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March 04, 2015
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Teamsters, Human Rights Groups Decry Inaction By Salvadoran Government On Gilberto Soto Murder
FedEx Freight Workers In New Jersey Vote To Join Teamsters Local 701
TEAMSTERS VICTORY AT FEDEX FREIGHT!!!
Con-Way Freight Workers in Texas Join Teamsters Local 657
Companies' Union Busting Caught on Tape

USF REDDAWAY UPDATE
A DECISION CAME DOWN FROM THE (NLRB) NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD REGARDING USF REDDAWAY (ACTIVE ORGANIZING CAMPAIGN) THAT EMPLOYEES HAVE THE RIGHT TO FORM, JOIN, OR ASSIST A UNION...
To view the NLRB posting click here

 



In mid-December the Multi-Employer Pension Reform Act was passed and signed. The new law is referred to as MEPRA. The Western Conference of Teamstesr Pension Fund (WCTPF) is in very strong shape. This law is going to allow some of the other funds avoid insolvency. READ the recent letter from Chairman Chuck Mack regarding the law.
January 2, 2015



FIRST DISTRICT BOARD OF SUPERVISORS SPECIAL ELECTION

Lou Correa asks for recount after losing by 43 votes
to Andrew Do in county Board of Supervisors election
By Norberto Santana Jr.  (Voice of OC)

for the Orange County Register
February 3, 2015



Andrew Do wins county Board of Supervisor
seat by 43 votes over Lou Correa, but is recount coming?

By MEGHANN M. CUNIFF / STAFF WRITER

Printable Cumulative Results

 




  

 

FTC Clears Albertson's purchase of Safeway
By: Associated Press, The New York Times 
December 19, 2014

 

Bellingham’s Haggen to acquire 146 Albertsons and Safeway stores
December 19, 2014
 

Letter from Albertsons', Inc. - FTC Divestiture Announcement
December 19, 2014

Brothers and Sisters,
Local 952 just learned of this news hours ago. We are looking further into it and will be scheduling informational meetings ASAP. Keep an eye on your Union bulletin boards, stay in contact with your Shop Stewards and if you have any questions please contact your Business Representative.

Update December 22, 2014
Letter from Secretary-Treasurer Patrick D. Kelly
Regarding: FTC Divestiture Announcement
Albertsons

CLICK HERE TO READ LETTER
 


 

PATRICK D. KELLY
SECRETARY-TREASURER

Radio Interview with Frank Mottek
KNX Business Hour
Regarding Pension Reform and its Effect
on Unions
December 12, 2014

Click her for audio


PATRICK D. KELLY
SECRETARY-TREASURER

Radio Interview with Frank Mottek
KNX Business Hour
Regarding Pension Reform Amendment
December 9, 2014

Click here for audio


 

CONGRESSTIONAL LEGISLATIVE ACTION

PENSION LEGISLATION

LETTER FROM
CHUCK MACK, CHAIRMAN
WCTPT


RE: WESTERN CONFERENCE OF TEAMSTERS PENSION TRUST FUND
AND POSSIBLE EFFECT OF LEGISLATION

CLICK HERE TO READ
December 11, 2014

 


NOTICE TO ALL MEMBERS EMPLOYED AT ALBERTSON'S, INC.
November 24, 2014

 



BARBARA LIDDY

Brothers and Sisters:
We regret to inform you that long time Teamster for UPS, Business Representative and Recording Secretary for Teamsters Local 396 Barbara Liddy passed away Thursday, November 20, 2014.


PATRICK D. KELLY
SECRETARY-TREASURER

Radio Interview with Frank Mottek
KNX Business Hour
Regarding LA and Long Beach
Port Strike
November 13, 2014

Click here for audio


ELECTION RESULTS

CYCLE 1 11/04/2014 VOTE BY MAIL

CYCLE 9 11/5/2014 ELECTION RESULTS



NLRB DECISION REGARDING FEDEX HOME DELIVERY
September 30, 2014

Click here to read


HISTORY OF THE WESTERN CONFERENCE OF TEAMSTERS - 1975

 



PATRICK D. KELLY
SECRETARY-TREASURER

Radio Interview with Frank Mottek
KNX Business Hour

Regarding LABOR DAY
March and Rally in Wilmington
Banning Park 2014

September 1, 2014

Click here for audio


 

