Joint Council 7 Political Director Bloch Speaks Out on Hill against misclassification.
Workers for Republic Services, the second-largest sanitation company in the US, are on strike amid new union contract negotiations with workers in 10 cities around the country.
The largest attendance yet for the Trades Women Build Nations Conference recently convened with 2,800 registrants in Minneapolis.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union stands in solidarity with AT&T workers and their union, Communications Workers of America (CWA), as they fight back against plans by a vulture capitalist hedge fund that would harm the company’s workers.
The trail was a little quieter than usual during week nine, with just one Iowa event to highlight. However, big news came Friday when the union publicly unveiled its Teamsters 2020 Primary Engagement program. More on that below.
Fred Potter, Teamsters International Vice President from New Jersey, and Doug Bloch, Teamsters Joint Council 7 Political Director from Northern California, were both recently appointed by their respective state’s governors to provide critical guidance and leadership concerning the future of work.
(TUCSON, Ariz.) - There are 138 members represented by Teamsters Local 104 who are on strike as of 11:00 p.m. MST in Tucson, Arizona, on October 13. The unions involved held a strike authorization vote last week, with the result of 77 percent in favor of striking Asarco. ULP's have been filed and the extension that the workers have been under since December 2018 has been cancelled and notice has been served on the company.
Five Teamster truck drivers finished in the top three spots recently in the various competitions at the National Truck Driving Championships.