‘Right to work’ fight coming to Capitol Charleston Gazette-Mail …en Hall, president of Teamsters Local 175 based in South Charleston, said, “This doesn’t make any sense. It is a very divisive issue that is not going to create a single job. When companies are discussing whether to locate in West Virginia, the right to work issue is one of their lesser concerns. There are many, many issues they look at before that...”
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Teamsters donate food, toys to children’s home Sunday Gazette Mail ...Ken Hall, president of Local 175, based in South Charleston, said more than $20,000 worth of toys and food were delivered this year, beating last year’s record-setting $17,000. The local union has been raising money and making donations to the Child Center for the past 14 years...
Teamsters Urge Dialogue, Caution Around Sysco/US Foods Deal teamster.org ...Sysco’s acquisition of US Foods announced last week raises serious concerns for workers, stakeholders and customers as the combined company becomes the country’s largest institutional/restaurant food service provider...
American factory exec says he's being held hostage by scores of angry workers in Beijing Associated Press ...An American executive said Monday he has been held hostage for four days at his medical supply plant in Beijing by scores of workers demanding severance packages like those given to 30 co-workers in a phased-out department...