Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa today joined more than 400 members of Local 399 in Hollywood, California for their First Quarter General Membership Meeting. Local 399 represents more than 4,800 members in the motion picture industry.
The following is a statement by International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on Fortune magazine naming XPO as “World’s Most Admired Company.”
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(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about legislation reintroduced by Reps. Joe Courtney (D-Conn.) and Mike Kelly (R-Pa.) that would repeal the 40 percent excise tax on comprehensive health insurance plans included in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as the “Cadillac Tax”.
WASHINGTON) Teamsters, unions that represent federal workers and their allies participated in a protest at the U.S. Capitol earlier today. The action was done to show solidarity with federal workers who are either furloughed or working without pay due to the government shutdown which began December 22, 2018.
Ron Herrera, a Teamster International Vice President and Director of the Solid Waste and Recycling Division, spoke to Ed “Flash” Ferenc on America’s Work Force Radio today about the Martin Luther King Day Parade in Memphis this week and how the civil rights icon stood up for waste workers. The struggle for these workers, Herrera notes, continues today.