McKesson Shareholders To Vote On Teamsters’ Equity Vesting Proposal; Texas Teamster Stands Up For Truck Rules Before Senate; Teamsters Win Settlement For Taxi Driver Barred From Speaking At Meeting; Teamsters Receive Organizing Training; Contract News; Organizing News; Personnel News; and Birthday For The Current Minimum Wage Isn’t Worth Celebrating
The 2014 Teamster Women's Conference will be held September 4-6, 2014 in Chicago. For details about this conference, click here.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union is lauding the Putnam County (Fla.) Board of Commissioners today on its decision to reject Republic Services’ [NYSE: RSG] bid to buy the Putnam County landfill.
Teamster William “Jack” Dawson knows a lot about being a truck driver. He’s been one for 32 years, the last 15 as an employee of UPS Freight in Dallas. In fact, he is a shop steward for Local 745 in Dallas and serves as a safety trainer for new employees, post-accident drivers and annual trainings.
The Teamsters Training and Development Department will conduct this course designed to help Teamsters build power by exploring various campaign strategies and tactics. The training will be held September 16-19, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Click here for further details.
The British Columbia Labour Relations Board has upheld a complaint filed by Teamsters Local Union 213 against Ikea Canada.
About a year ago, Glenn Gray, a warehouse operator for McKesson (MCK), addressed the company’s annual meeting and asked Chief Executive Officer John Hammergren to help improve employees’ wages and benefits at the company’s Lakeland (Fla.) distribution center.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for July 30, 2014.