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Teamsters Canada Scholarship for Members

Teamsters Canada is offering five (5) scholarships of $2,500 to eligible Members who wish to continue their education in their current field or expand into a different industry. The Teamsters Canada Scholarship for Members deadline is October 31, 2022.  Click here for more information.

 

James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund

 

ISTS, the administering firm for the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund, has opened up the application system for the 2022 academic and vocational/training scholarships. The application system is completely on-line. Academic scholarships, ranging from $1,000 to $10,000, will be awarded to high school seniors who are planning to attend a four-year college or university and who are sons, daughters or financial dependents of Teamster members.  

The deadline for all applications is March 1, 2022. Click here for more information.

 

The International Teamster Women’s Caucus (ITWC) Awards-

Forward the application to the International Teamster Women’s Caucus by May 1st of your graduation year in order for it to be received by the necessary deadline.

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 For more information contact the Local Union office

Testimonial

“I look after a lot of members in a very big plant. For years I had to fight for them by myself with no help at all from any of the Union’s representatives or Officers. This changed completely once Bobby, Bob and Paul were in office. Now I have access to my reps 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!  They’re always there to back me up.” 

- Darrell Lawres – Chief Shop Steward. Saputo, Sperling

For 35 years I have been a Teamster and a Dairyworker, I was a young kid needing a job in tough economic times. I found a place to work and make a living, I learned to work together with others having varying and different backgrounds than my own.

Much has changed for me personally and professionally, I got married to my beautiful wife of almost 25 years and we have raised two amazing children, both of whom are presently studying abroad. Both of my children were recipients of Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Funding.

So much of my success I can credit to having a well paying union job. The Teamsters have been a great union for me, negotiating strong collective agreements that held good wage and benefit packages as well as the cornerstone beliefs of seniority and workers’ rights. The Teamsters gave me a good wage and a voice.

I have always been an active Teamster, and now I sit on Local 464's Executive Board.

There can be a great degree of personal feelings when the word union is mentioned, but so often I look at professional associations and realize the name may be different, but the thought is the same...strength in numbers.

As I get toward the end of my career, I look forward to the thought of receiving the Teamsters Canada Pension Plan, and I am so grateful for the belief others had before me that Teamsters deserved a good and decent retirement...thank you.

Drew


- Drew Speirs

"I have been a member of Teamsters Local 464 for 23 years and have seen many of the executives come and go. Some of the previous executives nearly ran the Local into bankruptcy including losing our pension.  Bobby Kornhass, Bob Ryder and Paul Barton brought us back from the brink. Since they took over in 2000, we at Dairyland (Saputo) have had the best contracts I have seen since I have been there."

- Randy Onyschak