Teamsters Fun Facts

Did You Know….

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  • >> Mickey Mouse is a Teamster. The Workers in costume at Walt Disney World are Teamsters
  • >> Elvis Presley was a Teamster. Elvis drove a truck for Crown Electric in Memphis for three years, and always carried his union card even after he became famous. Elvis said he could always get a job if the singing gig didn’t work out because he was a Teamster.
  • >> On the day John Lennon was killed, he was scheduled to fly out to Los Angeles to walk the strike line in support of Yoko’s cousin who was a Steward at a striking Japanese food company.
  • >> Teamsters proudly delivers the “Oscar” statues for the annual Academy awards.
  • >> The technical crew of the HBO hit series, “The Sopranos” are Teamsters. In addition, thousands of Teamsters work on feature films and television productions every day.
  • >> The valet, front desk, phone operators, warehouse, grounds and general workers of Greek Town Casino and Motor City Casino in Detroit are Teamsters.elvis.jpg
  • >> Workers in these hotels are also Teamsters:
    • Bally’s Resort and Casino, Las Vegas
    • Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
    • Caesars Riverboat Casino, Elizabeth, Ind.
    • Circus Circus, Las Vegas
    • Excalibur Hotel Casino, Las Vegas
    • Flamingo, Las Vegas
    • Four Queens Resort and Casino, Las Vegas
    • Golden Gate Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas
    • Harrah’s, Las Vegas
    • Harrah’s Tunica Casino and Hotel, Tunica, Miss.
    • Las Vegas Hilton Hotel and Casino
    • Luxor, Las Vegas
    • OLG Casino Point Edward, Point Edward, Ontario
    • OLG Casino Thousand Islands, Gananoque, Ontario
    • Trump Plaza Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, N.J.
    • Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Casino
    • Rio Las Vegas Hotel and Casino
    • Riviera Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas
    • Stratosphere Tower, Las Vegas
    • Tropicana, Atlantic City
    • Tropicana, Crestview Hills, Ky.
    • Bally’s Resort and Casino, Las Vegas
    • Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
    • Caesars Riverboat Casino, Elizabeth, Ind.
    • Circus Circus, Las Vegas
    • Excalibur Hotel Casino, Las Vegas
    • Flamingo, Las Vegas
    • Four Queens Resort and Casino, Las Vegas
    • Golden Gate Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas
    • Harrah’s, Las Vegas
    • Harrah’s Tunica Casino and Hotel, Tunica, Miss.
    • Las Vegas Hilton Hotel and Casino
    • Luxor, Las Vegas
    • OLG Casino Point Edward, Point Edward, Ontario
    • OLG Casino Thousand Islands, Gananoque, Ontario
    • Trump Plaza Hotel Casino, Atlantic City, N.J.
    • Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Casino
    • Rio Las Vegas Hotel and Casino
    • Riviera Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas
    • Stratosphere Tower, Las Vegas
    • Tropicana, Atlantic City
    • Tropicana, Crestview Hills, Ky.