Here are the news stories of interest to Teamsters for this week, March 25-31, 2017.
After promises of investing $1 trillion in new infrastructure investment, budget proposal cutting national passenger rail service is a shocking result.
Here are the news items of interest to Teamsters for today, April 18, 2016.
Hoffa: Vote Down Fast Track Teamster.org ...Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa on today’s Senate vote for cloture on the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) bill: “By voting to move forward on the fast track legislation today, the Senate has started us down a road that may lead to the passage of a trade deal that could result in American jobs being sent overseas"...
Hoffa: What America needs from its trade pacts Detroit News ...The U.S. Senate has decided, for now, not to put the Trans-Pacific Partnership on the fast track. That's a good thing. This issue deserves a full debate. Fast track trade authority is would allow bad trade pacts like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to sail through Capitol Hill with little debate and no chance to be amended...
Newsday drives off with new union pact New York Post ...Just two weeks after rejecting a new labor contract, workers, who are members of the IBT/Graphic Communications Conference at Newsday, ratified the same pact that cuts 25 driver jobs but hikes pay for the remaining workers by 6 percent over four years...