Organizing for power

Starting, or participating in, an organizing drive at your workplace can mean significant improvements in your wages and working conditions. When you choose to organize with Teamsters Local 959, you are supported by a union with a sixty-year history of success in both organizing and negotiating labor agreements in Alaska.

There are many good reasons to join Alaska’s Teamsters; good wages and benefits may be the most obvious, but a Union contract also means having a protected voice in the workplace, being treated with dignity and respect, good working conditions, and a defined procedure to address grievances.

For More Information

To learn more about what Local 959 can do for you, contact our organizing department by calling 751-8219 in Anchorage or toll free at (800) 478-0959. You may also E-mail our organizer at Dmusto@akteamsters.com.

Videos


Organizing is the key to gaining more power, to making the union stronger and allowing its voice to be heard. As more people organize, it becomes easier for other people to organize. There is strength in numbers and without the numbers; management is not going to heed the voice of the union. (Running time: 2:43)