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Air Canada

Air Canada Teamsters...

Air Canada A319 C-GITP Air Canada today announced it has received confirmation from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters representing the airline's U.S.-based workforce that a new collective agreement reached February 4, 2015 has been ratified. The new agreement is in effect until June 30, 2019. “We are pleased that our members at Air Canada have approved a strong contract that keeps their jobs secure and raises workplace standards at the airline,” said Capt. David Bourne, Director of the Teamsters Airline Division. “Our focus was to negotiate a contract worthy of our members’ hard work and dedication. That’s why we went back to the table after Read more

Details Released on ...

Air Canada2The following letter includes highlights of the Air Canada Tentative Agreement. Look for additional information in the coming weeks as it becomes available including ratification packages. Click here if you are unable to view the following document. As always, for the latest information related to brothers and sisters of Teamsters Local 769, subscribe to our website on the top left side of our homepage for updates.   Read more

Teamsters Reach Tent...

Air Canada A319 C-GITP The following press release from the IBT is the latest news for our members at Air Canada. Click here if you are unable to view the following document. As always, subscribe to our website on the top left side of our homepage for the latest updates to this and all stories that relate to members of Teamsters Local 769.   Read more

Airline

Teamsters Walk Acros...

Last years walk across Scotland was just the beginning of David Bournes adventures for IPods for Wounded Veterans. This year along with Jim Kimball by his side he will venture across England, gaining support and donations to help our wounded servicemen and women and the efforts of iPods for Wounded Veterans. Please donate and share the adventure at www.ipodsforwoundedveterans.org PLEASE SHARE THIS POST WITH YOUR FRIENDS & FAMILY. Read more

UAL Lump Sum Explana...

This memo is being provided with a link to the explanation, procedure and process any UAL Technicians will need to follow if they feel the signing bonus/retro amount they have received is not accurate and does not reflect the hours you worked in the period which "Considered Earnings" was measured, (July 1, 2013 and August 31, 2016). https://teamster.org/ual-2016/pay-and-benefits   Thank You,  Have a Great Christmas!!!! Read more

Teamster Pilots, Fli...

amerijet1Wages Increases Highlight Four-Year Contract By an overwhelming margin, Teamster pilots and professional flight engineers at Amerijet ratified a new contract with the airline. There are 85 members in the bargaining unit represented by Local 769 in North Miami, Fla. The four-year agreement includes an initial increase in base wages for Captains and First Officers of more than 55 to 75 percent, with additional yearly wage increases. Seniority and sick leave improvements will take effect with the contract. “This is a proud moment for these pilots,” said Capt. David Bourne, Director of the Teamsters Airline Division. “They’ve fought through lots of obstacles to Read more

Teamster Mechanics a...

unitedSix-Year Contract Puts Teamsters at the Top of the Industry Mechanics at United Airlines stations across the nation ratified a six-year National Joint Collective Bargaining Agreement with the company today after more than three years of negotiations. More than 9,000 mechanics in the bargaining unit will see their compensation move to the top of the industry, marked improvements in leave and a unique industry reset, which will put the mechanics’ package 2 percent above the highest compensation in the industry every two years. Teamster members will also receive a signing bonus worth tens of thousands of dollars. “This is a landmark day for Read more

UAL Tentative Agreem...

unnamed The following information applies to All UAL Technicians Everyone should be aware the voting information for the TA has been mailed, by "BallotPoint", Monday, November 14, 2016. The following memos will help explain the general voting information, when and how to request a "Duplicate Package", when the voting will end, etc.  We encourage all s-CAL, s-UAL & s-MIC members affected by this contract vote, take the time to make themselves familiar with the TA details and the voting process so you get to exercise your right to vote!!    You must have all the correct facts in order to make an informed decision, do not hesitate Read more

Amerijet Pilots Reac...

AmerijetInto the early hours of Friday morning, after nearly four years of bargaining and arbitration, the Airline Division of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Teamsters Local 769 and the AmeriJet negotiating committee announced that an Agreement in Principle had been reached by all parties for a new collective bargaining agreement. According to David Renshaw, Local 769 Business Agent for the Miami based carrier; significant gains over the previous collective bargaining agreement have been achieved. “We anticipate having the final language and agreement ready in the near future for the membership to review and vote upon,” said Renshaw. “After years of arbitrations, lawsuits Read more

UAL Tentative Agreem...

ualoverview The following videos have been put together by the Teamsters Airline Division to help with getting the proper information to all the members. The video's are overviews of the TA in the areas of Health Benefits, Economic Items & Scope explained by the Professionals that help the negotiating committee throughout the four years of this negotiations process. An additional video on Pension is now in the format process and will be released and posted on this web site soon. Note: All videos are also available for review on "YouTube" if you are unable to view or play them here. Read more

Teamsters Win Court ...

amerijetUPDATE11th Circuit Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of Union (WASHINGTON) – A three-judge panel for the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that Amerijet must follow a district court order to arbitrate labor disputes with Teamsters who are temporarily based in the Caribbean. This decision is the latest in a series of legal wins for the Teamsters against Amerijet. The union originally sued Amerijet in April 2012 after the company began illegally terminating workers who were stationed overseas under false legal premises. “This case was decided in less than a week and the court’s ruling was less than 50 words,” said Read more

Teamsters and UAL Re...

The following document is the latest press release regarding the agreement in principle between the Teamsters and United Airlines for a joint contract covering the company's approximately 9,000 technicians and other related employees. Click here if you are unable to view the copy below. As always, for the latest information as it relates to members of Teamsters Local 769, check back here or subscribe to this website or any of our social media pages for updates. See more here - Read more

Amerijet

Teamster Pilots, Fli...

amerijet1Wages Increases Highlight Four-Year Contract By an overwhelming margin, Teamster pilots and professional flight engineers at Amerijet ratified a new contract with the airline. There are 85 members in the bargaining unit represented by Local 769 in North Miami, Fla. The four-year agreement includes an initial increase in base wages for Captains and First Officers of more than 55 to 75 percent, with additional yearly wage increases. Seniority and sick leave improvements will take effect with the contract. “This is a proud moment for these pilots,” said Capt. David Bourne, Director of the Teamsters Airline Division. “They’ve fought through lots of obstacles to Read more

Amerijet Pilots Reac...

