(WASHINGTON) – Today, the Teamsters Union denounced the House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (T-HUD) Appropriations Subcommittee’s attack on highway safety and infrastructure investment during its mark-up of the 2018 funding proposal. While eliminating important funding for infrastructure improvement, the subcommittee compromised the very highway safety programs the bill funds by inserting provisions that would increase driver fatigue, if enacted.
(WASHINGTON) – Workers at Parsec, Inc. in Elwood, Ill., an intermodal rail transportation company, have voted overwhelmingly to form their union as members of Teamsters Local 179. The win is the second major worker victory at the company in the last nine months, and there are 507 intermodal workers in the bargaining unit.
July 6th brought about the first negotiating session with Atlas Air management since their first meeting with the company in March 2016, with the parties meeting at a neutral site in Washington, D.C. As outlined in the framework agreement recently agreed to by the parties, the objective of the meeting was to come to a tentative agreement on articles presented over a year ago.
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters union is urging shareholders of drug giant McKesson Corp. to vote down the company’s proposed executive pay plan amid lawsuits and a congressional investigation into the firm’s role in the nation’s opioid epidemic.
The Teamsters are trying to punish Big Pharma for flooding the country with prescription painkillers by hitting one of its top leaders where it hurts — in the eyes of shareholders.
Teamsters Local 104 SunTran members voted Saturday, July 8, 2017 for a three (3) year contract with an overwhelming 90% in favor. This contract was the most lucrative, including wage increases, health benefits and new language that will bring added security to the members of SunTran.