(CUMMING, Ga.) — Sanitation workers on strike at Republic Services [NYSE: RSG] in Marshfield, Mass., extended their picket line to Republic’s operations in Cumming, Ga., early this morning. Republic Services workers in Cumming who are members of Teamsters Local 728 refused to cross the picket line in solidarity.
(DENVER) – Sysco-Denver's contract with 339 Teamsters Local 455 warehouse workers and drivers expires at midnight tonight, following 97 percent contract rejection and strike authorization votes by members on Sunday. Teamsters Local 455 members at Sysco-Denver service restaurants, schools, hospitals and other institutions across Colorado. Negotiations are scheduled to resume today.
Next week's election could significantly affect workers, especially in Kentucky and Virginia.
(WASHINGTON) – The New York City Council today passed landmark legislation to reform the city’s private carting industry. For the past six years, the Teamsters Union has worked with a diverse coalition of groups to push this legislation forward and fundamentally transform New York City’s private carting industry. The Commercial Waste Zones Bill, Intro 1574, will improve working conditions for sanitation workers, hold carters accountable for violations, make streets safer and improve the environment.
Listen to the latest episode of the Teamster Nation Podcast and learn how the union is engaging with its membership and 2020 presidential contenders to make sure the issues that matter to workers like pensions, collective bargaining and fair trade are being addressed by those seeking the highest office in the land.
Workers at Green Thumb Industries have formed a union in response to what they call unfair labor practices, including unlawful intimidation, harassment and retaliation at the company's Rock Island facility.