Here are the news items of interest to Teamsters for this week, June 17 - 23, 2017.
Getting the low down on the future of automated trucks and how truck driver jobs and highway safety could be affected; an update on the XPO Logistics campaign; the value of Teamsters running for public office; and Queen Latifah’s long history as a union member.
Nationally syndicated radio host Leslie Marshall interviewed Teamsters Organizing Department Director Jeff Farmer about the XPO freight, warehouse and port workers’ ongoing struggle for justice.
Port truck drivers continued the 24-hour a day strike at the ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach today.
Please join family, friends, co-workers and the greater community of San Francisco in a Day of Remembrance for Wayne Chan, Michael Lefiti and Benson Louie, drivers at UPS who tragically lost their lives at the San Francisco UPS Center on June 14.
A bipartisan chorus of voices demands that Legislature stand with workers against RTW, paycheck deception bills.
International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa has appointed John A. Murphy as UPS Freight Director in the Teamsters Package Division.
Walter Beasley, a member of Teamsters Local 191 in Bridgeport, Conn., began driving for UPS in 1967. He has logged more than four million miles without even a fender-bender.