(LONDON) –Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa and Unite the Union General Secretary Len McCluskey met today, as they prepare to bring their fight for workers’ rights to the National Express Group PLC (NEX: LN) Board of Directors at the company’s Annual General Meeting.
Turkish police have fired tear gas, water cannons and rubber bullets to stop May Day protesters from defying the prime minister and reaching Istanbul's central Taksim square. Citing security fears, authorities shut parts of the city's public transport system, erected steel barricades and deployed thousands of riot police to block access to Taksim, a traditional union rallying point.
Exploited Colombian port drivers are fighting for justice, as are port drivers in the United States. Brother John Walsh, Portland regional vice president for the GCC/IBT 767M, works for justice in Latin American and the Caribbean.
Teamsters said three years ago that a so-called trade deal with Colombia wouldn't end assassinations of trade unionists. Sadly, we were right.
The Teamsters Union is hosting an international delegation of representatives from trade unions that represent UPS workers worldwide to share information and coordinate strategies. The UPS Workers Union Meeting includes members of the International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) Global Delivery Network, which was established to build solidarity and expand union rights at the world's largest package delivery and global logistics companies.
(LONDON) – Shareholders in National Express Group PLC (NEX: LN) have submitted a shareholder proposal to the company, calling on the Board of Directors of the U.K.-listed multinational transport corporation to improve oversight and increase transparency concerning the company’s human capital management policies and practices.
Almost a year ago, 1,100 clothing factory workers were killed when their building collapsed in Rana Plaza in Bangladesh. LabourStart tells us Walmart and 19 other companies have not made public donations to a fund that compensates the injured and the families of the workers killed.