New York City newspaper initiates pro-carriage campaign; BLET helps roll out cleaner engine on Earth Day; Florida county employees ratify Teamster contract; Pennsylvania sanitation workers vote to join Teamsters; Illinois school bus workers set to vote on joining union; Teamsters urge investor support for changes at Swift Transportation; Remembering those injured or killed on the job; A view of Teamsters history, and why more temporary workers is bad for American families
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for April 24, 2014.
(WASHINGTON) – The head of one of the largest Teamster pilot unions joined other union leaders across the industry in spearheading an agreement to set new standards for regional pilot contracts and to stand together during negotiations.
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, the Teamsters released a report that details the escalating costs to the public and investors for Republic Services, Inc’s [NYSE: RSG] mismanagement of its Bridgeton/West Lake Superfund landfill in Bridgeton, Mo. The nuclear waste remediation has already cost Republic Services $219 million and may cost much more if the Army Corps of Engineers takes over the site.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for April 23, 2014.
A retrofitted diesel locomotive engine with cleaner emissions and improved fuel efficiency for Amtrak was announced today by the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, a division of the Teamsters Rail Conference.
Temporary workers are becoming the backbone of staffing expansion for big business, jeopardizing the ability of workers to support their families due to lower wages and their health and safety due to a lack of quality training in some cases. It's time for corporate America to hire permanent workers again.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for April 22, 2014.