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WASHINGTON (The Deal) -- A major union representing workers at Sysco Corp. (SYY_) and US Foods said Thursday the merger partners have underestimated the market share the combined company would have if their $8.2 billion combination is cleared by the Trade Commission.
(COVINA, Calif.) – The National Labor Relations Board recently announced the certification of Teamsters Local 63 as the bargaining representative for 72 drivers at MBM Corporation in Ontario, Calif.
The Teamsters Union hosted a conference call to present its own research on the market share that Sysco and US Foods would have after a proposed merger, with attorney Donald Baker providing antitrust law commentary.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for August 29, 2014.
SACRAMENTO – The California Assembly has approved a bill that will hold companies accountable for serious violations of the rights of workers on their premises that are committed by their own labor suppliers.
(SALINAS, Calif.) – MV Transportation drivers have voted unanimously, 67-0, to join Teamsters Local 890 in Salinas, Calif., to improve their working conditions. The 91 drivers provide adult paratransit services, shuttle and tourist trolley routes in Salinas and Monterey.