Teamsters Local 727 applauds the repeal of the Cook County Beverage Tax Ordinance today by the Cook County Board of Commissioners.
This month's Teamster Nation podcast features a story about how Local 812 solidarity on the strike line lead to a victory at Clare Rose distribution.
NEW YORK – Striking Teamsters from Yakima, Wash. are picketing on Madison Avenue today against S.S. Steiner, their employer and a major hop producer and distributor. The four workers flew across the country to represent 27 Teamsters who went on strike last week, protesting company demands to weaken protections in their union contract.
The Brewery and Soft Drink Conference is conducting a nationwide survey of Coca-Cola distribution and production facilities.
Delivery drivers represented by Local 20 in Toledo, Ohio, went on strike September 1 at Maple City Ice.
On August 15, Teamsters Local 701 presented Belmar, New Jersey Mayor Matt Doherty its coveted Solidarity Award. The award recognized Mayor Doherty for boldly standing with 113 Teamster members who were locked out by Shore Point Distributing in April and May.
After turning down sub-standard offers and showing their unity by honoring Teamsters Local 848’s extended picket line, Teamsters Local 683 members ratified a contract with Dr. Pepper Snapple Group that includes improvements in wages, pension contributions, healthcare coverage and seniority protections.
On Monday, July 24 at 3:00 a.m., 42 Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Account Managers who work at the Vernon, Calif. facility went on strike to protest the company’s violations of federal labor law. These workers, members of Teamsters Local 848, have been fighting for their first contract for over a year. They decided to organize with the Teamsters after the company started increasing their workload without increasing their pay.