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GCC/IBT Local One L - New Jersey Retiree Club

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 18:37

Meeting and Luncheon

Quality Inn Meadowlands
10 Polito Avenue
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071
 
WEDNESDAY, APRIL, 23, 2014
MEETING WILL COMMENCE AT 11:00 AM
LUNCH WILL BE SERVED IMMEDIATLEY AFTER

GCC/IBT Local One L - New York Retiree Club

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 18:30

Meeting and Luncheon

113 University Place
New York, NY 10003
 
THURSDAY, APRIL, 24, 2014
MEETING WILL COMMENCE AT 11:00 AM
LUNCH WILL BE SERVED AT 12:30 PM

Teamsters Joint Council No. 73 Scholarship

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 19:54

Grants of $1,500.00 yearly for a four year period, are available to four qualified applicants (children of Joint Council No. 73 members, or their legal guardians) for their college education.  Once an award is given to a student, a satisfactory academic record must be maintained to ensure its continuance.

Applications for the Joint Council No. 73  Scholarship Awards are available at your Local Union office or at the office of Joint Council No. 73.  In completing the application, please keep the following points in mind:

1. Applicants will be judged on, among other things, their record of three and one-half years work in an accredited secondary school.  Only students currently enrolled as seniors can be considered.

2. An official transcript of your secondary school work must be in the hands of the Board of Trustees by March 1, 2014.  Note the mailing address of the Board on the application form.

3. Recommendations by your guidance counselor  and/or teachers should accompany the official transcript of your school record.

4. A character recommendation must be submitted by March 1, 2014.  This should be a letter from a responsible member of your local community who knows you well.

5. This award will depend upon your acceptance at the college of your choice.  

6. Applicants will take the College Entrance Examination Board Scholastic Aptitude Test. We will accept scores as part of the official school transcript.

7. Please submit an essay addressing this subject:  "What are the benefits of a labor union in today's society".

DEADLINE:   MARCH 1, 2014     The official application and all transcripts, tests and recommendations should be in the hands of the Board of Trustees.  All communications should be sent to:  JOINT COUNCIL NO. 73 SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS, 150 MORRIS AVENUE, SUITE 204, SPRINGFIELD, NJ  07081.

James R. Hoffa Scholarship application

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 17:21

Welcome to the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund Information Center, your one-stop shop for information, policy, procedures and forms.

James R. Hoffa became a Teamster member in 1934 and served as General President for 14 years, and, in recognition of his tireless service to the union and its members, was honored as General President Emeritus for life. At the November 1999 General Executive Board meeting, then-General Secretary-Treasurer C. Thomas Keegel presented a resolution to establish the new scholarship fund. This site describes the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund (JRHMSF) and outlines eligibility requirements and application procedures. The 2014-2015 scholarship for high school seniors has an application deadline of March 31, 2014.

The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund is an independent organization established and registered as a tax-exempt entity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Fund is established solely to provide scholarships to the child or financially dependent grandchild of a member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, and contributions to the Fund are deductible as charitable contributions to the extent permitted by law. The International Union provides certain in-kind services to the Fund, such as this portion of the union web site, in order to benefit members and their child or financially dependent grandchild.

Click here to access the brochure, application and academic record form.

Click here to access the poster.

  James R. Hoffa Scholarship application

2013 Labor Day Celebration

Thu, 08/29/2013 - 20:10

One of the most important holidays for workers in our great country: Happy Labor Day!

The Labor Day Parade is normally held on the second Saturday in September. This year, it will be on Saturday, September 14, 2013. The parade begins at 10 a.m. and marches up Fifth Avenue from 44th Street to 72nd Street. The Labor Day Parade is organized by the New York City Central Labor Council.

The following celebration is also availabe:

BOTTO HOUSE 22nd Annual Labor Day Celebration
Sunday, September 1, 2013
Click HERE for the event's webpage

Labor Day 2013

NATIONAL STRIKE DAY – SOLIDARITY RALLY

Thu, 08/29/2013 - 20:07

NATIONAL STRIKE DAY – SOLIDARITY RALLY Event:  Click Here

Union-made school supplies

Thu, 08/29/2013 - 20:04

Send your kids back to school with these Union-made school supplies – See them here

Local One is Poised for Growth

Wed, 05/22/2013 - 19:41

With our seventh merger complete (Local 51-23M) and eighth almost done (74M), we will represent eighty-two shops with over one thousand active members. There is undoubtedly "Strength in Numbers" and we have every intention of keeping our numbers up and our strength visible - Anthony Caifano, Secretary-Treasurer

Read More in our Spring 2013 Newsletter HERE!

Poised For Growth

IN NATIONAL PRESS CLUB SPEECH, JIM HOFFA SAYS LABOR IS FIGHTING BACK

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 16:03

Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa told reporters in a recent speech at the National Press Club that labor is the only one standing in the way of the movement to turn the country to the far right.  Click HERE to view the Youtube video: