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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

    UPS On Car Cameras & Public Sector Update

    UPS On Car Cameras & Public Sector Update

    News: The 769 Golf Tournament Returns, Florida’s legislative session ends and UPS On Car Cameras







    Promo: The 2021 Teamsters Local 769 Scholarship Fund Golf Tournamenthttps://teamsterslocal769.org/events







    Main Story: Steve Myers breaks down the NEW City of Fort Pierce contract and provides insight into American Rescue Plan funding of Public Sector Essential Workers.







    Promo: NEW 2021 Smartphone app promohttps://teamsterslocal769.org/app







    Special Thanks: To Josh Zivalich, Steve Myers and Our members who helped fight off terrible legislation in Tallahassee







    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. Episode written and produced by Bryan Bezpiaty. Show notes available at https://teamsterslocal769.org/solidarity

    • 19 min
    The Tallahassee Breakdown & Some Good News

    The Tallahassee Breakdown & Some Good News

    News: The cancellation of our March General Membership Meeting, Pension Legislation is signed by the President, Teamsters at Cummins ratify a NEW 3 year contract and an update on the UPS Freight transition to T-Force Freight.







    Promo: Teamster Privilege Benefits Packagehttps://teamsterslocal769.org/solidarity







    Segment 1: A detailed breakdown of the attacks on working families that are underway in Tallahassee with Josh Zivalich and Andy Madtes. Why these bills are a threat to our members and all Union workers in Florida. Could your pension be at risk?







    Promo 2: NEW 2021 Smartphone app promohttps://teamsterslocal769.org/app







    Segment 2: It’s NOT All Bad News. Pension Plans get a much needed American Rescue! Josh Zivalich explains the Butch Lewis Pension legislation that was incorporated into the American Rescue Plan.







    Special Thanks: To Josh Zivalich and Andy Madtes







    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. Episode written and produced by Bryan Bezpiaty. Show notes available at https://teamsterslocal769.org/solidarity

    • 28 min
    A Fresh Start to 2021

    A Fresh Start to 2021

    News: Good news about pension legislation, a new contract for Penske and Akima as well as the Sale of UPS Freight to TFI.







    Promo: Smartphone apphttps://teamsterslocal769.org/app







    Segment 1: The 2020 Teamsters Local 769 Scholarship Recipients with Josh Zivalich. For additional information on how you can support the 2021 Scholarship Fund or an application for your child, click here







    Promo: Teamster Privilege Benefits Packagehttps://teamsterslocal769.org/solidarity







    Segment 2: A new 5 year contract at Bimbo Bakeries featuring two members of the negotiating committee and Bakery & Laundry Division Business Agent David Renshaw. click here for more info







    Special Thanks: To Bruno Duran, Jim Howard, David Renshaw & David Schillinger.

    • 19 min
    2020 Wrap-up

    2020 Wrap-up

    News: We’re now on TikTok (@teamsterslocal769), the Toy Drive deadline & December General Membership Meeting, and a Pension Legislation status report.







    Teamster Privilege Benefits Packagehttps://teamsterslocal769.org/solidarity







    Story 1: The results of the 2020 Teamsters Local 769 Toy Drive with David Renshaw Contact - read more here. DRenshaw@teamsterslocal769.org for additional information on how you can support the 2021 Toy Drive







    The Teamsters Local 769 Smartphone apphttps://teamsterslocal769.org/app







    Story 2: Teamster efforts in the Georgia Senate Runoff elections with Joel Brito







    Special Thanks to ALL of our Toy Drive Contributors as well as David Renshaw & Joel Brito.







    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. Episode 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: 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/

    • 17 min
    Giving Thanks for Strong Contracts

    Giving Thanks for Strong Contracts

    News: Notice of cancellation of remaining 2020 events, lucky winners at November's General Membership Meeting, contactless sign in at recent meetings.







    Promo: Teamster Privilege Benefits Packagehttps://teamsterslocal769.org/solidarity







    Segment 1: Eddy Valero speaks with us about the contract victory at DHL-MDC







    Promo: Smartphone app promohttps://teamsterslocal769.org/app







    Segment 2: Teamster efforts during the 2020 elections.







    Special Thanks: Alex Alvarado, Joel Brito, Dondi Mcrea, Ivan Rodriguez and Eddy Valero







    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. Episode 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: 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/

    • 13 min
    Some Semblance of Normality

    Some Semblance of Normality

    1:17 News: Since the Summer break is over, we have news dating back to June such as MDC’s NEW 3 year agreement, Teamsters Local 769 distributes masks to Essential Service Workers, record volume at UPS and relief on the way and the 2020 UPS Peak Season Agreement.







    Promo 1: Smartphone app promohttps://teamsterslocal769.org/app







    6:02 Segment 1: Highlights from our September General Membership Meeting Highlights the latest on Frank Ordonez and other issues involving the Local.







    Promo 2: Teamsters Local 769 Scholarship Fundhttps://teamsterslocal769.org/solidarity







    10:17 Segment 2: Election 2020 update featuring Joel Brito, Ivan Rodrigues and Josh Zivalich







    Special Thanks: Joel Brito and Ivan Rodriguez

    • 16 min

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