Every trade division is represented in Joint Council 42; you can find more information by visiting one of our affiliate union websites and by following these links to the International Brotherhood of Teamsters website.
This division represents more than 64,000 workers in the aviation industry in every craft and class.
As you bite into that snack cake or admire the fresh linens in your favorite restaurant, take a moment to think of the Teamsters who brought it to you.
The Brewery and Soft Drink Conference is the beverage trade division of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. We bring together all of the Teamster Locals in the U.S.A. and Canada with membership employed in the brewing and soft drink industries, as well as allied industries such as fruit juices, wine coolers, bottled water and can manufacturing.
The Carhaul Division proudly represents nearly 12,000 workers across the United States who has a strong impact on all of our lives, safely transporting all newly manufactured cars and trucks in the United States and Canada.
The Teamsters represent more than 35,000 dairy employees nationwide. These employees are pasteurizers, cheese cooks, gallon filler operators, and yogurt processors, to name a few job descriptions in the industry.
The Building Material & Construction Trade Division serves as a strong advocate for Teamsters who work in this important industry and are members of our 368 Locals throughout North America.
The new Express Division was created in 2008 to handle all matters relating to DHL Express (this includes the DHL Independent Cartage Contractors or “ICC”s) and Air Express International “AEI”, formerly known as Danzas.
The Teamsters represent more than 60,000 workers in the food processing industry. These workers include mechanics, forklift drivers and other warehouse workers, machine operators and production line workers.
The Graphic Communications International Union and the Teamsters officially joined forces on January 1, 2005 after the GCIU membership ratified the merger by a clear majority in late 2004. Now more than 60,000 GCIU members in the United States form the new Graphic Communications Conference (GCC).
The Freight Division represents the interests of more than 80,000 Teamsters members from approximately 238 Local Unions. Freight employees include truck drivers, dockworkers, mechanics, and office personnel.
With approximately 151,000 members and more than 400 Local Unions, the Industrial Trades Division is one of the largest divisions of the Teamsters.
The Motion Picture and Theatrical Trade Division represents workers in the motion picture industry including firms that produce feature films, television programs, commercials, and live theatrical productions.
The Teamsters Package Division serves more than 200,000 members throughout the United States. United Parcel Service is the single largest employer in the Teamsters Union, and the Division is responsible for ensuring that management abides by the National Master Agreement.
The Newspaper, Magazine and Electronic Media Workers Conference brings together workers engaged in all phases of the printing process, from design to printing to delivery. We represent Teamster Locals in the U.S. and Canada with membership employed in the newspaper, printing and electronic media industries.
Ports in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico are the economic engines of regional economies employing hundreds of thousands of workers. Ninety-five percent of the goods imported to our countries flow through our ports.
The Teamsters Public Services Division is privileged to serve the more than 239,000 Teamster public employees across the country.
The Teamsters Rail Conference is the organization created by the mergers of the BLET and the BMWED into the Teamsters Union. The BLET represents locomotive engineers and trainmen in the United States who work on freight and commuter rail lines. The BMWED represents all maintenance of way workers in the United States who work on freight and commuter rail lines. Currently, there is a total membership of 70,000 between the two Unions.
The Teamsters Solid Waste, Recycling and Related Industries Division currently represents more than 32,000 members and our goal is to aggressively organize the more than 180,000 unorganized workers in our industries.
Teamster tankhaulers make a big difference in all our lives, but most people are unaware of their contribution. Tankhaul drivers keep homes warm, fuel tanks full and life-sustaining oxygen flowing to people who need assistance breathing.
The Trade Show and Convention Centers Division represents Teamsters members who install trade shows and conventions, work in hotels and casinos, and operate buses, limos and moving vans throughout the United States.
The Warehouse Division represents members in warehousing, distribution, food processing and related industries. Workers in these industries include drivers, lift truck operators, equipment operators, food processing workers and clerical employees.