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Upcoming Events
Local 568M Membership Meeting
Oct 03, 2021
400 N.E. Jefferson Street Peoria Illinois 61603
Columbus Day - Office Closed
Oct 11, 2021
Local 568M Membership Meeting
Nov 07, 2021
400 N.E. Jefferson Street Peoria Illinois 61603
Veterans Day - Office Closed
Nov 11, 2021
Thanksgiving Holiday - Office Closed
Nov 25, 2021
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Labor Secretary Visits Local 89 Members at UPS LCH
Teamsters Local 89
Research & Education October Zoom Trainings
Youngstown, Ohio Area Local 443
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Teamsters Local 87
Another Victory at Altura
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 21
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IBEW Local 659

    Teamsters District Council 4 is made up of hard-working men and women throughout the state of Illinois, Northwest Indiana, and Iowa, we are an affiliation of members of  Local 458M and Local 568M, and now Local 518M. Our members cover many sections of our industry, and we believe our strength is found in our diversity. 

    Our Union has been active for over 100 years in the Chicagoland area and we are proud of our history and knowledge in the Graphic Industry.  Having the International Brotherhood of Teamsters behind us we work to negotiate the best contracts possible and to provide the strongest day-to-day union representation for our members.

    What's New

    Zoom Membership Meeting

    We will be hosting a virtual membership meeting on Zoom, on Wednesday, September 15th, 2021 at 5:00 PM.

    You must register one day in advance for the meeting. After you are registered and verified, you will receive an e-mail with details about joining the Zoom meeting.

     Click Here to Register

    Download: Notice of Election 2021 .jpg

    The Benevolent Trust Fund of the Graphic Communication Conference recently sent out a letter to all active and retired eligible members. 

    The mailing is to inform all the members that the benefit has increased as of July 1, 2021, the following is a brief breakdown:


    Maximum Members payout is $3,625 (based on years of participation)


    The maximum payout for members who retired after January 1, 2017 - $3,625

    The maximum payout for members who retired between January 1, 1990- January 1, 2017 - $2,800

    The maximum payout for members who retired before January 1, 1990, $2,500

    The Conference has included a form to change your beneficiary, but you are not required to complete the enclosed form.  If you complete the change form, please mail it to the Local office at 455 Kehoe Blvd. Ste. 110, Carol Stream, IL 60188.

    To verify who you have listed as the beneficiary, please contact the local union office at (630) 668-4337 or via email at

    We are pleased to share with you the Health Dynamics new “Promo Page!

    The Promo Page introduces the HD Program to all members who have not taken advantage of this program.  It gives you a glimpse of what services are included and what to expect, and it allows you to find the closest location. In addition, participants in the Health Dynamics Program can earn a $200 Gift Card. 

    This Promo Page was developed to help encourage members/spouses to start thinking about taking care of their health, which has never been more important. Please click on the following link

    You must be a member of the Chicago Graphics Health and Welfare to take advantage of this program. 

    Download: Health Dynamics Form - Personal Doctor.pdf

    A number of participants have recently received notices regarding settlement of a class action involving Blue Cross and Blue Shield.  The Fund receives certain services from Blue Cross and Blue Shield and is reviewing claims the Fund has against Blue Cross and Blue Shield.  The Fund cannot provide advice to individual participants regarding the settlement.  However, because the Fund pays the BCBS fees, and may possess claims against BCBS that it will evaluate and possibly pursue, individuals may conclude they don't need to take further action. can provide additional information.  The Fund Office possesses no additional information relevant to individuals' possible claims.

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