Sand and gravel Teamsters represented by Local 174 in Seattle have voted to authorize a strike action.
The Economic Policy Institute's (EPI) newest report on CEO pay reveals that some CEO's receive wages and benefits (stock options, etc.) that are 271-times more than the average worker.
Ken Hall, general secretary-treasurer of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, is planning to speak at the McKesson annual meeting. In a phone interview Wednesday, he said that his home is in West Virginia, and that he had witnessed the devastation of opioid addiction.
This year’s National Police Week took place May 14 – 20 in Washington, DC. and two members for Local 117 in Seattle attended the event.
XPO workers in Laredo, Texas who voted to form their union with Teamsters Local 657 have won a major victory.
(LINCOLN, R.I.) – Teamster Local 251 members have won an agreement for a new contract at Twin River Casino after a 41.5 hour strike from Friday afternoon through Sunday morning. Teamster members unanimously authorized a strike when Twin River demanded a contract that imposed health care cuts and eliminated workers’ job security.
(LOS ANGELES) – A cannabis cultivator who just last week reached a labor peace agreement with Teamsters Joint Council 42 for the right to organize some 150 employees at his three facilities in the city has been forced to shut down one location after a police raid resulted in a nearly $2 million loss for the company.
Learn more about the role drug distributors like McKesson, AmerisourceBergen and Cardinal Health play in the explosion of opioid painkillers availability in this country, and what the Teamsters are doing to try and curb the problem. Plus, an update on the latest strike at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. And finally, Chance the Rapper stands up for the rights of working musicians.