Teamsters Mourn Passing Of Troy Stapleton teamster.org ...The Teamsters Union lost a true friend and brother in the labor movement with the passing of retired Local 100 president Troy Stapleton on May 29 after succumbing to injuries suffered in an automobile accident...
The U.S. House of Representatives voted last week to block talks for trade agreements that void Buy American rules.
Now the U.S. Senate has a chance to do something good for the American people and pass that bill, too.
Here's a store we'd like to be able to patronize. It's a new store in Angola, Ind., that sells only American-made products. Their goal is to expand to 500 stores.
We learned about it from our friends at Labor 411. They tell us:
Just a reminder we will resume posting Teamster News on Monday, Dec. 30.
Wegmans blames Teamsters for anti-Buffalo banner at Bills game The Buffalo News ...In addition to passing out union leaflets at the Bills game, the Teamsters were accused of using the airplane to fly over the stadium with a “Wegmans wants Buffalo to lose” banner...
The recovery: Not jobless, but full of McJobs manufacture this ...195,000 new jobs would be great if they were the kind on which you could build a recovery. But they aren’t. Roughly a third of those jobs are in the leisure and hospitality sector; another 37,000 of them are in the retail sector. And these jobs don’t pay well. In fact, they pay even less than they did only a few years ago...