AmerijetInto the early hours of Friday morning, after nearly four years of bargaining and arbitration, the Airline Division of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Teamsters Local 769 and the AmeriJet negotiating committee announced that an Agreement in Principle had been reached by all parties for a new collective bargaining agreement. According to David Renshaw, Local 769 Business Agent for the Miami based carrier; significant gains over the previous collective bargaining agreement have been achieved. “We anticipate having the final language and agreement ready in the near future for the membership to review and vote upon,” said Renshaw. “After years of arbitrations, lawsuits Read more

Teamsters Win Court ...

amerijetUPDATE11th Circuit Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of Union (WASHINGTON) – A three-judge panel for the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that Amerijet must follow a district court order to arbitrate labor disputes with Teamsters who are temporarily based in the Caribbean. This decision is the latest in a series of legal wins for the Teamsters against Amerijet. The union originally sued Amerijet in April 2012 after the company began illegally terminating workers who were stationed overseas under false legal premises. “This case was decided in less than a week and the court’s ruling was less than 50 words,” said Read more

Amerijet Pilots Reje...

unnamedas published in the Teamsters Airline Division week in review After the management of Amerijet circumvented Federal law and attempted to negotiate directly with certain members of the pilot group instead of the union, the company and a handful of pilots pushed to have the Union put the Company’s proposal out for a vote. While the union believed it was under no legal obligation to do so, the Teamsters opted to do so to show the pilots’ resolve and lay that distraction to rest. The result, announced on Friday, was another major defeat for the company and their union busting tactics. Almost Read more

AmeriJet Crew Update

amerijetUPDATE On Tuesday, November 3, 2015 the National Mediation process was scheduled to begin in Fort Lauderdale, FL at AmeriJet headquarters. The following participants attended: Eva J. Durham-Mediator-National Mediation Board Anthony Tosi-Mediator-National Mediation Board David Bourne-Director of Airline Division at the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Steve Nagrotsky-Deputy Director of Airline Division at the International Brotherhood of Teamsters David Renshaw- Business Agent, Teamsters Local No. 769 Pilot and P.F.E. Bargaining Committee Derry Huff-Amerijet Isis Suria-Amerijet Today, to our surprise, Amerijet filed a lawsuit with United States District Court-Southern District of Florida.  The lawsuit was filed against the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.  The lawsuit, in our opinion, is a frivolous lawsuit and we are currently reviewing it with the Read more

AmeriJet Crew Update

AmerijetTeamsters Local 769-Supreme Court Update (9.1.15) As many of you are aware, we have had multiple grievances tied into our ongoing matters in the Federal Court of the United States, including but not limited to Port of Spain.  The position of the Union has been the same since day one and that is the following - “open grievance(s) should be heard in front of an arbitrator."  We are proud to announce that Teamsters Local 769 has prevailed and we have recently received notice of said decision. “While there may be merit in AmeriJet’s argument", the Court of Appeals decided that AmeriJet is making Read more

AmeriJet Negotiation...

AmerijetNegotiations: On Tuesday, July 21, 2015 your negotiating committee, along with Steve Nagrotsky, the I.B.T. Airline Division Deputy Director, met today with Amerijet at Amerijet headquarters in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.  Please read below for an update in regards to or current status: Amerijet has provided Teamsters Local 769 with a counter proposal, in which Amerijet labeled their counter as a “Last and Best Final”.  Based off of their counter labeled as a “Last and Best Final” that has forced Teamsters Local 769, under the direction of International Brotherhood of Teamster Airline division to proceed to the next step and that is Read more

Victory for Teamster...

Amerijet We are pleased to report that the federal 11th Circuit court of appeals issued a decision on our appeal yesterday and across the board ruled in our favor. The victory affects our Teamster brothers and sisters at Amerijet whose contractual rights are all the more secure now. The appellate court found that we have the right to grieve and arbitrate events that occur outside of the US and American airspace.  The court also ruled that we have the right to advance grievances to arbitration even if Amerijet complains about whether the grievances were timely filed or advanced through the steps Read more

Bakery & Laundry

2014 Bakery & Laundr...

tp_bakery The 2014 I.B.T Bakery & Laundry conference was held in Lake Tahoe from August 25 -27 2014. On Tuesday, August 26, 2014 David Renshaw a Business Agent from Teamsters Local 769 who serves on the Human Rights Commission and is the South East rep. for iPods for wounded veterans, spoke with all of the business agents, delegates and the executive board of I.B.T Bakery & Laundry division. During that time David spoke about the events that have taken place since we had the pleasure of having ipods for Wounded Veterans speak at our Bakery & Laundry conference in 2013. One Read more

car rental

Teamsters Local 769 ...

Enterprise    A rental car company waited too long to challenge an order that it reimburse a labor organization out of its own funds for union dues that should have been deducted from employee paychecks, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held ( Enterprise Leasing Co. of Fla., LLC v. NLRB, 2016 BL 153618, D.C. Cir., No. 15-1200, 8/5/16 ). The court closed the case without reaching the merits of an unusual order that precludes the employer from recouping dues payments from the employees who would have made them but for the employer's labor law violations. Enterprise Leasing Co. of Read more

Avis/Budget Employee...

AvisBudget1Teamsters Local 769 would like to welcome our newest members from the Avis / Budget groups at the Miami and Fort Lauderdale Airport Locations. This encompasses both the Rental Representatives and the Customer Service Representatives at both locations.  The employees at these locations voted unanimously to ratify their first contract which officially makes them new Teamsters. It is a long-standing policy of Teamsters Local 769 to not collect dues from any group that has voted for Teamster representation until they ratify their first contract. This journey for these brave employees began almost one year ago (see story) and their strength and solidarity Read more

Big Victory at Avis/...

