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Teamsters National Pipeline Training Course in Miami

Posted August 2, 2016 By Local 769

stringingtruckOn Saturday August 20th, 2016, Teamsters Local 769 will be hosting a Compliance, Safety and Accountability (CSA)/Defensive Driving Course for the Teamsters National Pipeline Training Fund at our Miami hall. The course is approximately four to six hours in length and if you are interested in attending, you must call to reserve your spot. Contact the Miami hall at (305) 642-6255

Date: August 20, 2016

Time: 8:00 am

Where: 12365 W. Dixie Hwy, North Miami, FL 33161

RSVP Required: (305) 642-6255

Cummins Teamsters Ratify NEW 3 Year Contract

Posted November 20, 2015 By Local 769

IMG_0680On Tuesday November 17, 2015 Teamsters Local 769 members at Cummins in Miami unanimously ratified a new 3 year agreement. The bargaining unit, which consists of diesel mechanics, the parts department and warehouse workers, have long been members of Teamsters Local 769. MiamiBranchThe diesel mechanics service engines for Miami-Dade Transit and public school buses and their marine division provides yacht service throughout the Caribbean.

Highlights of the new contract include a 9% wage increase over the 3 year term and improvements to both the pension and health and welfare.

Teamsters Local 769 business agent John Sherman would like to thank Pierre Lockwood for helping during the negotiations and for his long time commitment as a Shop Steward at Cummins.

Congratulations to all of our Cummins brothers and sisters.

Miami Transfer Ratifies NEW 3 Year Contract

Posted November 17, 2015 By Local 769

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On Monday November 16, 2015, Teamsters Local 769 members from Miami Transfer ratified a new 3 year contract. Miami Transfer has been in business since 1896 and along with Florida Rigging they do a lot of work for Florida Power and Light. They also do a lot of rigging work for Pike and other utility pole companies throughout the Miami, Broward, and Palm Beach county areas.

Among other contract improvements in the new 3 year agreement, members will receive pay increases of three (3) dollars over the 3 years and also an increase of ten (10) dollars into their pension fund.

“Congratulations to all of our union brothers at Miami Transfer.”, said Teamsters Local 769 business agent John Sherman. “…and special thanks to my shop steward Gary Adams for doing a great job, not only in assisting with negotiations but also as a shop steward for many years.” Gary has been with Miami Transfer and a Teamster for over 18 years.




2-day OSHA 10 Construction Course

Posted February 26, 2014 By Local 769

20140220_165140Teamsters Local 769 will be offering a 2-day Construction OSHA 10 Course for members only. The course will be held on a Saturday April 5th and Sunday April 6th, 2014 and will run from 8-4:30 on Saturday and 9 to noon on Sunday. Interested members need to contact DeShaun Humes at the Miami office to reserve their spot. Call (305) 642-6255 to be notified of location of class.

Pipeline Website Launch!

Posted October 23, 2013 By Local 769


John Sherman, Business Agent at Local 769, was appointed as a trustee of the Teamsters National Pipeline Trust and Training Fund by International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa.

A website has been established for Teamster Union members to obtain more information about pipeline projects, where to receive training, to post your resume, and to find work listed by state.

For more information you can also contact John Sherman at the Broward office at (954)941-3343 or submit a message using the contact form on his webpage.