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Broadway Casting Director Booted from 'Norma Rae' Musical After Union Push

7 hours 14 min ago

A Broadway casting director lost out on a reading for a new musical based on the iconic 1979 film “Norma Rae” because she wanted producers to make contributions to a Teamster health and pension fund, the Daily News has learned.

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UPS and UPS Freight Supplemental Committees Continue Talks With Company

9 hours 10 min ago

As the union prepares for UPS and UPS Freight national talks to begin in January, supplemental committees have been meeting over the course of the last two months to exchange proposals and engage in bargaining sessions with the company.

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Kroger Teamsters Ratify Agreement

10 hours 8 min ago

(WASHINGTON) – Teamsters Warehouse Division Director and International Vice President Steve Vairma announced that after seven months of negotiations the Kroger master agreement, including all five local union supplements, has successfully concluded. The five-year agreement was overwhelmingly ratified by the membership.

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Teamsters Joint Council 7 Mourns Loss of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

10 hours 45 min ago

(SAN FRANCISCO) –– The following is a statement by Teamsters Joint Council 7 President Rome Aloise on the news that San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee passed away early this morning.

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Teamsters Applaud Santa Clara County VTA for Shuttle Safety, Transit Planning Vote

11 hours 22 min ago

(SAN FRANCISCO) –– The Teamsters Union applauds the passage of a commuter shuttle policy by the Santa Clara County Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) that will enhance safety and transportation planning. The policy will benefit transit and shuttle passengers, as well as thousands of Teamster drivers who operate tech commuter shuttles in the county.  

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Brewery and Soft Drink Workers Conference Newsletter, November, 2017

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 13:29

The November, 2017, issue of the Brewery and Soft Drink Workers Conference newsletter features articles about the repeal of the Cook County beverage tax, winning against Clare Rose and Budweiser contract preparations.

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Teamsters at the Spokesman Review Unaniously Ratify Contract, Show the Power of Unity in an Open Shop

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 08:17

There are certain fundamentals to a union contract. In a worker-friendly state like Washington, union security is high on the list. Union security insures that all employees in the bargaining unit pay their fair share for representation under the contract.

https://www.teamsters117.org/press_operators_at_spokesman_review_unanimously_ratify_contract
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Leaders of 39 Unions Demand Fairness for Broadway Casting Directors

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 08:03

The New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO executive board of 39 unions from across the city wrote a letter to Broadway League Chairman Robert Wankel today, demanding fair treatment for theater’s casting directors.

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New Contract for Teamsters Local 117 Members at ABM Parking

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 07:47

Congrats to Local 117 members at ABM Parking who voted unanimously to ratify a new 3-year contract last week.

The group, which provides valet and cashier services at the Virginia Mason Medical Center, will see wage increases, improved vacation leave, along with a number of other improvements. 

https://www.teamsters117.org/new_contract_abm
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Discussions with French Unions Strengthen ITF XPO Network

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 06:31

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and ITF affiliated trade unions from the United States and France representing workers in global logistics and transportation giant XPO met to discuss further building their international cooperation and solidarity as part of a global ITF XPO initiative.

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Teamsters Joint Council 7 Endorses Gavin Newsom for Governor of California

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 12:54

(SAN FRANCISCO) –– Teamsters Joint Council 7 is proud to endorse Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom for governor of California.

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McKesson Investor Claims Board Failed Oversight Duty on Opioids

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:04

“With this new disclosure, pressure is now squarely on the special independent committee to clean house, otherwise shareholders are going to take matters into their own hands,” Ken Hall, general secretary-treasurer for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, a McKesson investor, said in a statement. “It is patently clear this board has failed its shareholders, its employees and the American public.”

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-12-08/mckesson-investor-claims-board-failed-oversight-duty-on-opioids
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OES Periodic Report

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 08:23

Election supervisor's summary report No. 5 to the IBT

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UPS, Overwhelmed by Online Orders, Warns of Delivery Delays

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 07:51

United Parcel Service Inc. UPS +1.01% is struggling to handle the surge in shipments from online shoppers, resulting in delivery delays early in the critical holiday season and prompting the carrier to a push drivers to work extra hours.

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Wall Street Journal: Anheuser-Busch Orders 40 Tesla Semi Trucks

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 07:50

The Wall Street Journal reports that the Anheuser-Busch has order 40 Tesla Semi trucks.

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Hoffa: It’s Time to Protect Pensions

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 05:49

After years of toiling behind the scenes, the Teamsters have teamed up with lawmakers in the House and Senate to push forward a legislative fix for failing multi-employer pension plans.

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