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Hernando County Teamsters attended the Democratic Executive Committee "JFK Dinner" in Spring Hill, Florida Saturday evening, 2/8/14.  Teamster Union Steward Dan Oliver gave a great speech to the audience regarding his 2014 candidacy for County Commissioner.  Clockwise from bottom left corner are:  James "Sarge" Beck, Michael Hall, Richard Longboat, Louie Marino, Steve Mosley, John Sholtes, Paul Wieczorek and Dan Oliver.

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We are looking for members who would like to become a Union Activist as an Organizer, Political Committee or a Member on our “Teamsters Local 79 Scholarship Fund Committee”.

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"Citizens of Florida in Support of Two Person (Train) Crews for Railroad Safety"

We are supporting our sister Teamsters Local (BLET) and are requesting our members to sign their petition here.

Letter from the President

Who Are The Teamsters?

Teamsters Local 79 History

Welcome to the Teamsters

Teamsters History (IBT)

International Brotherhood of Teamsters

Teamster Caucuses

Important Information
For Our Members

House GOP's Political Games Endanger Economy, Jobs

ABF Members Approve National Contract

Hours of Service Final Rule: Compliance Dates Reminder

UPS Contract Extension

Upcoming Events

January 31, 2015
Roadmap to Retirement Seminar

General Membership

Meeting Dates

January 17, 2015
February 21, 2015
March 21, 2015
April 18, 2015
May 16, 2015
September 19, 2015
October 17, 2015
November 21, 2015
December 12, 2015

2014 Platinum Partners


UPS Members
Tampa SE Center

Dulaney & Company
Miami, FL
Florida Gulf Coast Building and Construction Trades Council

United Parcel Service
Central Florida

International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Washington, DC

Teamsters Local 385
Orlando, FL

2014 Silver Partners

Teamsters LU 804
Long Island City, NY
Teamsters LU 519
Knoxville, TN
Teamsters JC 43
Detroit, MI
Florida Gulf Coast Teamsters Black Caucus, Inc.

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Order Survival of the Heart. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Local 79 Scholarship Fund.

Author will make a donation to Local 79's Scholarship Fund for every book purchased.

Current Campaigns


2013 Perfect Attendance
Dean Ciampi - 1st Place
John McGill - 2nd Place
Dave Harris - 3rd Place

Chris Lucas - Attendance Winner

Chris Lucas
Attendance Winner

Bob Shaw - 50/50 Winner

Bob Shaw
50/50 Winner

Lester Gibson - Door Prize Winner
Lester Gibson
Door Prize Winner

 Bobby Davis
Raffle Ticket Winner

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for pictures of the


Barbara Thomas - Candidate for Circuit Court Judge Group 8
Barbara Thomas, Candidate
for Circuit Court Judge
Group 8


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