(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) – Teamsters throughout Missouri and Kansas and community members raised money to buy three trailer loads of emergency supplies for the victims of Hurricane Harvey, and Teamster trucks delivered the supplies to Texas this morning.
NEW YORK, NY – Following the deportation of a long-serving Teamster member last week, Teamsters Joint Council 16 today passed a resolution to become a “sanctuary union.” As a sanctuary union, the Teamsters will not assist federal immigration agents in deporting its members and will proactively provide trainings, legal assistance, and organize support for immigrant Teamsters. Joint Council 16 and its 27 affiliate local unions represent 120,000 workers in New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley, and Puerto Rico.
The head of the 1.4-million member International Brotherhood of Teamsters union is mounting an aggressive effort to convince Congress to reject new rules to speed the deployment of self-driving trucks, warning they could lead to the loss of hundreds of thousands of jobs and reduce road safety.
Local 810 attorney releases his second book, this one focused on explaining unions to children.
On August 15 the Public Services Division held several seminars that focused on effective communication and internal organizing as part of its national Power-Building Program.
Phil Cady and Art Collins are United Airlines mechanics who also serve as shop stewards with Teamsters Local 19. As long-time Houston residents, they’ve seen severe weather before, but Hurricane Harvey was something different altogether.