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August 04, 2020
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OSHA Guidance for COVID-19
OSHA has issued guidance for Employers for dealing with the coronavirus.  Download the attached file for more in-depth information.
Download: OSHA3990.pdf

COVID-19 Symptoms

Download: COVID19-symptoms.pdf
Stop the Spread of Germs

Download: stop-the-spread-of-germs.pdf
MESSAGE FROM LOCAL 344 SECRETARY-TREASURER BILL CARROLL REGARDING THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

Download: 03-13-20 COVID Post_000078.pdf
LO QUE NECESITA SABER SOBRE LA ENFERMEDAD DEL CORONAVIRUS
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019
2020 JRHMSF Scholarship Application Process Open
The application process is now open for the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund's 2020 college and vocational scholarship programs for the sons, daughters and financial dependents of Teamsters.  In 2019, $1.2 million was awarded in $10k and $1k academic scholarships for the children of Teamster members to attend four-year college and universities throughout North America.
Read More...
UPS Contract available online!
Local 344 UPS Teamsters, The new 2018-2023 Agreement is in the process of being printed, and will be available in the next few months.  Until that time, the contract is available in full on the UPS Rising app or on the package division portion of the Teamsters webpage.  You can find it here: https://teamster.
Read More...
Summer Activities for 344 Members!
Local 344 is hosting a range of events for Local 344 members, including our annual golf outings, one held in the north and one in the southern part of the State, the retiree picnic, baseball games at the Timber Rattlers and Madison Mallards, reduced price tickets for Summerfest, the Wisconsin State Fair, and Noah's Ark, and more.
Read More...
Labor History Society Event: How Labor Can Win Again
ON Saturday, April 13th, 2019 the Wisconsin Labor History Society will have its annual conference at the Madison Labor Temple.  Members wishing to attend should call your Union Hall at (414)258-4545. Attached is a copy of a flyer for the event to register.
Read More...
Download: Labor history society 2019 signup sheet.pdf
Local 344 Newsletter Fall Edition Released!
Attached is the fall edition of your Local 344 Newsletter!  Feel free to print or share widely, in the coming week(s) volunteers wil distribute at worksites near you! If you are interested in helping to distribute this or other things as part of the Local's Organizing Committee, please contact the Union Hall.
Read More...
Download: 344 Newsletter fall 2018.pdf
Distribute the Local 344 Contract Petition!
ORGANZIING COMMITTEE MEMBERS – STATEWIDE  As you may know, the results of the UPS contract vote were released last Friday night at 7:00 p.m.. Turnout for this vote was at historically high levels, with over 44% of the country participating.
Read More...
Download: 344 Petition pdf.pdf
UPS Vote Count this Friday!

UPS Teamsters, get ready for the Vote Count for the proposed UPS Contract this Friday! Listen live at 7PM Central time! Local 344 members, if you haven't put your vote in, do NOT delay! Make YOUR voice heard in your future.
Read More...
Download: 42921980_10155514504156901_1707845800534474752_n.jpg
UPS Contract Ballots are being Mailed

Please be advised the official date for balloting materials to be mailed to all eligible members at UPS and UPS Freight will be between Tuesday, September 11th and Friday, September 14, 2018. All members in good standing will have the right to vote on your union contract at UPS.
Read More...
UPS Driver Stress Study

Over 20 years ago, a stress study was conducted of UPS Package Car Drivers in Wisconsin. A follow-up study is now going to happen, conducted by researchers from the University of Illinois-Chicago. Any and all package car drivers interested in participating should show up any of these 3 different locations: Madison, Oshkosh, and your Union Hall in Milwaukee.
Read More...
Download: TLU 344 Save the Date Pdf Version 8-18-18.pdf
UPS Contract Recommendation Update
UPS CONTRACT UPDATE: Pending the union 2-man committee and the release of the Central Supplemental Agreement, Local 344's Executive board has voted to NOT recommend the UPS National "Agreement in Principle.
Read More...
Local 344 Newsletter

We are proud to announce the formation of a new Newsletter for Local 344. We are looking for submissions from members who want to be in it. Members who have volunteered for the Organizing Committee will be handing it out at work. Call (414)258-4545 or email kas@local344.org to get involved!
Read More...
Strike Authorization Passes Overwhelmingly at UPS

News Alert: UPS vote totals are in and over 93% voted for strike authorization nation-wide, with 91% in favor at UPS Freight! Contract negotiations are ongoing and it’s possible the IBT and UPS will have a tentative agreement in as little time as a month.
Read More...
Local 344 Negotiating Committee Votes to Endorse "YES" Vote for Strike Authorization at UPS

Near the close of negotiations on Thursday, May 10th, 2018, Teamsters Local 344 Rider Negotiating Committee unanimously voted to endorse a YES vote for national Strike Authorization against UPS. We encourage all Wisconsin UPS Teamsters to support the strike authorization, show strength through unity, and fight for a fair contract. We are proud of our brothers and sisters who spend long hours day after day making America move, and demand we be treated fairly and with respect.

