Listen to Teamster Nation News for Dec. 7-13.
Workers at Hertz rental car at the Salt Lake City airport have more to smile about after securing the first Teamster contract with Local 222.
Worker wages, benefits and schedules are suffering from the expansion of such jobs. Government needs to fix it.
(WILMINGTON, Ohio) – Days after pilots at DHL and Amazon contractor ABX went on strike, hundreds of pilots at AAWW – DHL’s largest cargo contractor and Amazon’s newest one -- say their company does not have enough pilots to meet clients’ needs and are looking for work at other airlines because their employer refuses to come to an industry-standard contract agreement that will address staffing shortages.
Here are the news stories of interest to Teamsters today, December 7, 2016.
(BRUSSELS, Belgium) – Forty-five leaders of 15 labor unions in Europe that represent workers at XPO Logistics workers in nine countries agreed to condemn a plan this week that could give XPO CEO Bradley Jacobs a windfall stock award worth $110 million at current stock price levels. The support came during the global union federation ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) week-long conference here.
Trade victory is a start in getting workers' needs addressed. But investing in infrastructure would be a big step forward.
Dear Member of Congress:
Two years ago, Congress passed a funding bill that included a last-minute attachment of the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act which allowed for cuts to retirees pension benefits. The Teamsters opposed passage of the MPRA and have also worked to oppose the massive cuts to plans like Central States that the MPRA permitted. Once again, some members of Congress are trying to sneak bill language into the Continuing Resolution that harms retirees.