Wall Street elites have gamed the system so that they can get their trades processed before regular people can, limiting profits for those trying to stay on top of their retirement investments. Meanwhile, they are laughing all the way to the bank, a new book by author Michael Lewis asserts.
International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa today announced the appointment of Tom O’Donnell, President of Teamsters Local 817 in Great Neck, New York, as Director of the Teamsters Motion Picture and Theatrical Trades Division.
Teamsters Local 700 member Luis Arroyo Jr. will soon transition from a motor truck driver for the City of Chicago to a democratic nominee for the Cook County Board of Commissioners.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for March 31, 2014.
About 200 NetJets employees marched in front of the company's headquarters at Port Columbus yesterday, conducting an informational picket over labor talks that they say have dragged on -- in one case, for years. The company's pilots, flight attendants and dispatchers along with Teamster maintenance workers, mechanics and stock clerks are in the midst of contract negotiations with the company, the world's largest private-jet operator.
Teamsters Director of Strategic Research and Campaigns Iain Gold appears on Bloomberg TV to discuss the impact of college athletes winning the right to form unions.