• Today in Labor History
    July 27, 1919
    Coal miner and labor leader Albert Ginger Goodwin is shot and killed by Canadian police. Although he had been ruled unfit for military service during World War I because he had lung disease, the conscription board reversed its decision just days after Goodwin led smelter workers on strike for the eight-hour day. Opposed to the war, Goodwin fled and for months avoided capture by the authorities. His death inspired Canada's first general strike on August 2 in Vancouver.
    ~Today in Labor History

  • Benefits, discounts exclusively for Teamster families

    Teamster Privilege
    May 14, 2014

    The Teamsters Privilege is a benefits program that offers benefits and services beyond the benefits negotiated with your employer under your Teamster contract.

    These benefits are available to you as long as you are a union member:

    Life & Accident Insurance: Round-the-clock accident insurance (at no cost); affordable term life insurance protection and supplemental life insurance coverage; hospital income program.

    Retire Health Insurance & Discounts: A full menu of money-saving programs and discounts to help you and your family cut the rising cost of health care.

    Mortgage & Real Estate: Buying, selling or refinancing a home? This benefit makes it easier! (Adobe Reader is required for this link.)

    Banking: Quality banking products and services to suit all your financial needs.

    Credit Cards & Loans: Currently carried by more than 280,000 Teamsters members and retirees, the Teamsters-endorsed credit card helps you save money with competitiive rates, no annual fee and low-rate balance transfers.

    Auto, Homeowners & Renters Insurance: The Teamsters Vehicle Insurance Program and Teamsters Homeowners & Renters Insurance Program from GMAC Insurance is looking out for your family's security with great benefits and exclusive rates.

    For more information about these and other benefits, visit http://www.teamster.org/.




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