5-17-2013AVIS-BUDGETvictory Teamsters Local 769 is proud to announce another organizing victory. Yesterday an election was held for the Avis Budget Group at the Ft. Lauderdale and Miami Airports. Of the 132 total employees Teamsters received 82 votes. The IAM (Machinist) got 2 and the company got 2. This election was not even close. We are proud to welcome these new members to Local 769. Local 769 has organized over 300 new members in the past 30 days. Now it is off to get strong agreements for all of these new members. Strong election results such as this make that job easier. Once Read more

Centurion Cargo

Attention Centurion ...

Centurion_Cargo The following is a letter from Captain David P. Bourne, Director of the Airline Division from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, addressing the ongoing situation with Centurion and some of the rumors being put out about the impact and pace of the mediation over your contract as well as the issues related to SkyLease and how that relates to mediation. Click HERE if you are unable to view the letter below this article. As always, keep checking back here for the latest news as it relates to members of Teamsters Local 769 or subscribe to our website for updates by entering Read more

Construction

Teamsters National P...

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 Read more

Cummins Teamsters Ra...

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. The 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 Read more

Miami Transfer Ratif...

12241476_667070930096383_7276246850030174979_n (2) 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 Read more

2-day OSHA 10 Constr...

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. Read more

Pipeline Website Lau...

pipeline 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. www.TeamstersPipeline.com 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. Read more

Freight

NLRB Certifies Con-W...

Con-wayFreight_fullTeamsters Local 769 has been certified by the National Labor Relations Board as the exclusive collective bargaining representatives for Con-Way Freight, Inc. employees in Hialeah Florida. " We're glad the company did not pursue frivolous objections to the election and we look forward to collecting contract proposals and beginning collective bargaining.", said Teamsters Local 769 President and Principal Officer Mike Scott. Congratulations to our Con-Way brothers and sisters and we welcome you as our newest members of  Teamsters Local 769. We look forward to negotiating a strong contract for the future of you and your families. Read more

Victory at Con-Way F...

IMG_1929 (1) Employees at Con-Way Freight in Miami voted to join the Teamsters yesterday and Teamsters Local 769 would like to congratulate our newest members. Local 769 President and Principal Officer Mike Scott said of the victory, "I am so proud of our newest members. These men and women took on their employer for a better life for their families. Welcome to the Teamsters." This was a hard fought battle for a brighter future and has been another in a wave of victories at Fed-Ex Freight and other Con-Way locations. Employees were fighting for dignity and respect in the workplace and after years of Read more

Notice of Election f...

The following is the Notice of Election for the Miami Conway location for Thursday December 11th, 2014. The location of the election is in the 2nd Floor Conference Room at 16001 NW 48th Avenue in Miami Lakes, FL from the hours of 5am to 10am and again from 6pm to 8pm.   Read more

Petition Filed for C...

IMG_1929 (1)Today Teamsters Local 769 has filed a petition to organize the Conway Freight employees at the Miami location. "Following the successful organizing of the Conway Freight in Laredo Texas and the three elections slated for later this week in California. we see a wave of organizing activity within this company.", said Teamsters Local 769 President and Principal Officer Mike Scott. The employees recognize the strength of Teamsters bargaining power and want to be part of our team. Continue checking back here for updates or subscribe to our website or other social media outlets for continuous updates on all issues that affect members of Read more

UPS Freight Update J...

ups-freightThe following press release is from the Teamsters UPS Freight National Negotiating Committee and is the latest information as of January 15, 2014. Subscribe for updates on the left side of our home page and we will keep you informed on all news as it related to UPS Freight members of Teamsters Local 769. If you are unable to view the image below, click here. Read more

UPS Freight Contract...

UPSfreightTRUCKThe following press release is the latest news from the IBT on the overwhelming approval of the UPS Freight National Contract. The new 5 year contract, which covers 13,o00 UPS Freight workers, improves and protects wages, benefits and working conditions at a time when most freight companies are making cuts. Read the full press release below or click here is you are unable to view it in your browser. As always, keep checking back here for more news as it relates to members of Teamsters Local 769 and we encourage you to subscribe for updates on the left side of Read more

UPS Freight Update

UPSfreightTRUCKThe following press release is from the Teamsters UPS Freight National Negotiating Committee and is the latest information as of January 7, 2014. Subscribe for updates on the left side of our home page and we will keep you informed on all news as it related to UPS Freight members of Teamsters Local 769. If you are unable to view the image below, click here.   Read more

YRC Proposal to be V...

YRCtruckCompany Proposal Extends and Modifies Existing MOU (Washington, D.C.) –The IBT reports that leaders today from Teamster local unions representing members at YRC Worldwide, Inc. (YRCW) approved providing their members the ability to vote on the company’s proposed changes to the current Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The company is proposing to extend and modify the current restructuring agreement from March 31, 2015, when it is scheduled to expire, until March 31, 2019. YRCW has requested the extension and certain contract modifications to facilitate a refinancing of $1.4 billion of debt that comes due beginning in early 2014 as well as the conversion Read more

UPS Freight Update

UPSfreightTRUCK The following press release from the IBT announces that the UPS Freight National Negotiating Committee has begun meeting as of July 31, 2013. Subscribe for updates on the left side of our home page and we will keep you informed on all news as it related to UPS Freight members of Teamsters Local 769. Read more

TEAMSTERS APPROVE NA...

smallPackageDivisionLOGOUPS Freight Contract Rejected In Separate Referendum June 26, 2013 The Teamsters Union announced today that a majority of UPS Teamsters have voted to approve a new five-year national contract that contains significant wage increases and other improvements. The vote on the contract, the largest collective bargaining agreement in North America, was 34,307 to 30,202The union also announced that UPS Freight Teamsters have rejected a proposed five-year national agreement with UPS Freight by a vote of 1,897 to 4,244. Highlights of the new UPS contract, which covers about 240,000 union-represented employees, include wage increases totaling $3.90 per hour over the five-year term of the Read more

General Membership

Highlights from our ...

