The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and ITF affiliated trade unions from the United States and France representing workers in global logistics and transportation giant XPO met to discuss further building their international cooperation and solidarity as part of a global ITF XPO initiative.
(Harvey, Ill.) -- Workers at ITS ConGlobal, an intermodal rail transportation company in Harvey, Ill., voted overwhelmingly this week to join Teamsters Local 710.
(Aurora, Ill.) – Drivers at XPO Logistics in suburban Chicago who formed their union with Teamsters Local 179 in October 2016 “marched on the boss” today to demand that the company start negotiating a contract.
“XPO is mistreating us by refusing to come to the table more than a year after we voted to organize as Teamsters, which is completely unacceptable,” said Jose Ramirez, a driver at XPO in Aurora. “First we had to deal with high-priced union busters during the campaign who repeatedly lied to us, now the company has delayed and delayed the start of negotiations.”
The October, 2017, edition of the Freight Division newsletter contains articles about XPO organizing and autonomous vehicles.
In a big victory against “right to work for less,” 100 percent of the ABF Freight System bargaining unit members at the Memphis, Tennessee terminal have signed up as members of Teamsters Local 667.
In the latest development with the Teamsters Military Assistance Program (TMAP), the union has officially partnered with the Department of Defense’s Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP).
At a park in the Bahama Village neighborhood of Key West, the fact that it’s 90 degrees and humid isn’t discouraging Teamster members and their community partners from unloading a packed freight truck. Time is of the essence, and nobody can wait for the sun to go down.
Your union brothers and sisters need your help now! More than 2,000 fellow Teamsters in Puerto Rico have been affected by the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria and are in dire need of assistance.