The state of Wyoming’s House of Representatives passed a bill today requiring a minimum rail crew size.
On July 12, 2019, over fifty Sales Service Representatives (SSRs) and Account Managers (AMs) employed at the American Bottling Company’s Northlake, Ill. facility overwhelmingly voted in favor of electing Teamsters Local 727 as their sole collective bargaining representative.
After years of standing up for the rights of misclassified workers, Vermont Teamsters were rewarded when Gov. Phil Scott signed into law earlier this month legislation that would crack down on the practice in the Green Mountain State.
Local 597 Secretary-Treasurer Tony St. Hilaire said the change will help the state’s construction workers in particular, who are often treated as contract workers even though they show up to work for the same company day after day.
(WASHINGTON)– A coalition of major labor unions representing a combined 5.3 million workers Thursday filed a petition calling on the Federal Trade Commission to open an investigation into anti-competitive behavior by Amazon. The petition is available at www.InvestigateAMZ.org.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to a mass shooting at a Molson Coors brewing and office facility on Wednesday afternoon in Milwaukee that took the lives of five people.
Jim Hoffa, Teamsters General President, opened the 2020 Teamsters Brewery and Soft Drink Workers Conference this week with a report on the strength of the union and how it continues to grow.