Martin Luther King, Jr. said, "The labor movement was the principal force that transformed misery and despair into hope and progress. Out of its bold struggles, economic and social reform gave birth to unemployment insurance, old age pensions, government relief for the destitute, and, above all, new wage levels that meant not mere survival but a tolerable life."
Due to restrictions set by the state of North Carolina, the November 14 Membership Meetings have been canceled.
Local 71 Executive Board is monitoring state regulations and will notify members of all changes as soon as possible.
IBT LU 71 is entitled to elect 3 delegates and has chosen to elect 1 alternate delegate to the June 2021 IBT International Convention.
The Election Supervisor has approved the IBT LU 71's plan for conducting nominations and elections. The important details of the plan are summarized in this PDF document.
AFLAC is now offering online open enrollment. Enroll online at www.ienrolllocal71.com before the open enrollment period ends, December 4, 2020. If you are already a policy holder, you can add an additional policy before December 4, 2020.
If you need help enrolling or have questions about coverage, policies, or COVID-19, click the flyer below or call a benefits counselor at 601-813-1392.
Teamsters Local 71 Executive Board wishes all of our members a Happy and Blessed Labor Day.
Labor Day is brought to us by the struggle of Unions, to celebrate and recognize you. Teamsters are the hard-working brothers and sisters who have been the backbone of our nation, especially now, during this pandemic.