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Teamster News Headlines
Hoffa: Georgia Official Must Stop Ignoring Voter Registration
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Arbitration TLA Scheduled November 18-20
American Airlines, US Airways Passenger Service Agents Vote To Join Teamsters-CWA Association
Teamsters, Global Public Sector Trade Unions Warn Of Consequences Of Trade Policies
Teamster Bus Drivers To School Board: “We Cannot Promise Labor Peace”
Mobile Mini Workers in Kansas City Vote Unanimously to Join Teamsters Local 541
Eight Teamsters "Ate" at Table 8

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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Teamsters Local 79 Website



September 20, 2014

The Local Union will be holding introduction meeting after the September General Membership meeting for members who would like to become a Union Activist.

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”.

Click here to fill out the Union Activist Form.


September 28, 2014

This year we will have two starting locations: North "Sleepy Hallow" and South "Brandon Harley Davidson", with everyone ending up at Quail Hallow in Wesley Chapel.

  If you cannot make the Poker Run you are still invited to have a fun day with live music, refreshments, prizes and much more at Quail Hallow from 2pm till 6pm.

Come and show your support for Local 79 Scholarship Fund.

Click here to see the flyer

Thanks, Teamsters!

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

September 28, 2014

The Teamsters 7th Annual
Poker Run will be held on
Sunday September 28, 2014. 

Click here to see the event flyer.

October 11, 2014
Teamsters Hispanic Caucus Florida
Chapter Gala Banquet

Orlando, FL

General Membership
Meeting Dates

September 20, 2014
October 18, 2014
November 15, 2014
December 13, 2014

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
Teamsters LU 745
Dallas, TX
Florida Gulf Coast Teamsters Black Caucus, Inc.

  Click here to order

Click here to
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

See the Photo Gallery
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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