Teamster Nation News
Episode 196: Coronavirus Update #11

Episode 196: Coronavirus Update #11

May 27, 2020

EPISODE NOTES

Listen to the latest special edition of the Teamster Nation Podcast and hear more health and safety tips, news from the Tankhaul Division and what it’s like to be a paramedic/firefighter during the coronavirus pandemic.

SHOW NOTES

Featuring interviews with Enjoli DeGrasse, Deputy Director of the Teamsters’ Health and Safety Department; David Jacobsen, western region director for Teamsters’ Tankhaul Division; and Dan Reid, a Local 700 member who is a paramedic/firefighter in Niles, Illinois.

Episode 195: Coronavirus Update #10

Episode 195: Coronavirus Update #10

May 20, 2020

EPISODE NOTES

Listen to the latest special edition of the Teamster Nation Podcast and hear from a Local 952 laundry driver about life on the job, plus more health and safety tips, a legislative update and news from the Graphic Communications Conference.

SHOW NOTES

Featuring interviews with Enjoli DeGrasse, Deputy Director of the Teamsters’ Health and Safety Department; Sunshine McBride, Deputy Director of the Teamsters’ Department of Political and Legislative Action; Kurt Freeman, President of the Teamsters’ Graphic Communications Conference; and Harry Gutierrez, a Local 952 member who is a shop steward driver for Angelica Linens in Orange, California.

EPISODE 194: Coronavirus Update #9

EPISODE 194: Coronavirus Update #9

May 13, 2020

EPISODE NOTES

Listen to the latest special edition of the Teamster Nation Podcast and hear more health and safety tips for those on the job, a legislative update and news from the Health Care Division. Plus, a Local 355 UPS worker explains the challenges of staying safe on the job.

SHOW NOTES

Featuring interviews and audio from Enjoli DeGrasse, Deputy Director of the Teamsters’ Health and Safety Department; Sunshine McBride, Deputy Director of the Teamsters’ Department of Political and Legislative Action; Nina Bugbee, Director of the Teamsters’ Health Care Division; and Dale Pink, Local 355 member and UPS employee.

Episode 193: Coronavirus Update #8

Episode 193: Coronavirus Update #8

May 6, 2020

EPISODE NOTES

Listen to the latest special edition of the Teamster Nation Podcast and hear more health and safety tips for those on the job, as well as news from the Food Processing Division and Building Material and Construction Trades Division. Plus, Local 330 bus driver Bill Wolf explains how the union has fought to keep him safe on the job.

SHOW NOTES

Featuring interviews and audio from Enjoli DeGrasse, Deputy Director of the Teamsters’ Health and Safety Department; Rome Aloise, Director of the Teamsters’ Food Processing Division; Bubba Davis, Director of the Teamsters’ Building Material and Construction Trades Division; and Bill Wolf, Local 330 member and Pace Suburban bus driver in Elgin, Illinois.

Episode 192: Coronavirus Update #7

Episode 192: Coronavirus Update #7

April 29, 2020

EPISODE NOTES

Listen to the newest special edition of the Teamster Nation Podcast, and hear the latest health and safety tips for those on the job, as well as news from Public Service Division and Bakery and Laundry Conference. Plus, Local 572 holds food distribution event to help greater Los Angeles.

SHOW NOTES

Featuring interviews with Enjoli DeGrasse, Deputy Director of the Teamsters’ Health and Safety Department; Jason Rabinowitz, Director of the Teamsters’ Public Services Division; Dave Dudas, Director of the Teamsters’ Bakery and Laundry Conference; Lourdes Garcia, President of Teamsters Local 572 and Shellie Green, Local 572 member.

Episode 191: Coronavirus Update #6

Episode 191: Coronavirus Update #6

April 22, 2020

EPISODE NOTES

Listen to the newest special edition of the Teamster Nation Podcast, and hear the latest health and safety tips for those on the job, as well as news from the Port and Waste divisions. Plus, UPS driver delivers hand sanitizer to New York’s finest.

SHOW NOTES

Featuring interviews with Enjoli DeGrasse, Deputy Director of the Teamsters’ Health and Safety Department; Ron Herrera, Director of the Teamsters’ Port Division; Chuck Stiles, Director of the Teamsters’ Solid Waste and Recycling Division; and John McKown, UPS driver

Episode 190: Coronavirus Update #5

Episode 190: Coronavirus Update #5

April 15, 2020

EPISODE NOTES

Listen to the latest special edition of the Teamster Nation Podcast, and hear an update from the union’s Rail Conference and Motion Picture and Theatrical Trade Division, as well as the Organizing Department. Plus, what it’s like to work inside a grocery warehouse in the age of COVID-19.

SHOW NOTES

Featuring audio from Dennis Pierce, President of the Teamsters’ Rail Conference; Tommy O’Donnell, Director of the Teamsters’ Motion Picture and Theatrical Trade Division; Jeff Farmer, Director  of the Teamsters’ Organizing Department; and Joe Alprete, a Local 636 member and jack operator for Giant Eagle Company. 

Episode 189: Coronavirus Update #4

Episode 189: Coronavirus Update #4

April 8, 2020

EPISODE NOTES

Listen to the latest special edition of the Teamster Nation Podcast, and hear the latest health and safety tips for those on the job, as well Capitol Hill legislative action and news from the union’s Industrial Trades and Airline divisions. Plus, inside the daily work of a New Jersey sanitation worker.

SHOW NOTES

Featuring interviews with Enjoli DeGrasse, Deputy Director of the Teamsters’ Health and Safety Department; Sunshine McBride, Deputy Director of the Teamsters’ Department of Political and Legislative Action; Steve Mack, Director of the Teamsters’ Industrial Trades Division; Matty Bruccoleri, Secretary-Treasurer of Local 272; Bob Kirchner, trustee with Local 2750; Mike Henix, Local 813 member and sanitary supply driver for Imperial Dade

Episode 188: UPS Teamsters on the Frontlines

Episode 188: UPS Teamsters on the Frontlines

April 1, 2020

EPISODE NOTES

Listen to this special episode of the Teamster Nation Podcast focused on UPS Teamsters and learn what the union is doing to protect the health and safety of these essential logistics workers.

SHOW NOTES

Featuring interviews with Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa; Teamsters Package Division Director Denis Taylor; and Teamsters Health and Safety Department Director Lamont Byrd

Episode 187: Coronavirus Update #2

Episode 187: Coronavirus Update #2

March 27, 2020

EPISODE NOTES

Listen to this second special edition of the Teamster Nation Podcast dealing with the coronavirus epidemic, and get the latest health, safety and legislative news from America’s Strongest Union. Plus get updates from the heads of the Package and Convention, Trade Show and Casino divisions.

SHOW NOTES

Features interviews with Enjoli DeGrasse, deputy director of the Teamsters’ Health and Safety Division; Sunshine McBride, deputy director of the Teamsters’ Department of Political and Legislative Action; Denis Taylor, director of the Teamsters’ Package Division; and Tommy Blitsch, director of the Teamsters’ Conventions, Trade Shows and Casinos Division.