A labor contract defines the rights and the responsibilities of both labor and management, and the remedies provided to each in the event that one party fails to live up to the obligations stated within the contract.
"All the money in the world doesn't lay one foot of highway, without the worker."
All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter.
Since 1910, the Teamsters logo has consisted of two horses’ heads, representing the complimentary forces of strength that are inherent in the Teamsters organization. A well-known emblem, most people recognize it but are unsure of the story behind it. The horses’ names are Thunder and Lightning, Thunder is male, Lightning female. Together, they symbolically represent the pillars of the Teamsters organization: quality and power, dignity and justice, strength and morality. The Teamsters are built on pillars that allow us to ensure that our Members’ needs are taken care of, that workers have access to their rights, and that our organization has the staying power to persist through the years.
Wear red on Fridays to support our troops and until they're all
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1977 President Carter pardons draft dodgers. On this day in 1977, U.S. President Jimmy Carter grants an unconditional pardon to hundreds of thousands of men who evaded the draft during the Vietnam War.
In total, some 100,000 young Americans went abroad in the late 1960s and early 70s to avoid serving in the war. Ninety percent went to Canada, where after some initial controversy they were eventually welcomed as immigrants. Still others hid inside the United States. In addition to those who avoided the draft, a relatively small number–about 1,000–of deserters from the U.S. armed forces also headed to Canada.
I Pledge Allegiance I (me) Promise to be faithful and true (Promise my loyalty)
to the flag to the emblem that stands for and represents
of the United States all 50 states, each of them individual, and individually represented on the flag
of America yet formed into a UNION of one Nation.
and to the Republic And I also pledge my loyalty to the Government that is itself a Republic, a form of government where the PEOPLE are sovereign,
for which it stands, this government also being represented by the Flag to which I promise loyalty
one Nation under God, These 50 individual states are united as a single Republic under the Divine
providence of God, "our most powerful resource" (according to the words of President Eisenhower)
Indivisible, and can not be separated. (This part of the original version of the pledge was written just 30 years after the beginning of the Civil War and demonstrates the unity sought in the years after that divisive period in our history)
with Liberty The people of this Nation being afforded the freedom to pursue "life, liberty, and happiness",
and Justice And each person entitled to be treated justly, fairly, and according to proper law and principle,
for All. And these principles afforded to EVERY AMERICAN, regardless of race, religion, color, creed, or any other criteria. Just as the flag represents 50 individual states that can not be divided or separated, this Nation represents millions of people who can not be separated or divided.
In memory of Brother Vice President Norm Lewallen. Rest in Peace.
Rich Risner says good bye to his boss, Tim Sauer on his last day of work, January 11, 2018. Rich worked at City Beverage in Defiance for 21 years. Congrats Rich! Best wishes for a long and happy retirement!!
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Teamsters Applaud Rep. Pete King’s Co-Sponsorship of Butch Lewis Act
Butch Lewis Act of 2017
Senate, House Leadership Endorse Brown’s Bill to Ensure Retired Workers Keep Pensions They Earned
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NY News12: Schumer, King Support Bill to Restore Slashed Pensions