The Fact Checker frequently warns readers to be wary of claims by politicians that various policy initiatives will yield tens of thousands of jobs. Such claims are often based on studies that rely on a variety of assumptions, any of which can be called into question. So we were interested when we received a call from a reader who wondered how the administration calculated that a proposed international trade agreement, known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, would support some 650,000 jobs.
BMW has opened a brand new distribution facility near the old one where Teamsters Local 495 fought to save 70 members’ jobs a couple of years ago – and won.
(SAN FRANCISCO) – In a letter to the CEOs of six East Bay-area companies, Rome Aloise, International Vice President and President of Teamsters Local 853 in San Leandro, Calif., urged the executives to call on their transportation contractor, Compass Transportation, to cease its anti-worker, anti-union tactics and proceed with a representation election.
The Koch Brothers' recent disclosure that they plan to round up nearly $900 million to spend on the 2016 elections is the biggest sign yet that the political system needs to be fixed.
Teamster Pipeline Members: There are a growing number of job opportunities for American pipeline members across Canada.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for January 30, 2015.