Ballots for the election of International Union Officers were mailed to members on October 4. Vote in the Teamster election. It's your right and your responsibility. If you have not received your ballot in the mail, call the Election Supervisor at 844-428-8683 to request a replacement ballot.
On September 11th, members and supporters from throughout the Local gathered to tee it up and rip it for a great cause. We started the day by honoring the legacy of the day and remembering all of the victims. We then proceeded to enjoy a picture perfect day on the course and to raise $18,765 for the Ed ‘doc” Dougherty memorial scholarship. The golf classic committee and all the volunteers did a fantastic job and we offer our sincere thanks to all who donated, especially our lead sponsors:
Stu Goldstein, Morici & Morici, Joe Dipersia-Labor Union Benefits Inc., Retire804.com (Halliday Financial), T.J’s Hero Shop, IBT Local 25, Joint Council 16, IBT Local 282, Buchbinder, Tunick, & co., IBT Local 802, IBT Local 295, Charny & Wheeler pc, Eisner Dictor & Lamadrid “Law in the service of working people”, IBT Local 210, IBT Local 202, Cinquemani & Liebowitz (Amazing Smiles), IBT Local 107, IBT Local 251, The Hlampeas family, and Splash Auto Spa.
Register to participate in the 21st Annual Local 804 Golf Outing on Saturday, September 11 at the Spring Lake Golf Club in Middle Island, Suffolk County. The outing will include a tournament in scramble format, longest drive contest, putting contest, raffles, BBQ lunch, open bar, and more.
Management has returned a fired alternate steward to work after a rally and grievance hearing today in front of the Laurelton building. The Working Families Party continues to show up for our local. Thanks city council candidate Alaida Gagarin and Brad Lander who is running for comptroller for your solidarity today and at multiple union actions at UPS.
Amazon workers and the labor movement suffered a high-profile setback when the majority of the workers in Bessemer, Alabama voted against joining the Retail Wholesale and Department Store Workers Union (RWDSU). The loss shows the need for both labor law reform and organizing at a mass scale at the company.