This episode looks at what Martin Luther King, Jr. meant to the Teamsters, past and present. It examines the union’s long-standing devotion to equality and justice in the workplace, and how those decades-long efforts are being translated into the modern working world where corporations are trying to tamp down on collective bargaining rights and with it the wages and working conditions of those on the job.
(SOUTH EASTON, Mass.) –– Teamsters Local 653 members in Massachusetts who work at West Bridgewater Public Library, Raynham Center Water District and Liberty Bakery Kitchen have ratified three strong first-time agreements containing wage and working condition improvements.
Hundreds of representatives of local unions across the U.S. and Canada attended the opening day of the 6th Annual Pipeline Steward School and Officers Conference today.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about the Senate’s failure yesterday to approve legislation that would have created a pathway to citizenship for as many as 1.8 million “Dreamers” brought to the U.S. by their parents as children who face the threat of deportation next month if Congress doesn’t act.
This week the Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) and ABF Freight resumed bargaining for a new national collective bargaining agreement and the union reported progress on some of the issues. The current agreement is set to expire on March 31, 2018.
Read the letter from Teamsters and other members of Investors for Opioid Accountability (IOA) to AmerisourceBergen shareholders.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters Solid Waste & Recycling Division Director Ron Herrera in response to the death of Jeremy Gordon, a Teamster and 24-year driver at waste provider Recology, who died late last week in a collision while delivering a garbage compactor to Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital.