Attendees at Saturday rallies across the country to stand up for collective bargaining rights for public sector workers.
(SOUTH EASTON, Mass.) – After a three-year fight for representation, drivers and monitors with Massachusetts’s North River Collaborative have officially gained recognition as members of Teamsters Local 653 in South Easton, Mass. The 108 workers transport students with special needs and are based in Abington and Rockland.
This episode looks at what Martin Luther King, Jr. meant to the Teamsters, past and present. It examines the union’s long-standing devotion to equality and justice in the workplace, and how those decades-long efforts are being translated into the modern working world where corporations are trying to tamp down on collective bargaining rights and with it the wages and working conditions of those on the job.
(SOUTH EASTON, Mass.) –– Teamsters Local 653 members in Massachusetts who work at West Bridgewater Public Library, Raynham Center Water District and Liberty Bakery Kitchen have ratified three strong first-time agreements containing wage and working condition improvements.
Hundreds of representatives of local unions across the U.S. and Canada attended the opening day of the 6th Annual Pipeline Steward School and Officers Conference today.