Shop Steward Seminar Fast Approaching

Steward2The Teamsters Local 848 Shop Steward Seminar on April 19 in Long Beach is right around the corner. If you are a steward or alternate steward and have not turned in your request to attend, please do so ASAP. We are looking forward to a very informative and enjoyable seminar. Please be aware that check-in starts at 8:15 and the seminar starts promptly at 9am.

Diverse Facility Solutions Ratifys First Contract

Diverse1Congratulations to the newly organized members at Diverse Facility Solutions on the ratification of their very first Bargaining Agreement. The new members are now enjoying a wage increase of up to $2 per hour, a great Union Health and Welfare plan, additional paid vacation time, paid sick days, incentive pay, seniority rights and a grievance procedure. Special thanks to the shop stewards for the great job they did at the bargaining table!

Port Drivers Working For Shippers Transport Express Ratify First Contract

Shippersratify020815_1251Local 848 would like to welcome our newest Teamsters…..”Shippers Transport Express”. Shippers ratified their first contract today, February 08, 2015 and are the 2nd Port Company in 36 years to have fought and won employee recognition and the right to become Union. Shippers Transport Express is comprised of 124 drivers and is still growing. Some of the highlights of this newly ratified contract are; 100% Medical, Paid Holidays and a Pension. Today truly marked another great historical moment for all port drivers but especially for the men and woman of Shippers Transport Express.

First Transit Cerritos Members Ratify Contract

FTLOGOOn January 18th, Members at First Transit Cerritos who operate the COW (Cerritos On Wheels) and Dial-A-Ride ratified their second ever contract which included improved language and improvements to Healthcare, Wages and Sick time. A special thanks to our committee person Rita for all her help throughout negotiations.


fordgt2015The James R. Hoffa Memorial scholarship fund

The JRHMSF is pleased to make this special offer to the first 3,500 participants. The vehicle will be awarded to an individual.

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