The NC Senate gave unanimous approval on February 9, 2018 to Senate Resolution 709, a resolution appointing Vernon Gammon to the Board of Trustees of the North Carolina Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System. Gammon was nominated to the post by Governor Roy Cooper in May 2017.
A 3-minute swearing-in ceremony took place on Saturday, January 20 at the Raleigh membership meeting in Raleigh. All members were invited to participate. The oath of office was administered by IBT General Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall after which he addressed the Local 391 about issues pertaining to the membership, inluding the upcoming contract negotations at UPS and YRC.
The Winter 2018 edition of the Voice of Teamsters is in members' mailboxes and highlights the considerable activities of Local 391 since the Fall and through the holidays, including the most recent fight between the Union and UPS over the 70-hour work week.