On April 21, 2017, workers at Armour-Eckrich Meats in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods, voted to join Teamsters Local 523 in Tulsa. There are 13 drivers and loaders in the bargaining unit.
(MILWAUKEE) – Confectionary workers at the Burlington, Wisc. Nestlé plant ratified a new five-year agreement this weekend, securing a strong contact that included wage gains and maintenance of health care and retirement benefits.
Scholarship applications for the sons and daughters of Teamster members are now available.
Many ingredients for traditional Thanksgiving recipes are Teamster-made or delivered.
(SOUTH EASTON, Mass.) – Drivers and monitors for Middleborough School District have organized with the Teamsters while workers at Uno’s frozen pizza production facility in Brockton ratified their first contract with the assistance of Local 653.
The September issue of the Food Processing newsletter contains articles about the Taylor Farms presentation at the International Convention and the new contract for Con Agra members in Russellville, Ark.
Food processing facility slated for closure will remain open, saving 350 Teamster jobs.
(WASHINGTON) – The International Brotherhood of Teamsters intensified rolling handbilling actions this week outside grocery stores under the Albertsons umbrella, demanding that the grocery stores hold their food supplier, Taylor Farms, accountable for a long list of human rights violations or cease purchasing food from the company.