One of the most notable women in Teamster history is Viola Liuzzo. Liuzzo was the wife of a Teamster business agent and not afraid to stand up for what she believed in. This determination to fight injustice would ultimately cost Liuzzo her life but her sacrifice helped strengthen the civil rights movement during the 1960s... learn more about Liuzzo here.
The Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) and ABF Freight System reached a tentative contract agreement, Ernie Soehl, Co-Chairman of the TNFINC, announced today.
No further details will be released until leaders from Teamster local unions that represent ABF members meet in the next two weeks to review the tentative agreement and approve sending it out for a membership ratification vote.
The parties agreed to an extension of the current agreement to allow for the ratification process to take place.
For a PDF of this update, click here: http://ibt.io/ABF329-pdf
Included in this updated kit is an overview of the Butch Lewis Act legislation, answers to frequently asked questions, information about the members and
process of the Joint Select Committee On Solvency Of Multiemployer Pension Plans, sample letters from retirees and active members to Members of Congress
to encourage them to cosponsor the Butch Lewis Act and urge the Joint Select Committee to include the Butch Lewis Act in their final recommendation,
and a flier with a hotline number to connect rank-and-file Teamster members and retirees to targeted congressional offices.
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