James P. Hoffa will not seek re-election as the general president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, he told The Detroit News on Friday, just as the labor union this week makes a historic exit from government oversight.
It’s a hard time to be a dairy farmer in America: The nationwide decline in milk consumption and the rippling effects of the trade war with China have pushed thousands of farms out of business.
Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) announced Feb. 17 that it has reached a $425 million agreement with Dean Foods for the farmer-owned cooperative to become the stalking horse bidder to acquire a substantial portion of Dean’s assets and business.
Dairy Farmers of America announced Monday that it has agreed to buy Dean Foods, America’s largest milk producer, for $425 million.
The amount of time that striking New York workers must wait to begin receiving unemployment benefits has been reduced by a new state law.
Sales service representatives and account managers at American Bottling Company in Chicago voted in July, 2019, to become members of Local 727 and the local union has been fighting the employer to recognize the unit ever since.
No one has played a greater role in helping all Americans know the black past than Carter G. Woodson, the individual who created Negro History Week in Washington, D.C., in February 1926. Woodson was the second black American to receive a PhD in history from Harvard—following W.E.B. Du Bois by a few years.
Listen to the latest edition of the Teamster Nation Podcast and hear about the legacy of James R. Hoffa from the man himself as the union remembers him on the 107th anniversary of his birth.