Business Representative, Teamsters Local 986
Did you know that the Teamsters represent more than 15,000 Costco workers? These workers have had a say in the terms and conditions of their employment for more than 40 years!
Recently, more than 3,000 Costco workers in 16 locations in New York, New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia voted to retain their union membership by an overwhelming 77.5% margin!
About the Teamsters Warehouse Division
The Teamsters Warehouse Division represents members in warehousing, distribution, food processing and related industries. Workers in these industries include drivers, lift truck operators, equipment operators, food processing workers and clerical employees. The Warehouse Division is one of the largest of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters’ 21 divisions and conferences. The division provides a variety of support services to local unions and their members. One of the Warehouse Division’s largest contracts is with Costco. For more than 40 years, Teamster representation has given more than 15,000 Costco workers a strong voice and the ability to earn a middle-class income with great benefits in a safe workplace.