BMWED Director of Safety and Education Rick Inclima retired on June 1. It was a cause for tremendous celebration, but we would be remiss if we didn't say we're going to miss him.
(EAST GREENWICH, R.I.) – Hazardous material drivers and gas cylinder fillers who work at Airgas here have been negotiating a new contract since the current agreement expired in February. After continued bargaining and several contract extensions, the workers went on strike May 31.
Without reaching an agreement with Teamsters Local 727, SMG laid off its security, fire and safety officers that Local 727 represents at McCormick Place, the international trade show venue in Chicago.
In a departure from the Obama administration’s worker-friendly approach to labor violations, the U.S. Labor Department on Wednesday said it has retracted a standard for determining whether companies are responsible as “joint employers” for working conditions of people employed by franchisees, temp agencies and other contractors.
It also rescinded guidance stating that companies often deprive workers of protections by classifying them as independent contractors when they are actually employees.
May 22, 2017 was just a normal day for Bus Driver Monica Lally and Monitor Joyce Marfell. They were on their way to Patterson Elementary School, transporting four students as they normally do. But then, disaster struck unexpectedly.
In a meeting with YRC Freight earlier today, the company advised representatives of the Teamsters National Freight Industry Negotiating Committee (TNFINC) about operational changes later this year.
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has published a Disaster Relief Notice to assist members living in the state of Missouri.
Across the table from UPS management, Teamsters Local 396 representatives took the company to task on its recent schemes to take work away from Teamster drivers in Southern California.