(ELGIN, Ill.) – Today marks the third day of a strike by probation officers and youth counselors working in Kane County, Ill. The Teamster members are on strike protesting the lack of progress over wage negotiations and unfair labor practices committed by their employer, the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit Court, and calling for a fair contract to end the strike.
With the support of TimesUp leaders , women who package and distribute phones for Verizon Wireless are speaking out about systemic and pervasive sexual harassment at a Verizon-contracted warehouse in Memphis.
Teamsters are ramping up efforts to convince lawmakers to back the Butch Lewis Act of 2017.
Over the weekend, IPods for Wounded Veterans (IFWV), a charity founded and overseen by retired Teamster and Vietnam veteran Paul Cardello, celebrated its 22nd visit to veterans in need. The organization provides free electronics and other goods to veterans in hospitals who are recovering from injuries that they received in combat.
Union leaders say it's time for a permanent infrastructure solution for the city's water crisis.
U.S. commercial pilots are one of the few remaining strongholds of America’s diminished labor movement, but Flexjet LLC is trying to upend that conventional wisdom. Anti-union advocates are watching as a battle between the Teamsters and the jet-leasing company plays out, with one non-profit group representing Flexjet employees who are pushing to get the union out.