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Film Industry Legislative Update

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 […]

Election Day – Time to Vote Like a Teamster

Election day is here and it’s time for the voice of working families to be heard. It’s time to Vote Like a Teamster! As Union members, this is your chance to make sure that the needs of working families are represented in government. There is simply too much at risk as General President Hoffa said, “A Better […]

Vote Like a Teamster Campaign Off to a Great Start

A BIG Thank You goes out to all who participated in the Vote Like a Teamster Challenge and we have a winner for week number one. We received many photo submissions and Robert Brown of Gold Coast Linen in West Palm Beach Florida is the Teamsters Local 769 member who was randomly chosen from the […]

Vote like a Teamster in 2016

There are many issues facing working families these days and all of them will be affected by the 2016 elections, both at the top of the ticket and all the way down the ballot. Each election we are faced with choices that can play an important role in the lives of working families and this […]

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 […]

Teamsters Applaud Treasury Decision to Deny CSPF Cuts, Protect Retiree Pensions

Union Will Continue to Move Forward on Legislative Efforts to Repeal MPRA, Protect Pensions (WASHINGTON) – Today, the Department of Treasury announced its decision to deny the Central States, Southeast and Southwest Areas Pension Fund (CSPF) application to cut the pensions of thousands of Teamsters Union retirees. The union applauds this decision, and will continue to […]

Fight for 15 Day of Action

On Tuesday November 10th, 2015, during a national day of action. Hundreds of demonstrations were coordinated around the country and Teamsters Local 769, along with other organizations such as the AFL/CIO, AFSME, SEIU, UNITED HERE and other Unions, gathered at a rally in downtown Miami in support of a “$15” minimum wage. It was a united effort […]

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

You 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 […]

Election Day – Cast Your Vote for Labor

Election day is here and it’s time for the voice of the people to be heard. As Union members, it’s your chance to make sure that the needs of working families are addressed. There is simply too much at risk as General President Hoffa said, “Hardworking Americans saw what happened when too many people didn’t […]