Members of the BMWED opened their Fourth Regular Convention today with over 330 delegates in attendence.
Port truck drivers and warehouse workers from XPO Logistics, K&R Transportation and Cal Cartage recently held a town hall in Carson, California, to talk about the daily exploitation they face from their employers.
(PHILADELPHIA) – Public school and elected officials joined with Teamster school administrators today to address the growing scourge of schoolhouse violence in Philadelphia, most recently in an assault on a principal and vice principal just last week.
School District of Philadelphia Superintendent William Hite and Philadelphia Councilwoman Helen Gym were just two of the more than 200 union and community members gathered at the rally organized by Teamsters Local 502, also known as the Commonwealth Association of School Administrators (CASA).
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(LYON, France) – At XPO’s European annual general meeting (AGM) in Lyon today, a former Memphis-based XPO worker addressed the board of directors and shareholders about sexual harassment, gender discrimination and dangerous conditions in the workplace. She was joined by workers from Spain and leaders from unions throughout Europe and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters who raised concerns about the abuses and called for management to start resolving the issues.
(ROCHESTER, N.Y.) – After 15 months of negotiations, Greece Central School District Members of Teamsters Local 118 overwhelmingly ratified a new four-year contract.
The ratified agreement provides for annual wage increases of three percent, including a retro-active payment effective July 2017. In addition, the agreement stabilizes health care costs, provides for paid emergency closure days for 10-month employees, increases comp-time and bereavement leave provisions, along with other improvements.