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Protect Yourself from the Coronavirus

Most people who become infected with the Coronavirus experience mild illness and recover, but it can be more severe for others. Here’s what the World Health Organization says you can do to take care of your health and protect others:

POSTPONED: March 21 Retirement Seminar

The Teamster Retirement Seminar scheduled for this Saturday, March 21 is being postponed due to COVID-19.

The seminar scheduled for April 4 seminar is currently still on. We will monitor public health advisories and keep you informed. 

Celebrating Black History Month: How Black Activists Shaped the Labor Movement

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spent his final full day on earth advocating for the rights of workers in what’s now known as his “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech. 

New Year, New 9.5 List

The new 9.5 list goes into effect today.

Local 804 has given management the names of Package Car Drivers who want to be on the 9.5 list for the next five months. The new 9.5 list is in effect from now through June 15.

2019 Highlights

Happy New Year brothers and sisters! We accomplished a lot together in 2019. Click here to read our take on some of the year's highlights.  

One union, one goal in 2020!

 

Extended Retiree Coverage for Surviving Spouses and Dependents

The Local 804 Executive Board and the Health & Welfare Trust Fund are pleased to announce expanded retiree benefits.

National Dental Plan Coverage

Beginning on January 1, 2020, Local 804 members will be enrolled in a national dental network through Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dental benefits through this plan will be improved, as well as affording access to a massive network throughout the U.S. Check with your dentist to make sure they participate in the Dental Blue Complete, PPO.  

The Health & Welfare Trustees are working toward expanding this network access to retirees as well, and notices will be sent out as soon as this is confirmed.

Local 804 Legends Retire

Local 804 members celebrate three Horsehead Legends who retired in 2019 after years of service to our union. 

Santa Photos @ Local 804

Santa, the original Teamster, took time out during peak to take photos with Local 804's next generation down at the union hall. Thanks to everyone for coming out!

Shop the 804 Store

Show your Teamster pride with Local 804 gear, including hoodies, polos, jackets, license plate frames, insulated cups, bumper stickers, pens and more. All proceeds go to the Ed Dougherty Memorial Scholarship Fund which awards scholarships to high school seniors who are the children of Local 804 members. Click here to shop the Local 804 store.