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November 22, 2014
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  • This web page provides information on our fight against fast-track legislation. The measure requires Congress to take only a quick up-or-down vote on secret trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership and does not allow such agreements to be amended. It limits Congress’ constitutionally mandated oversight of such trade deals and lets others decide what’s best for America. The result is fewer good-paying U.S. jobs and unsafe food and products for Americans. Read more to find out why fast track is the wrong track for Teamsters and America.

  • Teamsters are standing together to protect good jobs as Sysco, the country’s largest foodservice provider, attempts to purchase its only national competitor, US Foods. Join our campaign to demand that Sysco and US Foods honor their agreements with 11,500 Teamsters and protect the livelihoods of the men and women who make these companies leaders in the industry. LIKE our Facebook page, here.

  • Taylor Farms workers in Tracy, California are standing up against poverty wages, disrespect and severe violations of their most basic rights. These 900 food processing workers in the Central Valley cut, wash and package salads and other products for the largest supplier of fresh-cut produce in the country. They feed the customers of major grocers, retailers and restaurant chains, including Walmart and McDonald’s.

    With a revenue of $1.8 billion in 2012, Taylor Farms can afford to treat its workers in Tracy with dignity and pay fair wages, just like their Teamster coworkers have at Taylor Farms’ facilities in Salinas, California. But when workers came together to organize with Teamsters Local 601, the company responded mercilessly. It fired, harassed, and punished workers for supporting the union. The company threatened immigrant workers with deportation, hiring an army of union-busters to run a non-stop fear campaign. During an NLRB election for union representation, Taylor Farms deployed a goon squad of supervisors to intimidate workers. The company’s violations were so egregious that the Labor Board impounded ballots while it investigates hundreds of Unfair Labor Practice charges.

    Workers in Tracy, following in the footsteps of labor leader and civil rights icon Cesar Chavez, are taking their fight to the public. The workers’ struggle for a better life for their families is supported by Teamsters in California and nationwide. We are building a movement for respect for the workers who feed America.

    ¡Si Se Puede!

  • Taxi drivers in Washington, D.C. are fed up!

    After years of unfair regulations and lack of respect, we are fighting back by forming the Washington, D.C. Taxi Operators Association. Our association will be backed by Teamsters Local 922 and the 1.4 million-member International Brotherhood of Teamsters.

  • The Teamsters have stood in solidarity with worker struggles in other countries since our founding. With economic globalization, our ability to organize increasingly depends on our ability to build alliances with workers on a global scale.
    More than ever, Teamsters are organizing and bargaining with multi-national companies. A key objective of our Global Strategies Campaign is to build strong alliances with unions around the globe who organize and bargain with common employers. Our focus is on workers in the emerging global supply chains – the infrastructure of globalization.
    Globalization creates new opportunities for international worker solidarity. We seek common cause with workers around the world to build social justice for all workers and the communities in which they live.

  • Teamsters at Republic Services/Allied Waste have stood together in recent years to fight for strong contracts, including going on strike and supporting their fellow striking workers. Workers continue to fight for strong contracts that include retirement security at the second largest solid waste company. This campaign page is dedicated to those ongoing efforts.

  • Welcome to Teamster Organizing!

    You've heard it said that the best defense is a good offense. In the war on workers, Teamster Organizing is on the offensive! We're winning power for workers across industries and across North America. Join us!

  • Join the movement to stop the war on workers. Corporate CEOs and billionaires are attacking you, your family and your job. The battlefield is in statehouses throughout the country.  Our jobs, our health, our kids, our retirement and our standard of living are all at risk. Check this page frequently for updates. 

  • This webpage provides updates to AWI/White Rose Teamsters about the company’s filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on September 9, 2014. The Warehouse Division of the Teamsters Union has been appointed to the Unsecured Creditors’ Committee in the bankruptcy filing and the union has assembled a team to monitor the bankruptcy. The Teamsters will play an active role in the bankruptcy process in an effort to best protect the jobs, wages and benefits of our members.

     
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FOOD / TOY DRIVE

NON-PERISHABLE FOOD

AND

TOY DRIVE

“Teamsters “General” Local Union No. 200 will be conducting a Food and Toy Drive throughout the months of November and December, the recipient of any non-perishable food items and toys will be Love Inc. of Burlington Wisconsin for their food pantry and toy drive.  Love Inc. assists disadvantaged individuals and families providing services and resources to help them build on their strengths and develop self-sufficiency.

