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 »

Fred Jordan Mission, December 20, 2014

DSCN1130This years Fred Jordan Mission was a success for the Mission and proved once again what this Local is capable of. Local 848 has been an active participant since 1988, supplying food stuff to the residents living in the area. These families are some of the poorest and they were very appreciative of the packages of food items we were able to give them. Read the rest of this entry »

Fred Jordan Missions Christmas Celebration

FredJordan2014_0977Come Join us for the Fred Jordan Missions Christmas Celebration

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Port Drivers Return To Work

1972267_403909019778363_1324288538272611560_nPort drivers at LACA Express, QTS, and Win Win Logistics return to work after beginning productive conversations with their employers

Long Beach, CA – Late this afternoon, drivers at QTS Inc., LACA Express, and WinWin Logistics, ended their strike following productive confidential dialogue with the Teamsters and the three companies. The following statement was issued by Mayor Garcetti:

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