Shareholders believe that a side effect of this trend appears to be outsized golden parachutes designed to benefit CEOs—and other executives—who will likely experience a significant period of time in between roles.
Tobin, along with 79 international union presidents, met with members of the AFL executive council in March 1917, a month before the United States entered the war, to pledge their support to the war effort (should war happen). The decision to extend support to the Wilson administration was in part a demand that the federal government accept the presence of labor leaders on boards dealing with national defense questions.
Picket lines went up early this morning at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach where truck drivers are targeting several companies in a massive action against wage theft.
Tobin’s vision for the future of the union and his goals for improving the lives of members helped push the Teamsters to the forefront on every major issue in the 20th century and made the union a leader in the labor movement.
On Monday, April 27, 2015, port truck drivers serving the nation’s largest port complex began a strike of four major drayage firms serving the twin ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach, where a crippling slowdown in early 2015 sent shock waves through the U.S. economy.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for April 27, 2015.