Iowa Teamsters stand up to efforts to weaken public sector union rights, vote to stay with the union. Lawmakers learn an important lesson -- don't mess with workers!
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union today denounced the passage of legislation (H.R. 3441) introduced by House Republicans that rolls back the 2015 National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) “joint employer” ruling in the case of Browning-Ferris Industries, Inc. (BFI). The decision ensured strong protections for millions of American workers by holding accountable employers that rely on temporary or contracted workers when those employers call the shots.
Workers last night were the big winners in elections across country, as voters vented their anger against proposals pushed by Republicans in Congress and across the states in the last year that rewarded big business at the expense of hardworking Americans.
(BLOOMINGTON, Minn.) — After only a four-month campaign, ramp agents working for Swissport have voted to become members of Teamsters Local 120. The 114 ramp agents, who are responsible for handling baggage, join Swissport aircraft fuelers that are already represented by the union at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
Facing rising pressure from regulators and investors over the opioid crisis, Cardinal Health announced changes in executive leadership this morning, with CEO George Barrett leaving the pharmaceutical and medical products distributor after this week’s annual meeting of shareholders.
On November 4, 2017, 14 Teamsters Local 174 members working at Mondelez voted to ratify a new 3-year agreement. The group of drivers, who deliver Mondelez products to stores, were thrilled to finally ratify a strong new contract after months of challenging negotiations.