A small group of Teamsters who work for Republic Parking in downtown Seattle voted to ratify a new three-year contract last week.
Teamsters at Shuttle Park 2, an airport parking lot in SeaTac, voted to unanimously ratify their contract last Sunday. We had been in bargaining since May. The company has a history of complicated negotiations.
On Thursday, August 17, Teamsters Local 986 held an informational picket at the Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas to put pressure on the ownership of the hotel to retain its workforce if the property is sold. They were joined in solidarity by Rep. Ruben Kihuen (D - Nev.), Local 986 President Sean Harren, members of Teamsters Locals 14 and 631, UFCW Local No. 711 and UNITE HERE Culinary Workers Union Local 226.
(LINCOLN, R.I.) – Teamster Local 251 members have won an agreement for a new contract at Twin River Casino after a 41.5 hour strike from Friday afternoon through Sunday morning. Teamster members unanimously authorized a strike when Twin River demanded a contract that imposed health care cuts and eliminated workers’ job security.
The Teamsters Union is calling for any federal legislation regarding ‘self-driving’ technology to take into account public safety and the millions of working Americans employed in transportation and related industries.
Teamsters Local 727 and Standard Parking ratified a new collective bargaining agreement for SP shuttle bus drivers. The term is for five years, commencing December 1, 2016 and extending through November 30, 2021
Wounded military veterans across the country are being helped by the work that iPods for Wounded Veterans provides.
Teamsters Local 727 won a five-year contract for eight Laz Meters street closure monitors, folding it into an existing Laz Meters contract the union secured on behalf of the parking meter company’s 40 other employees. This was the first contract of its kind for this group of workers and it took only two weeks of negotiations to reach ratification.