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  Current Campaigns  
  • This Web page provides the latest updates for the national contract, riders and supplements that cover about 3,500 Teamsters at DHL Express.

  • We Are eXPOsing XPO’s Global Greed

    XPO Logistics is a top ten global logistics and transportation company with annual revenue of $15 billion and 89,000 employees, another 10,000 workers classified as independent contractors, and thousands more working for firms that subcontract with XPO. We are the REAL workers at XPO Logistics worldwide exposing the truth about the company’s global greed, illegal wage theft, unsafe conditions, and abhorrent and vicious anti-worker, anti-union tactics. 

    This greed includes mistreating former Con-way Freight workers in the United States who are being kept in the dark about terminal closures and layoffs, and the company’s illegal refusal to bargain contracts and denying their workers’ federally protected right to organize. It also includes port, rail and last-mile drivers around the country and in Southern California fighting wage theft in excess of $200 million because they are misclassified as independent contractors and denied the right to form their union. This greed has caused numerous lawsuits and strikes.  Greed also means an unsafe workplace and mistreating its warehouse employees.

    XPO’s greed extends to Europe beginning with breaking its promise to not layoff any workers for at least 18 months. French workers and the unions have been fighting back against XPO’s disrespect, lies and attempts to slash jobs. Similar struggles are taking place in Great Britain, Spain, Belgium, the Netherlands, and across Europe.

    Join the worldwide struggle now! Get involved with this campaign by joining the Facebook group “XPO Exposed.”

    Together, we can eXPOse the company’s global greed and win fairness, respect and dignity for tens of thousands of XPO employees around the world!

  • This page provides the latest contract information to the 7,500 Teamsters—drivers, dockworkers and office staff—employed by ABF Freight System, Inc.

  • Workers’ pensions are being endangered by both Congress and those charged with overseeing them. The Teamsters and our members are standing united to say “No!” to cuts and “Yes!” to greater retirement security!

  • Teamsters are been standing together to protect good jobs at Sysco and US Foods. Our solidarity on many fronts helped to defeat the mega-merger of the two companies, which would have put thousands of jobs at risk. But challenges remain as both companies refine their plans. Join our campaign to ensure these foodservice giants honor their agreements with 11,500 Teamsters and help us bring more Sysco and US Foods workers into the Teamster family. LIKE our Facebook page, here.


  • The ‘Let’s Get America Working!’ campaign seeks to restore a dynamic and prosperous middle class to drive economic growth by helping to advance policy decisions that create and maintain good middle-income jobs, guarantee retirement security, expand access to the American Dream, and ensure that the benefits of the ongoing economic recovery are felt by the many, not just the few.

  • This webpage provides information on the Teamsters Union’s legislative advocacy at both the federal and state level as well as our field activity to support those policy positions and to get strong labor candidates elected to office.  Among other resources, you will find our federal legislative scorecard, formal statements of policy position and communications to Capitol Hill,  a weekly update on federal legislative happenings, an overview of bills we are tracking at the state level, and quick links to take action on priority issues.

  • This web page provides information on the ongoing effort to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Since 1994, NAFTA has devastated working families, putting corporate profits ahead of people.  What’s worse is that NAFTA has become the blueprint for all other trade agreements, from the way that it was negotiated in secret, to the bad provisions that have made their way into every agreement that has been signed since then.  Now, NAFTA is being renegotiated and we demand that it be reframed to work for workers instead of corporate interests.

  • The Teamsters have stood in solidarity with worker struggles in other countries since our founding. With economic globalization, our ability to organize increasingly depends on our ability to build alliances with workers on a global scale.
    More than ever, Teamsters are organizing and bargaining with multi-national companies. A key objective of our Global Strategies Campaign is to build strong alliances with unions around the globe who organize and bargain with common employers. Our focus is on workers in the emerging global supply chains – the infrastructure of globalization.
    Globalization creates new opportunities for international worker solidarity. We seek common cause with workers around the world to build social justice for all workers and the communities in which they live.

  • The contributions of black members to the success of the Teamsters Union are numerous, varied and as old as the union itself. This month, the Teamsters Union spotlights some of those contributions.

Contact Elected Officials!


Teamsters Local 483 has been chartered and doing business in the city of Boise, Idaho since November 2, 1939.  Currently we have around 700 unionized employees.  We represent 16 employers in the Treasurer Valley, Magic Valley, and  the Sun valley area.

Following are the Companies Local 483 represents and their contact numbers, the Business agents assigned to those Companies.

COMPANY                                     PHONE NUMBER                 BUSINESS AGENT

ABF FREIGHT                                208-362-2235                     Tim Acevez 

ALSCO/AMERICIAN LINEN              208-343-6473                    Tim Acevez 

Blaine County School Dist. Admin.                                              Tim Acevez

FIRST STUDENT                            208-854-5230                    Tim Acevez

LANIER BRUGH                             800-922-2991                    Tim Acevez

MEADOW GOLD DARIES                DEANFOODS.COM               Tim Acevez

MONDELEZE (KRAFT FOODS)         208-342-4913                    Tim Acevez

NATIONAL PIPELINE AGREEMEN     208-343-5439                    Tim Acevez

OAK HARBOR                                208-884-1500                    Tim Acevez

ALBERTSONS SUNDRIES CENTER   208-887-4000                    Tim Acevez

US FOODS                                    801-430-2460                   Tim Acevez

US REDDAWAY                             208-376-3760                    Tim Acevez

WESTERN CONSTRUCTION            208-343-5439                    Kathryn E. Crump

YRC/ROADWAY-YELLOW EXPRESS  208-887-1115                    Tim Acevez

UPS FREIGHT                                UPSFREIGHTJOBS.COM      Darel Hardenbrook

UNITED PARCEL SERVICE              UPSJOBS.COM                   Darel Hardenbrook

Members are encouraged to visit this site on a regular basis to stay informed on current events and issues.  We hope all visitors find this site useful and informative and your comments, questions or suggestions are welcome.

If you are not employed by a union represnted company and would like information on unionizing (organizing) your work place, please submit your inquiry through the CONTACT US LINK.

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