All trade divisions and conferences within the International Brotherhood of Teamsters are represented within the jurisdiction of Joint Council 42.
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The Teamsters Airline Division represents more than 80,000 airline employees including mechanics, customer service agents, reservationists, simulator technicians, ramp agents, stock clerks, dispatch personnel, flight attendants and pilots. The Airline Division of the Teamsters Union continues to negotiate some of the best contracts in the industry, making Teamster contracts and membership the best choice for airline industry employees.
The Teamsters National Bakery and Laundry Conference represents more than 80,000 members; we are the oldest conference within the Teamsters. From baked goods to breads to linen supplies, Teamsters produce and deliver the products consumers rely on.
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 Teamsters Building Material & Construction Trade Division (BM&CTD) is on the move. In community after community, we are negotiating industry-leading contracts. And we are forming strategic alliances with Union brothers and sisters in other building trades to prosper further. Our division represents a wide variety of workers. Our BM&CTD members include riggers, demolition workers, landscapers, pipeline construction workers, warehouse workers, and building supply manufacturers.
The Teamsters Carhaul Division represents nearly 8,000 workers across the United States. These workers have a strong impact on all of our lives, safely transporting all newly manufactured cars and trucks. Teamster bargaining unit employees have been doing this work under the National Master Automobile Transporters Agreement (NMATA) since the 1940s.
The Teamsters Dairy Conference represents 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 Express Division was created in 2008 to handle all matters relating to DHL Express. This includes the DHL Independent Cartage Contractors (ICCs) and Air Express International (AEI), formerly known as Danzas.
The Teamsters represent more than 60,000 workers in the food processing industry, including mechanics, forklift drivers, machine operators and production line workers.
The Freight Division represents the interests of more than 75,000 Teamsters members from approximately 200 Local Unions. Freight employees include truck drivers, dockworkers, mechanics, and office personnel.
The Graphic Communications Conference represents more than 60,000 workers in all craft and skill areas in the printing and publishing industry. Every day, GCC members help print, produce and design numerous publications, including The New York Times, Chicago Sun-Times, San Francisco Chronicle, NY Newsday, Elle and Cosmopolitan magazines, Harper Collins and Penguin books, Chevrolet brochures, Harry Potter books and L.L. Bean catalogs.
The Teamsters Industrial Trades Division represents over 151,000 members and more than 400 Local Unions. The scope of the division is far reaching, covering workers employed at school bus companies, parking lots and garages, car rental companies and manufacturing plants such as chemical, paper, electronic, tool and die, tires and transmission.
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 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.
The Package Division serves more than 250,000 members throughout the United States who work at UPS and UPS Freight.
The Teamsters parking membership includes more than 20,000 workers at Central Parking, AMPCO Parking, Ace Parking and other companies. These members fill such service positions as cashiers, valet parking attendants, hikers, porters and shuttle bus drivers.
The Passenger Transportation Division represents more than 50,000 drivers, monitors, aides, attendants, mechanics, dispatchers and more all across North America. Teamster members drive school buses, shuttles, coach vehicles, taxis and more, serving communities far and wide.
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. Teamsters are among the best-paid port workers. Our jobs include truck driving, warehousing, stevedoring, operating and repairing ferries and tugs, and building ships.
The more than 250,000 Teamsters of the Public Services Division provide critical public services through the government, private employers and not-for-profit organizations. As unsung everyday heroes, Teamster public service employees respond to life threatening emergencies, clean our schools, drive our buses, transport our children, provide security in public buildings, care for the elderly and veterans, maintain our roads and support our military.
The Teamsters Rail Conference represents more than 70,000 rail employees in the United States who work as locomotive engineers, trainmen and maintenance of way workers on the five major freight railroads, Amtrak and numerous commuter rail systems and short lines.
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.
The Tankhaul Division represents highly skilled drivers who transport essential liquids and gases. These workers keep homes warm, fuel tanks full and oxygen flowing.
The Trade Show and Convention Centers Division represents Teamster members who install trade shows and conventions, work in hotels and casinos, and operate buses, limos and moving vans throughout the United States. The Trade Show and Convention Centers Division helps Local Unions organize and represent all employees who work in this industry throughout the United States and Canada.
The Teamsters 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.