John T. Coli, President of Teamsters Joint Council 25, calls the proposed soda tax a danger to good-paying jobs.
Teamsters Oppose Job-Threatening Increase to City of Chicago Soda Tax
08.24.15 The Teamsters oppose the Chicago City Council’s proposed additional tax on sodas and other beverages because it would put thousands of jobs in jeopardy. More than 1,000 small businesses have joined the Teamsters in opposing the tax, which would negatively impact the approximately 2,000 union employees in the City of Chicago whose livelihoods are directly or indirectly dependent upon the non-alcoholic beverage industry. Supporters claim the tax would help curb obesity.

Teamster Specialty License Plates Now Available to Indiana Drivers
08.20.15 — Plates Support FOP Foundation for Fallen Officers
Drivers across Indiana can show their Teamster pride by buying new Teamster license plates for cars, trucks and motorcycles.
Veterans Graduate From Union's Military Job Training Program
08.17.15 — CDL Instructions Helps Vets Transition to Careers
Union representatives recognized the graduates of a program
that helps active military transition to a career in transportation.
Local 700 Applauds Circuit Court for Protecting Chicago Pensions
07.24.15 — Teamsters Opposed SB 1922 Over Benefit Cuts
Local 700 applauds the ruling by the Cook County Circuit Court that declared Chicago’s Senate Bill 1922 as unconstitutional.

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