Here are the news items of interest to Teamsters for this week, May 27-June 2, 2017.
As the date fast approaches for Airline Division Director David Bourne, Dr. Jim Kimball, Director of Economics and Research and others to leave for their trek, raising awareness and support our nations wounded veterans, many have asked how they can contribute.
Workers at First Transit, Inc. in Redwood City, California who are members of Teamsters Local 853, ratified a first contract on May 11. The contract, which covers Dispatchers and Supervisors, is the first of its kind for the Teamsters Union.
(HOLLYWOOD, Calif.) – Teamster members who work at Vistar Foodservice’s distribution facility in City of Industry, Calif. protested outside the world premiere of the film “Wonder Woman” last week.
(EAST GREENWICH, R.I.) – Truck drivers and gas cylinder fillers who are members of Teamsters Local 251 went on strike yesterday morning against Airgas USA, following Airgas' refusal to consider the workers’ proposals for affordable healthcare and secure retirement during contract negotiations.
The ongoing development of drone technology – or unmanned aerial vehicles – raises important questions and challenges for Teamster members at UPS.