Hoffa Joins Veterans at Military Jobs Training Ceremony; Negotiations Begin for Teamster Tech Drivers in Silicon Valley; San Francisco Board of Supervisors Adopts Resolution to Consider Labor Practices of Shuttle Operators, Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen Announce Opposition to Extended Deadline for Rail Safety Measure, Union Presidents Question U.S. Travel Association Board, Discriminatory Airline Policies, Northwest Steel and Pipe Workers Vote to Authorize Strike, Environmental Waste Workers Join Teamsters in Philadelphia, Tech Workers at Massachusetts Hospital March on the Boss, Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa on TPP Investor Language That Will Leave Taxpayers on the Hook, This Week in Teamster Music – “The Army Song.”
The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund has announced the topic for the 2015 Essay Contest.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for April 1, 2015.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union today applauded President Obama’s decision to veto a destructive resolution backed by Republicans in Congress that would overturn modest reforms issued by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to help streamline and modernize representation case procedures.
(SAN LEANDRO, CALIF.) –– Negotiations on a union contract for Silicon Valley tech company drivers will begin today. Representatives for the drivers’ union, Teamsters Local 853 in San Leandro, Calif., will meet with Transdev, which operates as Compass Transportation, and employs drivers at Apple, eBay, Yahoo, Zynga, Genentech, Amtrak and Evernote.
Casting director Allison Jones is reshaping American comedy, one misfit at a time.
Washington D.C. – The Partnership for Open & Fair Skies issued the following statement regarding a new analysis released today by Georgetown University professor Dr. Rob Britton, titled, “Reconsidering the U.S.-UAE Aviation Relationship.” The paper examines how the airlines of the United Arab Emirates, Emirates and Etihad, receive enormous subsidies that distort the aviation marketplace and create an unfair playing field for U.S. carriers.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for March 31, 2015.