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  • Uber Stops Arizona Self-Driving Car Tests After Fatal Accident May 23, 2018
    Uber is ending its self-driving car program in Arizona, months after a fatal crash took the life of a pedestrian. Headline News http://www.businessinsider.com/uber-stops-arizona-self-driving-car-tests-fatal-crash-2018-5
    Kara Deniz
  • The Guardian: Eight Women Allege Sexual Harassment at XPO Logistics Warehouse in Memphis May 23, 2018
    Eight current and former workers at a Memphis warehouse operated by the global supply firm XPO Logistics said they were subjected to sexual harassment and retaliated against for filing claims against their supervisors, prompting an investigation by Verizon, which contracts the facility. The women accused nine different supervisors by name. Two of the women said they were […]
    Galen Munroe
  • CNBC: Self-Driving Cars Are Scaring More People May 22, 2018
    Self-driving cars are scaring more Americans than they used to. More people now say they would not ride in a fully autonomous car than those surveyed in late 2017, according to AAA. Headline News https://www.cnbc.com/2018/05/22/self-driving-cars-are-scaring-more-people.html
    Brian Tierney
  • Free CDL Classes for Teamster Members May 21, 2018
    Teamsters Joint Council 16 provides free Commercial Driver’s License classes for Teamster members. The free classes cover tractor trailer and Commercial Driver’s License A or License B. Register, here. FreightHeadline News
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  • Vancouver Local 31 Limo Drivers Ratify First Contract May 21, 2018
    Sixty-five Vancouver International Airport-based limousine drivers employed at Aerocar Service Ltd., Highend Limousine Ltd., 0935143 B.C. Ltd, and 632226 B.C. Ltd. voted unanimously earlier this month in favor of ratifying their first collective agreement. The bargaining committee endured many employer obstacles, including unfair labor practices, but in true Teamsters fashion, Local 31 stayed the course […]
    Ted Gotsch
  • Chattanooga Durham Workers Are Latest School Bus Employees to Join Teamsters May 18, 2018
    (CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.) – School bus drivers and monitors who work at Durham School Services here voted last night to join Teamsters Local 327. The 269 workers will join thousands of other Durham employees nationwide already represented by the Teamsters. From the beginning of the nearly yearlong organizing effort, safety issues have been at the top […]
    Ted Gotsch
  • Teamster Organizers Hone Their Craft at Conference May 18, 2018
    Teamster organizers from local unions, Joint Councils and the International Union shared ideas and strategies about building Teamster Power during an organizing conference this week. Headline News
    Joel Coffidis
  • ABF Referendum Vote Totals by Local May 17, 2018
    On May 10 Teamsters employed at ABF Freight Systems, Inc. voted to pass the master portion of the proposed contract, as well as all but nine of the supplements. Click here for a PDF that shows the breakdown of votes by local. FreightHeadline NewsABF Contract Update
    Jeff Jones
  • Working Together May 15, 2018
    Teamsters from Across North America met at the 2018 Unity conference to discuss building the union, political challenges and national organizing campaigns. Headline NewsTeamsters Unity Conference
    Matt McQuaid
  • FlexJet Takes Its Anti-Union Campaign to a New Low May 15, 2018
    (Richmond Heights, OH) A photo from a recent management sponsored anti-union meeting is circulating among pilots eligible to vote in the ongoing National Mediation Board conducted representation election at Flexjet. The photo shows Flexjet Vice President of Red Label Programs Rick Handschuch with his middle finger up as he posed in front of a pickup […]
    Matt McQuaid