Here are some highlights from our Annual South Picnic which was held on November 4, 2017 at Markham Park in Sunrise Florida. Look for you or your family in the photos and share the video with your friends and coworkers. If you weren't able to join us, see what you missed? Be sure to join us next time for a fun day of Union family fun. Thanks to everyone who contributed to our Feeding South Florida food drive. Remember, our North Holiday Picnic is on Saturday December 2, 2017 and it's FREE to members of Teamsters Local 769 and their immediate families. Read more

Relief for Puerto Ri...

Teamsters Local 769 has again partnered with the Teamsters Hispanic Caucus and the residents of Pembroke Pines to provide aid and support to those affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. This is the second such event we have helped to put together after a successful first effort. See the information sheet below for details on the items being requested and how you can help or click here to download or print the flyer. Read more

UPS Contract Negotia...

Below you will find an update of recent meetings of various IBT Supplemental Negotiating Committees from Brother Denis Taylor, Parcel Division Director for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. Additionally, an official website, Facebook page and an App have been created specifically to better communicate with Teamsters UPS Members throughout the negotiations. It's called UPS Rising and it can easily be found on Facebook or in the App store on your phone or by using the following links. Website: https://upsrising.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeamUPSrising/ We ask that you stay informed, engaged and committed to your Union through the negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement. Please do not hesitate Read more

70,000 Pounds More R...

Over the weekend, Teamsters Local 769 and Teamsters Hispanic Caucus Florida Chapter, along with local Union members and residents of Pembroke Pines, worked together to collect hurricane relief supplies for Teamsters Local Union No. 901 and the community in Puerto Rico. A "Great Big Thank You" to all who donated, helped to sort items, labeled items and helped to load the donated items into the shipping container.    This event in Pembroke Pines was held on Saturday, October 14th and Sunday, October 15th at Flamingo Park on the corner of Sheridan and Flamingo.  During this two day event, a multitude of folks Read more

A Day of Golf for Te...

After all of the storms of late and a number of recent rainy days, the weather held for our Annual 2017 Teamsters Local 769 Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament. On Saturday October 7, 2017, friends of Teamsters Local 769 came from all over South Florida to the Palm Aire Country Club in Pompano Beach Florida. Each year Local 769 organizes the event to raise money for our scholarship fund which benefits the children of our members who are high school seniors entering college. Teamsters work hard to provide for their children and helping them in some way to provide a good education Read more

Hurricane Relief for...

Teamsters Local 769 has partnered with the Teamsters Hispanic Caucus and the residents of Pembroke Pines to provide aid and support to those affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. See the information sheet below for details on the items being requested and how you can help or click here to download or print the flyer. Read more

Join the Teamster Vo...

Teamsters are mobilizing to help those in need in Puerto Rico. If you would like to travel to Puerto Rico with the Teamsters to volunteer, please fill out the form below. There is not space on the plane for everyone who applies, so please provide as much information as you can so we can determine if you are right for this effort. Read more

2017 UPS Peak Season...

The Following document is a copy of the agreement between Teamsters Local 769 and the UPS Florida District detailing peak season operations for 2017. This agreement provides our members with the protection they deserve and also provides opportunities for others to capitalize on the heavy volume. Contact your business agent and shop stewards with any questions related to these matters and have a safe and prosperous holiday season. As always, follow us on social media or subscribe to our website using the form field on the left side of the home page for the latest updates on all matters affecting members Read more

Hurricane Irma Relie...

On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, a tractor-trailer from Teamsters Local 25 arrived at Crowley in Port Everglades-Fort Lauderdale, FL.  Manfi Leasing Drivers Jimmy Williams and John Curtin made the trek down to Florida on behalf of Local 25. The trailer was full of generous donations for Hurricane Irma relief. Due to the logistics in delivering the donations to the Florida Keys, the donations needed to be received, unloaded and then reloaded into two 20 foot containers. We would like thank Crowley at Port Everglades for their partnership in the use of their facility, equipment, drivers and all employees that worked to Read more

Teamsters Local No. ...

On September 10, 2017 at 9:10 Am (EST), Hurricane Irma made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson wind scale as it rolled into the Florida Keys. The center of Irma’s eye crossed Cudjoe Key, 20 miles east of Key West, packing 130-mph winds, where an estimated 10ft storm surge occurred in the afternoon. The hurricane caused major damage to buildings, trailer parks, boats, roads, the electricity supply, mobile phone coverage, internet access, sanitation, the water supply and the fuel supply. After the storm, South Florida, the main land was in assessment mode from Miami Dade County to St. Read more

H.R.C. - Human Right...

Relief for Puerto Ri...

Teamsters Local 769 has again partnered with the Teamsters Hispanic Caucus and the residents of Pembroke Pines to provide aid and support to those affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. This is the second such event we have helped to put together after a successful first effort. See the information sheet below for details on the items being requested and how you can help or click here to download or print the flyer. Read more

70,000 Pounds More R...

Over the weekend, Teamsters Local 769 and Teamsters Hispanic Caucus Florida Chapter, along with local Union members and residents of Pembroke Pines, worked together to collect hurricane relief supplies for Teamsters Local Union No. 901 and the community in Puerto Rico. A "Great Big Thank You" to all who donated, helped to sort items, labeled items and helped to load the donated items into the shipping container.    This event in Pembroke Pines was held on Saturday, October 14th and Sunday, October 15th at Flamingo Park on the corner of Sheridan and Flamingo.  During this two day event, a multitude of folks Read more

Hurricane Relief for...

Teamsters Local 769 has partnered with the Teamsters Hispanic Caucus and the residents of Pembroke Pines to provide aid and support to those affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. See the information sheet below for details on the items being requested and how you can help or click here to download or print the flyer. Read more

Join the Teamster Vo...

Teamsters are mobilizing to help those in need in Puerto Rico. If you would like to travel to Puerto Rico with the Teamsters to volunteer, please fill out the form below. There is not space on the plane for everyone who applies, so please provide as much information as you can so we can determine if you are right for this effort. Read more

Hurricane Irma Relie...

