Once again, XPO’s law-breaking is resulting in a new election, this time in Rockaway, NJ.
Years of negotiations with XPO Logistics Europe management finally resulted in an agreement to establish a European Works Council (EWC), reached on Oct. 31, 2019. This is a huge step towards the improvement of workers’ rights at XPO, a company known for its discriminatory practices and other forms of workplace rights violations.
XPO continues to violate workers’ federal rights to unionization, and a hearing was held the week of Nov. 18 to hold the company accountable.
Teamsters Locals 200 and 344 have helped pass a new law to combat human trafficking by educating truck and bus drivers on how to identify and report cases of forced labor or sexual slavery.
(TUKWILA, Wash.) -- A group of 80 drivers, hostlers, and dock workers at USF Reddaway are celebrating after ratifying their first-ever Union contract with Teamsters Local 174. The group was completely nonunion just a few short weeks ago. They were recognized as Teamster members on October 30, 2019, and then voted overwhelmingly to ratify their first contract November 10, 2019. They now join their sisters and brothers in Kent, Burlington, and Pasco in Washington State as unionized Reddaway members.
IPods for Wounded Veterans (IWV – a partner with TMAP) is one of the main sponsors of the “State House Salute to Veterans” on Friday, November 1 at the Massachusetts State House. IWV is overseen by retired Teamster and Vietnam Veteran Paul Cardello. The organization provides free electronics and other goods to veterans in hospitals who are recovering from injuries they received in combat.
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.