(Fairfield, New Jersey) – The following is an official statement from Steve Grant, Secretary-Treasurer of Teamsters Local 1100 in Fairfield, N.J. which represents 195 mailer employees at the Star-Ledger newspaper.
George Tedeschi, on behalf of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, has written Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) in support of the nomination of Davita Vance-Cooks as U.S. Public Printer.
Historical items from the printing industry that were donated by the Graphic Communications Conference, including an 1872 Washington Press, are on display at the Teamster headquarters, 25 Louisiana Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20001.
In the past three years, Marcus Hedger, GCC member, has lost a good-paying manufacturing job thanks to the dysfunction on Capitol Hill.
Recently, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) found that the Santa Barbara News-Press bargained in bad faith with the collective bargaining representative of its newsroom employees.
“This development is one more positive step towards rectifying the unfair treatment that reporters and other staffers received from News-Press management when they first organized their unit several years ago,” said George Tedeschi, President of the Teamsters Graphic Communications Conference and International Vice President.