Even though the weather was against us, we had an excellent time at the Teamster’s picnic on Saturday, May 19th! Over 100 members and their families joined us for fun, food, and music under the Emmaus park pavilion. Lunch was catered by Hildy’s Deli, and Funtastic Face Painting and Body Art sent two talented artists for face painting for the kids.
What a great night for a ball game! Thank you to everyone who came out to support our local at last night's Lehigh Valley IronPigs game! Issac and Seth Hadyt and Haley Geris threw the first pitches on behalf of Teamster 773, and it was great to see everoyne donning their Teamter's t-shirts! Also, congrats to the winner of our TV raffle drawing! Go Iron Pigs.
(ALLENTOWN, Pa.) – Teamsters Local 773 members with the Allentown Housing Authority voted unanimously to authorize a strike Tuesday night.
The Teamsters have been seeking a fair contract from their employer for nearly a year. The Allentown Housing Authority wants to increase workers’ health care costs by 200 to 300 percent.
Thank you to everyone who came out for our 2017 Annual Joe Wieder Memmorial Scholarship Golf Tournament! We had the highest participation rates to date, with 93 participants golfing, and are happy to have raised funds for our scholarship fund. We hope everyone had a great time and hope continue to grow the tournament next year.
On July 24, a panel met at the union hall to discuss the heroin and opioid epidemic plaguing the state. Union members as well as members of the community gathered with various union officials as well as health care and recovery professionals to listen, learn and ask. Full article linked below: