Plan would reduce student debt, improve the job prospects for many.
In a recent arbitration, reinstatement and back pay were secured for a Teamster who was wrongfully terminated from Bay Valley Foods in Dixon, Illinois. The Teamster is returning to work with more than $79,000 in owed wages and full benefits thanks to the efforts of Local 722 President and Principal Officer Steve Mongan.
Here are the news stories of interest to Teamsters today, January 12, 2017.
Workers at Waste Management, Inc. in Southern California who belong to Teamsters Local 396 overwhelmingly ratified a contract that sets standards for waste workers in the region.
Reporter Doug Cunningham interviewed Jason Rabinowitz, Secretary-Treasurer of Local 2010, about the state-wide strike by clerical and administrative workers at the University of California.
The lack of middle-class jobs for those without college degrees weighs on city leaders across the country.