JC 42 Scholarship Program 2015

ScholarshipScholarships under Teamsters Joint Council 42’s 2015 scholarship program are now available

High school seniors graduating in spring/summer 2015 are eligible to apply. Applying students must be the son or daughter of an active Teamster member belonging to a Joint Council 42 Local Union. Deadline for complete application submission is Friday, May 8, 2015.Please

direct all questions to JC 42 Executive Secretary Patti Frothingham at (626) 974-4212 or email at patti@jc42.net.

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HOS Rules Changed

848TruckAnyone that is under the Federal Hours of Service is aware that in July 1, 2013, the restart provision for commercial drivers was changed. It included a requirement for use of the restart Read the rest of this entry »

The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund 2015-2016

Hoffa-Sr1-238x300Applications are now being accepted for scholarships through the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund Scholarship Program. For application, deadline and all other details please visit member resources in the menu bar or click this link (James R. Hoffa Scholarship Fund)

Burbank Bus Operators Join Teamsters Local 848

LogoOn January 10, 2015, the Operators that drive for Burbank Bus ratified their first ever contract with Teamsters Local 848. The agreement includes guarantees for working conditions, wages, hours, healthcare and more. A special thanks goes out to Tony and Sonya for all their hard work and dedication throughout the organizing and negotiation process. Read the rest of this entry »

Port Truck Drivers With Shippers Transport Express Join Teamsters Local 848

Shippers_01-09-15_1229Negotiations on First Contract Will Begin

Port of Los Angeles, CA – Port truck drivers from Shippers Transport Express, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SSA Marine, have designated Teamsters Local 848 as their exclusive bargaining representative and will now begin the process of negotiating a collective bargaining agreement with their employer. Prior to January 1, 2015, the drivers were classified as “independent contractors.” In November, all drivers were notified that the company was transitioning to an employee-based business model as of January 1, 2015, and were invited to apply for employee jobs. Read the rest of this entry »

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