(WASHINGTON) – Today the union presidents of the Association of Flight Attendants; the Association of Professional Flight Attendants; the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters sent a joint letter to the U.S. Travel Association Board questioning their continued support for the repugnant policies of three Gulf carriers – Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways and Emirates.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for March 26, 2015.
A number of flights of South American LAN Airlines could be affected as the unions of LAN Airlines began a series of actions on Wednesday, March 25th in Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Miami. Teamsters Local 769 of Miami will be joining others in handing out information at the 2015 Sony Open tennis tournament in Miami, Florida.
Hoffa Calls Out USTR Over Trade Surplus Claims; Invest In Track Maintenance; BMWE’s Simpson Says; Assistance Sought In San Bernardino Unionizing Effort; Unions Meet To Discuss National Bargaining At Red Cross; Contract News; Organizing News; This Week In Teamster Music; Low Wages Are Influencing Family Planning
Lori Wallach, Director of Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, discusses the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Fast Track authority on the Leslie Marshall Show.
Heinz and Kraft will merge to become North America's third largest food and beverage company, the two U.S. food giants said in a joint statement Wednesday.