Earlier this month, after hearing from Teamsters Local 853 drivers and dispatchers, both Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) and the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) opted to delay a five-year renewal of their contract with Transdev. This important move could lead to improved benefits and wages for Teamsters members.
(ORINDA, Calif.) – City of Orinda workers, members of Teamsters Local 856, have voted to go on strike to protest unfair labor practices committed by the city.
ITF General Secretary, Steve Cotton, discuss Teamsters in the U.S. supporting transport worker struggles world-wide and International Transport Workers Federation building union power during an interview on RadioLabour.net.
The Teamsters Union is calling for any federal legislation regarding ‘self-driving’ technology to take into account public safety and the millions of working Americans employed in transportation and related industries.
(WASHINGTON) – In a letter sent to Capitol Hill today, Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa called on the Senate to oppose the “Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017” if brought to a vote. Hoffa called the legislation “flawed” and predicted that, if passed, will cost tens of millions of Americans to lose health insurance over the next decade.
Members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) working at Indiana and Ohio Railway recently ratified a new contract.
A week-long strike by Port of Los Angeles/Long Beach truck drivers and warehouse workers culminated in a large and raucous rally on the steps of the Los Angeles city hall.
Nationally syndicated radio host Leslie Marshall interviewed Teamsters Organizing Department Director Jeff Farmer about the XPO freight, warehouse and port workers’ ongoing struggle for justice.