Retiree Spotlight: Local 710 YRC Road Driver Juan Hardin Retires After More Than 30 Years

Long Distance Driver Kicks off Retirement With Relaxing Road Trip

The Hardin family enjoying lunch on a Sunday. From left to right, Juan’s wife Barb, his niece Jen and her husband Devin, his daughter Lajuana and Juan.

Teamsters Local 710 member Juan Hardin served as a proud Teamster for more than three decades as a road driver for Roadway and YRC. The Wisconsin resident spent his career hauling freight out of the Wheeling, Ill. terminal across multiple states on each run. Now, he’s enjoying a well-deserved retirement, relaxing and spending time with his family.

Juan with his wife Barb and their lifelong friends Yvette and her husband Bruce preparing to sightsee, eat barbeque and relax in Kansas City.

Juan with his wife Barb and their lifelong friends Yvette and her husband Bruce preparing to sightsee, eat barbeque and relax in Kansas City.

“I want to thank my Business Agent, Mike Cales, and the staff at the Local 710 Health, Welfare and Pension departments for making my transition from driver to retirement easy,” said Hardin. “Thank you all for keeping Local 710 one of the strongest Teamster locals in the nation!”

Hardin has been making the most of retirement already, though he hasn’t stopped his long distance driving just yet. He’s been enjoying road trips with his wife to take in the sights while visiting friends and family across the country.

On behalf of everyone at Local 710, we wish Juan and his family health and happiness throughout retirement. His passion and commitment has inspired his fellow drivers at YRC, and

he is a prime example to all union members of what it means to be a Teamster.

Mike Cales
Local 710 Business Agent

Local 710 is proud of the dedication of all our hardworking Teamsters. We have countless members with many dedicated years to the union who serve as phenomenal leaders and role models to our entire membership. If you or a fellow member are retiring and would like to be a featured retiree in our Local 710 news, please contact info@teamsters710.com.

Teamsters Local 710 is an affiliate of Teamsters Joint Council 25, America’s premier labor union for Chicago, Illinois and northwest Indiana.

Local 710 Business Agent

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