The Teamsters Union has a proud history, going back to its founding in 1903.
We were originally a Drivers' union. But as the Teamsters grew stronger, those drivers came into contact with thousands of workers in warehouses, factories, offices, hospitals, local government, and many different kinds of businesses who also needed a union.
Today, the 1.4 million Teamsters hold just about every kind of job found in the US and Canada.
With new approaches and programs, the International Union is working closely with locals to: