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    • In July 2011, the plan to restructure YRC Worldwide Inc. (YRCW) aimed at saving more than 25,000 Teamster freight jobs was successfully completed. The restructuring has saved good Teamster freight jobs. This page is dedicated to providing our YRCW members updates about developments that affect them.

    • We, the EMTs, paramedics and dispatchers at Abbott Ambulance, owned by American Medical Response, Inc. (AMR), are forming our union so that we can negotiate a legally binding contract that provides our rights and guarantees in writing. Firefighters have their union and their collective bargaining agreement, and we deserve this same security for ourselves and for our families.

      Once we form our union with Teamsters Local 610, we can negotiate a contract and fight for the issues that matter to us:

      • Fair pay;
      • Affordable and quality health insurance;
      • More paid vacation;
      • Set schedules, and
      • A strong voice at work.

      The only way to win a more secure future as Teamsters is to vote Teamsters YES! and negotiate a legally binding contract. In addition to the firefighters, the EMTs, paramedics and dispatchers at Medic One in St. Louis have a contract with their rights and protections spelled out. The Medic One workers are Teamsters!

      Let’s remain strong, united and focused!

      For more information contact: Sean O’Neill at (202) 437-5228.

    • This page provides the latest contract information to the 7,500 Teamsters—drivers, dockworkers and office staff—employed by ABF Freight System, Inc.

    • This Web page provides the latest updates for the national contract, riders and supplements that cover about 3,500 Teamsters at DHL Express.

    • We Are eXPOsing XPO’s Global Greed

      XPO Logistics is a top ten global logistics and transportation company with annual revenue of $15 billion and 89,000 employees, another 10,000 workers classified as independent contractors, and thousands more working for firms that subcontract with XPO. We are the REAL workers at XPO Logistics worldwide exposing the truth about the company’s global greed, illegal wage theft, unsafe conditions, and abhorrent and vicious anti-worker, anti-union tactics. 

      This greed includes mistreating former Con-way Freight workers in the United States who are being kept in the dark about terminal closures and layoffs, and the company’s illegal refusal to bargain contracts and denying their workers’ federally protected right to organize. It also includes port, rail and last-mile drivers around the country and in Southern California fighting wage theft in excess of $200 million because they are misclassified as independent contractors and denied the right to form their union. This greed has caused numerous lawsuits and strikes.  Greed also means an unsafe workplace and mistreating its warehouse employees.

      XPO’s greed extends to Europe beginning with breaking its promise to not layoff any workers for at least 18 months. French workers and the unions have been fighting back against XPO’s disrespect, lies and attempts to slash jobs. Similar struggles are taking place in Great Britain, Spain, Belgium, the Netherlands, and across Europe.

      Join the worldwide struggle now! Get involved with this campaign by joining the Facebook group “XPO Exposed.”

      Together, we can eXPOse the company’s global greed and win fairness, respect and dignity for tens of thousands of XPO employees around the world!

    • The Teamsters Military Assistance Program (TMAP) assists Active Duty Service members that are transitioning, Veterans and Military spouses with job opportunities with responsible employers.

    • Workers’ pensions are being endangered by both Congress and those charged with overseeing them. The Teamsters and our members are standing united to say “No!” to cuts and “Yes!” to greater retirement security!

    • The ‘Let’s Get America Working!’ campaign seeks to restore a dynamic and prosperous middle class to drive economic growth by helping to advance policy decisions that create and maintain good middle-income jobs, guarantee retirement security, expand access to the American Dream, and ensure that the benefits of the ongoing economic recovery are felt by the many, not just the few.

    • This webpage provides information on the Teamsters Union’s legislative advocacy at both the federal and state level as well as our field activity to support those policy positions and to get strong labor candidates elected to office.  Among other resources, you will find our federal legislative scorecard, formal statements of policy position and communications to Capitol Hill,  a weekly update on federal legislative happenings, an overview of bills we are tracking at the state level, and quick links to take action on priority issues.

