History will judge us by our ability to uphold the Teamster tradition of improving workers’ lives.– James P. Hoffa General President


1962

Original Charter


First charter formed January 19th, 1962

1962

First Executive Meeting


Members at that meeting: Magwood/Voysey/Degit/Hansen/Finley

1962

Benefit Plan Progress


Discussion on Building and the Health and Benefit Plan with Local 987

1963

First Organizer


Larry Martin Hired as Local 362’s First Organizer

1963

By-Laws


Local 362 Bylaws Created

1964

Withdrawal Cards


Local 362 introduces the Withdrawal Card

1964

Continuing to grow


Bill Steffan hired as Organizer

1965

Benefits Growth


Local 362 gains complete control of benefit packages from 987

1965

Membership Growth


Membership totals just over 1,000 members

1967

Membership Growth


Membership totals 1,681 members

1969

Membership Growth


Membership totals 1,882 members

1970

Application for New Charter


Local 362 submits application for new charter

1970

Membership Growth


Membership totals 2,800 members

1971

Membership Growth


Membership totals 3,000 members

1972

By-Laws


Amendments to By-Laws

1973

Benefits Growth


Health and Welfare Plan Created

1976

Membership Growth


Membership totals 3,840 members

1977

Membership Growth


Membership totals 4,900 members

1981

Charity Work


Creation of a separate account for 362 Charity Fund

1981

Titan


Introduction of the Titan System

1981

Membership Growth


Membership totals 6,067 members

1981

IBT Convention


Local 362 invited to the IBT Convention in Las Vegas for the first time

1982

Shop Stewards


First Shop Steward Seminar

1982

Membership Growth


Membership totals 7,000 members in Local 362 & 102,276 in Canada

1984

Lay-Offs


May through August in 1984 Lay-offs start taking place

1986

Swag


Swag, including hats/jackets/shirts/etc. ordered to try and help with attendance at General Meetings

1989

Youth Committee


TCYC Created

1994

Industry Advancement Fund


The Industry Advancement Fund is created with Trustees R. Finley, R. Eichel, and C. Clark

1997

Truck & Trailer


First Truck and Trailer purchased

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