Phone: 410-284-5081
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    What We Do
    Local 570 has been fighting for working men and women for 80 years. By joining together, members have strength in numbers so that they have a voice at work about the issues they care about. We support them in the workplace and on the legislative and political fronts to ensure their best interests are represented.
     
    Who We Are
    Local 570 is staffed by hard-working men and women experienced in labor relations and workers’ rights. Our Executive Board members come from the shops we represent, with the experience and knowledge needed to be strong, firm voices on behalf of union members.
     
    Who We Represent
    Local 570 represents workers employed in a variety of industries, including Warehouse, Dairy, Bakery, Laundry & Linen, Brewery & Soft Drink, Solid Waste & Recycling, Professional & Technical, Passenger Transportation, and General Sales.

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    Latest Labor News
    Nov. 28, 2022 | OPINION | U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh wrote, “We are witnessing more worker organizing than many of us have seen in our lifetimes. Workers at colleges and universities, retail stores, newsrooms, nonprofits, museums, and more are forming unions with their co-workers. It has been nearly a year since the first group of Starbucks workers voted to unionize, and since then, workers at more than 250 other Starbucks stores have joined them in unionizing. Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Staten Island have also voted to unionize, as have workers in diverse industries across the country. Petitions for union elections are up 58% at the National Labor Relations Board compared to last year. But how long will it take for these newly organized workplaces to get a first contract?” Continued at The Seattle Times
    Nov. 22, 2022 | ORGANIZING |The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA), the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters today announced a coordinated campaign to support the people of Delta Air Lines who are working to organize their unions. Delta is the only U.S.-based mainline carrier where flight attendants, fleet service, and mechanics are not represented by a union – only 20 percent of Delta workers are unionized... Learn why this matters at Teamsters  Related – Unions team up in attempt to organize thousands of Delta workers
    Nov. 21, 2022 | JUSTICE | A federal judge filed a cease-and-desist order against Amazon on Friday, demanding that the company stop firing its employees for participating in union organizing. The court order, filed in the Eastern District of New York by District Judge Diana Gujarati, demands that Amazon cease and desist from “discharging employees because they engaged in protected concerted activity” and “in any like or related manner interfering with, restraining, or coercing employees in the exercise of the rights guaranteed to them by Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act.” The order was a response to a petition filed by Gerald Bryson, a former Amazon employee who in 2020 was fired for protesting the company’s lack of safety protocols regarding COVID-19. Vice  Related: Cease and Desist order called a ‘massive victory’ for US Amazon workers

      • Academic workers striking: You can’t eat prestige
      • Freight railroads say strike can still be avoided
      • Piedmont offers $100k upfront bonus to pilots
      • Labor market remains tight despite tech sector layoffs
      • A path forward for Amazon workers: digital picketing
      • Teamsters call on Congress to enact antitrust legislation now

      • Labor Dept. finds 31 children cleaning meatpacking plants
      • Growing number of professional workers support unions
      • Unionizing now on track to be a constitutional right in Illinois
      • Elon Musk’s absolute version of free speech not extended to his own employees

    Nov. 18, 2022 | COLLECTIVE ACTION | The 250 workers at HarperCollins Publishers walked out on strike on Nov. 10 and formed a mass picket line outside the company’s Manhattan offices. The workers are represented by United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 2110. HarperCollins, one of the largest publishing houses in the U.S., is owned by News Corp., part of the Murdoch global publishing empire. Despite record profits reported last year, News Corp and HarperCollins have refused to increase workers’ wages. ...Newspaper typographers and mailers, Communications Workers Locals 14827 and 14842, walked out over unfair labor practices; they were joined by drivers from Teamsters Local 205/211 and Graphic Communications/IBT 24M/9N press operators. Newspaper Guild-CWA journalists joined the strike on Oct. 19. Workers World

     



        Members = Power

        Local 570 members and their representatives
        negotiate wages, benefits, and job security,
        resolve grievances and secure health and
        safety protections during a pandemic
        because, as a union, they have a seat at the
        table with their employers.


        Did You Know?

        Since 1910, the well-known Teamster logo
        has consisted of two horses' heads,
        representing the complementary forces of
        
    strength inherent in the Teamster organization.
        The horses' names are Thunder and Lightning; 
        Thunder is male and Lightning is female.






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