President’s Report

JC7: United and building power to win for workers

Joint Council 7 continues our work to unify and strengthen our union to meet the challenges ahead.  Our Joint Council comprises 20 powerful local unions across Northern California and Nevada, representing 100,000 hardworking Teamsters in every industry. When we stand in unity, we have the power to win strong contracts, fair wages and working conditions for working people. Great challenges lie ahead in the coming year – our fight to win strong contracts at UPS and many other employers;

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When we stand together, we win together!

Teamsters Joint Council 7 leaders are uniting to build a stronger Union to win fair pay, benefits and rights for working people. The 20 powerful Locals in our Joint Council, representing 100,000 hardworking Teamsters across Northern California and Northern Nevada, continue to set the pace for the entire country. As you will see in the pages of this newspaper, our Locals are successfully taking on greedy employers, fighting for and winning strong contracts, and organizing thousands of workers into the union. 

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Building together for an even stronger Teamster future

I’m honored and humbled to be elected to lead our great Teamsters Joint Council 7 into the future. Our union faces unprecedented challenges and tremendous opportunity to build power, win strong contracts, and organize thousands of workers into the Teamsters.  

Corporate greed is on the rise; the super-rich keep getting richer, and working people are left behind.  Amazon, one of the richest corporations in history–and one of the most anti-union–is expanding its non-union,

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New Joint Council 7 leadership

By Jason Rabinowitz—

The Executive Board of Teamsters Joint Council 7 has elected me to the position of Joint Council President, upon the resignation of long-time President Rome Aloise that took effect on January 30.

I’m honored and humbled to lead our great Joint Council into the future. Our Union faces unprecedented challenges, and tremendous opportunity to build power, win strong contracts, and organize thousands of workers into the Teamsters.  I believe that the powerful Locals of Joint Council 7 – united and working together – are up to the task.

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Thank you

By Rome Aloise —

This will be my final column for the Joint Council 7 News because, as of the end of January, I will be stepping down from serving as your President.

I will start by telling you, the membership, what I told the delegates at our last Joint Council meeting, and that’s “thank you for letting me serve you.” 

Being a leader in this union,

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Jason Rabinowitz, President