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UPS Teamsters Impacted By Reversal of Recent Pro-Labor Rules

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 12:30

Advances in workplace safety regulations and stricter labor standards for federal government contractors are under attack as lawmakers took to rollback recent pro-labor rules benefiting workers throughout the country, including UPS Teamsters.

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Rail Conference Backs Barrows Re-Nomination To Railroad Retirement Board

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 09:14

Teamsters Rail Conference urges re-nomination of Walt Barrows to Railroad Retirement Board.

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Airline Division News, Week Ending May 20, 2017

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:27

On Friday, in a message to the membership, Airline Division Director David Bourne announced the following: 

It is with a mixture of sadness and happiness that I announce the retirement of Airline Division Deputy Director Steven Nagrotsky.

http://teamsterair.org/node/2550
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Setting the Record Straight on Teamster Dues

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 07:28

We recently learned that PEU/AFSCME Local 1 is spreading incorrect information about dues. This is a new low.

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Construction Workers in Quebec, Canada, On General Strike

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 06:37

Construction workers in Quebec, Canada, went on strike today over recent contract negotiations.

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Teamsters, Community Supporters Protest Unlawful Firings at XPO Logistics

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 06:37

(HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J.) – A group of more than 50 Teamsters and supporters, including state lawmakers and the head of the state AFL-CIO, protested outside the XPO Logistics, Inc. terminal here today and demanded that the company reinstate three fired workers they say were punished for supporting a recent union drive.

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Airline Division News, Week Ending May 19, 2017 - SPECIAL

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 06:36

The Airline Division of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters has announced several changes to its organizational structure. 

http://teamsterair.org/node/2548
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Airline Division News, Week Ending May 13, 2017

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 06:30

NetJets aircraft technicians and related employees represented by the Teamsters Airline Division and Teamsters Local 284 have launched a multi-location informational picketing campaign to publicize their dispute over the company’s refusal to pay industry standard wages and massive levels of subcontracting of aircraft maintenance. Informational picketing began on Friday at Don Scott Airport at Ohio State University in Columbus. 

http://teamsterair.org/node/2547
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Didn't Get Your Ballot? Call PERB On May 30

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 12:01

If you haven’t received yours by May 29, you need to call the Public Employee Relations Board to request a duplicate ballot. 

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Teamsters to Shore Point: Why Have You Turned Your Back on Your Workers and Your Community?

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:10

(FREEHOLD, N.J.) – Today, Teamsters Local 701 and the Shore Point Distributing employees it represents are once again asking Shore Point Distributing why it locked out workers in the midst of contract negotiations. Shore Point distributes MillerCoors [NYSE: TAP] products and other beers throughout New Jersey.

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Teamster Leaders Energized At 2017 Division Training Conference

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 10:49

Over 200 Teamster officers, business agents and stewards participated in this year's Public Services Division Conference.

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Memorial Day Beer Shortage Expected on Long Island

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 10:33

(GREAT NECK, N.Y.) – As Long Island approaches the second biggest beer-buying weekend of the year – Memorial Day – a shortage of Budweiser, Bud Light, Heineken, Blue Point and other popular beers is expected. Teamster drivers and warehouse workers at beer distributor Clare Rose have been on strike for one month, choking off deliveries of Anheuser-Busch products to Long Island and leaving many store shelves empty.

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SOS Padilla and Mayors Garcetti, Villaraigosa & Steinberg Sign the Pledge to Oppose Legislation Aimed at Hurting Working Americans

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 13:19

Sacramento, CA –WE ARE ONE BIG UNION attended the Democratic Convention this past weekend to inform convention-goers of the looming threat of so-called “right to work” or RTW legislation. Two bills have already been introduced in Congress seeking to hamstring organized labors’ ability to organize and advocate on behalf of all working Americans.

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Sonoma County Solid Waste Workers Vote to Join Teamsters Local 665

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 08:42

(SANTA ROSA, Calif.) – Solid waste and recycling workers throughout Sonoma County have voted to join Teamsters Local 665. An overwhelming majority of the almost 400 drivers, mechanics, customer service representatives and other workers voted to join the union on Friday.

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Teamsters Protest MillerCoors And Shore Point At Belmar Seafood Festival

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 07:22

This weekend Teamster members, union allies, supporters and the mayor of the Belmar protested MillerCoors and Shore Point Distributing at the annual Belmar Seafood Festival in New Jersey.

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Long Island Stores And Bars Boycott Clare Rose And Anheuser-Busch

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 12:36

Long Island’s small businesses are turning against Clare Rose, the sole distributor of Anheuser-Busch products and several craft beers like Blue Point and Greenport.

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Hoffa: Postponing OSHA Injury Rule Data Collection Will Hurt Workers

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 12:26

(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement by Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the decision by the U.S. Department of Labor to delay implementation of an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rule that mandates workplace injury reporting.

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Hoffa: Teamsters Stand with AT&T Workers on Strike

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:54

(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the decision by 40,000 AT&T workers to begin a three-day strike today. The workers have been at the bargaining table for months seeking a fair contract, but the company has not delivered.

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Cott Beverages Workers Vote to Join Teamsters Local 997

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:22

Workers at Cott Beverages in Ft. Worth, TX have voted to join Teamsters Local 997. The 79 new members manufacture third-party soft drink beverages for big-box stores such as Walmart and Costco.

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UNFI Warehouse Workers in California Join Teamsters Local 166

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 10:56

After a five-year battle for form a union, 280 warehouse workers at the largest organic and natural food supplier in the United States, United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI), have voted to join Teamsters Local 166 in Bloomington, California.

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