(ANAHEIM, Calif.) – Teamsters and organic food advocates educated attendees of the annual Natural Products Expo West conference this weekend about conference sponsor UNFI (NYSE: UNFI) and its abusive and unsustainable behavior toward its workers. UNFI is a $6 billion Fortune 500 company that is America’s largest organic and natural foods wholesaler.
*Deadline is March 31: High school seniors who are the son or daughter of a Teamster member (including BLET, BMWED, GCC members) can apply now for college scholarships, ranging in award amount between $1,000 and $10,000 through the James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund.
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No one should have to face physical or verbal abuse, especially when they're working to support their families and better themselves.
Teamsters, organic food consumers, supply chain workers and community leaders protested the unsustainable practices of United Natural Foods, Inc. (NYSE: UNFI) and its retail partner Whole Foods Market at UNFI’s annual shareholders meeting. The protestors informed UNFI shareholders and put management on notice that continued worker abuse and intimidation will not be tolerated.
(BUFFALO, N.Y.) – Teamsters from across the Buffalo, N.Y., area are taking action to provide relief and much needed services after a powerful storm that dumped seven feet of snow on western New York.
Taylor Farms has become a billion-dollar success story by selling organic kale, lettuce, tomatoes and other “healthy, wholesome” choices. Some workers, however, say that those inside the processing plants face only noxious choices: exploitation, unemployment, deportation.
Dozens of principal officers and business agents from Teamster locals around the country are meeting this week in San Diego to discuss issues affecting Teamster members in the dairy and food processing industries, including pensions, immigration reform, organizing, and trade policy.