(HOUSTON, Texas) – Flight simulator technicians working for Southwest Airlines voted to ratify their contract with Teamsters Local 19. The collective bargaining agreement covering the 50 technicians will be in place for the next five years.
Teamsters who are members of Local 1932 at the City of Rancho Cucamonga’s Department of Public Works overwhelmingly voted to ratify a new contract on February 4, averting a possible strike.
Illinois and New Jersey become the latest states to enact $15 minimum wage, and more are on the way.
Check out the Teamsters Weekly Update for the latest on Drivers at Sysco joins Teamsters Local 769, XPO Logistics will close Warehouse, Teamsters Applaud Introduction of Legislation to Protect Tranist Workers, YRC Negotiations Continue on National Items and more.
(TOPEKA, Kan.) – Yesterday, Teamster school bus drivers went to the Kansas State Capitol to lobby on behalf of SB 38 and HB 2315, legislation that would extend unemployment insurance (UI) to school bus drivers employed by private contractors. Kansas is one of a handful of states that doesn’t allow school bus drivers employed by private contractors to collect UI during the summer months.
The Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) met this week with YRC Freight, New Penn, and Holland.
XPO Logistics will close a Memphis warehouse where employees had complained about widespread discrimination and a number of pregnant workers had miscarriages. The Teamsters union, which has been trying to organize workers at the warehouse, said the closing was retaliation against employees who publicized incidents of sexual harassment and pregnancy discrimination.
In order to fight back against this hateful agenda, Teamsters across the country must stand united shoulder to shoulder with our immigrant brothers and sisters as they face challenging times.