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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...

Today's Teamster News 04.27.15

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New York Mayor’s Office, Teamsters Team Up For Community Grants  Variety   ...The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and the Theatrical Teamsters Local 817 have partnered to award three “Made in NY” grants to support community-based organizations with media, film or arts programs in high-need communities...

Today's Teamster News 10.22.14

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Teamsters Local 769 In Miami Files For Representational Elections At Con-Way Freight  IBT   ..."For far too long, these hardworking employees have not had the respect and dignity on the job that they deserve," said Mike Scott, President of Local 769. "When they form their union with the Teamsters, they will be treated fairly and we will work hard to negotiate a strong Teamster contract for them that addresses their issues including job security."...

Today's Teamster News 10.02.14

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City Sanitation Workers Get In The Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness Month  New York Daily News   ...The 6,300 members of the Sanitation Department will be wearing pink ribbons on their green uniforms for the next 31 days in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. “This has touched a lot of us throughout the department,” said sanitation worker Brian Tullo, whose mother battled breast cancer. ..

Today's Teamster News 10.01.14

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New Orleans Union Membership Set to Double After Hotel and Casino Workers Win  In These Times   ...The hospitality and gaming union Unite Here and Teamsters Local 270 are in contract negotiations with Harrah’s Hotel and Casino after winning a card check election among 900 hotel and food workers...

Today's Teamster News 06.20.14

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Federal board accuses port trucking firm of labor law violations  Los Angeles Times   ...The federal government has accused a trucking company in Carson of more than 50 labor law violations, including firing drivers for union activity, retaliating against pro-labor employees and planting an anti-union operative amid its workforce...

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