2686 Portland Rd. NE
Salem, Oregon 97301
Phone: (503) 378-1421 Toll Free: 800-822-7953 Fax: (503) 378-7590
Collective Bargaining Is A Right!!!
Local 324's Office Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday - Friday
The next General Membership Meeting will be on September 15, 2016 at 9:00 AM and 7:00 PM.
June, July and August Meetings were suspended by a vote on May 26, 2016 at the last General Membership Meeting.
Local 324 EXECUTIVE BOARD:
Chris R. Muhs ~ Secretary-Treasurer / Principal Officer
Tony Scales (WinCo Foods) ~ President
Rodney Trussell (UPS) ~ Vice President
Randy Meadors (FSA) ~ Recording Secretary
Alfredo Garcia (Ventura Foods) ~ Trustee
James Lawrence (US Bakery / Franz) ~ Trustee
Ray Manibusan (Allied Waste) ~ Trustee
On September 3, 2015, 24 drivers at Recology in McMinnville, Oregon voted 18-5 to join Teamsters Local 324!!!
CLICK HERE for a link to the story!!!
Negotiations have been productive and the next day of bargaining is scheduled for June 15th.
EVERY TEAMSTER SHOULD WATCH THIS VIDEO
Teamster History Video - CLICK HERE
The 6th Annual
Teamsters Local 324 BULKHEAD DOOR OPEN Golf Tournament is coming soon JULY 23rd, 2016
The event will be held at the Trysting Tree Golf Course in Corvallis on Saturday, July 23, 2016 starting at 8:00AM shotgun start. Raynel Whitney (retired UPS driver out of Corvallis) is coordinating the whole event once again and can be contacted at Rwhit713@yahoo.com. Flyers and sign up sheets are also abvailable at the Local. This will be a 2-person Scramble format costing $65/person. There will be a BBQ lunch provided, Mulligans for sale and lots of prizes, raffles and giveaways. The event is open to all Teamsters and retirees. All proceeds will go to Vets Helping Vets HQ.
A picture from the 5th annual event in 2015
TEAMSTER PRIVILEGE EVERYDAY SAVINGS:
Teamster Privilege Everyday Savings offers members-only savings on everything from renting a car to sending a bouquet of flowers. Teamster members can save money by taking advantage of all of the Everyday Savings benefits! From LEGAL benefits, to CREDIT COUNSELING,
CLICK HERE for a link to the valuable resources and benefits!!!
On November 13, 2014, the Western Conference of Teamsters Pension Trust held a Live Webcast to discuss the health of the pension and funding updates. This Webcast was incredibly educational and I encourage all of Local 324's Members to CLICK HERE and watch the Webcast yourselves!!!
New supplemental insurance from COMBINED INSURANCE has been endorsed by Teamsters Local 324. You will be receiving information about this supplemental coverage in the mail and are encouraged to call Combined to set up a meeting to see what they have to offer members of Local 324. This supplemental coverage is very affordable and would provide peace of mind when you're injured or miss work. Please contact Alex Johnson II at 541-981-9744 or firstname.lastname@example.org for a hassle free needs assessment. Below are links to several of Combined Insurance's policies; click on each to read more.
CLICK HERE for Alex Johnson II's business card.
2016 SHOP STEWARD SEMINAR
Our Shop Steward Seminar on Saturday, March 5, 2016 was a huge success. Iliana Flores from the IBT put on the class and we had 17 stewards attending!!! We also had Bob Trappe from the IBT's D.R.I.V.E. (Democrat, Republican, Independent, Voter Education)
The Oregon Student Access Commission Scholarship Guide Booklets for the:
Clyde C. Crosby / Joseph M. Edgar / Thomas J. Malloy Scholarship information is at the Local. All applicants must apply online at www.OregonStudentAid.gov . To be eligible, applicants must be children or dependent stepchildren of active, retired, disabled, or deceased members of Local Unions affiliated with the Joint Council of Teamsters No. 37.
The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund applications are also in; the deadline for submittal is Thursday, March 31, 2016!!!
Local 324's 12th Annual Labor Day Picnic is scheduled for
September 4, 2016 and invitations have been mailed out!!!
More than 365 attended last year's event!
Retirees of Local 324 in 2015 -2016 Congratulations!!!!!
Gerald Humfeld (January 12, 2015), Jimmy Duncan (January 5, 2015), Rick Rullman (March 16, 2015), Ronald Jarrett (March 19, 2015), Craig Olsen (March 30, 2015), Clyde Rieger (January 7, 2015), James Flynn (July 6, 2015), Dale Wentz (July 13, 2015), Paul Armstrong (July 21, 2015), Nicholas Starbuck (July 21, 2015), James Mills (July 20, 2015), Joe Franco (June 29, 2015), David Litherland (May 28, 2015), Kathy Plinski (June 4, 2015), Raynel Whitney (May 21, 2015), John Earl (May 4, 2015), Michael Kintz (April 27, 2015), Paul French (April 8, 2015), Lawrence Reed (January 30, 2015), Dave Best (January 22, 2015), William Ennis (August 5, 2015) Robin Ackeret (January 14, 2016), Paul Dryden (January 4, 2016), Michael Vonflue (December 30, 2015), Alan Persons (January 5, 2016), Stephen Crombie (December 21, 2015), Dennis Mumford (December 21, 2015), Scott Baird (December 7, 2015), Stephen Murray (December 2, 2015), Bonnie Graham (December 2, 2015), Steven Laferriere (November 24, 2015), Henry Hiebert (November 23, 2015), John Riddell (November 16, 2015), Dana Hill (November 9, 2015), Patrick Toews (November 5, 2015), Jose Balcazarpaucar (November 2, 2015), Sarah Rodgers (November 2, 2015), Steven Kunz (October 19, 2015), Frederick Whittlinger (October 26, 2015), Luke McCaslin (October 26, 2015), Richard Stainbrook (September 30, 2015), Glen Milam (September 17, 2015), Philip Schiedler (September 21, 2015), Paul Smith (September 21, 2015), Benjamin Harman (September 21, 2015), Pat Scafidi (September 21, 2015), Nellie Imhof (September 21, 2015), Mike Zuniga (September 11, 2015), Julie Hadley (September 11, 2015), James Rouse (September 14, 2015), Wesley Saunders (August 26, 2015), David Simpson (August 31, 2015), Michael Stone (August 21, 2015), Galen Olson (October 9, 2015), Kim Hofmann (October 12, 2015)
For those within a year or 2 of retiring and wanting to come speak to a Pension Representative, they are at the Local every other month. Call the Local at 503-378-1421 to schedule an appointment.
SOME KEY POINTS OF THE LEGISLATION:
Bargaining Unit News
Americold Logistics - Salem & Woodburn
Bimbo / Oroweat
Cash & Carry
Farmers Cooperative Creamery - McMinnville
Food Services of America (FSA)
Interstate Brands Corp. (Hostess)
NW Cascade / Honeybucket
City of Turner
United Parcel Service
Bigfoot Beverage (Pepsi) Newport, OR
WinCo Foods, LLC
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Last Updated 7-29-2016