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Business Managers Report

Business Managers Report

  Sisters and Brothers, On May 1, 1886, more than 300,000 workers in 13,000 businesses across the United States walked off their jobs in the first May Day celebration in history. In Chicago, the epicenter for the 8-hour day agitators as they called us, numbered 40,000 strong and went out on strike with the anarchists […]

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Commitment to Community-You Can Make The Difference!

Brothers and Sisters, On April 29th PGL will hold it’s annual Commitment to Community Day, this is a great chance for our union members to give back to the community. We are fortunate enough to have a career here that helps us put a roof over our families’ heads and beds to keep them warm […]

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Message from President Tim Jaroch

Brothers and Sisters, Last week our Business Manager and USN Veteran Rick Passarelli received an award from Teamsters General National President James P. Hoffa, General Barton, and Colonel Adam Rocke . The award was presented on behalf of the work Rick, the UWUA, and the Local has conducted in the veteran’s community to find employment […]

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New Location for North Shop

Brothers and Sisters, The company has notified myself and business manager Rick Passarelli that they are looking into purchasing property at 4025 west Peterson. If this purchase goes through this will be North Shop’s new location. No time line has been announced. In Unity, President Tim Jaroch

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UMAP & Local 18007

Brothers and Sisters, The completion of Cohort 14 was March 10, 2017. Some members still may be unaware of the long process Veterans take while at Dawson Technical.  A better understanding of the process our Veterans face before we even meet them at our shops is needed.  First and foremost, there is the honorable and […]

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Big Win for Local 18007

Big Win for Local 18007

Brothers and Sisters , with dozens of meetings, sworn testimony, subpoenas and affidavits. Yesterday, one week from our court date, we are proud to announce we have won a great victory for the entire membership. Your rights to workers comp have been restored! You have your choice of doctors restored and there will be no more […]

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