Local and National Union News
Brother Jim Harvey, 1960-2020
Sept. 14, 2020 | Local 570 mourns the loss of Brother Jim Harvey, who passed away suddenly on Sept. 3, 2020 while on the job at Toyota. The Local 570 Executive Board extends its deepest condolences to Brother Harvey’s family and friends during this difficult time. Read his obituary here.
Listen to the latest Teamster podcast for the latest news
Sept. 3, 2020 | Listen here to the latest edition of the Teamsters Podcast and get the latest news about the union, including its endorsement of the Biden-Harris ticket, participation in 2020 March on Washington and health and safety concerns. Featuring audio from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa; Teamsters General Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall; Teamsters Canada President François Laporte; Human Rights and Diversity Commission Director Marcus King; Health and Safety Department Director Lamont Byrd; and Department of Political and Legislative Action Director Christy Bailey.
Update from Dairy and Food Processing Division
Sept. 2, 2020 | Director Rome Aloise writes: “It goes without saying that the pandemic has dragged on for longer than any of us could have hoped. In spite of that, your union has not and will not stop advocating on your behalf. Our union’s demand that essential service workers in the food supply chain be given the wages and working conditions that reflect their value has not let up since the national food supply day of action that took place in June. At Netroots Nation, a political convention for progressive activists that was held last month, The Teamsters participated in a panel that addressed the ways that workers in the food supply chain and the labor unions that represent them can institute plans that emphasizes protective measures…” Continue reading here.
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