On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, a tractor-trailer from Teamsters Local 25 arrived at Crowley in Port Everglades-Fort Lauderdale, FL.  Manfi Leasing Drivers Jimmy Williams and John Curtin made the trek down to Florida on behalf of Local 25. The trailer was full of generous donations for Hurricane Irma relief. Due to the logistics in delivering the donations to the Florida Keys, the donations needed to be received, unloaded and then reloaded into two 20 foot containers. We would like thank Crowley at Port Everglades for their partnership in the use of their facility, equipment, drivers and all employees that worked to Read more

Teamsters Business A...

On Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29, 2017, iPods for Wounded Veterans along with Teamsters Local 769 Business Agent David Renshaw had the pleasure of visiting with our Veterans at the Walter Reed Military Medical Center, the Fort Belvoir Hospital and the Richmond V.A. iPods for Wounded Veterans secures sponsorship to collect iPods, iPads, eReaders, Nooks, Bose headphones and other materials for our wounded veterans. Their class A security clearance allows them to personally hand deliver these gifts to the military and wounded veterans as well as to interact with the soldiers and their families one-on-one. Through iPods for Wounded Veterans, Read more

iPods for Wounded Ve...

On Sunday, April 17, 2016, iPods for Wounded Veterans received an award from V.A. Medical Center as “Volunteer Service Organization of the Year” for our ongoing devoted service for our Veterans.  During the 2016 and 2017 we have multiple trips planned in W.P.B., Orlando & Tampa Florida in our continued support for our wounded veterans. For additional information and to find out how “you” can get involved with iPods for Wounded Veterans, kindly contact Teamsters Local 769 Business Agent and Southern USA representative for iPods for Wounded Veterans David Rensahw at (305) 642-6255 Ext 2236 or drenshaw@teamsterslocal769.org” and we would like Read more

Monroe County Food D...

IMG_0598 The Teamsters annual food drive in Monroe County was once again a great success. The success comes at the generosity of many members contributing non-perishable products. While all the Teamsters who participate in this success are significant, in this particular picture are three of the driving forces, Becky Roberts from the Sheriffs office, Charlie Pons from the city of Key West and Zach McCart from UPS. Thanks to them and to all of the Teamsters who contributed their time and efforts to again make this years food drive a positive Teamster influence on our community. Read more

Teamsters Local 769 ...

IMG_3567 (1)On Saturday January 17, 2015, Teamsters Local 769 hosted its first ever CPR class at the Miami Union hall. Today's workplace is safer than ever thanks to Labor Unions, but in an age of increased productivity and automation the battle to keep the workplace safe goes on. Union members are the safest, most highly trained workers in their industries and having the correct training to respond to an emergency can sometimes be the difference between life and death. During the class, members received training on C.P.R., B.L.S. (basic life support) and A.E.D. Defibrillator training such as what to do when a Read more

Local 769 Helps Deli...

DSC01587Over the weekend Teamsters Local 769 partnered up with and sponsored the 100 Black Men (Greater Fort Lauderdale Chapter), for their 9th annual bike drive. Our Mission is “To improve the quality of life of African/Caribbean American families through the enhancement of educational and economic opportunities within or community” said Dennis Wright-President. On Saturday, December 20, 2014 at a park in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 110 fully assembled bikes were awarded academically to the students in the greater Fort Lauderdale area. “I was very impressed when I found out the bikes were awarded academically to multiple schools (elementary and middle). Once the Read more

Law Enforcement

I.R.C.S.O. Lieutenan...

IRCsheriff The Lieutenants at the Indian River County Sheriff's Office ratified their first ever collective bargaining agreement which guarantees a 3% wage increase for the first year of the contract. The Lieutenants at the Sheriff's Office only recently voted to join the Teamsters and according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, overall crime in the county dropped 4.3% in 2012 from the year before so the pay increase is well deserved. Local 769 Business Agent Steve Myers negotiated the agreement and he and everyone here at Local 769 would like to say congratulations IRC Lieutenants on being rewarded for your hard work and Read more

Monroe County Correc...

correctionsmonroecountyPIC The Monroe County Sheriff's Office corrections officers have ratified a new contract which includes a wage increase of 3% and vacation time will now be considered time worked. Monroe County corrections officers serve throughout the Florida Keys. The ratification vote was a landslide with a count of 73 "yes" votes to 3 "no". Business agent John Sherman also reported that accomplishments such as this are a direct result of members who stay active in their community as well as the Union. Read more

Medical

Welcome Medics Ambul...

image Teamsters Local # 769 would like to welcome Medics Ambulance of Dade County. Our new brothers and sisters have obtained their first contract and are now members of Teamsters Local 769 with David Renshaw as their business agent. This includes : full time and part time, ambulance drivers, EMT's, Paramedics, F.T.O 's. We currently represent (AMR) - American Medical Response in Dade county as well. David Renshaw would like to thank the Negotiating Committee for an excellent job during this entire process. Read more

Motion Picture

Film Industry Legisl...

The following update was shared by Film Florida, a state-wide not-for–profit entertainment production association that represents Florida’s film, TV & digital media industry.  Teamsters Local 769 supports Film Florida's efforts to bring more film opportunities and good jobs for working families in our state. We hope each of you had a wonderful holiday season and a great start to 2017. While January 9th serves as the unofficial start of the “legislative season” in Florida, we have been working on legislative efforts for the last six months and wanted to take this opportunity to give you an update on where things stand heading Read more

Call to Action for F...

FilmFlorida1-12-16 Teamsters Local 769 represents many hard working men and women in the film industry. Film Florida is a not-for–profit entertainment production association that provides a leadership role in Florida’s film, TV & digital media industry. They are very closely connected with the Florida Office of Film and Entertainment, helping to craft the film incentives offered by our state. As they prepare for Tuesday's start of the 2016 Legislative Session, click below for an important update and info about upcoming calls to action and visit their website for more information about the film and television industry in our state.   Read more

Film Florida - Rally...

motionpicLOGOEach March, film industry members descend on Tallahassee for an annual Capitol Blitz. Though some of our members are regulars in Tallahassee throughout the year, the March meeting gives all members an opportunity to walk the halls and meet with lawmakers in an effort to increase awareness about legislature that affects the film industry, and to communicate the impact the film industry has in our state. The successful "Rally in Tally" has played an instrumental role in helping increase our states financial incentives and tax credits. This is a critical year to show the Florida legislation that the Film, Entertainment, and Digital Read more

Press Releases

PETITION: Don’t Le...

