Here are the news items of interest to Teamters for this week, April 22-28, 2017.
BLET Urges Rail Infrastructure Investment At House Hearing
Local 107 is on Big Stage for NFL Draft
Illinois Teamsters Honor Workers on May Day
NY Newsday: Teamsters Support Strikers at Clare Rose
New York Newsday: The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, which represents 1.4 million members, Thursday issued its support for Teamsters Local 812 in its strike against East Yaphank beer distributor Clare Rose.
(WASHINGTON) – The International Brotherhood of Teamsters and its 1.4 million members in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico fully support Teamsters Local 812 members on strike at Clare Rose in New York.
(PARK RIDGE, Ill.)—The May Day event scheduled for May 1 in Chicago is supposed to be a celebration of International Workers’ Day, a day to empower the middle class to stand up for all workers’ rights. However, we have learned this is not the only message that is being communicated to the labor community.
Philadelphia Teamsters help build largest temporary structure in North American history.
John Tolman, legislative representative for the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, testified before a U.S. House committee today about the importance of rail infrastructure funding.