(MILWAUKEE) – Confectionary workers at the Burlington, Wisc. Nestlé plant ratified a new five-year agreement this weekend, securing a strong contact that included wage gains and maintenance of health care and retirement benefits.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement by Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa:
“Today, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters proudly endorses Maria Elena Durazo in her re-election bid as the Vice-Chair of the Democratic National Committee. She has been a strong advocate for the Teamsters waste and port campaigns and will continue to be a strong voice for working families and labor.
Carhaul Teamsters are urged to take part in a national conference call to learn more about the tentative national carhaul agreement.
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(SAN FRANCISCO) – Teamsters who work for WeDriveU, a bus contractor for Salesforce in San Francisco, Calif., ratified a strong first contract this weekend that continued the trend of raising standards across the tech industry for bus drivers.
(Washington, D.C.) – Statement regarding the withdrawal of charges by the Independent Investigations Officer (IIO) against General Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall.
As a black worker, Joe Nero faced challenges his white co-workers did not face. In 1941, he became a member of Teamsters Local 272 and became very active in the union and the community.
Teamsters Offer Disaster Relief Assistance In Louisiana
(MILWAUKEE) – More than 700 Teamsters that work at Roundy’s Distribution Center in Oconomowoc, Wisc., overwhelmingly ratified a new three-year contract that makes strong gains for the membership in wages, maintenance of benefits and retirement security.
Minnesota Democrats say they want to bolster the state's ability to go after businesses that fail to fully compensate workers.http://www.kare11.com/news/politics/minn-democrats-aim-to-crack-down-on-wage-theft/408691861
On Thursday, February 16 a call was conducted to present Teamster carhaul members with information about the tentative National Agreement and Supplements.
(SOUTH EASTON, Mass.) – Workers at Liberty Bakery Kitchen in Brockton voted this week to join Local 653, joining a dozen drivers at the facility that produces donuts for Dunkin’ Donuts who organized with the Teamsters last year.
Teamster carhaul members are urged to attend a local union meeting to learn more about the tentative National Agreement and supplements. Click here to see the schedule of upcoming meetings.
The results of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters election of officers have been certified by election supervisor Richard Mark. The certification can be viewed here.
Attached is a fact sheet about the Kellogg's/Keebler announcement about Direct Store Delivery.https://teamster.org/sites/teamster.org/files/kellogs_faq_flierv3.pdf
Leaders of Carhaul local unions from across the country overwhelmingly endorsed a new tentative National Master Automobile Transporters Agreement (NMATA) today in Detroit, paving the way for members to vote on the contract.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union applauds the defeat of right-to-work legislation in New Hampshire today, where the House of Representatives voted 200-177 in a bipartisan rejection of the anti-worker bill.