American Airlines CEO Tom Horton drove the company into bankruptcy and raked its workers over the coals with deep cuts and lost jobs. Now the airline has the audacity to reward Horton with an outrageous $20 million severance package. That money is coming out of the pockets of the workers who’ve borne the brunt of American’s problems. The airline’s mechanics are furious. Please click here to SIGN THE PETITION opposing Horton’s $20 million severance package! Started by an airline mechanic at JFK who is organizing with the Teamsters, the petition points out that “The employees of AMR, American Airlines’ parent company, are Read more

Public Sector

Notice for City of C...

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. Read more

St. Lucie County Con...

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 Read more

City of Fort Lauderd...

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 Read more

City of Fort Pierce ...

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 Read more

Martin County Wage A...

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. Read more

3 Year Deal for IRC ...

indian-river-countyThe 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 Read more

Retiree

Retiree Healthcare S...

HealthcareCostAt the next Teamsters Local 769 Retiree Meeting on February 14, 2015, Jacqueline Birchenall, a licensed healthcare plan sales agent will be on hand to answer questions about affordable retirement healthcare plan options. She will be there to discuss prescription drug coverage, wellness programs, doctors office visits, hospital coverage and all aspects of retirement healthcare coverage options. ALL TEAMSTER RETIREES from ANY LOCAL that now live within the area represented by Teamsters Local 769 are welcome to attend and be a part of this event and the Teamsters Local 769 Retiree Committee. The Teamsters Local 769 Retiree Committee meets the second Read more

All Aboard! -Retiree...

BIMINOn Saturday July 12, 2014, Teamsters Local 769 retirees will set sail aboard the Bimini Superfast for a day cruise out of Port Miami. Family and friends are welcome. See the flyer below for full details or click here. Read more

Local 769 Retiree Co...

100logoTeamsters Local 769 would like to encourage our members to consider supporting a wonderful charity scholarship event. We would like to thank everyone for your past and continued support of the Teamsters Local 769 Scholarship Fund but we would like to take a moment and let you know about another event that retired Local 769 Business Agent Tyronne Brewster has gotten involved in. The name of the charity is The 100 Black Men of Greater Fort Lauderdale and they are holding their 4th Annual Golf Tournament and Scholarship Luncheon on Saturday June 21st, 2014. The Annual Golf Tournament raises scholarship funds Read more

Small Package

UPS Contract Negotia...

Below you will find an update of recent meetings of various IBT Supplemental Negotiating Committees from Brother Denis Taylor, Parcel Division Director for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. Additionally, an official website, Facebook page and an App have been created specifically to better communicate with Teamsters UPS Members throughout the negotiations. It's called UPS Rising and it can easily be found on Facebook or in the App store on your phone or by using the following links. Website: https://upsrising.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeamUPSrising/ We ask that you stay informed, engaged and committed to your Union through the negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement. Please do not hesitate Read more

2017 UPS Peak Season...

The Following document is a copy of the agreement between Teamsters Local 769 and the UPS Florida District detailing peak season operations for 2017. This agreement provides our members with the protection they deserve and also provides opportunities for others to capitalize on the heavy volume. Contact your business agent and shop stewards with any questions related to these matters and have a safe and prosperous holiday season. As always, follow us on social media or subscribe to our website using the form field on the left side of the home page for the latest updates on all matters affecting members Read more

UPS Contract Proposa...

To: All Teamsters Local 769 Members Employed by UPS Teamsters Local 769 will be conducting UPS Contract Proposal meetings on Sunday, August 13, 2017 to ensure our members get a chance to have their voices heard. The current IBT/UPS contract is set to expire on July 31, 2018. The IBT/UPS National Negotiating Committee is requesting we begin gathering proposals from our membership. The meeting locations are as follows: Southern Location - Teamsters Local 769 Union Hall 12365 West Dixie Highway, North Miami FL 33161 Time: 9:00am to 11:00am Central Location - Teamsters Local 769 Broward Office 1385 South Andrews Avenue (S.W. 12th Avenue) Pompano Beach, Florida 33069 Time: Read more

2016 UPS Peak Season...

wpid-wp-1398803082379.jpegThe Following document is a copy of the agreement between Teamsters Local 769  and the UPS Florida District detailing peak season operations for 2016. This agreement provides our members with the protection they deserve and also provides opportunities for others to capitalize on the heavy volume. Contact your business agent and shop stewards with any questions related to these matters and have a safe and prosperous holiday season. As always, follow us on social media or subscribe to our website using the form field on the left side of the home page for the latest updates on all matters affecting members Read more

2015 UPS Peak Season...

The Following document is a copy of the agreement between Teamsters Local 769  and UPS the Florida District detailing peak season operations for 2015. This agreement provides our members with the protection they deserve and also provides opportunities for others to capitalize on the heavy volume. Contact your business agent and shop stewards with any questions related to these matters and have a safe holiday season. As always, follow us on social media or subscribe to our website using the form field on the left side of the home page for the latest updates on all matters affecting members of Teamsters Read more

UPS Letter of Unders...

