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No To Teamsters Local 986 Site

 Kag West employees continue to resist partisan and collaborator
pressure to unionize!

August 25, 2016


Drive to kick union out is on now!

Well, it appears that it has finally happened but don't go spending the cash just yet. For a while, there have been all sorts of rumors flying around about Kag West settling with the NLRB, all of them baseless of course until now. I will address two of those things below.

Firstly, without admitting guilt to anything, sometime between Friday. August 19th, and Monday 22, 2016, Kag West decided to crack open their piggy bank and start writing checks. As of this writing, no additional details are available other than you should be receiving a check for whatever is owed you within the next 10 days or so. It has taken almost 7 years to get where we are today; we are not done yet.

For years, your friends at Local 986 have thought it best to stop publishing updates and say nothing as to the status of pending matters regarding negotiations with Kag West. Local 986 has repeatedly ignored the fact that they are required by law to provide regular updates. As of this writing, the union has said exactly zero, but that wont last long.

Of course, none of this could have happened without the stamp of approval from Local 986 who will undoubtedly claim credit for 'making this happen' and will surely point to all they have done for us, really? Since they are not speaking, we here at Kag West Driver .com are. You haven't thought about this yet, but Kag West Driver has you covered. Some of you are already winning about how you will surely get screwed as a result of this agreement. We have a suggestion for you.

When you get your check in the mail, we suggest that you not run to the bank and cash it, instead, go to Local 986 in El Monte and ask them why they sold you out again. Remember Kag's previous offer to settle about 3 years ago? The union didn't like the offer, they refused to do the right thing and more importantly, they are saying nothing...again.

Kag has decided to settle based on terms other what is described here. What you have not heard is the union stepping forward and explaining to you what happened, why they agreed to this offer without asking you, and what you thought of the deal. Instead, like any government bureaucracy, the union figures that they know better than you, and accepted this deal on your behalf.

To the pissed off folks, we recommend that you march right over to Local 986 on Durfee Street in South El Monte and take it up with them. Tell them that you feel sold out and ask the really important question, why did you do this to you?

We are announcing that as of this writing, the drive to decertify Local 986 has officially begun. 

Check this out. The union is charging an exorbitant amount of cash to an ex Kag employee who went to work for 986 over at Sentinel/LAT. His name, well, I don't want to use his last name so lets just call him Ruben D.

A couple of weeks ago, Ruben received a present from his new bosses. He was greeted with a bill from Local 986 for $2,500.00. When he questioned it, he was told that this bill was for all the collective bargaining 'work' that Local 986 did on his behalf while he was with Kag and that those costs are tied to his initiation fees, and for negotiating on his behalf.

So you still think Local 986 can be trusted to be honest and tell us up front what our fees are going to be? I think they have proven otherwise. In the mean time, please do the right thing and sign the petition to decertify the union when you are asked to do so.

When the new election rolls around, please do not lie and say that you are going to vote against the union, and turn around and do the opposite...unless you like being sold out like a cheap whore.

Learn why workers dislike unions here.

Some may find the video below offensive...
If you are a union follower, please leave now.
If 'spicy' language offends you...please leave now.
How do you think Kag West employees feel when 
they are being screwed by forced unionization
and union goons?

'Make poverty harder to achieve.'

(Ben Frankin)


Don’t be fooled or feel intimidated by the union creeps.  If you know anyone that is in a union and wants to get rid of them and avoid not being forced to pay union dues, read this information and pass it on to them.  Tell them that they can stop paying union dues anytime. We are going to tell you exactly how to do this right here. You cannot be forced to pay union dues anymore than they can be forced to buy into a National Health Care plan. Yes, you do have to pay an ‘administrative fee’, however that should generally be less than full union dues.  When you send your union resignation/refund letter you can expect to get threats and intimidation from your so-called union ‘brothers’.  Tell them where to go!  As you can see from the pictures above, the NLRB is not going to be of much help to Kag West employees or anyone on the wrong side of the political spectrum...the unions, of course, not a problem.
Fill out the refund form, mail it in, or just complete it online.  Follow this link for 'how to' info and tell your friends all about it.  Don’t forget to print and keep a dated copy for your personal records. There is nothing the union can do about it; you are protected by law. If you are interested you can research the 1988 Supreme Court decision in a landmark case entitled Communications Workers of America vs. Beck.  We have the law on our side.

Conoco-LAT 986 members are in an uproar about the new fees negotiated in their last contract and rightfully so; LAT needs to decertify 986 ASAP! Don’t let 986 take you to the cleaners because ‘you did not know.’  Help spread the truth about unionizing and what it really costs. 

The sooner we dump Local 986 the sooner we can get back to earning a decent paycheck. On the face of all this, how can anyone with half a brain remain so stupidly blind and still want to be a member of a union?

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Union official explains what he believes private companies have to do with their money and speaks on declining Teamster union membership.  Listen to the man, he believes that the Teamsters have some sort of natural claim on company profits. Amazingly idiotic, this guy has been eating the union BS for years...and by the looks of it, he loves it!

Seems that some Kag West folks got creative over at YouTube. Check out the NoTo986 Video and a few other anti union Kag West  videos! 

We encourage everyone to call Teamsters Organizer, Ron Seamans at 656.350.9860, xt 129 and let him know how you feel. They need to grow a pair and stop hiding under their desks, they have a lot of questions to answer.  


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