Beer truck drivers out of the largest beer distributor in the state of Minnesota have gone on strike over proposed unsafe working conditions.
The Teamsters National UPS Negotiating Committee concluded the sixth round of negotiations this week and focused on subcontracting and other issues.
As reported by CBS in Minnesota, beer truck drivers who are members of Local 792 are on strike over safety issues.
Leaders of local unions that represent ABF Teamsters met today and overwhelmingly approved the tentative ABF National Master Freight Agreement and supplements, paving the way for a member ratification vote to begin later this month.
Teamsters were represented in D.C. at a Congressional roundtable late yesterday on the potential impact of automation on drivers. The union stressed the importance of taking action now to ensure quality jobs into the future and provided a strong voice for working people on this issue.
Minneapolis beer truck drivers who are members of Local 792 are on strike over safety concerns.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa about Equal Pay Day, which marks how much longer women must work in order to catch up to what male workers earned in the previous calendar year. Women, on average, earn only 80.5 cents to every dollar earned by men.
Mark your calendars to participate in an important Teamsters ABF conference call on Thursday, April 12 at 8 p.m. (Eastern) to get an update on the contract and the upcoming ratification process.