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  • Teamsters Call on FedEx Shareholders to Reject Outdated Executive Pay Structure and Compensation Committee Leadership August 23, 2019
    Today, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters mailed a letter to FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) shareholders urging a vote against the board’s “Say on Pay” proposal at the September 23, 2019 annual shareholder meeting and against Compensation Committee Chair Paul Walsh who has served on the committee for over 21 years. Headline News
    Kara Deniz
  • Teamsters Weekly Update, Week Ending, August 23, 2019 August 23, 2019
    Marcus King Appointed to Lead Teamsters Human Rights and Diversity Commission: Marcus W. King, President of New Jersey’s Teamsters Local 331, has been appointed as the Director of the Teamsters Human Rights and Diversity Commission. Headline News
  • Voting on Jack Cooper's Last, Best and Final Offer to Take Place Sept. 6-9 August 16, 2019
    The Last, Best and Final Offer (LBFO) from Jack Cooper will be voted on by the membership over the four days of September 6, 7, 8 and 9, 2019. CarhaulHeadline NewsJack Cooper
    Brian Tierney
  • Teamsters Weekly Update: Week Ending August 16, 2019 August 16, 2019
    Hoffa: Proposed Hours of Service Changes Would Put Road Safety at Risk: The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about a notice of proposed rulemaking unveiled by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today addressing hours of service changes for truckers that would lead to reduced roadway safety for drivers […]
  • Teamsters National Black Caucus Celebrate 11th Annual Women’s Day August 16, 2019
    Teamster brothers and sisters filled the room, dressed in red to represent power, love and Teamster women on the 11thannual Women’s Day at the Teamsters National Black Caucus Conference. This is a day strictly for the women. Headline NewsTeamsters National Black Caucus Conference
  • Teamsters National Black Caucus 44th Annual Educational Conference Convenes in Louisville August 15, 2019
    Today the 44th Annual Teamsters National Black Caucus Conference began in Louisville, Kentucky. This year’s theme was straightforward: “A New Time, A New Vision.” Headline NewsTeamsters National Black Caucus Conference
  • Episode 179: Teamsters Power Pension Push to Win August 14, 2019
    Listen to the latest edition of the Teamster Nation Podcast and learn about the next steps pension reform supporters should be taking to ensure retirement security for some 1.5 million hardworking Americans. Plus hear about Willie Nelson and his grandfather’s “Immigrant Eyes”. Headline NewsPodcastStop the War on Workers
  • BLET Members Ratify SEPTA Rail Contract August 12, 2019
    By an overwhelming majority of more than 96 percent, members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) ratified a new contract with SEPTA on July 30. RailHeadline News
    David White
  • Teamsters Weekly Update, Week Ending August 9, 2019 August 9, 2019
    Teamsters Stand in Solidarity With UFCW, Condemn Mississippi Raids on Workers: Hoffa Calls for End to Policies Hurting Workers, Families: The Teamsters Union stands with the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) as it works to protect its members against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids that are tearing families apart. Headline News
  • First Teamsters Contract for Captains and Lieutenants at SCORE August 8, 2019
    Captains and lieutenants at the South Correctional Entity (SCORE) in Des Moines, WA voted in their first-ever Teamsters contract with Local 117, which turned them from unrepresented, at-will employees to union members secured by a collective agreement and voice. Public ServicesHeadline News https://www.teamsters117.org/first_teamsters_contract_for_captains_and_lieutenants_at_score
    Brian Tierney