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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

Montana: Countdown has begun

Local 2 Report from Terry Bartle, business agent BUTTE – The seasons are upon us. Holidays are nearing at a rapid pace and so are the general and national elections. The first may be the only welcome season to come. As such, I extend from my family to yours a Very Merry and Happy Holiday wish. To all our brothers […]

by gunner· · Montana

Idaho: The busy season is here

Local 983 POCATELLO – Winter is on its way to Southeastern Idaho but we were sure spoiled with the beautiful fall weather we’ve had. We all know the roads can be unsafe in the winter so please be careful out there. We are hard at work in the middle of several negotiations, including all three Basic American Foods plants and […]

by gunner· · Idaho

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 […]

by gunner· · Hansen's History, Uncategorized

Local 455: UAL/Continental proposal being dissected

DENVER – United Airlines/Continental Airlines MX–The contract negotiating team met in Port Lauderdale for what was promised to be serious contract talks with the company. Good strides were made initially and then slowed to the point where Uniled presented us with a “Close out Proposal.” This is a term new to us and was represented as a Last Best Final […]

by gunner· · Colorado

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 […]

by gunner· · Colorado, Uncategorized

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 […]

by gunner· · Uncategorized

Utah: Great potluck in September

SALT LAKE CITY — On September 9, we had a potluck picnic at the hall. Everyone brought their favorite side dish to add to the hot rolls and dessert furnished by the Retirees Club. On October 14. We had our meeting and luncheon. Which was pulled pork sandwiches. Then we played bingo. Everyone had a wonderful time. New retirees are: […]

by gunner· · Utah

Colorado: Snow is coming; no way to stop it!

DENVER – This article is for the September and October Retirees meetings. Meetings are started with the Pledge of . Allegiance to our flag and a n1on1ent of silence for all of our departed Teamster brothers and sisters and for all U.S. Military personnel, past, present and future. This article covers Teamster brothers and sisters who have passed away in: […]

by gunner· · Colorado