Teamsters Local 284
What We Do
We secure improved wages, hours, working conditions and other economic advantages through organization, negotiations and collective bargaining.
Who We Are
Teamsters Local union No. 284 is a labor organization dedicated to representing working people in Columbus, Ohio and surrounding communities.
Who We Represent
We are a miscellaneous and industrial Union representing members working in numerous industries including airline, brewery and soft drink, bakery, building trades and construction, freight, warehousing and public sector.
The election of international officers is being conducted by mail ballot by the Election Supervisor for the IBT. The final ballot pickup from USPS will be at 9am EST on Nov. 15. Only ballots received at the Election Supervisor's post office box by this date and time will be counted, so mail your ballot in early to avoid any delays.
Please see the attached PDF for more information and eligibility requirements.
If you have any questions about this election process, call 1-844-428-8683.Download: Notice of Election.pdf
Congratulations from all of us to college scholarship winners Madison Brehm and Bryce Schott! These scholarships are made in recognition of scholastic achievement.
Madison, a daughter of member Natalie Jane Brehm (Anheuser-Busch), has been selected as a 2021 recipient of the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,000.
Bryce, a son of member Aaron Schott (Akzo), has been selected as a 2021 recipient of the Joint Council Scholarship in the amount of $1,000.Download: 2021 Scholarship winners.pdf
A nomination meeting was held on Feb. 2, 2021 to nominate candidates for Delegate and Alternate Delegate to the 30th International Convention of the IBT, which will be held virtually. Here are the results:
- Mark Vandak — Delegate
- Joe Spahr — Delegate
- Brian Basham — Delegate
- Brian Barrowman — Delegate
- BJ Wilson — Alternate
- Fred Price — Alternate
- Bill Merdeath — Alternate
Click on the attached PDF to see the official IBT announcement.Download: 20210204131956.pdf
As a reminder, the applications for the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund are due March 1, 2021. The application system is completely on-line and can be reached through the Fund’s website: www.jrhmsf.org
The Fund will be awarding academic scholarships to high school seniors who are planning to attend a four-year college or university and who are the sons, daughters or financial dependents of Teamster members (this includes members of the BLET, BMWED and GCC). The academic awards range from $1,000 to $10,000.
The Fund is also accepting applications for Training and Vocational Program scholarships. These range from $500 to $2,000 and will be awarded to the sons, daughters or financial dependents of Teamster members (including BLET, BMWED and GCC) who plan to attend an accredited training or vocational non-baccalaureate program at a community college or other training institution. Programs must be related to a Teamster-represented industry, class or craft. (Exact application procedures are outlined in the application on our website, www.jrhmsf.org)
The deadline for all applications is March 1, 2021. If you have additional questions, please see the Fund website at www.jrhmsf.org and view the Frequently Asked Questions section.