Members of Local 117, Seattle, Wash., working for King County ratified their new contract yesterday.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission agreed to allow AmerisourceBergen shareholders to vote on a proposal demanding the wholesaler provide more information on steps taken to manage financial and reputational risks associated with the opioid crisis.
A free job fair will be held on February 2 and 3 at the Local 175 union hall for construction truck driving jobs (applicants must already have a CDL).
Hear how Teamsters at the local, regional and international level joined together in the Chicagoland region late last year as part of a weeklong organizing “blitz” that challenged logistics companies XPO and ITS ConGlobal to recognize unionization efforts by their workers. Plus, legendary country music venue the Grand Ole Opry’s union ties.
Warehouse workers, drivers, and other members of Teamsters Local 202 at Hunts Point Produce Market voted unanimously on Saturday to reject management’s contract offer and authorize a strike. The market provides most of the fruit and vegetables sold and served at restaurants and stores in the New York City region.
Fifty years ago this year, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stood up for striking sanitation workers in Memphis before an assassin struck him down.
The Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) met with ABF this week to start negotiations for a new ABF National Master Freight Agreement (NMFA) that would take the place of the current agreement which is set to expire on March 31.
Companies are shipping more items by plane to meet customers’ rising expectations for rapid delivery, prompting a scramble for cargo space that has sent airfreight rates soaring and pushed Amazon.comInc. and others into the airline business.
Global airfreight traffic climbed almost 9% year-over-year in November, the start of the peak shipping season, and rates for airfreight were up 17% annually for the month, the biggest price increase since the aftermath of the financial crisis, according to cargo data provider WorldACD.