Site Map Icon
RSS Feed icon
 
 
 
January 29, 2015
TEAMSTER SHOPS
TEAMSTER COSTCOS

TEAMSTER GOODS & SERVICES
LABOR 411

UNION PLUS-
Money Saving Benefits for Members

Important Links
Joint Council 42
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Voter Registration Information
Welcome
You are not currently logged in.
Paused
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


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


TO ALL MEMBERS AND RETIREES OF LOCAL 952
WHO LIVE IN THE ORANGE COUNTY
FIRST DISTRICT BOARDOF SUPERVISORS

SPECIAL ELECTION TUESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2015

VOTE LOU CORREA
FIRST DISTRICT BOARD OF SUPERVISORS




  

 

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
 


TEAMSTER HOCKEY NIGHT
SATURDAY, JANUARY 31, 2015

TICKET ORDER FORM


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**

Syriza Win in Greek Election Sets Up New Europe Clash
By: Charles Forelle, Nektaria Stamouli and Alkman Granitsas 
The Wall Street Journal - Updated January 26, 2015
 

Bigger cities' votes counted in Costa Mesa's loss of OCTA board seat 
By: Hannah Fry and Bradley Zint, The Daily Pilot
January 26, 2015

Ending Greece’s Nightmare
By: Paul Krugman, The New York Times
January 26, 2015


Koch-backed network aims to spend nearly $1 billion on 2016 elections    
By Matea Gold, The Washington Post
January 26, 2015 


Greek Election Reflects a Deep Divide in Europe
By Andrew Higgins and James Kanter, The New York Times
January 26, 2015

Traces of Montana Oil Spill Are Found in Drinking Water



Four Ways to Make Black, Brown and All Lives Matter
By Robert K. Ross, Los Angeles Times
January 15, 2015

Hoffa To Members: A New Day For Our Great Union
www.teamster.org
January 14, 2015

 

Al Bendich, Defender of ‘Howl’ and Lenny Bruce’s Comedy, Is Dead at 85
By Margalit Fox, The New York Times
January 13, 2015

Obama Facing Rising Pressure on Keystone Oil Pipeline
By Coral Davenport and Mitch Smith, The New York Times
January 9, 2015

POLB, POLA Truckers Agree to Neutral Unionization Process,
Employee-Based Business Model

By: Asia Morris, Long Beach Post
January 08, 2015
 

Federal Mediator to Help Resolve West Coast Port Contract Dispute
by Andrew Khouri, LA Times
January 6, 2015

MTA Chief Arthur T. Leahy to Step Down in April
by Laura J. Nelson, LA Times
January 6, 2015

Gov. Brown Lauds Bullet Train Project at Groundbreaking Ceremony
by Ralph Vartabedian, LA Times
January 6, 2015

Plan to End Overnight Path Service Irks Riders
By Matt A. V. Chaban, The New York Times
January 4, 2015


Easing Into Leisure, One Step at a Time
By Robert Strauss, The New York Times
January 2, 2015


European Central Bank Hints of Stimulus as Euro Falls Against Dollar
By Jack Ewing, The New York Times
January 2, 2015


States’ Minimum Wages Rise, Helping Millions of Workers
By Rachel Abrams, The New York Times
December 31, 2014

Success of Kentucky’s Health Plan Comes With New Obstacles
New York Times
December 29, 2014

Boehner Stands By Scalise in Furor Over Racist Group
New York Times
December 30, 2014

Poll: Support increases for lifting Cuba embargo, travel restrictions
By Scott Clement, The Washington Post
December 23, 2014

A Vermont Senator Asks, Why Not a Socialist President?
by Sheryl Gay Stolberg, The New York Times
December 19, 2014

Banks Win Fed Extension on Volker Rule Provision
by Dean Starkman, LA Times
December 19,2014

California Adds 90,000 Jobs in November
by Chris Kirkham and Tiffany Hsu, LA Times
December 19, 2014

Bellingham's Haggen to Acquire 146 Albertsons and Safeway Stores
by Dave Gallagher, Bellinghamherald.com
December 19, 2014

U.S.-Cuba Plan to Reestablish Ties Follows Spy Swap, Prisoner Release
by Paul Richter and Tracy Wilkinson, LA Times
December 17, 2014

Wealth Gap in America Widens to Record Level, report Says
by Don Lee, The LA Times
Decemer 17, 2014

The Vanishing Male Worker: How America Fell Behind
By: Binyamin Appelbaum, The New York Times
December 11, 2014

NLRB boosts unions' organizing leverage
By Brian Mahoney, Politico
December 12, 2014

Wall St. Wins a Round in a Dodd-Frank Fight
By Peter Eavis, The New York Times
December 12, 2014

At Big Banks, a Lesson Not Learned
By: Gretchen Morgenson
December 12, 2014


Revisiting Mortgages With Low Down Payments
By Ron Lieber, The New York Times
December 12, 2014

