Organizing workers to join a union is not an easy job. Companies will go to extreme lengths to quash any such efforts. And the law, as a new report by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) explains, is merely an inconvenience for many.
Here are the news stories of interest to Teamsters today, November 3, 2016.
Stay of Labor Department's "persuader rule" hurts workers.
National Association of Manufacturers leads charge to shut down "persuader rule" changes that shed light on shady practices.
There's been an outpouring of support for Sysco workers who were fired for supporting successful union drives in Atlanta and Olathe, Kan. Thousands of people emailed Sysco CEO William J. Delaney III demanding he reinstate the workers who were fired unjustly.
Walmart has an outsize impact on the U.S. economy as it depresses wages, increases the trade gap with China and destroys locally-owned competitors. The way it treats its workers may have also spread.
Midwest Foods Warehouse Workers Choose Teamsters teamstersjc25.com ...Thirty distribution employees and drivers at Midwest Foods overwhelmingly voted to join Teamsters Local 703, which negotiated a strong, new five-year contract for their newest members...