Posts Tagged: International Brotherhood of Teamsters

Teamsters Local 856 Member Saves Two Lives from Human Trafficking

February 27, 2018

Story originally appeared on Denice Miracle has been a Customer Service Representative at American Airlines for 27 years. As a worker in the airline industry, she’s always thinking of the safety of her passengers above all else. For this reason, it was fortunate that she was working one fateful day last year when twoRead More >

Local 856 shines at Teamsters Women’s Conference in San Antonio

October 19, 2017

  Last month, a contingent of 18 Teamsters 856 women traveled to San Antonio to represent the Local at the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Women’s Conference. The three-day event, which drew 1,100 attendees from across the U.S. and Canada this year, offers Teamster women an opportunity to engage in educational workshops, make connections with fellowRead More >

DRIVE: Fighting big business and protecting workers

May 4, 2017

In the last few months, over 200 Teamsters 856 members have made or increased their commitment to build power together through the Union’s DRIVE program. DRIVE or Democrat, Republican, Independent Voter Education is the International Brotherhood of Teamster’s political action committee. DRIVE is non-partisan and provides support for policies and politicians that stand with workingRead More >