Doug Bloch, Teamsters Joint Council 7 Political Director, discusses worker safety issues at Taylor Farms in Tracy, Calif. The California Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently announced more than $95,000 in fines and dozens of citations for safety and health violations at the company’s nonunion facility.
Here are the news items of interest to Teamsters for today, April 29, 2016.
(WASHINGTON) – Today, National Express Group PLC (LSE:NEX.L) investors, including British public service union UNISON and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, are criticising the company’s decision to withhold a shareholder resolution from its 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM) agenda. At last year’s AGM, the resolution received the highest shareholder vote of support ever achieved for a labour rights issue at a United Kingdom-based PLC.
Here are the news items of interest to Teamsters for today, April 28, 2016.
On Workers' Memorial Day, it's important to remember the workplace is a dangerous place for many.
(BALTIMORE) – Nearly 200 Maryland Teamsters working for US Foods began an unfair labor practice strike today at the company’s Severn, Md. distribution center. Warehouse workers and drivers filed charges with the National Labor Relations Board, alleging that US Foods has been bargaining in bad faith about its decision to close the Severn facility in June.
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Two weeks after strike began, support for those on the picket line is more important now than ever.