The International Brotherhood of Teamsters is closely monitoring the global health crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Working with other unions, public health officials and other experts in our Safety and Health Department, he Teamsters Union is focused on providing our affiliate locals, 1.4 million members, and staff with the most up-to-date information and resources to help everyone in this difficult time.
Teamster members at First Student will vote soon on their third National Master Agreement. Information about the tentative agreement and the voting process is posted below. Check this page regularly for updates.
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.
On May 22, Hertz declared bankruptcy. The Teamsters Industrial Trades Division will continue to update local unions, and the nearly 6,000 Teamsters at Hertz and its affiliates, on key developments in the bankruptcy. We will post relevant information in this …
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!
IT’S TIME TO DEMAND OUR WORTH! Years ago the entire ready-mix industry throughout the United States was dominated by organized labor. Working in this field was a strong pathway to middle-class prosperity.
Teamsters at Republic Services/Allied Waste have stood together in recent years to fight for strong contracts, including going on strike and supporting their fellow striking workers. Workers continue to fight for strong contracts that include retirement security at the second …
Teamsters are been standing together to protect good jobs at Sysco and US Foods. Our solidarity on many fronts helped to defeat the mega-merger of the two companies, which would have put thousands of jobs at risk. But challenges remain …
Early in-person voting for the November election starts today in Illinois, with the exception of Cook County and Chicago.
Polls opened at select locations in DuPage, Kankakee, Lake, McHenry and Will countiesstarting at 8 a.m.
In Chicago, early voting will start Oct. 1 at the city’s Loop supersite. Ward polling sites open on Oct. 14.If you live in the City of Chicago please visit chicagoelections.govfor their Early Voting locations.
Election authorities will also start sending out mail ballots to those who have requested one starting today.
Secured mail-in ballot drop boxes will be setup at multiple locations for those who want to drop them off, rather than use the postal service.
Mailed ballots must be postmarked by Election Day and received within 14 days after the election. In Chicago, voters can also hand deliver completed ballots into one of at least 50 drop boxes at early voting sites around the city. Several other election authorities across the Chicago area and the state have announced plans to place drop boxes in convenient areas for voters as well.
Anyone who is not registered to vote can do so online up to 16 days before the election, or in person at several locations like government offices and public libraries up to 27 days before the election. After that timeframe passes, voters will have to register in person using grace period registration and be prepared to cast their ballots at the same time.
TeamstersVote is a website for Teamsters , where you can register to vote, request an absentee ballot and check out how the Presidential candidates responded to the top Teamsters issues!
Whether Voting by mail, early voting or voting in person, – Please exercise your right to vote!