Printing and production workers at the Seattle Times newspaper and other specialty printers in the Seattle area have voted to merge with Teamsters Local 117.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for September 2, 2014.
Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa joined Vice President Joe Biden today to rally in Detroit prior to the city’s annual Labor Day parade to honor labor’s legacy and lead the charge for its future.
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 Federal 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.
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.
(WASHINGTON) – Today, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters warned industry analysts and investors about possible antitrust obstacles connected to the proposed merger of Sysco [NYSE: SYY] and US Foods [USF]. The merger is currently under antitrust review by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).