Here are the news items of interest to Teamsters for today, February 17, 2016.
More than 1,400 University of Minnesota workers are Teamsters, and half of them don't earn a wage that sustains a family, according to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development 2014 annual report.
Of those, more than 400 Teamsters at the university make less than $15 per hour. Most of the lowest paid jobs are held by women and people of color.
Facebook shuttle drivers ratify new Teamsters contract: WSJ Reuters … Loop Transportation, the contractor that employs the drivers and negotiated with Teamsters Local 853, cautioned that the agreement was not finalized and must be approved by Facebook...
Union and company reach contract for Facebook shuttle drivers USA Today …Facebook shuttle bus drivers can expect higher wages and better working conditions as part of a new contract agreement reached today. More than two-thirds of about 90 drivers voted unanimously Saturday to accept a contract negotiated by the Teamsters and South San Francisco-based Loop Transportation…