The Teamsters represent 1.4 million working men and women
in virtually every occupation throughout the United States and Canada.
Teamsters operate computers; protect families as law enforcement officers;
work as technical employees in both the public and private sectors; care for
patients in hospitals and nursing homes, work as public defenders; assist
customers at car rental agencies; work at leading hotels; work in schools as
both principals and custodians; repair highway bridges and collect tolls on
thruways and turnpikes; process, store
and deliver food products; and
transport automobiles, trucks, SUVs and other vehicles.
Your union is a democratic organization--where you and the other members
have the right to elect local leaders and decide the policies that will affect
you. You are a member of one of the more than 500 local unions in the
Teamsters. Each local has been assigned a number by the International to
designate its location and is chartered to reflect the industries represented.
Being a member of the Teamsters gives you many rights and benefits on the
job. It also gives you a chance to join with other working people to win
changes in your workplace and your community on the national and international
Check in with this web site regularly to learn more about the Teamsters
Union and our activities across the country. From the latest news on
organizing victories, contract campaigns and union events to exclusive benefit
programs and opportunities to take action on legislative issues that affect
working families everywhere, you'll find what you're looking for.