Labor Day is a time for reflection; a day to remember that working people tell the true story of America. They are the mirror that shows how we live and whether we live up to our founding ideals. It is my profound hope that a revitalized labor movement will once again empower working people to drive their own destinies and create a more equally prosperous America.
(CINCINNATI) – Drivers and plant operation workers at industrial gas company Airgas [NYSE: ARG] have voted to authorize a strike. The workers have been without a contract since Nov. 30, 2015, and went on a warning strike for one day on March 11, 2016.
IBT General President joins with three other union leaders to ask authorities to protect union workers from protestors.
Hazmat training will begin in November, 2016, for members of the Teamsters Rail Conference (members of the BMWED and BLET).
IBT Endorses Clinton for President; Joint Council 13 Helps Gather Supplies for Louisiana Flood Victims; Union Issues Support for New Federal Contractor Rule; Board Dismisses Flexjet, Flight Options Challenge; Local 986 Wins Back-Pay Settlement for KAG West Workers; Organizing News; Contract News, This Week in Teamster Music; In Columbia Ruling, NLRB Indicates a Shift on Misclassification
Here are the news stories of interest to Teamsters today, August 31, 2016.