American employers need to offer fair wages and benefits to their workers, not just snacks.
Again and again, local and state governments have chosen to give millions in handouts to multi-national corporations so they will come and bring jobs. But repeatedly those efforts have failed.
Longtime Union Activist Rodney Smith Helps Organize Facebook Shuttle Drivers Contra Costa Times ...As a union organizer for Teamsters Local 853 based in San Leandro, Smith played a key role in winning the drivers their first union contract. In the process, the father of two helped pull off a precedent-setting vote that targets the growing income gap in Silicon Valley...
Hoffa: Fast Track Is The Wrong Track Teamster.org ...Official statement of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to the introduction today in Congress of legislation that would allow Congress to give a quick up-or-down vote to trade agreements: "Leaders in the House and Senate, buoyed by their friends in big business, are moving forward with pushing fast-track trade promotion legislation that would allow secret trade pacts to sail through Congress"...
CCTA strike heads into third week, board to explore options WPTZ News 5 ...negotiations between management and the Teamsters Union is the top priority, but there are other options to explore. They include legal remedies, such as asking for a judge to step in and file an injunction requiring union members work during the negotiations...
Teamsters, techies, tens of thousands take action against Fast Track in intercontinental day of action TeamsterNation ...More than