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(CORONA, Calif.) – Yesterday, Teamsters who drive for US Foods in Corona began an unfair labor practice strike to protest allegations that the foodservice giant violated federal law that protects workers’ rights. Almost immediately, Corona workers extended their picket line to 10 other US Foods distribution centers and resident yards in Southern California and Phoenix, Ariz., where 750 Teamsters have ceased work to honor the picket lines. The picket line extensions are still up today.
Here are the news items of interest to Teamsters for today, May 2, 2016.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal published an op-ed from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa and Clark County School District Workers about the fight for representation.
Doug Bloch, Teamsters Joint Council 7 Political Director, discusses worker safety issues at Taylor Farms in Tracy, Calif. The California Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently announced more than $95,000 in fines and dozens of citations for safety and health violations at the company’s nonunion facility.
Here are the news items of interest to Teamsters for today, April 29, 2016.
(WASHINGTON) – Today, National Express Group PLC (LSE:NEX.L) investors, including British public service union UNISON and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, are criticising the company’s decision to withhold a shareholder resolution from its 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM) agenda. At last year’s AGM, the resolution received the highest shareholder vote of support ever achieved for a labour rights issue at a United Kingdom-based PLC.
Here are the news items of interest to Teamsters for today, April 28, 2016.