New Mexico

Joint council states at top, bottom and middle of income gap statistics

Recent economic activity in three Teamsters Joint Council 3 states — Montana, New Mexico and Wyoming—was covered extensively in a paper recently released by the Economic Policy Institute. The paper shows that between 2009 and 2013, the top one percent captured 85.1 percent of total income growth in the United States. It also shows that same group of income earners […]

by gunner· · Montana, New Mexico

Big night in Santa Fe

We recently had a big night in Santa Fe! Thank you to everyone who came out today and has helped us on the way. It’s really been a team effort. Here is the update: Right-to-Work — The Senate Public Affairs Committee (SPAC) heard SB 269, The Employee Preference Act (aka right-to-work) on Tuesday night. When the committee chair asked for […]

by gunner· · New Mexico

New Mexico: Best of luck to recent retirees

Local 492 By Waller R. Maestas, Secretary-Treasurer ALBUQUERQUE — I would like to wish the following retirees best of luck in their future endeavors; Danny Arana, David Jackson, Robert Van Sweden, all from ABF; Robert MacDonald, construction; Carey Davis, Hadley; Jose Martinez, Rinker; Larry Schroeder, Sundance; Albert Chavez, Sysco; Elizabeth Arellano, Daniel Avalos, Curtis Benz, Steve Craner, Ricky Franco, Shane […]

by gunner· · New Mexico

New Mexico: Big turnout for appreciation day

Report from Local 492 More than 500 union members from a wide variety of crafts and companies recently enjoyed the 2015 New Mexico Teamsters Appreciated Day in Albuquerque. Teamster members attending the event came from a wide variety of crafts and companies, including (in alphabetical order) ABF. AmericanPride Linen, Chiulista, Creamland, film/movies, Franklins, LANS, NCRTD, OM1, Penske, Sysco, Team One, […]

by gunner· · New Mexico