Public Sector Archive

Notice for City of Coral Gables Members

Posted March 22, 2016 By Local 769

coralgableslogoThe following notice pertains to all members in the Coral Gables Retirement System regarding the COLA. If you are have been in the Coral Gables Retirement System for a period of at least 1 year prior to January 1st, 2013, please read the following document thoroughly.

St. Lucie County Contract Proposal Meeting

Posted February 6, 2015 By Local 769

stlucie_county_logoBlue Collar members at St. Lucie County will be holding a contract proposal meeting on Monday February 9th, 2015 at 4:30pm. The locatation of the meeting will be the International Longshoreman’s Union Hall in Fort Pierce, FL.

The contract with St. Lucie County is set to expire in the near future and an effort is being made to gather ideas and proposals from our members. This is one of the benefits of Union membership. Only members are allowed at this meeting and they play have the power to play a role in their future. We encourage all of out St. Lucie County members to attend and submit their proposals so negotiations with the County can proceed prior to the expiration of the current agreement. No date for negotiations has been set as of this time.

Teamsters Local 769 would like to thank brother Derek Moore, chief St. Lucie County Shop Steward, for his above and beyond representation of our brothers and sisters and for his tireless efforts assisting with this process.

Date: Monday February 9, 2015

Location: International Longshoreman’s Hall
                   503 N 7th St
                   Fort Pierce, Florida

Time: 4:30 p.m.

City of Fort Lauderdale Ratify New Contract

Posted December 4, 2014 By Local 769

IMG_31429205034836Teamsters Local 769 members at the City of Fort Lauderdale ratified their new contract by a margin of 402 yes to 22 no votes.

Teamsters Local 769 Business Agent John Sherman would like to Thank the following stewards for their time and effort with negotiations and the ratification vote. Pictured above are Sal Viscusi, Erica Chambers, and Richard Harding as well as Danny Ojito and Frank Garafalo who are not pictured.

“I would like to thank the Fort Lauderdale committee on such a great job.”, said John Sherman.

Teamsters Local 769 would like to congratulate all of the members at the City of Fort Lauderdale. Your participation and efforts demonstrate the power of collective bargaining. Great job!

 

City of Fort Pierce Settlement

Posted April 22, 2014 By Local 769

FortPierceTeamsters Local 769 reaches grievance settlement on behalf of the City of Fort Pierce bargaining unit employees after one full day of arbitration. The settlement will require the City of Fort Pierce to pay all Teamsters bargaining unit employees a 2.8% wage increase retroactive to January 1, 2013.

Teamster members in Fort Pierce have responsibilities which encompass a variety of infrastructure-related services including regularly scheduled maintenance and repair of all City owned facilities, vehicles, equipment, parks, rights-of-way, streets, drainage, and more.

Thanks to Business Agent Steve Myers for all his hard work and to the City of Fort Pierce Teamsters for their continued strength and solidarity.

Martin County Wage Agreement

Posted October 26, 2013 By Local 769

MartinCOUNTYlogoMartin County Blue Collar and Clerical employees ratified a wage agreement for October 1, 2013 which increased bargaining unit employees wages by 3%.

Steve Myers, business agent for Teamsters Local 769 in Vero Beach organized the Martin County workers in 2007 and negotiated this agreement.

3 Year Deal for IRC Blue Collar

Posted October 21, 2013 By Local 769

The Indian River County Blue Collar Unit, which encompasses parks department, utilities, life guards, building maintenance, road and bridge employees and more, ratified a new 3 year contract on October 1st, 2013. The new contract guarantees an 8% wage increase over 3 years with a reopen for cost of living increases for the 2nd and 3rd year of the agreement.

Business agent Steve Meyers says, “Congratulations to our Indian River County members, the pay increase is well deserved and overdue.”

The new contract was ratified by 95% of the bargaining unit and shows what can be accomplished when workers unite.

Great job IRC Teamsters!