Balloting instructions will be mailed out beginning May 15th, and votes are due by June 3rd, 2018.

Solidarity.




COVID-19 Symptoms

Download: COVID19-symptoms.pdf
Stop the Spread of Germs

Download: stop-the-spread-of-germs.pdf
MESSAGE FROM LOCAL 344 SECRETARY-TREASURER BILL CARROLL REGARDING THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

Download: 03-13-20 COVID Post_000078.pdf
LO QUE NECESITA SABER SOBRE LA ENFERMEDAD DEL CORONAVIRUS
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019
2020 JRHMSF Scholarship Application Process Open
The application process is now open for the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund's 2020 college and vocational scholarship programs for the sons, daughters and financial dependents of Teamsters.  In 2019, $1.2 million was awarded in $10k and $1k academic scholarships for the children of Teamster members to attend four-year college and universities throughout North America.
Read More...
UPS Contract available online!
Local 344 UPS Teamsters, The new 2018-2023 Agreement is in the process of being printed, and will be available in the next few months.  Until that time, the contract is available in full on the UPS Rising app or on the package division portion of the Teamsters webpage.  You can find it here: https://teamster.
Read More...
Summer Activities for 344 Members!
Local 344 is hosting a range of events for Local 344 members, including our annual golf outings, one held in the north and one in the southern part of the State, the retiree picnic, baseball games at the Timber Rattlers and Madison Mallards, reduced price tickets for Summerfest, the Wisconsin State Fair, and Noah's Ark, and more.
Read More...
Labor History Society Event: How Labor Can Win Again
ON Saturday, April 13th, 2019 the Wisconsin Labor History Society will have its annual conference at the Madison Labor Temple.  Members wishing to attend should call your Union Hall at (414)258-4545. Attached is a copy of a flyer for the event to register.
Read More...
Download: Labor history society 2019 signup sheet.pdf
Local 344 Newsletter Fall Edition Released!
Attached is the fall edition of your Local 344 Newsletter!  Feel free to print or share widely, in the coming week(s) volunteers wil distribute at worksites near you! If you are interested in helping to distribute this or other things as part of the Local's Organizing Committee, please contact the Union Hall.
Read More...
Download: 344 Newsletter fall 2018.pdf
Distribute the Local 344 Contract Petition!
ORGANZIING COMMITTEE MEMBERS – STATEWIDE  As you may know, the results of the UPS contract vote were released last Friday night at 7:00 p.m.. Turnout for this vote was at historically high levels, with over 44% of the country participating.
Read More...
Download: 344 Petition pdf.pdf
UPS Vote Count this Friday!

UPS Teamsters, get ready for the Vote Count for the proposed UPS Contract this Friday! Listen live at 7PM Central time! Local 344 members, if you haven't put your vote in, do NOT delay! Make YOUR voice heard in your future.
Read More...
Download: 42921980_10155514504156901_1707845800534474752_n.jpg
UPS Contract Ballots are being Mailed

Please be advised the official date for balloting materials to be mailed to all eligible members at UPS and UPS Freight will be between Tuesday, September 11th and Friday, September 14, 2018. All members in good standing will have the right to vote on your union contract at UPS.
Read More...
UPS Driver Stress Study

Over 20 years ago, a stress study was conducted of UPS Package Car Drivers in Wisconsin. A follow-up study is now going to happen, conducted by researchers from the University of Illinois-Chicago. Any and all package car drivers interested in participating should show up any of these 3 different locations: Madison, Oshkosh, and your Union Hall in Milwaukee.
Read More...
Download: TLU 344 Save the Date Pdf Version 8-18-18.pdf
UPS Contract Recommendation Update
UPS CONTRACT UPDATE: Pending the union 2-man committee and the release of the Central Supplemental Agreement, Local 344's Executive board has voted to NOT recommend the UPS National "Agreement in Principle.
Read More...
Local 344 Newsletter

We are proud to announce the formation of a new Newsletter for Local 344. We are looking for submissions from members who want to be in it. Members who have volunteered for the Organizing Committee will be handing it out at work. Call (414)258-4545 or email kas@local344.org to get involved!
Read More...
Strike Authorization Passes Overwhelmingly at UPS

News Alert: UPS vote totals are in and over 93% voted for strike authorization nation-wide, with 91% in favor at UPS Freight! Contract negotiations are ongoing and it’s possible the IBT and UPS will have a tentative agreement in as little time as a month.
Read More...
Local 344 Negotiating Committee Votes to Endorse "YES" Vote for Strike Authorization at UPS

Near the close of negotiations on Thursday, May 10th, 2018, Teamsters Local 344 Rider Negotiating Committee unanimously voted to endorse a YES vote for national Strike Authorization against UPS. We encourage all Wisconsin UPS Teamsters to support the strike authorization, show strength through unity, and fight for a fair contract. We are proud of our brothers and sisters who spend long hours day after day making America move, and demand we be treated fairly and with respect.

Balloting instructions will be mailed out beginning May 15th, and votes are due by June 3rd, 2018.

Solidarity.




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