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    Weekly News Wrap-Up: 12/3/2021
    12/03/21 - Teamsters Local 570
    The 'Graveyard Shift' in A Pandemic World
    12/03/21 - Teamsters Local 570
    Dec. 3, 2021 | LABOR | […] So, what is shift work? It’s a system that allows a business to run continuously, ceaselessly turning out and/or transporting widgets year after year. Workers typically labor in eight-hour shifts: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. to midnight, and midnight to 8:00 a.m., or the like.
    Weekly News Wrap-Up: 12/3/2021
    12/03/21 - Teamsters Local 355
    The Great Resignation May Teach Companies to Love Unions
    12/03/21 - Teamsters Local 355
    Dec. 3, 2021 | OPINION | […] It's hard to know what a healthy level of labor market turnover would be in the aggregate, but if it were three million quits per month — roughly the level in the U.S. in 2017 — then we're 1.4 million quits per month above that.
    Upcoming General Membership Meeting
    12/03/21 - TEAMSTERS LOCAL 577
    Legacy of Leadership Scholarship Fund
    12/03/21 - Teamsters Local 162
    Applications for the Teamsters Local 162 Legacy of Leadership Scholarship Fund are now available.  The Fund is awarding up to ten scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,000 each for graduating high school seniors (2021-2022 school year) who are the children or grandchildren of Local 162 members and who will be attending an accredited college or university (2022-2023 school year) .
    3 Major Wins for Workers in Infrastructure Package
    12/02/21 - Teamsters Local 570
    Dec. 2, 2021 | JOBS | The United States urgently needs more high-quality jobs. While the tight labor market is pushing employers to increase wages across the private sector and unionized workers are increasingly leveraging their collective power to demand better work, these temporary pressures are not enough to overcome decades of wage stagnation and worsening work conditions.
    Kellogg's Reaches Tentative Agreement With Union
    12/02/21 - Teamsters Local 355
    Dec. 2, 2021 | STRIKES | Kellogg Co. said on Thursday it has reached an agreement with the union on a new five-year contract for its employees at a few breakfast-cereal plants in the United States, potentially bringing a near two-month-long strike to an end.
    3 Major Wins for Workers in Infrastructure Package
    11/30/21 - Teamsters Local 355
    Nov. 30, 2021 | JOBS | The United States urgently needs more high-quality jobs.
    Safeway Distribution Center Order Selectors Now Hiring
    11/30/21 - Teamsters Local 455
    3 Major Wins for Workers in Infrastructure Package
    11/30/21 - Teamsters Local 992
    Nov. 30, 2021 | JOBS | The United States urgently needs more high-quality jobs.
    James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship. *Deadline for applications is March 1, 2021
    11/30/21 - Teamsters Local 786
    The application process is now OPEN.  Please use this address to access the system:  https://aim.applyists.net/JRHMSF   *the KEY for applying is "JRHMSF" Eligibility:  For the sons, daughters and financial dependents of Teamster members (including the BMWED, BLET, GCC and TCRC).
    SUNDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2021 - SPECIAL MEETING FOR PARTICIPANTS IN SUBURBAN TEAMSTERS OF NORTHERN ILLINOIS HEALTH & WELFARE FUND CLASSES C AND D
    11/29/21 - Teamsters Local 179
    There will be a special meeting on Sunday, December 12, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. for those participants under classes C and D of the Suburban Teamsters of Northern Illinois Health & Welfare Fund.  The meeting will be held in the Local 179 membership hall located at 990 NE Frontage Road in Joliet.
    Labor Board Official Orders Amazon to Redo Alabama Union Vote
    11/29/21 - Teamsters Local 570
    Nov. 29, 2021 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | A regional director for the U.S. National Labor Relations Board on Monday called for a rerun of a union election at an Amazon.com facility in Alabama, setting the stage for another high-profile organizing battle at the world's largest online retailer.
    If Workers Want to Lock in Good Jobs, We Need Unions
    11/29/21 - Teamsters Local 570
    Nov. 29, 2021 | OPINION | […] How do we create good jobs and improve the quality of existing ones? It starts with revamping our labor laws so that no matter their job or industry, all working people can join together in unions to bargain for a better future.
    Labor Board Official Orders Amazon to Redo Alabama Union Vote
    11/29/21 - Teamsters Local 355
    Nov. 29, 2021 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | A regional director for the U.S. National Labor Relations Board on Monday called for a rerun of a union election at an Amazon.com facility in Alabama, setting the stage for another high-profile organizing battle at the world's largest online retailer.
    If Workers Want to Lock in Good Jobs, We Need Unions
    11/29/21 - Teamsters Local 355
    Nov. 29, 2021 | OPINION | […] How do we create good jobs and improve the quality of existing ones? It starts with revamping our labor laws so that no matter their job or industry, all working people can join together in unions to bargain for a better future.
    Labor Board Official Orders Amazon to Redo Alabama Union Vote
    11/29/21 - Teamsters Local 992
    Nov. 29, 2021 | WORKERS' RIGHTS | A regional director for the U.S. National Labor Relations Board on Monday called for a rerun of a union election at an Amazon.com facility in Alabama, setting the stage for another high-profile organizing battle at the world's largest online retailer.
    If Workers Want to Lock in Good Jobs, We Need Unions
    11/29/21 - Teamsters Local 992
    Nov. 29, 2021 | OPINION | […] How do we create good jobs and improve the quality of existing ones? It starts with revamping our labor laws so that no matter their job or industry, all working people can join together in unions to bargain for a better future.
    New York Post City Council passes bills to curb NYC online delivery chaos
    11/29/21 - Teamsters Local 455
    Click Link below for full article. https://nypost.com/2021/11/23/nyc-council-passes-bills-to-curb-online-delivery-truck-chaos/.
    Have you moved recently?
    11/27/21 - GCC/IBT District Council 4
    As you prepare your Holiday checklist, please make sure to add "update address/contact information" at the Local Office. All our active and retired members will begin to receive tax forms, and pension statements through the mail.  If you have recently moved you need to contact us at 630-668-4337 or via email at info@dc4gcc.org as soon as possible.
    Whatcom County Master Bargaining Unit Update
    11/24/21 - Teamsters Local 231
    The Whatcom County Master Bargaining Unit overwhelmingly ratified a one-year contract extension. The contract extension includes a 3% wage increase, addition of the Juneteenth holiday, and full maintenance of Health & Welfare benefits. In addition, the County and the Union will be working on a collaborative market/comparable study in 2022, for use in bargaining a successor agreement for 2023.
    Children's Christmas Party
    11/24/21 - Teamsters Local 776
    Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this year’s Children’s Christmas party will again have....
    OSHA Releases Emergency Temporary Standard on Covid-19
    11/24/21 - Teamsters Local 786
    LOCAL 179 ACCEPTING DONATIONS FOR TRINITY SERVICES, INC. (LAMBS FOLD)
    11/24/21 - Teamsters Local 179
    Once again, Teamsters Local 179 and its members are doing their part to make the holiday season brighter for those in need. Teamsters Local 179 Executive Board will be making a monetary donation to Trinity Services, Inc. in Joliet and are currently accepting monetary donation from members as well.
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