Warehouse workers, drivers, and other members of Teamsters Local 202 at Hunts Point Produce Market voted unanimously on Saturday to reject management’s contract offer and authorize a strike. The market provides most of the fruit and vegetables sold and served at restaurants and stores in the New York City region.
(TUKWILA, Wash.) – A group of 30 Safeway.com drivers chose representation by Teamsters Local 313 in Tacoma this week and join nearly 70 fellow Safeway.com Teamsters at the negotiating table.
Local 31 in Canada had a successful year organizing new members, with more than 500 new members joining the local in 2017.
(WASHINGTON) – Teamsters Warehouse Division Director and International Vice President Steve Vairma announced that after seven months of negotiations the Kroger master agreement, including all five local union supplements, has successfully concluded. The five-year agreement was overwhelmingly ratified by the membership.
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.
(HOUSTON) – Teamster members and a workers’ rights expert addressed executives and stakeholders today during the Sysco [NYSE: SYY] shareholder meeting in the company’s hometown, Houston, Texas. Their message: Stakeholders could pay a deep price for the company’s systemic violation of federal laws that protect workers.
(ST. PAUL, Minn.) – Teamsters Local 120 Sysco drivers honored a picket line extension here today after company workers in Olathe, Kansas, began an unfair labor practice strike earlier in the day.
The November, 2017, edition fo the Warehouse Division newsletter features articles about negotiations with Vistar/PFG, hurricane assistance for members in Puerto Rico and the fight at Sysco to protect workers rights.