Application deadline is March 31, 2018. Apply today!
For the sons, daughters and financial dependents of Teamster members. Academic scholarship range 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.
A new and improved online application process can be found on the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund's website: www.jrhmsf.org.
Teamsters SFO — 856/986 recently received a thank you letter for our donation of six Amazon Kindles to Working Partnerships USA to benefit children in foster care. Thanks everyone for making it happen with your donations!
The devastating wildfires in Northern California have taken lives, destroyed homes and businesses, and impacted many of the communities where our members live and work. Our first priority is our members and their safety. If you have been evacuated from your home, please reply and let us know if you are safe. We are working with Joint Council 7 All Charities Fund, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters' Disaster Relief Fund, and our own Local 856 Solidarity Fund to try and provide assistance to members who have lost their homes. In addition, the JC7 truck has been traveling the area to bring supplies and assistance to evacuees.
The Benefits Committee has been successful in obtaining voluntary ancillary benefits from AFLAC. These benefits are in addition to the benefits offered by United and have been made available by the contract language found in Article 16 J. The products that AFLAC will be offering are Whole Life, Critical Illness, Accident and Short-Term Disability. As a voluntary product you may choose any combination of the offered plans or none, the choice is yours.
Hurricane Harvey devastates Texas The devastation that has been caused by Hurricane Harvey is hard to imagine. We want to take a minute to send out our thoughts and prayers to our Brothers and Sisters in Texas. We sincerely hope that they and their families are safe. We urge you all to take a moment to donate some money to the relief efforts if you can.
Nominations for Chief Steward positions for the Airframe, Jet Shop, Backshop, and Line Chief Steward positions will be accepted at the July Craft Meeting this week. The positions will run for a three-year term.
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters Benefits Committee at United Airlines has put together an informational and resource package to assist members in understanding retirement benefits. The goal of this guide is to provide a quick-reference guide to help UAL Teamster members with retirement concerns and questions.