Teamsters Local 237

Free CDL Classes

Teamsters Joint Council 16 is offering free classes for CDL & tractor-trailer commercial driver’s licenses A or B.

 To be eligible, members must be in good standing, have a valid driver’s license, and a CDL tractor-trailer learner’s permit Class A; or a learner’s permit for Class B, with air brakes endorsement.



Road practice for tractor trailer is every Saturday and Sunday at the Deer Park Railroad Station on Long Island.

For more information call Joint Council 16 at 212-924-0002.



To register, download and fill out the registration form below and fax or mail it as indicated.

pdf  CDL Class Form

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Oral History Project

Hercules Cornish: Caretaker J Stores Man

Herclules CornishHercules Cornish went to work for the Housing Authority as a caretaker J in 1952 and retired 24 years later as a stores worker. He died the year following this interview, which was conducted in June 1999.

Originally I was from Harlem, but when I came out of the service in 1945 my wife had moved to the Bronx, so I moved there, too. I went to work for the New York City Housing Authority in 1952.

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