Check out the Teamsters Weekly Update for this week: Verizon on Notice, Horticulture and Floral workers join local 986, overnight strike win at private carter, teamster 2018 successes, red cross workers in Baltimore vote to join local 570, Durham school bus monitors and drivers ratify contract at Local 610, podcast episode 173, pipeline construction jobs beginning this month and more.
By a more than 5-1 margin, horticulture and floral workers at the Wynn and Encore casino hotels on the Las Vegas Strip voted Wednesday, December 12 to join Teamsters Local 986. The vote was 62-12. There are 82 workers in the bargaining unit. They join about 3,000 other casino workers who have already formed their union as members of Local 986.
Teamsters Local 813 members went on strike Sunday night to protect their pension at a New York City private carter.
Teamsters from all over the country recently gathered in Chicago at a national bus organizing meeting hosted by the IBT Passenger Transportation Division. Local union officers, members, business agents and union organizers discussed the steps the division has taken in 2018 to increase Teamster power in the industry. They also strategized on how to build upon that power as they look to 2019 and beyond.
Listen to the latest episode of the Teamster Nation Podcast and learn how the Teamsters are working with XPO workers in Southern California and Memphis to empower them so they can tell their stories about a company that misclassifies drivers and puts its warehouse workers at risk. Plus, remembering union-backing and award-winning Hawaiian slack-key guitarist Cyril Pahinui.
We've got some Teamster-inspired holiday recipes for turkey, biscuits, mulled wine and more.
It is hard to describe Edgar A. Scribner as anything else but a TEAMSTER.
There are pipeline construction jobs in five states starting in December.