About Local 553
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters currently has 1.4 million members and is one of the largest and diverse labor unions in the world, representing workers in United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.
Today, it is not hard to identify another Teamster on the street because we are everywhere and in various industries. The union represents everyone from A to Z, from airline pilots to zookeepers. Did you know one out of every ten union members is a Teamster?
Teamsters Local 553 is the oldest Local in New York, originally chartered to deliver coal by horse drawn wagon. Since then the local has grown to represent about 5,000 workers in various industries some examples are oil delivery and service employees, bakery delivery drivers, security officers, dairy drivers, warehouse employees, fuel transport employees, Para Transit drivers, school bus employees, commissary workers, mechanics, air port fuelers and of course the famous Central Park Horse Drawn Carriage Drivers.
Teamsters Local 553 looks forward to working with every member, please feel free to look though our newly updated web page, if you have any questions do not hesitate to contact the Union Office with questions or concerns.
Page Last Updated: Nov 18, 2017 (15:50:00)