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Teamster Mechanics Protest Cummins Health Care Cuts

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 13:07

(LOUISVILLE, Ken.) – Last weekend, Cummins engine mechanics and service workers from West Virginia attended the Mid-America Trucking Show to protest Cummins’ (NYSE:CMI) unaffordable health insurance.

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XPO's Jacobs Misremembers European Labor Relations

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 06:18

European unions were dumbfounded when XPO Logistics CEO Bradley S. Jacobs announced at the JOC's 17th Annual TPM Conference that he believes in "some unions" and that "in Europe we have a cordial, respectful, courteous [labor relations], it works well, it's very functional."
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Teamsters Denounce House Joint Resolution Eliminating Protections for Federal Contractor Workers

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 12:00

(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union denounced the signing of House Joint Resolution 37 today, which eliminates the worker protections put in place by the Obama administration through the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order.

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Teamster Women in History: Regina Polk

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 07:13

In honor of Women's History Month, we celebrate Teamster women in history. 

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Local 2010 Reaches Tentative Agreement For Workers At University Of California

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 05:44

The Local 2010 bargaining committee has reached a tentative agreement with University of California.
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Full Funding For Amtrak

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 09:50

The Teamsters Rail Conference asks all Teamster members, families and friends to contact Congress to urge the full funding of Amtrak.

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Teamsters Applaud Presidential Permit for Keystone XL

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 08:42

(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union is pleased with the Trump administration's prompt issuance of a presidential permit today for the Keystone XL Pipeline.

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Teamsters Local 63 Wins Grievance On Behalf of UPS Pre-Loaders

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 08:20

Rialto, Calif.-based Local 63 recently scored an important victory for UPS Teamsters grieving a contract violation. The grievance stemmed from supervisors doing pre-loader work.

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Teamsters Honor Women's History Month, Look Back at 19th Amendment

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 09:37

In honor of Women's History Month, the Teamsters look back at the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote.

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Teamsters Sound Alarm at NetJets

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 07:29

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – The Teamsters Airline Division and Teamsters Local 284 are concerned that NetJets management is ignoring a growing shortage of qualified aircraft mechanics to the detriment of customers, workers and the business itself.  

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Teamsters Local 251 Contract Approved by Fall River City Council

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 12:46

(FALL RIVER, Mass.) –– Teamsters Local 251 is pleased to announce that the Fall River City Council has approved, by an 8-1 vote, a collective bargaining agreement for the city’s Department of Community Maintenance (DCM) workers.

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Hall Tells SEC to Move on CEO Pay Ratio Rule

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 12:10

Teamsters General Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall is urging the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to quickly implement a rule requiring the disclosure of CEO-to-worker pay ratios at public companies as adopted by the agency in 2015.

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Drivers at XPO in Elgin, Illinois Seek Teamster Representation

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 09:40

(WASHINGTON) – Drivers at XPO Logistics in Elgin, Ill. filed for Teamster representation today, the latest action by workers across the U.S. who are banding together to fight for fair treatment at one of the largest transportation and logistics companies in the world.

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U.S. Court of Appeals Preserves Fair Share Fees, Dismisses Right-to-Work Case

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 08:55

(SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) –– The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Tuesday, March 21 protected the right of Teamsters Local 916 to collect fair share fees and dismissed a challenge brought on by the Right-to-Work Coalition.

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Teamsters Go Pink to Support Sisters With Breast Cancer

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 06:05

Teamsters go pink to support sisters with breast cancer.
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