814 LOSES ANOTHER BROTHER
We are again saddened to report that Robert "Bobby" Kaju passed away last Saturday according to a few sources.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to his family. Bobby was a list man at Certified for many years and most recently was working as an extra. He was a good man and will be missed by many who knew him in the industry. Rest in Peace Brother Kaju.
Services will be held:
Monday from 2pm-5pm
at Johans Funeral Home
21-04 College Point Blvd
College Point, NY
On behalf of our Brother Jorge Santiago's family, we wish to share the following message from them:
Jorge "June" Santiago passed away suddenly on August 25, 2016 at the age of 48. Loving and devoted to his family.
Funeral services will take place on at RG Ortiz Funeral Home 2121 Westchester Ave, Bronx, NY 10462 from .
Floral tributes may be sent. On behalf of the Santiago and Ruiz families, we ask that everyone refrain from taking any photography or wearing any tribute t-shirts with his picture on them. We all look forward to seeing everyone there.
Jorge was a great family man and a great union brother. He joined the local in 1994 and worked as an extra for many companies, most notably for Capital. He also had a love of music and was a great DJ -- even volunteering to DJ at one of 814's summer events a few years ago. He had many friends throughout the industry and he will definitely be missed. On behalf of the members and leadership of Local 814, we send our love and best wishes to his family during this difficult time. For those wanting to pay their final respects the details are above.
REST IN PEACE TO OUR BROTHER JAMES "JIMMY" CUEVAS
According to various sources, our brother James "Jimmy" Cuevas passed away in his sleep on Sunday June 26th. He was 53 years old.
Jimmy joined the local in 1993 and worked mostly as a driver. He was a list a man at Capital and recently was working as an extra at several different 814 barns. He was a great guy with a good spirit and great sense of humor. He will be missed. His sudden death is certainly a shock and a tradgedy. Our hearts go out to his family. He is survived by his wife and daughter.
A viewing will be held at:
O'Boyle Funeral Home
309 Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003.
Thursday June 30th, 2016 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm.
The mass will be held the following Friday at:
Saint Lucy's Church in Newark at 10:30am.
REST of ASSOCIATION and HUDSON RIVER ALL SIGN THE NEW CONTRACT!
Earlier today, Central, Capital and Certified all signed the new moving & storage contract. And moments ago Hudson River signed as well.
Ratification Vote will be Tuesday night @ Local 814 for all list employees of Central, Certified, and Capital as well as extras who work for any of those companies.
Details for our brother Milton Carroll:
Services to be held:
UNITY FUNERAL CHAPELS
2352 FREDERICK DOUGLAS BLVD
NEW YORK, NY 10027
btwn 126th & 127th
SATURDAY MAY 28 2016
9 to 10am
UNITY FUNERAL CHAPELS
SATURDAY MAY 28, 2016
UNITY FUNERAL CHAPELS
LOCAL 814 SADLY LOSES TWO OF OUR OWN
On Monday May 16th, longtime industy extra Arsen Keheian passed away after being rushed to the hospital from a jobsite downtown. He is survived by a brother and by his wife Joan Murray Keheian.
Our heart goes out to his family and anyone else who knew him. Arsen was a spirited guy, a regular union volunteer, and had many friends in the industry. He will be missed. A wake is being held tomorrow night in Queens. Details below:
Thursday, May 19 from 7-9PM at Edward D. Lynch Funeral Home, Inc,
43-07 Queens Boulevard, Sunnyside, NY. The Prayer Service will be held at 8PM.
Tragically, On Tuesday May 17th, we also said good-bye to Milton Carroll, a longtime seniority list member from Clancy-Cullen who had been ill. Milton is survived by his wife, his daughter, and several other relatives in our industry. Milton was the brother of fellow 814 Clancy member Darryl Carroll and the uncle of Clancy members Darryl Gilliard and Devon Carroll. Our heart goes out to his entire family at this difficult time.
Milton was a great guy, a proud union man, and well liked by his co-workers at Clancy and throught 814. He will be missed. Stay tuned for details about final arrangements.
Globe Storage & Moving signed the new contract and it was ratified on Sunday with a unanimous vote from the members. Stay tuned for more updates.
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It is with great sadness and deep condolences to both families that we announce the passing of Local 814 member Jorge Santiago as well as the passing of Thomas F. Healey III, the father of Certified dispatcher Tom Healey. Our thoughts and prayers are with their families at this difficult time.
Link to our facebook page here for final arrangements for Thomas Healey:
And please check back for details about our deceased brother Jorge Santiago. They will be posted as soon as we have them.
Thank you all.MOVING & STORAGE BARGAINING UPDATEThe Bargaining Group and Union representatives have not met in person since Thursday, April 28. Management emailed Union representatives a one page economic offer that did not match the deal struck with Eagle Transfer. The offer does not increase the Industry B pension accrual and does not have B's that were promoted to A earning a full Annuity.Most importantly, the "offer" does not explain what language these economics are tied to. The Union has repeatedly contacted management representatives to get clarity on their proposal. In the meantime, the Union remains willing to sit down at the table and ink a deal. We will keep you informed as the situation progresses.
LOCAL 814 MEMBERS ARE STANDING STRONG AGAINST CONCESSIONS -- NO CHANGES TO SENIORITY & NO CHANGES TO THE RATIO!
DEPENDING ON THE OUTCOME of today's negotiations we will EITHER be meeting Tuesday May 3rd to vote on a fair new contract or we will be voting to authorize a strike to get the contract we deserve!
SEE EVERYONE TUESDAY MAY 3rd 6:30pm @ LOCAL 814MOVING & STORAGE BARGAINING UPDATE 4/26Union representatives and the membership committee met with management on April 25, 2016 for a bargaining session. The Union proposed a significant wage increase for the members, and management responded with a significantly lower offer. Management again raised the proposal of reducing a member's leave of absence for work-related injury from 1 year to 6 months. The Union continues to reject this proposal and push for improving both the annuity and pension benefits for the members. The parties will meet for a final bargaining session on Thursday, April 28.Next Tuesday, May 3rd, all moving and storage members must attend a meeting at the Union hall at 6:30 pm at 22-43 Jackson Avenue. At this meeting we will either vote on a contract or authorize a strike. The flier for this meeting is below.
TEAMSTERS LOCAL 814
SPECIAL MOVING & STORAGE
EITHER we'll be voting on a fair
new contract or we'll be voting
to AUTHORIZE A STRIKE to get
us that fair new contract!
Tuesday May 3rd @ Local 814
6:30pm @ 22-43 Jackson Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
E, M, G or 7 to Court Square
Parking available in our lot