The November issue of the Tankhaul newsletter highlights the recent organizing victories at Airgas and the training grant awarded to the union from the Department of Labor.
On November 4, 2015, workers at Linde Gas in Farmers Branch, Texas voted to join Teamsters Local 745 in Dallas.
(LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y.) –– Drivers, plant operators and fillers at the Airgas [NYSE: ARG] facility in Islandia, N.Y., have voted to join Teamsters Local 282. The successful effort was the culmination of hard work by the organizing committee and business agent Mike Bourgal.
(PHILADELPHIA) –A majority, 53 percent, of Airgas [NYSE:ARG] shareholders voting in yesterday’s director elections withheld support from three independent board members standing for re-election. Excluding the shares held by board members and executive officers, the “no” vote was 62 percent of shares cast or more than 51 percent of total outstanding shares.
The Tankhaul Division newsletter for June, 2015, features article about the first contract at Airgas in Boston, a hearing about truck safety laws and changes made to the Master Tankhaul Agreement.