Typically, we look back to honor the countless union members, labor leaders and other historically significant figures who paved the way. This Labor Day, however, I want us to look to the future.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for September 4, 2015.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for September 3, 2015.
CHICAGO — Chicago Skyway toll collectors stood together to secure a new three-year contract that gives them a living wage and critical new job protections.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – A broad-based coalition of 84 organizations has written a letter urging the United Parcel Service (UPS) to cease its membership to the controversial American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). The religious, environmental, labor, investor, public interest, public health, and civil rights groups encouraged UPS join a mass exodus of companies that left ALEC over concerns about the organization’s extreme agenda and secretive practices.
(WASHINGTON) – Today, the Teamsters Union launched the “Let’s Get America Working!” campaign to encourage both Democratic and Republican lawmakers to work together to focus on creating good jobs through investment in our infrastructure. Representatives from the Teamsters delivered packets to the offices of every member of Congress today that outlined the key areas the union believes lawmakers must focus on to help build, maintain and repair our infrastructure and help make America strong.
IBT Unveils ‘Let’s Get America Working’ Campaign; More Than 1K Take a Stand for Teamster Women; NLRB Sides With Local 350 in Fight Against Temp Workers; Calif. Lawmakers Back Bill Mandating Two-Person Train Crews; Organizing News; This Week in Teamster Music; New Platform Makes Unions Strong, America Stronger
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for September 2, 2015.