By a large majority, Teamsters at Anheuser-Busch’s breweries in the United States have voted to ratify a new five-year agreement covering more than 4,500 workers, the union announced today.
Almost half of all the new jobs created in the U.S. since the end of the Great Recession are low-wage jobs that pay $13 an hour or less, according to a National Employment Law Project study. It's time lawmakers realize the corporate agenda isn't working.
On Wednesday, April 30, 2014, striking port truck drivers serving the nation’s largest port complex – the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach – returned to work after an historic unfair labor practice strike that marked a dramatic escalation of drivers’ fight for dignity, respect, and a fair day’s pay for a hard day’s work.
Hoffa takes aim at two companies for callous indifference; Members urged to call Congress to oppose fast track; Southern California port truck drivers stage strike; New UPS contract takes effect; Taylor Farms workers push Calif. bill to protect temps; Teamsters laud S.C. school board’s decision to investigate Durham; Celebrating workers worldwide; Lawmakers need to wake up to ALEC’s bad influence
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for April 30, 2014.