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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 […]

Teamster Pilots, Flight Engineers Ratify Contract with AmeriJet

Wages 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 […]

UAL Tentative Agreement Voting Instructions

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 & […]

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 […]

Early Voting Begins Today in Florida

Teamsters Local 769 would like to remind you that Early Voting is underway in Florida and how important it is to get out and Vote Like a Teamster. This election it is critical to support the men and women running for office that understand the issues of today’s union members and their families. Below is a list […]

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 […]

FreshPoint Drivers Say Yes to Teamster Representation

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 […]

First Transit Para-transit Drivers WIN!

  Workers at First Transit in Broward County  voted by an overwhelming 82.5% for Teamster representation on Friday April 8th, 2016. The bargaining unit, which consist of nearly 120 para-transit drivers, is contracted by Broward County to provide services to primarily elderly and special needs citizens who need transportation to medical appointments, shopping and other […]

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 […]