This week the Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) and ABF Freight resumed bargaining for a new national collective bargaining agreement and the union reported progress on some of the issues. The current agreement is set to expire on March 31, 2018. FreightHeadline NewsABF Contract Update [...]
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
Read the letter from Teamsters and other members of Investors for Opioid Accountability (IOA) to AmerisourceBergen shareholders. Headline News [...]
Fri, Feb 16, 2018
The North Carolina Senate gave unanimous approval on Feb. 9, 2018, to Senate Resolution 709, a resolution approving the appointment of Vernon Gammon to the Board of Trustees of the North Carolina Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System. Gammon was nominated to the post by Gov. Roy Cooper in May 2017. Headline NewsProtect Pensions [...]
Thu, Feb 15, 2018
Each year in February, Teamsters take a moment to reflect upon and remember a leader who changed the course of history for working men and women in America. James R. Hoffa, born February 14, 1913, served as General President of the Teamsters Union from 1957 to 1971. Headline News [...]
Wed, Feb 14, 2018
Coming on the heels of an election last year where workers at Liberty Bakery Kitchen voted to be represented by Teamsters Local 653, the members have unanimously ratified their first contract with the company. The approximately 100 members are responsible for baking and delivering donuts to over 150 locations throughout [...]
Wed, Feb 14, 2018
With a net worth of more than $100 billion, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is the world’s wealthiest man. But the warehouse workers who helped make him rich are underpaid and micromanaged. WarehouseHeadline NewsStop the War on Workers [...]
Tue, Feb 13, 2018
Public service members in Minnesota are being honored by unions across the state in a new public media campaign called "Building Better Lives Together". Public ServicesHeadline NewsStop the War on Workers [...]
Mon, Feb 12, 2018
The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen issued a statement today in opposition to the criminalization of railroad workers. RailHeadline News [...]
Mon, Feb 12, 2018
Teamster Local 174 members who drive school buses for the Seattle School District met at the Union Hall this morning to vote on a fully-recommended agreement. The agreement passed a vote of the membership by a wide margin, bringing to an end the nine day strike that began on February [...]
Sun, Feb 11, 2018
Leaders from 26 Teamster local unions that represent DHL members met in Washington, D.C. today and unanimously approved the tentative master agreement and supplements, paving the way for a vote by the members later this month. Read the update, here. ExpressHeadline NewsDHL Contract Updates [...]
Fri, Feb 09, 2018