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Excessive overtime continues at UPS

Report from Scott Ford, business agent DENVER — Excessive overtime continues to be an issue with our package car drivers, and I want to outline the procedure that must be followed in order to have 9.5 protection. The 9.5 language can be found under Article 37 Section C of the current National Master United Parcel Service Agreement. If you have […]

by gunner· · Colorado

Happy in the New Year

FORT COLLINS — Best wishes for the New Year to all our members—new, old and retired—from the executive board. We hope everyone had a great Christmas and New Year holidays with family and friends. Well had an exciting year in organizing. I’m happy to announce that Local 267 welcomed six new members and an entirely new classification to our ranks—the […]

by gunner· · Colorado

Proposal meetings set for Ruan/Fry’s contract

Report from Josh Graves, Warehouse Division PHOENIX — We will be having proposal meetings for the new contract at Ruan/Fry’s in February. Please check the union board for dates and times. Please make every effort to attend. The “boot policy” arbitration has been rescheduled to February 3, 2016. I would also like to send my condolences to the family of Harold […]

by gunner· · Arizona

New administrator for insurance plans

Proudly representing workers in the State of Utah since 1931 2641 South 3270 West Salt Lake City, Utah 84119 Phone: 801-972-1898 Toll free: 800-824-4352 Fax: 801-972-8226 www.teamsterslocal222.org Business Agents Spencer Hogue – ext. 28 Cory Haslam – ext. 13 Jeff Kendall – ext. 14 Marty Cowin – ext. 15 Jim Jacketta – ext. 29 Executive Board Spencer Hogue, secretary-treasurer Cory Haslam, […]

by gunner· · Uncategorized

Hansen’s History: ‘Reactionaries’ block minimum wage

Reprinted from the January 1973 Rocky Mountain Teamster Labor leaders leveled bitter attacks at “reactionaries” in Congress and the Nixon Administration after the House of Representatives refused to send its minimum-wage bill to conference with the Senate. The House, through a team up of Republicans and Southern Democrats, voted 196-188 against the motion to let the House’s version of a […]

by gunner· · Hansen's History

Rail bill important to Coloradans

By Jim Wilmesher Chairman, Colorado State Legislative Board Brotherhood of Locomotive, Engineers & Trainmen International Brotherhood of Teamsters DENVER — The railroads don’t care anything about safety. Well, that may be a bit of an overstatement; however, it’s not far from true. In July of 2015, the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad offered a collective bargaining agreement to the conductors of […]

by gunner· · Uncategorized

Join us for food, fun and friends

SALT LAKE CITY — Recent retirees are: November 2015 — Aaron Densley, YRCW; Doug Hardman,Geneva Rock; Robert Kleinert and Jean Claude Mouille, UPS; Wayne Parry, construction; Lawrence Pavlowich, ABF. December 2015 — Richard Almeida, Amcor Precast; Robert Morgan, CF; Gregory Tripp, Safeway; Ted Cass, Praxair Inc.; Kim Morrison, CPC; Larry Franz, Commercial Carriers; Craig Nelson, ABF; Ronald Mondragon, UPS; Kevin […]

by gunner· · Utah

Hope everyone had happy holidays!

DENVER — This article is for November and December meetings. Meetings start with the Pledge of Allegiance to our flag and a moment of silence for all of our departed Teamster brothers and sisters and for all U.S. military personnel, past, present and future. The following Teamster deaths had been reported from both meetings. (Note that those that were members […]

by gunner· · Uncategorized

Meetings now at union hall

PHOENIX — Our retirees group moved from the Italian American Club in November and is meeting at the local 104 meeting hall. We are collaborating with the local on many community projects. We are excited for many new and exciting changes in our group. We are partnering with HELP, an organization that advocates for the homeless, as well as Valley […]

by gunner· · Arizona

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