Aug 10, 2016 - Given the challenges facing working people and their unions in Kentucky today, it is imperative that strong, pro-labor candidates like McKenzie Cantrell are elected and sent to Frankfort to defend us from out of state interests seeking to tear us down.
At a meeting on Saturday, August 6th, Teamsters 89 Carhaul members voted to recommend rejection of the new NMATA Tentative Agreement (TA) with zero opposition. During the meeting President Fred Zuckerman and Vice President Avral Thompson discussed the TA at length, highlighting the positive and negative aspects from their perspectives.
Kentucky Truck Sales ratified a new agreement today by a twenty to four majority. The new agreement includes improvements to wages and vacation, as well as maintaining their existing healthcare and pension plans.
Teamsters 89 received a fax today (August 1) informing us of a Carhaul Teamsters Conference call that will take place on Thursday, August 4th at 9PM (EST). The purpose of this conference call will be to review and discuss the tentative national agreement and regional supplements.
To join the call please dial 1-877-229-8493 and use the ID code 111566.
This quarter's cover story focuses on Morgan Foods and the Teamsters members who work there. This issue also includes a piece about Skills USA, and several pages of contract, local, and political updates.
Please click the link below to download the Spring 2016 PDF.
Have you ever wondered where your canned food comes from, or how it was made? Well, there’s a good chance some of the cans in your pantry were made by your fellow Teamsters 89 brothers and sisters at Morgan Foods!