CHICAGO — Funeral industry giant Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) has accepted Teamsters Local 727’s offer to enter federal mediation as the union attempts to reach an agreement on a new contract for Chicago-area funeral workers.
Teamster President says Nov. 4 election is an opportunity for workers' voices to be heard by lawmakers.
The IBT Training and Development Department will hold a TLA on arbitration for local union officers and business agents at IBT Headquarters in Washington, DC. Instructors will provide the basics of handling a case including preparation for arbitration, evidence and witnesses. Although focus is on the arbitration process, principles can be applied to panel and committee hearings. Click here for more information.
Cold storage warehouse workers at Americold in Darien, Wisc., have voted by nearly a 2-1 margin to join Teamsters Local 695 in Madison, Wisc. There are 133 workers in the bargaining unit.
The enactment of NAFTA and other bad trade agreements have led to more than a million lost U.S. jobs. Voters need to let lawmakers know we don't need any more anti-worker deals.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for October 21, 2014.
Teamsters kick off GOTV efforts in Badger State by urging membership to back pro-worker candidates.
(WASHINGTON) – The International Brotherhood of Teamsters is honoring school bus workers—including the more than 75,000 Teamster school bus workers—for their dedication to safety and service during National School Bus Safety Week, Oct. 20-24.