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  • 11,000 U.S. Airline Catering Workers Authorize a Strike at Airports Nationwide June 24, 2019
    Workers who prepare, pack and deliver food and beverages served aboard flights for American, Delta, United and other airlines have voted overwhelmingly in favor of authorizing a strike when released by the National Mediation Board. It was the largest such vote ever to occur in the U.S. airline catering industry, with more than 11,000 workers […]
    Brian Tierney
  • Deadline Detroit: Stalled Union Contract Talks Could Tarnish PGA Event At Detroit Golf Club, Lead to 'Showdown in Motown' June 24, 2019
    All eyes will be on Detroit as The Rocket Mortgage Classic hosted by the Professional Golf Association kicks off at the Detroit Golf Club in the Palmer Park area on Tuesday.  Not everything is on par though. The seven groundskeepers responsible for the greens at the private golf club have been working without a contract […]
    Galen Munroe
  • At Vocational Independence Program, Teamsters Make a Difference One Day at a Time June 21, 2019
    The Vocational Independence Program (VIP) is located in an inconspicuous building on a quiet street in Flint, Michigan. It’s fitting that its workers are some of the many unsung heroes of Flint, because the nondescript backdrop of the VIP belies the incredibly important work that happens inside. Health Care DivisionPassenger TransportationHeadline News
    Matt McQuaid
  • BLET Testifies At Congressional Hearing On Two-Person Crew Necessity June 20, 2019
    BLET President Dennis Pierce testified before the House subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure today about the need for two-person rail crews. RailHeadline News
    David White
  • Airport Concessions Workers Join Teamsters Local 970, Win First Contract June 20, 2019
    A group of 85 retail concessions workers at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in Minnesota have won their first contract that provides affordable health insurance, more vacation time and other improvements. WarehouseHeadline News
    Joel Coffidis
  • Pro-Worker Labor Bill Becomes Law in Nevada June 17, 2019
    The Teamsters are hailing progress for workers after passage of a new pro-worker law in Nevada that grants its 20,000 state employees the right to collectively bargain. Public ServicesHeadline News
    Brian Tierney
  • South Jersey Trucking Firm Omitted Criminal Violation in Application for $79 Million Tax Break, Labor Union Says June 14, 2019
    A trucking and logistics company that won approval for $79 million in New Jersey tax breaks failed to disclose criminal and civil proceedings in its application for the state award, according to a letter sent Thursday by the Teamsters labor union to the New Jersey attorney general and the Economic Development Authority. Headline NewsPort Action https://www.inquirer.com/business/nfi-teamsters-nj-tax-credit-investigation-camden-20190613.html
    Kara Deniz
  • Joel Rafael Releasing New Album June 12, 2019
    The latest album from Joel Rafael, “Rose Avenue,” is out on June 21 on Inside Recordings. Rafael, a critically acclaimed songwriter and folk artist, has been a friend of unions his entire career—particularly the Teamsters. Headline News
  • Teamsters Women's Conference 2019 June 11, 2019
    The 2019 Teamster Women’s Conference will be held September 15-17, 2019. Headline NewsTeamster Women's Conference
  • Teamster Leaders Meet for Warehouse Division Conference June 10, 2019
    About 150 Teamster leaders from local unions that represent warehouse workers met in Coeur D'Alene, Idaho last week to discuss the major issues and campaigns affecting the more than 200,000 warehouse Teamsters. WarehouseHeadline News
    Joel Coffidis