Silicon Valley Shuttle Drivers Approve First Contract; Supreme Court Denies Hearing in Amerijet Case; Senate Removes ‘Twin 33s’ Language from Measure; TPP Opposition Continues to Build; NLRB Sides with Workers in Dispute with Con-way Freight; BMWED Initiates Occupational Risk Study; Contract News; U.S. Kids Are Watched by People in Poverty
(CHICAGO) - Teamsters Local 727 filed numerous unfair labor practice charges today against Coca-Cola Refreshments, a subsidiary of Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO), that include bargaining in bad faith, intimidation of workers with baseball bats and unilaterally changing contract terms and working conditions.
Here are the news items of interest to Teamsters for today, November 24, 2015.
Here are the news items of interest to Teamsters for today, November 23, 2015.
(SAN LEANDRO, Calif.) –– Shuttle drivers for seven major Silicon Valley companies voted by an overwhelming 95 percent today to approve a first contract that provides for industry-leading wages and benefits. The nearly 200 drivers, who are members of Teamsters Local 853 in San Leandro, Calif., work for Compass Transportation, contractor to Apple, eBay, PayPal, Yahoo, Evernote, Genentech and Amtrak.
The BMWED will soon issue a membership survey addressing the consequences of occupational risk.
The Teamsters National Automobile Transporters Negotiating Committee (TNATINC) met this week with the National Automobile Transporters Labor Division to begin negotiating a revised national carhaul contract.
(NEW YORK) –– Sunset Park is home to some of the last sections of working waterfront in the city, and a job fair held Tuesday night aims to employ neighborhood residents in some of the good jobs on the waterfront.