Gregory Floyd Named Teamsters International Trustee Teamster.org ...The International Brotherhood of Teamsters announced today that Gregory Floyd was appointed to serve as an International Trustee on the General Executive Board. Floyd is the President of Teamsters Local 237 in New York City, the union’s largest local chapter with more than 24,000 members that work in the public sector...
Burger King is the latest U.S. company to try to buy a smaller foreign country and move its mailing address there so it can pay lower taxes.
Burger King wants to buy Canadian restaurant chain Tim Horton's so it can take advantage of Canada's lower corporate tax rate.
Business Insider noticed the Burger King Facebook page was blowing up with criticism of the planned move:
Avalon Teamsters stage 6-hour demonstration over wages, benefits CantonRep.com ...About 20 members of Teamsters Local 92 employed by Avalon Foodservice walked off the job for about six hours Monday in what a union official called a “pre-strike” demonstration over wages and health insurance...
Since 1983, at least 76 U.S. corporations have bought a smaller company in another country with lower taxes and changed their address to that country. Though they continue to reap profit in the U.S. with U.S. roads, U.S. law enforcement protection and U.S. payments (like Medicare and Medicaid), they evade many U.S. taxes.
It's called inversion. It's unpatriotic, unfair and unconscionable.
Teamsters End Strike At PepsiCo Plant Indianapolis Star ...A 10-day strike involving about 350 Teamsters who work at a PepsiCo bottling plant on the Northwest side ended after they approved a new five-year contract...
Teamsters say Rite Aid dishonest West Virginia Metro News ...Teamsters Local 175 said Monday it is developing a strategy in response to Rite Aid’s announcement that it will close its longtime distribution center in Poca within two years eliminating 230 jobs...
As TPP Opposition Soars, Corporate Media Blackout Deafening Common Dreams ...Opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership—dubbed 'NAFTA on steroids'—is receiving unprecedented popular opposition and nearly no news coverage by major outlets...