Following through on actions taken by delegates to the BLET’s Fourth National Convention in 2018, BLET National President Dennis R. Pierce has authorized the creation of a Short Line Department at the National Division level.
Hundreds of Sanitation workers employed by Republic Services in both Northern and Southern California have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike against the company.
A week-long strike by three DHL clerical workers represented by Teamsters Local 355 in Baltimore has been resolved. The employees unanimously approved an improved offer of settlement from the company that addressed the employees’ concerns about health care.
Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa today joined UAW members on strike at the General Motors Lake Orion Assembly Plant in Lake Orion, Mich.
Delia Huerta, 57, was performing her duties as a crossing guard on Sept. 16 when she was struck and killed by a vehicle in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Valley Glen. At the time, she was helping a student cross the street,who was also injured in the crash. Huerta was taken to a nearby hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries.
On a busy second day in Montreal, Teamster women spent the day engaging and learning with their sisters at the various workshops held.
When three clerical workers at a DHL facility outside Baltimore went on strike last week because of a dispute over benefits, it might not have sounded like a big deal. But those workers are represented by the Teamsters, whose members have the right to honor a picket line of their fellow DHL colleagues if the picket line shows up outside their workplace.
It’s that time of year again: the kickoff of the annual Teamsters Women’s Conference! And this year we’re across the Northern border in Montreal, Canada, where Teamster women have gathered from across North America in solidarity and the unity of sisterhood to shape the future.