Phil Stern dies at 95; photographer captured wartime and Hollywood
By: Dennis McLellan, Los Angeles Times
December 14, 2014

Where campaign spending was highest, disdain for it is bipartisan
By Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times
December 14, 2014
 

2 P.I.s illegally tracked and reported on Costa Mesa councilmen, D.A. charges
by By Jeremiah Dobruck, The Daily Pilot
December 11, 2014

Congress Poised To Allow Cuts To Private Pension Payouts
by Evan Halper, The Los Angeles Times
December 11, 2014

H R 83 YEA-AND-NAY 11-Dec-2014 9:37 PM
QUESTION: On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment with an Amendment

BILL TITLE: An Act to require the Secretary of the Interior to assemble a team of experts to
address the energy needs of the insular areas of the United States and
Freely Associated States through the development of energy action plans
aimed at promoting access to energy

Furor Over Move to Aid Big Banks in Funding Bill
By Jonathan Weisman, the New York Times
December 11, 2014

Supreme Court Rules Against Worker Pay for Screenings in Amazon Warehouse Case
by Adam Liptak, The New York Times
December 9, 2014

Congressional Leaders Hammer Out Deal to Allow Pension Plans to Cut Retiree Benefits
by Michael A. Fletcher, The Washington Post
December 9, 2014

The Lame Duck Congress Plots to Undermine Retiree Pensions
by Michael Hiltzik, The Economy Hub
December 5, 2014

Congress Could Soon Allow Pension Plans to Cut Benefits for Current Retirees
by: Michael A. Fletcher, The Washington Post
December 3, 2014

Big Job Gains and Rising Pay in Labor Data
by Nelson D. Schwartz, The New York Times
December 5, 2014

A Strategy for Pensions at Risk of Extinction
By: Floyd Norris, The New York Times
December 4, 2014

Health Spending Rises Only Modestly
By Robert Pear, The New York Times
December 3, 2014
 

How Two Billionaires Are Destroying High Speed Rail In America
By Julie Doubleday, attn:
November 8th 2014

Bobby Keys, Hard-Living Saxophonist for Rolling Stones, Dies at 70
By Bruce Weber, The New York Times
December 2, 2014

Joe Mathews: Southwest's decline Boosts High-Speed Rail
by Joe Mathews - Zocalo Public Square
November 28, 2014

Southland would quickly feel economic effects of a port shutdown
By Andrew Khouri, Los Angeles Times
November 29, 2014

Port Congestion Is Bad for LA's Future
By: Kevin O'Marah, Forbes
November 26, 2014

No Change on the Waterfront as Cargo Slowly Clears the Ports
By: Deborah Belgum, California Apparel News
November 26, 2014

PORTS: Cargo backed up by two weeks, officials say
By: Fielding Buck, Press-Enterprise
November 25, 2014

Congestion and surcharges ‘worst ever seen’ at Los Angles ports,
delaying seafood holiday shipments

By: Michael Ramsingh, Undercurrent News
November 25, 2014

Editorial: As contract negotiations drag on, get ports back to full speed
Seattle Times Editorial
November 28, 2014

Port slowdowns hurt Washington apple exports
By: Dan Wheat, Seattle Times
November 26, 2014

Port slowdown leading to layoffs
By: Graham Johnson, KiroTV
November 26, 2014

Jacksonville Split Over Joining A Southern Port Dredging Frenzy
By: Peter Haden, NPR
November 26, 2014

New guidelines to free Manila ports of empty container vans
Philippine Daily Inquirer
November 30, 2014

New York Taxi’s Retirement: A Quiet Life on Country Roads in Vermont

On Black Friday, Walmart is Pressed for Wage Increases
by Steven Greenhouse, The New York Times

November 28, 2014

The Strand's Stand: How It Keeps Going in the Age of Amazon
by Christopher Bonanos, Vulture
November 23, 2014

Port Truck Drivers on Strike! A Dispatch from Two of the Nation's Largest Ports
by David Bensman, Dissent Magazine
November 22, 2014

The Fight for $15.37 an Hour
by Steven Greenhouse, The New York Times
November 22, 2014

 

 

 
 

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.

Member Login
Username:

Password:


Not registered yet?
Click Here to sign-up

Forgot Your Login?

NEXT GENERAL
MEMBERSHIP MEETING:

Wednesday, February 18, 2015
at 7:30 PM

 

<< January 2015 >>
S M T W T F S
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
Organize Today
Learn more about organizing your workplace!

Click Here



Contact Elected Officials!
 
 
Teamsters Local 952
Copyright © 2015, All Rights Reserved.
Powered By UnionActive™

208620 hits since Oct 23, 2009
Visit Unions-America.com!

Top of Page image