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Today's Teamster News 05.05.15

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LA Mayor Announces Eco-Flow, A New Port Drayage Trucking Company  Teamster.org  ...Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, port truck drivers, business leaders, labor leaders, and environmental groups today announced the formation of Eco Flow Transportation, a new, innovative company that will transform the drayage trucking industry by hiring all drivers as employees thereby creating a stable workforce...

Today's Teamster News 05.04.15

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US Foods Drivers in Michigan Vote to Join Teamsters   Teamster.org  ...Domicile drivers at US Foods in Kalamazoo, Mich., voted yesterday to join Teamsters Local 337 in Detroit. The drivers voted more than 70 percent in favor of Teamster representation, joining more than 200 US Foods drivers and warehouse workers in Novi, Mich., who are already members of Local 337...

Today's Teamster News 05.01.15

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Technicians at Saint Vincent Hospital Vote Overwhelmingly to Join Teamsters Local 170  Teamster.org   ...Technicians at Saint Vincent Hospital have become members of Teamsters Local 170 following an election yesterday in which more than 75 percent of voting workers cast ballots in favor of union representation. The vote count was 130-40 and there are more than 200 technicians in the bargaining unit...

Today's Teamster News 04.30.15

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Disney Teamsters Win Wrongful Termination Case  Teamster.org   ...A federal arbitrator has ruled in favor of three character performers who were fired from Disney's Animal Kingdom for refusing to wear unsanitary costumes, the Teamsters Union announced Monday. The ruling, issued April 26, orders Walt Disney World to reinstate full-time employees Drew Pearson, Matthew Warfield and Raymond “Doug” Biederman...

Today's Teamster News 04.29.15

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Hoffa Statement on Repealing Health Benefits Tax   Teamster.org  ...“Rep. Courtney’s bill stands up for working Americans. The health care excise tax set to take effect in 2018 is an onerous charge that will hit many middle-class families hard in the pocketbook, all because their health insurance is considered too good. It is unconscionable that some hardworking Americans will have to pay a 40 percent penalty on benefits they’ve fought hard to receive"...

Today's Teamster News 04.28.15

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Hoffa: Latest Trade Push is a War on Workers  Huffington Post  ...President Obama in an interview last week downplayed the impact of unfair trade on the U.S. workforce, arguing that many manufacturing jobs are low paying. But I disagree with the president. This nation's manufacturing base provides a pathway to prosperity for many Americans, especially those who work union jobs...

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