Gerardo Zamudio, a truck delivery driverThe following Letter of Understanding will govern rates of pay for work at UPS during the month of December 2014.   If you are unable to view or print the document click here. Read more

UPS Teamcare Update

TeamCareLogoThe following 4 letters have been issued by Teamcare and relate to the transition from the previous UPS Company plan as well as the UPS Freight Company plan. The 4th letter also addresses those that were in plan C6 and who are now in plan U2. For additional information you may visit www.MyTeamcare.org and if you have not taken a moment to do so, please register today to be able to access all of your individual and family healthcare information and benefits. Click here if you are unable to view the documents below.   Read more

2014 UPS Peak Season...

wpid-wp-1398803082379.jpegThe Following document is a copy of the agreement between Teamsters Local 769  and UPS the Florida District detailing peak season operations for 2014. Contact your business agent and shop stewards with any questions related to these matters and have a safe holiday season. As always, follow us on social media or subscribe to our website using the form field on the left side of the home page for the latest updates on all matters affecting members of Teamsters Local 769. Click HERE if you are unable to view document below Read more

Congressman Honors L...

BqXGxkeIMAEfOL8On Tuesday June 17th, 2014 at the UPS facility in Riviera Beach, Florida, Teamsters Local 769 members were honored by Florida District 18 Congressman Patrick Murphy for their safety and dedication to their community. UPS drivers Al Vargas and Jeff McNeil were inducted into the UPS Circle of Honor which is achieved by having a safe driving record for 25+ years. Congressman Murphy spoke about their great achievement and congratulated all of the Circle of Honor members on their accomplishment and dedication to safety. Other Circle of Honor members in West Palm Beach were recognized including Mark Aiken, John Bostrom. John Read more

Special Weekend Phon...

TeamCareLogoTeamCare welcomes the opportunity to serve the future healthcare needs of UPS Teamsters starting this Sunday, June 1, 2014. To assist Teamster members with the transition,TeamCare will be open this weekend. The Participant Services call center will be open both Saturday and Sunday for UPS Teamster members. Although the call center is normally closed on weekends, TeamCare is providing special member service hours this weekend.  UPS Teamster members can reach TeamCare at 800-323-9257. If UPS members require any assistance this weekend, TeamCare is there to help at 1-800-323-9257.   Read more

TNBC

TNBC Fish Fry

The following flyer is for a TNBC Fish Fry that is For TNBC Members, TNBC Associates and their immediate family members (spouse & children) ONLY. Please RSVP by June 15, 2015.   Read more

Uncategorized

D.R.I.V.E. is How We...

DRIVEYou know why we fight, D.R.I.V.E. is how we fight. One of the biggest challenges faced by the modern working man or woman is political representation. All too often today, their elected officials are swayed by the financial power of corporations and their lobbyists and many elected representatives do a poor job standing up for the needs of the voters who put them in office. The Teamsters have been fighting for working people for decades. The Union has championed the cause of working people on the picket lines, at the negotiating table and through the creation of D.R.I.V.E. Big Business spends big Read more

#Local769Votes Joins...

Sandra Jackson from St. Lucie County The Teamsters Local 769 “Labor Challenge” continues to roll on toward election day spreading the word about the importance of voting and now our Teamster brothers and sisters across the nation have joined the movement. Brothers and sisters of Teamsters Local 769 have been showing their Teamster pride and sending in photos of themselves holding our #Local769Votes flyer and word has spread. The movement has swept the country and now Teamsters Union members from coast to coast are using the #TeamsterPower  hashtag to link photos on social media and join the action. Even other labor unions are following the Teamsters lead and Read more

United

UAL Lump Sum Explana...

This memo is being provided with a link to the explanation, procedure and process any UAL Technicians will need to follow if they feel the signing bonus/retro amount they have received is not accurate and does not reflect the hours you worked in the period which "Considered Earnings" was measured, (July 1, 2013 and August 31, 2016). https://teamster.org/ual-2016/pay-and-benefits   Thank You,  Have a Great Christmas!!!! Read more

Teamster Mechanics a...

unitedSix-Year Contract Puts Teamsters at the Top of the Industry Mechanics at United Airlines stations across the nation ratified a six-year National Joint Collective Bargaining Agreement with the company today after more than three years of negotiations. More than 9,000 mechanics in the bargaining unit will see their compensation move to the top of the industry, marked improvements in leave and a unique industry reset, which will put the mechanics’ package 2 percent above the highest compensation in the industry every two years. Teamster members will also receive a signing bonus worth tens of thousands of dollars. “This is a landmark day for Read more

UAL Tentative Agreem...

unnamed The following information applies to All UAL Technicians Everyone should be aware the voting information for the TA has been mailed, by "BallotPoint", Monday, November 14, 2016. The following memos will help explain the general voting information, when and how to request a "Duplicate Package", when the voting will end, etc.  We encourage all s-CAL, s-UAL & s-MIC members affected by this contract vote, take the time to make themselves familiar with the TA details and the voting process so you get to exercise your right to vote!!    You must have all the correct facts in order to make an informed decision, do not hesitate Read more

UAL Tentative Agreem...

ualoverview The following videos have been put together by the Teamsters Airline Division to help with getting the proper information to all the members. The video's are overviews of the TA in the areas of Health Benefits, Economic Items & Scope explained by the Professionals that help the negotiating committee throughout the four years of this negotiations process. An additional video on Pension is now in the format process and will be released and posted on this web site soon. Note: All videos are also available for review on "YouTube" if you are unable to view or play them here. Read more

Teamsters and UAL Re...

The following document is the latest press release regarding the agreement in principle between the Teamsters and United Airlines for a joint contract covering the company's approximately 9,000 technicians and other related employees. Click here if you are unable to view the copy below. As always, for the latest information as it relates to members of Teamsters Local 769, check back here or subscribe to this website or any of our social media pages for updates. See more here - Read more

UAL Action Reporting...

