Mon, 10 Mar 2014
Today's Teamsters News for March 10, 2014Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for March 10, 2014. Headline NewsStop the War on Workers http://teamsternation.blogspot.com/2014/03/teamster-news-today_10.html
Sun, 09 Mar 2014
Teamsters Thank Liam Neeson For Support Of NYC Carriage Drivers, HorsesTeamster officials and Teamster horse-carriage drivers thanked actor Liam Neeson for escorting New York City Councilmembers on a tour of the Clinton Park Horse Stables Sunday afternoon. Press ReleasesStop the War on Workers
Fri, 07 Mar 2014
Teamsters Local 856 Welcomes Mt. Diablo School District WorkersFive hundred Mount Diablo Unified School District workers in the maintenance and operations unit have chosen to join Teamsters Local 856, San Bruno, Calif., in an overwhelming vote today. Public ServicesPress ReleasesOrganizing Victories
Fri, 07 Mar 2014
Teamsters Helping TeamstersNance Prendota, a Teamsters Local 777 school bus driver for Illinois Central School Bus in Aurora, Ill., woke up to a house fire in mid-January that destroyed everything in its path. Industrial TradesHeadline News http://driveupstandards.org/node/269
Fri, 07 Mar 2014
Today's Teamsters News for March 7, 2014Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for March 7, 2014. Headline NewsStop the War on Workers http://teamsternation.blogspot.com/2014/03/teamster-news-today_7.html
Thu, 06 Mar 2014
Teamsters: Ending Currency Manipulation Will Bring Worker SecurityEnding the practice of currency manipulation would result in upwards of 5.8 million jobs over the next three years, a new Economic Policy Institute report states. The issue must be addressed before the U.S. agrees to the Trans-Pacific Partnership or any other trade deals. Headline NewsFas...
Teamsters Local 986
1198 Durfee Avenue
Welcome Las Vegas!Chris Griswold
Teamsters Local 986
Dear Shop Stewards and Members in Las Vegas,
On behalf of our 17,000 members and staff, we welcome you to Teamsters Local 986. The merger of Local 995 into Local 986 will be effective on March 1, 2014 and we look forward to increasing the strength of our combined local unions through representation of our current members and organizing new members into the Teamsters Union.
Local 986 will continue to provide quality representation with Mike Magnani as the Coordinator for the office in Las Vegas. Debra Miller, Beverly Williams and Mark Ranger will remain as business representatives for our members in hotel and casino industry. Roman Delgado will be assigned as the business representative for the car rental industry. Our members in Las Vegas and Reno in the airline industry will continue to be represented by Dave Elmore and Nate Gushi.
Teamsters Local 986 strongly believes in providing our stewards with the knowledge and training to enforce our collective bargaining agreements. In early August, we will offer shop steward training in Las Vegas through the IBT Training and Development Department to empower our shop stewards to more effectively represent our members.
Teamsters Local 986 has also been granted assistance from the IBT Organizing Department to focus attention on organizing new members in Las Vegas. We will have organizers from the IBT working throughout Las Vegas to assist employees that desire union representation. Please contact our office or your business representative if you would like to join our organizing team as a volunteer or a project organizer. Our members are our best resource to organize new members and we will need to build our union together!
In closing, we want to thank you for your continued support of Teamsters Local 986 and please contact us directly if you have any questions or concerns. We want the members of Local 986 to get involved in their union and work together to build our collective voice in representing all of the members in this great union.
Thu, January 30, 2014
Statement by US Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez on the Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2013 Union Membership Report
Teamster Leadership Academy December 3-4 2013
Tue, December 3, 2013
Teamsters from across the country attended a Teamster Leadership Academy Seminar hosted by Local 986 on December 3-4 2013. The program for officers and business representatives explored new and effective ways to communicate with members through social media, websites, newsletters and local media. The TLA provided beneficial and proven tactics that will be used to inform and invigorate members to fight the passage of anti-union legislation and other attempts to attack working families.Read more..
Unions Need Global Solidarity
Tue, October 8, 2013
By James Hoffa, Huntington Post.com
TEAMSTERS MOURN THE DEATHS OF UPS FLIGHT CREW IN RECENT CRASH
Thu, August 15, 2013
Union Extends Condolences to Families of Pilots
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union extends its deepest sympathies and condolences to the families of the pilots lost in the crash of UPS Flight 1354 on Aug. 14.
This tragedy is deeply felt by the Teamsters Union, which represents 250,000 workers at UPS. The Teamsters also stand ready to offer support to our brothers and sisters at the Independent Pilots Association as they work to help their members’ families through this difficult time.Read more..
Local 986 Scholarship Fund
The Teamsters Local 986 Scholarship Fund will award scholarships to qualified candidates who are seeking higher education at a university, state college, community college or a recognized trade school.
James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund
We look forward to receiving applications for this very competitive scholarship. Please be advised that the deadline for receipt of the application and required academic record is March 31, 2014.
Teamsters Local 986 Supports