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The Solidarity Podcast is the official Podcast of Teamsters Local 769 in Miami, FL. We have a long and proud heritage of representing South Florida Teamsters in numerous industries and helping workers organize their workplace to become union members. We take pride in our Union and our members and will fight for a living wage for all Americans. Subscribe and join us for each episode as we discuss topics that will help workers stand up against the erosion of their quality of life and understand all of the benefits to which they are entitled.

Our Goal is to bring news and information to our members as well as offer an educational program to aid non-union workers in forming a union at their workplace.

Teamsters Local 769 represents Teamster brothers and sisters in South Florida, from Orlando to Key West and we lead the way in workers rights in an age where collective bargaining has proven to be the last line of defense against rampant corporate greed. Interested in organizing your coworkers?

Contact us and join in the fight for worker rights and restoring a strong middle class.

www.TeamstersLocal769.org/Podcast

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The Solidarity Podcast is the official Podcast of Teamsters Local 769 in Miami, FL. We have a long and proud heritage of representing South Florida Teamsters in numerous industries and helping workers organize their workplace to become union members. We take pride in our Union and our members and will fight for a living wage for all Americans. Subscribe and join us for each episode as we discuss topics that will help workers stand up against the erosion of their quality of life and understand all of the benefits to which they are entitled.

Our Goal is to bring news and information to our members as well as offer an educational program to aid non-union workers in forming a union at their workplace.

Teamsters Local 769 represents Teamster brothers and sisters in South Florida, from Orlando to Key West and we lead the way in workers rights in an age where collective bargaining has proven to be the last line of defense against rampant corporate greed. Interested in organizing your coworkers?

Contact us and join in the fight for worker rights and restoring a strong middle class.

www.TeamstersLocal769.org/Podcast

    Attacks on Our Union

    Attacks on Our Union

    News: Excerpts from our January 2024 General Membership Meeting, including letters from scholarship recipients and an update from Tallahassee.







    Main Story: Andy Madtes breaks down the latest legislative attacks on working families from Tallahassee







    Announcement: Fidelity Mortgage







    2nd Story: Toy Drive. 







    Annoucement: Union Discounts







    Special Thanks go to Andy Madtes, David Renshaw, and ALL who donated to our Toy Drive.







    Closing Credits: Show produced by the Officers and Staff of Teamsters Local 769, including Josh Zivalich, Roly Pina, and Steve Myers, with contributions by Local 769 Business Agents. The episode was written and produced by Bryan Bezpiaty. Show notes available at https://teamsterslocal769.org/solidarity 







    Music in this episode:







    Title and Credits Theme - The Vendetta by Stefan Kartenberg (c) copyright 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/JeffSpeed68/58628  Ft: Apoxode







    Additional Music by Harzival.com







    Promo backgrounds - Onion Capers by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    • 23 min
    Summer Wrap-Up – Upcoming Events

    Summer Wrap-Up – Upcoming Events

    News: SB256 Update. Public Sector Ratifications at St. Lucie County, Indian River County, the City of Vero Beach, and Rockledge. National Master Agreements at ABF, T-Force, Allegiant, and UPS. 







    Promo: Scholarship







    Main Story: Save the Date - Here is a list of our annual events for the fall. 







    Promo: Golf Tournament







    Reminder: All members with children entering college! Please remember to submit the application for the 2023 Teamsters Local 769 Scholarship!







    Show produced by the Officers and Staff of Teamsters Local 769, including Josh Zivalich, Roly Piña, and Steve Myers, with contributions by Local 769 Business Agents. The episode was written and produced by Bryan Bezpiaty.







    Music in this episode:Title and Credits Theme - The Vendetta by Stefan Kartenberg (c) copyright 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/JeffSpeed68/58628 Ft: ApoxodePromo backgrounds - Onion Capers by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Additional tracks composed by Harzival - http://harzival.com/

    • 9 min
    Each One Teach One – UPS Member Education

    Each One Teach One – UPS Member Education

    Check out the latest episode of the Solidarity Podcast with news about UPS and more.

    • 16 min
    STRIKE Prep And The Fights Ahead

    STRIKE Prep And The Fights Ahead

    News: Highlights from our February General Membership Meeting include news of the battles we face in Tallahassee, a special note of thanks to Brother Renshaw, and a list of our 2022 Teamsters Local 769 scholarship recipients.







    Promo: Fidelity Mortgage https://teamsterslocal769.org/power/member-discounts/







    Main Story:.Business Agent Chuck Thome joins a roundtable of UPS stewards to discuss how to be prepared for UPS contract negotiations and any potential action. Recorded following a recent UPS Coordinator meeting, this segment features Dan Allen, Sean Bryson, and Persio Diaz. Download our smartphone app to stay connected.







