Five Teamster truck drivers finished in the top three spots recently in the various competitions at the National Truck Driving Championships.
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, The Teamsters Union announced that it stands in solidarity with French union members on strike and engaged in negotiations with XPO Logistics, Inc.
(WASHINGTON) – Workers at USF Reddaway in the Western United States have ratified a new contract that raises wages, protects health and welfare benefits, restores a week of vacation and provides other improvements.
Members voted over the past two weeks and the votes were counted today. The contract, which runs from April 1, 2019 through March 31, 2021, was ratified by a 77 percent to 23 percent margin.
On Thursday, August 29, by a vote of 117 to 25, workers at the intermodal rail transportation Parsec in Austell, Georgia voted to join Local 728.
Leaders of local unions that represent workers at USF Reddaway convened via conference call on August 29 and unanimously endorsed the tentative TNFINC-Reddaway Freight Agreement covering approximately 1,300 Teamsters, paving the way for a vote by the membership. Read the highlights. View the Agreement.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about a notice of proposed rulemaking unveiled by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today addressing hours of service changes for truckers that would lead to reduced roadway safety for drivers and the traveling public at large.
“While we continue to review these proposed regulatory changes by the FMCSA, the Teamsters have serious concerns about what we have seen thus far when it comes to these hours of service reforms.
(DURBAN, South Africa) – Today, the Teamsters Union is warning South African institutional investors regarding the many risks facing investments in one of the world's largest transportation and warehousing companies, XPO Logistics [NYSE: XPO] at the Institute of Retirement Funds Africa conference in Durban, South Africa. The conference is the largest gathering of South African institutional investors, an industry with 6.2 trillion ZAR or $440 billion USD assets under management. The union is meeting with pension fund trustees and other investment professionals throughout the conference.
On Thursday, July 25, 2019, workers at ITS ConGlobal in Chicago voted to join Teamsters Local 710, becoming the fifth group of intermodal rail transportation workers to join the Teamsters since November 2016.