Graphic Communications Conference of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters
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403 NICHOLSON ST.
JOLIET, IL 60435
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About GCC Local 471The Graphic Communications Conference of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (GCC/IBT) was established on January 1, 2005, with the merger of the Graphic Communications International Union (GCIU) with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT). The GCIU was the product of a series of mergers between five predecessor craft unions: the Amalgamated Lithographers of America (ALA); the International Photo Engravers Union (IPEU); the International Brotherhood of Bookbinders (IBB); the International Printing Pressmen and Assistants' Union (IPPAU); and the International Stereotypers and Electrotypers Union (ISEU). The GCC/IBT represents U.S. and Canadian workers in all craft and skill areas in the printing and publishing industry. GCC/IBT members work in desktop publishing and digital color prepress. They operate web and sheetfed, rotogravure, silkscreen and other specialty presses. They handle binding, finishing, and shipping of finished products. They produce inks, paper, and packaging materials made of paper, plastic, cardboard, and metal. GCC/IBT members are also journalists, graphic artists, typesetters, sales people, and support staff.
Local Unions in JOLIET, ILAPWU Local 324, GCC Local 111, IAM Local 1749, IAM Local 377, NALC Local 305, IW Local 444, IAM Local 401, UA Local 422, IBT Local 179, UBC Local 174, IATSE Local 124, BMWE Local 358, IBEW Local 176, UTU Local 740, IUPAT Local 33, LIUNA Local 75, BRS Local 97, PACE Local 904, IAM Local 124