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Teamsters Local 79 Contests

CELL PHONE, EMAIL UPDATE!

Win $100! 

We are currently updating our databases with our member's cell phone, their cell phone carrier and email address so we may text them important information immediately.  So...we are having a contest each month. For each member that you turn in the information on we will submit a ticket with your name for a $100 monthly drawing. Please print the attached form. Fill the form out completely with the necessary information. You can mail, fax, or email the filled out form(s) to the Local Union (see below). If you have any questions, just give the office a call.

Phone: (813) 621-1391                  

Fax: (813) 626-7915

Address: 5818 E. MLK Jr. Blvd 

Tampa, FL 33619

Email: ibtlocal79@teamsters.com

Teamsters Trivia

To win in Teamsters Trivia you must be one of first two people correctly answered the question of the contest (Only ONE submission per person, Per Month please. Any additional entry will be discarded).

The question is updated once a month, so please check with us often.

The winners will be determined by the arrival date and time of the correct answer.

1st place winner - $50.00 VISA card
2nd place winner - $25.00 VISA card

The winners will be contacted by the email provided in the answer form below.

The prizes will be awarded at the following month General Membership Meeting (GMM) or by USPS mail if the winner is unable to attend GMM.

The correct answer to the June 2024 Trivia Challenge is

Q: During World War I, what approximate percentage of Teamster Members bought War Bonds?

A. 50%

B. 37%

C. 80%

D. Sadly only 12%

E. None - US Government didn't sell war bonds during WWI

March\Trivia Challenge winners:

1st Place Winner (Dean Ciampi) $50 Gift Card
2nd Place Winner (Lara Corlies) $25 Gift Card

Do you know the answer to the July 2024 Trivia Challenge?

Q: In the 1960's, bids went up at Terminal Transport.  Two senior black members decided to come off the night shift and drive.  On the first day of driving, one black member had his load refused because of his color.  The company then took the position they could not exercise their seniority and had to return to the midnight shift or be terminated.  What did Local 79 President Manuel Fernandez do?

A. Manuel Fernandez filed a grievance.

B. Manel made an agreement for these two members to have a day time dock job, but could not drive.

C. The company stuck to their position and the men were fired.

D. Manuel called a wild cat strike and told management nothing was moving until these two black members seniority was honored and they were restored to their daytime driving position. 

(Please remember: Only ONE submission per person, Per Month please. Any additional entry will be discarded)

First name:
Last Name:
Email Address:
Phone #:


Teamsters Local 79 Members hit the streets to show UPS we mean Business!

Teamster Local 79 Sponsor's 2023 Leadership Blue Convention in Miami, FL

Stewards Training 101 Workshop

Naples, FL - August 13, 2022

Workshop facilitated by Secretary-Treasurer John Sholtes, Trustee Jeff Testa, and Business Agents Sharon Ayala and Tate Foster

 


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