Please drop off any non-perishable food item and or new toy to Teamsters “General” Local Union No. 200 located at 6200 W. Bluemound Road Milwaukee WI.”

Respectfully,

Tom Millonzi Secretary Treasurer

Tom Bennett President

Teamsters “General” Local Union No. 200


STAY CURRENT WITH YOUR LOCAL

MAKE SURE WE HAVE YOUR
CURRENT E-MAILL ADDRESS

Make sure that you do not get missed when the Local sends important information to it's members and retirees. 

Keep your information updated with the Local. If you have moved or changed addresses within the past 6 months, please contact the Local to request that your contact information be brought up-to-date.

You can  message the office staff through the Local 200 website (go to the "Contact Us" page listed above), Facebook or call at 414-771-6363.

This request is for all members active and retired.


LIFE AFTER MID-TERM ELECTIONS

With the Country’s Mid-Term elections behind us, we as an organization look to the future. The goals of the Local Union are to understand the needs of the working families within our own membership, our communities and within the State of Wisconsin. With that understanding, the determination to secure living wages, affordable healthcare and retirement security shall be on the forefront.  

Organizing the un-organized employees shall be an effort we collectively share. The work to be done can only be accomplished as whole, with each member participating. Workers have endured decades of advancement within the workplace. With that advancement, we shall promote continuation and strengthen our presence.

As we proceed with determination, we do so cautiously. Listening can be crucial. As we listen, we undertake the role of leadership. Then our actions will reflect sound decisions for generations to come.  

In Solidarity


What's New at Teamsters 200
LOCAL 200 WELCOMES A NEW READY MIX COMPANY

Teamsters Local 200 is proud to announce that we have signed a new ready mix company to a long term Union contract.  Ozinga Ready Mix Concrete, is a 4th generation family run ready mix business that has just  opened its first location in Kenosha with the intent of expanding to several other locations in southeastern Wisconsin.

Business Agent Tom Benvenuto with Local 200 member Gale Oldenburg
Ozinga Ready Mix temporary portable plant in Kenosha

L to R Business Agent Tom Benvenuto with Local 200 members Rick Smithkey, Andrew Brommer, Mike Butterworth

Ozinga sign outside their Kenosha Plant

JAMES R. HOFFA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARD WINNER FROM LOCAL 200

Local 200 member Dan Poenitsch, his wife, Julie and their daughter Rachel are pictured with Local 200 Secretary Treasurer Tom Millonzi and Local 200 President Tom Bennett.

Rachel was selected as a $1,000.00 James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship recipient in the 2014-2015 scholarship for high school seniors.

Rachel will be attending Carroll College where she will pursue a degree in Biology and Pre- Physician Assistant.

Congratulations to Rachel from all of L200 for receiving this award and good luck with your future studies!

LOCAL 43 MEMORIAL

Teamsters Local 43 Remembered Post Merger

Dedicated to these members formerly from Local 43 is a shrine memorializing their Local in their Union hall in the Milwaukee location.

“Where we came from and how we got here helps move us forward,” said Teamsters Local 200 Secretary Treasurer Tom Millonzi.

“We put together this shrine so when our new members from Racine and Kenosha come to their Union hall they will see and know that we remember. Remembering how we got here strengthens our solidarity,” added Millonzi.

TEAMSTER VETERANS, SEND US YOUR PHOTOS

DRIVER APPRECIATION WEEK

LOCAL 200 DRIVERS AT THE CONTROLS
Local 200 member Clyde Pipkorn
Local 200 member Mike Greenwood
Local 200 member Debbie Christensen
City Bus Driver and Local 200 member Jason Govednik
City Bus Driver and Local 200 member Tina Blackstone
Racine City Bus Driver and Local 200 member Brenda Harris
Racine City Transit Driver and Local 200 Member Jackie Salas


TEAMSTERS PRESIDENT HOFFA AT WOMEN'S CONFERENCE
L200 Secretary Treasurer Tom Millonzi pictured with
General President James Hoffa
and
General Secretary Treasurer Ken Hall
recently in Chicago at the
International Brotherhood of Teamsters Woman's Conference.

 
 
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