This week the Teamsters National UPS Negotiating Committee convened for the ninth week of negotiations, and the union leaders discussed a variety of topics that are important to members.
This week’s primaries were successful ones for the Teamsters, as four candidates with ties to the union advanced to the November general election.
In response to the results of the decertification vote at Flexjet, the ExCo released the following statement to the membership:
“Local 1108 has represented Flight Options pilots since 2006 and the combined group of Flight Options and Flexjet pilots since 2015. As you know, due to an aggressive campaign by management, the majority of pilots were not convinced of the benefits of collective bargaining. The final tally reflects that result.
Members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen working at Canadian National/Illinois Central ratified a new contract on May 30.
The benefits of hiring a union driver instead of an independent operator are obvious to Teamsters. Every once in a while, it becomes obvious to large multinational corporations as well.
New law signed by Teamster-backed Gov. Murphy ensures teachers, government workers will still have a voice in the workplace.