(EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I.) – Six months after voting unanimously to join Teamsters Local 251, drivers at Construct Oil Company ratified their first agreement. The drivers work in East Providence, providing onsite diesel fueling for trucking companies.
Applications for 2018 are now being accepted by the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund.
This Sunday, Teamsters from APP/World Fuel Services showed the incredible power of solidarity as they voted unanimously in favor of a strike action at their employer. The group of almost 90 fuel truck drivers have been fighting for a first contract for nearly a year, and this strike authorization vote was an important next step in that battle.
Teamsters confronted Praxair’s CEO at a shareholder meeting in Danbury, Conn., about the company’s planned merger with German-based Linde and what it means for U.S. workers. Teamsters represent tankhaul drivers for both companies across the United States.
(EAST GREENWICH, R.I.) – Hazardous material drivers and gas cylinder fillers who work at Airgas here have been negotiating a new contract since the current agreement expired in February. After continued bargaining and several contract extensions, the workers went on strike May 31.
Wounded military veterans across the country are being helped by the work that iPods for Wounded Veterans provides.
Local 701 in North Brunswick, N.J. recently won an important victory on behalf of an unfairly terminated Teamster. Airgas employs Teamster members at their Lincoln Park, N.J. location, where workers fill cylinders and tanks with various gases, including liquid nitrogen, and deliver them locally.
The new, on-line system for submitting applications for the Academic or Vocational scholarships from the JRHMSF is now available.