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Ken Hall, general secretary-treasurer of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, is planning to speak at the McKesson annual meeting. In a phone interview Wednesday, he said that his home is in West Virginia, and that he had witnessed the devastation of opioid addiction. Headline News https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/21/business/mckesson-opioid-packaging.html?_r=0 [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
This year’s National Police Week took place May 14 – 20 in Washington, DC. Jennifer Abruzzo and Stephanie Scott, South Sound 911 Dispatchers, were the Teamsters who were union-sponsored to attend the event alongside Michelle Woodrow, Local 117 President and Director of Corrections and Law Enforcement.  Scott has been a [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
XPO workers in Laredo, Texas who voted to form their union with Teamsters Local 657 have won a major victory. FreightHeadline NewsFreight PowerXPO [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
(LINCOLN, R.I.) – Teamster Local 251 members have won an agreement for a new contract at Twin River Casino after a 41.5 hour strike from Friday afternoon through Sunday morning. Teamster members unanimously authorized a strike when Twin River demanded a contract that imposed health care cuts and eliminated workers’ [...]
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
(LOS ANGELES) – A cannabis cultivator who just last week reached a labor peace agreement with Teamsters Joint Council 42 for the right to organize some 150 employees at his three facilities in the city has been forced to shut down one location after a police raid resulted in a [...]
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
Learn more about the role drug distributors like McKesson, AmerisourceBergen and Cardinal Health play in the explosion of opioid painkillers availability in this country, and what the Teamsters are doing to try and curb the problem. Plus, an update on the latest strike at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. And finally, [...]
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
Jim Hoffa on Mornings with Maria General President's MessageHeadline NewsVideos http://mms.tveyes.com/MediaCenterPlayer.aspx?u=aHR0cDovL21lZGlhY2VudGVyLnR2ZXllcy5jb20vZG93bmxvYWRnYXRld2F5LmFzcHg/VXNlcklEPTUyODg1MyZNRElEPTgzOTIyODUmTURTZWVkPTMyOTMmVHlwZT1NZWRpYQ%3D%3D [...]
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
The Teamsters Local 710 UPS Business Agent Team of Del Schaefer, Ron Dillon, Simon McNamara and Neil McKinney have been fighting hard for UPS members at grievance panels. PackageHeadline NewsUPS/UPSF Contract Updates [...]
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
(MONTGOMERY, N.Y.) - Drivers who deliver groceries for United Natural Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:UNFI) in Montgomery ratified their first-ever Teamster contract this weekend. The contract guarantees overtime pay after 40 hours worked in a week, yearly pay raises, protections against unfair discipline, among many other improvements demanded by the drivers. FreightHeadline NewsPress [...]
Tue, Jul 18, 2017
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement by Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the White House’s release of its “Summary of Objectives for the NAFTA Renegotiation” last night. Headline NewsPress ReleasesFast Track is the Wrong Track for TeamstersPolitical Legislative [...]
Tue, Jul 18, 2017