To all of our UAL Members and others following the past actions against United Airlines. Recent efforts to show the company that the Aircraft Technicians will not settle for anything less than a leading industry contract can get the latest new's reports from external media sources at the links below. Teamster Mechanics Threaten Strike Against United Airlines PR Newswire: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/teamster-mechanics-threaten-strike-against-united-airlines-at-jp-morgan-investor-conference-300231848.html Aviation Pros http://www.aviationpros.com/news/12179024/teamster-mechanics-threaten-strike-against-united-airlines-at-jp-morgan-investor-conference Broadway World: http://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtravel/article/Teamster-Mechanics-Threaten-Strike-Against-United-Airlines-at-JP-Morgan-Investor-Conference-20160308 CNBC Power Lunch (TV BROADCAST) http://mms.tveyes.com/PlaybackPortal.aspx?SavedEditID=a59f51d5-db46-4c91-b07d-d2d0dfc1c764 Newsfiber.com http://www.newsfiber.com/p/s/h?v=EF3ttvq6PNSE%3D+%2BBtWC8TJBRY%3D   Teamsters Mechanics Warn United Airlines of Possible Strike WNBC (TV BROADCAST) http://mms.tveyes.com/PlaybackPortal.aspx?SavedEditID=73218b29-3b10-4913-8a1a-d93f2c10e903   United Airlines Mechanics Threaten Strike, Crash Investors Conference Daily Caller http://dailycaller.com/2016/03/08/united-airlines-mechanics-threaten-strike-crash-investors-conference/ Myinforms.com http://myinforms.com/en/a/26445985-united-airlines-mechanics-threaten-strike-crash-investors-conference/ sNEWSi http://snewsi.com/id/16128551157/United-Airlines-Mechanics-Threaten-Strike-Crash-Investors-Conference-Via-@dailycaller     United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz to be back on job full-time in a matter of days L.A. Biz http://www.bizjournals.com/losangeles/news/2016/03/08/united-airlines-ceo-oscar-munoz-to-be-back-on-job.html   Warning Of Strike, United Airlines Mechanics To Read more

UAL Teamsters Escala...

IMG_2107 - Edited On February 26, 2016, hundreds of United Airlines mechanics picketed at the San Francisco, Los Angeles (LAX), Newark, LaGuardia, Washington Dulles, Cleveland, Boston Logan and Orlando airports, to educate passengers about the possibility of upcoming strikes. Last week, mechanics voted down United’s contract proposal by 93 percent. Mechanics also voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike. Over 9,000 mechanics at United are represented by the Teamsters Union, which is petitioning the National Mediation Board for a strike release. “We sacrificed a lot, including our retirement security, to save this company,” said shop steward Fred Wood, a 24-year mechanic at United in San Francisco. Read more

Orlando UAL Mechanic...

February 19, 2016, hundreds of United Airlines mechanics protested the airline’s contract offer by picketing outside key maintenance bases at the San Francisco, Houston and Orlando airports. The above video is of members of Teamsters Local 769 at Orlando International Airport. The mechanics held picket signs that read, “Millions for UAL Execs—Peanuts for Passengers and Mechanics.” Line mechanics and technicians at other United facilities across the United States also participated by wearing “Tell UAL: NO” stickers at their workplaces. Earlier this week, mechanics voted down United’s contract proposal by 93 percent. Mechanics also voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike. Over 9,000 mechanics at Read more

TAMC Granted Non-Pro...

The following article was featured in the January edition of the Teamster Leader and relates to our brothers and sisters in the Airline Mechanics industry. For the most up to date information as it relates to members of Teamsters Local 769, subscribe to email updates on the top left of our homepage or to any of our social media pages. Information is power.   Read more

Warehouse

West Palm Beach Sysc...

On April 15, 2016 Sysco Drivers in West Palm Beach Florida voted for Teamster representation and now exactly one year to the day later they voted to ratify their first contract. They embarked on this journey seeking fair treatment and respect in the workplace and today they have that in the form of a new three-year agreement. Highlights of the agreement include strong seniority and bidding language, job security, a strong grievance procedure and $2.90 in pay increases over the length of the agreement. Teamsters Local 769 Business Agent Steve Myers said, “These Sysco Teamsters showed great strength and solidarity over lengthy Read more

WPB Food Service Dri...

Teamsters at Sysco in West Palm Beach Florida gathered outside the food delivery giants warehouse on Wednesday February 15, 2017  to demand that the company stop dragging their feet in negotiations. The bargaining unit which consists of 84 drivers and 8 fleet maintenance employees stood solid in defiance of weak contract proposals by the company. Workers at this locations voted in April of 2016 to join Teamsters Local 769 by a margin of over 81% and have remained unified and focussed on securing a fair first contract. Nationally the Teamsters represent more than 8,000 drivers and warehouse workers at Sysco. Teamsters Local Read more

FreshPoint Drivers S...

fp_logo-v2 The voting began Thursday night at 11pm and on Friday morning August 26th, when the votes were counted, Teamsters Local 769 had 101 new brothers and sisters. FreshPoint is North America’s largest exclusively owned produce distributor and a division of Sysco Corporation. They boast about their commitment to their customers but as with many produce and grocery delivery companies, their commitment to their employees is lacking to say the least. The NEW Teamsters work at the Pompano Beach Florida facility as well as other satellite yards located around South Florida. They won their election by a margin of 63% against a hard fought Read more

Fleet Mechanics at S...

14054299_794461017357373_1534663096683828735_oOn Thursday August 18, 2016 Fleet Mechanics at the West Palm Beach Florida Sysco Foods facility voted unanimously for Teamster representation. Their victory came less than 6 months after drivers at the same facility had voted to join Teamsters Local 769. In recent years, Sysco has been mistreating its workers nationwide. While increasing its profits off the backs of its hardworking employees the company spends countless thousands on union busters to keep their workers from getting what they deserve. Fleet mechanic Joe Pennica said, "It's a great feeling to be a Teamster." We couldn't agree more Joe. Congratulations and welcome our new brothers from Sysco in Read more

Drivers at Sysco SEF...

IMG_20160415_161412 - Edited  In a major victory, Sysco workers in West Palm Beach voted to join Teamsters Local 769 in Miami. With 84 drivers in the bargaining unit, the vote for Teamster representation was 66 to 15, an 81.5-percent margin of victory. “Today, the drivers at Sysco in West Palm Beach stood strong and united and took a bold step by forming their union with the Teamsters,” said Mike Scott, Local 769 President. “The company waged its typical anti-union campaign, but the workers persevered and remained focused. We look forward to working with the drivers to help negotiate a contract that will improve their work Read more


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