The James R. Hoffa Memorial Scholarship Fund has announced the topic for the 2015 Essay Contest.
Teamsters protested Sysco Corporation outside the International Foodservice Distributors Association’s (IFDA) Washington Insight Conference on Capitol Hill today. Sysco is a member of the IFDA and is the largest foodservice distributor in America.
Heinz and Kraft will merge to become North America's third largest food and beverage company, the two U.S. food giants said in a joint statement Wednesday.
Workers at Daniele Foods in Pascoag, RI voted by a 2-1 margin to join Teamsters Local 251 on March 17. The new members work in shipping and receiving and as drivers at the company’s food manufacturing plant.
(SAN PEDRO, Calif.) – Former workers at United Natural Foods, Inc. (NYSE: UNFI) testified yesterday in a hearing held by the Southern California Commission on a Sustainable Supply Chain. UNFI is a $6.8 billion Fortune 500 company that is America’s largest organic and natural foods wholesaler. It is Whole Foods Markets’ primary supplier.
Nearly 50 workers at Woodbridge Winery in Acampo, Calif. joined Teamsters Local 601 in Stockton, voting 32-13 in favor of representation.
(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.