Hardworking Americans are facing uncertain futures through no fault of their own. Congress needs to lend them a hand.
(WASHINGTON) – In response to the executive order issued this week mandating meatpacking plants remain open during the COVID-19 crisis, the Teamsters Union called on the administration and federal, state, and local regulators today to enforce worker protections and increase testing on the job for food supply chain workers.
COVID-19 News Updates for April 29, 2020.
Passenger flights around the world are in stand-by mode as the international response to the COVID-19 pandemic mobilizes. Many workers employed by commercial carriers might be experiencing a lull, but pilots and mechanics at air cargo companies like Amerijet in Miami, Fla. have never been busier delivering desperately needed supplies to their fellow essential service workers.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a ripple effect throughout the American economy, our Teamster brothers and sisters in the aviation industry are continuing to stay strong during such a trying time.
(WASHINGTON) –The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, whose pension and benefit funds invest in Tenet Health Corp. (NYSE: THC), today urged other shareholders to reject the company’s “Say-on-Pay” proposal over lavish executive pay, at the health care company’s annual meeting on May 28. Since becoming CEO two years ago, CEO Ron Rittenmeyer has taken home $42 million in restricted stock, on top of lucrative cash compensation, with his 2019 pay topping more than $24 million. The Teamsters are raising the alarm over the company’s huge pay packets to its top executive officers while it has furloughed 10 percent of its workforce without pay during the COVID-19 pandemic.