Here are the news items of interest to Teamsters for today, March 1, 2016.
Unions to join in April effort to get everyday Americans a bigger voice in government.
Here are the news items of interest to Teamsters for today, February 25, 2016.
The shortage is workforce housing is a real problem in cities and towns across the country. But five New York City union pension systems are doing what they can to help problem, investing some $150 million in projects to erect 20,000 units of affordable housing in the Big Apple, the AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) announced.
As awareness grows nationwide about the widening gulf between the haves and have-nots, so do the opportunities to combat it. A new AFL-CIO report notes that more than 2.4 million workers are set to bargain on new contract through the end of 2016, creating an opportunity for sizable wage growth for many everyday Americans.
Red Cross workers vote to join Teamsters local in Wichita Wichita Eagle ...The Teamsters union said a group of American Red Cross workers who collect blood for the organization in Kansas have voted to join Teamsters Local 795 in Wichita. According to a Teamsters news release, the Wichita bargaining unit will represent 91 workers. The workers voted 64-13 to join the Teamsters, the release said...
Ownership Fight At Heidelberg Distributing Could Affect Teamster Contracts WCPO ...Union workers are threatening a statewide strike at one of the largest beer and wine distributorships in the Midwest, citing stalled contract negotiations over better wages and health care...
The AFL-CIO is launching a new ad campaign featuring two women whose last name is Koch, but are nothing like the Koch brothers who are trying to turn the United States into a feudal serfdom. They are middle-class workers who object to the Koch brothers' attempt to purchase the U.S. government.
The Huffington Post reports,