Gov. Pat Quinn (at podium) champions workers' rights at the Teamsters' rally in Grant Park on Sept. 5.
Teamsters Rally in Chicago to Support Gov. Quinn, State Workers
09.12.14 Hundreds of Teamsters attending the union’s 14th annual Teamster Women’s Conference last week rallied on Sept. 5 in Grant Park to support the re-election of Gov. Pat Quinn and to stand up for workers. “We are proud to be union,” said Teamsters International Vice President Becky Strzechowski, Director of the Teamsters Women’s Conference, President of Teamsters Local 700 and Teamsters Joint Council 25 Trustee. “We stand up for workers rights and we will use the power of our vote this November.” Teamsters International Vice President John T. Coli announced to the cheering crowd that the state of Illinois, the city of Chicago and Cook County all proclaimed Sept. 5 as Teamsters Women’s Day. Coli, President of Joint Council 25 and Secretary-Treasurer of Teamsters Local 727, also thanked Quinn, a former Teamsters Local 786 member, for his long record of supporting workers.
Retiree Health Care Guaranteed for Teamster Clerical Workers
09.10.14 — Local 710 Negotiates Benefits for Firemen's Union
Thanks to a powerful new benefit secured by Local 710, clerical workers with the Chicago Firefighters Union will soon enjoy fully funded health care coverage throughout retirement.
Becky Strzechowski Named New Trustee of Joint Council 25
08.11.14 — First Woman in 103 Years to Join Executive Board
After 103 years representing millions of members throughout Illinois and northwest Indiana, Teamsters Joint Council 25 has appointed the first woman to its Executive Board.
Teamsters Participating in BraveHearts Bike Runs for Vets
07.29.14 — Local 786 Secretary-Treasurer Champions Charity
Teamsters are encouraged to support military veterans and individuals with special needs at the BraveHearts Bike Run.
Latino Express Bus Drivers Still Fighting for Rights in Chicago
07.24.14 — Teamsters Protect Workers As Company Obstructs
Teamsters Local 777 has continued to fight for 100 school bus drivers who want nothing more than fair working conditions.

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