Teamsters Local 812

  • Sen. Savino Addresses Labor Issues at Seminar

    State Senator Diane Savino, among the strongest worker advocates in Albany, delivered a passionate speech to D Savinoattendees of the Local 812 Steward Seminar.  Also speaking was U.S. Congressman Joe Crowly, an ally of Local 812 and friend to working people.

  • New York's Court of Appeals rejects city's large soda ban

    The Big Gulp has won a big victory in New York's highest court.

    The Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld lower court rulings that the city's Board of Health exceeded its authority in 2012 by enacting a ban on large sugary beverages.

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  • Phoenix/Lobo Beverages Workers Ratify Historic 5-Year Agreement

    By a 3-1 margin, Local 812 members at Phoenix/Lobo Beverages in Brooklyn N.Y., and Montgomery N.Y., ratified a new 5-year agreement. The company employees 350 Local 812 members. The contract solidifies job security, wage increases, pension, medical protection and much more.

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  • Never Settle or Stop, Fight to Stay on Top: 812 Union Dues at Work

    Unions give every member the opportunity to stand up for justice and dignity. It's not just contracts; everyone who works hard for a living should have some power on the job, a way of challenging management without worrying about being fired.

    We join together for a voice in the workplace, rights on the job, and to secure a better life for our families and ourselves. Dues provide the resources necessary to run our union.

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  • Ground Breaking Agreement on Pepsi Long Island and Pepsi New York Consolidation

    President Ed Weber and the entire Local 812 Executive Board thank all of our members working at Pepsi Bottling Ventures (Pepsi Meadowbrook) for their support, understanding and cooperation during the negotiations that the Executive Board undertook regarding the purchase of the Company's Nassau and Suffolk County Territories by Pepsi New York.

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  • "Hands Off Our Work" Campaign Pays Off, 812 Wins Major Arbitration

    Over the past few months the 812 "HANDS OFF OUR WORK" campaign has attracted a lot of attention. Not only by members, but also from the companies themselves.

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  • 812 Negotiates to Save Oak Beverage Jobs

    When Oak Beverage beer distributor decided to shut down its Brooklyn operation and move to the Bronx, the 53 Local 812 members negotiated to keep their jobs with the company.

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  • This Is Why You Need A Union

    New York City may be recovering from the recession with strong gains in number of jobs available, but a new study shows that more New Yorkers are getting stuck in low-wage occupations that offer little chance of upward mobility.

     

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  • Manhattan Beer, Phoenix in Merger Discussions

    Local 812 is weighing in as details are being hammered out in the likely merger between Manhattan Beer and Phoenix. Through the beer mergeInternational Brotherhood of Teamsters and President Hoffa, our union is in discussions with UNITE (the union currently representing Manhattan Beer workers). We are determined to bring Manhattan Beer workers up to the same high standards that we recently won for Phoenix/Lobo members in our 5-year contract.

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  • Won’t Back Down! 2014 Local 812 Steward Seminar.

    Local 812 conducted a Shop Steward and Key Member Seminar on Sept. 29th & 30th in Atlantic City. Local 812 union leaders assessed the current state of the union and prepared for the struggles ahead, including major 2016 contract negotiations.

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  • The Local 812 Rewards

    Members are eligible for savings on national brands and 
    local shops, including sporting and entertainment events. Go to the website for chances to win awesome prizes such as gift cards, tickets, spa packages and electronics.

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  • Snapple Disaster Averted – Local 812 Jobs Saved

    In a victory for Local 812 Snapple members, Phoenix/Lobo takes over Snapple's Newburgh Distribution. As a result, Local 812 members are offered full employment under a great contract.

    In a fateful decision eight years ago, the workers of Snapple Newburgh reached out to join Local 812.

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  • Local 812 Turns Out for the Miles for Matt 5K

    In loving memory of Matt Scarpati, son of Local 812 Comptroller Jim Scarpati and his wife Lynn Scarpati, Local 812 proudly participated in The Miles For Matt Celebrate 5K Run.  

    The mission of the Miles for Matt Foundation is to support the educational journey of students, their development through sports activities and for recreational safety in public venues. 

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  • Union, Yes! Coke Closed Non-Union Operation, Moved Work to 812 Members in Elmsford

    During 2011 contract negotiations, Local 812 called Coke out on its use of Southeastern Container, which operates a non-union "PET" bottle manufacturing plant in Wappinger's Falls, NY employing up to 25 full-time employees. Local 812 demanded that Coca Cola use union labor and promised to organize the facility within the next year.

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  • What's Important? Teamsters Local 812 Saving Members’ Jobs!

    Over the past few months, companies have been on the attack, so it is important that members do everything possible to work smarter and safer. Local 812 is there to defend members when the company wrongly writes up, disciplines or fires a worker.

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