The head of the 1.4-million member International Brotherhood of Teamsters union is mounting an aggressive effort to convince Congress to reject new rules to speed the deployment of self-driving trucks, warning they could lead to the loss of hundreds of thousands of jobs and reduce road safety.
When the House votes on a slate of self-driving vehicle policies Wednesday, members will take up a bill with a big unanswered question at its core: what to do about commercial trucks.
The Teamsters Local 107 truck pulled out of Philadelphia with a police escort headed for Houston today with supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims. Teamsters all over the country are answering the call to help those in need! Check out the video!
(WASHINGTON) – Workers at multiple locations across the nation today “marched on their bosses,” delivering a clear message to management and demands that XPO Logistics, Inc. bargain their contracts in good faith without delays. They also want the company to respect the rights of its workers to organize and form a union without intimidation or harassment.
ABF Teamsters will be receiving a letter in early September with information about the ABF contract bargaining survey. Here is a flier (link) that should be posted at terminals to let ABF Teamsters know the survey letters will be arriving in mailboxes soon, and encouraging members to participate.
Workers at Ryder Logistics in Belvidere, Ill. voted to join Teamsters Local 325. The newest members are drivers that transport freight to a Chrysler plant through a company that contracts with Ryder Logistics, Magna International.
The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) today unveiled an XPO global leadership group to tackle the company’s anti-worker, anti-union stance. The new initiative was announced by the organisation’s general secretary, Steve Cotton, from its inaugural meeting in Los Angeles, USA.
We have been advised that YRC Freight is mailing its proposed multi-region network enhancement change of operations and utility employee change of operations today.