Investing in transportation improvements can benefit both workers and the economy at large.
After years of legal action in federal court, NLRB charges for unfair labor practices and numerous protests and rallies, valet parking attendants at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas voted unanimously this week to approve their first Teamster contract.
Steve Smalley is a retired Roadway Express driver from Teamsters Local 107 in Philadelphia; and now he works at Woods doing maintenance. He noticed that there are a number of children living at the facility who had bikes, but were unable to ride them. Smalley did something that seemed like a natural next step: he opened a bike shop at the facility.
The second weekly round of bargaining with ABF Freight took place this week for a new collective bargaining agreement to succeed the ABF NMFA that is set to expire on March 31.
Last week, business agents representing mechanics, pilots, customer service representatives and other occupations met at the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Headquarters in Washington, D.C., for a three-day training. During the training, a number of important topics were discussed.
Teamster brewery and public services workers in Minneapolis are staffing Super Bowl events and will be key to making sure the big event goes well.
The Teamsters National UPS Negotiating Committee has made progress on a variety of issues as the second week of contract negotiations with UPS wrapped up today.
Fifty years ago today, Memphis sanitation workers Echol Cole and Robert Walker were killed while working on neglected machines that were known to be unsafe. Their deaths sparked the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike.