In the past year, Teamsters Joint Council 7 has organized and lifted standards for workers at a rapid pace, welcoming 5,000 new members to the union. Joint Council 7 represents 23 local unions and serves members in Northern California, the Central Valley and Northern Nevada.
The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen has issued a statement about the Amtrak derailment in Washington state.
Duke Snyder first got his start with Teamsters in 1957 when he got a job as a driver at Shafer Beer, which became Warren Distributors. Eventually, he was elected shop steward. Snyder served in that role for a number of years in addition to being elected to Local 125’s executive board. In these roles, he took an integral role in negotiations for Local 125’s brewery contracts.
Maintenance of way department employees on the New England Central Railroad, who voted to join the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Division (BMWED) earlier this year, today ratified their first contract and are now officially part of the BMWED's Northeastern System Federation.
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – NetJets aircraft technicians and related employees ratified a new six-year collective bargaining agreement with the Columbus-based business jet operator. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, the Teamsters Airline Division and Teamsters Local 284 represent 212 aircraft mechanics, maintenance controllers, stock clerks, aircraft fuelers and aircraft cleaners at the company.
(WASHINGTON) — University of Minnesota employees represented by the Teamsters Union protested at the residence of Geir Haarde, Iceland’s ambassador to the U.S., Thursday night.