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(INDUSTRY, Calif.) – California warehouse workers at Roma Food, a Performance Food Group company, have voted by a 3-1 margin in favor of joining Teamsters Local 630 in Los Angeles, Calif. All 53 workers in the bargaining unit participated in the Feb. 25 election.
Donations talk and fairness walks when it comes to revamping the current tax system that hurts workers.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for February 26, 2015.
Shuttle bus drivers for five prominent tech companies will decide whether to unionize on Friday in a vote that has the potential to dramatically expand organized labor's territory in Silicon Valley and embolden others in the tech industry's burgeoning class of service workers to demand better working conditions.
(BAKERSFIELD, Calif.) – Teamsters, grocery distribution workers and community leaders protested Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ: SFM) at the retailer’s grand opening of its Bakersfield store today. Sprouts Farmers Market is supplied by UNFI (NYSE: UNFI) – a $6 billion Fortune 500 company that is America’s largest organic and natural foods wholesaler. Sprouts Farmers Market was taken public in a 2013 IPO by private equity firm Apollo Global Management (NYSE: APO), which is still a major direct holder of Sprouts.
Driver victories at Southern California ports show workers are winning the fight against misclassification, wage theft. Now other states are starting to get the message.