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‘Anti Union bias’: Union rips Frontier’s bargaining tactics

DENVER – Although they are making 1noney hand-over-fist, Frontier Airlines has steadfastly refused to bargain in good faith with Denver Teamsters Local 455 and the Teamsters Airline Division for improvements in four labor contracts with the union. “We simply can’t make any progress in our meeting with the company,” said Matthew Fazakas — lead negotiator for the Airline Division and […]

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Vairma: Workers not sharing in new economy

Vairma: Workers not sharing in new economy

Hurray! It has taken nearly eight years, but unemployment in half the United States has finally been reduced to pre-recession levels and the other half is heading in that direction. And, lo and behold, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, thousands of new jobs are being created in many states, including those of Teamsters Joint Council 3. Corporate […]

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Hoffa: Teamsters fighting for retirement security

Teamsters and retirees in the Midwest should be allowed to live comfortably in their golden years. But increasingly, nest eggs that everyday people contributed to are being threatened. And retirment security is being taken away.p> The latest example is the Central States Pension Fund which serves hundreds of thousands of Teamsters in the Midwest, including thousands of Michiganians. Trustees with […]

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Urge Congress to say NO to TPP

The corporate push for the job killing Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is on. We need your help pushing back. Last week, the Business Roundtable, U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other corporate lobbies formally launched their campaigns to get the TPP passed early this year. Then, last night, the President used his final State of the Union address to make a call […]

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Notice to all self-pay members of Teamsters Local 492

The union will no longer send reminders by mail to self-pay members notifying them when they will be three months in arrears on their union dues/fees. Pursuant to Article 18 of the Local Union By-Laws and in accordance with the IBT Constitution, A member’s union memberships is suspended if the union does not receive payment on or before the last […]

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Hansen’s History: Teamsters to Negotiate Farm Workers Contracts

Editor’s note: This is another in the ongoing series of historical items reprinted from earlier editions of the Rocky Mountain Teamster. January, 1973 Teamsters union officials pledged the full support of the IBT by General President Fitzsimmons, have decided to re-negotiate a contract with some 170 growers under which about 30,000 farm workers harvest and process crops in various parts […]

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Colorado: ”Local 267 – for the Holiday Season”

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year … to the E-Board. committee members, shop stewards and all our members and retirees of Local 267 – I hope you all have a chance to celebrate this holiday season with family and friends. We often take our shop stewards, E-Board officers and committee members for granted, because it usually “seems” things just […]

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THMA: Lots of holiday activity for THMA

THMA CH 3 just rode in the Veterans Day Parade and supported the Joint Council 3 Truck which was used to present Quilts of Valor to Combat Veterans including retired Local 17 member Rudy Martinez. We rode with Local 455 in the Labor Day Parade at Louisville and made it five years running into FIRST place in motorized. We had […]

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