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Listen to Teamster Nation News for Jan. 18-24

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 08:43

Supreme Court Sides With BLET on Two-Person Crew Issue; Local 665 SFO Parking Workers Reject Final Contract Offer; Railroad Unions File Suit Against N.J. Transit; Local 722 Gets Worker Reinstated With Back Pay; Contract News; This Week in Teamster Music; Public-Private Partnerships Could Help Better Prepare Workers

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BLET: Victory In Battle To Protect Two-Person Train Crews

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 06:29

The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen announces a victory in the battle for two-person rail crews.
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Teamsters Vote to Strike at San Francisco International Airport

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 13:57

(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif) – Teamsters employed as auditors, cashiers and office personnel have voted unanimously to reject a final contract offer from the parking facility operator at the San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

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BLET And SMART-TD Seek To Overturn Punitive Substance Abuse Law In NJ

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 12:33

The BLET and SMART-TD rail unions have filed suit against the state of New Jersey saying that a state law about substance abuse is preempted by Federal law.
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Update On Hotel Room Availability For Pipeline School, Officers/Business Agents Conf.

Mon, 01/16/2017 - 06:06

The Fifth Annual Pipeline Steward School and Business Agent and Officers' Conference for the Building Material and Construction Trade Division will be held March 12-16.

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Teamster Carhaul Negotiations to Resume Monday, January 16

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 13:14

As carhaul contract talks continue, the Teamsters National Automobile Transporters Industry Negotiating Committee (TNATINC) caucused today and has agreed to return to negotiations on Monday, January 16.

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New Coke Teamsters in Oklahoma

Fri, 01/13/2017 - 11:51

In late December, Snow and his co-workers took an important step to making their jobs better: They voted overwhelmingly to join Local 523 of the Teamsters Union.

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Teamsters and Carhaul Employer Group Negotiate for Third Day

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 12:50

The Teamsters National Automobile Transporters Industry Negotiating Committee (TNATINC) and the Carhaul Employer Group (NATLD) are negotiating for a third straight day today in Detroit.

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Local 722 Secures Reinstatement For Member After Wrongful Termination

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 10:30

In a recent arbitration, reinstatement and back pay were secured for a Teamster who was wrongfully terminated from Bay Valley Foods in Dixon, Illinois. The Teamster is returning to work with more than $79,000 in owed wages and full benefits thanks to the efforts of Local 722 President and Principal Officer Steve Mongan. 

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Teamsters Local 396 Waste Workers Overwhelmingly Ratify Contract

Thu, 01/12/2017 - 09:02

Workers at Waste Management, Inc. in Southern California who belong to Teamsters Local 396 overwhelmingly ratified a contract that sets standards for waste workers in the region.

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