Being a Teamster member means

you belong to the strongest and most democratic labor union in the World!
For more than 100 years, the Teamsters Union has been a leader in setting the standard for improved working conditions for workers throughout the United States and Canada.

As a member of Teamsters Local 688, you are part of a diverse family of more than 6,000 members working in a variety of industries including warehousing, pharmaceutical, foundry, industrial, vending, delivery service, and trucking offices. Your Union has a proud heritage of democratic, progressive, member-based unionism that has protected the rights of working people in Missouri for more than 55 years!

Teamsters 688 Members by the numbers

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The Package Division serves more than 250,000 members throughout the United States who work at UPS and UPS Freight. UPS is the single largest employer in the Teamsters Union.

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The scope of the division is far reaching, covering workers employed at school bus companies, parking lots and garages, car rental companies and manufacturing plants such as chemical, paper, electronic, tool and die, tires and transmission. School bus workers are one of the largest groups within the division.

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The Teamsters Warehouse Division represents members in warehousing, distribution, food processing and related industries. Workers in these industries include drivers, lift truck operators, equipment operators, food processing workers and clerical employees.

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The Brewery and Soft Drink Conference is the beverage trade division of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. We bring together all of the Teamster locals in the U.S.A. and Canada with membership employed in the brewing and soft drink industries, as well as allied industries such as fruit juices, wine coolers, bottled water and can manufacturing.

TEAMSTERS make it happen

  • Benefits

    Teamsters 688 offers members great benefits like Auto Insurance, Home Insurance, and vacation time.

  • Fair Wages

    We fight for fair wages for all our members to ensure job stability and a better future for your family.

  • Safety

    Our union is dedicated to ensuring your right to a safe workplace.

“It feels good to work in a position where you can make a difference in someone’s life. Helping others provides real satisfaction.”