Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for July 23, 2014.
(Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg’s Dawn Kopecki examines McKesson Corp CEO John Hammergren’s golden parachute for two hundred ninety two million that will face a proxy fight in “On The Markets.” She speaks with Matt Miller on “Street Smart.”
Candidates for office are talking the good talk when it comes to standing up for workers. But hard-working Americans need to play their part as well to ensure they follow through.
(CHICAGO) — A Chicago sink manufacturer that’s restricting employees’ time in the bathroom is now refusing to negotiate with unionized workers until they keep quiet about the discriminatory policy.
WASHINGTON. D.C. — More than 26,000 people nationwide have submitted comments opposing Obama administration proposals that would severely distort U.S. job and trade data by reclassifying U.S. corporations that offshore American jobs as “factoryless goods” manufacturers.
In response to the recent tentative agreement between the UTU and the BNSF railroad regarding one-man crews, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, a division of the Teamsters Rail Conference, has issued this statement emphasizing how protecting the two-man crew standard is the priority.
Hundreds of Seattle area Teamsters at three grocery warehouses - Safety, Supervalu and Unified Grocers - voted overwhelmingly to ratify their contracts over the weekend.
If McKesson (MCK) were sold tomorrow and Chief Executive Officer John Hammergren were fired, he’d be eligible to walk away from the medical-products company with $292 million in severance pay—almost half of it in restricted stock and option awards that were intended as incentives to keep him on the job.