(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union today applauded President Obama’s decision to veto a destructive resolution backed by Republicans in Congress that would overturn modest reforms issued by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to help streamline and modernize representation case procedures.
(SAN LEANDRO, CALIF.) –– Negotiations on a union contract for Silicon Valley tech company drivers will begin today. Representatives for the drivers’ union, Teamsters Local 853 in San Leandro, Calif., will meet with Transdev, which operates as Compass Transportation, and employs drivers at Apple, eBay, Yahoo, Zynga, Genentech, Amtrak and Evernote.
Casting director Allison Jones is reshaping American comedy, one misfit at a time.
Washington D.C. – The Partnership for Open & Fair Skies issued the following statement regarding a new analysis released today by Georgetown University professor Dr. Rob Britton, titled, “Reconsidering the U.S.-UAE Aviation Relationship.” The paper examines how the airlines of the United Arab Emirates, Emirates and Etihad, receive enormous subsidies that distort the aviation marketplace and create an unfair playing field for U.S. carriers.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for March 31, 2015.
A group of technicians at St. Vincent Hospital have applied to join the local branch of the Teamsters union. Approximately 200 technicians have applied to the Boston bureau of the National Labor Relations Board for an election to join Teamsters Local 170 in Worcester.
Teamsters join US Army, ABF Freight in honoring recent graduates of the Teamsters Military Assistance Program at Fort Sill, Okla. View the video here.
The Building Materials and Construction Trades Division recently trained pipeline members in Minnesota.