TEAMSTERS LOCAL 952 CLASSIC CAR SHOW/ GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING


On behalf of our Executive Board and Staff we would like to thank everyone who participated in the Car, Truck and Bike Show. All of the entries looked great, but only two could be winners. Congratulations to Brother Guillermo Garibay from Durham on winning 1st Place in the Car/Truck category with his 1955 Chevy Bel Air. Congratulations to Brother Lencho Ambriz from CVS on winning 1st Place in the Motorcycle category with his 1999 Harley Davidson Road King Classic.
FOR MORE PICTURES CLICK HERE



PORT DRIVERS ON STRIKE!
4/29/2014
DAY 2


4/28/2014

Port drivers fighting back against unfair treatment and to demand the respect that all workers deserve. They are taking the fight to truck yards and to the port terminals they serve. All TEAMSTERS are invited to volunteer on the picket line. Monday, April 28th and Tuesday, April 29th @ 6AM. Green Fleet Systems, 20500 S. Alameda St., Carson, CA 90810.


U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

FTA Application OCTA Purchase 17 Paratransit Buses CA-04-0262 - October 28, 2013
FTA Application OCTA Construct Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center, Fullerton Bike Sharing System, Bus Stop Solar Lighting CA-04-0224 - October 28, 2013
FTA Application OCTA Paratransit Operating Assistance, Preventive Maintenance; Purchase 74 40ft Alt. Fuel Bases, Construct Bicycle Pedestrian Facilities, Power Crossovers at CP Stadium, Metrolink Capital Maintenance CA-90-Y942 - October 28, 2013

FTA Application OCTA Operating Assistance - Pilot Express Bus Service CA-95-X213 - October 29, 2013
FTA Application OCTA Operating Assistance Preliminary Engineering Anaheim Canyon Station, 3rd Party Cost of Contracting - Vanpool Capital Lease CA-95-X210 - October 29, 2013
FTA Application OCTA Operating Assistance for Rideshard Vanpools And on Behalf of: City of Irvine Operating Assistance - I-Shuttle CA-95-X254 - October 29, 2013
FTA Application OCTA Purchase (20) 60-ft Articulated Replacement Buses CA-95-X231 - October 29, 2013

 

**UPDATED EVERYDAY, EXCEPT WEEKENDS**

Targeting Inequality, This Time on Public Transit
By Kirk Johnson, The New York Times
February 28, 2015

What Greece Won
By Paul Krugman, The New York Times
February 27, 2015

Community Colleges That Work
By The Editorial Board, The New York Times
February 27, 2015

Wisconsin, Workers and the 2016 Election
By The Editorial Board, The New York Times
February 26, 2015

Cracks Starting to Appear in Public Pensions’ Armor
By Mary Williams Walsh, The New York Times
February 25, 2015



What Clever Robots Mean for Jobs
Experts rethink belief that tech always lifts employment as machines take on skills once thought uniquely human

WALL STREET JOURNAL
Feb 24, 2015

In Service Sector, No Rest for the Working 
By Steven Greenhouse, The New York Times
February 21, 2015 


In Whole Foods Backlash, a Chance to Air Out Stagnant Boardrooms
By Gretchen Morgenson, the New York Times
February 21, 2015 


As Walmart Gives Raises, Other Employers
May Have to Go Above Minimum Wage

By Neil Irwin, The New York Times
February 19, 2015 


Why We're All Becoming Independent Contractors 
By Robert Reich, Huffington Post
February 22, 2015 


PMA, ILWU Announce West Coast Waterfront Contract
Joint Press Release from PMA and ILWU
February 20, 2015 


Despite West Coast ports' labor deal, 
normality not yet on horizon 

By:  Los Angeles Times
February 21, 2015 


Work resumes at ports, but truckers say
labor strife just one aspect of congestion

By: Sharon McNary, KPCC
February 17, 2015
 

Truck drivers are big losers in port dispute
By: Chris Isidore, CNN Money
February 18, 2015
 

West Coast paralysis: Some winners...sort of 
By: Allan Wastler, CNBC
February 20, 2015 


How Obama is allowing a union to hold the economy hostage
By: Matt Patterson, FOX News (Opinion)
February 18, 2015 
 

