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Public Employees In King County, Washington, Ratify New Contract

10 hours 14 min ago

Members of Local 117, Seattle, Wash., working for King County ratified their new contract yesterday.

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Union Contract Ratified at Hunts Point Produce Market

13 hours 42 min ago

BRONX, NY – Workers at Hunts Point Produce Market voted to ratify a new, three-year collective bargaining agreement today. About 1,100 warehouse workers, drivers, and other members of Teamsters Local 202 work at the market, which provides most of the fruit and vegetables sold and served at restaurants and stores in the New York City region. It has been called the largest produce market in the world. 

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SEC Greenlights AmerisourceBergen Shareholder Proposals Tied To Opioid Crisis

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 14:18

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission agreed to allow AmerisourceBergen shareholders to vote on a proposal demanding the wholesaler provide more information on steps taken to manage financial and reputational risks associated with the opioid crisis.
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Statement on Bus Attack Impacting California Teamster Drivers, Tech Shuttle Passengers

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 14:05

(SAN FRANCISCO) –– Teamster shuttle bus drivers safely navigated through an apparent pellet gun attack on commuter shuttle buses this week along Highway 280. Buses sustained damage in the attack, but there were no reported injuries to the drivers or passengers.

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Union Coalition Demands End to Health Care Discrimination at Cummins, Inc.

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 08:29

(WHITAKERS, N.C.) – Cummins workers and their union representatives participated in the annual Whitakers MLK Day March and other Martin Luther King Jr. commemorations last weekend to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and to demand that Cummins stop medical discrimination against workers in its Rocky Mount plant and much of its U.S. workforce.

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Local 175 to Host Construction Truck Driving Job Fair

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 06:29

A free job fair will be held on February 2 and 3 at the Local 175 union hall for construction truck driving jobs (applicants must already have a CDL).

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Episode 162: The Great Chicago Blitz of 2017

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:32

Hear how Teamsters at the local, regional and international level joined together in the Chicagoland region late last year as part of a weeklong organizing “blitz” that challenged logistics companies XPO and ITS ConGlobal to recognize unionization efforts by their workers. Plus, legendary country music venue the Grand Ole Opry’s union ties.

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Hertz Equipment Rental Center Teamsters Ratify Strong Three-Year Contract

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 07:59

(TUKWILA, Wash.)—Teamsters Local 174 members at Hertz Equipment Rental Corp. (HERC) voted overwhelmingly on January 13 to ratify a new 3-year agreement. Local 174 represents 26 heavy equipment rental truck drivers at the company. This new contract comes after several months of negotiating, and a unanimous strike authorization vote on December 16.

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Hunts Point Market Workers Vote to Authorize Strike

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:00

Warehouse workers, drivers, and other members of Teamsters Local 202 at Hunts Point Produce Market voted unanimously on Saturday to reject management’s contract offer and authorize a strike. The market provides most of the fruit and vegetables sold and served at restaurants and stores in the New York City region.
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Teamsters Local 700 City of Chicago Members Ratify Five-Year Agreement

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 19:41

(PARK RIDGE, Ill.) – Teamsters Local 700 members who are employed with the City of Chicago have voted to ratify a new five-year contract that will now go before City Council for final approval. Once the contract is approved by the city, it will become retroactive to July 1, 2017.

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