Teamsters Local 429 has been serving Union families and the communities of Central Pennsylvania for over 70 years. Craft and Service areas that we represent include the following:
To unite into one labor organization all workers eligible for membership, regardless of religion, race, creed, color, national origin, age, physical disability or sex.
To engage in organizing workers and to provide the benefit of unionism to all workers and to protect and preserve the benefits obtained for members of this organization.
To secure improved wages, hours, working conditions and economic advantages through organization, negotiations and collective bargaining, through legal and economic means, and other lawful methods.
To provide educational advancement and training for employees, members and officers.
To safeguard, advance and promote the principle of free collective bargaining, the rights of workers, farmers and consumers, and the security and welfare of all the people by political, educational and other community activity.
To engage in cultural, civic, legislative, political, fraternal, educational, charitable, welfare, social and other activities which further the interests of this organization and its membership, directly or indirectly.
To provide financial and moral assistance to other labor organizations or other bodies having purposes and objectives in whole or in part similar or related to those of this organization.
To engage in community services which will advance the interests of this organization and its members in the community and in the nation, directly or indirectly.
To protect and preserve the Union as an institution and to perform its legal and contractual obligations.
To carry out the objectives of the International Union as an affiliate thereof and its duties as such an affiliate.
To receive, manage, invest, expend or otherwise use the funds and property of this organization to carry out the duties and to achieve the objectives set forth in union by-laws and the International Constitution and for such additional purposes and objectives not inconsistent therewith as will further the interest of this organization and its members, directly or indirectly.
It is recognized that the problems with which this labor organization is accustomed to deal with are not limited to unionism or to organization and to collective bargaining alone and cannot be resolved in isolation but require achievement of a broad spectrum of economic and social objectives as set forth above and as the Union may determine from time to time, we, therefore determine and assert the participation of this labor organization, individually and with other organizations, in the pursuit and attainment of the objectives set forth herein are for the benefit of the organization and its members.