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Local 959 Members

Please join us in assisting a member in need and recognizing a special member whom we’ve lost.

Help a Brother and his family in need.

“We are sad for the loss of Brother Ken Willbert, former DNPPRO President and the force behind the organizing drive at Denali Park all those years ago.” ~ Eileen Whitmer, Local 959 President

Join Local 959

Joining Local 959 will take you on the road to success!  Visit or contact any of the Hall locations where staff are available to answer your questions.  You will be asked to complete a membership application and pay a hiring hall fee to join.  After you have completed this process you can bid on open jobs you qualify for.  Job calls are at 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. in Anchorage and 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. in Fairbanks.

To learn more about Teamsters Local 959 – go to: WELCOME TO YOUR TEAMSTER UNION! 

Local 959 Events

The Daily Retiree Coffee Gatherers at the Anchorage Dispatch Hall celebrated Skip Weeks’ birthday. Dispatcher Kathy Headlough provided the cake and balloon for the celebration and Larry Wilkinson led the group in singing Happy Birthday. Skip turned 85 and has maintained his membership with Local 959 for over 60 years. (Sitting L to R – Roger (Roddy) Beals, Mark Johnson, Skip Weeks, Sharon Weeks. Standing L to R – Larry Wilkinson, Tim Brinzinski, Jim Fenton, Ted Lesco, Gary Bergman, Gordy Baily)

On June 26th, the Retirees held their annual Summer Salad Pot Luck. They had a fun turn out with a lot of delicious salads. If you missed out on this event, please help us stay in touch by contacting the Hall to make sure we have good contact information for you 800-478-0959 ☺

June 26th, 2019 at the Retiree’s Summer Salad Pot Luck

June 26th, 2019 at the Retiree’s Summer Salad Pot Luck

June 25th, UPS – Fairbanks

Congratulations to Shop Steward Peter Jackson & Brother Robert Graves!!! These two join the ranks of the UPS Circle of Honor for achieving 25 years of safe driving on the job – WOOHOO!!!



Be sure to attend the Anchorage or Fairbanks August General Membership Meetings.

Our consulting actuary with Rael & Letson, Paul Graf, will be attending both our Anchorage & Fairbanks August Membership Meetings.

He will be there to go over our Pension Plan’s status and to answer any questions.

Please plan on attending!