Resources
Sep 14, 2020

Initiates Meeting Power Point Handout 

Weingarten Rights Card page 1

Weingarden Rights Card page 2

Notice of Membership Withdrawal Policy


Mar 19, 2020
  1. EDS Paid Family Medical Leave visit https://paidleave.wa.gov/
  2. Unemployment Benefits www.esd.wa.gov if denied contact Unemployment Law Project at www.unemploymentlawproject.org Waiting a week has been waived for WA State.
  3. Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) will help the United States combat and defeat COVID-19 by giving all American businesses with fewer than 500 employees funds to provide employees with paid leave, either for the employee’s own health needs or to care for family members.https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic.
  4. Washington Apple Health Special Enrollment Period is now available through April 8th at www.wahealthplanfinder.org
  5. Apply for Washington Apple Health Medicaid through www.hca.wa.gov 
  6. Financial Assistance through Foundation for Working Families www.wslc.org
  7. Financial Help through Department of Financial Institutions www.dfi.wa.gov
  8. Small Business assistance at http://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/
  9. Insurance question contact www.insurance.wa.gov
  10. Emergency Assistance Program through Economic Services Administration at www.dshs.wa.gov This can cover rent including back rent, deposits for rent or utilities, home repairs, basic local telephone services, utilities and short term lodging such as motels
  11. COVID-19 Informaion Washington https://coronavirus.wa.gov/
  12. United Way Resources dial 211

Dec 07, 2018

About James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund

James R. Hoffa became a Teamster member in 1934 and served as General President for 14 years, and, in recognition of his tireless service to the union and its members, was honored as General President Emeritus for life. At the November 1999 General Executive Board meeting, then-General Secretary-Treasurer C. Thomas Keegel presented a resolution to establish the new scholarship fund. This site describes the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund (JRHMSF) and outlines eligibility requirements and application procedures. Please click here.

The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund is an independent organization established and registered as a tax-exempt entity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Fund is established solely to provide scholarships to the child or dependent of a member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, and contributions to the Fund are deductible as charitable contributions to the extent permitted by law.

News

The application process for 2021 is now available.  The link to the processing site is:   https://aim.applyISTS.net/JRHMSF

The deadline for applications will be March 1, 2021.

Eligibility:  For the sons, daughters and financial dependents of Teamster members (including the BMWED, BLET, GCC and TCRC). Academic scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 for high school seniors planning to attend a four-year college or university and Training/Vocational program awards of up to $2,000 for use at community colleges and trade schools. 

(Membership verification for the parent of the applicant will be completed by the IBT (Teamsters), BLET, BMWED and GCC headquarters data.)  The children or financial dependents of full-time local union officers or full-time staff of local unions are ineligible.

For general questions about the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund, please call 855-670-ISTS (4787) or  Email: ContactUs@applyISTS.com


College Tuition Discount Network

*As a Teamster member, there is a college tuition discount program that is available to you and members of your family. The ISTS Tuition Discount Network (TDN) is a list of For-Profit and Non-Profit colleges and universities that offer reduced tuition. The amount of the reduction can varies by school and can sometimes be as specific as major. Make sure you identify yourself as a Teamster when applying.

The link to the TDN is http://www.applyISTS.com/tuition-discount-network/. Click on the school's logo to view the discount

Unions Plus Scholarship Information:

https://www.unionplus.org/benefits/money/union-plus-scholarships


May 03, 2018

May 03, 2018



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