Here are the news items of interest to Teamsters for this week, November 4-10, 2017.
Potential pipeline and general construction workers in the Pennsylvania area took advantage of training over the past couple months which resulted in many of them starting work on construction projects.
Balloting has begun for the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen’s (BLET) tentative national agreement with the National Carriers’ Conference Committee, which governs rates of pay, benefits and work rules for over 25,000 locomotive engineers and trainmen.
Veterans Day is a time to remember the contributions of all those who are or have served in the nation’s armed forces protecting our freedom. The Teamsters recognize the sacrifice those in the military incur and are honored that so many have chosen to become a part of our union family.
(XENIA, OH) — On Nov. 6, Teamsters Local 957 members working for First Student approved an agreement with the company after five months of negotiations and the threat of a strike, which was narrowly avoided. The agreement was ratified by more than a 70 percent margin.
Scores of Teamsters and other community members showed up yesterday for a pre-dawn candlelight vigil across from one of the nation’s largest drug distributors in Dublin, Ohio to remember the victims of the opioid crisis which has taken tens of thousands of lives in recent years across the U.S.