The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications for scholarship awards.
The December issue of the Food Processing Division newsletter highlights the new contract for Hebrew National workers, the recent NLRB ruling about temporary workers and the division's recent annual meeting.
This Thanksgiving, don't forget to include Teamster-made and other union-made ingredients in your recipes. Teamster members proudly manufacture butter and other dairy products with Land O'Lakes and Tillamook companies. Teamsters also craft jams, preserves and jellies at Smuckers.
Teamsters Human Rights Activist Kim Keller and former Taylor Farms worker David Kimbrue talk about the fight for worker justice at Taylor Farms in Tracy, Calif., on the Leslie Marshall radio program. Listen here.
Workers at Taylor Farms in Tracy, Calif. were hospitalized yesterday after being told to return to work as a chemical spill took place inside the salad processing facility. When they complained about the overpowering fumes, a supervisor in charge instructed them to go back to work.
California warehouse workers and drivers at Vistar, a Performance Food Group (PFG) company, have voted 70 percent in favor of joining Teamsters Local 630 in Los Angeles, Calif. There are 71 workers in the bargaining unit and all but one participated in the Aug. 27 election.
The June, 2015 edition of the Food Processing Division newsletter featured articles about US Foods, Sysco, an organizing victory at Woodbridge Winery, and the cannery council's preparations to negotiate a master contract.