The Brewery and Soft Drink Conference is conducting a nationwide survey of Coca-Cola distribution and production facilities.
Here are the news items of interest to Teamsters for this week, September 2-8, 2017.
Amidst the chaos, the Teamsters have stepped in and stepped up to alleviate the suffering of the thousands of members who have been affected by the storm. Shortly after Harvey, Local 988 reached out to a warehouse in the area, and the owner was willing to let the Teamsters set up a staging location where they coordinate the distribution of much needed supplies to those who have been devastated by the storm. Hundreds of diapers, canned goods, boxes of food, bottles of water, and other much-needed relief items are coming off trucks all over the country; Teamster volunteers are loading them onto pallet racks and shipping them to evacuation centers.
A new report finds it will cost $384 billion to modernize the nation's drinking water systems. Government intervention is essential.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement by Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the vote in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass H.R. 3388, the SELF DRIVE Act, legislation allowing for the nationwide deployment of automated driving technology.
(TUKWILA, Wash.) – Almost 70 delivery drivers at Safeway.com voted today to join Teamsters Local 174, a historic victory with potentially wide-ranging effects as these are the first Safeway.com delivery drivers in the nation to vote to join a Union.