(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about the Senate’s failure yesterday to approve legislation that would have created a pathway to citizenship for as many as 1.8 million “Dreamers” brought to the U.S. by their parents as children who face the threat of deportation next month if Congress doesn’t act.
This week the Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) and ABF Freight resumed bargaining for a new national collective bargaining agreement and the union reported progress on some of the issues. The current agreement is set to expire on March 31, 2018.
Read the letter from Teamsters and other members of Investors for Opioid Accountability (IOA) to AmerisourceBergen shareholders.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters Solid Waste & Recycling Division Director Ron Herrera in response to the death of Jeremy Gordon, a Teamster and 24-year driver at waste provider Recology, who died late last week in a collision while delivering a garbage compactor to Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital.
The North Carolina Senate gave unanimous approval on Feb. 9, 2018, to Senate Resolution 709, a resolution approving the appointment of Vernon Gammon to the Board of Trustees of the North Carolina Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System. Gammon was nominated to the post by Gov. Roy Cooper in May 2017.
(PLAINFIELD, Ind.) –– Republic Airline pilots who are members of Teamsters Local 357 have ratified a contract extension of their 2015 collective bargaining agreement.
Each year in February, Teamsters take a moment to reflect upon and remember a leader who changed the course of history for working men and women in America. James R. Hoffa, born February 14, 1913, served as General President of the Teamsters Union from 1957 to 1971.
Coming on the heels of an election last year where workers at Liberty Bakery Kitchen voted to be represented by Teamsters Local 653, the members have unanimously ratified their first contract with the company. The approximately 100 members are responsible for baking and delivering donuts to over 150 locations throughout New England.