FAIRMONT, W.V. ― Joe Brown worked for more than 30 years as a roof bolter at the Federal #2 Mine in Marion County. Installing roof supports is one of the most hazardous jobs in coal mining, essential to the safety of all the other miners.
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) had released a notice, withdrawing a 2016 notice of proposed rulemaking establishing a minimum train crew size for most rail freight operations in the United States.
Hoffa: Teens Driving Trucks Interstate Would Jeopardize Safety: The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about a proposed federal pilot program that would allow drivers as young as 18 to transport goods via trucks in interstate commerce.
Listen to the latest episode of the Teamster Nation Podcast and hear how the union united for power at its annual Unity Conference in May, plus its plans for greater wins in the workplace and at the ballot box.
On the morning of May 14, 2019, Teamsters Local 200 Waste Management member Chad Schreiner had an on-the-job experience that changed his life forever, and saved the life of another.
Teamsters Leader on Trade with China: They're Keeping Us Out: International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President James Hoffa discusses the impact of President Trump’s tariffs, and what should be done to get tough with China on trade, during interviews with Ali Velsh of MSNBC and Judy Woodruff of PBS NewsHour.
On May 15, organized labor secured a major victory for railroad workers and safety when Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak (D) signed a two-person rail crew bill into law.
On average, one law enforcement officer is killed in the line of duty somewhere in the United States every 58 hours. In all, more than 19,000 American law enforcement officers have made the ultimate sacrifice since the first known line-of-duty death in 1791.