Kentucky Teamsters' fight against UPS's use of golf carts as a delivery vehicle is featured today in the Wall Street Journal. Local 89 argues that having the golf carts share the road with cars and trucks puts workers at risk.
Earlier this month, after hearing from Teamsters Local 853 drivers and dispatchers, both Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) and the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) opted to delay a five-year renewal of their contract with Transdev. This important move could lead to improved benefits and wages for Teamsters members.
(ORINDA, Calif.) – City of Orinda workers, members of Teamsters Local 856, have voted to go on strike to protest unfair labor practices committed by the city.
On June 10, several representatives from various Teamster divisions and departments joined Local 988 in Houston, Texas as they hosted their first Annual Steward Conference.
ITF General Secretary, Steve Cotton, discuss Teamsters in the U.S. supporting transport worker struggles world-wide and International Transport Workers Federation building union power during an interview on RadioLabour.net.
The Teamsters Union is calling for any federal legislation regarding ‘self-driving’ technology to take into account public safety and the millions of working Americans employed in transportation and related industries.