Separated by more than 900 miles in 1968, striking New York City sanitation workers were brought closer to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.-supported black sanitation workers strike in Memphis — through both coincidence and concern for their Southern colleagues.
DAVENPORT, Iowa – Teamsters across the Hawkeye State played an active role in the Iowa Caucus this week, educating workers at a UPS facility in Davenport about where the presidential candidates stand on Teamster issues. The Teamsters played a direct role in the process with local leaders overseeing precinct caucus sites in what at times was a chaotic process.
Those who work hard for a living deserve to be able to collectively bargain without employer interference.
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Since the last update on January 16, there haven’t been any major developments or announcements. The Teamsters Dairy Conference has submitted a comprehensive information request to Dean in an effort to better understand how Dean plans to move forward in the bankruptcy process.
Fred Potter, Teamsters International Vice President and President of Local 469 in Hazlet, N.J., joins The Rick Smith Show to discuss misclassification and the steps New Jersey is taking to protect workers from this illegal practice. Listen here.