In March of 2013 the Teamsters and UAL settled a dispute which resulted in a new benefit for IBT represented members. The new benefit is a one-time career move which provides for many or all costs associated with moving to be paid for by the company. An IBT-represented employee is eligible for a “Career Move” once in their career, provided they is not on probation or returning from inactive status (Furlough, Illness Leave, etc.).
For decades, unions took the chief role of training the world's best workforce. But then big business decided to go on the cheap. And now the corporate world is paying the price.
Production workers at Danafilms, a plastic film manufacturer in Westborough, Mass., voted to join Teamsters Local 170 in an election held in April. Ballots impounded after the vote were counted yesterday, resulting in a 23-13 count in favor of representation. There are 44 workers in the bargaining unit.
Here are today's top news stories of interest to Teamsters for June 30, 2015.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Following today’s announcement that Sysco terminated its merger agreement with US Foods, the Teamsters Union cited the decision as a critical step toward restoring labor relations and renewing customer confidence at the two companies.
Home ownership is slipping, driving up rental prices and leaving many workers struggling to keep a roof over their heads.