Trade Agreement Could Cost Michigan Jobs (opinion) Detroit News ...A lame-duck session of Congress convenes this week, and Capitol Hill lawmakers could consider fast-track trade promotion authority in the coming weeks that would jeopardize thousands of jobs in Michigan and nationwide...
Scott Walker: Wisconsin GOP Considering Expanding Anti-Union Restrictions To Police, Firefighters Huffington Post ...Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R ) said this week that state Republicans might expand the state's controversial restrictions on collective bargaining to the two sectors spared from the new law more than two years ago...
In 10 states, the revenue lost to corporations through loopholes and tax breaks is bigger the current cost of pension benefits to state employees, according to a new report by Good Jobs First.
2014 Teamsters Leadership Academy (TLA) Course Summary teamster.org ...Below is a list of the 2014 Teamsters Leadership Academy programs available from the IBT Training and Development Department for Teamster leaders. Download the schedule here...
Brendan Fischer at CMD tells us two sordid tales of privatization gone awry.
Unionized drivers in the curbside bus industry are laying down rules that make the trip safer for everyone -- and more profitable for the company.
After years of frustration with dangerous working conditions, low pay, and terrible healthcare, contract negotiations with Megabus workers in Chicago at Local 777 and Springfield, N.J., at Local 102 have made their buses safer.
Please give a warm welcome to our 12 new brothers and sisters who voted unanimously on Wednesday to become members of Teamsters Local 727. They are dispatchers and call takers at paratransit company First Transit, Inc., in Glenview.
Please welcome our 60-plus new brothers and sisters who voted overwhelmingly to join Teamsters Local 179 in Joliet last week.
They make high-pressure and commercial hoses at U.S. Hose in Romeoville. The vote to join the Teamsters was 55-3.