Here are the news items of interest to Teamsters for this week, August 12-18, 2017.
GOP lawmakers sought to curb union and voting rights in the Great Lakes State. But the public let them know they weren't having it.
The push for paid sick leave is gaining traction. Five states already mandate it and others are considering it. But as it stands, it is currently more available to some workers then others.
Michigan Teamsters make donation to United Way to help city residents with ongoing issues.
JC 56, Local 41 continues union effort helping those suffering through water crisis by shipping some to Michigan.
Local 676 adds to the union's contribution for Michigan city in dire straits.
Local 676 officials began trek to Michigan today to help deliver water to residents.