Teamsters recently rallied outside the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan offices in Toronto, calling on the pension plan to stop worker abuses at EXAL Corp in Ohio, which it owns. Workers at EXAL are facing strong resistance as they work to form their union with Teamsters Local 377. Watch the video.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for January 2, 2014.
The only thing that sets Taylor Farms workers apart from striking McDonald’s and Walmart workers is their position in the industry’s supply chain. They supply food to McDonald’s, Walmart and other major fast-food establishments, retailers, chain restaurants and grocers. These workers are unseen to consumers and all the more vulnerable to the heavy hand of abusive employers.