4th of July weekend!
06/21/21 - TEAMSTERS LOCAL 577
Teamsters Union 30th Convention Opens Tuesday, June 22
06/21/21 - Teamsters Local 570
June 21, 2021 | The International Brotherhood of Teamsters 30th Convention opens tomorrow, and this year’s event will be like no other Convention in the union’s 118-year-old history. This 30th Convention will be online.
Why Was the Minimum Wage First Established?
06/21/21 - Teamsters Local 570
June 21, 2021 | LABOR HISTORY | The minimum wage was conceived as a way to help bolster wageworkers and decrease class stratification. It was first introduced in the United States with the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA). Passed under President Roosevelt, this act called for the first national minimum wage of 25 cents an hour.
Why Was the Minimum Wage First Established?
06/21/21 - Teamsters Local 355
June 21, 2021 | LABOR HISTORY | The minimum wage was conceived as a way to help bolster wageworkers and decrease class stratification. It was first introduced in the United States with the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA). Passed under President Roosevelt, this act called for the first national minimum wage of 25 cents an hour.
Why Was the Minimum Wage First Established?
06/21/21 - Teamsters Local 992
June 21, 2021 | LABOR HISTORY | The minimum wage was conceived as a way to help bolster wageworkers and decrease class stratification. It was first introduced in the United States with the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA). Passed under President Roosevelt, this act called for the first national minimum wage of 25 cents an hour.
Why Was the Minimum Wage First Established?
06/21/21 - Teamsters Local 888
June 21, 2021 | LABOR HISTORY | The minimum wage was conceived as a way to help bolster wageworkers and decrease class stratification. It was first introduced in the United States with the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA). Passed under President Roosevelt, this act called for the first national minimum wage of 25 cents an hour.
Juneteenth: Freedom, Liberation, and Reckoning
06/19/21 - Teamsters Local 888
June 19, 2021 | SOCIAL JUSTICE | Juneteenth is now a federal holiday. Juneteenth commemorates the end of chattel slavery in the US, on June 19, 1865, when Union soldiers reached the farthest end of the Confederacy and informed the enslaved Black population that they were now free citizens.
Juneteenth: Freedom, Liberation, and Reckoning
06/19/21 - Teamsters Local 570
June 19, 2021 | SOCIAL JUSTICE | Juneteenth is now a federal holiday. Juneteenth commemorates the end of chattel slavery in the US, on June 19, 1865, when Union soldiers reached the farthest end of the Confederacy and informed the enslaved Black population that they were now free citizens.
Juneteenth: Freedom, Liberation, and Reckoning
06/19/21 - Teamsters Local 355
June 19, 2021 | SOCIAL JUSTICE | Juneteenth is now a federal holiday. Juneteenth commemorates the end of chattel slavery in the US, on June 19, 1865, when Union soldiers reached the farthest end of the Confederacy and informed the enslaved Black population that they were now free citizens.
Juneteenth: Freedom, Liberation, and Reckoning
06/19/21 - Teamsters Local 992
June 19, 2021 | SOCIAL JUSTICE | Juneteenth is now a federal holiday. Juneteenth commemorates the end of chattel slavery in the US, on June 19, 1865, when Union soldiers reached the farthest end of the Confederacy and informed the enslaved Black population that they were now free citizens.
Weekly News Wrap-Up: 6/18/2021
06/18/21 - Teamsters Local 570
Weekly News Wrap-Up: 6/18/2021
06/18/21 - Teamsters Local 355
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Workers Are Taking Power Back
06/18/21 - Teamsters Local 570
June 21, 2021 | ECONOMY | American workers have been losing power since 1980 — but now the tables are turning. Why it matters: The 2010s gave us the gig economy and left millions of workers stranded seemingly forever on the precipice of financial ruin. The 2020s could be the decade when workers seize back the reins of power.
JUNE MEMBERSHIP MEETING CANCELED
06/18/21 - Teamsters Local 179
The Teamsters Local 179 General Membership meeting for the month of June has been canceled due to the Father's Day holiday. The next General Membership meeting will be held on Sunday, July 18th.
STATE OF ILLINOIS PARTNERING WITH STEPAN TO OFFER COVID-19 VACCINE ON JUNE 23, 2021
06/18/21 - Teamsters Local 179
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TEAMSTERS JC25 TRAINING FUND ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS INTO THE APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM FOR CONTRUCTION DRIVER
06/18/21 - Teamsters Local 179
Weekly News Wrap-Up: 6/18/2021
06/18/21 - Teamsters Local 992
Teamster Public Service Workers Get America Vaccinated
06/18/21 - Teamsters Local 992
June 17, 2021 | HEALTH & SAFETY | Since distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine began in December, members of the Teamsters Public Services Division (PSD) have been working around the clock to get America vaccinated and bring some much-needed light to the national health crisis.
Weekly News Wrap-Up: 6/18/2021
06/18/21 - Teamsters Local 888
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