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Current Campaigns
  • This Web page provides the latest updates for the national contract, riders and supplements that cover about 3,500 Teamsters at DHL Express.

  • We Are eXPOsing XPO’s Global Greed

    XPO Logistics is a top ten global logistics and transportation company with annual revenue of $15 billion and 89,000 employees, another 10,000 workers classified as independent contractors, and thousands more working for firms that subcontract with XPO. We are the REAL workers at XPO Logistics worldwide exposing the truth about the company’s global greed, illegal wage theft, unsafe conditions, and abhorrent and vicious anti-worker, anti-union tactics. 

    This greed includes mistreating former Con-way Freight workers in the United States who are being kept in the dark about terminal closures and layoffs, and the company’s illegal refusal to bargain contracts and denying their workers’ federally protected right to organize. It also includes port, rail and last-mile drivers around the country and in Southern California fighting wage theft in excess of $200 million because they are misclassified as independent contractors and denied the right to form their union. This greed has caused numerous lawsuits and strikes.  Greed also means an unsafe workplace and mistreating its warehouse employees.

    XPO’s greed extends to Europe beginning with breaking its promise to not layoff any workers for at least 18 months. French workers and the unions have been fighting back against XPO’s disrespect, lies and attempts to slash jobs. Similar struggles are taking place in Great Britain, Spain, Belgium, the Netherlands, and across Europe.

    Join the worldwide struggle now! Get involved with this campaign by joining the Facebook group “XPO Exposed.”

    Together, we can eXPOse the company’s global greed and win fairness, respect and dignity for tens of thousands of XPO employees around the world!

  • This page provides the latest contract information to the 7,500 Teamsters—drivers, dockworkers and office staff—employed by ABF Freight System, Inc.

  • Workers’ pensions are being endangered by both Congress and those charged with overseeing them. The Teamsters and our members are standing united to say “No!” to cuts and “Yes!” to greater retirement security!

  • The ‘Let’s Get America Working!’ campaign seeks to restore a dynamic and prosperous middle class to drive economic growth by helping to advance policy decisions that create and maintain good middle-income jobs, guarantee retirement security, expand access to the American Dream, and ensure that the benefits of the ongoing economic recovery are felt by the many, not just the few.

  • This webpage provides information on the Teamsters Union’s legislative advocacy at both the federal and state level as well as our field activity to support those policy positions and to get strong labor candidates elected to office.  Among other resources, you will find our federal legislative scorecard, formal statements of policy position and communications to Capitol Hill,  a weekly update on federal legislative happenings, an overview of bills we are tracking at the state level, and quick links to take action on priority issues.

  • This web page provides information on the ongoing effort to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Since 1994, NAFTA has devastated working families, putting corporate profits ahead of people.  What’s worse is that NAFTA has become the blueprint for all other trade agreements, from the way that it was negotiated in secret, to the bad provisions that have made their way into every agreement that has been signed since then.  Now, NAFTA is being renegotiated and we demand that it be reframed to work for workers instead of corporate interests.

  • The Teamsters have stood in solidarity with worker struggles in other countries since our founding. With economic globalization, our ability to organize increasingly depends on our ability to build alliances with workers on a global scale.
    More than ever, Teamsters are organizing and bargaining with multi-national companies. A key objective of our Global Strategies Campaign is to build strong alliances with unions around the globe who organize and bargain with common employers. Our focus is on workers in the emerging global supply chains – the infrastructure of globalization.
    Globalization creates new opportunities for international worker solidarity. We seek common cause with workers around the world to build social justice for all workers and the communities in which they live.

  • The contributions of black members to the success of the Teamsters Union are numerous, varied and as old as the union itself. This month, the Teamsters Union spotlights some of those contributions.

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Upcoming Events

2018 Membership Meetings and Events:

 Date  Time  Meeting  Location  Address
 Sat, Mar 17  9:00 am  Initiates Meeting  Burlington  Community Center 1011 Greenleaf Ave, Multi-purpose room
 Thurs, Mar 22  6:30 pm  Initiates Meeting  Bellingham  Union Center Bldg - 1700 N State St, Upstairs
 Thurs, Mar 22  7:00 pm  General Membership  Bellingham  Union Center Bldg - 1700 N State St, Upstairs
 Sat, April 21  8:00 am  Fun with the Fuzz 5K  Bellingham  Union Center Bldg - 1700 N State St, Upstairs
 Wed, June 13  6:30 pm  Initiates Meeting  Bellingham  Union Center Bldg - 1700 N State St, Upstairs
 Wed, June 13  7:00 pm   General Membership  Bellingham  Union Center Bldg - 1700 N State St, Upstairs
 Sat, July 14  TBD  PICNIC  Lutherwood Camp  1185 Roy Road Bellingham
       Details will be mailed closer to event    
 Wed, Sep 12  6:30 pm  Initiates Meeting  Bellingham  Union Center Bldg - B'ham 1700 N State St, Upstairs
 Wed, Sep 12  7:00 pm  General Membership  Bellingham  Union Center Bldg - B'ham 1700 N State St, Upstairs
Sun, Oct 21   9:00 am   Initiates Meeting   Bellingham  Union Center Bldg - 1700 N State St, Upstairs

 Sat, Dec 8

 3:00 pm

 HOLIDAY: General Membership


 B'ham Technical College, Settlemyer Hall - 3028 Lindbergh Ave

Note:  Food and raffle prizes are provided at the General Membership Meeting in December.  Raffle tickets are $0.50 each with one half of the collections given to a local charity and the other half to a lucky winner.  There are lots of prizes and for every member who attends, an assortment of calendars in a reusable tote bag.  We hope to see you there!

.SHOP STEWARD SEMINAR - April 14, 2018 8:30 am-3:30 pm 


2018 Fun with the Fuzz 5K, Bellingham, WA

April 21, 2018

We have set up our team, Teamsters Care, and would like you to team up with us this year.

Text Box: All proceeds go to the Behind the Badge Foundation. The Behind the Badge Foundation is a non-profit organization that supports the families of officers who are killed in the line of duty and also maintains the Law Enforcement Memorial located in Olympia, WA. Join us in showing our support for this great cause.


We will have our team tech shirts ready for each team member, and we will meet at the Teamsters Hall at 8:00 a.m. on 4/21 to get your team shirt and race packet for the run.

We will leave as a group around 8:30 am to go to the event site.

To do online sign up and be on our team, go to:

  1. and click on registration
  2. Click “Register Now”
  3. Select “create or join a team” (you’ll be asked to enter an email address)
  4. Complete participant information, select “join a team”
  5. Type Teamsters Care into the team search box
  6. Select Teamsters Care, then follow instructions and be cautious not to select unwanted subscriptions / memberships

  Thank you!

Please contact Daron Smith at (360) 734-7780 if you have any questions.

Page Last Updated: Mar 06, 2018 (14:17:36)
Upcoming Events
Initiates Meeting
Mar 22, 2018
Union Center (Upstairs) 1700 North State Street Bellingham, WA 98225
Membership Meeting
Mar 22, 2018
Union Center (upstairs) 1700 North State Street Bellingham, WA 98225
Shop Steward Seminar
Apr 14, 2018
Union Center (upstairs) 1700 North State Street Bellingham, WA 98225
Fun With the FUZZ 5K
Apr 21, 2018
Union Center (upstairs) 1700 North State Street Bellingham, WA 98225
Membership Meeting
Jun 13, 2018
Union Center(upstairs) 1700 North State Street Bellingham, WA 98225
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