It’s Time To VOTE !

VoteOn November 4th we all will have a chance to make our voices heard.  Don’t let this chance slip away!!!

As you are aware, the midterm elections are upon us!!  We need EVERYONE in labor to exercise their right to vote and inform our elected leaders that Labor is watching and we are NOT happy.  Stagnant wages, laws that take rights and benefits away from workers, and laws that make the rich richer while the employees of successful companies get nothing.
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School Is Back In Session

SchoolIt is time to review your rights under the Family-School Partnership Act

  • The Act provides for up to 40 hours each year, not exceeding 8 hours in any calendar month to participate in your children’s school or child care activities.
  • The Act is found under the California Labor Code section 230.8
  • To be eligible, your company must employ at least 25 employees in one location
  • Employees who are the parents, guardians, or grandparents having custody of one or more children enrolled in a California public or private school kindergarten, in grades one (1) through twelve (12) or in a licensed child day care facility, may take leave.
  • Employee must give reasonable notice to the Employer of planned leave.
  • Employer may require reasonable documentation from the school/day care facility of participation at the school function.

If you have any questions prior to attempting to use the Family-School Partnership Act, please contact your Business Representative for guidance.

LA County Fair Discount Tickets

FairLA County Fair discount tickets are now available. Contact Local 848 offices.

Buy Group Tickets & Save!
$11 for any-day adult admission $6 for any-day child admission (ages 6-12) Ages 5 and younger are free!

(Informational Flyer)

Teamster Night at Dodger Stadium Returns!

Dogers1Teamsters night at Dodger Stadium Returns. Infield Reserve tickets available at Teamsters Joint Council 42, get them while they last!

(Print Order Form)

Win Cash for Class

CashForClass2014The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund has announced this year’s Essay Contest topic:  “The vast majority of union members make more than the minimum wage.  Why should Teamsters care what the minimum wage is?”

For students attending a community college, 4-year institution, or a technical/vocational program, age 23 and younger who are the son, daughter or financial dependent of an eligible Teamster Member Relation (as defined in the application).

Deadline for submissions is September 30, 2014

(Print application for the 2014 Essay Contest)

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