Cemetery workers at Mt. View cemetery near Seattle have ratified a new contract with Local 117.
Check out the Teamsters Weekly Update for this week: Lawmakers call for House to investigate XPO after workers miscarriages, Bus monitors at First Student ratify contract, BLET members worker Bush funeral train, legislature ditching workers, China needs to make real changes, CDT Paratransit ratify contract, Allied Waste ratifying contract, and more.
(WASHINGTON) – Today, the Teamsters Union called on XPO Logistics, Inc. CEO Bradley Jacobs to formally acknowledge his company’s failure to address ongoing issues at its Memphis, Tenn. distribution center that include pregnancy discrimination, worker intimidation, and harassment.
If your local union or company is planning to send out holiday cards this year, consider using a GCC-IBT union-label printer.
Members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) are proudly working as crew members aboard the special Union Pacific funeral train for President George H.W. Bush today.
(WESTMONT, Ill.) – School bus monitors working at First Student in Westmont, Ill. voted unanimously to ratify their first contract with Teamsters Local 777. The monitors voted overwhelmingly to join the Teamsters in April of this year.
In Wisconsin, Michigan and North Carolina, the GOP is taking advantage of its waning power there to pummel the people.
By Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa
Published in the Detroit News, Dec. 5, 2018
Republicans in Lansing lost their full grip on state government last month. And now hardworking Michiganders are paying the price.
Lawmakers, taking advantage of the last days of their stranglehold on the state capital during a lame duck legislative session last week, decided to hammer unions and low-income workers struggling to support their families. It’s the final power play by callous elected officials being shown the door.