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
The documents below include a UPS contract facts memo from the National Negotiating Committee to Local Unions and supporting documents.
The Teamsters UPS National Negotiating Committee, pursuant to Article XII of the IBT Constitution, announced that the 2013 National Master United Parcel Service Agreement, All Supplements, Riders and Addenda is in effect starting April 25, 2014.
The IBT Training & Development Department announces the Teamsters Leadership Academy program, Organizing for Justice and Power!! This five-day intense program is designed to teach the fundamentals of union organizing following the IBT comprehensive campaign model guidelines.
Some elected officials are finally taking a stand against the American Legislative Exchange Council. But until a majority of lawmakers wake up to ALEC's corporate-dominated interests, workers will continue to struggle to have their voices heard across the country
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.