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Oct 03, 2022

Did you know...? 

* Teamster master contracts (national agreements) have put more families into the middle class than any other event in labor history? 

* Teamsters supported equal pay for all workers doing the same work, regardless of gender or race, 60 years before the US Government did? 

* Teamsters have always represented many types of workers - not just truck drivers? 

* Teamsters have always had an ongoing disaster relief fund to help members in need when disasters hit? 

* Teamsters have been essential partners with the US Military, police and firefighters during war and other times of crisis? 

* More Teamsters won the highest military and Presidential honors than any other union workers? 

* Teamsters were known as the "Knights of the Highway" because they always stopped to help drivers having trouble on the road? 

* Teamsters have developed more safety programs in industries and training schools for drivers than any other union? 

* Teamsters give away tens of thousands of dollars every year in scholarships for members' children and grandchildren? 

* Mickey Mouse is a Teamster?  The workers at Walt Disney World in costumes are Teamsters. 

* Teamsters Brew Budweiser and Miller Beer?  The Teamsters represent workers at 12 Anheuser-Busch breweries throughout the Unites States. 

* Teamsters support government operations at the infamous "Area 51" location in Nevada? 

* Teamsters deliver the "Oscar" statue for the Academy Awards. 

* The technical crew for the hit HBO series "The Sopranos" are Teamsters?  Thousands of Teamsters work in the film and television production industry. 

* A Teamsters truck was used in the inaugural parade for Ronald Regan?  The truck was painted blue and was used as a base for Secret Service agents.  They nicknamed it the "Blue Goose". 

* Trained, highly skilled Teamster drivers made a critical difference in World War I, moving 
billions of pounds of supplies and ammunition to airports and shipping installations. 

 The Teamsters delivered life-saving polio vaccine throughout the nation within 4 days of 
the time it was made available in 1955. 


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Teamsters Local 2
3345 Harrison Ave.
Butte, MT 59701
  406-494-2747

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