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Local 107 is on Big Stage for NFL Draft

5 hours 38 min ago

Philadelphia Teamsters help build largest temporary structure in North American history.

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BLET Urges Rail Infrastructure Investment At House Hearing

6 hours 37 min ago

John Tolman, legislative representative for the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, testified before a U.S. House committee today about the importance of rail infrastructure funding.

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Airline Division News, Week Ending April 22, 2017

8 hours 12 min ago

Following a tentative agreement on April 5, 2017, Teamster Flight Dispatchers at Atlas Air, Inc., and Polar Air Cargo have voted to ratify changes to their existing contract. One-hundred percent of the flight dispatchers voted, with 74 percent voting in favor of ratification.
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Teamsters Local 991 Waste Workers Ratify New Contract

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 08:56

Waste workers at Republic Services in Mobile, Alabama have ratified a new contract by a 100-percent margin that contains numerous improvements.

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Canteen Vending Workers Vote to Join Teamsters Local 810

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 07:42

A group of twenty-nine workers at Canteen Vending have voted to join Teamsters Local 810 in Long Island City, New York. The new members work as vending drivers, vending helpers, pantry drivers, pantry helpers, and warehouse helpers. The vote was 22 – 6 in favor of voting to join the union.

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Teamster Strike Shuts Down Budweiser Distribution On Long Island

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 13:33

The workers who deliver, sell, and merchandise Budweiser, Heineken, and other beer products to Nassau and Suffolk Counties walked the picket line today, largely stopping distribution on Long Island.

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Red Cross Blood Workers Choose Teamsters

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 13:14

(FORT WAYNE, Ind.) – Fort Wayne-area Red Cross workers in the mobile and fixed site blood collection units have selected to be represented by Teamsters Local 414 in a card-check agreement. The count, tallied today, means that the local union has gained 142 bargaining unit members.

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Local 812 Teamsters Strike Budweiser Distributor

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 09:50

Workers who deliver, sell, and merchandise Budweiser, Heineken, and other beer products to Nassau and Suffolk Counties are on strike starting Monday, Teamsters Local 812 announced.

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Teamsters Local 763 Ratifies Agreement with Republic Services

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 06:11

(SEATTLE, Washington) – Teamsters Local 763 has ratified a new agreement with Republic Services covering seven workers in Seattle and Bellevue, Washington. The members are service technicians and a truck and container washer.

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Amazon Delivery Drivers Join Teamsters Local 337 in Detroit

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 12:04

Delivery drivers who work at a company that contracts with Amazon voted today to join Teamsters Local 337 in Detroit.

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Teamsters NetJets Workers Call on Company to Provide Fair Wages, Limit Subcontracting

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 11:19

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) –NetJets aircraft technicians and related employees represented by the Teamsters Airline Division and Teamsters Local 284 are calling on the leaders of the company to stop denying workers pay increases and provide the job security that comes with a viable in-house maintenance system.

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UPS Freight Teamster Joins ATA “Road Team” Program

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 09:53

John McKown has been working in the trucking industry for more than 20 years – 12 of them as a Teamster at UPS Freight in Pennsylvania. But his greatest achievement on the road happened when he was selected to join the ATA's “Road Team” program.

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Our Election At WCCUSD Is Coming Soon!

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 06:17

BIG NEWS! This week we received word from the Public Employment Relations Board. They have issued a decision that will move the campaign forward to an election.

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Teamsters Warn of Labor Dispute Looming at Rite Aid

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 12:20

(ROSEMEAD, Calif.) — Today, union representatives and consumer advocates distributed educational handbills to customers at Rite Aid [NYSE: RAD] stores in Rosemead, Calif. The handbills read, “Tell Rite Aid: Attacking People’s Health Care is Bad Business” and “Rite Aid: Bad Deal for Workers.”

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Drivers Employed by XPO Logistics Ruled Misclassified By CA Labor Commissioner

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 11:08

On Friday, April 14, 2017, the California Labor Commissioner issued Orders, Decisions, and Awards (ODA’s) in the amount of $855,285.62 to four (4) port and rail drivers working for XPO Logistics’ (NYSE: XPO).

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Leading Proxy Advisory Firm Recommends Against Tenet Healthcare’s CEO Pay

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 10:37

(WASHINGTON) – Leading independent proxy advisor Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) is opposing Tenet Healthcare Corp.’s (NYSE: THC) “Say on Pay” report because its redesigned 2016 long-term incentive program is undermined by lack of disclosure of relevant financial goals as wells as the Board of Directors decision to revert back to a $9 million target for incentive pay despite continuing losses to shareholder value.  The negative recommendation sets up the specter of an investor revolt at the annual meeting on May 4 in Dallas, Texas.

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Teamsters Local 585 Members Win Decertification Fight at Waste Management

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 09:53

Thanks to a strong, unified group of workers, members of Teamsters Local 585 near Pittsburgh won the right to keep their union at Waste Management.

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Local 2010 Members Ratify New Contract At University Of California

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 05:45

By overwhelming majority, the CX members of Local 2010 working at the University of California have ratified a new contract.
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Driving Up Standards at the Minnesota State Capitol

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 12:15

(ST. PAUL, Minnesota) - Last month, members from Teamsters Locals 120 and 638 headed to the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul to voice support on legislation that would extend unemployment insurance to school bus workers during the summer months.

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