More than 200 stewards and business agents from local unions in the U.S. and Canada that represent members in the pipeline construction industry attended the 7th annual pipeline stewards school earlier this year.
Teamsters Local 287 in San Jose, California has won a fired CEMEX Ready-Mix driver’s job back with back pay, benefits and no loss of seniority.
(TUKWILA, Wash.)—Despite snowy roads and an early Sunday morning time slot, an overwhelming majority of the 33 truck drivers and dispatchers at Nelson Trucking came to the Local 174 union hall last weekend and voted unanimously in favor of authorizing a strike. The drivers, who haul heavy equipment and oversize specialty loads, used the unanimous vote to voice their displeasure with management’s attempts to gut the seniority and other provisions in their Teamster contract.
More than 200 stewards and business agents from local unions in the U.S. and Canada which represent members in the pipeline construction industry are attending the 7th annual pipeline stewards school this week.
There are pipeline construction jobs in five states starting in December.
On 14 November 2018, 30 representatives from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters in Canada and the USA, the United Steelworkers (USW) in Canada and the USA, and the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers in Canada and the USA, met with representatives from Los Mineros from Mexico in order to improve networking and coordination in multinational cement corporations.