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The IBT Training and Development Department will hold a TLA on arbitration for local union officers and business agents at IBT Headquarters in Washington, DC. Instructors will provide the basics of handling a case including preparation for arbitration, evidence and witnesses. Although focus is on the arbitration process, principles can be applied to panel and committee hearings. Click here for more information.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB 1897 into law Sunday. The new law, which goes into effect Jan. 1, 2015, will hold companies accountable for serious violations of the rights of workers on their premises that are committed by their own labor suppliers.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for September 29, 2014.
(SOUTH EATON, Mass.) – Teamsters Local 653 continued its tradition of strong representation this week, securing first contracts for members at two employers – recently organized Reinhart Food Service and East Bridgewater Department of Public Works.
Uber and Lyft announced they are leaving ALEC, just after four tech giants in four days announced they're severing ties with the corporate escort service for state lawmakers.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for September 26, 2014.