John Sherman

Business Agent

John ShermanBorn in Queens, New York, John grew up in a family of Teamsters. After completing high school, John himself joined the Teamsters Union and in the early 90’s moved to South Florida with his family. In 1995, he found employment with Rinker Materials in Pompano Beach Florida as a block truck driver. After working as a block truck driver John cross-trained on a mixer truck and later became a front-end loader operator.

John served as a shop steward for many years and volunteered to assist Teamsters Local Union 769 in organizing and political campaigns. In 2000, John was involved in the Presidential recount for Broward and Palm Beach County. In 2003, Local 769 sent John to Iowa to help assist the International Brotherhood of Teamsters with the Democratic Caucus.

In April 2004, President Mike Scott hired John as local769’s organizer. John later became a business agent and is currently representing the following companies: The City of Fort Lauderdale, Cemex Materials, Amerigas Propane, Miami Transfer, Continental Florida-Lehigh Cement, Marks Brothers, Monroe County Sheriffs Correction Officers and Florida City General
Employees. John also represents the Teamsters at Turkey Point and St. Lucie Nuke Plants as well as Pipeliners.

In July of 2012, John was appointed by General President James P. Hoffa as a trustee to the Teamsters National Pipeline Training Fund and Teamsters National Pipeline Labor-Management Cooperation Trust. John is currently a part of the Broward, Palm Beach, and Maritime Central Labor Council as well as the Miami and Palm Beach Building Trades.

John is a Teamster at heart and believes that being a Teamster makes a difference. He works hard at representing the members and knows that in unity, there is strength!

John works out of the Broward office located at:

1385 South Andrews Avenue
(S.W. 12th Avenue)

Pompano Beach, Florida 33069

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(954) 941-3343
Fax: 954-941-3886

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