In February 2018, XPO illegally fired drivers Ryan Janota and Jose Ramirez for practicing workers’ federally protected right to organize. Since then, the two stood strong and fought for their justice and against XPO's systemic mistreatment of workers, and won.
Bargaining team members from the Coalition of Red Cross Unions spent three full days last week (our second three-day session) to discuss our national proposals to Red Cross to improve worker and donor safety, improve worker retention, decrease workforce turnover, and improve employees’ work-life balance.
Probation officers and youth counselors employed by the 16th Judicial Circuit Court have begun going door-to-door to alert Kane County families about the potentially rising danger presented by approximately 3,000 criminal offenders convicted of felonies and misdemeanors not being supervised by the striking public safety workers.
"The Last Horsemen of New York" follows the story of the working class Teamster carriage-drivers who fought to save their historic industry. Opponents of the industry rocketed their chosen candidate to the top of the ticket and into City Hall, but he found that making good on his promise proved harder than anyone expected. The film follows carriage industry spokespeople Christina Hansen and Stephen Malone in their day to day struggle to fend off extinction. Leading the charge for the carriages in the media is well known actor and New York resident Liam Neeson. As the fight unfolds, a much broader story emerges about powerful interests against the common man and the role of secret unaccountable money that corrupts the political system.
Couldn’t make it to Unity? Listen to the latest Teamster Nation Podcast about how nearly 2,000 Teamster brothers and sisters came together to gain inspiration from one another and advance a message in organizing and politics that puts hardworking Americans first!
(CHICAGO) – During the early hours of the morning on May 22, more than 150 delivery drivers employed by the American Bottling Company, a subsidiary of Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc.(NYSE: DPS), took to the strike line in protest of the numerous unfair labor practices committed by the company during negotiations. Teamsters Local 727 represented drivers, employed by the American Bottling Company at its Northlake (401 N. Railroad Ave.) and Harvey (1230 171st St.) Illinois facilities, have been manning the strike line around the clock since May 22, working day and night to inform the public of this soda giant’s unlawful acts.