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Teamsters, Coalition of Unions Reach Tentative Agreement With American Red Cross


(WASHINGTON) –The Teamsters, as part of a multi-union coalition, has reached a tentative agreement on the national addendum with American Red Cross.

Details will not be released until leaders from Teamster local unions that represent American Red Cross members meet in the next few weeks to review the tentative agreement. Following approval of the tentative agreement, it will be distributed to Red Cross Teamsters for a vote on ratification.

The coalition represents more than 4,500 vital health care workers in 24 states, and includes Teamsters, AFSCME, AFT (HPAE and Oregon Nurses), CWA, UAW, UFCW, United Steelworkers and SEIU.

Founded in 1903, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters represents 1.4 million hardworking men and women throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Visit www.teamster.org for more information. Follow us on Twitter @Teamsters and “like” us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/teamsters.