SAN LEANDRO -- About 180 Compass Transportation drivers who shuttle workers at six Silicon Valley tech companies and Amtrak could get a pay bump and more benefits this year
(WASHINGTON) – The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to trade officials failing to finalize the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) during negotiations in Maui that ended late Friday.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for August 3, 2015.
The IBT Training and Development Department will conduct a three-day course designed to give participants an idea of why and how to mobilize members, in light of the unprecedented political and economic assaults on unions in recent years. The training will be held September 16-18 in Atlanta, Georgia at the union hall of our brothers and sisters in Local 728. Download the registration form here.
(SAN LEANDRO, Calif.) –– Shuttle drivers for seven big Silicon Valley companies voted overwhelmingly today to approve a union proposal for a first contract that includes industry-leading wages and benefits. The drivers employed by contractor Compass Transportation/Transdev voted 75-0 in favor. The drivers are members of Teamsters Local 853 in San Leandro, Calif.
Today, Teamster representatives were joined by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach in a ceremony recognizing the graduates of a program that helps active military personnel transition to a career in transportation.
The U.S. economy won't truly recover until the balance between company revenue and employee salaries is fixed.
The Leslie Marshall Show talks with Kevin Moore, Director of the Teamsters Carhaul Division, about Toyota—how the company is endangering American families and destroying good union automobile transport jobs, and what Teamsters are doing about it.