    • This web page provides information on the ongoing effort to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Since 1994, NAFTA has devastated working families, putting corporate profits ahead of people.  What’s worse is that NAFTA has become the blueprint for all other trade agreements, from the way that it was negotiated in secret, to the bad provisions that have made their way into every agreement that has been signed since then.  Now, NAFTA is being renegotiated and we demand that it be reframed to work for workers instead of corporate interests.

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      2019 First Quarter Membership Meeting Saturday, February 16th!
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      HAVE YOU  RENEWED YOUR 2019 MEMBERSHIP?

      In an effort to streamline the membership renewal process, we are asking members to renew their membership at the beginning of each year.

      You have several options to renew.

      • Download a copy of the membership form off the website and mail to 4620 South Trip Ave, Chicago il, 60632
      • Click on the PayPal link located on the home page
      • Ask your Local represenative on the Executive Board for a renewal form.

      The yearly fee is only $10.

      *You must be a current member to be eligible for any prizes and raffles

      For more information or to pay by credit card you may contact;

      Secretary-Treasurer

      Tracy Reed

      773-220-9893


      What's New

      The Teamster Joint Council Women's Committee's Second Quarter General Membership Meeting will be held on Tuesday May 21, 2019, 6 pm, at Local 710, 9000 West 187th St., Mokena, Il 60448.

      The featured guest speaker will be Attorney Howard Ankin answering all of your questions about  Worker's Compensation. 

      This will be your last opportunity to enter into the raffle to win a trip to the 2019 Teamsters Women's Conference in Montreal Canada, September 15-17th.

      Refreshments will be served at 5 pm

      T-shirts will be available for purchase for $10 

      You must be a 2019  JC25WC member to be eligible for raffles. You may contact Sec- Treasurer Tracy Reed to verify your membership. 

       01reed01@gmail.com/773-220-9893

      **The winner and alternate will be drawn. **Winner need not be present.

      Do not let 2019 find you unprepared to walk in vision and purpose. Starting off the year with a vision and clear plan of action will help you stay on course to achieving your goals. Write your vision for your 2019 and beyond. Read More...

      Please be advised that the Saturday January 19, 2019 General Membership Meeting has been cancelled due to a strong winter storm which is predicted to impact the Chicagoland area on Friday evening through Saturday afternoon.

      The meeting will be rescheduled for a later date.  Details will be emailed and posted online. 

      Let's get in gear for the New Year with fresh and new ideas and welcoming new members! Bring a new member to the February 16, 2019 First Quarter General Membership Meeting and be entered into a special raffle!

      The First Quarter Meeting will be held from 10 am until 12 noon at Local 731, 1000 Burr Ridge Parkway, Burr Ridge Illinois.  Refreshments will be served.

      For more information please contact Diahann Goode 312-735-5738

      APPLY NOW for 2019 Women's Committee Scholarships!

      The Teamsters Joint Council 25 Women's Committee scholarship program is aimed at assisting Teamsters who are continuing their education. The Women's Committee will award one $2,500-dollar first place scholarship and four $1,000 runner-up scholarships to members who demonstrate a desire to excel and reach their education goals.

      All applicants must be current dues paying Women's Committee members and Teamster members in good standing and must be enrolled or enrolling in an undergraduate college, university or community college program, graduate school or trade, technical or vocational program. Women and men are eligible to apply. Additionally, applicants must submit an essay on the topic: “How are women the new face of labor unions?”

      Completed applications and essays must be forwarded to the applicant's local union for verification of Teamster membership, and the local union will submit the paperwork to the Women's Committee. The deadline for applications is Feb. 15, 2019.

      Additionally, scholarship winners will be the guests of honor at the Women’s Committee’s Seventh Annual Gala Dinner Dance on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Capri Banquets & Catering 6240 Joliet Rd, Countryside, IL 60525

      CLICK HERE to download a Teamsters Joint Council 25 Women's Committee 2019 Scholarship Application

      CLICK HERE to download a Teamsters Joint Council 25 Women's Committee scholarship requirements

      CLICK HERE to download a Teamsters Joint Council 25 Women's Committee membership form

      For more information, contact Lisa Beecher of the Teamsters Joint Council 25 Women's Committee at 219-670-4024 or email women@teamstersjc25.com.

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