A number of flights of South American LAN Airlines could be affected as the unions of LAN Airlines began a series of actions on Wednesday, March 25th in Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Miami. Teamsters Local 769 of Miami will be joining others in handing out information at the 2015 Sony Open tennis tournament in Miami, Florida.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union honors International Women’s Day today, standing in solidarity with Jimena Lopez, a woman union leader who was fired during a successful union organizing effort at LAN Ecuador, an subsidiary of LAN Airlines, the largest airline in Latin America.
As a way of marking International Women’s Day, March 8, unions are urged to stand in solidarity with Jimena Lopez, a union leader who was fired as a flight attendant in Ecuador for tirelessly fighting for the rights of her members.
BMW has opened a brand new distribution facility near the old one where Teamsters Local 495 fought to save 70 members’ jobs a couple of years ago – and won.
As the merger of the two cement giants Holcim and Lafarge continues, workers are launching a global campaign to demand that workers’ rights are respected.
Walmart workers are taking action in 10 countries today, ahead of plans for large scale strikes and protests on Black Friday in the US next week.
The Teamsters are continuing our call for justice for our brother Gilberto Soto, who was assassinated in his home country of El Salvador 10 years ago tomorrow. An advertisement is set to appear in El Salvador’s largest daily newspaper demanding the government reopen the investigation of Soto’s murder. The Teamsters will not rest until the truth is revealed. For more details on Brother Soto’s life and assassination.
(WASHINGTON) – A full-page ad scheduled for publication in tomorrow’s edition of El Salvador’s largest daily newspaper denounces the government for its continued inaction on the 10th anniversary of the assassination of Gilberto Soto, a representative of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. Soto was killed while visiting El Salvador to establish fraternal relations with transport workers there and throughout Central America.