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Minnesota Democrats Aim to Crack Down on Wage Theft

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 13:02

Minnesota Democrats say they want to bolster the state's ability to go after businesses that fail to fully compensate workers.
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Listen to Carhaul Conference Call

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 12:04

On Thursday, February 16 a call was conducted to present Teamster carhaul members with information about the tentative National Agreement and Supplements.

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Liberty Bakery Kitchen Employees Vote to Join Teamsters

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 10:23

(SOUTH EASTON, Mass.) – Workers at Liberty Bakery Kitchen in Brockton voted this week to join Local 653, joining a dozen drivers at the facility that produces donuts for Dunkin’ Donuts who organized with the Teamsters last year.

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Carhaul Informational Meetings Scheduled

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 09:14

Teamster carhaul members are urged to attend a local union meeting to learn more about the tentative National Agreement and supplements. Click here to see the schedule of upcoming meetings.

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Teamsters International Officer Election Certified

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 18:58

The results of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters election of officers have been certified by election supervisor Richard Mark. The certification can be viewed here.

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Fact Sheet About Kellogg's/Keebler Announcement

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 14:39

Attached is a fact sheet about the Kellogg's/Keebler announcement about Direct Store Delivery.
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Leaders of Carhaul Local Unions Overwhelmingly Endorse Tentative Agreement

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 12:24

Leaders of Carhaul local unions from across the country overwhelmingly endorsed a new tentative National Master Automobile Transporters Agreement (NMATA) today in Detroit, paving the way for members to vote on the contract.

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Teamsters Applaud Defeat of Right-to-Work Legislation in New Hampshire

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 11:56

(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union applauds the defeat of right-to-work legislation in New Hampshire today, where the House of Representatives voted 200-177 in a bipartisan rejection of the anti-worker bill.

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Teamsters Support Resolution to Renegotiate NAFTA

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 09:06

(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union applauds the introduction of a resolution by Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) calling for the start of the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

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Teamsters and the Red Ball Express

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 13:13

During World War II, many of the dedicated soldiers and sailors serving in the the U.S. Armed Forces were African-American. Among the most famous were those who served on the Red Ball Express.

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Listen to Teamster Nation News for Feb. 15-21

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 12:48

O’Brien, Soehl Appointed to Lead Package, Freight Divisions; Union to Fight Kellogg’s Elimination of 1,200 Jobs; Teamsters Denounce Missouri RTW Law; Local 700 Files ULP Against Illinois County; Teamster Disaster Relief Fund Offers Assistance in Mississippi; Contract News; This Week in Teamster Music; Senate Bill Would Tamp Down on Construction Wages

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Disaster Relief For Teamsters In Georgia

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 12:11

The Teamsters Disaster Relief Fund has recently issued notices to assist members living in the state of Georgia.

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Teamster Corrections Employees Bring Demands To Washington State Capitol

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 14:44

More than two hundred Teamsters working for the Washington State Department of Corrections, along with their families and supporters, converged on the Washington state capitol in Olympia, Wash., today

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Tell Congress to Oppose National Right to Work Legislation

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 10:58

A National Right to Work bill has been introduced in the House. This legislation, H.R. 785, will have real consequences for working men and women across the country. Right to Work laws drive down wages and decrease workplace safety.

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Teamster UPS Aircraft Mechanics To Customers: Don’t Let UPS Ruin Your Valentine’s Day

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 14:42

(MIAMI) – As millions of couples wait for their flowers to arrive via UPS this Valentine’s Day, airline maintenance technicians and related classifications protested at a UPS store in downtown Miami on February 13 to tell customers they should be concerned about the company that is delivering their flowers.

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Teamsters Offer Disaster Relief Assistance In Mississippi

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 13:42

Severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line windws and flooding prompt action by Teamsters Disaster Relief in Mississippi.

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Rover Gas Pipeline Approved

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 12:48

Recently the Rover pipeline, a natural gas pipeline project, was approved to begin construction. The pipeline will run from West Virginia through Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan – ultimately supplying natural gas to consumers in these states.

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Carhaul Conference Call Scheduled Thursday, February 16

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 12:11

Carhaul Conference Call Scheduled For Thursday, February 16.

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Sean O’Brien Appointed To Lead Teamsters Package Division

Mon, 02/13/2017 - 09:04

(WASHINGTON) – International Vice President Sean O’Brien has been named Director of the Teamsters Package Division. The division represents more than 250,000 members at UPS and UPS Freight.

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