(WASHINGTON) – Richard Mark, the Election Supervisor for the Election of International Union Officers, has issued a supplemental decision reaffirming his rejection last February of claims that the IBT violated the Election Rules.
After turning down sub-standard offers and showing their unity by honoring Teamsters Local 848’s extended picket line, Teamsters Local 683 members ratified a contract with Dr. Pepper Snapple Group that includes improvements in wages, pension contributions, healthcare coverage and seniority protections.
(LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y.) – Teamsters Local 813 applauds the National Labor Relations Board Region 29 for issuing a consolidated complaint against joint employers Shred-It USA, Inc., and Stericycle, Inc., for anti-worker, anti-union activity.
On Monday, July 24 at 3:00 a.m., 42 Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Account Managers who work at the Vernon, Calif. facility went on strike to protest the company’s violations of federal labor law. These workers, members of Teamsters Local 848, have been fighting for their first contract for over a year. They decided to organize with the Teamsters after the company started increasing their workload without increasing their pay.
Teamsters Local 63 in Covina, Calif. recently scored a major win against UPS's violation of seniority at the Ontario Gateway Center, securing a $40,000 award for affected members.
Here are the news items of interest to Teamsters for this week, July 29-August 4, 2017.