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Nestlé Teamsters Ratify New Contract

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 13:03

(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.

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Teamsters Endorse Maria Elena Durazo for DNC Vice-Chair

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 12:50

(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.


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Carhaul Conference Call Scheduled Thursday, February 27

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 12:49

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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Listen to Teamster Nation News for Feb. 22-28

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 09:13

IBT Election Results Certified; Unions Unite to Celebrate DOL Nominee’s Withdrawal; Carhaul Locals Endorse Tentative Agreement; Teamsters Laud DeFazio’s NAFTA Resolution; Union Plays Big Role in Defeat of RTW in N.H.; Contract News; Organizing News; This Week in Teamster Music; Anti-Union Forces Set Sites on Iowa Public Sector Workers

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Salesforce Teamsters Ratify First Contract

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 08:56

(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.

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IIO Charges Against Ken Hall Withdrawn

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 07:52

(Washington, D.C.) – Statement regarding the withdrawal of charges by the Independent Investigations Officer (IIO) against General Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall. 

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Joe Nero: Proud Teamster & Community Leader

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 12:54

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. 

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Teamsters Offer Disaster Relief Assistance In Louisiana

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 09:05

Teamsters Offer Disaster Relief Assistance In Louisiana

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Milwaukee Teamsters Overwhelmingly Ratify Contract With Roundy's

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 10:32

(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.

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Minnesota Democrats Aim to Crack Down on Wage Theft

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 13:02

Minnesota Democrats say they want to bolster the state's ability to go after businesses that fail to fully compensate workers.
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Listen to Carhaul Conference Call

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 12:04

On Thursday, February 16 a call was conducted to present Teamster carhaul members with information about the tentative National Agreement and Supplements.

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Liberty Bakery Kitchen Employees Vote to Join Teamsters

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 10:23

(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.

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Carhaul Informational Meetings Scheduled

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 09:14

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.

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Teamsters International Officer Election Certified

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 18:58

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.

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Fact Sheet About Kellogg's/Keebler Announcement

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 14:39

Attached is a fact sheet about the Kellogg's/Keebler announcement about Direct Store Delivery.
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Leaders of Carhaul Local Unions Overwhelmingly Endorse Tentative Agreement

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 12:24

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.

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Teamsters Applaud Defeat of Right-to-Work Legislation in New Hampshire

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 11:56

(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.

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Teamsters Support Resolution to Renegotiate NAFTA

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 09:06

(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union applauds the introduction of a resolution by Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) calling for the start of the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

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