    Promo: Wise-Traveler https://teamsterslocal769.org/power/member-discounts/







    Feature Story: Andy Madtes, Business Agent, gives us a breakdown of the fights we face during the 2023 Florida Legislative Session and 







    Closing Credits: Show produced by the Officers and Staff of Teamsters Local 769, including Josh Zivalich, Roly Pina, and Steve Myers, with contributions by Local 769 Business Agents. The episode was written and produced by Bryan Bezpiaty. Show notes available at https://teamsterslocal769.org/solidarity 







    Music in this episode:







    Title and Credits Theme - The Vendetta by Stefan Kartenberg (c) copyright 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/JeffSpeed68/58628  Ft: Apoxode







    Promo backgrounds - Onion Capers by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    • 24 min
    SPECIAL REPORT – UNITED Airlines Extension

    SPECIAL REPORT – UNITED Airlines Extension

    This episode explains a few of the details of the UNITED Airlines Contract Extension, as well as information on how to request duplicate credentials. That process is also included below.







    2023 CONTRACT EXTENSION DUPLICATE VOTING CREDENTIAL REQUEST







    ANYONE WHO HAS NOT RECEIVED THEIR VOTING CREDENTIALS IN THE MAIL AT THE TIME OF THIS MEMO WILL NEED TO REQUEST YOUR DUPLICATE CREDENTIALS IMMEDIATELY AND BEFORE JANUARY 27, 2023 @ 11:00 AM EASTERN TIME







    DUPLICATE BALLOTS CAN BE REQUESTED BY SENDING AN EMAIL TO OFFICE@TEAMSTERSLOCAL769.ORG OR BY CALLING THE LOCALS MIAMI OFFICE @ (305) 642-6255







    • IF YOU SEND AN E-MAIL (THIS IS THE PREFERRED METHOD), YOU WILL NEED TO MAKE SURE YOU PUT “REQUEST FOR UAL DUPLICATE VOTING CREDENTIALS” AND GIVE YOUR FULL NAME, MAILING ADDRESS, SSN, CONTACT PHONE NUMBER, AND PERSONAL E-MAIL ADDRESS. ALSO, INCLUDE WHETHER YOU WOULD LIKE TO RECEIVE YOUR DUPLICATE CREDENTIAL BY “TEXT” OR “E-MAIL” (WE RECOMMEND RECEIVING IT BY TEXT), YOU SHOULD RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION E-MAIL FROM THE LOCALS ADMIN. WHO WILL THEN CONTACT “BALLOT POINT” AND HAVE YOUR VOTING CREDENTIALS SENT TO YOU.• IF YOU CALL THE LOCAL ADMIN. WILL ASK YOU FOR THE ABOVE INFORMATION, AND YOUR REQUEST WILL BE SENT TO BALLOT POINT SO YOU CAN RECEIVE YOUR DUPLICATE CREDENTIALS.• IF YOU CALL THE LOCAL OUTSIDE OF BUSINESS HOURS (8:30 AM – 4:30 PM), OR IF NO ONE ANSWERS THE PHONE, AFTER THE MESSAGE AND DIRECTORY, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO LEAVE A “GENERAL” MESSAGE THAT WILL BE RETRIEVED BY ADMIN. AGAIN MAKE SURE TO LEAVE ALL THE NEEDED INFORMATION SO YOU CAN BE CONTACTED IF NEEDED.DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE TO REQUEST YOUR DUPLICATE CREDENTIALS – DEPENDING ON THE VOLUME OF REQUESTS AND THE TIME OF DAY YOUR REQUEST IS MADE; IT CAN TAKE FROM 1 HOUR TO 48 HOURS TO RECEIVE YOUR DUPLICATE CREDENTIALS.

    • 9 min
    The Amazon Union Threat

    The Amazon Union Threat

    News: Indian River County contract ratification, Teamsters Local 769 Picnics, RLA steward training, TLU769 Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament, and an organizing victory for maintenance workers at DHL Express.







    Promo: Teamster Privilege Benefits







    Main Story: Excerpts from the 2022 Local 769 Steward Seminar featuring details on the threat of Amazon and its impact on Union members.







    Promo: Teamsters Local 769 Smartphone App







    Closing Credits: Show produced by the Officers and Staff of Teamsters Local 769, including Josh Zivalich, Roly Pina, and Steve Myers, with contributions by Local 769 Business Agents. The episode was written and produced by Bryan Bezpiaty.







    Music in this episode:







    Title and Credits Theme - The Vendetta by Stefan Kartenberg (c) copyright 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/JeffSpeed68/58628  Ft: Apoxode







    Promo backgrounds - Onion Capers by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    • 38 min

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