20 episodes

Your weekly stop for key Teamster news for working families.

Teamsters International Brotherhood of Teamsters

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Your weekly stop for key Teamster news for working families.

    Episode 201: Rallying Against Racism

    Episode 201: Rallying Against Racism

    EPISODE NOTES
    Listen to the latest edition of the Teamsters Podcast and how learn how the union joined with labor allies in the Strike for Black Lives. Plus, we hear from a NIOSH official about how truckers can remain safe on the job.
     
    SHOW NOTES
    Featuring interviews and audio from Teamsters Human Rights and Diversity Commission Director Marcus King; UPS driver and Local 804 member Antoine Andrews; Local 322 member Kim Campbell; Local 777 President Jim Glimco; and Dawn Castillo, the director of the Division of Safety Research for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

    • 47 min
    Episode 200: Candidate for Working People

    Episode 200: Candidate for Working People

    EPISODE NOTE
    Listen to the latest edition of the Teamsters Podcast and hear how a former attorney for the union is now running for the U.S. Senate. Plus, an update on critical federal legislation to keep workers safe and economically secure, and two Local 743 health care workers share what it’s like to on the frontlines of the coronavirus.
    SHOW NOTES
    Featuring interviews and audio from Local 190 President Jim Larson; Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, candidate for U.S. Senate; Sunshine McBride, deputy director of the Teamsters’ Department of Political and Legislative Affairs; and Catina Reed and Aisha Slaughter, Local 743 members and patient care techs at Rush University Medical Center

    • 22 min
    EPISODE 199: Ramping Up Political Power

    EPISODE 199: Ramping Up Political Power

    EPISODE NOTES
    Listen to the latest edition of the Teamsters Podcast and hear how the union is kick starting its 2020 election efforts to get members to vote for pro-worker candidates. Plus, Local 728 waste workers stand up against racial discrimination and for increased safety precautions. And more health and safety tips for our members.
    SHOW NOTES
    Featuring interviews and audio from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa; Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey; Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers; Teamsters Political Director Tyler Longpine: Teamsters Field Director Katie Finn; Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway; Teamsters Solid Waste and Recycling Director Chuck Stiles; Republic Services driver Demetrius Tart; Republic Services driver Jerome Westpoint; Teamsters Health and Safety Deputy Director Enjoli DeGrasse

    • 44 min
    Episode 198: COVID-19 and the Food Supply Chain

    Episode 198: COVID-19 and the Food Supply Chain

    EPISODE NOTES
    Listen to the latest edition of the Teamsters Podcast and hear how union members took action all around the country last week to demand increase safety precautions for food supply chain workers. Plus, the Teamsters’ top health and safety official tells lawmakers more must be done to protect truckers.
    SHOW NOTES
    Featuring interviews and audio from Aaron Washington of Local 667; Americold union steward Chris Suazo; Americold warehouse worker Rich Castro; CVS worker Henry Cantu; and Teamsters Safety and Health Department Director Lamont Byrd

    • 38 min
    Episode 197: Standing United

    Episode 197: Standing United

    EPISODE NOTES
    Listen to the latest special edition of the Teamster Nation Podcast and hear how the Teamsters are demanding racial justice in the wake of the murder of George Floyd. Plus, get the latest news from the Passenger Transportation Division, and learn about the challenges facing Local 922 transit workers in the nation’s capital.
    SHOW NOTES
    Featuring interviews with Marcus King, Director of the Teamsters Human Rights and Diversity Commission; Enjoli DeGrasse, Deputy Director of the Teamsters’ Health and Safety Department; Rick Middleton, Director for Teamsters Passenger Transportation Division; and Lanelle Price, a Local 922 member who is a bus operator for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.

    • 43 min
    Episode 196: Coronavirus Update #11

    Episode 196: Coronavirus Update #11

    EPISODE NOTES
    Listen to the latest special edition of the Teamster Nation Podcast and hear more health and safety tips, news from the Tankhaul Division and what it’s like to be a paramedic/firefighter during the coronavirus pandemic.
    SHOW NOTES
    Featuring interviews with Enjoli DeGrasse, Deputy Director of the Teamsters’ Health and Safety Department; David Jacobsen, western region director for Teamsters’ Tankhaul Division; and Dan Reid, a Local 700 member who is a paramedic/firefighter in Niles, Illinois.

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

SoFlo Union Proud ,

Good Stuff

Every episode is full of great information about my union and what is going on all over the country. I really enjoy knowing about the politcal challenges we face and the threats to our livelyhood.

Philosofox the DJ ,

Union power

Wish you’d speak out more on political issues

laylath ,

Informative

I look forward each episode to the timely and relevant topics presented. A good podcast for shop stewards and members to keep up on what’s going on around the country.

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