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Local 769 joins the Rivers Coalition

Teamsters Local 769 is joining the Rivers Coalition to help advocate for clean waterways in Florida. Teamsters Local 769 was voted in as members of the Rivers Coalition on July 28, 2016, with shop steward Stevan Anderson appointed as the voting delegate to represent the local.  Steven is employed at Club Med in Port Saint Lucie, […]

29th International Convention Wrap-up

The 29th International Teamsters Convention was filled with many memorable moments and a clear path for the success of our Union was drawn into the future. Numerous resolutions were passed during the week as updates on many of the battles we are engaged in were discussed. On Monday, Teamsters Local 769 President and Principal Officer Mike […]

Teamsters Local 769 Recognizes Supporters

On Thursday May 19, 2016, Teamsters Local 769 welcomed the Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners Jean Monestime and his Senior Policy Advisor Terry Murphy, PhD. They were acknowledged during our monthly General Membership Meeting for their commitment to Miami’s working class and the recent passage of the Living Wage Health Care Amendment in Miami-Dade County.  Commissioner Monestime sponsored […]

Living Wage Healthcare Amendment PASSES in Miami-Dade

Teamsters Local 769, along with help from the South Florida AFL-CIO, SEIU, South Florida Interfaith Worker Justice, and Catalyst Miami, have fought to pass the Living Wage Healthcare Amendment in Miami-Dade County. On April 5, 2016 Miami-Dade County Commissioners voted 12 to 1 in favor of passing the amendment which will help thousands of working […]

Applications For 2016 JRH Scholarship Fund

Teamster Sons and Daughters Eligible to Apply The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications for scholarship  awards.  The deadline for receipt of completed materials is March 31, 2016. Materials have been sent to every local union in the US and Canada, but if you would like to download the materials, please […]

2nd Annual Florida Shoot For A Cure

Sporting Clay fans and shooting enthusiasts in general that want to support a good cause, please consider joining us for the 2nd Annual Shoot For a Cure event benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Again this year, Teamsters Local 769 Business Agent John Sherman is a member of the Executive Committee who helped to put together […]

TEAMSTERS OFFER $10,000 REWARD

The Teamsters Union is offering a $10,000 reward for any information leading to the whereabouts of Sierra Shields. Shields, a flight attendant with Shuttle America for Delta and United Airlines flights, and a member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, has been missing since Jan. 14, 2016. She was last seen leaving New York’s LaGuardia Airport on foot that morning. The […]

Monroe County Food Drive

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 […]

TNBC Delivers Joy to Children in Miami Gardens

As part of Crystal Lake Apartments Angel Tree Drive, the South Florida TNBC delivered toys to boys and girls between the ages of 2 and 18 on December 18th, 2015. Crystal Lake Apartments Assistant Community Director Kenisha Cliett helps organize this event which works hard to help many less fortunate families in our community who […]

2015 Teamsters Local 769 Toy Drive

As your holiday shopping enters full swing, keep in mind that Teamsters Local 769 will again be collecting toys for children in need this year. We will be distributing those collected through programs in Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties. The following flyer can be posted on Teamsters Local 769 approved job site bulletin boards […]