2 sides in West Coast ports dispute reach tentative contract 
By: Justin Pritchard, Seattle Times
February 20, 2015 

Groups seek electronic collision alert devices on big trucks
By: Tom Krisher, Associated Press
February 19, 2015 

Port of Long Beach Reaffirms Commitment to Environment
By: AJOT.com
February 11, 2015

 

What People Power Can Achieve: Take the LA Port Drivers
by Rosemary Jenkins, CityWatch
february 13, 2015

Port Dispute: What you Need to Know
by Andrew Khouri, LA Times
February 13, 2015

Illinois Governor Acts to Curb Power
of Public Sector Unions

By Monica Davey and Mitch Smith
February 9, 2015, The New York Times


Don Covay, Performer and
Writer of R&B Hits, Dies at 78

By Bruce Weber, The New York Times
February 6, 2015

As Greece Rebels, the Notion of
Debt Forgiveness Returns

By Peter Eavis, The New York Times
February 4, 2015

E.C.B. Move Is Setback to Greece on Debt Relief
By Jack Ewing and James Kanter
The New York Times, February 4, 2015

Despite Recalls,
G.M. Pays Workers a Big Bonus

By Bill Vlasic, The New York Times
February 4, 2015

Ford Raises Pay for 500 Workers as
Demand Grows for F-150 Pickup

By Bill Vlasic, the New York Times
February 4, 2015


 

Governor of Illinois Takes Aim at Labor
Bruce Rauner Backs ‘Right to Work’ Laws in State Address

By Richard Pérez-Peña, the New York Times
February 4, 2015


 

White House Seeks to Limit Health Law’s Tax Troubles
By Robert Pear, The New York Times
January 31, 2015


Don't Trade Away Our Health
By Joseph E. Stiglitz, The New York Times
January 30, 2015


 

Eurozone Takes on Quantitative Easing, and Its Risks
By Jack Ewing, The New York Times
January 29, 2015


 

The Truth About Union Organizing: It's Much Better Than You Think
The labor movement has been growing while shrinking. Growing through organizing

By Paul Booth / The American Prospect
January 30, 2015

 

 

 
 

NEWSPAPER ARCHIVES 

MEDICAL INQUIRIES


LABOR ALLIANCE MANAGED TRUST FUND
Maria at 1-800-924-1226
Post Office Box 757
Pleasanton, CA 94566

 

BENESYS
1050 Lakes Drive, Suite 255
West Covina, CA 91790

TEAMSTERS FOOD TRUST
(626) 646-1077
Fax: (626) 931-1368
E-mail: staff@teamstersfood.org


TEAMSTERS SOFT DRINK TRUST
(626) 646-1076
Toll-free: (626) 931-1368
E-mail: staff@teamsterssoftdrink.org



SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DAIRY
Medical
(562) 463-5000
OR (626) 284-4792


NORTHWEST ADMINSTRATORS (NWA)
Dental
2323 Eastlake Avenue East
Seattle, WA 98102-3305
(877) 214-8928
8:30am - 5:00pm M-F


BENEFIT PROGRAMS ADMINISTRATION (BPA)
13191 Crossroads Parkway North, Suite 205
City of Industry, CA 91731

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE
RE: Participants currently enrolled in United Healthcare
January 8, 2013



PENSION INQUIRIES

Teamsters-National 401k

UPS ONLY - 401k—Pacific Coast Trust Fund
206-329-4900

The Western Conference of Teamsters Pension Trust Fund

Northwest Administrators

225 South Lake Ave., Ste. 1200
Pasadena, CA 91101
www.nwadmin.com


WTWT (Freight)
Toll-free: 1-800-572-5439

TEAMSTERS MISCELLANEOUS

(626) 463-6097
Toll-free: (877) 214-8928


SUPPLEMENTAL PENSION & SUPPLEMENTAL DEATH BENEFITS
Toll-free: (877) 214-8928

To schedule an appointment with the Pension (ONLY) field representative from the Western Conference of Teamsters Pension Trust please call Local 952 at (714) 740-6200. A pension representative comes to Local 952 every Thursday of the month from 9:00am to 4:00pm. If you wish to contact the pension department directly, please call one of the above numbers or visit www.nwadmin.com.

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