Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for October 6, 2015.
The fight against the Pacific Rim trade deal is not over now that negotiators have agreed to a proposal. It is only beginning in Congress and even the private sector.
(DETROIT) – Detroit shuttle drivers with Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, a subsidiary of Hertz Global Holdings, have voted to join the Teamsters. The 15 shuttle drivers transport passengers to and from Detroit Metropolitan Airport and the rental car facility. They united seeking respect and the protections of a union contract.
Talking with Mike Borjas, the director of the Illinois Teamsters Joint Council No. 25 Employers Apprenticeship and Training Fund in Joliet, Illinois, you’d think that he was drawing up a lesson plan for training military personnel.
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – In a message to Teamster flight attendants at NetJets Aviation (NJA) this week, Teamsters Local 284 President Paul Suffoletto announced that a tentative agreement covering NJA’s 278 flight attendants had been reached.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for October 5, 2015.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to trade officials reaching an agreement on the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a deal which would lead to thousands of U.S. jobs being shipped overseas and unsafe food and products flooding our store shelves.
On Labor Day 1974, President Gerald Ford signed the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) into law. That law, more than a decade in the making, protected trillions of dollars in earned retirement pension benefits and enacted minimum protection standards on retirement pension plans for American workers.