Ironworkers Local 848 and the Southern Piedmont CLC are partnering with Novant Health to bring a vaccination event to union members and essential workers on Friday, April 23.
The Butch Lewis Emergency Pension Relief Act, as part of the American Rescue stimulus package, is expected to be signed into law in the coming days. The plan is backed by the Teamsters, Central States Pension Fund, and employers to save the earned pensions of 400,000 Teamsters and 2.5 million workers.
In 2013, preventing pension cuts seemed impossible, but grassroots organizing by thousands of workers and retirees made it happen.
On March 6, 2021 the following members of Local 71 were elected delegates to 2021 IBT Convention, to be conducted online June 21-25, 2021:
The number of nominees for alternate did not exceed the number of alternate delegates to be elected at the Nominations Meeting and Allen Byers was elected alternate.
YRC Freight and Holland are undergoing a multi-region Change of Operations which will iinvolve YRC and Holland freight terminals in Local 71.
Change of Operations meetings scheduled to take place via zoom on February 25, 2021. Local 71 representatives will participate in those meetings and will share information as it becomes available.