1370 Ontario St. - Mezzanine, Cleveland, Ohio 44113 • (216) 241-2630 / Fax: (216) 241-6516

Membership
Benefits
News and Issues
Departments
Secretary-Treasurers
Information
Merchandise
Communications
FELA
Events
Links
User Info

Teamsters announce Hoffa Scholarship essay contest

CLEVELAND, August 13 — The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund has announced the topic for this year’s Essay Contest: “The vast majority of union members make more than the minimum wage. Why should Teamsters care what the minimum wage is?”

Applications and essays are due to the Teamsters no later than September 30, 2014. This year, 200 essays will be selected to be awarded one-time $1,000 scholarships.

Applicants must be students attending a community college, 4-year institution, or a technical/vocational program, age 23 and younger who are the son, daughter or financial dependent of an eligible Teamster Member Relation (as defined in the application).

Instructions and application forms can be found on the Teamsters website.

In total, the Teamsters will award $900,000 in scholarships this year.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
bentley@ble-t.org

Like us on Facebook at
Facebook.com/BLETNational

© 1997-2014 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

 


Safety Task Force Hotline
800-306-5414

Decertification Helpline
800-393-2716

DAILY HEADLINES

Teamster Nation: Get the latest updates in the War on Workers
Rail congestion from oil boom blamed for high electricity costs
Utilities, railroads guardedly optimistic about coal deliveries
Canada introduces new crossing, rail safety regulations
Six rail unions team up to tackle national contract negotiations
Weekly U.S. coal carloads hit 2014 highs, led by UP and BNSF
AAR: Combined rail traffic up 8.4 percent over 2013 for week ending December 13
Opinion: Oil train glut shows how little Keystone XL pipeline matters
STB extends Grand Trunk, EJ&E transaction oversight for another 2 years
Canada's Unifor and CN fail to reach labor agreement
CSX re-opens Chicago Locomotive Shop
Union Pacific to announce 4Q 2014 results on January 22, 2015
UP files $2.3 million lawsuit against metal company
Railroad Retirement and Unemployment Insurance taxes in 2015

More Headlines


Enter your e-mail address to receive BLET news updates.

Subscribe  Unsubscribe