Learn more about the laws that protect workers from bias based on race, gender, age, disability and more. Plus, find out more about the Family Medical Leave Act and the union's responsibility under the law.
The commission was established to assist local unions promote diversity, eliminate discrimination and bring together groups to celebrate their contributions to the fabric of our union. Download PowerPoint to find out more about the Teamsters Human Rights Commission.
The International Teamster Women's Caucus was an idea developed at the 1991 Constitutional Convention. Teamster women expressed many of their issues, concerns and needs to Arlene Mordasini, Secretary-Treasurer of Local 911.
Union membership translates into significant economic gains for blacks. At the beginning of this century, the full-time median weekly earnings of black workers, who were union members (male and female) was $603. This was about 25 percent higher than earnings of $463 a week received by black workers, who didn't belong to unions. In addition to increased earnings, a union card brings other benefits including better health and welfare coverage, pension protection, and increased job security. View the TNBC's website here.