Scores of Teamsters and other community members showed up yesterday for a pre-dawn candlelight vigil across from one of the nation’s largest drug distributors in Dublin, Ohio to remember the victims of the opioid crisis which has taken tens of thousands of lives in recent years across the U.S.
Facing rising pressure from regulators and investors over the opioid crisis, Cardinal Health announced changes in executive leadership this morning, with CEO George Barrett leaving the pharmaceutical and medical products distributor after this week’s annual meeting of shareholders.
Last summer, eight members of Teamsters Local 585 working for the City of Washington, Pa. went above and beyond the call of duty when they participated in a rescue of a resident, Megan Angelone, that was trapped inside her dilapidated apartment building.
This week, Teamsters Package Division Director Denis Taylor met with a delegation of Nordic labor union leaders who represent UPS workers in Finland, Denmark, Norway and Sweden.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa in response to the rollout of a new House Republican tax proposal today that would give corporations and the nation’s wealthiest households a huge tax cut at the expense of hardworking Americans.
(WASHINGTON) – A delegation led by the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) met with representatives from the Teamsters Union this week to participate in three days of meetings and training sessions. The primary goal of the program was to help further the collective effort to build a more strategic relationship between unions on an international level to improve strategies when dealing with global corporations.
Over the weekend, Teamsters Local 769 and Teamsters Hispanic Caucus Florida Chapter, along with local Union members and residents of Pembroke Pines, worked together to collect hurricane relief supplies for Teamsters Local Union No. 901 and the community in Puerto Rico. A “Great Big Thank You” to all who donated, helped to sort items, labeled items and helped to load the donated items into the shipping container.
(WASHINGTON) – Judge Kathleen Roberts, the Election Appeals Master, yesterday issued her final decision, denying the election appeals which sought a rerun of the Election of International Union Officers that was conducted in 2016. The decision brings closure to the process and reaffirms the re-election of General President Jim Hoffa and General Secretary-Treasurer Ken Hall and the election of International Vice Presidents and International Trustees.