It is the lives of our everyday working members that the Local 295 Executive Board and I respect the most. Our primary purpose is to serve and protect their best interests. We represent the membership in contract negotiations that legally secure the terms and conditions that their employer, the Local and the members can agree on which are enforced during the life of the contract. We diligently and responsibly manage our 295 Pension and Health and Welfare Funds which provide and deliver benefits to the membership and their dependents. The 295 Executive Board conducts and carries out the everyday business of this Local in order to accomplish its primary purpose -
Teamster Local 295 has earned a proud reputation by our participation in the Teamsters Labor Movement, our service to Joint Council 16, its local unions and to the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. All of us on the 295 Executive Board agree on what our purpose is because we share this respect and have a great appreciation for the common everyday honest, hardworking teamster member and all workers. That is why we have sworn an oath committing to serve this Local and its members.
We know that our members have their primary purpose and priorities in their life. Members generally go to work every day with one purpose in mind, to support and provide shelter, food and life's necessities for themselves and their loved ones. A working member has 24 hours in their day; they have to get to work in all types of weather and traffic conditions to serve their employer by providing dependable services by way of an honest day's work. Within that same 24 hours a working member also needs to tend to their family obligations and the needs of their dependents, (children's schooling and extra-
I am very thankful to the 295 EB, the BA’s Vinny and Jack, all our dedicated 295 Stewards & alternates, Val and especially all the rank and file members for all their hard work, efforts and support to make this a successful year. It has been my honor to proudly serve all of you. I wish all of our members and their families a very Merry Christmas and a Happy Holiday Season and I am very grateful for all that we have enjoyed this last year. My prayers and wish for all of us is God's continued Blessings of health and prosperity and I ask for his gift of wisdom when making all of our choices and decisions in the New Year.
Local 295 President