New York Presbyterian Hospital is under fire for taking furniture deliveries from Waldner’s Business Environments amidst a union lockout and terminations of long-time workers. Waldner’s refused to bargain a new contract with Teamsters Local 814 for several months, which the Teamsters call illegal.
Waldner’s Business Environments has locked out its union workers. Waldner’s is one of the largest office furniture companies in the New York City area and has been unionized for over 50 years.
As part of our ongoing effort to conclude national contract negotiations, the Coordinated Bargaining Group (CBG) met with the nation’s freight rail Carriers (NCCC) for three days during the week of June 26th.
Local 107 Ready Mix Teamsters from four different companies participated over the weekend in the largest continuous concrete pour in Philadelphia history, part of the $5 billion Penn First development that will bring a new hospital facility to the City of Brotherly Love.
In his 17 years as CEO of McKesson, the nearly $200 billion drug distributor that ranks No. 5 on this year’s Fortune 500, John Hammergren has made a lot of money.
Teamsters General Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall is urging McKesson shareholders to vote against CEO Hammergren's executive pay package and has proposed an independent board leadership in light of the company’s role in the opioid crisis.